1.8 min readBy Published On: October 1st, 2011Categories: Tips0 Comments on Top 5

It’s the perfect sweater weather so why don’t you knit yourself one!  The Stitch House (846 Dorchester Avenue) is hosting Saturday afternoon workshops showcasing such skills as cable knit, Fair Isle, and Lacework.  All classes run from 3pm-5pm beginning Saturday, October 22nd and costs $20 not including materials.  Call to sign up!  617-265-8013

Are you registered to vote?  Wednesday, October 19th is the last day to register to vote for the November 8th election.  Don’t get us started on how important we think voting is!  FOr information on how to register to vote go to: http://www.cityofboston.gov/elections/voter_reg.asp.  City Councilor Bill Linehan is willing to help you to register to vote too.  They will hand deliver voter registration cards and submit them to the Election Department.  Just send an email to : linehanfor city [email protected].  What could be easier than that?

Happy Anniversary Mass Bay Credit Union!  And to celebrate, they’ve got fun-filled events this entire week.  From kids activities, to special coupons, and a chance to win an iPod touch!  Stop by and wish them a happy 75th.  For full schedule of events go to: https://caughtinsouthie.com/feature/happy-anniversary

Old Ironside is a-turnin’!  On Friday, October 21st at 11am* Old Ironsides engages in a ship to shore salute to Castle Island!  *Insider’s tip: get there early just in case the turning happens a little bit earlier than scheduled.  We don’t want you missing the turn around. 

Speaking of Castle Island, get your little ghosts and goblins ready for a spooking weekend of fun and fright!  The Castle Island Association (CIA) will be hosting a Magical Halloween Castle at Fort Independence on Saturday, October 22nd and Sunday, October 23rd from 12noon to 4pm.  Fort Independence will be transformed into a magical castle and will feature storytellers, magicians, goody bags, activities and lots of surprises.  This event is perfect for all ages and is free!


Painting: McGoo’s by Paula Villanova

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