Today is Monday, April 15th – Patriots Day. Patriots’ Day is a state holiday in Maine and Massachusetts on the third Monday in April. Courts and the registry of motor vehicles will be closed, as well as public schools as part of spring break. In Boston, it is also Marathon Monday and One Boston Day. This is a citywide day of service and good will to honor those lost at the 2013 marathon bombings. What act of kindness will you do?

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

9:00AM Patriots Day Parade – Due to inclement weather the 2019 Patriots Day Parade scheduled for Monday, April 15 is cancelled.

Notable News:

Boston’s historic landmarks could use more love

The Old North Church & Historic Site celebrated the annual Lantern Ceremony last week marking the 244th anniversary of the beginning of the American Revolution. The ceremony also shed some light on the $100 million maintenance backlog for the Boston National Historical Park and recent funding that has disappeared due to budget cuts, read more on the Boston Globe.

Rep. Aaron Michlewitz Discusses New Role:

Plan your events with the Community Calendar:

Tuesday, April 16

11:00AM Behind the Scenes: Into the Spiderverse. Take a virtual fieldtrip with the North End Library as they explore how Into the Spiderverse was created! Then afterwards, draw your very own Spiderman comic. One lucky kid will win a dvd!

7:00PM Floral Arranging at Modern Underground 7PM. Grab your bestie and join at Modern Underground in the North End for a beautiful Easter inspired floral workshop! At the end of the evening, take home your gorgeous floral centerpiece for your Easter dinner table and new floral tips and tricks, see additional details here.

From the Community:

Friday Films at the Library: Women’s Pictures: When Women Ruled the Movie Box Office

Join the North End Library in April and May for their Friday Films series: Women’s Pictures: When Women Ruled the Movie Box Office, curated and introduced by Professor Barry Marshall, continue reading.

Cardinal O’Malley to Officiate Dedication & Blessing at St. Leonard’s Church

On Sunday, May 26, at the celebration of the 12 p.m. Mass at St. Leonard’s Church, Boston, Cardinal O’Malley will be officiating the dedication of the new Pipe Organ and the blessing of the new hand-carved statues in the Church, continue reading.

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