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Weekend Brief: City Hall Pride Flag Raising, Yappy Hour, Contemporary Arte Scene, Friday Films

Today is Friday, May 31 and we hope you enjoyed the holiday shortened week!

Why are the North End park lights shining out toward Charlestown late at night? That’s what one 311 complaint asks, as highlighted in this Universal Hub post. Here’s what is on the calendar for this weekend…

Friday, May 31

12:00PM Pride Flag Raising at City Hall. The Flag Raising at City Hall Plaza is the first official event of Pride Week, May 31 to June 11. Boston Pride is celebrating 49 years of advocacy for the LGBTQ community with this year’s theme “Looking back, Loving Forward,” which represents the recognition of the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Riots and is meant to encourage the community to reflect back on the many challenges and incredible victories of the LGBTQ+ community in that time.

1:00PM Friday Films at the Library: Women’s Pictures: When Women Ruled the Movie Box Office. Join the North End Library at 25 Parmenter Street 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 Mildred Pierce, see additional details here.

5:30PM RESCHEDULED: Yappy Hour at the Battery Wharf Hotel Patio. Grab your furry friend and stop by the Battery Wharf Hotel Patio to join RUFF North End, Absolut Vodka, Battery Wharf Hotel, and Polka Dog Bakery for the North End Yappy Hour, see additional details here.

6:00PM In Arte – The Contemporary Arte Scene in Rome and Italy. Join I AM Books at 189 North Street and Giardini di Sole as they host renowned artist Natino Chirico.

North End Skyline Drawing:

Plan your events with the Community Calendar:

Saturday, June 1

NBSS 20th Annual Celebration of Craft: Student & Alumni Exhibit at 150 North Street. On display May 1 through June 29, the exhibit showcases the talents of NBSS artisans while promoting traditional trades across a variety of craft disciplines, see here for additional information and opening party tickets.

10:30AM Ward 3 Democrats Caucus. Registered Democrats in Ward 3 of Boston will hold a caucus at the Nazzaro Community Center to elect delegates to the 2018 Massachusetts Democratic Convention, see additional information here.

Sunday, June 2

8:00AM Sensory Inclusive Access Morning at New England Aquarium. Designed specifically for those with special sensory processing needs, these events allow for early access to the Aquarium and a quieter experience with all your favorite marine animals.

12:00PM Festa della Repubblica at Columbus Park. Stop by Christopher Columbus Park for the Italian Festa della Repubblica celebration.

1:00PM Santa Maria di Anzano Procession. Beginning at St. Leonard Church, the Santa Maria di Anzano Procession will go from 1PM – 3PM.

3:30PM Join I Am Books at 189 North Street for Nati Per Leggere – a children’s reading in Italian.

From the Community:

Louis Prima Jr. and The Witnesses Bringing the Swing to the Centennial Saint Anthony’s Feast

Born into an undeniable musical legacy, Louis Prima Jr. picks up the torch lit by his iconic father and leads his incarnation of The Witnesses headfirst into the future. Next stop is the Bandstand of the 100th Saint Anthony’s Feast on Friday, August 23, 2019, continue reading

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