As we take the time to remember and honor those who have served, and continue to serve our country, try and find a moment to look at some events here this week. Short work and school weeks allow some extra free time, why not take a look at some of these events?
Monday, November 11
Please take a moment to view our Veteran’s Day post, by Matt Conti.
Tuesday, November 12
5:30pm NEAD Monthly Meeting – Nazzaro Center
North End Against Drugs hosts their monthly meeting.
6:00pm Eliot School Fundraiser Dinner at Vinoteca di Monica, Richmond St.
A fundraiser to benefit the Eliot School will be held at Vinoteca di Monica. Need tickets? Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for details and tickets.
6:30pm FOCCP Meeting – Friends of Christopher Columbus Park – Mariner’s House
The Mariner’s House will be the location for this Friends of Christopher Columbus Park meeting, for more information visit their website.
7:00pm – NEWRA Parks and Open Space Meeting – ABCD Center, 1 Michelangelo Street (corner of Charter and Michelangelo streets)
Discussion Topics: Continuation of daffodil bulb planting program, Update on coordination with Councilor LaMattina on requested parks improvements, Brief update on City’s procurement of designer for North Square improvements, Promoting capital projects in the North End, Development of City Open Space Plan 2015-2021, A needs assessment and master plan for The Prado, Improvements to The Flights (above The Gassy), Morton Street and Cutillo Park
Wednesday, November 13
12:00pm Songs of Liberty – St. Cecelia Sr. Chorus at Old North Church, 193 Salem St
As a part of their “Songs of Liberty” program, Old North Church hosts visiting choirs. At 12 noon on Wednesday, the St. Cecelia Sr. Chorus will perform three songs accompanied by an acoustic guitar. The chorus is comprised of students from St. Mary of the Annunciation School in Danvers and led by director Peter Stewart. Their music selections for Wednesday include: Dona Nobis Pacem, Peace Is More Than a Word, and One Day. More Details
6:30pm Friends of the NE Library Meeting
North End Library, 25 Parmenter St., Boston, MA 02113
6:30pm Film: Murder at Harvard (The American Experience) at the West End Museum
Free, but pre-registration is required. Click Here to Pre-Register
Inspired by a book by historian Simon Schama, Murder at Harvard uses drama and documentary to re-examine the 19th Century’s Most Infamous murder, trial & execution, The Parkman-Webster Murder Case.
Thursday, November 14
5:00pm Tracing Your Italian History to the Old Country at Mariner’s House, North Square
Suggested donation is $5.
Come learn about genealogy and how to research your family tree! Join us for a look at tips and tricks on identifying where your family came from in Italy and how to research the family from the United States and into Italy. Rhonda McClure of the New England Historic Genealogical Society will be presenting valuable information you can use to trace your family’s history. RSVP to the North End Historical Society: email@example.com. Visit their Website for further information
7:00pm NEWRA Monthly Meeting – Nazzaro Center, 30 N. Bennet St.
View Post for the agenda and further information.
Friday, November 15
4:00pm Warriors Book Club – Youth Program – NE Library
Fans of Erin Hunter’s “Warriors” series: test your knowledge of book #2, “Fire and “Ice,” with a fun trivia challenge. Refreshments provided. For ages 9 -12. Call 617-227-8135 to register with the children’s librarian.
7:00pm Scott Boni- Autumn in New York- Songs of fall
Please join NEMPAC and the Old North Church Foundation for their 2013-2014 concert series! The November concert will feature Scott Boni performing your favorite fall themed jazz standards.
7:30pm NEMPAC Concert Series Event – Performance
Saturday, November 16
9:00am BPS Open House (including Eliot School) at 16 Charter St
Each November, the Boston Public Schools begin the school choice process for the next year. But this year will be different. Changes to the student assignment plan will significantly change the school choices available to families, and improve the chances of getting a seat in the nearest schools. Click Here to View Post
11:00am Tour: Land-making Tour of the Bulfinch Triangle
The tour will start at the West End Museum and proceed step by step to each area of the Bulfinch Triangle as it was prior to the making of land. Click here to for more information and pre-register .
7:00pm Monte Carlo Evening to Benefit Friends of Christopher Columbus Park at Fairmont Battery Wharf Hotel
Monte Carlo Evening Fundraiser for the Friends of Christopher Columbus Park
Fairmont Battery Wharf Hotel, Three Battery Wharf, Boston.
An Evening of Dining, Dancing and Games of Chance
Complimentary Patron Spirits Signature Drinks, Luke Marantz Quintet, Silent Auction, Blackjack, Roulette and more, Cuisine by Chef Arwi -$135 per person – (No tickets issued, Guest List at the Door) See FOCCP.org for more information.
View more community happenings on the Events Calendar.
Enjoy the week!