Community Daily Briefs

Weekend Guide: North End Humor, NEAD Bingo, RUFF Weekend, TD Security!

Things to know for the Weekend:

Event planning with the Community Calendar

Saturday, January 28

10:00am Movie Showing: Boston’s North End at North End Library. There will be a showing of “Boston’s North End – An Italian American Story” sponsored by the North End Historical Society. Located at 25 Parmenter Street, more information.

2:00pm RUFF Event at Polkadog on Salem Street. PolkaDog is hosting RUFF and all of their members for an afternoon of fun. Giveaways, food, beverage, doggie treats and discounts. Located at 57 Salem Street.

Sunday, January 29

10:00am Coffee with RUFF at Richmond Street Dog Run. Richmond Street Dog Run – Neighborhood coffee and doughnuts! Come get to know other dog owners and enjoy some morning coffee and treats.

1:00pm North End Against Drugs BINGO Fundraiser. North End Against Drugs will be having their annual Bingo Fundraiser for Adults! There will be 20 games including a coverall finale. We will have free coffee and desserts for all players, as well as raffles and a free door prize as well. Contact Karen D’Amico –,  Located at 30 N Bennet Street.

6:00pm CityFeast at North End Restaurants. CityFeast, a special dining experience in Boston’s North End, returns for its twelfth year to benefit Joslin Diabetes Center’s High Hopes Fund. Includes a 5-course dinner and wine pairings at the participating North End restaurants. Tickets here.

There really is no other neighborhood like it!

Articles of interest to North Enders:

TD Garden cuts ties with firm accused of beatings

Several accusations have been released about the conduct of the Allied security guards and their treatment to homeless people at TD Garden. The contracted security company had several allegations of guards routinely shoving, kicking, and dragging the people who took shelter there. With these allegations, TD Garden president Amy Latimer announced that the Garden will cut ties with the security company, read more at The Boston Globe.

How to do Boston on a budget

Boston is known to be pricey, especially when traveling the city as a tourist and trying to experience everything Boston has to offer. There are a few noted attractions in the North End neighborhood, where you can “literally taste the diversity” while grabbing a pasta dish and heading to the nearby Boston Public Market, TTG Media has the full story.

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

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