Things to know for Friday

Today is Friday, August 10 and if you’re looking for a quick trip out of town this weekend, check out CondeNast Traveler’s 3 best day trips from Boston

Here’s what else you need to know for the weekend…

Madonna Della Cava Feast on Hanover Street. The feast of Madonna Della Cava beings at 7PM Friday and run though Sunday’s 1PM procession, see additional details here.

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11:00AM North End Family Festival: Puppet Show. Stop by Salutation Street for a puppet show, see additional details here.

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

Myrtle the Turtle:

Plan your events with the Community Calendar:

Saturday, August 11

Madonna Della Cava Feast on Hanover Street. The feast of Madonna Della Cava beings at 7PM Friday and run though Sunday’s 1PM procession, see additional details here.

Sales Tax Holiday. For the weekend of Aug. 11-12, consumers can purchase goods of $2,500 and under without paying the state’s 6.25 percent sales tax.

10:00AM BCYF’s Summer “Girls Nights” at the Aquarium. Join the Boston Centers for Youth & Families at the New England Aquarium for a series of free girls-only events throughout the summer. All activities are designed to bring girls together in a safe, non-competitive environment where they can be themselves, meet other girls their age and engage with role models, see here for additional details.

10:30AM Dayna M. Kurtz – Mother Matters. Join I AM Books at 189 North Street as Dayna Kurtz guides new and veteran mothers alike through the best practices to care for themselves during motherhood. Dayna will be available for a meet-and-greet and book signing.

12:00PM Tour de Fat. New Belgium Brewing’s 19th annual Tour de Fat rolls into Boston’s City Hall Plaza for a day packed full of bikes, beer and music, see additional details here.

5:00PM 28th Annual LaFesta Baseball Exchange Game 1. As part of the North End Family Fun Festival, the 28th Annual LaFesta Baseball Exchange will be played on Saturday and Sunday, see additional details here.

Sunday, August 12

Madonna Della Cava Feast on Hanover Street. The feast of Madonna Della Cava beings at 7PM Friday and run though Sunday’s 1PM procession, see additional details here.

Sales Tax Holiday. For the weekend of Aug. 11-12, consumers can purchase goods of $2,500 and under without paying the state’s 6.25 percent sales tax.

10:00AM 28th Annual LaFesta Baseball Exchange Game 2. As part of the North End Family Fun Festival, the 28th Annual LaFesta Baseball Exchange will be played on Saturday and Sunday, see additional details here.

8:00PM Outdoor Movies at Columbus Park. Sundays are free movie nights in the Park until August 26th. This week’s movie will be Mary Poppins, see additional details here.

From the Community:

Low-Cost Internet Program “Starry Connect” to Launch at Ausonia Apartments in the North End

Starry, Inc. is partnering with the Boston Housing Authority to launch “Starry Connect”, a pilot program aimed to provide free and low-cost internet access to housing authority residents. The program is being piloted at Ausonia Apartments in the North End, continue reading.

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Weather Forecast:

Partly Cloudy
Monday
Mon-12/17/18 0%
Partly Cloudy
Cloudy with gusty winds. High 43F. Winds WNW at 20 to 30 mph.
High 43° / Low 26°
Partly Cloudy
Tuesday
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Partly Cloudy
Sunny with gusty winds. High 32F. Winds NW at 20 to 30 mph. Winds could occasionally gust over 40 mph.
High 32° / Low 24°
Clear
Wednesday
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Clear
Sunny, along with a few afternoon clouds. High 41F. Winds WSW at 5 to 10 mph.
High 41° / Low 32°

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