2.5 min readBy Published On: November 24th, 2014Categories: Tips0 Comments on Week of November 24th

Still need a turkey?  Foodie’s (230 West Broadway) got plenty of fresh and dozen turkeys on hand as well as fresh produce for your sides.  Don’t have time to make sides – Foodie’s also has delicious side dishes at the ready in their prepared foods case.  Insider’s tip: Not sure how the heck to cook a turkey?  Head to www.butterball.com for a how to guide.  They even have an app for your iPhone.

Enjoy free flatbreads!  On Wednesday, November 26th – Thanksgiving Eve, patrons of Salvatore’s on the waterfront (225 Northern Ave) will receive FREE flatbreads at the bar.  It’s a perfect excuse to get together with friends, have a few drinks and enjoy some delicious flatbread!

Burn some calories.  On Thanksgiving morning,The Handle Bar is hosting a 75 minute calorie burning endurance ride that will take the some of the guilt out of Thanksgiving overindulging. To register visit http://handlebarcycling.com/

Get out there and shop! If you survive Black Friday and still have some shopping left in you, then head out to the streets of Southie on Saturday.   Saturday, November 29th is national “Small Business Saturday.” This campaign was designed by American Express to generate business to small independent merchants – and we know how important it is to shop locally! Spread the word too!  Encourage your friends and family to shop locally! Not only are you getting a jump on your Christmas shopping, you are helping our local economy!  Really, it’s a win/win situation.

Help our neighbors have a great Thanksgiving.  Thanksgiving is a time to be grateful for what you have and the perfect time to help those who are less fortunate.  The long standing South Boston tradition of the Thanksgiving Dinner at St. Monica’s church is being served from 11:30-1:30.  If you would like to come for a delicious dinner at St. Monica’s Hall (at the corner of Prebble and Old Colony Ave) just bring your appetite.  If you can’t leave your home and would like a meal delivered, give St. Monica’s a call at 617-268-1230 or 617-590-9922.  Want to volunteer to help cook turkeys, make pick ups, deliveries, serve meals, set-up and clean-up – call 617-268-1230 or 617-590-9922. This neighborhood event is hosted by The South Boston Catholic Parishes and our Southie elected officials.

Mix and mingle and help support South Boston Youth Hockey.  South Boston Youth Hockey is celebrating the season with a special South Boston reunion and fundraiser on Saturday, November  29th at The Teacher’s Union Hall at 7pm.  There will be live music featuring Southie’s favorite band, Thomas Park, a tribute to Jack O’Brien raffles and a cash bar. Tickets are $25 in advance and 35 at the door.  You can purchase them here by visiting www.sbyhl.org or stopping by the Murphy Rink.