Daily Briefs

Weekend Brief: Halloween Weekend Happenings, 2021 Boston Marathon Postponed

Today is Friday, October 30 and while Halloween weekend is looking very different from years past, Boston.com has pulled together 10 things to do this weekend to enjoy a safe and festive Halloweekend; read more on Boston.com.

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

Notable News:

Next year’s Boston Marathon will be postponed, BAA announces, with eye toward Fall 2021 date

The Boston Athletic Association announced earlier this week that the 2021 Boston Marathon will be postponed. The organization is aiming to reschedule the race for later in the year, potentially in the fall, and will hopefully be able to announce a new date by the end of 2020; read more on the Boston Globe.

Fall in the North End

Plan your events with the Community Calendar:

Sunday, November 1

2:00 AM Daylight Saving Time Ends. It’s time to “fall back”—at 2:00 a.m. on November 1, clocks are turned back one hour to Sunday, November 1, 2020, 1:00 a.m. local standard time instead. Daylight Saving Time (DST) is used to save energy and make better use of daylight. While Germany and Austria were the first countries to use DST in 1916, it is a little-known fact that a few hundred Canadians beat the German Empire by eight years. On July 1, 1908, the residents of Port Arthur, Ontario, today’s Thunder Bay, turned their clocks forward by one hour to start the world’s first DST period. Read more.

4:00PM Virtual NEMPAC “Nuestras Raices” Concert Replay. In honorof World Opera Day (Oct. 25th) and “Día de los Muertos” (Day of the Dead, Nov.1st-2nd). The North End Music & Performing Arts Center (NEMPAC) invites you to celebrate our love of music with a special offer to see the ten beautiful performances that were a part of our recent NEMPAC “Nuestras Raíces” virtual concert honoring LatinX Heritage Month, available ONLY for 6 hours on Sunday, November 1st, between 4 p.m.and 10 p.m., see additional details here.

From the Community:

Ristorante Villa Francesca Fall Festival Special For North End Residents

Sunday through Thursday in November, North End residents are invited to enjoy a three-course lunch or dinner from Ristorante Villa Francesca for just $30 per person, continue reading.

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