See and Do

Weekend Picks – June 4th

Hot in the City – looks like it’s gonna be a scorcher of a weekend! Stay hydrated!

Celebrate National Doughnut Day at Reign Drink Lab

In celebration of National Doughnut Day on Friday, Lionheart Confections will be selling their delicious doughnuts with a Carnival theme at Reign Drink Lab! Get ’em before they’re gone! Available for pre-order and individual sale!

Go Fly a Kite

Visit Spectacle Island on Fridays and receive a free kit 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. Boston Harbor City Cruises will offer discounted ferry tickets for $4 for a family of up to four people for families participating in EBT or SNAP programs. Public libraries across the state and all Boston Public Library branches will also offer two for the price of one passes on ferries. You can learn more about ferries here! 

Gimme Back My Mic – Karaoke at dbar

Karaoke has returned at dbar! Each Friday night sing your favorites or watch those singing your favorites beginning at 10pm. DJ Ryan Grow is your host!

A Shot for Life Basketball Game between BFD and BPD

On Saturday, June 5th at 2:30pm, head to Garvey Park in Dorchester (34 Neponset Ave) for a fun game of basketball between BFD and BPD. A Shot for Life is non-profit foundation and this year’s beneficiary will be Grant Medeiros, a 6 year old boy from Dighton, MA. Grant has battled Leukemia twice and because of his immune system needed to be in isolation for over a year back in 2018 and 2019. He has had multiple surgeries as well as a bone marrow transplant. His health is headed in a positive direction and will continue to be monitored in the near future as he keeps fighting against this horrible disease. He is an honorary firefighter with the Dighton Fire Dept. Stop by and show your support!

Rainbow Pride-Themed Bluebikes

To mark the start of Pride Month, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts has unveiled 100 rainbow pride-themed Bluebikes, which are now integrated throughout the Bluebikes system. As part of the month-long roll out of the “Blue Cross Proud bikes” and to demonstrate its continued support of LGBTQ+ pride, Blue Cross will donate $1 for every ride taken on pride-themed Bluebikes through the month of June to Fenway Health in Boston.

Local Children’s Author Event

Greater Ashmont Main Streets is hosting local children’s author Veronica Chapman for Storytime on Peabody Square this Saturday, June 5th from 11am-12pm. The event is free and open to the public. Light snacks provided. Copies of Veronica’s books will be added into the GAMS Lending Libraries following the event!

Round 2 of Stanley Cup Playoffs

The Bruins face the Islanders in Round 2 of the Stanley Cup Playoffs Saturday at 7:15pm! Here are some places to watch the game in the neighborhood.

Cocktail O’Clock at Yellow Door

Yellow Door has launched a new summer cocktail menu! Featuring a frozen pina colada and theYellow Rose with rosemary-infused rosaluna mezcal, coconut, lime and mint agave. Or how about the refreshing Sandia Fresca made with watermelon-infused lillet rose, lemon, pink cava. You can see the full drink menu here!

Ice Cream Treats in the Neighborhood

Warmer temps and longer days, call for a trip to your local neighborhood ice cream shop! Go get some this weekend! Check out our roundup! 

$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? 

Open House

15 Collamore Street, Milton – Thursday, June 3, 5:00 to 6:00, Friday, June 4, 5:00 to 6:00, Saturday, June 5, 12:00 to 1:30

69 Auckland Street, Unit 1 – Saturday and Sunday 12pm-1pm

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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.