It’s Veterans Day on Friday! Originally known as Armistice Day to honor the living veterans of World War I, Veterans Day has transformed into a holiday celebrating all who served their country. Make sure to thank a veteran! Check back as this list may be updated.
Plant Flags for Veterans
Mass Fallen Heroes will be planting American flags for Veterans Day on Friday from 9am-11am. If you’d like to volunteer show up at 85 Northern Ave in the Seaport.
Free Lunch for Veterans at Tuscan Kitchen
This Veterans Day Tuscan Kitchen, Tuscan Sea Grill & Bar, and Toscana Italian Chop House & Wine Bar will be serving a family-style meal to veterans and a guest from 11am to 4pm. Since 2010, Tuscan Brands has served over fifteen thousand Veterans, and this Veterans Day owner Joe Faro anticipates feeding over four thousand vets and their guests.
Veterans that live in the town/city of each of the Tuscan Brands Restaurants are invited to join other heroic patrons, and a guest for a scratch-made family-style meal. Guests can expect a traditional Italian feast starting with Tuscan Kitchen’s signature Penne Bolognese. For the second course, patrons will enjoy a Roast Pork Tenderloin paired with Yukon gold mashed potatoes and roasted carrots. Lastly, for dessert they’ll enjoy a freshly baked cookie and Italian dark roasted coffee.
Veterans and their guest can RSVP by calling the restaurant located in the town they reside in or online at www.tuscanbrands.com/veteransday
Veterans Day at The Daily Market
Zoo is Free for Veterans
In honor of Veterans Day, admission to Franklin Park Zoo and Stone Zoo will be free on Friday, November 11, 2022 from 9am-4pm. Spend the day with family, learn about fascinating wildlife, and explore all the Zoos have to offer! Free entrance will be available with proper military identification for veterans and their immediate family members, last admission will be at 3pm.
Free Donuts for Veterans
Dunkin’ Donuts – Free donut for all veterans and active duty military on Nov 11.
Comedy for Veterans
Comedy on Draft – a special veterans comedy show at Sam Adams Taproom on Thursday at 8pm. You can get tickets here!
Free Boston Harbor Cruise for Veterans
Enjoy a free Boston Harbor cruise and guided tour of For Warren for veterans and service members on Saturday, November 12th hosted by Boston Harbor Now. Reserve your tickets here!
• Municipal Offices: Closed (including City Hall, banks, public schools, and community centers) on Friday
• Parking Meters: FREE, time limit NOT in effect. All other parking rules remain in effect.
• MBTA: Running on a Holiday schedule on Monday.
• Liquor stores: Open
Maureen Dahill is the editor of Caught in Southie and a lifelong resident of South Boston sometimes mistaken for a yuppie. Co-host of Caught Up, storyteller, lover of red wine and binge watching TV series. Mrs. Peter G. Follow her @MaureenCaught.
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