Here are the latest Waterfront - North End - Financial District neighborhood notes:

Colonial music

The Paul Revere House, 19 North Square, will present a concert of music on the glass harmonica from 1 to 3 p.m. on Saturday, July 15.

Vera Meyer will play early American melodies on the unique instrument invented by Benjamin Franklin.

Admission is free with museum admission. Members and North End residents are admitted free at all times.

Visit or call 617-523-2338 for further information.

Puppet show

Rosalita’s Puppets will entertain from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. on Saturday, July 15 at Faneuil Hall Marketplace, Congress Street.

Families can enjoy tales of kings and princesses played out by professional actor-puppeteer Charlotte Anne Dore in a lively and colorful program. Admission is free.

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Movies in the park

The Friends of Christopher Columbus Park will host Sunday Night Movies in the Park from 7:30 to 10 p.m. on Sundays during July.

Screenings will feature the rom-com “Moonstruck” with Cher in her Oscar-winning role on July 16; the animated feature “Despicable Me 2” on July 23; and the courtroom drama “Woman in Gold” starring Helen Mirren on July 30.

The films are family-friendly, and admission is free.

Call 617-639-6002 or visit for more information.

Harborside music

The Boston Harbor Hotel will present three musical programs from Tuesday, July 18 to Thursday, July 20 as part of its 19th annual Sumer in the City entertainment series at the Blues Barge, Rowes Wharf.

Good Will and Them Apples will play pop and soul sound on Tuesday, Steve Memmolo will sing Big Band sounds on Wednesday and bluesman Jeff Pitchell returns to the barge on Thursday.

Each program begins at 6 p.m. and continues until 10. The programs are free and are suitable for the entire family.

For more information, call 617-436-7000 or visit

Movies and pizza

Family movie nights will be held at the Gassy, DeFilippo Playground on Prince Street on Wednesdays.

Movies will start at dusk. Pizza provided by Pizzeria Regina will be served at 7 p.m. Attendees should bring chairs and blankets. Admission is free.

Films will include the animated feature “Trolls” on July 19, the comedy “Home Alone” on July 26 and the cult favorite “Napoleon Dynamite” on Aug. 2.

In case of inclement weather the movie will be shown at the Nazzaro Center gym, 30 North Bennet St.

Call the Nazzaro Center at 617-635-5166 for more information.

Boston architecture

Historic New England invites students to explore the diverse architecture of Boston in a free program from 11 a.m. to noon on Thursday, July 20 at the North End Branch Library, 25 Parmenter St.

From a modern glass skyscraper to a 17th century wooden house, staff will explore all the unique shapes, styles and materials that create a city. Using Historic New England properties and city buildings, students will identify geometric shapes, discuss design and building techniques and use a paper shape to make a cityscape to take with them. This program also encourages students to think about what a city needs in relationship to the environment and growing population.

Visit or call 617-227-8135 for more details.

Waterfront concert

A free summer concert will be held at Atlantic Wharf at noon on Friday, July 21 at 280 Congress St.

Trumpeter Paul Sanchez from Ecuador will perform.

Atlantic Wharf is a perfect waterfront location for music, walking and enjoying the Boston Harbor views.

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Music on the Greenway

The Rose F. Kennedy Greenway will host an evening of music at 5 p.m. on Friday, July 21 at the North End Park on Hanover Street.

Modern folk singer and songwriter Francesca Crowley will sing her original compositions.

The program is part of the Berklee Summer Series hosted by Berklee College of Music.

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Movies by moonlight

The Boston Harbor Hotel will present outdoor movies at dusk on Fridays, July 21 and 28 at the Blues Barge, Rowes Wharf.

The Steve Martin comedy “Cheaper By the Dozen” will be screened on July 21 and Disney’s animated feature “The Little Mermaid” the following week. The evening will start at 4:30 p.m. with a live acoustic performance and music with DJ Mike Amando.

Admission is free. Visit for more information.

Garden walk and talk

The Friends of Christopher Columbus Park and Friends of the North End Library invite the community to a free perennial garden walk at Christopher Columbus Park from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, July 22. Participants will meet at the Columbus statue.

Award-winning gardener, design consultant and author Kerry Ann Mendez will walk and discuss perennial plants at the park from 10 to 11 a.m., then give an illustrated lecture “Gardening Simplified: Exceptional Plants and Design Solutions for Time-Pressed and Maturing Gardeners” at 11:45 a.m. She will provide easy-to-follow right-sizing strategies and design tips for stunning year-round gardens.

A Q&A and book signing will follow.

For further details, send an email to or call 617-227-8135.

Car show

Faneuil Hall Marketplace will host the ninth annual British Car Show from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, July 22, at the West End between Faneuil Hall and the Quincy Market building. The rain date is Sunday, July 23.

The Boston Area MG Club will showcase MGs, Triumphs and Jaguars. Donations for Autism Speaks will be welcomed.

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Movie and discussion

The North End Branch Library, 25 Parmenter St., will host a musical movie screening and discussion from 1 to 3:30 p.m. on Friday, July 28.

The library will screen the 2017 release “La La Land” with Emma Stone in her Oscar winning role.

Patrons can enjoy the film, followed by a discussion and coffee and cookies. They are welcome to bring their lunches. Admission is free.

Call 617-227-8135 for more details.

Boston by little feet

Boston By Foot is hosting guided walking tours especially geared for children at 10 a.m. on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays, now to Oct. 29. Walkers should meet at Congress Street in front of Faneuil Hall at the Samuel Adams statue.

This tour presents a child’s eye view of the Freedom Trail architecture and history and is especially designed for young walkers, ages 6 to 12. A free explorer map is included. Tickets are $12, $10 if purchased online, free for children under 6 and members. Reservations are not required. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

Further information can be found at 617-367-2345 or online at

Dark side of Boston

Boston By Foot is presenting guided walking tours of the darker side of Boston from 6 to 7:30 p.m. on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays. Participants should meet the guide at the corner of Hanover and Cross Streets, across from the Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy Greenway. Reservations are not required.

Visitors will hear the stories of misery, misfortune and murder based on true, historical events, such as the Great Influenza, the vandalizing of the Royal Governor’s House, the Molasses Flood and the infamous Brink’s robbery, all against the backdrop of Boston’s oldest neighborhood.

Tickets are $13 for adults, $8 for children if purchased in advance and free for members.

For more information, visit or call 617-367-2345.

Carousel is open

The Rose F. Kennedy Conservancy has opened the Greenway carousel from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. seven days a week for the summer season. This one-of-a-kind carousel features animals native to Boston such as lobster, cod, fox, squirrel, grasshopper, peregrine falcon, turtle, oarfish, whale, rabbit, harbor seal and more. It was designed to be accessible to individuals with physical, cognitive and sensory disabilities.

Rides are $3 each or $25 for a book of 10.

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