Community Daily Briefs

3 Things & Photo: Throwback Thursday, Fake Monks, Summer Concert in the Park, Old North Pokémon!

For Throwback Thursday, we bring back this photo by David Marx from last year’s filming of “Live by Night” with Ben Affleck. The latest news is the the Prohibition-era Boston crime drama will be released on January 13, 2017.

3 Things you should see for Thursday, July 28, 2016:

1. Events scheduled today on the Community Calendar:

9:00am 9am-12pm ParkARTS Children’s Workshop at Christopher Columbus Park. The Boston Parks and Recreation Department’s annual ParkARTS program, where children ages three to ten can enjoy painting, mask and jewelry making, treasure creations, and more at the Artists in Residence Workshops held from 9 a.m. to 12 noon in parks across the city.  Participation is free and all materials are provided.

10:00am – Red Sox Showcase at Faneuil Hall Marketplace. Red Sox Showcase, Fenway Park is coming back to Faneuil Hall Marketplace! Practice your batting, pitching, and selfie-taking in front of a replica of the Green Monster.

6:00pm – NEMPAC Summer Concert Series on the Waterfront. NEMPAC Summer Concert Series brings Traditional Irish Quartet: The Ivy Leaf.  6:00 – 6:30 p.m. Children’s Programming  || 6:30 – 8:00 p.m. Main-stage Concert. This series is free and open to the public, located at Christopher Columbus Waterfront Park.

6:00pm – Restorative Yoga at Christopher Columbus Park. Completely free, the theme of the classes is “Relax, Restore and Recharge.” Participants need to wear comfortable clothes and bring a yoga mat, blanket or towel and an open mind.

6:30pm – Get Lit After Work at Faneuil Hall Marketplace. Get Lit After Work’ with the Boston Literary Cultural District, open-air readings by seven of Boston’s finest writers. Michelle Hoover and Jennifer Haigh join us this week in our “literary biergarten.”

2. Old North Church had a unique visitor, this Pokémon was hiding in a pew!

3. Notable news found elsewhere brought the following:

Faneuil Hall sick of fake monks preying on tourists. Signs are up in Faneuil Hall Marketplace to warn tourists against people in saffron monk’s robes who hand out trinkets and then expect payment in return. The signs warn that these monks are indeed fake and have been harassing visitors. The fake monks have also been scene around Long Wharf and the area in front of the New England Aquarium this summer. View the story at, UniversalHub.

Here and there – Il Molo OpeningA neighborhood snap of Donato Frattaroli Jr., Bik Ng, and State Representative Aaron Michlewitz at the recent opening of the new restaurant Il Molo. Restaurateurs Donato Frattaroli and his son Donato Jr. recently celebrated the grand opening in the North End with a party that was attended by many area chefs, continue reading at The Boston Globe.

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

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