Community News

Father’s Day Celebration

North End Neighborhood Service Center, 1 Michelangelo Street will hold a Father’s Day celebration on Friday, June 21 at 12:30 p.m..

“Right in Plain Sight”

The New Health North End Center presented a highly educational public meeting entitled: “Hidden in Plain Sight” at the BCFY Nazzaro Community Center.

Attendees learned about some of the common places’ teens use to hide substances in their bedrooms, sometimes right in plain sight.

New NEMPAC Program Director

North End Music and Performing Arts Center (NEMPAC) has announced that Allie Meek-Carufel as the new Educational Program Director.

NEAA Baseball All Star Game

The NEAA Baseball 2019 All Star Game will be held on Saturday, June 22 at 6 p.m. at Langone Field. Refreshments and entertainment will be provided.

Greenway Ring Fountain Turned On

The signature Rings Fountain on The Greenway has been repaired and upgraded and has been turned on with a new and continuous evening light show.

Friends of Library Final Meeting

Friends of the North End Library held its final meeting (June 12) of the season but will be getting started on plans for the fall.

FOCCP Monthly Meeting

The next Friends of Christopher Columbus Park (FOCCP) monthly meeting will be held on Tuesday, August 13 at 6:30 p.m. at the Mariners House, 11 North Square.

FOCCP Celebrates America’s Independence

Friends of Christopher Columbus Park (FOCCP) will celebrate America’s Independence on Saturday, June 29 from 12 noon to 4 p.m.. Many events are scheduled.

FOCCP Sunset Harbor Cruise

Friends of Christopher Columbus Park (FOCCP) will hold its annual Sunset Cruise on board the Rendezvous on Tuesday, August 20 from 7 to 10 p.m.. Boarding begins at 6:30 p.m.

NEWRA Monthly Meeting on JULY 11

The next North End/Waterfront Residents’ Association (NEWRA) monthly meeting will be held on Thursday, July 11 at 7 p.m. at the Nazzaro Community Center.

No August NEWNC Meeting

The North End/Waterfront Neighborhood Council (NEWNC) will not meet during the month of August.

Play Croquet at Columbus Park

Play Croquet in Christopher Columbus Park, funding provided by Jack McCarthy and Edward Jones, every Wednesday through August 28, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.

Bring the family, ask friends to participate in this summer event and play in this fun lawn game.

Pool Opens June 22

The Mirabella Pool on Commercial Street will open on June 22 to Sept. 2.

There is no fee for children five and under or active military (with ID).

Registration fees must be paid by money order only, available at the US Post Office, 7-11 or CVS on Hanover Street. Checks should be made out to The City of Boston.

For details call 617-635-5116.

FOCCP Schedules Many Events

Friends of Christopher Columbus Park (FOCCP) volunteers have been very busy this year providing many fun-filled events and projects in and for the park and have put together a wide range of activities for the rest of the year. For a full schedule call 617-635-5116.

Gardening at Columbus Park

Gardening in the Rose and Crescent Gardens on Columbus Park takes place on Wednesdays from 8:30  to 9:30 a.m. and Sundays from 9:30 to 11 a.m. Residents are invited to participate.

NEMPAC Presents The Little Prince

NEMPAC Opera Project 2019 Production of “The Little Prince” will be held at Faneuil Hall on June 20 and June 22 at 7:30 PM in the Great Hall. For information call 617-227-2270.

Multi—Sports Thursdays at Nazzaro Center

BCYF Nazzaro Community Center, 30 North Bennet Street has formed a free multi-sports program for teams taking place each Thursday from July 8 to August 30 from 10 AM to 2 PM. Times may vary or change. For details call 617-635-5166.

Report Problems  in the Park

Responsible Urbanites for Fido (RUFF) advises that the city has a great app to report incidents in the dog park, like overflow waste bins, the gate is broken and other problems. Download the Boston 311 app and report any problems.

Water is on in the dog Park

Water should return to the park shortly RUFF notes. They are working to replace the hydrant and the dog park with a new spray feature.

Public Market Open

The Boston Public Market on The Greenway is open on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Saint Anthony Anniversary Mass

Saint Anthony’s Feast will hold a special Mass celebrating their 100th anniversary at Saint Leonard’s Church on Saturday, June 15, at twelve noon.

Saint Anthony’s Feast Dates Listed

The Feasts of Saint Anthony will be held on June 22, 23, and 24. The parade will be held on Sunday, August 25.

Saint Lucy’s Feast

The Feast of Saint Lucy will be held on Endicott Street on June 21. A procession will follow.

Under the Strawberry Moon

American Heritage Park on The Greenway invites supporters, partners and friends to meet and greet under the Strawberry Moon on Thursday, June 27, from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m.

Participants can walk the moonlit labyrinth and enjoy Vicki Lee’s chocolate dipped strawberries, refreshing MEM Ice Tea and the Berlee Jazz Trio.

NSC Bouna Sera

ABCD North End/West End Neighborhood Service Center (NSC) will hold its 9th annual Bouna Sera, an evening with friends on Thursday, October 3. For details call 617-523-8125.

Gardening on The Greenway

Gardening on The Greenway’s Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy and Crescent Gardens takes place each Wednesday from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. Volunteers are welcome.

FOCCP Organizes Independence Day Celebration

Friends of Christopher Columbus Park (FOCCP) will conduct its annual fund-filled Independence Day celebration on Saturday, June 29 starting at twelve noon. A parade through the park and children’s games will be featured.

Nazzaro Center New Hours

The BCYF Nazzaro Center will be changing its hours of operation during the summer months due to staffing issues as well as the operational needs of the Mirabella Pool.

The schedule is as follows: Monday-Friday 6:30 a.m. to 9 p.m., Saturdays and Sundays closed. The schedule will remain in effect from June 15 to September 2, 2019.

City Winery on The Greenway

Boston’s first outdoor wine garden, City Winery on The Greenway will open at Dewey Square on Wednesdays and Fridays from 2:30-10 p.m., Saturdays from 1-9 p.m. and Sundays 11 a.m.-7 p.m.

NSC Free Lunch Programs

Anyone that would like to participate in the North End Neighborhood Service Center’s free lunch program should call 617-523-8125 to reserve a spot for future meals. New clients must sign up to receive membership with ABCD. All luncheons will be announced in the timely fashion.

Old North CHURCH HAS New Hours

The Old North Church has expanded its hours of operation through October 31, from 9 a.m. until 6 p.m. 7 days a week. The church is always open for public worship between 9 a.m. and 12 p.m. on Sundays.

BCYF Seeks Lifeguards

The City of Boston’s Boston Center for Youth and Families (BCYF) is seeking permanent full-time lifeguards at sixteen indoor pools. For details call Wascar Castillo at 617-635-4920, ext. 2103 or [email protected]

Homework Help

The North End Library, 25 Parmenter Street will provide homework help for kindergarten through grade six on Wednesdays from 4-6 p.m.

Arts and Crafts

Arts and Crafts are held every other Thursday from 10 to 11 a.m. at the Villa Michelangelo. For more information call 617-523-8125. In class, seniors use their muscles in their hands and arms and engage in planning and critical thinking, while being with the peers.

Past projects have included painting, flower design, centerpieces, collages and masks. Material for projects will be provided. For more info call 617-523-8125.

Complimentary Wine Tasting

V. 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 shop. For details call 617-227-3193.

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