Things to know for Friday

Today is Friday, April 27 and if you absolutely can not wait until the next Taco Tuesday to get your taco fix…here are 25 Boston-area tacos to try, including Tenoch Mexican on Lewis Street.  

Here’s everything you need to know for the weekend ahead…

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.

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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.

Notable News:

A Guide to Off-Leash Dog Parks in the Boston Area

All throughout Boston are are great paths for dog walkers that keep their four-legged friends on the leash. There are times however, with city pups need to stretch their legs too so Boston Magazine has pulled together a guide to off-leash dog parks around the city, featuring the North End’s very own Richmond Street Dog Park, read more on Boston Magazine. (A new edition will have to include the brand new North End dog park at the Gassy on Prince Street … formal opening ceremonies this Saturday at 10am.)

Waterfront Strolls:

Morning!! These harbor side morning walks are my favorite!! 😌😌

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Plan your events with the Community Calendar:

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.

Sunday, April 29

1:00PM Sailing Center Open House. Join the Boston Sailing Center at 54 Lewis Wharf as they offer their annual weekend of free sailing. Guests can heat out on free sailing trips and grab discounts on instructional courses and memberships, see additional details here.

1:00PM Loft & Vine 1 Year Anniversary. Join Loft & Vine at 26 Prince Street as they celebrate their 1 year anniversary with tasty treats and special discounts, see additional details here.

From the Community:

Coldwell Banker Waterfront Grand Opening May 3

Coldwell Banker will celebrate their grand opening at 142 Commercial Street on Thursday, May 3 from 4PM – 7PM, continue reading.

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