Event Notices

North End Against Drugs & Nazzaro Center Present Family Fun Night at Sturbridge

North End Against Drugs (NEAD) in conjunction with the BCYF Nazzaro Center present a family fun night at Old Sturbridge Village’s Christmas by Candlelight, Saturday December 7, 2019. This trip includes pizza lunch, transportation, and admission to Old Sturbridge Village Christmas by Candlelight. Lunch will start at the Nazzaro Center at 2 p.m. and the Read More…

Kids & Families Sports

4th Annual North End Basketball Bonanza Nov. 8

The 4th Annual North End Basketball Bonanza will take place on Friday, November 8 from 6 p.m. – 10 p.m. at the Nazzaro Center. The younger kids (3rd-6th) can arrive at 6 p.m. to eat and then we’ll head upstairs for some skills competition, games of knock-out, and other basketball fun. The older kids (7th+) Read More…

Event Notices Kids & Families Sports

Third Annual North End Basketball Bonanza Nov. 16

The third annual North End Basketball Bonanza will take place Friday, November 16 from 6 p.m. – 10 p.m. at the Nazzaro Center. The event is hosted by North End Against Drugs (NEAD) and State Rep. Aaron Michlewitz, along with Rocco’s Cafe who is graciously donating the pizza. See the full event notice below. See Read More…

Event Notices

North End Family Fun Festival and National Night Out August 6 – 12

North End Against Drugs, along with the Nazzaro Center, A Taste of the North End and Eversource, has announced the schedule for the annual North End Family Fun Festival. Monday, August 6: Emilie Pugliano / Robert Decristoforo Neighborhood Boat Cruise. 7 p.m. loading at Long Wharf. Cruise time 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Call (617) 750-9749 to reserve Read More…

Kids & Families Schools

North End Against Drugs Awards 25 Scholarships

North End Against Drugs (NEAD) awarded 25 scholarships this year as part of the Ray and Michelina Costa Scholarship Fund Program. Seven $500 scholarships were given to students attending tuition-based schools and eighteen $100 Staples gift cards were given to students attending public school. Scholarships were given to students in various grades from grammar school Read More…

Kids & Families Schools

North End Against Drugs Announces 2018 Scholarship Program

North End Against Drugs (NEAD) is now accepting applications for our 2018 Raymond and Michelina Costa Scholarship Program. The program is open to all North End residents who will be attending a tuition-based school in the 2018/2019 academic year, as well as those attending public school. Students attending tuition-based schools will be eligible for a cash Read More…

Community Kids & Families

North End Against Drugs Annual Easter Party [Photos]

It was a beautiful spring day for NEAD’s Annual Children Easter Party at the Nazzaro Center last Saturday! Over 130 people attended to color eggs, get their face painted and take photos with the Easter Bunny. All of this was possible thanks to Mike Giannasoli, who every year sponsors the party in memory of his Read More…

Kids & Families

North End Against Drugs Supports Skiers at Annual Nazzaro Center Ski Trip

Once again this year, North End Against Drugs (NEAD) provided support to families who attended the Annual Nazzaro Center Weekend Ski Trip. As part of its family-fun program, NEAD provided support for a lunch on the mountain to each participant who skied. The cost of skiing is high and so is eating at the mountain, Read More…

Event Notices

North End Against Drugs Bingo on January 28th

North End Against Drugs is hosting their annual Adult Bingo Fundraiser on Sunday January 28th at the Nazzaro Center, 30 North Bennet Street. This is the bye week before the Super Bowl so there’s no football! Bingo starts at 1pm, doors open at 12 noon. There will be 20 games of Bingo including a coverall at the end. Read More…

Announcements Event Notices

NEAD Family Boat Cruise on Monday, July 31st

NORTH END AGAINST DRUGS ANNUAL EMILY PUGLIANO/BOBBY D FAMILY BOAT CRUISE will be held on Monday July 31st at LONG WHARF – BOSTON HARBOR CRUISES.  The Boat loads at 7pm and the Cruise is from 7:30pm to 930pm.  Space is limited so you must sign up, send an EMAIL: jromano45@gmail.com or call (617) 880-9901.  Please give all names of people attending.  THIS EVENT IS PART OF  NEAD FAMILY FUN Read More…

Announcements Event Notices

North End Against Drugs – Free Summer Arts & Crafts Program

Once again this summer, North End Against Drugs will offer free Arts and Crafts Programs to the youth of the North End.  Under the artistic direction of Patricia Romano, NEAD will offer Arts & Crafts outside the concession stand at the Mirabella Pool every Thursday from July 6th to August 10th, 2017 from 1pm to 4pm.  Read More…