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Feast of St. Agrippina

The St. Agrippina di Mineo Society will host the 104th anniversary festival from noon to 11 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 4 and 5, at Battery and Hanover streets.

There will be entertainment and concession stands featuring Italian cuisine, desserts and delicacies on Hanover Street throughout the weekend.

The street festival will consist of parades, live music, comedy shows, food, games, rides, prizes and more. The lineup of musical performers will include Grammy winner 112, the Southern City Band, the Darren Bessette Band, Shadow, Jimmy Geany, the Houston Bernard Band and many more.

Sunday will begin with a Mass at St. Leonard’s Church at 10:30 a.m. followed by the grand procession of the statue through the streets of the North End and a fireworks display.

Visit for a complete schedule and more information.

Colonial dance tunes

Musicians Al Petty and Deirdre Sweeney will the guests at the Paul Revere House, 19 North Square, from 1 to 3 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 4.

In the guise of itinerant musicians, the duo will perform popular 18th century dance tunes and love songs on the penny whistle, flute, fife and other instruments.

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

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

Movies in the park

The Friends of Christopher Columbus Park are hosting Sunday Night Movies in the Park from 7:30 to 10 p.m. on Sundays.

Screenings will feature the Academy Award-winning Best Picture “Chariots of Fire” on Aug. 5 and the classic Disney musical “Mary Poppins” with Oscar winner 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 pride

North End Against Drugs Inc. and the Nazzaro Center will sponsor the 28th annual North End Family Fun Festival from Monday, Aug. 6 through Sunday, Aug. 12.

A neighborhood family boat cruise around Boston Harbor will be held from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. on Monday. Pre-registration is required, by calling 617-880-9901.

National Night Out activities at the Paul Revere Mall will be held from 6 to 9 p.m. on Tuesday, with free pizza, DJ, musical performances, Ruff dog park, face painting, balloon guy, reptile petting zoo and much more.

Thursday is sports night at the Rose Kennedy Greenway, Hanover and Cross Streets, with games and sports for boys and girls, free pizza and soft drinks, from 6 to 8 p.m. There will be a free puppet show at 11 a.m. on Friday on Salutation Street.

Saturday will feature the annual Little League family game at 1 p.m. at Langone Park. The 28th annual Lafesta baseball tournament against sister city North Adams will be held at Puopolo Park at 5 p.m. on Saturday and at 10 a.m. on Sunday.

For a complete schedule and list of venues, visit

Music on the waterfront

A free summer concert will be held at Atlantic Wharf at noon on Tuesday, Aug. 7 at 280 Congress St.

Professional arranger, producer and music director Eric Fells will entertain. He loves all musical genres, including jazz, classical, gospel, soul, R&B, hip-hop, rock and pop. Although his main instrument is piano, he also plays six additional instruments.

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

Visit for further details.

Harborside music

The Boston Harbor Hotel will present musical programs from Tuesday, Aug. 7 through Thursday, Aug. 9 as part of its 20th annual summer in the city entertainment series at the Blues Barge, Rowes Wharf.

Mystique will play soul sounds on Tuesday; Steve Memmolo will play the hits of the “Rat Pack” on Wednesday; and the blues band the Bruce Marshall Band will return 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 further 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 “The Boss Baby” on Aug. 8; the family comedy “Marmaduke” with Owen Wilson on Aug. 15; the Oscar-winning Best Animated Feature “Shrek” on Aug. 22; and the recently released “The Greatest Showman” starring Hugh Jackman on Aug. 29.

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.

Craft workshops

Free artists-in-residence craft workshops will be held from 9 a.m. to noon on Thursdays, Aug. 9 and 16, at Christopher Columbus Park.

Children, ages 3 to 10, can make masks, jewelry, paintings and treasure bottles. Materials will be provided. Local artists will host the sessions.

Rosalita’s Puppets will be at the park at 11 a.m. on Aug. 16.

Children must be accompanied by an adult. Groups of eight or more must register in advance.

Further information can be found at or 617-635-4505.

Movie musicals

Faneuil Hall Marketplace, Congress Street, will host free fun movies at 7 p.m. on Thursdays during August.

Pre-show fun including trivia contests, music dancing and performances will start at 7 p.m. before the curtain rises for the movie.

Featured will be the award-winning musical “Dreamgirls” with Eddie Murphy and Jennifer Hudson in her Oscar-winning role on Aug. 9; and the recently released “The Greatest Showman” starring Hugh Jackman on Aug. 16.

Further information can be found at

Carousel rides

The Highland Street Foundation will sponsor a Free Fun Friday at the Greenway Carousel with free carousel rides from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 11, at the Rose Kennedy Geeenway, Tiffany & Co. Foundation Grove.

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.

Visit or call 617-969-8900 for further information.

Starring Robert Mitchum

The North End Branch Library, 25 Parmenter St., screen movies starring Hollywood film legend Robert Mitchum from 1 to 3:30 p.m. on Fridays during August.

The library will show the thriller “Cape Fear” co-starring Gregory Peck on Aug. 10; the Academy Award-winning “Ryan’s Daughter” with John Mills on Aug. 17; and Sydney Pollack’s “The Yakuza” on Aug. 24.

Admission is free.

Call 617-227-8135 for more details.

Movies by moonlight

The Boston Harbor Hotel will present outdoor movies at dusk on Fridays, Aug. 10 and 17 at the Blues Barge, Rowes Wharf.

The ’80s classic family film “The Karate Kid” will be shown on Aug. 10 with Steven Spielberg’s “Hook” starring Robin Williams the following week. The evening will start at 4:30 p.m. with a live on Aug. 3 and acoustic performance and music with DJ Mike Amando.

Admission is free.

Visit for more information.

Girls’ Day Out

The City of Boston and the New England Aquarium will host a free Girls’ Day Out from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 11 at the aquarium, 1 Central Wharf.

Girls, ages 6-17, are invited to a day out exploring the aquarium, including the seals exhibit, giant ocean tank, penguin exhibit, science of sharks, Amazon rainforest and more.

Call 617-635-4920 or send an email to to register and for more details.

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, ages 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

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.