Daily Briefs

Wednesday’s Briefing: Gassy Movie Night, Varano Karma, Zakim Sunset!

Things to know for Wednesday!

Whats happening on Wednesday, August 16th:

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 “Beauty and the Beast” – North End Movie Night w/Pizza! at the Gassy, DeFilippo Playground – The Gassy, DeFilippo Playground (See the post.)

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.

Notable news found elsewhere:

Boston Restaurateur Nick Varano Profiled in Scene Magazine

Restauranteur Nick Varano has had a lot of success and is interviewed about how he built his brand and his passions away from the business. Continue reading at, Scene Magazine.

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Plan your events with the Community Calendar

Thursday, August 17

6:00pm Fisherman’s Feast at North St., Fleet St., Lewis St. in Boston’s North End – Blessing of the Fishing Waters to Christopher Columbus Park. See the poster.

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.

Friday, August 18

1:00pm Movie at North End Library. Located at 25 Parmenter Street, the North End Branch of the Public Library. The Club will meet on Fridays from 1-3:30. Following the movie there will be light refreshments and a discussion about the movie. View the posting.

2:00pm Bead-dazzled (Beading) at the North End Library. Located at 25 Parmenter Street, learn to create a beautiful beaded bracelet that you can wear or gift! Please call the library at 617-227-8135 to reserve a spot. View the post.

5:00pm Berklee Summer Concerts at the Greenway. Berklee returns to The Greenway for another summer series of Concerts at the Greenway. Join us every Friday in July and August from 5p-7p for live music performed by Berklee students in our beautiful North End Parks.

6:00pm Friday Afternoon Concert Series. Fridays in July and August, this concert series will showcase local music, located at Sam Adams Park.

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

7:30pm Outdoor Movie: “The Junglebook 2016” at Rowes Wharf, Boston Harbor Hotel, the movie starts at dusk.

From the Community: 

Thursday 8/17 Information Session on The Beverly

On Thursday August 17 at 6:00 p.m., Related Beal will host a public information session on the application process for The Beverly, a completely unique Boston apartment building that offers top-level amenities at below market rates. View the post.

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