Things to know for Monday 

Today is Monday, October 8th – Happy Columbus Day! Columbus Day is a national holiday to celebrate the anniversary of Christopher Columbus’s arrival in the Americas on October 12, 1492.

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

11:00AM Open Canal Street. Open Canal Street will transform the roadway near North Station and the TD Garden into a temporary pedestrian only walkway. Canal Street will be closed to traffic from 11 am to 5 pm

Notable News:

North End residents hold on to heritage as community changes

As tourists stop on Hanover street to pose, take pictures and point at historical sites, locals pass by them as they go about their daily lives. The North End maintains it’s identity of “Little Italy” through festivals, music and food, read more on HuntNewsNU.com.

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Plan your events with the Community Calendar:

Tuesday, October 9

5:30PM Reducing & Managing Stress: Walking the Labyrinth. Kip Hollister, Founder & CEO Hollister Staffing & Hollister Institute will teach a new way to reduce stress and enhance productivity and a unified work culture while building community. RSVP to hello@ArmenianHeritagePark.org.

6:30PM FOCCP Monthly Meeting at Mariner’s House. Stop by 11 North Square on the 2nd floor for the Friends of Christopher Columbus Park month’s meeting, see additional details here.

7:00PM NEWNC Monthly Meeting. The North End / Waterfront Neighborhood Council (NEWNC) meets monthly (except August) on the 2nd Monday of the month, 7:00 p.m. at the Nazzaro Community Center, 30 N. Bennet Street. NEWNC meetings are open to the public. This month’s meeting will be on Tuesday due to the holiday, see additional details here.

Wednesday, October 10

6:30PM Friends of NE Library Meeting. Join the North End Library at 25 Parmenter Street for their monthly meeting.

From the Community:

Beethoven Emperor Concerto

The Handel and Haydn Society continues its 2018-19 Season with a concert featuring Ludwig van Beethoven’s celebrated masterpiece, Piano Concerto No. 5, popularly known as the Emperor Concerto, as well as Franz Schubert’s Symphony No. 9 in C Major, known as the GreatSymphony. Performances will take place on Friday, November 9, 2018 at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, November 11, 2018 at 3:00 p.m. at Symphony Hall in Boston, continue reading.

Drawing Workshop by Francis DK Ching on October 12

Drawing workshop at the Boston Public Library Copley Square on 12 October of a famous author on drawing and architecture, Francis DK Ching. Free and open to public, continue reading.

Register to Vote at Shake the Tree Oct. 12

Shake the Tree at 67 Salem Street has teamed up with the League of Women Voters to host a voter registration at their shop on Friday, Oct. 12 from 5 p.m. – 7 p.m, continue reading.

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