Today is Wednesday, August 14 and for nine communities south of the city, it’s code red for the mosquito virus EEE that was recently found in 232 mosquito pools, read more on the Boston Globe.

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

12:00PM Public Hearing on Requirements for Tree Preservation. Stop by the Iannella Chamber in City Hall for a hearing regarding the expansion of city development requirements with a focus on achieving baseline tree preservation and total tree capacity on a development site, see additional information here.

3:30 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.

4:30 Tea & Tranquility. Stop by Armenian Heritage Park for a late afternoon summer series for those working, living and visiting downtown Boston to meet & greet, walk the labyrinth and relax on a bench while enjoying refreshing MEM Ice Teas.

5:30PM PLAN: Downtown Public Alleys Walking Tour. Meet at the Old State House and join the Boston Planning & Development Agency (BPDA) for a walking tour of Downtown Boston’s public alleys. This walking tour will provide an opportunity to learn more about PLAN: Downtown, the BPDA’s ongoing planning initiative for Downtown Boston, see additional information here.

6:00PM Central Artery Parcel 2 Park Design Kick-off Meeting at the Courtyard Marriott Boston. A kick off meeting to discuss the eight-month design process that will culminate in the construction of a new park at Parcel 2, see additional information here.

7:00PM North End Movie Nights: Ratatouille. 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.

7:00Pm Dorothy Curran Concert Series: Disco Night with Tavares. The Dorothy Curran Wednesday Night Concert Series returns to City Hall Plaza for another season of outdoor music for all ages on City Hall Plaza with a tribute to Chicago, the classic soul of Charlie Thomas’ Drifters, an evening of Motown funk, and the grand finale featuring the legendary Tavares.

7:30PM Annual Green Concert. North End photographer David Arnold will present his climate comparison photographic essay on the Jumbotron at the DCR Memorial Hatch Shell as part of the Annual Green Concert, see additional information here.

Notable News:

North End Cafe Overflows With Sandwiches and Italian Desserts

Previous North End Gelato shop Gigi Gelateria has transitioned from frozen treats to cafe fare and sandwiches in its rebranding that’s being rolled out this week. Dolce now offers grab-and-go items like sheet pizzas, sandwiches, baked goods, coffee and more. Read more on Eater Boston.

Quintessential Boston:

Plan your events with the Community Calendar:

Thursday, August 15

Fishermen’s Feast at Fleet, North & Lewis Streets. Fisherman’s Feast of the Madonna Del Soccorso di Sciacca begins at 6PM with the Blessing of the Fishing Waters at Christopher Columbus Park and continues throughout the weekend with the Grand Procession and Flight of the Angel on Sunday, see additional information here.

10:00AM ParkARTS Children’s Workshops. Children can enjoy a wide variety of arts and crafts activities at the Artists in Residence Workshops in Christopher Columbus Park. Participation is free and all materials are provided, but children must be accompanied by an adult, see additional information.

10:30AM Yoga-Lates by Age Strong Commission. Stop by the North End Park for Yoga-Lates, see additional information and a full lineup of Greenway fitness classes here.

11:00AM Marionette Puppet Show in Christopher Columbus Park. Experience the unique charm of Rosalita’s Puppets featuring marionettes made by professional actor-puppeteer Charlotte Anne Dore, see additional information here.

6:15PM Mirabella Pool Swim Meet. The BCYF Mirabella Pool will be hosting a swim meet for ages 4 – 16, see additional information and register here.

7:30PM Movie Musicals at Faneuil Hall: A Star is Born. The West End of the Marketplace will be transformed into an outdoor movie theatre where visitors can enjoy free movies with pre-show activities, see additional details here.

Friday, August 16

Fishermen’s Feast at Fleet, North & Lewis Streets. Fisherman’s Feast of the Madonna Del Soccorso di Sciacca begins at 6PM with the Blessing of the Fishing Waters at Christopher Columbus Park and continues throughout the weekend with the Grand Procession and Flight of the Angel on Sunday, see additional information here.

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

1:00PM Friday Films: Million Dollar Mermaid. Join the Boston Public Library at 25 Parmenter Street for free movies on Fridays. Today’s movie will be Million Dollar Mermaid, see additional information here.

From the Community:

Ducali’s Launches Cocktail Menu & Pop-Up Beer Garden

Ducali Pizzeria & Bar, located at 289 Causeway Street, has been granted an extended liquor license and is now serving a full cocktail list featuring six different drinks. The drinks are all Italian-inspired and were created by North End-based Filmark Hospitality Group Beverage Director Joseph Camiolo, continue reading.

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