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Wednesday’s Guide: Fake Monks, Croquet, North End Moms, Biking Excitement!

Things to know for Wednesday!

Events for Wednesday, June 28th

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 Next Level Fitness Bootcamp. Get fit and stay healthy every week during the summer with Next Level Fitness! Located at Hanover Street and Cross Streets, visit www.nlfhealth.com for more information.

How was the skyline on Tuesday night? 

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Notable news found elsewhere:

It’s tourist season, and here come the monks

Fair warning! Even Rev. Stephen Ayres of the Old North Church can lose his patience when it comes to Buddhist monk look-alikes who bother tourists for money. “They’re a pain in the neck,” according to Rev. Ayres, who welcomes countless amounts of visitors each summer to Old North Church, The Boston Globe has the story.

10 Reasons It’s Great to be a North End Mom

You don’t have to look too far off of Hanover Street to find the actual neighborhood of the North End, away from the restaurants, bars, and landmarks. Having fallen in love with the neighborhood long before having her first child, she loves the neighborhood more as a Mom for more than just a few reasons, Mommypoppins.com has the top 10.

Commercial Street getting better for bicyclists

Greg Hum, a seasoned Boston bicyclist snapped this picture while he admired the new dedicated bike lanes on Commercial Street. “Is this Boston or am I dreaming?!?! New 2way protected commercial st cycle track is BOMB,” courtesy of UniversalHub.

Plan your events with the Community Calendar

Thursday, June 29

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, 25 Parmenter Street, beginners always welcome – just show up.

12:00pm Community BBQ at Polcari ParkThe Boston Harborside Home of Joseph A. Langone Jr. is sponsoring a Community Appreciation BBQ on Thursday, June 29th, noon to 3pm at Polcari Park on Prince Street. This free event will have burgers, hot dogs, chips, soda and fun! More information.

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! Located at Milk Street & Atlantic Avenue, visit www.cresa.com/boston for more information.

6:00pm Author event – Diana Pishner Walker. Diana as a first time author shared her non-fiction book ” I Don’t Want To Sit In The Front Row Anymore”, written as a memoir after the loss of both of her parents Anna and Louis Pishner within 7 months of each other. Located at I AM Books, 189 North Street.

Friday, June 30

11:00am Harborfest kickoff at Faneuil Hall Marketplace. Join Mayor Martin J. Walsh on Friday, June 30, from 11:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. as he kicks off the 36th Annual Boston Harborfest.

12:30pm NEMPAC Youth Improv FREE Performance at the Improv Asylum, 216 Hanover Street. Join NEMPAC’s Youth Improv Troupe for their final performance at the Improv Asylum after an exciting week of Improv camp! Improvisation, or improv, is a form of live theatre in which the plot, characters and dialogue of a game, scene or story are made up in the moment. More information.

1:00pm A Visit with Paul Revere – Paul Revere House, 19 N Square. David Connor brings Boston’s favorite patriot vividly to life. Ask him about the details of his midnight ride, inquire about his 16 children, or engage him in conversation about his activities as a member of the Sons of Liberty.

8:00pm Movie Night: “Notting Hill” at Rowes Wharf, Boston Harbor Hotel. The life of a simple bookshop owner changes when he meets the most famous film star in the world. The movie Movie starts at dusk!

From the Community: 

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District 1 Candidate Stephen Passacantilli Sponsors NEAA BaseballThe North End’s own Stephen Passacantilli, candidate for District 1 City Councilor, donated $350 to pay for a case of baseballs for the Dodgers baseball program. At Saturday’s NEAA Youth Major’s Allstar game, Stephen stopped by to present a check to NEAA Baseball & Sports Coordinator John Romano and Dodgers Commissioner Ralph Martignetti, view the post.

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

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One Reply to “Wednesday’s Guide: Fake Monks, Croquet, North End Moms, Biking Excitement!

  1. 12 noon – 4pm in Christopher Columbus Park
    Independence Day Celebration – it’s for the kids (young & old)
    See Facebook page Friends of Christopher Columbus Park or visit website at http://www.foccp.org

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