Daily Briefs

Thursday’s Brief: Public Safety Meeting Tonight, Opening of Coldwell Banker, Amazon’s 2,000 Jobs, DA Candidates Forum

Things to know for Thursday

Today is Thursday, May 3 and if your kids like playing in the park…what kid doesn’t?…then you can’t miss this Saturday’s annual playground/tot-lot celebration and pizza party in Christopher Columbus Park, continue reading.

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

4:00PM Opening of Coldwell Banker Office at 142 Commercial Street. Join Coldwell Banker as they celebrate their grand opening from 4PM-7PM, see additional details here. 

6:00PM NE Public Safety Meeting. North End / Waterfront residents are invited to attend a NE Public Safety Meeting at the Nazzaro Center at 30 North Bennet Street.

6:30PM Suffolk County District Attorney Candidates Forum. A community Conversation with Suffolk County District Attorney candidates will take place at Suffolk University Law School at 120 Tremont Street, see additional details here.

Notable News:

Amazon is hiring 2,000 people for jobs in Boston

Amazon’s expansion in Boston’s seaport focuses on everythign from machine learning and speech science to cloud computing and robotics. The technology giant is expected to open the new location in 2021 bringing 2,000 new jobs in Boston to round out the city’s 3,500+ full-time Amazon employees, continue reading on Fortune.

Older Trees Coming Down:

Plan your events with the Community Calendar:

Friday May, 4

8:00AM North End Friends of St. Francis House Annual Flea Market and Bake Sale. Start your Spring cleaning by going through closets, storage units and cellars and donating your unwanted items at the North End Friends of St. Francis House Annual Flea Market and Bake Sale, see additional details here.

11:00AM Little Groove Concert at the North End Library. Join the North End Library at 25 Parmenter Street when children will have the opportunity to interact with parachutes, puppets, instruments and more.

1:00PM Friday Film Series: The Godfather. Join the North End Library at 25 Parmenter Street for their Friday Film Series featuring this week’s film, The Godfather, see additional details here.

2:00PM City Council Hearing on Plastic Bags. The pubic is invited to attend a city council hearing on plastic bags in Boston at 1 City Hall Square in the Piedmonte Room on the fifth floor.

Saturday, May 5

9:00AM North End Friends of St. Francis House Annual Flea Market and Bake Sale. Start your Spring cleaning by going through closets, storage units and cellars and donating your unwanted items at the North End Friends of St. Francis House Annual Flea Market and Bake Sale, see additional details here.

9:00AM Love Your Block – North End Neighborhood Cleanup. Join the residents of the North End and get involved in this spring cleaning program, see additional details.

10:00AM Taco Fest at Boston City Hall Plaza. Celebrate Cinco de Mao at City Hall Square with live music, DJ, wrestling and cerveza, see additional details here.

10:30AM I Piccoli Lettori. Join I AM Books at 189 North Street for their Italian reading group for kids aged 0-4. Email info@iambooksboston or call 857-263-7665 for additional details.

11:00AM Greenway Spring Food Truck Festival. Join The Greenway for its annual family-friendly event to meet vendors and sample “Greenway Cuisine” from 38 food trucks and carts, see additional details here.

12:00PM Tot Lot Celebration at Christopher Columbus Park. Celebrate the new sand and sand toys with free pizza and entertainment at Christopher Columbus Waterfront Park, see additional details here.

1:00PM World Labyrinth Day: Walk As One & Reception to View Abstract Sculpture. Gather at Armenian Heritage Park to walk as one in peace and harmony with people in cities and towns worldwide, see additional details here.

6:00PM Trivia Challenge – Carla Gambescia: La Dolce Vita University. Come travel with La Dolce Vita University to the heart of Italian culture in the seductive spirit of La Dolce Vita at I AM Books located at 189 North Street.

 

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