Daily Briefs

Thursday’s Brief: East Boston Homes Out of Reach for Residents, Feast Day of St. Anthony, Celebration of Craft, Adventures at Sea, Castle Island Sunset Tour, NEWRA Meeting, Aquarium Lecture

Today is Thursday, June 13 and after a seven-game fight the Boston Bruins fall to the St. Louis Blues in the Stanley Cup Finals, read more about game 7 on The Boston Globe.

Here’s what you need to know for today…

5:00PM High Mass – Feast Day of Saint Anthony at St. Leonard Church. Join St. Leonard Church for High Mass before the procession, see additional details here.

6:00PM St. Anthony Procession – Starts at St. Leonard Church. Join St. Leonard Church following High Mass for a candle lit procession through the streets of the North End, see additional details here.

6:00PM Up Close II: Books and Furniture. Stop by the North Bennet Street School for the 20th Annual Celebration of Craft featuring two interpretive tours led by makers in the Student & Alumni Exhibit, see additional details here.

6:00PM Specialty walking Tours | Adventures at Sea: Bostonians in the Age of Sail. Join Old North at 193 Salem Street for ten memorable stories spanning that era, drawn from first-person accounts by Bostonians capturing the experience in letters, diaries, and memoirs, see additional details and ticket information here.

6:00PM Sunset Tour of Castle Island. Join Mike Manning of the Friends of the Boston HarborWalk for a special evening guided tour of Fort Independence at Castle Island, see additional details and ticket information here.

7:00PM NEWRA Monthly Meeting at the Nazzaro Center. Stop by the Nazzaro Center at 30 North Bennet Street for the North End Waterfront Residents Association monthly meeting, see additional details and the meeting agenda here.

7:00PM Aquarium Lecture Series: How to Fall in Love with Coral. Coral reefs were once thought of as indestructible, but we are now losing corals at an ever-faster pace, learn more about Coral and Joanie Kleypas in this Aquarium Lecture Series, see additional information and register for the event here.

Across The Harbor:

New East Boston homes out of reach for residents

With all of the new luxury buildings popping up around East Boston, many longtime neighborhood residents fear the new developments will be followed by displacement, read more on Bay State Banter.

Zakim Bridge:

Plan your events with the Community Calendar:

Friday, June 14

6:30AM Summer Fitness Series: Bootcamp. Stop by Christopher Columbus Park for the summer fitness series. This morning’s class will be Bootcamp, see additional details and the full class schedule here.

1:00PM Films: An Affair to Remember at the North End Library. Stop by 25 Parmenter Street for the Friday Film series featuring women’s pictures: when women ruled the movie box office. This week’s film will be An affair to Remember (1957), see additional details here.

Saturday, June 15

10:00AM Walking Tour of the East Boston Harborwalk. Discover the crucial role the waterfront played in shaping East Boston’s rich maritime history and proud immigrant heritage and consider the challenges and opportunities its waterfront berth creates for the future, all while enjoying fascinating stories, stunning parks and spectacular views of Boston, see additional information here.

10:00AM Watercolor in the Park at Christopher Columbus Park. Budding artists ages nine and up are invited to join the Boston Parks and Recreation Department at the Rose Garden in Christopher Columbus Park for its popular summer series of ParkARTS Watercolor Painting Workshops.

10:30AM Piccoli Lettori – Italian Reading Group for Little Ones. Join I AM Book at 189 North Street for its Italian reading group for little ones. Children ages 0-4 and their parents are invited to engage in multiple readings and games for a fun morning of Italian language and learning.

5:00PM St. Anthony’s Feast – Centennial Mass & Open House. Join Saint Leonard Church at Hanover and Price Streets for St. Anthony’s Feast Centennial Mass and Open House. For more information contact committee@stanthonysfeast.com.

6:00PM Federica Fabbiana – Zapping di una Femminista Seriale. Join I AM Books at 189 North Street for an event in Italian. È giunto il tempo di archiviare Carrie Bradshaw e le sue scorribande newyorkesi, ancora completamente inscritte in un paradigma eternormato, per concentrare l’attenzione sulle protagoniste di alcune serie tv, che sottolineano con audacia e realismo i temi e le istanze del movimento delle donne ancora prepotentemente all’ordine del giorno. L’autrice analizza le produzioni seriali televisive che stanno rivoluzionando in senso femminista i palinsesti offrendo alle donne ruoli non appiattiti sulla visione maschile del mondo e in grado di tracciare percorsi imprevisti al confine tra reale e immaginario.

From the Community:

Seniors Connect on June 20th at North End Branch Library

A representative from the City of Boston’s Elderly Commission will discuss diet and nutrition for seniors at the North End Library on June 20th. This program is in partnership with Boston’s Jewish cultural Center, the Vilna Shul. Light refreshments will be served, continue reading.

Friends of Cutillo Park Reception

Friends of Cutillo Park will host a reception from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Thursday, June 27, 2019, at the Boston Harbor Pop-Up Gallery at 226 Causeway Street, continue reading.

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