3.7 min readBy Published On: March 31st, 2016Categories: Arts and Entertainment, Caught In Southie, Lifestyle0 Comments on Weekend Picks – April 1st

Get your elastic pants ready!  The 14th Annual Taste of South Boston takes place on Sunday, April 3rd at 6pm.  Featuring over 30 of Southie’s best restaurants, eateries, and specialty food shops, attendees will get to sample some amazing culinary delights.  Another bonus? The Taste of South Boston’s wine tasting and beer sampling.  You can see a full list of participants here!  There will be live entertainment, a cash bar, raffles and a silent auction too. Tickets are $50.  This event takes place the Seaport World Trade Center.  For more information or to purchase tickets visit here!

Raise your glass to the weekend!  Coppersmith – 40 West Third Street has a new make your own Bloody Mary bar available during brunch.  Whether you like it spicy hot or mild, this impressive set-up has fixings galore!  Stop by!

Hunt and gather! There is nothing more exiting than hunting through a shop filled with merchandise in search of “it.” Maybe your “it” can be a pair of gently worn Louboutins or is your “it” is a gorgeous pale pink Rebecca Taylor dress.  But it’s the unknown that lurks in the racks that keep us coming back for more.  Southie have three amazing consignment boutiques; Dew Luxe, Covet and Closet Connection – chock-full of women’s clothing and accessories just ripe for the picking. Stop by this weekend!

Need some space?   Are the walls starting to close in on you? If you have too much stuff – your bike, your skis, Nana’s old hope chest, and the box filled VHS tapes – rent some storage space!  Boston Seaport Self Storage can help you with your spring cleaning and storing your stuff!  Conveniently located at 380 E Street – Boston Seaport Self Storage offers unlimited access 6am to 10pm 365 days a year, complimentary carts & dollies and UHaul rentals.  Check ’em out at www.bostonseaportselfstorage.com

Calling all history buffs! The Castle Island Association is looking for some new recruits!  This Saturday, April 2nd and Sunday, April 3rd at 12:30pm, the Castle Island Association is hosting a new volunteer information session inside Fort Independence.  You can also join and become a CIA member for $10. Any type of volunteer help is needed and greatly appreciated! Come learn what it is all about and how to keep history alive in your own backyard!

The Fort is open for free tours starting Memorial Day weekend through Columbus Day weekend.

Brow and lash tinting is back at Nurture Salon and Spa.  Darken your lashes without mascara – perfect if you’re sensitive to eye make-up or for upcoming beach/pool days!  Enhance your brow color by adding fullness and visibly lifting your eyes!  Pricing $20-$55 call for details 617-269-0638.

East Side Yoga and Regan’s Motivated Fitness are teaming up to bring you a special self-defense workshop to honor the memory of Amy Lord who was tragically murdered in July of 2013. Come out and learn important tips, moves, and techniques to keep you safe. All proceeds with go directly to the Amy Lord Sparkle Park in her hometown of Wilbraham, MA. $30 per person. Space is limited to 20 people.Class will be held at Motivated Fitness – 315 West Broadway on Saturday, April 2nd at 12pm. To register visit mind body online. For more information call 617-269-1800

PopUpAsana is partnering up with Lifted Fitness for an hour long blend of bootcamp and yoga!  This event will take place on April 2nd from 12pm-1pm. Healthy snacks to follow class. Tickets are $25.  You can purchase your tickets here.  http://www.popupasana.com/events-content/2016/4/2/bendy-bootcamp-at-lifted-fitness

Who doesn’t love Shrek!  Head out this weekend and see the Fourth Presbyterian Church Children’s Theatre performance of Shrek the musical with songs like “All Star”, and “I’m a Believer.” Over 40 children will be signing and performing.  This event is free and open to the public.  Shows are on Friday and Saturday at 7pm at the Fourth Presbyterian Church (340 Dorchester Street).  This event is free although donations are welcome!

Street Cleaning is back!  Beginning Friday, April 1st both the City of Boston and DCR (along Day Blvd.) will implement the street cleaning season so watch where you park and read the signs!

Open Houses:

Townhouse at Vicksburg Street –  Saturday and Sunday 12pm-1:30pm Boston Realty Sales and Services. 

568 East Sixth Street – Multiple Family with Parking!  Sunday 12-3pm $1,200,000 – Joyce Lebedew Real Estate

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