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Weekend Picks – February 12th

Valentine’s Weekend Edition

Eat:
Take your sweetheart out to eat!  From family friendly valentine’s to romantic dinners, we’ve got the scoop on where to show your love this Valentine’s Day in Southie.  https://caughtinsouthie.com/restaurants-bar/where-celebrate-your-love

Drink:
Nothing says romantic like champagne!  Celebrate your love with a bottle of Camille Saves. It’s a very traditional, rich and delicate champagne for $52 and it’s available at Social Wines – 52 West Broadway.

Prep:
Get ready for your date with the beauty experts at Nurture Salon and Spa (127 L Street)!  Offering “The Fling,” this blow out and makeup application special is just $70 and will have you looking gorgeous for your night out!   Book your appointment today!  617-268-0638

Shop:
Ku De Ta is hosting a special Valentine’s Day Pop Up on Saturday, February 13th from 12pm-3pm featuring natural and organic bath and home products by South Boston Apothecary.  Stop by!  Neatly Nested (373 West Broadway) is teaming up with Dunlovely events to bring you fresh blooms this Valentine’s  Stop by on Stop by Friday, February 12th from 4-6:30pm and Saturday, February 13th from 11:30-3pm to grab some beautiful bouquets, arrangements, or make your own bouquet at the floral bar.  Neatly Nested also has a romantic selections of cards and candles and will be 15% off.

Dance:
Dust off those dancing shoes! It’s A Caught in Southie Valentine’s Takeover at the Seapoint! Southie DJ legend Dru Errico will be  spinning the tunes  on Saturday, February 13th beginning at 8pm and we’ll be on the dance floor.   Plan on dancing the night away to such local favorites like Happy Radio, Young Hearts Run Free and nothing gets things going like a little Barry White, amiright? Come join us and fellow CIS readers!  It’s gonna be really, really fun!

Unwind:
Back by popular demand – Restorative Yoga Workshop with Jessi Dellert at East Side Yoga and Fitness.  Register for this two hour workshop to relax, unwind and de-stress on Saturday, February 27th beginning at 1pm! Sounds like heaven! Cost is $40.  To register visit: http://www.east-sideyogaandfitness.com under the workshop tab.

Adorn:
Bring out your inner Iris Apfel and stock up on some gorgeous vintage jewelry!  The Garment District – 200 Broadway –  is hosting a one-night only Vintage Valentine Jewelry event on Thursday, February 11th from 5pm-9pm and it’s going to be amazing!  Featuring a wide array of gorgeous vintage costume jewelry from the last century, this sale will include the following designers: Trifari, Weiss, Sadie Green, Claudette, Accessocraft NYC, Schreiner NY, Monet, Whiting & Davis, Coro, Napier, Wendy Gell, Laguna, Sarah, and more. Be it silver and turquoise, chunky bangles, drippy rhinestones, or unique brooches, this event will have something for everyone’s taste! We can’t wait!

Educate:
Do you dream of owning a home?  Of course you do, it’s the American Dream.  For most of us buying a home is the single biggest investment we’ll ever make, and it can be pretty daunting, especially to first time buyers.  Fairway Independent Mortgage knows how intimidating purchasing your first home can be, and they decided to do something to help. Thursday February 11th from 5:30 to 7pm Fairway Independent Mortgage will be hosting a free first time home buyer seminar! The seminar will take place at Fairway Independent Mortgage, 380 West Broadway Suite 101, and includes complimentary food and drink.   Make sure to RSVP to Drew Williams at dreww@fairwaymc.com or 617-337-4559. For more information visit: https://www.facebook.com/fairwayboston

Support:
Lace up your bowling shoes and help support Team Southie – a group of ambitious, teenage entrepreneurs at the Dog Bowl!  On Sunday, February 14th from 1pm-4pm, head to South Boston Bowl for an afternoon of bowling and raising funds and awareness of the City of Boston Leash law and to increase safety in our neighborhood for dog owners, pets, seniors, and children. Suggested donation is $15.  Team Southie is made up of teens from the BCYF Tynan, Condon and Curley centers.  They’ve entered into a Youth Entrepreneur Venture with the United Way.  They’ve been awarded $1000 to begin their mission but they need your help, Southie!  Their goal is to enhance “Southie” pride among neighbors old and new and help defray cost of our senior citizens’ dog care at local animal clinics.  How will they be doing it?  By selling really cool dog leases emblazoned with a “pawsitive” message.  Stop by and show your support!

Sharing the love! Southie Kids Care presents Valentine’s Dance to Warm the Homeless will take place on Friday, February 12th from 6:30pm-9pm at the South Boston Neighborhood House (136 H Street).  This dance is perfect for kids ages 8 and above.  (Anyone under the age of 10 is asked to be accompanied by an adult.)  Admission is a donation of a hat, mittens, socks, or a Dunkin Donuts gift card all to be donated to the Pine Street Inn!

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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. Co-host of Caught Up, storyteller, lover of red wine and binge watching TV series. Mrs. Peter G. Follow her @MaureenCaught.