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Weekend Brief: Best Hotel Bars in the World, Emerson College in talk of a Merger, 4th Annual Basketball Bonanza

Today is Friday, November 8 and Forbes recently published a list of the world’s top hotel bars – among which included the Rowes Wharf Bar in the Boston Harbor Hotel, read more on the Boston Globe.

Here’s what else you need to know for this weekend…

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.

Notable News:

Emerson College is considering a ‘merger’ with a small Vermont college. Here’s how it would work.

This week, officials from Emerson College and Marlboro College in Vermont announced they plan to explore a “merger” due to the growing crisis of declining college enrollment, read more on Boston.com.

Rainy Post-Dinner Sugar Rush:


Plan your events with the Community Calendar:

Saturday, November 9

10:00AM RUFF Game Day. Join RUFF at the North End Dog Park with your four-legged friends for a morning of dog games at the park. Prizes will be awarded, see additional details here.

11:00AM Veterans Day Cruise. Honor veterans and active military with a special cruise highlighting the military history of the Boston Harbor Islands National and State Park, see additional details here.

1:00PM Bodywaves Therapeutic Massage. Stop into Shake the Tree at 67 Salem Street for a complimentary 10-15 chair massage! Based in the north end, these talented therapists specialize in stress/pain reduction so…treat yourself!

6:00PM A Literary Evening with Authors Lisa Romero, Jennifer Militello, and Anthony D’Aries. Join I AM Books at 189 North Street for a literary evening, with talks and readings by authors Lisa Romeo (Starting with Goodbye), Jennifer Militello and Anthony D’Aries.

Sunday, November 10

11:00AM Remembrance Day Celebration. Old North Church will host its annual Remembrance Day Ceremony where there will be a service of Morning Prayer followed by wreath laying and festive reception, see additional details here.

5:00PM An Evening for Education. The North End’s Eliot School will host its 10th annual “Evening for Education” at il Molo. The event is a fundraising effort for the Eliot School as well as an opportunity for guests to connect with fellow Eliot families, partners, and community supporters, see additional details here.

From the Community:

Nazzaro Senior Events: Walking Club, Knitting, Chair Yoga

The Nazzaro Center is offering new programs for seniors (55+). There will be walking club on Tuesdays from 11am – 12pm, knitting/crocheting on Thursdays from 11am – 12:30pm, and chair yoga on Fridays from 11am – 12pm, continue reading.

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