Community News

November 2, 2018
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Eagle Hill Civic Association October Meeting

The Eagle Hill Civic Association will hold its October Meeting on Wednesday, Oct. 24 at 7 p.m. at East Boston High School inside the cafeteria.

The agenda is as follows:

* Station 7 Update: Officer Danny Simons & Sgt. Jim Martin

* Suffolk Downs Update: HYM CEO Tom O’Brien

* Lorene Schettino, Esq.: 308 Paris St. Extend living space into the basement and add a roof deck VOTE

* Andrea Nuciforo, Berkshire Roots: 253 Meridian St. Retail store for cannabis both medicinal & adult recreational VOTE

Eagle Hill Sweatshirts for sale !!! $35.00

 

East Boston    Tech Meetup

The purpose of the East Boston Tech Meetup is to build a community of people currently working in tech or those aspiring to move into a tech career who live or work in East Boston. These meetings will be held in the heart of Maverick Landing conveniently located steps from the Maverick T station, in the Maverick Landing Meeting House at 31 Liverpool Street.

 

HVNA Meeting Nov. 5

Nov. 2018 Harbor View Neighborhood Association Meeting

Nov. 5, 2018 at 6:30pm (doors open at 6pm)

Brooke Charter School, 145 Byron Street

Agenda

Welcome/Introduction (5min)

Station 7 Update Sgt. Martin, Officer Simons (10min)

Announcements (5min)

Winners of the Halloween House Decorating Contest

Non-Development Presentations

Barznab Khan the Food Director from Richdale Convenience (5 min)

  • Introduce himself to the community

Kannan Thiruvengadam from Friends of the East Boston Greenway (10 min)

  • Discuss Greenway programming

Development Presentations

631 Saratoga St, 2nd Presentation (30 min)

  • Existing two family, 2nd floor not habitable; developer proposes a 4 unit, 3 story building (Atty Drago)

Suffolk Downs (20 min)

  • Updates from last visit (June)

New Business (5 min)

GRACE CHURCH NEWS POSTED

Grace Church Federated is a United Church of Christ and Episcopal church located at 760 Saratoga Street, East Boston.   All are welcome.  Please join us for our Sunday morning service at 9:30 a.m., followed by a coffee hour.  We also have a Food Pantry open to all East Boston residents, every Saturday from 10:00 – Noon.  For additional information regarding our church services or food pantry, please visit our website:  gracechurcheastie.org

 

SOCIAL CENTERS SENIOR LUNCH

If you are age 65+, The East Boston Social Centers at 68 Central Square in East Boston has a table and a meal waiting for you.  The Senior Lunch Program Sponsored by Kit Clark Senior Services provides a hot, nutritious lunch along with wonderful socialization Monday through Friday, 11:30 am until 1:00 pm.  A suggested donation of $2.00 is asked.

5th Birthday Celebration at the East Boston Branch Library

Countdown to Kindergarten Playgroups

Fridays at at 10 a.m.

Parent-child playgroup for childen 1-5 years old. Moms, dads, grandparents and other caregivers are welcome!

Grupos de Juego

Paras niños 1 hasta 5 años. Damos la bienvenida a los padres, los abuelos y otros adultos que cuiden a los niños!

Senior Social Club,

Monday, October 29,  from 1-3:30 p.m.

Join us for a new club at the East Boston Branch Library. Make new friends and meet old ones over a cup of coffee, some snacks and some fun activities.  Some of the activities that will be offered are film screenings, games, dancing, and book discussion.

Halloween  Dance Party

Tuesday, October 30, 10:30-11:30 a.m.

Let’s Boo-gie! Wear your Halloween costume and come dance with us to silly songs. For ages 5 and under, accompanied by an adult. Groups welcome.

Score Boston Workshop: Starting Your Own Food Business:  What You Need to Know

Thursday, October 25, at 6 p.m.

In this workshop, you will learn initial steps to take in starting your own restaurant or food-service related business.  The workshop will address not only the basics of starting a business of this type, but also many important do’s and don’ts of undertaking a very rewarding but sometimes risky, start-up of a food business.  To register, visit:

http://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/event?llr=pwjaircab&oeidk=a07efpa8cfgd15ae369

Meet Julia Child!

Monday, Nov. 5, at 6 p.m.

Meet Julia Child! – the beloved French Chef. A live performance featuring Lynne Moulton as Julia Child doing what she did best.Learn more about her life – from her privileged childhood in California when she had no interest in food, except for eating what the family’s private chef prepared – to becoming one of the culinary legends of all time. The audience will have the opportunity to view Julia on the set of The French Chef television show, an amusing and fun experience! After the performance, the cast will open up for discussion regarding Julia Child. Sponsored by the Friends of the East Boston Branch Library

 

LEARN ITALIAN FREE

The class will be held at Robert DeLeo Senior Center, 35 Harvard Street Winthrop  for residents age 55 and above.

Whether you have Italian ancestry, or just want to learn one of the world’s most beautiful languages, join us at  informal  and friendly Italian language and culture classes.  Wednesday afternoons from 1 15 to  2 45 p.m.

For info call 617-846-8538.

 

East Boston Social Center’s Senior Program now offering Spanish Language Classes

The Senior Program at the East Boston Social Centers is now offering Spanish Language Classes for adults over 60 years old.  Classes are held every Wednesday at 10am in Room 209.  All are welcome to attend.  Class is taught by Mr. Montaro.  No need to register, just come by on Wednesday at 10am for this fun class.  The East Boston Social Centers is located at 68 Central Square.

 

CHECK OUT WHAT’S HAPPENING AT THE EAST BOSTON BRANCH LIBRARY

Countdown to Kindergarten Playgroups

Fridays at at 10 a.m.

Parent-child playgroup for childen 1-5 years old. Moms, dads, grandparents and other caregivers are welcome!

Grupos de Juego

Paras niños 1 hasta 5 años. Damos la bienvenida a los padres, los abuelos y otros adultos que cuiden a los niños!

Senior Social Club,

Monday, October 29th  from 1-3:30p.m.

Join us for a new club at the East Boston Branch Library. Make new friends and meet old ones over a cup of coffee, some snacks and some fun activities.  Some of the activities that will be offered are film screenings, games, dancing, and book discussion.

Halloween  Dance Party

Tuesday, October 30th, 10:30-11:30 am.

Let’s Boo-gie! Wear your Halloween costume and come dance with us to silly songs. For ages 5 and under, accompanied by an adult. Groups welcome.

Score Boston Workshop: Starting Your Own Food Business:  What You Need to Know

Thursday, October 25th at 6 p.m.

In this workshop, you will learn initial steps to take in starting your own restaurant or food-service related business.  The workshop will address not only the basics of starting a business of this type, but also many important do’s and don’ts of undertaking a very rewarding but sometimes risky, start-up of a food business.  To register, visit:

http://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/event?llr=pwjaircab&oeidk=a07efpa8cfgd15ae369

Meet Julia Child!

Monday, Nov. 5th at 6 p.m.

Meet Julia Child! – the beloved French Chef. A live performance featuring Lynne Moulton as Julia Child doing what she did best.Learn more about her life – from her privileged childhood in California when she had no interest in food, except for eating what the family’s private chef prepared – to becoming one of the culinary legends of all time. The audience will have the opportunity to view Julia on the set of The French Chef television show, an amusing and fun experience! After the performance, the cast will open up for discussion regarding Julia Child. Sponsored by the Friends of the East Boston Branch Library.

 

Halloween Celebration

Mayor  Martin J. Walsh, Boston Police Department District  Seven-East Boston, BCYF Paris Street Community Center & East  Boston Harborside Community School Council invite you to a Halloween Celebration

Friday, October 26, 2018, 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at the BCYF Paris Street Community Center, 112 Paris Street, East Boston. For All Children; Parents are Welcome!

There will be costumes, barn yard animals, hot dogs, giveaways, music

and much more!!!!

The event is sponsored by: Boston Police Athletic/Activities League (PAL), Boston Police Department District Seven-East Boston and Kayem Foods, Inc.

A special thanks to the BCYF Paris Street Community Center, East Boston Harborside Community School Council and Boston Police Department District Seven-East Boston.