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Open House Brings Holiday Cheer to the North End Library [Photos]

Offering a warm measure of holiday cheer to counteract the chilly Saturday weather, the North End Library hosted its annual Open House sponsored by the Friends Of The North End Library (FONEL) on December 7th. The agenda featured a musical performance by the NEMPAC Children’s Chorus under the direction of Alexandra Dietrich with Valerie Osborn Read More…

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Annual Library Holiday Party Dec. 7

Get your holiday sparkle on and come to the Friends of the North End Library’s free holiday luncheon at the North End Library (25 Parmenter Street) on Saturday, December 7 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Take a chance on a 50/50 raffle. Enjoy holiday songs performed by NEMPAC’s Children’s Choir. Feast on delicious food. This Read More…

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13th Annual North End Holiday Stroll Friday, December 6th; Tree Lighting & Music Too!

The 13th Annual North End Holiday Shop & Stroll will take place on Friday, December 6, 2019 from 5 – 10 p.m. in Boston’s North End. There will also be music and treats at the annual tree lighting at the corner of Hanover and Cross Streets by the North End Beautification Committee. Come celebrate and Read More…

Community Kids & Families

Boston’s Tallest Tree Lighting Brightens Up Faneuil Hall

Faneuil Hall Marketplace was overtaken by a crowd of Santa hats on Tuesday evening as spectators gathered to watch Boston’s largest tree lighting. The WBZ Faneuil Hall Holiday Spectacular tree lighting, hosted by WBZ-TV/CBS Boston news anchors Lisa Hughes and David Wade, was the kick-off for this season’s Blink! Holiday Light and Sound Show.  Starting Read More…

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“Holidays at the Hall” at Faneuil Hall Marketplace

Starting Thanksgiving holiday weekend, Holidays at the Hall will be in full swing at Faneuil Hall Marketplace! There will be concerts, special events, holiday pop-up with Santa, “Deck the Hall Stroll” and the return of the spectacular light and sound show Blink! One of the big highlights is the annual holiday tree lighting, taking place Read More…

Community

Saint Joseph’s Day!

March 19 is Saint Joseph’s Day! Devotees will celebrate the Feast of Saint Joseph by attending church services and perhaps enjoying a famous Italian zeppole from one of the North End pastry shops. In both Catholic and Protestant traditions, Joseph is regarded as the patron saint of workers and is associated with various feast days. Pope Pius IX declared him to be Read More…

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Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day

On Monday, we celebrate Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., the chief spokesperson for nonviolent activism in the Civil Rights Movement, which successfully protested racial discrimination in federal and state law. MLK Jr. attended Morehouse College for his undergrad and completed his graduate studies right here in Boston at Boston University in 1954. He then served at the Read More…

Event Notices Kids & Families

Interactive Light Show Blink! Returns to Faneuil Hall November 27

Blink!, the famous light and sound show, will return to deck the halls this holiday season at Faneuil Hall Marketplace beginning with the festive tree lighting on Tuesday, November 27 at 7:30 p.m. The official Blink! tree lighting will feature appearances by Santa Claus, The City of Boston Community Choir, holiday singers, and the official flipping of Read More…