Daily Briefs

Thursday’s Brief: Parking Meter Rate Increase, Best of Boston 2019, Yoga-Lates, Student Worker Hearing, Friends of Cutillo Park Reception, Adventures at Sea, Strawberry Moon

Today is Thursday, June 27 and Boston Magazine has released its list of the best restaurants around the city in their Best of Boston 2019 list, see additional details on Boston.com.

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

10:30AM Yoga-Lates by Age Strong Commission. Stop by the North End Park for Yoga-Lates. See a full lineup of Greenway fitness classes here.

5:30PM Public Hearing on Student Workers & Labor Practices at City Hall Square. Members of the public are invited to attend and testify at a hearing regarding student workers and labor practices in Boston’s institutions of higher education, see additional details here.

6:00PM Friends of Cutillo Park Reception at 226 Causeway Street. The Friends’ exhibit of historical photos, articles and maps relating to the history of Cutillo Park is on display at the Gallery and can be viewed during the reception, 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. Pirates, storms, sea battles, wanderlust, exotic lands, romance, and Revolutionary politics all come alive, see additional details here.

8:30PM Under the Strawberry Moon. Stop by Armenian Heritage Park for a fabulous evening for supporters, partners and friends to meet & greet, walk the moonlit labyrinth, enjoy vicki lee’s luscious chocolate dipped strawberries, refreshing MEM Ice Teas and the Berklee Jazz Trio.

Notable News:

Boston parking meter rates to increase on July 1

The city of Boston will be increasing parking meter rates in some neighborhoods as part of a wider effort to reduce congestion, increase parking availability and reinvest in transportation infrastructure. The changes will begin as of July 1, read more on MassLive.com.

Greenway Sunsets:


Plan Your Events with the Community Calendar:

Friday, June 28

6:30AM Summer Fitness Series: Bootcamp. Stop by Christopher Columbus Park for the Boston Summer Fitness Series. This morning’s class will be Bootcamp, see the full schedule of classes here.

3:00PM New Public Art at Central Wharf: Growth Rings. A new public art project, Growth Rings, will be unveiled at Central Wharf Park, 250 Atlantic Avenue. The art project features three rings suspended between the trunks of the oak trees in this square, see additional details here.

6:00PM Francesco Giubilei: The History of European Conservatism. Stop by I AM Books at 189 North Street where Francesco Giubilei discusses the most important people, places, and ideas of conservatism from a European perspective, from Edmund Burke to the modern day.

Saturday, June 29

10:30AM Piccoli Lettori – Italian reading group for little ones. Join I AM Books 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.

12:00PM Independence Day Celebration at Christopher Columbus Park. Stop by Christopher Columbus Park for an afternoon of fun and games including Uncle Sam on Stilts and a children’s parade through the park, see additional details here.

1:00PM Colonial Dance Tunes and Love Songs. Stop by the Paul Revere House at 19 North Square where in the guise of itinerant musicians, Al Petty & Deirdre Sweeney will perform popular 18th-century tunes such as “Mr. Isaac’s Maggot” and “Jack’s Health” on the penny whistle, flute, fife, & other instruments, see additional details here.

3:30PM Boston Harbor Lighthouse Cruise. Experience the lighthouses of Boston Harbor Islands National and State Park through a special narrated cruise from 191 Atlantic Ave. Take a voyage through maritime history and pass renowned Boston Harbor landmarks on this lighthouse tour, see additional details here.

6:00PM IAWA in Boston Summer Sign. Join I AM Books at 189 North Street and the Italian American Writers Association for Summer Salon. Bring some of your own work and the work of a favorite Italian or Italian American writer to share.

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