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Weekend Picks – April 18th

Eat:
Sullivan’s Castle Island will be open on Easter Sunday.  Normally closed on Easter, Sullivan’s will be open for business to you can order up a hot dog all around.  For full menu visit: http://www.sullivanscastleisland.com/

Drink:
Raise your Mimosa and your Bloody Mary, it’s Easter Weekend!  Here’s some places in Southie serving up Easter brunch – https://caughtinsouthie.com/restaurants-bar/easter-brunch-southie

Jump:
Jump!  Jump!  C2 Pilates hosting a “mini-marathon” for Martin W. Richard Charitable Foundation.
C2 Pilates wants you to “jump” for a great cause on Saturday, April 19th beginning at 9am though 11am.   Jump is a class taught on the Pilates Reformer using a vertical jump board instead of a foot bar. Designed to provide a cardio boost in a zero gravity environment, Jump employs the core principles of Plyometrics, strengthening multiple muscles simultaneously without adding any stress to the joints. Additional benefits of Jump include improved core strength and endurance.  Plus it sounds like fun! Classes are $25, with all of the proceeds going directly to the Foundation. Contact sean@c2pilates to register for class.

Kids’ Pick:
Hide and seek!  On Saturday, April 19th the South Boston MOMS Club, the South Boston Neighborhood House, and the SB Public Library will host a special Egg Hunt at BPL-South Boston Branch, from 10:00am-12:00pm. There will be two egg hunts in the garden, one for children ages 0-3, and one for older children. There will  be crafts and snacks, as well as a visit from the Easter Bunny! This event is open to the South Boston community!  Stop by and say hello!  There will also be an Easter egg hunt on Thomas Park at Dorchester Heights.  We hear the Easter Bunny will be there to host the festivities.  The fun begins at 10am and Representive Nick Collins is the generous sponsor. 

Pray:
Jesus is risen!   Find out where to celebrate Holy Week and Easter Sunday Mass in Southie.  https://caughtinsouthie.com/feature/easter-mass-schedule-south-boston  We highly recommend the sunrise service at Castle Island.  It’s an amazing way to start your Easter Sunday.

Buy:
Miam Miam Macaronerie will be setting up shop into two pop-up locations this weekend in Southie.  Friday April 18th from 5:30p.m. till 8p.m. at Social Wines and on Saturday April 19th from 3p.m. till 6p.m. at the 555 Gallery. They’ll be on hand selling boxes of their delicious and pretty macarons in time for Easter, spring, and rose season celebrations!  Sweet!   For more information visit: www.miammiammac.com

Watch:
The Bruins take on the Red Wings in this round of playoffs.  Puck drops at 7:30pm on Friday, April 18th.  Game 2 is Sunday, April 20th at 3pm.  Go B’s.  Wondering where to watch?  We’ve got some suggestions: https://caughtinsouthie.com/restaurants-bar/7-places-watch-game

See:
Art in Southie! On Thursday, April 17th, there will be TWO openings at The Distillery. The Distillery Gallery will have their monthly opening and Thomas Young Gallery, a brand new addition to The Distillery community, will also be opening up their doors.  The Thomas Young Gallery will feature commissioned portraits of the gallery’s namesake Dr. Thomas Young (1731-1777) an early physician and advocate of social, political and religious freedom in colonial America. A strong supporter of the American Revolution, Dr. Young was an active member of the Continental Congress and accomplice to the Boston Tea Party.  Check it out!   FYI:For those of you that didn’t know, there is a lot of exciting art happening in our little corner of South Boston these days. There are now 6 galleries within a few blocks. That includes The Distillery Gallery, Proof Gallery, and Thomas Young in the Distillery Building, along with Lamontagne Gallery, 555 Gallery, and Medicine Wheel’s Spoke Gallery nearby.

Order:
Order up your bagels and cream cheese for your Easter brunch from Southie’s favorite bagel shop Boston Bagel Company (753 East Broadway).  With twelve flavors to choose from like Everything, French Toast and Asiago, Boston Bagel’s bagels are the best.  A dozen of bagels is $10.  For more information visit: http://bostonbagelcompany.com/menu/

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Maureen Dahill

Maureen Dahill is the editor of Caught in Southie and a lifelong resident of South Boston sometimes mistaken for a yuppie. Hockey mom, yoga enthusiast, lover of red wine and binge watching TV series. Mrs. Peter G. Follow her @MaureenCaught.