1.9 min readBy Published On: August 19th, 2011Categories: Tips0 Comments on Top 5

Art imitates life.  Local artist Norman Crump has partnered up with Julie’s Family Learning Program in a creative work of hope.  Julie’s Family Learning Program is offering a limited edition of 250 Geclee prints of Norman Crump’s work, “Hope for the Day.”  Each reproduction is printed 18/24 on canvas, signed and numbered with a certificate of authenticity.  Price: $200 unframed; $300 framed.  To order, go to www.juliesfamily.org or contact Normal Crump at 617-330-1133. 


Get involved.  Calling all teens looking to make a difference in their community.  Become a Youth Ambassador – an organization of dedicated South Boston teens that participate in fun, challenging, community wide activities.  Sign up is Tuesday, September 20th at 6pm at the South Boston Community Health Center (409 West Broadway) on the 3rd floor.  For more information, contact Linda Doran (617-464-7463) or Mayra Rodriquez-Howard (617-464-7423).

Do something nice.  The Cranberry Cafe (704 East Broadway) is collecting donations to send to US troops overseas.  Things like socks, razor blades, candy, baby wipes, shampoo, deodorant, gum, mints, pens, granola bars to name a few.  For a full list of items requested go to: www.give2thetroops.org.  And drop some items off at the Cranberry Cafe.  While your there, treat yourself to a lime ricky – it will make you instantly happy and think of as reward for your good deed. 

Save some money.  Have you been dying to try Southie’s newest restaurant Wolfie’s (81 L Street)?  Well, this week you have the perfect excuse.  It’s featured on  boston deals on the Caught in Southie “deals” section.   Just click on the Wolfie’s deal to purchase.  We highly recommend the steak tips and mashed.  Deal begins Monday, September 19th.

Eat up!  Twelve Chairs (319 A Street) is hosting Eat Boutique Local Market on Saturday, September 24th from 1-5pm featuring inspiring handmade sweets and savory treats for you to try and purchase.  Amy McCoy – “Poor Girl Gourment” , Amy Traverso – “The Apple Lover’s Cookbook”, and Joanne Chang (Flour Bakery) will be there to sign their cookbooks.  Shop for gifts for your friends and yourself.  For more information go to: www.eatboutique.com/local-market

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