Daily Briefs

Weekend Brief: Firsts for Boston Cyclists, Preschool Movie Hour, Italian Flag Raising, Red Sox Kick Off American League Division Series

Things to know for Friday

Today is Friday, October 5 and it’s game one of the Red Sox vs. Yankees playoff match-up. Here’s a joke from local comedy writer Ben Alper to lighten the stress of it all:

“The Red Sox begin the American League Division series today. Police are warning any celebrating fans: Don’t even thinking about tipping over cars without first loosening up with some stretching exercises.” – Ben Alper

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

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.

Notable News:

A bunch of firsts in Boston bicycling infrastructure

There have been a number of firsts for Boston cyclists around the city including bike paths in the center of major roads like Causeway Street’s new two-way bike path, read more from the Boston Globe.

Hanover Street Decorations:

Plan your events with the Community Calendar:

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.

Sunday, October 7

1:00PM Columbus Day Parade in East Boston. The parade begins in the Suffolk Downs parking lot in East Boston, marches down Bennington Street, and ends at Maverick Square near the waterfront.

From the Community:

North End Music and Performing Arts Center Presents: Neave Trio, French Program

NEMPAC presents ‘Neave Piano Trio’ French Program Concert and Reception — Professional Musicians Series Event on January 11th, continue reading.

Bike Battery Stolen on Beverly Street

On Tue, Oct 2, 2018 at approximately 2:55 pm the lithium-ion battery was stolen from Tobias Thompson’s adult electric tricycle. The bike was parked in front of 101 Beverly St, continue reading.

Every Voice: A Celebration of our Community

On November 3 and 4, The Handel and Haydn Society will celebrate the dynamic spirit of the local community with a celebration of song, continue reading.

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

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