Things to know for Friday

Events for Friday, October 6th:

10:00am 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 at 70 Fulton Street in Boston’s North End. View the event posting.

10:00am Baby Story Time at North End Library. Join Ms. Alyson for stories, songs, fun, and more in a program just for babies. This program is for babies 0-18 months. Please come prepared to actively engage with your child, view the post.

11:00am Preschool Storytime at North End Library. Join Ms. Alyson for a story time filled with books, songs, activities, and more! This program is for children ages 18 months and older. Please come prepared to actively engage with your child. View the posting.

2:00pm “Psycho” Movie at North End Library. A young female embezzler arrives at the Bates Motel, which has terrible secrets of its own, view the post.

6:30pm Columbus Day Celebration Fundraiser at Marriott Long Wharf. An evening of celebration & commemoration by celebrating Columbus Day in the North End at the Marriott Long Wharf Harbor View Room. Tickets are $50.00 per person, tickets via Eventbrite.

The North End way:

Notable News Found Elsewhere:

Boston’s emerging designers get spotlight in design biennial

Aimed to celebrate and give exposure to up-and-coming architects and designers from New England, winners of the fifth Design Biennial Boston are on display throughout the Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy Greenway. View details on the four installations at, Architects Newspaper.

Boston’s North End in two hours: The 6 must-see sites, mapped

If you only had a few hours to visit the North End, where would you go? One of the oldest neighborhoods in the country, these six must-see North End spots consist of Langone Park, Old North Church, and more! Curbed Boston has the full story.

Neighborhood Greenery:

Hanging Garden

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Saturday, October 7

9:00am NEAA Bake Sale at Puopolo Field (Soccer). The NEAA Fall Soccer Program will be having a Bake Sale at Puopolo Park on Commercial Street during our weekly soccer program. The proceeds of the Bake Sale will be donated to UNICEF USA which is doing important things for kids in the wake of the hurricane in Puerto Rico. View the posting.

10:00am 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 at 70 Fulton Street in Boston’s North End. View the event posting.

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. [Also on Sunday, October 8 – same time].

11:00am Author Talk: “From Italy to Boston’s North End” at North End Library. Anthony V. Riccio will discuss his book, “From Italy to Boston’s North End – The Photographs of Anthony V. Riccio 1972-1982,” which documents the arc of the Italian American immigrant experience. Located at 25 Parmenter Street Saturday.

7:00pm Life of Thomas Paine (One Man Play) at Faneuil Hall. Witness the spark that ignited the American Revolution. Actor Ian Ruskin brings his acclaimed one-man play To Begin the World Over Again: The Life of Thomas Paine. The film of the play aired on PBS over the July 4th holiday. Tickets cost $10-$15, purchase them here.

Sunday, October 8

1:00pm Columbus Day Parade in North End (Starts City Hall Plaza). The bi-annual Columbus Day parade is in the North End for 2017. The parade starts at City Hall Plaza, making its way to Atlantic Avenue, to Commercial Street, then Hanover to Cross and ending on Endicott Street. Boston’s spectacular Columbus Day Parade features an eclectic mix of marching brass bands, military units and Colonial militias, Italian-Boston organizations, Duck Boat floats, politicians, other entertainers, and even vintage autos and music from ALT 92.9!

From the Community: 

Inaugural “e” inc. Duck Dash Family Festival

On Saturday, Oct. 14, 3,000 rubber ducks will be released into the Boston Harbor to race in the inaugural “e” inc. Duck Dash. Funds raised through the family friendly festival, which will include music, food, fair games and science activities, will go to support the second rotating exhibit, “Our House: Rethinking Home in a Changing Climate,” at the newly opened “e” inc. Environment Science Discovery & Action Museum, view the posting.

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  1. regarding Anthony Riccio’s presentation…It states that it is at 11 AM tomorrow , but it is actually at 10 AM. Please note!

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