Scavenger in Southie

Literally finding 100 new reasons to love South Boston.

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Schedule of Events – September 1, 2012

Looking for something to do in Boston Labor Day Weekend? We are hosting a scavenger hunt in Southie to explore the best of South Boston and raise funds and awareness for Southie veterans and the VFW behind Andrew Square. Check out this site and just show up today! Here is our schedule of events.

  • 9 am Volunteer show time at VFW 6536 (7 Ellery Street)
  • 9:30 am Adult Hunt participants arrive to register
  • 10:30 am Adult Hunt begins
  • 10:30 Family Hunt participants arrive
  • 11:30 am Family Hunt begins
  • 11:30 am 1:30pm Volunteers Hunt if they want to
  • 1:30 pm Scavenger Hunts end (Return to VFW)
  • 1:30-2:30 pm Volunteers Score hunt cards
  • 3:00 pm Closing Ceremony and awards
  • 3:30 pm Everyone goes home.

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South Boston Scavenger Hunt – 2 Days Left!

Scavenger in Southie
The South Boston Scavenger Hunt is here. Finally. You have stretched your muscles looking for little orange men throughout Southie. You have worked on your game plans laboring through the WODs. You know your playbook backwards and forwards after using twitterfacebookflickr,pinterestyoutube, and foursquare to keep up with the Scavenger in Southie gang. After weeks of grueling preparation you can see the light at the end of the tunnel and you’ve seen the prize list. This is your chance to suit up and play in the big one on Labor Day Weekend 2012. It is game day. Time to Scavenger for real.

This is not just about getting one question right a day. This is about getting as many clues as possible in three hours. This is the Superbowl of Scavengers. This is where the true clue competitors, geographical geniuses, and detail detectives are discovered. So make sure you fill up on all of your omega-threes, your almonds and and acai berries. Go round up your friends from MENSA and your Phi Beta Kappa buddies, and especially those who grew up on L St. And get ready to get it on.

We will see you on Saturday, September 1st at VFW Post 6536 at 7 Ellery Street.

  • Registration starts at 9:30AM with a 10:30AM kickoff for the Adult Scavengers (15 years and older)
  • and at 10:30AM with a 11:30AM kickoff for Families (with children 14 years and younger).
  • You aren’t registered yet, but can register now online or at the event.
  • Both Family & Adult Routes will end at 1:30PM and Awards will be presented at 2:30PM.
  • There will be hotdogs at the Awards Presentation or you can buy food along the route.

Bring your:

  • Camera
  • Cell Phone
  • Tennis shoes

Everyone is invited & we’re still accepting donations. Come ready to discover a little about Southie. Come ready to meet your neighbors. Come ready to…

Scavenger in Southie.

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#findmeinsouthie Mega Launch

The #findmeinsouthie Mega Launch

We just finished launching over 200 Southie Orange Army Men in Southie this morning! Read Play #findmeinsouthie to get the scoop on how to find the little dudes in South Boston, MA and what to do when you find them!

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Patriotic Southie

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Patriotic Southie

I love seeing American flags on every corner in Southie. Check out this photo album I made on facebook called Patriotic Southie and then like our page!

Patriotic Southie

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#findmeinsouthie – What to do when you find an orange toy soldier in Southie

Scavenger in Southie LogoSo you found a meticulously spray painted toy soldier tagged “SCAVENGER IN SOUTHIE” somewhere in South Boston? Maybe it was a mailbox, on your bike tire, or on a window sill. Fantastic! You probably Googled it to find out what the heck it was and landed here!

My plan worked!

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Interested in Joining the Hunt?

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Hunt Day is near and we have plenty of mini events and other news lined up for you guys that we post to our other social media sites. We are on twitter, facebook, pinterest, flickr, and now foursquare! Check us out for other, exculsive information on each site that you might not find here.

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The Mustard House in Southie

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Attention all Southie businesses and community organizations…

Let’s hold a summer scavenger hunt

It’s summertime and the weather is great. School is out, work is a little slower, and we all love being outside.

I want to hold a scavenger hunt in South Boston celebrating its history, local business, and community. Families and friends can create small teams to trek around town, accumulate points, and win prizes – all while raising money for the local VFW on Ellery St.

…And that’s about all I have planned. I need five to ten people to help organize and kick this off.

Will you help organize the event?

Will you help me plan the rest? If you are a business or organization in South Boston, would someone from your staff be willing to help plan? I would love to feature local businesses as “stops” along the scavenger hunt route. You could even play along with teams completing tasks!

In the comments below, please let me know your reactions to my idea! If you’re a South Boston business or community organization, please let me know if you’re interested in helping plan this event or becoming a partner.