Events

The tulips are out! Technically Spring is here and there is nothing wrong with planning ahead. That is how the Sunday events post can help you get a jump on your week ahead!

Tuesday, May 3

6:00pm Haymarket Hotel (Parcel 9) Community Meeting at Nazzaro Center, 30 N. Bennet Street
There will be a community meeting to discuss the latest design renderings for the Haymarket hotel, located on Parcel 9. View details on the latest proposal.

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7:00pm Parks Committee (NEWRA) Meeting at Mariner’s House, 11 North Square
Join the NEWRA Parks Committee in looking out for our neighborhood parks, they meet on the first Tuesday of every month, read more information at NEWRA.org.

Wednesday, May 4

6:30pm Old North Speaker Series: Corin Hirsch [Old North Church, 193 Salem Street, Boston]
Spring Speaker Series: Corin Hirsch, A Necessary Haze: Drinking in Colonial America. Colonial Americans liked to drink — a lot. When the Mayflower set sail, it was loaded with beer; taverns were often the first structures built in a new village or town; John Adams began each day with a tankard of hard cider; and long before he became a whiskey distiller, George Washington’s recipe for ‘small beer’ was renowned. More information.

Thursday, May 5

6:00pm NE Public Safety Meeting – Nazzaro Center, 30 North Bennet Street
Have a public safety issue? These meetings are open to the public and are attended by Boston Police Area A-1.

6:30pm Book Reading: Marisa Iocco’s Tribute to My Homeland at 5 North Square
Marisa Iocco – award-winning executive chef at North End landmark Gennaro’s 5 North Square – is sharing her first book with the American city that stole her heart, in honor of Boston’s premiere, city-wide showcase of Benton’s creatives. Admission is $45, view the event posting.

Friday, May 6

5:45am Good Morning America Steals & Deals at Faneuil Hall Marketplace
Good Morning America’s Deals and Steals is going coast-to-coast! Get your free tix & meet us in Boston to be part of our LIVE experience with Tory Johnson- a show full of amazing discounts on your favorite products!

6:00pm Umberto Mucci – Book presentation and signing  [I AM Books, 189 North Street] The 100 successful personalities interviewed in this book are dedicated, passionate for one or more aspects of Italy, and everyone of them represent something useful for the Italians who live in Italy nowadays. Two flags, One heart is the pay off of We the Italians: it represents the sense of loving two different countries and somehow belonging to both of them, a story that has been describing the lives of the Italians in America for over a century.

6:30pm NEMPAC Board Meeting at Mariner’s House, 11 North Square
View more information on NEMPAC and view their board members.

Saturday, May 7

Greenway Open Market Opening Day!

11:00am Spring Playground Celebration at Christopher Columbus Park
Join local neighbors and families at the Christopher Columbus Park playground to kick off Spring at the Family Neighborhood Social on Saturday, May 7th 11am – 1pm. Free pizza, “Touch a Truck” Firetruck – plus meet other families in the neighborhood. More information.

1:00pm World Labyrinth Day at Armenian Heritage Park on the Greenway
Located at the Armenian Heritage Park on the Greenway, join in for World Labyrinth Day, walk the labyrinth at 1pm joining this annual international initiative of The Labyrinth Society in collaboration with Labyrinth Guild of New England and Friends of Armenian Heritage Park. Following the walk, there will be a 1:30pm Reception to view the 2016 configuration of the abstract sculpture.

5:00pm NEMPAC presents “Neapolitan and Italian Love Songs” [I AM Books, 189 North Street]
The North End Music and Performing Arts Center presents “Neapolitan and Italian Love Songs,” with singers Salvatore and Jaclyn Atti and pianist Christina Wright Ivanova. Tickets are $15 per adult, purchase here.

Sunday, May 8

3:00pm Andrea Molesini book signing and talk [I AM Books, 189 North Street]
Andrea Molesini’s “Not All Bastards Come From Vienna” was awarded the 2011 Campiello Prize for Literature, one of Italy’s most prestigious literary awards.

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