Daily Briefs

Tuesday’s Brief: MDW Traffic Prep, Wharf District Council Meeting, St. Stephen’s Fundraiser, Violin Making, Reciprocity Collaborative

Today is Tuesday, May 21 and if you were here’s what else you need to know for today…

5:00PM Wharf District Council Meeting at Leventhal Room. Stop by 30 Rowes Wharf for the Wharf Distric Council Meeting. The meeting will include a police update, guest speaker from Cape Air & Nantucket Airlines, Seaplane updates and more.

6:00PM St. Stephen’s Fundraiser at Lucia. Join the capital improvements campaign fundraising with a special dinner that at Lucia Ristorante. Filmark Hospitality Group is donating the complete evening, dinner and wine, see additional details here.

6:00PM Up Close I: Violin Making. As part of the School’s 20th Annual Celebration of Craft, NBSS is hosting two interpretive tours led by makers in our Student & Alumni Exhibit. Artisans will lead an intimate group of attendees through their own unique process of creating highly detailed, technical work for the Exhibit. Free and open to the public, though space is limited. Please RSVP here

6:30PM Reciprocity Collaborative at Old North Church. Reciprocity will host their culminating Open Investigation event in the church and invites the public to join them to explore the space through movement and sound. Responding to prompts about how the space is used, how we can respond to it in different and individual ways, as well as how we collectively respond to its purpose and architecture, Reciprocity artists will lead participants in this expressive investigation, see additional details here.

Notable News:

What to know if you’re driving around Boston this Memorial Day weekend

If you’re planning to be out and about this upcoming Memorial Day weekend, be sure to plan your driving time accordingly. Experts at AAA and the traffic app Waze say driving around the city could take up to three times as long as usual, read more on Boston.com.

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Plan your events with the Community Calendar:

Wednesday, May 22

6:00PM Museum of Fine Arts Lecture at the North End Library. The Museum of Fine Arts and the Boston Public Library are joining forces to present the vivid posters, prints, and paintings in which Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec (1864–1901) captured Parisian nightlife in the late nineteenth century. This illustrated talk by an MFA guide will introduce you to the artists and the exhibition—which you can see free of charge during the month of June with your BPL card, see additional details here.

Thursday, May 23

12:00PM Connect Historic Boston Bike & Pedestrian Path Ribbon Cutting. The City of Boston invites you to join Mayor Walsh at Blackstone Block on Union Street to celebrate the completion of Connect Historic Boston, see additional details here.

6:30PM Old North Photo Exhibit: Rally Point Opening.
View the first art show in the Old North Church’s exhibition space, Patriots Corner Gallery, located in the Clough House on the Unity Court side of the campus, see additional details here.

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