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3 Things & Photo: Saint Padre Pio, Mayor’s Warm Welcome, Callahan Tunnel Steel!

Nose to nose at the Saint Padre Pio procession. Gerri Palladino
Nose to nose at the Saint Padre Pio procession. Gerri Palladino

Three Things to Know Today

1. Coming via the community calendar, take a look at the scheduled events for Thursday June 30th!

1:00pm Hammered Dulcimer Music [The Paul Revere House, 11 North Square, Boston, MA].  Special Events in Honor of Boston’s Harborfest: Award-winning musician Dave Neiman plays jigs, reels, and Baroque and Renaissance tunes that Paul Revere and his family may have enjoyed. Pricing and more details.

3:00pm USS Constitution Museum Celebrates 40th Anniversary at USS Constitution Museum, Charlestown Navy Yard.  The USS Constitution Museum will celebrate its 40th anniversary with “A 40 Year Journey.”  The ribbon cutting ceremony will officially open “Forest to Frigate”, the Museum’s new, interactive exhibit which allows visitors to explore President George Washington’s decision to create a navy to protect our growing American merchant fleet.  View the events posting.

6:30pm Bob Buckland Professional Wrestler Book Lecture at West End Library.  Bob Backlund, WWE Hall of Fame member, discusses his life as a Professional Wrestler. He is well-known for his “Never Capitulate” attitude and his Crossface Chickenwing move. Copies of the book will be available for sale. Located at 151 Cambridge St, Boston, MA.

2. In the news: It was a tough morning for Mayor Walsh as he visited the North End for his coffee hour, where he was confronted about the closing of the North End nursing home, the proposed hotel on Lewis Wharf, and the height of the controversial Harbor Garage project, continue reading more on the Mayor’s visit at, The Boston Globe.

3. Did you know? The Lieutenant William F. Callahan Jr. tunnel that connects the North End to East Boston which flows under Boston Harbor was built using 14,500 tons of special structural steel that was delivered by train from Youngstown, Ohio.

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

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