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Weekend Briefing: Union Oyster Fire, TD Fundraising, Free Carousel and St. Agrippina!

Your go-to guide for the Weekend!

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Events for Friday, August 4th:

Free Carousel Rides on the Greenway. Thanks to the Highland Street Foundation! Admission to the Greenway Carousel at the Tiffany & Co Foundation Grove will be FREE on August 4th, 2017. Join us, 11am-6pm, for a spin on 14 unique New England native creatures!

1:00pm Movie at North End Library. The North End Branch of the Public Library on Parmenter Street is starting a Friday Movie Club. Following the movie there will be light refreshments and a discussion about the movie. Feel free to bring your lunch too. This weeks movie: Golddiggers of 1933, view the event posting.

1:00pm #PictureQuincyMarket – Social Photography Workshop at Quincy Market. Learn to take your Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook photography to the next level with three lunchtime workshops taught by staff from Artists for Humanity. Space is limited, so please pre-register!

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 event posting.

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

7:30pm Outdoor Movie: “Tootsie” at Rowes Wharf, Boston Harbor Hotel. Michael Dorsey, an unsuccessful actor, disguises himself as a woman in order to get a role on a trashy hospital soap. The movie starts at dusk.

Notable news found elsewhere:

Boston’s TD Garden Pays $1.65M After Not Hosting Fundraisers

Back in 1993, in order to get the contract for the city of Boston, developers of the TD Garden agreed to host annual fundraisers for the community. Members of the Hyde Square task force recently discovered that these fundraisers never took place, resulting in $13 million dollars in lost fundraising money, view the story and watch at, CBS Boston.

Fire breaks out at Union Oyster House

A fire broke out around 8:30 p.m. at Union Oyster House, the nation’s oldest restaurant, courtesy of UniversalHub.

Plan your events with the Community Calendar

Saturday, August 5

6:30am Cafe Amalfi Grand Opening at Battery Wharf. Café Amalfi located on Battery Wharf will be having its grand opening! Please stop by to enjoy our featured Illy coffee drinks, healthy snacks, and smoothies.

11:00am Street Performer Showcase at Faneuil Hall Marketplace. Faneuil Hall Marketplace’s world-famous street performers are bringing their top acts and their most exciting shows to the Street Performer Summer Showcase, a two-day extravaganza taking place throughout the Marketplace on August 5 and 6.

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.

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 Hammered Dulcimer – Paul Revere House, 19 N Square. Award-winning musician Dave Neiman plays jigs, reels, and Baroque and Renaissance tunes that Paul Revere and his family may have enjoyed.

5:00pm LaFesta Baseball Tournament at Puopolo Park, Commercial St. North End vs North Adams All Stars, Game #1 Come celebrate 27 years of this great baseball exchange program. Game #2 is Sunday at 10am.

5:00pm Sons of Italy Drum & Bugle Corp at St. Agrippina’s Feast – Hanover Street – view the complete schedule for details.

Sunday, August 6

10:00am LaFesta Baseball Tournament at Puopolo Park, Commercial St.

12:00pm Grand Procession for St. Agrippina’s Feast – Starts at Hanover and Battery Streets.

6:00pm GospelFest.

6:30pm NEMPAC Board Meeting (North End Music and Performing Arts Center).

8:00pm Movies at Christopher Columbus Park (Start at Sunset).

From the Community: 

“Big Joe” the Storyteller at the North End Library. Big Joe the Storyteller was at the North End Branch Library as part of North End Family Pride Week. Joe Pagliuca was born and brought up in the North End, has his masters in technology in education but most importantly, WOWs kids everywhere, view the post.

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

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