Arts & Culture Event Notices

Fr. Claude Scrima’s 50th Anniversary of Ordination of Priesthood on May 21, 2011 at St. Leonard’s

Celebration of Fr. Claude Scrima’s 50th Anniversary of Ordination to the Priesthood Fr. Claude Scrima, O.F.M., Parochial Vicar of St. Leonard’s Church in the North End of Boston and former Latin and Italian teacher at Christopher Columbus High School in the North End was ordained a priest in Wappingers Falls, NY on May 20th, 1961. Read More…

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North End Against Drugs/Nazzaro Center to Provide 12 Scholarships to North End Students

The NEAD Raymond and Michelina Scholarship Program will provide 12 scholarships to North End Residents.  Over 30 students applied this year and thanks to many generous donations we will be giving out $7,250.00 in awards.  The winners will be selected in a random drawing on Monday May 23rd at the Nazzaro Center’s Annual Spring Concert, Read More…

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Boston Sailing School Hosting Free Sailing Event May 21st to Kick Off Their Summer Season

Boston Sailing Center will hold a weekend of free sailing on the Boston Harbor Saturday, May 21st, 2011, from 1:00pm to 5:00pm.

Celebrate the start of summer in New England with free sailing trips on the Boston historic waterfront. The Boston Sailing Center is offering skippered sailboat rides during their annual Open House celebration from 1:00pm to 5:00pm on Saturday, May 21st, 2011. Sailors of all abilities are welcome to join the fun.

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2011 “Taste of the North End” Video Walkthrough, Interviews & Award Ceremonies

The 17th Annual “Taste of the North End” was held on May 6, 2011 at a new venue, Steriti Rink on Commercial St., where 37 restaurants attracted 700 guests and raised over $100,000 to benefit the North End Waterfront Health Center and other neighborhood charities. In all its years, the “Taste” has raised over $1 Read More…

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NEWRA Agenda Includes Three License Requests, One Zoning Issue and the Beacon Hill Master Plan

NEWRA May General Meeting Date: Thursday, May 12th, 2011 Time: 7:00 PM Location: Nazzaro Center, 30 North Bennet Street Reports Due to the number of applications to be discussed, there will be no presentation of committee reports. Please see for the latest­ reports. Zoning and Licensing Applications 7:00 – 7:15 PM 196 Endicott Street, Read More…

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Greenway Conservancy & Leadership Council Honor Service by First GLC Chair, Ann Thornburg

On Tuesday, May 3, 2001, the Rose F. Kennedy Greenway Conservancy and Greenway Leadership Council (GLC) honored the service of GLC Chair, Ann Thornburg who is completing her two-year term on the council. In the first video, Conservancy Chair, Georgia Murray and Executive Director, Nancy Brennan recognize the work of Ms. Thornburg on the GLC. Read More…

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Video: Bike Month Kickoff Event at Christopher Columbus Park

On Sunday, May 1st, bike enthusiasts came out to Christopher Columbus Park in the North End / Waterfront to kickoff Bike Month. The event was organized by Urban Adventours and featured live music by The Wandas, trike races, contests, coffee, snacks and games for the kids. There was also a raffle to benefit MassBike for Read More…

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2011 NEAA Baseball Major League Opening Day Includes Tribute to Anthony J. “Tony” Iudiciani

The North End Athletic Association held its 2011 kickoff to the Major League season on Saturday, April 30 at Langone Park on Commercial Street. The event was hosted by NEAA Coordinator John Romano and 2011 Commissioner Ralph Martignetti. The day started with a barbecue and ceremony in memory of Anthony J. “Tony” Iudiciani, the late Read More…

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North End Friends of St. Francis Deliver $18k to Homeless Shelter

On Wednesday April 27, the North End Friends of St. Francis House delivered $18,000 to the Homeless Shelter.  “We are overwhelmed by the support of friends and family in the North End, although nothing in this wonderful neighborhood surprises me ” stated Friends co-founder John Romano  We would like to name some of the businesses Read More…

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Assignment: 1 Day in Boston – Patriot’s Day

Photographer Christine Barton was selected to take part in “Assignment: 1 Day in Boston” ( by the Mayor’s Office of Arts, Tourism and Special Events. She was asked to go out on Patriot’s Day and capture the spirit of the city. She chose the Paul Revere ride re-enactment that took place on Hanover St. in Read More…

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Video: NEAD Easter Party & Puppet Show

North End Against Drugs and NSTAR held its annual Easter Party on Saturday April 16, 2011 at the Nazzaro Center. There were photos with the Easter Bunny, egg coloring and a puppet show titled “Springtime Stories” performed by Sparkies Puppets. Here is a short video with some highlights from the event: The party was attended Read More…