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NEMPAC Halloween Event Roundup

NEMPAC’s 3rd Annual Halloween Pizza Party on the Prado was a huge hit this Halloween. More than 300 friends and neighbors joined on the Prado to enjoy each other’s company along with pizza, live music by NEMPAC’s very own Kids and Adult Rock Bands, games, and loads of neighborly fun!  This year’s event was  generously sponsored by Councillor Sal LaMattina, State Representative Aaron Michlewitz, State Senator Anthony Petrucelli, Mayor Menino, and Pizzeria Regina.

Lots of folks helped out to make the evening a smashing success. Thanks to Melanie Crocini, Matt Black, Jeremy Sarzana, Carrie Huisingh, Brian Johnson, Prince Postale, Margaret Ris, Alba Produce, Brian Bernhard, Olivia Sherry, Jen Bowen Flynn, Joy McDonald, Juliana Bustamente, Lisa LeBlanc, Laura Boucher, Jennifer McGivern, Jane Connolly, Dana Carey, Claire Abely, Cheryl Sullivan, Becca Griffin, Dave Crocini, Helene Crocini, Gabrielle Kozura, Hannah Lilly, Taylor Crouch, Caleb Hudak, and Kelly Hudak.
Thank you also to all of the many participating homes and businesses who opened their doors for Trick-or-Treaters.

“Every Halloween gets better and better in the North End” says NEMPAC Executive Director Rebecca Griffin.  “Just a few years ago, NEMPAC hosted its first Pizza Party on the Prado for the Trick-or-Treaters and their families.  Now, everyone looks forward to this annual event – kids, adults, and even the neighborhood dogs show up in costume!  It is a wonderful community event.”

View the NEMPAC Halloween Party Photo Gallery.

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Upcoming NEMPAC events to look forward to:
Nov 22 – NEMPAC will be performing at the TRELLIS LIGHTING at the Christopher Columbus Park.  If you are interested in joining the choir that will perform, please contact us.

There will be other holiday performances as well.First weekend in December – Fourth Annual Craft Sale on the Prado.  Interested vendors, please email

December – Date being finalized – Winter Recital at The Old North Church – Our Private Music Instruction students are hard at work practicing for this fabulous evening.

January – Date being finalized – 2nd Annual Film Festival.

NEMPAC always offers Private Music Instruction in voice, piano, guitar, trumpet, flute and many other instruments, as well as group instruction in Italian, yoga, and rock band.  We are proud to offer Family Music Makers, an interactive music and movement class for ages 0-4.

Our mission is to provide affordable arts-related programming to residents of the North End/Waterfront and the surrounding neighborhoods.  By encouraging participation in the arts, we hope to strengthen relationships within the community and to enhance public safety.

View the NEMPAC Halloween Party Photo Gallery.

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