Daily Briefs

Thursday’s Brief: Daffodil Volunteers Needed, Fiber Arts, Author Talk, Magnolia Bakery Opens Today

Things to know for Thursday

Today is Thursday, March 29 and with opening day just a week away, you know Marathon Monday is right around the corner. Marathon Daffodils is looking for donations and volunteers to help distribute thousands of potted blooming daffodil plants along the marathon route. 

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

3:45PM Fiber Arts at the North End Library. Join the North End Library at 25 Parmenter Street as children ages 7-10 are invited to participate in practicing a variety of techniques to create projects while learning about the cultures and artists that use these methods. Register in advance by calling 617-227-8135.

6:00PM Author Talk: New Italian Migrations. Join I AM Books at 189 North Street for a discussion on Laura E Ruberto and Joseph Sciorra’s edited essays by an elite roster of scholars in Italian American studies.

Notable News:

Magnolia Bakery Opens At Faneuil Hall With Freebies Thursday

New York City’s Magnolia Bakery is officially opening in Faneuil Hall at 10AM this morning. The highly-anticipated bakery will be dishing out free sweet treats for the first 50 customers to buy anything in the shop this week until April 5, read more on Patch.com.

Discussion on Famous Women in History from the North End:

Plan your events with the Community Calendar:

Friday, March 30

Good Friday

10:00AM North End / Waterfront Easter Egg Hunt. Join the Friends of Christopher Columbus Park, The Living Room and Boston Community Collaborative for an Easter Egg Hunt in Christopher Columbus Park, see additional details and weather updates here.

2:00PM Friday Film Series: Marty. Join the North End Library at 25 Parmenter Street for their Friday film series featuring Marty, see additional details here.

Saturday, March 31

10:00AM North End Against Drugs Easter Party. Join the North End Against Drugs at the Nazzaro Community Center at 30 N Bennet Street for their annual Easter party, see additional details here.

1:00PM One April in Boston Book Signing. Stop by the Paul Revere House at 19 N Square as Ben Edwards signs copies of his recently re-released book, One April in Boston. Learn about his special connection to the Revere family and more about his research and excerpts from the book.

From the Community:

Josh Zakim for Secretary of State North End Meet and Greet – April 2 at 6PM

Meet Secretary of State Candidate and City Councilor, Josh Zakim on Monday April 12 and hear about his vision for the Secretary of State’s Office at 75 Fulton Street, continue reading.

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