3.3 min readBy Published On: May 29th, 2014Categories: Arts and Entertainment, Lifestyle0 Comments on Weekend Picks for May 30th

Try Fort Point’s newest favorite – Pastoral! The much anticipated wood fire pizzeria will feature lunch, dinner and a full bar with 20 beers on tap.  In the warmer weather, garage doors and large windows will open up to the street. This 140 seat restaurant will be family friendly and eventually have take-out and delivery service.  Chef/owner Todd Winer has received certification from the Associazione Verace Pizza Napoletana as an official Pizzaiolo – so you know it’s gonna be delicious.  Perfect spot for a date night or for bringing the kids.  Open daily, 11:30 a.m.-3 p.m. & 5 p.m.-1 a.m. at 345 Congress Street in Fort Point.

Raise your glass of wine!  Join the Stephi’s in Southie Wine Club! Reserve the wine bar on Mondays and Tuesdays for 10 and enjoy a private and interactive wine and food pairing experience.  $40 per person (not including tax and gratuity).  To serve your spot call 617-345-5495.  Stephi’s is located at 130 Dorchester Ave.

Give Blood!  The K Street Firehouse will be hosting a blood drive for Mass General Hospital.   The event takes place from 11am-4:30pm.   To sign up you can call Molly Casper at 617-997-9381.  Walk-ins are welcome too!

Take an art tour!  The South Boston artists community wants you to come on out to The Distillery (516 East Second St.) on Sunday, June 1st from 12noon to 6pm.   Meet the artists and ?check out what’s new in the local arts scene ?during South Boston Open Studios.  We hear this is going to be one the biggest spring open studios  with over 40 studios open in two locations, along with five neighborhood galleries, that’s a lot of art! Visit www.southbostonopenstudios.org for more information and an evolving list of participants.  Want to tour with a group?  Artmopheus has organized an art crawl that you can join.   Find out more information by visiting: https://caughtinsouthie.com/arts-entertainment/take-art-crawl-artmorpheus

Hot in Southie! We promise summer is coming!  Sneak a peek at some sizzling summer fashions at Southie shops!  Head out and do a little local shopping this weekend! https://caughtinsouthie.com/shop/hot-southie-sizzling-summer-looks-southie-shops

Kids Club:
The Club at George Foreman III is proud to introduce the Kids Club – a fun fitness program for kids!   Learn the fundamentals of boxing fitness at the BOXFIIT Circuit Class, BAG Work Classes and more! It’s an awesome way for kids to learn discipline, team training principles and group workouts. Hour-long kids classes are scheduled for Saturday and Sunday afternoons from 2pm-3pm and each member (student and parents) are allowed to take classes together or individually. It’s a great interactive way to work out with your kids or get a workout while your kids enjoy an engaging fitness experience.  For more information visit: https://caughtinsouthie.com/health-wellness/club-george-foreman-iii-kids-club

Enjoy a complimentary tune-up for your bike by Southie’s favorite bike shop, My Bike – along with Factory 63 and 315 on A Street.  This free event happens on Thursday, May 29th from 6pm-8pm at 315 on A Street – Pastine Alley.  Get ready for bike season!

Field Trip:
Calling all Mounties! Take a trip out of Southie and head to Brighton for a Women’s Wellness Day at St. Joseph Prep (formerly Mount St. Joseph’s my alma mater) at 617 Cambridge Street!  Enjoy an educational day featuring sessions and/or screenings by medical professionals who promote healthy lifestyles including such workshops as Music and Mindfulness a dance/yoga class, and Power of Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine class.  To see a full list of of sessions and screenings visit: https://www.saintjosephprep.org  As part of this healthy event, organizers are asking that each participant kindly donate a package of new white socks for the St. Francis House in Boston.