Three Things to Know for Monday, August 29th!
1. Notable news:
The Italian tradition of the St. Anthony’s Feast will bring nearly three hundred thousand people to the North End over the course of the festivsal. This year, the feast will not only be sending prayers to the communities impacted by the deadly 6.2 magnitude earthquake in Italy, but money as well. In fact, the Consulate General of Italy in Boston has asked restaurants to donate a portion of their profits to the hardest hit areas of the country, view the video and read more at, CBS Boston.
As it turns out there is pizza and pasta enthusiasts all throughout Boston enjoying good Italian food without a fancy night in the North End. According to Grubhub, the North End had none of the 10 most popular Italian eateries for delivery using the restaurant’s mobile and online ordering platforms, read the full article at, Boston.com.
2. The festivities continue with St. Lucy’s Feast!
5:00pm St. Lucy’s Feast at Endicott & Thacher Streets. The procession will be at 5:00pm, take a look at photos from the 2015 Procession.
6:00pm Free Zumba Class at Christopher Columbus Park. Providing the Boston Parks Summer Fitness Series, this free fitness programming in Boston Parks this summer will activate Boston parks while increasing opportunities for physical activity across Boston’s neighborhoods.
3. Carlos Arredondo marches in St. Anthony’s Procession
You know him as the man in the cowboy hat who ran in to help during the 2013 Marathon bombings. Carlos Arrendondo marched nearly all of Sunday’s Grand Procession with the St. Anthony’s Club through the streets of the North End. Here he is with two of the ribbon girls! (Photo by Matt Conti)
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