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November 11th

It’s Veterans Day on Monday!   Originally known as Armistice Day to honor the living veterans of World War 1, Veterans Day has transformed into a holiday that celebrates all those who served their country.  Make sure to thank a veteran! The VFW Post 561 – Thomas J. Fitzgerald Post (715 East Fourth Street) – will celebrate Veteran’s Day on Monday, November 11th at 9 a.m with a parade march to St. Brigid’s Chapel, and a memorial Mass followed by a brunch at Cushing Hall (lower church).? To find out what’s opened/closed visit: https://caughtinsouthie.com/feature/veterans-day

Who says, “there’s no such thing as a free lunch”? In celebration of Veterans Days, Barlows (241 A Street) is offering all veterans a free lunch with valid military ID.  Just a small and simple way to thank those who served for us and our freedom.  Need a ride to Barlow’s?  The Southie Shuttle (617-268-4110) will pick you up and drive you for free. 

It’s a Garden double-header on Monday, November 11th.  The Bruins take on the Tampa Bay Lighting at 1pm and the Celtics go head to head with the Orlando Magic at 7:30pm.  Wondering where to watch the game?  We’ve got some suggestions: https://caughtinsouthie.com/restaurants-bar/7-places-watch-game

Be informed.  Get involved.  Massport will be holding a special community meeting on Wednesday, November 13th at 6pm at the Tynan Community Center (650 East Fourth Street).  Massport will present an update of the Conley Terminal improvements,dedicated freight corridor and buffer open space project.  All are encouraged to attend.

Open wide!  Take care of your teeth!  South Boston Dental is offering a special 10% off discount for a cleaning, x-ray, and exam for the month of November.  Give them a call at 617-268-1030 to make an appointment!

Get in kick-ass shape!  The Club by George Foreman III  (15 Channel Center) is at its half-way mark of the first founding 500 members – it’s now at 250 and counting.  This new luxury gym is slated to open in December and the special price of $100 for open gym and $130 for open gym plus classes will be a thing of the past very soon.  To find out more information or to sign up visit: http://everybodyfights.com/first-500/  You’ll thank us when beach weather rolls around and your lean and mean. 

Mix and mingle with the movers and shakers of the Boston area who are trying to make students’ future a little brighter. The main goal of Operation Progress is to invest in students who otherwise might otherwise be denied an opportunity to succeed.  On Saturday, November 16th, Operation Progress is hosting a special event and fundraiser from 6pm-10pm at Julep Bar – 200 High Street.    There will be a silent auction featuring great items such as sports memorabilia, tickets and gift cards to local Southie favorites like Lincoln, Paramount and Local 149.
For $75 you can eat, drink and give to Operation Progress so collegiate scholarships can be provided for the top members of the Boys and Girls Club of Dorchester. Cocktail attire is encouraged. To purchase tickets visit:https://operationprogressevent.eventbrite.com/?

Handstands and boot camps at South Boston Yoga.  Learn how to master the handstand (you know you’re dying to) at a special workshop on Wednesday, November 13th from 8am-9:45am.  Ultimate Bootcamp is partnering up with South Boston Yoga.  They will be hosting a three week program beginning in December Monday-Friday.  To celebrate the partnership, a special class of 60 minutes of bootcamp followed by 90 minutes of yoga.  Holy Moly!  The class takes place on November 16th at 8am.  Space is limited so sign up here: http://www.ultimatebootcamp.com/southboston/#specialclass

Shop ’til you drop!  The shopping season is upon us, and South Boston boutiques have their doors wide open for business. Below is a list of locations in South Boston where shoppers can find merchandise to satisfy all recreational retail and holiday shopping needs:https://caughtinsouthie.com/shop/shopping-expedition

It’s the giving season in South Boston.  Help out your neighbors through two amazing programs in our Community.  The Laboure has organized a gift card drive for Thanksgiving and The South Boston Neighborhood House is looking for a hand with their Holiday Helper program.  For more information on who you can get involved read this: https://caughtinsouthie.com/feature/giving-season

Bonus:  Happy Birthday to the guy who made me the luckiest girl in the world – Peter Gailunas! 


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