Today is Thursday, October 10 and here’s a joke from local comedian Ben Alper: “Old North Church hosted the annual Blessing of the Animals. This year’s service was followed by the first annual Curbing of the Labradoodles.” – Ben Alper

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

10:30AM Concert with 123 Andres. Stop by the North End Library. In honor of Hispanic Heritage Month, join Latin Grammy-winning 123 Andrés in a concert for kids and families at the library.

11:00AM Mah Jongg Club. Come by the North End Library every Thursday in October and play the American-style variant of this tile-based game that originated in China and requires skill, strategy, and calculation. Beginners are welcome. No sign up is required.

5:30PM POSTPONED: Celebrate: 10 Years of The Greenway. Please note, this event and the dance performance have been postponed due to weather. They will take place on October 17.

6:30PM Italian Heritage Month Honoree Night. At this year’s Italian Heritage Month Honoree Night, the West End Museum will recognize Anthony “Nino” Mondello and Ann Corio for their contributions to the history and culture of Boston’s West End.

6:30PM Peddocks Island: Rich History, Vital Future. The second event in the three-part series with Friends of the Boston Harbor Islands and Boston Harbor Now, this talk will take place at Old South Meeting House and will highlight the changes ongoing at Peddocks Island, see additional details here.

7:00PM NEWRA Monthly Meeting. Stop by the Nazzaro Center for the North End Waterfront Residents Association meeting, see additional information and this month’s agenda here.

Notable News:

Post Malone Was Spotted at This Restaurant in Boston’s Seaport District

Famous rapper Post Malone was spotted dining at Strega Waterfront in the Seaport on Tuesday while in town for his two shows at the TD Garden, read more on NBC Boston.

Early Mornings in the North End:

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Plan your events with the Community Calendar:

Friday, October 11

12:00PM Italian Flag Raising Ceremony. Stop by City Hall Plaza to watch the Flag of Italy get raised in honor of Italian Heritage Month, see additional information here.

1:00PM Friday Film: Dr. No (1962). Stop by the North End Library for their Friday Film Series. This week’s film will be Dr. No from 1962.

6:00PM Columbus Day Reception at Filippo’s. Join Filippos for an evening of celebration & commemoration, great food, raffles and more, see additional information here.

7:00PM Free Concert at St. Leonard’s Church. Join St. Leonard’s Church for an evening of early music. Ariadne Grief (voice), Juan Mesa (virginal), and Hideki Yamaya (Renaissance lute) will present a program of songs and instrumental chamber music from the English Renaissance, played on original instruments, see additional information here.

Saturday, October 12

12:00PM Fall at the Hall. Faneuil Hall’s first ever Fall in the Hall Family Festival will take place from 12 – 2pm. The festival will feature family-friendly fall activities, including pumpkin decorating, face painting, and cornhole. There will also be apple cider donuts and prizes for activity contest winners!

6:00PM Mike Fiorito – Call Me Guido. Stop by I AM Books at 189 North Street and hear from Mike Fiorito on his book Call Me Guido.

From the Community:

Join Rep. Michlewitz and Senator Boncore for a Re-Election Rally for City Councilor Lydia Edwards

You’re invited to join Representative Aaron Michlewitz and Senator Joe Boncore for a Re-Election Rally in honor of City Councilor Lydia Edwards, continue reading.

North End Sons/Daughters of Italy Bingo Fundraiser

The North End Sons/Daughters of Italy are hosting a BINGO fundraiser at the Nazzaro Center on Sunday, October 27 beginning at 12 p.m., continue reading.

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