When you're single, you tend to have lots of free time on your hands. Put that time to good use by brushing up on your seafood know-how, a truly marketable skill if you ask us. Every Saturday, Mercato del Mare in the North End offers free oyster shucking classes from 1-3 p.m. So get a little bit messy and who knows, maybe you'll find someone to share those oysters with?
Pay for what you shuck, Mercato del Mare: 99 Salem St., Boston. 857-362-7477. northendfish.com.