2.3 min readBy Published On: June 17th, 2021Categories: See and Do0 Comments on Weekend Picks – June 18th

Last Minute Father’s Day Shopping

Father’s Day is Sunday! Here’s a roundup of gift ideas for dear old dad – and you won’t even have to leave the neighborhood to get them. #shoplocal

Celebrate with Ice Cream and Treats

Celebrating a graduation, birthday or maybe even dear old dad? Chill on Park can make your celebrating easier with their sundae bars, ice cream cakes and pies plus baked goods!

International Picnic Day

International Picnic Day falls on Friday, June 18th so take advantage of the half-priced ferry tickets on Friday to Spectacle Island! If you’re gonna be spending the day on the island, might as well bring a picnic to celebrate, right? American Provisions has delicious sandwiches, hummus & crackers, salsa & chips, and more!  You can check out their menu here! Also on Fridays at Spectacle Island, you’ll receive a free kite as you board the ferry.  Kites are limited to one per group or family and takes place each Friday through September 3rd while supplies last.  Tickets for Friday service to the Islands will be 50 percent off through June 25.

Skate Fit Boston Fitness Boot Camp

Get your roller skates ready! Starting this weekend, Skate Fit Boston is hosting a roller skating fitness bootcamp on Saturdays and Sundays – Beginners – 10:30am-11:30am and Intermediate/Advance from 12pm-1pm at Moakley Park! $20 per class and must be 18+. Follow them on Instagram for details! 

DAP Juneteenth Paint Party

On Saturday, June 19th, Dorchester Art Project is hosting a Juneteenth Paint Party from 3:30pm-6pm. Celebrate with DAP as local artists guide you through step-by-step instructions to create a beautiful canvas painting that celebrates Freedom. Tickets are only $20. You can purchase more here! 

Father’s Day Specials at The Industry

In addition to their regular menu, The Industry will feature a special Father’s Day menu Thursday – Sunday featuring dishes like seafood risotto and prime rib!  You can check out the full menu here via Instagram! 

Juneteenth at Nightingale Community Garden

On Saturday from 3pm-5pm there will be a community celebration featuring live music, Mr. Kool Ice Cream, spoken word poetry, a children’s story circle and a visit from Mayor Kim Janey. Stop by the Nightingale Community Garden!

M+M BBQ Father’s Day Football Fundraiser

M+M BBQ is donating a portion of their Father’s Day sales to the NXT ERA Panthers youth football team. Treat your father to a dinner at M&M BBQ, buy a gift card, or make a donation to help raise funds for the team.

Body Moving

The Boston Parks Fitness Series has officially launched and features everything from yoga to dance classes! Totally free, fun, and the perfect excuse to get outside and explore your city. Check out the full schedule here.


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