Mindful Mondays with Bluebikes 

In recognition of National Wellness Month, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts (“Blue Cross”) is sponsoring free Bluebikes Adventure Passes each Monday in August as part of its second annual “Mindful Mondays” initiative!  Outdoor exercise, such as biking, and mindfulness techniques are known to dramatically improve mental health and reduce depression, anxiety, PTSD and other concerns. To take advantage of complimentary passes on “Mindful Mondays,” riders can download and open the Bluebikes app, select “Adventure Pass,” and enter the appropriate code. Get the details here! 

National Pickleball Day

Have you tried pickle ball yet? Its’ National Pickelball Day on Monday August 8th. You can learn about this fastest growing sport here. There’s new pickleball restaurant/entertainment center in Southie called PKL. Plus there’s a pickleball court down at Farragut Road.

Be informed. Get involved.

A Deconstruction Update meeting on the 776 Summer Street Project will take place virtually on Monday, August 8th at 6pm. You can register here. 

Mayor Wu’s Neighborhood Movie Nights 

The Boston Parks and Recreation Department’s ParkARTS program presents Mayor Wu’s Movie Nights in 11 City of Boston parks from Tuesday, August 2, through Thursday, September 1. Save the Date – Tuesday, August 30th at dusk enjoy the movie – Soul at Moakley Park. 

Dine Out Boston Returns

Dine Out Boston is the perfect opportunity to take advantage of delicious deals at participating restaurants offering indoor or outdoor dining options, with many offering take out and delivery service. This delicious dining event takes place August 7th – August 20th. Enjoy lunch + dinner at participating restaurants – lunch $22 | $27 | $32 and dinner $36 | $41 | $46.  Purple Shell in Southie is participating in addition to plenty of spots in Fort Point and Seaport. You can check out the full list of participating restaurants here! 


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