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


Visit Franklin Park Zoo on January 14 and celebrate the Year of the Dragon! Throughout the day, visitors will have the opportunity to watch traditional dances, including a lion dance, listen to music and story telling and learn more about Chinese culture. Children and adults can participate in a variety of arts and crafts activities ranging from Chinese calligraphy to plum blossom painting and making Chinese lanterns.



Spend an hour of power at East Side Yoga (516 East Second Street) at Hot Hour of Power.  Strengthen that core with the is all levels vinyasa class.  Not only is it good for your body, it’s good for your mind too.  For more information:https://caughtinsouthie.com/feature/stretch-breathe

The Pats are playing Saturday night (8pm on CBS)!  Why stay at home and watch Brady crush Tebow when you can go out and mingle with the masses!  Here are 7 suggestions of where to watch the game!  https://caughtinsouthie.com/restaurants-bar/7-places-watch-game


Habit (703 East Broadway) is having a sale.  Starting Friday, January 13th enjoy 30% all fall and winter merchandise, 30% off non-handmade jewelry, and 60% off the sale rack!  Also, sneak a peek at the new pre-spring collection! 


Learn how to stir up classic cocktails from the 1950’s with style!  On Tuesday, January 17, Local 149 is offering Mixology 101 – a 1 hour course on how to make and serve craft cocktails at home. Bar manager Chris Olds and bartender John Mayer will mix history and practical knowledge to give participants a chance to practice with tools and techniques. The cost is $40 per person and includes tastes of chef Leah Dubois’ bar bites to complement the cocktails. For more information or to make reservations, call 617-269-0900 or www.local149.com.


To celebrate the South Boston Arts Association’s 10th Anniversary, internationally renown artist Tom Dunlay will be demonstrating his talent of oil painting.  On Saturday, January 14th at 9:30am stop by the L Street Bath House  (M Street entrance) and take part in this free event. Coffee will be served!https://caughtinsouthie.com/southie-arts-association