Daily Briefs

Weekend Brief: Encore Opening Weekend, Summer Fitness Series, Father’s Day Celebration, Friday Films, Milena Origgi

Today is Friday, June 21 and if you’re craving something sweet as you head into the weekend, be sure to check out one of CBS’ picks for Boston’s 5 most popular bakeries, see the full list here.

Here’s what you need to know for this weekend…

6:30AM Summer Fitness Series: Bootcamp in Christopher Columbus Park. The Boston Parks and Recreation Department and Boston Public Health Commission has launched its 2019 Boston Parks Summer Fitness Series, a four-month series offering 30 free classes per week across the city. Today’s class is Bootcamp, see additional details here.

12:30PM ABCD Father’s Day Celebration. Join the ABCD North End / West End Neighborhood Service Center at 1 Michelangelo Street for their Father’s Day Celebration.

1:00PM Films: Imitation of Life at the North End Library. Stop by the North End Library at 25 Parmenter Street for their Friday films featuring Women’s Pictures: When Women Ruled the Movie Box Office. This week’s film is Imitation of Life from 1959, see additional details here.

6:00PM Milena Origgi – The Way of the Voice. Join I AM Books at 189 North Street for renowned Italian Voice Coach, Milena Origgi discusses her book The Way of the Voice.

Notable News:

The definitive guide to the 15 restaurants and bars at Encore Boston Harbor

Opening weekend is here as Encore Boston Harbor is set to debut to the public at 10AM on Sunday and Boston.com has pulled together a definitive guide to the 15 restaurants and bars housed within, read more here.

Summer Gelateria:

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Plan Your Events with the Community Calendar:

Saturday, June 22

Mirabella Pool Opens. Boston Centers for Youth & Families (BCYF) has announced that Boston’s two outdoor pools, the BCYF Mirabella Pool in the North End and the BCYF Clougherty Pool in Charlestown are opening for the season, see additional details here.

1:00PM A Loyalist Perspective on the Revolution. Stop by the Paul Revere House to hear a first-hand account of the abuses loyalists suffered at the hands of emboldened “patriots.” Michael Lepage takes on the role of Chief Justice Peter Oliver, brother of Andrew Oliver, a stamp collector, see additional details here.

6:00PM John T. LaBarbera: That’s Not Italian Music! Stop by I AM Books at 189 North Street and welcome entertaining storyteller and master musician, John T. LaBarbera, weaving stories and songs as he presets his autobiographical article “That’s Not Italian Music!”

7:30PM EMPAC Opera Project: The Little Prince. Stop by the Great Hall at 1 Faneuil Hall Square for the NEMPAC Opera Project: The Little Prince.

Sunday, June 23

2:00PM Padre Pio Procession. Gather at St. Leonard Church, Hanover & Prince Streets for the Saint Padre Pio Procession, see additional details here.

From the Community:

A Tribute to Giacomo Puccini

Giacomo Puccini was born in Lucca, Tuscany in 1858. He was one of nine children of Michele Puccini and Albina Magi. The Puccinis were established in Lucca as a musical dynasty by Puccini’s great-great grandfather, also named Giacomo. Music ran in his blood, continue reading.

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