Community Daily Briefs

3 Things and Photo Wednesday: Christmas in July Movie Night, Downtown Waterfront Planning Meeting

Daily Neighborhood Photo:

Compost Bins in Nazzaro
“The North End Composts” says Morgane Treanton who shares this photo of the composting bins outside the Nazzaro Center.

1. Events for Wednesday, July 20, 2016:

10:00 a.m. – Free Gentle Yoga at Christopher Columbus Park
Part of the free fitness programming in Boston Parks this summer. The Fitness Series will activate Boston parks while increasing opportunities for physical activity across Boston’s neighborhoods.

11:00 a.m. – BookBike at Greenway’s North End Parks
Calling All Young Bookworms! On Wednesday, July 20, 11a-12p, our North End Parks will welcome the BookBike! An extension of ReadBoston’s Storymobile program, the BookBike looks to share the love of books with children through activities and literature in an environmentally-friendly way.

5:30 p.m. Blitz Chess Tournaments at Faneuil Hall Marketplace
Bringing a little friendly competition to the chess area at South Market.

5:30 p.m. Greenway Summer Fitness: Yoga Hub Boston
Happy Hour Yoga: Try this healthy way to celebrate the end of your work day: good-vibes and vinyasa yoga on the grass on The Greenway. More information.

6:00 p.m. Greenway Summer Fitness: Next Level Fitness & Wellness Training – Parcel 10
This class will test both your conditioning and muscular strength. More information.

6:00 p.m. – Downtown Waterfront Municipal Harbor Planning meeting at City Hall, 5th Floor, Piemonte Room
The meeting will focus on an overview of the draft MHP’s framework and content.  This will be the last public meeting until the end of September.

7:00 p.m. – North End Movie Night at The Gassy (DeFilippo Playground)
It’s Christmas in July at the Gassy! Come out for the showing of the Elf movie and lots of Christmas fun! Bring a $10 or less wrapped gift and choose one in exchange! See more about North End movie nights.

2. Local news snippets:

Boulevard on the Greenway located at 110 Broad Street, along the Greenway across from Rowes Wharf, received $58.7 million in financing for its 12 story residential building with ground retail and parking garage below. Read more at Boston Real Estate Times.

The road to fear-free biking in Boston – City Council President Michelle Wu pens this opinion piece in The Boston Globe after a recent tour in Northern Europe. One of Boston’s first family-friendly cycle tracks is currently being installed in the North End.

3. Come for the Pokemon and stay for the history:

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

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