See and Do

Week of February 22nd

Raise your glass!  It’s National Margarita Day.  Loco Taqueria and Oyster Bar is celebrating with $38 pitchers of margaritas.  Featuring five signature margaritas, Loco has special concoction for every taste!  While you’re there, you might as well get some chips and guac too!  Monday is also buck a shuck night too.  Make sure to follow Loco on instagram at @locosouthbos Make sure to tag them in a photo!

How to be safe in Southie!  Come out to this in-depth, skill-building workshop focusing on how to safely act to challenge inappropriate sexual and violent behaviors in one’s community and environment. It includes current research that reveals why people do or do not intervene as well as empathy building exercises and role-plays.  The BARCC (Boston Area Rape Crisis Center) Staff conducting the training: Stephanie Trilling, Manager of Community Awareness & Prevention Services and Cassie Luna, Community Awareness & Prevention Services Coordinator*  The training is approximately 1 1/2 hours and is free and open to the public.  All are encouraged to attend.  It takes place on Tuesday, February 23rd from 6:30pm-8pm at the South Boston Boys and Girls Club – 230 West Sixth Street.

Rejoice!  Sullivan’s is opening for the 2016 season this weekend!  To celebrate enjoy hot dogs for 95 cents from opening day on Saturday, February 27th through Friday, March 4th.  We’ll take our all around!  To see their full menu visit: http://www.sullivanscastleisland.com

Teach the children well!  Come out and show your support for Boston Police Commissioner William Evans and the Paraclete. On Wednesday, February 24th at 6:30pm at BC High, enjoy a night of food, drinks, silent auction and honoring Billy Evans.  For more information visit: www.paraclete.org

This ain’t your Nana’s Bingo! Gather up the gang and go play some Bingo!  This exciting night of cocktails, prizes and surprises will take place at the Seapoint Restaurant (367 East Eighth Street) on Friday, February 26th at 6:30pm.  There will be a cash bar, a chance to win prizes and lots of Bingo!  Tickets are $25 and are going fast.  You can reserve tables of 10 too!  Bring a snack to share!  For more information and to purchase tickets please contact Maria Blasi at mgiazi@aol.com.  All tickets must be paid for in advance.  No tickets will be sold at the door.

Bonus:

Be informed.  Get involved.  Be part of the planning for a new Dot. Ave in #Southie.  The BRA (Boston Redevelopment Authority) is hosting  a community meeting/open house on Tuesday, February 23rd from 5:30pm-8pm at the Iron Workers Hall (195 Old Colony Ave.)  Come learn how we can preserve, enhance and grow Dorchester Avenue.  For more information visit: bit.ly/plandotave.tribe-events-single-event-description

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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.