This Weekend, You Should Know:
Events courtesy of the community calendar:
Friday, December 9
5:30pm Caroling at the Greenway Carousel Caroling at the Carousel! Swing by The Greenway Carousel at 5:30p and help ring in the holiday season with live music, all-ages play opportunities, Carousel rides, a special light & sound show, local treats, more information.
6:00pm Old North Speaker Series: Monica Pelayo – Preserving Immigrant Detention. Preserving Immigrant Detention: Angel Island as Case Study. Speaker: Monica Pelayo. Between 1910 and 1940, Angel Island served as an immigration station in the San Francisco bay area. Unlike its East Coast counterpart, Angel Island was specifically constructed to detain and interrogate Asian immigrants attempting to enter the country. Register Here.
6:30pm 5th Annual Christmas Concert at Sacred Heart Church. Located at 12 North Square, Boston – the 5th Annual Christmas Concert will be presented by the Consulate General of Italy in collaboration with Com.IT.ES. and the Boston Conservatory. More information.
Saturday, December 10
10:00am Candyland Tournament at Faneuil Hall Rotunda. Faneuil Hall Marketplace will host the 12th Annual Candy Land Tournament to benefit Pitching in for Kids (PIFK). Join the fun as they compete for prizes while playing the classic board game. Travel down the “magical” road to “sweet” surprises while enjoying some of Boston’s best food tastings, local entertainment, arts, crafts, and more! Admission is $10/ per person.
10:30am Children’s Holiday Event at Re/Max 169 Salem Street. Children’s Event | Make-Your-Own Gingerbread House, the event is free. More information – Re/Max is collecting toys for Toys for Tots through December 16th.
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].
4:00pm Santa Skate and Toy Drive at Steriti Skating Rink. Located at 561 Commercial St. Boston, Join the North End Columbus Day Committee for some holiday fun while helping children in need. Please bring an unwrapped toy for a child. Enjoy some hot cocoa, cookies and other treats while singing Christmas carols with the Old North Choir! More information.
Sunday, December 11
1:00pm North End Christmas Parade – Starts at Puopolo Field, Commercial Street. The 46th Annual 2016 North End Christmas Parade is scheduled for Sunday, December 11th, starting at 1:00 p.m. when Santa Claus arrives by helicopter at North End Park (Puopolo Field). More information.
5:00pm Old North Church Christmas Concert at Old North Church, Salem Street. This years program includes arrangements of familiar Christmas carols and Christmas inspired works for choir and orchestra. The program includes German Baroque composer Christoph Graupner’s “Advent cantata”,Georg Philip Teleman’s Missa brevis, based on German Christmas carols and a cantata “Uns ist ein Kind geboren” for Christmas Day.
North End construction does build outs just a little different!
How can climate change impact the North End?
View several charts that highlight some of the key projected impacts of climate change that were detailed in a report released by city officials. The report examined how climate change will impact Boston and how the city can prepare and brace for the devastating effects. The Boston Globe has more on how the city plans to utilize their, “knowledge, talent and resources” to prepare neighborhoods and businesses for climate change.
Keep up with what’s happening on the Events Calendar.
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