5 Things: Charlestown History Groups' Winter Party
Deadlines, events and other items you should know about on March 21 in Charlestown.
1. Snow possible: Today will be mostly cloudy with a chance of snow showers, mainly after 10 a.m. and again this evening after 9 p.m., according to the National Weather Service. High: 39, Low: 26. Little to no accumulation is expected.
2. Winter Party: The Charlestown Preservation Society and the Charlestown Historical Society will host a Winter Party today from 7-9:30 p.m. at Memorial Hall (14 Green St.) with beer, wine and food. The event will include a display on the Samuel Dexter House and a visit from Abraham Lincoln via a historic interpreter. There will also be a 50/50 drawing, with the proceeds going to the Abraham Lincoln Post.
3. Project review: The Charlestown Neighborhood Council will host a community meeting today regarding proposed building changes at 1 Nearen Row. The meeting will take place at 7 p.m. in the community room of the 100 Ferrin Street Senior Center.
4. Orange Line diversion: Buses will replace Orange Line trains between Sullivan Square and Oak Grove stations beginning at 9 p.m. through the end of service today and Sunday, March 24. The alternate bus service will make stops at all stations between Sullivan Square and Oak Grove stations.
5. Aquarium lecture: The New England Aquarium (1 Central Wharf) will host a free lecture today at 7 p.m. about the book “Race France to France: Leave Antarctica to Starboard” by Rich Wilson, which looks at the Vendée Globe nautical race. A book signing will follow. This event is open to the public and is part of the Aquarium’s free lecture series. Events will be held in the Aquarium's Harborside Learning Lab.
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