Community Daily Briefs

3 Things for the Weekend: Kids Music Day, Dog Show, Old North Pew, Tea Kettle Returns!

Three Things to Know for Today and the Weekend!

1. The community calendar has a busy weekend planned:

Friday, October 7

3:30pm 1st Annual Kids Music Day Workshop.  Head to our local library for this educational event featuring our guest teaching artist David Stevens! The topic of the workshop is “Rhythm” and it is suited for kids aged Kindergarten and up. This class is drop in, free and open to the public. [Boston Public Library, 25 Parmenter Street, Boston].

Saturday, October 8

10:30am RUFF Dog Show at North End Dog Park (Gassy).  Second Annual FUN DOG SHOW –  A fundraising event for our Dog Park! Registration is at 10:30 and the cost is $12.00 per dog entry.

10:30am I Piccoli Lettori. Join I AM Books for its Italian reading group for little ones! Children (0-4) and their parents will engage in multiple readings and games for a fun morning of Italian language and learning. [I AM Books, 189 North St, Boston].

[Also on Sunday, October 9]  12:00pm Wheel of Fortune Wheelmobile at Faneuil Hall Marketplace. Wheel of Fortune’s Wheelmobile, the show’s promotional vehicle, will be at Faneuil Hall Marketplace in search of good game players who are energetic, enthusiastic and fun. Searches will be held at 12 p.m., 1:30 p.m. and 3 p.m. with each show lasting about an hour. Everyone who attends the event will be able to submit an application. Participants will be selected to come to the stage and audition via a random draw.

1:00pm Paul Revere House: Colonial Dance Tunes and Love Songs. In 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. [19 North Square, Boston].

3:00pm John Tabellione – Pit Stops, Pitfalls and Olive Pits.  Have you always wondered what it would be like to brave Italy’s autostrada, steer the Amalfi Coast’s twists and turns, or carefully maneuver a medieval village’s streets, narrow as a strand of fettuccine? Have you already done it and want to commiserate?  [I AM Books, 189 North St, Boston].

2. North Square and the Paul Revere House facing downtown:

3. Catch up on the latest articles and post from alternate sources:

This Old Pew: #23 and 38 – Captain Arthur Savage & the First Lion in America

With a male lion, Arthur Savage marked the first exotic animal to set foot in the American colonies, which attracted countless amounts of colonists who were eager to see the animal from Africa. So  So who was Arthur Savage? Old North Church has more on his story.

The Steaming Tea Kettle returns

Do you often make your way to Government Center? Many are happy to welcome back the old Steaming Tea Kettle, which was re-installed above Starbucks on the edge of City Hall Plaza. The kettle returns after being dented by a truck this past May, more from UnviersalHub.

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

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