Daily Briefs

Tuesday’s Brief: Dry January, FOCCP Meeting, Babysitting Classes

Today is Tuesday, January 14 and the Parent University Monthly Leadership Forum, “Why Shared Decision Making Groups Are Important,” originally scheduled for December 10, has been rescheduled for January 28, 2020 at the same location (the Roslindale Community Center) from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. Learn more and register here.

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

6:30PM FOCCP Monthly Meeting at Mariner’s House. All are welcome to attend monthly meetings at 11 North Square on the 2nd floor, where we plan upcoming events and recap recent Park news, see additional details here.

Notable News:

3 places to get your ‘Dry January’ drinking on

We’re just about half way through the month and if you’ve been good about sticking to ‘Dry January’ here are 3 places to visit to help you get make the most of these last two weeks, including some great options from Parla in the North End, read more on Boston.com.

North Square at Night:


Plan your events with the Community Calendar:

Wednesday, January 15

1919 Great Molasses Flood Disaster Anniversary. The Boston Molasses Disaster, also known as the Great Molasses Flood and the Great Boston Molasses Tragedy, occurred on January 15, 1919, in the North End neighborhood of Boston, Massachusetts in the United States.

10:30AM Celebrate What Unites Us. Stop by The KITCHEN at the Boston Public Market and pay tribute to Martin Luther King, Jr. on the occasion of his birthday and highlight the African Heritage Diet with a Chef from OLDWAYS preparing a signature dish for all to enjoy, RSVP here.

6:30PM Book Discussion Club. Join the North End Library at 25 Parmenter Street for the January book discussion club. January’s selection is Flowers for Algernon (1966) by Daniel Keyes. Copies of the book may be picked up at the library’s front desk.

Thursday, January 16

3:30PM Mindful Minis. Join Mindful Minis teacher Lauren at the North End Library after school for a stress-reducing and wellness-promoting activity! Activities will include breathing exercises, mindful coloring, yoga, emotional awareness, and sensory description exercises, see additional details here.

From the Community:

Babysitting Classes – Register Jan. 30

The North End Waterfront (NEW) Health along with the Nazzaro Center will be offering once again babysitting classes for children ages 11 and up, continue reading.

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