Daily Briefs

Tuesday’s Brief: Celeb Sighting: Kerry Washington, Little Groove, McAuliffe Rally

Things to know for Tuesday

Today is Tuesday, August 14 and if you were around the neighborhood this past weekend, you may have seen Actress Kerry Washington spending a fun-filled family day in Boston – making stops at the Aquarium as well as TWO meals in the North End, read more on the Boston Globe

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

11:00AM Little Groove Concert at the North End Library. Join the North End Library at 25 Parmenter Street and get ready to wiggle, shake and move with Little Groove!

5:30PM Suffolk County DA Candidate McAuliffe Rally & Address. Suffolk County District Attorney Candidate Shannon McAuliffe will host a rally and address at the South Market Building at Faneuil Hall, see additional details here.

Notable News:

A Peek at the Past: Saint Anthony’s Feast

For the past 99 years Bostonians, Italians and non-Italians alike have come together to honor Saint Anthony and celebrate the official end of the Summer in Boston, read more on BostonGuide.com.

Love Can Be Cheezy:

Plan your events with the Community Calendar:

Wednesday, August 15

5:00PM Tea & Tranquility. For first time walkers, an introduction to walking the labyrinth at 5:30pm at Armenian Heritage Park. 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: The Grapes of Wrath. Join the North End Library at 25 Parmenter Street for an adult book discussion of Steinbeck’s Pulitzer Prize-winning epic of the Great Depression, The Grapes of Wrath. See the full announcement here.

7:00PM North End Movie Night at the Gassy (DeFilippo Playground). Stop by the Gassy/DeFilippo Playground at Prince Street Park for a free movie night with Pizza, see additional details here.

Thursday, August 16

Fisherman’s Feast at North, Lewis & Fleet Streets. Fisherman’s Feast of the Madonna Del Soccorso di Sciacca begins Thursday at 6PM and runs through Sunday at 8PM, see additional details here.

10:00AM ParkArts Arts & Crafts. Stop by Christopher Columbus Park where children ages 3-10 can participate in ParkArts Arts & Crafts. Register at parks@cityofboston.gov.

10:00AM Gentle Yoga at Christopher Columbus Park. Stop by Christopher Columbus Park for free fitness classes all summer long.

11:00AM ParkArts Rosalitas Marionette Puppets. The fun in Christopher Columbus Park continues with ParkArts Rosalitas Marionette Puppets.

6:30PM Fisherman’s Feast Opening Ceremonies. Opening ceremonies start at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday night where the statue of La Madonna Del Soccorso will leave her permanent chapel on Lewis Street for a solemn procession to Christopher Columbus Waterfront Park for the Annual Blessing of the Fishing Waters, see additional details here.

7:00PM Movies at the Marketplace: The Greatest Showman. Stop by Faneuil Hall’s West End as they present “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 7:00 p.m. and movies beginning at dusk.

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