2.8 min readBy Published On: June 5th, 2022Categories: See and Do0 Comments

Prepare to Seek Alternate Route

The Dorchester Ave. Bridge will close for the summer on Monday, June 6th. The nearly 100 year old steel bridge was last repaired way back in 1975.  So it’s time. Construction will happen over the summer months to prepare for a full replacement of the bridge in the summer of 2023.  You can get the full details here! 

Return of the South Boston Farmers Market

The South Boston Farmers Market returns on Monday, June 6th at 12pm!  This neighborhood farmers’ market operates under the direction and sponsorship of the South Boston Neighborhood Development Corporation, to provide South Boston residents with access to fresh, nutritious local produce and meat. Our vendors are all based in Massachusetts including Riverdale Farms and Garden! The market operates Mondays from 12 pm to 6 pm, June through October. It is located adjacent to the municipal parking lot at 446 West Broadway, a busy bus stop, and tremendous foot traffic, making it a very accessible location for market goers! Stop by!

Signature Series – Prehistoric Safari at the Lawn on D

In a time long ago — before the Seaport was just parking lots, before the pilgrims and the Native Americans, and even before the Green Monster — dinosaurs ruled our city. On Saturday, June 11 from 12:00 pm – 11:00 pm, join the Lawn on D for the return of our Signature Series and embark on a prehistoric safari. You’ll see a 23-foot animated T-Rex, some cool reptiles with Animal Adventures, inflatables, magicians, face painting, puppeteers, life size dinosaurs… and maybe you’ll even spot a Lawnasaurus? Free and fun for all ages, we’ll have four different cornhole tournaments with Wicked Cornhole and some pretty RAWRsome prizes. Plus, we’ll have food, drinks, special cocktails, live music all day, featuring The Far Out and, local Southie favorite, Thomas Park! Sponsored by the Massachusetts Convention Center Authority. You can learn more here! 

Drag Queen Story Hour

In celebration of Pride, Seaport by WS Development announces a summer long partnership with Drag Queen Story HourThis new season-long family-friendly series kicks off on Sunday, June 12th. Hosted by local drag queen star, Patty Bourrée, the fun and engaging series provides a space that encourages kids to celebrate themselves and others. Drag Queen Story Hour captures the imagination and play of childhood and provides families and kids with positive and unabashedly queer role models. The series is complimentary and open to the public. Books will be provided by Seaport’s new neighborhood bookstore, Porter Square Books. Bi-weekly on Sundays beginning June 12th through August 21st, 2pm-3pm at The Paseo at 111 Harbor Way, Boston, MA 02210.  For more information on Drag Queen Story Hour, visit
www.bostonseaport.xyz/event/drag-queen-story-hour.

Two Free Events from Contiki

Contiki is taking over Boston with a series of events this June. Looking to make new friends? Interested in checking out the latest hotspot in your own backyard? Then join us for the #ContikiCrawl. Plus you’ll automatically enter into a sweepstakes to win a Contiki trip plus 1! There are two free events coming up this week – on June 7th – it’s a free Booze + Blooms workshop at Love Child.  On June 8th, enjoy a complementary Summer Happy Hour at Lincoln!  Learn more and register today – limited seats available! You can learn more here! 

 

 

 

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