Daily Briefs

Wednesday’s Brief: Popular Parks, Concrete Sidewalks, Spring Concert, RUFF Fundraiser

Things to know for Wednesday 

Events for Wednesday, May 24th

12:30pm St. John School Spring Music Concert. St. John School Spring Music Concert featuring performances from all grades at SJS under the direction of Ms. Whittington and Ms. Dietrich. Located at St. Stephen’s Church, 401 Hanover Street.

5:30pm RUFF is hosting a dog park fundraiser this Wednesday, May 24, from 5:30 pm – 8 pm at Crudo on Salem Street in the North End. Enjoy bites, wine, and company while supporting a local cause. Tickets are $50 and can be purchased here or at the door.

6:00pm “Clue” Play at Improv Asylum, 216 Hanover Street. Six guests attend a dinner party, hosted by a butler and a maid, each guest using a colorful pseudonym.They are all connected in some secret, humiliating manner. They are all also being blackmailed. These tickets are free, view the event posting.

6:00pm Jonh Gennari – “Flavor and Soul” book presentation. In the United States, African American and Italian cultures have been intertwined for more than a hundred years. Located at I AM Books, 189 North Street.

Patriots WR Brandon Cooks & Tuesday’s Sunset:

Notable news from alternate sources:

These are the most popular parks in Boston, according to check-in data

Boston’s green space packs up when the weather gets warm, luckily there are spaces throughout all of Boston to enjoy some greenery. Christopher Columbus Park was marked as the 6th most popular park in Boston, Boston.com has the full list of top 10.

Concrete paths irk North End residents

North End residents are consumed with construction projects that are not only causing noise and clutter, but they’re also being finished with concrete sidewalks, rather than the historic brick sidewalks. The Boston Herald has more on those who feel that it can be accessible while keeping the historic character of the neighborhood.

Scheduled on the Community Calendar

Thursday, May 25

6:30pm Public Hearing on Old North Washington Garden Design at 193 Salem Street. Located at Old North Church, the public hearing for the Washington Garden design will be held on Thursday, May 25 at 6:30 at Old North Church, 193 Salem St. The meeting will be led by landscape architect, Sean Sanger.

From the Community: 

Boston Community Collaborative Congratulates Instructor Ms. Ingrid Oslund. Boston Community Collaborative is thrilled to congratulate its lead dance and drama instructor for being featured in recent and upcoming events in the Boston Theatre Scene. On May 7th, Ingrid was featured on Company One’s panel of emerging artists at the “Callage Mixah” for their production of Peerless at the Boston Public Library. Ingrid’s work will be featured at Theater on Fire’s Cabinet of Curiosities, continue reading.

Boston Public Market to kick off summer with Red’s Best Lobster Fest & Block Party: June 17th. Boston Public Market vendor and local seafood supplier, Red’s Best, will celebrate the start of the summer season with a casual Lobster Fest & Block Party on the Market’s outdoor plaza space parallel to the Rose Kennedy Greenway. Read the post for full details on the event.

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

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