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Weekend Brief: Veterans’ Day Saturday, Free Birth Control Bill Passes House, Cannoli Debate

Things to know for Friday

Your daily round up for Friday, November 10:

Veterans Day is on Saturday, November 11th and is being observed by some businesses on Friday at their discretion. The annual Veterans Day Parade will be held on Saturday at 1:00 pm beginning at Boston Common and ending at City Hall Plaza. Thank you to all U.S. military veterans for their service.

10:00AM Greenway Play Day. The Greenway will be bringing out their unique and fun play equipment for kids to enjoy near High Street.

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 Story Time 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 Friday Film “Broadway Danny Rose” at North End Branch Library. Join the North End Library at 25 Parmenter Street for their Friday film series. This week’s film will feature Broadway Danny Rose from 1960.

7:00PM Gala of Patrons of Italian Heritage at 21 DryDock Avenue. Enjoy a full immersion in the Italian cultural excellence with entertainment by professional opera singers, internationally acclaimed musicians, Italian sports vehicles and a dinner prepared by an Italian chef. For more information emailFrancesco Fragasso, fr.freagasso@gmail.com or Enrico Vetri, enrico_vetri@hotmail.com.

Notable News:

A Perfect Day of Eating: 24 Hours in Boston

It would be near impossible to visit all that encompasses Boston’s amazing dining scene in one day, so Zagat pulled together their list of some of the coolest newcomers, most venerable old favorites and top-notch plates around Boston. The North End’s own Neptune Oyster made the list as a must-stop visit throughout the day, view the full article on Zagat.

Massachusetts House passes no co-pay birth control bill

The Massachusetts House passed a bill on Wednesday that would guarantee Massachusetts women access to birth control without a co-pay, even if the Affordable Care Act is repealed. Rep. Aaron Michelwitz stated the bill is part of Massachusetts’ long history of “standing up for equality especially when it comes to health care”, MassLive has the full story.

Mikes Vs. Modern?:

The age old question: @mikespastry or @modernpastry❓

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Plan your events with the Community Calendar:

Saturday, November 11:

1:00PM Veterans Day Parade. The Veterans Day Parade will begin at 1PM on Boylston Street at Charles Street with marchers ending at City Hall Plaza.

Sunday, November 12:

11:00AM Remembrance Day Morning Prayer at Old North Church. The British Officers Club of New England will host Remembrance Day Morning Prayer at the Old North Church.

From the Community:

Boston Theater Company Announces Artist Athletic Association

The Boston Theater Company announced the launch of the Artist Athletic Association (AAA), an organization that will bring together artists and patrons of the arts from various backgrounds who believe in teamwork, dedication, and commitment both in the arts and in sport, continue reading.

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