3.7 min readBy Published On: June 16th, 2016Categories: Arts and Entertainment, Lifestyle0 Comments on Weekend Picks – June 17th

Gather up some friends and head to Southie’s newest summer hot spot – the Air Deck at Coppersmith!  Groups of up to 20 people can reserve parking at a rooftop table by ordering one of Chef Heard’s Air Deck Picnics.  Served in a vintage Radio Flyer wagon, these picnic menus include such deliciousness as bbq chicken, pulled pork tacos, shrimp, oysters, fish and more!  Air Deck Picnics must be ordered 24 hours in advance by calling the restaurant directly and are based on first come first serve availability. The picnics are the only way to reserve a table on the Air Deck! It’s a perfect excuse to gather up the gang, eat some delicious food and sip on their new summer cocktail selection available by the glass or the pitcher!  Sweet! Fore more information visit their website! 

Lincoln Tavern will be celebrating summer with live music and burger specials and Bud aka America on Sundays from 6pm-9pm. “Legends of Summer Band” will be performing Lincoln’s back room presented by Anheuser-Busch. We can’t think of a better way to end the weekend!

Father’s Day is Sunday, June 19th!  Shop local for dear old dad!  Wears + Wares has got some great gift ideas including t-shirts, accessories and more!  Lindsay Tia has a new line of men’s accessories including leather belts and credit card holders. Dew Luxe has the perfect shave kit for dad and when in doubt a nice bottle of booze from Grand Ten Distilling is always a great pick!  Or maybe a membership to Peter Welch’s Gym to get dad in kick-ass shape!

In celebration of Flag Day (June 14th), The Commonwealth Museum will display one of the oldest 13-stars-and-stripes American flag. It’s so old, in fact, the flag is believed to have been raised during the Revolutionary War at Fort Independence on Castle Island.  Stop by this weekend to see Old Glory! 

Kick it!  Shake up your workout routine on Saturday, June 18th at 9:30am at C2!  Kick it by Eliza will be co-teaching with Kara Duval for a high energy, action packed, and super fun workout!  To sign up for class visit C2’s website! 

Peter Welch’s Gym’s own trainer Sean Murrin will fight in the Cage Titans Fighting Championship XXIX on Saturday, June 18th at Memorial Hall in Plymouth! PWG has a limited amount of tickets available! If you want to go and cheer on Sean – give the gym a call at 617-269-4641

Back in the day, roller disco was a thing and the Queen of Disco was none other than Dorchester’s own Donna Summer.  To pay tribute to her, the City of Boston is honoring her with the second annual “A Celebration of Summer: The Donna Summer Memorial Roller Disco Party. ” This good time takes place on Friday, June 17th from 6pm-10pm at City Hall Plaza.  Kon and the Gang will be playing plenty of funk and disco hits to get you moving!  You can dust off of your old roller skates or rent a pair on site.  If you have a tube top or a sweet satin jacket, wear it!  This event is family friendly!

Book it! On Saturday, June 18th stop by the South Boston Public Library at 646 East Broadway for a Children’s Book Sale from 10am to 3 pm. $2 for hardcovers, $1 for paperbacks, $1 for DVDs, 50 cents for CDs and 25 cents for children’s books. The money raised helps support special programs at the library. Free coffee!  Stop by!

Be informed:
A special community meeting will take place about Fright Island at Fort Independence this Saturday, June 18th at 10am at the Curley Recreation Center.

Open House:

560 East Eighth Street – Sunday 12pm-2pm

Want to more things to do in Southie this summer – check out our Summer Guide!  It’s summer in Southie – the hottest place to be! Forget Newport or the Cape, we’ve got it all right here – beaches, boats, rooftop bars, dining al fresco, and some of the coolest people around!  Caught in Southie has the scoop on everything thats “Hot in Southie” this summer from places to eat and drink apres beach, to summer workouts, outdoor yoga, summer style tips, day trips, special deals, and more.  If it’s happening in Southie this summer, then it’s in our Summer Guide!

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