2.4 min readBy Published On: April 1st, 2012Categories: Arts and Entertainment, Lifestyle0 Comments on Weekend Picks

Weekend of April 19th

Game on!  We know the Red Sox have started off their season on a disappointing note, but don’t give up yet!  The Bruins and Celtics are also playing!  Wonder where to watch the game?  We’ve got some suggestions!  https://caughtinsouthie.com/restaurants-bar/7-places-watch-game

Answer this! If you know the answers to questions like, what year did the TV series Mash end or how many tails does a comet have, then head out for trivia tonight. Seaport is said to have the best trivia night in town featuring Stumps Trivia on Thursday nights. So gather up the gang, share some appetizers and test your trivia knowledge. 

Shop till you drop!  Ku de Ta (663 East Broadway) is having a spring sale!  Take an additional 40% off the sale rack this coming Friday, April 20th through Sunday, April 22nd.  Keep your eyes out for designer denim, flirty tops, and luxe handbags.

Bada Bing! Admit it, you miss the antics of Tony, Paulie and Silvio.  Well, on Friday, April 20th you enjoy a night of good old fashioned Italian mob-style fun at The Soprano’s Last Supper.  This live theater comedy will begin at 7pm at Florian Hall (55 Hallet Street, Dorchester) and will help benefit the Answer House – a substance abuse residential treatment for me. Tickets are $35.  For more information contact Bobby Sances 617-268-7124

Then and now.  April is  indeed a busy month for art shows not to be missed in 02127!?This Saturday, April 21st -the new show at Medicine Wheel Productions open.   Then and Now features three internationally know South African artists showcasing their earlier work and current work.  There is a gallery talk at 5:30pm  on Saturday April 21st and it is followed by the reception from 6 to 8pm.  Both are free and open to the public.

Family pick! Give your kids a little culture!  Materials and expression –  The ICA’s latest exhibit, “The Record: Contemporary Art and Vinyl,” pays homage to the record and its influence on contemporary art. Let your kids get creative in the art lab, where they can design their own album covers. Activities free with admission: $15, $13 seniors, $10 seniors, free for 17 and under. 10 a.m.-3 p.m. 100 Northern Ave., Boston. 617-478-3100, icaboston.org

Picnic for the planet!  Celebrate Earth Day on Sunday, April 22nd and be part of the world’s largest Earth Day celebration.  Pack a lunch, grab a blanket and head out to the Boston Common Frog Pond.  The Nature Conservancy will attempt to break a Guinness World Record for the largest global picnic, to the soundtrack of live music courtesy of Radio 92.9. Learn more about nature in Massachusetts, sample great local and natural foods, and enter to win free tickets to Earthfest in May.  The picnic takes place from 11am-5pm.