Daily Briefs

Weekend Guide: Cinco De Mayo, Aqua Pazza Opens, Park Celebrations, Jane’s Walk, North Square Oyster Coming Soon

Things to know for Friday & the Weekend!

Events for Friday, May 5th:

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.

Notable news found elsewhere:

Get Ready to Eat Towers of Seafood at North Square Oyster

North Square Oyster has been remodeled since taking the space of Gennaro’s 5 North Square, and it’s set to open later this month. Eater Boston has details on the menu, photos of food items and the decor.

What’s Up This Weekend: Cinco De Mayo, Arts Festival, Food Obsessions & More

Looking to get out this weekend? It’s the opening weekend of the Greenway Open Market which features handmade arts and crafts with plenty of food trucks. CBS Boston has more on weekend happenings throughout the city.

Aqua Pazza opened its doors:


Plan your events with the Community Calendar

Saturday, May 6

11:00am Playground Celebration at Christopher Columbus Park. The 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 Demonstration. Watch 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 Park. Individuals 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 Park. Reception 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 Museum. Jane’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.

Sunday, May 7

WALK FOR HUNGER SUNDAY. Regular Services are Cancelled as we participate & support Project Breads Walk for Hunger today. You can support our cause & provide much needed food for those in need by donating today, more information.

1:00pm BINGO! North End Seniors Bing Fundraiser at Nazzaro Center. BINGO!!! North End Seniors Bingo Fundraiser. Admission $25 for 3 cards, extra cards are available for $5. Pay by May 2nd get 1 card Free!

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

From the Community: 

Tresca’s Sunday Brunch Buffet. Tresca Executive Chef and Co-owner Richard Ansara is pleased to announce the launch of a Sunday Brunch Buffet. Available Sundays from 10 a.m.-1:30 p.m. and features traditional brunch and breakfast dishes with exciting flavors and creative twists. $22 per person and $12 for Children 12 and under. Visit trescanorthend.com for more information.

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.

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