This weeks events kick off with several meetings pertaining to the neighborhood. Starting with NEWRA ZLC’s monthly meeting, followed by Downtown Waterfront Municipal Harbor Planning Advisory Committee and Connect Historic Boston Meetings. The North End Library will be hosting a film about love and a girls book club. After the last one was stolen and damaged, Suffolk University’s Sigma Alpha Epsilon will be replacing the firefighter boot at the Hanover Street firehouse. Don’t miss out on the fun at Old North’s gala and win some great prizes at the NEAD bingo fundraiser next weekend! Catch these meetings, events, and so much more this week in the North End / Waterfront.
Tuesday, February 25
7:00pm NEWRA Zoning, Licensing & Construction (ZLC) Committee Meeting – Mariner’s House
[11 North Square, Boston]
Wednesday, February 26
3:00pm Downtown Waterfront Municipal Harbor Planning Advisory Committee Meeting at Atlantic Wharf, 290 Congress Street
For prior Powerpoint presentations, material from prior meetings, and the draft zoning articles for the Greenway District – Click here. Contact Chris Busch, Senior Waterfront Planner for Boston Redevelopment Authority at 617-918-4451, firstname.lastname@example.org or visit the project website for additional info.
6:00pm Connect Historic Boston Public Meeting at City Hall, Room 801
A Public Hearing will be held by the City of Boston Public Works Department to discuss the proposed Connect Historic Boston project that is being funded through a Federal Highway Administration Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER) Grant.
6:00pm “Moonstruck” – Films About Love – NE Library
A bookkeeper from Brooklyn falls in love with the brother of a man she agreed to marry. Directed by Norman Jewison. Stars Cher and Nicolas Cage – Run time: 102 minutes,
Thursday, February 27
10:00 New Mom Groups Meeting Thursdays at Nazzaro Center, 30 N. Bennet St.
A free drop-in, new Mom group is meeting on Thursday mornings for first time mothers. All are welcome, must have a Nazzaro membership ($10/year). The groups are hosted by Meghan Warner, Birth Doula. View Post
1:30pm Sigma Alpha Epsilon Chapter at Suffolk University to Replace Stolen Firefighters’ Boot
The ΣΑΕ fraternity at Suffolk University worked with Metal Tronics Inc. to make a new Firefighters’ Boot to replace the one that was stolen last year from the Hanover Street Engine 8 / Ladder 1 station. The longstanding “Fill the Boot” collection supports the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA). The fire boot and empty lock box was found floating in the water fountain on the Prado / Paul Revere Mall. The newly fabricated boot and donations will be presented at the 392 Hanover Street firehouse. View Post
3:30pm Girls Book Club – North End Branch Library, Parmenter Street, Boston
6:00pm Old North Church Gala & Auction at Fairmont Battery Wharf Hotel
This year’s Gala will feature a cocktail reception with a food station, hors d’oeuvres, and a cash bar. There will be a silent auction and enjoyable raffles! Ticket price is $75 per person. The theme for the 2014 Gala is Picture This, a pictorial celebration of the history of Old North Church and the North End. The audio-visual resources at the Fairmont will allow for a picture slide show of Old North and the North End. If anyone has and is willing to share any old or historic photos of our church or the North End please contact the church office (email@example.com). The slide show will also feature businesses and individuals who generously donate to the Gala. View Post
Saturday, March 1
NEMPAC Keys for Kids Pledge-a-thon Begins!
Sunday, March 2
2:00pm NEAD BINGO Fundraiser Set for March 2nd
The doors will open at 1pm for NEAD Bingo Fundraiser for Family and Youth Programs (Bingo starts at 2pm). Pre-payment and registration guarantees your spot and cards. Checks can be made out to NEAD and mailed to [NEAD 30 N.Bennet St, Boston, Mass. 02113] or stop by and see Laurie Delia at the Nazzaro Center. Include, name and how many cards. There will be awesome prizes – Celtic’s Tickets, Red Sox Tickets, Baskets, Gift Certificates, Sterling Silver Earings, Spa Treatment and much more. View Post
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