2.5 min readBy Published On: April 21st, 2023Categories: See and Do0 Comments on Weekend Picks – April 21st

Celebrate Earth Day

April 22nd is Earth Day and there are plenty of simple ways that you can celebrate right here in the neighborhood! Check out our roundup here!

Backyahd Run Club

Inspired by the Boston Marathon and want to get moving? Join the Backyahd Run Club launching this Saturday at 10am from Backyahd at 28 District Ave (South Bay).  All paces, all faces – 3-5 miles (route depending). Whether you’re training for an upcoming race or looking to gain momentum in your running journey, this group run will provide insight, accountability, and support every Saturday morning.

Now Open – Via Cannuccia

Via Cannuccia, a charming casual Italian restaurant, has recently opened its doors on Dot Ave in the old Caffe Zia Gianna space. The self-described bakery/pizzeria/trattoria features pasta, pizza, Italian specialties, and baked goods, plus beer and wine! Make sure to stop by for dinner or pick up some sweets!  Follow Via Cannuccia on Instagram for the latest!

April Vacation Ideas

Keep those kids entertained this week! Here are some local neighborhood suggestions for school vacation week! You can check out our roundup here! 

Sandgies at Reign Drink Lab

Enjoy freshly made Sandgies – sandwiches made on from-scratch biscuits on Saturday at Reign Drink Lab. 9am until they sell out!

New Spring Cocktails at Yellow Door

When it comes to spring cocktails, Yellow Door is shaking things up! Check out the lineup here! 

Dot Out Spring Fling at Blarney Stone

Enjoy Dot Out‘s annual “retreat” brunch on Saturday at 11:30am at Blarney Stone! 

Love Your Block Volunteer Opportunities

Pitch in! Organized neighborhood cleanups and beautification in the City of Boston will take place city-wide on April 22nd and April 29th! Be a part of it! You can volunteer or host a site via the city’s website here! 

On April 22nd, Fields Corner organized a neighborhood cleanup from 10am-2pm along Dorchester Ave! The Neponset River Watershed Association are seeking more volunteers for the Neponset River Cleanup on Saturday! Please tell a friend, family member or co-worker. Register: neponset.org/cleanup

Join friends and neighbors on Saturday from 8:30am-3pm to clean Savin Hill Park!

Try a new workout at Connected Through Strength

$70 for 5 Class Pack (Valid for 1 Month Only) at Connected Through Strength. Try anything from indoor cycling to yoga, barre, BootCamp, and more! You can see the full details here! 

Brunch Roundup

Who’s hungry? From savory meals to sweet surprises (and much-needed hair(s) of the dog), there’s something for everyone! Check out our Brunch Roundup!


The Bruins continue the fight against the Florida Panthers on Friday at 7:30pm and Sunday at 3:30pm. The Celtics play the Hawks on Friday at 7pm and Sunday at 7pm. The Red Sox take on the Brewers this weekend with a game on Friday at 8:10pm, Saturday at 7:10pm, and Sunday at 2:10pm. Here are 9 Places to Watch the Game in the Neighborhood! 

Check back as this list may be updated! 

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