Event Notices

Events: Busy Week Ahead with Local Meetings, NEWNC Election and more!

North End - Waterfron

With events on every day this week, there is sure to be something for everyone. With the weather set to be jumping between the 60’s and 80’s, get out in the neighborhood and take a look at some events to attend:

Monday, May 11

7:00pm NEWNC Monthly Meeting – Nazzaro Center, 30 North Bennet Street
In addition to the candidate forum, the council will here about occupancy changes and zoning relief. View Agenda.

7:00pm Opening of Echelman Greenway Sculpture on Rose Kennedy Greenway
Artist Janet Echelman and Mayor Martin J. Walsh will be at the official kick-off event on the Greenway across from 510 Atlantic Ave., between Pearl and Oliver Streets. View details on the sculpture.

Tuesday, May 12

10:30am Hearing on the proposed short-term rental (i.e., AirBnb) bill at the Mass. State House, 10:30 a.m. in Room B-1 on Tuesday, May 12, 2015. All are welcome to attend and the hearing is open for public testimony.

6:30pm FOCCP Meeting – Friends of Christopher Columbus Park – Mariner’s House
Located at 11 North Square, visit FOCCP.org for information on the Friends of Christopher Columbus Park meeting.

Wednesday, May 13

12:00pm Concert – Sacred Song in Revolutionary Boston: William Billings and Oliver Holden
Located at the Congregational Library & Archives at 14 Beacon Street in Boston.  With names like Hatfield, Lynn, Walpole, and Woburn you would think that you’d be looking at a map of Massachusetts. Then you spot Maryland, Pennsylvania, Cortona, and Bethlehem and you are off on a trip around the world. 

6:30pm Friends of the NE Library Meeting
Located at 25 Parmenter Street in Boston, the group will host their monthly meeting.

8:00pm Paul Revere’s Ride: A Shadow Play at Old North Church [193 Salem Street, Boston]
Paul Revere’s Ride: A Shadow Play Wednesday, May 20, 8:00 pm (immediately following Robert Allison’s lecture) Noah’s New Americans, the colonial history club for youth ranging in age from 8-17 at the Noah Webster House in West Hartford, CT, will present their shadow play, Paul Revere’s Ride written by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow in 1860. See OldNorth.com.

Thursday, May 14

9:00am Senior Games Bocce at Langone Park 592 Commercial Street
The Senior Games Bocce tournament will be held at Langone Park, registration begins at 9am. The Boston Water and Sewer Commission (BWSC) invites the public to enjoy, free, refreshing water courtesy of its H2Go Water Trailer.

5:30pm Peter Pan, The Musical, at Improv Asylum [Another showing on Saturday, May 16 at 11am]
Flyaway to Neverland with the North End Music and Performing Arts Center Children’s and Teens Music Theater Troup as they perform Peter Pan Jr. – The Musical at the Improv Asylum, located at 216 Hanover Street, for details visit www.nempacboston.org.

7:00pm NEWRA Monthly Meeting – Nazzaro Center, 30 N. Bennet Street
Recurring on the 2nd Thursday of the month, see www.newra.org for updates.

Friday, May 15

12:30pm Financial Seminar at ABCD Center [1 Michelangelo Street, Boston]
The seminar is sponsored by Massachusetts Bar Association ​- “Take control of your financial future.” 

Saturday, May 16

10:00am NEWNC Election at Nazzaro Center [30 North Bennet Street]
The North End/Waterfront Neighborhood Council (NEWNC) is holding its Annual Election – All North End / Waterfront residents, age 18 and older, are eligible to vote for those running to fill one of the 6 seats in this year’s election. More information.

12:00pm Family Friendly Tours of Historic House Museums
House Museum Alliance of Downtown Boston Presents: “The Heart of the Home: Family Life in Downtown Boston” On Saturday, May 16, family-friendly tours highlighting childhood in the past will be held at the Paul Revere House, Otis House Museum, Prescott House Museum, Gibson House Museum, and Nichols House Museum.

1:00pm Summer Saturdays at The Paul Revere House [19 North Square, Boston, MA]
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 details.

Sunday, May 17

5:00pm Coro-Dante Spring Concert – Celebrate the Spring [Dante Alighieri Society of Massachusetts, 41 Hampshire Street, Cambridge]
Coro-Dante, the all-Italian repertoire chorus of the Dante Alighieri Society, directed by Kevin Galiè, will hold their spring concert on Sunday May 17. The event is free and open to all. 

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