Daily Briefs

Monday’s Brief: Must-See Downtown Sites, Zumba in the Park, Sacco & Vanzetti Trial Presentation, Chance of Festa Snow

Today is Monday, August 26 and as the summer winds down, back to school season is upon us. Students are on their way back to the city and Forbes has pulled together 5 neighborhood pizza places for back to school in Boston, read more here.

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

6:00PM Summer Fitness Series: Zumba. Stop by Christopher Columbus Park for the Boston Parks and Recreation Department and Boston Public Health Commissions summer fitness series. Today’s class will be Zumba in the Park, see additional details here.

7:00PM Presentation to Remember the Sacco & Vanzetti Trial at 565 Boylston Street. The Sacco Vanzetti Commemoration Society presents a look at the 1920-1927 case of Nicola Sacco and Bartolomeo Vanzetti. These two Italian immigrants were found guilty of robbery and murder and executed in 1927. Fifty years later, it was declared they received an unjust trial, see additional details here.

Notable News:

Downtown Boston’s 6 must-visit sites

If you’ve been living in the city for years, but have never been a tourist in your own town, check out Curbed Boston’s list of 6 downtown must-visit sites, read more here.

Chance of Festa Snow:


Plan your events with the Community Calendar:

Tuesday, August 27

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

Wednesday, August 28

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

5:15PM Eastie by Sea. Join Friends of the Boston Harborwalk aboard the Patrick T. Kennedy at 10 New Street for a tour of East Boston’s waterfront. Space is limited, see additional information here.

6:30PM Friends of Cutillo Park Meeting. The Friends of Cutillo Park hold their monthly meeting on the last Wednesday of the month at the Nazzaro Center, see additional information here.

7:00PM North End Movie Nights: The Princess Bride. 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, see additional information here.

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