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Thursday’s 3 Things: New Citizens Welcome, NEWRA Meeting, 2 Cops Shot, Suspect Dead in Eastie

Three Things to Know for Thursday, October 13th!

1. The community calendar has the following events on the agenda:

9:00am Cheryl Cronin, CEO Boston Public Market Talks at Faneuil Hall Marketplace Rotunda. Faneuil Hall Merchants Association will host the fourth in the series, “Talks in the Rotunda,” with guest speaker Cheryl Cronin, CEO of Boston Public Market. Cronin will discuss what’s new at Boston Public Market including its fall programming and events. The event is free and open to the public.

2:00pm New Citizens Welcome Reception at Armenian Heritage Park. New Citizens Welcome Reception for Families & Friends following today’s Naturalization Ceremony. Enjoy the 12-piece Black Sea Salsa Band Salsa with Dance Caliente, luscious desserts & much more!

6:00pm Poetry reading and book presentation – Jennifer Martelli. The Uncanny Valley is a soulful collection that disrupts the head and the heart. Powerful as a thunderclap, these poems have grit, an undeniable doggedness in their examination of family, religion, gender, sex, and place. [I AM Books, 189 North Street].

6:30pm Light Show at City Hall Plaza. Mayor Martin J. Walsh will debut City Hall’s exterior lighting installation, a permanent fixture to highlight and enhance the building’s original design while livening up City Hall Plaza and increasing public safety. The unveiling will be made during this year’s final Beer Garden on the Bricks event, themed ‘Light Bright Beer Garden.’

7:00pm NEWRA Monthly Meeting – Nazzaro Center, 30 N. Bennet Street. The North End / Waterfront Residents’ Association (NEWRA) will hold their Annual Meeting, Election & Reception. View the agenda.

2. Does the North End charm ever get old?

3. Boston’s Trending Headlines:

Two Cops Shot in East Boston Gun Battle; Suspect Dead

Breaking news and developing story from a shootout in Eastie on Wednesday night. See Universal Hub for the latest.

Paul Pierce Wants To Retire A Celtic.

Paul Pierce may have hung up his sneakers when he left Boston, but he will officially retire as a Boston Celtic, where he spent 15 years of his career. More on the story at, CBS Boston.

Ben Stiller Is Filming His New Movie in Boston This Week

Ben Stiller, the famous actor set to star in Brad’s Status has been filming on Mass. Ave in Boston, along with Harvard Square and Milton Academy. Read the story at, Boston Magazine.

Boston Marathon bombing survivor to perform at cancer research fundraiser

Adrianne Haslet lost part of her leg in the 2013 Marathon bombing, but she will not let that get in the way of her passion of dance.  Read more on the story and view the full video at, WCVB Boston.

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

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