2.2 min readBy Published On: April 21st, 2014Categories: Tips0 Comments on Things You Should Know Week of April 21st

Register to celebrate Arbor Day with South Boston Grows at The Urban Art Bar!  Make a plan to spend an enjoyable evening of sipping, socializing and painting to help support South Boston Grows – South Boston Grows, an educational community garden! One of Urban Art Bar’s staff artists will lead you from blank canvas to a truly unique abstract tree in celebration of Arbor day. There will be raffles, food and fun with a portion of the proceeds going right to South Boston Grows!  The fun happens on Monday, April 28th at 6:30pm.  You can register at: https://theurbanartbar.com/event-registration/?ee=10552

Family fun pick! Visit the Swan Boats on The Public Gardens.  Delighting families for over 130 years, the Swan Boats at the Public Garden have been a sign of spring in Boston.  Swan boats run 7 days a week from 10am-4pm.  Ticket’s are $3 for adults, $1.50 for kids and $2 for seniors.  For more information visit http://www.swanboats.com/

The air is growing warmer.  The trees are budding and the Laboure Spring Benefit are all signs of the arrival of a new season.  On Thursday, April 24th at 5:30pm help support an amazing South Boston charity and enjoy cocktails, savories and the harbor view.  This year’s event takes place at the John Hancock Financial’s atrium at 601 Congress Street. There will be live and silent auction items to suit all tastes and purse size.  Tickets are $75.
For questions or additional information, please contact Judy Swanson at 617.268.9670 or by email at [email protected]  To purchase tickets: http://www.ccab.org/laboure_SpringBenefit/index.html

Late night in Southie!  Two local legendary establishments now have late night menus for you to enjoy!  Williams Tavern (92 A Street) is now serving their full menu -including some new spring additions like strawberry salad, chicken teriyaki, and a BLT with sweet potato fries – until 11pm Thursday- Saturday.  Tuesday and Wednesday kitchen closes at 10pm.  Southie oldest bar and restaurant Amrheins (80 West Broadway) will feature a late night bar menu on Fridays and Saturdays including fish tacos, crispy calamari, sliders and more.  They also have a new cocktail menu featuring the Southie Side Car, Skinny Lemonade, and the Curley Cosmo.

Donut Pop-up Shop!  Lincoln (425 West Broadway) is hosting a special donut pop-up shop featuring the delicious donuts of Stacked Donuts by Top Chef’s Stephanie Cmar.  On Sunday, Saturday, April 26th stop by at 10am until they baked goods last.  Stay for brunch. 

Have a great week!