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Thursday’s Brief: Hotel Workers Walk Out, Saint Francis Feast Day Mass, Buona Sera, Public Safety Meeting

Things to know for Thursday

Today is Thursday, October 4 and if you’re planning an upcoming event or company outing, il Molo is promoting its collaborative cooking and interactive dining experience, read more here

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

12:00PM Mass for the Feast Day celebration of Saint Francis of Assissi

5:00PM Buona Sera – ABCD NE/WE NSC Fundraiser. The 8th Annual Buona Sera: An Evening with Friends will take place at WilmerHale followed by dinner at a North End restaurant with a celebrity guest, see additional details here.

6:00PM NE Public Safety Meeting at the Nazzaro Center. Stop by 30 North Bennet Street for the North End public safety meeting attended by Boston Police Area A-1.

6:30PM “A Conservation with Jerry Rappaport” Video Interview. Join the West End Museum at 150 Staniford Street for a video interview between the developer Jerry Rappaport and Tom Palmer, Museum board member and former Boston Globe reporter. This public premiere presents an historically relevant, but rarely heard, viewpoint on urban renewal, see additional details here.

Notable News:

Workers at Marriott hotels in Boston go on strike

Following months of contract negotiations, hotel workers from seven Marriott hotels in Boston walked off the job Wednesday morning. This is the city’s first major hotel strike, read more on the Boston Globe.

Bustling City Lights:

Plan your events with the Community Calendar:

Friday, October 5

10:00AM Preschool Movie Hour. Stop by the North End Library at 25 Parmenter Street where children ages 1-6 are welcome to kick off the weekend by watching movies and shows chosen just for them. This week’s movie will be The Cat in the Hat Knows a lot About that! Tales of Tails.

12:00PM Italian Flag Raising at City Hall. In honor of Italian Heritage Month, the Flag of Italy will be raised at Boston City Hall, see additional details here.

Saturday, October 6

9:30AM British Troops Land at Long Wharf: Boston Occupied. Over 150 Redcoat reenactors will land on Long Wharf and proceed to occupy Boston throughout the weekend. After landing, the Redcoats will march to Boston Common, set up an encampment and participate in various drills and demonstration for public viewing, see additional details.

10:45AM “Insolent Parade” of Redcoats from Long Wharf. The reenactment on Long Wharf represents the first signature anniversary event being planned by Revolution 250, a consortium of public history, cultural tourism, and not-for-profit organizations formed specifically to celebrate the anniversary of the American Revolution and Boston’s Seminole role in the in the momentous era, see additional details here.

1:00PM Paper Marbling. Stop by the Paul Revere House at 19 N Square to see how colonial craftsmen created eye-catching marbled papers. Watch as R. P. Hale floats pigments in water, swirls the colors, then transfers the designs to paper.

6:00PM Joseph Sciorra – Built with Faith. Join I AM Books at 189 North Street for an author talk with Joseph Sciorra.

From the Community:

Cryptic Stories: A Guided Tour of the Old North Church Crypt & Copp’s Hill Burying Ground

Join Old North for CRYPTIC STORIES, a guided tour with exclusive access to Copp’s Hill Burying Ground and the crypt of the Old North Church, continue reading.

North Bennet Street School Open House Nov. 2 & 3

The North Bennet Street School will host their open house on November 2 & 3 from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Learn about their nine full-time programs, preview continuing education classes, and shop handmade gifts and furnishings. RSVP here.
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Keep up with what’s happening on the Events Calendar.

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