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Three Things to Know Thursday, July 7th

1. Today’s featured events, brought to you by the community calendar

6:00pm NEMPAC Summer Concert Series on the Waterfront at Christopher Columbus Park. NEMPAC Summer Concert Series starts with the Children’s Programming followed by the Main-stage Concert. Stefano Marchese is the Event Manager and Director of this series, which is free and open to the public. We also have volunteer opportunities, please contact us at!

6:00pm NE Public Safety Meeting – Nazzaro Center, 30 N. Bennet Street. Attended by Boston Police Area A-1, this meeting is open to the public. See the post.

6:00pm Restorative Yoga at Christopher Columbus Park. Restorative Yoga: The theme of the classes is “Relax, Restore and Recharge. “The beauty of this class is that it can be taken by anyone even without prior yoga experience,” says instructor Barbara Dummermuth of Laughing Buddha Boston.  Participants need to wear comfortable clothes and bring a yoga mat, blanket or towel and an open mind, the event is free.

2. Keeping up with the news, take a look at the following articles: 

Flood of problems on Long Wharf. The owners of the Custom House Block on Long Wharf are looking to expedite repairs for a foundation that is being flooded on a daily basis, shining a light on flooding issues that are a danger to old and new buildings in the area. The nearly Custom House is nearly 200 years old, after wall mortar and protective dams have eroded away, continue reading at, The Boston Herald.

The North End’s Tiny Palazzo Ducale. As part of this series on Boston’s Hidden Gems, begging the question why there is a scale model and diorama of the Doge’s Palace in Boston’s North End? The miniature exhibited in a diorama that can be found on display inside the North End Branch of the Boston Public Library. The post also covers Henrietta Gardner Macy, and more on the Palazzo Ducale, or Doge’s Palace in Venice. Continue reading at, The Next Phase.

Earlier release date set for Ben Affleck’s ‘Live By Night’. Warner Bros. has pushed the release date forward nine months on Ben Affleck’s film “Live By Night,” now set to be released Jan. 13, 2017. The Prohibition-era crime drama is based on Dorchester native Dennis Lehane’s 2012 novel, with scenes of the movie being shot in Lawrence and the North End. Read the article at, The Boston Globe.

3. Quite the comical social media snip: 

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

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