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    Eat:
    It’s National Mac and Cheese Day on July 14th. We say celebrate at dbar! They have some of the best mac and cheese around! Made with ditalini, clothbound cheddar, caramelized onions and breadcrumbs. Add grilled chicken, bacon, or house-made sausage! Yum!

    Drink:
    It’s frozen drink season! Head to Yellow Door for their frozen sangria! It’s housemade sangria blended to perfection! While you’re there, you might as well get the chips and guacamole right?

    Play:
    Celebrate Riverfest! On Saturday, July 14th head to Neponset Park (at the corner of Granite Ave. and Hilltop St.) from 10 am – 2 pm. 
Celebrate the Neponset River and the beautiful parks and pedestrian paths along the shore, along with the natural salt marshes and wetlands that support more than 200 species of birds, fish and other wildlife. This is a family-friendly, public event. We encourage you to bring a blanket and a picnic, and spend the day! Try out a kayak or canoe courtesy of Paddle Boston, explore a tidepool with the New England Aquarium, have a WILD time with Zoo New England or attend a fishing clinic with the Mass Division of Fisheries & Wildlife. There will be food trucks, live music and arts and crafts as well as the spray park for the kids to cool off. Bring the bikes and go for a cruise along the protected paths of the riverway. For more information visit here!

    Shuck:
    The Shuck Food Truck will be at Dorchester Brewing on Friday, July 13th from 5pm-9pm. Freshly shucked oysters go perfectly with craft beer!

    Watch:
    It’s the World Cup Finals! France will face Croatia on Sunday, July 15th at 11 am! Eire Pub will show the big game! Grab a beer and take a seat!

    See:
    Take me out to the ballgame! If you love vintage baseball, then you’ll love this! Travel back in time to 1886 and watch some old-time baseball! The Boston Beaneaters will face the New Hampshire Granite on Saturday, July 14th at 11 am at Georges Island! For more information visit here!

    Do:
    Camera-ready! Boston Harbor Now has announced the 2018 Boston harbor Island Photo Contest! This contest is open to all skill levels and ages. For more information about submission categories, prizes and guidelines, visit here!

    Namaste:
    Enjoy a free yoga class with 4 Corners Yoga & Wellness at the Ashmont Farmers Market on Fridays from 4pm-5pm.   The class takes place in front of Ashmont Grill!  Don’t forget your mat and water!

    Download:
    Have you downloaded and listened to our latest episode of our podcast Caught Up? Well, what are you waiting for – we go great with a glass of wine or while you walk the Island! This week’s episode is our sexy swingers episode! You can download it here!

    Free Friday!
    Get out there and have some fun…….for FREE! The Highland Street Foundation would like to pick up the tab on admission to Boston area attractions. Isn’t that nice? Enjoy free admission to places like the JFK Library, The Children’s Museum, Peabody Essex Museum, the Greenway Carousel and many more. This special promotion takes place each Friday from June 29th through August 31st. This Friday the Edward Kennedy Institute in Dot is free! For a full schedule or for more information visit their website!





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