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Weekend Brief: Friday Film Series, Jazz/Cabaret Night, Molasses in January Coming Soon

Things to know for Friday

Today is Friday, March 23 and here is everything you need to know for the weekend…

2:00PM Friday Film Series: Casablanca. Join the North End Library at 25 Parmenter Street for their Friday film series featuring the 1942 classic Casablanca, see additional details here.

7:30PM “Jazz/Cabaret night” Bijou de la Vida Concert Series. This feature event of the Bijou de la Vida Concert Series will highlight some well-known cabaret, jazz, musical theatre and classic music at 390 Commercial Street, see additional details here.

Notable News:

Molasses in January, Original Musical About Boston Molasses Disaster, to Make Off-Broadway Premiere

An original new musical  will make its off-Broadway premiere in the Jerry Orbach Theatre at The Theater Center this Spring. Molasses in January details the lives of a struggling family of Italian immigrants who are literally swept up in the Boston Molasses disaster of 1919, read more from Broadway.com.

Two if by sea:

“One if by land, and two if by sea…” #northendsunset

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Plan your events with the Community Calendar:

Saturday, March 24

Greenway Carousel Opens for the Season!

10:30AM I Piccoli Lettori. Join I AM Books at 189 North Street for its Italian reading group for children ages 0-4 where kids and their parents will engage in a fun morning of Italian language and learning. Email info@iambooksboston.com or call 857-262-7665 for more information.

11:30AM Boston Harbor Now “Revelry & Revolution” Harbor Cruise. Enjoy sailing off of Long Wharf North on a harbor cruise highlighting the real history of Boston’s Evacuation Day, see additional details here.

11:30AM Faneuil Hall Easter Egg Hunt. The Faneuil Hall Marketplace will host its popular annual Easter Egg Scavenger Hunt where participants can pick up their basket and clue sheet outside the South Market, see additional details here.

Sunday, March 25

1:00PM Shop and Nibble in the North End. Neighborhood businesses and restaurants will parter up for a fun event and shop and eat local in the North End.

2:00PM Special Walking Tour: Boston and its Changing Landscape. Join the Old North Foundation for a special walking tour that will examine the historic development of Boston’s ever changing landscape, see additional details here.

3:30PM LeggiAMO Insieme. Join I AM Books at 189 North Street as the volunteer group Nati per Leggere of Greater Boston presents LeggiAMO Insieme, full immersion Italian story time, for more information email info@iambooksboston.com or call 857-263-7665.

5:00PM Una serta con Luigi Tenco. Join I AM Books at 189 North Street for an event in Italian.


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