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Weekend Brief: Friday Film Series, Chinese New Year Crafts, Boston’s Best Meatballs

Things to know for Friday

It’s Friday, February 16 and school vacation week is officially here! If you happen to be a meatball fanatic or are looking for a day-long activity in the city – why not try out some of Boston’s best Meatballs? Boston.com has a round up of the 16 best including the North End’s own restaurants Aria Trattoria and Strega Ristorante. 

Here’s what else you need to know for the weekend…

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.

Notable News:

City councilors consider bill to regulate short-term rentals in Boston

Restrictions and regulations on short-term rentals in the city of Boston could very well soon become a reality. A City Council hearing earlier this week focused on an ordinance that would regulate these types of Airbnb like services, The Daily Free Press has the full story.

Cotton Candy Skies:

Cotton candy anyone? 🍭

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Plan your events with the Community Calendar:

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:

Celebrate February School Vacation at Boston Winter

You have one week left to enjoy all that is Boston Winter before it closes for the season on February 25. Celebrate school vacation with family fun week starting on February 18 with an appearance by Blue Man Group Boston, continue reading.

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

Weather Forecast:

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