1.9 min readBy Published On: April 17th, 2016Categories: See and Do0 Comments on Week of April 18th

Family fun pick! Visit the Swan Boats on The Public Gardens.  Delighting families for over 130 years, the Swan Boats at the Public Garden have been a sign of spring in Boston.  Swan boats run 7 days a week from 10am-4pm.  Tickets are $3.50 for adults, $2 for kids and $3 for seniors. Kids under 2 are free. For more information visit http://www.swanboats.com/

Go for a bike ride! Whether you’re a hardcore bike rider or just a casual cruiser, Southie Cycles – a new riding club –  might just be for you!   Started by Southie residents and bike enthusiasts Steve and Laura Bowden,  Southie Cycles is a free riding club for bicycle riders of all levels. The idea is to ride with the group or lead a ride yourself.  Go to www.southiecycles.com to check out the next ride, or add a ride to the schedule yourself!  Sounds like fun and healthy way to meet your Southie neighbors!

Kick some ass! The Boston Athletic Club wants you to get in shape this spring! Group Fight™ is a gripping hour that burns a ton of calories and builds total body strength. Tap into the hottest mixed martial arts movements done at a rapid-fire pace to smash your cardio fitness! From the boxing ring to the fighting cage, Group Fight combines cutting-edge moves with thrilling music. This electric experience is addictive! FIGHT FOR IT! Group Fight Guide to Getting Started  To see the schedule visit here! 

Build a house!  It’s school vacation week and you’ll be looking for stuff to do!  Grab the kids and head to Franklin Park for a magical Fairy House Building Workshop.  This arts and crafts event is free happens from 10 a.m. to noon and hosted by the Boston Parks and Recreation Department and will feature storytelling and face painting. cityofboston.gov/parks

Eat up!  Make a plan to head to the Rose Kennedy Greenway on Saturday,  April 23 for the Spring Food Festival sponsored by Stop & Shop and Peapod.  From 11am to 2pm on The Greenway between Milk and India Streets eat your way around the featured food trucks plus Stop & Shop and Peapod offering information and sign-ups for their delivery service.  For more information visit here! 

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