Daily Briefs

Wednesday’s Brief: Easter Planning, Marathon Carbs, Shark Exhibit, A/C Already?

Things to know for Wednesday:

Main Event for Wednesday, April 12th:

6:30pm Friends of the NE Library Meeting. Located at 25 Parmenter Street in the North End, visit friendsnelibrary.org for more information.

Air conditioning, too soon?


Notables news found elsewhere:

Where to get your carbs on before the Marathon

Looking to load up on carbs for the Boston Marathon this year? With race day on April 17th fast approaching, there are several places to get your pasta dishes, including Lucia in the North End, where they’re serving up Gnocchi with capers and veal. The Boston Globe has the full rundown.

Up close and personal with sharks in Aquarium’s new exhibit 

A few North End kids usually love looking at a few sea turtles, but today their eyes were fixed as they stood nose to nose with a shark at the Aquarium’s new, “Science of Sharks” exhibit. The Boston Globe has more on the story.

Plan your events with the Community Calendar

Thursday, April 13

6:00pm Sicily Meets Jazz – Sissy Castrogiovanni 4tet. Sissy Castrogiovanni 4et, feat. Andrea Beneventano. A night of fine jazz, with special guest internationally acclaimed, Sicilian pianist, Andrea Beneventano. Buy tickets here.

7:00pm NEWRA Monthly Meeting – Nazzaro Center, 30 N. Bennet Street. View the agenda for the April 2017 monthly NEWRA meeting, which will cover several topics including Rep. Aaron Michlewitz, a Snow Hill Street roofdeck, WalkBoston and the Greenway Conservancy.

Friday, April 14 [Good Friday]

10:30am Caravan Puppets: Passage to Freedom Passover Celebration at West End Library. Caravan Puppets: Passage to Freedom Passover Celebration – Friday, April 14, 10:30 a.m. Children enjoy this interactive, professional puppet show that focuses on the values of freedom and choices, as told through the lens of the Passover story. Located at 151 Cambridge Street, Boston.

6:00pm Roseann Sdoia – Book presentation and signing. Perfect Strangers is about recovery, about choosing joy and human connection over anger and resentment, and most of all, it’s about an unlikely but enduring friendship that grew out of the tragedy of Boston’s worst day. [I AM Books, 189 North St, Boston].

6:30pm Suffering & CompassionGood Friday Celebration at Boston Harbor Community Church – Suffering & Compassion will be held between 6:30p and 9:00pm. The celebration is an interactive contemplation, with 8 stations based loosely on the traditional stations of the cross. Boston Harbor Community Church, 9 Salutation Street, Boston. More information here.

From the Community: 

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Holy Week and Easter at Old North ChurchThe following events are taking place during Holy Week at the Old North Church:

  • Maundy Thursday, April 13, 6:30pm Agape Supper in the Parish House followed by solemn stripping of the altar
  • Good Friday, April 14, 1:00pm Solemn Worship
  • Family Easter Service and Egg Hunt, Sat. April 15, 3:30pm
  • Easter Sunday, April 16, Festival Services at 9am and 11am

Easter Service/Breakfast at Boston Harbor Community Church. We invite our North End neighbors to join our 10:30am Easter Service this year is titled “Come to the Table” and will be conducted with a combined breakfast, more information.

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

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