Community Daily Briefs

Weekend Edition 3 Things & Photo: Family Pride Day, Feast Season, LaFesta Baseball Tournament!

This Flashback Friday takes us back to exactly one year ago, where Rita Pagliuca captured this golden summer sunset over the North End looking toward the Zakim Bridge.
This Flashback Friday takes us back to exactly one year ago, where Rita Pagliuca captured this golden summer sunset over the North End looking toward the Zakim Bridge.

Happy Friday! 3 Things you should Know:

Point of Inquiry: Monday marks August 1st, so enjoy the last of July 2016 as summer continues to roll through!

1. Looking ahead to the weekend on the Community Calendar:

Friday, July 29

6:30am Free Boot Camp at Christopher Columbus Park.  Free fitness programming!

10:00am Caravan Puppets at the West End Library. Caravan Puppets: Ready, Set, Show! The Fox in the Vineyard, The Tortoise and the Hare, & more!

12:00pm Cheese Chat at Jasper Hill Farm at Boston Public Market. Cheese Chat with Jasper Hill Farm (in the KITCHEN; 12-1pm): For an informal culinary chat.

12:00pm Comparing Flounder at Red’s Best at Boston Public Market. Red’s Best Presents: Comparing Flounder (12-3pm): Drop in for a free fish chat for a hands-on info session to learn more about different flounder in New England.

8:00pm Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade Movie Outside at Boston Harbor Hotel, Rowes Wharf. View the event posting.

Saturday, July 30

[Saturday & Sunday] FIGMENT Boston Festival on the Greenway.

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. [I AM Books, 189 North St, Boston]

[1:00pm, 1:45pm, & 2:30pm] A Revolution of Her Own!  The captivating story of the first woman to fight in the American Military: in 1782, Deborah bound her chest, tied back her hair, and enlisted in the Continental Army. Experience her arduous upbringing, active combat, and success as the first female professional soldier. Length: 30 min. [The Paul Revere House, 11 North Square]

5:00pm LaFesta Baseball Tournament Game 1 at Puopolo Park. 26th Annual LaFesta Baseball Tournament. Located along Commercial Street, 5:00 pm: North End vs. North Adams All-Stars. Game #1.

Sunday, July 31

North End Family Pride Day at Langone Park. View the full post and schedule, more below: 

10:00am LaFesta Baseball Tournament Game 2 at Puopolo Park.
12:00pm BBQ for Family Pride Day at Langone Park
12:00pm Bocce Tournament at Langone Bocce Courts
12:00pm Crosstown Performs at Langone Park
1:00pm Street Magic Performs at Langone Park
2:00pm Vinyl Groove (with Virgil) Performs at Langone Park

8:00pm Tootsie Movie at Christopher Columbus Park. Michael Dorsey, an unsuccessful actor, disguises himself as a woman in order to get a role on a trashy hospital soap. More information.

2. Social media showing a sure sign that North End Feast season is almost upon us, take a look at the 2016 Feast Schedule:

3. Local restaurant buzz in the news:

Tresca Is Evolving With a New Co-Owner and ChefTresca, the popular North End restaurant on Hanover Street recently brought in a new chef/co-owner, who is in the process of giving the restaurant a refresh. Rich Ansara comes to Tresca with decades of experience and is preparing for a full overhaul in early September, including new menu items and converting the downstairs space into a casual bar area. Read the full article at, Boston Eater.

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

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