Daily Briefs

Tuesday’s Brief: Trader Joes to Open this Weekend, Story Time, Pumpkin Painting, After-School Adventures, Commercial Wharf Plan, NEWNC Meeting

Today is Tuesday, October 15 and this week was off to a warm start around 67 degrees in Boston, read more about what you can expected for weather for the rest of the week on Boston.com.

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

10:30AM Toddler Story Time. Join the North End Library at 25 Parmenter Street 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.

3:00PM NEMPAC’s Annual Pumpkin Painting. Join NEMPAC on The Prado at the Paul Revere Mall for pumpkin painting, see additional information here.

3:30PM After-School Adventures. Drop by the North End Library after school to explore art, science, or engineering through hands-on activities. Ideal for kids 4 years old and up.

6:00PM Tavistock Development Company Presents Commercial Wharf Plan. Stop by Joe’s American Bar & Grill on Atlantic Ave where there will be an information session to share information about their proposed redevelopment along the pier, see additional information here.

7:00PM NEWNC Monthly Meeting at the Nazzaro Center. Stop by 30 North Bennet Street for the North End Waterfront Neighborhood Council monthly meeting, see additional information here.

Notable News:

Big News: Trader Joe’s to open this month! 

Trader Joes is expected to open this Saturday, October 19th in Fort Point. The long-awaited opening will be the first of its type in the Fort Point/Seaport neighborhood and will open at 44 Thomson Place, read more on Caught in Southie.

City on a Hill Wrap Party at Domenic’s:

Plan your events with the Community Calendar:

Wednesday, October 16

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 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.

6:00PM Book Signing at Catina Italiana by Marc Zappulla. Author Marc Zappulla will have a book signing on at Cantina Italiana, 346 Hanover Street, for Miami Underground and The Last Longshoreman, his crime fiction novels.

6:30PM Panel Discussion: Slavery an its Legacies at Old North. Stop by the Old North Church for a panel discussion on slavery and it’s legacies at Old North, see additional information here.

6:30PM Book Discussion club: Frankenstein. Stop by the North End Library for a book club discussion of Frankenstein. Copies of the book can be picked up and checked out at the library’s front desk.

7:00PM Film: Lady of Burlesque. Join the West End Museum at 150 Staniford St. for a film – Lady of Burlesque, see additional details here.

Thursday, October 17

11:00AM Mah Jongg Club. Come by the North End Library 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. Weekly on Thursdays in October.

1:00PM Welcome Reception for New Citizens, Their Families & Friends. Welcome reception for brand new citizens at the Armenian Heritage Park following the Naturalization Ceremony at historic Faneuil Hall.

3:30PM Writing from Life with Author Susan Tan. Join author Susan Tan at the North End Library for a creative writing workshop for kids! Hear about how Susan brings real-life experiences into her fictional Cilla Lee-Jenkins book series, and use writing exercises to get started on your telling your own story. Ideal for kids 8-12 years old.

5:30PM Celebrate: 10 Years of The Greenway. Stop by Rings Fountain for a specially commissioned, site-specific dance performance.

6:15PM Dance Performance at Rings Fountain. Renowned choreographer Peter DiMuro and his ensemble Public Displays of Motion will perform their new work Waterway/Lightway/Greenway in and around the colored lights of the Rings Fountain at 6:15pm.

6:30PM “The Old Howard Theatre” Show Reception. Join the West End Museum at 150 Staniford Street and tour the exhibit and enjoy light refreshments. Free and open to the public.

From the Community:

ABCD Service Center Halloween Party Oct. 25

The ABCD North End / West End Neighborhood Service Center will hold their annual Halloween Party on Friday, October 25 beginning at 12:30 p.m. at their 1 Michelangelo St. location, continue reading.

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