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Week of September 2nd

Let’s Get Physical – Bootcamp at Motivated Fitness.  We like to think of September as time to renew.  No more cook-outs, day-drinking at the beach, and skipping the gym.  Motived Fitness is offering a on outdoor bootcamp for the month of September at Moakley Park.  Your bootcamp will begin at 6am consist of an action packed hour of running, lifting, drills and motivating coaching. Bootcamp meets four mornings a week from 6am-7am for four weeks.  Motivated Fitness will have you in ass-kicking shape in no time! $180 for members and $220 for non-members.  For more information visit: http://www.regansmotivatedfitness.com/bootcamps.html

Register to vote.  For the first time in 20 years, we will be voting for a new mayor of Boston.  Tuesday, Sept. 24, 2013 a preliminary municipal election in Boston.  Makes sure to register to vote.  The deadline to register to vote, change your address, or to change your political party is Wednesday, Sept. 4, 2013. You can apply in person at City Hall or by downloading a mail-in registration form off of the City of Boston website.

The Boston Election Department (City Hall – Room 241) will be open until 8 p.m. on September 4 to accommodate last minute voter registrations. Those looking to fill out a voter registration form after 5 p.m. on that date should enter City Hall by the Congress Street entrance. All registrations that are mailed to the Election Department must be postmarked by September 4 in order to be eligible for the upcoming election.

All registrations postmarked after the Sept. 4 will be unable to be processed until after September preliminary municipal election and will not be eligible until the municipal election on November 5, 2013.  For more information visit the  Election Department website at www.cityofboston.gov/elections

Give blood. The Curley Recreation Center (aka the L) is hosting a blood drive for the American Red Cross on Wednesday, September 4th from 2pm-7pm.  When you donate blood you’ll receive a collectable Red Sox t-shirt.  To make an appointment, please call 1-800-733-2767 or visit www.redcrossblood.org.  The blood drive will take place on the M Street side.
 
Beach Party.  As the summer winds down, why not spend one last night on the beach.  The City Point Neighborhood Association will like to invite you to their  End of Summer Beach Party on Saturday, September 7th 11am-2pm at Marine Park. There will be food, fun, an aquarium touch tank and painting with legendary Southie artist Dan McCole.

This event is brought to you by the CPNA, Sullivan’s at Castle Island and Save the Harbor, Save the Bay.  Sounds like fun to us!

Be informed.  Get involved. Southie political event:

  • Mayoral front-runner, John Connolly will be setting up shop in Southie at his new campaign headquarters at 840 Summer Street on Tuesday, September 3rd at 6pm.   Stop by and say hello.
  • Candidate for mayor Marty Walsh would like to invite you to a special neighborhood event on Tuesday, September 3rd from 6:30-9pm.  Stop by Lincoln Tavern (425 West Broadway) and mix and mingle with your friends and neighbors and get to know the candidate.  All are welcome! For more information visit http://www.martywalsh.org/
  • Councilor Bill Linehan is celebrating the new opening of his South Boston headquarters on Saturday, September 7th at 10am.  Stop by 666 East Broadway (K and East Broadway) for a grand opening event and standout. 

Bonus:
We love a parade!  It’s the annual South Boston Youth Soccer Parade on Thursday, September 5th at 6pm.  Stop by the Moakley Park Soccer Field and watch the youth of South Boston parade around the field sporting their new uniforms.  Hip, hip, hooray!

 

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Maureen Dahill

Maureen Dahill is the editor of Caught in Southie and a lifelong resident of South Boston sometimes mistaken for a yuppie. Hockey mom, yoga enthusiast, lover of red wine and binge watching TV series. Mrs. Peter G. Follow her @MaureenCaught.