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Wednesday’s Brief: Amergio Vespucci Viewing, Movie Night, Tea & Tranquility, Tent City Building Sold, Boston High Line?

Everything You Should Know for Wednesday!

Events for Wednesday, July 19th

3:30pm Italian Tall Ship Amergio Vespucci Public Viewing. This Italian navy training ship will be docked at World Trade Center Pier in the Seaport through Saturday, July 22nd. Board the ship Wednesday from 3:30pm – 4:30pm.

5:00pm Tea and Tranquility. Walk the labyrinth at the Armenian Heritage Park and enjoy tea & desserts, hosted by The Bostonian Hotel Boston and MEM TEA Imports.

5:30pm 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. Located at Hanover Street and Cross Street, get fit and stay healthy every week during the summer with Next Level Fitness!

7:00pm North End Movie Night w/Pizza at the Gassy, DeFilippo Playground, sponsored by Boston Community Collaborative. Pizza is at 7pm and this week’s movie “Trolls” begins at dark. The event is free, all are welcome!

Notable News Found Elsewhere:

Woman Hurt in North End Chimney Collapse Might Not Walk Again, Family Says

The young woman who was seriously injured Monday night after a chimney fell on her sustained injuries to her ribs, lungs and c6 vertebrae. She lost all feeling in her legs and most of the feeling in her arms. CBS Boston has more on this story, including information about her GoFundMe page.

‘Boston’s High Line’: Can a new waterfront park live up to the hype?

The Trustees of Reservations wants to build a park, similar to Manhattan’s High Line, along Boston’s waterfront. Curbed Boston questions, “Can the Boston park live up to such a hype?” A site has not yet been decided, but one of the options is Dry Dock #4 in the Seaport. Learn more about the Trustees’ projects in the Boston Globe.

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Plan your events with the Community Calendar:

Thursday, July 20th

10:00am Mah Jongg Drop-in at the North End Library. Friends of the North End Library invite you to drop in anytime between 10am and 2pm for Mah Jongg games at 25 Parmenter Street.

1:00pm NEAD Arts & Crafts at Mirabella Pool. North End Against Drugs will offer free Arts and Crafts Programs to the youth of the North End outside the concession stand at the Mirabella Pool every Thursday through August 10th from 1pm to 4pm.

5:30pm NEMPAC Summer Concert Series on the Prado. Located at the Paul Revere Mall, this is free and open to the public! This week’s performance features REVMA – Authentic Greek Roots Music. Read full artist descriptions and find full details at www.nempacboston.org.

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. Located at Milk Street & Atlantic Avenue.

6:30pm African American Heritage at the West End Branch Library. Author Rosalyn Elder discusses the legacy of our state’s African Americans. Books will be available for purchase at the talk. For more information visit: www.africanamericanheritagemassachusetts.com

Friday, July 21st

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.

From the Community:

NEAD Family Boat Cruise on Monday, July 31st. The North End Against Drugs annual Emily Pugliano / Bobby D family boat cruise will be July 31st from 7:30pm – 9:30pm. Space is limited, register now.

Boston City Group Brokers the Sale of Hilton’s Tent City Building – North Station Area. The North Station neighborhood landmark building located at 268-274 Friend Street, owned and occupied by Hilton’s Tent City for the past 50+ years, has been sold for $5,100,000 to 272 Friendly Lion LLC. Read more.

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