Community News

Weekly Block Parties and on The Greenway

The Boston Calling Block Parties series at Dewey Square Park on The Greenway kicks off. Block Parties are free and open to all every Thursday from 5 PM to 8 p.m. all summer long with games, music, and beer and wine for purchase.

Boston Public Market Returns

The Boston Public Market at Dewey Square returns to The Greenway with popular farmers market full of fresh and local foods. Purchase produce, flowers, and baked goods from over 20 local producers on Tuesdays & Thursdays from 11:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.

Mirabella Pool Opening June 16

The Mirabella Pool in the North End will open on Saturday, June 16. For details call 617-635-5166.

NEAA Little League All Star Game

This year’s North End Athletic Association (NEAA) All Star Game will be played on Saturday, June 23 at 6 p.m. at Langone Field. Rainout date Sunday, June 24 same time, same place.

Softball League Starts June 4

The 2018 North End Softball League will kick off on Monday, June 4 at 6 PM at Puopolo Park.

Nazzaro Center Board Members Needed

The Nazzaro Community Center is seeking volunteer Board Members. For details call Laurie D’Elia at 617-635-5166.

Commuter Rail Discount

A special $10 summer pilot weekend fare on the Commuter Rail valid for unlimited travel through all zones on Saturdays and Sundays beginning June 9, running through September 22 has been announced by the MBTA.

NSC Independence Day Party

An Independence Day Party will be held at the North End Neighborhood Service Center, 1 Michelangelo Street on Friday, June 30 at 6 p.m.

NSC Food Drive

The North End/West End NSC is conducting a food drive through June 30. For details call 617-523-8125.

Public Safety Meeting

The North End District A1 Boston Police Public Safety meeting will be held on Thursday, June 7 at 6 p.m. in the Nazzaro Community Center.

FOCCP Meeting

The Friends of Christopher Columbus Park (FOCCP) will hold its monthly meeting on Tuesday, June 12 at 6:30 p.m. in the Mariners House, 11 North Squ

NEWNC Meeting

The North End/Waterfront Neighborhood Council (NEWNC) will hold its monthly meeting on Monday, June 11 at 7 p.m. in the Nazzaro Community Center.

NEWRA Meeting

The North End/Waterfront Residents’ Association (NEWRA) will hold its monthly meeting on Thursday, June 14 at 7 p.m. in the Nazzaro Community Center.

NE/WE NSC Accepting Food Program Donations

Donations are being accepted through June 30 to support the ABCD North End/West End Neighborhood Service Center’s food programs that assist needy neighbors in these communities.

NSC and the West End Library are accepting: Monetary donations, restaurant and supermarket gift certificates, nonperishable food items. Especially needed: pasta, tuna, oatmeal, peanut butter, cooking oil and corn.

For details call 617-523-8125.

NEAA Golf Tournament

The annual North End Athletic Association (NEAA) benefit golf tournament will be held on Monday, August 6 at 7:30 p.m. at the Andover Country Club. For details contact Louis Cavagnaro at 617-523-7410.

NEMPAC Production at Faneuil Hall

North End Music and Performing Arts Center (NEMPAC) production of Don Giovanni, presented at Faneuil Hall on June 21 and 23 at 7:30 p.m. For info visit www.nempacboston.com.

A free preview performance will be held on Sunday, June 17 at 4 p.m. in Christopher Columbus Park.

Independence Day Celebration at Columbus Park

Friends of Christopher Columbus Park (FOCCP) will hold an Independence Day Celebration with fireworks on Boston Harbor from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, June 30.

Lawn Games at Columbus Park

Friends of Christopher Columbus Park (FOCCP) will conduct lawn games from noon to 4 p.m. on Saturday, June 30 through Saturday, August 25.

Mayor’s Coffee Hour planned

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

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, 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.

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 are now available. 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.

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.

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