3.3 min readBy Published On: May 7th, 2015Categories: Arts and Entertainment, Lifestyle0 Comments on Weekend Picks – May 8th

Dont’ forget it’s Mother’s Day Weekend! 




Skip breakfast in bed and treat mom to brunch in Southie! We’ve got the scoop!  https://caughtinsouthie.com/restaurants-bar/treat-mom-brunch-southie

Friday Night Flights! Each Friday evening, GrandTen Distilling (383 Dorchester Ave.) will open the distillery doors to those interested in a more in-depth understanding of handcrafted spirits. Offering a detailed tour, followed by a relaxed tasting of our full line of products (along with special, limited-run spirits not available anywhere else), you’ll keep a tasting glass as a souvenir. These tastings will include discussions on mixology, the history of Boston spirits, and the spirit world more generally. To keep these tastings intimate and conversation lively, seating will be initially limited to 20 reservations.  You can purchase tickets by visiting their website at www.grandten.com

Moms the word!  Mother’s Day is this Sunday! Mother’s Make sure to remember your mom with a gift.  Southie shops have some suggestions.  Make sure to shop local! https://caughtinsouthie.com/shop/mothers-day-gift-ideas-southie-shops   

Order some flowers from Floral Lab in Fort Point! These beautiful bouquets of fresh flowers are the perfect way to show just how much you care this Mother’s Day!    This custom designed arrangement includes a gorgeous mix of roses, tulips, and peonies in a glass vase will surprise and delight anyone who receives it.   Floral Lab – located in Fort Point – is offering 50% off!  Enjoy bouquets for just $75 – normally $150.  visit: http://deals.cis-staging.q9hwj0b7-liquidwebsites.com/Floral-Lab/Boston/02210/deals/Mothers-D…

Beautify our neighborhood this weekend! Join Boston Shines and help paint a community center, plant flowers, sweep, rake and pick up trash to make our community more clean and beautiful. So get involved! For more information visit: http://www.cityofboston.gov/ons/BostonShines/  South Boston neighborhood clean up days are Friday, May 8th and Saturday, May 9th! 

A special Honors Recital will be held at the Fourth Presbyterian Church – 340 Dorchester Street on Saturday, May 9th.  Enjoy listening to the students of piano instructor Irena Caku as they play everything from Beethoven to Chopin.  This event begins at 4:30pm and is free and open to the public. We can’t think of a more lovely way to spend an afternoon.

Enjoy a free class at East Side Yoga and Fitness – 584 East Broadway this weekend (new students only)!  Use the code CaughtinSouthie at checkout. East Side is also hosting a class this Friday, May 8th at 6:15pm – Hip Hop Yoga featuring Beyonce and Justin Timberlake!  Kick off your weekend and celebrate this beautiful weather with a Vinyasa flow class set to the best in hip hop. If you haven’t tried it yet, the free class code might be the motivator.  For details visit: http://deals.cis-staging.q9hwj0b7-liquidwebsites.com/South-Boston/Health-and-Beauty/Gyms/coupon/East-Side-Yoga-and-Fitness/Enjoy-one-free-class/17942

Oorah!  Lace up those sneakers and run for the US Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation!   On Saturday, May 9th and  join  over 1,500 runners and participate in the 14th Annual Boston Marine Corps Honor Run.  This fast paced 5K takes place along Southie’s Day Blvd beginning at Carson Beach at 9am.  The Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation is the Nation’s oldest and largest provider of need-based scholarships to military children, with particular attention given to those whose parent has been killed or wounded in combat, or who have demonstrated financial need.  So register today by visiting: http://www.mchonorrun.com/  Fee is $30/$35 and $15 for active military. If you can’t participate – head out and cheer for those who are! 

Social Wines (52 West Broadway) is hosting a special Mother’s Day Pop-Up shop  with KVoss Organic Skincare products from 1pm to 4pm.  There will also be plenty of Rose and bubbly on hand for mom as well!