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5 Things You Should Know This Week – February 15th

Take a StoryWalk

Looking for something fun to do with the kids while getting some fresh air and enjoying Boston parks? Well, the City of Boston Parks Dept. is launching their first ever StoryWalk series that allows children and families to interact with books! You can get the details here. 

Cocktails for Conservation

Join Zoo New England for our virtual happy hour series, where you’ll hear from Zoo experts and learn more about the passion, care and commitment that fuels their work to save species from extinction and inspires caring and action on behalf of wildlife and wild places. This is a great opportunity to plan a virtual meet-up with friends, learn about the natural world and enjoy your favorite cocktail from the comfort of your own home. All proceeds support Zoo New England’s Franklin Park Zoo and Stone Zoo. You can learn more here. 

Spread the Love Pop Up Collective

On the heels of a successful series of pop up markets in and around Boston in 2020, Black Owned Bos. is excited to announce the first retail pop up of their 2021 season. This “Spread Love” themed retail market will kick off the day before Valentine’s Day and will run for three sequential Saturdays through March 6, 2021 from 12pm to 6pm in South Bay. This indoor rotating collective of local Black owned businesses from throughout the Greater Boston Area, will feature gifts and goods that offer something for everyone while promoting the collective empowerment of Black entrepreneurs. From sweet treats and cards to clothes and accessories, the collective will offer a diverse selection of business categories. You can learn more details here! 

Bowling is Back

Boston Bowl is back open including the bowling center, arcade, and billiards. 
 Hours of operation are Sunday – Thursday, 9am – midnight, and Friday & Saturday, 9am – 1am. You can learn more by visiting the Boston Bowl website here!

Virtual Programs from the Leahy Holloran Community Center

Keep those kids busy this week virtually! The Leahy Holloran Community Center is hosting some programs from paint parties, to STEM workshops, Jeopardy game night and story time!  Take home materials for all programs are available for curbside pickup.  Details will be mailed upon registration.  You can learn more about registration here. 

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Maureen Dahill

Maureen Dahill is the editor of Caught in Southie and Caught in Dot 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.