Daily Briefs

Thursday’s Brief: Cross St./Starbucks Meeting Tonight, School’s Out, Guide to the 4th of July, Across the Harbor

Things to know for Thursday

Today is Thursday, June 28 and if you’re looking for the most spectacular ways to celebrate the 4th of July this weekend and next week, check out Haute Living’s guide to the best events around the city. 

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

Last Official School Day for Boston Public Schools. The North End’s Eliot K-8 School will have early dismissal beginning at 12:45PM.

9:30AM Mayor’s Coffee Hour. POSTPONED TO JULY 17.

10:00AM Gentle Yoga at Christopher Columbus Park. Stop by the free fitness class and gentle yoga in the North End.

11:00AM Harborfest Kick Off at Faneuil Hall. Join the ceremonies for Harborfest kick off at Faneuil Hall and stay for cake!

2:00PM City Council hearing on Boston’s Resident Parking Permits. Members of the public are invited to attend and testify at the City Council hearing on Boston’s resident parking permits, see additional details here.

5:00PM Greg Henning Meet and Greet at Golden Goose Cafe. Join Greg Henning at 65 Atlantic Ave and support his bid for Suffolk County DA.

6:00PM North End Junior All Stars Game. The North End Junior All Stars will host the South Brewick, Maine 9YO Jr All Stars at Langone Park, see here for additional details.

6:00PM Abutters Meeting for Charter Realty development with Starbucks at Cross and Hanover Streets. Join the Mayor’s Office of Neighborhood Services at an abutters meeting taking place at the Nazzaro Center.

8:30PM Under a Strawberry Moon. Meet/greet and network while walking the moonlit Labryinth and enjoying chocolate dipped strawberries, see additional details here.

Across the Harbor:

ICA Launches Watershed in East Boston

The week, the Institute of Contemporary Art cut the ribbon to its new outpost announced as ICA. The development will look to connect downtown’s creative class with a socially dynamic neighborhood, further presenting and curating the cutting edge, read more on Berkshire Fine Arts.

North End Stroll:


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Plan your events with the Community Calendar:

Friday, June 29

9:00AM NBSS Info Session for Veterans. Join the North Bennet Street School at 150 North Street for nan information session for full-time programs specifically for veterans and active service members, see additional details here.

12:30PM ABCD Neighborhood Service Center 4th of July Party. Join the ABCD North End / West End Service Center for their 4th of July celebration. Call 617-523-8125 to reserve your spot.

Saturday, June 30

10:30AM I Piccoli Lettori. Join I AM Books at 189 North Street for their Italian reading groups for kids ages 0-4. For more information call 857-263-7665 or email info@iambooksboston.com.

11:00AM Colonialfest. Join the Old North Church & Historic Site for a free family-friendly festival celebrating all things colonial, see additional details here.

12:00PM Independence Day Celebration. Join Christopher Columbus Park for an Independence Day Celebration complete with Uncle Sam on stilts, see additional details here.

9:00PM Fireworks over Boston Harbor. After sunset there will be fireworks on Boston Harbor brought to you by the Boston Harbor Fireworks Fund, see additional details here.

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