Daily Briefs

Wednesday’s Brief: Six Steps to a College Essay, Summer Weekend Treat from the MBTA, NEMPAC Concert

Things to know for Wednesday

Today is Wednesday, May 22 and if you’re looking to get out of the city this summer, the Commuter Rail is making that much easier! Starting June 9th, the MTBA will have a $10 summer weekend fair on the rail for all zones, read more on Fox 25 Boston

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

12:30PM St John School Music Concert. Join NEMPAC at St. Stephen’s Church at 401 Hanover Street for the Spring Music Concert. Led by NEMPAC teaching artist and St. John School Music Director, Ms. Alexandra Dietrich, this concert will showcase grades K-8 in their final performance of the year! Students will present musical pieces they’ve been working on since the Holiday Break. The St. John’s After-School Honors Choir, made up of students from grades 5-8, will also perform.

6:00PM Six Steps to a College Essay at North End Library. Join the North End Library at 25 Parmenter Street to learn about the six steps to a successful college essay.

6:30PM Old North Speaker Series: The Rev. Stephen T. Ayres. Join the Old North Church as Rev. Stephen T. Ayres discusses occupational Hazards: 20 years as Old North’s Leader, see additional details here.

Notable News:

The 15 US cities where it’s easiest to live without a car

After last year’s announcement of Boston’s plans to become the most walkable city in the US by 2030 by making sure every home is within a 10-minute walk of a subway station or bus stop, Walk Score announced its annual rankings of walkable US cities with Boston coming in 4th, read more on Business Insider.

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Plan your events with the Community Calendar:

Thursday, May 24

3:00PM City Council Hearing on Parking Fines. Join the City Council Committee on Government Operations in the Iannella Chamber on the fifth floor at 1 City Hall Square for a hearing on the scheduling of new, increased parking fines.

5:30PM Mayors at Harbor for All Summit. Join Boston Harbor Now and other nonprofits committed to the Harbor at the IMAX Theater at the New England Aquarium for the first of many conversations about the Boston Harbor, see additional details here.

Friday, May 25

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.

1:00PM Friday Films: The Paranoid Style. Join the North End Library at 25 Parmenter Street for their May and June Friday Film Series featuring The Paranoid Style, see additional details here.

6:00PM Special Old North Tours – Celebrating Craftsmanship. Sharpen your observation skills and study the aesthetic components of the Old North Church while celebrating the craftsmanship involved in building and creating this national icon, see additional details here.

From the Community:

The 7th Annual Boston Seafood Festival

Join the Boston Fisheries Foundation for the 7th Annual Boston Seafood Festival on Fish Pier. There will be an array of delectable seafood, family friendly entertainment, chef appearances and education demonstrations, continue reading.

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