North End’s Improv Asylum Event to Benefit “Globe Santa”

From "The Improv Asylum in Boston’s North End has built a national reputation for the side-splitting improvisational and sketch comedy it has been churning...

Attention – All Graduating Classes of Columbus High School

Arthur A. Lauretano, Class of 1957, was kind enough to send in the following information about the upcoming 65th year commemoration of the Christopher...

Plethora of City of Boston Programs

Here is a subset of various City of Boston programs that folks may be interested in:

“Toys for Tickets”: *In keeping with a successful holiday tradition in
Boston, Mayor Thomas M. Menino announced that any driver issued a
non-public safety parking ticket on Boston’s streets on specific dates
in December, has the option of resolving their ticket by providing a toy
of equal or greater value than the fine on the ticket. For exact dates,

*Mayor’s Holiday Special: *Take advantage of the City of Boston’s one
stop holiday planning website and enjoy great discounts this Holiday
season. Over 8,000 half-price show tickets, great parking rates, store
discounts and more.

*Boston Offers Two Hours of Free Metered Parking This Holiday Season:
*In keeping with a popular tradition, the City of Boston is offering two
hours of free metered parking at each of the city’s parking meters on
Saturdays through Dec 27.

*Special State Election for the US Senate: *Do not forget to vote on Dec
8 in the Special Election Primary to fill Senator Kennedy's seat. To
vote in any election, you must send in your voter application form and
have it postmarked 20 days prior to the election. Remember that you must
be 18 years old by Election Day and a U.S. Citizen. To be eligible to
vote in the Special Election Final on Jan 19, you must register to vote
by Dec 30! Obtain a national mail voter registration form at
Our Vote Matters!: *Find the answers to questions asked by young voters.

*Harry Potter at Boston's Museum of Science: *Check out the Harry Potter
exhibit at the museum! It will offer fans a glimpse of costumes, props,
and more than 200 other authentic artifacts from the film sets—including
the Great Hall, Hagrid's hut, and the Gryffindor common room.  Through
Feb 25. Adult tickets $26 and children tickets $23.

*First Night 2010: *Bring in the New Year celebrating art and community
at this day long citywide festival. Perfect for Families! Get a first
night button as your ticket to entertainment! Dec 31, 1pm-12am. <>

NEAD Annual Christmas in New York City Day

NEAD (North End Against Drugs) Annual Christmas in New York City Day will take place on Saturday, December 12th.  The cost is $40.00 per...

Options For Kids Over Thanksgiving Break

From the NEWMA list: On Thanksgiving Day, all Boston Youth and Family Centers (including the Nazzaro Center in the North End) are closed. The Boston Public...

Trellis Lighting at Christopher Columbus Park

The soggy weather did not dampen the festive mood at the seventh annual holiday lighting of Christopher Columbus Park's signature trellises on Monday night....

Seeking Artisans for North End Holiday Fair, Sunday, Dec. 6th

Please share this with any friends, colleagues or family members who create handmade gifts or art - paint, knit, create jewelry, clothing, housewares, have written a...

Bach’s Magnificat at Old North

Trumpets will sound in the North End as the Old North Church holds its annual Christmas concert at 5 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 13,...

15th Annual Christmas Program for North End Children

Saint Agrippina di Mineo Benefit Society 15th Annual Christmas Program for North End Children Sunday, December 13th from 12-2 p.m. Saint Agrippina's Chapel, 459 Hanover Street in...

The Boston Harbor Association Holds Annual Meeting, Gives Awards and Reviews Accomplishments

The Boston Harbor Association (TBHA) held its annual meeting this week at the Fairmont Battery Wharf Hotel, a new addition to the Boston waterfront and...