Things to Know in the South End Today, March 20: Lekker Home Celebrates 10 Years

Lekker Home 10 Year Anniversary Event + SALE

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

2. Lekker Home Celebrates 10 years: Holding your own as an independent, locally owned business isn’t easy these days, but the South End’s Lekker Home (1317 Washington St.) has made it a full decade! The store is celebrating with a 10-year Anniversary Event and Sale tonight from 6-9 p.m. Join for celebratory toasts, tastes and treats, and a private sale with special deals, door prizes and gifts. See here for more information. 

3. City Councilor at South End Library: Stop by the South End Branch Library (685 Tremont St.) today at 4 p.m. for a special story hour for children. City Councilor At-Large Ayanna Pressley will be reading to children in honor of Women’s History Month. See here for more information

4. Calling all Entrepreneurs: Pack up your business plan and bring it to the Boston Center for Adult Education (122 Arlington St.) to join business consultant Kim L. Clark and a group of hopeful entrepreneurs for round robin discussions You’ll receive a critique of your business model; smart advice on marketing/PR/social media strategies; insights into sales distribution channels that make sense for you and your customers; and advice on financing options in today’s cruel economy. The workshop starts at 5:30 and will cost you $ 120. See here for more information.

5.Art at OWK: United South End Artists, Inc. and OKW Fine Clothing & Gallery are combining to present the 4th annual Small Works Show at OKW Fine Clothing & Gallery in the South End. The exhibit will feature original paintings, photography and sculpture produced by member artists of United South End Artists, Inc., and will run through April 4. See here for more information

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