Art ahoy! Cruiseport Boston is celebrating the start of the 2015 cruise season with a fun a creative event for kids! On Saturday, May 2nd from 10am-1pm, budding Picassos can create their original artwork to be displayed and seen by more than 300,000 cruise passengers at the terminal. This event is facilitated by South Boston’s Young at Arts program. Canvases, paint and all supplies will be provided. Space is limited, so reserve your spot by Monday, April 27th by emailing [email protected]
Be informed. Get involved. Thanks to positive resident feedback, the temporary one-ways in South Boston were extended thru June 1st, 2015. Initially, the one-way transportation reconfiguration was implemented in February due to a brutal winter with an end date of April 1st. On Tuesday, April 28th at 6:30pm at the Condon School (200 D Street) a community meeting to to determine if making the reconfiguration permanent is the appropriate decision for the neighborhood. A second neighborhood meeting will be held in May.
Mark your calendars! South Boston Youth Soccer Registration for the 2015 fall season will take place on the Curley Recreation Center from May 4th – May 9th. Monday-Friday 6pm-8pm and 9am to 12noon on Saturday. $30 per child ages 3 to 18. New players need a copy of their birth certificate. For more information call 617-269-7930 or visit www.southbostonyouthsoccer.com
Sign of spring! The air is growing warmer, the trees are budding and the Laboure Spring Benefit are all signs of the arrival of a new season. On Thursday, April 29th at 5:30pm help support an amazing South Boston charity and enjoy cocktails, savories and the harbor view. This year’s event takes place at the John Hancock Financial’s atrium at 601 Congress Street. There will be live and silent auction items to suit all tastes and purse size. Tickets are $75. For questions or additional information, please contact Judy Swanson at 617.268.9670 or by email at [email protected] To purchase tickets: http://www.ccab.org/?q=node/444
Raise your mint julep! It’s Kentucky Derby time! Barlow’s (241 A Street) is hosting a fun-filled event to benefit the South Boston Collaborative on Saturday, May 2nd from 4pm-7pm. Wear your best Derby inspired outfit and hat of course, and you just might win a prize! There will be food, fun, and raffles. Tickets are $20.
Mom’s the word! Order some flowers from Floral Lab in Fort Point! These beautiful bouquets of fresh flowers are the perfect way to show just how much you care this Mother’s Day! This custom designed arrangement includes a gorgeous mix of roses, tulips, and peonies in a glass vase will surprise and delight anyone who receives it. Floral Lab – located in Fort Point – is offering 50% off! Enjoy bouquets for just $75 – normally $150. Floral Lab – located in Fort Point – is offering 50% off! Pick up the flowers at their Fort Point Studio on Sunday, May 10th from 9am-1pm at 326 A Street Unit 5B. To purchase visit: http://deals.cis-staging.q9hwj0b7-liquidwebsites.com/Floral-Lab/Boston/02210/deals/Mothers-Day-Bouquet/90013/6667