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Things You Should Know This Week – May 13th

Be informed

A Pre-Construction Information Meeting about the road improvements to Morton Street and Gallivan Boulevard and West Selden intersections will take place on Monday, May 13 at 6:30pm at Harbor Health Services – 1135 Morton Street, Mattapan.  Get the details here. 

Sip and Shop

224 Boston is hosting a special sip and shop on Tuesday, May 14th from 6pm-8pm. Sip on some wine while you shop from local vendors including 4103 Designs, Wears + Wares, Camden Hydes, Habit, Beauty Counter and more!

Garden Gala

Great Ashmont Main Street is hosting a Garden Gala on Saturday, May 18th from 7pm-11pm to celebrate 20 years of Boston Main Streets!  This fun event will take place at Peabody Hall at All Saints Parish and feature live music, cocktails, garden theme photo pop up, a comedy set and more! Tickets are $80 and can be purchased here.  

Kite and Bike Festival

Pack a picnic and head to Franklin Park to celebrate spring at the Annual Boston Kite and Bike Festival. This fun-filled event takes place at Franklin Park on Saturday, May 18th from 11am-4pm. Enjoy kite-making, bike riding, games, face painting, vendors, and snacks. This event is FREE. For more details visit here! 

Martin Richard Spring Service Day

On Sunday, May 19, the Martin Richard Foundation will bring families and communities together in service at the annual Spring Service Day from 11am-4pm. The theme for this year’s Spring Service Day is creating a better world for young people. Projects will focus on positively impacting youth populations who may find themselves in need of extra support. The mission of the Martin Richard Foundation — to help young people learn, grow and lead through volunteerism and community engagement — will be brought to life through several service projects managed and executed by young people, for young people.  To get more details on volunteering, reach out to Joe Katusich here http://www.teammr8.org/event/spring-service

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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.