3 min readBy Published On: June 16th, 2022Categories: Caught in Southie0 Comments on Weekend Picks – June 17th

And it’s a long weekend! Juneteenth is celebrated on Monday. Learn the history of Juneteenth here! 

Who’s ready to play?

The much anticipated 21,000 square foot pickleball/restaurant/entertainment concept, PKL will officially open its doors on Saturday, June 18th at 11am at the Cole Hersee building as part of the Iron Works development!   You can get the details here! 

Swap + Sip at the Plant Bar by wesleaf

Do you have a plant that’s no longer bringing you joy? Stop by the Plant Bar at wesleaf at 100 Seaport Blvd. for a swap + sip! Please ziploc + label your plant with plant name and care instructions.

Dear old dad

Father’s Day is Sunday, June 19th!  Here’s a roundup of gift ideas for dad – and you won’t even have to leave the neighborhood to get them.  #shoplocal

Participate in the Moakley Clean Up

Join Boston Harbor Now and the Boston Parks and Recreation Department at Moakley Park Saturday June 18th at 9:00am and help clean up the Park! It’s a great way give back to your community! 

Castle Island Beer Tasting at Love Child

Love Child will be hosting a Castle Island Brewing sampling on Saturday from 12pm-3pm plus gifts, wine, beer, and spirits for dad gift giving!

In Good Company Pride Celebration at Gray’s Hall

In Good Company is hosting a Pride Party at Gray’s Hall on June 18th from 2pm-6pm. There will be food, wine + raffles!  Proceeds to benefit Lambda Legal. You can reserve your seat here! 

Karaoke at Castle Island Brewing

That’s right Southie, Castle Island Brewing is doing it!  Bring your least tone-deaf friends by for some killer karaoke. Saturday from 8-11 PM. 

Juneteenth Boston Celebrations

Here are some Juneteenth celebrations happening in Boston this weekend.

Participate in the Boston Waterfront 5K

The Boston Waterfront 5K is Boston’s most unique 5K course with over a mile of running along the water, a fantastic post-race celebration with music, a beer garden, pizza, and more. This fun event takes place on Saturday, June 18th at 10am!  You can learn more here! 

Pride Climb at Rock Spot

🌈 Come celebrate all and non-gender folks at Rock Spot Climbing in South Boston! 🌈 They are partnering 🤝 with the Massachusetts Transgender Political Coalition (MTPC) to support our gender expansive community on Saturday, June 18th from 4-9pm. Arrive any time! Price includes rental gear (harness and climbing shoes), and safety orientation, with a portion 💰 of the proceeds going to support the MTPC and their crucial work.  No climbing experience is necessary to have a good time.  You can register here! 

Free Admission at the ICA

In celebration of Juneteenth, the ICA is offering free admission on Sunday!

Sunday Funday at the Lawn on D

The Lawn on D is open to the public from 7:00 am – 11:00 pm – Food, drinks + lawn games  from 1:00pm – 3:00pm.  There will a Citizens Juneteenth Coloring Activity for kids in addition to Citizens photo booth from 1pm-4pm. Live music with Closing Time! 

Frozen Drinks are Back at Capo

Perfect for enjoying on their patio, Capo has announced that frozen drinks like Raspberry Frose and Mudslides are back for the season! Go get one…or two!

Free HIIT Workout at A Street Park

Move Studio is offering a free HIIT workout on Sundays at 9am at A Street Park.

Outdoor Dining in the Neighborhood

With these warmer temps this weekend, it’s a perfect excuse to enjoy some cocktails and food al fresco!  Check out our roundup of outdoor patios that are open in the neighborhood.

Check back as this list may be updated

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