See and Do

Week of January 7th

Recycle your Christmas tree!  The City of Boston will be collecting Christmas trees for composting from January 7th through January 18th.  Place your tree curbside (without lights or ornaments, duh!) and let the city do the rest!  Easy peasy!

Listen to the music! The Greater Ashmont Main Street presents an awesome bi-monthly jazz series on Thursdays! On Thursday, January 10th at 7pm, the Dot Jazz Series will feature feature Boston-based tenor sax giant Jerry Bergonzi and his quartet at the Parish of All Saints.  The Dot Jazz Series, a collaborative project of Mandorla Music and Greater Ashmont Main Street, brings live jazz to the neighborhood!  How great is that! You can purchase your tickets here! 

Yoga on Tap! Enjoy a 60 minute all-levels flow with Jenna Hill Yoga at the Dorchester Brewing Co, on Sunday, January 13th at 10:15am.  In addition to yoga, there will be beer, brunch and prizes!  Tickets are $40 and proceeds will go to the Kati Moran Boston Marathon fundraising efforts for Back on My Feet!  You can purchase your tickets here! 

Try something new!  Learn how to use that sewing machine collecting dust in your basement or knit that sweater you’ve been dreaming about.  The Stitch House is not only a fully stocked yarn shop, but it also offers classes for all the fiber arts including crochet, sewing, and quilting.  The Stitch House staff of expert instructors, are not only talented but they are patient and hands on.   For a full list of classes including Friday night socials visit here!   

Add some culture to your week!  A new exhibit at the Dorchester Art Project revolves around the free Label 228 USPS Postal Sticker as a universal canvas where anything can be “made” and a variety of work inspired by this label.  “Priority Made” is group show highlighting art that includes graph stickers, art sticker, a timeline of the different blank versions of the 228 sticker, and non-sticker pieces inspired by or paying tribute to the 228 sticker.  The 228 sticker has also been made popular by graffiti artists! “Priority Made” will be on view at the Dorchester Art Project January 5th – February 9th, 2019.

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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.