It is a busy, but fun, couple of weeks coming up in the North End / Waterfront. A new event listing system is in the works at NorthEndWaterfront.com (that will be awesome!). In the meantime, here are a few notable event highlights, all open to the public.
On Friday, June 22nd, join Mayor Menino for the tot lot opening at DeFilippo Park (the Gassy) with his annual Coffee Hour. It all gets going at 9:30 am at the Gassy, 135 Prince Street. It’s a great time to talk to the Mayor about the state of our neighborhood parks. See the flyer.
The NEAA, North End Athletic Association, has many high profile games scheduled starting with its All-Star game on Friday, June 22nd and the North Enders take on a little league team from Verona, Italy next Thursday, June 28th, at 5:30 pm. See the NEAA details.
Saturday is also Open House at the Lewis Wharf Sailing Center. See the post.
A North End neighbor passes along that this coming weekend (June 23, 24 & 25), a reduced fee of $50 is being offered to adopt an Adult Cat at the Animal Rescue League. More details and to catch a sneak peek of Adults Cats available for adoption, see www.arlboston.org.
On Sunday, June 24, at Noon, the procession of Saint Pio will be held starting at St. Leonard Church (Hanover & Prince Streets) through the North End streets. The procession follows a 10:30 am Italian mass. See the Feast Schedule for all the festival and procession dates.
On Monday, June 25, it’s Witness the Fitness at the Nazzaro Center at 1pm. See the post.
The screening preview of the North End documentary by the Historical Society takes place on Monday, 7pm at the Fairmont Battery Wharf. See the post.
Next Tuesday, June 26, the NEWRA ZLC Committee meets at the Mariner’s House, 7pm.
“The Producers” by Mel Brooks is the Wednesday, June 27th movie at the NE library, at 6pm. Also at the library on Friday, June 29th is the “Dream Big” Read!” Magic Show, 10:30 am.
NEMPAC performs a full blown production of Carmen to St. Paul’s Cathedral on Friday, June 29th, 8pm. Plus, an outdoor park version of the famous Italian opera will be shown on Sunday, July 1st at Christopher Columbus Park at 2pm. See the post.
On Saturday, June 30th, it’s a Tall Ships celebration with Family Fun Day at Christopher Columbus Park, from 10am-2pm. See the flyer.
Summer on the Waterfront continues next week. See www.SummerontheWaterfront.org to sign-up for notices.
The week of June 30th through July 4th brings the Bicentennial Commemoration of the War of 1812, highlighting the role played by the USS Constitution (built in the North End). There will be Tall Ships and a Blue Angels flyover on July 4th among dozens of other events all week around Boston Harbor. See this OpSail post and this Harborfest one too.
For more complete listing, see the Community Calendar.