Kids & Families Sports

North End Against Drugs Basketball Bonanza Success

North End Against Drugs (NEAD) held its annual Basketball Bonanza at the Nazzaro Community Center at the end of November. Approximately 50 boys and girls of all ages attended and had a fun-filled evening of various basketball activities. All of the participants received a North End Basketball Bonanza t-shirt, pizza and soft drinks and a Read More…

Event Notices Kids & Families Sports

Third Annual North End Basketball Bonanza Nov. 16

The third annual North End Basketball Bonanza will take place Friday, November 16 from 6 p.m. – 10 p.m. at the Nazzaro Center. The event is hosted by North End Against Drugs (NEAD) and State Rep. Aaron Michlewitz, along with Rocco’s Cafe who is graciously donating the pizza. See the full event notice below. See Read More…

Community

North End Against Drugs Dinner / Talk Supports Homeless Shelter

Steven Siciliano, Chief Probation Officer at South Boston District Court who will officially start his new role as Nazzaro Community Center Director November 13th was the guest speaker at the October 15 North End Against Drugs (NEAD) Family Dinner / Talk event held at the Center. This dinner was open to all North End / Read More…

Featured Kids & Families Sports

LaFesta Baseball Exchange – North End Style

Despite the rain throughout the weekend, the North End and North Adams baseball teams did their best to carry on the tradition of friendship and sportsmanship of the LaFesta Baseball Exchange. After their long trip to Boston, our good friends from North Adams were greeted by heavy rain and thunderstorms last weekend, August 11th and 12th. Read More…

Community Featured Police & Fire

North End Against Drugs’ National Night Out Brings Families and Police Together

As a part of North End Against Drugs (NEAD) North End Family Pride Week, National Night out brought families together with Boston police and local elected officials to build a stronger relationship between them all. The Gassy Playground was filled with families and neighbors as well as local groups providing activities for children on Tuesday night. DJ Read More…

Event Notices

North End Family Fun Festival and National Night Out August 6 – 12

North End Against Drugs, along with the Nazzaro Center, A Taste of the North End and Eversource, has announced the schedule for the annual North End Family Fun Festival. Monday, August 6: Emilie Pugliano / Robert Decristoforo Neighborhood Boat Cruise. 7 p.m. loading at Long Wharf. Cruise time 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Call (617) 750-9749 to reserve Read More…

Announcements Event Notices

North End Against Drugs Harbor Boat Cruise

As part of the North End Against Drugs (NEAD) Family Fun Festival August 6 – 12, NEAD will hold our annual boat cruise on Monday, August 6th. The cruise will be Monday, August 6th from 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Loading will be at 7:00 pm at Long Wharf – Boston Harbor Cruises. The cruise is for Read More…

Kids & Families Schools

North End Against Drugs Awards 25 Scholarships

North End Against Drugs (NEAD) awarded 25 scholarships this year as part of the Ray and Michelina Costa Scholarship Fund Program. Seven $500 scholarships were given to students attending tuition-based schools and eighteen $100 Staples gift cards were given to students attending public school. Scholarships were given to students in various grades from grammar school Read More…

Kids & Families Schools

North End Against Drugs Announces 2018 Scholarship Program

North End Against Drugs (NEAD) is now accepting applications for our 2018 Raymond and Michelina Costa Scholarship Program. The program is open to all North End residents who will be attending a tuition-based school in the 2018/2019 academic year, as well as those attending public school. Students attending tuition-based schools will be eligible for a cash Read More…

Community Kids & Families

North End Against Drugs Annual Easter Party [Photos]

It was a beautiful spring day for NEAD’s Annual Children Easter Party at the Nazzaro Center last Saturday! Over 130 people attended to color eggs, get their face painted and take photos with the Easter Bunny. All of this was possible thanks to Mike Giannasoli, who every year sponsors the party in memory of his Read More…

Kids & Families

North End Against Drugs Supports Skiers at Annual Nazzaro Center Ski Trip

Once again this year, North End Against Drugs (NEAD) provided support to families who attended the Annual Nazzaro Center Weekend Ski Trip. As part of its family-fun program, NEAD provided support for a lunch on the mountain to each participant who skied. The cost of skiing is high and so is eating at the mountain, Read More…