Daily Briefs

Wednesday’s Brief: Fratelli to Open at Encore Boston Harbor, Free Reiki Clinic, Friends of NE Library Meeting, Book Club

Today is Wednesday, May 8 and the North End Juniors Girl Scout Troop #72158 is collecting donations for the ABCD North End / West End Neighborhood Service Center through Monday, May 20. Donations can be dropped off at the Nazzaro Center, continue reading.

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

6:00PM Free Reiki Clinic at Mariner’s House. There will be a free Reiki clinic at the Mariners House-11 North Square, 2nd floor, 6-8 p.m. Refreshments will be served.

6:30PM Friends of the North End Library Meeting. Stop by 25 Parmenter Street for a Friends of the North End Library meeting.

6:30PM Book Discussion Club. Join the North End Library in reading and discussing John Kennedy Toole’s posthumously published, Pulitzer Prize-winning American comic masterpiece. Books are available for checkout at the library’s front desk.

Notable News:

These are the 15 bars and restaurants opening at Encore Boston Harbor next month

Despite Wynn Resorts not publishing any information on the new casino’s dining options, documents filed show a complete list of 15 bars and restaurants that are planning to open including a North End Italian restaurant owner’s new location, Fratelli. Read more on the Boston Globe.

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Plan your events with the Community Calendar:

Thursday, May 9

6:00PM Beauty Night with Exhale Spa at Shake the Tree. Treat yourself to sips and snacks, plus an array of wellness services from Exhale Spa including massage + acupuncture at 67 Salem Street.

6:00PM NBSS Annual Celebration of Craft Opening Party. Join NBSS to celebrate the North Bennet Street School community and the exemplary work on display in the 20th Annual Celebration of Craft: Student & Alumni Exhibit. At the Opening Party, you’ll have access to the remarkable workshops for lively and informative program demonstrations, and together, enjoy live music, hors d’oeuvres, and libations, all in the company of the extended NBSS community, see additional details here.

7:00PM NEWRA Monthly Meeting at the Nazzaro Center. Stop by the Nazzaro Center at 30 N. Bennet Street for this recurring meeting on the 2nd Thursday of the month, see here for more information.

7:00PM Good Seatizenship: Policies, Plastics, and Programs to Conserve. Executive Director and “Chief Mermaid” of Save Philippine Seas and New England Aquarium Marine Conservation Action Fund Fellow will speak about the movement “Save Philippine Seas”, see additional details here.

Friday, May 10

1:00PM Friday Films at the North End Library: Women’s Pictures: When Women Ruled the Movie Box Office. 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 The Letter, see additional details here.

From the Community:

Reception for State Rep. Aaron Michlewitz at il Molo May 20

Join Donato Frattaroli, John & Catherine McDonnell and Cheryl Delgreco at a reception for State Rep. and Chair of the House Committee on Ways and Means Aaron Michlewitz on Monday, May 20 at il Molo, see additional details here.

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