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Wednesday’s Guide: Heat and Rain, ISEE Test Info, Tower Funding Greenway?

Halfway – it’s Wednesday!

When you realize summer weather is finally here to stay:


But wait . . . 


Articles sourced from alternate outlets:

Greenway deal could clear the way for Winthrop Square tower

State Representative Aaron Michlewitz filed a bill to change laws governing shadows cast on Boston Common and the Public Garden for a potential 775-foot tower. Michlewitz, Mayor Walsh, state officials, and the Greenway Conservancy are finalizing a deal that could generate $2 million to $3 million a year in funds from the city, state, and neighboring property owners, The Boston Globe has more on the plan to offset greenway costs from establishing a trust fund.

Inside Boston’s Greenway, featuring beer garden, zipline and new public art

Looking for a rundown of summer happenings on the Greenway? From the new zip line to the several new art exhibits, neither have been as popular as the new Trillium Beer Garden
that is said to be Boston’s first open-air beer garden, MassLive has the full compilation.

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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