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Back to school! South Boston Catholic Academy has a few seats open at each grade level for the 2016-2017 school year.  Early Childhood Program now has two spots available, after being on a waitlist for a majority of the spring.  For tours or additional information call 617-268-2326 or e-mail Barbara Keohane [email protected].  

Get your teeth cleaned!  August 6th was National Fresh Breath Day!  Take care of your teeth and dental hygiene by making an appointment at South Boston Family Dental! Good (or bad) oral health is a solid predictor of how healthy the rest of your body is. Let the good people of SBFD help you stay healthy give ‘em a call today!  They are accepting new patients!

Fashionistas rejoice! Dew Luxe is having a huge sale on Saturday, August 13th! Enjoy 50% off all spring and summer items! Everything from bags, to sandals, to sundresses and more!  We can’t wait!

Cheers to the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio!  Lincoln Tavern is getting in the spirit with a special Olympic inspired cocktail!  To celebrate Michael Phelps coming out of retirement, Lincoln is mixing up a Phelps-inspired Butterfly Effect cocktail ($10), in honor of his famous race. Prepared with Don Julio Blanco, fresh lime, agave, orange juice, muddled watermelon, and fresno chile, the Butterfly Effect has an extra kick to help cheer on Phelps as he brings home another gold for the US! The Butterfly Effect (along with a number of other Olympic-inspired libations) will be available during the entirety of the Olympic Games.  Also, Lincoln will be showing the games on their six TVs so it’s the perfect spot to watch!

Get in shape!  Enjoy a high intensity workout on the beach for FREE! O2X, a Human Performance company founded by Navy SEALs, is hosting workouts that will get you in kick ass shape on Tuesdays and Thursdays at M Street Beach at 6am.  Focusing on conditioning, nutrition, sleep, stress and resesilience as the 5 major pillars of performance, O2X runs the human performance program for Boston Fire Department, Harvard men’s hockey team, Fidelity Investments, State Department, Broward County Sheriffs Department.  Think you got what it takes, then stop by and take a class!

Rock and flow! Head to the Lawn on Day on Saturday, August 13th for a free Fitbit Local workout!  Wake up and salute the sun with Fitbit Local Ambassador Cara Gilman. She’ll lead you through a revitalizing vinyasa yoga session set to a soundtrack of your favorite hip hop and Top 40 jams.  This free workout takes place from 9am-10am.  To register visit here! https://www.eventbrite.com/e/fitbit-local-boston-tickets-25583872050

Family fun!  Reserve your spot for one of the 6 FREE All Access Boston Harbor trips to Spectacle Island for kids and families this August.  Save the Harbor/Save the Bay wants you to enjoy the Boston Harbor Islands State and National Parks with a trip to Spectacle Island!  These free island adventures will take place on August 16, 17, and 18, and again on August 23, 24, and 25 aboard Bay State Cruise Company’s Provincetown II, which boards at 10:15 for a 10:30 departure from the World Trade Center dock and returns at 3:00.  To reserve space for your free trip to Spectacle Island, please send your name, contact number, the day you plan to join us and the number of spaces you would like to reserve to [email protected] . You will receive an email confirming your reservations. Please note that a parent or adult guardian must accompany all youth and teens.

Be informed.  Get involved.  Massport is hosting a community meeting on Monday, August 8th at 6pm at the Tynan Community Center – 650 East Fourth Street.  Massport will present an overview of the South Boston Waterfront Transportation Center Project which includes a 9-level parking structure with approximately 1500 parking spaces,  bicycle amenities, electric vehicle charging station, more.

On Wednesday, August 10th, Redgate invites the South Boston Community to an open house and meeting about the redevelopment of the old Edison power station.  This meeting will take place at the Tynan Community Center at 6:30pm.

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