3.1 min readBy Published On: April 23rd, 2012Categories: Arts and Entertainment, Lifestyle0 Comments on Weekend Picks

Papagayo (283 Summer Street) has some of the best guacamole around made fresh at your table. En celebramos, Papagayo is having a Cinco de Mayo Flash Mob Dance! The celebration is sponsored by Corona, and will feature prize giveaways and live music entertainment spanning from mariachis to a DJ. Entrance price entitles guests to seven tickets towards the purchase of Coronas, Margaritas and food, featuring: specialty appetizers, quesadillas, burritos, and guacamole and chips. Ticket price is $30.  For more information go to:  http://www.eventbrite.com/event/3405402651

The Kentucky Derby will be run for the 138th time on Saturday at Churchill Downs on Saturday, May 5th.  Watch the excitement locally at Barlow’s and help support a great cause.  The South Boston Collaborative will be hosting a Derby Day at Barlow’s (241 A Street) from 3pm to 6:30pm.  Enjoy complimentary hors d’oeuvres, buffet, a cash bar, and wear your finest Derby outfit because you just might win a prize for Best Dressed – Ladies $500 gift card to Ku de Ta, Gentlemen $250 in gift cards to local restaurants.  Tickets are $20.  Insider’s Tip:  Bet it all on Union Rags.

We are looking for the mother of all pictures for our first ever Mother’s Day Picture Contest!  Send us endearing snapshots of long ago or funny photos of mom and kids.  Maybe your lucky enough to have three generations of moms captured in a photo.  You can even send us pictures of beautiful handmade cards or signs that you received for Mother’s Day.  Just as long as mom is the subject!  We are taking submission until Sunday, May 6th.  We will then select the top 5 and have the readers of Caught in Southie vote for their favorite!  Our winner will receive a very special Mother’s Day Spa Package courtesy of Nurture Spa and Salon.?Send in your pictures to [email protected].  It’s a perfect way to show mom how much you care!??

Looking for some extra bread in your wallet this summer? The Seapoint Restaurant is looking for servers and bartenders.  This 40 year old family run eating and drinking joint would love for you to join their team.  Those interested should contact Tommy Connolly at 617-504-0353.

Pop the cork!  Social Wines has opened its doors.  In the spirit (pun intended), Social Wines (52 West Broadway) is hosting a curated beer and tequila tasting from 5:30 to 8:00pm. Owners John and Chris are friendly and knowledgable and happy to answer any questions you may have.  Tell them Caught in Southie sent you!

Give your mother a little TLC this Mother’s Day.  Spa Christine – this airy oasis at the corner of K and East Broadway, is featuring some Mother’s Day packages that will give her the much needed pampering she deserves. Our favorite ones?  The Mother’s Retreat and Mom’s Relaxation Day.   For details and pricing: https://caughtinsouthie.com/feature/mothers-retreat

The BARRE Room is open!  The new to Southie C2 Pilates is now offering Barre classes in their top of the line studio located in the Cahill building (640 Summer Street).  Designed to lengthen your muscles, Barre is a fusion of pilates, dance, and yoga choreographed to music and done at the ballet barre.  This trendy all over work-out will lift your butt, carve your abs and tone your legs and arms.  Be prepared to use balls, bands and weights to achieve ultimate results.Right now C2 is offering your Caught in Southie readers a special monthly introductory package – Unlimited Barre classes for just $99.???