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Tuesday’s Guide: About Those Fireworks, Tall Ships Throwback, Boston Harbor Rescue, Candlelit Procession Tonight


Did you catch the surprise fireworks over the Boston Harbor last night? It sounds like it was related to an event in the Seaport District.

Things to know for Tuesday

Events for Tuesday, June 13th:

6:00pm St. Anthony of Padua Candlelit Procession – Starts at St. Leonard’s Peace Garden. A new addition this year is a 5pm Mass followed by a 6pm candle lit procession with the statue of Saint Anthony of Padua. June 13th is the traditional church date for the feast of St. Anthony. View the event posting.

6:30pm FOCCP Meeting – Friends of Christopher Columbus Park – Mariner’s House. Located at 11 North Square, go to FOCCP.org for more information.

Boston City Archives throwing it back to 1980:

Enjoy this 1980 photo of a Tall Ship in Boston Harbor

Of interest:


8 Boaters Rescued From Boston Harbor

Eight people were stranded near Rainsford Island in Boston Harbor as their 24-foot powerboat boat overheated and began taking on water. With the only cell phone on board, passengers made the call to police, CBS Boston has the story.

Plan your events with the Community Calendar

Wednesday, June 14

5:30pm Croquet on the West Lawn of Christopher Columbus Park. Croquet on the West Lawn of Christopher Columbus Park. The fun starts at 5:30 – 7:30pm. Free and open to all!

6:30pm Friends of the NE Library Meeting. Located at 25 Parmenter Street, more information.

6:30pm ISEE Info Session at North End Library, 25 Parmenter Street. If you are interested in having your child take the ISEE (Independent School Entrance Exam), Suzanne Klaus, founder of Renaissance Learners of New England and long-time test prep tutor, will join us and teach you what you need to know about the exam – including a briefing on the test format, helpful review books, and different strategies to maximize your child’s score. View the event posting.

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

Thursday, June 15

10:45am Mah Johgg at North End Library. Friends of the North End Library invite you to join in on their weekly. Beginners always welcome! Just show up. Located at 25 Parmenter Street.

4:00pm Tour of the Towns NEMPAC Instrument Petting Zoo – Myrtle Street Playground. NEMPAC and the Eureka Musician’s Ensemble will team up in an exciting “Tour of the Towns” this summer, bringing their fun and interactive Instrument Petting Zoos to Charlestown and Beacon Hill. At each event, Eureka musicians and NEMPAC Instructors will work with children to teach them about the different instrument groups that they specialize in, as well as to help them try out the instruments themselves.

5:30pm Boston Workplace Fitness. Cresa Boston would like to bring together employees in nearby offices to The Greenway to participate in a fitness program promoting wellness in the workplace. It’s all about networking, wellness and being outside on the beautiful Greenway! More information, located at Milk Street & Atlantic Avenue.

6:00pm A Night in White for the Cure at New England Aquarium. Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation Young Professionals host the 5th Annual Summer Event! WHAT: A Night in White for the Cure WHEN: Thursday, June 15th from 6:00-10:00 p.m. WHERE: The New England Aquarium, 1 Central Wharf, Boston, MA 02110 Ticket Prices Event Tickets: $75 (First 50), $85 through June 1, $95 through June 14. VIP Tickets: $150- Sipping with the Seals: Private reception in the seal exhibit 6:00-7:30PM. Open bar until 8:30PM.

6:00pm Stephen Passacantilli Campaign Kickoff at Filippo’s Ristorante. Stephen Passacantilli, candidate for Boston City Council District 1, kicks off his campaign in the North End on Thursday, June 15 from 6:00-8:00pm at Filippo Ristorante (283 Causeway Street in the North End). Stephen is running to represent the North End, East Boston, and Charlestown on the Boston City Council. All are welcome.

6:00pm North End Construction Update Meeting at Nazzaro Center, 30 N. Bennet Street. North End Construction Update Meeting the City of Boston will be hosting on Thursday June 15th from 6:00pm-7:30pm at the Nazzaro Center. Topics will include the Connect Historic Boston (Cycle Track) Project, Eliot School Construction, North Square Construction and Boston Water & Sewer Construction. This will be an open house style meeting, so stop by anytime between 6:00 and 7:30.

From the Community: 

Good Neighbors Nicholas and Anna Wilson. We live in an age where youngsters care for their environment as demonstrated by a brother and sister in Middleton, who head out with tools in hand and try to keep their corner of town free of street debris, continue reading.

Noise at Spaulding Rehab Center. The residents of 99 Fulton Street on a number of occasions have reached out to management to see if they would be willing to adjust the time that their trash gets picked up.  Every morning including week-ends the trash gets collected between 7:00-7:30.  The truck sits idle on the street while the workers walk to gather the trash bins, continue reading.

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

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