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Week of February 27th

Junk food and ashes.  It’s Fat Tuesday, a hedonistic day to gorge yourself with food and drink before the kick-off of lent on Ash Wednesday so get it in! As for Ash Wednesday, knock off the nonsense and get down to Lenten business of fasting, deprivation and possibly a little soul searching.  Wondering where to get ashes in Southie?  Visit here! 

Get into the flow!  Radiant Yoga wants you back on your mat! Get ready for the spring and get back into the flow with the 21 in 31 Challenge – that’s 21 days of yoga in 31 days!  It will change your life!  Sign up, take at least 21 classes by March 31st, come to the workshop, make new friends, realize how awesome you feel! Your prize is a custom Radiant Pullover Tee valued at $45.00 and 1 month of unlimited yoga the following month for $99.  Cost for the challenge is $249.

Eat and drink!  The much anticipated Publico – a new restaurant located at 11 Dorchester Street – will be opening its on Tuesday, February 28th!  Think globally inspired food, creative craft cocktails and an interior that is mid-century meets rustic.  The menu features snacks like empanadas, tacos, and bacaliao fritters, pizzettas, small sharable plates of steamed mussels, ceviche, and larger plates like steak frites, bolognese and mahi mahi! Publico’s Adult bevy menu features handcrafted cocktails like the Goose &Gander – Grey Goose, Aperol, St. Germain and lemon or the Market Day made with Bully Boy Gin, St. George Spiced Pear, Littet Blanc, Honey and lemon.  Cocktails range in price from $11-$12.  Also on the menu beer – draft, bottle and cans, and eclectic wine list!

Jab, hook, uppercut!  This week will be the last week to tryout for the Annual St. Patrick’s Day Boxing Show.  Interested kids should show up on Tuesday or Friday at 3pm at Peter Welch’s Gym.  The event takes place on Saturday, March 11th at 6pm at PWG.

Support this! Mix and mingle and help support a great Southie organization at the Paraclete Fundraiser  – March 1st 6:30p-8:30pm BC High honoring Dan Lynch Lynch Wellness Professional Group.  For tickets visit here! 

Bonus:
Join hundreds of costumed beach lovers will plunge into the icy waters of Boston Harbor at this year’s Harpoon Shamrock Splash for Save the Harbor/Save the Bay at the BCYF Curley Community Center in South Boston on Sunday, March 5th at noon.

This year’s splash will be better than ever, with refreshing Harpoon beer, real food from b.good and music by the Mix 104.1 & AMP 103.3 street teams. And of course there are many chances to win free flights from our partners at JetBlue and great swag from Harpoon for best costumes, biggest fundraisers and just for taking the plunge. Registration for this year’s Harpoon Shamrock Splash is just $20 at www.shamrocksplash.org You must be 21 or older to take participate. All proceeds go to support free events and programs on the region’s public beaches in 2017. Find out more about the event and the impact of the cuts on Save the Harbor’s blog at www.blog.savetheharbor.org

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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.