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Weekend Picks – February 9th

Eat:
Pizza, pizza!  It’s National Pizza Day on Friday, February 9th!  Southie’s got some of the best pizza around from classic old school Land of Pizza aka Lando’s, to wood fire pizza from Lincoln to a Southie favorite Cafe Porto Bello  to under the radar awesome pizza at the Seapoint!  We say order up some pizza, pour a glass of wine and celebrate National Pizza Day!

Drink:
Valentine’s Day is coming and Dorchester Brewing Company is hosting a Beer & Chocolate Tasting!  They’ll be pairing beers with chocolate! Each ticket will receive a flight of 4 DBco beers and 4 Phillips chocolates that pair perfectly together.  21+ event. IDs will be checked upon registration at the event.  Tickets are $20 To purchase tickets, visit here!

Dance:
Kick it old school!  The Polish American Club is hosting a special Valentine’s Day Party on Saturday, February 10th at 8pm.  If you’re single, come and mingle.  Got a mate, come and celebrate!  Must be 21+ No cover.  Music by the Polish Triangle’s own DJ Kaz!  Read our review of the PC on Caught in Dot! 

Order:
Sweet Treats for your Valentine!  Show your valentine a little love with these sweet treats from Miam Miam Macaronerie on West Broadway! They are taking pre-orders for Valentine’s Day Saturday 2/10. After that it’ll be first come first serve for what we they have in store! Offering their Signature Chocolate Covered Strawberry Macs and Conversation Heart Macs in 6/12 piece boxes. Order online or email at yummy@miammiammac.com

Workout:
Get into the Olympic spirit at East Side Yoga this weekend!  It’s the Winter Olympic Challenge – attend one class each day – Friday, Saturday and Sunday – and you’ll be automatically entered for a chance to win a week of free classes!  You can register here! 

Book:
Sip & Smooch! Valentine’s Day is right around the corner and love is in the air!  Surprise someone you love (or at least lust)  with the Sip and Smooch in Boston package at Aloft Hotel.  Think high society dining.  A romantic toast and love in the city!  Have an urban escape right here in the neighborhood!  The Aloft Boston Seaport is offering the Sip & Smooch package which includes accommodations for two at the Aloft, an included three-course dinner for two at new The Social Register restaurant, and two champagne splits with chocolate covered strawberries. You can book online or call 866-716-8143 and mention rate plan LZPKG1.

Watch:
The Bruins face the Sabres on Saturday at 7pm and then the Devils on Sunday at 7pm.  Wondering where to watch?  Here are some suggestions! 

See:
I’m on a boat! Dreaming of warmer weather? Go see The New England Boat show at the Boston Convention Center. Spend the day looking at boats, yachts, schooners, and nautical displays galore. If your wealthy enough to purchase one, good for you! If your like the rest of us, you can spend the day dreaming of the one you’ll buy when you hit the Power Ball. The show runs through February 18th. Get your tickets HERE and also use the promo code “BOATGO” for a special Buy one, get one offer through 2/9/18.

Do:
Let’s take a trip!  It’s the Boston Globe Travel Show!  February 9-11, the Seaport World Trade Center will host the 13th Boston Globe Travel Show where enthusiasts and experts alike come for the chance to preview what’s hot and new for travel!  This event will also feature deals & giveaways on trips to exotic destinations A health and wellness pavilion with free massages, healthy beverage bar, healthy cooking demonstrations and stretching techniques.  There will also be a craft beer pavilion, plus discussions with legendary travel writers such as Pauline Frommer and New York Times bestselling travel author Patricia Schultz!  For more information and tickets visit here! 

Win:
Win big! Want to win a $500 Visa Gift Card? Duh, who doesn’t?  Mass Bay Credit Union (West Fourth Street Branch and D Street Branch) is hosting a special contest when you use the Interactive Teller Machine.  Mention this contest or perform a live teller translation with a staff member at the new ITM, and you’ll atomically be entered to win a $500 gift card to Visa!  The more you use the ITM the more chances you have at winning!  You an play now through February 15th!  Good luck!

Register:
South Boston Catholic Academy is hosting a special high energy ride at The Handle Bar in Southie!  Spin for the Gym will take place on Saturday, March 3rd  at 3pm!  (Arrive at 2:45pm to receive your complimentary pair of spin shoes for the ride and get set up on a bike. Spin from 3:00-3:45pm with friends from the SBCA community. Afterwards enjoy complimentary champagne and toast all you hard work!  Profits from this event will go towards new gym equipment for the students including push up trainers, new nets and more!  Tickets are $33.33.  To register visit here! Questions? Email Jamie Brown at j.brown@sbcatholicacademy.org  Come on out for an an afternoon of fitness and fun to support a great Southie school!

Prepare:
Valentine’s Day is coming up!  Get yourself gorgeous at these Southie spas and salons!  From waxing to blowouts, they’ve got you covered!  Check them out here! 

Date Night:
Drop off the kids to the BAC for Boss Baby Movie Night on Friday February 11th 5-8pm. Dress the kids in their pajamas and drop ‘em off for pizza, popcorn & a movie while you take the night off! Sleeping bags and pillows are welcome! Email Jamie at kids@bostonathleticclub.com

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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.

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