Event Notices

Events of the Week: Public Meetings are Joined by Sports Night at Polcari Playground

Whether its a quiet night after work or you have some free time, get out and enjoy one of the following events. 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, July 14

6:00pm Free Zumba Gold exercise classes at Christopher Columbus Park
Sponsored by the City of Boston, enjoy free Zumba Gold exercise classes in the park.

7:00pm NEWNC Monthly Meeting – Nazzaro Center, 30 N. Bennet St.
This meeting will be hearing on issues related to 204 Hanover Street LLC, Golden Goose, 1-800 Flowers/Circle Pizza, The Waterfront Cafe. Visit the NEWNC website for meeting agenda and more information. View Post

Tuesday, July 15

9:00am ParkArts Craft Workshop at Christopher Columbus Park
Participation in this event is free and all materials are provided. Young children must be accompanied by an adult. Groups of six or more should make prior arrangements by calling the Boston Parks Department at (617) 635-4505.

5:30pm Greenway Conservancy Board Meeting
[MassDOT District 6 office, 185 Kneeland St, 1st floor conference room] The Greenway board of directors meetings are open to the public. Visit the Rose Kennedy Greenway for more information.

6:00pm Bootcamp at North End Greenway Parks
Lasting for about 45 minutes, the North End Fitness Together (NEFT) Bootcamps are located across from Haymarket between Sudbury and North Streets.

7:00pm RUFF Monthly Meeting at Nazzaro Center
RUFF – Responsible Urbanites for Fido will be holding their monthly meeting. To keep up with the group, check out the RUFF North End Facebook Page.

Wednesday, July 16

9:25am Cultural Connector at Fan Pier
If you would like to have a “sneak preview” tour of the Cultural Connector, head to the Fan Pier dock for a 20 minute ride on the newest vessel in Boston Harbor, the boat will land shortly before 10 a.m.

Christmas in July Party Features “Frozen” at the Gassy on July 16th
ROC North End Movie Night – Christmas in July party. The playground will be transformed into a Winter Wonderland with Snowmen, Christmas Tree’s, Holiday Music and a visit from Santa. Free Pizza and beverages will be served. View Post

Thursday, July 17

1:00pm Arts & Crafts at Mirabella Pool
Every Thursday from 1pm to 4pm, NEAD will provide Arts and Crafts at Mirabella Pool. Rain location is the Nazzaro Center. This is for Boys and Girls Ages 6 to 16, if a child under 6 wants to participate their parent must do the craft with them.

7:00pm NEMPAC Summer Concert Series on the Waterfront! [Christopher Columbus Park]
Continuing on NEMPAC’s four week long summer concert series, this week will feature: Happy 450th Birthday Shakespeare! “A musical and dramatic celebration of The Bard.” NEMPAC has partnered with PREZZA Restaurant to offer a delicious 3 Course Pre-Fix Dinner Menu for $40 at their restaurant each exclusively to our concert goers! Visit www.nempacboston.org for more.

Friday, July 18

6:30am Free Boot Camp Exercise Classes at Christopher Columbus Park
On Fridays up until August 29, Christopher Columbus Park will be the scene of free Boot Camp exercise classes, sponsored by the City of Boston.

Polcari Playground will be the site of NEAD's Sports Night (NEWF Photo)
Polcari Playground will be the site of NEAD’s Sports Night (NEWF Photo)

6:00pm Sports Night at Polcari Playground / Nazzaro Center
NEAD will host two Fantastic Sports Nights at Polcari Playground – Nazzaro Center. These will be for Boys and Girls ages 6 to 16 only. Several games and activities will be played. The event will last until 9pm.

9:00 am – 5:00 pm International exhibit of design bindings opens July 18 at North Bennet Street School’s Windgate Gallery
This free, public exhibit is open for viewing weekdays from through September 12th in the Windgate Gallery at North Bennet Street School, 150 North Street. Sponsored by the New England Guild of Book Workers, the American Academy of Bookbinding and North Bennet Street School. View Post

As always, check out our regularly updated events page to keep up with local happenings!