Things to know for Thursday,

Today is Thursday, April 26 and if you’re longing for summer on the waterfront, then don’t miss the Friends of the Boston Harborwalk’s Tour of Boston Harbor. People will have the opportunity to learn about recreational boating – from weekly sailboat racing and sailing courses to living on a boat year-round, continue reading.

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

Notable News:

Top 10 Sights to See in Boston, Massachusetts 

With more and more tourists hitting the streets of Boston as the weather start’s to get warmer, Parade has pulled together a list of the top 10 sights to see in Boston. As the oldest residential neighborhood in Boston, the North End rounded out the list for one of the best places to grab a bite to eat, read more on Parade.

April Showers:

Plan your events with the Community Calendar:

Friday, April 27

11:00AM Meet the Musicians & Story time. Join the North End Library at 25 Parmenter Street for a special series of story times with Ms Alyson & NEMPAC.

12:00PM Greenway Public Art Tour. There will be a free public tour of four current artworks on the Greenway at Essex Street and Surface Road, see here for more details.

2:00PM Friday Film Series: How Green Was My Valley. Join the North End Library at 25 Parmenter Street for their Friday Film Series featuring How Green Way My Valley, see here for more details on the full series.

7:00PM Taste of the Noth End at Steriti Rink. Sample foods from the North End’s finest restaurants and support the local community at the Taste of the North End, see here for ticket information.

Saturday, April 28

Independent Bookstore Day. Join I AM Books at 189 North Street for this nation-wide event. There will be kids’ activities, book signings, giveaways, food and drinks. Email info@iambooksboston.com or call 857-263-7665 for more information.

10:00AM Spring Dog Park Grand Opening. Join RUFF and the City of Boston for the Spring Grand Opening of the dog park. All of the water features will be turned on and there will be a doggie photo-booth and giveaways, see here for additional details.

10:30AM North End Historical Slideshow with Vito Aluia. Join the North End Library at 25 Parmenter Street as NEHS Member and North Endr Vito Aluia presents his slideshow of North End Ephemera, see additional info here.

11:00AM Junior Ranger Day at Harbor Islands. Celebrate National Park Week with an exciting day of exploration on Spectacle Island. Learn about Boston harbor Islands, identify plans and animals who live there, and discover how you can help preserve and protect our oceans and environment, see additional details here.

12:00PM Little League Opening Day Ceremonies at Langone Park. Opening Day and ceremonies will be held at Langone Field. NEAA will honor longtime volunteer Robert “Ted” Tomasone, see additional details here.

1:00PM West End Museum Spring Social. Join the West End Museum at 150 Staniford Street where you’ll have the chance to met, mingle and learn about the history of Boston’s unique West End, see additional details here.

6:00PM Author Talk: Donna Franca Franzaroli – Pride and Perseverance. Join I AM Books at 189 North Street for an author talk featuring Donna Franca Franzaroli.

 

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