2.9 min readBy Published On: June 3rd, 2012Categories: Arts and Entertainment, Lifestyle0 Comments on Weekend Picks

for the weekend of June 15th

Get involved:
Local elected officials have planned another public safety meeting for Thursday, June 14th at 6pm at the Condon Community School.  In light of the recent homicides at West Broadway Homes,Congressman Stephen Lynch, Senator Jack Hart, Councilor Bill Linehan, and Representative Nick Collins, along with the South Boston Neighborhood Association Committee and the Mayor’s Office will be hosting a meeting to discuss public safety.  
Social Wines (52 West Broadway) is offering weekly beer and wine tastings.  This week they are doubling up on the wine tastings for both Thursday and Friday.  Stop by for a sample on Thursdays from 5:30-8pm. Try it – you might like it!  While your there, pick up a bottle – or two!  Like them on Facebook to find out the details! http://www.facebook.com/SocialWines
Mix and mingle and help support the Pan Mass Challenge.   Join Pedal Partner and 7 year old Southie resident Aidan Milan and Team Fancy Pants for an evening of food, drinks, and amazing raffles to benefit the Dana Farber/Jimmy Fund Clinic.  This event happens Friday, June 15th at the South Boston Yacht Club (1849 Day Blvd.) from 6pm-10pm.  To donate on-line visit pmg.org erin milan em0161
Hot dog:
Boston Red Dog (274 South Hampton Street) is hosting a Dock Dog Event where some hot dogs will be diving off to see how has the biggest, highest and longest jumps into a forty foot swimming pool!  There will be food trucks, face painting, and lots prizes and surprises.  It’s happening Saturday, June 16th and Sunday, June 17th from 11am-6pm.  For more information visit: http://www.bostonreddog.com/
Who’s your daddy?:
It’s Father’s Day!  Don’t forget dear old Dad.  The one who taught you how to ride your pick and gave you advice like, “Do the right thing,” and always balance your check book.   Calnan’s (709 East Broadway) has a great selection of cards with just the right word to tell Dad just how much he means to you.  
Stroke!  Stroke!:
The Boston Tea Paddle is happening this weekend.  It’s New England’s premiere stand up paddle race happening at Liberty Wharf.   This is a family friendly event  where paddle boarders of all levels can participate in a variety of course.  Dad’s can take a free lesson on Father’s Day – June 17th.  Proceeds from this event benefit Journey Forward is a non-profit organization dedicated to bettering the lives of those who have suffered a Spinal Cord Injury.  For more information visit www.bostonteapaddle.com
Grab a Seat:
The Musical Chair Championships are taking place on Saturday, June 16th at the Amesbury Sports Park.  This festival of fun features live music, rides, food, alcohol and lots and lots of chairs.  Last man standing or sitting rather, wins $10,000.   Try to break the world’s record for largest game of musical chair – 8,238.   Registration begins at 9am.  For more information visit http://musicalchairswc.com/
Forecast show sunny skies and temperatures in the 70’s.  Perfect weather for exploring the Southie Waterfront.  We say head harborside and do an appetizer crawl.  Here’s our quick guide to where to eat and drink: https://caughtinsouthie.com/restaurants-bar/eat-and-drink