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Weekend Brief: 20 Seafood Towers Worth the Wait, Gas Main Explosion in Merrimack Valley, Back to School Films, Family Pride Day, Local Food Festival

Things to know for Friday

Today is Friday, September 14 and if you’re looking for something to splurge on this weekend, check out the 20 seafood towers from around the city that Eater Boston says are worth it. 

Here’s what you need to know for this weekend…

1:00PM September Films: Back to School. Stop by the North End Library at 25 Parmenter Street for their Friday film series featuring back to school films, see the full line up of films here.

News From Other Sources:

‘It Looked Like Armageddon’: 1 Dead After Gas Explosions, Fires

One person is dead and dozens more were injured in a series of gas explosions and fires that damaged homes in three communities north of Boston Thursday afternoon. CBS Boston has more on this disaster involving a high pressure gas main that impacted South Lawrence, North Andover and Andover.

Breathe, Relax, Let Go:

Plan your events with the Community Calendar:

Saturday, September 15

10:00AM First Soccer at Puopolo Field. Stop by Puopolo field from 10-12 for the first soccer game of the season.

12:00PM North End Family Pride Day. Join North End Against Drugs for a fun afternoon at the park complete with BBQ, face painting, arts & crafts and more. The annual Johnny Paolo Bocce Tournament will also take place. $5 per person with teams of two or four being selected at the park, see additional details here.

1:00PM Meet Harriet, Daughter of Paul Revere. At 1pm, 1:45pm and 2:30pm. Diane Lent brings to life Harriet Revere, one of Paul Revere’s 16 children. Join her in reminiscing about her father’s dramatic life, the adventures of her many siblings, nieces, and nephews, and growing up in the historic North End.

Sunday, September 16

11:00AM Local Food Festival on the Greenway. The Greenway will transform into a giant local and sustainable food hub this Sunday. Farmers, restaurants, food trucks, specialty food producers, and organizations focusing on healthy food and fitness from all across New England will be on hand to share their knowledge and their food.

2:00PM Afternoon for Families at Armenian Heritage Park. Stop by the Armenian Heritage Park for an afternoon for family and friends featuring playing music, games, face painting and more.

From the Community:

Forbes 30 Under 30 To Be Held at City Hall Plaza

The fifth annual Forbes 30 Under 30 Summit will take place September 30 through October 3 at Boston’s City Hall Plaza. This four day event will welcome 7,000 young professionals and feature panel discussions, philanthropy, music, food festivals and more, continue reading.

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

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