3.6 min readBy Published On: August 19th, 2022Categories: See and Do0 Comments on Weekend Picks – August 19th

Brunch at Sweet Life Bakery and Cafe

Featuring omelets and pancakes, to delicious sandwiches and salads, Sweet Life serves breakfast Wednesday-Sunday with breakfast/brunch special additions Friday-Sunday!  Save room for one of their delicious bakery treats! Beer, wine and brunch cocktails are served too!

Back to School Backpack Giveaway

Calling all students! Head to Codman Square Park on Saturday from 11am-2pm for a Back to School Backpack Giveaway! There will be raffles, prizes, backpacks with supplies, ice cream, FREE haircuts + more!

Karaoke at dbar

Every Friday night at dbar, sing your favorites or watch those singing your favorites beginning at 10pm. DJ Ryan Grow is your host!

Calling all dogs and humans who love them!

Ben + Jerry’s is hitting the road for a tail-waggin’ tour celebrating our best four-legged friends and the treats they crave. Join the party in Boston for the Doggie Desserts Pup Culture Tour! Bring your pups and doggos for a day of dog-friendly activities, plenty of Ben & Jerry’s Doggie Desserts, and treats for the humans, too. Zoomies encouraged! See schedule here! 

Preseason NFL Game – Pats vs. Panthers

The Patriots face the Panthers Friday at 7pm for some preseason football for you diehard fans. Here’s Where to Where to Watch the Game in the Neighborhood! 

National Soft Serve Day

Is there nothing better than a twisty cone? Friday is National Soft Serve Day so treat yourself!  Here’s a roundup of local ice cream spots in the neighborhood!

Workout with Trillfit

TRILLFIT® is an award-winning boutique fitness studio with classes ranging from Cardio Dance to Sculpt. The offer many outdoor classes in addition to plenty of online classes too! You can learn more here! 

Dine Out Boston Photo Contest

As if the deals weren’t enough reason to enjoy Dine Out Boston, you can also participate in a photo contest! So while you’re enjoying a meal at a participating restaurant – there are two in Dorchester –  take the perfect photo for a chance to win a $100 gift card. You can learn how to enter here! 

Charity Cocktail at The Bowery Bar

Raise your glass! Order an IO’s Mexican Mule from the Bowery Bar!
For every cocktail sold, $2 is donated to the YMCA Dorchester!

Shop the Current – Black Owned Bos.

Get ready to shop! From gourmet cupcakes to bold head wraps to flowers and baby gear, shop these Black Owned Bos. brands.  The Current – Black Owned Bos. has officially launched

Summer Dance Party at City Hall Plaza

Get your dancing shoes ready and head to City Hall Plaza on Friday from 5pm-9pm for a Kizomba Dance Party! DJ Shy will be spinning and dance lessons provided by Kwality Kiz. 

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! 

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!

Outdoor Movie at the Boston Harbor Hotel

Enjoy a free classic film under the starts on Friday, August 19th at 8pm at the Boston Harbor Hotel.  This week’s movie is Encanto!  You can learn more here! 

Boston Triathlon is in town this weekend

After having to postpone due to a heatwave, Columbia Threadneedle Investments Boston Triathlon will be back in town this weekend! This two day even – Saturday and Sunday will featuring a Kids Day, swimming, biking and running. Get out there and cheer for the athletes!  They love that! Expect parking and traffic restrictions! You can get more details here! 

$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! 

Caught in the North End – Fisherman’s Feast

Celebrate the 112th Fisherman’s Feast this weekend in the North End!

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