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5 Things You Should Know This Week – October 12th

Early Voting

In Massachusetts there’s an early voting period before the general election early voting to run from Oct. 17 to Oct. 30. This is for in-person voting. You can find a list of early voting locations in the City of Boston here! If you’d like to send in your vote by mail ballot, you can do that at anytime before Tuesday, November 3rd for the general election. You can learn more about this here. Not registered? You have until October 24th. Here’s some more helpful information about voting and the election! 

Register to Vote at Pure Oasis

Speaking of voting….on Monday, October 12th Pure Oasis is hosting voter registration for anyone 21 plus that’s not registered to vote. Stop by from 12pm-6pm and while you’re there, you might as pick up something for yourself, right?

Social Distanced Clean-Up

Make a plan to head to Cedar Grove Cemetery and volunteer for a good old fashioned clean up on October 17th from 8am-12pm. Don’t forget your mask!

Fall Brunch Pop Up at Ripple Cafe

Discover Vegans – home of the Haitian Patty will be popping up at at Ripple Cafe on Sunday, October 18th from 11am-3pm. Get there on time before all the amazing vegan food runs out. 🌱 (Due to Covid regulations, there will be no inside seating)

Take A Hike

While crossing state lines may not be in everyone’s best interest, there are still plenty of ways to enjoy the foliage right here in our backyard! Head to Blue Hills Reservation to enjoy all the fall colors and views of the city all while keeping a safe distance from your fellow leaf peepers. COVID practices for the park are outlined here.


Eire Pub is showcasing an all-star lineup of appetizers on Sundays (hopefully the Pats will be back Sunday). Enjoy classic apps like chicken tenders, potato skins, wings, a crock of Mac + Cheese and the Pub’s famous chili.

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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.