Daily Briefs

Tuesday’s Brief: Green Line Derailment Ruled “Operator Related”, World Cup Viewing, FOCCP Meeting

Today is Tuesday, June 11 and summer in the city is underway. If you’re a fan of the season’s many outdoor festivals and events, be sure to check out Boston.com’s list of the summer beer festivals around the city and surrounding towns.

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

3:00PM FIFA Women’s World Cup U.S. vs Thailand at Caffe Dello Sport. Stop by 308 Hanover Street to watch the U.S. Women’s World Cup team take on Thailand in game 1.

6:30PM FOCCP Monthly Meeting at Mariner’s House. Stop by 11 North Square on the 2nd floor for the Friends of Christopher Columbus Park monthly meeting. All are welcome, see additional details and this month’s agenda here.

Notable News:

MBTA says injury-causing Green Line derailment was ‘operator-related’

New reports on this past Saturday morning’s injury-causing Green Line derailment say T investigators determined the incident was not caused by problems with either the trolley or the tracks, read more on Universal Hub.

Happy Pride Month from the North End:

Plan your events with the Community Calendar:

Wednesday, June 12

4:30PM Tea & Tranquility. Stop by Armenian Heritage Park on the Greenway for a late afternoon summer series for those working, living in and visiting downtown Boston. Enjoy the meet and greet and walk the labyrinth or relax on a bench and have some refreshing MEM Iced Teas.

5:30PM Musical Film: Gentlemen Prefer Blondes at the North End Library. Stop by 25 Parmenter Street for musicals featuring the choreography of Jack Cole. This week’s feature will be Gentleman Prefer Blondes (1953), see additional details here.

6:00PM Free Reiki Clinic at Mariner’s House. Stop by Mariner’s House at 11 North Square on the 2nd floor for a free Reiki Clinic and refreshments.

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

7:00PM Celebration of the Transitus at St. Leonard Church. Join the Parish of St. Leonard’s as they commemorate the last moments of Saint Anthony’s Earthly Life, see additional details here.

Thursday, June 13

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.

From the Community:

ABCD Service Center Father’s Day Celebration June 21

Join the ABCD North End / West End Neighborhood Service Center on Friday, June 21 beginning at 12:30pm for their Father’s Day Celebration, continue reading.

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