Things to know for Wednesday

Today is Wednesday, April 18 and 243 years ago today, the famous signal lanterns were hung in Old North Church, signifying the British invasion. It wasn’t until Henry W. Longfellow published “Paul Revere’s Ride” in 1860 that people started paying attention to who actually hung those lanterns, read more on Boston 1775. Here’s what else you need to know for Wednesday…

4:30PM Mike the Bubbleman. Join the North End Library at 25 Parmenter Street as Mike the Bubble Man bring magic and science to children with his interactive show about bubbles.

Notable News:

Airbnb tries to slime Boston city councilor instead of discussing its role in destroying entire neighborhoods

AirBnb’s is aggressively trying to avoid Boston regulations with its latest opposition campaign targeting City Councilor Michelle Wu, read more on Universal Hub. (See more recent Airbnb coverage.)

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Well Deserved Post-Marathon Eats:

Plan your events with the Community Calendar:

Thursday, April 19

2:00PM Roald Dahl’s Imaginormous Challenge 2018. Join the North End Library at 25 Parmenter Street where young writers ages 5-12 are invited to share story ideas with Willy Wonka. Stop by to write your own 100-word story idea down and enter it into this global contest.

6:30PM North Washington Street Bridge Project Public Meeting. There will be a public meeting at the Nazzaro Community Center at 30 North Bennet Street to discuss work-related activities including utility work that is expected to begin on the North Washington Street bridge, see additional details here.

Friday, April 20

11:00AM Meet the Musicians & Storytime. Join the North End Library at 25 Parmenter Street for a special series of story times with Ms. Alyson & NEMPAC. Each week they will share a story, a craft and meet a new artist and their instrument.

1:00PM Friday Film Series: Sound of Music. Join the North End Library at 25 Parmenter Street for their Friday Film Series featuring the Sound of Music. See additional details here.

From the Community:

BSA Space to premier NatureStructure

This upcoming May, BSA Space will premier NatureStructure, a global overview showcasing more than 30 architectural and design projects that work in harmony with nature to heal and restore ecosystems and make cities more resilient and sustainable, continue reading.

Swiss Healing Center Presents Mindfulness in Motion with Sensei Tyrone Pardue

Unplug from external pressures and distractions and move mindfully towards becoming your personal best – inside and out with Mindfulness in Motion with Sensei Tyrone Pardue, continue reading.

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1 COMMENT

  1. Michelle Wu’s stand of AirBnb is important. AirBnb shouldn’t be ruining residential neighborhoods.
    Stand strong, Michelle. Thank you for your efforts.

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