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The Town of Phillipston Massachusetts was founded in 1814 and is located in Worcester County.

Phillipston contains about 2000 year round residents.

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Eye-gaze technology demonstration at EPOCH at Melbourne
EPOCH Assisted Living at Melbourne will welcome Gentiva speech pathologist Scarlet Watson for an interactive demonstration on eye-gaze technology on May 28 at 2:30 p.m. Eye-gaze technology tracks and monitors eye movement, allowing individuals to use computers hands-free. This technology is particularly helpful for people with cerebral palsy or amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, enabling them to use the internet and better communicate with friends, family and others. Watson will show attendees how to use eye-gaze technology and give them an opportunity to try it out. This event is free and open to the public, but space is limited. For more information or to RSVP, please call 413-499-1992.

When: May 28, 2014 2 PM in Pittsfield, Massachusetts (Wed, 28 May 2014 14 )
EMERALD SQUARE MALL TO HOST CROWNS FOR CURES PAGEANT
Emerald Square Mall will host The Crowns for Cures Pageant on Saturday, 12PM 3PM. The Amazing Race winner Amy Diaz will be on site to host pageant benefiting The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS). Girls are encouraged to wear holiday dresses, long or short pageant gowns, or flower girl dresses; boys are encouraged to wear their Sunday Best outfits, suits, or tuxes. Judging will be based on facial beauty, overall appearance, and personality/projection. Modeling agency representatives will be in attendance. Prizes include crowns, sashes, trophies, and a chance to be discovered! Girls Age Divisions Miss Amazing Baby, 0-18 mo. Miss Amazing Toddler, 18-36 mo. Little Miss Amazing, 3-5 yrs. Junior Miss Amazing, 6-9 yrs. Miss Amazing Princess, 10-13 yrs. Boys Age Divisions Little Mister Amazing, 0-4 yrs. Mister Amazing Prince, 5-10 yrs. COST: Entry fee: $50 All proceeds will go to The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Optional Categories for entry include: Photogenic: $10 Best Personality $10 Best Outfit of Choice: $10 REGISTER: Contestants can register online at http://crownsforcures.webs.com/ or on site with payment from 12 12:30PM.

When: Apr 26, 2014 12 PM to Apr 26, 2014 3 PMin North Attleboro, Massachusetts (Sat, 26 Apr 2014 12 )
Successfully Introducing Refractive Cataract Surgery


When: Apr 27, 2014 9 AM to Apr 27, 2014 10 AMin Boston, Massachusetts (Sun, 27 Apr 2014 09 )
big red wine tasting


When: May 7, 2014 6 PM to May 7, 2014 10 PMin Gloucester, Massachusetts (Wed, 07 May 2014 18 )
Rock and Run Concert

Can't fit in the run? No worries! Join us for the post race concert with the special rock and run concert ticket.

This ticket grants entry ONLY into the concert and not the 5K obstacle race. Concert ticket is included with race entry.



When: Jun 21, 2014 1 PM to Jun 21, 2014 4 PMin Somerville, Massachusetts (Sat, 21 Jun 2014 13 )
Portfolio Night 12 Boston

Portfolio Night 12 is the largest one-day advertising portfolio review in the world. On May 21st 2014, thousands of aspiring advertising copywriters, art directors and other young creatives will meet with hundreds of renowned creative directors for a fast-paced evening of advice, mentorship and recruitment.

Portfolio Night 12 Boston is hosted by SapientNitro

Before you register or purchase a ticket, please read this link to find out if Portfolio Night is right for you.



When: May 21, 2014 6 PM to May 22, 2014 12 AMin Boston, Massachusetts (Wed, 21 May 2014 18 )
Natural Plimoth Series: Close Encounters of the Wild Kind

Close Encounters of the Wild Kind - with John King, II
Explorer, photographer, author, and Chatham conservationist John King will share insights into his personal voyage of re-discovery of the coastal and ocean wildlife that spends time each year in the waters off Cape Cod. During this presentation, you will hear Johns stories and see photographs of unique encounters with the natural world principally at the top of the food chain.

Presenter: John is an entrepreneur with a diverse resume who has strong ties to Chatham that span many generations. After graduating from the University of Pennsylvania, John spent more than seven years working as a commercial fisherman on vessels in Alaska. He relocated back to his roots in Chatham after concluding a twenty five year career in the bio-pharmaceutical business and has been active in various pursuits working to make a difference in the community. John is the Co-Founder of The Common Flat Project, a Cape Cod based conservation organization, a Member of the Board of Directors of the Center for Coastal Studies and the Atlantic White Shark Conservancy. He also serves as an Adviser to the Roy and Diana Vagelos Life Sciences and Management Program at the University of Pennsylvania. In recent years John, together with his wife Pam, have been pursuing a lifelong passion to experience and record the earths wild places and wild things through their photography. Their first book entitled: Wild Cape Cod, Free by Nature was published by Schiffer Publishing in 2012.



When: Oct 19, 2014 1 PM to Oct 19, 2014 3 PMin Housatonic, Massachusetts
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(Sun, 19 Oct 2014 13 )
Race & Seek Boston 2014

Race & Seek is the Greatest UrbanAdventure Race on the Planet! An adventure race that will challenge you both mentally and physically, pushing you to the limit, as you and your friends explore your city for a chance to win $500!

Race & Seek consists of 14 clues that are spread out over 2 legs, with an optional Bonus Seeker clue.



Registration Begins: 11:00am

Announcements: 11:40am

Charity Teams Start: 11:55am

Regular Teams Start: 12 Noon

Race Ends: 5:00pm



When: Jul 12, 2014 12 PM to Jul 12, 2014 5 PMin Boston, Massachusetts (Sat, 12 Jul 2014 12 )
Happiest Baby on the Block Seminar (Saturday, May 17th @ 11:30-1:00)

Instructor: Melanie

By teaching the soothing techniques of the award winning book, Happiest Baby on the Block, by Dr. Harvey Karp, parents will learn how to transform even the fussiest infant into the happiest baby on the block. This seminar is recommended for both prenatal moms and moms with babies under the age of 1.




When: May 17, 2014 7 PM to May 17, 2014 10 PMin Charlestown, Massachusetts (Sat, 17 May 2014 19 )
IRI Annual Meeting - R&D as MVP
IRIs 2014 Annual Meeting in Boston, MA, explores ways in which R&D strategy aligns with corporate strategy to bring value to the organization, emphasizing why and how R&D organizations remain relevant to this core mission. With a rapidly evolving business environment, both R&D and the corporation need to be better equipped to adapt to change to ensure long-term success. In addition to case studies, attendees gain perspectives from member organizations via panel sessions, breakouts, and small interactive workshops.

When: May 19, 2014 12 AM in Boston, Massachusetts
Cost: Members can use their complimentary registrations or pay $2200-2400 depending on registration date. Non-members pay $2500-2700 depending on registration date. (Mon, 19 May 2014 00 )
Take Great Photos of your Kids (with any camera)

Have you ever wondered how great photographers get amazing photos of kids time after time? Is it their multi thousand dollar camera? Or their art school degree? Or their winning personality? And more importantly, why don't your photos look like that?

This class is designed to give you tips and tricks to improve the photos you take of your kids with any camera. You instructor (full time professional portrait photographer Jamison Wexler) will share his decade of experience showing you easy to understand and implement tips and tricks for taking your photos to the next level. From which camera settings to use for the best results, to how to properly frame the photo for best visual appeal, to where to look for the best lighting that will make your photos shine.

No previous photographic knowledge required, and no fancy camera either (please, no camera phones, though). Bring what you have. Looking to purchase a new camera? I'll have a number of cameras on display for you to handle, from the most basic consumer cameras to the most advanced professional. I'll cover the pros and cons of each.

Finally, after we are done talking, I'll give you a hands on demonstration with a live child model.

This charter class will take place at my gallery in Framingham, MA, and is limited to 6 people.

The cost is $45 per person.



When: May 18, 2014 1 PM to May 18, 2014 3 PMin Framingham, Massachusetts (Sun, 18 May 2014 13 )
Free Improv @ HI-Boston/Stroopwafel Presents: Sophia Finds A Home
Join HI-Boston for an evening of FREE IMPROV with local Boston comedy troupe, Stroopwafel! Prepare your gut for an hour of nonstop laughs, interactive performances, and maybe even a nibble of their namesake dutch dessert! They're here for one night and one night only- it's an event that you won't want to miss! The fun will continue immediately after the show with the Friday night Pub Crawl! See you there!

When: Apr 25, 2014 7 PM to Apr 25, 2014 8 PMin Boston, Massachusetts (Fri, 25 Apr 2014 19 )
Worcester Citizenship Clinic

The Immigration Legal Assistance Program at Lutheran Social Services and the Greater Boston Citizenship Initiative

invite you to volunteer at our

June Citizenship Clinic

Help someone apply to become a United States citizen!

Join us to provide application assistance to individuals applying for citizenship. There will be a mandatory training session prior to the clinic to prepare volunteers for working with eligible green card holders.



When: Jun 1, 2014 9 AM to Jun 28, 2014 3 PMin Worcester, Massachusetts (Sun, 01 Jun 2014 09 )
Foxboro VFW Post 2626 Presents Denny Corby

Dennys presentation of magic, mind reading, and comedy never fails to astonish and charm his audience. By avoiding tired rabbit-in-a-hat style props, Denny elevates the concept of illusion and magic to uniquely entertaining new heights. Audience members become part of the excitement when theyre called up on stage to participate. Theyll have the unforgettable experience of being involved in mind-boggling tricks. Dennys high-energy show keeps people laughing and engaged, stunning even the most skeptical of viewers. His surprise endings are something you dont want to miss!

For more information on Denny Corby please visit www.dennycorby.com

For a sneak peek into the show, watch this video! http://vimeo.com/89729017

Tickets will be $20 each, if you can fill a table of 10 your first drink is free of charge (all tickets must be purchased at the same time). Tickets will be on sale at the Foxboro VFW during normal business hours or arrangements can be made to meet with Amanda Dickerman (contact: a.dickerman810@gmail.com)



When: May 31, 2014 7 PM to May 31, 2014 11 PMin Foxboro, Massachusetts
Cost: 20.00 false Foxboro VFW Post 2626 Presents Denny Corby 22.09

(Sat, 31 May 2014 19 )
Pavel Payano for State Senate

Please join us and help support Pavel Payano's candidacy for State Senate!

Pavel Payano is one of Lawrences young, talented, and driven individuals that many residents and activists have been watching for the past several years. He was recently elected for his second term on the Lawrence School Committee. Payano is a dedicated Democratic activist, serving on local and national campaigns and initiatives for Governor Deval Patrick, Congresswoman Niki Tsongas, as well as serving as Co-Director of President Barack Obamas Nashua office for Latinos in New Hampshire during the 2008 race for the U.S. Presidency and as Outreach Director for the Massachusetts Democratic Party.

Learn more: http://www.pavelpayano.com

Donate: https://secure.actblue.com/contribute/page/payanofundraiser?refcode=RM



When: May 21, 2014 6 PM to May 21, 2014 8 PMin Boston, Massachusetts
Cost: Visit EventBrite.com for pricing. (Wed, 21 May 2014 18 )
40th Annual 5 Mile Road Race and Kids Fun Run


When: Jul 5, 2014 5 AM in Wellfleet, Massachusetts (Sat, 05 Jul 2014 05 )
Lenagev Pop-Up // Vegan Dinner 5:30 Seating

Join us for a family-style vegan dinner driven by the flavors of the Middle East and the produce of New England's spring season. The menu highlights the depth and natural richness of vegetables and thetechniques for manipulating and enhancing their flavor and texture. Wine pairings from Violette Wine Cellars in Cambridge will accompany and elevate the meal.


DINNER MENU // Monday, May 5, 2014 *

Hummus - Smoked Olive, Confit Artichoke, Preserved Lemon

Salt-Roasted Beet - Whipped Tehini, Mint, Dill

Fennel Agrodulce - Mushrooms, Ouzo

Wilted Spring Greens - Fava, Green Chickpea, Amba

Wood-Grilled Vegetable Tagine

Accompanying Condiments - Mast, Zhoug, Carrot Coffee Jam


Dessert -Pashmak, Samani Halva, Tamriyeh


* Menu subject to change



When: May 5, 2014 5 PM to May 5, 2014 7 PMin Cambridge, Massachusetts (Mon, 05 May 2014 17 )
Professional Development WORKSHOP: Accent Reduction - How to Enhance Your Communication

This accent reduction workshop is designed to help non-native English speakers understand the components of the English language, the specific elements of English that make pronunciation of Standard American English difficult, and the essential aspects of Accent Reduction Training.

The workshop is going to be delivered by Diane Bagarella, a Speech/Language Pathologist Specializing in Accent Reduction, certified by the American Speech-Language Hearing Association (ASHA). Her current practice is dedicated to helping foreign speakers of English communicate more effectively by teaching them the Standard American Speech Model.


We will only accept registration done through this EventBrite page. Registration closes on Sept 28. Tickets are non-refundable but can be transferred to another person.NO WALK-INS ALLOWED.

Topics that will be covered:

1. Introduction

  • What is an accent? Regional or Foreign
  • Why do non-native speakers of a second language have an accent?
  • What is the goal of Accent Reduction Training?

2. The Components of Language The Language Story

  • Phonology
  • Semantics
  • Morphology
  • Syntax
  • Pragmatics

3. Accent Reduction Training

  • Phonology
    • Speech Perception Training
    • Oral-Motor Movements Exercises
    • Articulation Training
    • Learning the Rhythm of English
  • Linguistic Variables

4. Comparison Chart of Different Languages
5. Take-Away Tips For More Intelligible Speech


About NAAAP Bostons Professional Development Workshop Series

NAAAP Boston's Professional Development Committee is focused on helping individuals develop necessary skills for career advancement and leadership development through action-learning workshops, seminars and conferences. Some of its programs include Toastmasters Club, Career Success Conference Series and Professional Development Workshop Series.

The Professional Development Workshop Series is a new program offered by NAAAP Boston. We believe that in order for learning to be more effective, individuals need to learn by doing. This program will offer intensive 2 to 3-hour hands-on learning workshops spaced with individual, pair and/or team breakout exercises. Topics can vary for each workshop. At the end of each workshop, individuals are now more equipped with the necessary skills and confidence to be job ready.


For questions or concerns about this event, please contactprofessionaldevelopment@naaapboston.org.



When: Oct 1, 2014 6 PM to Oct 1, 2014 8 PMin Boston, Massachusetts
Cost: Visit EventBrite.com for pricing. (Wed, 01 Oct 2014 18 )
ROXBURY INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL GOLD PASSES
THE ROXBURY INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL is one of Boston's premier film festival events. Going on 16 years the festival has been instrumental in bringing uniquely independent cinema celebrating people of color. One of the best ways to see the fest is through the purchase of a festival pass. The Gold Pass (all access pass) allows you to all festival screenings and the opening night reception. The only screening venue not covered is DINNER & A MOVIE.



When: Jun 25, 2014 11 PM to Jun 26, 2014 12 AMin Boston, Massachusetts
Cost: 110 - 110 USD (Wed, 25 Jun 2014 23 )
Pub Golf Bar Crawl!

LOST BALLS: PUB GOLF!

May 17, 2014

Your ticket includes: an awesome golf visor (must be one of the first 100 to arrive!), drink specials throughout the crawl, private DJ and complimentary buffet at the final location.

Ticket prices:

Until 4/13: $12 *early bird

4/14 - 4/27: $15

4/27 - 5/16: $20

Door: $20


Schedule:

12:00 - 1:30: Registration - Warehouse

$3 Millerlite/$5 Shots/$10 Chicken & Fries


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1:30 - 2:30: Coogans

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2:30 - 3:30: Central Wharf Co.

$4 16oz./$5 Shot Special

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3:30 - 4:30: Sissy K's

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4:30 - Forever: The Wild Rover

Private Room and DJ/Complementary Buffet



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Questions? Email info@s3boston.com



When: May 17, 2014 12 PM to May 17, 2014 7 PMin Boston, Massachusetts
Cost: 12.00 false Early Bird Crawl Pass 13.29

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20.00 false Last Minute Crawl Pass 21.49

(Sat, 17 May 2014 12 )
Reactivating Lost Patients


When: Apr 28, 2014 9 AM to Apr 28, 2014 10 AMin Boston, Massachusetts (Mon, 28 Apr 2014 09 )
2014 ACE-MNWL Annual Presidents' Dinner

ACE Massachusetts Network of Women Leaders

Annual Presidents Dinner &

Award Ceremony


"PROTECTING ACCESS & AFFORDABILITY

in HIGHER EDUCATION:

PERSPECTIVES from WOMEN LEADERS"

SPEAKERS

President Divina Grossman, U. Mass Dartmouth
President Pam Eddinger, Bunker Hill Community College
President Gail Carberry, Quinsigamond Community College


Join us in celebrating with our award recipients:

Lifetime Achievement Award:

Mary Deane Sorcinelli, University of Massachusetts Amherst

Leadership Award:

Lisa Krissoff Boehm, Worcester State University

Catherine Koverola, Lesley University


Ticket Price: $65.00

Questions about tickets, contact: Tala Khudairi tkhudairi@neasc.org



When: Jun 5, 2014 5 PM to Jun 5, 2014 9 PMin Waltham, Massachusetts (Thu, 05 Jun 2014 17 )
Steve Allain w/ Diane Battistello in Concert
Born about a half an hour west of Boston, Massachusetts, in the city of Marlborough, to French-Canadian parents, Steve Allain was raised on country music and Elvis Presley records. He always daydreamed about playing in a band. When Steve was nine, his family returned to New Brunswick, Canada. Family get togethers with uncles, aunts, and cousins gave him his first experiences with live music. Although many relatives played instruments, it would be nine more years before Steve bought his first guitar. By this time, he had been exposed to Jimi Hendrix, Stevie Ray Vaughan, Pink Floyd and The Beatles. In the years to follow, Steve spent most of his free time immersed in music. Listening to everything that he could get his hands on and playing guitar sparked an interest in writing and performing music. He eventually graduated from The Musicians Institute in Hollywood, California, and later received a Bachelors and a Masters degree in music. These years really helped to shape the musician/composer/songwriter that he has become. Not limited to playing in rock bands and jazz quartets, Steve also composed for classical and experimental ensembles. This melting pot of styles has and continues to shape his musical approach. Not one to be pigeonholed, Steve has returned to songwriting armed with years of experience and diversity creating a smart and unique blend of music that is widely varied, yet highly accessible to a broad audience. His album "thirteen", released in May 2011, has been garnering much attention. Here are some things being said about Steve and the album: Allains new album thirteen is a well-crafted recording that cuts across acoustic blues, country, and folk genres. He has earned the respect of many notable peers. (Chris Conti - Providence Phoenix), "Thirteen contains 12 original Allain comps featuring Steves soulful vocals and skilled finger picking on guitar. Lots of good stuff etched into the shiny silver CD." (John Fuzek - Motif Magazine). Steve has been praised for his excellent musicianship and soulful voice. He is a must see live. Steve Allain is currently living in Providence, Rhode Island.

When: Apr 26, 2014 8 PM to Apr 26, 2014 10 PMin Dedham, Massachusetts (Sat, 26 Apr 2014 20 )
IBM Rational Reporting for Development Intelligence (RRDI) - Introductory Workshop

IBM Rationals Collaborative Lifecycle Management (CLM) solution provides a robust reporting platform FREE!

Come take a test drive and get a feel for what it takes to develop a report, using data from Rational Team Concert, Rational Quality Manager, and Rational Requirements Composer.

Over the course of the day, you will create lists, crosstabs, and charts. Further, you will learn how to filter the data in your reports and create prompts, enabling dynamic reports.


Space is limited for this complimentary workshop, reserve your spot today!




When: May 13, 2014 9 AM to May 13, 2014 4 PMin Lexington, Massachusetts (Tue, 13 May 2014 09 )
Dinnertable Discussions: Making Local Investing a Reality - Ypsilanti, MI

Are you interested in aligning your investment decisions with your values? Do you want to learn more about local and impact investing? Are you interested in how you can responsibly diversify your investments into local businesses? Would you enjoy an open forum discussion among others interested in local investing? Finally, do you like craft beer?

We have an event for you!

Dinnertable Discussions: Making Local Investing a Reality

We are extending this open invitation Q&A dinner at Corner Brewery for those of you who are interested and curious about the topic, our work, and how the Great Lakes regional economy is evolving. We hope you join us!


About Revalue

We believe there is a different way to build wealth for a better future. Were entrepreneurs, were doers, and were passionate about serving our community.

We do that by providing financial strategies designed for investors interested in local investing, impact investing, alternative assets, and responsible publicly traded companies.

We're based in Southeast Michigan and have had a significant impact on the local investing movement in our home state, along with our sister company Reconsider, who provides research and education to economic developers and the community at large about these trends.

Contact us for more information (see to the right).


FAQs

- Everyone's tab for dinner or drinks is their own

- Feel free to stop in any time between 6-9pm

- Please register so we can give Water Street Brewery an accurate reservation count

- No need to bring the paper ticket

- This is not a sales pitch. We'll let you know who our team is and what we do for clients. Otherwise, this is an opportunity to get more information about local investing, ask questions, and be a part of the conversation.

- If you want one on one time to discuss your own personal situation and how we might be of help, we'll let you know how to proceed from there.


Corner Brewery information: http://www.arborbrewing.com/locations/corner-brewery/



When: May 28, 2014 6 PM to May 28, 2014 9 PMin Boston, Massachusetts (Wed, 28 May 2014 18 )
Table for 10 Exclusive Breakfast Networking Event in Dracut

Kevin Willett Founder of the Friends of Kevin Networking Group is happy to announce that he will be hosting a Table for 10 Networking Event. As the name implies, the event is limited to 10 participants. This event is perfect for people who prefer to network in smaller groups.

The event will be held at Beaudoin and Associates 1565 Lakeview Ave in Dracut Ma. on April 24tth from 730am to 9am. The admission fee is $20.00 Coffee and Pastry will be served.

Pre-registration for this event is required no walk in regsitration will be allowed.



When: Apr 24, 2014 7 AM to Apr 24, 2014 9 AMin Dracut, Massachusetts
Cost: 20.00 true Table for 10 Dracut 20.00

(Thu, 24 Apr 2014 07 )
Berkshire Music School students to perform at EPOCH at Melbourne
EPOCH Assisted Living at Melbourne will welcome students from the Berkshire Music School for a performance on Saturday, May 24 at 2 p.m. Paul Celebi and Jae-Min Yoo will give a piano recital. The Berkshire Music School is a private, nonprofit organization committed to providing quality musical education and opportunities to the people of the Berkshire community. The school is a member of the National Guild of Community Schools of the Arts. For more information or to RSVP, please call 413-499-1992.

When: May 24, 2014 2 PM in Pittsfield, Massachusetts (Sat, 24 May 2014 14 )
Art on the Marquee Opening Reception - Featuring Student Artists

Boston Cyberarts and the Massachusetts Convention Center Authority Present

ART ON THE MARQUEE - Student Artists

at the Boston Convention & Exhibition Center

415 Summer Street, Boston

Thursday, May 1, 6:30-8:30 p.m.

Featuring seven new digital works of art from students artists attending the following

Massachusetts colleges and universities:

Fitchburg State University:

John Lafirira

Massachusetts College of Art and Design:

Vivian Lee

Youjin Moon

New England Institute of Art:

Elizabeth Shananhan

University of Massachusetts Lowell:

Joseph Amico

Jiaya Lin

Hannah McGrath

Please visitartonthemarquee.comto find out more information about future calls for art and to learn more about all of the digital artworks and artists featured on the Marquee.




When: May 1, 2014 6 PM to May 1, 2014 8 PMin Boston, Massachusetts (Thu, 01 May 2014 18 )
Increasing Premium IOL Conversions


When: Apr 26, 2014 2 PM to Apr 26, 2014 3 PMin Boston, Massachusetts (Sat, 26 Apr 2014 14 )
National Grid Emergency Preparedness Trade Show and Exhibition

National Grid's Emergency Preparedness Trade Show and Exhibition

Meet your prime contacts from National Grid

The Central and Western MA Community and Customer Management Team at National Grid invites you to participate inan exclusive, complimentaryevent on Tuesday, May 6th.

Who's Invited?

National Grids Central and Western MA:

  • Police
  • Fire
  • Emergency Management Directors
  • Wiring Inspectors
  • DPW Superintendents
  • Tree Wardens
  • Other municipal employees who would benefit from this event

Why Attend?

  • Learn about National Grids Emergency Preparedness
  • Meet National Grids Team: Customer and Community Management, Emergency Response employees, and employees from various departments within National Grid.
  • Participate in one-on-oneopportunity to ask your questions of National Grids Emergency Response team
  • Tour National Grids state of the art Training Center
  • Learn about the history and evolution of our training programs

Trade Show Booths to include:

  • Priority 1, 2 & 3 call processing
  • Outage Communications
  • Electric Operations Restoration Procedures
  • Community Liaison Program
  • Smart Energy Solutions
  • Communications / Social Media
  • Distributed generation
  • Energy Efficiency Services
  • Gas Operations Updates
  • Vegetation Management
  • Product Services
  • Predictive Storm Damage model and Weather Station deployments
  • Customer Service
  • Customer order Fulfillment
  • Forestry
  • Security
  • Gas pipeline Safety Public Awareness Program

Exhibitions to include:

  • Live Line Trailer
  • Manhole Rescue
  • IMAP Outage Mapping Software
  • Slippery Surface Simulator (Safety)
  • Community Assistance Van

We hope you will be able to join us anytime between 8 am 11:30 a.m. This is a self guided trade show. Exhibition times to be scheduled.



When: May 6, 2014 8 AM to May 6, 2014 11 AMin Worcester, Massachusetts (Tue, 06 May 2014 08 )
Barenaked Ladies
Barenaked Ladies, whose fusion of hooks and yuks has resulted in more than 14 million albums sold, return to Indian Ranch on Sunday, July 20 at 2 PM. The Canadian-born band is best known for their hit singles, "One Week", "The Old Apartment," and the theme song for the sitcom The Big Bang Theory. Their light-hearted and humorous banter between songs, and improvised raps/songs are staples at virtually every concert.

When: Jul 20, 2014 2 PM to Jul 20, 2014 7 PMin Webster, Massachusetts
Cost: $42.00-$59.50 (Sun, 20 Jul 2014 14 )
XPX BOSTON SUMMIT... Growth: The Best Road to Value and Liquidity

This year's Summit promises to be the best summit to date. Join fellow trusted advisors and business owners as we explore the many facets of Growth: The Best Road to Value and Liquidity.

The XPX Summit promises to be a dynamic day which provides opportunities to:

  • Learn from many subject matter experts on growth opportunities, building value, utilizing innovation,and structuring liquidity transactions to maximize value
  • Delve into a business case study with your peers
  • Connect with old and new colleagues


Our two keynote speakers Bill Seibel and Ted Patton will provide insights, lessons learned and personal learning experiences.

Bill Seibel, Founder & CEO, Mobiquity
10 Key Levers for Exceptional Growth
Have the courage to change. Be obsessed with what you do.Cultivate a specific culture.

Ted Patton, Managing Director and Founder,Hastings Equity Partners
The Win/Win Exit: Is It Possible?
Lessons learned on how to think about a liquidity event from beginning to end and structuring it to maximize value.


Two Concurrent Breakout Sessions

David Morgan, Vice President, Perkins
Open Space Innovation - Catalyzing and Sustaining Long Term Innovation

Navigating the Growth Curve
CEO panelists discuss lessons learned on their road to success via acquisition, organic growth and partnerships. Panelists

    • Lou Dinkel, CEO, Beyond Components
    • Dave MacKeen, CEO, Eliassen Group
    • Kevin Mehra, President and Founder, Latitude Beverage
    • Moderator: Frank Leibly, Partner, Alcon Partners

You will walk away with great information to share with clients, introductions to new colleagues to expand your professional network and a wealth of ideas to make your practice and business more successful! We look forward to seeing you on May 2, 2014.



When: May 2, 2014 7:45:00 AM to May 2, 2014 5 PMin Waltham, Massachusetts
Cost: Contact XPX to register for the event Contact XPX to register and get a ticket

(Fri, 02 May 2014 07:45:00 )
River Herring Migration Film and Discussion

Join us for a special screening event of select cuts from the three-part film series on River Herring Migration by filmmaker Shervin Arya, followed by a panel discussion of wildlife experts moderated by WCAIs Steve Junker. This soon-to-be-released film is being shown as part of Plimoth Plantations two-day Herring Run Festival which begins the following day, Saturday, April 26 at Plimoth Grist Mill. The film and festival provide a unique and exciting opportunity to learn more about the phenomenon of herring runs, their Town Brook spawning habitat, and effortsto restore herring populations.

Tickets are $12

$10 for Herring Run Festival Classic 5K Run and Walk participants

$9 for Plimoth Plantation Members

More information



When: Apr 25, 2014 6 PM to Apr 25, 2014 9 PMin Housatonic, Massachusetts
Cost: Visit EventBrite.com for pricing. (Fri, 25 Apr 2014 18 )
BOS Lady Project: Closet Cleanout - Benefitting the Avon Walk for Breast Cancer

BOS Lady Project + Loren Raye's Closet Cleanout - Benefitting the Avon Walk for Breast Cancer on May 1 at Wild Rover

Join Loren Raye from 103.3 AMP Radio's The TJ Show and the networking gurus of BOS Lady Project for an evening of clothing swapping, munchies and music. Bring 5 items of gently worn clothing that you are willing to part with; by the end of the night, your tired old skirt will become someone else's new favorite!

We'll have great raffle baskets to win throughout the evening (think: spa treatments, jewelry, beauty essentials, health + wellness items). Your $20 donation automatically gets you 2 raffle tickets and an entry to win our door prize. Any leftover clothing will be donated to the Red Cross. All proceeds go to the Avon Walk for Breast Cancer. Gentlemen, you are more than welcome to join us as well!

This event is 21+, with complimentary food and cash bar.

Hope to see you there!

xo

Loren, Taylor, Ellen and the BOS Lady Project Team.

Questions? Email hello@bosladyproject.com.

The Lady Project connects, inspires and showcases awesome women doing amazing things through membership, events and community engagement. The Lady Project is a non-profit organization based in Providence, Rhode Island, where chapters in Providence, New Haven and Boston host monthly events where women can connect, get inspired and learn about what other awesome women are doing in their cities.

FAQs:

Q: Do I need to be a lady to come to the event?

A: Though most of our events are ladies only, this event is open to anyone.

Q: Do I need to be 21+ to come to this event?
A: Yes! This event is 21+.


Q: Do I need to be a member to come to this event?
A: Nope! This event is open. Some of our events are members only, though.
Learn more about membership here.




When: May 1, 2014 6 PM to May 1, 2014 8 PMin Boston, Massachusetts
Cost: Visit EventBrite.com for pricing. (Thu, 01 May 2014 18 )
PRINCE & JANET THE TRIBUTE


When: Apr 30, 2014 8 PM to Apr 30, 2014 10 PMin Boston, Massachusetts
Cost: $5.00 online $8.00 at the door 5.00 true Student 5.00

$8.00 before $10.00 at the door 8.00 true Non- Student Ticket 8.00

(Wed, 30 Apr 2014 20 )
Newsies


When: Jun 26, 2015 8 PM in Boston, Massachusetts (Fri, 26 Jun 2015 20 )
Get the Led Out
Get The Led Out is a group of professional musicians who are passionate about their love of the music of Led Zeppelin. It's been their mission to bring the studio recordings of "the mighty Zep" to life on the big concert stage. This is not an impersonator act but rather a group of musicians who were fans first, striving to do justice to one of the greatest bands in rock history!

When: Jun 28, 2014 8 PM in Boston, Massachusetts
Cost: $25-$35 (Sat, 28 Jun 2014 20 )
Chris Young
Chris Young has accomplished more by 28 than some artists do in a lifetime. He has already scored 5 consecutive #1 hits on country radio, and his new single Who I Am With You from his recently released album, A.M., is currently making its way up the top 40 Country Charts. Before coming to Indian Ranch in September, Young will be touring with Brad Paisleys Beat This Winter Tour, Dierks Bentleys Riser Tour, and George Straits Cowboy Rides Away. He has recently made appearances on The Ellen Degeneres Show, The Tonight Show, and CBSs Home For The Holidays. Entertainment Weekly named him one of last summers Top Tour Openers.

When: Sep 21, 2014 2 PM to Sep 21, 2014 8 PMin Webster, Massachusetts
Cost: $42.00-$59.50 (Sun, 21 Sep 2014 14 )
iSENSE Teacher Network Meeting & Dinner

Register Now for Physics Night with iSENSE!

Thursday, May 1
4:30p 6:30p
UMass Lowell North Campus, Olsen Hall, Room 311

This event will showcase uses of iSENSE for measuring and graphing acceleration data, captured using a mobile app. If you or any of your students have Android smart phones or tablets, you can turn these devices into mobile data collectors. The app is free, and easy to use!

Agenda

1. Dinner and conversation! A catered dinner is provided to all.

2. Examples for using iSENSE in your classroom. We have two activities, both using the iSENSE Android data-collection app.

- In the first activity, you will use an app running on an Android tablet to measure the acceleration of a toy car as it moves on a ramp.

- In the second activity, you will use the same app to measure the accelerations experienced in an elevator.

3. Other ideas for using iSENSE in your classroom. We'll talk as a group about how you can use iSENSE with your students.

Please register now if you can come!

Here is the schedule of upcoming Spring 2014 iSENSE Teacher Network meetings. Even if you can't make the meeting on May 1 you can register and indicate an interest in future meetings:

Thursday, May 29

For more information, please contact Phyllis Procter, pprocter@cs.uml.edu or 978/9343625.

PLEASE BRING YOUR LAPTOP! We'll use it during the interactive sessions. If you don't have one, don't worry. We'll pair you up with someone.

All meetings will be on UMass Lowells North Campus, Olsen Hall room 311, from 4:30p to 6:30 p.m.

Parking Information

Please park directly behind Olsen Hall. Take the turn onto Sarah Ave., and then make a left behind the building. The parking gate will be up. If the lot is full, continue down Riverside Street to the large Riverside lot and park there.

Highlights from Previous Meetings

- Thursday, March 27, Review of the "Science of Rivers" iSENSE field trip. One-day field trip, offered at UML's Bellegarde Boathouse, designed to introduce middle school and high school students to the science of water quality testing. Review of a classroom data analysis activity that precedes the field trip.

- Thursday, Feb. 27, Sue Hay (Hollis Brookline High School, NH) and Melinda Willis (UMass Lowell) on probability exercies and visualizations for high school math classes. Presented the classroom unit, developed and tested with Sue's students. Student uploaded data was viewed and discussed. Attendees worked on a guided hands-on probability lab.

- Thursday, Jan. 23 , Steve Cogger (Reading Public Schools) and Barbara Keating (Walpole Public Schools) Human Tickertape physics lab. Steve and Barbaras students used Android tablets running the iSENSE Data Walk app to record their position and velocity during short, timed walks and sprints outdoors. Data uploaded to iSENSE and analyzed; in bone lab participants measured bone lengths & uploaded data to iSENSE. Examined the group's data to look for relationships, including use of iSENSE's new built-in linear regression tool.

- iSENSE (isenseproject.org) is a free web-based tool that helps make science and math more accessible, collaborative, visual, and fun. Teachers can use iSENSE to identify, refine, and share best practices. Students can use iSENSE to examine data contributed by their peers, participate in collaborative data-collection activities, and investigate science questions that they find personally meaningful. iSENSE is supported by grants from the National Science Foundation, and is a joint project of the Engaging Computing Group at UMass Lowell and Machine Science Inc. (Cambridge, MA).



When: May 1, 2014 4 PM to May 1, 2014 6 PMin Lowell, Massachusetts (Thu, 01 May 2014 16 )
Grand Opening of Tisei HQ!

All are welcome to celebrate the grand opening of Tisei HQ. We'll have hotdogs and burgers on the grill, as we rally towards victory in November. Please join us for door-knocking beforehand too! Email Chelsey Neuhaus at cneuhaus@tiseiforcongress.com for more details.

Parking: Please park in the Latitude Sports Club Parking Lot.



When: May 3, 2014 2 PM to May 3, 2014 4 PMin Peabody, Massachusetts (Sat, 03 May 2014 14 )
Foster The People
When: May 9, 2014 7 PM in Boston, Massachusetts
Cost: 39.50 - 55.00 (Fri, 09 May 2014 19 )
Backstreet Boys with Avril Lavigne
When: Jun 20, 2014 7 PM in Mansfield, Massachusetts
Cost: US (Fri, 20 Jun 2014 19 )
The Survival Guide for Black Bodies Encore

We brought it back! Our first hack lab was so awesome we wanted to do it again. Bigger and Better! Free event with ask of a $5 donation if you can. We also ask if you have any props, make up, or costumes that would be great addition, bring it.

Read our inspiration:

As a response to the current state of race relations in the U.S., we are calling for people to come together and create "The Survival Guide for Black Bodies". This will be a compilation of rules and regulations for surviving in the U.S. as the owner of a black body. The rules of race in America are absurd and important to make visible. A sample rule for a Black Body is: "Don't be loud in public or play loud music."

We will be creating a book in a day through a multimedia production involving creatives, concerned citizens, youth, and more collaborating to produce this guide. This satirical guide is meant to comment on the violence against black people being perpetuated and raise our consciousness about the drastic nature of racial relations in the United States. Hence, sparking a movement to change the perceptions of black bodies.

If you have any question, contact Chrislene or Terry at mischiefisintelligent@gmail.com

See you there,

Chrislene and Terry



When: May 3, 2014 12 PM to May 3, 2014 4 PMin Boston, Massachusetts (Sat, 03 May 2014 12 )
Kentucky Derby Party to Benefit Boston Cares

Everyone is welcome to come to Lincoln Tavern in South Boston on Saturday, May 3, 2014 from 3pm tp 7pm to meet new friends, watch the Kentucky Derby, participate in Derby games and a silent auction and maybe even win great door prizes.

This is the 3rd annual Kentucky Derby benefit hosted by the Trotta's to support the work of Boston Cares, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. Boston Cares mobilizes more than 25,000 volunteers annually in support of Greater Boston schools and non-profit agencies. Last year at this event we raised over $10,000 in proceeds that went towards supporting critical operational functions of the Boston Cares organization.

Discounted admission is available leading up to the event for $25 per person through Eventbrite (this Website). We encourage you to buy tickets in advance as the event sold out last year. If youd like to pay at the door on the day of the event, tickets are $40 per person. Admission includes brick oven pizza, hors d'oeuvres and entry for the door prizes. There will be a cash bar. We have reserved the entire back bar section of Lincoln.

Please wear your best derby gear - awards will go to the best dressed male and female!! Don't hesitate to invite friends!

We'll send out a brochure for the silent auctionone week prior to the event for you to review the items in the auction. Cash only for the horse auction, credit cards will be accepted for entry or silent auction items on the day of the event.

Full details on the event and pictures from last year's event can be found at:

http://KentuckyDerbyBoston.com

Complimentary admission is offered to those who would like to donate a door prize or an item to the silent auction. Contact Steve at Stephen_Trotta@yahoo.com with any questions on the event or donations.

We hope to see you there!



When: May 3, 2014 3 PM to May 3, 2014 7 PMin Boston, Massachusetts
Cost: Visit EventBrite.com for pricing. (Sat, 03 May 2014 15 )
Homebuying 101 May 2014 in Allston

The Homebuying Mentorsis partnering with Wellesley Bankto host our Homebuying 101 course at our office in Allston, MA. The classwill be held on the following dates:

May 6 @ 6:00pm - 8:45pm

May 8 @ 6:00pm - 8:45pm

May 13 @ 6:00pm - 8:45pm

May 15 @ 6:00pm - 8:45pm

Each class will be held at:

Allston Brighton CDC

20 Linden Street

Allston, MA 02134

By registering for the class you are registering for all 4 sessions. You must attend all 4 sessions in order to receive your certificate of completion. By taking this class you also have access to unlimited one-on-one coaching sessions from The Homebuying Mentors to assist you through your personal homebuying experience.

What is Homebuying 101?

Homebuying 101 takes you through the entire homebuying process from beginning to end. You will receive expert advice on everything you need to know from trusted real estate professionals as we take you thorugh each step of the process. This class is for anyone who is interested in buying their first home, whether you are already in the midst of the process or just starting to think about homeownership.

By taking Homebuying 101 with The Homebuying Mentors, you can receive access to first-time homebuyer loans with low interest rates and low down payment requirements. The certificate you receive from completing the course is also required for down payment or closing cost assistance programs that may be offered in the city or town in which you are buying.



When: May 6, 2014 6 PM to May 6, 2014 8:45:00 PMin Allston, Massachusetts
Cost: 50.00 true Homebuying 101 50.00

(Tue, 06 May 2014 18 )
Boyz II Men
Boyz II Men remains one of the most truly iconic R&B groups in music history. The groups 4 Grammy Awards are just the tip of the iceberg: throughout their 20-year career, Boyz II Men have also won a whopping 9 American Music Awards, 9 Soul Train Awards, 3 Billboard Awards, and a 2011 MOBO Award for Outstanding Contribution to Music. The trio holds the distinction of being the best-selling R&B group of all time, with an astounding 60 million albums sold. And the reason is abundantly clear: for the past two decades Boyz II Men have given fans a rich catalogue of hits filled with smooth harmonies and enduring themes. Boyz II Mens past hits include: End of the Road, Ill Make Love to You, One Sweet Day, Motownphilly and many others. Just this past year, Boyz II Men marked their 20th anniversary by releasing a landmark album, fittingly titled Twenty. The album contains the groups first original material in nearly a decade as well as a dozen remasetered classic, career-defining hits. Twenty debuted at #20 on the Billboard Top 200 Albums Chart, #4 on the Billboard R&B album chart, #10 on the Billboard Digital Album Chart, and placed #1 on the iTunes R&B Soul Album chart. Twentys first single, "More Than You'll Ever Know" cracked into the top 15 on Urban AC charts. The band continues to tour across the country and around the globe, performing a mix of their latest tracks and treasured classics. Boyz II Men have made R&B accessible to the masses and have helped the genre come into its ownand fans throughout the world flock to see them perform at sold out shows. The group recently signed a publishing and recording deal with BMG, so fans can expect new music from their old favorite in the coming year.

When: May 18, 2014 7 PM to May 18, 2014 10 PMin Boston, Massachusetts
Cost: $39-$48 (Sun, 18 May 2014 19 )
Bob Newhart
Bob Newharts career has spanned two successful television shows, fourteen feature films, sold millions of albums worldwide and still performs to sell-out crowds all over the country. Fans flock to Bobs live performances to hear such Newhart standards as The Driving Instructor, Sir Walter Raleigh, and The Submarine Commander. These timeless classics are enjoyed by young and old alike in sold-out concert halls across America. Reserve your discounted parking in advance: http://www.parkwhiz.com/wilbur-theatre-parking/lazparking-boston/?pwa=bf272332

When: May 30, 2014 7 PM to May 30, 2014 9 PMin Boston, Massachusetts
Cost: $43-$65 (Fri, 30 May 2014 19 )
Billy Joel
When: Jun 26, 2014 6 PM in Boston, Massachusetts
Cost: Visit website for price range. (Thu, 26 Jun 2014 18 )
Danielle Miraglia
Age Limit: All Ages

Danielle Miraglia

website:

When: Apr 30, 2014 7 PM in Somerville, Massachusetts (Wed, 30 Apr 2014 19 )
Ed Sheeran


When: Sep 9, 2014 7 PM in Mansfield, Massachusetts
Cost: USD (Tue, 09 Sep 2014 19 )

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