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Weekend Brief: Easter Weekend, Egg Hunt, Passover Begins, North End Coffee

Things to know for Friday

Today is Good Friday, March 29 and the temperatures are starting to rise just in time for Easter weekend. Don’t let the start of April showers fool you…the Easter Egg Hunt in Christopher Columbus park is still on for this morning! 

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

Passover begins at sundown – The eight-day festival of Passover is celebrated from March 30-April 7, 2018. The first Seder will be on March 30 after nightfall, and the second Seder will be on March 31 after nightfall.

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.

Notable News:

The Man Who Keeps The North End’s Coffee Jewel Grinding

The charming, vintage Hanover Street coffee shop called Caffe Vittoria has been serving up authentic Italian cappuccinos, cannolis and more for nearly 90 years. The man keeping alive the popular designation for locals, tourists and celebrities is El Salvador native, Armando Reyes, read more on WGBH.

You can’t have a rainbow without a little rain:

You can’t have a rainbow without a little rain ☔

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Plan your events with the Community Calendar:

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.

Sunday, April 1

Easter Sunday

This Day in History: North End Legend, Tony Demarco Wins World’s Welterweight Title in 1955. 

From the Community:

Women’s Health at Mid-Life: A Free Community Event at MGH

The Mass General Midlife Women’s Health Center invites both the MGH clinical community and the general public to attend a free educational event focused on the health of women at menopause and beyond, continue reading.

Senator Boncore Leads Passage of Housing Bond Bill to Support Affordable Housing

Senator Boncore led the Massachusetts Senate in its passage of the Housing Bond Bill – An act financing the production and preservation of housing for low and moderate income residents, continue reading.

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

Weather Forecast:

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