Daily Briefs

Tuesday’s Brief: FOCCP Meeting, Strega Appeals $20,000 Sexual Harassment Award, Private Cooking Classes

Things to know for Tuesday

Your daily roundup for Tuesday, January 9:

6:30PM FOCCP Monthly Meeting. Join the Friends of Christopher Columbus Park for their monthly meeting at Mariner’s House at 11 North Square, 2nd floor. Help plan upcoming events and recap recent park news, see additional details here.

Notable News:

Strega fighting award of $20,000 to former employee for sexual harassment

Luvina Hernandez, a 25-year-old former employee at Strega Waterfront, publicly announced a ruling in her favor by the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination for alleged sexual harassment claims that she endured at the seaport restaurant. Hernandez was awarded $20,000 in damages this past September in which the popular restaurant group has decided to appeal, Boston Globe has the full story.


Private Cooking Classes at Taranta:

Plan your events with the Community Calendar:

Wednesday, January 10:

12:00PM What Does Dementia Mean for Me and My Community? Join local researchers for a discussion about keeping your brain healthy as well as available resources in your community at 1 City Hall Square. See here for additional details and registration information.

6:00PM Author Talk: Dick Lehr. Join the North End Library at 25 Parmenter Street as the Teen Book Club hosts Dick Lehr to discuss his latest book, Trell. A limited number of books will be available for purchase from the North End Friends Group.

6:30PM Friends of the NE Library Meeting. Join the Friends of the North End Library at 25 Parmenter street for a general meeting.

Thursday, January 11:

12:30PM Let Me Tell You A Story at West End Library. Join the West End Library at 151 Cambridge Street for the rare pleasure of being read to. Take a break from your work day to enjoy a short story or two every second Thursday of the month.

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

From the Community:

Filmmaker Johnny Hickey and Boston Institute for Nonprofit Journalism Launch F.I.G.H.T. Opiates

Filmmaker Johnny Hickey and the Boston Institute for Nonprofit Journalism (BINJ) have announced the launch of F.I.G.H.T. (Film Intervening Getting High Team) Opiates. The nonprofit program was created to serve as a vehicle for troubled adolescents and adults who have been directly affected by drug abuse, continue reading.


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

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