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5 Things You Should Know This Week – January 3rd

The Boston Parks Winter Fitness Series

From yoga to line dancing, enjoy free virtual fitness classes from January through May!  Get the schedule and class descriptions here! 

Recycling Christmas Trees

Give that Christmas Tree a second life! The City of Boston will be collecting them the first two full weeks in January! Place trees at curb by 6am on trash day. No decorations, bags, stands or lights on the tree. The tree will be shredded up to be used as compost. The compost will be distributed in various Boston parks to help new things grow!

Be Informed. Get Involved.

Save the Dates! The BPDA will be hosting a series of Virtual Public Meetings in connection with the submission of the Draft Project Impact Report for the proposed Dorchester Bay City project. The first in the series involves transportation and infrastructure  – including Kosciuszko Circle aka the Rotary from Hell. You can can learn more here.

Let’s go skating

Looking for a fun way to keep the kids entertained? Lace up the skates and hit the ice.  The Devine Rink is now offering public skating.  If you don’ t have skates, don’t worry, you can rent them! If your blades are dull, you can get them sharpened there too! Weekend Hours: Saturday:  7pm – 8:50pm and Sunday:  4pm – 5:50pm.

Vaccination sites in the City of Boston

Looking to get a Covid-19 vaccination or booster? The City of Boston Public Health Commission has put together a map of places to get one including walk-in clinics in addition to a vaccination pop up at Fenway Park. You can check it out 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.