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Wednesday’s Brief: North Square Groundbreaking, Bike Share Workshop, New Restaurants, Boston Ladder

Things to know for Wednesday

Events for Wednesday, October 11:

10:30am Groundbreaking on North Square Reconstruction. Join Mayor Martin J. Walsh, the Boston Public Works Department, The Boston Arts Commission, elected officials and other guests for the groundbreaking ceremony of the North Square Reconstruction project. View more.

3:00pm Italian Heritage Month Movie at West End Library “Bid Deal on Madonna Street”. 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.

5:30pm Geometry as Public Art: Celebrating the Immigrant Experience. Join the community for this HUBweek program at Armenian Heritage Park on The Greenway to celebrate public art and share experiences, meet/greet and enjoy luscious tea and desserts. View the event posting here.

6:00pm Art of Excellent Listening Workshop at North End Library. Join Kim Kerrigan at the North End Branch Library 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. View more details here.

6:00pm BTD Bike Share Workshop at Nazzaro Center. Residents are invited to attend community planning workshops hosted by the City at 30 N. Bennet St. to discuss the upcoming expansion of the regional public bike share system, known as Hubway.

6:00pm Author Talk: Crystal King, Feast of Sorrows. Join I Am Books at 189 North St. for an Author Talk featuring Crystal King’s seminal debut about the man who inspired the world’s oldest cookbook and the ambition that led to his destruction. View the event posting.

6:30pm Friends of the NE Library Meeting. Join the friends of the North End for a library meeting at 25 Parmenter st.

Italian Heritage Month Continues:

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Notable News Found Elsewhere:

Gelzinis: So many old faces in ’67 class reunion

This Sunday, the 1967 Class of Christopher Columbus High School will gather at Anthony’s in Malden to celebrate their 50th high school reunion. The school on North Bennett Street was initially split down the middle to separate the boys school and the girls school, but has since been turned into million-dollar condos. Reunion attendees reminisce with sub sandwiches in the basement cafeteria which is now an underground parking garage for Porsches and Mercedes. Read the full story from Boston Herald.

Longtime Restaurant Industry Veteran Tom Schlesinger-Guidelli Is Opening His Own Place

Tom Schlesinger-Guidelli, nephew of East Coast Grill founder Chris Schlesinger, is set to open his restaurant called Alcove in spring 2018. The beverage-focused consultant to restauranteurs has been searching for the “perfect mix of location and concept” for the restaurant which will be located at 100 Lovejoy Wharf. Eater Boston has the full story.

Boston Ladder:

Loving sunny Boston 😎 #bostonladder

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Plan your events with the Community Calendar:

Thursday, October 12:

5:30pm City Council President Michelle Wu Meet & Greet at Crudo. Join the North End Friends of Michelle along with State Rep. Aaron Michlewitz, State Sen. Joe Boncore and City Councilor Sal LaMattina for a Neighborhood Meet & Greet with City Council President Michelle Wu on at 78 Salem Street.

6:00pm West End Civic Association Hosts Tito Jackson at Fall Meeting. The West End Civic Association will host City Councilor Tito Jackson at the start of their Fall meeting in the Amy Lowell community room at 65 Martha Road. Light refreshments will be served.

7:00pm NEWRA Monthly Meeting at the Nazzaro Center. This month’s North End/Waterfront Residents’ Association (NEWRA) meeting will feature discussions on the Conservation Law Foundation, District 1 Candidates and the annual election at The Nazzaro Center, 30 N. Bennet St. View additional details here.

Friday, October 13:

10:00am Baby Story Time at North End Library. Join Ms. Alyson at 25 Parmenter street for stories, songs, fun and more in a program designed for babies 0-18 months old. View the event posting here.

11:00am Preschool Story Time at North End Library. Following the Baby Story Time, join Ms.Alyson at 25 Parmenter street for a story time filled with books, songs, activities and more in a program designed for children 18 months and older. View the event posting here.

2:00pm “Cat People” Movie at North End Library. Join the North End Library at 25 Parmenter street for their continued Friday Film series and discussion featuring a playing of the film Cat People. View more details here.

6:00pm August Watters on Mandolin at I AM Books. Join August Watters, a mandolinist and conductor/composer, as he serenedes guests with Italy’s most iconic musical instrument. Event tickets are being sold for $10 each for the performance at 190 North Street.

7:00pm Marian Holy Rosary Mass and Crowning of Our Lady at Sacred Heart Italian Church. Join the Sacred Heart Italian Church at 12 North Square to celebrate the apparition of Our Lady of Fatima 100 years ago. Enjoy choral prayer to Our Lady the Queen of Peace, and view more event details here.

From the Community:

Pope John XXIII High School Open House

Pope John XXIII High School in Everett, grades 8-12, will be hosting two open houses where people will have the opportunity to take a tour, meet with students and faculty, and see all that the school has to offer, continue reading.

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