Event Notices

Events: St. Joseph Feast, Engagement Walks, Italian Heritage Month Begins

Everything from local meetings, events, and community happenings is covered in the events post. This post brings you an organized list of community happenings for the week ahead.

Monday, September 29

3:30pm Bulfinch Triangle Engagement Walk with Neighborhood Services at Causeway & Friend Streets
Neighborhood Coordinator Nicole Leo, from the Mayor’s Office of Neighborhood Services invites all residents and business owners to join her for a Neighborhood Engagement Walk. Meet at Causeway and Friend Streets, contact Nicole Leo for more information at (617) 635-4987 or nicole.leo@boston.gov.

Tuesday, September 30

MassDOT Logo Big6:00pm Meeting: Greenway Ramp Parcel Study [City Hall, 9th Floor, BRA Board Room]
MassDOT will discuss options for covering the open ramp portions of Central Artery/Tunnel Parcels 6, 12 and 18 along the Rose Kennedy Greenway. Staff from MassDOT and the BRA, along with their consultant team, will provide an update on current and planned study activities, present information on existing conditions and potential redevelopment options, and also offer the public an opportunity to provide input on potential alternatives for the ramp parcels. More Information

Wednesday, October 1

7:30am Labyrinth Walks at Armenian Heritage Park on the Greenway
Labyrinth Walks with the New England Labyrinth Guild Armenian Heritage Park on the Greenway Wednesdays.

1:00pm Blood Drive at Fairmont Battery Wharf
Red Cross Blood Drive at Fairmont Battery Wharf Wednesday.  For an appointment to donate please visit redcrossblood.org and enter sponsor code Fairmont02109.

4:00pm Endicott St Area Engagement Walk at Endicott and Cooper St.
Neighborhood Coordinator Nicole Leo, from the Mayor’s Office of Neighborhood Services invites all residents and business owners to join her on the following date for a Neighborhood Engagement Walk. Meet on the corner of Endicott and Cooper Streets, contact Nicole Leo for more information at (617) 635-4987 or nicole.leo@boston.gov.

6:00pm Italian Heritage Month Begins [House Chamber, 3rd Floor at the State House in Boston]
Coro Dante will be performing the American and Italian anthems and other musical selections. Attend with friends and family and show your support of October Italian Heritage Month! Free and open to the public, refreshments will be served. More information at ItalianHeritageMonth.com, or view post.

6:00pm Young Professionals Meet & Greet at Old North Church [193 Salem St, Boston]
Join the Old North Foundation staff and other local young professionals for a mix-and-mingle reception in our fabulous Washington Courtyard (weather permitting). Explore the church and hear a brief overview about the architecture and Paul Revere’s famous midnight ride. Bring a friend or colleague – all are welcome! Wine, beer, and appetizers provided.  Price: $25. Click here to Register.

Thursday, October 2

6:30pm North End Public Safety Meeting – Nazzaro Center, 30 N. Bennet St.
The meeting is open to the public, and attended by Boston Police Area A-1.

Friday, October 3

A throwback to the 2012 St. Joseph's Feast & Procession. (NEWF Photo)
A throwback to the 2012 St. Joseph Feast & Procession. (NEWF Photo)

St. Joseph’s Feast on Hanover & Battery Streets [Through October 5th]
St. Joseph’s Feast Battery & Hanover Streets. StJosephsBoston.org.

7:00pm Community Service Award Ceremony for John Romano
[467 Hanover St, Boston]  All our welcome at the St. Joseph Society will hold an awards ceremony honoring John Romano with a Community Service Award in recognition of his many years of Dedicated Leadership and Commitment to the important civic and charitable organizations benefiting the North End. John is the current President of NEAD, North End Against Drugs and serves as the baseball and soccer coordinator for the NEAA, the North End Athletic Association. He is also a past President of NEMPAC, the North End Music and Performing Arts Center and the past Grand Knight of the Ausonia Council Knights of Columbus #1513.

Saturday, October 4

Noon – 6:00 pm NEMPAC / St. Joseph’s Feasts Italian Opera Performance
Performance will be on the St. Joseph’s Feast main-stage in the Prado!

11:00am St. Joseph Feast Family Day in the Prado, Paul Revere Mall
Blessing of St. Joseph – Procession Join us for a Family day of entertainment with Street Magic, Ray Cavicchio and his Orchestra, Frank Zarba, Cecilia Colucci, Gian Faraone, NEMPAC Singers 1pm to 4pm: FUN FOR THE CHILDREN with Patricia Romano and Marlo D’Anna … Face Painting, Balloons, Sand Bracelets, Pumpkin Painting and much more

4:00pm Reception: Members Gallery Exhibit, Tony DeMarco at the Boston Garden
[150 Staniford St, Boston] Free and open to the public, light refreshments will be served. No registration required for this event. The exhibit will feature photographs of boxing champ Tony DeMarco’s many matches at the old Boston Garden. The former Welterweight Champion of the World, DeMarco grew up in Boston’s North End but cut his boxing teeth beginning at age 11 at the West End Boys Club. 

6:00pm St. Joseph Feast Sidewalk Cafe in the Prado [Paul Revere Mall]
Music will be played by Ray Cavicchio. 

7:00pm Italian Music with The Pillars [West End Museum, 150 Staniford St, Boston]
$10 Donation / $5 Museum Members: Boston’s latest Italy-inspired musical project, The Pillars, is a band headed by Milan-native singer-songwriter Cristina Vaira and guitarist Alejandro Ramirez Cisneros. Pre-registration is required: Click here for registration.

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