Your brief for Wednesday, February 22nd!
Crystal Clear on the Prado:
From The Community:
Ash Wednesday Services at Old North Church: All are welcome to Imposition of Ashes and Holy Eucharist at Old North Church on Ash Wednesday, March 1 at noon and 6pm.
First Time Home Buyer Seminar on Saturday March 4th: Please join us at our 2nd Annual First Time Home Buyer Seminar to learn everything you need to know about buying your first home.
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Notable News from outside sources:
An environmental group is citing that a $260 million Seaport development project restricts access to the water. Despite the plan’s proposal of a $10 million extension of the city’s Harborwalk, the legal challenge from the environmental group says that the state environmental officials overstepped their legal authority, read more at The Boston Globe.
Long before the Paul Revere House became a museum in the early 1900s, Paul Revere had made his home something worth noticing. Using the windows to promote his political movement, Boston 1775 profiles how Paul Revere used this property for his benefit.
Fill your schedule with the Community Calendar:
Wednesday, February 22
10:30am Drop-In Family Activities: Exploring Home. What makes a house a home? Come explore some materials, techniques, and designs used in three centuries of construction in Boston. Free with admission to the Revere House, located at The Paul Revere House, 19 N Square, Boston. More information.
1:30pm Hansel and Gretel with Boston Lyric Opera at West End Library. Join Boston Lyric Opera to learn how we bring the story of Hansel and Gretel to life through music, acting, and movement. Two professional singers, a pianist, and a teaching artist will engage audiences in this interactive introduction to opera. [Located at 151 Cambridge St, Boston].
6:30pm Secret Lives of Pets Movie at Faneuil Hall Marketplace Quincy Market Lower Rotunda. Faneuil Hall Marketplace, a historic landmark, will be transformed into a movie theatre where families can come and enjoy a free movie and special discounted snacks and dinner options in the Colonnade. More information.
Thursday, February 23
10:00am Hands-on Tours of the Paul Revere House. [FOUR TIMES: 10:00 AM, 11:00 AM, 1:00 PM, 2:00 PM]
Designed to bring our oldest historic house to life by offering opportunities to engage with reproduction objects in each room and to consider 17th and 18th century life from a kids-eye-view, the approximately 30 minute tour is aimed at families.Free with admission to the Revere House, located at The Paul Revere House, 19 N Square, more information.
3:00pm Chefs in the Making at Boston Harbor Hotel. For School Vacation Week, the Boston Harbor Hotel is offering kids the chance to learn with two hotel chefs (and Dads!) at a special “Chefs in the Making” for a fun, educational afternoon of cooking! Reserve Tickets for $50.
6:30pm Captain America Movie at Faneuil Hall Marketplace Quincy Market Lower Rotunda. Faneuil Hall Marketplace, a historic landmark, will be transformed into a movie theatre where families can come and enjoy a free movie and special discounted snacks and dinner options in the Colonnade. More information.
Friday, February 24
10:30am The Pineapple Project at North End Library. The Pineapple Project, an original play about gender, creativity, and each child’s freedom to be who they are. The Pineapple Project was born during a moment of play between actor Mal Malme and her niece in which her niece said “Boys Can’t Be Princesses!” [25 Parmenter Street, Boston].
1:30pm Drop-In Family Activities: Exploring Home. What makes a house a home? Come explore some materials, techniques, and designs used in three centuries of construction in Boston. Facilitated by a staff member, families will have a chance to see historic building materials up close and learn about the architecture found in and around the Paul Revere House. Free with admission to the Revere House, located at 19 N Square, Boston – more information.
2:00pm Gami-bots and Race Cars! at West End Library. Join the West End Branch’s children’s librarian to build (and take home!) your own robots with origami bodies and simple motors that make them move, or dig in to the library’s store of recycled materials to make speedy race cars. Ideal for school-aged children. No registration required. Located at 151 Cambridge St, Boston.
4:00pm Make your own Carnevale superhero costume! Children’s workshop. Join Jenny and Francesca from Ogopogo as they help create your own super hero costume for Carnevale! Open to children of all ages and their families. At the end of the workshop, every child will take home his/her very own personalized costume! Located at I AM Books, 189 North St, Boston – Sign up here.
Keep up with what’s happening on the Events Calendar.
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