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Thursday’s Brief: Regional Approach to Watershed, Yoga-Lates, iCrave Jewels Trunk Show, Summer Concerts, Aquarium Lecture Series

Today is Thursday, July 18. Here’s a joke from local comedian Ben Alper to start your day:

“A class-action lawsuit was filed alleging that the newly opened Encore Boston Harbor casino is cheating gamblers through its blackjack and slot machine practices. And yet no one has a problem with paying $38 for a lobster roll.” – Ben Alper.

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 additional details and a full lineup of Greenway fitness classes.

5:00PM iCrave Jewels Trunk Show at Shake the Tree. Join Shake the Tree at 67 Salem St. for a Sparkle Jewelry Trunk Show Party with I Crave Jewels. Designer Erin Garrity will be in the shop with her Summer Collection, sipping Prosecco and chatting about all things Sparkle!

5:00PM Summer Concerts at the Charlestown Navy Yard. Join the National Parks Service and Boston Harbor Now for live music, lawn games and more, see additional details here.

7:00PM Aquarium Lecture Series: How to Be a Good Creature at Simons IMAX Theater at 1 Central Wharf. Come meet some of the 13 individual animals—from her first dog, a Scottish terrier, to two emus she met in the Australia Outback, to a giant Pacific octopus at New England Aquarium—who transformed the life of best-selling author, adventurer, and naturalist Sy Montgomery, see additional information here.

Notable News:

A Regional Approach on Watershed

For the past six years Julie Wormer, former Boston Harbor Now executive, has spent the past six year focusing her professional work on the Boston Waterfront. Wormser’s mission is to help cities and towns in the watershed area work together to address potential threats to the Boston Harbor / Waterfront area, read more on the Boston Globe.

Summer Sunsets:


Plan your events with the Community Calendar:

Friday, July 19

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 a full class schedule here.

12:00PM Plaza Palooza at City Hall Plaza. Plaza Palooza will welcome summer to City Hall, and include lawn games, free meals for kids 18 and under, the Boston Water and Sewer Commission water truck, the Boston Police Department “Operation Hoodsie” ice cream truck and much more.

Saturday, July 20

1:00PM A Revolution of Her Own! Stop by the Paul Revere House for a captivating 30-minute story of the first woman to fight in the American Military: in 1782, Deborah bound her chest, tied back her hair, and enlisted in the Continental Army, see additional information here.

6:30PM Swinging Nights in the Yard. Join Boston Swing Central in the Charlestown Navy Yard for an evening of FREE music and swing dance classes as the sun sets over the USS Constitution and the City of Boston Skyline, see additional information here.

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One Reply to “Thursday’s Brief: Regional Approach to Watershed, Yoga-Lates, iCrave Jewels Trunk Show, Summer Concerts, Aquarium Lecture Series

  1. I have been told it was on Chronicle that North Enders with ID can ride on boat to the new casino for no charge during July and August. Is this true?

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