Community Daily Briefs

3 Things & Photo: All-Star Game, “No Place Like Home,” Climate Change, Google Fiber, Weekend Planning!

Happy Friday! Three Things to Know for Today:

1. Today’s events and for the weekend!

6:30am Free Boot Camp at Christopher Columbus Park: Boston Public Health Commission, the Boston Parks & Recreation Department and Blue Cross Blue Shield MA are partnering to provide the Boston Parks Summer Fitness Series – free fitness programming in Boston Parks this summer.

6:00pm NEAA All-Star Game at Langone Park: The North End Athletic Association will honor former coach, umpire, director and president Phil Orlandella and former Coach, Umpire and current all around volunteer Michael “Mikey Fud” Giannasoli at this years’ NEAA All-Star Game, view the events post.

7:30pm “La Cenerentola” at The Great Hall, Faneuil Hall: NEMPAC Opera Project Rossini’s “La Cenerentola” at The Great Hall, Faneuil Hall NEMPAC Opera Project’s production of Rossini’s “La Cenerentola” A two act opera based on the traditional story of “Cinderella” sung in Italian and accompanied by chamber orchestra. More on NEMPAC. Also on Saturday 7:30pm at Faneuil Hall and Sunday 4:30pm at Christopher Columbus Park.

8:00pm ET Movie at Boston Harbor Hotel Rowes Wharf: For the 18th year, Summer in the City kicks off at the Boston Harbor Hotel located at Rowes Wharf. View the event posting.

Saturday, June 25

9:30am North End Street Hockey Tournament at the Gassy: Details on the tournament

10:30am I Piccoli Lettori: Italian children’s reading (ages 0-4): Join I AM Books for its Italian reading group for little ones! Children (0-4) and their parents will engage in multiple readings and games for a fun morning of Italian language and learning. Located at: I AM Books, 189 North St, Boston.

12:00pm FOCCP Independence Day Celebration at Christopher Columbus Park:  Please join us at FOCCP’s 5th annual Independence Day Celebration! Kids of all ages are invited to decorate their bikes, scooters, and strollers for a parade through the Park led by Uncle Sam on stilts. Begin gathering for the parade at noon. View the events posting.

1:00pm 25 Hammered Dulcimer Music: Located at the Paul Revere House, 11 North Square, Boston, take a look at this award-winning musician Dave Neiman plays jigs, reels, and Baroque and Renaissance tunes that Paul Revere and his family may have enjoyed.

Sunday, June 26

2:00pm Saint Padre Pio Procession at Saint Leonard Church: Procession starts at St. Leonard Church, Hanover & Prince Streets, all proceeds to St. Leonard Church.

2. Notable News!

Some light news to end the work week:  Climate change could be even worse for Boston than previously thoughtPrevious studies of Boston’s climate change may have undersold the longtime implicants, according to the findings from a new report commissioned by the city. Changes in precipitation could mean a 50 percent decline in annual snowfall, resulting in more frequent nor’easters, continue reading and view the video at, The Boston Globe.

Is Google Fiber coming soon to Boston? Latest deal is encouraging newsThe rumors of the super fast Verizon FiOS internet coming to Boston may be true after all. but this past Wednesday, Google Fiber acquired a company called Webpass, that could provide more options for ultra-fast internet, continue reading at, Boston Business Journal

Senators Rolling Out Bill To Regulate Ride-Hailing IndustryThe Massachusetts Senate is set to release a new version of the legislation that aims to regulate ride-for-hire companies like Uber and Lyft. Seeking to regulate operations at Logan Airport and the South Boston convention center, while also establishing a state-run background checks of drivers, read more on the legislative proposal at, Banker & Tradesman.

3.Via @Instagram

Is anyone else this proud and happy to call the North End their home?

Keep up with what’s happening on the Events Calendar.

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