Community Event Notices Kids & Families

Mirabella Pool Set to Open Saturday, June 22; Early Bird Rate Available Through June 21

Boston’s two outdoor pools, the BCYF Mirabella Pool in the North End and the BCYF Clougherty Pool in Charlestown are opening for the season on Saturday, June 22. The Mirabella Pool has just added swim lessons for infants to four-year-olds on Wednesday mornings, 9:15 a.m. – 9:45 a.m. and 10 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. Limit Read More…

Health & Environment

CDC Recommends Tips for Athletes to Stay Safe During Hot Weather

Summer heat and humidity can be dangerous for athletes as they return to practice and prepare for the fall season. This time of year, temperatures can remain in the 70s and 80s; athletes must be aware and take steps to keep hydrated and safe. Here are some tips that the CDC recommends coaches and parents Read More…

Event Notices Featured

Dueling Fireworks over Boston Harbor on Thursday Night

End of summer fireworks return to Boston Harbor on Thursday August 31, 2017 at sunset, 8:15 p.m. Two dueling barges will illuminate the harbor between the North End and Seaport! Organizer Boston Harbor Now suggests public viewing locations along the Boston HarborWalk, including: Christopher Columbus Park, North End Piers Park, East Boston Fan Pier, Seaport District Read More…

Community

How to Stay Safe During a Heat Emergency

It’s summer and hot temperatures are here. During periods of extreme heat it is important that you find ways to stay cool and safe. Here are some terms that are used to describe heat conditions: Heat wave:  3 or more consecutive days of temperatures of 90 degrees F. Excessive heat warning: daytime highs of 105 Read More…

Arts & Culture Event Notices

NEMPAC and City of Boston Bring Free Summer Concert Series to the Prado; Thursdays in July

  The North End Music and Performing Arts Center (NEMPAC) is thrilled to announce that their annual Summer Concert Series, in partnership with the City of Boston, will return to the Prado this summer to offer free outdoor concerts each Thursday in July. Main stage concerts will begin at 6:00 p.m. and run until 7:30 Read More…

Daily Briefs

Thursday’s Guide: Goodbye Tall Ships, Nick Varano’s Story, Greenway Lighting, NEMPAC’s Beethoven’s Fidelio

Things to know for Thursday! Events for Thursday, June 22nd: Tall Ships in Boston leave today The tall ships will leave Boston Harbor around 8am on Thursday morning, although without sails and not in a parade formation. See our coverage of the five day visit and go to SAIL BOSTON for more information. 10:45am Mah Johgg at North End Library. Friends of the Read More…

Arts & Culture Community

NEMPAC Expands Summer Programming: Broadway Bootcamp Intensive and Youth Improv now enrolling!

NEMPAC is expanding its Summer Program Offerings to include two exciting new week-long intensive camps, a Youth Improv Camp for ages 9-13 and Broadway Bootcamp: Hamilton to Matilda! for ages 10-15. After years of success with the popular Music Theatre Summer Workshop, a week long day camp program offered for three weeks in July in which children ages 5 Read More…

Arts & Culture Event Notices

Fireworks Saturday Night, Sept. 3rd, on Boston Harbor!

Boston Harbor Now (the merged entity of The Boston Harbor Association and the Harbor Islands Alliance) and the City of Boston is bringing Illuminate Boston fireworks to the Harbor on the Saturday night of Labor Day weekend. The barge will be located in the center of the inner harbor, with viewing from the North End, Seaport, and East Boston. Read More…

Health & Environment

Heat Safety when Playing Sports

Summer heat and humidity can be dangerous for athletes as they get ready for the fall season. Here are some steps that coaches can take to keep the athletes safe: Schedule practices during the coolest part of the day; early in the day or in the evening. Have the athletes take frequent and longer breaks when Read More…

Health & Environment

How to Stay Safe During a Heat Emergency

During periods of extreme heat it is important that you find ways to stay cool and safe. Drink plenty of fluids; don’t wait until you feel thirsty to drink fluids. Water is the best drink. It is important to avoid alcoholic beverages and liquids high in sugar and caffeine. Never leave anyone – including pets Read More…