Things to know for Thursday

Today is Thursday, March 15 and if you’re looking for a place to stay for the upcoming Boston Marathon, you better take a look at all your options before selecting an Airbnb. A recent report by AirbnbWATCH claims an apartment in downtown Boston that is normally rented for $77 a night, was listed at $2,000 a night for the marathon weekend. 

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 where children ages 7-10 are invited to participate in an exclusive Fiber Arts class where they will learn about the cultures and artists that use these methods. Space is limited, please register in advance at 617-227-8135.

5:45PM North End Against Drugs Family Dinner / Family Talk. North End Residents and Nazzaro Center members are invited to attend the family dinner and discussion at 30 North Bennet Street, see additional details here.

6:00PM Author Talk: Maxim D. Shrayer – Waiting for America. Join I AM Books at 189 North Street for an evening with the award winning author and Boston College professor Maxim D. Shrayer. Shrayer will read from his book “Waiting for America: A story of Emigration.’ Copies of both the American and Italian editions will be available for sale and signing.

Notable News:

Influencer: Nick Varano of Strega Restaurants, the Entertainer

Nick Varano of Strega Restaurants wants you to feel like a celebrity every time you step through his doors. Boston Magazine has a detailed interview with him explaining why.

Snow Day Adventures:

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Plan your events with the Community Calendar:

Friday, March 15

11:00AM Meet the Instruments Jr! Join the North End Library at 25 Parmenter Street  and NEMPAC takes over story time for a fun “Meet the Instruments Jr” class 30-minute demo.

12:30PM ABCD North End / West End Neighborhood Center St. Patricks Day. Space is limited for the event taking place at 1 Michelangelo Street. Call to reserve a space if you wish to attend at 617-523-8125.

2:00PM Friday Film Series: On the Waterfront. Join the North End Library at 25 Parmenter Street for their Friday film series featuring the 1954 film On the Waterfront, see additional details here.

Saturday, March 16

St. Patrick’s & Evacuation Day

10:00AM NEMPAC Perform-a-thon. NEMPAC students and faculty will perform to support the mission to make music accessible to all. In addition to the performance, there will be a kids craft table, sweet & savory snacks and raffles.

11:00AM Film: Darby O’Gill and the Little People. Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day and join the North End Library at 25 Parmenter Street for a showing of the Disney film Darby O’Gill and the Little People, starring a young Sean Connery.

From the Community:

Bike Share Expansion Open Houses to Discuss New Bike Stations

The Boston Transportation Department (BTD) will host eleven open houses this spring as they finalize plans for more than 70 new bike sharing stations around the city, continue reading.

Historical Book Written by North End Bocce Champion Carmine Vittoria

Carmine Vittoria, Boccee champion of the North End, has written a historical book about WorldWar II set in Naples Itay called Chicory to Sweet Espresso, continue reading.

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