3.8 min readBy Published On: May 9th, 2013Categories: Arts and Entertainment, Lifestyle0 Comments on Weekend Picks

May 10th

Eat:? Treat your mom to a delicious week of desserts for Mother’s Day. The 14th annual Boston Bakes for Breast Cancer is a sweet way to help battle breast cancer while treating the special women in our lives. Teaming up with restaurants, bakeries, and cafes across the region, Boston Bakes offers the opportunity to enjoy a delectable dessert, and support breast cancer research.  Participating establishments dedicate one dessert off their menu for the week and direct 100 percent of proceeds from the sales of that dessert to breast cancer research and care at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. This special fundraiser is happening until Mother’s Day May, 12th.?Some local South Boston businesses are participating including Flour, Strega Waterfront, Stop and Shop, Legal Harborside and Salvatores.   For a full list of participants visit: http://www.bostonbakesforbreastcancer.org/restaurants-and-bakeries/

Drink: Cheers! Happy Birthday Social Wines!  Help Social Wines celebrate their first birthday from 2pm-5pm and sample wine, beer and spirits.  There will be a raffle with amazing prizes like glassware, one-month free parking at 50 West Broadway, and a Ryan&Wood Gift Pack.  All proceeds will benefit The One Fund including profits for the day from items sold from the tastings.  Stop by and celebrate!  We know we will!?

Shop: I’ll always love my momma!  Don’t forget your mom this weekend!  Find just the perfect thing to make her feel special!  https://caughtinsouthie.com/shop/mothers-day-ideas

Sip&Shop: The good people of Bee’s Knees wants to make sure you spoil your mom this Mother’s Day.  Stop by for a night of wine, chocolates, florals and gifts at this private shopping event!  ??The shopping experts will help you select the perfect gift to make mom feel super-duper on her special day!  Enjoy a glass of wine while you shop!

Watch: Hey sports fans!  You’ve got your choice of games – be it the Sox or the B’s.  Here are some spots around town to watch a game!

Listen: Inchicore at Seapoint! Celebrate your Irish pride this Saturday, May 11th at the Seapoint  (367 East Eighth).  At 9pm, the Irish band Inchicore takes the stage and will have you clapping your hands, tapping your feet and up and dancing for sure. There is no cover charge so gather up a group, order up a round of Guinness and Jameson and raise your glass to Ireland!??

Culture: Enjoy Art Walk – Fort Point Artists Association’s spring open studios is happening this weekend, May 10-12. With 75 studios and galleries open, special events, hand-on art activities, and public art–you won’t want to miss it!! More info: http://www.fortpointarts.org/open-studios/

The Dever Players at BC High present the musical – Once On This Island!  at 3pm, South Boston’s own Samantha Courage plays Timoune and Sofia Encarnacao, a fifth grader at the Condon plays Little Timoune. Ticket are $10 for adults and $5 for students.

Thursday, May 9th and Friday, May 10th at 7:30pm
Saturday, May 11 at 3pm

Taxi: Hey Southie!  Hailo has a deal just for you!  Use Hailo to get a taxi from wherever you are!  All it takes is two taps on your iPhone or Android and you can pay wit you credit or debit.  Easy peasy! Get $10 off your next Boston cab ride. Just download Hailo, the Boston Taxi App, registerer in the app, and use promo SOUTHIE for $10 towards your first Hailo ride. https://www.hailocab.com/boston The code expires on May 31st.?

Be Warned:
DCR Traffic & Parking Advisory: Marine Corp Race
On Saturday, May 11, 2013, the Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR) will close William J. Day Boulevard in South Boston to all traffic to accommodate the Marine Corp Race on William J. Day Boulevard. All four lanes on Day Blvd will be used for the race. Traffic will be detoured to adjacent roadways: Columbia Road, Farragut Road and Shore Road will serve as a route to Castle Island. Parking will also be prohibited along the roadway.

There will be no parking on Day Boulevard from I Street to Farragut Road from Friday, May 10th at 10:00 pm through Saturday, May 11th at 10:30 am.

Temporary overnight parking for residents with a valid City of Boston South Boston Resident Parking Sticker will be provided at the angled parking spots located between Shore Road and the Castle Island parking lot on Friday May 10, 2013. This temporary parking area will be staffed and vehicles will be checked for resident parking stickers.