Daily Briefs

Monday’s Brief: Illuminate the Harbor Cancelled, HIIT by Healthworks, Overnight Paving

Today is Monday, August 24 and there will be overnight paving operations at various intersections along Atlantic Ave. from High St. to Commercial St. and on Surface Rd. from Clinton St. to Oliver St. in Boston. The work is scheduled to take place from Sunday, August 23, through Thursday, September 3, during the overnight hours of 7:00 p.m. to 5:00 a.m. All work will conclude at 5:00 a.m. on Thursday, September 3, continue reading.

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

5:30PM HIIT by Healthworks. Mondays in July and August, join Healthworks for HIIT fitness classes, part of the Greenway’s summer fitness series. Pre-registration is required, see additional details here.

Notable News:

Illuminate the Harbor 2020 Boston Harbor Fireworks Cancelled

Due to the ongoing public health emergency, the 8th annual Boston Harbor Fireworks that mark the end of summer in August have been cancelled, read more on BostonHarborNow.org.

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Plan your events with the Community Calendar:

Tuesday, August 25

6:00PM Author Talk: Author E. Dolores Johnson. Join the Boston Public Library, the WGBH Forum Network, the Museum of African American History, the State Library of Massachusetts, and the New England Historical New England Historic Genealogical Society for an author talk with E. Dolores Johnson. Registration is required; see additional details here.

Wednesday, August 26

Deadline to request vote-by-mail ballot. To receive a ballot, voters must first complete, sign, and return the prepaid postcard application to the Election Department by August 26, 2020 for the State Primary. Voters may request a ballot using the vote-by-mail application for the September 1, 2020 State Primary, November 3, 2020 State Election, or all 2020 elections, see additional details here.

8:00AM Harbor Use Public Forum: Explore Pier 4. Boston Harbor Now holds monthly Harbor Use Public Forums for interested stakeholders to learn about and provide feedback to waterfront developers and public agency planners. Join us in August for a tour of the Harborwalk at Pier 4, between the Institute for Contemporary Art and Commonwealth Pier/World Trade Center, see additional details here.

10:00AM Celebrating What Unites Us! New England Heritage. Join the Armenian Heritage Park for a special at-home Celebrating What Unites Us! program to keep us connected and coming together. This session will feature easy recipes, inspired by New England heritage, that you can make at home, see additional details here.

6:00PM EquilibriOM Fitness by Namastay Sober. Join Namastay Sober for EquilibriOM fitness, part of the Greenway’s 2020 Summer Fitness Series. Pre-registration is required; see additional details here.

From the Community:

A Community Conversation: The Power Of Public Monuments In A Time Of Racial Reckoning

Black Lives Matter has ignited public conversation about racial equity and justice. Public monuments have become lightning rods as people take issue with the messages some convey about who we are as a nation and a people. Join the Partnership to Renew the Shaw 54th Memorial for a panel discussion on August 24 at 6 p.m.; continue reading.

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