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Weekend Brief: One Congress Construction Starts Next Summer, September Films, World War II Book Talk, NEMPAC Reception and Concert

Things to know for Friday

Today is Friday, September 28 and we’re just under a week away from the Saint Francis Transitus and Feast Day celebrations, read more and see the full schedule here

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

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

6:00PM Survival and Deliverance from World War II in Naples. Stop by I AM Books at 189 North Street for a book talk with Carmine Vittoria about the events of WWII in the Naples area.

7:00PM NEMPAC Fundraiser Event | Reception & Concert. Stop by the North Bennet Street School at 150 North Street, Windgate Hall for a very special evening that will feature a music program, pre-concert reception and more, see additional details here.

Notable News:

Financing secured, construction of tower at Government Center Garage starts next summer

Now that a Carr Properties, of Washington, D.C. has secured a 50 percent stake in One Congress, construction on the the city’s biggest office tower in decades is slated to start next summer, read more on the Boston Globe.

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Plan your events with the Community Calendar:

Saturday, September 29

1:00PM Printing Demonstration. Did you know Paul Revere worked as an engraver? Stop by the Paul Revere House at 19 N Square to see how by using similar technology R. P. Hale produces copies of his own wood block image of the Revere House on a hand-cranked press. Prints (available for sale) are only made at the Revere House.

6:00PM Valerie Giglio in concert, with Michele Romero. Valerie Giglio and Michele Romeo are musicians that don’t let challenges define them. Both are currently students at Berklee College of Music and will be performing at I AM Books at 189 North Street. See additional details here.

6:30PM Free Family Movie Night: “Love Simon”. Stop by Faneuil Hall for a free family movie night featuring “Love Simon” presented by Boston Pride & Faneuil Hall Marketplace.

Sunday, September 30

10:30AM Mortgage Burning at Boston Community Church. Boston Harbor Community Church invites you to join a mortgage burning and celebration at 9 Salutation Street, see additional details here.

12:00PM Opening Mass for Italian Heritage Month at St. Leonard Church. Cardinal Sean O’Malley, PFM Cap., Archbishop of Boston will be the main celebrant at Mass held at St. Leonard Church.

1:30PM Blessing of the Animals. Join clergy and friends from the Old North Church along with RUFF for the annual Blessing of the Animals in honor of St. Francis Day. Read more here.

From the Community:

Gymnastics and Boot Camp at the Nazzaro Center

The Nazzaro Community Center has announced two new programs for the North End / Waterfront community this Fall – Gymnastics and Boot Camp, continue reading.

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