4 min readBy Published On: June 11th, 2015Categories: Arts and Entertainment, Lifestyle0 Comments on Weekend Picks – June 12th

June 12th

Ride n’ Brunch:
Start of your weekend right with the perfect balance of exercise and booze!  Take any Saturday morning class at The Handle Bar and enjoy a complimentary “Spinning Sunrise” cocktail with brunch at Loco Taqueria and Oyster Bar (412 West Broadway).  This promotion will run all summer long! 

Each Friday night in June, The Lawn on D brings the movie theater experience outside. This month The Lawn on D will combine live music with movies, bringing you free movie screenings with live bands performing music themed from that night’s movie before show time. This week will feature JAWS on the big screen with music from Shark?, DJ Ryan Brown, DJ Ninja B, and DJ 40 Ton Chiller beforehand! Narragansett Beer will be bringing their retro cans to The Tent so you can #CrushItLikeQuint!

Amp up your bike ride with a party! A disco party!   Boston Bike Party is hosting Boogie Lights – a fun bike ride around Boston featuring 70’s music and more!  Your encourage to don some vintage threads , string up your bike with some neon lights and get ready to hustle.  Party stops include the Esplanade, the Greenway, and Pleasure Bay at Castle Island.  Meet on Friday, June 12th at 7:30pm at Copley Square!  Be on the lookout for a moving party in Southie!  For more information visit: https://www.facebook.com/events/114614548871309/

Be a kid again at the Boston Children’s Museum!  Boston Grown-ups Museum will take place on Thursday, June 11th from 6 to 9 p.m. Featuring exhibits, beer and wine plus tasty snacks for purchase, you can bring out your inner playfulness at this fun event. Tickets are $25. Big Kids Only (21+).

It’s sundress season and Ku De Ta has an amazing selection of perfect additions for your summer wardrobe.  From minis to maxis, denim and crop tops, Ku De Ta carries designers like Free People, BCBGeneration and more!  Looking for the perfect excuse to shop?  How about a $50 voucher for just $25!  Get the details here:http://deals.cis-staging.q9hwj0b7-liquidwebsites.com/Ku-De-Ta/South-Boston/02127/deals/25-for-50-Voucher-to-Ku-De-Ta/92296/6667

Easy like Sunday morning.  Enjoy yoga surf-side every Sunday morning from 8:15am-9:15am on Carson Beach at H Street brought to you by East Side Yoga and Fitness.  Make sure to bring a mat, a towel and some water.   Cost is $10 per class and you can sign up by visiting: http://www.east-sideyogaandfitness.com/schedule/

We jammin’! Unwind into the weekend with Conscious Reggae this weekend.   Lucky’s Lounge (355 Congress Street) is hosting a Reggae night every Thursday night and Shenanigan’s (332 West Broadway) hosts theirs every Friday!  Order up a Red Stripe and sway with the music. 

Local Dorchester girl Sue Costello (and MSJA Class of ’86 – go Mounties!)will be in town to perform at Laugh Boston this weekend.  Making appearances in “The Fighter” with Mark Wahlberg and Christian Bale, “Southie” – the local cult classic starring Donnie Wahlburg  (put it on your Netflix list), Last Comic Standing and Fox’s Costello, this funny lady will perform four shows on Friday, June 12th and Saturday, June 13th.  For tickets visit: www.laughboston.com  Enter code: CISDEAL and get 2 for 1! 

Fight Night:
If you’ve taken one of James Murrin’s fighter conditioning classes at Peter Welch’s Gym, than you know it’s an action-packed, no-nonsense 50 minutes of hard work led by one tough instructor.  It should be no surprise to find out that James is CES MMA fighter and this weekend, he’ll be locking horns with Joe Pingatore at the Twin River Casino on Friday, June 12th. This fight – in addition to other bouts –  will be airing live on axs TV beginning at 7pm.  You can also see James fight at Twin River Casino by purchasing them here http://www.cesmma.com/apps/webstore/  Peter Welch’s Gym – 371 Dorchester Ave –  also has tickets available for purchase too at the front desk!

Family Pick:
Come on our for a day of good old fashioned family fun on Farragut Road on Saturday, June 13th!  The day kicks off with a day-long street hockey tournament at the outdoor rink. Whether you play or watch and cheer, this will be an exciting day of sportsmanship.  There will be also be kids activities, a DJ, and refreshments beginning at 12pm.  At 6pm, the formal dedication of the Donald F. Higgins Memorial Arena in memory of Donny Higgins (https://caughtinsouthie.com/people/characterofmonth/donny-higgins). The Donald Higgins Memorial Arena, Farragut Road, South Boston (between Broadway and East Second Street)  For more information visit: http://donnyhiggins.yolasite.com