Things to know for Friday

Today is Friday, June 1 and starting at 11 a.m., the North Bennet Street School’s Class of 2018 will be parading through the North End to their graduation at the Old North Church, continue reading

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

10:00AM Coffee Hour with Councilor Edwards. Join City Councilor Lydia Edwards at The Thinking Cup at 236 Hanover Street as she hosts her North End coffee hour, see additional details here.

10:00AM City Council Hearing on Parking Fines. The City Council Committee on Government Operations will hold a hearing regarding the scheduling of new, increased parking fines. Members of the public are invited to attend and testify, see additional details here.

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11:00AM Little Groove Concert at the North End Library. Join the North End Library at 25 Parmenter Street as children are invited to interact with parachutes, puppets and instruments while they learn and play in a fun musical environment.

1:00PM Friday Film: The Prisoner. Join the North End Library at 25 Parmenter Street for their Friday film series: The Paranoid Style. This week’s film is “The Prisoner”, see additional details here.

Notable News:

FISHING LINES: Flounder, small striped bass are biting

Right now small bass are scattered all over the bay breaking on the surface in Boston Harbor. Paul Parziale of Mike’s Pastry in the North End recently caught a 44-inch, 32-pound bass he caught off Faun Bar in Boston Harbor, read more on the Patriot Ledger.

A Walk by the Zakim:

Plan your events with the Community Calendar:

Saturday, June 2

10:30AM Wee The People: Tutus for Batman at the North End Library. Join the North End Library at 25 Parmenter Street for a discussion on celebrating and exploring gender identity, see additional details here.

10:30AM I Piccoli Lettori. Join I AM Books at 189 North Street for its Italian reading group for kids aged 0-4. For more information call 857-253-7665 or email info@iambooksboston.com.

12:00PM Groiler Poetry Festival at Harvard Square. Join North End resident Francine LaChance as she produces the Groiler Poetry Book Shop Festival in Harvard Square at Plympton Street, see additional details here.

12:00PM Pride Day at Faneuil Hall. Join the Faneuil Hall Marketplace at 4 S Market Street as they celebrate Boston Pride Week, see additional details here.

4:00PM Anthony Riccio and Stephanie Longo – Double author event. Join I AM Bookst at 189 North Street for a double author event celebrating two Italian American communities.

Sunday, June 3

10:00AM Festa Nazionale della Republica Italiana and “Piazza Italia”. Stop by Christopher Columbus Park starting at 10AM for free exhibits, a children’s area, an Italian cafe and Italian music, see additional details here.

1:00PM Santa Maria di Anzano Procession. Join the procession starting at St. Leonard’s church, Hanover & Prince Streets, see additional details here.

From the Community:

Grass Over Artificial Turf Recommended in Letter to Parks Project Manager

Local resident John Modzelewski urges the design team to reconsider their proposal of artificial turf for the multi-use field at Puopolo Park in a letter to the Boston Parks & Recreation Department Project Manager, continue reading.

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