Today is Tuesday, November 12 and we could see a new record this week as cold weather and a bit of snow rolls into the city, read more on

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

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 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.

Notable News:

In a surprise, Deval Patrick is considering a 2020 presidential run

According to a source, former Massachusetts governor Deval Patrick is considering a late entry into the Democratic presidential race, read more on the Boston Globe.

Let Us Not Forget:

Plan your events with the Community Calendar:

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.

Thursday, November 14

1:00PM Hearing on Short Term Rental Ordinance. Members of the public are cordially invited to attend and testify on the implementation of the Short Term Rental Ordinance, see additional information here.

7:00PM NEWRA Monthly Meeting at the Nazzaro Center. Stop by 30 North Bennet Street for the North End Waterfront Residents Association monthly meeting, see additional details here.

7:00PM Understanding how warming oceans affects deep sea corals. Geochemist, oceanographer, deep-sea explorer and Woods Hole researcher Laura Robinson will be joining the New England Aquarium to talk about the changes our oceans are going through, and how looking at the composition of old corals can help us best theorize about how they will change in the coming years, see additional details here.

From the Community:

How Warming Oceans Affect Deep Sea Corals

Our warming oceans are taking an increasing toll on coral reefs, making it even more important to understand how the changing atmosphere affects these living ecosystems and how they have adapted historically. The chemistry of fossil coral skeletons from tens of thousands of years ago may hold the key to understanding this important coupling between the atmosphere and the oceans, continue reading.

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