Community Daily Briefs

3 Things & Photo: City Scene, Fisherman’s Festivities, Fox 25 Zip Trip!

Three Things to Know for the Weekend!

1.  A city scene from Cross Street, looking towards Salem and Hanover:

2. Some food for thought:

Trattoria di MonicaIn the midst of a visit, a stop at Trattoria di Monica in Boston’s North End left a family full of satisfied customers. The Mendoza brothers have been running their North End restaurants since the mid-1990’s and have continued to expand ever since. Enjoying several dishes, it was the casual and intimate atmosphere that made the visit such a knockout, continue reading at, The Kitchen Scout.

3. Packed weekend of events, leading with the Fisherman’s Feast:

Fisherman’s Feast
The Fisherman’s Feast of the Madonna Del Soccorso di Sciacca.
Located on Fleet, Lewis & North Streets
Friday opens at 6:00 pm
12pm-11pm on Saturday & Sunday
Sunday 1:00 pm: Grand Procession with the Flight of the Angel at 8:00 pm.
Full Schedule of Events

Friday, August 19

6:00am Fox 25 Zip Trip in North End.  The FOX25 tradition puts the morning team in towns and cities across Massachusetts for a live broadcast. Each broadcast showcases the unique charm, pride and appeal of a local community and tells the stories of its people and places. See the flyer.

6:30am Free Boot Camp at Christopher Columbus Park.  Boston Parks Summer Fitness Series – free fitness programming in Boston Parks this summer.

6:30pm Crosstown Music Fridays at North Square. Crosstown Music Fridays in North Square, bringing original and classic live rock music, for free!

7:30pm The Sandlot Movie Outside at Boston Harbor Hotel, Rowes Wharf. A new kid in town is taken under the wing of a young baseball prodigy and his team in this coming of age movie set in the summer of 1962. Together, they get themselves into many adventures involving rival teams, lifeguards, and a vicious dog.

Saturday, August 20

12:00pm West End Children’s Festival at Charles River Park. The 11th Annual West End Children’s Festival is a free festival for children & families because we are “Better together!” Enjoy a day of food, games, attractions, art & crafts, and so much more!

1:00pm Colonial Dance Tunes and Love SongsIn the guise of itinerant musicians, Al Petty & Deirdre Sweeney perform popular 18th-century tunes such as “Mr. Isaac’s Maggot” and “Jack’s Health” on the penny whistle, flute, fife, & other instruments. [Located at the Paul Revere House, 11 North Square].

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

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