Daily Briefs

Monday’s Brief: Four Winds Closes, Greenway Week, Dot & Dash Robots, Zumba in the Park

Today is Monday, October 7 and if you’re looking for a new workout, rowing studios are the latest fitness craze to take over the city with a few new studios within walking distance from the North End, read more on The Boston Globe.

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

Greenway Week. In celebration of the Rose Kennedy Greenway’s tenth anniversary, the Greenway Conservancy will host “Greenway Week” October 4 through October 10, see additional information here.

3:30PM Dot & Dash Robots. Stop by the North End Library and build your coding skills using the library’s Dash and Dot robots. Ideal for kids 6 years and up.

6:00PM Zumba. Stop by Christopher Columbus Park for free fitness classes. Today’s class will be Zumba in the park.

Notable News:

Four Winds on Commercial Street Closes

Four Winds Bar & Grill at 266 Commercial Street has closed. After successfully operating the Four Winds for more than four decades, owners Tom and Nancy Gioia have decided to sell the business and property to retire, enjoy life, and travel more frequently to Aruba, their home away from home. The building will soon be listed for sale. Photo courtesy of Adam Castiglioni.

Classic Cars and Classic Italian Dishes:

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Plan your events with the Community Calendar:

Tuesday, October 8

Greenway Week. In celebration of the Rose Kennedy Greenway’s tenth anniversary, the Greenway Conservancy will host “Greenway Week” October 4 through October 10, see additional information here.

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 After-School Adventures. Join the North End Library and drop in after school to explore art, science, or engineering through hands-on activities. Ideal for kids 4 years old and up.

4:30PM Tea & Tranquility. Stop by Armenian Heritage Park and celebrate the 10th anniversary of the Greenway!

6:30PM FOCCP Monthly Meeting at Mariner’s House. Stop by 11 North Square for the Friends of Christopher Columbus Park monthly meeting, see additional information here.

Wednesday, October 9

Greenway Week. In celebration of the Rose Kennedy Greenway’s tenth anniversary, the Greenway Conservancy will host “Greenway Week” October 4 through October 10, see additional information here.

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

4:00PM BTU Homework Help at the North End Library. 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.

5:30PM Friends of the North End Library Meeting. Stop by 25 Parmenter Street for the Friends of the North End Library meeting.

6:30PM “Black Coffee” with Author Daniel Ford at the North End Library. Dave Pezza, host of the NovelClass podcast, will emcee and the author will take questions from the audience following the reading and discussion. Plenty of (free!) Black Coffee swag will be handed out. Learn more about Ford and his work at danielfford.com.

From the Community:

Letter to the Community: NEW Health Shares Advice About Accidental Needle Pricks

Accidental needlesticks is a serious issue in the North End and the city of Boston, especially when it happens to a child. Children are particularly vulnerable to being stuck with needles, in part due to the prevalence of used needles being left or discarded in North End parks and other public spaces, continue reading.

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