3.3 min readBy Published On: September 19th, 2013Categories: Arts and Entertainment, Lifestyle0 Comments on Weekend Picks

September 20th

On Friday, September 20th, enjoy fine dining and bring the kids along too.  Fine Dining ‘Family Style’ at Aura a the Seaport Hotel offers parents the opportunity to relax (a bit!), enjoy a civilized meal, while the kids are entertained with movies, toys and crafts from Samara Lamm of The Kids Place 4 Fun in Needham – a gift from God.   For reservations, please call Aura at 617-385-4300 or visit opentable.com.

Raise a glass to our neighbors in Dot!  Dot Ale – a new brew brought to you by Percival Beer Company in Dorchester is having an official launch party, red-carpet event on Sunday Sept. 22 from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Ashmont Grill at 555 Talbot Ave. in Dorchester.  Can’t make the event?  You can pick up Dot Ale at American Provisions (613 East Broadway) right here in Southie!

We’re sure by now you heard about Glenn James – the homeless man that turned in the $40,000 backpack.  With this in mind, a South Boston-based organization, Sharing Counts wants you to join them in their efforts to raise some money for this good samaritan.  According to Sharing Counts blog, they will be working through the Boston Police to make sure that all donations go to Mr. James directly. They also wish for you to “share his story by liking it on Facebook and tweeting it to your followers! Together, let’s start a grassroots effort and help Mr. James get back on his feet!”? To make a donation visit: http://tinyurl.com/pp7gv6a

Venture out of Southie – but make sure you come back! It’s that time of year again.  The kids are back in school.  The air is just crisp enough to put on your favorite sweater and the urge to head out to the country and pick apples is overwhelming.  So venture out of Southie this weekend and pick yourself a bushel and peck of farm fresh apples. https://caughtinsouthie.com/feature/5-places-pick-apples

Keep the summer going!
Not to be a Debbie Downer, but before you know, the cold winds of winter will be upon us.  Why not take advantage of the gorgeous weather of early autumn by keeping your workouts outdoors?  C2 Pilates is offering a special C2 BeachBarre in Southie.  ??This will be a 4-week progression that will be held on the water at Carson Beach, South Boston.

  • Starting Saturday, September 21, 2013, at 9:30 am
  • $90 for 4 sessions, including weights ($80 if you bring your own)
  • Sessions will be held at the South Boston studio in case of inclement weather.

Please pre-register by emailing Sean@c2pilates to reserve your spot! They are filling up fast!

Enjoy free ballet on the Boston Common on Saturday, September 21st. The evening’s program features a vast range of works from classical ballet to contemporary dance including George Balanchine’s Serenade and Symphony in Three Movements, Jorma Elo’s Plan to B, and excerpts from Marius Petipa’s Don Quixote, Florence Clerc’s La Bayadère, and Christopher Bruce’s  Rooster and a special surprise world premiere piece.  The Night of Stars begins at 7pm.

Sunday at 1pm the Pats face the Buccaneer.  The Red Sox take on the Toronto Blue Jays this weekend.  Friday at 7:10, Saturday at 7:10 and Sunday at 1:35 all at Fenway.  Wondering where to watch the game?  We’ve got some suggestions.https://caughtinsouthie.com/restaurants-bar/7-places-watch-game

We know you’ve noticed it – the adorable yellow and white stripped awning at the corner of E and West Broadway.  Neatly Nested, one of Southie’s newest businesses, is making our neighborhood a little chicer.  Featuring ……We hear the prices are reasonable as well so you don’t have to feel intimidated to stop in and check it out.  Open Saturdays and Sundays 11-5 and Tuesday-Friday 11-7.  Tell them Caught in Southie sent you!