What You Should Know for Friday!

Friday, July 21st

10:30am Last Chance to Board the Italian Tall Ship Amergio Vespucci! This Italian navy training ship will be docked at World Trade Center Pier in the Seaport through Saturday, July 22nd. Friday’s public boarding times are 10:30am – 12:00pm and 3:30pm – 5:30pm.

6:00pm Friday Afternoon Concert Series. Fridays in July and August, this concert series will showcase local music, located at Sam Adams Statue, Faneuil Hall.

8:00pm Outdoor Movie: “Cheaper by the Dozen” at Rowes Wharf, Boston Harbor Hotel. Movies begin at dusk. See the line-up for the rest of the summer here.

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Notable News from Elsewhere:

A Bostonian’s guide to oysters

When you live in this city, the world is your oyster—or, at least, a world of oysters are available to you. If you’re wondering how to navigate all of that, meet the upper echelon of local experts in this Boston.com article.

Kenneth Allard’s “North End Frank” to appear on Fenway menu

Chef Kenneth Allard is the 2017 Kayem Next Fenway Frank winner! In discussing his creation he said, “When I thought about the hot dog and food of Boston, the most prevalent area in Boston is the North End. When I came up with that, all the ingredients just rolled off my head.” Check The MetroWest Daily News to learn the North End Frank toppings!

New Celtics center Aron Baynes is wasting no time digging into Boston’s food scene

Aron Baynes has been on a lobster roll tour since moving to Boston, visiting several popular Boston restaurants, including Pauli’s and Neptune Oyster in the North End and James Hook & Co. on the waterfront. Read more and watch an interview clip on Boston.com.

WS Development Engages OMA to Design Mixed-Used Project in Boston’s Seaport District

A Massachusetts-based property developer has engaged OMA to design its mixed-use retail and office project located at 88 Seaport Boulevard. The space will feature office space, retail and space for civic/cultural use. Boston Real Estate Times has all the details and a photo rendering.

Neighborhood Photo Quiz:

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Plan your events with the Community Calendar:

Saturday, July 22nd

10:00am Garden Walk & Library Lecture at Christopher Columbus Park. Kerry Ann Mendez, award-winning garden educator, will walk and talk about perennial plants at Christopher Columbus Park and then give an entertaining lecture at the North End Library. Walk begins at 10am at the Christopher Columbus statue. Lecture and book signing begin at 11:45am at the library.

11:00am Greenway Open Market. This vibrant open-air artisan market features talented area artists, crafters, and independent designers. Visitors will find exceptional art, locally produced products, and much more! Located at the Rings Fountain, Milk Street.

12:00pm Lawn Games at Christopher Columbus Park (West Lawn). Saturday lawn games include corn hole, croquet and more! — Noon to 4p.m. Brought to you by Friends of Christopher Columbus Park!

1:00pm Colonial Basket Weaving – Paul Revere HouseRather than in plastic bags or cardboard boxes, colonists stored cheese, chickens, and candles in specially designed baskets. Fred Lawson weaves and sells reproductions copied from period originals. Free with museum admission.

7:00pm Caliente: A Celebration of Latin Music and CultureCaliente! returns to City Hall for its 10th year, celebrating Latin music, art, and dance. This free event will take place on Saturday, July 22, from 7pm to 9pm. Bachata Heightz headline the tenth annual Latin music festival.

Sunday, July 23rd

9:00am USS Constitution Floats Again as Dry Dock Filled at Charlestown Navy Yard. Come celebrate “Old Ironsides’” much-anticipated return to the water! Dry Dock 1 will be filled and USS Constitution will cross its threshold into Boston Harbor after a two year restoration. The USS Constitution Museum will be open until midnight.

8:00pm Movies at Christopher Columbus ParkThis week’s movie will be “Despicable Me 2”. Brought to you by the Friends of Christopher Columbus Park!

From the Community:

Opening Reception: BUILDing Forward. On July 27, 6:00-8:00 pm, don’t miss the opening reception for BUILDing Forward, an exhibition sponsored by the Autodesk BUILD Space that explores the innovation around ‘making’ in the building and infrastructure industries—both material fabrication and larger construction.

Tea and Tranquility at the Armenian Heritage Park on Wednesday was a great success! Mark your calendars for the next organized labyrinth walk on August 16th.

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

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