Now that you’ve had time to digest.
Peace Wreaths from J.E.M.
What: Owner Jane Miller promotes holiday harmony with naturalistic door decor ($80) fashioned from long balsam branches.
Why: Twenty percent of proceeds go to the Animal Rescue League of Boston.
When: Thru Dec. 24. Tues.-Sat., 11 a.m.-6 p.m.; Sun., noon-5 p.m.
Where: 470 Shawmut Ave., South End (617-391-0490).
Human Rights and Sex Trafficking Film Forum
What: Absorb more than a dozen powerful shorts, documentaries, and features exploring the worldwide crisis (U.S. included) of sexual enslavement and ways to combat the catastrophe.
Why: No one has the right to remain silent.
When: Thru Sun.
Where: Brattle Theatre, 40 Brattle St., Harvard Square (617-876-6837). Tickets ($10/film) online at bitahrfilmforum.org.
Fort Point Holiday Sale
What: Thirty waterfront artists display photography, ceramics, clothing, and accessories during a three-day locavore-prezzie bender.
Why: Gift giving comes home to roost.
When: Fri., 4-7 p.m.; Sat. & Sun., 11 a.m.-4 p.m.
Where: Made in Fort Point, 12 Farnsworth St. (617-423-1100). Admission is free.
Holiday Gift Ideas for Kids
What: It’s that time of year when kiddos (and those at heart) dream of shiny new balance bikes, mind-bending puzzles, and sparkling shoes.
Why: They still believe.
When: Before all the good stuff is gone.
Where: Online at dailycandy.com.
BiNA Farm Winter Riding Lessons
What: Outrace your shopping stress with 45-minute, small-group equestrian primers ($40) set in bucolic suburban settings.
Why: Stop by woods on a snowy eve.
When: Thru Dec. 31.
Where: E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org for location and to reserve space.
Cold-Weather Gear at Bark Place
What: Drop off new or pristine winter wear (gloves, coats, sweaters, socks, and hats) and get $5 off a pet-apparel purchase — donations go to nearby homeless shelter Woods Mullen.
Why: ’Tis always better to give.
When: Thru Dec. 20. Mon.-Fri., 10 a.m.-8 p.m.; Sat., 9 a.m.-6 p.m.; Sun., noon-6 p.m.
Where: 1721 Washington St., South End (857-362-7494).
Photo: Courtesy of J.E.M.