2.8 min readBy Published On: December 12th, 2013Categories: Arts and Entertainment, Lifestyle0 Comments on Weekend Picks

December 13th

Happy Birthday Paramount Southie (667 East Broadway)!  Celebrate the East Broadway hot spot with special additions to the the menu, specialty cocktails and gifts for you all weekend long December 13th-15th. 

Warm yourself from the inside out with one of Franklin Southie’s (152 Dorchester Ave.) cocktails.  Belly up to the bar and order up The Lost Barrel – Jamesons, Domaine de Canton, Fresh Lemon Juice and Demerara Syrup.  Pair it with their Sweet Onion Mac n’ Cheese or Smoked Eggplant Dip with Fresh Naan. Another bonus?  You can know park at the Mass Bay Credit Union Parking lot located at the corner of A and West Fourth Street.
Hours for parking:?

  • Monday – Wednesday,
  • Friday & Saturday AFTER 5:00pm?
  • Thursday AFTER 6:00pm
  • ?Sunday ALL DAY

Get ready to sip, shop and stroll in Fort Point.  The Fort Point  neighborhood of South Boston is hosting a Holiday Stroll on Friday, December 13th from 4pm-8pm.  Neighborhood businesses will be open for a unique evening of shopping with special offers, discounts, and holiday treats for all!   To see full list of participants and deals visit: https://caughtinsouthie.com/feature/shop-sip-and-stroll

Social Wines (52 West Broadway) and  South Boston Boys and Girls Club have your Christmas gifts all wrapped up at their Gift Wrapping Extravaganza. On Saturday, December 14th and Sunday, December 15th  drop off your gifts and the South Boston Boys and Girls Club Wrap Stars will wrap up your present in festive wrapping paper.  Cross one thing of your “ToDo” list.  Wrapping takes place from 1-4pm.  A small fee is asked to help fund all the amazing programs at the Southie club!
Fourth Presbyterian Church (340 Dorchester Street) goes “Broadway” this weekend with their interpretation of Wicked.  This outstanding show will happen this weekend Friday, December 13th and Saturday, December 14th at 7pm and feature 15 local teens and tweens.  Come enjoy songs like Popular and Defying Gravity! This event is free and open to the public. 

Tired of the commercialization of Christmas?  Learn more about the meaning of this season at a special GenY’s event -What Does the Bible Really Say About Christmas? on Saturday, December 14th at 5pm at the Gate of Heaven Lower Hall.  This event is hoping you’ll take time during the busy hustle and bustle of the holiday season to reflect and revisit the story of Christmas. Southie GenYs would like to invite the entire South Boston community to refresh our memories about what this special time of year is really all about.  This talk will be lead by Brother Matt Janeczko and will be festive refreshments served. GenY is a new spiritual group formed through St. Brigid’s and Gate of Heaven parishes with a focus on the three pillars of social, service and spirituality.

Strip down to your speedo, don a Santa hat and brave the cold!  If this sounds like fun, you should participate in the one-mile Santa Speedo Run on December 14th at 1pm.  The funds raised from this race will benefit Play Ball Foundation, a terrific organization that provides Boston middle school students with a chance to play and build friendships and character through the lessons of sport – teamwork, communication and discipline. To register visit: http://www.ssrunners.org/