Things to know for the Weekend!

Events for Friday, June 9th:

6:00pm Newpoli performs Tempo Antico. NEWPOLI is a group of exceptionally talented musicians who specialize in Southern Italian Folk Music, mainly from the regions of Campania and Puglia. Located at I AM Books, 189 North Street.

6:30pm Glow in the Park at Greenway (Across fromRowes Wharf). Quickly becoming a favorite annual event in Boston, Glow in the Park is back for its 3rd year! Hosted by the Greenway Conservancy and Glow in the Park’s young professional Co-chairs and Event Committee (see below). Tickets available here.

7:00pm Armenian Heritage Park Benefit at THE KITCHEN at Boston Public Market. From 7pm – 10pm will be a Park benefit at The KITCHEN of the Boston Public Market. Support the Armenian Heritage Park’s ongoing care by collaborating with The KITCHEN chefs to prepare delicious meals! Advance reservations required, more information.

8:00pm Movie Night: On Golden Pond at Rowes Wharf, Boston Harbor Hotel. The movie starts at dusk. Norman is a curmudgeon with an estranged relationship with his daughter Chelsea. At Golden Pond, he and his wife nevertheless agree to care for Billy, the son of Chelsea’s new boyfriend, and a most unexpected relationship blooms.

North End Uniqueness: 

Notable news found elsewhere:

Thirsty Thursday: Cocktails, beer shaping the scene in North End

The North End restaurant scene has come a long way from just wine, pasta and pastries. These days, the young North End consumer is looking for a beer selection that spans beyond just Moretti and Peroni, the Boston Herald has more on the emergence of the beer market in the North End.

The Fake Monk Mafia is back and Faneuil Hall Marketplace is not having it

Seeing fake monks in Faneuil Hall? Signs throughout Quincy Market are warning tourists about saffron-robed “monks” who are scamming for dollars, UniversalHub has the story.

Plan the weekend with your Community Calendar

Saturday, June 10

10:00am From Italy to the North End, Book Talk by Anthony V. Riccio at 9 Hull Street. June 10, 10am, 9 Hull Street: From Italy to the North End: Photographs, 1972-1982. An illustrated book talk by Anthony Riccio, author and photographer and former director of the North End Senior Citizen Center. Sponsored by the North End Historical Society. FREE to NEHS Members. Ticket information at NorthEndBoston.org

11:00am Greenway Open Market. The Greenway Open Market is a vibrant open-air artisan market featuring talented area artists, crafters, and independent designers. Visitors will find exceptional art, locally produced products, and much more! Explore the parks, stroll tree-lined promenades, take in the city sights, soak up the sunshine, play in the Rings Fountain, grab a bite to eat at a food truck, and shop local at the Greenway Open Market! It’s truly an original Boston experience! Rings Fountain, Milk Street

1:00pm Glass Harmonica Concert – Paul Revere House. Vera Meyer plays early American melodies on the intriguing instrument that Ben Franklin invented. The ethereal, haunting tones Meyer creates as she places her wet fingers on the rims of rotating glass bowls will mesmerize all who listen! Located at the Paul Revere House, 19 N Square.

2:00pm “Soft Words are Like Roses”: Poetry Writing Workshop.  Co-sponsored by & held at Longfellow House-Washington’s Headquarters, free and open to the public. After attending John Stauffer’s lecture on Charles Sumner and Henry Wadsworth Longfellow at Old North Church, join us for an afternoon of poetry writing and exercise your own talents! Located at Old North Church, 193 Salem Street, advanced registration required, email reservationsat105@gmail.com to reserve your spot.

4:30pm Spaghetti Supper – Feast of Saint Anthony of Padua. Each seating is 90 minutes, tickets are $15 each. We are deeply sorry but due to our need to plan for attendees there will be no walk- ins; tickets must be bought ahead of time.

Sunday, June 11

9:00am Rising Sea Levels Forum at Museum of Science. Sea Level Rise and Extreme Precipitation: Preparing for Boston’s Uncertain Future. How should communities build resilience for dealing with weather and climate-related hazards in the coming decades? Participants will use visualizations to explore potential vulnerabilities to our infrastructures, social networks, and ecosystems from sea level rise and extreme precipitation events, then discuss potential strategies for addressing these threats, focusing on the priorities and needs of relevant stakeholders. Register Here.

1:00pm Race Amity Day. The Race Amity Day festival runs from 1 to 5 p.m., its free, and the public is invited. Among other attractions, it includes live music, an arts tent, free face painting and an appearance by Curious George for children. Food will be sold from some of Boston’s most popular food trucks. Other tents will feature information about local colleges, community services and health and wellness. Located at Parcel 15 + Parcel 16 in the Wharf District Parks at the corner of Milk Street and Atlantic Avenue.

The production of a violin:

From the Community: 

North End “Girl Friends” 2017 Reunion Set for September 30th. The 2017 North End “Girl” Friends Reunion will be held at Fillipo’s Ristorante, 283 Causeway Street, North End on Saturday, September 30 at 6:30 PM. Tickets are $55 per person, cash bar, parking adjacent to the eatery. Tables of 10 must be reserved. Deadline for purchasing tickets is September 13 made payable to Francine Capodilupo Gannon, 74 Commercial Street, Boston, MA 02109. View the event posting.

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