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Weekend Picks – March 6th

It’s the weekend!  Treat yourself! 

St. Paddy’s Day Charity Marg at Yellow Door

Now until St. Patrick’s Day, get to Yellow Door to sip and support the Claddagh Fund, a charity founded by Ken Casey of the Dropkick Murphys . Cucumber Cilantro shaken with Alto tequila cucumber juice, cilantro, agave, lime + narajana. Available in Dot and South End!

The Irish Goodbye – Charity Cocktail at Lucy’s and The Bowery Bar

For the month of February, Lucy’s American Tavern and The Bowery Bar are mixing up a cocktail to do good in the neighborhood! Enjoy the Irish Goodbye made with Irish whiskey, peach, honey clove syrup, lemon, mint and ginger brew and help support St. Brendan School in Dorchester. $2 from each cocktail sold will be to donated to the cause.

Dine Out Boston is Back!

Dine out Boston (aka Restaurant Week) is back March 1st-6th and 8th-13th. Make a plan to enjoy lunch for $15, $20, and $25 and dinners for $28, $33 and $38. Perfect excuse to get out of the house and support local restaurants!To view restaurants that are participating by neighborhood visit here!  Dorchester’s own dbar and Venezia are participating!

Kick-It!

Start off your Saturday with a Kick-it by Eliza class at Savin Hill Fitness. This high-intensity interval training consists of 13 rounds of kickboxing, boxing with rhythmic components, finished with a meditative cool down. This is a fun, upbeat workout that will boost your confidence and help you feel more empowered in the studio and in your every day life! All levels welcome. You can sign up here! 

A Better Fairmont Line

Join TransitMatters and the Fairmount Indigo Transit Coalition to learn how transit is improving in the neighborhood! on Saturday, March 7th at 10:00am. Hear about the 8 new trips and CharlieCard access coming this spring and learn about the plan to provide service every 15 minutes with clean electric trains. “We want to know what the barriers are to using the Fairmount Line, so we can break them down together.” See how you can take action! 

Mal’s Pal’s 3rd Annual Casino Night

Mix and mingle with friends and neighbors at a special event food, fun, and casino games to raise awareness for a rare genetic disease, Rubenstien Tabi Syndrome (RTS) and raise funds for 4 year-old Mallory Bickerton who was diagnosed with RTS shortly after she was born. Mallory’s parents Micayla and Ryan (BFD firefighter) have started a foundation called Mal’s Pals to help families affected by RTS navigate the process.  This event takes place on Saturday, March 7th at 7pm at Florian Hall. General admission tickets are $50. Player Admission is $125 and includes admission plus $1000 in chips. You can purchase tickets here! 

First Saturday Drop-in Tours at the Edward M. Kennedy Institute

On the first Saturday of each month, the Institute offers 1 p.m. drop-in tours. Join the Edward M. Kennedy Institute for specialized tours on the first Saturday of every month. This discussion-based tour with a thematic focus offers deeper insights into the Institute’s exhibits and programs. March’s Drop-In tour features Irish History in celebration of St. Patrick’s Day. Join Institute staff as they discuss Irish descended senators and explore Senator Kennedy’s special relationship with Ireland and his family heritage. Then join a special variation of the Today’s Vote program focusing on the Senate’s role in Impeachment. Space is available on a first-come, first-served basis. Free with Admission. To join the tour, pick up a sticker at the Admission Desk. You can learn more here. 

Check out our sister site – Caught in Southie’s Guide to St. Patrick’s Day Parade 

Our Ultimate Guide to St. Patrick’s Day in South Boston brings you all that is hip and happening this St. Patrick’s Day season.  We’ve got suggestions on what to wear and where to watch the parade. We’ve got lots of tips on entertaining and where to eat corned beef and cabbage this coming Sunday. We also have the info on where to catch live Irish music and which bars you can find your favorite cold beverage and friendly Southie service. Whether you come to the parade every year or this is your first time in Boston for St. Patrick’s day, you can count on Caught in Southie to be your ultimate guide to what to do and where to go on St. Patrick’s day. Check out the guide 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.