Community News

Mayor’s Coffee Hour planned

This year’s Mayor Martin Walsh and Boston Parks and Recreation Department 19th annual neighborhood Coffee Hour will be held at Christopher Columbus Park on Thursday, June 28 from 9:30 AM to 10:30 AM.

NEWRA Executive Committee Meeting

North End/Waterfront Residents’ Association Executive Committee will conduct its next monthly meeting on Thursday, April 26 at 7 PM at the ABCD Center, 1 Michelangelo Street.

Police Public Safety Meeting

The next Boston Police Public Safety meeting will be held on Thursday, May 3 at 6 PM in the Nazzaro Community Center.

NEWRA Monthly Meeting Scheduled

North End/Waterfront Residents’ Association (NEWRA) will hold its next monthly meeting on Thursday, May 10 at 7 PM in the Nazzaro Community Center.

Fields and Mae at     N.E. Library

Friends of the North End Library will present a live production of W.C. Fields and Mae West by Delvena Theatre Group on Wednesday, May 12 at 6:30 PM.

NEWRA ZLC Meeting

North End/Waterfront Residents’ Association (NEWRA), Zoning, Licensing and Construction Committee’s next public meeting will be held on Tuesday, April 24 at 7 p.m. in the Mariners House, 11 North Square, 2nd Floor.

NEWRA Committee Meeting Canceled

NEWRA’s Parks and Open Spaces Committee’s May meeting has been canceled.

Bookstore Day

On the last Saturday, April 28, I Am Books, North Street will celebrate Independent Bookstore Day, a nation-why event with kids’ activities, book signing, giveaways, food and drink.

FOCCP Tot Lot Cleanup

Friends of Christopher Columbus Park (FOCCP) will hold its annual Tot Lot cleanup on Saturday, May 15 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. All are welcome to attend and help out.

North End Friends of St. Francis Flea Market/Bake Sale

North End Friends of St. Francis House will hold its annual Flea Market and Bake Sale for the St. Francis Homeless Shelter in the Nazzaro Community Center, 30 North Bennet Street on Friday, May 4 from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Saturday, May 5 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Spare change will also be accepted.

Public Art Week on The Greenway

The American Heritage Foundation will celebrate Public Art Week on The Greenway on Saturday, May 5 at 1 p.m. between Faneuil Hall Marketplace and Christopher Columbus Park.

NEWNC Membership Election May 19

The North End/Waterfront Neighborhood Council (NEWNC) 2018 election will be held on Saturday, May 19 in the Nazzaro Community Center, 30 North Bennet Street from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. For details visitnewnc.com.

Student Scholarships

The Nazzaro Community Center, 30 North Bennet Street, is offering student scholarships. For details call 617-635-5166.

Toddler Yoga

Boston Community Collaborations is offering Toddler Yoga at the Nazzaro Community Center on Wednesdays at 9:30 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. with caretakers. For details call 617-635-5611.

Horticulture Volunteers Needed for FOCCP

The Friends of Christopher Columbus Park are looking for people interested in maintaining the roses and gardens of Christopher Columbus Park. The group meets every Wednesday at 6 p.m., every Thursday 8:30 a.m. and every Sunday at 9:30 a.m. in the Rose Garden. Everyone is welcome, no experience necessary, all tools and training are provided. For details email Robyn at robyn@foccp.org.

Glow in the Park

Glow in the Park returns for its fourth year on Friday, June 8 from 6:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m.  A signature event in downtown Boston, Glow takes place on the beautiful Greenway and includes favorite Greenway Food Trucks, local brews, great wines, and live entertainment. Kick-off the summer with an evening of dancing, lawn games, and lounging in the park!

Mark your calendars! Tickets go on sale in early April.

2018 Events at Columbus Park

The friends of Christopher Columbus Park (FOCCP) have announced their 2018 schedule at the park. All events are free and open to the public.

  • Saturday, May 5, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Tot Lot Cleanup.
  • Saturday, June 10, 12 p.m. to 4 p.m., Independence Day Celebration, Fireworks on Boston Harbor.
  • Saturday, June 30 through August 25, 12 to 4 p.m., Lawn Games.
  • Sunday, July 22 through August 26, Dusk Sunday Night Movies.

Dog Park Ceremonies

RUFF will officially hold opening ceremonies for the opening of the new Dog Park in the Gassy, on Saturday, April 28. Time to be announced.

Greenway Gala    SET FOR June 7

The 2018 Greenway Gala will be held on Thursday, June 7 at 6 p.m. in the park. Tickets will go on sale in April. For details visit the Greenway website.

Free English Classes Offered

Free English Classes are being offered at the ABCD North End/West End Neighborhood Service Center, 1 Michelangelo Street. Open enrollment. Classes include education and career advising. Details are available by calling 617-523-8125 or email vidhartha.deonarain@bostonabcd.org.

FOCCP Monthly Meeting

The Friends of Christopher Columbus Park (FOCCP) will hold their next monthly meeting on Wednesday, May 8 at 6:30 p.m. in the Mariners House, 11 North Square.

Complimentary       Wine Tasting

  1. Cirace and Son, Inc., 173 North Street, North End offers complimentary Wine tasting on Fridays from 5-7 p.m. All are welcome to participate by visiting the award-winning shop. For details call 617-227-3193

FONE Bocce at Skating Rink

Friends of the North End Bocce will continue through the winter months every Sunday morning at the Steriti Rink indoor courts. Spectators are welcome to attend. Spring/Summer tournaments will begin in late May.

Opera at          Steriti Rink

Steriti Skating Rink in Boston’s North End will be the site of the Boston Lyric Opera’s presentation, Travel in Tahiti, and Arias and Barcarolles newly combined into one harmonious work with marriage, dreams and disillusionment from May 11 to May 20. For production information visit http//blo.org/tahiti/.

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