3.7 min readBy Published On: March 5th, 2015Categories: Arts and Entertainment, Lifestyle0 Comments on Weekend Picks – March 6th

Dine out Boston!  From now through March 13th you can enjoy lunch for $15, $20, and $25 and dinners for $28, $33 and $38.  Perfect excuse to get out of the house and support local restaurants!  Here’s a list of South Boston restaurants participating!  Also, if you snap a picture of yourself enjoying dinner and share over social media, you might just win a $100 gift card. Use #DineOutBoston

Get your Irish up!  It’s the St. Patrick’s Day Festival at Harpoon kicks off this weekend and features beer, Irish cover band Joshua Tree, beer, food trucks, beer and a hangover. For more information visit: www.harpoonbrewery.com/festivals/2127/2015-harpoon-st-patrick-s-festival

Ku De Ta’s sales rack is bursting with new additions!  Stop by this weekend and pick up some closet essentials like sweaters, dresses, blouses and more! Ku De Ta is located 663 East Broadway.  Want to shop the new arrivals for spring?  Make sure to print or download a 20% off coupon here: http://deals.cis-staging.q9hwj0b7-liquidwebsites.com/South-Boston/Retail-and-Services/Clothing/coupon/Ku-De-Ta/20-off-one-item/16083

555 Gallery (555 East Second Street) is featuring a new interactive exhibit I Love Your Space, The exhibition includes video installation, photography, printing, painting and sculpture. Viewers will circumnavigate, sequence, pick up and squeeze the work and use their smart devices and hand mirrors while viewing new work of the artists. There will be an artist reception and gallery talk on Saturday, March 7th from 5pm-8pm.  This event is free and open to the public.  Refreshments will be served.

Lifted Fitness (803 Summer Street) is now open for business and offering classes daily. First class is free and first month of unlimited classes is $89  Their group fitness classes combine strength training and high intensity cardio, utilizing free weights, kettlebells, ropes, medicine balls, suspension trainers, drive sleds and more to burn fat, strengthen and tone muscle, and boost metabolism.  For more information visit: http://www.liftedboston.com/   They will also be kicking off their new opening with party on Saturday, March 7th from 6pm-9pm.  

The South Boston Citizens’ Association is hosting a 21+ Bowl-A-Rama at South Boston Bowl.  On Sunday, March 8th, join your neighbors and friends for an afternoon of free bowling, raffles, music and lots of fun.  This 21 plus event begins at 1pm.  This event is proudly sponsored by South Boston Bowl.

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: https://caughtinsouthie.com/ultimate-guide-st-patricks-day-southie

Have a drink with Chief Marshal of St. Patrick’s Day Parade Kevin Conroy at a special reception at the L Street Tavern on Saturday, March 7th from 5pm-7pm.  It’s to help raise some funds for this year’s parade.   Can’t make it to the event?  You can still support by making a donation here: http://www.gofundme.com/mjxysc

Date Night:
Looking for some create places to take your date?  CIS writer Tara Kerrigan gives us the scoop to wow every type of woman on a first date!

Kids Pick:
Take the kids to see Elmo, Big Bird, and Dora the Explorer on Saturday, March 7th.  South Boston CAN is hosting this family friendly event from 1:30pm to 3:30pm at the Laboure Center – 275 West Broadway.  Don’t forget to bring your camera!

Get ready to run! Lace up those sneaker and run for a great cause – the South Boston Boys and Girls Club Keystone Teen Leadership Program.  Start your parade day, March 15th, with a brisk 5K run over Broadway and around Farragut Statue.  This fun race begins at 11am and is capped at 1,750 runners.  The cost to run is $25 and you must register by March 9th. For more information visit: http://www.bgcb.org/our-location/south-boston-club/sb-roadrace/

With paint brush in one hand and a glass of wine in the other, let out your inner-Picasso as you are guided through a painting class by a local artist sharing their craft.  The Urban Art Bar (709 East Broadway) is a fun night out, a great way to meet some new friends and will spark your creativity. Book a class and try it!  For more information visit: www.theurbanartbar.com