2.8 min readBy Published On: April 22nd, 2022Categories: See and Do0 Comments on Weekend Picks – April 22nd

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 them out here! 

New Summer Cocktails to Try at Yellow Door

Yellow Door just revealed a colorful and flavor-packed array of new drinks to join its cocktail list! The new summer cocktail list is live in South End & Dorchester!

Pitch in

On Saturday from 9am-12pm, join your friends + neighbors and help clean up the Neponset River! You can also learn about upcoming Neponset River Watershed Association events and volunteering opportunities! You can learn more here! 

Stand with Ukraine – Workout

The Penek/Klein family is partnering with Backyahd Boston Team to raise funds for purchasing and shipping medical supplies for troops, first responders, and civilians on the front lines in Ukraine. Enjoy a 50 minute workout at Backyahd on Saturday, April 23rd at 1pm. The full body workout will focus on building strength utilizing a variety of equipment, combining functional and traditional movements with conditioning woven in. This class is scalable and suitable for all fitness types. There are also a few more surprises are in the works. $25 donation per participant will go towards purchasing and shipping medical supplies. Register here! 

Live Music at Lower Mills Tavern

Enjoy live music performed by Matt Borrello at Lower Mills Tavern on Saturday night at 7:30pm.


Bruins face off against the Rangers on Saturday at 3pm and on Sunday against the Canadiens at 7pm.  The Celtics playoffs continue against the Nets on Saturday at 7:30pm. The Red Sox face the Rays Friday at 7:10pm, Saturday at 6:10pm and Sunday at 1:10pm. Here are 9 Places to Watch the games in the Neighborhood!

The Return of Chez-Vous

After a 2-year hiatus, Chez-Vous, the legendary roller rink – has announced it will reopen on Saturday, April 23rd!  You can purchase your tickets for admission here! Cash will not be accepted at the door – no exceptions. You must have a pre-purchased ticket to enter.

Perfect way to shop local for Mom!

After a successful holiday season, the “Made in Dorchester” fundraiser for the Mather School is back for Mother’s Day. The new Mother’s Day Tote Bag is now for sale!  Each “Made in Dorchester” tote features goods produced locally by small business owners in the neighborhood. A portion of the sale of each tote will go toward fundraising efforts for the Mather Elementary School.  You can learn more here! 

Try a new workout at Connected Through Strength

For just $40 you can try one class and one personal training session at Connected Through Strength. Try anything from indoor cycling to yoga, barre, bootcamp and more! You can see the full details here! 

Boston Little Saigon Community Program Launch Party

Join Boston Little Saigon on Saturday for an evening of networking, resource-sharing and chatter with fellow business owners and non-profit representatives at Huong Que Vietnamese Restaurant. Appetizers provided. You can register for this free event 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!

It’s Cocktail O’Clock at the Sugar Bowl

The Sugar Bowl is now serving cocktails! Enjoy frozen delights such as frose and margaritas, espresso martinis, mai tais and more! You can see the full cocktail menu here plus an updated breakfast and lunch menu! 


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