Event Notices

Events This Week: Honor MLK Jr. & CityFeast, MFA at NBSS & More!

The event of the weekend was without a doubt the Patriots game, but there are plenty more events going on throughout the week that are worth your while. An event at Faneuil Hall to honor Martin Luther King, Jr. will take place Monday. The North End library will be hosting a film and a curator from the Museum of Fine Arts will visit the North Bennet Street School. The Eliot School will be the site of a theater production this week and the 9th annual CityFeast will take place over the weekend!

Monday, January 20

Martin Luther King, Jr’s Day

1:00pm Honoring Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. at Faneuil Hall
Mayor Martin J. Walsh and Target in partnership with The Museum of African American History and the Boston Youth Symphony Orchestras present “A Day of Service and Celebration in Honor of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.” The music and spoken word tributes to Dr. King will feature family-friendly classical and spiritual pieces performed by BYSO’s Intensive Community Program and leaders in their own fields and in community service evoking the themes of community and youth engagement. View the City of Boston press release here.

Wednesday, January 22

5:30pm “About A Boy” – Films for the New Year at the NE Library
25 Parmenter St., Boston, MA 02113
(2002) Based on Nick Hornby’s best-selling novel, About A Boy is the story of a cynical, immature young man who is taught how to act like a grown-up by a little boy. Running time: 100 minutes

Thursday, January 23

Emily Zilber, MFA Curator
Emily Zilber, MFA Curator

6:00pm MFA Curator Visits North Bennet Street School
150 North St., Windgate Gallery. In her talk, Emily Zilber, curator of contemporary decorative arts at the Museum of Fine Arts Boston, discusses how the collecting and exhibiting of craft at the museum responsive to this larger contemporary conversation within the context of the MFA’s encyclopedic collections. View Post 

Friday, January 24

6:00pm Eliot School Presents: The Honorable Urashima Taro (Eliot Lower School, 16 Charter St.)
The Eliot K-8 Innovation School students will showcase The Honorable Urashima Taro, directed by the school’s theater/movement teacher Sean Murphy. Tickets are $12 for adults and $6 for children.

Saturday, January 25

1:00pm Presentation: Leonardo Da Vinci and The Last Supper
North End Library, 25 Parmenter St., Boston, MAA thorough discussion of Da Vinci and his times as they relate to his masterpiece The Last Supper. Followed by discussion. Presented by Dr. Irene L. Roman. Dr. Roman has taught at several institutions in and around Boston.

6:00pm Eliot School: The Honorable Urashima Taro (Eliot Lower School, 16 Charter St.)
Eliot students will present The Honorable Urashima Taro directed by our theater/movement teacher Sean Murphy. Tickets are $12 for adults and $6 for children.

Sunday, January 26

City Feast

6:00pm CityFeast – Dining Out to Conquer Diabetes at North End and Boston Restaurants
The 9th Annual CityFeast Returns to Ten of Boston’s Most Exclusive Restaurants. CityFeast is a fun-filled evening hosted by ten of the most exclusive restaurants in Boston: Antico Forno, Aria Trattoria, The Gallows, Lucca, Lucia, TAMO, Taranta, Temazcal, Terramia Ristorante, and TrescaTickets include a five-course dinner with wine pairings (or tequila pairings at Temazcal) at the choice of the participating restaurant, and proceeds will benefit Joslin Diabetes Center’s High Hopes Fund, which supports the Center’s greatest needs in research, education and clinical care. Tickets are priced at $150 each, of which $100 is tax deductible. Due to high demand, reservations are limited, and will be distributed on a first-come, first-serve basis. For more information on CityFeast or to purchase tickets visit their website or view post

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