2.1 min readBy Published On: June 27th, 2011Categories: Tips0 Comments on 5 Top Things: 6/27

Just some fun suggestions of things happening around Southie

Go Green!  Planet Southie is having their monthly meeting Monday, June 27th at 6:30pm at the South Boston Public Library.  The topic of discussion: Energy Efficiency.  All are welcome!  For more information on how you can be a part of Planet Southie and to find out other ways to go green, visit www.planetsouthie.org

Love the harbor?  Give a chance to love it too!  The Paraclete Academy invites you to a special night at Local 149 (149 P Street) on Tuesday, June 28th from 5pm to 7pm.  Admission is $20 and includes complimentary cocktails and appetizers.  All proceeds from this event help provide a week of learning for a student at the World Ocean School. 
For more information or to make a donation go to www.paraclete.org

Ya’ll come now ya here!   The South Boston Community Health Center is hosting their annual Hoedown and $10,000 drawing.  On Wednesday, June 29th at 7 PM at the McCormack Bathhouse Pavilion right on Carson Beach. Chances to win the $10,000 are $100 and only 300 will be sold. Each chance admits two people to the event.? ?Expect great barbeque grub with all the fix’ins – open bar saloon with beer and wine, great music and dancing, lots of raffles for great items and one lucky cowpoke will win $10,000. Proceeds from the event will benefit the programs and services of the South Boston Community Health Center where we provide wonderful health care to nearly half of South Boston’s population. For tickets contact Margaret Lynch at [email protected]

Be part of an study! Researchers at Boston College are seeking residents of South Boston for a study on the neighborhood. This includes a short interview which usually lasts 30 minutes to an hour, and for your time you will be compensated with a $15.00 gift card to the retailer of your choice (we recommend Target.) If interested, kindly contact them at [email protected] or (617) 487-5140.

Happy Birthday America!  Believe it or not it’s Fourth of July Weekend!  Celebrate American Pops style!  The Boston Pops Fireworks Spectacular (amazing title) begins at 8pm on WBZ Channel 4 with an all-star lineup.  The Shield’s Michael Chiklis, Lionel Richie, and Keith Lockhart will take center stage along with the Boston Pops Orchestra.  10:30 the fireworks begin! We can’t wait for the 1812 Overture!   God Bless America!


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