Things to Know in the South End Today, March 15: Meet the ‘Rock Lobster’

1. Weather: The National Weather Service is predicting a partly sunny day with a high of 41 degrees. 

2. Meet the Rock Lobster: Aaron Fricke, author of the acclaimed autobiography, Reflections of a Rock Lobster, will discuss his inspirational journey from bullied high school student to acclaimed author and activist at a post-show reception on Friday, March 15, 2013 at 10:30 pm at the Boston Center for the Arts’ Calderwood Pavilion. See here for more information. 

3Garden Plots Available: Community garden plots are available in Titus Sparrow Park, located between Columbus Ave. and the Southwest Corridor Park along West Newton Street and West Rutland Square. If interested, please contact Ann HershfangSee here for more information.

4. Learn to Tango:  A new four-week session of semi-private dance lessons is starting up on Saturday. The class is designed for people who have already taken the beginner’s class offered on week nights. This series will transition your knowledge of the structures and temperment of Argentine Tango to Close Embrace. Close Embrace is the true social dance of the Argentine Tango. The class is $ 140. See here for more information

5. Flower Show:  Get a taste of spring at the Boston Flower and Garden Show, open today from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m., Saturday from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. and Sunday from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the Seaport World Trade Center (200 Seaport Blvd.). Admission is $ 20 for adults, $ 17 for seniors over 65, $ 10 for children ages 6-17 and free for children under six. Learn more and get tickets at

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