See and Do

Week of August 14th

Take care! On Wednesday, August 16th The South Boston Community Health Center is hosting an outdoor health fest at 409 West Broadway from 2pm-7pm. There will be health screenings, walk-in digital mammograms, wellness information, giveaways, new patient sign ups, health/fitness information and more! Stop by and take care of yourself!

Breaking ground! The Fort Point neighborhood will be getting new park and playground in memory of Martin Richard.  Mayor Martin J. Walsh, Governor Charlie Baker, and representatives of the Smith Family Foundation and Barr Foundation will join the Richard family, state and city officials, and supporters for the official groundbreaking for Martin’s Park at Smith Family Waterfront – 64 Sleeper Street on Wednesday, August 16th at 1:00 p.m.

Think Pink! Buy a ticket for the Bombshells Against Breast Cancer Event to help support the Ellie Fund on Wednesday, August 16th from 5:30pm-7:30pm! Sip craft beer, wine & spirits, enjoy food from MJ’s menu, and party on the patio at MJ O’Connor’s Waterfront with special guests including Caught in Southie’s Maureen Dahill. Wear your pink to show your support! To purchase a ticket, visit here! 

Sip and shop! Rent Best Dressed is hosting a cocktails and shopping event on Thursday, August 17th at 7pm! Sip champagne while shopping for dresses and jewelry and enjoy up to 80% off!

Italian Pride! Hey, oh, ey! (in the voice of Paulie Walnuts from the Sopranos) Come celebrate Italian pride on Friday, August 18th from 4pm-7pm with a party at Medal of Honor Park!   Enjoy live music, food, kids activities and more!
Even if you’re not Italian, you can still celebrate Italian Pride Day!  See you there!

Drink up! Loco Taqueria and Oyster Bar is featuring six Cisco Brewers drafts on tap for the rest of August! Stop by and try this delicious craft beer from Nantucket!

Ride on! The Handle Bar is celebrating its new renovations with 5 free classes and a party! The fitness fun takes place on Saturday, August 19th with classes all day long followed by cocktails from Bully Boy from 5-7pm!

Fight night! Unless you live under a rock, you know there’s a big fight coming up between Floyd Mayweather and Connor McGregor. Stephi’s in Southie is hosting a viewing party on Saturday, August 26th beginning at 9pm. For $50 you get free apps, viewing of the fight on 17 screens plus a projection screen. You can purchase your tickets here! 

Celebrate Summer! Head to Fort Point on Sunday, August 20th for the  2nd Annual Fort Point Festival! Enjoy  a day of food, beer, music, games, and more. The Fort Point Festival is a free community street party from 12-5pm on Thomson Place and Stillings Street in Boston’s Fort Point neighborhood. Visit here to check out the full list of participating organizations, programs, artists, performances and more at the Festival!  To purchase tickets to the Eat portion of the festival visit here! 

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Maureen Dahill

Maureen Dahill is the editor of Caught in Southie and a lifelong resident of South Boston sometimes mistaken for a yuppie. Hockey mom, yoga enthusiast, lover of red wine and binge watching TV series. Mrs. Peter G. Follow her @MaureenCaught.