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Weekend Picks – July 12th

$5 Mimosas and Bloody Marys Plus Live Music

Lower Mills Tavern is now offering $5 mimosas and Bloody Marys during brunch on Saturday and Sundays 10am – 3pm.  How awesome is that? LMT also features live music on Saturday night beginning at 10:30.  LMT features live music every Saturday night! Late night menu served!  This event is free!

Still have World Cup Soccer Fever?  Boston Unity Cup

The second annual Boston Unity Cup will take place this weekend at Moakley Park. This city-wide soccer tournament is designed to celebrate cultures and nationalities of Bostonians in a safe environment that promotes sportsmanship, collaboration and acceptance! Sounds good to us!The tournament will be comprised of 28 teams representing 21 countries between 2 divisions playing a total of 66 total hours of soccer. New this year, a women’s tournament bracket has been added along with the men’s bracket. Additional activities for fans and families will feature Kids Tournament, as well as Revolution Soccer Events, food trucks and more. This weekend event is free and open to the public for all who want to watch the games and participate in activities. All events will be held at Moakley Park.  You can learn more here!

Pizza! Pizza!

The Boston Pizza Festival is back and better than ever for their 3rd annual festival, with tickets officially on sale now! On Saturday, July 13th and Sunday, July 14th, 30 of the best pizzerias in the region along with a few from Naples, Italy return to Boston’s City Hall Plaza. New England’s largest consumer pizza event will also feature live music and entertainment, a children’s pizza tossing station, pizza acrobats and other live demonstrations. Get your tickets here!

Heal & Release

Cultivating wellness & community through holistic disciplines, art, movement & music, GetOpen Sessions & Urban Sanctuary join Lift As We Climb to present HEAL & RELEASE, Boston – right here at Malibu Beach. At your service throughout the day will be holistic and wellness professionals of multiple disciplines. For participation at all levels, will be yoga, meditation & special herbals workshops as well as music in the air all day. All are welcome to come out & enjoy our beach side healing village. Visual arts installations & kids’ activities round out the day as music fills the air for a festival that closes with a BEACH PARTY for children of all ages and fitness levels to enjoy. This year’s special guest musical maestros are none other than K Civ & House Head Pete! Tickets can be reserved here! 

Guac & Margaritas on the Water

You won’t wanna miss out on the second Guacamole and Margarita Cruise on the Music City Queen Showboat! The cruise will be leaving from Rowe’s Wharf and sailing across the Boston Harbor from 3 – 5pm on July 13th. Each ticket purchased includes all-you-can-eat guacamole and chips from local restaurants and one full-sized margarita. Beer and wine will be available for purchase separately. What better way to spend a Saturday afternoon than margs and guac on the water!  You can learn more here! 

Kings & Queens of Pop

At dbar on Saturday night, enjoy a faceoff of the Kings and Queens of pop music! DJ JAY INE will be dropping the hits! Fun starts at 10pm.

Weekends are for Enjoying Cocktails Outdoors

One of the best patios around, The Bowery Bar is the perfect spot to enjoy a summer cocktail! There are plenty of picnic tables, cozy lounge sofas under strings upon strings of outdoor lights in the evening. Enjoy jumbo Jenga and Connect Four! There’s beautiful greenery and even a built-in misting system that will keep your cool! Order up some Frosé or a Mai Tai– and you’ll forget you’re even in the city! The Bowery Bar also features 20 carefully selected local beers on tap!

Dorchester Multicultural Day

Dorchester is celebrating a variety of cultures at their annual Multicultural Day! There will be live entertainment, local vendors, food, the community choir, arts and crafts, prizes and more! The festival is taking place at Codman Park and Second Church in the Dorchester Parking lot. Bring a folding chair and enjoy the fun!  You can reserve your spot 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.