2.6 min readBy Published On: August 5th, 2013Categories: Tips0 Comments on Top 5

Week of August 5th

Grab a blanket and head to M Street Park on Monday night and enjoy a free movie.  As part of Mayor Menino’s Movie Nights,  Miracle – the story of the 1980 USA Olympic hockey team – will be shown at M Street Park at dusk.  The Children’s Museum “The Big Cake Tour” will host kids activities from 5pm to 7pm.  Skinny Popcorn will provide the popcorn.  Thanks Mayor Menino!

Mix and mingle with your neighbors! Join Social Southie, Caught in Southie, SBANP, & Planet Southie at Lincoln (425 West Broadway) to get to know your neighbors on Tuesday, August 6th at 6:30pm! These days, it’s all about having each other’s backs, no matter whether you’ve lived here your entire life, or you moved in yesterday. We want to invite you to come down, have some fun, and meet some of your neighbors. Let’s really get to know each other in a relaxed, social setting. We will also have some information on the white ribbon project, R.A.D. classes from the BPD, and Andrea Muccini from Ultimate Self Defense will be stopping by!?Need a ride?  Call the Southie Shuttle – they’ll pick you up complimentary!  Call 617-268-4110.

Hone your sixth sense when it comes to being a victim of a crime.  Learn tips on how to be a “less attractive” target.  On Tuesday, August 6th from 6:30pm-8:30pm, you’re invited to take Reducing Your Odds: A Street Smarts Seminar brought to you by the good people of the Boston Police Neighborhood Watch Unit.  This important class will take place at the Curley Community Center (K Street side) and focus on awareness tips for greater safety at home, work and in public.  Discussion will include how an assailant chooses a victim, when and where an attack is likely to occur, and how to make yourself less of a target.  Participants will gain a sense of their own abilities and understand options available to them in case of an assault.  In short, you’ll learn how to put together a plan to “reduce your odds” of becoming a victim.   Walk tall, Southie!

Get schooled in wine and cheese.  Bee’s Knees (12 Farnsworth Street) is hosting a special Rose and cheese pairing course on Saturday, August 10th at 4pm.  Rose is the “it” wine of the summer season with it’s crispness and light pink color.  Rose pairs perfectly with the delicate delight of goat cheese.  Find out more at this delicious class.  This is the Bees Knees first event in the salon and the price is $35 For more information and to register email [email protected]

“You’re gonna need a bigger boat.”  Shark week begins on this week on the Discovery Channel.  Satisfy your fascination with the macabre with shows like Great White Invasion, Rogue Sharks and Summer of the Shark.  Consider yourself warned, you’ll never want to swim in the ocean again.  For a complete schedule of shows and times go to http://dsc.discovery.com/tv-shows/shark-week


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