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Weekend Brief: Neighborhood Scenes, Greenway Market, Lawn Games, San Rocco Procession!

Your guide to the weekend!

Events for Friday, July 14th:

1:00pm Singin’ in the Rain Movie at North End Library, 25 Parmenter Street. Enjoy musicals old and new followed by discussion (and coffee and cookies!). Feel free to bring your lunch. Singin’ in the Rain (1952/103 mins), more information.

1:00pm Book Signing with Rico Petrocelli at Faneuil Hall Marketplace. Faneuil Hall Marketplace will host former Red Sox player Rico Petrocelli at Quincy Market from for a signing of his book, Tales From the 1967 Red Sox Dugout, written with Chaz Scoggins. View the event posting.

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.

7:00pm Sissy Castrogiovanni and Ehud Ettun concert. Located at I AM Books, 189 North Street, Tickets cost $15 and are available here.

8:00pm Outdoor Movie: “The Notebook” at Rowes Wharf, Boston Harbor Hotel. A poor yet passionate young man falls in love with a rich young woman, giving her a sense of freedom, but they are soon separated because of their social differences – movie starts at dusk.

Neighborhood Scenes:



Notable news found elsewhere:

New England Aquarium mourns colleague killed while freeing whale

Our neighbors at the New England Aquarium are mourning the loss of Joe Howlett, a lobsterman, boat captain, and certified whale disentanglement expert who was a research partner. Howlett was killed Monday by a right whale he had just helped free from an entanglement in waters off New Brunswick, Canada, The Boston Globe has the full story.

Plan your events with the Community Calendar:

Saturday, July 15

10:30am I Piccoli Lettori. Join I AM Books for its Italian reading group for little ones! Children (0-4) and their parents will engage in multiple readings and games for a fun morning of Italian language and learning. Located at I AM Books, 189 North Street.

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! Located at the Rings Fountain, Milk Street. [Also on Sunday, July 16 – same time].

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

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! The Paul Revere House is located at 19 N Square.

Sunday, July 16

1:30pm San Rocco Procession Through Boston’s North End. The procession will begin and end at the United States Coast Guard Base in the North End. The address for the United States Coast Guard Base is 427 Commercial Street.

8:00pm Movies at Christopher Columbus Park (Start at Sunset). Movies start at Sunset Brought to you by Friends of Christopher Columbus Park!

From the Community: 

Christopher Columbus High School Class of 1967 50th Reunion. Columbus High School Class of 1967 is having their 50th Reunion Party!! Contact Sid Massaro at 617-548-1549, sidmassaro@gmail.com or Sal LaRiccia 781-777-2756 sal.lariccia@gmail.com, let’s make this a great reunion!!!

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