See and Do

Things You Should Know This Week – June 29th

Let’s go camping

State campgrounds open for camping season on July 1st.  You can make reservations and lean more here!

Cookout

Having a backyard cookout for the Fourth? The Daily Market can help you with when it comes to the meat you’re grilling. From hot dogs and hamburgers, to sides dishes, the Daily Market has everything from fresh produce to desserts to make your get together perfect!

Social Distance Dash

Cabin fever has set in for all of us, especially with summer upon us! This virtual road race is the perfect opportunity for you to stay active (while remaining socially distant!), and most importantly, support your favorite charity!  You can register here! “Race Day” is anytime between July 2 – July 5. You can run or walk 1 mile, 5K, 10K, 13.1, or 26.2 anytime, anywhere to support your cause. Simply track your time and distance on any workout app or watch, screen shot it or take a picture and email it to socialdistancedash@fmpproductions.com!

Celebrate Independence Day with a new virtual tradition

America’s Ship of State, USS Constitution, and the USS Constitution Museum are bringing fun virtual content to your July 4th celebration. From a live 21-gun salute aboard “Old Ironsides” to firing an Alka-Seltzer® cannon in your own yard, there is something for all ages in this online event. Programming on July 4th will be streamed live from USS Constitution‘s Facebook page. Programs will include a special Ship tour with Carl Herzog, the Museum’s Public Historian and host of Historian at Home, and a public trivia contest. Start studying now for your chance to win one of the 21 saluting battery rounds fired from USS ConstitutionYou can learn more here. 

Save the Date

The Ashmont Farmers Market returns on Friday, July 10th for its 13th season.  Social distancing and safety guidelines will be in effect!  You can get the details 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.