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It's back to school time! We hope the kids have had/or have a great start to their school year! For the rest of us, it's a continuation of the year, but we hope you got to enjoy some of the summer sun and fun!


There are fireworks on Saturday, September 5th of Labor Day weekend on the Boston Harbor at 9pm. It's a great way to start the Fall and send summer off with a Sparkle!


The West End Community Center is starting to plan the fall season as well! We hope you will join us for our Annual Halloween Party, but stay tuned for some kids classes (Super Soccer Stars, Free Playgroups), Seminars (Aromatherapy & more), classes (ESL, language classes & more), Community Events (coffee hours, happy hours, etc) & whatever else you might be looking for!


Enjoy the long weekend!


The ABCD North End/West End Neighborhood Service Center (NE/WE NSC) offers a free home-cooked meal every week on Mondays and Fridays at 1:00PM.  


They pride themselves on delicious, nutritious meals prepared with love by our cook, Maria Torres,and volunteers.  Sample fare includes soup, salad, sandwiches, iced tea, pasta with meat sauce, fruit, and freshly baked pies, cookies, cakes, accompanied by brewed coffee. 


They observe many of the holidays, including Thanksgiving, the December holidays, Mother’s Day, Father’s Day, Independence Day, and much more.  


Any questions please call their offices at 617-523-8125.  They are located at 1 Michelangelo Street in the North End.  They hope to meet you soon!  New clients must check in at the front desk to obtain free membership....



Exhibition: Dewey Defeats Truman/The Housing Act of 1949

September 15, 2015 to January 9, 2016.

Free and open to the public


With the modern-day 24-hour news cycle, it’s hard to believe that we once relied on daily newspapers to deliver word of current events. But so it was in 1948, when one of the most infamous—and totally inaccurate—headlines of the day broke. A new exhibit at The West End Museum highlights that headline, the post-WWII national housing crisis and the onset of the federal urban renewal program.


The Show Reception will take place on September 24 from 6:30 to 8:30pm. Light refreshments will be served.


Exhibition: Indelebile Italia by Giselle Valdes

September 22 to November 28, 2015 @ The West End Museum 

Free and open to the public


This fall, The West End Museum will host a new...




Young Professionals Pre-High Holidays Yoga

Weds. Sept. 2, 7:00 PM

Everyone needs a little time to de-stress before the holidays. Join your friends and neighbors at The Boston Synagogue for a fun, low-key beginners yoga class — all are welcome! Free, 20s & 30s, email or join the event on Facebook.



Open House & BBQ

Weds. Sept. 9, 6:00 PM

Everyone is invited to our Open House & BBQ! Learn more about our vibrant and participatory community — just in time for the High Holidays. Meet board members, do a mitzvah and help set up for the High Holidays, and eat delicious food from the grill! Free, email or join the event on Facebook.



Celebrate the High Holidays

Sun. Sept 13-Weds. Sept. 23

Join our vibrant, participatory downtown community for the H...

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