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Weekend Briefing: Tobin Bridge Work, Amtrak Options, Chocolate & Wine Pairing!

Happy Friday – Cheers to the Weekend!


Notable news found elsewhere:

Tobin Bridge Work to Resume

MassDOT is reaching out to remind commuters that work will resume next week on the Tobin Bridge as the three-year steel preservation and painting project continues. Lane closures will take place as platforms along the bridge are installed, permanent lane restrictions will begin the week of April 8th. MassDOT has more details.

Amtrak to expand weekend service between Boston and New York

Looking for a weekend getaway to North York City? Amtrak announced that they will be expanding their weekend service between Boston and New York City, with new departure times and added trips to help the weekend travelers. The Boston Globe has the full story.

Plan your events with the Community Calendar

Friday, March 24

5:00pm Let’s Talk About Opera. Opera Talk Italy’s Sabrina Ellis presents a lecture on Verdi’s opera “Nabucco.” Ellis will also talk about Giuseppe Verdi’s role as a patriot. Located at I AM Books, 189 North St, Boston.

6:00pm Wild Women of Boston Chocolate & Wine Pairing! Located at Old North Church, this unique workshop that offers four chocolate and wine pairings, featuring Old North’s very own colonial chocolate products from Captain Jackson’s Historic Chocolate Shop! Reserve your $42 ticket.

7:00pm Embracing the Ethereal: A Musical Journey of French and Minimalist Works with NEMPAC! Wine & appetizer reception begins at 6:00 p.m. – Bijou la Vida Art Gallery, 390 Commercial Street – NEMPAC is returning to the beautiful Bijou de la Vida Art Gallery for our March Concert Series Event, featuring a wine and appetizer reception, the chance to explore and enjoy a private North End Art Gallery, and the opportunity to meet the artists after the performance. Purchase tickets here.

Saturday, March 25

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.

6:00pm Cantautori – A Celebration of Italian Songwriters. Boston-based duo Matteo Casini and Stefano Salimbeni take their guitars and voices for an evening dedicated to the best of Italy’s modern songwriting tradition: From Battisti to De Gregori and Pino Daniele. I AM Books, 189 North St, Boston – Tickets available here.

Sunday, March 26

3:30pm LeggiAMO Insieme. A full immersion Italian story time and play. For children 4-7 and their parents. This event is free and open to the public, located at I AM Books, 189 North St, Boston.

From the Community:

North Slope of Beacon Hill Walking Tour. Although many people associate Beacon Hill with stately townhouses owned by wealthy Bostonians, there’s another side to the Hill. Explore the narrow streets and alleyways of the North Slope of Beacon Hill with Boston By Foot and Historic New England. Learn how this colonial port district evolved from its once unsavory reputation to become a significant force in the abolitionist movement and home to various immigrant groups and institutions throughout the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. More information.

Save the Date: NEAA Golf Tournament on August 7th. The Annual North End Athletic Association Golf Tournament will be held on Monday, August 7th. More information.

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