Daily Briefs

Thursday’s Brief: Ch. 91 Workshop, Mortgage Burning, Witch City Horror Film Festival, Council Sessions, Chasing Coral

Things to know for Thursday

Today is Thursday, September 20 and if this sweater weather has you ready for fall, then get ready for the inaugural Witch City Horror Film Festival debuting at Cinema Salem on October 27th, continue reading

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

10:00AM Gentle Yoga at Christopher Columbus Park. Stop by Christopher Columbus Park at 110 Atlantic Ave for a free gentle yoga class in the park.

10:00AM City Council Working Session on Repayment of Back Taxes. There will be a working session for an ordinance regarding repayment of back taxes in the Piemonte Room at Boston City Hall on the fifth floor. The Chair of the Committee is Councilor Flaherty. The Sponsors of the Docket are Councilors Edwards and Flynn. Members of the public are cordially invited to attend. Public comment is subject to the discretion of the Chair, see additional details here

5:30PM City Council Working Session on East Boston Master Plan. A working session regarding an East Boston zoning initiative and master plan will take place at the East Boston YMCA at 54 Ashely Street.. This matter was sponsored by Councilor Lydia Edwards. Members of the public are cordially invited to attend. Public comment is subject to the discretion of the Chair, see additional details here.

6:00PM Conservation Law Foundation of Chapter 91 Community Workshop. We Are Boston’s Waterfront invites you to attend the Conservation Law Foundation educational forum about the role of Chapter 91 in protecting Boston’s waterfront. Stop by the Boston Harbor Hotel in the Norman Levanthal Room where there will be a discussion around how Chapter 91 is a powerful tool for protecting and promoting public use of Commonwealth tidelands and waterways in Massachusetts. RSVP to wearebostonwaterfront@gmail.com.

6:00PM R&B Line Dancing at Faneuil Hall. Learn how to R&B line dance with instructors from Metamovements Latin Dance Company while enjoying live music provided by Rhythm Nation 02119. The lesson and dance are free. No partner necessary, and beginners are very welcome. Lessons are from 6:00pm to 6:45pm and dancing with live music from 7pm to 8:30pm outside Wagamama on South Market.

6:30PM Viewing of the movie “Chasing Coral” Followed by Panel Discussion. The Peabody and Sundance Award-winning film Chasing Coral taps into the collective will and wisdom of an ad man, a self-proclaimed coral nerd, top-notch camera designers, and renowned marine biologists as they invent the first time-lapse camera to record bleaching events as they happen. Stop by the Simons IMAX Theater at 1 Central Wharf for this 93-minute movie followed by a 30-minute panel discussion, see additional details here.

Never Gets Old:

 

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Plan your events with the Community Calendar:

Friday, September 21

San Gennaro Feast at Hanover & Battery Streets. The first annual Feast celebrating San Gennaro in Boston’s North End will be held on September 21st through September 23rd on the blocks surrounding the intersection of Hanover and Battery Streets. Join the celebration with a full entertainment lineup and of course, Italian feast food.

1:00PM September Films: Back to School. Join the North End Library at 25 Parmenter Street for their September Film Series: Back to School. See additional details here.

6:00PM Remembering Street Corner Society: William Foote Whyte. Stop by I AM Books at 189 North Street where Oscar Andersson, Ph.D., of Malmoe University in Sweden will be joined by James Pasto (Boston University) and Nick Dello Russo (NorthEndWaterfront.com) to discuss Street Corner Society and William Foote Whyte’s sociology and archival material.

Saturday, September 22

San Gennaro Feast at Hanover & Battery Streets. The first annual Feast celebrating San Gennaro in Boston’s North End will be held on September 21st through September 23rd on the blocks surrounding the intersection of Hanover and Battery Streets. Join the celebration with a full entertainment lineup and of course, Italian feast food.

11:00AM 2nd Annual Share Your Story Day. Join the West End Museum at 150 Staniford Street for this free event and chance to ave your memories documented and kept alive for all time. The museum encourage people to bring photos, letters, news clippings – anything they want to share that relates them and their family’s time in the community.

11:00AM Workshop: Controlling Your Digital Footprint. Stop by the North End Library at 25 Parmenter Street to learn techniques to control the exposure of your location data and online behavioral data, how to avoid phishing and other scams, how to discover exposed personal data, and how to remove exposed personal data, see additional details here.

1:00PM Tinsmithing Demonstration. Stop by the Paul Revere House at 19 N Square for a tinsmithing demonstration where Larry Leonard produces and sells examples of his craft while describing the techniques, tools, and materials used since the Reveres’ era.

6:30PM Girl Friends of the North End Reunion. Stop by Filippo Ristorante at 282 Causeway Street for the annual “Girl” Friends of the North End Reunion. Space is limited, for additional information contact the Committee: Chair Francine Capodilupo Gannon at 617-742-6912; Carol Langone Catanzaro at 617-283-1925; Diane Passero Pesaturo at 781-443-3624 and Christina Penta at 617-227-5968.

From the Community:

CELEBRATE WITH US – IT’S PAID FOR!

Boston Harbor Community Church invites you to join them for a mortgage burning and celebration Sunday Sept 30th.  The gathering kicks off at 10:30am with guest musician Jason Harrod & guest speaker & network pastor Bob Wise. Lunch will follow on Salutation Street if weather permits, continue reading.

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