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Tucks Candies, Fine Chocolates & Gift Shop
The Tuck family owned & operated candy and gift shop has been producing fresh made candies & chocolates in Rockport Mass since 1929. Visit the Rockport location on Cape Ann only 1 hour north of Boston for great gift ideas, fine chocolates, candy, old fashioned fudge, salt water taffy & more.
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The former town of Bradford is now a village of Haverhill is located in Essex County on the south side of the Merrimack River.

Several of Bradford's hills display beautiful scenery and a picture perfect view of the suburban country side.

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Kick It by Eliza

Get ready to have a blast at this high energy class! With her energetic spirit and a contagious smile, Eliza will not only help you reach your goals, she will leave you feeling confident about your workout and ability to Kick It. We'll get our cardio kickboxing on as we move to uplifting music. For more information about Kick It, visit kickitbyeliza.com



When: Oct 6, 2014 5 PM to Oct 6, 2014 7 PMin Boston, Massachusetts
Cost: 10.00 true Kick it by Eliza 10.00

(Mon, 06 Oct 2014 17 )
Stella & Dot Local Opportunity Chat

THE DETAILS:

Please join local Star Stylist -Kendra Campbell  for a great event! Come see what all the buzz is about! You'll want to hear why NOW IS A GREAT TIME to join this booming company called STELLA & DOT and how YOU can work from home and earn a fantastic income this holiday season, and beyond!

Let’s talk business, passion, flexibility and fabulous rewards! Grab a girlfriend and bring her along - ALL WELCOME! With the recent launch of our brand new Fall 2014 Collections, the time has never been better to join! Whether you're seeking a part-time or full-time opportunity, our business model allows you to grow your business at your pace, and in your own way. Stella & Dot is much more than technology & fashion: we are a people company inspired by and created for strong women, just like you. After THREE+ YEARS - I adore my job and can't wait to tell you more about it and how I work around my 2 children and family life... it doesn't get much better than this!

- Have questions in advance? Want more info emailed to you? Contact STAR STYLIST, KENDRA CAMPBELL  at 617-893-1941 or via email at kendrabcampbell@yahoo.com; www.stelladot.com/kendracampbell

** Please be sure to RSVP since everyone who RSVPs will receive a piece of Stella & Dot jewerly!

** Enjoy this video about becoming a Stella & Dot stylist: http://youtu.be/oQVNRhPKSy8

 Hope to see you! - Kendra



When: Oct 9, 2014 9 AM to Oct 9, 2014 11 AMin Hanover, Massachusetts (Thu, 09 Oct 2014 09 )
Festival Of Praise Tour
When: Oct 2, 2014 7 PM in Springfield, Massachusetts
Cost: 25.00 - 40.00 (Thu, 02 Oct 2014 19 )
AndGoDesign Kickoff

Find & Form is excited to launch a new type of design competition—FREE to all New England area undergrads with a valid student ID. Join us at our Space for the kickoff event where you’ll meet the judges and other local students. We’ll also reveal the competition theme and let you in on what it will take to win. 

• 1st place: $1,500
• 2nd place: $1,000
• 3rd place: $500

#AndGoDesign


Why are we doing this?
From what we've seen, graduating students rarely have real-world projects that show off their conceptual and practical design thinking. While students might have nice design aesthetics, User Experience seems to be an afterthought. Knowing how to engage a product's users is a must in our mobile-friendly world. We want to give hard working students an opportunity to wow prospective employers and earn some dollah dollah bills.



When: Oct 2, 2014 6 PM to Oct 2, 2014 9 PMin Boston, Massachusetts (Thu, 02 Oct 2014 18 )
Artie Januario Saturday October 11th at Lots Of Laughs

The Mad Pharmacist is BACK at Lots Of Laughs on Saturday October 11th! Artie Januario is here for a great night of comedy with Jack Walsh, Skip Daniels AND Johnny Pizzi

 

 

9:00 show ~ doors open at 8:00

$20 per person

978-687-1789 for info and reservations or purchase tickets here (NO FEES)

China Blossom's (www.chinablossom.com) full menu and buffet is available in the comedy room before and during the show.

Thank you for supporting live comedy in the Merrimack Valley

 

 



When: Oct 11, 2014 9 PM to Oct 11, 2014 10 PMin North Andover, Massachusetts
Cost: Visit EventBrite.com for pricing. (Sat, 11 Oct 2014 21 )
6th annual G$SH Tour – Davis Square Theater (Boston, MA)

The 6th annual G.M.S.H. Tour will be in Somerville, MA October 8th at Davis Square Theater Starring Jess J & Jayali. Event Time is 8pm – 2am. Event age is 21+. If you're interested in being an opening act for this event, contact Jess J at GetMoneyStopHatinTour@gmail.com or 818-723-0847. As always, 'Get Money Stop Hatin' tour performance slots are 1st-come 1st-served.



When: Oct 8, 2014 8 PM to Oct 9, 2014 2 AMin Somerville, Massachusetts
Cost: Visit EventBrite.com for pricing. (Wed, 08 Oct 2014 20 )
Fall Mini Sessions

Exclusive to appointments only! This is an amazing special dont miss out. Book your appointment today



When: Oct 12, 2014 9 AM to Oct 12, 2014 2 PMin North Reading, Massachusetts
Cost: Visit EventBrite.com for pricing. (Sun, 12 Oct 2014 09 )
An Evening with Charlie Farren

Up close and personal, it's Charlie Farren at the new Club Symply Fargone at Viva Bene in Worcester.

Charlie is a musician, composer and guitarist best known as the lead singer of the Rock bands The Joe Perry Project and FARRENHEIT. Farren recently launched his 16th release, most recently on his own FMan Media label, which was established in 1999, and been dedicated to managing his CD and publishing catalog.

Charlie's full-time musical career began in 1973 and continued until 1989 when he postponed his full-time music-career pursuit to raise a family. He continues to perform as a solo in top Boston-area listening room venues, and continues to write and release a CD every 18 – 24 months. After a 24-year career at Hewlett Packard, Charlie retired and has resumed his full-time focus on creating original and compelling musical works. He has succeeded in resetablishing a successful career as a solo artist. Don't miss this special opporunity to see Charlie in Worcester.



When: Oct 11, 2014 8 PM to Oct 11, 2014 11 PMin Worcester, Massachusetts
Cost: Visit EventBrite.com for pricing. (Sat, 11 Oct 2014 20 )
6th annual G$SH Tour – Electric Haze (Worcester, MA)

The 6th annual G.M.S.H. Tour will be in Worcester, MA October 7th at Electric Haze Starring Jess J & Jayali. Event Time is 8pm – 2am. Event age is 21+. If you're interested in being an opening act for this event, contact Jess J at GetMoneyStopHatinTour@gmail.com or 818-723-0847. As always, 'Get Money Stop Hatin' tour performance slots are 1st-come 1st-served.



When: Oct 7, 2014 8 PM to Oct 8, 2014 2 AMin Worcester, Massachusetts
Cost: Visit EventBrite.com for pricing. (Tue, 07 Oct 2014 20 )
Comforting Fall Sandwiches

On the menu: Turkey Clubs with Apple Butter & Brie; Prosciutto & Kale Sandwiches with Roasted Red Pepper Goat Cheese; Sage Brown Butter Griddled Cheeses; Simplest Ever Avocado & Egg Toast

There’s nothing quite like a good, hearty sandwich, especially when it’s enjoyed during the cooler fall months. You’ll learn tricks to preparing perfectly-stacked sandwiches, complete with ideal combinations of meats, breads, vegetables and cheeses. Don’t be surprised if you walk out feeling like a sandwich-making pro!

 

ABOUT GET YOUR HANDS DIRTY--From sautéing seasonal vegetables to kneading scratch-made dough, join us for fun, hands-on classes that offer the perfect balance of education and entertainment. We’ll walk you through basic tips and techniques and you’ll indulge in your creations before the night is through, making your hard work well worth it!




When: Oct 13, 2014 6 PM to Oct 13, 2014 7 PMin Dedham, Massachusetts
Cost: 20.00 true Sandwiches 20.00

(Mon, 13 Oct 2014 18 )
Meet with... NCATS

Translation is a team sport and NCATS wants to play

Program Overview:
Meet with the newest institute at the NIH called The National Center for Advancing Translational Science (NCATS). By design, NCATS was formed to transform the translational science process so that new treatments and cures for disease can be delivered to patients faster.

NCATS directly addresses the obstacles scientists face when developing a novel drug, device or other intervention. They are committed to uncovering new technologies and other approaches that could greatly accelerate the development and deployment of solutions that all translational researchers can use.

The NCATS approach is distinct in many ways and has already made a significant impact. Successes include 13 INDs that have been cleared by the FDA, twelve projects have been evaluated in clinical trials, and three agents have gone as far as Phase II human clinical trials. Additionally, third-party investors have licensed seven agents that have been developed through NCATS programs.

Join us to learn more about NCATS and their innovative approach. Following an overview of NCATS' opportunities and key areas of interest, don't miss the opportunity to introduce yourself during the networking lunch. Finally, for those companies who apply online and are approved, one-on-one meetings with NCATS will provide a forum to further discuss your company.

NCATS is seeking to collaborate with companies focusing on translating bench top discoveries to clinical hypothesis testing. Leaders from the life science industry are encouraged to apply today to meet with a representative from NCATS!

Agenda:
10:00 AM | Registration & Networking
10:30 AM | Presentation & Q&A
12:00 PM | Lunch & Networking
1:00 PM | One-on-one Meetings*
4:30 PM | Program Close

*Companies must apply ahead of time and be approved for a one-on-one meeting. The application period ends October 15. APPLY HERE

NIH NCATS Participating Representative:
John McKew, Ph.D. | Acting Scientific Director, Division of Preclinical Innovation, National Center for Advancing Translational Science, National Institutes of Health read bio»

About the National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences :
The National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences (NCATS) is the newest of 27 Institutes and Centers (ICs) at the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This Center was established in December 2011 to transform the translational science process so that new treatments and cures for disease can be delivered to patients faster. The mission of the National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences (NCATS) at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) is to catalyze the generation of innovative methods and technologies that will enhance the development, testing and implementation of diagnostics and therapeutics across a wide range of human diseases and conditions. Read more about NCATS»

Fees:
Presentation & Lunch
$25 | General Public
$35 | General Public Onsite
Includes presentation, Q&A, and lunch. All attendees must pay this fee, regardless of one-on-one meeting status. Registration to attend the presentation, Q&A, and lunch will remain open until November 4 (or full).

One-on-One Meeting
FREE | Application
FREE | Accepted Companies
Companies must have applied for a one-on-one meeting ahead of time. The one-on-one application period ends on on Wednesday, October 15, 2014. Your application will be reviewed and you will be notified of acceptance on Wednesday, October 29, 2014. Acceptance of a one-on-one meeting is not guaranteed as all applications must be approved.

Location:
MassBio HQ
300 Technology Square, 8th Floor
Collaboration Room
Cambridge, MA 02139
Directions»

NIH NCATS Representative's Biographies:
John C. McKew, Ph.D | Acting Scientific Director, Division of Preclinical Innovation, National Center for Advancing Translational Science, National Institutes of Health
Dr. McKew is the Acting Scientific Director of the Division of Preclinical Innovation at the National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences (NCATS) within the NIH. His responsibilities include developing the Therapeutics for Rare and Neglected Disease (TRND) program and the Bridging Interventional Development Gaps program (BrIDGs; former NIH-RAID program). Both of these programs focus on novel public/private partnerships to advance collaborative drug discovery projects through pre-clinical development into early clinical development. These collaborative projects are advanced using a combination of internal scientific resources as well as government contracts. Prior to joining the NIH, Dr. McKew held a Director level position at Wyeth Research in Cambridge, Massachusetts where he spent a total of 17 years. One role at Wyeth he held comprised leading a hit-to lead chemistry group supporting cardiovascular, musculoskeletal and metabolic disease therapeutic areas. Prior to that Dr. McKew spent 10 years working in the inflammation therapeutic area resulting in multiple compounds entering clinical evaluation. His research interests include rare and neglected disease research, medicinal chemistry, synthetic methodology, and tool compounds to probe biology. These interests have resulted in >25 publications, 10 Granted US Patents and multiple podium presentations. John also enjoys sharing his passion for science with others. This has prompted him to become course director and lecturer in GMS PM 881 "Drug Discovery and Development" a graduate level course in the Department of Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics which resulted in his appointment as an Adjunct Associate Professor Boston University School of Medicine. He has also taken an active role in the Northeastern Section of the American Chemical Society and has served as the Chair-Elect, Chair and the Immediate Past Chair.
Dr. McKew graduated from State University of New York at Stony Brook with B.S. degrees in Chemistry and Biochemistry. He completed his Ph.D. in Organic Chemistry at University of California, Davis and held post-doctoral research positions at the University of Geneva and Firmenich, SA.
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About the Meet with... Series:
The purpose of the Meet with Series events sponsored by Janssen Labs is to help start-up entrepreneurs as well as the academic community connect with potential partners, such as big pharma or other investment corporations, through one-on-one meetings. It is also a chance for the featured corporation to outline their specific business development goals and clarify what types of products or research they are interested in and how best to approach them to get the partnering process started. Past participants include: Wellcome Trust, Correlation Ventures, MedImmune Ventures, NCI, Mercury Fund and Thomas McNerney & Partners.



When: Nov 5, 2014 10 AM to Nov 5, 2014 1 PMin Cambridge, Massachusetts (Wed, 05 Nov 2014 10 )
Learning Interview Techniques and Risk Assessment for Gambling Disorder

This training will explore effective engagement strategies in the clinical practice of gambling disorders. It will review interview techniques that allow for the establishment of a therapeutic alliance. This training will explore suicidal ideation and its relationship to gambling disorders as well as review treatment models. A case review and discussion will provide practical clinical insight into treating individuals experiencing gambling disorder.

CEUs': 4

Clock Hours for NBCC: 4



When: Oct 3, 2014 12 PM to Oct 3, 2014 4 PMin Northampton, Massachusetts (Fri, 03 Oct 2014 12 )
APMP Nor'easters Proposal Expo 2014

Join us for New England’s largest annual education and networking Expo for proposal and business development professionals! This full-day event will feature interactive presentations, informative vendor displays, numerous opportunities to network and share best practices, and some great door prizes.

The presentations cover a range of proposal-related topics appealing to both new and seasoned proposal professionals bidding on commercial, federal, state/local or non-profit business opportunities. This year’s Expo will be kicked off by an exciting keynote address by Julie Schmidt of FranklinCovey, “Buried Alive – Human Productivity in the 21st Century.” Visit our website for details about the day's presentations.

During breaks, you can tap into the deep knowledge and expertise of APMP Fellows to seek one-one-one advice regarding a particular issue, question, problem, or idea.

Register today, then start the conversation now on Twitter, using #NEProposalExpo2014!

Speaker Line-up

  • Project Management Essentials Framework for Success by Cynde Denson of FranklinCovey
  • MACRO-MAZING!: Ways to Automate your Proposal Department by Keith Lee of 123 Proposal Automation Software
  • Business Development and Proposal Management by Ed Smith of EY
  • Get Real or Don't Play! Create a Culture of Winning by Brad Douglas & Eric Gregory of Shipley Associates
  • 5 Choices for Extraordinary Productivity by Cynde Denson of Franklin Covey
  • The Essentials of Great Mentoring by Alan Wheelock of Jones River Consulting
  • Mistake's I've Made, Lessons I've Learned by BJ Lownie of Strategic Proposals
  • Preparing your Team for a Winning Pitch by Richard Goring of BrightCarbon
  • Driving for Success: What Proposal Writers Can Learn from Songwriters by Robin Davis of Metre
  • Getting Down and Dirty: Proposal Lessons from Extreme Obstacle Races by Anne Kaldec of TRC Environmental
  • Personal Marketing in a Web 2.0 World by Ian Levine

 

Start Networking Today!

The Expo mobile guide is available now. You can download it today to read more about the presenters and sponsors and to connect with your fellow attendees. You'll be able to plan your day with a personalized schedule and browse exhibitors, maps and general show info. 

You can download Guidebook from Apple's App Store or Android Mobile Marketplace!  Open Guidebook app, tap "Download Guide" then "Redeem Code." Enter the code 32mievwh and the guide will download to your device!

Hotel Information

If you are planning on spending the night in Worcester, there is a Hilton Garden Inn located right next to the DCU Center. We have set up a room block set up for those attending the Expo at a rate of $139/night so when you call to make your reservations use the code AP1114 and tell them you are with the APMP Nor'easters.

Payment Information

We can accept online payment through PayPal. To pay with a credit card not linked to a PayPal account, please choose the "pay at the door" option. We also can accept pre-payment through the mail by check.



When: Nov 6, 2014 8 AM to Nov 6, 2014 6 PMin Worcester, Massachusetts
Cost: 170.00 true APMP Member - Early Bird 170.00

195.00 true APMP Member 195.00

225.00 true Non-Member 225.00

125.00 true Student (full-time) 125.00

(Thu, 06 Nov 2014 08 )
PLANNING YOUR BUSINESS TO LAST

PLANNING YOUR BUSINESS TO LAST

 

Essential Concepts for Owners

 

Presented by the Commonwealth Financial Group and SCORE

 

at

 

The Harvard Innovation Lab

125 Western Avenue

Alston, MA 02163

 

Tuesday, October 14, 7:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m.

 

A complementary breakfast will be available.

Metered parking is available in the lot adjacent to the lab.

 

Whatever stage of the business life cycle your business is in—startup, growth, maturity or transfer—practical planning to cope with risks, known and unknown is essential to its ongoing success and your prosperity. 

 

This workshop will present real life examples of the available tools and offer guidance to using them in ways specific to your particular needs and situation.  Drawing on the practical experience of the Commonwealth Financial Group and the down-to-earth advice available from SCORE, you will be introduced to resources to protect your cash flew against contingencies such as the loss of key personnel or the death or disability of an owner.  You’ll learn about techniques for retaining key personnel and for passing your business on to a new generation or to new owners while making provisions for a secure retirement. 

 

Representatives from both Commonwealth Financial and SCORE will be available for arranging further free and confidential individual consultations at the close of the meeting.

 

Who should attend?  All small business owners

 

What is the cost?  The fee, including workshop materials and breakfast, is $25 by credit card by registering for the workshop here. Advance registration and payment are required.



When: Oct 14, 2014 7 AM to Oct 14, 2014 9 AMin Boston, Massachusetts (Tue, 14 Oct 2014 07 )
Speed Dating, Music, and Dancing on Boston Harbor out of Marina Bay (40 to 59)

 

*SpeedDating from 7PM to 8:30/9PM, Then Dancing and Mingling*

[Boat departs at 7pm Sharp, be there by 6:30/6:45pm]

(Free Parking at 333 Victory Rd. Marina Bay/North Quincy)

Talk for 7 to 8 minutes, get to know each other, and how you feel. The dates are one-on-one with Free Appetizers and Give-aways.

During the event, you will have upto 10 speed-dates on average. Any feedback is appreciated! (Ages 40 to 59)  

**E-mail Comments and Questions to MeetupBoston@yahoo.com

{Free Giveaways - Tickets, Memberships}  *Passes to Great Venue, Howl at the Moon ($20 Value), $5 off Entertainment Books for Savings on Restaurants, Hotels, and Attractions all over The Country....Not Available in Stores until November....I will have at The Event*  http://EntertainmentBook.tk

Free $20 Uber Car Service Credit Boston - Code is for New Users Only, so Share with Friends, Ride Together and Save....LINK: http://UBER20.tk:

 

Check These Out and SAVE!!!!

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When: Oct 10, 2014 7 PM to Oct 10, 2014 10 PMin Quincy, Massachusetts (Fri, 10 Oct 2014 19 )
MetroWest: Sort Books with Youth at More Than Words
Sponsored by: More Than Words
Minimum age: 18
Volunteers will work alongside the youth (ages 16-20) to sort through donations of books and to check the store's inventory using a software program. The books are posted online for sale across the world and available for purchase in the cozy, youth run bookstore which doubles as an art gallery. The . . .

When: Dec 14, 2014 1 PM in Waltham, Massachusetts (Sun, 14 Dec 2014 13 )
notloB Parlour Concerts presents... Mr. Sun

notloB's Fall season, which began in September with Blue Hat, Yeah! and continued in October with the Tannahill Weavers continues in our new 100 seat Washington Square Brookline venue, located on the "C" green line with plenty of street parking and close to over a dozen restaurants!

notloB Parlour Concerts presents... Mr.Sun, a 21st Century string band.... multi-generational hot shots! 
Sunday, November 30, 2014, 8:00pm
Boston Graduate School of Psychoanalysis*, 1581 Beacon St, Brookline, MA 02446

Mr. Sun is the name of a new musical project: Darol Anger, Joe Walsh on mandolin (Gibson Brothers, himself), Grant Gordy on guitar (David Grisman, Jake Schepps) and Ethan Jodziewicz on acoustic bass.

Legendary fiddler Darol Anger, youthful guitar whiz Grant Gordy, and the redoubtable mandolinist Joe Walsh have all spent their lives moving from place to place, adopting a town and moving on, toward an magisterial knowledge of the physical and psychic terrains that make up the Americas. 
Though each is of a different generation, they've walked similar musical paths, exploring the worlds of bluegrass, blues, jazz, and old-time, on their way to mastery of their chosen instruments. Day by day, they deepen their fluency in the vast swath of dialects that comprise American roots music.

DAROL ANGER
Fiddler, composer, producer and educator, Darol Anger is at home in a number of musical genres, some of which he helped to invent. Exceptional among modern fiddlers for his versatility and depth, Anger has helped drive the evolution of the contemporary string band through his involvement with numerous pathbreaking ensembles such as his Republic Of Strings, the Turtle Island String Quartet, the David Grisman Quintet, Montreux, his Duo with Mike Marshall, and others. He has performed and taught all over the world with musicians such as Dr. Billy Taylor, Bela Fleck, Bill Evans, Edgar Meyer, Bill Frisell, Tony Rice, Tim O’Brien, Anonymous 4, Marin Alsop and the Cabrillo Orchestra, the Detroit Symphony, Mark O’Connor, and Stephane Grappelli. Today Darol can be heard on NPR's "Car Talk" theme every week, along with Earl Scruggs, David Grisman and Tony Rice. He was also the violinist on the phenomenally popular Sim City computer games. In addition to performing all over the world, he has recorded and produced scores of important recordings since 1977, is a MacDowell and UCross Fellow, and has received numerous composers’ residencies and grants. He has been a featured soloist on dozens of recordings and motion picture soundtracks. He is an Associate Professor at the prestigious Berklee School of music. He recently began an ambitious online Fiddle School at ArtistWorks.com. His website is www.darolanger.com

GRANT GORDY
Assuming the guitarist role in the fabled David Grisman Quintet, a spot previously held by such notables as Tony Rice, Mark O’Connor, Frank Vignola and Mike Marshall, has confirmed Grant Gordy as a pre-eminent young voice on acoustic guitar. David Grisman says Gordy “belongs to the new elite of American acoustic practitioners who are pushing the ever-expanding envelope of a musical frontier.”
His work has been widely recognized for its consistent excellence and diversity. He was featured on the covers of Flatpicking Guitar Magazine and Japan’s premier bluegrass magazine, Moonshiner. He was recently written up in Just Jazz Guitar and in 2010, Acoustic Guitar Magazine celebrated his debut CD in its Top Ten Acoustic Albums of the Year.
Gordy’s music has been heard on National Public Radio’s Morning Edition, All Things Considered and the prestigious Tiny Desk Concerts. Gordy was selected in 2006 to be one of 15 participants in Carnegie Hall’s “Porous Borders of Music” workshop, led by acoustic music legends Edgar Meyer and Mike Marshall. He’s played at Bonnaroo Music Festival, the Montréal Jazz Festival, Carnegie Hall, Hardly Strictly Bluegrass Festival in San Francisco and in the UK and Russia.
Gordy was drawn to the guitar early on as a means of expression and intellectual curiosity. Moving to Colorado from Oregon in his 20s opened his horizons as he began playing in a wide range of different styles.
Now based in New York, Gordy’s diverse musical gifts make him the ideal all-around guitarist for one of the world’s most varied musical cities. He’s currently focused on writing new original material, delving headlong into the Big Apple’s extraordinary jazz scene, continuing to tour with Grisman and other collaborators, teaching, and as always, staying open to new musical experiences.
"The young bluegrass/jazz virtuoso’s recording debut is an inspired, ambitious, coherent collection of original compositions for string jazz quartet (guitar, fiddle, mandolin, bass) that ranks with the best of his employer, David Grisman.” --Acoustic Guitar Magazine

JOE WALSH
Recognized as one of the foremost contemporary mandolinists, Joe has also won acclaim and affection for his vocals and his talents on a number of other instruments, including guitar and octave mandolin. Legendary fiddler Darol Anger called “one of my favorite musicians on earth.” With two solo albums to his credit, he toured internationally with the award-winning bluegrass supergroup The Gibson Brothers.
In the spring of 2011 Joe released his second solo record, “Sweet Loam,” which features several of his recent compositions and new arrangements of some more familiar songs. An exceptional cast of musicians joins him, including Mike Block, Scott Law, Karl Doty, Lauren Rioux, and Darol Anger, who also co-produced the record with Joe. In the Fall of 2011 Joe returned to Berklee as both a mandolin instructor and as Managing Director of the American Roots Music Program.

ETHAN JODZIEWOCZ
Ethan Jodziewicz currently studies at Curtis Institute with Edgar Meyer. Making a musical home for Mr Sun in the space around and between the great American roots styles, this quartet draws from all of their varied backgrounds (Grammy-nominated fiddle music and jazz, award-winning bluegrass, indie/pop grass, new acoustic string bands, and classical music) in crafting a sound all their own, and is drawing all the right kind of attention for their new musical work.

Suggested donation $tbd general public, $tbd students.
Registration through Eventbrite is REQUIRED
https://www.eventbrite.com/ 
Reservations will be honored until 7:50pm, at which time walk-in's will be admitted on a first-come/first-served, space-available basis.

Share with friends - https://www.facebook.com/events/

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*NOTE: Although the concert hall is handicap accessible, BGSP's restrooms are not. Sorry for any inconvenience.



When: Nov 30, 2014 8 PM to Nov 30, 2014 10 PMin Brookline, Massachusetts
Cost: Visit EventBrite.com for pricing. (Sun, 30 Nov 2014 20 )
Answer Phones at WBUR's Fall Campaign
Sponsored by: WBUR 90.9 NPR
Minimum age: 18
Help WBUR, Boston's NPR News Station by taking pledge calls during their Fall fundraiser. WBUR serves and engages the local community as a source of news and information, providing insight and cultural context that unites a diverse, complex and changing world. Listener support makes up more than hal . . .

When: Oct 1, 2014 8 AM in Boston, Massachusetts (Wed, 01 Oct 2014 08 )
Community Meal Preparation at Hostelling International
Sponsored by: Hostelling International, USA Eastern New England Council
Minimum age: 18
What is the best way to connect with people? Food! Join the Hostelling International Community Meal Prep Night. Cook a community meal, meet and dine with travelers new to Boston! Every Wednesday, Hostelling International Boston prepares a large community meal for the travelers staying at the hostel . . . . . .

When: Dec 10, 2014 4 PM in Boston, Massachusetts (Wed, 10 Dec 2014 16 )
Harvard Latin American Conference

Thank you for your interest in the Harvard College Initiative for Latin American Relations. Our main purpose is to unite the current and future leaders in business, public service, and academia to engage in candid discussions and form lasting connections across the Americas.

 

We invite you to attend this year's fall conference, which will take place at Harvard University. Our two main themes will be Immigration and LGBTQ Rights in Latin America.  You can learn more about the conference at our website


Registration is now open! We hope that you will join us for what is sure to be an enriching weekend. 


Ticket prices include full access to the conference, accommodations at Harvard College for Friday and Saturday nights (potentially Sunday as well), breakfast and catered lunch on Saturday and Sunday, entertainment and social/networking events. 



When: Oct 11, 2014 8 AM to Oct 12, 2014 5 PMin Cambridge, Massachusetts
Cost: Visit EventBrite.com for pricing. (Sat, 11 Oct 2014 08 )
The Nuts and Bolts of Life Sciences Strategy Consulting

Join the Tufts Biomedical Business Club for a seminar where consultants from ClearView Healthcare Partners will speak on the basics of life sciences consulting.



When: Oct 1, 2014 4 PM to Oct 1, 2014 6 PMin Boston, Massachusetts (Wed, 01 Oct 2014 16 )
Allston-Brighton Arte: Bike Tour

Common Boston and Unbound Visual Arts (UVA) are pleased to debut its first tour of the arts across Allston and Brighton… by bike!

Join us on two wheels as we explore the vast array of artwork, landscape designs, and outdoor sculptures across these two adjoining neighborhoods, guided by UVA Director, local art expert and historian, John Quatrale.

Come see the latest exhibitions by UVA artists and get a first-hand account of their new collection, discover A-B's distinguishing landmarks and architecture, and meet fellow art and cycling enthusiasts while exploring the rich history and creative culture of these two unique and vibrant towns. We'll loop back and stop for a quick ice cream social at Athan’s Café to relax and reflect before heading on our own ways.

Bring a helmet, water and wear comfortable clothing; make sure your bike is in working order to avoid any maintenance issues along the way. Street parking is also available along Market Street.  

Don’t have a bike? Not to worry!  We’ll be meeting by the New Balance Hubway station.


This event is FREE and open to the public; the tour is limited to 20 participants age 18+ only. Please register by Wednesday, October 1st to reserve your space. Notify us of cancellations before Wednesday, October 8th.

 

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When: Oct 11, 2014 10 AM to Oct 11, 2014 12 PMin Brighton, Massachusetts (Sat, 11 Oct 2014 10 )
Learn to Knit & Crochet for the Greater Good
Sponsored by: Boston Cares
Minimum age: 14
Learn how to knit and crochet, and you'll be able to utilize your knitting skills to help the greater good! Once you know how to knit & crochet, you'll be able to join other volunteers to knit or crochet hats, scarves, mittens, and other warm items for Caps for Kids who distribute items to babies an . . .

When: Oct 27, 2014 6 PM in Cambridge, Massachusetts (Mon, 27 Oct 2014 18 )
A Matter of Balance: Workshop Leader Training

This one day training will prepare non-health professionals to lead A Matter of Balance: Managing Concerns About Falls workshops in community settings. Many older adults experience a fear of falling.  People who develop this fear often limit their activities, which can result in physical weakness, making the risk of falling even greater. 

The workshop is designed to reduce the fear of falling and increase activity levels among older adults and is given for two and a half hours, once a week, for eight weeks in community settings such as senior centers, churches, libraries and hospitals.

Subjects covered include: 1) Viewing falls as controllable, 2) Setting goals for increasing activity. 3) Making changes to reduce fall risk at home.4) Exercise to increase strength and balance.

It is the process in which the program is taught that makes it effective. Classes are highly participative, where mutual support and success build the participants' confidence in their ability to manage their health and maintain active and fulfilling lives.


TRAINING VENUE:

Ethos

555 Amory Street

Jamaica Plain, MA 02130

FEES: This training is offered at no charge to Boston-based community organizations and their staffs. For organizations outside of Boston, there is a $70 per person fee. Each participant in the workshop receives a copy of both the instructors and participants manuals.

ADDITIONAL DETAILS: Wear comfortable clothes.  Coffee, refreshments, lunch, snacks and all program materials will be provided.

To learn more about this, or any of Ethos’ health education programs, please contact Sonja Dahlberg at 617-477-6699 or sdahlberg@ethocare.org, or visit www.ethocare.org.



When: Sep 30, 2014 9 AM to Sep 30, 2014 5 PMin Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts (Tue, 30 Sep 2014 09 )
A Ton of Blues
OKTOBERFEST! @ Kelly's Backstreets Pub from 1 - 5PM. We play @2:00PM.

When: Oct 4, 2014 2 PM in Fitchburg, Massachusetts (Sat, 04 Oct 2014 14 )
Boston Girl Geek Dinner 14 Sponsored by O'Reilly Media

 

This month's Girl Geek Dinner is hosted by O'Reilly Media in Cambridge. They've come up with a slate of fascinating talks by an economist (@jodiecongirl), a former NPR producer and current CEO of a new coworking space (Carly Nix), and a hardware engineer (@jesstherobot) to start.

There will be lots of yummy food and cupcakes, as well as a cool icebreaker: DIY comic book panels! O'Reilly will also have select books just for BGG to take home and we have some swag from previous events, too, including wine cooler bags, sunglasses and bags.

Can't wait to see you there!


Logistics 

Date: Tuesday, September 30, 2014
Agenda:
6pm -7pm Registration & Networking
7pm-8pm Content (awesome speakers!)
8pm-9pm More Networking! 

Location: O'Reilly Offices, 10 Fawcett St, Cambridge, MA 02138O'Reilly is a 10 minute walk from Alewife. Also, you can take the 74 or 78 bus directly from Harvard. There is a shuttle from the Alewife T station to 10 Fawcett St. It's a white bus with a TransAction Shuttle logo on the side (look for the O'Reilly/BGGD logo sign on the shuttle). It will pick you up in front of the bike cage in the pick up/drop off area. The shuttle departures from Alewife: 5:22pm, 5:52pm, and 6:22pm (roughly, depends on traffic).  

Special Thanks To...



When: Sep 30, 2014 6 PM to Sep 30, 2014 9 PMin Cambridge, Massachusetts
Cost: 8.00 true Boston Girl Geek 8.00

Want to donate more to Science Club for Girls?

(Tue, 30 Sep 2014 18 )
Office Volunteer Night at Big Sister Association of Greater Boston
Sponsored by: Big Sister Association Of Greater Boston
Minimum age: 16
At Big Sister’s Office Volunteer Night, volunteers will work on a variety of administrative tasks such as envelope stuffing, photocopying, data entry, filing, and other projects. Teen-Friendly, 16+. All volunteers under 18 years old must bring a Permission Form signed by a parent or guardian to give . . .

When: Oct 15, 2014 5 PM in Boston, Massachusetts (Wed, 15 Oct 2014 17 )
Launch 2014 - Day 1: Core Informatics User Group Meeting

LAUNCH2014

Core’s second annual conference and symposium is designed to outline the company’s shared vision, key technology integration plans, and product roadmap, as well as to announce the robust development of the Platform for Science.

 

Day 1: User Group Meeting

  • A full day of proven best practices, product and application demonstrations
  • Expert presentations on new product capabilities and system integrations
  • One-on-one interaction with Core Informatics executives and technical subject matter experts
  • Industry speakers with case study presentations in applications as diverse as pharma/biotech discovery, biomass conversion, biostorage management, contract research organization (CRO) management, research using mobile/tablet devices, and big data visualization using Tableau
  • Lunch will be provided on Tuesday. Please let use know if you have any dietary restrictions.
  • Networking Happy Hour on Tuesday evening 

 

Day 2: Advanced Training 

Building Applications with Core LIMS Tools - 

For Current Customers Only - Separate Registration Required

Core Informatics is hosting an advanced training class for Core LIMS systems administrators.  Learn how to build an application using Core LIMS APIs, scripting and triggers.  This instructor led training will focus on a practical example that demonstrates how to apply these advanced tools and provide some background to understand the basics of how these tools function. Bring your own laptop to test the examples hands-on. This course is free to all Core LIMS administrators.

Prerequisites: The prerequisites include a solid understanding of the basic administrative functions of the Core LIMS platform. Knowledge of software programming is a plus.  Bring your own laptop!


Need More Information?

You can email info@launch14.com or call (866) 823-0337 for help with any of your LAUNCH2014-related questions.



When: Oct 7, 2014 9 AM to Oct 7, 2014 7 PMin Boston, Massachusetts (Tue, 07 Oct 2014 09 )
MISTI Info Session - Global Startup Labs
Interested in going abroad for an all-expenses-paid teaching opportunity? Over 600 MIT students will go abroad through MISTI this year. Learn how you can be one of them!

Come hear about the application process and what returning teachers have to say about their experience this summer.
Undergraduates and graduate students are all welcome to apply.

Food provided!

Web site: http://misti.mit.edu/misti-info-session-global-startup-labs



When: Oct 30, 2014 5 PM in Cambridge, Massachusetts (Thu, 30 Oct 2014 17 )
Art opening with Alisa Mierzejewski at EPOCH at Melbourne
EPOCH Assisted Living at Melbourne will host an art opening and reception with Alisa Mierzejewski on Tuesday, Oct. 14 at 6:30 p.m.

When: Oct 14, 2014 12 AM to Oct 14, 2014 12 AMin Pittsfield, Massachusetts
Cost: Free (Tue, 14 Oct 2014 00 )
Memory Café at EPOCH at Melbourne
EPOCH Assisted Living at Melbourne will host The Pittsfield Memory Café for people with early stage memory impairment and their caregivers, partners, family or friends on Tuesday, Oct. 14 at 10 a.m.

When: Oct 14, 2014 12 AM to Oct 14, 2014 12 AMin Pittsfield, Massachusetts
Cost: Free (Tue, 14 Oct 2014 00 )
High Risk Group
WMBR's Pipeline! Turns 25.

When: Oct 5, 2014 4 PM in Boston, Massachusetts (Sun, 05 Oct 2014 16 )
Preschool Story Hour
West End Branch of the
Boston Public Library
151 Cambridge Street
Boston, MA 02114
Tuesday, October 14, 2014, 10:30 – 11:30am

Stories, songs, rhymes, movement and crafts for children ages three to five accompanied by an adult.

LibraryWest End
Neighborhood: West End
Type of Event: Story Time
Cost: Free
Audience: Children (Ages 0-5)


When: Oct 14, 2014 12 AM in Boston, Massachusetts (Tue, 14 Oct 2014 00 )
Tuesday Morning Baby and Toddler Story Time
Roslindale Branch of the Boston Public Library
4246 Washington Street
Roslindale, MA 02131
Tuesday, October 14, 2014, 10:30 – 11:30am

Babies through two-year-olds and their adult companions are invited to join music therapist Sharin Horvitz in song and dance each week.

LibraryRoslindale
Neighborhood: Roslindale
Type of Event: Story Time
Cost: Free
Audience: Children (Ages 0-5)


When: Oct 14, 2014 12 AM in Roslindale, Massachusetts (Tue, 14 Oct 2014 00 )
MIT Museum Soap Box: How to Make Life and Influence Planets
Soap Box: How to Make Life and Influence Planets
Soap Box is an interactive series in which participants of all backgrounds converse with top MIT scientists or engineers in an informal cafe-style setting at the MIT Museum. Begun in 2005, Soap Box is the premier public forum for discussing new technological and scientific developments at MIT.

Fall 2014 Soap Box: How to Make Life and Influence Planets

Discover the origins of life on earth and how life itself can drastically alter the landscape of our planet. Then learn what prospects lie ahead of finding habitable planets and even other types of life outside of the Earth. Come with questions, share your thoughts, and leave with new knowledge and understanding.


Tuesday, 10/14: The Invisible Majority

Ann Pearson - Professor of Environmental Sciences, Harvard
Giulio Mariotti - Crosby Postdoctoral Fellow, EAPS, MIT



Tuesday, 10/21: Why Life Got Big

David Gold, Postdoctoral Associate, Summons Lab, MIT
David Johnston, Associate Professor of the Natural Sciences, Harvard



Tuesday, 10/28: Life Beyond Earth - Mars and Exoplanets

Christopher Carr, Research Scientist, MIT
Vlada Stamenkovic, Postdoctoral Associate, Habitability Labs, MIT

Web site: http://mit.edu/museum/programs/soapbox.html



When: Oct 14, 2014 6 PM in Cambridge, Massachusetts (Tue, 14 Oct 2014 18 )
Preschool Story Time
Egleston Square Branch of the Boston Public Library
2044 Columbus Avenue
Roxbury, MA 02119
Tuesday, October 14, 2014, 10:30 – 11am



Share stories, songs, and other early learning activities with the children's librarian every week.

LibraryEgleston Square
Neighborhood: Roxbury
Type of Event: Story Time
Cost: Free
Audience: Children (Ages 0-5)


When: Oct 14, 2014 12 AM in Boston, Massachusetts (Tue, 14 Oct 2014 00 )
Beginning Internet Classes
Brighton Branch of the Boston Public Library
40 Academy Hill Road
Brighton, MA 02135
Tuesday, October 14, 2014, 11am – 12pm



Mystified by the net? Don't know how to surf? Help is available on a one-on-one basis to get you started. Please call the Brighton Branch for an appointment and ask for Alan.

LibraryBrighton
Neighborhood: Brighton
Type of Event: Computers/Technology
Cost: Free
Audience: Adults, Seniors


When: Oct 14, 2014 11 AM in Brighton, Massachusetts (Tue, 14 Oct 2014 11 )
Preschool Films
Dudley Branch of the Boston Public Library
65 Warren Street
Roxbury MA
Tuesday, October 14, 2014, 10:30 – 11:30am

On Tuesdays at 10:30 a.m. bring your child to the Dudley Branch for a preschool film. Be sure to call in advance to verify that this event has not been rescheduled or canceled.

LibraryDudley
Neighborhood: Roxbury
Audience: Children (Ages 0-5)


When: Oct 14, 2014 12 AM in Boston, Massachusetts (Tue, 14 Oct 2014 00 )
Toddler Story Time
East Boston Branch of the Boston Public Library
365 Bremen Street
East Boston, MA 02128
Tuesday, October 14, 2014, 10:30 – 11:30am

Join us for stories, songs, games, and simple crafts.

LibraryEast Boston
Neighborhood: East Boston
Type of Event: Story Time
Cost: Free
Audience: Children (Ages 0-5)


When: Oct 14, 2014 12 AM in East Boston, Massachusetts (Tue, 14 Oct 2014 00 )
Toddler Story Time -- Fall Session
Honan-Allston Branch Boston Public Library
300 North Harvard Street
Allston, MA 02134
Tuesday, October 14, 2014, 10:30 – 11:10am

Come join us for stories, songs, crafts and other activities. Themes vary weekly. Children must be accompanied by an adult. For ages 2-4 1/2.

LibraryHonan-Allston
Neighborhood: Allston
Type of Event: Story Time
Cost: Free
Audience: Children (Ages 0-5)


When: Oct 14, 2014 12 AM in Boston, Massachusetts (Tue, 14 Oct 2014 00 )
TOKYO TRAMPS


When: Oct 11, 2014 7 PM in Quincy, Massachusetts (Sat, 11 Oct 2014 19 )
Leveled Literacy Intervention for the Primary Grades K-2: 2014-2015 (FY15)


When: Oct 14, 2014 12 AM to Dec 5, 2014 12 AMin Cambridge, Massachusetts (Tue, 14 Oct 2014 00 )
Powerplay: Teacher Transfers in India
S153, CGIS South
Thu., Oct. 30, 2014, 4 – 5:30 p.m.

Gazette Classification: Education, Ethics, Health Sciences, Humanities, Law, Religion, Social Sciences
Organization/Sponsor: Co-sponsored by the International Education Policy Program at the Harvard Graduate School of Education and Harvard South Asia Institute
Speaker(s): Tara Beteille, economist, Office of the Chief Economist, South Asia Region, World Bank
More infosouthasiainstitute.harvard.edu


When: Oct 30, 2014 12 AM in Cambridge, Massachusetts (Thu, 30 Oct 2014 00 )
Lecture on Community Muralism Movement and Racial Justice
Maureen O'Connell, chair and associate professor of religion at LaSalle University, will give a lecture titled "Coloring Outside the Color-Line: Community Muralism and Racial Justice." O'Connell is the author of "If These Walls Could Talk: Community Muralism and the Beauty of Justice" (Liturgical Press, 2012), an exploration of the community muralism movement in Philadelphia -- comprising 3,500 wall-sized canvases -- and its theological and social significance.

The lecture is co-sponsored by the McFarland Center for Religion, Ethics and Culture, Arts Transcending Borders, and the Montserrat Divine Cluster at Holy Cross.

When: Oct 30, 2014 7 PM in Worcester, Massachusetts
Cost: Free and open to the public (Thu, 30 Oct 2014 19 )
BUILDFest Annual Gala
Sponsored by: BUILD
Minimum age: 18
Founded in 1999, BUILD’s mission is to use entrepreneurship to excite and propel disengaged, low-income students through high school to college and career success. Our four-year high school program offers a unique blend of entrepreneurship, academics, and personal support that attracts and motivates . . .

When: Oct 30, 2014 3 PM in Boston, Massachusetts (Thu, 30 Oct 2014 15 )
American Red Cross Blood Drive
When: Oct 30, 2014 10 AM in Waltham, Massachusetts (Thu, 30 Oct 2014 10 )
Sonic Pulse
https://www.facebook.com/events/678266318892037/

When: Oct 30, 2014 9 PM in Worcester, Massachusetts (Thu, 30 Oct 2014 21 )
Cannibal Ramblers- Vudu Sister


When: Dec 6, 2014 8 PM in Great Barrington, Massachusetts (Sat, 06 Dec 2014 20 )
Dana Welts
With Lady Di & the Dukes

When: Nov 21, 2014 8 PM in Dalton, Massachusetts (Fri, 21 Nov 2014 20 )
Bela Fleck and Abigail Washburn
Sanders Theatre
Thu., Oct. 30, 2014, 8 p.m.

Banjoists BŽla Fleck and Abigail Washburn have mastered the deceptively intricate art of the duet. WashburnÕs beguiling composing, playing and singing blend with FleckÕs riveting and virtuosic musicianship to create music that is unique yet familiar in texture.

Gazette Classification: Music
Organization/Sponsor: Celebrity Series of Boston
Cost: $65, $55, $40. Obstructed view $30.
Ticket Web Linkwww.boxoffice.harvard.edu
Ticket Info: The Harvard Box Office 617-496-2222
More infowww.ofa.fas.harvard.edu…


When: Oct 30, 2014 8 PM in Cambridge, Massachusetts (Thu, 30 Oct 2014 20 )

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