Event Notices

Events: Labor Day Weekend and the 95th Saint Anthony’s Feast

The events post brings you an organized list of community happenings for the week ahead. Check out some local meetings, events, and community happenings. Summer in the North End is flying by, be sure to take advantage of some great neighborhood events.

Monday, August 25

1:00pm Middle Passage talk at the Great Hall at Faneuil Hall
All are welcome to this Middle Passage talk at the Great Hall at Faneuil Hall. This talk coincides with a marker that was recently placed outside Faneuil Hall marking Boston’s role in the international slave trade driving the fight for liberty and equality in the nineteenth century.

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.

6:30pm NEMPAC Board of Directors Meeting
Mariners House, 11 North Square, Boston.

Tuesday, August 26

7:00pm NEWRA Zoning, Licensing & Construction (ZLC) Committee Meeting – Mariner’s House 11 North Square, Boston
Visit zlc.newra.org for more information.

Wednesday, August 27

6:00pm “Kings of Summer” Film at North End Library, 25 Parmenter St.
Kings of Summer (2013) A movie about three teenage friends, in the ultimate act of independence, decide to spend their summer building a house in the woods and living off the land. Stars: Nick Robinson, Gabriel Basso, Moises Arias. Runtime: 95 min.

Thursday, August 28

4:00pm City Hall to Go at 308 Hanover St.
Why not have City Hall come to you?  Stop by Hanover Street to: pay a parking ticket, renew a parking permit, request a birth certificate, get a recycled bin sticker, submit a request for service, get up to date schedule changes at www.cityofboston.gov/cityhalltogo.

Friday, August 29

The 94th St. Anthony’s Feast in Boston’s North End
The 94th St. Anthony’s Feast in Boston’s North End

St. Anthony’s Feast at Endicott, N. Margin & Thacher Streets [Friday – Sunday]

Labor Day weekend will be home to the 2014 Saint Anthony’s Feast. Known to many as the “feast of all feasts” be sure to check out the scenes from 2013 Saint Anthony’s Feast. More information on St. Anthony’s Feast at StAnthonysFeast.com.
6:30am Free Boot Camp Exercise Classes at Christopher Columbus Park
The final one of the summer, from 6:30am to 7:30am. Free Boot Camp exercise classes in the park, sponsored by the City of Boston.

Saturday, August 30

[Through Sunday August 31st] 12:00pm Ahts in the Park at Christopher Columbus Park
Christopher Columbus Waterfront Park (ähts): The Boston Arts Festival is designed to launch Boston’s arts season. The free festival is ashowcase of more than 40-juried visual artists who exhibit and sell one-of-a-kind and limited edition works of art including paintings, sculpture, ceramics, pottery, jewelry, fine glasswork, woodwork, mixed media, and photography. The visual arts are complemented by a performing arts & interactive arts program. Past performing arts groups include Boston Ballet, Blue Man Group, Boston Lyric Opera, and larger music groups Sharon Jones and the Dap-Kings, Mean Creak and Gentlemen Hall.

Saturday August 30th – 12:00pm NEMPAC at St. Anthony’s Feast

1:00pm Paul Revere House: Colonial Dance Tunes and Love Songs
[19 N Square, Boston] In the guise of itinerant musicians, Al Petty & Deirdre Sweeney perform popular 18th-century tunes such as “Mr. Isaac’s Maggot” and “Jack’s Health” on the penny whistle, flute, fife, & other instruments.

9:30pm Fireworks over Boston Harbor
For the second year in a row, the City of Boston and Summer on the Waterfront are holding Boston Harbor fireworks on the Saturday night of Labor Day Weekend. More Information.

Sunday, August 31

All Day – Barbeque – Madonna Della Cava Society – Battery Street

12:00pm Grand Procession of St. Anthony, Starting at Endicott Street. More information at StAnthonysFeast.com.

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