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Thursday’s Brief: Poetry Night, Annual Chili Cup, Kadinsky Inspired Heart Art, WECA Meeting

Things to know for Thursday

Today is Thursday, February 15 and NEMPAC’s Annual “Pledge Me” Perform-A-Thon campaign has officially begun! Help raise $6,000 in pledges for Children’s Music Scholarships at the annual fundraising concert, continue reading

Here’s what else you need to know for Thursday…

Thursday, February 15

3:00PM Kandinsky Inspired Heart Art. Join the North End Library at 25 Parmenter Street as all are welcome to create Kandinsky inspired Heart print.

5:30PM Ned Devine’s 9th Annual Chili Cup. The Chili Cup is back for one final cookoff at Ned Devine’s in Faneuil Hall. Purchase tickets for the local Boston restaurant face-off to see who will claim the Chili Cup Champion, see the full event post here.

6:30PM Poetry Is in the Air! A Valentine Coffee House. Join the Friends of the North End Library at the North Bennet Street School (150 North Street) for their coffee house program featuring local neighborhood talent and sweet treats for a fun night of poetry and surprises.

7:00PM West End Civic Association Meeting. Join the WECA at 65 Martha Road as they welcome a representative from the Alliance of Downtown Civic Organizations (ADCO) to speak about controlling the proliferation of AirBnbs and illegal rentals, see additional details here. 

Notable News:

Second Cup Coffee Company to Open By North Station in Boston

The Canadian coffee retailer, Second Cup Coffee Company, is set to open its first cafe in New England, located in the heart of the city right by North Station on Causeway Street, Boston Restaurant Talk has the full story.

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Plan your events with the Community Calendar:

Friday, February 16

2:00PM North End Library Friday Film Series: “Starting Over”. Join the North End Library at 25 Parmenter Street for their Friday film series featuring movies set in Boston. This week’s film is “Starting Over”, see additional details here.

3:00PM Year of the Dog: Chinese New Year Stories and Craft. Stop by the North End Library at 25 Parmenter Street after school to celebrate the Year of the Dog with crafts, stories and snacks.

Saturday, February 17

10:30AM Wee the People: BLM at the North End Library. Join Wee the People at the North End Library for workshop of kid-powered resistance with the social justice story time event “Black Lives Matter. Please call the library to register for a space.

3:00PM Celebrate Children of Addictions Week with Ice Skating at the Steriti Rink. Join neighbors and friends for an ice skating party hosted by Families Facing Addiction and Children of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse (COASA), see additional details here.

From the Community:

Mayor Walsh Lauds Boulevard Topping Off on Greenway

Mayor Marty Walsh joined the Commodore Builders/Walsh Brothers construction team, New Boston Ventures and Finegold Alexander Architects to celebrate the Topping Off of the The Boulevard, the new residential building located at 110 Broad Street off the greenway, continue reading.

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