Daily Briefs

Tuesday’s Guide: Boston Common Geyser, RUFF Monthly Meeting, Apple Picking and More!

Everything you need to know for Tuesday!

Events for Tuesday, September 19th:

7:30pm: RUFF Monthly Meeting at Nazzaro Center. Planning for the opening of the park and discussing outreach and volunteer opportunities. Read more RUFF news here.

Gloomy Weather Continues:


Notable News Found Elsewhere:

‘I thought it was Yellowstone Park’: Powerful geyser forms on Boston Common

If you strolled through Boston Common yesterday morning you would have witnessed an unusual scene. Water was shooting high into the air after a pipe burst creating a powerful geyser that soaked the area. WHDH News has more including videos.

Your ultimate guide to apple picking in Massachusetts

Autumn arrives the end of this week and with it, the start of apple picking season. With more than 80 pick-your-own spots across the state of Massachusetts, it can be hard to pick just one (pun intended). Let Boston.com help you choose your fall adventure!

No Parking on the Stairs:

Plan Your Events with the Community Calendar:

Wednesday, September 20:

6:30pm: Adult Book Discussion at North End LibraryJoin us to discuss Lucy Knisley’s forthright, thoughtful, and funny 2013 memoir Relish: My Life in the Kitchen. Copies of the book are available at the library’s circulation desk, 25 Parmenter Street.

Thursday, September 21:

Paving of Commercial StreetThere will be paving of the cycle track from Union Wharf (328 Commercial Street) to Commercial Wharf. No parking on water side of the street from 6am – 5pm. See full construction notice.

2:00pm: New Citizens Welcome Reception at Armenian Heritage Park. After the Naturalization Ceremony concludes, the Riverboat Stompers Dixieland Band will lead a parade through Quincy Market to the Heritage Park, with greeters lining the route with balloons. Once at the Park, the celebration continues! See the full agenda.

5:30pm: Boston Workplace Fitness on the Greenway. Cresa Boston is bringing together employees in nearby offices to The Greenway to participate in a fitness program promoting wellness in the workplace. 5:30 – 6:30pm at Milk Street & Atlantic Avenue.

6:00pm: Autumn Jazz Soirée benefit for NEMPACThe North End Music & Performing Arts Center (NEMPAC) invites art lovers to their Autum Jazz Soirée | Welcome Back Party on the Prado fundraiser from 6 to 9 pm. A ticket to the event includes appetizers, an open bar serving wine and beer and live music provided by our music faculty and friends. See event details.

First Signs of Fall:


From the Community: 

The Art of Excellent Listening: Improving Your Listening Skills for Greater Civility and Understanding in a Changing World

Join Kim Kerrigan as he teaches you how to be a better listener in this 3 week workshop held at the North End Branch Library, 25 Parmenter Street. Registration is required. Learn more here.

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

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