4.7 min readBy Published On: June 2nd, 2016Categories: Arts and Entertainment, Lifestyle0 Comments on Weekend Picks- June 3rd

Indulge in a donut or two!  Friday is National Donut Day!  Blackbird Donuts – over the bridge in the South End is celebrating with with their best sellers and special treats for all those who visit!  Stop by!

Whether you hit M Street Beach or Carson Beach, an iced cold beer or a frozen drink and some snacks will do the trick! Here are are some of our Southie summer hot spots for apres beach!  

Summer is here and Wears + Wares has plenty of summer fashions for both men and women!  From t-shirts, to dresses to shoes and accessories, Wears + Wares has got you covered and we promise you’ll look good too!

How about sipping on a mimosa or iced cold beer while you shop at the South End Open Market at Ink Block?  Sounds delightful to us!  Starting this weekend, the market will offer beer and wine within the market area. There will be beer, cider and hard seltzer from Sam Adams, plus wine, mimosas and prosecco from Wicked Wine.  The market is located at Ink Block, 375 Harris Ave. It runs 10 a.m. to 4 p.m every Sunday, and drinks are available starting at 11 a.m.

History is alive in Southie! On Saturday June 4 from 11:00am to 12:00pm, to commemorate the 240th Anniversary of George Washington’s First Victory and the 100th Anniversary of the National Park Service, Boston National Historical Park will dedicate a mounted cannon on the Heights of Dorchester. From noon to 6:00 pm visitors can enjoy a community open house featuring a variety of family activities.

Enjoy food, art, live music, arts & crafts, beer and a cornhole competition at the Fort Point Festival.  The fun takes place on Sunday, June 5th from 12pm-4pm at 22 Thomson Place in Fort Point.  For a list of participants visit here!  Tickets are $25 and can be purchased here! 

Whats a better way to enjoy summer, than camp? Join Harpoon for a Camp Wannamango party extravaganza at the Lawn on D on Friday, June 3rd from 6 – 9 PM and party with the counselors! Featuring live music, inflatable kayaks, raffles and even better, beer! Grab your friends and we’ll see you there!

Book your Breakfast Club Blowout at the The Beauty Bar on Friday morning so you’ll have gorgeous hair all weekend! Call 617-268-2800 to book your appointment!  Appointments begin at 7:30am and you’ll be looking like a bombshell all weekend long!

Get glowing at Nurture Salon and Spa!  Book yourself a facial and get healthy glowing skin just in time for summer! From hydrating facials to calming facial, Nurture has the perfect treatment for your skin!

Grab your mat, lace up your sneakers and hit the great outdoors and get moving! Here’s the scoop on where you can find outdoor yoga and workouts in South Boston.  Check it out here!

Celebrate your Irish heritage!  Get your Irish up at this fun-filled weekend of Irish arts and culture!  Enjoy live Irish music featuring the legendary Irish band The Wolfe Tones, World Renowned Irish Tenor John McDermott, plus Andy Cooney, The Cunningham Family, Bartley O’Donnell and Matthew O’Donnell and the Whistlin’ Donkeys! There will also be plenty of Irish Dance, Guinness, and Irish Wolfhounds! The Irish Cultural Centre of New England is sponsoring the festivities, which run from June 4 and 5, 2016. The annual Irish Festival, which was first held at Stonehill College, 25 years ago will be held the weekend of June 4 and 5 at the Centre’s 46 acre headquarters in Canton.  Check out our 5 Reasons To Get Excited about the ICC Irish Festival! Order your tickets here! 

Calling all catholics! The South Boston-Seaport Catholic Collaborate is hosting a special Mass and Mixer for young residents in their 20’s-40’s on Sunday, June 5th st at 7pm at Our Lady of Good Voyage/Seaport Chapel – 65 Northern Ave for a mass followed by a mixer at Outlook Bar at the Envoy Hotel.  Here is a link to the event should anyone want to RSVP:  https://www.facebook.com/events/361139950676425/

Moonshine 152 is going to the dogs this Saturday!  A special fundraising brunch and raffle party will be held from 11am-2pm for the Animal Rescue League of Boston!
Your brunch tickets includes a two course-brunch (four options per course), bottomless coffee/tea, one alcoholic beverage, one raffle ticket, and access to the raffle after party. Raffle items include goods, services, and gift certificates donated by local Boston businesses. The brunch begins at 11am and the after party starts at 12:30pm.  For tickets, please visit here! 

Field Trip:
Why sit in Route 3 traffic to get to the Cape and Islands when you can hop the #7 to South Station, take a short walk to Long Wharf and grab a ferry to one of the eight historic Boston Harbor Islands?  

Family Fun Pick:
Looking for some good old-fashioned family fun?  The MOMS Club of South Boston will be hosting a Southie Family Fun Day on Saturday, June 4th from 11am – 4pm at Marine Park.  There will be bouncy houses, DJ Jim, Toe Jam Puppet Band, Simon Says, Fourth Presbyterian Children’s Theatre, The Woods School of Irish Dance and a demonstration by Ultimate Self Defense.   For more information visit their website!   Also on deck, face painting, arts and crafts, & more! This event is free and open to the public.

Open Houses:

202 N Street – Sunday, 11:30-1pm – Joyce Lebedew Real Estate

435 East Seventh Street – Sunday, 11:30-1pm – Joyce Lebedew Real Estate

172 Marine Road – Sunday, 1:15-3pm – Bloody Marys will be served!  Joyce Lebedew Real Estate

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