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Rolling Parade for Class of 2020 North End Graduates [Photo Gallery]

A rolling Class of 2020 Graduation Parade was held on Saturday morning to recognize Boston North End seniors who have missed their formal ceremonies this year. Organized by State Rep. Aaron Michlewitz, dozens of vehicles made their way through the streets stopping at the homes of over 20 graduates. Seniors received commendations from the Massachusetts Read More…

Kids & Families Schools

Eliot School Shout Out to Nazzaro Center

The North End’s Eliot School gave a special shout out to the Boston Center for Youth and Families (BCYF) and Nazzaro Center for providing free, healthy meals for students every day. During the COVID-19 pandemic, all Massachusetts schools, including Boston Public Schools, are closed. In addition to the difficulties of transitioning to online learning, this Read More…

Community Kids & Families

NEW Health “Over the Bridge” Food Insecurity Program

For the past two years, the employees of North End Waterfront (NEW) Health have been funding an internal collection used to provide needy North End and Charlestown students with bags of food and fresh produce to bring home to their families. Many things have changed since the appearance of COVID-19, but what hasn’t changed is Read More…

Community Kids & Families

Springtime Egg Hunt Venue Change: To Our Windows!

We won’t be hunting for decorated eggs in the North End parks or graveyard this April 12, but that doesn’t mean there can’t be a Springtime/Easter Egg hunt. We’re moving the venue to our windows! Everyone was feeling a little sad about losing our traditional festivities, but the North End/Waterfront Mothers’ (Parents’) Association (NEWMA) has Read More…

Arts & Culture Kids & Families

North End Music & Performing Arts Center Expands Virtual Open Mic Community Nights

The North End Music & Performing Arts Center (NEMPAC) is continuing its first-ever free open mic community night on Zoom! The next open mic community night is on Friday, April 10th at 6 p.m.  Plans were already in the works for this exciting program once the expansion to 48-50 Tileston Street was complete. NOW is Read More…

Arts & Culture Kids & Families

North End Music & Performing Arts Center (NEMPAC) Music Theatre Troupe Gains Broadway Singer’s Attention

The cast of the North End Music & Performing Arts Center (NEMPAC) Music Theatre Troupe’s production of Disney’s Frozen Jr. created a mash-up video of “Let It Go” to bring their ensemble together while rehearsals are paused and bring a smile to the community’s faces. The video caught the attention of Broadway actress Brittney Mack, Read More…

Announcements Health & Environment Kids & Families

COVID-19 Video Contest for Massachusetts Students

The Massachusetts Health Council is running a COVID-19 video contest for middle and high school students in Massachusetts. As a positive way for students can keep busy during this pandemic, the Council has announced a contest to put together a video on the importance of following public health guidelines to slow the spread of coronavirus. Read More…

Announcements Health & Environment Kids & Families

Columbus Park Playground Closed Until Further Notice

The Boston Parks and Recreation Department have announced the temporary closure of all tot lots and playgrounds. This includes Columbus Park playground in the North End/Waterfront. Parks remain open at this time and maintenance and operational functions continue uninterrupted. Enjoy the park with your family tossing frisbees, throwing balls, getting the kids to run races Read More…

Arts & Culture Featured Kids & Families Schools

Eliot Ensembles Concert Showcases Student Performers

The Eliot K-8 Innovation School and the North End Music & Performing Arts Center (NEMPAC) recently presented the first annual “Eliot Ensembles Concert,” an event highlighting the performances of the Eliot Band, Eliot Music Ensemble, and Eliot Choir programs that were clapped along by a warm audience of family and friends. This performance celebrated the hard work of all the Read More…

Kids & Families

Weekly Sports Night Hosted by Nazzaro Center and North End Against Drugs

The BCYF Nazzaro Center, in collaboration with North End Against Drugs (NEAD), is piloting a sports night for ages 7-12 every Wednesday for the next six weeks. The idea is to have our children more involved in fitness and being healthy. Some of the games or activities being considered are flag football, wiffle ball, ping pong Read More…

Kids & Families Photos & Videos

North End Families Enjoy Snow Tubing [Photos]

The BCYF Nazzaro Center and North End Against Drugs (NEAD) recently sponsored a trip to the Nashoba Valley Tubing Park! Over thirty families and friends participated in the event. See photos from their sunny experience on the slopes below. Nazzaro Center Director Steven Siciliano thanked all the parents and children who showed up to make Read More…