3.4 min readBy Published On: January 1st, 2013Categories: Arts and Entertainment, Lifestyle0 Comments on Weekend Picks

for January 11th

Stop by Telegraph Hill  (289 Dorchester Street) for an appetizer or two.  Their extensive appetizer menu features such delights as their famous nachos and crab stuffed mushrooms.  A perfect pairing with on their many craft beers on tap. 

Local 149 wants to warm you up!  Stop by on Sundays for some free hot cider to take away the winter chill.  Whether you waiting for a table for brunch or walking by with the dog, Local 149 help yourself to some complimentary hot apple cider! 

Do you have Pat’s fever?  We do!  Watch the game Sunday, January 13th at 4:30pm at the Seapoint Restaurant.  Order up a Seapoint Sampler fully loaded with the best potato skins, buffalo tenders, and mozzarella sticks.  They serve domestic and imported beer by the pitcher too. Plenty of free parking too!  Insider’s Tip: Get there early!  Thanks to the amount of flat screens TVs and the addition of their new 82 inch flat screen, Seapoint is the perfect spot to watch the Pats. 

Local 149 is getting in on the action too offering a NFL Sunday Package menu including
Buckets of wings, nachos,mini burger baskets and $2 cans of beer.  Can’t beat that!

Have you heard?  Boston’s got a flu epidemic.  In addition to declaring a public health emergency, Mayor Menino and the Boston Public Health Commission is urging people to call your primary care physician and get a flu shot.  The city is offering free flu shots this weekend.  On Saturday, January 12th from 9am to 1pm at the South Boston Health Center (409 West Broadway) and get one!  It will only hurt for a second!  Have questions?  Call the Mayor’s Health Line at 617-534-5050 from 9am-5pm, Monday through Friday, or the Mayor’s 24-hour Hotline at 617-635-4500 after hours.  And for the love of God, when you cough, cover your mouth!

Plan a Gallery Crawl for Saturday, January 12th! Two galleries within walking distance are having receptions for their two new group shows.  Proof Gallery(516 East Second Street) is opening its eagerly awaited annual: Boston Does Boston VI. It is an exhibition of six local artists: John C. Gonzalez, Susan Metican, Joe Joe Orangias, Jeannie Simms, Nick Sullivan and Thomas Willis. Opening reception from 6pm-8pm.  Then head down the street to Medicine Wheel’s Spoke Gallery (110 K Street) featuring a group show with  work by: Ahmed Abdalla, Genara Banzon, L’Merchie Frazier, Dell M. Hamilton, Josephine Pergola, Dan McCole, Courtney Moy, and Mario Quiroz. The exhibition investigates immigration, migration, and/or family trees/legacy.  Five of the featured artists have ties to South Boston.  The gallery and connected events are free and open to the public. Opening reception from 5pm to 7:30pm.

Everyone loves a show tune !  We dare you not to sing along to Sound of Music’s Do Re Mi.  The South Boston Art Association is hosting local vocalist and   actress Lori Walsh and lawyer and pianist Peter Golemme as they feature Rodgers and Hammerstein show.  The fun takes place at the SBAA’s monthly meeting on  Saturday, January 12, at 9:30 a.m. at the Curley Center, M Street entrance, at L Street and Day Boulevard.  Do a deer, a female deer…

Expecting a baby?  Prepare your body for a healthy, mindful and more natural approach to labor and delivery.  B Yoga (516 East Second Street)  is offering a special Prenatal Yoga Class on Sundays from 4:45pm to 5:45pm.  Postures will help strengthen your body, focus your mind and teach you to relax and breath. 

Nurture wants to you to start off the new year beautiful.  For the month of January, Nurture will be offering 15% off all services to existing clients.  So don’t put off that cut and color or facial any longer.  Make the appointment, you deserve it!  Give ’em at call at 617-269-0638.

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