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West End Library Programs

West End Branch Boston Public Library 151 Cambridge St. Boston, MA 02114 (617) 523-3957 New Program   Chinese-Style Mahjong – 2nd & 4th Fridays of the Month 2:00-4:00 p.m.   Mahjong is a tile-based game that originated in China during the Qing dynasty. It is commonly played by four players. While similar to the Western card...

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Mayor Walsh Opens Swan Boats at the Public Garden Lagoon on April 14

Mayor Martin J. Walsh will host the first ride of the season on the popular Boston Swan Boats as they open at the Public Garden lagoon on Saturday, April 14, at 10 a.m. “This year the Swan Boats celebrate their 142nd season of providing joy and memories to residents and visitors in the Public...

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The Boch Center Launches ‘Music Teachers Who Inspire’ Contest

In honor of National Teacher Appreciation Day on Tuesday, May 8, the Boch Center in association with its upcoming production The Sound of Music are hosting a Music Teachers Who Inspire contest powered by Music Drives Us. The Boch Center is in search of local music, band, or chorus teachers who inspire students to...

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2018 Season of Greenway Mobile Eats Underway

The Greenway Conservancy (rosekennedygreenway.org) announced the new line-up of 38 food trucks and carts, including 7 new vendors for the 2018 season of Greenway Mobile Eats . Beginning Monday, April 2, Mobile Eats vendors will be pulling in to their new spots for the year, with the largest numbers of food trucks in the...

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Old North Church 2018 Public Programs and Events

April 6, 2018
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A wide range of lectures, interviews, speakers, programs and tours have been scheduled by the Old North Church with input from many sponsors. This year’s series is explore the theme of occupation through the church’s programming. The series is broken down into three definitions: occupying space, occupying the job and occupying a foreign land....

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5K Walk/Run Scheduled to Benefit Gift of Life Marrow

Gift of Life Marrow Registry’s annual Steps for Life 5k Walk and Run is right around the corner. Gift of Life is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to saving lives and facilitating bone marrow and blood stem cell transplants for patients with leukemia, lymphoma and other blood-related diseases. The funds raised at Steps for...

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

April 6, 2018
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Tab each year the North End Friends hold a flea market/bake sale to benefit St. Francis House Homeless Shelter in the Nazzaro Community Center. This year was no exception as the Friends are already preparing for another benefit event on Friday, May 4 from 8 AM to 6 PM and Saturday, made it from...

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RUFF Forming Ambassador Team to Get Back to their Roots

April 6, 2018
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Responsible Urbanites For Fido (RUFF) is forming and Ambassador Team, a multi—purpose program to get back to their roots, President Leslie Horn told the Review. “With the new dog park, and finishing touches this spring, we want to bring the focus back to the community and neighborhood events,” she said. RUFF will be planning...

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News Briefs

Home Rule Petition    Will Create 153 New Liquor Licenses Both the North End and Waterfront community may not be eligible if the City of Boston passes a Home Rule petition for an additional 153 new liquor licenses being proposed. The Petition Was Filed by Large Boston City Councilor Avanna Pressley. The vast majority (80%)...

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Community News

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...

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