Daily Briefs

Thursday’s Brief: North End Garden, Ironsides Restoration, Public Safety Meeting Tonight

Things to know for Thursday!

North End Gardening (sunshine to be determined):


News articles that may interest you:

All the drowning victims the press and the public don’t much care about

The Boston Globe reported that at least 11 bodies have been recovered from the Charles River since 2009. Yet, the number appears to be more than 40 bodies in that amount of time. UniversalHub has more on the case of Boston’s missing men.

‘Old Ironsides’ restoration nearing completion

This coming July, the USS Constitution will drop back into Boston Harbor, marking a milestone in a restoration program that has kept the warship in drydock for two years. According to the Navy, the ship won’t be fully outfitted for launch until September, but they noted that this is an important step in the restoration process. Read more at, The Boston Globe.

From the Community: 

Annual Celebration of Craft. Coming May 16 through May 31, North Bennet Street School’s Annual Celebration of Craft showcases work from the School’s talented community while promoting traditional craftsmanship across a variety of disciplines. More information.

Pope John XXIII High School Roncalli Prep 8th Grade Program. Academically advanced students often find that middle school academic programs lack challenge for them. This program is designed for students currently in grade 7 who are ready for advanced academic work in Humanities, Algebra, Science, Spanish and Computer Technology. More information.

Plan your events with the Community Calendar

Thursday, April 6

6:00pm FOCCP Membership Social at Living Room. Membership Social / Trivia Night – Delicious passed hor d’oeuvres, trivia games and cash bar. Tickets are $10 per person. Located at 101 Atlantic Avenue.

6:00pm Francesca Montillo – “The Lazy Italian.” Francesca Montillo is a native Italian and culinary instructor living in Boston, though she travels back to Italy on a regular basis. Located at I AM Books, 189 North Street, Boston.

6:00pm NE Public Safety Meeting – Nazzaro Center, 30 N. Bennet St. Attended by Boston Police Area A-1, all North End / Waterfront residents are welcome to attend.

6:30pm NEMPAC Board Meeting (North End Music and Performing Arts Center). Learn more about NEMPAC at www.nempacboston.org, the meeting will be held at the Mariners House, 11 N Square.

6:30pm MakeSpeak: Youth Edition at North Bennet Street School. North Bennet Street School (NBSS), the region’s premier center for craft, trade, and artisan education, presents MakeSpeak: Youth Edition. Join the contemporary craft community for an inspired evening packed with stories from innovative young sculptors, farmers, carpenters, and indie rock musicians. Register Here.

Friday, April 7

8:00am Flea Market & Bake Sale at Nazzaro Center. North End Friends of St. Francis House will be having our Annual Flea Market and Bake Sale to support the St. Francis House Homeless Shelter.  Also, you can help us by collecting your spare change over the next month and donating it on April 7th or 8th – it adds up fast. [Located at 30 N Bennet Street].

  • Friday April 7th from 8am to 6pm
  • Saturday April 8th from 9am to 1pm

6:00pm Sam Allis – Book presentation and signing. “A Hero of Two Worlds” is a book of sweeping historical fiction set in Rome in the early 1860s, when the great fight to transform Italy into a country was raging. Located at I AM Books, 189 North Street, Boston.

Saturday, April 8

10:00am NEMPAC Performathon at the Boston Public Market. Our annual Perform-a-thon, a benefit to raise funding for our children’s music scholarships, will be held once again at “The Kitchen” at the vibrant Boston Public Market.

10:00am Trials of Sacco and Vanzetti Presentation at 9 Hull Street. The Trials of Sacco and Vanzetti: Anti-Immigrant Sentiment Impacts the Italian North End. A presentation by Barbara Berenson, local author and curator of the Sacco and Vanzetti exhibition at the John Adams Courthouse in Boston.

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. Located at I AM Books, 189 North Street, Boston.

11:30am Easter Egg Scavenger Hunt at Faneuil Hall Marketplace. Join in the Easter fun on Saturday, April 8th for our annual Easter Egg Scavenger Hunt! Grab a clue sheet and basket and solve the clues to figure out which businesses around Faneuil Hall are hiding the candy filled Easter eggs! This free event begins at 11:30 am and is meant for children ages 1-13 years old accompanied by an adult. Supplies are limited, please show up right at the start time. Register for the event.

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

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