Daily Briefs

Monday’s Brief: Seaplanes to Return to Boston Harbor, Boston Ballet Story Time, Zakim Bridge Sunsets

Today is Monday, April 22 and here’s what else you need to know for the week ahead…

10:30AM Boston Ballet Story Time at the North End Library. Children and families are welcomed once a month to hear stories about a famous ballet or dancer. The story time is also supplemented with a movement experience that highlights major themes of the story. All story times are led by Boston Ballet faculty dance educators. This program is for children ages 2 and up. Younger children will need parental supervision.

Notable News:

Cape Air on course for seaplane takeoff in Boston

The chief executive of Cape Air has been on a years-long quest to bring seaplane service back to Boston Harbor and after the company’s acquisition of the assets of Shoreline Aviation, that can soon become a reality, read more on the Boston Globe.

Zakim Bridge Sunsets:

Plan your events with the Community Calendar:

Tuesday, April 23

12:00PM Inner Harbor Connector Boat Tour. Join a boat tour of the “Inner Harbor Connector” — a new ferry route proposed in a water transportation business plan to be released by Boston Harbor Now, see additional details here.

5:30PM A Future with More Ferries: Business Plan Release + Panel Discussion. Join Boston Harbor Now and our partners for the release of two water transportation business plans and a panel discussion on the implementation of new ferry routes. Learn more about the proposals for an Inner Harbor Connector ferry and a new route connecting Squantum Point in Quincy and Columbia Point in Dorchester with Long Wharf, see additional details here.

6:30PM Book Talk: The Story of the Massachuset Tribe. Ed Quill, author and former journalist at the Boston Globe, will relate the story of the Massachuset, the Native American tribe for whom the Commonwealth of Massachusetts was named. The talk at the West End Museum, to be following by a discussion, is based on his new book, When Last the Glorious Light: Lay of the Massachuset, the first full-length volume on the subject.

7:00PM Zoning, Licensing & Construction Committee Meeting. The ZLC will hear an appeal to change the zoning use for the building at the corner of Salem and Cross Streets from a 36-A restaurant (formerly Peet’s Coffee and, before that, Goody Glover’s) to a retail bank with attendant ATM, see additional details here.

Wednesday, April 24

Armenian Genocide Commemoration. Wednesday, April 24, hundreds will gather at Armenian Heritage Park on the Greenway to honor the lives lost during the Armenian Genocide and all genocides that have followed during a program planned by the Massachusetts Armenian Genocide Committee. On Sunday, April 28, the Massachusetts Coalition to Save Darfur annual Walk Against Genocide will begin at the New England Holocaust Memorial and conclude at the Armenian Heritage Park with featured speakers on genocides during the 20th and 21st centuries.

5:30PM RUFF Dog Licensing. Join the North End dog group RUFF and the City of Boston for a dog licensing event at the Prince Street dog park. Licenses are valid for one year. More details here.

6:30PM Author Talk: Always Something Doing: Boston’s Infamous Scollay Square. Join the North End Library and author David Kruh to talk about his book, Always Something Doing: Boston’s Infamous Scollay Square, see additional details here.

6:30PM Friends of Cutillo Park Meeting. The Friends of Cutillo Park hold their monthly meeting on the last Wednesday of the month at the Nazzaro Center, see additional details here.

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