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Spring forward – Daylight savings will begin on Saturday at 2am – Don’t forget to change the batteries in your smoke detectors. 

St. Patrick’s Celebration at Dorchester Brewing Co.

Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day as the Irish intended -with a full day of drinking great beer. Actually, this year Dorchester Brewing Co. is making it a full weekend celebration starting on Friday March 11th! There will be a new Irish Red beer release, including some special green beer + slushies along with live music, traditional food and more. M&M BBQ will be open daily and serving up their version of Irish food specials!  Friday, March 11th – All Day: Irish Red Beer Release, Green Beer, Food Specials – 8-10pm: Live Music from The Gypsy Moths Saturday, March 12th: First 50 customers receive a limited edition St. Patrick’s Day DBco glass – All Day: Irish Red Beer Release, Green Beer, Food Specials – 3pm-6pm: Live Performance w/ Aaron Bear & the Forest Collective – 7:30pm-10:30pm: DJ Set

Karaoke at Fat Baby

On Friday, we sing! Fat Baby will be hosting karaoke on Friday starting at 9:30pm. Plan on having some pre-performance dumplings + mai tais!

Long Run Saturday with MyStryde

Join MyStryde on Saturday for a special long run from our the MyStryde Southie studio. 5, 7, 10, 15, mile options available and all paces welcome. Lots of fun stuff planned too!  You can learn more here! 

Ice-O-Rama Day

On Sunday, it’ the legendary Ice-O-Rama day at the Murphy Rink at 9am featuring everything from speed skating + puck shooting competitions in addition to Miss Ice-O-Rama!  Brought to you by the South Boston Citizens Association.

Pizza + Pierogis at Bardo’s

In honor of International Women’s Day, Bardo’s has partnered with a fellow women owned business @jajupierogi for an epic collaboration! Come check out the pizza specials all week long kicking off on Women’s Day, on Tuesday, March 8th! Here are some more ways to support women owned businesses in the neighborhood!

Colin’s Joy Project St. Patrick’s Day Swag Pop Up at Deirfiur

Colin’s Joy Project will be selling their merchandise at @deirfiurhome on Saturday March 12th & Sunday March 13th from 12-2pm. Get parade ready with Colin’s Joy Project shamrock T’s, beanies, hats, tumblers and travel mugs. These items are always hot sellers around town so make sure you get there early to snag your merch. All proceeds will go towards Colin’s Joy Project which will in turn go right back into our community! So it’s a win/win! Stop by!

South Boston Lithuanian Club presents a Benefit Concert for Ukraine

On Saturday, March 12th the South Boston Lithuanian Club (368 West Broadway) will be hosting a special benefit concert for Ukraine featuring live music by Late Bus. Doors open at 5pm. Tickets are $25.

Vaccine Clinic

Boston Children’s Chorus (BCC) is proud to partner with Boston Medical Center to host pop-up vaccination clinics open to all BCC singers, their families and the general public ages five and older free of charge. No insurance is required, and no pre-registration is needed.1st, 2nd, and 3rd doses of Pfizer, Moderna, and Johnson & Johnson are available for all individuals five and older. Takes place on Saturday, March 12th from 9am-12pm! Boston Children’s Chorus Main Office is located at 20 Old Colony Ave.

Say your goodbyes to The Playwright

Order up your brunch shot flights and your steak and cheese egg rolls this weekend!  The Playwright will be closing for some major renovations on March 23rd. Get the scoop. 

Full Moon Circle at East Side Yoga with In Good Company

The full moon occurs when the moon and the sun are at opposite points in the sky and the moon is at her brightest! It’s a time to pause, reflect and celebrate the things that are working and leave behind the things that aren’t. Join ESY + In Good Company Sunday at 5:00pm for a gentle yoga flow and meditation guided by this month’s Full Moon energy followed by a journaling and sharing circle. Cost:$35.00 Bring:Pen/Paper/yoga mat. You can register here. 

Breakfast + Brunch in the Neighborhood

Who’s hungry? Check out our roundup of spots for breakfast and brunch in the neighborhood! 

Register to Run the St. Patrick’s Day Road Race

Race is On & Registration is Open! The South Boston Boys + Girls Club is thrilled to be back . . . . same great cause, same great course, same shirt designers (thanks, Dropkick Murphys)!  The road race takes place on Sunday, March 20th before the parade at 11am.  This year’s event will be entirely outside, including registration and post-event, with limited amenities and a smaller field, due to public health concerns and the health and safety of all. We’ll be a little more bare bones, the basics. Keeping it simple: It is all about the run, the shirt and supporting our kids!

Check out our Guide to St. Patrick’s Day Guide

Let the countdown to St. Patrick’s Day begin! Make sure to check out our Guide to St. Patrick’s Day! It’s been two years since we’ve had a parade in our neighborhood so it’s our pleasure to bring you all that is hip and happening this St. Patrick’s season leading up to St. Patrick’s Day weekend!  We’ll give you suggestions on where to watch the parade; where to eat corned beef and cabbage; where to catch some live Irish music; a little history and so much more.  This guide will be updated weekly so keep checking for new scoop. You can check out the guide here! 

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