Event Notices

Events: St. Joseph Procession, Italian Opera, Sports Night, FIGMENT Boston and More!

EVENTS of the Week

This week has tons of fun outdoor events for the whole family, whether it is a movie you would enjoy or live music, this is the week for you! 

Tuesday, July 21

9:00am Children’s Art Workshop at Christopher Columbus Park
The annual ParkARTS program gives kids the opportunity to express their creativity while working on fun projects with local artists. Children ages three to ten can enjoy watercolor painting, mask and jewelry making, treasure creations, and more!

Wednesday, July 22

11:00am Greenway Farmers Market at North End Parks, 136 Blackstone Street
The Boston Public Market’s Greenway Farmers Market offers fresh local food on the plaza at 136 Blackstone Street, opposite the Rose Kennedy Greenway’s North End Parks. This season, the Boston Public Market Greenway Farmers Market runs on Wednesdays from 11:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. Also on Sundays from 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

11:30am Comic Con Parade & Costume Contest at Faneuil Hall
Read more information on the parade and Comic Con events.

6:00pm Urban Renewal Meeting at City Hall
The BRA is seeking to extend urban renewal plan areas that cover over 3,000 acres of the city and include parts of Charlestown, the Fenway, Chinatown, the South End, Roxbury, the Downtown Waterfront, the West End, North Station area, and Government Center. CLICK HERE FOR THE BRA WEBSITE.

6:30pm “Birder’s Guide” Film at North End Library
“A Birder’s Guide to Everything” (2013) David Portnoy, a 15-year-old birding fanatic, thinks that he’s made the discovery of a lifetime. So, on the eve of his father’s remarriage, he escapes on an epic road trip with his best friends to solidify their place in birding history. Runtime of 86 minutes.

7:00pm Movie Night at the Gassy, DeFilippo Playground
“Up” is the movie this week. Movies start at dusk on Wednesdays in July and August at the Gassy, DeFilippo Playground on Prince Street. Pizza at 7pm and movie starts around 8pm. Thanks to Pizzeria Regina – bring your chairs and blankets!

Thursday, July 23

1:00pm NEAD Arts & Crafts at Mirabella Pool
NEAD will provide arts and crafts with Patricia and Marlo at the Mirabella Pool outside the concession stand to the left under the trees. Children ages 6 and up will be able to make a fun craft each week. Children under age 6 can participate with a parents help.

7:00pm Italian Opera at Christopher Columbus Park
Featuring Italian Opera Favorites, the North End Music and Performing Arts Center (NEMPAC) is partnering once again with the Mayor’s Office of Special Events this summer season to bring an exciting, FREE music program to Christopher Columbus Park.

Friday, July 24

12:00pm Afternoon Concert Series at Sam Adams Park (Faneuil Hall)
“TBA” will be performing as part of the 2015 Friday Afternoon Concert Series lineup. From July 10 – August 21, 2015, each Friday a different local band will perform live from 12pm-2pm in Sam Adams Park (Faneuil Hall). The event is free!

6:00pm NEAD Sports Night at Polcari Playground (Nazzaro)
Sports Night program returns on Friday evenings for 5 weeks in a row. This program will once again be led by Jeremy Sarzana, who works at the Nazzaro Center throughout the year. There will be pizza and soft drinks for the kids who participate in the sports night program.

6:00pm “Young Frankenstein” Movie at Rowes Wharf – BHH
Dr. Frankenstein’s grandson, after years of living down the family reputation, inherits granddad’s castle and repeats the experiments. More information on the movie.

Saturday, July 25

FIGMENT Boston on Greenway [also on Sunday] at Rose Kennedy Greenway, 185 Kneeland Street
FIGMENT Boston is returning to The Greenway for two spectacular days of interactive art! Bringing a collection of art and artists that challenge us to find new ways to create, share, think, and dream. More information

10:00am British Car Show at Faneuil Hall Marketplace
The Boston Area MG Club is holding three British Car Shows this summer at Faneuil Hall Marketplace. Head on over to Merchants Row where you can check out a variety of unique, antique cars and chat with their owners!

5:00pm Caliente! at City Hall Plaza
Caliente! will feature a variety of local and international talent performing the best of Latin music and dance, the event is free and open to all ages.

Sunday, July 26

1:00pm St. Joseph Procession – Starts on Hanover Street
St. Joseph’s Feast at Battery & Hanover Streets, visit StJosephsBoston.org for more information. This is the procession only, Mass and feast in October.

7:30pm Shrek 2 – Sunday Night Movie at Christopher Columbus Park
Shrek 2 will be playing courtesy of The Friends of Christopher Columbus Park and Al Dente Restaurant, Benevento’s Restaurant and Boston Pushcart. All movies begin at dusk and will conclude at approximately 10:00 pm.

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