Things to Know in the South End Today, April 11: Ink Block Demolition Ceremony

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1. Weather: The National Weather Service is predicting a rainy day with a high of 49 degrees. There’s a 60 percent chance of rain.

2. Ink Block Demolition: There will be a special demolition ceremony at Ink Block on Harrison Ave. in the South End Today. Mayor Menino and others will be on hand to remove the first brick from the former Boston Herald building to start the demolition and construction process to make way for the new apartment complex. See here for more information. 

3. Musical at BCA: The Boston Children’s Theatre presents a musical take on the children’s book, “Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good Very Bad Day,” this weekend and next weekend at the Boston Center for the Arts (572 Tremont St.) See here for more information.  

4. Artist Walk-Through: Boston Artist Ken Beck will “extemporize” on 78 paintings and drawings from his private collection spanning nearly 30 years which presently are on display at Hammond Residential Real Estate, 10 Berkeley St. this coming Sunday, April 14, from 4-5pm. The exhibit is open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays and from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. weekend through May. See here for more information.

5. South End Award:  Leo Delaney, CEO of Ellis Memorial, has been selected by the Board of Directors of the Ellis South End Neighborhood Association as the 2013 recipient of the Arthur Howe Award. Named for longtime neighborhood resident and founding member of the neighborhood AssociationArthur Howe, the award is presented annually to an individual who has made “enduring contributions toward improving and preserving Boston’s unique and historic South End. “ In announcing the award, Ellis South End Neighborhood Association President Michael Hall cited Delaney’s “many years of community service to our South End neighborhood.” See here for more information. 

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