Things to know for Wednesday

Today is Wednesday, August 1 and this past weekend an invasive species was spotted in the North End. Bird rental scooters are supposed to stay out of Boston, at least for now… read more on Universal Hub

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

7:00PM North End Movie Night at the Gassey (DiFilippo Playground). There will be a free movie night brought to you by the Boston Community Collaborative at the Prince Street Park, see additional details here.

Notable News:

Faneuil Hall’s slave legacy

A 55-year-old artist and teacher at the Massachusetts College of Art and Design has an idea that could help crack the code for dealing with slavery’s legacy in modern Boston, read more on this Boston Globe Editorial.

Conference Committee Bill Passes:

Plan your events with the Community Calendar:

Thursday, August 2

10:00AM ParkArts Arts & Crafts. Join ParkArts Arts and Crafts at Christopher Columbus Waterfront Park for children ages 3-10. Register at parks@cityboston.gov.

10:00AM Gentle Yoga at Christopher Columbus Park. Stop by Christopher Columbus Park for free gentle yoga and other fitness classes all summer long in neighborhood parks.

7:00PM Movies at the Marketplace: Chicago. Faneuil Hall Marketplace presents “Movies at the Marketplace” every Thursday this summer beginning July 26 through August 16. The West End of the Marketplace will be transformed into an outdoor movie theatre where visitors will have the opportunity to enjoy free movies with pre-show activities starting at 7:00pm and movies beginning at dusk.

7:00PM St. Agrippina’s Feast Opening Procession. The four day festival for St. Agrippina will kick off with an opening procession on Thursday, August 2nd. See the full weekend lineup here.

Friday, August 3

St. Agrippina’s Feast. The four day festival for St. Agrippina continues. See the full weekend lineup here.

10:00AM Coffee Hour with councilor Lydia Edwards. Join City Councilor Lydia Edwards for her next North End coffee hour at Caffe Paradiso, see additional details.

1:00PM Friday Films of Robert Mitchum: Sundowners. Join the North End Branch Library for their weekly film series of Robert Mitchum, see additional details here.

From the Community:

SunAWARE Campaign Encourages Skin Cancer Prevention Through Education & Advocacy

Continuing its mission of eradicating melanoma in our communities, the Children’s Melanoma Prevention Foundation (CMPF) recently set up an information booth for residents and tourists at the Boston Harbor Islands Welcome Center on The Rose Kennedy Greenway, continue reading.

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Keep up with what’s happening on the Events Calendar.

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