Daily Briefs

Monday’s Brief: Book Reception & Dinner, NEWNC Meeting, Little Groove, Marina Summer Job Openings

Today is Monday, April 8 and summer will be here before you know it! If you’re looking for a summer job, check out the Boston Yacht Haven Marina & Charlestown Navy Yard Marina – they are seeking both marina office and dock attendants! This could be a great opportunity for local students, continue reading.

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

10:30AM Little Groove at the North End Library. Get ready to shake, wiggle, and move with Little Groove where children have the opportunity to interact with parachutes, puppets, instruments, and more as they learn and play in a fun musical environment.

6:00PM Book Reception/Dinner with Author Dale Arnold and Ray Borque. There will be a reception followed by dinner at Tresca highlighting the book, If These Walls Could Talk by Dale Arnold, an insider’s account of the Boston Bruins, with forward by Ray Bourque. Both Arnold and Bourque will be on hand for book autographs, see additional details here.

7:00PM NEWNC Monthly Meeting at Nazzaro Center. Stop by 30 North Bennet Street for the North End Waterfront Neighborhood Council meeting, see additional details here.

Gov’t Center Garage Demolition:

Plan your events with the Community Calendar:

Tuesday, April 9

6:30PM FOCCP Monthly Meeting at Mariner’s House. Stop by 11 North Square on the 2nd floor for the Friends of Christopher Columbus Park monthly meeting, see additional details here.

Wednesday, April 10

2:00PM Liaison, Lunch and Learn at Caffee Dello Sport. Meet with your Neighborhood Liaison, Maria Lanza, to learn more about Civic Engagement and opportunities to serve your community at 308 Hanover Street.

5:00PM Poetry of Martin Scorsese’s “Mean Streets” at the North End Library. David Blair’s new book of essays Walk Around discusses Scorsese’s 1973 film Mean Streets as a poetic text and touchstone toward understanding urban geographies and as an introduction to personal art. David will join film series curator Barry Marshall to introduce the movie with a reading from his work about watching Mean Streets in Pittsburgh.

6:00PM Free Reiki Session at Mariner’s House. There will be a free Reiki clinic at the Mariners House, 11 North Square, 6-8 pm. 2nd floor. Refreshments will be provided. Your neighbor and Reiki Master, Sunny Davidson.

6:30PM Friends of NE Library Meeting. The Friends of the North End Library will hold a meeting at 25 Parmenter Street.

From the Community:

North End’s Shannon Murray to Run 2019 Boston Marathon to Help Homeless Families

Shannon Murray is training hard to run the Boston Marathon on April 15. Murray’s goal is even bigger than completing 26.2 miles, though — she is raising funds in support of FamilyAid Boston, a local nonprofit that empowers parents and caregivers facing homelessness to secure and sustain housing and build strong foundations for their children’s futures, continue reading.

Op-Ed: A Request to Reconsider Artificial Turf at Puopolo Park

North End resident John Modzelewski recently submitted a letter to Parks Commissioner Christopher Cook urging a reconsideration of the decision to use artificial turf at the soon-to-be-renovated Puopolo Park on Commercial Street. Read the letter in its entirety here.

Agricultural Festival at the Boston Public Market Sunday, April 28

The Boston Public Market and its vendors are celebrating the spring growing season with all things agricultural! Head to the Market on Sunday, April 28, for all-day activities happening both in and outside the Market, continue reading.

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