Today is Monday, November 4 and here are 30 of the best things to do around the city this month, read more on Boston.com.

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

Notable News:

Captain of the Mayflower II prepares for a historic sail

The Mayflower II, a replica of the original, is preparing for its historic sail since being rebuilt essentially from stem to stern. The ship is expected to arrive in Boston Harbor next Spring, read more on the Boston Globe.

Vibrant Boston:

Plan your events with the Community Calendar:

Tuesday, November 5

Municipal Election Day. The election includes Councilor seats for each district, as well as citywide At-Large seats and a nonbinding public opinion advisory question. Polling locations will be open from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m.

7:00PM Discussing “The Outlaw Ocean: Journeys Across the Last Untamed Frontier”. Join investigative reporter Ian Urbina and nationally syndicated environmental radio show Living on Earth for a discussion for Urbina’s new book, “The Outlaw Ocean: Journeys Across the Last Untamed Frontier.” See additional information here.

Wednesday, November 6

On This Day: “Honey Fitz” Fitzgerald Elected to Congress. On this day …in 1895, a colorful Irishman from Boston’s North End, nicknamed “Honey Fitz” for his charming and loquacious ways, was elected to the U.S. Congress, read more at Mass Moments.

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 “Meet Julia Child.” The Friends of the North End Branch Library will be presenting Delvena Theatre Company’s production of Meet Julia Child! The audience will learn more about Julia’s life and have the opportunity to view Julia on the recreated set of The French Chef, see additional details here.

6:00PM NE Historical Society 10th Anniversary Celebration at the North Bennet Street School. Celebrate the 10th anniversary of the North End Historical Society with special guest author Stephen Puleo, see additional details here.

From the Community:

KJ Hair Studio Celebrates Two Certified Hair Colorists

KJ Hair Studio, located at 215 Hanover St. in Boston’s North End, is proud to announce it is now the only salon in the city of Boston to have two board-certified hair colorists, continue reading.

Discuss Oceans and Climate with Rhode Island Senator Whitehouse

Earth’s oceans are crying out. They are rising. They are warming. They are acidifying. They are losing oxygen. They are overfished. They are choking on plastic pollution. They are in crisis. Though the challenges are significant, there is still much to be hopeful about – even with lawmakers in Washington, continue reading.

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