Daily Briefs

Thursday’s Brief: Harbor Garage Lawsuit, Gentle Yoga, Community BBQ, Recreational Boating, NEWRA Meeting, Aquarium Lecture Series

Things to know for Thursday

Today is Thursday, July 12 and here’s what else you need to know for today…

10:00AM Gentle Yoga at Christopher Columbus Park. Stop by Christopher Columbus Park for some physical, mental, and spiritual practice that originated in ancient India.

12:00PM Community BBQ at Polcari Park. The Boston Harborside Home of Joseph A. Langone Jr. is sponsoring a Community Appreciation BBQ at Polcari Park on Prince Street. This free event will have burgers, hot dogs, chips, soda and fun! Please bring a non-perishable food item for the North End Emergency Food Pantry NSC.

12:30PM Let Me Tell You A Story at West End Library. Join the West End Library at 151 Cambridge Street for adult story time – bring your lunch if you’d like!

5:00PM Recreational Boating on the Harbor. Learn more about recreational boating opportunities on Boston Harbor on the Friends of the Boston Harborwalk tour led by Liz Nelson Weaver, see additional details here.

7:00PM NEWRA Monthly Meeting. Join the North End Waterfront Residents Association at the Nazzaro Center for their monthly meeting. On the agenda is the Municipal Harbor Plan and the recently filed lawsuit by Harbor Towers. Also, a 2-story addition will be presented at 38 Fleet St, see additional details here.

7:00PM Aquarium Lecture Series: The Southern Right Whales of Arge. This lecture will be given by Florencia Ornela Vilches, New England Aquarium Marine Conservation Action Fund Fellow* and Instituto de Conservación de Ballenas researcher, see additional details here.

Notable News:

Harbor Towers residents sue to stop Don Chiofaro’s 600-foot tower on garage site

A pair of lawsuits was filed on Wednesday urging a judge to stop developer Don Chiofaro’s planned to build a 600-foot tower on the Harbor Garage, read more on the Boston Globe. Attorney Diane Rubin, representing Harbor Towers will be at Thursday’s NEWRA meeting (7pm, Nazzaro Center) to discuss the suit. See the agenda here.

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Plan your events with the Community Calendar:

Friday, July 13

12:00PM Plaza Palooza. Plaza Palooza will welcome summer to City Hall, and include lawn games, music provided by 103.3 AMP Radio, food for purchase, the Boston Water and Sewer Commission water truck, the Boston Police Department “Operation Hoodsie” ice cream truck and the Boston’s mobile City Hall To Go truck. The event is free and open to the public.

1:00PM Friday Films of Robert Mitchum: Angel Face. Join the North End Library at 25 Parmenter Street for their weekly film series of Robert Mitchum, see additional details here.

Saturday, July 14

9:00AM Doggie Wash Fundraiser with Back Bay Veterinary Clinic. RUFF is hosting a doggie wash fundraiser in the dog park for folks to come by and get a shampoo! Supplies will be provided by RUFF, generously donated by Back Bay Vet, who will have staff on site to meet and greet new and old dog friends! Cost is $10.

11:00AM My Caribbean One World Expo. Stop by the Greenway for a taste of Caribbean culture at the 6th annual My Caribbean One World Expo and enjoy live entertainment, Caribbean cuisine and more, see additional details here.

From the Community:

Adult Book Discussion: The Grapes of Wrath

Join the North End Library at 25 Parmenter Street for an adult book discussion on The Grapes of Wrath, continue reading.

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