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Weekend Guide: 1909 #FlashbackFriday, Sen. Boncore Appointment, Glassware Banned?

Welcome to the weekend!

#FlashbackFriday to 1909 in the North End: 

Did you catch these articles?

Should glassware be banned from local bars?

City officials say there are no plans to ban glassware at bars after a series of assaults, which is “great news” to Donato Frattaroli, who owns Il Molo in the North End. The Boston Globe has more on the speculation around banning glassware at bars and restaurants.

Weekend open house tour: the North End and its water views

Spanning Commercial Street to Battery Wharf and Thacher Street, these classic buildings can be lost in the midst of all these new condo developments shooting up across the city. Boston Curbed has more on these listings in “an established neighborhood with proximity to the water’s edge.”

The Community Calendar has your weekend plans: 

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. 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. 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! 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.

Saturday, February 25

10:00am Ward 3 Democrats Caucus at Nazzaro Center. Registered Democrats in Ward 3 of Boston will hold a caucus to elect delegates to the 2017 Massachusetts Democratic Convention. Located at 30 North Bennett Street.

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].

From The Community:

Boncore Named Chair of Joint Committee on Housing Senate President Rosenberg appoints Boncore to Chair Housing, Vice Chair of Transportation, Health Care Financing

New Family Show “Frannie” at Improv Asylum (Free Tickets!)The Improv Asylum on Hanover Street in the North End is producing a new kids show that goes live this Sunday. They are offering free tickets to the first show!

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