Daily Briefs

Monday’s Brief: Veteran’s Day Parade, Woman Struck by Falling Metal Files Lawsuit, VFW Post 144 Veterans Ceremony, Veterans Town Hall

Today is Monday, November 11 – Veteran’s Day! Thank you to all of the Veterans near and far who have served to protect this country.

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

11:00AM VFW North End Post 144 Veterans Ceremony on The Prado. Veterans of the VFW North End Post 144 will conduct its annual memorial services to honor and remember the U.S. military veterans of the North End who served in World War I, World War II, Korean War, Vietnam War; and more recent wars, see additional details here.

12:00PM Veteran’s Day Parade at City Hall Plaza. Stop by City Hall Plaza to Enjoy the Veterans Day Parade. The parade will start at the corner of Charles Street and Boylston Street in the Theater District and will end in City Hall Plaza.

3:00PM Veterans Town Hall at Faneuil Hall. Stop by 4 Faneuil Hall on the 4th floor for the annual Veterans Town Hall, offering veterans the opportunity to share their stories from their time in the military, and establishing a greater understanding between local veterans and the friends and neighbors that they fought for. 

Notable News:

Woman serious hurt by falling metal railing in North End files lawsuit against roofing contractor

Kimberly Frawley and her husband filed a civil lawsuit in Suffolk Superior Court against Winthrop-based Corolla Contracting Inc., after Kimberly was struck and seriously injured by a falling metal railing in the North End this past July, read more on WHDH.com.

Note to Self:

Plan your events with the Community Calendar:

Tuesday, November 12

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.

12:30PM Health Savings Card for Seniors Info Session. A Commonwealth Care Alliance (CCA) representative will be available to answer all your questions and provide you with information about the CCA at the Nazzaro Center, see additional details here.

5:00PM Wharf District Council Meeting. The Wharf District Council will host their November meeting at the New England Aquarium Learning Lab, see additional information here.

6:30PM FOCCP Monthly Meeting at Mariner’s House. Stop by 11 North Square for the Friends of Christopher Columbus Park montly meeting. All are welcome to attend monthly meetings, where we plan upcoming events and recap recent Park news. See www.foccp.org for more information.

7:00PM NEWNC Monthly Meeting at the Nazzaro Center. Stop by 30 North Bennet Street for the North End Waterfront Neighborhood Council Meeting, see this month’s agenda and additional details here.

Wednesday, November 13

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.

5:30PM Friends of the NE Library Meeting. Join in helping the Friends of the North End Branch Library at their monthly meeting at 25 Parmenter Street.

6:30PM Hidden Histories: the Development of Copp’s Hill Burying Ground. Join Boston archaeologist Barbara Donohue at the North End Library as she embarks on a fascinating journey from the world of the Puritans to the world of today via the evolution of Copp’s Hill Burying Ground.

6:30PM Old North Speaker Series: Vaccination Controversies Then & Now. This talk will explore the public protests in Boston triggered by the inoculation against smallpox in 1721 and by compulsory vaccination against smallpox in 1901, see additional details here.

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