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Week of June 20th

Hit the books!  South Boston Public Library is hosting a children’s reading contest! Race into reading is a Hot Wheels-themed summer reading program. Beginning June 20, stop by the front desk at the library to register your child. A race car with your child’s name in the front window and you’ll take home a sticker chart to track your child’s reading. Every day that your child meets the goal, place a sticker on the chart. Bring your child and the sticker chart to the front desk each week through September 2 to collect a Hot Wheels prize and advance his or her race car across the window! Children who collect their prizes every week will receive a Hot Wheels carry case for all their cars!  Talk about motivation!

DIY with Southie’s favorite handbag designer! Lindsay Tia is hosting a Paint Your Own Tote night on Monday, June 20th from 6pm-8pm at Lincoln Tavern! Each person will receive a burlap tote bag made by Lindsay Tia to paint and decorate as well as an apron to wear while painting. Materials to decorate your bag include: paints, studs, ribbons, stencils, and MORE! The perfect girls night with discounted wine prices including red, white, and rose for just $5 a glass! Sip, paint, design, and mingle while making your one-of-a-kind bag! For tickets visit eventbrite.

Everything’s coming up Rose!  It’s that time of year, the annual Grand Rose Tasting at Social Wines!  Stop and smell and taste the rose. On Monday, June 20th from 5:30pm-7:30pm and sample more than 30 wines!  Summer is the perfect season for the refreshing pink wine!  It’s the perfect wine for day-drinking too! Social Wines is also offering a special Rose Drive-by – purchase online and call ahead – they’ll run it out to your car for you. Sweet!

Beauty and fashion unite! Rodan and Fields is hosting a ladies night on June 22nd from 7-9pm at Ku De Ta.  Sip, shop and learn about Rodan and Fields skin care!  Enjoy 20% your purchases at Ku De Ta, a free multi function eye cream for every new Rodan and Fields preferred customer, and complimentary snacks and refreshments!

Get your act together!  Have you been neglecting your oral hygiene? Make yourself a dentist appoint 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!

Mangia!  Mmmmm…..Capo!  Make a plan to eat at Capo this week!  Enjoy homemade pasta, delicious meatballs and chicken parm the size of your head!  And did we mention they have jugs of wine?  Make a reservation for dinner of lunch!  You can thank us later!

Family Fun Pick! Come on our for a day of good old fashioned family fun on Farragut Road on Saturday, June 25th at the Donny Higgins Memorial Street Hockey and Family Fun Day!  The day kicks off with a day-long street hockey tournament at the outdoor rink. Whether you play or watch and cheer, this will be an exciting day of sportsmanship.  There will be also be kids activities, a DJ, and refreshments beginning at 12pm.  . The Donald Higgins Memorial Arena is located Farragut Road, South Boston (between Broadway and East Second Street)  For more information visit their website! 

Work out at the the Lawn on D!  Equinox is stepping out of the clubs and onto The Lawn on D for a new summer workout series.  One Sunday a month from June through September 2016, Equinox’s expert group fitness instructors will lead a group of members and non-members alike through an hour-long signature group fitness class on The Lawn on D.  Each workout will be held from 10:30AM-11:30AM. Following the class participants can enjoy some well-deserved down-time and Lawn on D’s amenities including concessions and complimentary games. This year’s class schedule includes:

Sunday, June 26th, 2016 | The Cut

Sunday, July 17th, 2016 | Best Abs Ever/Best Butt Ever

Sunday, August 21st, 2016 | METCON3

Sunday, September 11th, 2016 | Vinyasa Yoga

This summer series is open to both Equinox members and non-members and is complimentary for members. Non-members are asked to make a $15 donation to Cycle for Survival, a nationwide movement to beat rare cancers. 100 percent of the funds donated go to research studies and clinical trials to change the way cancer is diagnosed and treated. We say stick around after the workout and a have few beers and toast to summer in Southie!  You can register for classes 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. Co-host of Caught Up, storyteller, lover of red wine and binge watching TV series. Mrs. Peter G. Follow her @MaureenCaught.