Things to know for Thursday
Thursday, April 20th
10:30am Paul Revere House: Midnight Ride Storytelling Program. Find out what really happened on Paul Revere’s ride! Separate the facts from the myths, then retrace Revere’s route from his home to the banks of the Charles River. More information.
The North End: Boston’s pasta capital
Miscellaneous articles from around neighborhood:
After the Bulls beat the Celtics in the first round of the NBA playoffs, former Celtic and current Bull Rajon Rondo dined at Strega North End along with other Bulls players, courtesy of The Boston Globe.
Amtrak’s high speed Acela Express trains in the Northeast Corridor will now be serving freshly brewed Dunkin’ Donuts coffee. Boston.com has more on the effort to capture the 3.4 million travelers who ride the Acela Express each year.
Plan your events with the Community Calendar:
Friday, April 21
12:30pm Pasquetta Holiday at ABCD North End / West End NSC, 1 Michelangelo Street. Pasquetta is Easter Monday, which is an important holiday in Italy! We are celebrating on a Friday instead due to the Patriot’s Day holiday.
1:00pm Paul Revere House: A Visit with Paul Revere. David Connor brings Boston’s favorite patriot vividly to life. Ask him about the details of his midnight ride, inquire about his 16 children, or engage him in conversation about his activities as a member of the Sons of Liberty. Located at 19 N Square, more information.
6:00pm Laura Ventimiglia, book presentation – Letter to my Children. An inspiring story unfolds in this dual language book of the rich history, culture, and ties that bind and define a family of Italian descent, written through the unique perspective of a letter to the author’s children. Located at I AM Books, 189 North Street.
Saturday, April 22
10:30am I Piccoli Lettori Join I AM Books for its Italian reading group for little ones! Children (0-4) and their parents will engage in multiple readings and games for a fun morning of Italian language and learning. Located at I AM Books, 189 North St, Boston.
1:00pm Paul Revere House: Patriot Fife and Drum. Enjoy a lively concert of music that accompanied colonists as they marched, danced, wooed their beloveds, and waged war. David Vose and Sue Walko provide fascinating insight into each selection they perform. 19 N Square, Boston, more information.
6:00pm Celebrating Poetry Month with Italian American Writers Assoc. Several poets and authors (including Maria Lisella and B Amore) will celebrate National Poetry Month along with I AM Books during this special event in collaboration with the Italian American Writers Association. Located at I AM Books, 189 North St, Boston.
From the Community:
Nazzaro Center and Firefighters are “One” – In observance of “One Boston Day” the children of the Nazzaro Center wrote letters, made thank you cards and posters, and baked cookies for our local fire department on Hanover Street. Pictured above is the group presenting all these gifts to members of the Hanover St. Hook and Ladder in the North End in recognition and thanks for all their services to the city. More information.
Local residents named to ACHS’s Honor Roll. The following residents from The North End were recently named to the Arlington Catholic Honor Roll for the third marking term:
FIRST HONORS: Any combination of A’s
– Elena Bonetti
HONORS: All marks B- or above
– Megan Diep
– Sofia Mendoza
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Keep up with what’s happening on the Events Calendar.
Cloudy skies. High 79F. Winds SW at 10 to 20 mph.
High 79° / Low 67°
Intervals of clouds and sunshine in the morning with more clouds for later in the day. High 88F. Winds SW at 15 to 25 mph.
High 88° / Low 70°
Intervals of clouds and sunshine. A stray shower or thunderstorm is possible. High 87F. Winds SSW at 15 to 25 mph.
High 87° / Low 71°
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