Daily Briefs

Monday’s Briefing: Zakim Bridge Closures, Pumpkin Unveiling, Passacantilli Endorsement

Things to know for Monday

Events for Monday, October 16th:

12:00AM Overnight Closures of Zakim Bridge. For the entire week there will be nightly off-peak hour closures of the Zakim Bridge beginning on the evening of Monday, October 16th through Friday, October 21st, view full details here.

12:00PM Pumpkin Unveiling at Boston Public Market. Join the Boston Public Market as they unveil the third annual “Official Pumpkin of Boston” weighing in at an impressive 950 pounds. Thanks to a donation from Red Apple Farm of Phillipston, and fellow farmers Lou and Sue Chadwich of Greenfield, guests and spectators will be able to watch the unveiling as well as participate in a pumpkin naming contest and snap photos of the new pumpkin using #BPMpumpking on social media.

6:15PM Yoga Fundraiser at Nazzaro Center. Join the Nazzaro Community Center at 30 N Bennet St. as they host several Yoga and Zumba fundraisers for $10 per class with proceeds being donated to hurricane relief victims, see here for the full event posting.

Notable News Found Elsewhere:

Stephen Passacantilli Endorsed by Boston Fire and Police Unions

District 1 City Council candidate Stephen Passacantilli has been endorsed for his by Boston’s two largest public safety unions, Boson Fire Fighters Local 718 and the Boston Police Patrolmen’s Association. During the recent September 26 Municipal Preliminary Election, Passacantilli topped the ticket promising to prioritize keeping the safe streets in the North End, East Boston, and Charlestown, Charlestown Patriot-Bridge has the full story.

‘Old Ironsides’ to make trip for first time in three years

On October 20th, The USS Constitution will commemorate the ship’s 220th birthday and the 242nd birthday of the US Navy by traveling from the Charlestown Navy Yard to Fort Independence at Castle Island and back. As the ship passes the US Coast Guard Base in the North End, an additional 17-gun salute will be fired, continue reading at the Boston Globe.

Reflecting On The Weekend:


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Plan your events with the Community Calendar:

Wednesday, October 18:

9:30AM St John School Open House. Join St John’s Parochial School at 9 Moon Street for an open house Wednesday at 9:30AM.

3:00PM Italian Heritage Month Movie at West End Library “Cinema Paradiso”. Celebrate Italian Heritage Month with the West End Library’s October Italian Film Series every Wednesday at 151 Cambridge Street. Featured films include Big Deal on Madonna Street, Cinema Paradiso and Marriage Italian Style.

6:00PM Oktober Themed Hors D’Oevres and Paired Wines at Divine Design Center. Join Kurt Von Kahle and Gaggenau Executive Chef for a night of Oktober-themed hors d’oevres and paired wines at 2 Battery Wharf. Click here for additional details and to RSVP for the event.

6:00PM Art of Excellent Listening Workshop at North End Library. Join Kim Kerrigan at 25 Parmenter Street as he teaches you how to be a better listener and other valuable skills for interacting with people at home, in the workplace or in public settings. Click here to register or view additional event details.

From the Community:

Sing with the One City Choir in NEMPAC’s 3rd Annual MESSIAH Concert

The 3rd annual Messiah Concert has been announced for Wednesday, December 13th 2017 hosted by the North End Music and Performing Arts Center (NEMPAC), the Boston Landmarks Orchestra and Eureka Ensemble. The concert, taking place at St. Stephen’s Church, will feature a special Youth Choice prelude piece performed by singers from both the St. John School and the Eliot K-8 Innovation School, continue reading.

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

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