Today is Wednesday, April 17 and if you’re new to the neighborhood, Thrillist has pulled together a “how-to” guide on exploring the North End like a local…check it out here.

Here’s what else you need to know for today…

10:00AM Egg Hunt at Christopher Columbus Park. Head’s up for Boston Community Collaborative’s 7th Annual North End Waterfront Neighborhood Egghunt! Date will be a good weather day, it’s looking like Wednesday 4/17 will be the day, but if the weather turns, the date may change.

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10:30AM Celebrate What Unites Us! at Armenian Heritage Park. Join Armenian Heritage Park on The Greenway when Nicola Orichuia, Founder, I AM Books, the independent book store in the North End, will share his immigrant experience. RSVP to Andrea Burns, Director, Age-Friendly Boston – andrea.burns@boston.gov or call 617.635.4877.

2:00PM Wizard Wand Craft. Join the North End Library and prepare for the evening’s Harry Potter Hogwarts Academy by creating your own chopstick wand!

6:00PM Harry Potter Academy. Join the North End Library for the Harry Potter Hogwarts Academy Training – a fully-interactive program that prepares participants to become wizards themselves! Professor Jungle-Flick teaches children how perform their own magic, play some Quidditch, and even learn Defense Against the Darks.

6:30 PM Boston Architectural College Meeting to Discuss Nazzaro Building. A team from Boston Architectural College (BAC) will be at the Nazzaro Center from to hear from the North End community regarding the desired future use of the Nazzaro building, see additional details here.

Spring is in the Air:

Plan your events with the Community Calendar:

Thursday, April 18

11:00AM Public Hearing to Impose Community Impact Fee on Short-Term Rentals. Members of the public are cordially invited to attend and testify on an order for the adjustment of the local room occupancy excise rate under MGL c.64G, section 3A, and acceptance of MGL c. 64G, sections 3D(a) and 3D(b) allowing cities and towns to impose a community impact fee on short-term rentals, see additional details here.

Friday, April 19

10:00AM Ruff Ruffman: Mix It Up. Stop by the North End Library at 25 Parmenter Street where children ages 5-8 will learn all about mixtures — both those that can be unmixed and those that can’t. Kids will observe a variety of materials, then experiment and play with different combinations of materials.

7:00PM Passover Begins at Sundown. Passover 2019 begins at sundown on Friday, April 19. Some Jews, particularly Conservative and Orthodox Jews, hold seders on the 19th and 20th, and conclude Passover after eight days, at sundown on April 27. Others, particularly Israeli and Reform Jews, hold one seder on the first night of the holiday and conclude Passover after seven days, at sundown on the 26th, see additional details here.

From the Community

Nominations Are Open for Friends of Christopher Columbus Park Elections

The Friends of Christopher Columbus Park (FOCCP) nominations for the annual election of officers and directors-at-large are now open, continue reading.

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

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