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

Fife and drums

The Paul Revere House, 19 North Square, will present a concert of music by David Vose and Sue Walko from 1 to 2:30 p.m. on Saturday, July 14.

Vose and Walko will perform music that accompanied colonists as they marched, danced, wooed their sweethearts and waged war, providing insight into each selection as they perform.

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 14 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.

For more details, visit

Jazz on the Greenway

The North End Music and Performing Arts Center will host an evening of jazz music from 6 to 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, July 17 at the Rose Kennedy Greenway North End Park at Hanover and Cross Streets. The rain location will be Boston Public Market.

The Marco Pignataro Jazz Quintet will perform their modern jazz with Latin, Mediterranean and folk influences. Residents and visitors can enjoy a beautiful summer evening next to the newly renovated Carolyn Lynch gardens.

Further information can be found at or by calling 617-227-2270.

Coffee hour

Mayor Martin J. Walsh and the Parks and Recreation Department will host the 20th annual neighborhood coffee hour from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday, July 17 at Christopher Columbus Waterfront Park.

Residents will enjoy coffee and breakfast treats from Dunkin’ Donuts and Whole Foods Market while they discuss open space and recreational needs with the mayor.

There will be prizes, including gift certificates, swan boat rides, free downtown parking and gift baskets. Attendees will receive a flowering plant grown in the city’s greenhouses.

Call 617-635-4505 for more information.

Harborside music

The Boston Harbor Hotel will present musical programs from Tuesday, July 17 through Thursday, July 19 as part of its 20th annual summer in the city entertainment series at the Blues Barge, Rowes Wharf.

Ray Greene will return to the barge to perform soul sounds of the ’70s on Tuesday; Steve Memmolo will play hits of the Rat Pack on Wednesday; and fan favorites the Fat City Band will play the blues 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 further information, call 617-436-7000 or visit

Seafood and a healthier planet

The New England Aquarium, Central Wharf, will present James Beard Award-winning author Paul Greenberg in a free talk at 7 p.m. on Thursday, July 19 in the Imax Theatre.

Greenberg will introduce the rich and surprising history of omega-3s, fatty acids celebrated as a key to healthy hearts and sharper brains; from the dawn of complex life, to human prehistory, when the discovery of seafood may have produced major cognitive leaps for humans, to the modern era, when omega-3s may point the way to a new direction for the food system.

Greenberg will sign copies of his book “The Omega Principle: Seafood and the Quest for a Long Life and a Healthier Planet” after the presentation.

Call 617-973-5206 or visit for more details.

Music on the waterfront

A free summer concert will be held at Atlantic Wharf at noon on Thursday, July 19 at 280 Congress St.

Percussionist Santanio Jackson from Florida will perform.

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

Visit for further details.

Argentine folklore

A free summer concert sponsored by the City of Boston and Berklee College of Music will be held at noon on July 20 at Sam Adams Park, Faneuil Hall.

Drummer and bombo legüero player Tadeo Kvitca will perform music from his native Argentine folklore roots as well as contemporary genres such as rock, funk and pop.

Further information is available at or by calling 617-266-1400.

Movies by moonlight

The Boston Harbor Hotel will present outdoor movies at dusk on July 20 and 27 at the Blues Barge, Rowes Wharf.

Audiences can see Ron Howard’s rom-com “Splash” with Tom Hanks on July 20 and the classic musical “The Wizard of Oz” starring Judy Garland 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.

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 and August.

Screenings will feature the classic “Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid” with Paul Newman and Robert Redford on July 22; the award-winning “Roman Holiday” starring Gregory Peck and Audrey Hepburn in her Oscar-winning role on July 29; the Academy Award-winning Best Picture “Chariots of Fire” on Aug. 6; and the classic Disney musical “Mary Poppins” with Julie Andrews on Aug. 12.

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

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

North End tours

Boston by Foot will present “Gateway to Boston,” guided walking tours of the North End, at 2:30 p.m. on Thursdays and 11 a.m. on Saturdays and Sundays, now to mid-October. Participants should meet the guide at the corner of Hanover and Cross Streets.

The oldest neighborhood in Boston, the North End comprises narrow streets and markets and has Boston’s largest collection of colonial buildings.

The tour will take 90 minutes and showcase the Old North Church, Copp’s Hill Burying Ground, the Paul Revere House, Leonard Zakim Bunker Hill Memorial Bridge and the Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy Greenway.

Tickets are $13 for adults, $8 for children 6 to 12 years in advance or $15 for adults and $10 for children if purchased from the guide.

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

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 through Oct. 28. 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

Revolutionary Town Meetings

Revolutionary Town Meetings, 1768 will be held at 2:30 and 4 p.m. on Sundays now through July 29 in the Great Hall at Faneuil Hall Marketplace, Congress Street.

Boston National Historical Park rangers in period clothing will host a lively Town Meeting. The audience can participate as one of a cast of characters or watch as matters get heated as they debate taxes and the arrival of British soldiers as they did in 1768.

Admission is free. For more information, send an email to

Carousel is open

The Rose F. Kennedy Conservancy’s Greenway carousel is open from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Sundays through Thursdays and 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Fridays and Saturdays 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. Visit for more information.

Fun at the library

The North End Branch Library, 25 Parmenter St., will host a series of free, fun activities for children during June.

New activities include Disney Shorts with Mr. Dan at 10:30 a.m. on Mondays; Kids’ Chess Club at 3:30 p.m. on Mondays; baby story time at 9 a.m. on Fridays and toddler story time at 11 a.m. on Fridays.

For more information, call 617-227-8135.