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Things You Should Know This Week – June 15th

Is Your Dad a Hero?

The Industry on Adams is giving away a steak a day through June 21st in honor of Father’s Day.  All you need to do is post a photo of your dad on the Industry’s Facebook page and why he should win! One winner selected per day!

Virtual Community Meeting about BCYF Curley Community Center Renovations 

Please join Boston Centers for Youth & Families, and the City of Boston’s Public Facilities Department for a virtual meeting to continue the discussion about upcoming renovations to the BCYF Curley Community Center in South Boston on Thursday, June 18 at 6 p.m. Due to the current public health crisis, participants will be able to join via computer or phone using WebEx. This meeting will share schedule updates, a presentation showing design progress and updates on the relocation of some of the center’s programming.   The link to join the meeting is: bit.ly/bcyfcurleymeeting Call in number: 408-418-9388  Access code: 129 245 2399

The meeting will be recorded and the presentation will be posted online so if you are unable to join you will be able to view it all at your convenience at Boston.gov/BCYF following the meeting.

Hand-painted Flower Pots

Artists from the Dorchester Art Project have been selected to customize and paint sets of window boxes, planters, pots, and birdhouses with original artwork. If you are a resident of Dorchester, Roxbury, or the South End and would like a beautiful hand-painted planting pot in your home, you can enter for chance to win here! There are 90 winning slots!  You can learn more about this by visiting DAP instagram

Corpse Flower Bloom Watch at the Franklin Park Zoo

Fester – the corpse flower – is ready to bloom! The plant measures 4-feet tall and can be seen on display in the Outback Trail section of Franklin Park Zoo. Corpse flower blooms are a unique and rare experience – these exotic flowers will often go many years between blooms, which last for only 24 – 48 hours!  You can check on its progress here! 

Stretch and Breathe

Has the world got you stressed? 4 Corners Yoga and Wellness is offering online classes to get you moving and breathing.  Check their website for schedule! 

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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.