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Weekend Picks – June 21st

Best of BTK

Lincoln Tavern is home of the Friday Brunch Test Kitchen – where guests get to test new items that may or may not make it to the official weekend brunch menu!   On Friday, June 21st, celebrate three years of BTK with a “best of” line-up featuring faves from past brunches from 10am to 3pm. Reservations are highly recommended!  You can make yours online or call 617.765.8636!  

International Yoga Day – Let’s Celebrate in the Neighborhood

There’s no better day to celebrate International Yoga Day than on the Summer Solstice!  Whether you’re new to yoga or a full-on yogi, practice at one of these local classes to find your Friday zen on the longest day of the year! Check out our roundup here! 

Chefs in Shorts

Now in its 22nd year, Chefs in Shorts brings together a group of the area’s top culinary talents who fire up the grills and create their best dishes during this expansive outdoor, summer-in-the-city barbeque hosted at the Seaport Hotel & World Trade Center. Join some of Boston’s best chefs on June 21 for an evening of grill-offs, desserts, beer, wine and fun to again benefit Future Chefs, a local nonprofit focused on first careers in the culinary arts. Attendees also will have the opportunity to vote for their favorite creation. $90 per person (includes admission with complimentary beer, wine and culinary tastings).  Tickets must be purchased in advanced. No ticket will be sold at the door!  You can purchase your tickets here! 

ICA Sun Bar Celebration

Now open for the summer! SunBar, a pop-up cafe featuring coffee, quick lunch and snacks, and drinks (Frozé! Lord Hobo! wine from Archer Roose!) to enjoy outside by the water during your visit to the ICA. Join the ICA Friday, June 21, when the ICA SunBar celebrates its grand opening during the Summer Solstice! 

Boston Pick Fair

On June 22nd the Boston Pickle Fair is returning for it’s third consecutive year.  Come to the Innovation and Design Building in the Seaport to enjoy all things pickle-related, along with outdoor music, games, contests, and local vendors!  Keep in mind there are two sessions, so make sure you purchase the right tickets for the session of your choice!  You can learn more here! 

Happy Birthday Wink Eyecare

Wink Eyecare has been providing South Boston and beyond with stylish frames and eye care via Dr. Taline Farra, OD, MSc, FAAO for 5 years!  Happy Birthday!  To celebrate, Wink Eyecare is offering two specials!  Buy 1 Pair of Prescription Eyeglasses, Get the 2nd Pair for 50% Off.  Buy an Annual Supply of Contact Lenses and Get 20% off Non-Prescription Sunglasses.  Offer expires 8/15/2019 – some restrictions apply. 

Free Concert on Dorchester Heights

Join the National Park Service, the Dorchester Heights Associations, and Boston Harbor Now for a FREE summer evening concert on Saturday, June 22nd from 6pm-8pm.  Featuring live music from Mestiza, a latin band from Berklee College of Music and fun for the whole family presented by Knucklebones, including lawn games, and face painting! National Park Rangers will also be providing history interpretation. Bring your picnic blankets or grab a lawn chair and come on down to Thomas Park, Dorchester Heights in South Boston for a memorable summer evening in the park from 6-8pm. Kindly RSVP here.  

5th Annual Donny Higgins Street Hockey Tournament

Come on out for a day of good old fashioned family fun on Farragut Road on Saturday, June 22nd and Sunday, June 23rd at the Donny Higgins Memorial Street Hockey Tournament. 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. Mighty Mights to Midgets will be playing.  You can learn more here! 

Get your dancing shoes ready!

DotOUT is kicking off the first tea dance of summer at dbar on Sunday, June 23rd from 4pm-8pm! DJ Ranny will be spinning the tunes to keep everyone dancing and there will be rad raffles, glam performances and more! $15 is suggested donation and 100% of proceed will benefit College Bound Dorchester and Equality Texas!

Cool Zone: Ice Cream and Gelato in Southie

With warmer temps and longer days, summer is the perfect time to take a trip to the neighborhood ice cream shop! Check out our roundup of spots to get ice cream in Southie!

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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.