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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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Cambridge Science Festival: How Do Our Bodies Harness Energy To Do Work? with Robert Lue
Join Professor Robert Lue at the Harvard Ed Portal in an evening of exploring the powerhouse of all human cells. Through this talk, attendees will delve into the world of mitochondria, tiny organelles that harness energy for use in every cell's essential processes. Lue will discuss where mitochondria came from, how they work and their relevance to human disease and health. Come join us in discovering how these essential units make life possible.

When: Apr 21, 2016 6 PM in Allston, Massachusetts (Thu, 21 Apr 2016 18 )
Garage / Spaceman Three
GARAGE2007/Ireland (85 min)Director: Lenny AbrahamsonJosie (Pat Shortt) has spent 20 years as the caretaker of a crumbling petrol station in small-town Ireland. Despite loneliness and the fact that his neighbours treat him as figure of fun, he is always good natured, absurdly optimistic and, in his own peculiar way, happy; he has his place - it might not be great, but it's his. Garage is the story of Josie's hapless search for intimacy over the course of a summer which sees his little niche threatened and his life changed forever. SPACEMAN THREE2008/Ireland (12 min)Director: Hugh OConnorAstro-geologist Dr. Glen Hosey is in space for the first time. His unusual method of passing the time isn't exactly compatible with the peaceful voyage the other two astronauts anticipated....Pat Shortt in person

When: Mar 12, 2016 11 PM to Mar 13, 2016 1 AMin Somerville, Massachusetts
Cost: $12.00 (Sat, 12 Mar 2016 23 )
Science in the Spotlight: Why Media Training Matters
Join the B-BIC Skills Development Center for a discussion with both research faculty who have learned how to employ media training to the advantage of their science and careers, and the public relations professionals who have helped them hone these skills. Opening Remarks will be delivered byPeter Brown, Peter Brown Communications. *A detailed agenda will be available in early March. Speaker Bio: Peter Brown, Peter Brown Communications Peter Brown is a senior executive with more than thirty years of experience in media, broadcasting and healthcare communications.Peter is former Chief of Staff to the President and CEO of Partners HealthCare. Prior to this position, Peter was Vice-President of Public Affairs and Communication for Brigham and Womens Hospital (BWH). Peter spent more than twenty-five years in television journalism. He started his career in radio news in 1977 and transitioned to television in 1978. After graduating from the University of Rhode Island in 1979, Peter worked as a broadcast producer at television stations in Providence (WJAR-TV), Philadelphia (WPVI-TV) and Boston (WBZ-TV), where he was News Director from 1993-2004, leading a staff or more than 125 journalists. Strong writing and communications skills have been a hallmark of his leadership. During Peters television news career, he was honored with numerous awards from the Associated Press and United Press International. He received an Emmy Award, a Best of Boston Award as Best News Director from Boston Magazine and several distinguished accolades from the Radio/Television News Directors Association. In 2000, he and his WBZ-TV news team were acknowledged with the highest award given to any television station, the Edward R. Murrow Award for best local news station in America.

When: Apr 14, 2016 4 PM in Boston, Massachusetts (Thu, 14 Apr 2016 16 )
Cyber Security Case Competition
The Cyber Security Case Competition is an ideal place for students to learn about what it takes to secure real-world systems, as well as showcases their technical expertise. Industry leading IT security professionals will be on hand to network and discuss todays most significant and dynamic issues. Competitors are given information and instructions about a fictitious crime or scenario and must use their knowledge and skills to solve the problem and to protect a network against cyber threats. Each team will be encouraged to be creative, innovative, and of course have fun in this two day competition!

When: Mar 24, 2016 4 PM in Boston, Massachusetts (Thu, 24 Mar 2016 16 )
The Greandeur
A night showcasing the splendor of various arts; visual, culinary, fashion & music.

When: May 7, 2016 6 PM in Boston, Massachusetts (Sat, 07 May 2016 18 )
Residential Volunteers Wanted!
Sponsored by: Heifer Farm- Heifer International
Minimum age: 18
RESPONSIBILITIES: Vary by positions listed below and detailed full position descriptions are available upon request at heifer.farm@heifer.org•EDUCATION VOLUNTEERS lead tours, education activities & programs with mostly youth participants; Assist with daily livestock chores and periodically . . .

When: Feb 13, 2016 2:10:00 PM in Rutland, Massachusetts (Sat, 13 Feb 2016 14:10:00 )
Looking for Volunteers
Sponsored by: Salem Summer Meals Program
Minimum age: 17
Volunteers will be needed to execute the following projects:Prepping Meals: Our current sponsor needs 5-6 volunteers with meal prepping and packing for the summer months.Meal Delivery: Our current sponsor needs 3-4 volunteers with safe mode of transportation to deliver meals to our different sites . . . . . .

When: Jun 27, 2016 12 PM in Salem, Massachusetts (Mon, 27 Jun 2016 12 )
Sustainable Beekeeping - The Bee School at Salem State University (6 Sessions)
Sustainable Beekeeping The Bee School at Salem State University Course 1 - 6 Sessions March 3 - April 7 Thursday Evenings, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm Sustainable Beekeeping at Salem State University is a three-course sequence that can be taken in any combination at $50.00 per course. Complete all three, and receive a certificate from Salem State University. Course 1: Sustainable Beekeeping: 6 weeks - $50.00 March 3 - April 7 Thursday, 6:30 to 9:00 pm - Register NOW! All necessary equipment, management, and hive manipulations to install and maintain a bee hive from late spring through mid-summer. Course recommended for beginner and intermediate beekeepers. Course 2: The Sustainable Apiary Summer: 4 weeks - $50.00 June 2 to June 23 Thursdays 6:30 to 9:00pm Click here to register! Course details summer management practices for the hive. Topics include swarming, identification and interdiction of honey bee predators and diseases. This is a hands-on course as we meet at various apiaries to practice opening and inspecting hives. Students must have bee-veils to participate. Course 3: The Key to Sustainable Beekeeping - Fall and Winter Hive Management: 4 weeks - $50 August 18 through Sept. 8 Thursdays 6:30 to 9:00 pm Click here to register! Necessary fall hive inspections and evaluation, feeding, re-queening, preparing the hive for winter, winter feeding. Also included; how to extract and process honey and bees wax. Note: Course 2 and 3 will include hive openings at local apiaries at mutually beneficial times. Special Short Course: Making Splits, NUCS, and Raising Queens using Non-Grafting Techniques: 2 day short course Times to be announced. NOTE: The Bee School courses are held at Salem State University, Central Campus, Bertolon Classroom Building. Courses 2 & 3 are held at local apiaries and times may vary. You will be issued a parking permit to be displayed at all times on your dashboard. Parking is located behind the Enterprise Center (121 Loring avenue, Salem, MA for your GPS) in spaces marked "E" only. 100% refund before class begins.No refund after the first class.

When: Mar 3, 2016 6 PM in Salem, Massachusetts (Thu, 03 Mar 2016 18 )
Serve Lunch at St. Francis House
Sponsored by: St. Francis House
Minimum age: 17
Volunteers will help prepare and serve lunch to the guests. Please bring a baseball hat or other head covering (or you will be provided with a lovely hairnet!). Volunteers should also wear pants, closed-toed shoes and shirt with sleeves (no tank tops). Youth friendly, 17+. All volunteers under 18 ye . . .

When: Apr 9, 2016 9 AM in Boston, Massachusetts (Sat, 09 Apr 2016 09 )
Harborside Lounge Wine Tasting Party March 2nd
Join us for our Monthly Wine Tasting! A casual mix and mingle. Enjoy the relaxed presentation and self-guided tour of our wine tasting with personal pouring service and tasting comments. Presented in our stylish hip lounge space. $25 = 6 samples of different wines Cheese, crackers, and light appetizers Free drink ticket worth $12 for a future visit Raffle prizes for hotel stays and lounge visits Signature Martini Shots Live Jazz Duo Starting 5pm! Bring your business card and enter a raffle to win a Gift Certificate (4 Winners) A great deal and lots of fun, call now space is limited! RSVP 617.723.7500 or info@harborsideinnboston.com Hosts: Mike Kelly & Younes Sphinx /Lounge Managers, Mark Hagopian and Leah Bishop Harborside Inn & Lounge 185 State Street - Downtown Waterfront

When: Mar 2, 2016 6 PM in Boston, Massachusetts (Wed, 02 Mar 2016 18 )
TeamWorks- Serve Lunch @ Boston Living Center
Sponsored by: Boston Living Center
Minimum age: 18
Individual calendar volunteers are welcome to sign up for this opportunity. We are still looking for a few more members to join the Snowflake Sampler Team for Winter TeamWorks! Please email Orlaith Duggan, oduggan@bostoncares.org if you are able to join the team. Help prepare and serve a delicious m . . .

When: Feb 24, 2016 9 AM in Boston, Massachusetts (Wed, 24 Feb 2016 09 )
Bollywood AfterDark is Back!
AfterDarkBoston, Boston Bhangra, South Asian Nation, Beastly Entertainment and V-Fit Productions are proud to present: "Bollywood AfterDark is Back!" Featuring: Boston's Superstar DJ Rakesh spinning the best in Bollywood, Bhangra and Hindi remixes!!! Where: Icon Nightclub-100 Warrenton St. Complimentary admission till 10:30 with RSVP!!! 21+ with Proper ID and Dress required!!! For details, guestlist information and table reservations: Vijay - 781.962.6217

When: Feb 19, 2016 10 PM in Boston, Massachusetts (Fri, 19 Feb 2016 22 )
How Smart is Your Brand?
Join us for the first User Group Event of the year. We are honored to have Joel Book, Sr. Director, Digital Marketing Insight at Salesforce as a guest speaker! A respected professional with four decades of experience in data-driven marketing, Joel is one of the industrys leading experts on cross-channel marketing and customer experience management. And for each of the past two years, he has been named by Brand Quarterly Magazine to its list of 50 Marketing Thought Leaders over 50. Come hear Joel Book discuss How Smart Brands Engage Customers in the Expereince Economy. In this briefing, Joel Book of Salesforce will share: Case studies from brands that are using personalized cross-channel digitasl marketing to accelerate sales fuel brand advocacy How smart brands use customer data and predictive analytics to personalize product recommendations based on the customers needs, interests and intent. Why all marketing is direct marketing and why the single most important channel for 1:1 marketing and customer service communications is email. Why social media is now the epicenter of direct response advertising and why social listening is quickly becoming a vital tactic for lead generation. How smartphones and connected devices have forever changed how consumers research, shop, share and transact. And where we go from here. Normally, you would have to travel to Dreamforce, so you won't want to miss the chance to meet him right here at our Marketing Cloud User Group meeting! Agenda: 4:30 - 5:00Introductions 5:00 - 6:00Joel Book, Sr. Director, Digital Marketing Insight 6:00 - 6:30Q/A and Networking Important: In an effort to order the right amount of food and the correct size of room, please RSVP if you plan to attend. All attendees must be registered, check-in is required at the security desk and your name must be on the registration list. Thank you and we will see you on March 3rd! Guilda Hilaire, Joanne Hawkins and Altaf Shaikh Salesforce Marketing Cloud User Groups Co-Leaders

When: Mar 3, 2016 4 PM in Boston, Massachusetts (Thu, 03 Mar 2016 16 )
Community Meal Preparation at Hosteling International
Sponsored by: Hostelling International, USA Eastern New England Council
Minimum age: 18
What is the best way to connect with people? Food!Join the Hostelling International Community Meal Prep Night. Cook a community meal, meet and dine with travelers new to Boston!Every Wednesday, Hostelling International Boston prepares a large community meal for the travelers staying at the hostel. I . . .

When: Feb 24, 2016 4 PM in Boston, Massachusetts (Wed, 24 Feb 2016 16 )
ASCEND THURSDAYS
ASCEND THURSDAYS All New Thursday Night Wave Thursday, February 11th DJ SISKO x DJ STORM Hip Hop x Top 40 x R&B x International Doors at 1030p ASCEND NIGHTCLUB295 Franklin St. Boston, MA

When: Feb 18, 2016 10 PM in Boston, Massachusetts (Thu, 18 Feb 2016 22 )
ServiceWorks Volunteer Training
Sponsored by: Boston Cares
Minimum age: 18
ServiceWorks, powered by Boston Cares in partnership with AmeriCorps, the Citi Foundation and Points of Light, is a groundbreaking, national program that engages 16-24 year olds in Skill Building, Volunteering, and Success Coaching as strategies to help address barriers to youth economic opportunity . . .

When: Feb 16, 2016 6 PM in Boston, Massachusetts (Tue, 16 Feb 2016 18 )
Youth & Family Volunteer Leader Training
Sponsored by: Boston Cares
Minimum age: 18
Become A Leader For Youth & Family Projects!Interested in engaging the next generation of volunteers in service? Boston Cares is looking for experienced Volunteer Leaders to take the lead at our family-friendly calendar projects!We are looking for Volunteer Leaders who are interested in one or more . . .

When: Feb 23, 2016 6 PM in Boston, Massachusetts (Tue, 23 Feb 2016 18 )
Advanced Pre-Calculus Exhibition Night
Please join us for an evening of student presentations that display their understandings of functions, function transformations, and the connections between art and mathematics. Using various types of functions (e.g., linear, exponential, trigonometric, conic sections), students will create an original picture using online graphing software (Desmos). During the exhibition night, students will present their art, explain the mathematics used to create it, and field questions from various members of the PHA community. Light refreshments will be served.

When: Feb 25, 2016 6 PM in Cambridge, Massachusetts (Thu, 25 Feb 2016 18 )
You're The Expert - David Square Theatre 7pm and 9pm
Monday, February 29th at The Davis Square Theatre. Hosted by Chris Duffy featuring guest comedians TBA. General Admission (21+) Doors: 6:30pm Show: 7:00pm; Doors 8:30pm, Show: 9:00pm You're the Expert is a live show, podcast, and new public radio program on 90.9 WBUR, Boston's NPR station. The radio show uses comedy to make academic research more accessible and exciting. Through game show segments and hilariously misguided guesses, a panel of comedians will try to get to the bottom of what a distinguished scientist studies all day. You won't want to miss being part of the audience for this live show and podcast taping. You're the Expert is hosted by Chris Duffy and produced by Pretty Good Friends. For more information, please visit: www.theexpertshow.com www.prettygoodfriends.com



When: Feb 29, 2016 7 PM to Feb 29, 2016 8 PMin Somerville, Massachusetts
Cost: 5 - 9 USD (Mon, 29 Feb 2016 19 )
TeamWorks- Math Tutoring @ X-Cel (MissionWorks)
Sponsored by: X-Cel Education
Minimum age: 18
Individual calendar volunteers are welcome to sign up for this opportunity. We are still looking for a few more members to join the Snowflake Sampler Team for Winter TeamWorks! Please email Orlaith Duggan, oduggan@bostoncares.org if you are able to join the team. Try your hand at teaching. Join X-Ce . . .

When: Mar 1, 2016 10 AM in Boston, Massachusetts (Tue, 01 Mar 2016 10 )
Community Grapevine: Build A Birdhouse, A Kids and Family Workshop Event
Sponsored by: WGBH Educational Foundation
Minimum age: 14
Can kids build it? Yes they can! Kids will join Bob the Builder and Tommy Mac for fun, hands-on learning activities inspired by the popular childrens series. Children will have the opportunity to build, decorate and take home their own birdhouse. And Tommy MacDonald, from the PBS woodworking show . . .

When: Feb 20, 2016 9 AM in Boston, Massachusetts (Sat, 20 Feb 2016 09 )
Volunteer Services Intern at Ethos
Sponsored by: Ethos
Minimum age: 18
Ethos offers a minimum six month internship program for individuals interested in careers in non-profit management, elder care services, social work and community organization.The internship provides the opportunity to develop care, compassion and community for homebound elders in Southwest Boston: . . .

When: Feb 13, 2016 9 AM in Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts (Sat, 13 Feb 2016 09 )
HAC Supports Affordable Housing
For a donation of $15 you can participate in a heart pumping 90 minute mashup workout including Strength, Zumba, HIIT and Pilates or a 90 minute cycle! Two sessions of youth swim lessons will also be offered, 1:15-2:45 and 2:00-2:30 first come first serve! After the event there will be a reception with a prize giveaway. Members and non-members welcome. (If you plan on participating in the spin, please register at the front desk as spece is limited.) Register online for general participation and donations should be made at the front desk! organization info at: www.bikeandbuild.org

When: Feb 28, 2016 1 PM in Amherst, Massachusetts (Sun, 28 Feb 2016 13 )
Ages 6-17: Distributing Food at the Harvest Food Pantry
Sponsored by: Harvest Food Pantry (The Harvest)
Minimum age: 6
This project is intended for families and young volunteers. In order to attend, you must be either under the age of 18, or accompanying a youth volunteer.Join us for a day of family volunteering at the Harvest Food Pantry! Kids, teens, and families with children as young as 6 are invited to help us . . .

When: Mar 5, 2016 9 AM in Cambridge, Massachusetts (Sat, 05 Mar 2016 09 )
Collect & Sort Donations at Catie's Closet
Sponsored by: Catie's Closet
Minimum age: 15
Volunteers will assist in our Distribution Center accepting donations and sorting, hanging and folding clothing that is then distributed to school partners. From these school Closets, students in need are able to select the clothes they like as well as need in a safe, wecloming, and discreet space . . . . . .

When: Feb 20, 2016 9 AM in Dracut, Massachusetts (Sat, 20 Feb 2016 09 )
UX Book Club: Thinking with Type
Whether your a Design Researcher or purely an UI Designer, understanding Typography is an essential part of our craft. It helps to define our grids, to make our Keynote presentationsclear and structured, and so much more. Join in for a discussionabout Thinking with Type. How to Book Club: Purchase, rent or borrow Thinking with Typeby Ellen Lupton. Read as much as you can before we meet on March 3rd. Come armed with delicious insights, questions and anything else you want to share with the group. If you've read this one before, consider joining in for the discussion. You might gain a deeper insight, learn how to implement some your learnings or see the story from a different perspective. Jason Santa Maria on Thinking with Type:Building on her years of experience both as a designer and an educator, Lupton presents a sturdy primer on type and its use, charting a course through early forms of type and anatomy, to modern usage and common pitfalls (including some wonderful bits about crimes against typography). This is a great place for newcomers to typography to start, and a strong resource for experienced designers to brush up with. And its beautifully designed to boot.

When: Mar 3, 2016 6 PM in Boston, Massachusetts (Thu, 03 Mar 2016 18 )
Wednesday Workday Corps - Charles River Peninsula
Sponsored by: Charles River Valley
Minimum age: 12
Do you love getting outside; working with your hands, meeting dedicated people passionate about protecting some of the best conservation properties in Massachusetts? Are you willing to get dirty and have fun at the same time? Come check out our Wednesday Workdays!. Volunteers will collaborate with s . . .

When: Apr 6, 2016 9 AM in Medfield, Massachusetts (Wed, 06 Apr 2016 09 )
Volunteer Leader Training
Sponsored by: Boston Cares
Minimum age: 18
Volunteer Leaders are the backbone of the work we do at Boston Cares. The quantity and diversity of projects that are on the monthly calendar directly correlates with the number of active Volunteer Leaders. The course will cover how to lead a project, the functionality of our website, and tips for m . . .

When: Apr 26, 2016 6 PM in Boston, Massachusetts (Tue, 26 Apr 2016 18 )
Stage Troupe Charity Show: Dog Sees God - Spring 2016
Stage Troupe's first mainstage of the season, Charity Show: Dog Sees God. All proceeds from this show will go to the charity Massachusetts Citizens for Kids. To donate directly to the charity, please visit their website MassKids.org. No Refunds

When: Feb 25, 2016 8 PM in Boston, Massachusetts (Thu, 25 Feb 2016 20 )
2016 MIT Sloan Investment Conference
WELCOME Hosted by the Sloan School of Management at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT),the MIT Sloan Investment Conference brings together influential individuals in the finance and investment world to debate, discuss, and share their views on the most pressing issues in macroeconomics, finance, and investing. The investment conference is an integral part of MIT's tradition in finance education, and our mission is to expand investment education by providing young investors and students access to investing thought leaders through conversations over philosophies, ideas, debates, and personalities. Website:http://www.sloaninvestmentconference.com/

When: Feb 25, 2016 7 AM in Cambridge, Massachusetts (Thu, 25 Feb 2016 07 )
Cosi Fan Tutte
When: Feb 25, 2016 7 PM in Boston, Massachusetts (Thu, 25 Feb 2016 19 )
Childbirth Preparation Class in Newton
Event Date:
Thursday, February 25, 2016 - 6:30pm to 9:00pmEvent InfoWebsite:
http://www.bostonjcc.org/parentstobe
Cost:
$60/Individual, $100/Couple
Contact:
617-558-6485 or earlyparenting@jccgb.org
Recommended Age:
Adults

When: Feb 25, 2016 12 AM to Feb 25, 2016 12 AMin Newton Center, Massachusetts
Cost: $60/Individual, $100/Couple (Thu, 25 Feb 2016 00 )
National Theatre Live: As You Like It
When: Feb 25, 2016 7 PM in Brookline, Massachusetts (Thu, 25 Feb 2016 19 )
Intro to Papermaking
Students will be introduced to the basic tools, materials, and techniques of handmade paper. Students will pull their own sheets of paper and press them. In addition they will be given an opportunity to explore some conventional and unconventional uses for their handmade paper including sculptural casting and book making. Suitable for ages 16 and up. Maximum 8 students. Instructor: Kelsie Leonard Thursdays, February 25 - March 31, 6:00 - 8:30 pm $125 Members / $175 Nonmembers Instructor materials fee: $30

When: Feb 25, 2016 6 PM in Brockton, Massachusetts (Thu, 25 Feb 2016 18 )
ITIL Certification Training Course in Boston, MA United States of America
Our Students speak : Mara Dower, BMS Overall Satisfaction:5 /5 Feedback:Libby was great!! She gave us great insight to the entire process of ITIL. She was entertaining and very motivational. I would love to take additional courses taught by her Would you like to recommend our Training to your colleagues, teams and friends? Definitely Yes! Eddy Lam, SDL Overall Satisfaction:5 /5 Feedback:Janet Hayes provides real life examples and situations not covered in course material. Janet made sure me understand key points before moving on in the lesson. Would you like to recommend our Training to your colleagues, teams and friends? May be! EZcertifications would like to present to you our upcoming ITIL Certification Prep Training Workshop Location: Boston, MA Date:Mar 31-Apr 01 2016 This is an Instructor-led Classroom Training which will help you to prepare for the ITIL Foundation examination conducted by AXELOS. For your convenience, we conduct ITIL Foundation Classroom Training every month! If you cant make it to this one, join us next month! Click here for our calendar of upcoming ITIL Foundation Training Sessions About ITIL Foundation Training: ITIL Foundation is one of the most widely adopted approaches, used globally by IT Service Management. It provides a practical, no-nonsense framework for identifying, planning, delivering and supporting IT services to any business. Recognition of this credential also increases your professional marketability to employers and higher salary levels. The benefits of having ITIL Certification are: ?? Improves IT Services ?? Reduces Costs ?? Improves Customer Satisfaction ?? Improves Productivity. About EZcertifications: EZcertifications is a Global Education Provider in the area of Professional Certification Courses. We provide high quality and cost-effective training solutions to meet individual and organizational training requirements in mission-critical areas of Project Management, IT Service Management, Information Security, Enterprise Architecture, Business Analysis & Agile/Scrum. Enroll Now Take advantage of our Classroom Training and World class e-learning content. Benefits of ITIL Foundation Training through EZCertifications: ?? High pass/success rate with Money-back Guarantee ?? 2 days of Instructor-led classroom training ?? Examination on the 2nd day ?? APMG & CSME accredited Training Content ?? 3 Months online access to our e-learning content ?? 2 full length simulation tests ?? Earn 24 PDUs for PMP CCR Enroll Today!We Make it EZ for You! Kind Regards, Kris Mohan, Training Manager Contact Us Toll Free:1- 866- 438-0220 Email: kris.mohan@ezcertifications.com Website: www.ezcertifications.com

When: Feb 25, 2016 8 AM in Boston, Massachusetts (Thu, 25 Feb 2016 08 )
SWAMP THINGS: Installation & Restoration of Temporary Wetland Crossings
E X H I B I T O R S: enter promotional codeSTexpoto access the correct form and instructions. S P O N S O R S: enter promotional codeSTsponsorto access the correct form and instructions. S P E A K E R S: enter promotional codeSTspeakto access the correct form and instructions. A M W S M E M B E R S: enter promotional codeSTamwsto access the form with your discounted rate. Registration for CPESC Review is handled byEnviroCert International, Inc. (ECI) on the ECI website- pleasedo not register on EventBrite. ECI will send us your information. For more info, see CPESC REVIEW, below. 2016 Winter Conference INSTALLATION and RESTORATION of TEMPORARY WETLAND CROSSINGS Timber swamp mats have been used for decades by forestry and linear energy projects to facilitate low-impact, temporary equipment access across wetlands and waterways. Composite material products emerged more recently; installation methods and other project elements are changing in response. Meanwhile, federal, state and local regulations governing temporary wetland crossings in southern New England have evolved; and requirements for the same project may vary by location. S W A M P T H I N G S will bring together regional experts in the fields of energy transmission management, wetland crossing construction and the various levels of environmental regulation to describe how wetland crossings are designed, permitted, constructed and restored. Manufacturers and suppliers of timber and composite mat systems will exhibit and promote their products as solutions to access issues. The program will provide a forum for the exchange of ideas, concerns and hopefully solutions. Click on links below for more information aboutSWAMP THINGS: tri-fold flyer6-page brochure swcssnec.org/winter REGISTRATION FEES include breakfast, coffee and lunch ~ WAIVED for Speakers PRESENTIONS SWCS Member $50 Non-member $65 * Government $50 Student $35 * Group Discount: Register 3, Get 1 FREE 25% off the Non-Member rate when ANY group of 4 or more register together ($48.75 each). Promotional code required; please contact Christine at (774) 207-7526 or info@swcssnec.org. BLUE LIGHT SPECIALfor first-time SWCS membership Professional $140 Student** $50 Includes 1 year SWCS & SNEC Membership and registration at a discounted rate **Per SWCS, min 12 credits/semester to qualify for the Student Member rate. EXHIBITORS: $350 - to be paid by check via USPS Enter promotional code STexpo to access the correct form and instructions. For more information, go to swcssnec.org/winter/exhibitors SPONSORS: rates vary - to be paid by check via USPS Enter promotional code STsponsor to access the correct form and instructions. For more information, go toswcssnec.org/winter/sponsorship CPESC REVIEW: Note: The CPESC Review session runs later than the rest of theSWAMP THINGSprogram. Fee: $250* + cost of workbook (purchased from ECI directly) includesECI's $50 registration fee;Breakfast, Coffee, Lunch; and access to Exhibits Registration for CPESC Review is handled byEnviroCert International, Inc. (ECI)on the ECI website- do not register on EventBrite. For details and to register, please go tohttp://www.envirocertintl.org/resources/eventdetail.asp?EventID=3478. ECI will pass your registration information along to us. Registration must be received by ECI by theirCutoff Date: 3/1/2016 Click on links below for more information aboutSWAMP THINGS: tri-fold flyer 6-page brochure swcssnec.org/winter

When: Mar 11, 2016 8 AM in Sturbridge, Massachusetts (Fri, 11 Mar 2016 08 )
Tool Training: Laser Cutter WINTER/SPRING 2016
Description: Learn how to safely operate Asylasaur - the Artisan's Asylum laser cutter and the Epilog Helix laser engraver! Asylasaur is a 100W CO2 laser cutter built by the Artisan's Asylum community based on the Lasersaur open source laser cutter project. This 2-hour basic training class will cover some basics on how laser cutters work and review operating procedures for the laser cutters, including information on the variety of different materials that can be used in the machines. Testing will be required before students can use the tool independently as members. Students will get to create a small item as part of the testing! Note this is not a modeling class, and will not teach students how to create designs to cut. To learn more about modeling and design, check out our offerings in Inkscape, AutoCAD, 123D Make, and Blender on ourclasses page. Class Goals: Students will: Understand principles of laser cutting and etching Learn what makes materials safe to use in the laser Learn how to set up, shut down and clean the laser cutters Learn how to user LasaurApp, the front end application for the cutter Be prepared to deal with problems that may arise while using Asylasaur Be able to reserve Asylasaur, the Helix and use them independently. Be able to exchange meaningful "Pew pew!" exclamations with other laser pilots. Prerequisites: No prior experience is required to operate the machine. Students without experience working with Inkscape or other 2D modeling software will need to investigate working with vectors or take additional classes (listing available here). Students must be at least 18 years old. Materials Provided: Tools and materials for a small project will be provided. What to Bring: Students should bring something to write with/on if they would like to take notes but slides will be provided to students after class. Instructor Biography: Brian C. Johnson manages the Digital Fabrication Lab at the Artisan's Asylum and incorporates laser cutting and etching into many of his projects. Derek Seabury is a computer scientist, systems architect, and scuba diving instructor, and led the team that built the Asylasur laser cutter at the Asylum. Event Time: Laser Cutter training is generally available one weeknight and one weekend afternoon every month. See drop-down menu above for specific dates and times available. AA REGISTRATION/FAQs/REFUNDS/CANCELLATIONS: ***We ask all new students to register in our new system before their first class in our space.You will also need to register if you haven't taken class with us since our new system launched: as of July 1, 2015.You can registeronline here:https://artisansasylum.com/membership/registration/. *** Please review ourAttending Classes FAQhttp://artisansasylum.com/attending-classes/so you'll know what to expect and be prepared for class. REFUNDS:Please navigate to our website for our complete class cancellation and refund policies:http://artisansasylum.com/classpolicies/ **If you would like to request a refund, please fill out this form:http://tinyurl.com/artisansasylumcancellations 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: Feb 18, 2016 7 PM in Somerville, Massachusetts (Thu, 18 Feb 2016 19 )
Mary L. Cornille Lecture with Franoise Lionnet: "Literary Routes: Migration and the Creative Economy"
"In summer 2015, the media spotlight was trained daily on the accelerating crisis in the Mediterranean. Yet news reports and statistics have only routinized and depersonalized these disasters. As a humanist, I am more interested in the small narratives and significant details that give us the texture and fabric of human interactions in the contact zones of migratory flows. My presentation engages with the poetic and theatrical work of Soeuf Elbadawi, who reminds us that this crisis is a global phenomenon that reaches deep into the southwestern Indian Ocean and the Comoros archipelago, off the coast of East Africa, where Mayotte is the 5th overseas department of France. I will reflect on the way our analytical disciplines can contribute to a rethinking of the means of representation and dissemination of creative perspectives from the so-called ultraperipheries of Europe. What can literary critics do to enhance awareness of human rights issues and further epistemological equality? What is the critical effectiveness of literature in the world as agent of cultural change and how do we heighten appreciation for stories and storytelling, for the insatiable human desire to make sense of a chaotic world through narrative?" Franoise Lionnet is the Mary L. Cornille Distinguished Visiting Professor In the Humanities, Wellesley College, Prof. of Romance Languages and Literatures, Harvard University, UCLA Distinguished Professor, French and Francophone, Comparative Literature, and Gender Studies (on leave).

When: Feb 25, 2016 7 PM in Wellesley, Massachusetts (Thu, 25 Feb 2016 19 )
Dan Baird & Homemade Sin
2-25-2016

Dan Baird formed The Georgia Satellites in 1980. Being the lead singer, rhythm guitarist and chief songwriter, he penned their runaway radio hit "Keep Your Hands to Yourself." They were one of the most ferocious bands of the 1980s. What set them apart from the other 100,000 bands who cranked their amps up to eleven was that their wild riffs and tanked up cries came from a band who, from the start, understood its place in the rock tradition and fought hard to solidify it with each recording. Dan left the band in 1990 to pioneer what became known as "Cowpunk" and "Alt Country." He tours and records with his band Homemade Sin, which today features two ex-members of The Georgia Satellites, Baird and drummer Mauro Magellan. Homemade Sin also includes guitarist Warner E. Hodges, who tours and records with Jason & the Scorchers. Dan & the band play a mixture of Baird's solo material plus the many hits and fan favorites from his years with the Georgia Satellites. They are, and always have been, one of the most fun and exciting bands out there hitting the clubs and halls of America.

"Dan Baird is the Savior of Rock 'n' Roll." - Hooked On Music

"It's been along time since people made albums as fun, as strong and as satisfying as this one." - Billboard

"Amazing songs delivered with gap toothed, shit kicking passion." - Classic Rock

"Completely unpretentious and totally irresistible!" - AltCountry

When: Feb 25, 2016 7 PM in Shirley, Massachusetts
Cost: $18 advance; $22 day of show (Thu, 25 Feb 2016 19 )
Norwex on Purpose - Boston/Waltham, MA with Special Guests Eivind, Debbie and Kathy
Event Details - Agenda at a Glance: 6:45pm - 7:00pm: Registration 7:00pm 9:00pm:Norwex On Purpose Meeting

When: Mar 7, 2016 7 PM in Waltham, Massachusetts (Mon, 07 Mar 2016 19 )
Winter Warmer G.O.A.T Pig Roast & Block Party
Come join Bambolina and our friends at Notch Brewing for an epic block party! We're taking over Liberty Street and roasting up some pork and goat (because goat is SUPER tasty) along with an abundance of delicious sides. Come eat and drink outside with us because, darn it, we're New Englanders and we enjoy life outside in all seasons! Tickets include all the meat and sides you can eat. Tasty Notch brews available at cash bar.

When: Feb 20, 2016 1 PM in Salem, Massachusetts (Sat, 20 Feb 2016 13 )
Sushi 101 with Genji
Join us for a fun evening of sushi and sake! First, you'll enjoy a sushi dinner (appetizers, vegetable and fish sushi) and sake tasting by our River Street sake expert, Peter. Then, learn to roll your own sushi, with guidance from a Genji sushi master. At the end of the evening, you'll take home your sushi mat and any sushi you've made during the class. If you're vegetarian, please let us know so we can accommodate you! You must be 21 years old to participate in the sake tasting. Please sign up beforeFebruary 24th. Class feeis non refundable.

When: Feb 25, 2016 6 PM in Cambridge, Massachusetts (Thu, 25 Feb 2016 18 )
Death of a Salesman


When: Feb 25, 2016 10 AM in Plymouth, Massachusetts (Thu, 25 Feb 2016 10 )
Norwin JROTC Bataan Memorial March
If you cannot attend the march but still want to donate to our cause please click the "Get Tickets" button in the top right hand corner and scroll down to the "Donation" option Bataan Death March History During World War II, the Japanese forced American and Filipino soldiers on a 65 mile march on the Luzon Islands. These 75,000 American and Filipino prisoners of war were already tired, weak, and lacking food but were forced through the Luzon Island jungles with intense tropical heat. The march was from Mariveles, Bataan to San Fernando, Pampanga and involved over 5,000 casualties. This tragic event is now known as the Bataan Death March. The first memorial march was held in 1989 in New Mexico to honor those who suffered at the Bataan Death March. It is annually sponsored by the Army ROTC from New Mexico State University. Norwin JROTC Bataan Memorial March As the Norwin Air Force JROTC, we wish to hold a similar event to honor those who have sacrificed so much. This year our goal is to raise $5,000 for the Wounded Warriors Project in honor of our nation's veterans, especially those who participated in the Bataan Death March. The walk will involve a motivational ceremony beforehand, music, contests, and most importantly, camaraderie. Please join us as we march to honor and help those who sacrificed their lives so that we could sleep soundly at night. ***Rain or Shine*** If you cannot attend the race but still want to donate to our cause please click the "Get Tickets" button in the top right hand corner and scroll down to the "Donation" option Registration To register, click the "Get Tickets" button. There are multiple types of registration. 14 Mile March Free Regristration 14 Mile March $25 Registration with T-Shirt and Memorial Bag 3 Mile March $25 Registration with T-Shirt and Memorial Bag ****PLEASE NOTE THAT THE FREE REGISTRATION DOES NOT INCLUDE A TSHIRT AND MEMORIAL MARCH BAG**** The 14 mile march is more symbolic of the actual Bataan Death March but participants have the option to choose between the 14 mile and the 3 mile march. Please note: ANY JROTC CADETS WISHING TO QUALIFY FOR THE BATAAN DEATH MARCH RIBBON NEED TO SELECT ONE OF THE 14 MILE MARCH OPTIONS. *There is also paper registration that is payed for through a check. This form can be downloaded here.https://www.docdroid.net/JoIU8bz/bmm-paper-registration.pdf.html *There will be Day-Of Registration at the event.* Regulations All participants under the age of 12 must be accompanied by an adult (18+) when marching. No pets or strollers are allowed on the route. MP3 players, boom boxes, and CD players are only allowed on the route if headphones are used. All participants must wear footwear. All participants must finish marching by 5 p.m. No refunds will be given. T-Shirt and Memorial March Bag Pickup If you are registering for the T-Shirt and Memorial March Bag Option ($25), you can pick up your T-shirt and Memorial March Bag either on the day of the march (March 19th) at 7AM or at the front entrance of Norwin High School on March 18th from 6PM-8PM. If you do not wish to register now, there is Day-Of Registration. But, if you choose this option, t-shirt sizes and Memorial March Bag items may be limited. Thank you for your time and interest. We hope you are able to make it to our charity walk or donate online. All proceeds will go to the Wounded Warrior Project. Sponsors Igloo Auto Service Duncan Financial Group Norwin Rental Lenhart's Towing Service Norwin Barber ShoP North Huntingdon Police Department Jacktown Ride and Hunt Club Gingerbread Running Store If you would like to become a sponsor, please contact Victoria Carrick at carricktori@gmail.com for more information.

When: Mar 19, 2016 8 AM in Boston, Massachusetts (Sat, 19 Mar 2016 08 )
Mosaic Window 3 week Session
Enjoy three weeks unleashing your inner artist by creating a beautiful mosaic window at Glass, Arts and More. We willteach you how to cut, grind, shapeglass to create your very own mosaic masterpiecein a fun and safesetting. We will work one on one with you until you are comfortable working on your own.Week after week youwill explore your imagination and surprise yourself as you start from scratch and bring your creation to life. Course fee includes use of tools andmaterials. Consequitive three week session. Thursday Feb 25th 6-9pm Thursday Mar 3 6-9pm Thursday Mar 10 6-9pm

When: Feb 25, 2016 6 PM in Norwood, Massachusetts (Thu, 25 Feb 2016 18 )
"Sorry"
Sorry: Family Dynamics Take Center Stage in Drama

The Apple Family returns to the stage once more in Sorry, the third play in this quartet of tales from playwright Richard Nelson. This edition takes you deeper into the self-conflict and inner struggles of these characters as Election Day 2012 approaches, and the close-knit family gathers to deal with putting their elderly uncle in a nursing home. Battling their own regrets, the Apples wrestle with the future of their own family and the nation in this drama that was praised by The Boston Globe for "the mixture of social relevance, deeply personal stakes and thoughtful questioning."

When: Feb 25, 2016 7 PM in Stoneham, Massachusetts
Cost: COMP - $25.00 (Thu, 25 Feb 2016 19 )
The Magic Soup (and Other Stories)


When: Feb 25, 2016 10 AM in Brookline, Massachusetts (Thu, 25 Feb 2016 10 )
Bread Baking for Kids and Parents!
A kid-friendly version of our adult Bread Baking workshop! Pint-sized bakers and their parents will learn to make and knead a simple thirded loaf like the Pilgrims might have eaten, and learn more about the importance of corn to Plimoth Colony. For questions, or to sign up over the phone, please call Sarah Dery at (508)746-1622 ext. 8359.

When: Feb 20, 2016 1 PM in Plymouth, Massachusetts (Sat, 20 Feb 2016 13 )
Sorry


When: Feb 25, 2016 7 PM in Stoneham, Massachusetts (Thu, 25 Feb 2016 19 )
March 12th Steve Kradolfer at Lots of Laughs
Saturday March 12th Sean Sullivan, Jack Walsh and Steve Kradolfer 9:00 show ~ doors open at 8:00 $20 per person 978-687-1789 for info and reservations or purchase tickets here China Blossom's (www.chinablossom.com) full menu and buffet is available in the comedy room before and during the show. Thank you for supporting live comedy in the Merrimack Valley THE BUFFET. China Blossoms buffet is a sumptuous array of dishes that elevates the all-you-can-eat experience. The buffet features classic Asian favorites, soup, fresh seasonal fruit, and dessert at a level of food quality unmatched in New England. The gourmet dinner buffet features live-action cooking and carving stations for Prime Rib (USDA Choice Angus), Peking Duck, create-your-own noodle soups, and a diverse selection of sushi.

When: Mar 12, 2016 9 PM in North Andover, Massachusetts (Sat, 12 Mar 2016 21 )

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