Current Events 3/15/18-3/28/18

By S-L Street Team Member Meiling Zhang

Looking for something to do in the upcoming weeks? Check out these awesome events in the neighborhood!

South Boston St. Patrick’s Day Parade

WHAT: The South Boston Allied War Veterans Council (SBAWVAC) hosts the annual St. Patrick’s Day/Evacuation DayParade, which will include an appearance by the USS Cole, a Navy Destroyer. SBAWVC plans to honor the service of armed forces on top of celebrating the holiday. The parade will travel through South Boston starting at the Broadway MBTA station and travel east down West Broadway and East Broadway before turning around onto 4th Street and concluding on Dorchester Street.

WHERE: South Boston
Parade Start: Broadway MBTA Station
242 W Broadway,
Boston, MA 02127

WHEN: SUNDAY, March 18, 2018
1:00 PM

COST: FREE

WEBSITE: http://southbostonparade.org

FACEBOOK PAGE: https://www.facebook.com/events/2127578000591651/

Women’s Journeys in Writing

WHAT: The Brookline Public Library hosts a panel of four women writers for Women’s History Month. The panel includes fiction writer Grace Talusan, journalist Firuzeh Shokooh-Valle, and poets Yara Liceaga-Rojas and Sharon Amuguni. Each writer will share excerpts of their writing in multiple languages as well as discuss their work along with the challenges and opportunities they have faced in their fields.

WHERE: The Public Library of Brookline – Brookline Village
361 Washington Street,
Brookline, MA 02445

WHEN: THURSDAY, March 22, 2018
7:00 PM – 8:30 PM

COST: FREE

WEBSITE: https://www.brooklinelibrary.org/events/event/staff-programming-committee-20/

March for Our Lives: Boston

WHAT: Students across the country in March For Our Lives are gathering on March 24th in Washington D.C. to take matters into their own hands and demand dialogue about the current issues surrounding gun violence and school safety. March For Our Lives sets out to make student voices and concerns heard, with a focus on immediately bringing a comprehensive and effective before Congress to address these gun issues. A Sibling march is being held in Boston Commons for the “students, survivors, exhausted constituents from Broward County to Suffolk County.”

WHERE: Boston Common
242 W Broadway,
Boston, MA 02108

WHEN: SATURDAY, March 24, 2018
12:00 PM – 5:00 PM

COST: FREE

WEBSITE: https://marchforourlives.com/

FACEBOOK PAGE: https://www.facebook.com/events/1607397545975790/

Annual Easter Egg Scavenger Hunt

WHAT: Faneuil Hall is hosting their annual easter egg hunt for children ages 1-13 years old. The event is perfectly for families to interact with the marketplace, as all participants will receive clues that lead them to varying businesses to find candy eggs. Following the hunt, there will be live music from The Boston Piano Kid along with photo opportunities with the Easter Bunny. The event also includes face painting by GigiLand Face Painting along with an appearance by Country 102.5 FM and Hood Moostruck.

WHERE: Faneuil Hall Marketplace
4 S Market St,
Boston, MA 02109

WHEN: SATURDAY, March 24, 2018
Hunt Begins @ 11:30 AM

COST: FREE

WEBSITE: https://faneuilhallmarketplace.com/event/annual-easter-egg-hunt/#axzz57fM3N87t


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