3.1 min readBy Published On: August 11th, 2022Categories: See and Do0 Comments on Weekend Picks – August 12th

Community Picnic

Columbia-Savin Hill Civic Association Events Committee will be hosting a community picnic on  Saturday, August 13 from noon until 5pm. There will be lawn games – spike ball, frisbee, corn hole, and more, live music by local musicians, a balloon twister, and raffle items from local businesses. You can get more details here! 

Slow Flow on Saturday

Take some time on Saturday and enjoy an hour long Slow Flow Yoga at Four Corners Yoga and Wellness. This class supports slowing down, grounding and healing. This restorative practice begins with gentle movement and then utilizes props to release into poses. Class takes place on Saturdays from 11:30am-12:30pm. You can sign up here! 

Dine Out Boston Returns

Dine Out Boston is the perfect opportunity to take advantage of delicious deals at participating restaurants offering indoor or outdoor dining options, with many offering take out and delivery service. This delicious dining event takes place August 7th – August 20th. Enjoy lunch + dinner at participating restaurants – lunch $22 | $27 | $32 and dinner $36 | $41 | $46.  dbar and Venezia are participating. You can check out the full list of participating restaurants here! 

Return of Tiki Drinks at 224

Tropical Tiki Drinks have returned for the summer at 224 Boston Street! Enjoy cocktails like the  Waikiki? Yes Please! made with Malibu Mango Rum, Melon Liqueur, Pineapple  & Orange Juice, Float of Tiki Lovers Pineapple Dark Rum!

Local Farmers Markets

The Ashmont Farmers Market is open from 3pm to 7pm. On Saturday from 11am-2pm stop by Codman Square Park for the Codman Square Farmers Market. Shop fresh produce, local vendors, activities and more!

$5 Mimosas and Bloody Marys 

Lower Mills Tavern offers $5 mimosas and Bloody Marys during brunch on Saturday and Sundays 10am – 3pm.  Comes in flavors like pineapple, pink guava, honey rose, blueberry, cherry, raspberry and cranberry!  How awesome is that? Also enjoy live music on Saturday night starting 7:30pm! 

Free Workouts on Sunday

Backyahd in South Bay offers a free outdoor HIIT class on Sundays at 10:30am on the turf in front of Nike.  TrillFIT and Boston Harbor Now offers a free dance class on Sunday’s from 10am-11am.  TRILLFIT’s signature dance class blends Beyonce-worthy choreography with multiple rounds of HIIT to sweat your way to a tighter, more toned body. Classes are free, but require advanced registration. Sneakers Required. All levels welcome. Meet near Carson Beach at the McCormack Bathhouse. Get the details here! 

Family Fun on Boston Harbor Islands

The National Park Service offers a whole range of kids educational programming including a junior ranger program, ranger for a day, youth fishing instructions, and island detectives!

Try a Best of Boston Winner This Weekend

Let’s hear it for Pho Hoa! Boston Magazine recently named this wildly popular Vietnamese spot the Best of Boston for Best Neighborhood Restaurant in Dorchester! Get some food this weekend!

Take it to go! 

Yellow Door has Margaritas and Palomas to go! Perfect for sitting on the beach, hanging on your roof deck or just sitting on your couch in the AC. Available at both Dorchester and the South End. Pairs well with salsa, guacamole and chips! 

Frozen Drink Szn

This summer has been a scorcher and this week has been no different! Cool off with these fun frozen drinks found around the neighborhood to help you stay cool all summer long! They’re fruity, funky, and frozen!  Check out our roundup here! 

Dock + Dine

If you’re lucky enough to have a boat – or a friend with a boat – head to Venezia for some delicious Italian food to go via their dock. Order via their website and pick up via their dock!  Pasta always tastes better on a boat!

Check back as this list may be updated.


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