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Weekend Picks – October 23rd

Flour’s Bat Oreos – Tis the Season

Bake some Bat Oreos along with Joanne Change from Flour Bakery! All you have to do is order up the baking kit and well, follow along! Get the details here! 

Pumpkin-Palooza

The pumpkin and Halloween season looks different this year but it doesn’t mean you can’t do something fun!  Here are some local events to participate in! 

Drive-In Movies

Grab your popcorn, favorite Halloween costume & get ready for the City of Boston’s spookiest Drive-in Movie Series yet. This series is made possible by support from the Highland Street Foundation and XFinity, in partnership with the Age Strong Commission, and the host site, the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center. You MUST BE RESIDENT of the City of Boston. Enjoy classics like Hocus Pocus to the legendary horror film Psycho to new the new favorite Get Out!  You can see the full schedule here.  Reserve your spot today!  These events sell out quickly! 

Get some Coffee

Whether you like it iced or hot or with cream + sugar or black, here are 7 Places to Get Coffee in Dorchester! 

Early Voting

In Massachusetts there’s an early voting period before the general election early voting to run from Oct. 17 to Oct. 30. This is for in-person voting. You can find a list of early voting locations in the City of Boston here! If you’d like to send in your vote by mail ballot, you can do that at anytime before Tuesday, November 3rd for the general election. You can learn more about this here. Not registered? You have until October 24th. Here’s some more helpful information about voting and the election! 

Watch a Halloween Movie

Heather shares her 10 favorite non-horror Halloween movies! Make some popcorn and watch a movie! Check out her roundup here! 

Boston Bowl Spooky Mask Contest on Instagram

Something wicked(ly fun) this way comes! Wear your spooky, scary or silly mask at Boston Bowl, take a pic, post to IG, tag @boston.bowl with #bostonbowlhalloween and enter to win a crazy basket full of goodies, gift cards and more! Deadline is 10/31.

National Drug Take Back Day

National Prescription Drug Take Back Day: The Boston Police Department is partnering with the Drug Enforcement Administration on National Prescription Drug Take Back Day to make our city safer by providing community members a safe, easy option to rid their homes of unwanted or unused prescription drugs.   Participate on Saturday, October 24, 2020 from 10:00am to 2:00pm at a district police station nearest you. To learn the location of the district station nearest you, please visit here! 

Bloodys + Burgers at 224

Brunch is back at 224 Boston Street. Sundays 10am-3pm.  You can sneak a peek at the menu here!

Work From Home at Lucy’s

Bring your laptop to Lucy’s on Friday and enjoy brunch while you “work.” Let’s get this weekend going! Brunch starts at 10am.

Patio SZN at the Bowery Bar

One of the best patios around, the Bowery Bar is the perfect spot to enjoy cocktails and apps with friends!

Social Distanced Clean-Up 

Make a plan to head to Cedar Grove Cemetery and volunteer for a good old fashioned clean up on October 24th from 8am-12pm. Don’t forget your mask!

Patriots face the 49ers Sunday at 4:25pm

Eire Pub is showcasing an all-star lineup of appetizers on Sundays. Enjoy classic apps like chicken tenders, potato skins, wings, a crock of Mac + Cheese and the Pub’s famous chili. Watch the game at Lucy’s with brunch first and then stick around for the game!  Want to watch the game at home? Put on your jersey and order take-out from your favorite local restaurant! Check out delivery options here. Some of our favorites include G Winz from Wingz and Tingz and the Bred Impossible Burger from Bred Gourmet. Don’t forget to stock up on game day snacks at American Provisions! 

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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.