Things to know for Thursday

Today is Thursday, May 17 and here’s what you need to know for today…

5:30PM NEMPAC Music Theatre Troupe Presents: The Sound of Music. Join NEMPAC at the Improv Asylum at 216 Hanover Street for their performance of The Sound of Music.

6:30PM Jewish Heritage Night at the West End Museum. Join the West End Museum at 150 Staniford Street as they host their annual Jewish Heritage Night this year honoring former West Ender and famous recording artist of the 1930s, Buddy Clark.


Notable News:

This Boston hotel was just named ‘Hotel of the Year’ for the U.S. and Canada

Boston Harbor Hotel has been named hotel of the year for the United States and Canada in the 2018 Preferred Hotels & Resorts Awards of Excellence. The iconic waterfront hotel is famous for it’s 60-foot-tall archway on historic Rowes Wharf, read more on

Walking down a North End street:

Plan your events with the Community Calendar:

Friday, May 18

10:00AM Bilingual Storytime at the North End Library. Join the North End Library at 25 Parmenter Street as Antonio and the bilingual circle enjoy traditional stories, songs and games in Spanish and English.

11:00AM Meet the Musicians & Storytime. Join the North End Library at 25 Parmenter Street as Ms. Alyson & NEMPAC share a store, craft, and introduce a new artist and their instrument.

1:00PM Commemoration of the 50th Anniversary of the Vietnam War. Join the USS Constitution at the Charlestown Navy Yard to commemorate of the Vietnam War 50th anniversary.

1:00PM Friday Film: The Paranoid Style. Join the North End Library at 25 Parmenter Street for their Friday film series featuring The Paranoid Style, see additional details here.

5:45PM North End Against Drugs 2018 Raoymond and Michelina Costa Scholarship Awards. Join the North End Against Drugs at the Nazzaro Center at 30 North Bennet Street for their Raymond and Michelina Costa Scholarship Awards Ceremony open to all North End resident who will be attending a tuition-based school in the 2018/2019 academic year as well as those attending public school.

6:00PM Special Old North Tours – Celebrating Craftsmanship. Sharpen your observation skills and study the aesthetic components of the Old North Church, see additional details here.

Saturday, May 19

10:00AM NEWNC Elections. Join the North End / Waterfront Neighborhood Council as they elect their next council at the Nazzaro Center at 30 North Bennet Street, see additional details here.

10:00AM Recreational Boating on Our Harbor. Learn about recreational boating opportunities on Boston Harbor on the Friends of Boston harborwalk tour at the Boston Sailing Center dock on Lewis Wharf, see additional details here.

12:00PM  NEMPAC Music Theatre Troupe Presents: The Sound of Music. Join NEMPAC at the Improv Asylum at 216 Hanover Street for their performance of The Sound of Music, see additional details here.

12:45PM Open Lecture: Trouble in Tahiti. Join NEMPAC opera singer and lecturer Mary-Alexandra Onstad ans she discusses the Boston Lyric Opera’s new production of Leonard Bernstein’s “Trouble in Tahiti” taking place at the Steriti Rink, see additional details.


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Keep up with what’s happening on the Events Calendar.

Weather Forecast:

Chance of Rain
Sat-02/23/19 70%
Chance of Rain
Periods of late night light rain. Lows overnight in the low 30s.
Sun-02/24/19 100%
Cloudy with periods of rain. High 48F. Winds SE at 15 to 25 mph. Chance of rain 100%. Rainfall around a half an inch. Higher wind gusts possible.
High 48° / Low 34°
Partly Cloudy
Mon-02/25/19 0%
Partly Cloudy
Windy and becoming cloudy in the afternoon. Temps nearly steady in the mid to upper 30s. Winds W at 25 to 35 mph. Winds could occasionally gust over 50 mph.
High 38° / Low 20°

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