Community Daily Briefs

3 Things for the Weekend: Veterans Day, “Let’s Stick Together!”

Happy Veterans Day! Three Things to know for the Weekend: 

1. A busy weekend according to the community calendar:

Friday, November 11

8 am-2pm. North Street Grille is offering a free breakfast to all Veterans as well as active duty Military. Stop by and choose from a traditional egg plate, pancakes, or french toast, all served with coffee. Thank you for your service! Please be prepared to present your military ID, [229 North St, Boston].

5:30pm Tonino, John G. Stoffolano Jr. – Book Talk & Signing. Located at I AM Books, 189 North Street. More information.

Saturday, November 12

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].

1:00pm Meet the Maker & Chocolate Tasting at Shake the Tree. Boston-based Apotheker’s Kitchen will be serving up tastes of their honey-sweetened chocolates and marshmallows!

11:15am Veterans Cruise to Harbor Islands at Long Wharf. Honor our veterans and active military with a special cruise highlighting the military history of the Boston Harbor Islands National and State Park. Visit to Fort Warren on Georges Island includes island tours, Junior Ranger activities, Civil War lawn games, stories of the island, and commemorative wreath laying, more information – reserve tickets.

Sunday, November 13

11:00am British Remembrance Day Service at Old North Church. Traditional British Remembrance Day Morning Prayer followed by festive coffee hour, more information.

2. Given the past few days, this post stood out on the social media feed!

3. Did you see these articles?

Brilliant new Greenway mural is a tromp l’oeil triumph

The new Dewey Square mural on the Greenway certainly takes a second to digest due to the shadowing effect of the art. The mural was done by Mehdi Ghadyanloo, an Iranian artist, the mural is wanly titled “Spaces of Hope,” see photos and read more information at The Boston Globe.

Meehan, citing high rental costs, buys $1M Boston waterfront condo

Marty Meehan, the President of UMass, recently closed on a $975,000 condo in the Harbor Towers located right on the Boston Harbor. Equipped with his $60,000 annual housing allowance as part of his UMass compensation package, Meehan cited that rent prices were soaring and it made more sense to buy, the Lowell Sun has more.

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

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