Say Cheese!

Head to American Provisions and get schooled in cheese!  They’ll teach you everything from Limburger to Brie to Danish Bleu and what to serve with it.  You might even become a cheese expert and you can impress all your friends with your cheese knowledge. They’ll even tell you what wines to pair with your cheese! To learn more, visit here! 

The Dirty Italian is also ready to help you with all your meat and cheese questions! Check out one of their many tastings during the week!  The Dirty Italian will also be hosting their first charcuterie class will be on January 25th at Castle Island Brewing. Sign-ups will open on January 3rd.

Did you know baking can relieve stress?

It can relieve many symptoms of stress and anxiety not to mention you end up with something delicious to eat.  Flour Bakery offers virtual baking classes, teaching you everything from brioche and sticky buns to cookies! They also have at-home baking kits too!  For more information, visit here! 

Create with Love Child

With Love Child’s beautiful shop as the backdrop, they offer creative workshops perfectly designed for you and your besties. Hit pause from the daily routine and learn and play! Upcoming workshops include floral arranging, booze + blooms, a book club, a Vanderpump Rules Watch Party, and more!

Make some dumplings!

Learn how to make dumplings at Mei Mei! The class is a two-hour hands-on class in folding and cooking delicious dumplings. The class price includes the teaching, food and drink, dumplings to take home, and a recipe card. Get tickets here!

Learn to play Pickleball

Pickleball is all the rage! If you don’t know how to play, PKL can help you out with Pickleball 101 where you can learn the basics! Grab a partner or show up solo to this introductory 90-minute clinic. Sip on a cocktail as you learn rules, scoring and general technique. We will sprinkle in a little strategy, laughs, and fun. You can learn more here! 

Get crafty!

Learn how to use that sewing machine collecting dust in your basement or knit that sweater you’ve been dreaming about.  The Stitch House is not only a fully stocked yarn shop, but it also offers classes for all the fiber arts including crochet, sewing, and quilting.  The Stitch House staff of expert instructors, are not only talented but are patient and hands-on, for a full list of classes visit here!   

Take an indoor adventure!

Try rock climbing!  Rock Spot Climbing is a fun way to get some exercise and try something a little daring!  They offer new student value packs, so you can give it a try. If you decide you love it, you can always get a monthly membership! Whether you’re a beginner or an experienced climber, Rock Spot Climbing is THE spot to be!   For more information, visit their website! 

Learn to make pottery

Learn to create a beautiful mug or bowl! Clay Lounge is a community-driven pottery studio and gallery located in SoWa Arts District in the South End.  It is a creative space welcoming beginners and experienced potters to journey into clay. You can learn more about the workshops and classes here! 

Drink up!

Micro-brewed craft beer is so last year.  Craft spirits are the new black when it comes to local distilling.  Grand Ten Distilling is located right here in South Boston and offers tours and tastings and now has a full bar where they mix up some of the best cocktails in town. For tour information and hours of operation visit here!

Kick ass!

Have you ever wished that if you were approached in a dark alley, you could give the creep an uppercut to the chin?  Peter Welch’s Gym will have you blocking, kicking, and punching your way to your best physical condition, all while building up your self-confidence and improving your self-discipline!  In addition to fighter conditioning classes, PWG also offers self-defense classes throughout the year, including one coming up on January 14th at 12pm!   For a full schedule or for more information, visit here! 

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