3.6 min readBy Published On: August 9th, 2017Categories: Arts and Entertainment, Lifestyle0 Comments on Weekend Picks – August 11th

Lobster, shrimp and oysters, oh my! Celebrate the 6th Annual Boston Seafood Festival at Boston Fish Pier at the on Sunday, August 13th from 11am-7pm. This family friendly event begins at 11am and goes for 8 delicious hours until 7pm.   Guests can look forward to chef demos, clambakes, a live DJ, shucking contests, educational events, and, yep, tons and tons of tastings.  For more information visit here! 

Build your own margarita!  Stephi’s in Southie partners up with two of our favorites Ghost Tequila and The Juice Box!  Starting at $10 you can concoct your own creation including fresh and delicious juice from The Juice Box’s and Ghost Tequila!

Shop Southie! There are lots of sales going on in the neighborhood!  Celebrate with a closet refresh and shop local!  Here’s a quick guide of where to shop in Southie!

Have you checked out Southie’s newest fitness studio yet?  BTone Fitness is officially open and offers an amazing reformer workout to tone and strengthen.  And for new clients you can purchase a 3 pack of classes for just $30 (must be used within 30 days of purchase date.) For more information visit here!

Head to the Lawn on D and enjoy a full day of spectacular performances and dance lessons by the best international and local dance on Saturday, August 12th beginning at 1pm through the night! Saturday’s headlining act is the U.S. debut of the French “vertical dance” company, Retouramont . Their repertoire includes dancing in mid-air while dangling from a crane, on a structure of poles anchored to the ground!  For a full schedule visit here! 

Go fly a kite!  Make a kite and fly it from the harbor’s highest point at Spectacle Island on Saturday, August 12th 11:30am-1pm.  Just one of the many fun activities and events on the Boston Harbor Island.  

Look for Artists for Humanity at Faneuil Hall Marketplace!  Learn to take your Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook photography to the next level with a three lunchtime workshops (1pm-2pm) taught by staff from Artists for Humanity. Each workshop will combine fun and informal “class” time with guided photo walks. Sessions may focus on people, architecture, food, or other topics, depending on the interests of the group. By the time the workshop is over, you’ll be more than ready to impress your followers with newly acquired composition and editing techniques. Sounds good to us!  For more information visit here! 

Enjoy a free concert at Castle Island on Saturday, August 12th at 2pm featuring  Berklee College of Music’s artists!

Celebrate summer with the Boston Center for Youth and Families with a good old fashioned Summer Block Party!  This event is FREE and open to the public and takes place at the Condon School – 200 D Street.  There will be food, games, music and more!

Dust off your dance shoes!  Legendary Southie DJ Dru Errico is playing Saturday night at 8pm at the Seapoint.  Plan on dancing the night away to such local favorites like Happy Radio and Young Hearts Run Free! No cover charge.  Plenty of parking!

On Saturday, August 12th, 2017 Equinox, the high-performance lifestyle leader, continues its Seaport Sweat fitness series with a Best Ever Series masterclass mashup, with signature programming favorites Best Butt Ever, Best Arms Ever and Best Abs Ever.  From 10:00AM to 11:00AM, tone and tighten as Equinox’s expert group fitness instructors, Sara Steel Rogers, Heidi Anderson and Chad Flahive bring out the best in Boston’s fitness. Open to both members and non-members, the high-intensity conditioning class incorporates strength, cardio, and flexibility to sculpt the ultimate body. This masterclass mashup of Best Arms, Abs & Butt Ever is strategically engineered to sculpt eye-catching arms through a trial of constant tension, lift and shape the rear with waist exercises to strengthen the core, and chisel gorgeous abs by igniting the metabolism; all sure to help accentuate the new assets. To reserve a space, please click here. For more information on programming visit www.equinox.com.

Unwind and restore at the Radiant Yoga Restorative Workshop with Reiki!  Enjoy an hour and half long workshop taught by Pamela Newman and Shira Brenner.  Featuring deep relaxation of Restorative yoga and hands on Reiki healing touch on Sunday, August 13th from 7:30pm-9pm $35.  You can register here! 

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