Today is Wednesday, April 24 and it is the commemoration of the Armenian Genocide. Hundreds will gather at Armenian Heritage Park on the Greenway this evening to honor the lives lost during the Armenian Genocide and all genocides that have followed. 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.
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.
7:00PM Armenian Genocide Remembrance. The Boston Armenian Genocide Commemoration Committee will hold a remembrance at the Armenian Heritage Park on the Greenway from 7 p.m. – 9 p.m.
According to City Councilor Michelle Wu (at large), the city should start charing $25 per annual parking sticker with exemptions and the potential for visitor passes at an additional charge, read more on Universal Hub.
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Thursday, April 25
10:00AM City Council Working Session: Free-Standing Signs on Public Walkway. The City Council Committee on Government Operations will hold a working session on an order for a hearing to discuss free-standing signs on public walkways. Members of the public are cordially invited to attend, but there will be no public comment period, see additional details here.
5:30PM Public Art Opening at 226 Causeway Street. Save the Harbor/Save the Bay is hosting the second art exhibition opening event at the Boston Harbor Pop-Up Gallery at 226 Causeway Street. The interactive art exhibit will include neon sculptures from SIYA, interactive drawing opportunities and video pieces by David Burr, photographs of the Boston Harbor Islands by Don Feeney, and a historical photography exhibition of Cutillo Park provided by the Friends of Cutillo Park group.
6:30PM City of Boston Meeting to Discuss Results of the North End Community Center Study. The City of Boston will be holding a community meeting to discuss the results of the North End Community Center Study with residents of the North End at the Nazzaro Center, see additional details here.
Friday, April 26
1:00PM Friday Films at the North End Library. 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. This week’s film is Stella Dallas, see additional details here.
7:00PM Taste of the North End. This year’s TONE will take place inside the Steriti Rink at 561 Commercial Street. Sample foods from the North End’s finest at the Taste of the North End where you’ll get a chance to sample pasta, cheese, signature dishes, pastries and more from 35 of the North End’s best restaurants and vendors. KISS-108 and NESN’s Dining Playbook host Billy Costa will emcee the evening, see additional details here.
From the Community
Beacon Hill Village presents Dr. Walter Willett, an internationally renowned nutrition scientist who will discuss the conflicting claims of popular diets and his latest research on the effects of Vitamin D and Omega 3 fatty acids, continue reading.
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