Keep those kids entertained this week! Here are some local neighborhood suggestion for school vacation week!
The Murphy Rink is offering public skating through the winter. If you don’ t have skates, don’t worry. You can rent them from Teddy – he is the skate master (and local legend). If your blades are dull, he’ll sharpen ’em up for you! So bundle up the family and head to the rink! For hours of public skating visit here!
Lace up those bowling shoes
Head to East Broadway to Southie Candlepin and bowl a few strings at this old school institution! They are open daily 12pm-7pm. Are big balls more of your thing? Kings Dining & Entertainment in the Seaport District offers all kinds of fun! This spot features 20,000 square feet of fun at 60 Seaport Boulevard complete with 16 lanes of big ball bowling, an arcade filled with video games, pool tables, foosball a giant four-man air hockey table, shuffle board, and hoops!
Children’s Winter Festival
It’s Children’s Winter Festival Time on the Boston Common! On Thursday, February 24th from 11am-2pm. Attractions include a funhouse maze, the Snowzilla Jr. inflatable winter-themed slide, a Ski Lift photo op, an inflatable curling lane, All Star Challenge obstacle course, rides in the park on the Trackless Train, family dance classes, and hands-on games including Connect Four, Skee Ball, cornhole, horseshoes, Jenga, chess, and field games facilitated by Knucklebones. You can learn more here!
Check out Conversation Hearts
Did you know that conversation hearts turn 120 this year? Come celebrate this South Boston-born candy classic via Necco with a super-sized installation at The Rocks. From “Best Day Ever” to “Crazy 4 U,”” find a heart that warms you from head to toe. With warmer temps forecasted this week, it’s a perfect time to check this out! You can learn more here!
Boston Public Library is offering some fun events this week! Crafts, activities, stories and Mike the Bubble Man! For full schedule visit here!
From guided hikes, wildlife observation opportunities, crafting activities, games, stories, DCR has all kinds of events this week! For a full list of activities and programming visit DCR’s website.
Boston Parks Department Sports and More
From wiffleball to indoor soccer, the Boston Park Department is offering plenty of sports clinics this week. You can learn more here!
Maureen Dahill is the editor of Caught in Southie and a lifelong resident of South Boston sometimes mistaken for a yuppie. Co-host of Caught Up, storyteller, lover of red wine and binge watching TV series. Mrs. Peter G. Follow her @MaureenCaught.
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