Brighton Branch of the Boston Public Library 40 Academy Hill Road Brighton, MA 02135 Thursday, September 4, 2014, 6 – 7:45pm
An ESL conversation group meets every Monday and Thursday at the Brighton Branch Library at 6 p.m. Come practice your language skills with other new English speakers in an informal and friendly environment.
Library: Brighton Neighborhood: Brighton Type of Event: ESOL Cost: Free Audience: Adults
When: Oct 20, 2014 12 AM in Brighton, Massachusetts Cost: Free (Mon, 20 Oct 2014 00 )
A day of forward-thinking, actionable sessions on social media, content marketing, the mobile landscape, analytics, and more.
DigiRevCon speakers will share expert advice and foresight on everything from building a loyal community to making data-driven decisions to market your brand.
DigiRevCon is not your average, stuffy networking event with boring, unoriginal sessions. It’s a place to tap into an amazing community of industry leaders, innovators, and thought leaders who are on the cutting edge of marketing.
9:30-10:30 Registration and Networking
10:30-10:45 Welcome: Join the Digital Revolution!
AJ Gerritson, Founding Partner, 451 Marketing
10:45-11:30 Content Session: Telling Great Stories - How & Why Leading
Brands Have Moved from Copywriting to Storytelling.
Rob Murray, President, Skyword
11:45-12:15Analytics Session: Using Data to Turn Content into Customers.
Stephan Bajaio, Senior Director of Professional Services, Conductor
12:15-1:00 Lunch Provided
1:00-1:30 Mobile Session: Are You Serving Customers Where They Live?
Chris Lamothe, Director of Experience Design, Cantina
1:30-2:15 Panel: Embracing New Marketing Strategies.
Moderated by Francis Skipper, EVP of Digital Marketing, 451 Marketing
Robin Ruttle, Marketing Manager, Wagamama
Tyler Wakstein, Head of Brand Partnerships, Life is Good
2:45-3:15 Web Session: Topic TBA.
Brady Bonus, Vice President of User Experience, Boston Interactive
3:15-3:45 Social Engagement Session: Tapping In - Using Social to Create an
Authentic Customer Experience.
Chris Bonacci, Assistant Vice President of Marketing, Harpoon Brewery
3:45-4:30 Takeaway Session
4:30-6:00 Networking and Drinks
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When: Nov 11, 2014 9 AM to Nov 11, 2014 6 PMin Boston, Massachusetts (Tue, 11 Nov 2014 09 )
http://coast2coastlive.com/events/eventdetail.aspx?eventid=505 Coast 2 Coast LIVE is an Interactive Artist Showcase that brings together artists, DJs, Models, Media and more for a professional networking event. Artists in the showcase are judged by a panel of celebrity judges via the exclusive Coast 2 Coast LIVE judging system on iPads, and the winner walks away with a huge prize package to take their career to the next level and join Coast 2 Coast in Miami for the 2015 Convention! Hosted by LIL FATS @LILFATSC2C ARTISTS: CLICK HERE TO SUBMIT YOUR SONG FOR CHANCE TO PERFORM! COAST 2 COAST LIVE SHOWCASE PRIZES: 1st Place Prize: 1 Hotel Room for 3 Nights at Coast 2 Coast Convention 2015 in Miami TBA 1 Free VIP Pass to the 6th Annual Coast 2 Coast Convention 2015 ($350 Value) Included in WorldStarHipHop.com Tour Recap Video ($750 Value) Premium Video Promotion Package ($1,000 Value) 1 Spot on an upcoming Coast 2 Coast Mixtape Hosted by Major Artist ($400 value) 1/2 Page Article in Coast 2 Coast Magazine ($250 Value) 2nd Place Prize: 1 Spot on an upcoming Coast 2 Coast Mixtape Hosted by Major Artist ($400 value) 1 Free Regular Pass to the 6th Annual Coast 2 Coast Convention 2015 in Miami TBA ($150 Value) Coast 2 Coast DJ Servicing with Feedback Report ($250 Value) Rep Your City Spot in Coast 2 Coast Magazine ($125 Value) 50 Spins on Coast 2 Coast Radio ($100 value) 3rd Place Prize: 50 Spins on Coast 2 Coast Radio ($100 value) 1 Free Regular Pass to the 6th Annual Coast 2 Coast Convention 2015 in Miami TBA ($150 Value)
When: Nov 11, 2014 9 PM in Cambridge, Massachusetts (Tue, 11 Nov 2014 21 )
Please join me and the Lincoln Hill Trio plus the fabulous Jim Gwin (percussion) and Mike Monaghan (sax) for a night of good music and a terrific party! Mary's original songs range from badass blues to hot jazz to smoky cabaret- all from the point of view of a feisty, independent woman. Complimentary wine, beer and delectable desserts! What's not to like? CD's will be on sale. RSVP email@example.com
When: Nov 8, 2014 8 PM in Lincoln, Massachusetts (Sat, 08 Nov 2014 20 )
Join the JPNA for a fun night in the neighborhood! Tickets include food, beverage tastings, and entertainment. Cash bar and raffles as well!
Our mission for this event is to bring the community together, and raise funds to support our yearly operating costs which include our tax filing, pending website, administrative supplies, and event items. In addition, if the event is a success we may look at other programs to benefit the community. Supporting us helps to keep the Jeffries Point community engaged with civic, cultural, and neighborhood issues and events.
When: Oct 23, 2014 7 PM to Oct 23, 2014 10 PMin Boston, Massachusetts (Thu, 23 Oct 2014 19 )
Jittery Jack brings his East Coast bang to the world of Rockabilly and 50's inspired Rock 'n' Roll. He has headlined at the Viva Las Vegas festival numerous times, and is scheduled to return in 2014. Additionally European fans can catch his wild stage show at Englands Rockabilly Rave in June 2014. 2012 saw the release of Gone Plum Crazy on WILD Records from Hollywood CA. A new 2014 release is out on Rhythm Bomb Records from Germany. WMFO's DJ Easy Ed is an authority on all things rockabilly/hillbilly/country/vintage R&B/50's Rock & Roll. He'll be spinning tunes between bands all night! ATWOOD'S IS A MIX OF SEATING AND STANDING ROOM. PURCHASING A TICKET DOES NOT GUARANTEE SEATING. THIS IS A 21+ SHOW.
When: Dec 20, 2014 9 PM to Dec 21, 2014 1 AMin Cambridge, Massachusetts Cost: 10 - 10 USD (Sat, 20 Dec 2014 21 )
Thinking about buying a home but don't know where to start? Redfin Agents Nancy Schiff and Liane Parness will walk you through the home-buying process so you know what to expect.
What we'll cover:
Is buying for you?
Walpole home prices, inventory & market conditions
Special property types (short sales, foreclosures, new construction)
Home financing & the purchase process
Free bites & beverages will be provided!
Hosted by Redfin Agents: Nancy Schiff and Liane Parness
Nancy Schiff and Liane Parness are expert agents on the South Boston team. Want to meet them before the class or just have a quick question? Feel free to give them a call at (781) 436-2633 or email them at firstname.lastname@example.org. They're happy to answer all of your home buying and selling questions.
When: Oct 21, 2014 6:15:00 PM to Oct 21, 2014 8 PMin East Walpole, Massachusetts (Tue, 21 Oct 2014 18:15:00 )
Severe hoarding is a serious and growing problem. A combination of an unsafe living environment with an individual’s poor capacity to deal with that environment leads to high-risk situations that can result in eviction, homelessness, and even death. This workshop, led by licensed psychologist Michael Tompkins, presents harm reduction as an alternative to treatment for severe hoarding.
Attendees will learn:
Factors that influence harm potential for people who hoard.
How to assess harm potential.
How to engage people who hoard in the harm reduction process.
How to develop a harm reduction plan.
Specific harm reduction strategies.
Cost through October 15: $60 per person, includes breakfast and lunch Cost after October 15: $75 per person, includes breakfast and lunch.
If you need to be invoiced, email Jesse Edsell-Vetter at email@example.com for further directions.
For Social Work CEUs: Application for social work continuing education credits has been submitted. Please contact Jesse Edsell-Vetter at firstname.lastname@example.org for the status of social work CE accreditation.
For Massachusetts Registered Sanitarians: You are eligible for Continuing Education Units through this training.
When: Oct 29, 2014 9 AM to Oct 29, 2014 4 PMin Boston, Massachusetts (Wed, 29 Oct 2014 09 )
At the cozy and very cool Deja Brew. An up close encounter with the band. Just because it's small doesn't mean you can't dance. Dancing between the aisles. Come early and get a bite to eat and drink with their great selection of food, brews, wines and liquors. Open at 5pm. Free but tips appreciated.
When: Nov 1, 2014 9 PM in Wendell, Massachusetts (Sat, 01 Nov 2014 21 )
Determining a price for your work is a challenge for any artist. This workshop will cover a variety of strategies and considerations for readily developing a confident price range so you can be certain you are not overcharging or underselling. Participants will gain a clear plan for how to price work on an ongoing basis.
When: Oct 23, 2014 6 PM to Oct 23, 2014 8 PMin Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts (Thu, 23 Oct 2014 18 )
Identification of the parts of Revolvers and Semi Auto Pistols •Loading/Unloading of Firearms •The storage and function of ammunition •Class A, and C, •Concealed carry and transportation of firearms In Massachusetts •Concealed carry and transportation of firearms outside Massachusetts •Pepper Spray use and legal requirements •Case law will be reviewed •Live Fire with Pistol and Revolver •You will receive your Massachusetts State Police certificate at the end of the day
Help the First Congregational Church with their annual project, Operation Christmas Child. On Saturday, 10/25 from 11am - 1 pm, and also from 4 pm -7 pm, operation shoebox begins! There will be also extra time after church services on Sunday, Oct. 26. Help fill shoeboxes with clothes, school supplies, toys, and other small items. These will be shipped around the world to needy children. Great community service opportunity! The Jr. Friends of Plumb Library will be helping during the 11am-1pm timeframe! Location: First Congregational Church
When: Oct 25, 2014 11 AM to Oct 25, 2014 1 PMin Rochester, Massachusetts (Sat, 25 Oct 2014 11 )
The fall presentation of CARPE DIEM! Celebrating Broadway Songs Old and New, is our fifth annual fall production bringing musicals to our community and to area students.
A musical revue, this production provides students with the opportunity to sing songs from Broadway shows they may never perform in. It will feature songs from popular Broadway shows such as Kiss Me Kate, A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum, Cabaret, Chicago, Pippin, Assassins, West Side Story and many more. These songs express the hopes and dreams of the characters as they face the realities of life.
The performance features students from the Music Theatre Workshop, an academic course offered by the music department to develop their music theatre performance skills. The class is offered by the Music Department under the direction of Dr. Sabine Macris Klein and introduces WSU students and the community to opera and music theatre through live performance. Past productions have included: Amahl and the Night Visitors, Sweeney Todd, The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, Cabaret, Hansel & Gretel, Billy Goat Guff, The Magic Flute and Fiddler on the Roof.
The production is directed by WSU theatre program faculty, Dr. Sabine Macris Klein, with piano accompaniment by Scott Bailey. Design and technical production support is provided by Ernie Iannaccone, WSU Technical Director. The show is also being presented for free for middle school students from the Westfield Public Schools. Funding for student bussing is made possible thanks to Barbara Trant of Westfield VIPS (Volunteers in the Public Schools).
Public performances will be held on Saturday, November 1st and Sunday, November 2nd at 2pm in Dever Stage at Westfield State University. Tickets are $10 for adults, $8 for students and senior citizens. Tickets can be purchased online at deverstage.
This production provides an opportunity for the university to offer arts programming for the community and the opportunity for students to attend a cultural event in a professional setting at the school matinee. Dever Stage is an intimate 526 seat proscenium theatre and we hope to provide a unique musical experince for all.
You've almost made it through your classes and soon finals will be upon us. You need a break and First Gen Connect has the answer!
Join us for Board Games, snacks, and study break goodie bags. Take some time to decompress, hang out with friends and win at the Game of Life. Or Monopoly. Or Apples to Apples. We've got plenty to choose from.
We'll have goodie bags available for pickup too, so even if you can't stay, come by and grab your bag!
When: Dec 11, 2014 2 PM to Dec 11, 2014 4 PMin Boston, Massachusetts (Thu, 11 Dec 2014 14 )
Wines for Thanksgiving aka What to Pair What that Bird?! (Same class, second offering)
Chef Kim will be in the kitchen preparing a delicious Thanksgiving meal while offering you cooking tips so you don’t have a Thanksgiving nightmare! I will be working my magic pairing up 6 various wines from around the world to complement the meal.
The wines will be served blind (brown bagging it)! No one, except yours truly, will know what the wine is until the end of class when we as a group unveil them. Surprises abound, but boy will your Thanksgiving celebration be that much better as you will know firsthand what pairings work and which ones don’t!
When: Nov 19, 2014 6 PM to Nov 19, 2014 8 PMin Hingham, Massachusetts (Wed, 19 Nov 2014 18 )
Have you ever wanted to be part of Jeopardy? How about Family Feud? Or even Who Wants To Be A Millionaire? While we can???t guarantee you spots on those game shows, you can fulfill that fantasy by playing ThinkFast! This trivia-based game show has been entertaining audiences of all ages and interests since 1997. We will give away $200 in cash, as well as tickets to Dave Coulier for Friday night!
Organization: Student Activities
When: Oct 23, 2014 12 AM in Waltham, Massachusetts (Thu, 23 Oct 2014 00 )
We here at the CQH love local beer and more importantly we love local beer in unlimited quantities. We are here are just lovers of a fine ancient beverage and we want to share this great chance with you students. We are holding a beertasting/drinking/sipping/probablynotshotgunning event on the 25th of October. You will constantly be given some lovely beers to taste. However, there are a few caveats to that amazing deal. We will only have 3 brewers coming in to give you beer. They will be Allagash, Peak Organic, and Jack's Abby. However don't let that stop you, they are possibly some of the best beers we serve! You obviously need to be 21+ to drink and we can only take a limited number of patrons. For those of you who are less seasoned drinkers but still enjoy the odd tipple we will have some snacks to keep you going for the full 90 minutes. The price will be $10 if bought ahead or $15 on the door. If we reach capacity before you will not be able to come in or buy tickets on the door.
When: Oct 25, 2014 6 PM to Oct 25, 2014 8 PMin Cambridge, Massachusetts Cost: Visit EventBrite.com for pricing. (Sat, 25 Oct 2014 18 )
A free, participatory arts event open to the public.Participation
Thursday, Oct 30–Saturday, Nov 1, 12–6pmReception
Sunday, Nov 2, 3–5pm Purchase a piece of the drawing this year for the benefit of the Eliot School and UForge Gallery
Presented in collaboration with UForge Gallery. At UForge Gallery, 767 Centre Street, Jamaica Plain
For three days, we'll cover the walls and floor of UForge Gallery in blank paper and invited the community at large – you – to transform the gallery into a room-sized drawing.
Participation is free and open to all. Children, teens, adults and elders — flex your creative muscles, try your hands at drawing for the first time, use your skills to bring the space alive. Come alone or in groups and leave your mark.
Last year's event was great. People came to enthuse, inspire, unify and beautify the space. They stretched the meaning of ‘drawing’ as they traced, rubbed, glued, pasted, collaged, splattered, painted, doodled, went big and small, embellished and obscured other people's drawing, collaborated, and established new sections of their own for others to embellish and obscure.
When: Oct 30, 2014 12 PM to Nov 2, 2014 5 PMin Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts (Thu, 30 Oct 2014 12 )
The table saw is the center of most woodshops. Almost all woodworking projects, from fine furniture to general construction, use a table saw. When used incorrectly, however, it is also one of the most dangerous tools in the shop. In this four-week class, learn to use a table saw safely and accurately, and reinforce these techniques by constructing a small, simple project.
In the first session, we will cover three of the most common cuts; ripping, cross cutting, and dados. Students will learn to change blades, and set up simple jigs to precisely cut parts. In the second and third sessions we will make a small project from sheet goods. We will cover the best way to lay out parts, and how to cut and fit them to achieve accurate results. The project and the skills learned from it provide excellent fundamentals for larger projects students may wish to undertake on their own. In the fourth session students will get tested out on the tool, to verify their comfort using the tool without supervision as members of the Asylum or in their own shops.
At the end of this class the students should be comfortable using a table saw safely, including changing blades and using dado blades and a variety of sleds and miter gauges.
Students will also have an understanding of how to lay out simple woodworking projects to make the most efficient use of their time and materials, and will have a completed a small project to take home!
By the end of the four weeks, students will be fully tested out and ready to use the tablesaw unsupervised as members at Artisan's Asylum or in their own shops!
Students must be at least 18 years of age. No previous woodshop training required!
All necessary materials will be provided, and are covered by a $20 materials fee included in the cost of registration.
What to Bring:
Please dress appropriately for shop work: closed toed shoes, no baggy clothing or draping sleeves, no dangling jewelry or accessories, and something with which to tie back long hair.
Carolyn Emberley has a BFA in Studio Art from UMass Amherst, taught in the Student Union Craft Center for most of her time there, and took woodworking classes in the art department.
Carolyn has been observing and building in her Dad's workshop since before she can remember. She built her first toolbox as a wee lass with her Dad's help when she was probably 8 or 10. Her personal projects tend to range from jewelry stands to boxes to small furniture. She comes from a family of professional builders and remodelers, and has helped frame, drywall, trim, paint, etc. many a structure, including her parents' home improvement projects, the construction of an addition to a family summer cottage, volunteering on several Habitat for Humanity sites, and supervising and teaching 14-18 year olds in week-long trips rebuilding houses in the Gulf Coast for three summers post-Hurricane Katrina. Teaching a 15 year old girl to cut and hang crown molding and seeing her amazement and the homeowner's gratitude in her results has been one of her most rewarding teaching experiences.
Session 1: Sunday, November 2, 4-6:30pm
Session 2: Sunday, November 9, 4-6:30pm
Session 3: Sunday, November 16, 4-6:30pm
Session 4: Sunday, November 23, 4-6:30pm (TESTING)
REFUNDS: We offer full refunds for any class cancellations more than one week in advance of the class start date. After that point refunds are contingent upon the Asylum being able to fill the seat. No refunds whatsoever are offered for same-day cancellations. To request a refund for a class, please fill out this form.
CANCELLATIONS: Your class may be cancelled if too few people register. A decision will be made a few days before the class is scheduled to run, and you will be notified of the cancellation and your registration refunded in full.
When: Nov 2, 2014 4 PM to Nov 23, 2014 6 PMin Somerville, Massachusetts (Sun, 02 Nov 2014 16 )
Dr Janine Saldhana is a Senior Anesthesiologist at Mass. Eye and Ear Infirmary and Mass. General Hospital in Boston and a Clinical Instructor, Faculty of Harvard Medical School. In addition to her professional career, she has been involved in numerous non-profit activities including Past Chair of IMANE, Past Chair of President and Trustee of Indian American Forum for Political Education and Chair of the WGBH Community Advisory Board received an Outstanding community Service award by Gov. William Weld. Most recently Dr. Saldhana is nominated for India New England Woman of Year 2014 award.
Dr Saldhana will share her career journey, talk about her work life balance, and share her challenges and success story as well as offer tips and advice to the NetSAW community.
Join us for an afternoon of networking, sharing, and learning!
Light refreshments will be served
NetSAW celebrates diversity and appreciation of the South Asian American experience and at NetSAW you can enhance your personal and professional development through workshops, seminars and networking events.
You can learn more about us at www.netsaw.com
Sunday, November 2nd
Where: Mandarin Westboro
Cost: General Registgration: $ 20 (Sorry No Walk-ins)
Premium Members who have paid 2014 Annual Dues : No Cost (prior registration required)
A Special Thanks to our Event Sponsor Mandarin Westboro
When: Nov 2, 2014 4 PM to Nov 2, 2014 6 PMin Westborough, Massachusetts Cost: If you are already a Premium member with paid dues for 2014, please register using this option. 0.00 true Premium Members (paid annual dues for 2014) 0.00
The Silent Film Classic THE BIG PARADE starring John Gilbert will be presented at Old South Church in Boston as part of Veterans Day remembrances on November 11, 2014 at 7:15 PM. International Sonic Artist Peter Krasinski will provide an improvised live accompaniment to the film on the magnificent E. M. Skinner Organ in the sanctuary. A limited number of tickets will be available for a special Champagne Reception at 6:00 PM in Gordon Chapel, also located at Old South Church, where Anthony Fountain, John Gilbert's grandson will give a short overview of his famous grandfather's career. THE BIG PARADE is a 1925 American silent film directed by King Vidor and starring John Gilbert, Renée Adorée, Hobart Bosworth, and Claire McDowell. Adapted by Harry Behn from the play by Joseph Farnham and the autobiographical novel Plumes by Laurence Stallings, the film is about an idle rich boy who joins the US Army's Rainbow Division and is sent to France to fight in World War I, becomes a friend of two working class men, experiences the horrors of trench warfare, and finds love with a French girl. The film was groundbreaking for not glorifying the war or ignoring its human costs, exemplified by the lead character's loss of a leg from battle wounds. It heavily influenced all subsequent war films, especially All Quiet on the Western Front. PETER EDWIN KRASINSKI is broadly recognized as a motivating consultant for the pipe organ community, and as a conductor, organist, and music educator whose imaginative and energetic performances elevate and inform diverse audiences. Well respected in both the secular and sacred genres of his field, he has taught the enchantment of music to both public and private institutions in the greater Boston area for many years. His Bach interpretations have been hailed in print as "sublimely spiritual", and his improvisations have been critically acclaimed in the press as "stunning", "seamless", and "brilliant". He specializes in the art of live silent film accompaniment, world wide and after many performances including five tours of Japan is fast becoming recognized as the worlds leading presenter of the art form. Anthony Fountain, grandson of the screen star John Gilbert, had a go at acting himself years ago but discovered early on that though he bore a certain resemblance to his grandfather (as confirmed by, among others, his late grandmother Leatrice Joy) he also possessed not one whit of his talent thus was forced to find a real job. To that end, for the past seventeen years he has been happily ensconced in the music archives at Sony Music Entertainment, where he specializes in classical artists and repertoire." Last years Veterans Day event the silent film WINGS and was hailed as "a pairing of genus" in the press. Please visit WWW.KRASINSKI.ORG for more about Mr. Krasinski including his performance calendar!
When: Nov 11, 2014 6 PM to Nov 11, 2014 9:45:00 PMin Boston, Massachusetts Cost: 5 - 75 USD (Tue, 11 Nov 2014 18 )
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