With multiple things to do everyday this week, plan your schedule according to the weekly events post!
Monday, October 5
11:00am Ribbon Cutting at North End Parks on the Greenway [Corner of Surface and Hanover Street]
The Rose Kennedy Greenway Conservancy will have a ribbon cutting ceremony to celebrate the recent North End Park improvement consisting of new boxwood beds, try out the new swinging benches and enjoy coffee and pastries.
6:00pm Urban Renewal Public Meeting at the New England Aquarium
Please note that they have extended the comment period and will now be taking comments until October 15, 2015. This is the last scheduled meeting. For more information, see this post and BostonUrbanRene
7:00pm NEWNC Monthly Meeting – Nazzaro Center, 30 N. Bennet Street
In addition to the usual reports, hear about Boston’s Food Initiative, Boston Creates and a petitioner on Prince Street who is seeking to change the zoning of his condo from commercial to residential. View the meeting agenda.
Tuesday, October 6
6:30pm West End Museum IHM Honorees [150 Staniford St, Boston]
West End Museum Italian Heritage Month Honoree Night will honor current and former West Enders of Italian heritage who have contributed to preserving the culture of the West End and its rich immigrant history.
7:00pm Parks Committee (NEWRA) Meeting at Mariner’s House, 11 North Square
With monthly meetings on the first Tuesday of the month, join the NEWRA Parks Committee in looking out for neighborhood parks. More information at NEWRA.org.
Wednesday, October 7
12:30pm Labyrinth Walk at Armenian Heritage Park
Labyrinth Walks with the New England Labyrinth Guild Armenian Heritage Park on the Greenway. Held on the first Wednesday of the month through October, located on the Greenway Between Faneuil Hall Marketplace and Christopher Columbus Park at the intersection of Atlantic Avenue and Cross Street, more information.
6:30pm Boston Molasses Flood Lecture at North End Library [25 Parmenter St, Boston]
The Boston Molasses Flood lecture/slide show with John Horrigan. The Great Molasses Flood of 1919, Boston’s version of Pompeii, surely ranks as one of the city’s worst disasters. Please join us as Mr. Horrigan recounts this iconic part of Italian American experience with a slide show and lecture.
7:00pm Film: Haymarket at the West End Museum 150 Staniford Street
Since the 1830s, Boston’s Haymarket has served a constant stream of longtime residents, newly arrived immigrants, students and tourists. Despite economic downturns, the advent of the supermarket and massive construction projects in the area, the Haymarket continues to be an economically vital and colorful gathering place for the city.
7:00pm Lewis Wharf Hotel Public Meeting at Nazzaro Center Gymnasium
The public is invited to a community meeting where the project will be presented. This will be more of an open forum and everyone will have an opportunity to fully participate. The official public comment period is now open and set to expire on October 15th.
Thursday, October 8
12:00pm Celebrate Harry Otis 250th Birthday at Otis House [141 Cambridge Street]
Stop by for a free tour and learn about Boston’s third mayor, his role in developing Beacon Hill, and what family life was like in Boston in 1796. The first one hundred visitors between noon and 2:00 p.m. get a birthday cupcake in honor of Harry’s birthday.
Friday, October 9
6:30pm Columbus Day Parade Fundraiser at The Living Room, Atlantic Ave
The North End Columbus Day Celebration Committee is holding a cocktail reception where the Friends of Christopher Columbus Park are being honored and will receive the Michael A. Nazzaro Jr. Community Leadership Award. Tickets are $45 and proceeds will support the 2015 North End Columbus Day Parade. View the event post.
Saturday, October 10
11:00am RUFF Dog Show Fundraiser at Gassy – DeFilippo Dog Park
RUFF Dog Show Fundraiser at the Gassy – Dog owners are welcome to participate in numerous categories of competition. All residents are welcome to join in the fundraiser.
1:00pm Paul Revere House: Captain Amasa Soper’s Company
Costumed members of this Revolutionary War reenactment group take on the roles of farmers, printers, and tailors who volunteered to defend Boston harbor after the siege of the city ended in 1776. More information on the event.
1:00pm Commedia dell’Arte with Pazzi Lazzi at North End Library
Commedia dell’Arte with Pazzi Lazzi! Lecture “The World of Commedia dell’Arte” with Chiara Durazzini followed by the scenario/demons
Sunday, October 11
1:00pm Columbus Day Parade in Boston’s North End
The Bi-Annual Columbus Day Parade will make its way through downtown Boston and into the North End. The parade will include marching bands, drum & bugle corps, antique cars, North End feast floats, neighborhood groups, flag throwers from Sulmona Italy, floats and thousands of other participants. View the event posting.
Take a look at our events page, updated daily for your convenience!