Daily Briefs

Tuesday’s Brief: St. Anthony’s Engagement, Olive Oil Legacy, Summer Story Time

Today is Tuesday, August 27 and a woman with EEE has died in Massachusetts. Mosquitos carrying the virus have been found in several communities across the state and some even close to Boston. Read more on Boston.com.

Here’s what else you need to know for today…

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.

Notable News:

North End business transforms into massive operation: Made in Mass.

An immigrant family from Italy came to Boston over a century ago selling and delivering olive oil in the North End. The Basile family now sells over a millions gallons of olive oil a week, read more on WCVB.com.

Saint Anthony’s Engagement:


Plan your events with the Community Calendar:

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.

Thursday, August 29

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 here.

2:00PM Ozobots at the BPL. Teens and kids ages 8+ can visit the North End Library to practice programming and solve puzzles using ozobots, mini robots that follow paths and respond to color codes, see additional details here.

2:30PM Public Hearing on Excessive Noise. Members of the public are invited to attend and testify at a hearing in the Iannella Chamber at City Hall on excessive noise levels in the City of Boston, see additional details here.

8:30PM Fireworks Over Boston Harbor. Kick off Labor Day Weekend with a firework spectacle over Boston Harbor.

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