Daily Briefs

Wednesday’s Briefing: Gassy Movie Night, Boston’s Harvey Relief, $10B Harbor Barrier?

What you should know for Wednesday!

Events for Wednesday, August 30th:

Final day of Road Milling on Commercial Street & Atlantic AveAugust 28-30 will see milling on Commercial Street from Battery Street up to where Atlantic Ave meets Commercial Wharf. During this time there will be traffic delays and parking restrictions. View the full post.

3:00pm Coloring in the Courtyard at North End Library. 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 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 Philly Soul Music at City Hall Plaza. Philly soul of Harold Melvin’s Blue Notes at City Hall Plaza.

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, full details here.

Notable news found elsewhere:

Special Report: Boston hurricane barrier eyed; cost estimate $10B

Looking at the devastation being caused by Hurricane Harvey, experts say Boston could face an extreme flooding crisis in the next century threatening massive damage, leading experts to and justifying a $10 billion hurricane barrier outside the harbor. The Boston Herald has more on the seal level projections from the Boston Research Advisory Group.

What the Boston area is doing for Hurricane Harvey victims—and how you can help

When it comes to Hurricane Harvey, Boston is pulling together resources to help with the devastation along the Gulf Coast in Texas and Louisiana. Mayor Marty Walsh sponsored a “Help for Houston” drive this week to collect clothing, toiletries, food, and other items to send to those impacted by Harvey, read in full at, Boston.com.

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Thursday, August 31

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, more information.

8:15pm Fireworks over Boston Harbor with Dueling Barges. End of Summer Fireworks with dueling barges! Time is at sunset, approximately 8:15-8:30pm. Take to Christopher Columbus Park, or the North End Piers Park, view the post for complete details.

Friday, September 1

12:30pm Labor Day Celebration at ABCD Center, 1 Michelangelo Street. Join us! ABCD North End / West End NSC 1 Michelangelo St. Please call 617 -523-8125 to reserve. Seating is limited.

1:00pm Film “Friends of Eddie Coyle” at North End Library, 25 Parmenter St. Join us for old-school films set in Boston, and stay for discussion and treats! The Friends of Eddie Coyle (1973, 1 hour, 42 min) view the event posting.

6:30pm Crosstown Live Music at 19 North Square, Boston. The local band Crosstown will perform live, weather permitting.

7:30pm Outdoor Movie: “Fever Pitch” at Rowes Wharf, Boston Harbor Hotel. Lindsay is stuck in the middle of her relationship with Ben and his passion for the Boston Red Sox. Movie starts at dusk.

From the Community: 

North End Seniors Foxwoods Bus Trip on October 18

The North End Seniors is planning a trip to Foxwoods on Wednesday October 18, 2017. Planning to leave the Golden Goose at 8:00 AM and return at 6:00 PM.  Open to everyone, bingo on the bus, new movie on the way home, view the event posting.

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