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Friday’s Brief: Plaza Palooza, Boston Pizza Festival Weekend

Here is your Friday Briefing:

Events for Friday, July 7th

12 Noon Plaza Palooza at City Hall Plaza. The City of Boston will host the third annual summer kick off on the City Hall Plaza “front lawn.” “Plaza Palooza” will welcome summer to City Hall, and include lawn games, music provided by 103.3 AMP Radio, and food for purchase. The event is free and open to all.

6:00 PM Friday Afternoon Concert Series at Sam Adams Park (Faneuil Hall). Fridays in July and August, this concert series will showcase local music.

8:00 PM Captain America at Rowes Wharf Boston Harbor Hotel. The Boston Harbor Hotel is continuing its free movie nights on Fridays this Summer with Captain America. The movie starts at 8 PM!

North End Park on the Greenway

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Notable news found elsewhere:

Perfect Place for a Picnic

Boston’s got many swaths of lawn for a casual, outdoor meal — and plenty of places to find perfect to-go picnic provisions. Here are five al fresco picks — for where to plop down your picnic basket, as well as recommendations for where to grab the goodies. Among the picks are Christopher Columbus Park, Rose Kennedy Greenway and Boston Public Market. Keep reading at the Boston Globe.

Parts of Boston used to really stink

In 1878, the Boston Board of Health published this map of the smelliest places in Boston and Cambridge. Not surprisingly, the waterfront along Boston Harbor is marked several times. Via Universal Hub.

1954 St. Anthony’s Feast Procession

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Plan your events with the Community Calendar

Saturday, July 8th

11am-6pm Open Canal Street. For the afternoon, the West End’s two-block Canal Street will shut down to vehicles, and open up for pedestrians, who will be able to shop, dine and enjoy the atmosphere of Boston’s West End. More details.

11am-5pm The Greenway Open Market is a vibrant open-air artisan market featuring talented area artists, crafters, and independent designers.

12pm-10pm Boston Pizza Festival at City Hall Plaza. Boston’s first ever Pizza Festival featuring celebrated local and international pizza vendors, live music, beer, wine and more. The first of its kind, The Boston Pizza Festival will give Bostonians the opportunity to try some of the best, mouth-watering pizza by the slice, prepared fresh by handcrafted pizza ovens. Partnerships with VPN (Naples-based Associazione Verace Pizza Napoletana) and Marra Forni will give the 2-day event an incomparable advantage, by supplying 30 handcrafted pizza ovens that will prepare the pizza on-site. More information.

12pm-4pm Lawn Games at Christopher Columbus Park. Saturday Lawn Games on the West Lawn (corn hole, croquet and more!) — Noon to 4p.m.

Shows at 1:00 PM, 1:45 PM, & 2:30 PM Fife and Drum Concert at Paul Revere House Treat yourself to a sprightly concert of fife and drum music! Dressed in civilian clothing reproduced from period originals, alarm company members play marches and beat out cadences used to warn citizens of impending attack.

Sunday, July 9th

12pm-10pm Boston Pizza Festival at City Hall Plaza. Boston’s first ever Pizza Festival featuring celebrated local and international pizza vendors, live music, beer, wine and more. The first of its kind, The Boston Pizza Festival will give Bostonians the opportunity to try some of the best, mouth-watering pizza by the slice, prepared fresh by handcrafted pizza ovens. Partnerships with VPN (Naples-based Associazione Verace Pizza Napoletana) and Marra Forni will give the 2-day event an incomparable advantage, by supplying 30 handcrafted pizza ovens that will prepare the pizza on-site. More information.

2pm Madonna delle Grazie Procession. Starts at St. Leonard Church, Hanover & Prince Streets. View all the information for the 2017 processions & feasts.

Little Prince Street

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From the Community:

BUILDing Forward exhibition opens at BSA Space on July 24

BUILDing Forward (July 24–October 6, 2017), an exhibition sponsored by the Autodesk BUILD Space, explores the innovation around ‘making’ in the building and infrastructure industries—both material fabrication and larger construction. See the post.

Book Signing for Red Sox Legend Rico Petrocelli

Faneuil Hall Marketplace will host former Red Sox player Rico Petrocelli on Friday, July 14 at Quincy Market from 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM for a signing of his book, Tales From the 1967 Red Sox Dugout, written with Chaz Scoggins. See the post.

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