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Thursday’s Brief: Romantic Fall Getaways, Kids Craft, Story Time, NEWRA Meeting, Ancient Life on Mars

Things to know for Thursday

Today is Thursday, October 11 and here’s a joke from local comedy writer Ben Alper: “This past weekend, redcoat reenactors re-created the arrival of British troops to Boston. Colonist reenactors also arrived via Uber Rebels.” – Ben Alper 

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

10:30AM Kids Craft at the North End Library. Children 18 months and older are invited to design and create in a craft program just for kids at the North End Library located at 25 Parmenter Street.

12:30PM Let Me Tell You a Story at the West End Library – 151 Cambridge Street. Love a good story? Being read to is a rare pleasure for adults. On the second Thursday of the month, take a break from your work day for a reading of a short story (or two). Bring your lunch if you like.

7:00PM NEWRA Monthly Meeting at the Nazzaro Center. Stop by 30 North Bennet Street for the North End Waterfront Residents Association monthly meeting, see additional details here.

7:00PM Searching for Ancient Life on Mars at the IMAX Theater – 1 Central Wharf. Over the past 20 years, NASA has built and sent to Mars a series of orbiters, landers, and rovers designed to explore the red planet’s earliest history and seek signs of life. These missions discovered that in contrast to its current harsh environment, the ancient surface of Mars was wet, with a warmer climate, and thought to have been habitable by simple microorganisms. Read more and register here.

Notable News:

Boston named one of Trip Advisor’s Top 15 ‘incredibly romantic fall getaways’

The “City on a Hill” was named one of Trip Advisor’s 15 incredibly romantic fall getaways couples will love attributing the placement to date ideas including tasting some authentic Italian cuisine in the North End, read more on MassLive.com.

North End Harvest:


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Plan your events with the Community Calendar:

Friday, October 12

10:00AM Preschool Movie Hour. Stop by the North End Library at 25 Parmenter Street where children ages 1-6 are welcomed to watch movies chosen just for them. This week’s movie is Peppa Pig – The Balloon Ride.

5:00PM Register to Vote! Stop by Shake The Tree at 67 Salem Street to register to vote, see additional details here.

6:00PM International Day of the Girl Celebration. Join the Nazzaro Center at 30 North Bennet Street for their International Day of the Girl celebration.

Saturday, October 13

10:30AM I Piccoli Lettori. Join I AM Books at 189 North Street for its Italian reading group for children ages 0-4 and their parents. The session will involve multiple readings and games for a fun morning of Italian language and learning.

12:00PM Fall Festival at Columbus Park. The Friends of Christopher Columbus Park Fall Festival will be complete with the Fall Parade, magic, pumpkin painting, bubbles and more, see additional details here.

1:00PM The Clothes They Wore: Puritan Fashions and their Status. Drop in to view a display in the Revere Room of the Visitor Center of three historically correct reproduction dresses each reflecting a different decade and social strata of the Puritan era, hand crafted by Ruby-Grace Miller. Co-sponsored by the Partnership of the Historic Bostons, Inc.

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

From the Community:

Danny Aiello Appearing at Movie Screening October 28

Stop by the Lynn Auditorium for a screening of the black comedy Stiffs, written and produced by Joe and Frank Ciota. The film stars Danny Aiello and was shot in the North End. Come for the film and stay for the Q&A with Executive Producer and Revere’s own Roger Marino, Danny Aiello and Joe & Frank Ciota, continue reading.

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

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