Daily Briefs

Wednesday’s Brief: Boston Research Center Expands Historical Collection, LEGO Club, Homework Help, “Meet Julia Child”, NE Historical Society 10th Anniversary

Today is Wednesday, November 6th and 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.

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

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.

Notable News:

Research center expanding historical collection on Boston’s neighborhoods

The Boston Research Center based at Northeastern University is expanding its collection of documents and artifacts from Boston’s neighborhoods in an effort to help activate Boston’s rich history in a tangible way, read more on Boston 25 News.

November in Christopher Columbus Park:


Plan your events with the Community Calendar:

Thursday, November 7

5:00PM North End Neighborhood Night. North Street Grille will, once again, be hosting “Neighborhood Night” on the first Thursday of each month with 50% of sales going to support North End Neighborhood nonprofit agency programs, see additional details here.

6:00PM North End Public Safety Meeting; Note Different Location. Stop by 40 Sudbury Street for the North End Public Safety Meeting. Note that this month’s meeting will be held at A-1 headquarters: 40 New Sudbury Street because the Nazzaro Center is unavailable.

6:00PM Eliot Summer Camp Fair at 585 Commercial Street. The Eliot School is hosting a Summer Camp Fair for families in the Boston area to attend to sort through the many camp choices. This is a great opportunity for families to interact with many camp representatives in the Boston area and to ask key questions about summer camp programs.

Friday, November 8

6:00PM 4th Annual North End Basketball Bonanza. Stop by the Nazzaro Center for the 4th Annual North End Basket Bonanza where the younger kids will arrive first to eat and play before the older kids do the same. Any Knights and/or in-house player, member of Nazzaro, or NEAA is welcome to attend, see additional information here.

From the Community:

ABCD Thanksgiving Celebration

The ABCD North End / West End Neighborhood Service Center will hold their Thanksgiving Celebration on Friday, November 22. There will be turkey with all the trimmings, including pumpkin pie, continue reading.

2020 Census Jobs Available Now

The 2020 Census needs your help! In the immediate Boston area, the Census has about 1450 temp jobs available, ranging from $20 to $27.50 per hour, continue reading.

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