Daily Briefs

Monday’s Brief: Public Meetings, Driverless Cars, Winter Wonderland

Things to know for Monday

Your daily round up for Monday, December 11:

6:30PM Old North Garden Public Meeting at 193 Salem Street. The Old North Church Foundation will be hosting the last public hearing regarding the upcoming redesign of the Washington Garden and Courtyard. North End residents and the public are invited to attend and make their voices and opinions heard as the redesign plans are finalized.

7:00PM NEWNC Monthly Meeting at the Nazzaro Center. Join the North End/Waterfront Neighborhood Council at 30 North Bennet Street for their public monthly meeting, see the full meeting agenda here.

Notable News:

Using the Lyft app in Boston could get you picked up by a self-driving car

Last Wednesday, Lyft announced that the ride-sharing company has begun a self-driving car pilot in the city’s Seaport district, making autonomous vehicles one step closer to becoming an everyday reality. Experts predict that driverless cars are here to stay and will only advance neighborhood by neighborhood, Sentinel Source has the full story.

Winter Wonderland:

Walkin’ in a winter wonderland ❄️⛄️

A post shared by Elyse Jones (@elyseannemarie) on

Plan your events with the Community Calendar:

Tuesday, December 12:

6:30PM FOCCP Meeting. Join the Friends of Christoper Columbus Park at Mariner’s House at 11 North Square for their monthly meeting to plan upcoming events and recap recent Park news, view additional details here.

Wednesday, December 13:

12:30PM St. Johns/NEMPAC Choral Concert. Join St. John’s School and the North End Music and Performing Arts Center for their Choral Concert at 24 Clark Street.

6:30PM Friends of NE Library Meeting. Join the Friends of the North End Library for their monthly meeting at 25 Parmenter Street.

6:30PM Public Meeting: New North End Community Center Study. There will be a community meeting as part of the North End Community Center Study for North End residents and the general public at the Nazzaro Center located at 30 North Bennet Street, see here for the full event post.

7:00PM Handel’s Messiah (Hallelujah Chorus) by NEMPAC at St. Stephen’s Catholic Church. Celebrate the festive season with a special concert featuring the NEMPAC Youth Choir at 24 Clark Street. Tickets and seating are limited so be sure to purchase your tickets in advance. All contributions will help to pay musicians, artists and directors, see additional details and purchase tickets here.

From the Community:

STEAM Saturday at the North End Library

Join the North End Library every other Saturday at 25 Parmenter St. for STEAM Saturday. The next event will take place Saturday, December 23 and children 6 or younger must be accompanied by an adult, continue reading.

Neighborhood Photo: Trellis Blues

Patricia Gray shares a neighborhood photo entitled “Trellis Blues”, continue reading.

Gilardi Group and Divine Design Center Hosting Toys for Tots Fundraiser on December 14th

Join the Gilardi Group, a division of Gibson Sotheby’s International Realty, and the Divine Design Center for a fundraiser benefiting Toys for Tots on December 14th at 2 Battery Wharf. There will be food, cocktails and participants are asked to bring a new unwrapped non-violent toy to the event, continue reading.

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

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