3 min readBy Published On: January 4th, 2013Categories: Tips0 Comments on Top 5 Things

Week of January 14th

Be informed.  Get involved. Two important community meetings are taking place Monday, January 14th:
The Presentation of developers’ proposals to demolish St. Augustine’s Church and School.  This meeting will take place at the South Boston Boys and Girls Club (230 West Sixth Street) at 6:30pm.

The Boston Redevelopment will hold a discussion of the proposed project for new D Street hotels project.  This meeting is also at 6:30 at the Boston Convention Center (415 Summer Street) Room 154.  It’s important to be involved and informed things happening in your hometown of Southie, USA.  ?

Mix it up!  If you like to go out with friends, meet new people and help out a good cause, then Social Southie is for you! Come join Social Southie at its first ever public event on Tuesday, January 15th at 7pm at the Boston Beer Garden (743 East Broadway).  This event will benefit the South Boston-based Alliance for Animals.  ??Social Southie was formed by a small group of locals and new residents of South Boston who want to change the dynamic of Southie’s social scene by creating monthly social events that give back to the South Boston community. They are “a social group committed to not only having fun, but also giving back to our Southie community.

Be a good neighbor!  The Citizen Schools at the Dever-McCormack in Dorchester are looking for a few good citizens to volunteer to be a writing coach for their 8th grade students.  The goal is to
improve writing skills by having each student work one-on-one with a coach
every other Tuesday afternoon from 2:50-4:10, starting next week (1/15).   Think you got what it takes?  Give Laney Siegner a call at 301-943-9504

This ain’t your Nana’s Bingo!  B, 7.  Gather up the girls, slips on your high heels and go play some Bingo!  St. Peter Academy is playing host to this exciting night of cocktails, prizes and surprises.  It takes place at the Seaport Restaurant (367 East Eighth Street) on Friday, February 1st at 6:30pm.  There will be a cash bar, complimentary raffle ticket,  a chance to win prizes including Coach, Vera Bradley and Yankee Candle (to name a few) and it’s for a great cause – the kids of St. Peter Academy.   Tickets are $25 and going fast.  ??So come on!  You might just get lucky and yell, “BINGO!”   For more information and to purchase tickets email Maria Blasi at [email protected]
spice up your winter

The dark nights of winter can be long and cold.  Heat things up with a night out of bellydancing.   Starting Wednesday, January 23rd you can learn to express the beauty and joy of the timeless art of belly dance.   Bellydance for Beginners is a 6 weeks long program meeting on Wednesdays from 7:30pm-8:30pm at the Woods School of Irish Dance (168 H Street).  ??Jessica Buhler is passionate about bellydance and has ten years of experience as an instructor.  She will show you the basic techniques and you’ll get great workout too.??Cost of the class is just $69 (If you register with a friend the cost is $50 per person $100 for two).  It’s a great excuse to get together with friends or meet some new ones and to scratch “Learn how to bellydance” off your to-do list.  (Registration is required)??Shake what your momma gave you! ??For more information or to register – contact Jessica at [email protected]


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