Daily Briefs

Wednesday’s Brief: Keytar Bear-Less Summer, Adult Book Discussion, Harbor Islands Ferry Opens this Weekend

Things to know for Wednesday

Today is Wednesday, May 16 and this upcoming weekend Boston Harbor Islands National and State Park opens with a day of free ferry service to Georges and Spectacle Islands, continue reading.

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

6:30PM Adult Book Discussion: An Officer and a Spy. Join the North End Library at 25 Parmenter Street for an adult book discussion on Robert Harris’s 2014 Thriller An Officer and a Spy, see additional details here.

Notable News:

Get Ready for a Keytar Bear-Less Summer, Boston

This summer the beloved Keytar Bear, who is always spotted around the city jamming to some classic tunes, expects to be sidelined until at least August or September due to a broken foot injury, read more on Boston Magazine.

Calm After the Storm:

Plan your events with the Community Calendar:

Thursday, May 17

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 top coorner of the 1930s, Buddy Clark.

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.


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