See and Do

Weekend Picks – January 18th

Eat:
Nothing better than a good burger, right? Dot has some of the best burgers around! Check out our roundup here and add eating a burger to your weekend to do list!

Drink:
Order up a tropical drink and dream of warmer weather at dbar! On Saturday enjoy the Snowflake Luau from 10pm-2am with DJ Jay Ine – Never a cover, always a blast! Come get lei’d!

See:
Celebrate the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. by surrounding yourself with art, culture, and community. Enjoy free admission all day long at the MFA’s annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day Open House. There’s an array of vibrant, engaging, and collaborative programs scheduled throughout the day for all ages and abilities, presented in the spirit of Dr. King. Citizens Bank has sponsored the MFA’s MLK Day Open House for 17 consecutive years—allowing the Museum to welcome more than 120,000 visitors into our galleries for free to enjoy performances, tours, talks, art making, and more! You can learn more here! 

Do:
Also celebrating Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Franklin Park Zoo will offer free admission! At Franklin Park Zoo, guests are invited to write messages of hope and peace on a mural located within the Tropical Forest Pavilion. This is a wonderful opportunity to spend a memorable day with family and friends while learning about fascinating wildlife from all over the world.
Franklin Park Zoo
• 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. – Arts & Crafts, Tropical Forest
• 10:30 a.m. – Zebra zookeeper chat, Serengeti Crossing
• 11:30 a.m. – Hippo zookeeper chat
• 1:00 p.m – Mystery animal encounter, Hippo Theater
• 2:30 p.m – Red panda zookeeper chat

Listen:
Lower Mills Tavern hosts live music every Saturday night! Starting at 10:30PM enjoy Blain Crawford & Crew. NO COVER. LATE NIGHT MENU.

Check it out:
Get your motor running at the 2019 New England Auto Show. It’s the biggest Auto Show in New England and it’s located at the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center. Showcasing the newest models of the year – cars, vans, crossovers, hybrids, light trucks and sport utilities, the New England Auto Show will have factory and dealer representatives from the car lines on hand to answer your questions in a no pressure environment. It’s the perfect event to compare prices and features and see what’s under the hood. Whether you are in the market for a new car or your doing research for when you hit the Powerball next time, the New England Auto Show is a fun event. The show is in town from Thursday through Monday. Adults $15, Children $6 (kids under free are free).For hours or more information visit here! Be aware of traffic due to this event!

Dance:
Blend is happy to welcome back from Ptown – DJ Wayne Michael! He’ll be spinning your favorite dance music from 10pm-2am. Get ready to dance!

Workout:
Did you resolve to get in shape in 2019? These local fitness studios and gyms can help you stick to your resolution!   Check them out here! 

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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.