1.6 min readBy Published On: May 7th, 2020Categories: See and Do0 Comments on Social Distancing Weekend Picks – May 8th

Show Mom Some Love – Support our Small Businesses

Whether your buying for your mom, a mom to be, your sister or a friend, here are some gift ideas from local businesses! Not only will you be picking up something special for your mom, you’ll be supporting local business. Really, it’s a win/win!  Check out our roundup here! 

Just add booze

Do you miss going to bars and restaurants and ordering your favorite cocktails? Well, now you can get your favorite cocktails kits and mix them up at home!  You can learn more here! 

Show some love and support

Two local organizations are hosting online fundraising events this weekend!   Julie’s Family Learning Program will host a virtual event on Saturday and the Laboure is hosting an online auction! 

Do a little bird watching

Think bird watching is boring? Think again!  And finding birds beyond a pigeon and a common sparrow just takes looking out your window or a walk around the block. Enjoy our beginner’s bird watching guide! 

Get a workout in

Did you know that aerobic exercise can lower levels of depression and anxiety? No more than ever, we need to get moving! Try these workouts this weekend.

Read Chapter 3 of Next

In the spirt of Lena Dunham’s Verified Strangers for Vogue.com, we thought it would be fun to try our own serial novella for Caught in Southie! You know, while quarantining.  Next tells the story of Olivia – a 33 year-old, navigating life and love in South Boston.  We will be post weekly chapters. Every second chapter, we need your help to decide where to take the story – via answering a question/voting on Instagram. However the majority of readers answer the question, that’s where we will take the story!  You can read chapter three – Sipping Mai Tais here! 

Please remember to stay at home.  If you have to go out, remember to wear a mask! 

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