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Snug Harbor Oyster Harvest

an Autumn offering from the Bay, ‘The Snug Harbor Oyster Harvest’ takes the stage at The 1803 Winsor House Inn on Washington Street in Duxbury. This event features many of the local producers who make this area such an oyster rich environment. Wine & beer, music, and great food accompaniments will make this a ‘Festival favorite’.

When: Sep 28, 2014 3 PM to Sep 28, 2014 6 PMin Duxbury, Massachusetts (Sun, 28 Sep 2014 15 )
Nutritional Approach to Alzheimer's Disease Talk, followed by Q & A with Dr. Steve Blake

How do we lower our risk of dementia? Come to Dr. Steve Blake's talk and find out what nutrients are crucial for lowering the buildup of amyloid plaques, and how to avoid advanced glycation endproducts (a major cause of Alzheimer's Disease). Also discover which supplements and medical plants are effective in reducing the risk and progression of this disease. Don't miss this important talk on the scientifically-based approach to preventing Alzheimer's Disease. Pre-register early to guarantee your seat!

Dr. Steve Blake teaches at the University of Hawaii on Maui, and has taught at Stanford University, McLean's Harvard Teaching Hospital and Boston University Medical Center. Dr. Blake is the author of 29 books and software tools, including the 2008 McGraw-Hill college textbook Vitamins and Minerals Dymystified. He is a leader in his field and has two doctorates in holistic health specializing in nutritional biochemistry and naturopathic medicine. His website is:

When: Sep 25, 2014 6 PM to Sep 25, 2014 8 PMin Barnstable, Massachusetts
Cost: Visit for pricing. (Thu, 25 Sep 2014 18 )
Introduction to the Multicam Industrial CNC Router: OCTOBER


Want to build big? Learn to use the industrial Multicam CNC router! Able to cut 2- and 3-dimensional shapes from full-size, inches-thick sheets of wood, plastics, and aluminum, this machine is the largest computer-controlled cutter currently in our shops. In this month-long intensive training, learn everything you need to know to operate the machine safely and independently.

The class will cover topics including:

  • processing HSMWorks files through the controller, 
  • setting appropriate spindle speeds
  • modifying tool paths
  • allowable materials and thicknesses
  • loading material onto the table
  • identifying failure modes and trouble-shooting

Class Goals:

The successful student will be able to take an existing file and run it through the machine independently without hurting themselves, others, or the machine. Additional run time may be necessary in order for students to feel comfortable addressing various failure modes of the machine without consulting the instructor.


Should have completed the HSMWorks for CNC Machining class here at Artisan's Asylum or have equivalent experience with HSMWorks.

Materials Provided:

Registration covers the cost of basic training materials and tool maintenance. Students have the option of working on an independent project, in which case they will be responsible for obtaining the necessary additional materials.

What to Bring:

Students should have a means for taking notes in class. Students should wear closed-toe shoes and avoid dangling jewelry, clothing, or hair. Students have the option of bringing their own file for cutting.

Instructor Biography:

Douglas Ruuska is a recovering physicist whose pendulum has swung back, once again, to the realm of art. He has worked at CERN and Fermi Lab, the Antarctic and many, many places in between. He has done such things as DAQ and control coding, stained glass, motorcycle and Landrover mechanic, Bio-Tech instrumentation design, 1-MeV neutron radiation damage studies, photography all over the planet and kinetic sculptures such as his Galaxy and Let's Go Fly a Bike for the Burning Man Festival, among other things. He tends to stay busy and enjoys good beer very much...

Event Time:

Session 1: Friday, October 3, 6-8pm 

Session 2: Friday, October 10, 6-8pm 

Session 3: Friday, October 17, 6-8pm 

Session 4: Friday, October 24, 6-8pm 

REFUNDS: We offer full refunds for any class cancellations more than one week in advance of the class start date. After that point refunds are contingent upon the Asylum being able to fill the seat. No refunds whatsoever are offered for same-day cancellations. To request a refund for a class, please fill out this form.

CANCELLATIONS: Your class may be cancelled if too few people register. A decision will be made a few days before the class is scheduled to run, and you will be notified of the cancellation and your registration refunded in full.

When: Oct 3, 2014 6 PM to Oct 24, 2014 8 PMin Somerville, Massachusetts (Fri, 03 Oct 2014 18 )
2014 CelebrAsians Benefit Fashion Show

CelebrAsians is a benefit fashion show hosted by AWFH to

celebrate the strengths and resiliency of Asian female survivors.

They will model the creations of leading Asian designers

while the audience learn about their inspiring stories and aspirations. 

Be a champion for Asian women's health and a supporter of AWFH!  

Lola Tom, Director of Business Development at Multicultural Home Care


Event Timeline:

7:00-8:00    Reception

8:00-8:45    Fashion Show

8:45-9:15    Intermission/Raffle Drawing

9:45-10:00  Fashion Show


Street parking is available and across the street at Goodyear's partking lot.

Public Transportation:

By bus: CT2, #85, #86, #87, #88, #91

By train:

Red line to Harvard Sq. then #86, or Davis Sq. then #87, or Central Sq. then #91 to Union Sq.

Orange line to Sullivan Sq. then #86 to Union Sq.

Green line to Lechmere then #87 to Union Sq.

Other Payment Method:

Please make check payable to "Asian Women for Health, Inc. and mail it to:

83 Wallace Street, Somerville MA 02144




South Cove Community Health Center

When: Oct 11, 2014 7 PM to Oct 11, 2014 10 PMin Somerville, Massachusetts
Cost: Visit for pricing. (Sat, 11 Oct 2014 19 )
Children's Jewelry & Dance Workshop (Ages 5-8)
Both jewelry and dance give people a forum to express themselves in a unique way. In this workshop, children will work with a jewelry designer as part of a group to design an original necklace with beads and then work with a choreographer to interpret the necklace into unique movements/dance. This is a very hands-on, active class for creative minds.

When: Oct 4, 2014 1 PM to Oct 4, 2014 2 PMin Boston, Massachusetts (Sat, 04 Oct 2014 13 )
"Peacock Feathers" Step-by-Step Painting Event at Bollywood Grill


Creative Company Art Parties and Bollywood Grill are excited to host a paint event with step-by-step instruction.  You will be guided throughout a specific painting (TBA) so there is absolutely no experience necessary!  Come early and have some fine Indian Cuisine and enjoy cocktails while you paint.  

**Food and Beverage not included in cost of ticket**

When: Sep 15, 2014 7 PM to Sep 15, 2014 10 PMin North Andover, Massachusetts (Mon, 15 Sep 2014 19 )
Open Mic at Firefly's Bodacious B.B.Que and Beyond! with Fern

Open Mic at Dante's Club, inside Firefly's B.B.Que, hosted by Bruce Marshall.

The One Love Café Album was conceived during a gig at its eponymous venue. All songs are originals composed between March/2013 and November/2013, by Fernanda Pereira.

Solo show, guitar and vocals. Also performing a set of classic social movement music from Brazil and the US, conveying the influence of artistic expression in culture and in the progress of history.

When: Sep 24, 2014 7 PM to Sep 24, 2014 11 PMin Framingham, Massachusetts (Wed, 24 Sep 2014 19 )
Tool Training: Metalworking Lathe SEPTEMBER


If you already know what you want to build and how you want to build it, and you just want to learn how to use the tools you need safely or need a refresher, Tool Training sessions are for you! This 2.5-hour personalized training will launch you into the world of precision machining at the Artisan's Asylum. Makers of all types will benefit from shaping aluminum, steel, and plastics into precisely cut parts.

In this class students will learn to safely use our Colchester/Clausing Metalworking Lathe (a.k.a. engine lathe). After an introduction to terminology and machine anatomy, students will learn the following operations:-- Changing spindle speeds and identifying cutting speed ranges.-- Changing and adjusting tool bits and accessories.-- Holding workpieces in the chuck and centering long parts.-- Facing raw aluminum stock for perfect surface finish.-- Turning shoulders, grooves, and chamfers in aluminum.-- Precision hole location and drilling.-- Cleanup and machine care.
If you already have training on this equipment and just need to be checked off to use it at the Asylum, sign up for one of our free testing sessions (info and link to appointment calendar available here). 

Class Goals:Students will become familiar with basic machine anatomy, workholding, toolholding, and various safe turning operations.If proficiency is achieved, students will leave the class qualified to do independent work on the Asylum's Colchester/Clausing Metalworking Lathe.


"Metalworking Support Tools" strongly recommended. Students must be at least 18 years of age.

Materials Provided:

Practice materials and end mills will be provided by Artisan's Asylum.

What to Bring:

Please wear closed-toe shoes, avoid any dangling clothes or adornments, and tie back long hair. Students are encouraged to bring scrap materials or personal projects to class.

Event Time:

Manual Metalworking Lathe tool training sessions are generally available alternate Monday evenings, 7 to 10pm. You can register for a particular session according to the dates on the ticket types above.

Instructor Biography:

Jeremy Swerdlow is a mechanical engineer specializing in machine design and prototype development. He has over 14 years experience in the operation of a manual mill and lathe as well as proficiency in TIG welding, brazing and SMT soldering. Jeremy oversaw the operations of a machine shop for 4 years and has worked on such projects as prosthetic limbs, water purifiers, laser positioning systems, robotics, experimental engines and automated mobile food vending.

REFUNDS: We offer full refunds for any class cancellations more than one week in advance of the class start date. After that point refunds are contingent upon the Asylum being able to fill the seat. No refunds whatsoever are offered for same-day cancellations. To request a refund for a class, please fill out this form

CANCELLATIONS: Your class may be cancelled if too few people register. A decision will be made a few days before the class is scheduled to run, and you will be notified of the cancellation and your registration refunded in full.

When: Sep 15, 2014 7 PM to Sep 29, 2014 10 PMin Somerville, Massachusetts
Cost: Visit for pricing. (Mon, 15 Sep 2014 19 )
ESOPMarketplace Seminars - Boston/Waltham, MA

Dear Business Owner or Key Executive:

We know you have a qualified retirement plan for your staff. Do you have a plan for both you and the company?  Are your assets all tied up in your company?  Do you need help to finance a buy out?  Want to diversify your business assets while reducing taxes?  Do you want to provide security for your family, employees and yourself?  Sign up today for a seminar program to learn more.  We have assembled some of the best advisors in the country, some who happen to live nearby, to educate you on ways to meet the needs of you and your family, as well as your employees.  Our goal is to help you sleep better at night knowing your business, retirement and succession goals are met.

Join us for an informative learning experience for only $99.00, including breakfast and lunch! Are you last minute?  Our "at the door signup" price is $125.00.  We offer full refunds if notified 7 or more days BEFORE the event date.  Seats are limited.  You must bring your printed ticket to the event. 

Our nearby Advisors and Speakers:


Our half day program outline:
7:30 Breakfast

8:00a Introductions/Opening Remarks

  • Ownership/Management Succession: "How to Provide for Family, Management, and Personal Goals"
  • Business Liquidity Alternatives: "Sale, Merger, Management Buyout, Redemption, Going Public, Probate Court
  • Key Employee Incentives: "Qualified vs Non-Qualified, Synthetic Equity"
  • C vs S Corp Differences: "What works for you? Tax Free or Deferred Strategies"
  • Financing an ESOP or Other Transactions: "Banks, Self Financing, Cash Flow"
  • Valuation Considerations: " Valuation Process, Methods, Discounts/Premiums, Rules to Follow"
  • The ESOP Process: "Feasibility Study, Selecting the Right Advisors, Due Diligence, and Negotiating to Close an ESOP Transaction"

12:00-1:30  Lunch and Ask the Experts

When: Oct 15, 2014 7 AM to Oct 15, 2014 1 PMin Waltham, Massachusetts
Cost: 99.00 true Seminar Series 99.00

125.00 true At the Door 125.00

(Wed, 15 Oct 2014 07 )
Wines of Portugal Annual Grand Tasting 2014 in Boston


When: Oct 20, 2014 6 PM to Oct 20, 2014 8 PMin Boston, Massachusetts
Cost: 85.00 true 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM: Grand Tasting Only 85.00

(Mon, 20 Oct 2014 18 )

Join us in the year 1627 for an evening of entertainment and hospitality with the residents of the 17th Century English Village.  Discover the table manners and recipes that traveled across the Atlantic with the Pilgrims, and find out about the harvest celebration of 1621. During dinner, you will be entertained with psalms and songs and perhaps you will be convinced to join in singing a round or two.


Experience a Taste of America's Past

 Bill of Fare

  •  Ciderkin
  •  Cheate Bread and Butter


  • A Sallet of Herbs
  • Mussels Seeth'd with Parsley and Beer
  • A Dish of Turkey, Sauc'd
  • A Pottage of Cabbage, Leeks & Onions
  • A Sweet Pudding of Native Corn


  • Stewed Pompion
  • A Chine of Pork, Roast'd
  • Fricassee of Fish
  • Cheesecake made with spice and dried fruit
  • A Charger of Holland Cheese & Fruit


Ticket price includes Museum admission and tax.

Museum admission includes: the Wampanoag Homesite, 17th-Century English Village, Mayflower II, Plimoth Grist Mill, Craft Center and Nye Barn.

Advance reservations required.  All sales are final.

Family style dinner service with pre-assigned seating is arranged for you. You may enjoy the company of several families seated at your table

If you have special requests such as wheelchair accomodations or high chair needs, please contact us at (508) 746-1622 ext. 8353.

When: Oct 12, 2014 5 PM to Oct 12, 2014 7 PMin Housatonic, Massachusetts (Sun, 12 Oct 2014 17 )
Business of Software 2014
The Business of Software Conference: for people growing great software businesses.

Business of Software is a two and a half day conference for independent software vendors to gather, discuss and learn from each other and some of the most highly regarded thinkers in the industry.


Please consider coming. We try to run the best software conference in the world by bringing the best people in the world to gether to share ideas in a safe environment. We try to make it fun too. 

 More information at the Conference Site: Business of Software Conference

Cancellation/Refund Policy:

Attendees at Business of Software 2014 can transfer their ticket to a colleague or third party at any time with no penalty.

Tickets cancelled, in writing, up to 90 days prior to the event will be refunded minus a $150 cancellation fee. 

Tickets cancelled less than 90 days prior to the event will not be refunded but may be transferred to a third party at no penalty.

When: Sep 15, 2014 9 AM to Sep 17, 2014 1 PMin Boston, Massachusetts
Cost: Visit for pricing. (Mon, 15 Sep 2014 09 )
Hill Holliday's TVnext Hack 2014

Hill Holliday’s TVnext? Hack is a two-day hackathon where developers, working with the TV/tech industry’s leading APIs, compete to create the next big TV app.

6 category winners will be chosen to present their apps at Hill Holliday’s TVnext Summit (Monday, October 20), where the audience votes for the “best in show” grand prize winner. 

Here's a look at what happened last year:

This event is open to app designers & developers (professionals or students) who want to help decode the future of TV.

APIs & Sponsors
If your company has an API and wishes to sponsor the event, please email us at We have four highly-visible levels of sponsorships this year.

In determining category winners, our judges want to see both innovation and value – solutions that haven't already been done before or makes something that exists remarkably better in a way that appeals to mass audiences.

Best in Show: The 6 category winners will each present their app on Monday, October 20 at Hill Holliday's TVnext Summit where the audience will decide the best TVnext Hack innovation of 2014.

Follow the #TVnextHack hashtag on Twitter for news and updates or contact us at

When: Oct 18, 2014 9 AM to Oct 19, 2014 2 PMin Boston, Massachusetts
Cost: 10.00 true Developer Registration Fee 10.00

(Sat, 18 Oct 2014 09 )
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.



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, or visit

When: Sep 30, 2014 9 AM to Sep 30, 2014 5 PMin Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts (Tue, 30 Sep 2014 09 )
Samuel Adams September 2014 Open House

When: Sep 25, 2014 5 PM to Sep 25, 2014 8 PMin Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts (Thu, 25 Sep 2014 17 )
Jewelry II: Intermediate Metalsmithing SEPTEMBER/OCTOBER



The Asylum's recently upgraded Hot Craft area is ready and waiting for new jewelry students!

Through this 7-week class you will be introduced to the arcane and secret techniques of making fine jewelry, as we build on the basics learned in Jewelry I.

Each week, students will learn a new skill, covering stone setting, interior piercing, using the buffing machine, advanced soldering, and flex shaft accessories for polishing. And new this session: chain maille jewelry techniques and introduction to the hydraulic press for hollow form construction. Students will have the opportunity to put these skills into practice fabricating multiple jewelry projects.

Class Goals:

By building on the skills introduced in Jewelry I, students will gain enough further knowledge of the tools around them in order to be confident working independently in the Artisan's Asylum jewelry studio (or in their own).


Jewelry I at Artisans Asylum or proof of basic skills by appointment with the instructor. Students must be at least 18 years of age.

Materials Provided:

A lab fee of $50 for consumables and sterling silver will be collected at the first class.

What to Bring:

Sketched ideas, and the tools from Jewelry I, and the $50 materials fee in cash or check payable to the instructor. Please wear close-toed shoes and use hair ties to secure long hair. An apron is great for keeping your clothes from destruction but is optional. 

Instructor Biography:

Karen Christians is an educator and maker in the metal arts. She developed the metals program at the Cambridge Center for Adult Education, founded Metalwerx in Waltham, a non-profit school for jewelry and the metal arts, and the new jewelry section of the Hot Craft Studio at Artisans Asylum in Somerville. She teaches nationally, lectures around the country, and is published in many professional and technical magazines. She is the author of the book, Making the Most of Your Flex-Shaft. Karen holds a BFA with High Honors from the Massachusetts College of Art. She is currently writing a second book which was successfully funded on Kickstarter this spring, The Jewelry of the Playa: Making, Collecting, and Gifting at Burning Man.

Karen Burke (“the other Karen in the jewelry shop”) sold her first pieces of jewelry at age seven, took a two-decade detour for higher education and the corporate world, and then rediscovered metal. Self-taught for years, and recently a graduate of the Revere Academy of Jewelry Arts, she now works and teaches out of the Hot Crafts Studio at Artisan's Asylum.


Event Time:

Session 1: Thursday, September 18, 6:00pm - 9:00pm

Session 2: Thursday, September 25, 6:00pm - 9:00pm

Session 3: Thursday, October 2, 6:00pm - 9:00pm

Session 4: Thursday, October 9, 6:00pm - 9:00pm

Session 5: Thursday, October 16, 6:00pm - 9:00pm

Session 6: Thursday, October 23, 6:00pm - 9:00pm

Session 7: Thursday, October 30, 6:00pm - 9:00pm


REFUNDS: We offer full refunds for any class cancellations more than one week in advance of the class start date. After that point refunds are contingent upon the Asylum being able to fill the seat. No refunds whatsoever are offered for same-day cancellations. To request a refund for a class, please fill out this form.

CANCELLATIONS: Your class may be cancelled if too few people register. A decision will be made a few days before the class is scheduled to run, and you will be notified of the cancellation and your registration refunded in full.

When: Sep 18, 2014 6 PM to Oct 30, 2014 9 PMin Somerville, Massachusetts (Thu, 18 Sep 2014 18 )
AHEM Salon: Rethinking Socialization

Come partake in lively, stimulating discussion with fellow homeschooling parents in a relaxed, friendly environment. The topic will be “Rethinking Socialization.”

One of the first questions homeschooling families are asked is, “But what about socialization?” In this discussion we will examine our beliefs about what it means for children to be “socialized.” We will also brainstorm ideas for supporting homeschoolers as they forge meaningful connections with others and participate in groups and communities in a variety of social contexts.

The meeting will take place on Thursday, October 16 at 7:00 PM at Panera Bread, 433 Paradise Rd., Swampscott, MA. If you want, you can purchase soups, salads, sandwiches, baked goods, and hot and cold drinks at Panera. Please do not bring outside food in. If you plan to purchase food, please try to arrive a few minutes early to order so we can begin the discussion promptly at 7:00 PM.

The discussion will be geared toward adults, so we ask that you leave at home children who will be as happy or happier there with a loving caregiver. Interested teens are welcome to attend.

Cost is $15/person (teen and adult) to reserve your spot; the full price will be refunded to you, making your participation FREE. If you don't show up, your money will be donated to support the non-profit mission of AHEM.

No refunds after October 10th except those made to meeting attendees. Those with email will receive directions about a week before the meeting.

Salon Series participants will be added to the Friends of AHEM list unless they specifically opt out.

When: Oct 16, 2014 7 PM to Oct 16, 2014 9 PMin Swampscott, Massachusetts
Cost: 15.00 true General Admission 15.00

Optional Donation to AHEM

(Thu, 16 Oct 2014 19 )
Wine, Cheese and The Pursuit of Happiness (Class + Dinner)

Is there anything more delicious with wine than cheese? If there is, I want some!

We'll pair up creamy brie, crunchy aged Gouda, and tangy blues with lots of great wines. You'll learn about the spectrum of wine and the spectrum of cheese and other strategies for making great matches.

Follow class with a delicious wine pairing dinner and put what you just learned to the test!


Sample Menu



Sparkling Prosecco + Ricotta Fresca     German Riesling + Five Year-Old Gouda

Beaujolais + Brie     Spanish Syrah + Mahon    Zinfandel + Egyptian Roumy

Port + Fourme d'Ambert Blue


DINNER MENU: A Night in Italy

Chicken involtini | Timballo | Pasta rosette | Green salad vinaigrette

2007 Antane Chianti (Tuscany, central Italy)

Citrus polenta cake | Lemon almond torta | Strawberries

When: Sep 20, 2014 6 PM to Sep 20, 2014 9 PMin Allston, Massachusetts
Cost: 115.00 true Wine, Cheese and the Pursuit of Happiness (Class + Dinner) 115.00

(Sat, 20 Sep 2014 18 )
Workforce Training Fund Information Session-Agawam

Want more information about the Workforce Training Fund Program and which training grant would best fit your business' training needs?

This 2-hour information session will give an overview of all of the Workforce Training Fund Grant Programs:

  • General Program Training Grants - including Consortium Grants
  • Express Program Training Grants
  • Hiring Incentive Training Grants (HITG)
  • Technical Assistance Grants

The overview will cover the features and benefits of each program, the amount of available funding, and how to apply.

For more information about the Workforce Training Fund Program, visit

When: Dec 5, 2014 8 AM to Dec 5, 2014 10 AMin Agawam, Massachusetts (Fri, 05 Dec 2014 08 )
Blogger A Maven's World Take Flight Tour Launch Party ~ Boston Fashion Week

A Maven's World launches it's lifestyle brand October, 2014 and we start the brand tour in Boston! View and Shop our fall/winter fashion collection at this Boston Fashion Week Event! First stop on our Ten City tour! 

A Maven's World ~ where Fashion, Events, Business, Entertainment and Lifestyle intersect! So, if you are in the Boston area, join us at the Liquid Art House for an evening of mixing, mingling, networking and celebration! 

When: Oct 5, 2014 6 PM to Oct 5, 2014 9 PMin Boston, Massachusetts (Sun, 05 Oct 2014 18 )
Workforce Training Fund Information Session-Auburn

Light lunch will be served

Want more information about the Workforce Training Fund Program and which training grant would best fit your business' training needs?

This 2-hour information session will give an overview of all of the Workforce Training Fund Grant Programs:

  • General Program Training Grants - including Consortium Grants
  • Express Program Training Grants
  • Hiring Incentive Training Grants (HITG)
  • Technical Assistance Grants

The overview will cover the features and benefits of each program, the amount of available funding, and how to apply.

For more information about the Workforce Training Fund Program, visit

When: Nov 14, 2014 12 PM to Nov 14, 2014 3 PMin Worcester, Massachusetts (Fri, 14 Nov 2014 12 )
AWS TechCONNECT - Networking in AWS

Session Title: Networking in AWS

Summary:  In this session, we will review AWS networking functionality and offerings such as VPC, ELB, DirectConnect, and Route53 and provide best practices to build resilient networks that meet the security, performance, and operations requirements.

Presenter: Ricardo DeMatos, AWS Solution Architect

Ricardo DeMatos is a AWS Solutions Architect and fellow at MIT Systems Design and Management program.  He has deep experience in application and infrastructure deployment in aerospace and defense companies and is currently leading key Boston customers in solving large-scale, complex challenges in product design, development, and innovation using AWS.


Food and Drinks will be provided

When: Sep 16, 2014 12 PM to Sep 16, 2014 1 PMin Cambridge, Massachusetts (Tue, 16 Sep 2014 12 )
RE:Tech Boston Summit - Demo Day


RE:Tech Boston | The Future of Real Estate + Tech

Meet the future of Real Estate Tech and the startups that are innovating the industry at this years RE:Tech Boston Summit - Demo Day!  Meet the future of real estate and the innovate startups that are innovaing the industry.  Being an early adopter of new technology is an absolute if you want to succeed in today’s real estate market.

+ Special Guests:

  • John Barros | Chief of Economic Development

+ Featured Start-Ups
  • Fundrise
  • Compstak
  • ViewTheSpace
  • Kisi
  • Storefront
  • Pivotdesk
  • coUrbanize        

When: Oct 9, 2014 7 PM to Oct 9, 2014 9 PMin Boston, Massachusetts
Cost: Visit for pricing. (Thu, 09 Oct 2014 19 )
MA EOP Seminar

This event is "By Invitation Only" for Harrell's customers.  Please contact John Bresnahan for more information.

10:00 - 10:30 am    Meet and Greet

10:30 - 11:15 am     Nutrition and Plant Healther, Geoff Simril, Hocking International

11:15 - 12:00 pm     Syngenta presents Ferrence

12:00 - 12:45 pm    Lunch

1:00 pm                   Golf


**CEUs awarded at the conclusion of the event.

When: Sep 17, 2014 10 AM to Sep 17, 2014 1 PMin Quincy, Massachusetts (Wed, 17 Sep 2014 10 )
Botox, Dermal Fillers & Frontline TMJ & Facial Pain Hands on Training - Boston, MA

Come and Join the #1 Botox, Dermal Fillers and Frontline TMJ and Facial Pain Training  Course for Dental and Medical Professionals, Presented by The American Academy of Facial Esthetics (AAFE).Welcome to the brand new Online + Onsite Training Courses from the AAFE.  Now for the first time ever, in order to save you time, money and to allow you to train at your own pace, the AAFE has created our hybrid Online + Onsite Training Course.  Upon completing registration for this course you will receive email confirmation that will give you access to all the lecture, video and didactic portions of our courses - On-Demand - on our HD quality, state of the art online education portal.  All this comes without missing out on the complete live patient hands-on experience.  This two day course runs October 17-18, 2014 in Boston, MA. All On-Demand lecture must be completed as a prerequisite to taking the live patient hands on portion of the courses. The Botox live hands-on portion of the courses will take place on Day 1 in the morning. Day 1 in the afternoon will be the live hands-on portion of the Dermal Filler course.  Day 2 in the morning will  be the live patient hands-on Frontline Tmj,Facial Pain and Migraines.
 For our complete course schedule and outline go to:
Advantages to AAFE online courses

  • Learn at your own pace in the comfort of your office or home
  • Your entire team can now easily be trained with no out of office downtime
  • Save thousands of dollars on travel and lost production time
  • Exquisite online education with HD quality video demonstrations
  • The most comprehensive online education available
  • Save hundreds of dollars compared to other online Botox training courses
  • Complete your training in only one day at onsite live patient sessions around the country, exclusively dedicated for online attendees

Please read our Cancellation Policy carefully.

When: Oct 17, 2014 7 AM to Oct 18, 2014 5 PMin Boston, Massachusetts
Cost: Visit for pricing. (Fri, 17 Oct 2014 07 )
Infant CPR (September)

Infant CPR

Its the last thing we want to think about but would you know what to do if your infant suddenly stopped breathing or had a total airway obstruction? Knowing and practicing the steps of Infant CPR and choke saving will not only give you peace of mind but also prepare you to administer life saving skills. The American Heart Association Family & Friends (™) Infant CPR class will teach you how to perform CPR and how to help an infant who is choking.

An Infant CPR class is perfect for expectant parents, grandparents, other family members, friends and anyone who wants to learn Infant CPR but does not need a CPR certification. Each class is led by an American Heart Association Basic Life Support Instructor and allows plenty of time for you to practice CPR and choke saving skills on specially designed infant mannikins. We will also discuss choking prevention and the American Academy of Pediatrics Safe Sleep Guidelines.

This two hour class can accommodate up to five couples. Due to the sensitive nature of the material it is suggested that other arrangements be made for child care.

Instructor: Kathy Ulrich

  • Age: Prenatal-1y
  • Day: SUN
  • Dates: 9/21
  • Time: 4:00-6:00pm
  • Price: $80/$150

    Classes will be held at our new location 778 Tremont St Boston, MA 02118

When: Sep 21, 2014 4 PM to Sep 21, 2014 6 PMin Boston, Massachusetts (Sun, 21 Sep 2014 16 )
Valley Venture Mentors Audition Meeting (9/23/2014)
A subste of the applicants to VVM's Mentorship Program proceed from the Pitch Camp sessions to the next round: Auditions.  This is a large event with free beer, wine, and gourmet food. Anyone is invited to attend. Here is how it works:
  1. Auditioning startups present.
  2. Applying companies deliver their presentations to the audience back-to-pack and within the 2-minute limit.
  3. Applying companies go to their break-out areas.  
  4. Breakout 1 - Audience members will pick which startups they want to spend time with.  Startups get about 15 minutes with the mentors for a lively Q&A.
  5. Breakout 2 - Audience members pick a second startup to spend time with, Q&A again.
  6. Breakout 3 - You get the idea.
  7. Startups go to the bar, while the mentors give the board feedback.
  8. We join the startups at the bar.  No decisions will be made that night.  
  9. The board announces which startups get in the following day.

When: Sep 23, 2014 5 PM to Sep 23, 2014 8 PMin Springfield, Massachusetts (Tue, 23 Sep 2014 17 )
Joshua Redman Trio with Reuben Rogers and Gregory Hutchinson
When: Oct 24, 2014 8 PM in Allston, Massachusetts
Cost: Visit website for price range. (Fri, 24 Oct 2014 20 )
WINE 101: Wine Tasting For The Complete Novice (4 Thursdays)

Wine should be fun and easy, but a lot of people are so overwhelmed and intimidated they'd almost rather order a beer. This course is designed to help the beginning wine lover get more comfortable and confident with wine in a low-pressure, snob-free environment.

We talk a lot about how to understand and remember what wines you like and how to communicate that to people in a wine shop or a restaurant. We always take a fun and light-hearted approach to how we taste wine so people don't feel like they have to be experts just to have a valid opinion.

In just four classes, you'll have a short list of favorite whites and favorite reds that you can rely on when you're shopping, ordering, and exploring new wines.

 WEEK ONE - How to taste wine, and why!  What's with all the swishing, swirling, and spewing?

WEEK TWO - Understanding wine grapes - sometimes but only sometimes, knowing the grape (or grapes) gives you a hint about what the wine's like.

WEEK THREE - Wines around the world - we'll taste the same wine from different parts of the world plus a few grapes that only grow one place... so far!

WEEK FOUR - Final blind wine taste off - we'll do a fun and interesting blind tasting in our last class to fire you up with wine confidence!

Here is a list of some of the delicious wines we've tasted in previous sessions of this class:

  • St. Supery Sauvignon Blanc (Napa Valley, California)
  • Sabeka Chardonnay (Western Cape, South Africa)
  • Domaine Montanet-Thoden Bourgogne (Burgundy, France)
  • Axel "Primero" (Chile)
  • Jaboulet Isnard Cotes du Ventoux (Rhone Valley, Southern France)
  • Ruffino Chianti (Tuscany, Italy)
  • Truro Vignoles (Cape Cod, Massachusetts)
  • Dolceoro Moscato d'Asti (Northern Italy)
  • Four Vines "Naked" Chardonnay (Santa Barbara, California)
  • Georges Duboeuf Cote-de-Brouilly (Beaujolais, Burgundy, France)
  • Chateau Recougne (Bordeaux, France)
  • Gruet Blanc de Noirs Brut (New Mexico)
  • Granbazan Albarino (Rias Baixas, Spain)
  • Bodega Lurton Torrontes (Mendoza, Argentina)
  • Woop Woop Verdelho (McLaren Vale, Australia)
  • Graham Beck "Pinno" Pinotage (Robertson, South Africa)
  • Santa Rita "120" Carmenere (Rapel Valley, Chile)
  • El Portillo Malbec (Mendoza, Argentina)
  • Concannon Petite Sirah (Livermore Valley, California)

Teacher: Beth LeDuc, CSW, IWS

When: Oct 30, 2014 6 PM to Oct 30, 2014 8 PMin Allston, Massachusetts
Cost: 250.00 true WINE 101: Wine Tasting For The Complete Novice (4 Thursdays) 250.00

(Thu, 30 Oct 2014 18 )
Martin Lessem: A Cloud in the Desert
Martin Lessem: A Cloud in the Desert
Author Signing
Sep 16, 2014 7:00 PM

Barnes & Noble Booksellers
1 Worcester Rd

When: Sep 16, 2014 7 PM in Framingham, Massachusetts (Tue, 16 Sep 2014 19 )
K.C. Woodworth: Cutting Off a Whale's Head
K.C. Woodworth: Cutting Off a Whale's Head
Author Event
Sep 05, 2014 5:00 PM

Barnes & Noble Booksellers
1 Worcester Rd

When: Sep 5, 2014 5 PM in Framingham, Massachusetts (Fri, 05 Sep 2014 17 )
Friendship Event with Master Su Zifang: Internal Martial Arts Healing Workshops September 26-28

Five internal martial arts healing workshops will be offered by world-renowned Master Su Zifang...known as the "Queen of Tai Chi" and "One of a Hundred Living Treasures of China"

"Early Bird" fees (per session, registration by 9/5):  $45 adult; $55 adult + youth (7-17), $25 youth (12-17) or senior (65+). Other discounts available for groups (5 or more) and multiple workshops.  For more information visit  or

These workshops will be held Fri 6-8pm; Sat 9-11am, 12-2pm, 3-5pm; and Sun 10-12pm. The Saturday 12-2 workshop for all ages will be especially geared towards youth.

When: Sep 26, 2014 6 PM to Sep 28, 2014 12 PMin Easthampton, Massachusetts
Cost: Visit for pricing. (Fri, 26 Sep 2014 18 )
Hoisting Continuing Education Class for 2A, 2B, 2C and 2D

When: Sep 22, 2014 8 AM in Leominster, Massachusetts (Mon, 22 Sep 2014 08 )
Auburn Mall Hosts Entertaining Story Hour!
Local children of all ages and librarians from Auburn Public Library, will be hosting a story hour at Auburn Mall, teaching the children the joys of reading through various stories and books read by a local librarian. Children can also participate in reading themed arts & crafts and more! Also, participants will enjoy a free Kids' slice of pizza from Pizzeria Regina!

When: Sep 2, 2014 12 PM to Sep 2, 2014 1 PMin Auburn, Massachusetts (Tue, 02 Sep 2014 12 )
World CNS Summit 2015

When: Feb 17, 2015 12 AM to Feb 19, 2015 12 AMin Boston, Massachusetts (Tue, 17 Feb 2015 00 )
Hands-On Learning LeapBand Event
Hands-On Learning LeapBand Event
Special Event, Hands-On Learning
Sep 06, 2014 10:30 AM

Barnes & Noble Booksellers
1 Worcester Rd

When: Sep 6, 2014 10 AM in Framingham, Massachusetts (Sat, 06 Sep 2014 10 )
PUBLIC BODY: Free Workout for Boston Children's Hospital

PUBLIC BODY and South End Athletic Company are teaming up again for a fantastic fall event!  Join PUBLIC BODY's creator Chad Flahive, SEACs Dan Fitzgerald and a guest team of some of Boston's hottest trainers as they take you through an energizing workout designed to make you sweat...and smile

***Oh, so here's the deal....All we ask is that you bring a small toy (and your free eventbrite ticket) as your "admission" to the workout. After the workout, Public Body representatives will deliver the toys to Boston Children's Hospital as prizes for kids who must complete an MRI in order to determine their path for treatment.

To read some of their stories, check out "Lilli and the Big Doughnut" (about half way down the link)



 Simply register and print your free ticket. Bring the ticket along with your small toy/prize to South End Athletic Company on Sunday, October 5th at 10:30 AM. From there we'll head to the parks, complete the workout and do a little good for the community! Please arrive by 10:15 to check in! Thank you for being part of this incredible community! 

When: Oct 5, 2014 10 AM to Oct 5, 2014 12 PMin Boston, Massachusetts (Sun, 05 Oct 2014 10 )
Cambridge, MA - Free Redfin Home Buying Class

Thinking about Buying?

Thinking about buying a home but don’t know where to start? Our free class, hosted by local agent, Peter Phinney, will walk you through the home buying process so you know what to expect. Plus, enjoy dinner and drinks on us!

In this free class we’ll cover:

  • Is buying for you?
  • Boston area home prices, inventory levels, and market conditions
  • Finding an agent & tools for your home search
  • Home finance from pre-approval to mortgages
  • Quick review of the purchase process

Your Host, Redfin Agent Peter Phinney:

Peter is an agent on The Redfin South Middlesex Team. He has helped over 300+ people buy and sell a home. Want to meet him before the class or just have a quick question? Feel free to email him at He's happy to answer all of your home buying and selling questions. 

Can't make it? Click here for a full list of free Redfin classes and events! 

Free and Never any Obligation: Our mission is to reinvent real estate. A big part of this means we want you to be as informed as possible about buying or selling a home. Attending this class doesn't obligate you to work with a Redfin agent but it does mean you agree to Redfin's Terms of Conditions and Privacy Policy. We will also create a Redfin account for you.

When: Sep 18, 2014 6 PM to Sep 18, 2014 8 PMin Cambridge, Massachusetts (Thu, 18 Sep 2014 18 )
What Does It Take to Lead ?

The Society of Women Engineers (SWE) Boston Professional Section presents:

What does it take to lead  in a V.U.C.A World? *

Lessons from Manager-Leaders Who Do It

 * Volatile, Uncertain, Complex, and Ambiguous


Sponsored by National Grid

Presented by Nance Goldstein, PhD, ACC

RSVP By September 16, 2014

 Event overview

  • Do you wonder how anyone can be a successful manager when there is so much change?
  • Have you wondered about if you have what it takes to move up in management, but you’ve never seen a great manager, so you got no model? 

If you answer yes to either question, join SWE Boston’s conversation with managers who will reveal what the V.U.C.A. world demands of managers.

 Frontline and middle managers are the go-to people for implementing change. Most managers fail even in calm times. Two-thirds of all US employees would rather get another boss than get a pay raise! Add to the “normal” manager job the challenges of motivating people through today’s uncharted territory. 

Join a seasoned engineering manager and a leadership expert talking candidly about how to engage staff through change. They’ll talk about how to motivate people across boundaries (like they don’t work for you!). We’ll discuss how to deal with resistance to change from people who fear what they’ll lose or what it will cost. They’ll tell what prepared them to face the challenges of innovation. And what they wish they had known before!

  You’ll leave the conversation with ideas of how to become a great manager-leader.

  •  You’ll have ideas how to improve your relationship with your own manager. 
  • After a leadership development activity, you’ll have specific steps you can take the next day to develop your own manager-leader capability. 


5:15-6:00              Dinner

6:00-6:20              National Grid and SWE Introduction

6:20-7:30              Program Begins

7:30-7:50              Q&A with Nance

7:50-8:00               Wrap Up

Dinner will be provided. Vegetarian Option available. 

All attendees must register by the RSVP date. Late Registration or attendance will not be permitted. Attendees must supply name, including middle name, employer name (e.g., for government personnel, their jurisdictions and agencies) and title/occupation.All attendees should be ready to present a form of ID. All attendees will be required to sign a photo release form.

About the Speaker

Nance Goldstein knows about the turbulence that rocks US industry as an experienced industry researcher, certified leadership coach and trainer.  She helps new managers find successful ways to respond to the torrent of challenging workplace situations, even if they find themselves outside their comfort zones. They get great results for their staff, their organizations and themselves.

She’s taught IEEE Boston courses on leadership development, conflict resolution and successful management. She led a SWE Boston Hot Topics for New Managers group. Her clients and hosts include Harvard University, Women in Management, Women in Technology International, New England Human Resources Association, Boston Society of Architects, Women in Design, Massachusetts LeadingAge aging services, BU School of Medicine, and Case Management Society of New England.

 She’s a Resident Scholar at Brandeis University’s WSRC and an ACHE Faculty Associate.

  • How to make your 20somethings happier… So you all pull together. Summary of management research on what 20somethings, the country’s largest age group ever!, really want from work and a guide for managers to engage their interest and commitment
  • Pain Relief for New Managers – Recover from painful problems to manage your staff with calm competence and great 


About National Grid

National Grid (LSE: NG; NYSE:NGG) is an electricity and gas company that connects consumers to energy sources through its networks. The company is at the heart of one of the greatest challenges facing our society - to create new, sustainable energy solutions for the future and develop an energy system that underpins economic prosperity in the 21st century. National Grid holds a vital position at the center of the energy system and it ‘joins everything up’.

In the northeast U.S., we connect more than seven million gas and electric customers to vital energy sources, essential for our modern lifestyles. In Great Britain, we run the gas and electricity systems that our society is built on, delivering gas and electricity across the country. 

National Grid delivers electricity to approximately 3.3 million customers in Massachusetts, New York and Rhode Island. It is the largest distributor of natural gas in northeastern U.S., serving approximately 3.4 million customers in New York, Massachusetts and Rhode Island.

For more information please visit our website:

Follow us on Twitter, Watch us on You Tube, Friend us on Facebook, Find our photos on Instagram.

Directions To:

National Grid

40 Sylvan Rd

Waltham, MA 02451-1120

 From the West

  • Take I-90 East to Exit 14 I-95/Rt. 128 North.
  • Continue on I-95/Rt. 128 North getting off at Exit 27B.
  • At the stop light, turn right onto Wyman Street.
  • At the next stop light, turn right onto Totten Pond Road/Winter Street.
  • Cross over I-95/Route 128 and continue on Winter Street; you will see the Cambridge Reservoir on your right.
  • Continue on Winter Street through the light at the intersection with West St.
  • Take your first left after the light at the Reservoir Woods East
  • Campus sign, the driveway will bring you to the building main entrance on your right.
  • Stay straight to continue past the building to the parking area and covered garage.


From the East

  • Take I-90 West to Exit 15, I-95/Rt. 128 North.
  • Continue on I-95/Rt. 128 North getting off at Exit 27B.
  • At the stop light, turn right onto Wyman Street.
  • At the next stop light, turn right onto Totten Pond Road/Winter Street.
  • Cross over I-95/Route 128 and continue on Winter Street; you will see the Cambridge Reservoir on your right.
  • Continue on Winter Street as it turns to the right along the Reservoir.
  • Continue on Winter Street through the light at the intersection with West St.
  • Take your first left, after the light at the Reservoir Woods East Campus sign, the driveway will bring you to the building main entrance on your right.


From the South

  • Take I-95/Route 128 North to Exit 27B
  • At the stop light, turn right onto Wyman Street.
  • At the next stop light, turn right onto Totten Pond Road/Winter Street.
  • Cross over I-95/Route 128 and continue on Winter Street; you will see the Cambridge Reservoir on your right.
  • Continue on Winter Street as it turns to the right along the Reservoir.
  • Continue on Winter Street through the light at the intersection with West St.
  • Take your first left, after the light at the Reservoir Woods East
  • Campus sign, the driveway will bring you to the building main entrance on your right.
  • Stay straight to continue past the building to the parking area and covered garage.


From the North

  • Take /Rt. 128 South to Exit 27B
  • Coming off the exit ramp, bear right onto Winter Street.
  • Continuing on Winter Street you will see the Cambridge Reservoir on your right.
  • Continue on Winter Street as it turns to the right along the Reservoir.
  • Continue on Winter Street through the light at the intersection with West St.
  • Take your first left, after the light at the Reservoir Woods East
  • Campus sign, the driveway will bring you to the building main entrance on your right.
  • Stay straight to continue past the building to the parking area and covered garage.


"Tickets are non-refundable.  However, if a request is made at least 72 hours before the scheduled event, the amount paid can be used as credit towards a future event.  Please note that this credit expires within 60 days of the request being approved."

When: Sep 24, 2014 5:15:00 PM to Sep 24, 2014 8 PMin Waltham, Massachusetts
Cost: Visit for pricing. (Wed, 24 Sep 2014 17:15:00 )
Beanforce Party

Join us at our exclusive pre-Dreamforce Boston Party: Beanforce 2014.  Network and get to know other Dreamforce attendees before arriving on the West Coast in October.  There will be food, drinks, and giveaways, right on the Boston Harbor.  For those new to Dreamforce we will have a panel of Dreamforce Veterans there for Q & A.  There will be time for guests to share tips and best practices.  We hope you can join us and show off your Boston Pride before we all make our way to San Francisco! 

Questions/ Comments?  Contact Rachel Palmisciano:, 617-370-8117

When: Sep 25, 2014 6 PM to Sep 25, 2014 9 PMin Boston, Massachusetts (Thu, 25 Sep 2014 18 )
Shikiboo- Shikiboo Boston- Willie J Laws "The Last Prophet of the Funky Texas Blues"
Shikiboo sings with Willie J Laws Band Jam from 9pm to 11pm

When: Sep 11, 2014 8 PM in Weymouth, Massachusetts (Thu, 11 Sep 2014 20 )
Half Way To Mardi Gras Festival 2014
Join us for the Half Way To Mardi Gras Festival, a great night of music with two great New Orleans Bands: Big Sam's Funky Nation & The Jumpin' Johnny Sansone Band. Also included: pre-music beer tickets & a great New Orleans feast of jambalaya, gumbo & BBQ! Big Sam's Funky Nation is a driving force of urban funk. Ryan White, of the Oregonian, says the band is "tight enough (and hot enough) to turn coal into a diamond!" The band is led by trombone powerhouse, Big Sam Williams, formerly the trombonist for the Dirty Dozen Brass Band, who the San Francisco Chronicle calls "the top man on the slide trombone in the birthplace of jazz." Big Sam refuses to let the audience sit still. Between the band's solos, Big Sam's signature dance moves and his distinctive trombone riffs, the energy level is high voltage when this band takes the stage! New Orleans native, Johnny Sansone, is known for his blistering electric harmonica tone, Award winning song writing, Swamp, Roots, Americana Accordion & Larger then Life stage presence. Johnny's music career has brought him from his early professional years, backing up Chicago blues legends: Jimmy Rodgers, Robert Jr Lockwood, John Lee Hooker. to fronting Ronnie Earl's Broadcasters in the 1980's. A Juno Award Fifteen Best of the Beat awards, Seven Big easy awards, Johnny continues to forge forward on world wide tours with his band.

When: Sep 11, 2014 6 PM to Sep 11, 2014 11 PMin Cambridge, Massachusetts
Cost: 30 - 30 USD (Thu, 11 Sep 2014 18 )
Martha's Vineyard Songwriters Festival Kickoff Party/Behind the Curtain With The Nashville Hitmakers Act II
Live from the Cavern Club at Hard Rock Cafe Boston

When: Sep 11, 2014 7 PM in Boston, Massachusetts (Thu, 11 Sep 2014 19 )
Pri-Med East
When: Sep 11, 2014 12 AM to Sep 14, 2014 12 AMin Boston, Massachusetts (Thu, 11 Sep 2014 00 )



Taught by a Consortium of Fabulous Trainers

Saturday 8:30-6, Sunday 8:30-7
In this phenomenal 2-day course you will: 
Heal your relationship with your parents, your children & your whole ancestral line, learn the art of parenting, and heal disabling beliefs formed in utero.


Find the vast peace, stillness and love that is found outside the realm of the mind, Awaken to the present moment.
Become a Oneness Blessing Giver through a sacred ritual called the Mukthi Deeksha.


Ticket prices are as follows:

$195 for people taking the course for the first time, registering by September 13th

$215 if registering after September 13th

$125 for Blessing Givers taking the course as a Deepening

FREE to Blessing Givers bringing a new person


Course forms must be competed and emailed to Andy Migner at

Forms may also be printed out and mailed to Andy Migner (address on registration form).   

Both the Application and the Registration form must be completed by new people.  Only the Application for folks attending as a Deepening.

If you would prefer to pay by check, register with the "Free" ticket, and send the appropriate amount with your form(s) through the mail.

Download forms at

When: Sep 27, 2014 8 AM to Sep 28, 2014 7 PMin Harvard, Massachusetts (Sat, 27 Sep 2014 08 )
The Naked Stills - Vance Joy
Age Limit: All Ages

The Naked Stills

Vance Joywebsite: AJ Edwards and The Listwebsite:

When: Sep 11, 2014 5 PM in Boston, Massachusetts
Cost: Free (Thu, 11 Sep 2014 17 )
Asleep at the Wheel

When: Sep 11, 2014 7 PM in Shirley, Massachusetts (Thu, 11 Sep 2014 19 )
Jon Pousette- Dart- Thea Hopkins
o/f Jon Pousette - Dart!

When: Oct 18, 2014 7 PM in Haverhill, Massachusetts (Sat, 18 Oct 2014 19 )
Chris Hayes 508- JoE GriZzLy- REKS- Modefi

When: Sep 6, 2014 6 PM in Leominster, Massachusetts (Sat, 06 Sep 2014 18 )
Josh Abbott Band - Casey Donahew Band
This event is 18 and over
Josh Abbott Band

Weeks before its Valentine's Day release on iTunes, the Josh Abbott Band's "Touch" was already well on its way toward being one of the most talked-about songs in Texas music of 2012. Granted, the hot-streak momentum of Abbott's career had a lot to do with that. In the wake of the breakout success of "Oh, Tonight" (which climbed to No. 44 on Billboard's country chart) and the title track from 2010's regional smash "She's Like Texas," created a stir that reached all the way to music executives in Nashville and New York City. That set up pretty much any track that the 31-year-old singer-songwriter picked to be the lead single from his band's much-anticipated third album nicely, ensuring it was bound to garner a fair amount of attention. But from the very first time it was played in concert or over the airwaves, it was clear that "Touch" had a lot more going for it than just good timing. From the erotic tension and release of its slow-burning verses and soaring chorus to the dramatic crescendo of fiddle and guitars at the outro, it's a song that captures every ounce of the passion, talent, and vision that's propelled the Josh Abbott Band to the forefront of the Texas music scene in record time. And as the rest of Small Town Family Dream proves convincingly, they're here to stay.
Casey Donahew Band

When the Casey Donahew Band's latest release, Movin' On, debuted at #28 on the Billboard top country albums chart, landing well within the all-genre Top 200 and selling over 14,000 copies in just five months, no one was more astonished than Casey Donahew himself. Not Red Dirt radio, where the band has twice topped the Texas Music chart. Nor the critics; Texas Music Magazine described Movin' On as "a vibrant collection matching eternally restless anthems against engaging narratives, [it] rattles and rolls and rumbles like a youthful Robert Earl Keen fronting Reckless Kelly." And certainly not the raging legion of fans who loyally support the Casey Donahew Band at over 200 shows a year. Fans who know every word to every song, and fill to capacity renowned rooms from The Grizzly Rose in Denver to Stillwater, Oklahoma's Tumbleweeds. Who've thronged sell-out performances at Billy Bob's in Fort Worth and the 12,000-seat Lone Star Park in Grand Prairie, Texas. Playing to nearly 11,000 people at the San Antonio Stock Show and Rodeo, "With songs about love and heartbreak the crowd could relate to delivered by an easy-going guy and a tight six-piece band, Donahew connected," said the San Antonio Express-News. Yet for all the accolades and achievements, this everyman persona and a remarkable ability to connect with fans are what really make Casey Donahew a bona fide rock star on the Texas music scene-and that is something he can understand. "I think we're just believable," Casey explains. "We're not trying to be somebody we're not. We're just normal guys, you can tell. And people see that and respond to it."

A normal guy, indeed. Casey grew up just south of Forth Worth in Burleson, Texas, where he was active in rodeo as well as his father's greyhound dog racing career. Music, including 80's and 90's country and healthy doses of Elvis-his mother's favorite-was always a part of Casey's life, though it wasn't until he learned to drive that he truly discovered his passion for it. "You're really not in charge of the radio dial until you've got your own car," he quips, recalling his first musical infatuation with Matchbox 20, who he names a major influence on his songwriting and whose hit, "3 A.M.," he still covers today. With the entrance of Pat Green onto the Texas music stage, Casey was ushered into the Red Dirt world of Cross Canadian Ragweed, Robert Earl Keen, and Randy Rogers, bands he would follow from show to show to show with his then-girlfriend Melinda, now his wife and manager.

"By the time we met, Casey already had a box full of songs," Melinda says, which he'd written over the past several years. Casey began writing in high school, explaining, "Once you get your heart broken for the first time, you've got a lot to say, I guess." He still has a lot to say, having written all but two songs on the band's four albums-turning heartbreak on its head with his relentlessly upbeat, energetic tunes, which they rock out without restraint for 90 minutes at a stretch. "It's about getting past the pain, and moving on," he'll tell you. Backed by ace players J.J. Soto (lead guitar), TAZ (drums), Steve Stone (bass), Josh Moore (fiddle), and A.C. Copeland (keys), with Casey covering acoustic, electric, and vocals, he's come a long way from his dorm room at Texas A&M, where he first began teaching himself to play on the guitar his grandpa gave him. After transferring to UT Arlington (where he went on to graduate with a finance degree), Casey began playing a regular acoustic gig at the now-defunct Thirsty Armadillo in Fort Worth, which led to his first full band set on that stage in the fall of 2002.

With enthusiasm in place of experience, Melinda quickly stepped up as the band's manager. "This thing would have been over before it started if not for her," Casey says. Learning as she went, she made t-shirts and press kits, booking the band at birthday parties and local clubs, and finally, following eight months of refusing to take no for an answer, at Bostock's in Stephenville, where they got the chance to open for Cooder Graw. But it wasn't until they packed 3,500 fans into Billy Bob's in Fort Worth in 2007-without any radio airplay behind them-that they began to grasp how big the Casey Donahew Band had become. "We were doing really well even before we had any industry, radio, or media behind us," Casey says. "That word-of-mouth, underground band feel has really stayed with us." While the Casey Donahew Band has graduated from personally dropping off CDs to mom & pop shops that would sell them on consignment to inking a national distribution deal with Thirty Tigers, and have gone from self-booking to being represented by William Morris Endeavor Entertainment, they value their underground roots and have fiercely retained their independence, releasing four albums in five years on their own Almost Country label. "There's no big machine behind us pushing the Casey Donahew Band. We just have us and we're pushing ourselves," Casey says, and that makes their success so much the sweeter.

When: Sep 11, 2014 9 PM in Cambridge, Massachusetts
Cost: $16 advance / $18 day of show (Thu, 11 Sep 2014 21 )

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