Daily Briefs

Wednesday’s Brief: Valentine’s Day, Ash Wednesday, Love for Boston’s Future

Things to know for Wednesday

Happy Valentine’s Day! Today is Wednesday, February 14th and you can’t deny that love is on the mind. However, some are calling for love in other places…

It’s been 20 years since the big dig project and yet Bostonians are still feeling an infrastructure hangover. With companies like GE and Amazon taking over the Seaport, some are advocating for a little more love for the companies that have the ability to greatly impact Boston’s future. Post big dig – here are 5 projects to get excited about for Boston’s Future

Love In the Park:

It is also Ash Wednesday … a day of fasting, and the first day of Lent for Christians. It occurs 46 days (40 fasting days, if the six Sundays, which are not days of fast, are excluded) before Easter.

Saint Leonard Church – Ashes will be blessed and distributed at all February 14 Masses (12:05pm and 7:00 pm) and on the hour at Saint Leonard Church from 1:00pm to 6:00pm.
Old North Church – Ash Wednesday services, February 14 at Noon or 6pm. A solemn liturgy including imposition of ashes and Holy Eucharist to mark the beginning of Lent.

Plan your events with the Community Calendar:

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. 

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.

From the Community:

Chinese-inspired Bites at il Molo in Celebration of Chinese New Year

Local restaurant, il Molo will be kicking off the Chinese New Year festivities by offering a selection of Chinese-inspired dishes from February 16 – February 23, continue reading.

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

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