Things to know for Thursday

Today is Thursday, April 12 and Marathon Monday is just around the corner…or more like just around the weekend! Check out all you need to know about the schedule, news and results. 

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

10:00AM Public Hearing Regarding the Greenway Business Improvement District. The Boston City Council will hold a hearing in the Iannella Chamber at City Hall on the fifth floor to discuss the Greenway Business Improvement District (BID), see additional details here.

12:30PM Let me Tell You A Story at the West End Library. Join the West End Library at 151 Cambridge Street for the rare pleasure of being read to as an adult. Feel free to take a break from your work day and bring your own lunch to enjoy.

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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 a variety of techniques to create projects while learning about the artists and cultures that use these methods. Register in advance by calling 617-227-8135.

6:00PM FOCCP Membership Social. Join the Friends of Christopher Columbus Park at The Living Room at 101 Atlantic Ave and learn more about the organization while meeting new people and enjoying delicious food. Members can attend for free and non-members can pay a fee of $10.

7:00PM NEWRA Monthly Meeting. Join the North End Waterfront Residents Association for their monthly meeting at the Nazzaro Center located at 30 North Bennet Street. See the agenda and additional details here.

Notable News:

Boston approves zoning for marijuana businesses

Under new rules approved by the city, recreational marijuana businesses are welcome to set up shop on the main streets of Boston, but cannot cluster near one another, read more from The Boston Globe.

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Plan your events with the Community Calendar:

Friday, April 13

11:00AM Meet the Musicians & Story time. Join the North End Library at 25 Parmenter Street for a special series of story time with Ms. Alyson & NEMPAC. Each week all ages are welcome to share a craft and meet a new artist and their instrument.

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

Saturday, April 14 

12:00PM Faneuil Hall Marketplace Spring Fling. Join the Faneuil Hall Marketplace in celebrating spring at an outdoor concert! Enjoy a day-long schedule of street performers in South Marketing and the opening of seven outdoor patios/bars, see additional details.

2:00PM Pirandello Lyceum I Migliori Awards at DoubleTree Suites. Join Pirandello Lyceum President, Dr. Dom Amara, at the I Migliori Awards Dinner. The Board of Governors has recognized a group of outstanding Americans of Italian descent who have made important contributions to their profession, to society, and to the Italian-American community, see additional details here.

From the Community:

Handel and Haydn Society to Perform Handel’s Hercules May 4 & May 6

Artistic director Harry Christophers continues his acclaimed cycle of Handel oratorios and leads all forces in Hercules, the tempestuous tale of the mighty hero returning home from war and reconnecting with the life he life behind, continue reading.

Work and Employment in Late 18th Century Boston

On Wednesday, May 2, the old north speaker series lecture and community conversation will feature Christopher Clark speaking to work and employment in late 18th century Boston, continue reading.

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