Hot in the City – looks like it’s gonna be a scorcher of a weekend! Stay hydrated!
Open House at Backyahd
On Saturday, June 5th, you’re invited to check out the new fitness studio at Black Falcon Cruise Terminal – Backyahd. There are two classes to take – 8:30 and 10am, but then all are welcome for a live DJ, food from Fat Baby and Loco, and an opportunity to check things out.
Go Fly a Kite
Visit Spectacle Island on Fridays and receive a free kit as you board the ferry. Kites are limited to one per group or family and takes place each Friday through September 3rd while supplies last. Tickets for Friday service to the Islands will be 50 percent off through June 25. Boston Harbor City Cruises will offer discounted ferry tickets for $4 for a family of up to four people for families participating in EBT or SNAP programs. Public libraries across the state and all Boston Public Library branches will also offer two for the price of one passes on ferries. You can learn more about ferries here!
Enjoy a Pride Swizzle at Woods Hill Pier 4
Woods Hill Pier 4 is kicking off Pride Month with The Rainbow Swizzle 🌈 $1 from each cocktail sold will be donated to @bagly_inc, a youth-led, adult-supported organization committed to social justice, and creating, sustaining and advocating for programs, policies and services for the LGBTQ+ youth community. Made with Prarie organic gin, cucumber, lemon, Peychaud’s bitters, creme de violette. Go get one!
Candle Making Workshop at Noted Candles
Everyone agrees, Noted Candles Candle Making Workshops are SO FUN. Round up the crew for a private candle making class. Each person will choose the style and fragrance of their candle that you will make from scratch, you will also each customize a Match Bottle to round out your set. The sessions are tailored to your group so everyone gets the level of detail and instruction that is right for the occasion. Maybe you want to learn the nitty gritty of candle making so that you can make candles at home, or maybe you just want to have a fun girls night out. No matter what you are looking for, Ashley, your instructor and owner of Noted, will be sure you get the experience you are looking for. You can learn more here!
In Good Company Grand Opening
In Good Company – a new lifestyle and gift shop featuring local, handcrafted and small batch goods will open on Saturday, June 5th 10am-7pm. Stop by and welcome them to the neighborhood! Make sure to follow them on instagram for the latest news and information.
Gimme Back My Mic – Karaoke at dbar
Karaoke has returned at dbar! Each Friday night sing your favorites or watch those singing your favorites beginning at 10pm. DJ Ryan Grow is your host!
A Shot for Life Basketball Game between BFD and BPD
On Saturday, June 5th at 2:30pm, head to Garvey Park in Dorchester (34 Neponset Ave) for a fun game of basketball between BFD and BPD. A Shot for Life is non-profit foundation and this year’s beneficiary will be Grant Medeiros, a 6 year old boy from Dighton, MA. Grant has battled Leukemia twice and because of his immune system needed to be in isolation for over a year back in 2018 and 2019. He has had multiple surgeries as well as a bone marrow transplant. His health is headed in a positive direction and will continue to be monitored in the near future as he keeps fighting against this horrible disease. He is an honorary firefighter with the Dighton Fire Dept. Stop by and show your support!
Live Music is Back
Live Music is back at the Supper Club at Capo. Enjoy the music stylings of Stephanie James on Saturday night at 7pm. You can learn more here!
Job Fair at Castle Island Brewing
The soon to open taproom on Old Colony Ave is in need of some able workers. Castle Island Brewing is hosting a job fair at 10 Old Colony Ave on Friday, June 4th 3pm-7pm and June 5th 10am-1pm.
Round 2 of Stanley Cup Playoffs
The Bruins face the Islanders in Round 2 of the Stanley Cup Thursday at 7:30pm and Saturday at 7:15pm! Here are 10 Places to Watch the Game in South Boston!
DJ Kait is back!
South Boston Health Center will be popping up for a vaccination clinic at South Boston Neighborhood House – 136 H Street from 9:30am-12:30pm on Saturday. Open to all 12+ (under 18 need parental consent) Vaccinations are free! Insurance card encouraged but not required. Second dose provided in the same location on June 26th.
Local 149 – New Summer Hours
Rainbow Pride-Themed Bluebikes
To mark the start of Pride Month, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts has unveiled 100 rainbow pride-themed Bluebikes, which are now integrated throughout the Bluebikes system. As part of the month-long roll out of the “Blue Cross Proud bikes” and to demonstrate its continued support of LGBTQ+ pride, Blue Cross will donate $1 for every ride taken on pride-themed Bluebikes through the month of June to Fenway Health in Boston.
Insider’s Guide to the Seaport
Located on the historic South Boston Waterfront, the Seaport District is one of the fasted growing neighborhoods in the city of Boston. With museums, restaurants, shopping, fitness studios, a luxury movie theater, an outdoor concert pavilion, and a gorgeous harborwalk, The Seaport District has it all! Welcome to our Guide to the Seaport District! We’ve got the inside scoop on where to eat and drink, new workouts to try, shopping, special events and shows, where to park and how to get here! We’ve even included our picks on where to stay and our favorite spots for nightlife! Check it out here!
15 Collamore Street, Milton – Thursday, June 3, 5:00 to 6:00, Friday, June 4, 5:00 to 6:00, Saturday, June 5, 12:00 to 1:30
69 Auckland Street, Unit 1 – Saturday and Sunday 12pm-1pm