Daily Briefs

Monday’s Guide: Santa Maria di Anzano, Street Hockey Tourny, Food Truck Cleanliness, Lead Water?

The ‘need to know’ for Monday

Noteworthy articles:

Some Boston school water fountains get special filters after lead concerns

After several drinking fountains were shut down at four Boston Public Schools due to concerns over high lead levels, officials have reactivated these fountains after installing special filters. The Boston Globe has more on water in Boston Public Schools.

Food trucks more likely to be shut down for health risks than restaurants, city records show

Boston’s food truck scene has been exploding in popularity the past few years, but did you know that they are more likely to be shut down for serious health violations than restaurants? The Boston Globe has more on their violations and limitations with running water.

Feast season is underway:


Plan your events with the Community Calendar

Tuesday, June 6

1:00pm Colonial Weaving Demonstration – Paul Revere House. Located at 19 N Square: Talented craftspeople, Fred & Zoe Lawson demonstrate the art of creating cloth by hand and simple machines. Practice weaving on the small looms provided.

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

7:00pm Tax Considerations for Italians living in the US at Italian Consulate, Federal Reserve Bank Building. Located at 600 Atlantic Avenue, for security and space reasons, only the first 45 registered will be able to attend. Valid U.S. ID or passport is needed at entrance. More information.

Wednesday, June 7

5:30pm Croquet on the West Lawn of Christopher Columbus Park. Lasting from Wednesdays, June 7 – August 30th (except July 5th). The fun starts at 5:30 – 7:30pm, free and open to all!

6:00pm Katherine Wilson: The Mother-in-Law Cure. Full of lighthearted humor, sumptuous food, the wisdom of an Italian mother-in-law, and all the atmosphere of Elena Ferrante’s Neapolitan Novels, this warm and witty memoir follows American-born Katherine Wilson on her adventures abroad. Located at I AM Books, 189 North Street.

6:30pm Next Level Fitness Bootcamp. Get fit and stay healthy every week during the summer with Next Level Fitness! Located at Hanover Street and Cross Street, visit www.nlfhealth.com.

6:30pm Old North Foundation Speaker Series: Charles Sumner and Boston’s Revolutionary Tradition. Located at 193 Salem Street, Old North Foundation Speaker Series Charles Sumner and Boston’s Revolutionary Tradition. Speaker: John Stauffer is co-sponsored by the Longfellow House-Washington’s Headquarters. Tickets: “pay what you will” donation,  reserve your ticket here.

A few scenes from the street hockey tournament:




From the Community: 

Memorial Mass for Robert “Bobby” Church on June 10th. Memorial Mass for Robert “Bobby” Church will be held on Saturday, June 10, 2017, at 9:00 a.m. at Sacred Heart Church in Boston’s North Square. More information.

Fantastic Experience and Upcoming Performance – Boston Community Collaborative Theater Students. Boston Community Collaborative recently coordinated an amazing opportunity for four of its most experienced theatre students, ages 12-14.  These students participated in two classes within Suffolk University’s theater department.  BCC’s lead instructor, Ingrid Oslund has been a Guest Lecturer in these classes as an Alumni of Suffolk’s theater program, continue reading.

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

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