One Boston Day to be observed on April 15 – Bostonians are encouraged to observe One Boston Day on April 15— which is also the Patriots’ Day holiday in Massachusetts and the same day as the 128th Boston Marathon— by joining in volunteer events and other “acts of kindness” meant to mark to 2013 attack on the marathon. The 11th anniversary of the terrorist bombing attack will include a wreath-laying ceremony in the Back Bay. The Mayor’s Office is organizing a neighborhood cleanup in Franklin Park on on Saturday, April 13, 10 a.m. A blood drive is also planned in Kenmore Square on April 15. Community organizations hosting event can submit their event details to boston.gov/one-boston. “One Boston Day reminds us of the spirit of our city that is shaped by people who stand up and take action when help is needed,” said Bill Richard, co-founder of the Martin Richard Foundation. “Marathon weekend, the unofficial start of spring in Boston, adds to this very special day of hope in our collective care for one another.”

The Morrissey Boulevard Commission will meet on Tuesday, April 23, at 6 p.m in-person at the Cristo Rey Boston High School, located at 100 Savin Hill Avenue in Boston, with virtual participation available via Zoom. At the meeting, MassDOT says “the study team will present a summary of background information being used to develop alternatives for future mobility and climate resiliency in the Morrissey Boulevard corridor.” See DotNews.com for more info or visit the study mass.gov/k-circle-morrissey-study.

The Boston Home Center will host a Housing Resource Fair on Sat., April 27, 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m. at the Berkshire Partners Blue Hills Boys and Girls Club, 15 Talbot Ave., Dorchester. Prospective homebuyers and current homeowners can meet with lenders, agents, city staff, and nonprofit partners. Register at bi.ly/2024BHCFair.

The Mayor’s Office plans a Dorchester workshop on “Reimagining White Stadium” with a focus on transportation during a virtual meeting on Wed., April 10, 6-7 p.m. Register at boston.gov/white-stadium.

Mayor Wu and the Boston Parks and Recreation Department will host the 2024 Mayor’s Cup Street Hockey Tournament in partnership with the Boston Bruins Foundation during the April school vacation week. The tournament will begin Monday, April 15. Visit boston.gov/sports to register.

The MBTA’s Green, Red, Orange, Blue, and Silver lines will operate a regular weekday schedule on Patriots’ Day —Monday, April 15— with additional service before and after the marathon. Bicycles are prohibited onboard all MBTA subway vehicles (including folding bicycles) for the entire day on April 15.

The Edward M. Kennedy Institute for the US senate will host a conversation about “Fixing the Filibuster”
with US Sen. Jeff Merkley (D-Colorado) on Thurs., April 18, 6:30 p.m. Could restoring the talking filibuster fix the gridlock in the US Senate? Sen. Merkley and his longtime Chief of Staff, Mike Zamore will discuss their recent book “Filibustered! How to Fix the Broken Senate and Save America,” moderated by Vox Policy correspondent Abdallah Fayyad. Light refreshments and a book signing will follow the discussion. Go to emkinstitute.org to register.

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