Community News

FOCCP Fall Festival

Friends of Christopher Columbus Park (FOCCP) will hold a Fall Festival at the park on Saturday, October 5 from 12-4 p.m.

Basketball Registration

Registration for the 2019 season of the Nazzaro Center Small Fry Basketball is underway. Applications are available at the Center. Deadline is October 25. For details call 617-635-5166.

North Square Project

All the construction and Stories Public Artwork have been completed in North Square. A ribbon-cutting ceremony was held.

Senior Art Classes

Seniors are enjoying art classes at the North End Neighborhood Center. The daytime classes are taught by Silke Evans.

New Eliot School Open

The new Eliot School building on Commercial Street is open for the 2019-2020 school year for students in Grades 5-8.

Brooklyn Mystery at I Am Books

Andrew Cotto returns to I Am Books, 189 North Street celebrating the translation and publication of Brooklyn Mystery, by Jona Editire on Saturday, October 5 at 6 p.m.

RUFF Bake-Off

The Great RUFF Bake-Off will be held on Sunday, October 20 at 1 p.m. for humans only at the dog park, Prince Street Entrance. For details email [email protected]

NEAA Presents Joey Voices Live

North End Athletic Association (NEAA) presents singing comedian Impressionist Joey Voices Live at the Nazzaro Community Center, 30 North Bennet Street on Tuesday, October 8 at twelve noon. North End seniors are welcome to attend this entertaining event.

Haymarket Garage Closed for Repairs

The Haymarket Garage, 136 Blackstone Street, Boston will be closed for several weeks for necessary repair work.

The full closure will allow crews to conduct necessary construction work and is part of a larger repair project that began in spring 2019.

Playground Equipment Installation

Installation on new playground equipment will continue at Paul Revere Park on Wednesdays from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Call Me Guido at I Am Books

Mike Fiorito’s Call Me Guido, a poignant, sometimes painful, often hilarious collection of stories about growing up Italian in Queens, New York will be held at I Am Books, 189 North Street on Saturday, October 12 at 6 p.m.

Harbor Cruises

Save the Harbor, Save the Bay has once again hosted to free end of the Summer Sunset Cruises to Boston and Spectacle Island where participants enjoyed fishing, exploring, hiking and a great view of Boston Harbor.

Meet Julia Child

The North End Library will present Delvena Theatre Company’s production of Meet Julia Child on Wednesday, November 6, at 6 p.m.

Trip to Canobie Lake

A trip for teens to Canobie Lake has been planned for October 18 by the Nazzaro Center. For information call Michele Deveau at 617-635-5166.

International Day of Girl

Nazzaro Community Center will hold an International Day of Girl on Friday, October 4 in the courtyard from 6-9 p.m. For details call 617-635-5166.

FOCCP Monthly Meeting

The next Friends of Christopher Columbus Park (FOCCP) monthly meeting will be held on Tuesday, October 8 at 7 p.m. at the Mariners House.

Dog Park Canine Visitors Need to be Registered

Responsible Urbanites for Fido (RUFF) reminds dog owners that all dogs need to be licensed to visit the dog park in DeFilippo Park.

The City of Boston has made this quick and easy by completing the registration online.

NEWNC Monthly Meeting

The next North End/Waterfront Neighborhood Council (NEWNC) monthly meeting will be held on Tuesday, October 15 at the Nazzaro Community Center at 7 p.m. Change it due to Monday’s holiday.

NEWRA Monthly Meeting

North End/Waterfront Residents’ Association (NEWRA) monthly meeting will be held on Thursday, October 10 at 7 p.m. at the Nazzaro Community Center.

Public Safety Meeting

The North End Boston Police District A-1 Public Safety monthly meeting will be held on Thursday, October 3 at the Nazzaro Community Center at 6 p.m..

NEWRA Annual Party

North End/Waterfront Residents’ Association annual party will be held on Wednesday, October 30, at the Pilot House. To volunteer or contribute email [email protected]

Columbus Day Parade

The 2019 Christopher Columbus Day Parade will be held in the North End on Sunday, October 13 starting at City Hall at 1 PM in making its way through Downtown Boston, the Waterfront, Columbus Park and finally through the streets of the North End.

Fall Festival Celebration

Friends of Christopher Columbus Park (FOCCP) will hold a Fall Festival children’s celebration on Saturday, October 5 as part of Fun in the Park 2019.

MBTA Station Closures

For updated information on MBTA planned station closures connect with the T on [email protected] or visit

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.

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.

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.

Walking the Labyrinth

A walk of the Labyrinth at the Armenian Heritage Park on The Greenway will take place on Sunday, October 8 at 5 PM.

The Greenway Conservancy Celebrates 10th Anniversary

The Greenway Conservancy will celebrate its 10h anniversary with Green Week, a week of highlighted events and activities that will take place on Friday, October 4 through Thursday, October 10 on The Greenway.

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