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Oscar winners

Church at the Well will host free movie nights in Bremen Street Park at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 12 and 19.

The screenings will include the animated feature films “Inside Out” on Aug. 12 and “Big Hero 6” the following week. These films won the Academy Award for Best Animated Feature Film (2016 and 2017.)

Attendees are welcome to bring their blankets and chairs and enjoy family friendly entertainment on a 9 feet tall x 16 feet wide giant screen.

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Music in the park

Piers Park on Marginal Street will host a musical concert with country rock band Old Wave at 6 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 13.

Blankets, low beach chairs and picnics are welcome. Admission is free.

Visit or call 617-568-9777 for further details.

Afternoon of painting

A painting workshop will be held from 3 to 5 p.m. on Monday, Aug. 14 at the East Boston Branch Library, 365 Bremen St.

Attendees will learn about techniques and materials and create their own paintings. The class is free for adults and all materials are supplied. Instruction will be in Spanish and English.

Space is limited. Call 617-569-0271 to register.

Family flicks

The East Boston Branch Library, 365 Bremen St., will screen fun, family-friendly movies from 3 to 5 p.m. on Wednesdays during August.

Kids can watch a recently released movie and enjoy popcorn. Admission is free.

Call 617-569-0271 for further details.

Citizenship information

The East Boston Branch Library, 365 Bremen St., will host a free USCIS immigration information session on benefits from 3 to 6 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 17.

A U.S. Citizenship and Immigration officer will give general information on immigration issues such as naturalization and citizenship, eligibility requirements, permanent residency, filing procedures, avoiding scams and finding low cost and safe advice. This is a cooperative effort of USCIS, the Mayor’s Office for Immigration Advancement and Boston Public Library.

Call John McCarthy at 617-565-9430 for more information.

Yoga on the green

The East Boston Branch Library, 365 Bremen St., will host a free yoga session on the green at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 17.

Each yoga class will begin with a short meditative walk through the community garden, followed by yoga on the library lawn. In case of inclement weather, participants will adjourn indoors. Instructor Theresa of will lead the class.

Participants should bring a yoga mat if possible; there will be a few available to borrow.

For more information, call 617-569-0271.

Group art exhibit

Atlantic Works Gallery, 80 Border St., is presenting “Friends,” a group show of Atlantic Works members and their invited guests, now to Aug. 19.

A closing reception will be held from 6 to 9 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 17.

Admission is free. Gallery hours are from 2 to 6 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays or by appointment.

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Eastie Pride

The 29th annual Eastie Pride Day will be held from 3 to 8 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 19 at Piers Park, Marginal Street.

Festivities will include musical performances by the Veronica Robles Cultural Center, Jessica Gordon Academy of Performing Arts, Tokyo Joe, Ronnie the Clown and many more. There will be refreshments and lots of children’s activities.

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Farmers’ market

A farmers’ market sponsored by the East Boston Neighborhood Health Center is being held from 3 to 6:30 p.m. on Wednesdays through Oct. 25 at Lewis Mall, behind the Maverick MBTA station on Sumner Street.

The produce, herbs, vegetables and fruit are all Massachusetts-grown. Fresh baked goods and fresh fish will also be available. The market will also feature performances by local musicians, information on healthy eating and activities for children.

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