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Wednesday’s Brief: Historic Worship Sites Tour Tonight, Tea & Tranquility, Adult Book Discussion and Family Separation Demonstration

Things to know for Wednesday

Today is Wednesday, June 20 and if you’re looking for something to do this evening, there are still spaces left for a special tour tonight at 6pm, “Brethren, Bethel, and Basilica” – highlighting Community Worship Sites in and around Boston’s historic North Squre and a rare behind-the-scenes tour of Sacred Heart Church. Email northendhs@gmail.com to reserve a spot on the tour with North End native and Vatican-trained archaeologist, Jessica Dello Russo, leaving from North Square at 6pm.

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

5:00PM Tea & Tranquility at the Armenian Heritage Park. For first time walkers, an introduction to walking the labyrinth at 5:30pm. Then an early evening meet/greet, walk the labyrinth and enjoy Tea & Desserts hosted by The Bostonian Hotel & MEM TEA Imports. RSVP to hello@ArmenianHeritagePark.org.

6:30PM Adult Book Discussion Club. Join the North End Library at 25 Parmenter Street for an adult book discussion of the book “Lincoln in the Bardo”, see additional details here.

Notable News:

How to Protest the Family Separation Policy in Boston

Following the recent news of the brutal family separation policy that is taking children away from their parents, the American Civil Liberties Union of Massachusetts has organized a demonstration outside the State House at 12:30PM today, calling on legislators to pass the Safe Communities Amendment, read more from Boston Magazine.

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Plan your events with the Community Calendar:

Thursday, June 21

10:00AM Gentle Yoga at Christopher Columbus Park. Gentle Yoga is hosting free fitness classes in the North End this summer including yoga in Christopher Columbus Park.

5:30PM NEMPAC Pre-Reception for Donors. Join the North End Music & Performing Arts Center for the opening night reception and opera featuring Mozart’s “Don Giovanni” at the Great Hall in Faneuil Hall.

6:00PM Spectacle on Spectacle Island. To honor Bud Ris, there will be ferry service to and from spectacle island followed by a brief speaking program and firework display, see additional details here.

7:30PM NEMPAC 2018 Opera Project: Don Giovanni. Join the North End Music & Performing Arts Center at Faneuil Hall’s Great Hall for their performance of Mozart’s “Don Giovanni”, see additional details here.

9:00PM Fireworks over Spectacle Island. As part of a Boston Harbor Now event, there will be fireworks over Spectacle Island.

Friday, June 22

11:00AM Little Groove Concert at the North End Library. Join the North End Library at 25 Parmenter Street for an interactive event for children who can learn in a musical environment.

1:00PM Friday Films: 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.

4:00PM NEMPAC Dance Recitals. Join NEMPAC at the Improv Aslym on Hanover Street for the summer dance recital.

5:30PM Bike the Cycle Track with Boston Bikes. Join the Boston Bikes team for a Connect Historic Boston (CHB) bike ride along the city’s cycle track with some project updates explained along the way, see additional details here.

6:00PM Lorenzo Petruzziello – Love Fool: A Rome-antic Comedy. Join I AM Books at a189 North Street for author Lorenzo Petruzziello’s presentation of his debut novel.

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