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Friday’s Guide: Scenic Snapshot, Old South Meeting House, Glass Harmonica, and More!

Things to know for the Weekend!

Events for Friday, May 12th:

6:00pm Marianne Leone – Ma Speaks Up. Marianne Leone’s Ma is in many senses a larger than life character, one who might be capable, even from the afterlife, of shattering expectations (and glass picture frames). Located at I AM Books, 189 North Street.

Boston Celtics Update:

Game 6: Friday, May 12th at 8:00 PM on ESPN, located at the Verizon Center in Washington D.C. – the Celtics lead the series 3-2.

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Featured Article:

Find Your Boston: Your Experience on a Silver Platter

Boston has enough history and sight-seeing to go around, from sports venues like Fenway Park to the Old South Meeting House in the North End. Boston Magazine has more on the USS Constitution, Old North Church, and other Boston artifacts

Plan your events with the Community Calendar

Saturday, May 13

10:00am American Treasures Book Talk by Stephen Puleo at North End Library, 25 Parmenter St. Stephen Puleo is an author, historian and a dynamic public speaker. Join us for an adventure learning about Stephen Puleo’s latest book “American Treasures: The Secret Efforts to Save the Declaration of Independence, the Constitution, and the Gettysburg Address. More information, located at North Bennet Street School, 150 North Street.

10:30am Un Regalo per la Mamma: an Ogopogo Children’s WorkshopMother’s Day is almost here! Come decorate a wooden picture frame with Ogopogo and snap a photo to fill it. Workshop limited to 10 children, ages 4-10. Located at I AM Books, 189 North Street, purchase tickets here

1:00pm Paul Revere House: Glass Harmonica Concert. Vera Meyer plays early American melodies on the intriguing instrument that Ben Franklin invented. The ethereal, haunting tones Meyer creates will mesmerize all who listen! Located at 19 N Square, Boston.

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

From the Community: 

LIT Boutique’s 10TH Anniversary SALE. This weekend LIT turns 10! To celebrate we’re honoring you, we want to say THANK YOU to our loyal customers and devoted community. Without you, we would not be LIT. Come in to any one of our four locations this weekend, May 12th – May 14th, and receive 20% off you entire purchase! Remember, life’s a party, you have to dress for it! Read the post.

Annual Celebration of Craft: Opening Reception. Join us for a “Meet the Makers” Opening Reception for our Annual Celebration of Craft: Student & Alumni Exhibit, on Thursday, May 18 from 7:00 to 9:00 pm. The event includes live music, wine, and light fare with proceeds from ticket sales benefiting student scholarship at the School. More information.

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