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Wednesday’s News & Views: School Events, Friends Meetings, Menino Update and Bruins Players Support the Eliot


What’s Going On in the North End / Waterfront

At 10 am, the Eliot School holds a preview event on Charter Street.

Later, at 6pm, the St. John School holds its “Make a Difference” Fundraiser at the Hard Rock Cafe at Faneuil Hall Marketplace.

It’s a night for “Friends” meetings … those of the North End Library and those of the North End Parks (Mariner’s House), both at 6:30pm.

Speaking of the library, there are computer classes and a showing of “Greenberg” at 6pm.

Check out the Events Calendar for details on upcoming meetings and activities in the neighborhood.

What’s new on the blog

I stopped by the Eliot School fundraiser dinner hosted by the Mendoza family at Monica’s. The restaurant was packed with parents, neighbors, Eliot staff, local dignitaries and even some Boston Bruin players. Check out the photos.

What people are talking about

There are a multitude of issues going on in the neighborhood. The Neighborhood Council hears them on Thursday, November 15th. See the agenda.

Under the radar

One of the unsung programs in the North End is Old North’s Piccoli Regali that fills a need on winter weekends providing donated food and much-needed conversation to those in need. See the flyer for this year’s program.

Notable News Found Elsewhere

Boston Mayor Thomas M. Menino is suffering from bad back injury and remains in the hospital. Doctors gave an update on Tuesday.

Just For Fun

Mark your calendar for the 42nd North End Christmas Parade on December 16th. See the post.

Neighborhood Photo of the Day

Still in town despite the NHL lockout, Boston Bruins players Milan Lucic and Johnny Boychuk, came out to support the local Eliot K-8 School at a dinner hosted at Monica’s on Tuesday night. Shown below are the players with Monica’s owner and host, Jorge Mendoza. See more photos.

Boston Bruins Players, Johnny Boychuk (left) and Milan Lucic (right) join with Monica’s owner, Jorge Mendoza, to support the Eliot School.

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