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Feast of St. Agrippina

The St. Agrippina di Mineo Society will host the 104th anniversary festival from noon to 11 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 4 and 5, at Battery and Hanover streets.

There will be entertainment and concession stands featuring Italian cuisine, desserts and delicacies on Hanover Street throughout the weekend.

The street festival will consist of parades, live music, comedy shows, food, games, rides, prizes and more. The lineup of musical performers will include Grammy winner 112, the Southern City Band, the Darren Bessette Band, Shadow, Jimmy Geany, the Houston Bernard Band and many more.

Sunday will begin with a Mass at St. Leonard’s Church at 10:30 a.m. followed by the grand procession of the statue through the streets of the North End and a fireworks display.

Visit for a complete schedule and more information.

North End pride

North End Against Drugs Inc. and the Nazzaro Center will sponsor the 28th annual North End Family Fun Festival from Monday, Aug. 6 through Sunday, Aug. 12.

A neighborhood family boat cruise around Boston Harbor will be held from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. on Monday. Pre-registration is required, by calling 617-880-9901.

National Night Out activities at the Paul Revere Mall will be held from 6 to 9 p.m. on Tuesday, with free pizza, DJ, musical performances, Ruff dog park, face painting, balloon guy, reptile petting zoo and much more.

Thursday is sports night at the Rose Kennedy Greenway, Hanover and Cross Streets, with games and sports for boys and girls, free pizza and soft drinks, from 6 to 8 p.m. There will be a free puppet show at 11 a.m. on Friday on Salutation Street.

Saturday will feature the annual Little League family game at 1 p.m. at Langone Park. The 28th annual Lafesta baseball tournament against sister city North Adams will be held at Puopolo Park at 5 p.m. on Saturday and at 10 a.m. on Sunday.

For a complete schedule and list of venues, visit

Colonial dance tunes

Musicians Al Petty and Deirdre Sweeney will the guests at the Paul Revere House, 19 North Square, from 1 to 3 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 4.

In the guise of itinerant musicians, the duo will perform popular 18th century dance tunes and love songs on the penny whistle, flute, fife and other instruments.

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

Visit or call 617- 523-2338 for more 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.

Screenings will feature the Academy Awardwinning Best Picture “Chariots of Fire” on Aug. 5 and the classic Disney musical “Mary Poppins” with Oscar winner Julie Andrews on Aug. 12.

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

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

Music on the waterfront

A free summer concert will be held at Atlantic Wharf at noon on Tuesday, Aug. 7 at 280 Congress St.

Professional arranger, producer and music director Eric Fells will entertain. He loves all musical genres, including jazz, classical, gospel, soul, R&B, hip-hop, rock and pop. Although his main instrument is piano, he also plays six additional instruments.

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

Visit for further details.

Harborside music

The Boston Harbor Hotel will present musical programs from Tuesday, Aug. 7 through Thursday, Aug. 9 as part of its 20th annual summer in the city entertainment series at the Blues Barge, Rowes Wharf.

Mystique will play soul sounds on Tuesday; Steve Memmolo will play the hits of the “Rat Pack” on Wednesday; and the blues band the Bruce Marshall Band will return to the barge 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

Craft workshops

Free artists-in-residence craft workshops will be held from 9 a.m. to noon on Thursdays, Aug. 9 and 16, at Christopher Columbus Park.

Children, ages 3 to 10, can make masks, jewelry, paintings and treasure bottles. Materials will be provided. Local artists will host the sessions.

Rosalita’s Puppets will be at the park at 11 a.m. on Aug. 16.

Children must be accompanied by an adult. Groups of eight or more must register in advance.

Further information can be found at or 617-635-4505.