Event Notices

Flea Market & Bake Sale on Friday and Saturday to Benefit St. Francis House

North End Friends of St. Francis House will be having its Annual Flea Market and Bake Sale to support the St. Francis House Homeless Shelter. The event will be on Friday April 7th from 8am to 6pm and Saturday April 8th from 9am to 1pm at the Nazzaro Center, 30 N. Bennet St. in Boston’s Read More…


Inaugural North End Basketball Bonanza Brings Out Dozens of Kids

North End Against Drugs and State Representative Aaron Michlewitz presented the inaugural North End Basketball Bonanza on Friday, November 18, 2016 which took place at the Nazzaro Center courts. Upon arrival, all participants received an NEAD welcome bag, with a North End Basketball Bonanza t-shirt donated by the Representative. They also enjoyed pizza generously provided by Rocco’s Cucina & Bar. Over Read More…

Community Event Notices

NEAD to host Mayor Marty Walsh at Family Dinner/Family Talk

North End Against Drugs will be having the first Family Dinner/Family Talk of the school year on Monday, November 21st at 6pm at the Nazzaro Center. We will  be having a fabulous Italian dinner followed by a talk with our special guest speaker, Mayor Marty Walsh. The Mayor spoke at our Drug Awareness Day last year and Read More…

Event Notices

North End Basketball Bonanza Scheduled for November 18th; Registration Open

The 3 on 3 Basketball Tournament originally scheduled this past August has been rescheduled and re-named the North End Basketball Bonanza and will be playing in the Nazzaro Center on Friday, November 18 from 6-10pm. Sponsored by North End Against Drugs (NEAD) and State Representative Aaron Michlewitz, the tournament will feature a variety of basketball Read More…

Event Notices

NEAD Events: Family Dinner, Teen Bingo Night, Annual Easter Party!

North End Against Drugs will be hosting several Family Oriented events over the next 7 weeks. We hope that you will be able to attend as many as you can. NEAD – Family Dinner/Family Talk Monday, February 29th at 6pm This is the first Family Dinner/Family Talk of 2016. It will be held on Monday Read More…


NEAD Tailgates with the Bruins

Thanks to a generous North End friend, North End Against Drugs was able to send 10 family members to the Boston Bruins Tailgate party on Saturday, October 24th at the World Trade Center.  Here the Bruins unveiled their Ice Hockey Classic Shirt for their Game with the Montreal Canadians on January 1st at Gillette Stadium. Read More…


North End Friends of St. Francis House Raise $20k

On behalf of the North End Friends of St. Francis House we would like to thank everyone in the community who supported our event again this year. The North End Community is always generous and it showed as we raised close to $9,000 at our annual Bake Sale and Flea Market event this year. Thanks Read More…

Community Event Notices

Cancelled: Monday Night NEAD Family Dinner / Family Talk

Announcement from North End Against Drugs: The NEAD Family Dinner / Family Talk event for tonight has been cancelled and rescheduled for May 18th as part of their scholarship night. Please e-mail John Romano at jromano45@gmail.com for any questions or comments. Further announcements for the scholarship night are expected to follow in the next couple of weeks!

Photos & Videos

Photo Gallery: National Night Out on the Prado

The 2014 National Night Out brought out North End neighbors, Boston Police and elected officials to the Prado (Paul Revere Mall) last week. Held in conjunction with North End Against Drugs North End Family Pride Week, Mayor Marty Walsh spoke at the event, joined by Police Commissioner William Evans and many of his command from Read More…

Community Event Notices

25th Annual North End Family Pride Week – Schedule of Events August 4-10, 2014

North End Against Drugs along with the Nazzaro Center and NStar have announced the schedule for the 25th North End Family Pride Week in memory of “Bobby D” Decristoforo. The week of events starts on Monday, August 4, 2012 and ends with the big North End Family Pride Day on Sunday, August 10, 2012. Free Read More…