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Tuesday’s Brief: Encore Showing “Soft” in Slots, Story Time, Building Challenge, Hub Hall Vendors List Released

Today is Tuesday, September 17 and starting next year Boston’s Hub Hall in the TD Garden will feature 18 food vendors including some North End favorites like Mike’s and Monica’s, read more on Boston Magazine.

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

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. Join the North End Library at 25 Parmenter Street and enjoy gentle stories, songs, and lap bounces for pre-walking babies and caregivers.

3:30PM Kids’ Building Challenge. Drop by the North End Library after school and try to build the tallest, sturdiest tower you can using only paper and tape. Ideal for kids 6-12 years old.

Notable News:

Encore Boston Harbor made $52.4 million in August, still showing ‘soft’ slots revenue

The long-anticipated opening of the Casino in Everett continues to bring in more gaming revenue, but is struggling to drive growth from its slot machine. In its second full month, the Casino brought in $52.4M, read more on MassLive.com.

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Plan your events with the Community Calendar:

Wednesday, September 18

10:30AM Celebrate What Unites Us: Latin America at Armenian Heritage Park. This two-part program celebrates the immigrant experience and promotes healthy, active living while building community and cross-cultural understanding. At the Park, a community leader shares his/her immigrant experience followed by walking the labyrinth. Then all walk to The KITCHEN at the Boston Public Market where a chef demonstrates a signature dish for all to enjoy for lunch and conversation. RSVP here: info@armenianheritagepark.org.

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

6:00PM Summer Shred by Next Level Fitness & Wellness. Stop by the Greenway at Cross and Sudbury Streets for this free fitness class, see additional information here.

6:30PM Kellie Center Jackson – Forcing Freedom | Speaker Series Event. Stop by the Old North Church and hear from Kellie Center Jackson. Her book Force & Freedom examines one of the perennial questions in political thought: is violence a valid means of producing social change? In her lecture, Kellie Carter Jackson address how black abolitionists answered this question, see additional information here.

Thursday, September 19

1:00PM Public Hearing on the City Council Biannual Urban Renewal Progress Update. Members of the public are invited to stop by the iannella chamber in City Hall to testify on a hearing on the City Council biannual urban renewal progress update, see additional information here.

6:00PM NEMPAC Fall Soiree | Party on the Prado. Join the North End Music & Performing Arts Center under a canopy of trees and lights as we transform The Prado into a festive outdoor jazz club. Party-goers will enjoy d’oeuvres, beverages, and Italian treats while being entertained by live, local New Orleans style musicians Rebecca Jean Smith & friends. See ticket information here.

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