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‘The Little Prince’

North End Music and Performing Arts Center Opera Project will present “The Little Prince” at 7:30 p.m. on June 22 at Faneuil Hall’s Great Hall. “The Little Prince” opera, composed by Rachel Portman, is based on Antoine de Saint- Exupéry’s beloved French children’s novel of the same name. Directed by Alexandra Dietrich and conducted by Dr. Tiffany Chang, an all-age cast will perform this timeless story of the meaning of life, death and love. The story reminds audiences of all ages that what matters most in life can only be seen with our hearts and not with our eyes. “The Little Prince” will be a fully staged opera sung in English, and will continue the NEMPAC Opera Project’s initiative to stage a diverse group of young singers between the ages of 8 and 14 to perform with professionals. Tickets range in price from $15 to $75 and can be purchased at www.nempacboston.org/tickets To learn more about NEMPAC, the opera and the cast, visit www.nempacboston.org.

A Loyalist Perspective’

Hear first-hand account of the abuses loyalists suffered at the hands of emboldened “partriots.” Michael Lepage takes on the role of Chief Justice Peter Oliver, brother of Andrew Oliver, a stamp collector. The Paul Revere House at 19 North Square will host “A Loyalist Perspective on the Revolution” at 1, 1:45 and 2:30 p.m. on June 22. This event is free with admission. For more information, visit www.paulreverehouse.org or call 617-523-2338. Events are funded in part through generous grants from the Massachusetts Cultural Council, Massachusetts Society of the Cincinnati, and the Boston Cultural Council.

Mirabella Pool opens

The Boston Centers for Youth and Families (BCYF) will open the outdoor Mirabella Pool at 475 Commercial St. in the North End on Saturday, June 22. The Mirabella Pool will have open swim from 11:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. Mondays through Fridays; 11 to 7:30 p.m. on Saturdays and Sundays. For more information, including early-bird rates, phone the BCYF Nazzaro Center at 617- 635-5166 or the pool at 617-635-1276 or visit boston.gov/BCYF.

Peddocks redevelopment

The National Park Service, the Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation and Boston Harbor Now are working on a redevelopment plan for Peddocks Island. Share your thoughts on the future of the island. An open house will be held from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, June 22 at the Boston Harbor Islands Welcome Center, 191 W. Atlantic Ave. (on the Rose Kennedy Greenway between Faneuil Hall Marketplace and Long Wharf) and from 4 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, June 27, at the Pilot House, 32 Atlantic Ave. If you are unable to attend these open houses, an online survey is available. To learn more, visit bostonharbornow.org/PeddocksPlan. For additional questions, contact Alice Brown at Boston Harbor Now via email at abrown@bostonharbornow.org.

Mindful eating workshop

The trustees of The KITCHEN at The Boston Public Market (100 Hanover St.) will present a mindful eating workshop with Alex Bynum, founder of EmpowHer You, a healing center for women in Brookline and holistic nutritionist Kristen Ciccolini, founder of Good Witch Kitchen from10 to 11 a.m. on Sunday, June 23. The class will open with a 10-minute meditation guided by Bynum, and Ciccolini will share the principles of mindful eating and how cultivating a mindfulness practice through meditation and breath-work can not only help with health but also overcoming cravings and food habits that don’t serve you. The class will end with a special (chocolate-centered) exercise that delights all of the senses. This class is free and open to everyone. Bring a mat or come early to claim one from a limited selection. Wear layers as the KITCHEN gets chilly. For more information about Bynum, visit empowherou.com. For more information about Ciccolini, visit goodwitchkitchen.net. To register for this event, visit www.eventbrite.com/e/mindful-eatingworkshop-with-empowher-and-good-witchkitchen-tickets-58141922054

‘The Art of Listening’

Kit Pang will present “The Art of Listening” from noon to 1:30 p.m. on Monday, June 24 at BostonSpeaks, 50 Milk St. This training combines mindful listening and communication techniques used in leadership and professional development, negotiation training, counseling and conflict resolution. To learn more about the presenter and Bostonspeaks, visit www.bostonspeaks.com. To register, https://www.eventbrite.com/e/theart-of-listening-tickets-63378644231.

Chin Park

The Berklee Greenway Concert Series takes place at Chin Park on the Rose Kennedy Greenway (Surface Road and Beach Street) at 5:15 p.m. on Thursday, June 27, July 25 and Aug. 29. For a full schedule of performers, visit https://www.berklee.edu/events/summer/downtown-boston.

Free movies

The Boston Harbor Hotel’s annual “Summer in The City” entertainment series is back for its 21st anniversary. Each night sports a different theme from “Soul Tuesdays” and “Rat Pack Wednesdays” to “Blues Thursdays” and “Movie Fridays.” Free movies on Fridays begin at dusk at 70 Rowes Wharf. The movie schedule includes:

 

6/28 – “Casablanca”
7/05 – “The Parent Trap”
7/12 – “Moana”
7/19 – “Jurassic Park”
7/26 – “Sleepless in Seattle”
8/02 – “Raiders of The Lost Ark”
8/09 – “Aquaman”
8/16 – “Ghost”
8/23 – “Star Wars: The Force Awakens”
8/30 – “Captain America: The First Avenger”

 

For more information, visit www.roweswharfseagrille.com/summer-in-the-city.