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Thursday’s Guide: May the 4th Be With You, Spring Proof, Public Safety Meeting Tonight

“May the 4th be with you” – Things to know for Today:

Events for Thursday, May 4th

6:00pm NE Public Safety Meeting – Nazzaro Center, 30 N. Bennet Street. These meetings are open to the public and attended by Boston Police Area A-1.

3 photos that prove spring is here:




Plan ahead with the Community Calendar:

Friday, May 5

6:00pm Jane Healey – Author event and signing. Boston-based author Jane Healey joins I AM Books to present her newly published novel “The Saturday Evening Girls Club.” I AM Books is located at 189 North Street, more information.

Saturday, May 6

11:00am Playground Celebration at Christopher Columbus ParkThe Friends of Christopher Columbus Park are hosting their Annual Playground Celebration on May 6th starting at 11 a.m. New sand will be added to the sandbox and the playground will be cleaned. More information.

1:00pm Paul Revere House: Gilding DemonstrationWatch professional gilder, Nancy Dick Atkinson, apply gossamer thin sheets of gold leaf to wooden ornaments just as craftsmen did in Revere’s era. Located at 19 North Square, Boston, more information.

1:00pm World Labyrinth Day – Walk as One at 1 at Armenian Heritage ParkIndividuals are invited to participate in a global Labyrinth Society initiative – Walk as One at 1 in Peace & Harmony. Participants should arrive at 12:45pm for an introduction to walking the labyrinth. Following the walk will be a reception at 2pm to view the 2017 Abstract Sculpture configuration. More information.

1:30pm Reception to View 2017 Configuration of Abstract Sculpture at Armenian Heritage ParkReception to view the 2017 Configuration of the Abstract Sculpture, spilt dodecahedron, more information.

2:00pm Jane’s Walk West End Tour – Starts at West End MuseumJane’s Walk West End Tour, the cost is free. The event will begin with a Museum tour of the exhibit titled, Boston’s First Urban Renewal: The New York Streets. West End Museum is located at 150 Staniford Street.

6:30pm NEMPAC Board Meeting (North End Music and Performing Arts Center). Located at the Mariners House, 11 N Square, Boston, visit www.nempacboston.org for more information.

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

From the Community: 

Annual Friends of Christopher Columbus Park Playground Celebration on May 6thThe Friends of Christopher Columbus Park are hosting their Annual Playground Celebration on May 6th starting at 11 a.m.  New sand will be added to the sandbox and the playground will be cleaned. Free pizza from Benevento’s!  Kindercare will be organizing activities for the kids and a thank you to Joe’s American Bar for their support.  The North End Fire Truck will arrive for the kids to board, more information.

Pedestrian Walkway Opening at North Station on May 1. The MBTA has announced that on May 1, 2017, the pedestrian route for customers transferring from the Green and Orange Line exists at Causeway and Beverly streets into North Station Commuter Rail platform areas will be moved slightly to accommodate ongoing construction work. More information on closings

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