In Brief

Lovin’ Spoonfuls holds Cooking Demo

A nutritional/healthy cooking workshop was presented by Lovin’ Spoonfuls to the seniors at the North End/West End Neighborhood Services Center.

Catherine Pedike, Education Coordinator impressed the seniors and staff with her impressive cooking skills and culinary perfection.

She set up a cooking demonstration and cooked a meal of barley “risotto” and lemon chicken and vegetables.

Attendees Took Home Bags of Fresh Produce Also Sponsored by Loving Spoonfuls and the Greater Boston Food Bank.

Sponsorships, volunteers and donors make NEAA Baseball possible each year

Opening Day for the 2019 North End Athletic Association (NEAA) Baseball Season provided the opportunity for players participating in the many programs offered by the non-profit organization throughout the day highlighted by two major league games.

Ceremonies pay tribute to the Saint Anthony’s Feast Society for their many years of sponsorship. President Paul D’Amore tossed out the first pitch.

Joining Paul on the mound were Boston City Counselor Lydia Edwards, former NEAA President Ted Tomasone and NEAA Baseball Coordinator John Romano.

Baseball Commissioner Ralph Martignetti, in chilly weather umpired both major league games.

North End Music and Performing Arts Center (NEMPAC) student Hannah McKeena performed the ‘National Anthem’ joined by a color guard from the United States Coast Guard base located on Commercial Street. Hannah received a standing ovation.

All the players, families and other spectators through the program were treated to hamburgers, hot dogs, sausage pepper and onion sandwiches, potato chips and water.

There was also face painting, balloon making and a raffle for some great prizes including Red Sox tickets.

President Romano commended all the volunteers, sponsors and other donors that make the baseball program possible every year.

Local elected officials sponsor trip to Rockport

Through the sponsorship of Senator Joe Boncore, Senator Sal DiDomenico, House Chair of Ways and Means, Representative Aaron Michlewitz and City Counselor Lydia Edwards, North End/West End Neighborhood Service Center members will participate in a trip to Rockport.

The trip is limited to 50 people and a $25 fee which covers lunch, all gratuities and snacks. To reserve a spot, you must call 617-523-8125 no later than Wednesday, May 20 for the trip on Friday, May 29.

Lunch options are baked haddock, grilled chicken sandwich, fish and chips or grilled salmon. Soft drinks or coffee are included with the meals. Sides will be at the discretion of the restaurant. Alcohol, desserts and any additional items will be charged.

Pickups for the trip are at 9 a.m. at the Paul Revere Mall, Hanover Street and 9:20 a.m. at the Amy Lowell Apartments, West End.

Two destination sites open on The Greenway

Trillium Garden on The Greenway has returned for a third season.

Since it’s inagural season in 2017 the Garden and has become an iconic downtown destination during many months of operation on The Greenway.

Located on the corner of High Street and Atlantic Avenue, across from Rowes Wharf the popular open-air Garden is open on Wednesday through Friday 2 PM to 10 PM, Saturdays 11 AM to 10 PM and Sundays 12 PM to 6 PM.

The Trillium Brewery Company has partnered with The Greenway Conservancy to place this destination stop on the Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy Greenway.

In addition, the Conservancy agreed to a new partnership with City Winery Boston to bring an open-air Wine Garden to Dewey Square on The Greenway this summer. The regular hours of operation will be on Wednesdays and Fridays

 3:30 to 10 p.m., Saturdays 1 to 9 p.m. and Sundays 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Boston’s first outdoor wine garden has already opened on May 15.

North End Girl Scouts collecting food items

North End Juniors Girl Scout Troop #72158 is on a mission to assist the ABCD North End food drive by collecting items for the Center’s food bank that serves local residents and others in need.

They have set up a drop off area and the Nazzaro Community Center, 30 North Bennet Street through Monday, May 20 until 5 PM each day and asks donors to check expiration dates.

            Donations being collected include: tuna, canned vegetables, granola bars, sardines, soups and stews in cans, rice, pasta, jar sauce, peanut butter, jelly, crackers, canned beans, cooking oils, instant mashed potatoes, canned fruit that is lower in sugar, deodorant, body wash, bars of soap, and shaving cream.

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