Daily Briefs

Friday’s Brief: (Close to) Paul Revere’s Outhouse, Back to School Party, Octoberfest, Airbnb Keys?

Things to know for the Weekend!

Here’s what’s happening on Friday, September 29th:

Yom Kippur begins tonight and ends Saturday evening. Also known as the Day of Atonement, is the holiest day of the year in Judaism. More at Wikipedia.

10:00am-7:00pm Marquis Health Career Fair at 70 Fulton St. Marquis Health Services is sponsoring a series of Career Fairs for openings at the North End Rehabilitation & Healthcare Center, view the post.

1:00 p.m. Friday Film “Coma” at North End Library, 25 Parmenter St. Join us for old-school films set in Boston, and stay for discussion and treats! (1978 / 1 hour, 53 min) ~ When a young female doctor notices an unnatural amount of comas occurring in her hospital she uncovers a horrible conspiracy. Starring Michael Douglas, Rip Torn & Geneviève Bujold. See the post.

6:00 p.m. Author Talk: Samuele Pardini at I AM Books, North Square. “In the Name of the Mother” examines the investment of black male writers and intellectuals in Italian immigrants and Italian Americans and the response of Italian American writers and artists to American blackness in the 20th century.

6:30pm NEAD Back to School Dance Party at Polcari Playground, Nazzaro Center. North End Against Drugs (NEAD) will host its annual Back to School Dance Party. The event will be on Friday, September 29 from 6:30pm to 9pm outdoors in the Polcari Playground at Nazzaro Center. There will be pizza, soft drinks, raffles and music by DJ Justin.The event is free, more info.

Up and Up:


Articles of interest:

Outhouse Near Paul Revere House Reveals Artifacts

An archaeological jackpot may have been found while digging near the Paul Revere house in Boston’s historic North End. This may be important because people back in the colonial era threw a lot of stuff in their privies.

Update: Joe Bagley, City Archaeologist, and the Paul Revere House have clarified that contrary to some news reports, it is NOT Paul Revere’s privy. The outhouse is located two house sites away from the Revere House, on the opposite side of the Pierce/Hichborn House (part of the PRH Museum property).

Welcome Reception for New Citizens at Armenian Heritage Park

The Armenian Heritage Park on the Greenway was the site for the annual welcome reception for new citizens, along with their families and friends. American flags flying in the warm breeze scattered the perimeter of the Park, Mirror Spectator has the full story.

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 Plan your events with the Community Calendar

Saturday, September 30

Yom Kippur 2017 runs through the evening of Saturday, September 30. Yom Kippur, also known as the Day of Atonement, is the holiest day of the year in Judaism. Jewish people traditionally observe this holy day with an approximate 26-hour period of fasting and intensive prayer.

10:00am-4:00pm Marquis Health Career Fair at 70 Fulton St. Marquis Health Services is sponsoring a series of Career Fairs for openings at the North End Rehabilitation & Healthcare Center, view the post.

11 am-5pm Greenway Open Market Rings Fountain, Milk St.
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! 

12 p.m. – 5 p.m. CollegeFest at City Hall Plaza
The inaugural CollegeFest at City Hall Plaza takes place on Saturday, September 30 from Noon – 5:00 pm. The event brings together music, brands and college students to create an unforgettable experience in the city. It’s a great way for students who are new to Boston to enjoy the transition into fall and explore the exciting downtown area. Click here for more information.

1:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. Octoberfest at Boston Public Market
Octoberfest with Hopsters: Grand Craft Beer Tasting: Saturday, September 30 from 1-4:30pm Hopsters Alley and the KITCHEN are teaming up to bring you an all-local craft beer tasting in honor of Octoberfest! Tickets are available via Eventbrite here.

4:00 p.m. St. Joseph’s Society Mass Celebration at St. Stephen’s Church in conjunction with the Italian American Alliance Sons of Italy

6:30 p.m. Girl Friends of the North End Reunion at Filippo’s
The 2017 North End “Girl” Friends Reunion will be held at Fillipo’s Ristorante, 283 Causeway Street, North End on Saturday, September 30 at 6:30 PM. See the post.

Sunday, October 1

1:30pm Blessing of the Animals at Prado/Old North Church. Bring your pets and animals for the annual Blessing of the Animals by the Old North Church. Meet in the Prado / Paul Revere Mall. All creatures great and small are welcome and will receive an individual blessing, view the event posting.

From the Community: 

October 2017 Friday Films & Discussion: Spine-TinglersTo see the rundown of movies for this October, view the post.

11TH ANNUAL NEW ENGLAND WALK4HEARING TO SUPPORT PUBLIC AWARENESS OF HEARING LOSSThe Hearing Loss Association of America (HLAA) and local New England HLAA Chapters are proud to announce the 11th annual New England Walk, view the post for complete details.

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

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