Arts & Culture Event Notices

POSTPONED: Mayflower Sails 2020 Commemorates 400th Anniversary of Mayflower Landing

This event has been postponed due to COVID-19. For anyone who reserved free tickets to the event, we ask that you hold onto them. We will update ticket holders and the public via email and our website as soon as they become available. Mayflower Sails 2020, a maritime festival commemorating the 400th anniversary of the Mayflower landing, Read More…

Community

Royal Navy Frigate HMS Northumberland to Arrive in Boston Saturday, Nov. 16

The Royal Navy’s HMS Northumberland will sail into Boston on Saturday, November 16 with her ship’s company lining the upper deck in full ceremonial uniforms for a week-long visit at the Charlestown Navy Yard where it will be docked alongside the USS Constitution. HMS Northumberland is one of the Royal Navy’s 13 Type 23 frigates, originally Read More…

Daily Briefs

Tuesday’s Brief: Navy Yard Redevelopment, Walking the Labryinth, FOCCP & NEWNC Meetings

Things to know for Tuesday Today is Tuesday, October 9th and here’s everything you need to know for today… 5:30PM Reducing & Managing Stress: Walking the Labyrinth. Kip Hollister, Founder & CEO Hollister Staffing & Hollister Institute will teach a new way to reduce stress and enhance productivity and a unified work culture while building community. Read More…

Daily Briefs

Monday’s Brief: Quincy Market Food Crawl, Greenway Brews Revenue, Deteriorating Pier 5

Things to know for Monday Your daily round up for Monday, November 27: Quincy Market Food Crawl: Tasty Treats in a Tourist Trap Working up an appetite with all of your holiday shopping? Eater Boston has come up with the ultimate Quincy Market food crawl to help you navigate around the tourist trap and onto Read More…

Daily Briefs

Tuesday’s Brief: Contemporary Bookbinding, Community Meetings, Classic Cars

Things to know for Tuesday Your daily round up for Tuesday, November 14: 6:00PM Lecture: Artistic Vision in Contemporary Bookbinding. Join James Reid-Cunningham at the North Bennet Street School for a reception and lecture on the histroy of binding decoration and innovations in 21st centure bookbinding, view additional details. 6:30PM Charlestown Navy Yard Planning Meeting. Read More…

Government

Charlestown Forum for District 1 City Council Candidates, Edwards & Passacantilli [Video]

The Charlestown Navy Yard Community Association hosted a debate/forum between District 1 City Council candidates Lydia Edwards and Stephen Passacantilli on October 18th, 2017. Candidates discussed transportation, education, and other issues pertinent to living in Charlestown and how the candidates would support and advocate for the community if elected. (00:00 in video) Navy Yard Community Association Read More…

Daily Briefs

Wednesday’s Brief: NEMPAC Pumpkin Painting, Casalinga Opening, Harbor Walk

Things to know for Wednesday Events for Wednesday, October 18th: 9:30AM St John School Open House. Join St John’s Parochial School at 9 Moon Street for an open house Wednesday at 9:30AM. 2:30PM NEMPAC’s Pumpkin Painting on the Prado. Join the North End Music and Performing Arts Center is hosting pumpkin painting on the Prado Read More…

Daily Briefs

Monday’s Briefing: Zakim Bridge Closures, Pumpkin Unveiling, Passacantilli Endorsement

Things to know for Monday Events for Monday, October 16th: 12:00AM Overnight Closures of Zakim Bridge. For the entire week there will be nightly off-peak hour closures of the Zakim Bridge beginning on the evening of Monday, October 16th through Friday, October 21st, view full details here. 12:00PM Pumpkin Unveiling at Boston Public Market. Join Read More…

Serving Those Who Serve

In preparation for the thousands who visit the Charlestown Navy Yard each year, USS Constitution crewmembers gather every Tuesday morning from January through April to learn new interpretation techniques and dive deeper into the history of “Old Ironsides.” The annual History and Interpretation Training course is taught by USS Constitution Museum staff and Margherita Desy, historian Read More…

Community Event Notices

National Park Service Kicks Off 100th Anniversary Celebration on August 25th

This year marks the 100th anniversary of the founding of the National Park Service and the National Parks of Boston are making a big splash to mark the occasion! It all kicks off on Thursday, August 25th at Christopher Columbus Park and the Boston Harbor Islands, continuing on August 26-27 at the Charlestown Navy Yard. The theme Read More…

Arts & Culture

Dry Dock Preparations for USS Constitution [Photos]

A barge bearing a heavy-lift crane appeared on the Charlestown waterfront this past weekend. It appears that a new watertight gate/door/caisson is being installed in the dry dock that will be used for the restoration of the U.S.S Constitution. These images show the caisson being put into place. The caisson was fabricated in Norfolk, VA and Read More…