Daily Briefs

Thursday’s Brief: Parents Call Uber, Puppies and Politics, NEWRA Meeting, Exploring the Marine Monument, Oktoberfest Celebrations

Today is Thursday, September 12 and some local school buses have been running so late that some parents have been turning to Uber, read more on the Boston Globe.

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

6:00PM Puppies and Politics with Councilor Edwards. Stop by RUFF – the North End Dog Park and join Boston City Councilor Lydia Edwards for a meet and greet specifically for canines and hoomans alike, see additional information here.

7:00PM NEWRA Monthly Meeting at the Nazzaro Center. Stop by 30 N Bennet Street for the North End Waterfront Residents Association monthly meeting, see additional information here.

7:00PM Ship-to-Shore: Exploring the Marine Monument in Our Backyard at 1 Central Wharf. Hear from scientists aboard the NOAA R/V Okeanos Explorer in this special ship-to-shore event. Watch deep-sea submersible footage and participate in a live question-and-answer session with NOAA scientists about the ship and what they’re seeing below the surface, see additional information here.

Notable News:

Oktoberfest season is back. Here’s where to raise a stein around Boston.

Get out your lederhosen – Oktoberfest season is upon us. Over the course of the next month, various restaurant, breweries, hotels and more will be hosting different Oktoberfest celebrations, check out Boston.com‘s list of where you can raise a stein around the city.

Get Ready for San Gennaro Festival:


Plan your events with the Community Calendar:

Friday, September 13

San Gennaro’s Feast. Stop by Hanover and Battery Streets and join in on San Gennaro’s Feast celebrations, see additional information here.

6:30AM Summer Fitness Series: Bootcamp. Stop by Christopher Columbus Park for the Boston Summer Fitness Series. This week’s free class is Bootcamp, see additional information here.

1:00PM Friday Film: Harold and Maude (1971). Stop by the North End Library for their Friday film series. Today’s film will be Harold and Maude from 1971.

Saturday, September 14

San Gennaro’s Feast. Stop by Hanover and Battery Streets and join in on San Gennaro’s Feast celebrations, see additional information here.

10:30AM I Piccoli Lettori – Italian reading group for little ones. Join I AM Books at 189 North St. for its Italian reading group for little ones! Children (0-4) and their parents will engage in multiple readings and games for a fun morning of Italian language and learning.

11:00AM NEMPAC Open House. NEMPAC Families and newcomers are welcome to the Prado to meet instructors and other families, register on-site for classes and lessons, ask questions about our programming, take part in games and class demonstrations, and more! For more information, please contact Educational Programs Director Allie Meek-Carufel at ameek@nempacboston.org.

11:00AM Employability Workshop: Interviewing Skills at the North End Library. Gain confidence at interviews by learning what questions to expect and which ones to ask, and come away with a better understanding of the various steps of the interview process. Presented by Joyce Mandel, Employment Skills Trainer, JMGM Employability Training.

6:00PM Joseph Sciorra: Built with Faith. Join Joseph Sciorra at I AM Books located at 189 North Street where he will discuss his unique study and how it contributes to our understanding of how value and meaning are reproduced at the confluences of everyday life.

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