Our weekly events post is featured at the beginning of each week to bring you an organized list of community happenings for the week ahead. Check out some local meetings, events, and community happenings.
Monday, May 19
5:00pm NEAD Family Dinner & Scholarship Award Selections at Nazzaro Center
Tuesday, May 20
1:15pm Historic Marker Ceremony on Greenway North End Parks
All are invited to join the Greenway Conservancy, the Heritage Guild, and the Museum of African-American History for the unveiling of an interpretive historic marker in the North End Parks on the Greenway. Rain or shine, meet at the Corner of Salem Street foot path & Surface Artery to celebrate Zipporah with a few words from Dr. Vivian R. Johnson, researcher, and Adelaide Cromwell, President of The Heritage Guild. More information.
6:00pm RUFF Hosts Dog Trainer at Richmond Street Dog Run
Dog trainer Janet Vera will be speaking in regards to a reliable recall. Janet is a professional dog trainer and canine behavioral specialist. The session is free to work on reliable recall while your dog is playing at the park. Note – Rain date will be May 21st. Janet will also be on hand following the event to answer questions and give information on her services if any members are interested. Feel free to check out her website.
6:30pm Opening Reception for The Elizabeth Peabody House Exhibit [West End Museum, 150 Staniford Street]
The West End Museum will premiere a new exhibit, The Elizabeth Peabody House, in the Members’ Gallery. The exhibit showcases this treasured social service institution of the West End that has served immigrant families for generations, providing spaces for education, recreation and more. More Information.
Wednesday, May 21
6:30pm Jackie Kennedy as Superstar – Author Talk by John de Vito at North End Library
Jackie Kennedy as Superstar – An author talk by John de Vito, who will talk about how the legend of Jackie Kennedy lives on twenty years after her death.
6:30pm Ward 3 Democrats Candidates Night at Nazzaro Center, 30 N. Bennet St
Meet the rest of the Democratic candidates running for the offices of Governor, Lt. Governor, Treasurer and Attorney General. The Ward Three Democratic Committee will allow Candidates to deliver brief introductory remarks followed by a few questions from the committee members and audience. More Information
Thursday, May 22
12:30pm – 2:30pm City Hall to Go at 308 Hanover St.
City Hall To Go allows residents to pay a parking ticket, renew a parking permit, request a birth certificate, get a recycled bin sticker, or submit a request for service. Get up to date schedule changes at www.cityofbosto
Friday, May 23
Boston Calling Concert on Government Center Plaza [Also Saturday May 24th and Sunday May 25th]
Boston Calling Music Festival is a 3 Day, two-stage festival featuring some of the biggest and best acts in live music – located at City Hall Plaza. The event will feature easy access to both stages, food, services and more. All ages are welcome and children under 10 are free. This is a rain or shine event. Single days are $75 and weekend passes are $130. VIP tickets are $185 for a single day and $350 for the weekend. A few performers include: Death Cab for Cutie, Jack Johnson, Modest Mouse, The Decemberists, Tegan and Sara, Brand New, Bastille and more!
Saturday, May 24
1:00pm Summer Saturdays at the Paul Revere House
Special events on Saturday afternoons (1:00-3:00) in May will feature craft demonstrations, historical talks, live music, and more in the Paul Revere House courtyard, weather permitting. Included with admission to the museum. More Information.
As always, check out our regularly updated events page to keep up with local happenings!