Here are the latest Waterfront - North End - Financial District neighborhood notes:
Ensemble to perform
The Eureka Ensemble will perform in concert from 10 to 11:30 a.m. on Saturday, Nov. 10 at the North End Branch Library, 25 Parmenter St.
Families can enjoy a chamber performance, stories about composers’ lives and opportunities for young volunteers from the audience to play, sing, drum or clap along with pop hits and familiar songs. Instruments will be provided.
Eureka musicians are some of the finest young professionals on the Boston scene, so families will be sure to enjoy a fun, lively and educational event.
Admission is free.
Further information can be found at www.eurekaensemble.org or by calling 617-227-8135.
The Old North Church, the British Consulate General – Boston and the British Officers’ Club of New England will sponsor a Remembrance Day ceremony at 11 a.m. on Sunday, Nov. 11 at Old North Church, 193 Salem St.
The general public is invited to attend the ceremony that follows the British tradition of beginning the service with a reading of “In Flanders Field” by John McCrae, two minutes of silence and the piping of the famous lament, “Flowers of the Forest.” This year marks the 100th anniversary of the “war to end all wars.”
The service concludes with a prayer and a solo at the Iraq Afghanistan Memorial behind the church. A reception will follow in the parish house.
Remembrance Day or Veterans Day commemorates the signing of the armistice to end the First World War at the eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month of 1918.
Visit www.oldnorth.com or call 617-523-6676 for further information.
Human rights lecture
The Rose Kennedy Greenway Conservancy, the Bostonian Society, the Armenian Heritage Foundation, academic institutions and human rights organizations will present the ninth annual K. George and Carolann Najarian Endowed Lecture on Human Rights at 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 14 in historic Faneuil Hall, Congress Street.
The lecture will focus on “Incarceration: Untangling the Web of Injustice.” The speakers will be Andrea J. Cabral, former Massachusetts Secretary of Public Safety and chief executive officer, Ascend Mass, and Mark A. Levin, vice-president of Criminal Justice, Texas Public Policy Foundation and Right on Crime. The moderator will be Middlesex Sheriff Peter J. Koutoujian, president, Massachusetts Sheriffs’ Association and founding member, Law Enforcement Leaders to Reduce Crime and Incarceration.
The lecture is free and open to the public.
Visit www.armenianheritagepark.org or call 617-720-1713 for more details.
The Vilna Shul will host “Seniors Connect: Holiday Traditions and the 21st Century Family” at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, Nov. 15 at the North End Branch Library, 25 Parmenter St.
The morning will include an interactive discussion on how to navigate the holiday season as family dynamics change.
Admission is free.
Visit www.vilnashul.org or call the library at 617-227-8135 for further details.
Composers of Boston
The North End Music and Performing Arts Center will present an evening of music by Boston composers at 6:30 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 16 at the Bijou de la Vida Private Gallery, 390 Commercial St.
Doors will open at 6:30 p.m. for a wine tasting and cheese reception with the concert starting at 7:30 p.m.
The music program is dedicated to the works of composers living in or influenced by Boston, and showcases performances by NEMPAC professional singers with pianist Dr. Christina Wright-Ivanova. Featured composers will include Leonard Bernstein, John Harbison, Scott Wheeler, Tom Cipullo, Gabriel Kahane and Irving Fine.
Soloists will include soprano Jennifer Ashe, bass-baritone Jorgeandres Camargo, tenor Stefan Barner and mezzo-soprano Megan Roth.
Tickets are $45.
For more information and to purchase tickets, visit www.nempacboston.org or call 617-227-2270.
The North End Branch Library, 25 Parmenter St., will screen films from pre-code Hollywood from 1 to 3 p.m. on Nov. 16 and 30.
The movies will include the drama “Gabriel Over the White House” starring Walter Huston on Nov. 16 and the comedy “I’m No Angel” with Mae West and Cary Grant on Nov. 30.
Call 617-227-8135 for more details.
Mendelssohn and Mozart
The Bach, Beethoven and Brahms Society will present music by Felix Mendelssohn and Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart from 3 to 5 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 18 at historic Faneuil Hall, 1 Faneuil Hall Square.
The orchestra will play Mendelssohn’s “Concert Piece for Clarinet and Bassethorn,” Bach’s “Inventions” and Mozart’s “Requiem” with the New World Chorale.
Tickets range from $20 to $70.
Further information is available at www.bbbsociety.org or by calling 617-423-3883.