Friday, October 17th - Sunday, October 19th
Pick up a map and explore the studios and warehouses that are home to painters, sculptors, ceramicists, jewelers, performance artists, printmakers, book artists, photographers, and more.. Meet and chat with artists in their studios and discover new works and treasured favorites. See Fort Point’s art galleries and find public art installations throughout the neighborhood including a giant pyramid floating on the Channel. In addition to the more than 150 artists studios and galleries which will be open, Fort Point Open Studios features a series of special events, including: artists’s demos, performance, public art, hands-on activities for all ages and Member’s Group Show at the FPAC Gallery. The fun happens on Friday, October 17th: 4-7pm, Saturday and Sunday October 18th and 19th from noon-6pm. This event is free to the public + free parking For more information visit: http://www.caughtinsouthie.com/arts-entertainment/take-adventure-art-for...
Saturday, October 18th
Join SBCA on Saturday, October 18th for a night of play gambling- Black Jack, Craps, Roulette and Poker! Play for a chance to win some great prizes- like an ipdad mini, weekend getaway and Tiffany jewelry! The proceeds from this event go to the school to benefit the students and to help keep the cost of tuition down for all families in our beloved community.
South Boston Catholic Academy is a not-for-profit school system in need of community support and folks like you who are willing to get involved and have some inexpensive fun!
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Saturday, October 25th
Put on a costume and help support St. Peter Academy! You just might win a cool 5 Grand! On Saturday, October 25th at 7pm The St. Peter Academy Spooktacular Reverse Raffle takes place at the legendary Lithuanian Club on West Broadway. Tickets are $100 to participate in the raffle for $5000. ($20 to attend the party but not participate in the raffle.) There will be appetizers, desserts, a DJ and a cash bar. Who knows? You just might be the lucky winner!
Saturday, October 25th and Sunday, October 26th
A local favorite, The Children's Magical Halloween Castle, takes place this weekend on Saturday, October 25th and Sunday, October 26th 12pm-4pm each day. The Castle Island Association transforms Fort Independence at Castle Island into a family friendly Halloween showcase. Enjoy magic tricks, storytelling, popcorn and treats. Don't forget to wear your costume. This event is free and open to the public.
Saturday, November 8th 9am-12pm
In the spirit of Storage Wars, enjoy the ultimate yard sale and recycling event at Boston Seaport Self Storage! Featuring a tent sale loaded with good stuff ready to be bought like furniture, clothing, sporting goods and more, pop-up shops, and refreshments.
You can also drop off clothing donations for Goodwill and recyclables like mattresses, box springs, computer equipment and electronics - for a complete list of recyclable items visit: www.eomsrcycling.com
Saturday, December 6th and Sunday, December 7th
It's officially the start of the Christmas season with the annual Laboure House Tour. One of Southie's favorite traditions, the Christmas House Tour will feature beautiful homes in the around South Boston from urban lofts to traditional. Each home will be decorated and ready for the holidays. To obtain tickets online or for more information, visit http://www.ccab.org/events
Events around the City
(*info from City of Boston website)
Preparing for Winter Weather
Safety Tips, Heating Resources, and Snow Information
Winter weather is already here, and we want to make sure that you're properly prepared. We prepare year-round to ensure that residents are safe from snow, ice, and extreme cold. Follow the rules and guidelines on snow removal, parking, and cold-weather safety. Help us by looking out for your neighbors, particularly the elderly and disabled.
Preparing for Winter
Household Waste Look-up Tool
Need to dispose of a household item, but not sure how? The City's Public Works' Waste Reduction Division encourages you to recycle more and reduce waste by using this easy to use look-up tool. You can search by item or category and then follow the recycling and disposal guidelines for different neighborhoods.