Daily Briefs

Monday’s Brief: Exchange Cafe Closes Today, Date Night Restaurant Ideas, CORI Background Checks

Today is Monday, September 30 and if you’re looking for a new date night restaurant idea, be sure to check out Eater Boston’s list of the the best date restaurants around the city, read more here.

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

5:00PM CORI Background Checks. If you, or somebody you know, may be interested in volunteering at the BCYF Nazzaro Center at any point during this school year then you MUST be CORI cleared prior to volunteering. Stop by 30 North Bennet Street to register, see additional information here.

Notable News:

A Decade-Old West End Cafe Is Closing Amid Massive Development in the Neighborhood

At the end of the month, Exchange Cafe at 226 Causeway Street will close as the rest of the neighborhood continues its massive redevelopment, read more on Eater Boston.

Pushcart Pizzera Closes:

Plan your events with the Community Calendar:

Tuesday, October 1

10:30AM Toddler Story Time. Stop by the North End Library and listen to stories, sing songs, and learn together through movement and play. This story time is ideal for little ones who have started walking or moving on their own.

11:00AM Baby Story Time. Stop by the North End Library and enjoy gentle stories, songs, and lap bounces for pre-walking babies and caregivers.

3:30PM Crafty Ranger with a Boston Harbor Islands Ranger. Stop by the North End Library and learn about the Boston Harbor Islands and the duties of a park ranger, and make an earth-friendly craft. Ideal for kids 9-12 years old. Call the library at 617-227-8135 for more information.

6:00PM Italian Heritage Month Kickoff at State House. Stop by the House Chamber on the 3rd floor of the State House for the annual kickoff where Coro Dante will be performing the American and Italian national anthems and other musical selections. Attend with friends and family and show your support of October Italian Heritage Month, see additional information here.

Wednesday, October 2

3:00PM Kids’ LEGO Club. Drop by the North End Library after school to build whatever you can imagine using LEGOs and DUPLOs.

4:00PM BTU Homework Help. The Boston Teachers Union sponsors a Homework Helper program in each of the Boston Public Library branches. The BTU provides a teacher to help children with their homework for free.

6:00PM Parcel 2 Meeting Three: Concept Design Options. The Boston Planning & Development Agency (BPDA) in partnership with the Massachusetts Department of Transportation and the Greenway Conservancy, invites you to the third public meeting for the Parcel 2 Park Design process, see additional information here.

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