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Wednesday’s Brief: Boston is the College Capital, Making of a Violin, Gentle Chair Yoga

Things to know for Wednesday

Today is Wednesday, April 4 which means it’s Friday Jr. Jr. If that doesn’t get you excited then at least you can get excited about the North End Library’s Friday film series featuring Oscar-winning classics like the Sound of Music and the Godfather, among others, throughout the months of April and May, continue reading

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

Notable News:

Boston is the nation’s college capital. 

Boston is well known for it’s outstanding education and health care, however cities like Atlanta, Pittsburgh and San Francisco are providing stiff competition by advancing their capacity to sustain and nurture a creative class. To keep Boston’s economy thriving and remain strong contributors of intellectual capital to the regional economy, higher education institutions must take a number of steps to support adaptation and innovation, read more from the Boston Globe.

Making of a Violin at North Bennet Street School:

A couple of swipes looks and feels like butter compared to the maple.

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Plan your events with the Community Calendar:

Thursday, April 5

3:45PM Fiber Arts at the North End Library. Children ages 7-10 are invited to participate in a variety of techniques to create projects while learning about the cultures and artists that use these methods. Register in advance by calling 617-227-8135.

6:00PM Dock Square Garage Public Meeting. There will be a public meeting at one City Hall Square in the BPDA Board Room on the 9th floor as the proponent proposes to retain the Exiting Building and its current parking garage and more to construct a new ten-level residential addition.

6:00PM NE Public Safety Meeting. Join Boston Police Area A-1 at the Nazzaro Center at 30 N. Bennet Street as all North End / Waterfront residents are welcome to attend the public safety meeting.

Friday, April 6

11:00AM Little Groove Concert at the North End Library. Join the North End Library at 25 Parmenter Street as children are invited to interact with parachutes, puppets, instruments and more as they learn and play in a fun musical environment.

12:30PM ABCD North End / West End Service Center Pasquetta Party. Maria Stella Gulla, ABCD North End / West End NSC Director, invites community members to their Pasquetta (Spring) party at their offices on 1 Michelangelo Street. Please call 617-523-8125 to reserve seating.

2:00PM Friday Film Series: Mrs. Miniver. Join the North End Library at 25 Parmenter Street for their Friday film series featuring Mrs. Miniver. See a full listing of the series here.

6:00PM NEMPAC Youth Troupe Auditions – NEMPAC Opera Project. NEMPAC is seeking 8 young performers ages 9-13 to audition for Don Giovanni under the direction of Rebecca Miller. Auditions will take place at 9 Hull Street. To sign up for an audition, please email Allie Meek at ameek@nempacboston.com, see additional details here.

From the Community:

Gentle Chair Yoga at the North End Library

Join certified yoga instructor Maura Almy at the North End Library located at 25 Parmenter street as she leads a weekly chair yoga call for all levels, continue reading.

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