Daily Briefs

Wednesday’s Brief: Man Struck by Orange Line Train, Serious Lobster Rolls, Tea & Tranquility, The Grapes of Wrath, Movie Night

Things to know for Wednesday

Today is Wednesday, August 15 and if you’re looking for a serious lobster roll, Boston.com has pulled together a round up of the best 18 featuring some North End favorites.

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

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.

Notable News:

Man Rescued From Beneath MBTA Train at Haymarket Station in Boston

Yesterday a man was struck by an orange line train at Haymarket Station. More than a dozen police and fire vehicles responded around noon on Tuesday, read more on NECN.

Street Eats:

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Plan your events with the Community Calendar:

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.

Friday, August 17

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.

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

From the Community:

In Loving Memory of Damian Perez

Damian Perez passed one year ago this August. Cherished memories will always be in our hearts. See more here.

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