Daily Briefs

Monday’s Brief: Somerville to Observe Indigenous Peoples’ Day, Upcoming Concerts, Morning Waterfront Walks

Things to know for Monday

Today is Monday, September 17 and if you enjoy listening to a good cello, mark your calendars for the North End Music & Performing Arts Center (NEMPAC) inaugural concert featuring world-renowned cellist Dr. Francesco Mastromatteo and Boston-based acclaimed pianist Dr. Christina Wright-Ivanova on Sept. 28. Read more here.

Here’s what you need to know for the week ahead…

Notable News:

The City of Somerville will observe ‘Indigenous Peoples’ Day’ on ‘Columbus Day’ this year, mayor says

Somerville Mayor Joseph Curatone announced last week that the city of Somerville will no longer be recognizing Columbus Day, but instead will celebrate Indigenous Peoples Day in an effort to take action on an outdated and oversimplified view of history, read more on Boston.com.

Morning Walks on the Waterfront:


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Plan your events with the Community Calendar:

Wednesday, September, 19

9:30AM Family Music Makers with NEMPAC Starts! NEMPAC Fall Session of Family Music Makers begins at Lincoln Wharf Condo, 357 Commercial Street. This 45-minute weekly class offering on Wednesdays at either 9:30 a.m. or 10:30 a.m. welcomes newborns to children age 4 and their caretakers. More info at www.nempacboston.org or 617-227-2270.

6:00PM American’s Little Italies: Past, Present, and Future. Stop by the North End Library at 25 Parmenter Street where Jerome Krase will discuss his nearly fifty years visiting and photographing locations in America and abroad which have identifiable Italian neighborhoods. In this presentation, we’ll take a look at the origins of these “little Italies” and what the future may hold for them, see additional details here.

6:30PM Public Meeting: 41 N. Margin Street (Knights of Columbus Hall). The Boston Planning & Development Agency will hold a public meeting at 41 North Margin Street (Knights of Columbus Hall) regarding the conversion this building into a five-story, mixed-use development that would contain 23 senior affordable housing units and a renovated Knights of Columbus Hall.

6:30PM Liberty Teas and Nervous Collectors: The Townshend Act. Stop by the Old South Meeting House at 310 Washington Street for the Free Lowell Lecture Series presented by the Paul Revere Memorial Association. This year our annual fall lecture series examines Boston’s reaction to the Townshed Acts, upon their 250th anniversary. This interactive, first-person presentation will feature costumed actors from The Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum.

From the Community:

Pianist Emmet Cohen to Perform Jazz Concert Fundraiser at The Living Room Oct. 3

Jazz Pianist Emmet Cohen will perform at The Living Room on Wednesday, October 3 from 6 p.m. – 9 p.m. This event is a fundraiser for the North End Music and Performing Arts Center (NEMPAC), sponsored by Meghan and Neil Denenberg and hosted by The Living Room, continue reading.

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

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