Daily Briefs

Tuesday’s Briefing: Harbor ‘Tall’ Ship, Harrison Ford’s Visit, Remove Columbus Statue?

Things to know for Tuesday!

Events for Tuesday, June 6th:

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.

Soon enough the Tall Ships will fill Boston Harbor:


Notable news found elsewhere:

Here’s Harrison Ford with a tiny cup of gelato in the North End

This past Sunday, Harrison Ford dined at Trattoria il Panino and enjoyed a scoop of gelato while posing for a quick photo with restaurant manager Maria DelVecchio, The Boston Globe has more on celebrity happenings!

Boston statues: Are there ones that should be toppled?

New Orleans recently removed several statues honoring Confederate leaders, begging the question as to whether the Christopher Columbus statue in, Christopher Columbus Park should be removed? Curbed Boston has more a few statues in downtown Boston that could have grounds for removal.

Plan your events with the Community Calendar

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.

Thursday, June 8

10:45am Mah Johgg at North End Library. Friends of the North End Library invite you to join in on their weekly Mah Jongg game at the library, beginners always welcome! Just show up.

1:00pm West End Social at West End Museum, 150 Staniford Street. Former and current West Enders, your family and friends are all welcome at our next West End Social. This community gathering offers the chance to meet, mingle and enjoy the people and history of our neighborhood. It’s free and light refreshments will be served.

6:00pm Greenway Gala at Rose Kennedy Greenway Tent. The annual Greenway Gala will be held on the Rose Kennedy Greenway on Rowes Wharf Plaza at High Street. Enjoy an evening under the stars celebrating Boston’s premier public park, more information.

7:00pm NEWRA Monthly Meeting – Nazzaro Center, 30 N. Bennet Street. Recurring on the 2nd Thursday of the month. See www.newra.org for updates or email info@newra.org.

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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.

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

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