1.5 min readBy Published On: August 16th, 2020Categories: See and Do0 Comments on 5 Things You Should Know This Week – August 17th

Eat up

Dine out Boston is back August 16th-21st and August 23rd-28th. Make a plan to 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! To view restaurants that are participating by neighborhood, visit here!  Oak + Rowan and Publico are participating and many restaurants in the Seaport including Gather and Davio’s! 

Variety is the spice of life

The Broadway is mixing things up when it comes to their cocktails to go! Now you can get a variety pack including La Pina, Losing my Rind, Espresso Martini and Summer Sangria!

Boston Lights: A lantern experience at Franklin Park Zoo

The Franklin Park Zoo is about to get lit! Advance online tickets are required for this journey through over 50 displays featuring hundreds of beautifully crafted lanterns at Franklin Park Zoo, opening August 21st!  You can get your tickets here! 

Eddie’s Can Drive

11-year-old Eddie has organized a can drive for Catholic Charities!  You can drop off your canned goods to Stop & Shop on Freeport Street in Dorchester, Stop & Shop on East Broadway in Southie and Foodie’s on West Broadway – also in Southie! Buckets will be at those locations from Thursday, August 13th thru Thursday, August 20th. You can learn more here. 

Workouts to try!

Trying to stay fit and healthy during a pandemic can be a challenge. But studies have proven aerobic exercise can lower levels of depression and anxiety – think running, riding a stationary bike, dancing, even old school aerobics! Not only will it keep you in shape, it will raise your spirts and change your mood too!  So lace up those sneakers and get moving – especially during this coronavirus time! We’ve rounded up some of our favorite workouts for you to try. Check out our video from NECN here! 

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