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Weekend Brief: Freedom Trail Sites, Movie Hour, Park Press Conference with Mayor Walsh, Red Sox Win!

Things to know for Friday

Today is Friday, October 19 and if you’re looking for some weekend activities, check out the Freedom Trail’s new website featuring historical sites in the North End like the Paul Revere House, Old North Church, Copp’s Hill Burying Ground and more. 

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

10:00AM Preschool Movie Hour. Join the North End Library at 25 Parmenter Street for preschool movie hour where children ages 1-6 can kick off the weekend by watching movies and shows chosen just for them. Today’s movie will be Dinosaur Train-Dinosaur Big City.

11:00AM Mayor Walsh at Christopher Columbus Park. Mayor Marty Walsh will be in Columbus Park for a press conference to announce that Boston has hit a major goal: every resident of Boston has a City park within a 10-minute walk from home. More than 200 cities nationwide have made the commitment to reach this goal: Boston is the second city to achieve it.

Notable News:

Red Sox are World Series bound

The Red Sox defeated the Houston Astros 4-1 in another late baseball game last night, winning the American League Championship Series. Next up they’ll face either the Los Angeles Dodgers or the Milwaukee Brewers in the World Series! Read more and see highlights on the Boston Globe.

Boston firefighters trying to find owner of dog they spotted running in tunnel

Massachusetts State Police confirmed a three-car crash occured in the O’Neill Tunnel last night and Boston firefighters are asking for help in finding the owner of a dog spotted running through the tunnel, read more on Boston 25 News.

Freedom Trail’ing:


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Did a little Freedom Trail’ing while waiting for our house to be ready. I think it’s shlocktail hour…

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Plan your events with the Community Calendar:

Saturday, October 20

10:00AM “Memorize Best” Train Your Memory Program. Join the North Bennet Street School at 150 North Street in this two-hour program learning memory techniques that will work with names and other information, see additional details here.

10:00AM Fourth Annual RUFF Dog Show. RUFF will host their fourth annual dog show at the North End Dog Park on Prince and Snow Hill Streets, see additional details here.

11:00AM A Cappella Competition. Faneuil Hall Marketplace will host the 22nd annual Faneuil Hall Marketplace A Cappella Competition with over 40 of the best A Cappella groups in New England dueling it out.

1:00PM Beyond the Ride: Paul Revere and Medicine. Did you know that Paul Revere was a dentist? Learn about Revere’s many unexpected connections to the medical field in this special lecture by Nina Rodwin, graduate student and historical interpreter at the Paul Revere House in North Square.

Sunday, October 21

11:00AM A Cappella Competition. Faneuil Hall Marketplace will host the 22nd annual Faneuil Hall Marketplace A Cappella Competition with over 40 of the best A Cappella groups in New England dueling it out.

From the Community:

Handel and Haydn Society Presents: Messiah

For the 165th consecutive year, the Handel and Haydn Society will bring the dazzling and inspiring Messiah to audiences in Greater Boston, continue reading.

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