1.5 min readBy Published On: April 27th, 2013Categories: Features0 Comments on Weekend Picks

Give Back

Here are some things to do that will help give back:

Dance Out for Jane!  Attend this special event for Jane Richard – the 7-year old little girl who lost her leg in the Marathon bombing and sister of Martin Richard from Dorchester who passed away in the tragedy.  Jane is an Irish dancer and this night will feature a nice of Irish dance by the Boston College Irish Dance Club and special performances by local World Medal Holders and a former World Champion.
When: Saturday April 27th at 7 PM
Where: John Hancock Back Bay Events Center
Tickets cost $26.20. Tickets can be bought online at: http://www.biddingforgood.com/auction/AuctionHome.action?vhost=danceoutforjane

Cookies for Boston! Southie Girl Scout Troop 79813 will be selling cookies in front of the Cranberry Cafe on Saturday, April 27 from 9:30-1pm.  All proceeds will be donated to the One Fund.

Dine and shop till you drop. Now that Boylston Street is back open for business, Mayor Menino announced there will be free parking from now through the weekend.  “To support the efforts of our local businesses through the end of the weekend, the City of Boston is offering free parking at meters on Boylston Street and throughout the entire Back Bay,” said Menino. ??Today is the first day Boylston Street has been opened since the Marathon Monday bombings. ??So go out to dinner, do a little shopping, spend some money and help the local economy!

Paint for a cause.  The Urban Art Bar (163 Old Colony Ave.) has organized a fundraiser for The One Fund Boston on Sunday, April 28th at 6:30pm.  Enjoy a few hours of sipping, socializing and painting all while raising money for an important cause. Urban Art Bar is donating 30% of money raised for class reservations.