Daily Briefs

Monday’s Brief: Haymarket Fence Comes Down, Royal Air Force Red Arrows Show, Zumba in the Park

Today is Monday, August 19 and if you missed this past weekend’s Fisherman’s Feast and the exciting Flight of the Angel, don’t worry…there’s still plenty more to excitement to come with this year’s feast season.

Here’s what you need to know for the week ahead…

11:00AM Royal Air Force Red Arrows Show. The Royal Air Force aerobatic team, the Red Arrows, will take to the skies over Boston Harbor to perform an aerial show. Recommended viewing locations include the Charlestown Navy Yard, New England Aquarium, Fan Pier and Castle Island, see additional details here.

6:00PM Summer Fitness Series: Zumba. Stop by Christopher Columbus Park for the Boston Summer Fitness Series. This evenings free class will be Zumba in the park. See a full class line up and additional details here.

Notable News:

At Haymarket, a fence comes down, but is it too late?

Since June 2018 there has been construction-related fencing blocking access to Blackstone street forcing Haymarket’s pushcart vendors to spread out on the sideway. This upcoming Friday will be the first time in over a year the vendors will be able return to their original places, however they haven’t been the only ones affected by the construction fencing, read more on the Boston Globe.

Just a little tribute…


Plan your events with the Community Calendar:

Tuesday, August 20

10:30AM Summer Story Time. Join Librarian Lin at 25 Parmenter Street for stories, music, and more! This story time is for babies, toddlers, and children 0-5 years old with caregivers.

11:00AM Auction – 2 Garden Ct North End, Boston. Stop by 2 Garden Court for an on-site auction, see additional details here.

12:30PM Homelessness, Mental Health and Recovery Committee Working Session. Stop by City Hall’s Piemonte Room for a working session regarding the opioid crisis. See the public notice here.

5:00PM Wharf District Council Meeting. The Wharf District Council will host their August meeting at the Norman Leventhal Center, 30 Rowes Wharf, see the meeting agenda and additional details here.

6:30PM Harbor Sunset Cruise. Boarding begins at 6:30 pm at the dock near the Marriott Long Wharf (The Landing) and sets sail at 7:00 pm, returning at approximately 10:00 pm. There will be complimentary hors d’oeurves, a cash bar, 50/50 raffle, and the chance to win over $1,000 in prizes! Adults over the age of 21 only, see additional details and ticket information here.

Wednesday, August 21

3:30PM LEGO Club. Stop by the North End Library and work together or independently to build whatever you can imagine using the library’s LEGO collection. For kids ages 6-12.

6:00PM RUFF Ice Cream Social. Join RUFF at the Prince Street Park for a night of ice cream (dog friendly) sponsored by Crate Escape Charlestown.

6:30PM How We Live: Community Through Housing. A panel discussion presented in partnership with Historic Boston Incorporated will take place at the Old North Church at 193 Salem Street, see additional details here.

7:00PM North End Movie Nights: Brave. Movies will be shown on Wednesdays in July and August at The Gassy / DeFilippo Playground on Prince Street. Pizza will be served at 7 p.m. and movies begin at dark. Rain location is the Nazzaro Center, see additional details here.

7:00PM Panel Discussion on Reducing Plastic Pollution at Simons IMAX Theater, 1 Central Wharf. Join the New England Aquarium for this free panel event Corporate Solutions to Plastic Pollution: How Can We Work Toward a Planet with Reduced Reliance on Plastic? See additional details and register here.

From the Community:

Congressman Lynch Town Hall on August 22nd in Braintree

Congressman Lynch has announced a Town Hall in Braintree on August 22nd. This is an opportunity to ask Congressman Lynch about issues that are important to you and get updates on the Congressman’s policy efforts for MA-08 in Washington D.C., continue reading.

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