3.6 min readBy Published On: March 3rd, 2016Categories: Arts and Entertainment, Lifestyle0 Comments on Weekend Picks – March 4th

Nothing like a big plate of comfort food on a chilly night!  Cafe Porto Bello (672 East Broadway) is a cozy spot that offers amazingly delicious Italian food in large portions.  From chicken parm to veal marsala,  Cafe Port Bello offers lunch and dinner and also delivers!

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.

Calling all fashionistas! Ku De Ta is having their biggest sale ever.  (Yes, ever!) Come visit one of our favorite spots and shop must-haves from Free People, BCBG Generation, True Religion, and more – all for lower-than-low prices. We’re talking denim, shirts, sweaters, and accessories starting at $10!
Stop by 663 East Broadway starting tomorrow for some retail therapy and kick off spring looking good!

Come dance the night away and relive the good old days of Southie’s years past.  Remember Street Lights, The Channel, the Mad Hatter – well this is the perfect event for you!  Even if you don’t remember those places, this night will be filled with fun and lots of dancing and it’s for a great cause – Southie Special Kids!  This event takes place on Saturday, March 5th at 7pm at Carson Place (Teachers’ Union Hall).  Featuring local DJ’s –  Dru Errico, Kaitlin Linehan, Bert Wilkinson! Tickets are $20.

The South Boston Citizens’ Association is hosting a 21+ Bowl-A-Rama at South Boston Bowl. On Sunday, March 6th, join your neighbors and friends for an afternoon of free bowling, raffles, music and lots of fun. This event begins at 1pm and is proudly sponsored by South Boston Bowl.

Support Our Troops Care Package Drop-Off at The Beauty Bar! The Castle Island Association and The Beauty Bar are teaming up to help the troops with a care package drive! Drop off items like bar soap, roll-on deodorant, shampoo and conditioner, toothpaste, toothbrush, dental floss, candy, books, magazines and more. For a full list their Facebook page . They will be collecting items until March 18th – if you drop something off you’ll get a mystery prize! Sweet!

Make a plan! And speaking of St. Patrick’s Day – the countdown is on!  Our Guide to St. Patrick’s Day in Southie is live and filled with tips, advice, blogs, recipe’s and more! Check it out here!

Gate of Heaven and St. Brigid Parishes are looking for some helping hands on Saturday, March 5th in completing a feeding project to aid those in Burkina Faso in Africa. The Parishes’ goal is to raise $5,000 to purchase food materials for 10,000 meals to then physically pack and ship to Africa. This project was hugely successful last year and is coordinated by Catholic Relief Services. If you would like to volunteer stop by the South Boston Catholic Academy gym (O Street side) either between 9:30am-10:30am ad 10:30am-11:30am. There will be two shifts to aid in the packing of food. Register here

Be inspired:
Live Your Purpose by Living Your Passion at Radiant Yoga! A workshop for all fitness enthusiasts looking to build and grow a business doing what they love. Are you looking to take your passion to the next level by making it your business? This workshop led by Cara Gilman will provide key tools and resources of how to grow your passion to make it a business. Learn what it takes to manage a full time sustainable teaching schedule, how to track the money side of things and how to market and brand yourself. It’s time to take yourself to the next level by doing something you truly love as your career. Cost $35   Register here

Hundreds of costumed beach lovers will plunge into the icy waters of Boston Harbor at this year’s Harpoon Shamrock Splash for Save the Harbor/Save the Bay at the BCYF Curley Community Center in South Boston on Sunday, March 6th at noon.  Show your love by taking the icy plunge and warm up after with some Harpoon beer! Participants, who compete for great prizes including JetBlue flights for best costume and biggest fundraiser, have already raised more than $20,000 to support free “Better Beaches” events and programs from Nahant to Nantasket.
Find out more – here

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