See and Do

Week of November 14th

Get Schooled! South Boston Catholic Academy (866 East Broadway) will be hosting an open house on Tuesday, November 15th 9:00am-11:00am for Preschool to Grade 6. Serving over 300 students from South Boston and beyond, SBCA is an accredited Catholic school offering small class sizes, high quality, experienced tenured teachers, after school clubs and and a nurturing environment for your student to thrive in.    Stop by and check it out!  For more information visit: sbcatholicacademy.org

Beauty and books!   Wears + Wares is hosting two pop ups this week!  On Tuesday, November 15th get beautiful for the holidays with the help of some friends!  Flutter Lash Bar, Salon De Cheuveu and Amanda Ricci, RN will be on hand with hair & makeup tutorials, lash extensions and filler and botox.  Wears + Wares will be featuring their new holiday line too! Stop by 7pm-9pm.  Enjoy 20% off your regularly priced merchandise! On Wednesday, from 4p-6pm author Paul Christian will be on hand to answer questions and sign copies of his new book South Boston on Parade!  Perfect for gift giving!

Donate coats!  Southie’s newest dry cleaners – Anton’s Cleaners on West Broadway will be collecting collects gently used coats for Coats For Kids Drive through January 6.  Anton’s also features a new 24-hour pickup kiosk – where customers can drop off/pick up any time of day!  To learn more visit here! http://antons.com/cfk/

Helipad Hearing! The new plans for General Electric’s Fort Point headquarters has been approved by the Boston Planning and Development Agency this week. the three building complex is expected to be completed in 2018. As part of the package to lure the Fortune 500 company to Boston, a helipad was included. One of the neighborhoods being tossed around for the helipad is South Boston. City Councilor At Large and Southie resident Michael Flaherty has sponsored a hearing hosted by the Boston City Council’s Committee on Parks, Recreation and Transportation. Public safety, noise, air pollution will be some of the topics discussed at the his public meeting. The meeting will take place on Wednesday, November 16th at 6pm at the Boston Convention & Exhibition Center. City Councilor Michelle Wu is the chair of the hearing.

Bonus:
On the rise!  A super moon is heading our way bringing with it super tides.  On Monday, at 6:15am the moon will be the closest it’s been to the earth in almost 69 (hehe) years!  It will look its biggest and brightest at 4:30pm right after sunset.  King tides will be back with higher than normal tides.  Peak tides are expected to be between 12.4 and 12.5 feet high on November 15th at noon.  If it’s windy we could see a 13 foot tide. Yikes!  Avoid Morrissey Boulevard near UMass!

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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.