Things to know for Friday

Today is Friday, September 21 and the Boston National Historical Park has announced an early cannon warning for the USS Constitution who will be making a turn around in honor of Gold Star Families and local educators. 

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

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.

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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.

Early Cannon Warning:

Plan your events with the Community Calendar:

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.

Sunday, September 23

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.

9:30AM St. Padre Pio Procession at Coast Guard Base on Commercial Street. A procession honoring St. Padre Pio in recognition of the Feast Day which celebrates the 50th Anniversary of his passing will begin at the US Coast Guard Base on Commercial St with the Coast Guard color guard leading the procession.

12:00PM San Gennaro Procession through the North End. There will be a traditional procession through the streets of the North End starting at 12PM with a Mass held at 3PM, see additional details here.

12:00PM Padre Pio Feast DAy Mass at St. Leonard Church. Please join organizers Anna D’Amore Sirignano and Natalina Tizzano D’Amore as they proceed through the streets of the North End. Following the procession a Solemn Mass will be held at St. Leonard Church on Hanover Street beginning at 12 noon.

From the Community:

Zakim Bridge Lighting Show Friday, September 21

In honor of the 15th anniversary of the Leonard P. Zakim Bunker Hill Memorial Bridge completion, MassDOT will host a lighting show on Friday, September 21, from 8:30 p.m. – 10 p.m, continue reading.

Boston Harbor Now Partners with Greater Boston Community Groups to Provide Free Public Access to the Harbor and Harbor Islands

This summer, more than 6,700 residents of Boston and surrounding communities joined Boston Harbor Now for free cruises around Boston Harbor and to the Boston Harbor Islands.

The American Indian Foundation, The American City Coalition, Authentic Caribbean Foundation, East Boston Main Streets, East Boston Social Center, GreenRoots, Piers Park Sailing, and the Veronica Robles Cultural Center partnered with Boston Harbor Now to provide free community cruises to communities around Greater Boston: Chelsea, Chinatown, East Boston, Mattapan, and Roxbury, as well as the Caribbean, Indian, and artist communities of Greater Boston, continue reading.

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

Weather Forecast:

Clear
Monday
Mon-10/22/18 0%
Clear
Sunny, along with a few afternoon clouds. High 53F. Winds W at 10 to 15 mph.
High 53° / Low 43°
Chance of Rain
Tuesday
Tue-10/23/18 50%
Chance of Rain
Considerable cloudiness. Occasional rain showers in the afternoon. High around 55F. Winds SE at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 50%.
High 55° / Low 43°
Partly Cloudy
Wednesday
Wed-10/24/18 20%
Partly Cloudy
Intervals of clouds and sunshine. High 51F. Winds NW at 10 to 20 mph.
High 51° / Low 37°

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