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Rachel Revere

The Paul Revere House, 19 North Square, will present a rendezvous with “Rachel Revere” from 1 to 2:30 p.m. on Saturday, July 21.

Re-enactor Judith Kalaora will portray Revere’s wife as she plans to get her family out of town and away from the British regulars in Boston in May 1775.

Admission is free with museum admission. Members and North End residents are admitted free at all times.

Visit or call 617-523-2338 for further information.

Movies in the park

The Friends of Christopher Columbus Park are hosting Sunday Night Movies in the Park from 7:30 to 10 p.m. on Sundays during July and August.

Screenings will feature the classic “Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid” with Paul Newman and Robert Redford on July 22; the award-winning “Roman Holiday” starring Gregory Peck and Audrey Hepburn in her Oscar-winning role on July 29; the Academy Award-winning Best Picture “Chariots of Fire” on Aug. 6; and the classic Disney musical “Mary Poppins” with Julie Andrews on Aug. 12.

The films are family-friendly, and admission is free.

Call 617-639-6002 or visit for more information.

Revolutionary Town Meetings

Revolutionary Town Meetings, 1768 will be held at 2:30 and 4 p.m. on July 22 and July 29 in the Great Hall at Faneuil Hall Marketplace, Congress Street.

Boston National Historical Park rangers in period clothing will host a lively Town Meeting. The audience can participate as one of a cast of characters or watch as matters get heated as they debate taxes and the arrival of British soldiers as they did in 1768.

Admission is free. For more information, send an email to

Music of Brazil

The North End Music and Performing Arts Center will host an evening of Latin music from 6 to 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, July 24 at the Rose Kennedy Greenway North End Park at Hanover and Cross Streets. The rain location will be Boston Public Market.

Receita de Samba will perform the many flavors of Brazilian music is their purest form, with the finest bossa nova and samba.

Residents and visitors can enjoy a beautiful summer evening next to the newly renovated Carolyn Lynch gardens.

Further information can be found at or by calling 617- 227-2270.

Harborside music

The Boston Harbor Hotel will present musical programs from Tuesday, July 24 through Thursday, July 26 as part of its 20th annual summer in the city entertainment series at the Blues Barge, Rowes Wharf.

The Pulse of Boston will play the hits of the ’70s on Tuesday; Justin Beech will play hits of the Rat Pack on Wednesday; and the Racky Thomas Band will return to the barge to play the blues on Thursday.

Each program begins at 6 p.m. and continues until 10. The programs are free and are suitable for the entire family.

For further information, call 617-436- 7000 or visit

Jazz on the waterfront

A free summer concert will be held at Atlantic Wharf at noon on Thursday, July 26 at 280 Congress St.

Jazz trumpet player, singer, arranger, composer and producer Orlando Latorre will perform. A native of Puerto Rico, he began playing trumpet at the Instituto de Musica Juan Morel Campos at age 11.

Atlantic Wharf is a perfect waterfront location for music, walking and enjoying the Boston Harbor views.

Visit for further details.

Starring Robert Mitchum

The North End Branch Library, 25 Parmenter St., screen movies starring Hollywood film legend Robert Mitchum from 1 to 3:30 p.m. on Fridays during July and August.

The library will show “Heaven Knows Mr. Allison” costarring Deborah Kerr on July 27; the classic film “The Sundowners,” also with Kerr, on Aug. 3; the thriller “Cape Fear” co-starring Gregory Peck on Aug. 10; the Academy Award-winning “Ryan’s Daughter” with John Mills on Aug. 17; and Sydney Pollack’s “The Yakuza” on Aug. 24.

Admission is free.

Call 617-227-8135 for more details.

World music concert

A free summer concert sponsored by the City of Boston and Berklee College of Music will be held at noon on Friday, July 27 at Sam Adams Park, Faneuil Hall.

The Bengerstobal String Trio will perform. The trio of Bengisu Gokce on violin and vocals, Gerson Eguiguren on viola and vocals, and Cristobal Cruz Garcia on cello and vocals  will play world music.

Further information is available at or by calling 617-266- 1400.

Movies by moonlight

The Boston Harbor Hotel will present outdoor movies at dusk on Fridays, July 27 and Aug. 3 at the Blues Barge, Rowes Wharf.

The classic musical “The Wizard of Oz” starring Judy Garland will be screened on July 27 and Truman Capote’s romance “Breakfast at Tiffany’s” starring Audrey Hepburn will be shown the following week. The evening will start at 4:30 p.m. with a live acoustic performance and music with DJ Mike Amando.

Admission is free.

Visit for more information.

North End tours

Boston by Foot will present “Gateway to Boston,” guided walking tours of the North  End, at 2:30 p.m. on Thursdays and 11 a.m. on Saturdays and Sundays, now to mid-October. Participants should meet the guide at the corner of Hanover and Cross Streets.

The oldest neighborhood in Boston, the North End comprises narrow streets and markets and has Boston’s largest collection of colonial buildings.

The tour will take 90 minutes and showcase the Old North Church, Copp’s Hill Burying Ground, the Paul Revere House, Leonard Zakim Bunker Hill Memorial Bridge and the Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy Greenway.

Tickets are $13 for adults, $8 for children 6 to 12 years in advance or $15 for adults and $10 for children if purchased from the guide.

For more information, visit or call 617-367-2345.

Fun at the library

The North End Branch Library, 25 Parmenter St., will host a series of free, fun activities for children during June.

New activities include Disney Shorts with Mr. Dan at 10:30 a.m. on Mondays; Kids’ Chess Club at 3:30 p.m. on Mondays; baby story time at 9 a.m. on Fridays and toddler story time at 11 a.m. on Fridays.

For more information, call 617-227-8135.