See and Do

Weekend Picks – April 23rd

Boston Harbor Distillery + Summer Shack

Get an early taste of Summer! Boston Harbor Distillery will be joined by Summer Shack’s new Express Food Truck on Sunday from 1-4pm!  Sip from a selection of delicious cocktails while savoring shack favorites shucked, slung, and prepared by the best. You’re encouraged to make a reservation to guarantee a table at this fun pop-up event!

Drive-Thru School Supply + Backpack Event at the Leahy Holloran Center

Head to the Leahy Holloran Center (One Worrell Street) on Saturday from 2-4pm for a special drive-thru school supply + backpack event! DJ Pup Dog from Jamin 94.5 will be on site spinning tunes! Brought you by T Mobile and Jamin’ 94.5. Free Wifi for those who need it too!

Refresh with a Strawberry-Pineapple Fresca

Celebrate the weekend with some Strawberry-Pineapple Fresca!  This healthy refreshing drink is available at Ripple Cafe and it’s full of summer vibes! You can learn more here! 

Writing Happy Hour with GrubStreet

Round out the week with a free writing session from GrubStreet on Friday, April 23rd, from 5:30pm-6:30pm.  Grab a snack and/or your favorite after-work beverage, and log into GrubStreet Remote for some writing! In 60 jam-packed minutes, you’ll meet fellow writers and get your creative juices flowing with some great writing exercises.  Best of all, you’ll sign off with some new ideas to ponder for the rest of your evening and beyond. Please make sure to register ahead so they can email you a link to join! You can learn more here! 

Top Shelf Cookies Brick + Mortar Shop

This local and beloved cookie company has opened in Adams Village at 516 Gallivan Boulevard.  Top Shelf Cookies will offer fresh baked cookies in a dozen flavors, a flavored milk bar, ice cream cookie sandwiches, and cookie frappes! YES! A bulk of Top Shelf’s dairy will come from local dairy Thatcher Farms in Milton!  Stop by this weekend. Make sure to follow Top Shelf Cookies for updates and hours on Instagram and Twitter.

Celebrate Earth Day

Here are 7 simple ways to celebrate earth day this weekend in the neighborhood! Check them out here! 

Outdoor Dining This Weekend

One good thing to come from the pandemic is all the outdoor patios popping up in the neighborhood. The forecast looks pretty good this weekend for enjoying the great outdoors!  So here’s a running list of patios and outdoor dining in our neighborhood! Make your reservations!

StoryWalk Series returns

Families and caregivers looking for a fun April vacation children’s activity are invited to head outside for the Boston Parks Department second StoryWalk series in City of Boston parks, available Tuesday, April 20, through Monday, May 10. StoryWalks can be found in Allston, Chinatown,  Dorchester, East Boston, Fenway-Kenmore, Hyde Park, Mattapan, Roslindale, and Roxbury. Each bilingual installation will feature English alongside one of eight additional languages: Spanish, Russian, Simplified Chinese, Vietnamese, Arabic, Somali, Portuguese, and Haitian Creole. Visit Boston.gov/StoryWalk for titles, languages, and locations.

 

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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.