2.9 min readBy Published On: July 16th, 2017Categories: See and Do0 Comments on Week of July 17th

Calling all future Picassos!  The South Boston Arts Association is offering free painting lessons for kids ages 5 through 12 at the Administration Building of the former Edison property at 776 Summer Street.  Sessions are held on Monday afternoons from 3pm-4pm July-September.  The classes will feature painting on canvas boards. Pre-registration required. For application send email to [email protected] or call Janice at 617-710-3811

Welcome to the neighborhood!  City of Boston Credit Union is officially open in Southie at 130 West Broadway.  Stop by for an official Ribbon Cutting Ceremony and Reception on Wednesday, July 19th at 5:30pm.  We hear the mayor will be there with the giant pair of ceremonial scissors.

Sip and create!  Join the ladies of Grey Lady Revelry Co., WanderLush Boston, and Neatly Nested for an evening of flower crown making, rosé tasting, and shopping! Learn how to make your own faux floral crown while sipping and learning about the best rosés of the summer! Ticket price includes a wide selection of faux flowers, all floral crown supplies, a tasting of five rosés, and a personalized box to take home your crown! All participants will enjoy a 10% discount at Neatly Nested.  The fun takes place on Tuesday, July 25th at 6:30pm  Tickets are $125.   You an purchase tickets here! 

Gather with the neighborhood! On Wednesday, July 19th at 6pm there will be a dedication of the playground at Medal of Honor Park in memory of Lori Miller.  Lori was a devoted and adored wife and mother and an active volunteer in the community.  After a long battle with cancer, Lori passed away in September of 2016.  After the dedication, Soul City Band will be performing at 7pm.

Bring a friend!  If you’ve tried a class at The Handle Bar in Southie then you know how awesome of a workout it is!  45 minutes of action packed motivating fun! Why not share the love and bring a friend (who’s never been to The Handle Bar) to class for FREE!  For more information visit here! 

On your mark, get set, go!  Compete in a triathlon right in your own back yard, Southie!On Sunday, July 30th at 8:15 a.m. hundreds of triathletes will take to Boston Harbor and William Day Boulevard to compete in The Boston Triathlon. The swim takes place at Carson Beach and the bike and run are up and down William Day Boulevard and the Sugar Bowl path and ends back at Mother’s Rest at Carson Beach.   It’s a 1/2 mile swim, 9 mile bike and a four mile run!  Piece of cake!  There’s also a post party that includes food, beer garden, games, vendors, music and more all on Carson Beach.  There is an Olympic Race course too for you beasts!  For those course details you can visit their website! 

Check out our Summer Guide to Southie!  It’s summer in Southie – the hottest place to be! Forget Newport or the Cape, we’ve got it all right here – beaches, boats, roof decks, dining al fresco, and some of the coolest people around! We’ve got the scoop on everything thats “Hot in Southie” this summer from places to eat and drink apres beach, to summer workouts, outdoor yoga, summer style tips, day trips, special deals, and more. If it’s happening in Southie this summer, you’ll find in our summer guide! This guide will be updated weekly, so make sure to keep checking back!  Check it out here! 

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