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Thursday’s Brief:Commemoration of Paul Revere’s Death, Neighborhood Meetings, Best Mother’s Day Date Ideas

Things to know for Thursday

Today is Thursday, May 10 and the commemoration of Paul Revere’s death 200 years ago today. Join the Paul Revere House in commemorating the anniversary of Paul Revere’s death at 11:15 a.m at Granary Burial Ground. For more information, click here.

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

12:00PM Church Bells Ring to Honor Paul Revere. At noon, Revere-made bells at King’s Chapel, Old South Meeting House, and across the Commonwealth, as well as the English bells at Old North Church, will toll to commemorate the 200th anniversary of Paul Revere’s Death.

12:30PM Let Me Tell You A Story at West End Library. Join the West End Library at 151 Cambridge Street for the rare pleasure of being read to as an adult.

3:00PM Mother’s Day Card Creation. Join the North End Library at 25 Parmenter Street in making cards for Mom in honor of this upcoming Sunday being Mother’s Day.

6:00PM Opening Reception: NBSS Annual Celebration of Craft. The opening reception for the NBSS Annual Celebration of Craft will take place at Two International Place. Join the community and appreciate the fine craftsmanship and support the North Bennet Street School’s mission, see additional details here.

6:00PM Lecture on the Value of Old & Rare Books by Ken Gloss. Join the West End Library at 151 Cambridge Street as Kenneth Gross, proprietor of Brattle Book Shop, gives a free and open talk on the value of old and rare books, see additional details here.

7:00PM NEWRA Monthly Meeting. Stop by the Nazzaro Center at 30 North Bennet Street for the May North End / Waterfront Residents’ Association meeting, see additional details here.

7:00PM West End Civic Association May Meeting. Join the West End Civic Association as they present on The Hub at Causeway project and discuss updates on the WECA’s efforts to control the proliferation of AirBnBs int he West End, see additional details here.

Notable News:

Best Mother-Son Date Ideas In Boston, For Mother’s Day Or Any Day

With Mother’s Day just a few day’s away, it’s not too late to plan something special for a day in Boston with your mom. CBS Boston has pulled together the best mother-son date ideas in Boston for Mother’s Day or any other day.

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Plan your events with the Community Calendar:

Friday, May 11

10:00AM Mother’s Day Baby Storytime and Craft. Join the North End Library at 25 Parmenter Street as parents and babies are invited to a storytime in honor of Mom. Following storytime they will be able to make a gift to take home – perfect for Mother’s Day!

11:00AM Mother’s Day Preschool & Toddler Storytime and Craft. Join the North End Library at 25 Parmenter Street as preschool aged children and toddlers are invited to a storytime in honor of Mom. Following storytime they will be able to make a gift to take home – perfect for Mother’s Day!

12:30PM ABCD Mother’s Day Celebration. Join the ABCD North End / West End Neighborhood Service center for its annual Mother’s Day celebration at 1 Michelangelo Street, see additional details here.

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.

6:00PM St. John School Annual Auction Fundraiser. Join the St. John School as they host their annual Denim & Diamonds Auction Fundraiser to benefit the education fund and the 2018/2019 initiatives, see additional details here.

Saturday, May 12

10:30AM Children’s book signing and presentation: Maddie Frost. Join I AM Books at 189 North Street as local children’s book author and illustrator Maddie Frost will present her most recent titles, for more information email info@iambooksboston.com or call 857-263-7665.

6:00PM Poetry open mic and book launch party. Join I AM Books at 189 North Street as Livia Meneghin captures the marvel and mystery that is Greece at the launch of her first book of poetry.

From the Community:

Opera Lecture: “Trouble in Tahiti”

Join the North End Music & Performing Arts Center opera singer and lecturer Mary-Alexandra Onstad for a discussion on Boston Lyric Opera’s new production of Trouble In Tahiti. Open to the public at the North End Library, continue reading. Need to submit a post? Great, start here! Keep up with what’s happening on the Events Calendar.

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