East Boston neighborhood notes

Staff Writer
Link Boston Homes

Citizenship information

The East Boston Branch Library, 365 Bremen St., will host a free USCIS immigration information session on benefits from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, May 13.

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.

Mother’s Day yoga

Free yoga for Mother’s Day will be held from 10 to a.m. on Sunday, May 14 at Piers Park, 95 Marginal St.

The Point East Boston Barre & Yoga will celebrate Mother’s Day with a Vinyasa Flow led by Stephanie Kirkos. Students will focus on linking conscious breath with a mindful flow. Attendees should arrive early and bring a yoga mat and water bottle.

Visit www.allevents.in/boston/free-mothers-day-yoga for further details.

Rocking evening

Zumix, 260 Sumner St., will host a Rock Ed Night at 6 p.m. on Friday, May 19. Doors will open at 5:30 p.m. with the show at 6 p.m.

Three Rock-Ed groups including Advanced Rock-Ed will be rocking out on stage covering their favorite songs. Headlining this evening will be Boston-based band Old Wave featuring Zumix staff member, Scott Mizarchi. Planned Parenthood, the New England Aquarium, City Life/Vida Urbana and BARCC will have tables and be presenting at this event, providing information and resources for anyone who attends.

Admission is free.

Further information can be found by calling 617-568-9777 or online at www.zumix.org.

Fundraiser for vets

The Italian American War Veterans will sponsor the seventh annual motorcycle bike ride and block party from noon to 3 p.m. on Sunday, May 21, starting at Boston Harley Davidson, 649 Squire Rd., Revere and finishing at Suffolk Downs, 550 McClellan Hwy., East Boston. Registration will start at 10 a.m. with kickstands up at noon. The rain date will be Sunday, May 28.

The 40-mile motorcycle bike ride will travel from Revere to East Boston, followed by a block party with food and drinks, a stunt show, WWII military vehicles and a concert at Suffolk Downs.

Admission is $20 per bike, $10 for an additional passenger and $20 for non-riders attending the concert and barbecue.

Proceeds from the fundraiser will go to housing modifications for wounded veterans and veterans with brain injuries.

Call 903-340-9402, visit www.theyfoughtweride.com or send an email to itamvets@gmail.com for more information.

New art exhibition

Atlantic Works Gallery, 80 Border St., will display a new exhibition “Replacements” now to May 27.

A Third Thursday celebration will be held from 6 to 9 p.m. on Thursday, May 18.

This group art show features art, life and beauty in a time of overwhelming unbalance.

Gallery hours are from 2 to 6 p.m. on Fridays and Saturdays or by appointment. Visit www.atlanticworks.org for more information.

Fun at the library

A series of fun, free children’s activities will be held during May at the East Boston Branch Library, 365 Bremen St.

Featured will be sing along at 10:30 a.m. on Tuesdays, family story time at 11:15 a.m. on Tuesdays, baby lapsit story and games at 10:30 a.m. on Wednesdays and Countdown to Kindergarten playgroup at noon on Thursdays and 9:30 a.m. on Fridays.

For more details, call 617-268-0180.

Homework help

Free homework help will be available from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. on Mondays through Thursdays at the East Boston Branch Library, 365 Bremen St.

Students in grades K to 8 are invited to drop in for homework help, academic support and mentoring. The Boston Public Library Foundation funds this Out-of-School Time program.

Visit www.bpl.org or call 617-569-0271 for further information.