This Wednesday marks 2 years since the Boston Marathon Bombings. Mayor Marty Walsh plans to honor the victims with “One Boston Day” on April 15th. A moment of silence amid ringing church bells will be observed throughout the city at 2:49 pm.
This week is packed with more events, take a look!
Monday, April 13
2:00pm Mass. Commission Against Discrimination at West End Library
Located at 151 Cambridge Street, the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination will make a presentation regarding Employment Housing Public Accommodation.
6:00pm Congress Square IAG Meeting at BRA – Boston City Hall, BRA Board Room, 9th Floor One City Hall Square
This is a meeting for Impact Advisory Group members to discuss the proposed Congress Square project with the development team. The meeting will be open for the public.
7:00pm NEWNC Monthly Meeting – Nazzaro Center, 30 N. Bennet Street
In addition to the usual meeting updates, the Neighborhood Council will hear requests for zoning relief, change occupancy, one story addition and the parking space saver ban, view agenda for more.
Tuesday, April 14
12:00pm Lecture – From the Writing Desk of Judith Sargent Murray
[Congregational Library and Archives, 14 Beacon Street, Boston] From the Writing Desk of Judith Sargent Murray History Matters Series An Eighteenth-Cent
6:30pm FOCCP Meeting – Friends of Christopher Columbus Park – Mariner’s House
Located at 11 North Square, Friends of Christopher Columbus Park will hold their monthly meeting. Go to FOCCP.org for more information.
7:00pm RUFF Monthly Meeting – Nazzaro Community Center, 30 North Bennet Street
Join RUFF for updates from the contractor and the City on the May 1st opening of the pilot dog park at the DeFilippo/Gassy flights.
Wednesday, April 15
One Boston Day
Mayor Martin J. Walsh has declared “One Boston Day,” a new tradition to honor the resiliency, generosity and strength of the City of Boston on April 15. The day will be an opportunity to recognize the good in our community and reflect on the spirit of grace and resilience of the people of Boston that was exemplified in the response to the loss and the tragedies of April 15, 2013.
2:49pm Moment of Silence to Remember Marathon Bombings
City of Boston will hold a moment of silence at 2:49 p.m. on April 15 to mark the two-year anniversary of the Boston Marathon bombings. Church bells will then ring throughout the City. Mayor Walsh is encouraging people outside of the City, and around the world, to join Bostonians in the moment of silence.
6:00pm Central Artery Ramp Parcel Study Meeting #5 at 9th Floor Boston City Hall
MassDOT and BRA officials are continuing to study options to define potential cover alternatives for the ramp portals. At this next public meeting, they will present refined ramp parcel cover concepts that have been developed based on feedback. Visit their project website or view post.
6:00pm Lecture: “Boston Light” at North End Library
The U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary will give a presentation for “Boston Light – Preserving an American Lighthouse.” Nearly 300 years ago Boston Harbor became the ideal maritime colony for commerce and trade. Because Boston Harbor required safe passage for economic growth, Boston Light c.1716 was created as an aid to navigation. View the Event Post.
Thursday, April 16
5:30pm Freedom Trail Pop Up Book Unveiling at Old North Church
View the event posting on the Forum page.
6:30pm Talk: Always Something Doing and Scollay Square
[The West End Museum, 150 Staniford Street, Suite 7] Talk: Always Something Doing and Scollay Square The West End Museum, based on David Kruh’s two books on Scollay Square – this slide show describes the evolution of the part of Boston where everyone went – but few admitted it! Register Here.
Friday, April 17
10:30am Little Groove Music Class at West End Library – 151 Cambridge Street, Boston
Little Groove Music Classes at the West End Branch of the Boston Public Library are music classes designed to help infants, toddlers, and preschoolers learn and interact through sound, sight, and touch in a live music setting.
Saturday, April 18
12:00pm Greenway Spring Food Festival at Wharf District Parks
Located on the Greenway between Milk and India Streets, view the event post for more information.
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