Daily Briefs

Thursday’s Brief: Plunging into 2020, Biggest Sports Stories of the Decade, Mah Jongg Club, Public Safety Meeting

Today is Thursday, January 2 and as the Patriots head into the post-season this weekend facing the Tennessee Titans in the AFC Wild Card Playoff game this Saturday, here’s a look back at the 12 biggest Boston sports stories of the past decade, read more on the Boston Herald.

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

10:00AM New Moms Group. Join the free new moms’ group that meets every Thursday morning at the Nazzaro Center. Learn more here.

11:00AM Mah Jongg Club at the North End Library. All are invited to come and play the American-style variant of this tile-based game that originated in China and requires skill, strategy, and calculation. Beginners are welcome. No sign up is required.

6:00PM North End Public Safety Meeting. Stop by 30 North Bennet Street (Nazzaro Center) for the North End Public Safety Meeting with the Boston Police.

Notable News:

Plunging into 2020

The annual “L Street Brownies” New Year’s Day Plunge brought hundreds of thrill-seekers running into the Dorchester Bay’s 42 degree-waters Wednesday morning, read more on the Boston Herald.

North End in 3D:

Plan your events with the Community Calendar:

Friday, January 3

1:00PM Friday Films: Cunning Computers & Rogue Robots. Join the North End Library at 25 Parmenter Street for movies every Friday at 1pm in January! This week’s movie is Her.

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