Things to know for Friday
Your daily round up for Friday, December 8:
6:00PM Author Talk: Anthony LoFrisco (The LoFrisco Family Cookbook, How Josie Brought Sicily to Brooklyn). Join I AM Books at 189 North Street for an author talk by Anthony LoFrisco. The book is part cookbook, part memoir as LoFrisco shares his mother’s simple and delicious recipes while embracing family stories of growing up in an Italian-American neighborhood in Brooklyn, see additional details here.
The Boston School Committee had a unanimous vote this past Wednesday night to approve a new systemwide schedule to make classes start later. The new schedule has most high schools starting at or after 8 a.m., allowing tired teenagers the opportunity to sleep in, WBUR has the full story.
North End Play Time Circa 1957:
#tbt Probably one of the greatest photos I’ve ever come across. (From right) My father Ronnie, his brother Stephen and sisters Janice and Leonora playing in the Gassy on Prince Street, North End Boston, circa 1957. The greatest generation. #northend #northendboston #boston #littleitaly #littleitalyboston #italianamerican #italians #italianenclaves 🇮🇹🇺🇸
Plan your events with the Community Calendar:
Saturday, December 9:
12:00PM “Rockin’ Around the Christmas Tree” for charity. Join WZLK-FM in Faneuil Hall as a number of organizations get together for charity. The event will feature a blood drive with the American Red Cross, photos with Santa, entertainment by Greater Boston School of Dance and Life of the Party, and toy bins set up for donations to the New England Patriots Toy Drive.
12:00PM STEAM Saturday at North End Library. Join the North End Library every other Saturday at 25 Parmenter Street for STEAM activities. The activities are best suited for Children ages 6 and younger, see additional details.
Sunday, December 10:
12:00PM Christmas Program for North End Kids at St. Agrippina Club. Join the Saint Agrippina Society at 459 Hanover Street for their annual Christmas program for North End kids (only), see more event details here.
5:00PM Christmas Concert at Old North Church. Join the Old North Church at 193 Salem Street as they celebrate the season with their annual Christmas Concert. All are welcome and a $10 donation is requested at the door.
From the Community:
Circle Health has announced the appointment of Arthur Lauretano, MD, MS, FACS to the role of Chief Medical Officer starting this upcoming January. Dr. Lauretano’s new role will involve collaborating with key stakeholders and evaluating and enhancing the medical practice, continue reading.
Join Ms. Alyson for stories, songs, books, fun, and more in separate programs designed just for babies ages 0-18 months, and just for toddlers ages 18 months and older. Both programs are designed for parents to actively engage with their child, continue reading.
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Mainly cloudy. Lows overnight in the upper 30s.
High 75° / Low 37°
Cloudy skies early followed by a mixture of light rain and snow in the afternoon. High around 40F. Winds NNE at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precip 90%.
High 40° / Low 32°
Partly cloudy in the morning then becoming cloudy with periods of rain later in the day. High 39F. Winds ESE at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 80%.
High 39° / Low 37°
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