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Weekend Brief: Crane Incidents, Battery Wharf Hotel Workers Poised to Strike, Bootcamp, The Swimmer, Parkour Fitness Class

Today is Friday, July 26 and it’s been a dangerous 24 hours for pedestrians walking around the neighborhood. Not only was a women hit in the head with metal debris sending her to the hospital with life-threatening injuries, but Boston Police are also investigating another incident where steel beams fell from a crane outside of the TD Garden, read more on the Boston Herald.

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

6:30AM Summer Fitness Series: Bootcamp. Stop by Christopher Columbus Park for the Summer Fitness Series. This morning’s class will be Bootcamp. See a full schedule of classes and additional details here.

1:00PM Friday Films: The Swimmer. Join the Boston Public Library at 25 Parmenter Street for free movies on Fridays at 1pm. This week’s movie will be The Swimmer, see additional information here.

5:30PM Parkour, Balance, and Movement by Hub Parkour. Stop by Wharf District Park for a Parkour fitness class, see additional details and a full line up of Greenway fitness classes here.

Notable News:

Battery Wharf hotel workers poised to strike

After last fall’s Marriott strike, nearly every hotel in and around Boston has adopted the same contract aside from the Battery Wharf Hotel. The hotel is resisting the new provisions and refusing to sign off on language combating discrimination and offering job security for immigrants, read more on the Boston Globe.

Greenway at Night:

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Plan your events with the Community Calendar.

Saturday, July 27

12:00PM FIGMENT Festival on Greenway. FIGMENT is an explosion of creative energy. It’s a free, annual celebration of participatory art and culture where everything is possible. For one weekend each summer, The Rose Kennedy Greenway is transformed into a large-scale collaborative artwork – and then it’s gone.

1:00PM Glass Harmonica Concert. Stop by the Paul Revere House where Vera Meyer will play early American melodies on the intriguing instrument that Ben Franklin invented, see additional details here.

6:00PM FIGMENT at Night. FIGMENT is an explosion of creative energy. It’s a free, annual celebration of participatory art and culture where everything is possible. For one weekend each summer, The Rose Kennedy Greenway is transformed into a large-scale collaborative artwork – and then it’s gone.

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 details here.

Sunday, July 28

10:00AM Sweat Crawl Summer Fit Fest by Social Boston Sports. Stop by Wharf District Park for the summer fit fest, see additional details here and a full line-up of Greenway fitness classes.

12:00PM FIGMENT Festival on Greenway. FIGMENT is an explosion of creative energy. It’s a free, annual celebration of participatory art and culture where everything is possible. For one weekend each summer, The Rose Kennedy Greenway is transformed into a large-scale collaborative artwork – and then it’s gone.

1:00PM St. Joseph Procession. St. Joseph Procession starts at St. Joseph Society Club on Hanover Street, see additional details here.

7:00PM Sunday Night Movie in the Park at Dusk. Stop by Christopher Columbus Park for movie night beginning at dusk.

From the Community:

Giuseppe Verdi

Giuseppe Verdi, the first child of Carlo Giuseppe Verdi and Luigia Uttini, was born in their home in 1813 in the town of Le Roncole, within the borders of the First French Empire. He died in 1901 in the newly formed Italian Republic so influenced by his passion and music, continue reading.

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2 Replies to “Weekend Brief: Crane Incidents, Battery Wharf Hotel Workers Poised to Strike, Bootcamp, The Swimmer, Parkour Fitness Class

  1. If Boston had been more discriminating in its hiring practices, we might still have World Trade Center buildings in NY and many first responders would have not lost their lives or still struggle to survive.

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