Event Notices

Upcoming Events: NEWRA ZLC Meeting, NEMPAC Class and a Forum with Chris Herren

Before North End Restaurant Week begins next Sunday, enjoy another week of deals as part of Dine Out Boston. Local groups and organizations are active this week, including a NEWRA ZLC meeting, NEMPAC event and Downtown Waterfront Municipal Harbor Planning Advisory Committee Meeting. The St. John School will be accepting registrations for the 2014/2015 school year at their open house this week. Take a look back into the lives of children growing up in Boston generations ago at the West End Museum book talk. This Saturday at the Nazzaro Center, Chris Herren, the former NBA player, will be speaking about the realities and dangers of addiction.

All Week

Dine Out Boston Week Through March 28th
The re-branding of Restaurant Week Boston as Dine Out Boston March 23-28 features a flexible pricing and menu structure for dinners. Instead of all restaurants offering a prix fixe three-course menu, dinners will be able to select from a wide range of options such as multi-course tasting menus and individual plates. Each participating restaurant selects ONE of the three price options – the Chef then prepares a menu to suit. Lunch $15/$20/$25 | Dinner $28/$33/$38.  More Details and Participating Restaurants 

NorthEndWaterfront 2014-03-22 at 11.00.14 AMMonday, March 24

Start of Boston Gun Buyback Program
The 2014 Boston Gun Buyback Program asks you to turn your “Piece for Peace” and receive a $200.00 Visa® gift card. For information on the turn in procedure, locations and more, Click Here.

Tuesday, March 25

6:30pm Book Talk: “Child Labor in Greater Boston” The West End Museum, 150 Staniford St., Suite 7, Boston
Going back to the early days in Boston, they city insisted that its children be taught to read and write English and understand the laws. In 1826, free and compulsory education was introduced. The wish to educate the young conflicted with the great need for unskilled labor in the fields and factories. With adult wages low, schoolchildren helped their families by selling newspapers, shining shoes, hawking goods or scavenging. On reaching 14 years of age, many children left school to find full-time work. Continue Reading Cost: Free. Pre-registration is required and available here.

NEWRA ZLC Meeting this week.
NEWRA ZLC Meeting this week.

7:00pm NEWRA Zoning, Licensing & Construction (ZLC) Committee Meeting – Mariner’s House
[11 North Square] 
A few proposals will be discussed, including: 74-76 Salem Street, Café Nuovo, Inc., d/b/a Ferrara’s Restaurant, 2. 1-4 Mechanic Court, Full Comp., Inc., d/b/a Acqua Seafood Grille (formerly Ida’s Restaurant), 3. 106 Prince Street, 106 Prince Street, LLC. Click here for Meeting Agenda

Wednesday, March 26

3:00pm Downtown Waterfront Municipal Harbor Planning Advisory Committee Meeting at Atlantic Wharf, 290 Congress St.
The Downtown Waterfront Municipal Harbor Planning Advisory Committee will be hosting a meeting. Visit www.downtownwaterfrontplanning.org for more information.

7:00pm Chefs Party for Our Park at Royal Sonesta Hotel Boston, Cambridge
Chefs Party for Our Park to benefit for the Fund to Care for Armenian Heritage Park. Mix, mingle, and dance while celebrating with Boston’s Top Chefs, enjoying their favorite dishes inspired by parents, grandparents or mentors. Visit ArmenianHeritagePark.org for additional information.

Thursday, March 27

9:00am St. John School Open House [9 Moon Street, Boston]
St. John School is hosting an open house for new families and will be accepting registrations for the 2014/2015 school year. St. John School is a private Catholic elementary school serving grades K3-8. We hope to see you at the open house!

Friday, March 28

12:30pm New NEMPAC Class! Performing Arts Adventures Begins for Babies & Toddlers
[Boston Harbor Community Church, Salutation Street, Boston] 
Offering a new creative movement and dramatic play class for babies, toddlers, and their care-givers (6 months – 24 months). Contact ssnow@nempacboston.org to sign up!

Saturday, March 29

NorthEndWaterfront 2014-03-22 at 9.45.20 AM4:30pm Forum with Chris Herran at Nazzaro Center [30 North Bennet Street, Boston]
Chris Herren realized his dreams by playing for the Celtics in the NBA, only to lose it all to addiction before rising again with a new dream. Now he works with youth both on the court and off the court as a mentor who is open in sharing the battles of his addiction. All ages are welcome! Sponsored by Mayor Martin J. Walsh



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