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Shred it Event at Mass Bay Credit Union

Shred your old documents – and forget ‘em – FREE – at the Mass Bay Credit Union Shred-It Event! Saturday, May 1, 2021, from 9AM-11:30AM at Mass Bay Credit Union 147 West 4th Street in South Boston, and for the first time, a second location at Russell Park in Quincy, behind Quincy High School. You can learn more here! 

Mother’s Day is May 9th

Check out our Mother’s Day Guide! Whether you’re buying for your mom, a mom to be, your sister or a friend, here are some gift ideas from local small businesses! Not only will you be picking up something special for your mom, you’ll be supporting our small businesses in the neighborhood. Check back, as this guide will be updated!

Black Owned Boston Pop Up

The return of Seaport x Black Owned Bos. Market, taking place one Sunday per month from 12-6pm, on Seaport Common beginning Sunday, April 25th through Sunday, October 17th.  Black Owned Bos. Market, a very successful one day pop-up that first took place in August 2020 and returned for a second time in October 2020.  This year, you can enjoy the spacious outdoor market on April 25th, May 23rd, June 27th, July 25th, August 29th, September 26th and October 17th to discover more than 30 Black-owned businesses from throughout the Greater Boston area. Visitors will find art, skincare lines, house plants, adult and children’s clothing, and even metaphysical offerings, all developed by local Black entrepreneurs. Seaport Common is located at 85 Northern Avenue; visit www.bostonseaport.xyz for more information.

Timothy Cook Scholarship

The applications are available for the Timothy “Doc” Cook Scholarship! Application must be received no later than April 30, 2021. Winners will be announced during an award ceremony in May. Applicants must be a South Boston student attending tuition-based schools grades 8–12.  You can learn the details here! The Timothy (Doc) Cook Foundation is dedicated to supporting programs to increase awareness and prevent hidden wounds that travel with veterans.

MyStryde Roof Top Classes + Stroller Bootcamp

MyStryde’s full outdoor schedule officially starts May 1st!  Sign ups are live for Saturdays 9am and 10am for a Power X full body classes on the downtown roof deck (They provide weights at mats). You can sign up for virtual or in-person! Also Stroller Bootcamp is back every Tuesday at 9:30am at Medal of Honor Park. Come hit your stryde with your baby! Class is led by Kayla Mehr who is a certified pre and post natal trainer, NASM Personal trainer and most important – a mom! Kayla will lead stroller bootcamp once a week at M. Street Park. Get sweaty, get social and get some fresh air! Cost is $22 and you register here! 


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