Daily Briefs

Wednesday’s Brief: Community Center Planning, Handel’s Messiah (Hallelujah Chorus), Globe on Hostetter/Lewis Wharf Hotel, McCormick & Schmick’s Sexual Harrassment

Things to know for Wednesday

Your daily round up for 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, St. Stephen’s Church.

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.

Notable News:

Kitchen workers sue McCormick & Schmick’s, alleging sexual harassment

A sexual harassment lawsuit has been filed on behalf of five Latina kitchen workers against the national seafood chain McCormick & Schmick’s. The lawsuit alleges that the women were subjected to lewd comments and groping by males employees including several supervisors at the Faneuil Hall location, Boston Globe has the full story.

Philanthropist funded trip for oversight officials during Lewis Wharf Hotel Review

Amos Hostetter, philanthropist and owner of the Pilot House, paid for two state environment officials to join an overseas trip on behalf of his foundation to study climate change while their agency was at currently reviewing the Lewis Wharf waterfront hotel project he was pushing to stop. Hostetter also attended the trip, but claims he had no role in selecting who went on the six-day trip to Europe in June 2016, continue reading on the Boston Globe.


Plan your events with the Community Calendar:

Thursday, December 14:

11:00AM Mahjong Games at North End Library. Enjoy the American-style variant of Mahjong, a tile-based game that originated in China and requires skill, strategy, and calculation, view the full event posting here.

12:30PM Let Me Tell You A Story – Second Thursday of the Month. Join the West End Library at 151 Cambridge Street for a public reading of short stories. Guests are welcome to bring their own lunch.

3:30PM Tinkering for Kids at North End Library. Join the North End Library at 25 Parmenter Street as they take apart and play with old electronics to understand how they work. Children ages 6 and under must be accompanied by an adult, view the full event posting here.

6:00PM Toys for Tots Fundraiser by Gilardi Group and Divine Design Center. Join the Gilardi Group and the Divine Design Center at 2 Batter Wharf for a Toys for Tots fundraiser. There will be food, cocktails and fun to be had for all, view the full event posting here.

7:00PM NEWRA Monthly Meeting. Join the North End/Waterfront Residents Association for their monthly meeting at the Nazzaro Center at 30 North Bennet Street, click here for additional details.

Friday, December 15:

2:00PM It’s a Wonderful Life Movie at North End Library. Join the North End Library at 25 Parmenter Street for the heartwarming 1946 holiday classic, It’s a Wonderful Life. 

From the Community:


ABCD Holiday Party for Seniors

Join the ABCD Center at their Holiday Party for Seniors on December 22nd at 12:30pm. Call 617-523-8125 to reserve your free spot.

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