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The Town of Hancock Massachusetts was founded in 1776 and is the longest and narrowest town in Berkshire County.

Hancock contains about 800 year round residents and is the home to a one of a kind barn museum as well as the largest ski area in Massachusetts.

For those in town who wish to trace back their ancestors Hancock has over twenty known cemeteries which date back as early as 1772. Come to town and find your family roots.

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Simian Mobile Disco
When: Sep 20, 2014 8 PM in Cambridge, Massachusetts (Sat, 20 Sep 2014 20 )
Emmylou Harris
When: Sep 23, 2014 7 PM in Worcester, Massachusetts
Cost: $39.50, $49.50, & $59.50. 10% discount available for groups of 10 or more. (Tue, 23 Sep 2014 19 )
The Lion King


When: Sep 9, 2014 7 PM in Boston, Massachusetts
Cost: 30.00 - 125.00 (Tue, 09 Sep 2014 19 )
Ringling Bros B&B Circus
Built To Amaze

When: Oct 17, 2014 7 PM in Boston, Massachusetts (Fri, 17 Oct 2014 19 )
A Night at the Brewseum A Craft Beer Expo
Join the friends of The Childrens Museum in Easton for A Night at the Brewseum A Craft Beer Expo on Saturday, August 23 from 4:30 7:30 pm at The Museum on Sullivan Avenue in the heart of Eastons historic district. This adult only fundraiser will feature tastings of local and regional craft beers and ciders, gourmet food trucks, talented local musical acts, displays and exhibits to demonstrate the art and science of brewing, and a home brewing competition. Through the generosity of our title sponsor, North Easton Savings Bank, this "adult only" fundraiser will be held both inside The Old Fire Station, and outdoors in The Wild Place the Museums beautiful, outdoor learning center, which for this one evening will become our Biergarten, sponsored by Bank of Easton. All proceeds benefit the exhibits and educational programs of the Childrens Museum in Easton. Featured craft brewers include: Battle Road Brewing Company, Berkley Beer Company, Blue Hills Brewery, Cisco Brewers, Clown Shoes Beer, Downeast Cider House, Magic Hat Brewing Company, Pretty Things Beer and Ale Project, Wachusett Brewing Company, Foolproof Brewing, Jack's Abby Brewing, Peak Organic Beer, Mayflower Brewing Company and Harpoon Brewery. Local musical talents, sponsored by The Blackthorne Publick House, will be featured on two stages and include Dan Fernandes, Kevin Kidd & The Barnburners String Band, and Peter Joy. A highlight of the event will be a home brewing competition offering home brewers a chance to showcase their craft and have their beers rated by a panel of judges. Prizes will be awarded in three categories: ales, lagers and other. One of the featured prizes will be a donated graphic design service to create your own custom label! Five regional businesses are Participating Partners in the event and will feature the craft beers at their business in the weeks before and after the event. Tickets will also be available for purchase in advance at these partner locations: Pops Fine Wines and Liquors, Stoneforge Grille (Easton location), Stoughton House of Brews, Maguires Bar and Grill, The Foundry/An American Table and Bar and The Blackthorne Publick House. Tickets are $25 in advance, $30 at the door. Attendees must be 21 and older, no children, please! For more information on the event, to purchase tickets, or to download home brewing competition rules and entry forms, check the Museums website: www.childrensmuseumineaston.org or call 508-230-3789.

When: Aug 23, 2014 4 PM to Aug 23, 2014 7 PMin North Easton, Massachusetts
Cost: $25 in advance $30 at the door (Sat, 23 Aug 2014 16 )
Jack White
When: Sep 17, 2014 6 PM in Boston, Massachusetts
Cost: US (Wed, 17 Sep 2014 18 )
Dandy Warhols
When: Sep 22, 2014 7 PM in Boston, Massachusetts
Cost: 25.00 - 25.00 (Mon, 22 Sep 2014 19 )
Kinky Boots
When: Aug 11, 2015 7 PM in Boston, Massachusetts (Tue, 11 Aug 2015 19 )
Warpaint
When: Oct 8, 2014 8 PM in Boston, Massachusetts
Cost: $20 advance / $22 day of show (Wed, 08 Oct 2014 20 )
2014 Breathe Deep for Cystic Fibrosis

NEW FOR 2014 - Buy your tickets by 8/1/14 and you will be entered to win a 5-night stay all-inclusive stay for two in the Dominican Republic! Visit this page for more details: http://www.cflf.org/news/breathe-deep-boston

Please note: Tickets will NOT be available at the door.

We are pleased to announce the 6th Annual Breathe Deep for CF event in Boston!

Take a Deep Breath and Appreciate Your Lungs. Then

Come down to theHarpoon Beer Hallin the Boston Seaport District on October 16th for drinks, socializing, and supporting a great cause: helping theCystic Fibrosis Lifestyle Foundationhelp those living with Cystic Fibrosis to live longer, stronger lives.

CF is one of the most common life-shortening hereditary diseases. It is a progressive, degenerative disease with no known cure. Most individuals with CF die young, many in their 20s and 30s from lung failure. Recent advances are enabling a whole new population of adults with CF, who must become responsible for their own survival. Maintaining an active lifestyle is one of the best known ways for someone living with CF to not only maintain, but actually improve their health. While healthy individuals often participate in physical recreation just for fun, for these individuals, it can be the difference between life and death, but the cost of activities can be the barrier to entry.

Support and inspire CF individuals to fight the odds by helping us raise money forCFLFRecreation Grants. These grants will fund gym memberships, skiing/snowboarding lessons, horseback riding, gymnastics, and tons of other activities for people living with CF, offering them fun and free ways to improve their health and self-confidence through physical activity.

In joining us on October 16th, $60 will not only provide you with delicious beer and appetizers, but also the knowledge that youre helping these individuals live longer, stronger, more enjoyable lives. There will also be door prizes and a silent auction for you to help this cause. It's guaranteed to be a fun and unforgettable evening for everyone!

AUCTION ITEMS & DOOR PRIZES WILL INCLUDE:


-IPAD MINI

- AND MUCH MORE...

Brian Callanan, the Founder and Director ofCFLF, was diagnosed at birth with CF and was expected to live only to age 8. Having turned 38 this year, and surpassing the median life expecancy, Brian is healthier than ever! Instead of surrendering to the illness, he embraced ithiking, biking, and swimming his way to amazing lung scores and an impressive, ever-improving projected lifespan. Help him to help others achieve the same.

To date, nearly 500 people with CF have been helped with Recreation Grants totaling over $250,000 in direct assistance. Lets see if we can raise the funds to help hundreds more!

See you there!

*If you cannot attend the event, please feel free to donate to the CFLF via the *Donation For Those Who Cannot Attend" option above.



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When: Oct 16, 2014 6 PM to Oct 16, 2014 9 PMin Boston, Massachusetts
Cost: 60.00 true Breathe Deep Admission 60.00

Donation 4 Those Who Cannot Attend

(Thu, 16 Oct 2014 18 )
King Crimson
When: Sep 15, 2014 8 PM in Boston, Massachusetts
Cost: 39.00 - 154.00 (Mon, 15 Sep 2014 20 )
Glass 101 - Pendants SEPTEMBER

Description:

Whether your interest is to make a single pendant you can take home and wear to show off your craftsmanship or to learn about the properties of a material as it changes phase from solid to liquid and back again, this is the class you should take.

We will learn about safe flame working behaviors as we use table-mounted lampworking torches to create a molten gather of liquid glass, shape it into an aesthetically pleasing shape, pull a loop out of the body of the pendant, and use the annealing oven to relieve internal stress in the glass as it cools.

We will begin conversations about tools, glass properties, and types of glass that will establish a solid foundation for any type of glass work you may find yourself dreaming about for the future. Many of the skills in this class serve as an introduction to marble making and sculptural glass work as well, but the primary goal of this class is to give you control over molten fluids and confidence near the flame.

Class Goals:

This class is designed so any person of any skill level can learn something new. Students will come out of class with one or more completed glass pendants of their own.

Prerequisites:

No previous experience required. Students must be at least 18 years old.

Materials Provided:

The $15 materials fee covers the cost of materials and wear on the tools. All materials and tools will be provided by the instructor and the Asylum.

What to Bring:

$15 materials fee, payable to the instructor by cash or check andwater in a sealable container. Please wear closed-toe shoes and clothing made of natural materials.

Instructor Biography:


This class is taught by Joanne and Michael Soroka. Joanne has been melting glass for over a decade and was trained by well known Venetian lamp workers and some of the up and coming American glass rock stars of today. She is unstoppable. Her son, Michael, has several years of experience working with glass and has helped make a working invisible glass submarine.

Event Time:

Monday, September 8, 6:45-9:15pm


REFUNDS:We offer full refunds for any class cancellations more than three days 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, pleasefill 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 22, 2014 6:45:00 PM to Sep 22, 2014 9:15:00 PMin Somerville, Massachusetts (Mon, 22 Sep 2014 18:45:00 )
Blissful Meadows Golf Club

Blissful Meadow's Junior Clinics are open to all juniors, ages 6 to 15, interested in learning how to play the game of golf.

Our Junior Clinics will provide a program upon which each junior can build and improve their game, given time, practice and motivation. 

When: Jul 21, 2014 12 AM to Sep 10, 2014 12 AMin Millbury, Massachusetts (Mon, 21 Jul 2014 00 )
Glass 100 - Curiosity: Intro to Flameworking SEPTEMBER

Description:

Learn the basics of flameworking. The thrill of sticking a rod of glass into an open flame and working with the resulting molten glass is mesmerizing. In this one-night hands-on class we will cover the basics of flameworking. As well as safety, tools and equipment, we will do a lot of melting, stretching and winding of molten glass working in the flame of a torch. Rather than focusing on any particular type of glass item, students will get a taste of the processes for making pendants, beads, small sculpture, and more.

Class Goals:

This class is designed so any person of any skill level can learn something new. Students will come out of class with one or more completed glass items of their own.

Prerequisites:

No previous experience required. Students must be at least 18 years old.

Materials Provided:

The $15 materials fee covers the cost of materials and wear on the tools. All materials and tools will be provided by the instructor and the Asylum.

What to Bring:

$15 materials fee, payable to the instructor by cash or check andwater in a sealable container. Please wear closed-toe shoes and clothing made of natural materials.

Instructor Biography:


This class is taught by Joanne and Michael Soroka. Joanne has been melting glass for over a decade and was trained by well known Venetian lamp workers and some of the up and coming American glass rock stars of today. She is unstoppable. Her son, Michael, has several years of experience working with glass and has helped make a working invisible glass submarine.

Event Time:

Monday, September 8, 6:45-9:15pm


REFUNDS:We offer full refunds for any class cancellations more than three days 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, pleasefill 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 8, 2014 6:45:00 PM to Sep 8, 2014 9:15:00 PMin Somerville, Massachusetts (Mon, 08 Sep 2014 18:45:00 )
Melanoma Foundation of New England presents Shades of Hope
Melanoma Foundation of New England will hold their largest fundraising event of the year Shades of Hope, on Friday, November 21st, 2014. Special guests for this gala evening include Emmy Award-winning news anchor Heather Unruh as Emcee, and melanoma survivor Miss New Hampshire USA 2014 Bridget Brunet. Proceeds from the event will support MFNE's year-round free educational programs and support groups that aim at reducing the incidence of melanoma in New England. For more information see mfne.org.

When: Nov 21, 2014 6 PM to Nov 22, 2014 12 AMin Boston, Massachusetts (Fri, 21 Nov 2014 18 )
Pakedge Training - Burlington

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When: Aug 19, 2014 9 AM to Aug 19, 2014 4 PMin Boston, Massachusetts (Tue, 19 Aug 2014 09 )
Early Summer Mountain Series

Extreme Field Day for Kids events are obstacle course races for children ages 4-14. The course ranges in distances. 1/2 mile for children (4-5 yrs old) 1 mile for children (6-8 yrs old) and 1 1/2 miles for children(9-11yrs old) and 2 miles for children (12-14 yrs old). We encourage your kids to run in their age group, but if they are comfortable and secure, by all means run a longer distance. There are 12+ age appropriate obstacles to challenge your kids. EFD for kids will test your strength, endurance and determination. There will be plenty of space for parents, family and friends to witness your childs moment of glory. We will also have a family heat.. come and check it out!!



When: Jun 21, 2015 9 AM to Jun 21, 2015 5 PMin Princeton, Massachusetts
Cost: Visit EventBrite.com for pricing. (Sun, 21 Jun 2015 09 )
CONNECT Symposium 2014

Join CONNECT as we discussthe role of individual and peer support in integrated service delivery for economic development programs.

Panel 1: Research and data panel: Research has shown that integrated service deliveryexponentially improves financial outcomes for individuals working toward financial stabilityand mobility. Whats the role of coaching and peer support in ensuring that the gains madeare lasting?

Panel 2: Practitioners Panel: Practitioner spotlight on programs that are supporting lastingchange through coaching and peer support.

This is event is free and open to the public.

Read about CONNECT in the Boston Globe

Learn more about CONNECT!

Donate to CONNECT here!

Questions?

ContactBlake Roberts

Financial Programs Coordinator

broberts@tndinc.org

(617) 889.1375, ext. 128




When: Oct 9, 2014 3 PM to Oct 9, 2014 5 PMin Boston, Massachusetts (Thu, 09 Oct 2014 15 )
Brad Paisley with Randy Houser and Charlie Worsham
When: Aug 23, 2014 7 PM in Mansfield, Massachusetts
Cost: US (Sat, 23 Aug 2014 19 )
Seattle Mariners at Boston Red Sox
When: Aug 24, 2014 1:35:00 PM in Boston, Massachusetts
Cost: US 17.0800 - 4073.3600 (Sun, 24 Aug 2014 13:35:00 )
Digital Diagnosis - Harnessing Digital Technology to Improve Personal Health

Program Overview:
In less than a generation, digital technology has become ubiquitous, with the majority of Americans now walking around with more computing power in the palm of their hands than was needed to power early NASA missions to the moon. The advancement of digital technologies has enabled devices to monitor and analyze your body's vital functions, a huge improvement over early health monitoring devices, like a traditional home scale. How can we harness this technology to improve our personal health? Where are these technologies heading in the future?

A panel of experts will discuss current digital health tools and their benefits as well as the promise for the next generation of digital products to improve health outcomes and empower consumers. See live demonstrations from companies developing new health monitoring technologies.

Agenda:
3:30pm | Registration and Networking
4:00pm | Product demonstrations from health technology startups
4:30pm | Panel Discussion / Q&A
5:15pm | Networking Reception
6:30pm | Close


Panelists:
John Wilbanks | Chief Commons Officers, Sage Bionetworks read bio
Cris De Luca | Digital Innovation Lead, Johnson & Johnson Innovation [moderator] read bio

Who Should Attend:
Life science, biotech and digital health industry enthusiasts, entrepreneurs, investors, founders, and CEOs

Fees:
$35 | General Public
$20 | Student/Academic
$45 | General Public Onsite

Venue:
Microsoft
One Cambridge Center
Cambridge, MA 02142

Speakers Biographies:

John Wilbanks, Chief Commons Officers, Sage Bionetworks
John Wilbanks is the Chief Commons Officer at Sage Bionetworks and a Senior Fellow at Faster Cures. He has worked at Harvard's Berkman Center for Internet & Society, the World Wide Web Consortium, the US House of Representatives, and Creative Commons. John is a past affiliate of MIT's Project on Mathematics and Computation and also started a bioinformatics company called Incellico, which is now part of Selventa. He advises the National Coordination Office's NITRD program, sits on the Board of Directors for Impact Story and the TransMART Foundation, and sits on advisory boards for Boundless Learning, Curious, GenoSpace, and Patients Like Me. John holds a degree in Philosophy from Tulane and studied modern letters at the Sorbonne.
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Cris De Luca, Digital Innovation Lead, Johnson & Johnson Innovation [moderator]
Cris is Digital Innovation Lead at Johnson & Johnson Innovation, Boston also managing technology for Johnson & Johnson Development Corporation and Janssen Labs. Cris has 15 years of enterprise technology experience and was previously part of the Novartis Institutes for BioMedical Research in Cambridge, MA from 2007-2013; where he led a Global Research Computing team driving Social Business, Analytics, and emerging lab technology programs. In 2010, Cris built and continues to run a premier high-tech startup pitch competition in Boston, and serves as a key connector in the local innovation economy. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Suffolk University and a Masters in Computer Information Systems from Boston University, where he instructed graduate courses for the Computer Science department.
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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, MedImmune Ventures, NCI, Mercury Fund, Correlation Ventures, Breakout Labs, and Thomas McNerney & Partners.



When: Oct 14, 2014 3 PM to Oct 14, 2014 6 PMin Cambridge, Massachusetts (Tue, 14 Oct 2014 15 )
Nick Swardson
Nick Swardson is the latest comedian to emerge as a triple threat: comedian, actor and writer/producer. He began doing stand-up at the age of 18, and within one year he was chosen to perform at the U.S. Comedy Arts Festival. Nick wrote and starred in the Happy Madison-produced films Grandma's Boy and Benchwarmers. Happy Madison also produced Nick's first CD and DVD release, Party. His other film credits include Art School Confidential directed by Terry Zwigoff, Blades of Glory with Will Ferrell and You Don't Mess with the Zohan with Adam Sandler. In 2009, Nick completed his first starring role in the Columbia Pictures feature Born to Be a Star, which he co-wrote and produced with Sandler and Allen Covert.

When: Oct 11, 2014 9 PM to Oct 11, 2014 11 PMin Boston, Massachusetts
Cost: $35-$49 (Sat, 11 Oct 2014 21 )
Tool Training: Manual Milling Machine AUGUST

Description:

The manual mills in the Asylum machine shop are amazingly versatile tools- they can be used to create precisely dimensioned parts out of aluminum, steel, or plastic, cut sheets of metal to size, or miter tubes for welding. This class will teach you how to setup a bridgeport-style mill for precision machining, how to securely hold a part, how to precisely measure distances down to one-thousandth of an inch, and how to make facing cuts and drill holes using a wide variety of mill bits and accessories.

Successful completion of this course will qualify students to use the Artisan's Asylum Bridgeport mills independently as member.

This short class will not, however, offer students the opportunity to become expert in the operation of this tool -- that requires applying these techniques to a project over many hours, whether independently or in a longer form class. This training will simply give the student the information they need in order to operate the tool without harming the machine, themselves, or the people around them. It also serves as a good refresher for those who've become rusty after years away from the mill.

Class Goals:

Students will learn to:

  • Move the mill table accurately along x, y, and z axes
  • Change mill spindle speeds for different tasks and materials
  • "True" the mill table using a dial indicator
  • Attach a vise to the mill table, and identify the uses of different fixturing accessories.
  • Securely clamp a small aluminum block.
  • Identify a variety of mill bits and their uses.
  • "Face", or cut a side of, an aluminum block to achieve a precise dimension and smooth finish.
  • Find the edge of a clamped workpiece, and drill a hole a precise distance from the edge.
  • Clean and maintain the mill.

Prerequisites:

Students must be at least 18 years old.

Materials Provided:

Aluminum block: $3. Bring some cash, or bring a 1"-ish X 1"-ish X 2"-ish aluminum scrap piece

What to Bring:

Hair ties for long hair, closed-toed shoes, long-sleeve shirt.

Instructor Biography:

Danaan Metge is a mechanical engineer with extensive prototyping experience. His experience with a mill, lathe, welder, and 3D printer was gleaned from work fabricating parts for an electric self-balancing motorcycle and an off-road gas-powered skateboard with a small company in Somerville, and also from designing and building his own bicycle frame and guitar amplifier.

Event Time:

Manual Mill Tool Trainings run every other Tuesday evening from 7:15pm to 9:15pm.


REFUNDS:We offer full refunds for any class cancellations more than three days 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, pleasefill 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: Aug 5, 2014 7:15:00 PM to Aug 19, 2014 9:15:00 PMin Somerville, Massachusetts (Tue, 05 Aug 2014 19:15:00 )
Vigil and commemoration: Not one more refugee death

In light of the humanitarian crisis of refugees and immigrants on our southern border, we will be gathering at the Boston Common for a vigil dedicated to those who have lost their lives coming to the United States in search of protection.

This event is open for all who stand in solidarity with refugees and immigrants. Please invite friends and family to join us.

This event is hosted byHumanity is Borderless Campaign. Visithttp://humanityisborderless.org/#iamborderless



When: Jul 26, 2014 7 PM to Jul 26, 2014 9 PMin Boston, Massachusetts (Sat, 26 Jul 2014 19 )
Exclusive First Fridays @ Savvor Restaurant & Lounge

Exclusive First FridaysatSavvor Restaurant & Lounge

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Friday, August 1st,9pm-2am

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featuring live music by

DJ Reggie Beas

& The Woo Factor Band

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JAZZ | NEO-SOUL | R&B | HIP-HOP CLASSICS

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NO COVER. FASHIONABLE ATTIRE. 30+ CROWD.
RSVP REQUIRED.
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TABLES | BIRTHDAYS | RSVP

rsvp@gracejonesent.com

617.433.8086



When: Aug 1, 2014 9 PM to Aug 2, 2014 2 AMin Boston, Massachusetts
Cost: Visit EventBrite.com for pricing. (Fri, 01 Aug 2014 21 )
Charli XCX
When: Oct 4, 2014 6 PM in Boston, Massachusetts
Cost: 18.00 - 18.00 (Sat, 04 Oct 2014 18 )
Turkish Cuisine II - Summer Seafoods and Sides

From the sun-baked Mediterranean coast to her exotic eastern borders, Turkey boasts a rich and varied culture and cuisine (especially the cuisine!) Join authentic Turk Selma and global food junkie Adam for an afternoon sampling the luscious summer seafood of this culinary hot spot. Selma will demonstrate how to makesome of her favorite main courses and amazing side dishes that are at their very best in the heat of the summer months. Of course, a sip or three of refreshing wines will be served to keep the August heat at bay! Please note this is a seafood demonstration class, not a cooking class.

NOTE: This class is held at our Classroom Annex, not our retail location. The annex is located at 67 Smith Place in Cambridge, and we highly recommend reviewing the directions availablehere.

Please be aware of ourcancellation policy.



When: Aug 17, 2014 5 PM to Aug 17, 2014 7 PMin Cambridge, Massachusetts
Cost: 55.00 true General Admission 55.00

(Sun, 17 Aug 2014 17 )
Boston University Terriers Mens Ice Hockey vs Michigan Wolverines Hockey


When: Oct 25, 2014 12 AM in Boston, Massachusetts (Sat, 25 Oct 2014 00 )
Introduction to the Multicam Industrial CNC Router: JULY

Description:

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.

Prerequisites:

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, July 11, 6-8pm

Session 2:Friday,July 18, 6-8pm

Session 3:Friday,July 25, 6-8pm

Session 4:Friday, August 1, 6-8pm


REFUNDS:We offer full refunds for any class cancellations more than three days 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, pleasefill 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: Jul 11, 2014 6 PM to Aug 1, 2014 8 PMin Somerville, Massachusetts (Fri, 11 Jul 2014 18 )
Pan Mass Challenge Fundraiser

Raising money for cancer research and treatment at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute is the core of the Pan Mass Challenge mission. Since 2007, 100% of every dollar PMC cyclists raised goes directly to the Jimmy Fund. Since 1980, the PMC has contributed $414 million, which finances research in its earliest stages.

Join us on Thursday, July 24th as we help raise money for this amazing foundation! Your $20 donation at the door will earn you a complimentary drink card and an entry into the raffle for a happy hour for up to 35 people as well as other giveaways! Enjoy drinks inside or outside on our new patio and let's help find a cure for cancer - one mile at a time!



When: Jul 24, 2014 5 PM to Jul 24, 2014 8 PMin Boston, Massachusetts (Thu, 24 Jul 2014 17 )
The Simply Beautiful Conference

One day conference for teen girls.



When: Oct 18, 2014 9 AM to Oct 18, 2014 4 PMin Hudson, Massachusetts
Cost: Visit EventBrite.com for pricing. (Sat, 18 Oct 2014 09 )
Monster Jam
When: Feb 13, 2015 7 PM in Worcester, Massachusetts
Cost: 27.00 - 60.00 (Fri, 13 Feb 2015 19 )
Module III: Hospital-Based Patient Decontamination ? Operations 2014-09-08


When: Sep 8, 2014 8 AM in Boston, Massachusetts (Mon, 08 Sep 2014 08 )
The Future of the new Life!!

Welcome to helping this kids

Our passion and love is for helps kids with differents types of cancer to have a better day, a better life. Making they happy and have wonderful days make ourself feel proud with us and God. This fundraiser include a lot of different colaboration from others organizations, hotels, restaurants and more. You are avalible to eat whatever you decideit and helping us to get our mission with this event, buying the different kind of things that we are going to provide this day. We would have the honor to enjoy with you this adorable cause.

Thanks!!



When: Jul 16, 2016 4 PM to Jul 16, 2016 8 PMin Salem, Massachusetts (Sat, 16 Jul 2016 16 )
Martha's Vineyard Nightlife Awards

The Boogies - playing the 2014 Marthas Vineyard Nightlife Awards As if you needed another reason to leave the hot cement jungle that is the city in summer for the cooler coast and beautiful beaches of Marthas Vineyard. Now the famed 70's band The Boogies will be the main attraction at the 2nd Annual Marthas Vineyard Nightlife Awards 2014.



When: Aug 7, 2014 9 PM to Aug 8, 2014 12 AMin Oak Bluffs, Massachusetts (Thu, 07 Aug 2014 21 )
8.29 @ McGanns w/ Escape Pod, Eye Witness, Analog Heart + The Barely Brothers

Start the weekend off right with some killer music! Featuring these awesome bands...

Escape Pod

https://escapepod.bandcamp.com/

Eye Witness

http://www.eyewitnessrocks.com/

Analog Heart

http://www.reverbnation.com/analogheart

The Barely Brothers

http://www.reverbnation.com/thebarelybrothersband

8:30 DOORS
21+
$7 at the door


Local music. Get some!



When: Aug 29, 2014 8 PM to Aug 29, 2014 11 PMin Boston, Massachusetts (Fri, 29 Aug 2014 20 )
Worcester Salesforce Bootcamp for Nonprofits- 8/5/14

Are you a nonprofit that needs help understanding and implementing Salesforce, but lacks the skills and resources to take advantage of the platform's power?

If yes, we have a great event for you - our Salesforce Bootcamp for Nonprofits!

At501Partners, we're experts at Salesforce and want to share our knowledge with nonprofits that are looking to use this powerful platform to improve operations.

By the end of the bootcamp you will know how to:

  • Process Contacts
  • Record Donations
  • Manage Tasks
  • Customize records
  • Import Data
  • Launch campaigns
  • Generate reports
  • Create Dashboards


Who Should Attend: Executive Directors, Development Staff, Admin Staff, Volunteer Coordinators, Program Directors

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Here's what some past attendees have had to say about our bootcamp:

"I would definitely recommend this session to someone that is NEW to Salesforce"

"This was great! Keep on keepin on!"

"The presenter and the other staff in the room were great..."



When: Aug 8, 2014 9 AM to Aug 8, 2014 4 PMin Worcester, Massachusetts
Cost: 199.00 true Early Bird (before 7/25) 199.00

249.00 true General Admission 249.00

149.00 true Additional Attendees from the Same Organization 149.00

(Fri, 08 Aug 2014 09 )
5K ACROSS THE USA (VIRTUAL) -Boston


When: Sep 6, 2014 7 PM to Oct 18, 2014 9 PMin Boston, Massachusetts (Sat, 06 Sep 2014 19 )
2014 North American Same Sex Ballroom Dance Championship
?he 2014 Same Sex Ballroom Dancing Championship is not only a dance competition, but also a public declaration of the need for equality at all levels of our lives. It supports the diversity and acceptance of the youth and adult LGBTQ community. The 2014 North American Same Sex Ballroom Dance Championship is a one-day event outlining the grace and skills of the ballroom dance contestants accompanied with intervals of social ballroom dancing and professional dance performances. Will be featuring disciplines like Argentine Tango, Salsa, Hustle, Country Western Polka, Two Step and West Coast Swing as well as the traditional Waltz, Tango, Foxtrot, Cha-cha Rumba, Jive and more(full list you can find in the website) Come, enjoy watching a fabulous dance ballroom dance competition and bring your dance shoes with. There will be a lot of social dancing for everyone!

When: Oct 11, 2014 1 PM to Oct 11, 2014 7 PMin Boston, Massachusetts
Cost: Tickets are: - $30 for an adult spectator -$15 for a student Participant's registration is open: http://www.bostonopendancesport.com/registration.html (Sat, 11 Oct 2014 13 )
Day Out with Thomas
When: Aug 30, 2014 9 AM in Carver, Massachusetts
Cost: Visit website for price range. (Sat, 30 Aug 2014 09 )
Ripples of Hope: Garden & Crafts w/ Residents of Pine St Inn (JP)
Sponsored by: Ripples of Hope Minimum age: 5 Seeking 2-5 volunteers to help the residents on a weekly basis to maintain the garden and participate arts/crafts program. Green City Growers will provide training workshops as part of the Saturday maintenance program. A Ripples of Hope Volunteer Team Leader will welcome and lead weekly volunteer en

When: Aug 16, 2014 11:15:00 AM in Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts (Sat, 16 Aug 2014 11:15:00 )
Charmaine Neville Band
When: Aug 10, 2014 8 PM in Somerville, Massachusetts
Cost: Visit website for price range. (Sun, 10 Aug 2014 20 )
Malabar Band with Special Guest DJ Sham
When: Sep 13, 2014 10 PM in Somerville, Massachusetts
Cost: Visit website for price range. (Sat, 13 Sep 2014 22 )
The Gravel Project
When: Nov 21, 2014 7 PM in Somerville, Massachusetts
Cost: Visit website for price range. (Fri, 21 Nov 2014 19 )
Pamela Means
Age Limit: 21+

Pamela Means



When: Aug 24, 2014 9 PM in Cambridge, Massachusetts
Cost: Free (Sun, 24 Aug 2014 21 )
Rockapella
When: Nov 1, 2014 8 PM in Allston, Massachusetts
Cost: Visit website for price range. (Sat, 01 Nov 2014 20 )
Kimbra
When: Nov 9, 2014 7 PM in Allston, Massachusetts (Sun, 09 Nov 2014 19 )
Half Kick Soccer - Wednesdays at 5:15


When: Sep 10, 2014 9:15:00 PM in Boston, Massachusetts (Wed, 10 Sep 2014 21:15:00 )
Half Kick Soccer - Thursdays at 4:30


When: Sep 11, 2014 8 PM in Boston, Massachusetts (Thu, 11 Sep 2014 20 )
Air Sex World Championships
When: Aug 23, 2014 9 PM in Hopkinton, Massachusetts
Cost: Visit website for price range. (Sat, 23 Aug 2014 21 )

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