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Friday’s 3 Things: Italian Heritage Month, Il Molo, Blessing of the Animals!

Three Things to Know for the Weekend!

1. Want to know your weekend plans? No problem, it is posted below:

Friday, September 30

5:45pm October Heritage Month Kickoff at State House.  The annual kickoff of this year’s Italian American Heritage Month will be in the State House Chamber, located on the 3rd Floor. Coro Dante will be performing the American and Italian national anthems and other musical selections. The performers will be vocalist Stefano Marchese, performing with Scanzonati, a prestigious project with Berklee faculty members, Andrea Pejrolo on bass, Somer O’Brien on accordion, Dan Smith on saxophone, David Lo Cascio on drums and Gilad Barakan on guitar. A proclamation by Governor Charlie Baker will be read by Lt. Governor Karyn Polito. Honored Guest: Consul General of Italy, Nicola De Santis. Free and open to the public. Refreshments will be served. Attend with friends and family and show your support of October Italian Heritage Month!

Saturday, October 1

11:00am Reconciliation Service at St. Joseph’s Society Club.  Fr. Jack Izzo, SJ will be conducting a reconciliation service for the benefit of all. Located at St Josephs Society Club, 6 Hanover Street, Westfield, MA.

1:00pm Paul Revere House: Gilding Demonstration. Watch professional gilder Nancy Dick Atkinson apply gossamer thin sheets of gold leaf to wooden ornaments just as craftsmen did in Revere’s era. [19 North Square, Boston].

Sunday, October 2

11:00am Bishop Uglietto & Fr. Jack Izzo, SJ Celebrate Mass at St. Stephen’s Church. All are welcome to attend this Mass with Bishop Uglietto and Fr. Jack Izzo, SJ [St. Stephen’s Catholic Church, 24 Clark Street, Boston, MA].

1:30pm Blessing of the Animals on the Prado. Annual celebration of the Feast of St. Francis. Bring your dogs, cats, guinea pigs and turtles. All creatures great and small!  for a short liturgy and a personal blessing for each animal.

2. Do you see your reflection?

3. Notable News found from outside sources:

Armando Paolo, 81; made pizzas, memories at Cambridge shop

Armando Paolo, who always enjoyed going down to the North End and being with his friends, built a Cambridge pizza shop that developed such a loyal following from the longtime customers who have patronized Armando’s Pizza on Huron Avenue for 45 years. From one generation to the next, read The Boston Globe for more on his pies and Mr. Paolo himself.

At Il Molo, it’s down a few stairs to the Mediterranean coast

A seafood-focused restaurant called Il Molo has opened in the North End with chef Pino Maffeo, who has worked in several local restaurants. Focusing on Subterranean coastal, you enter the restaurant by walking down a flight of stairs into a meandering space of white and Mediterranean blues, continue reading at, The Boston Globe.

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