Weekend Highlights: Valentine’s Day Special

Yes it’s THAT weekend. Maybe you’re not holding someone special this year;  maybe you’re hoping to catch someone in the next few days or maybe you just want to chill with your boo – around other people (suspect) lol. Whatever you fancy we’ve got your back – even if we’re dodging a few arrows – this holiday weekend.

Wednesday, February 12th

Cupid MixerFab! List Nominee Boston City Councillor Ayanna Pressley is celebrating her 40th Birthday and is inviting the community to come celebrate with her at The Red Fez (1222 Washington St) 6:00-8:00pm. Donations start at $40.00. Get your tickets here!

LiteWork Events presents their social event to get people involved in community service. Head out to M Bar and Lounge (776 Boylston St) 6pm – 9pm for cocktails and networking with the NAACP. The event is FREE. Cash bar.

There are only a few days  left before V-Day and if you’re looking for someone to share your sweets with this Cupid Social Mixer at The Charlesmark (655 Boylston St) 7pm – 11pm may be the perfect event for you. Enjoy lively entertainment, giveaways, expertly crafted cocktails, and tasty apps. Entrance is FREE. Cash bar.

SpellmanThursday, February 13th

Tonight, join the ladies of the National Alumnae Association of Spelman College, Boston Area Chapter for their Annual Pre-Valentine’s Day Speed Dating Mixer at Market Lounge (21 Broad St) 6:00pm – 10:00pm. Tickets are $20 and include free food,  music and speed dating. All proceeds will benefit the 8th Annual Blueprint Conference for Middle and High School Girls. Speed dating is optional! To purchase tickets click here!

Fab Fav! Elevation Theory is releasing their first mix tape “Her Favorite Mixtape” with a musical event centered on love at the Hard Rock Cafe (22-24 Clinton St) 7:30pm – 12:00am. Hosted by Kaovanny Holguin with performances by Rey Royale, Fab! Award Nominees April Stanford and Mykel Forever and more! Tickets are $15.00 and you can purchase them here!

A Night of LoveFriday, February 14th

Couples can enjoy an evening all their own at The Paris Street Gallery (101 Paris St, Everett) 8:30pm – 1:00am. There will be live music, hors d’ oeuvres, complimentary champagne and strawberries, and goodies like a raffle and diamond hunt. Formal attire is required. JAMN 94.5 DJ Maverick will be spinning the hits all night. Tickets are $75.00 and for more information click here!

Saturday, February 15th

Get fit with the ladies of Healthy Sister Circle with nutritional and fitness goals, introducing participants to a “Lifestyle Mindset” plus much more at the Black Indian Inn (38 Bicknell Street, Dorchester) 2:00pm – 4:00pm. If you can’t make it today, they have another on Saturday, February 22nd.  Register here for FREE.

Boston City Councillor Tito Jackson appreciates all your support, so it’s time to celebrate you! Come enjoy a night of fun games, great food & music! Connect Four, Uno, Spades, Taboo, Musical Chairs, and more at Harborside Inn Cafe and Lounge (185 State St) starting at 6:00pm. If you have any questions, contact Michelle at 802.779.4357 or by e-mail. FREE and open to the public.

Share your love of the spoken word at The National Center for Afro-American Artists (300 Walnut St) starting at 7:00pm for the Young Gifted and Black open mic showcase. Entry is $5.00 before 8pm and $10.00 after. Appetizers and refreshments will be provided.

Sunday, February 16th 

Join Fab! Awards Nominees Twins & Friends for The Black Comedy Explosion celebrating Jonathan Gates 20 years in comedy at Laugh Boston (425 Summer St – inside The Westin Hotel). Tickets are FREE and you can get there here!

Don’t forget to tell ’em BostonFab sent ya!