Event Notices

Events: MLK Day, Coffee & Conversation, North End Documentary Premiere!


Wishing a happy Martin Luther King, Jr. Day to our readers, below is a list of scheduled events on our community calendar

Monday, January 18

1:00pm MLK Day at Faneuil Hall
“A Day of Service and Celebration in Honor of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.,” will feature family-friendly classical and spiritual pieces performed by BYSO’s Intensive Community Program, conducted by Marta Zurad, and leaders in their own fields and in community.  Civil rights activist, filmmaker and MIT scholar, Topper Carew, will deliver the 2016 Keynote Address.

Tuesday, January 19

9:00am West End Playgroup
Located at 1 Congress Street, drop-in to let kids play and adults chat with one another, toys are provided, just bring the kids!

Wednesday, January 20

6:00pm Film: Shadows of Forgotten Ancestors at North End Branch Library
Winter Films at the North End Branch Library- Shadows of Forgotten Ancestors (1965) “Tini zabutykh predkiv” (original title). In a Carpathian village, Ivan falls in love with Marichka, the daughter of his father’s killer. The film is in Russian with Subtitles, runtime of 97 minutes.

6:30pm West End Hangout at Regina Pizzeria, 226 Faneuil Hall MarketPlace
Join us for Regina Pizza, bring cash & we’ll have a couple of slices!  RSVP at westendcommunitycenter.com.

7:00pm Documentary Premiere: Boston’s North End at Suffolk University [Modern Theatre, 525 Washington Street]
The North End Historical Society and Suffolk University present Boston’s North End – An Italian American Story. Tickets are by invitation only, to get on the waiting list, contact James Pasto at jpasto@bu.edu. To continue to help meet the costs of the film, please consider a $10 donation.

Thursday, January 21

6:30pm NEAD Coffee & Conversation for Parents at St. John School, Moon Street
For ages 10-12, North End Against Drugs will host coffee & conversation to bring parents of this age group together with board members and volunteers from North End Against Drugs to discuss what we can do collectively for you and your children. We want to hear your ideas about events, programs, workshops, guest speakers, trips etc.

Saturday, January 23

11:00am I AM Books, author presentation: Fausto Panizzolo (L’Orsetto Bruno)
Located at 189 North Street, children’s book author Fausto Panizzolo will be in for a reading from the wonderfully colored world of Orsetto Bruno.

Sunday, January 24

8:00am Family Shopping Day at the Boston Public Market [100 Hanover St, Boston]
Bring the family on your shopping trip to the Boston Public Market and we’ll help teach kids that food can be fun. Enjoy kid-friendly recipe cards, a scavenger hunt, a sea life touch tank, tote bag crafts, and specials or discounts from several Boston Public Market vendors, more information.

Take a look at our events page, updated daily for your convenience!