Community Daily Briefs

3 Things & Photo Friday: A Good Sign, Pallotta’s Earthquake Relief, Harbor Fireworks!

Three Things to Know for Today and the Weekend!

1. Well. . . maybe this is why Commercial Street is getting Cycle Tracks:

2. Article from the Globe:

Football cares. So does Jim PallottaJim Pallotta, the former hedge fund guru from Boston’s North End has deep family roots in Italy, and is using his charitable resources to drive efforts to help after the devastating earthquake. As president of AS Roma (the beloved Italian soccer team) he has set up an online auction site that lets football fans donate, continue reading at The Boston Globe.

3. On deck for today and the weekend:

Friday, September 2

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

7:30pm Star Trek (2009) Movie Outside at Boston Harbor Hotel, Rowes Wharf. The brash James T. Kirk tries to live up to his father’s legacy with Commander Spock keeping him in check as a vengeful, time-traveling Romulan creates black holes to destroy the Federation one planet at a time.

Saturday, September 3

1:00pm Paul Revere House: Colonial HerbalistLearn about the healing benefits of common and uncommon plants from a true expert. Judy Grillo portrays a colonial herbalist demonstrating techniques and wisdom passed on by generations of women who cared for their families with plants grown primarily in their kitchen gardens. [Located at 19 North Square, Boston]

8:30pm Fireworks over Boston Harbor For the fourth year in a row, fireworks are back on the harbor, on Saturday night over Labor Day weekend! The barge will be located in the center of the inner harbor, with viewing from the North End, Seaport, and East Boston. The fireworks will be illuminating the skyline with spectacular volleys set to music.  Best viewing locations are the North End’s Christopher Columbus Park and Long Wharf, East Boston’s Piers Park and the Seaport’s Fan Pier.  The fireworks and music will also be televised live on New England Cable News (NECN) beginning at 8:00 pm, with music also broadcast on via the Atlas PyroVision smart phone app beginning at 8:30 pm EST.

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

Weather Forecast:

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