Today is Friday, August 16 and the weekend is finally here. There’s lots going on around the neighborhood and city in general. Check out NBC10‘s list of 30 great ways to have fun in and around Boston this weekend.

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

Fishermen’s Feast at Fleet, North & Lewis Streets. Fisherman’s Feast of the Madonna Del Soccorso di Sciacca began last night 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.

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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.

Notable News:

Boston kids celebrate end of work programs

As the summer starts to come to an end, dozens of Boston kids celebrate six weeks of hard work as they complete a youth work program aimed at helping high-risk kids, read more on the Boston Herald.

Blessing of the Waters:

Plan your events with the Community Calendar:

Saturday, August 17

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.

12:00PM Lawn Games. Stop by Christopher Columbus Park for Cornhole, giant Jenga and other lawn games that will be free and open to all.

1:00PM The Art of Spinning at the Paul Revere House. The art of spinning is best learned by the young, and Zoe Lawson has been practicing the craft of spinning by drop spindle and on a wheel since childhood, see additional details here.

3:00PM Best Meatball Contest at Fisherman’s Feast. The second annual meatball contest will be from 3 – 6pm at the 109th Fisherman’s Feast on Lewis Street at the Galbani cheese stage. Who will take home the prize for best meatball this year?! Stop by to find out.

Sunday, August 18

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.

7:00PM Sunday Night Movie in the Park: Million Dollar Baby. Stop by Christopher Columbus Park for Sunday night movie night. This week’s movie will be Million Dollar Baby.

From the Community:

Prince Street Dog Park Closed During St. Anthony’s Feast

In an effort to keep the Prince Street Dog Park safe and free of vandalism, the park will be closed during St. Anthony’s Feast weekend – August 23 and 24, continue reading.

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