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Weekend Brief: National Doughnut Day, Cornhole Classic, Fitness Bootcamp, Friday Films, Night at the Park, Glow in the Park, Eliot School Gala, St. Anthony’s Feast Gala, Pride Parade

Today is Friday, June 7 and last night’s Bruins loss has us all looking ahead to game 6 on Sunday and game 7 on Wednesday. If you’ve been following the NHL’s Stanley Cup Final Postcard, you may have seen some highlights from some North End favorites like Benevento’s, Regina Pizzeria and Mike’s Pastry.

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

6:30AM Summer Fitness Series Bootcamp. Stop by Christopher Columbus Park and join the Boston Parks and Recreation Department and Boston Public Health Commission for it’s 2019 Boston Park Summer Fitness Series offering 30 free fitness classes per week across the city, see additional details here.

1:00PM Films: Flamingo Road at North End Library. Stop by the North End Library at 25 Parmenter Street for their Friday film series. This month the Friday films will feature Women’s Pictures: When Women Ruled the Movie Box Office. Today’s film will be Flamingo Road from 1949, see additional details here.

6:00PM A Night at the Park with RUFF. Responsible Urbanites for Fido (RUFF) is hosting an event at the Prince Street Dog Park where a caricature artist will draw your dog on a first-come-first-serve bases and will be accepting donations. Pizza and treats will also be available.

6:30PM Glow in the Park. Join the Rose Kennedy Greenway and support the Conservancy at their signature young professionals event featuring live music, performances, food, and beverages, see additional details here.

6:30PM Eliot School Gala at City Winery. Stop by City Winery at 80 Beverly Street for an evening of fun and friends at the annual Eliot School Auction and Gala. The event will feature food, drinks, dancing, and both a silent and live auction, see additional details and ticket information here.

7:00PM St. Anthony’s Feast Centennial Gala Reception. Join St. Anthony’s Feast at the Marriott Long Wharf Harbor View Room for their Centennial Gala Reception. For ticket information, contact committee@stanthonysfeast.com.

Notable News:

Here’s where to find Boston’s best National Doughnut Day deals

Today is National Doughnut Day. The national holiday – which some say actually happens two times a year – has local shops and national doughnut chains offering specials and deals throughout the course of the day. Boston.com has a full list of where to get the best deal around the city from some of Boston’s favorite shops like Blackbird, Kane’s, Dunkin’ and more, see the full list of deals on Boston.com.

10 things to do in Boston this weekend

From the Dragon Boat Festival to the Boston Pride Parade and Festival – there’s always a lot going on in the city during summer weekends. Boston.com has pulled together a list of 10 things to do around the city this weekend, check it out here.

North End Sunset Showstopper:

Plan your events with the Community Calendar:

Saturday, June 8

NEMPAC Spring Music Recitals. NEMPAC is holding its Annual Spring Student Music Recital that will feature over 150 performing students, see additional details here.

11:00AM Zentangle at North End Brand Library. Join the North End Library at 25 Parmenter Street where Certified Zentangle instructor Lori Champine will guide you through a two-hour workshop where you will create beautiful images by drawing structured patterns, or “tangles”, see additional details here.

12:00PM World Ocean’s Day Celebration at Boston Harbor Pop-Up Gallery. Stop by the free Boston Harbor Pop-Up Gallery at 226 Causeway Street and celebrate World Oceans Day with interactive events, film screenings and performances by members of Mobius based on the theme of climate change and plastics in the ocean, see additional details here.

6:00PM St. Anthony Spaghetti Supper at St. John School. Stop by the St. John School Hall and join fellow parishioners of St. Leonard’s to celebrate a traditional spaghetti dinner for the start of the St. Anthony Feast Celebrations, see additional details here.

Sunday, June 9

11:00AM World Oceans Day: Free Aquarium Event. Join the New England Aquarium in celebrating World Oceans Day at their festival filled with family-friendly, interactive activities that emphasize preventing plastic pollution to keep our oceans and marine animals healthy and safe.

12:00PM North End Cornhole Classic at Fulton and Lewis Streets. By popular demand, the North End’s favorite Sunday Funday event is back; the 4th Annual North End Cornhole Classic at the corner of Fulton & Lewis Streets. There will be a new format, raffle prizes, music and more, see here for additional details and ticket information.

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