Event Notices

Thursday News & Views: Jazz, Flying Angels, Parties and Sparrows


What’s Going On Thursday, August 23, 2012:

It’s Jazz Classics on the Prado at 7:00 pm (Arts & Crafts at 5:30 pm) as part of NEMPAC’s Summer Concert Series. This is always a favorite with Greg, Sherri, Scott and Jeremy performing jazz favorites. See the post.

Chess Camp at the North End Branch Library continues for its second day, starting at 2pm.

The weather forecast is looking good for this weekend’s St. Anthony’s Feast. Make your plan with the schedule of events.

Check with event organizers for last minute changes. View details and more community happenings on the Events Calendar.

What’s Popular on the Blog:

It’s like being there (again) with our videos of the Fisherman’s Feast Procession and the grand finale including the Flight of the Angel.

Under the Radar, But Worth Viewing:

The folks at NEMPAC have been buzzing and they share an update and photos from their latest choral event at the Old North Church. See the post.

Curated News Found Elsewhere:

There has not been much coverage of the race for Suffolk County Register of Probate. It’s an all-Eastie battle with City Councilor Sal LaMattina running against Patricia Campetelli. Boston.com provides an update.

This may surprise some. In a State hearing on lifting restrictions against Happy Hours (discounted drinks), restaurant groups argued to keep the ban. See this Herald review.

Just For Fun:

Party Photos! From the Wednesday night NEWRA Summer Party. See the post.

Featured Series:

It’s Boston Restaurant Week … catch up on our Food and Drink postings.

Neighborhood Photo of the Day:

Sparrows in Prado Fountain – May 2012 by Matt Conti

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Did we miss something or do you have something to add? Put it in the comment section below.