Every day, Charlestown Patch gives you local news and information you can use to make your life a little easier. Now with our Monday Essentials, we offer you a look at important events, deadlines and other things you should know about for the coming week.
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- Movie Mondays: Check out some of Hollywood’s classic films on Mondays in August at the Charlestown Branch Library (179 Main St.). The Aug. 19 film will be “A Place in the Sun” (1951). This event will start at 2:30 p.m. and is free and open to the community.
- Meditation Mondays: Drop by Charlestown Yoga on Mondays at 1 p.m. for a little guided meditation for busy people. Cost is $10 per session. Learn more at http://bit.ly/12ahhbP.
- Coffee talk: State Rep. Eugene O’Flaherty holds office hours every first and third Monday of the month from 11 a.m. to noon at Zume's Coffee House (223 Main St.).
- Self-defense tips: Boston Police Sgt. Gary Eblan will give a one-hour presentation on self-defense techniques at the next Charlestown public safety meeting on Tuesday, Aug. 20. The meeting will be held at 6:30 p.m. in the community room at BPD’s District A-15 Police Station on Vine Street. The meeting is free and open to all.
- Farmers market: The Kennedy Center's Charlestown Farmer’s Market is open Wednesdays from 2 p.m. to dusk through the end of October. Located on Main Street, near the Hubway rack and right in front of the Bunker Hill Mall, the Charlestown Farmers Market features produce and meat products sold by Stillman's Farm and a few other vendors.
- City Hall To Go: Boston’s "City Hall To Go" truck will be in Charlestown on the third Wednesday of every month at 4 p.m. To find out where exactly the truck will be, follow @CityHallToGo or see the online calendar. The bright red vehicle provides a range of city services, including the ability to pay or dispute parking tickets; request birth, death or marriage certificates; and pay property and excise taxes. View the full menu of offerings at cityofboston.gov/cityhalltogo.