Other Events This Week

The South Boston Citizens’ Association

“The Nation’s Oldest Neighborhood Civic Organization” 

President of the SBCA, Thomas E. McGrath, proudly announces the 2018 schedule for the

242nd Annual Evacuation Day Events



Saturday, March 3rd

Jimmy Flaherty Kick-Off Breakfast

Honorary Chairman – Clerk of Courts Michael Donovan

Sea-Point Restaurant 9:30 AM

Suggested Donation $10.00


Sunday, March 4th


Honorary Chairpersons – State Rep. Nick Collins, Cheryl Joyce, Andrea Flaherty, Rich Devoe, and Joyce Higgins

South Boston Bowl 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM

Must be 21+ to attend, no children please


Monday, March 5th

Basketball Free-Throw Competition
Honorary Chairpersons -City Councilor Ed Flynn, Bernie O’Donnell, and Kathy Davis

Tynan Community School Gym – 6:00 PM


Tuesday, March 6th

The Swimming Competition

Honorary Chairpersons – State Auditor Suzanne Bump and Harry Duvall

Boys and Girls Club Pool

Registration 6:00 PM, Meet is at 6:30PM


Saturday, March 10th

Tom & Eddie Butler St. Patrick’s Senior Salute

Honorary Chairmen – Mayor Martin J. Walsh, Councilor Michael Flaherty, Thomas Butler Jr.

Honorary Chairwomen – Mary Walsh, Mary Collins, Kathy Flynn, and Pauline Bare

Saint Monica’s Lower Church Hall – 11:00 AM

*Back This Year*

Saturday, March 10th

Boxing  Show

Honorary Chairman – Register of Deeds Stephen Murphy

Peter Welchs’Gym – 6:00 PM


Sunday, March 11th


John Cunniff Shamrock Shootout

Honorary Chairmen  – City Councilor Michael Flaherty, City Councilor Ed Flynn, and City Councilor Frank Baker

Murphy Rink on Day Boulevard

Events begin approx.  10:30 AM


Wednesday, March 14th

Wiffle-Ball Competition

Honorary Chairman – Joe Curran

Honorary Chairwoman – Barbara Caputo Kelly,

Condon School Gym – 5:00 -7:00 PM

Boys and Girls ages 8-11 and  12+


Friday, March 16th

138th Annual Evacuation Day Banquet

*  New England Boiled Dinner

*  Entertainment by Curragh’s Fancy

Reception 5:30 PM—–Dinner 7:00 PM

BCEC 2nd Floor Ballroom

* FOR TICKETS CALL (857) 204-5825


Saturday, March 17th

Evacuation Day Memorial Mass

Celebrant – Fr. Joe White

Honorary Chairwoman – Margaret Lynch,

St. Augustine’s Chapel – 9:00 AM


Saturday, March 17th

Memorial and Historical Exercises, including Essay & Poster Competition Winners

Honorary Chairpersons:

  • State Representative Nick Collins
  • Bernie O’Donnell, Past President SBCA
  • Robert Allison, S.B. Historical Society
  • City Councilor, Edward Flynn
  • City Councilor, Michael Flaherty
  • Hon. Maura Sweeney Doyle
  • Bill Foley, Retired NPS

Dorchester Heights Monument – 10:00 AM


Sunday, March 18th

St. Patrick’s Day Road Race

Proceeds benefit South Boston Boys & Girls Club

Pre-registration Required

For more information, call (617) 516-5441 or email [email protected]

Race begins at 11:00 AM at the Club


Sunday, March 18 at 1 pm

St. Patrick’s Day & Evacuation Day Parade

Barbara Signor – Chief Marshal

presented by The South Boston Allied War Veterans Council

West Broadway to Old Colony Ave.

2018 Evacuation Day Committee

State Representative Nick Collins, General Chairman

Congressman Stephen F. Lynch, Honorary Chairman

Martin J. Walsh, Honorary Chairman

City Councilor Michael F. Flaherty, Honorary Chairman

City Councilor Ed Flynn, Honorary Chairman

Clerk of Courts Michael Donovan, Honorary Chairman

State Auditor Suzanne Bump, Honorary Chairwoman