Today is Wednesday, December 11 and National Cupcake Day is coming up this Sunday. Hoodline has pulled together a list of all of the best places to celebrate with delicious treats around Boston, read more on Hoodline.

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.

7:00PM Handel’s Messiah by NEMPAC and Landmarks Orchestra. The North End Music & Performing Arts Center invites you for an exceptional evening of Handel’s Messiah Part I Concert at The Great Hall, Faneuil Hall featuring the Boston Landmarks Orchestra, One City Choir, NEMPAC Youth Choir, and professional soloists, see additional information here.

Notable News:

Julia Mejia Wins Boston City Council Seat By 1 Vote, Recount Finds

After the three-day-long recount of the City Council At-Large election, it has been determined that Julia Mejia has won the fourth of four at-large seats by just one vote, read more on WGBH.

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Plan your events with the Community Calendar:

Thursday, December 12

12:00PM Christmas Luncheon at Filippo’s. Stop by Filippo’s for a Christmas luncheon from 12PM-2PM.

3:30PM Holiday Card Swap & Ornament Craft (for adults) at the North End Library. Refresh your holiday card collection by bringing in your old, unused ones and swapping them out for fresh ones, and have fun making a simple snowman ornament –with a light-up nose! Hot chocolate and coffee will be served. Please note that this is for adults only. 

7:00PM Film Screening: Saving Sea Turtles: Preventing. Stop by 1 Central Wharf for a film screening narrative by renowned scientist Dr. Sylvia Earle. “Saving Sea Turtles: Preventing Extinction” tells the story of the world’s rarest sea turtle, the Kemp’s ridley, and how humans pushed a healthy population to the precipice of extinction and are now slowly helping it to recover, see additional details 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.

Friday, December 13

1:00PM Friday Film: The Shop Around the Corner (1940). Stop by the North End Library at 25 Parmenter Street for their Friday Film Series. Today’s Film will be The Sop Around the Corner from 1940.

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