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5 Things: Pope Discussion at St. Mary's, Art Exhibits

Deadlines, events and other items you should know about on Feb. 28 in Charlestown.

1. Rainy: Showers are likely today, mainly after noon and again in the evening, according to the National Weather Service. High: 48, Low: 34.

2. Pope presentation: Today is Pope Benedict XVI’s final day on the job, and to mark the occasion, St. Mary-St. Catherine of Siena Parish is hosting a special discussion tonight about this milestone and what it means to the Catholic Church. Monsignor James P. Maroney, rector of St. John’s Seminary, will give a presentation at 7 p.m. at the Charlestown church. This program is free and open to all.

3. BHCC Art Reception: The Bunker Hill Community College Art Gallery (250 New Rutherford Ave.) will host an artists’ closing reception for the exhibit “Black Male’d: African American Male Identity in Art” today from 6-8 p.m. The exhibit has been on display throughout February in celebration of Black History Month. Enjoy refreshments and live entertainment by Troy “Elektrik Kidd” Durden.

4. Trivia night: The Bunker Hill Associates will sponsor their first trivia night on Saturday, March 2 at the Knights of Columbus Hall. Doors will open at 6:30 pm with the trivia games scheduled to begin at 7 p.m. Stay after the game for entertainment by DJ Dennis Taylor and a live auction featuring items such as lunch with comedian Tony V, a framed Tom Brady poster and more. All proceeds will benefit the Associates' grant program to Charlestown youth. To register a team, contact Maureen Collier at 617-838-0725 or Kathy "Cookie" Giordano at 617-447-1406 or kathy.gio46@gmail.com.

5. Free art: Admission to the Institute of Contemporary Art/Boston (100 Northern Ave.) is free to all ages every Thursday from 5-9 p.m. Check out the exhibit, "This Will Have Been: Art, Love and Politics in the 1980s,” up through March 3. Also tonight, join a panel discussion about the current exhibit at 6 p.m. with artists Louise Lawler and Haim Steinbach and ICA curators past and present.

Got a Charlestown event coming up? Make sure it's on our calendar and send the link to becca.manning@patch.com to be featured in one of our morning "5 Things You Should Know."

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