Happening Today: Mayor Marty Walsh speaks at the West End Civic Association, 6:00 p.m., Amy Lowell House 65 Martha Road. Doors open at 5:45pm. Open to the public.
Labor Day Weekend Fireworks Return Thursday, August 31st
Dual barges of fireworks return to Boston Harbor for fifth annual Labor Day Weekend Fireworks 2017. Thursday, Aug 31st. Public viewing along the HarborWalk from Christopher Columbus Park, Piers Park, and Fan Pier! Get your cameras ready! Show starts around sunset. #sotwbos #bostonharbor #fireworks #battleofthebarges 📸: Matt Conti
Notable News Found Elsewhere
The Conservation Law Foundation continues to investigate properties where public access is being curtailed on Boston’s Waterfront. In this latest piece, WGBH follows the group at the ICA where they were turned away by a private party on the Harborwalk. Listen at the WGBH website.
Amid talk about a new waterfront park in the Seaport District, The Boston Globe’s Scot Lehigh reminds us that we already have the Boston Harbor Islands and advocates for easier and cheaper access.
Plan your events with the Community Calendar:
Wednesday, August 16
3:00pm Coloring in the Courtyard at North End Library – North End Branch of the Boston Public Library, 25 Parmenter St. Discover the therapeutic benefits of coloring! Relax, reduce stress, and leave feeling restored. Coloring books and supplies will be provided, but participants are welcome to bring their own materials from home. More information.
5:00pm Tea and Tranquility at Armenian Heritage Park on the Greenway – Age-Friendly Boston, Greenway Conservancy & Friends of Heritage Park invite you, your colleagues & friends to join us for the third and final Tea & Tranquility next Wednesday, August 16. Read more and RSVP.
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 – Hanover Street and Cross Street – Get fit and stay healthy every week during the summer with Next Level Fitness!
7:00pm Disco Night with Stardust at City Hall Plaza – City Hall Plaza – City Hall Plaza favorite Stardust returns on August 16 for Disco Night featuring classic dance floor and pop hits.
Thursday, August 17
10:00am Kids Artist in Residence Workshop at Christopher Columbus Park – Participation is free but young children must be accompanied by an adult.
5:30pm Boston Workplace Fitness on the Greenway – Milk Street & Atlantic Avenue – 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.
From the Community:
Olshan Properties announced it has formed a joint-venture with Boston–based CV Properties, Normandy Real Estate Partners, and Harbinger Development to construct a mixed-use hotel and retail development in the historic part of Boston next to the famed Haymarket. Olshan Properties will assume responsibility for the project’s hotel and retail components while CV Properties will act as the lead developer with Harbinger as co-developer. Read the post.
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