3.1 min readBy Published On: May 15th, 2014Categories: Arts and Entertainment, Lifestyle1 Comment on Weekend Picks – May 16th

Who doesn’t love drinks and appetizers?  It’s a great excuse to meet up with old friends, begin your night out or get to know someone new.  Amrheins’ (80 West Broadway) patio is open for the season.  Share some small plates like the crispy calamari or the buffalo chicken dip.  One of the expert bartenders at Amreheins can mix you up a special summertime cocktail to quench your thirst.

Need a little nutrition boost?  Have some juice! Nourish Your Soul is a fresh-pressed juice and smoothie bar located at 15 Channel Center Street in the the Fort Point Neighborhood. Nourish Your Soul is all about 100% pure, no additives, just fresh raw juice.  Just in time for bathing suit season a new juice – Lean Green. A zesty blend of kale, spinach, pineapple, cucumber, turmeric, ginger and lime, Lean Green is a tantalizing take on Nourish Your Soul’s traditional Green Juice that really dances on your tastebuds.  It is rich in Vitamins B and C, providing improved immunity, energy circulation and metabolic rate. Take a sip!

In the spirit of Storage Wars, enjoy the ultimate yard sale and recycling event at Boston Seaport Self Storage!  Featuring a tent sale loaded with good stuff ready to be bought like furniture, clothing, sporting goods and more, pop-up shops, and refreshments. You can also drop off clothing donations for Goodwill and recyclables like mattresses, box springs, computer equipment and electronics – for a complete list of recyclable items visit: www.eomsrcycling.com .  St. Peter Academy will be on hand with an old fashioned lemonade stand,  Miam Miam Macaronerie will set up a pop-up with their delicious macarons and Caught in Southie will be giving away some swag!  This event takes place on Saturday, May 17th from 9am-1pm (rain or shine, inside or outside)!

This weekend Economy True Value Hardware (111 Dorchester Street) will celebrate its official grand opening with a weekend’s worth of fun including refreshments, an amazing paint deal and fill a five gallon bucket to the rim and get 25% off your entire purchase.   So make sure to stop by!

Former Senate President Bill Bulger will be the featured speaker at the South Boston Arts Association monthly meeting on Saturday, May 17th at 9:30am at the Curley Community Center. Bulger is a lifelong resident and a local legend, having served from 1978 to 1996 as president of the Massachusetts Senate. His tenure as president was the longest in state history.  Bulger is also know for his quick wit and charm and for being the most beloved host of the St. Patrick’s Day Breakfast.  He also has written several books.  This meeting is open to the public and refreshments will be served. 

A special fundraiser for the Timothy (Doc) Cook Foundation will take place on Saturday, May 17th at the Teacher’s Union Hall at 7pm featuring the Linehan Brothers and DJ Kenny Manning.  The Timothy (Doc) Cook Foundation is dedicated to supporting programs to increase awareness and prevent hidden wounds that travel with veterans of the Iraq War. Timothy Cook dedicated his life to defending his country and protecting his fellow brothers in arms. To learn more or to make a donation visit:

As in Bark Park.  The Bark Park – a fenced in dog park located on Day Blvd. near G STreet  is having a fundraiser and board of directors election from 11am-1pm.  Stop by for raffles (cash only), games, light refreshments for humans and dogs too.  $25 for 2014 dues must be paid to vote for board of directors.  Fore more information email: [email protected]


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  1. Anonymous May 15, 2014 at 5:32 pm

    Looks like Amrheins has a groupon to. http://www.groupon.com/deals/amrheins

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