See and Do

Weekend Picks – June 22nd

Eat:
American Provisions, the wildly popular specialty cheese, meat and grocery shop located in Southie, is expanding and opening its second location in Dot! To celebrate their Dorchester location – which is opening on the ground level of the Treadmark building on Dot Ave this fall- they are hosting a Countdown to Dorchester Block Party bash. Partnering up with Ashmont Grill, this party will take place on the Ashmont Grill patio and feature a wine list curated by American Provisions, a lavish cheese & charcuterie spread by AP, bites by Ashmont Grill and a mystery surprise guest brewery! DJ James Jay will be spinning the tunes! The fun takes place on Sunday, June 24th 5pm-7pm. Each ticket includes unlimited snacking, along with 2 drink tickets. Additional drinks may be purchased on-site. Tickets are $40 and can be purchased here!

Drink:
Man’s Best Friend! Head to the Bark Happy Game Day Pawty at Dorchester Brewing! Grab yourself a beer, a snack and come get a FREE Professional Photo, FREE Dog Nail Trim, FREE Yummy Sausage & Clam Chowda Dog Treats, Chance to Win some FREE Dog Toys or Dog Bandanas, and more! Join us for the Game Day Pawty to benefit Missing Dogs Massachusetts. Baseball costumes welcome and earn an extra raffle ticket (dogs and humans too!) Don’t have a dog? No Worries – Come hang out and pass out treats to all the furry friends in attendance. This fun event happens on Sunday June 24th 11:30am-1pm For tickets visit here!

See:
Gooooaaaaal! It’s the World Cup! If the World Cup is your jam, The Banshee on Dot Ave is the place to be! You can watch every game live! The Banshee has 10 flatscreen TVs, plenty of beer on tap, and game snacks like pub nachos, steak&cheese egg rolls, and flatbreads!

Do:
Celebrate Summer at the Codman Square Summer Block Party! The fun takes place on Saturday, June 23rd from 1pm-3 and will feature food, games, and more! This event is brought to you by Operation P.E.A.C.E and will take place at 15 Norfolk Street! This event is free and open to the public!

Watch:
How lucky are we?More fireworks for us to enjoy! These ones will be off of Spectacle Island on Thursday night at approximately 9:00pm sponsored by Boston Harbor Now.  So look up and enjoy!

Enjoy:
Warmer temps and longer days, calls for a trip to our local neighborhood ice cream shop! Here are 5 Places to Get Ice Cream in the Neighborhood! 

Dance:
Summer Tea Dance at dbar! DotOUT is kicking off the first tea dance of summer at dbar after dark on Sunday, June 24th ! This event will benefit Rainbow Railroad and LDB Peace Institute DJ Ranny to the world will be spinning the tunes to keep everyone dancing!

Workout:
Summer’s the perfect time to ditch your gym membership and get your sweat on outside. Check out these ways to get your workout on al fresco.

Register:
Keep those kids active and entertained this summer! Here’s a list of awesome sports clinics happening at Catholic Memorial this summer!

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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.