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Jeffries Point Neighborhood Association Meeting Agenda

Below please find the agenda for the Jeffries Point Neighborhood Association scheduled monthly meeting for November 2019.  The meeting will be held at the Jeffries Yacht Club located at 565 Sumner Street in East Boston on Tuesday, November 12, 2019 at 7 p.m.

AGENDA (subject to change):

Greetings and Announcements

Police Updates – Sergeant Martin, Officer Simons.

Community Updates – Lina Tramelli, Mayor’s Office of Neighborhood Services.

The Quiet Few (331 Sumner St) – License modification. VOTE!

303 Sumner St Restaurant – Application for liquor license. VOTE!

130 Everett St – Renovation of an existing building, addition of living space to a 6 unit building. VOTE!

Boston Clean Air Coalition

Jill Annese, DogPort – Discussion on Off Leash Dogs.

East Boston Playhouse

We will be holding everyone to a time limit, and asking audience members to limit themselves to one question per topic.

 2019 meeting dates are posted at

Mixed Lodge Turkey Shoot

Winthrop Mixed Lodge #2057 Order Sons and Daughters of Italy will hold their “7th Annual Turkey Shoot” as a fundraiser for their Scholarship Fund.

The “Shoot” will take place on Wednesday, November 13, 6:30 p.m., at Winthrop Lodge of Elks, 2nd floor.  Entrance fee is $5.00.

Join all for a night of fun, dessert/coffee, and winning gift cards, pies, and raffles including lottery ticket tree.  

Any questions, call Agnes Nobile, 781-910-8632 or Laura Lopez, 617-455-8471.

Grace Church News and Events

Grace Church Federated is an Episcopal/United Church of Christ church located at 760 Saratoga St. in East Boston.  All are welcome.  Please join us for Sunday morning worship at 9:30 a.m., followed by a coffee hour.  We also have a food pantry on Saturdays from 10 a.m. until noon in the church basement.  There are a number of ways you can help us to serve East Boston.  Volunteer at or contribute to the food pantry.  Sing with the Festival of Lessons and Carols choir.  Bring a dish to the monthly Sunday evening community suppers.  Participate in the Sunday worship service.  Help with SundaySchool.  Visit the Grace Church web site at or call the church at 617-569-5358 for more information.

Learn Italian Free

The class will be held at Robert DeLeo Senior Center, 35 Harvard Street Winthrop  for residents age 60 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 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 10 a.m. in Room 209.  All are welcome to attend.  Class is taught by Mr. Montaro.  No need to register, just come by on Wednesday at 10 a.m. for this fun class.  The East Boston Social Centers is located at 68 Central Square.

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