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3 Things & Photo: White House Visit, Pokemon Hunting, North End Still Italian?

State Representative Aaron Michlewitz was among 20 State Legislators from around the country selected this week to attend a conference at the White House. The State Legislative Leadership Briefing was hosted by the White House to discuss issues from gun violence prevention, pay equity and other economic empowerment issues for women, education, and climate change among others.
State Representative Aaron Michlewitz was among 20 State Legislators from around the country selected this week to attend a conference at the White House. The State Legislative Leadership Briefing was hosted by the White House to discuss issues from gun violence prevention, pay equity and other economic empowerment issues for women, education, and climate change among others. Pictured are (from left to right) Senator Sal DiDomenico (D-Everett) Representative Christine Barber (D-Somerville) Representative Michael Moran (D-Brighton) and Representative Aaron Michlewitz (D-North End) Photo courtesy of Rep. Michlewitz’s office.

Happy Friday! Three Things to Know Today

1. It’s boom time on the community calendar; take a look at events planned for today and the weekend:

Friday, July 15

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.

10:00am Take Me Out to the Ballgame at West End Library. Historic New England: Take Me Out to the Ballgame. Join us as we root root root into the history of our home teams from around New England. Located at 151 Cambridge St, Boston, MA.

8:00pm Movie Outside at Boston Harbor Hotel, Rowes Wharf. Sophie dreams of becoming a writer and travels to Verona, Italy where she meets the “Secretaries of Juliet”. View the event post.

Saturday, July 16

10:00am Kids Design Workshop at Greenway (Pearl Street). This workshop invites both children and parents to participate in building unique playscapes with all natural materials on The Greenway. Led by local artist and craftsman, Mitch Ryerson, view more information.

1:00pm Amasa Soper’s Company. Costumed members of this Revolutionary War reenactment group take on the roles of the farmers, printers, and tailors who volunteered to defend Boston harbor after the siege of the city ended in 1776. The Paul Revere House, 11 North Square, Boston, MA.

Sunday, July 17

8:00pm Monsters Inc Movie at Christopher Columbus Park. In order to power the city, monsters have to scare children so that they scream. However, the children are toxic to the monsters, and after a child gets through, two monsters realize things may not be what they think.

2. Notable News Found Elsewhere:

Is the North End Still Italian? Many North Enders would enjoy this summer course at Boston University which covers the history and culture of Boston’s North End, which dates back as far as 1680. The course is taught by James Pasto, exploring the Puritans and American Revolutionary War patriots to Jews, Irish, and of course, Italians. Read more on the story at, BU Today.

3. Social Media Snapshot: Have you seen people on the neighborhood frantically hunting for Pokemon? 

https://twitter.com/keviiiwevii/status/752885623753678848

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

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Did we miss something? Add it to the comments. Email info@northendwaterfront.com with your neighborhood photos. 

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