I hope you had a great weekend! Take a look at the scheduled events for this week, conveniently posted below:
Monday, March 28
6:00pm Boston Creates Town Hall at Bunker Hill Community College [250 Rutherford Ave, Charlestown]
The Mayor’s Office of Arts and Culture will hold the next Boston Creates Town Hall. The Boston Creates Town Hall is the third large public event in Boston’s cultural planning process. Community members are invited to attend and learn about the overarching goals of the plan and the identified strategies and select tactics to achieve these goals, register for the event.
Tuesday, March 29
9:30am Armenian President Visits Old North Church
Serzh Sargsyan, the President of Armenia, will attend a brief ecumenical worship service at Old North Church. President Sargsayan requested the opportunity to worship at Old North as his first public event on a tour of Boston and Washington, DC.
10:30am Serzh Sargsyan, Armenian President, at Armenian Heritage Park
After his visit to Old North Church, Serzh Sargsyan, President of Armenia, will participate in a colors and wreath laying ceremony at Armenian Heritage Park commemorating the 25th Anniversary of the Republic of Armenia.
6:00pm Prince the Cat Memorial Service at Old North Church, 193 Salem Street
The Old North Church laments the death of staff member Prince. Prince would come to work everyday, greet our visitors warmly, and occasionally startle those on a behind the scenes tour when he would pop out of the open tomb in the basement. View the obituary.
Wednesday, March 30
6:00pm Abutters Meeting – Lucia Ristorante at 415 Hanover Street
Applicant proposing a transfer of all alcoholic license from Donato Donato Gianni LLC to Conca Inc. doing business as Ristorante Lucia, no changes in the operation of the restaurant.
6:30pm State Senate Candidates Night at Nazzaro Center by Ward 3 Democrats
Candidates running in the race to succeed Anthony Petruccelli as Senator of the First Suffolk Middlesex District will be attending. Candidates will make a brief presentation followed by questions from the committee members and audience. The Committee may vote that night to endorse candidates for their respective offices. For more information please contact Ward Chairman Jason A. Aluia at WardThreeDem@gmail.com.
6:30pm Fine Art Appraising Talk at North End Branch Library, 25 Parmenter Street
Presentation by, Colleene Fesko, Fine Art and Antiques Appraiser and Broker. Fesko is frequently seen on the hit PBS television series Antiques Roadshow, is a Boston-based fine art and antiques appraiser and broker.
Friday, April 1
Greenway Food Trucks Open for the Season
Welcome! The Greenway Mobile Eats program features 30+ vendors operating under contract with the Greenway in various locations along the 1.5 mile long park. Locations and hours are subject to change, especially during winter months, view the website.
Throwback! Tony DeMarco Wins World’s Welterweight Title – April 1, 1955
On April 1, 1955, Tony DeMarco captured the world’s welterweight boxing title in a technical knockout of Johnny Saxton in the 14th round of their title bout.
Saturday, April 2
10:30am I Piccoli Lettori: Italian children’s reading (ages 0-4) [I AM Books, 189 North St, Boston] Join I AM Books for its Italian reading group for little ones and their parents to engage in multiple readings and games for a fun morning of Italian language and learning.
3:00pm Book presentation and signing: A Portal to Vibrancy, by Laurette Folk [I AM Books, 189 North St, Boston]
“A Portal to Vibrancy is Massachusetts author Laurette Folk’s long-awaited coming-of-age novel. In this lyrical work set in middle-America’s 1980s, Folk’s self-searching heroine weathers the storms of culture, family, and love to achieve authenticity —and to live as an artist. We have in this deftly-written book our Portrait of the Artist as a Young Woman.” Rod Kessler, Off in Zimbabwe
5:00pm Riccardo Del Fra – Allegro concert series [I AM Books, 189 North St, Boston]
Riccardo Del Fra, born in Rome in 1956, living in Paris since the ’80s, is a multi-talented musician: a double bass player, arranger, and composer. Chet Baker, Barney Wilen, Johnny Griffin, Kenny Wheeler are some of the great names in jazz with whom he has worked with. Allegro is a concert series organized by the Sounds of Italy Festival, in collaboration with I AM Books, with the support of NEMPAC, order your tickets.
Sunday, April 3
8:00am Reconfiguration of Abstract Sculpture at Armenian Heritage Park
On Sunday morning, April 3, a crane will lift the two halves of the Abstract Sculpture, a split dodecahedron made of steel and aluminum, and reshape the two halves into a new and different configuration. The annual reconfiguration is symbolic of all who were pulled away from their country of origin and came to these shores, establishing themselves in new and different ways.
3:30pm Fundraiser for Stephen’s Run at Ward 8 Restaurant [90 N. Washington Street, Boston]
Matthew Imbergamo is running this year’s Boston Marathon in memory of hero Stephen Perez. There will be a fundraiser with a raffle and a whole lot of fun. If you cannot make the fundraiser, you can also donate by going on crowdrise, all proceeds go to New England Shelter for Homeless Veterans in Stephens name.
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