Daily Briefs

Monday’s Brief: Solar Eclipse, Pasta Overflow, Fisherman’s

Things to know for Monday

Events for Monday, August 21st

Solar Eclipse: Monday’s Cloud Forecast, Timeline

The partial eclipse will begin in Boston at 1:28 p.m. when the moon takes its journey in front of the sun. Max eclipse with 63% of the sun blocked, will be at 2:46 p.m., ending at 3:59 p.m., more details.

6:30pm MSL Pilates Bootcamp. Trainer Ali Baldassare leads you through her signature Pilates Fusion Bootcamp class while a live DJ spins the hottest beats to create a unique and motivating environment! On the Greenway at Hanover and Cross Street.

Notable news found elsewhere:

State officials still undecided about fate of Boston’s only Confederate memorial

Following the trend throughout the country, officials have expressed interest in removing Massachusetts’s only Confederate memorial, located near Fort Warren on Georges Island. Fort Warren is a national historic landmark, so removal or relocation poses several challenges, continue reading at, The Boston Globe.

Boston suits DJ Sparks to a tea

Clinton Sparks, the Grammy-nominated DJ/producer/songwriter who has worked with Lady Gaga, Ludacris, T.I. to 2 Chainz, says he’s still a Boston boy at heart. “The North End is my favorite place in the world,” as he often eats at Dolce Vita for dinner and ends the night at Caffe Vittoria, read in full at, The Boston Herald.

Fisherman’s Feast & Pasta Overflow:




Plan your events with the Community Calendar

Tuesday, August 22

6:30pm Sunset Harbor Cruise with Friends of Christopher Columbus Park at Long Wharf. Boarding begins at 6:30pm. The boat leaves the dock near the Marriott Long Wharf at 7:00pm and returns at approximately 10:00pm. There will be complimentary Hors d’oeurves, a cash bar, 50/50 raffle, and the chance to win over $1,000 in prizes! This is an adults only cruise and tickets are $4, tickets available.

Wednesday, August 23

3:00pm Coloring in the Courtyard at North End Library, 25 Parmenter Street. 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. View the event posting.

5:30pm Croquet on the West Lawn of Christopher Columbus Park. Croquet on the West Lawn of Christopher Columbus Park. The fun starts at 5:30 – 7:30pm. Free and open to all!

6:30pm USS Constitution and Her Crew: At Home in Boston & At Sea. Old North Foundation Speaker Series USS Constitution and Her Crew: At Home in Boston & At Sea Speaker: Margherita Desy Tickets: “pay what you will” donation. Reserve your ticket here.

6:30pm Book Discussion “In the Garden of Beasts” at North End Library, 25 Parmenter Street. Join us to discuss Erik Larson’s 2011 nonfiction thriller “In the Garden of Beasts: Love, Terror, and an American Family in Hitler’s Berlin,” in which mild-mannered history Professor William E. Dodd becomes America’s first ambassador to Hitler’s Nazi Germany in 1933 ~ a year which proved to be a turning point in history. View the full posting.

6:30pm Old North Foundation Speaker Series, USS Constitution and Her Crew: At Home in Boston & At Sea. Old North Foundation Speaker Series USS Constitution and Her Crew: At Home in Boston & At Sea Speaker: Margherita Desy Tickets: “pay what you will” donation USS Constitution called Boston her homeport during her first quarter-century of service. More information.

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 Natural Wonder Band at City Hall Plaza. Natural Wonder features a full band experience complete with a crack rhythm section, horn section, and the formidable Gabriel Bello, a #1 Billboard-ranke d vocalist, producer and multi-instrumen talist, channeling the energy and artistry that has made Stevie Wonder an icon across decades and genres.

7:00pm North End Movie Night w/Pizza! at the Gassy, DeFilippo Playground. This movie night at the Gassy (Prince Street Park) will be playing Airbud! Pizza at 7pm and movie at dark. Free, all are welcome!

From the Community: 

Old North Outreach Mission Underway

The Old North Church’s third-quarter outreach mission “Room to Grow” is underway accepting items suitable for children under the age of three in excellent condition only. The church is seeking clothing, to size 5T, shoes to size 13, toys, books, baby carriers, slings, baby monitors, baby proofing items, baby room accessories, bathtubs, and more. View the posting for complete details.

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

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