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Foxborough Residence Inn Extended Suites Hotel
The Residence Inn Hotel by Marriott near Gillette Stadium home of the NFL Patriots in Foxboro & the Comcast Center offers 1 & 2 bedroom suites that are 50% larger than most hotels. Pet friendly, Full kitchens with separate living areas with free breakfast buffet, internet access, cable TV with HBO & ESPN.
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About North Attleborough
The town of North Attleborough was founded in 1887 and is located in Bristol County abutting the State of Rhode Island.

The town was once known for producing more buttons than any where else in the United States.

The community offers many recreational opportunities like bowling or golfing as well as two movie theaters and more.

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Tala Madani and Villa Design Group Opening
Join us for the opening of two new exciting exhibitions: Tala Madani: First Light and Villa Design Group: The Tradegy Machine. The artists will be at the opening and refreshments will be provided. Come help us welcome and celebrate two new exhibitions in Cambridge. List Projects: Narrative Color will also be open during the reception.  More about the artists:  Over the past ten years, Tehran-born and Los Angeles-based Tala Madani has developed a signature practice centered on playful yet provocative representations of men. Her paintings, drawings, and stop-motion animations—characterized by loose, expressive brushwork—combine a gestural figuration with mature and often disturbing subject matter. These bracingly deadpan works satirize conventional notions of masculinity, recasting the male figure in various scenarios that both mock virility and redistribute the dynamics of power. Bright pastel color fields form the ground for base group scenes in which balding, rotund, and mustachioed middle-aged men blindly follow each other in circles, undergo interrogation, and perform various humiliating acts. Unflinchingly scatological and abject, Madani’s works encourage a larger consideration of authority, desire, and shame. Villa Design Group employs writing, performance, sculpture, and film to create a hybrid “theatre of design” that supports the group’s interest in queer histories, the aesthetics of cultural value, and the radical potential of viewing current society through the history of conservative political regimes. Particularly inspired by 1980s Italian design and architecture group Memphis and the Ballet Russes, active in the early 20th century, references in their work range from literature to the history of fashion and decorative arts.  In this pursuit, the group seeks to create “queer objects”—objects “coded with narrative possibilities, which…can perhaps smuggle in a kind of radical moment that does not depend on visualization of a radical body.” 

When: May 19, 2016 6 PM in Cambridge, Massachusetts (Thu, 19 May 2016 18 )
Sami Eladhari Foundation Annual Fundraiser
This is the Sami Eladhari Foundation annual fundraising event that includes a silent auction. Recipients of the Scholarships will be presented a check at the event. Finger food will be served. Cash bar will be available.

When: Jun 17, 2016 7 PM in Arlington, Massachusetts (Fri, 17 Jun 2016 19 )
Matrimonios Extraordinarios Ebenezer-Navegando Unidos
El ministerio de Matrimonios Extraordinarios Ebenezer te invita a su retiro local                                        "Navegando Unidos" Recursos invitados desde Puerto Rico los pastores Nando y Jessica Steidel $50.00 por pareja e incluye desayuno del sábado (servido en los horarios de 8:00 am-10:00 am) Viernes 6:30 pm Adoración y Primera Conferencia   Sábado 10:00 am Adoración y Segunda Conferencia Ofreceremos cuido de niños $2 diarios (por niño) esto incluye merienda del viernes y el desayuno del sábado. ***Vestimenta Casual*** Las parejas con vestimenta de acuerdo al tema nautico entraran a un sorteo especial

When: Jun 3, 2016 6 PM in Lowell, Massachusetts (Fri, 03 Jun 2016 18 )
Lunch & Learn - “So Hemed In”: Land and Identity Among the Middleborough Indians (Speaker: Jon Green)
When studying colonial Massachusetts’s history, our focus is often drawn to settlements such as Plymouth, Weymouth, Boston, and Dorchester. While the events that unfolded in these places shaped the unique cultural landscape that emerged in the latter half of the seventeenth century, other locations slightly further afield from these colonial hubs were equally significant. On the western frontier of the Plymouth Colony, in the area of present-day Middleborough, Taunton, and Bridgewater, Wampanoag people and English colonists frequently traded goods, worked side by side, and built close bonds of friendship. It was also in this area that Titicut, otherwise known as the Titicut Plantation, remained an active and culturally vibrant Native community in the aftermath of the Pequot War, King Philip’s War, and the French and Indian War. Over time the Wampanoag, as well as members of other tribes such as the Nipmuc, Massachusett, and even the Pigwacket of Maine, formed what came to be known as the Middleborough Indians. Looking closely at this little known Native community reveals the political, racial, and religious dynamism that characterized the meshing of Native and English cultures during the late-seventeenth and eighteenth centuries. Biographical Information Jonathan Green is a 2010 graduate of Stonehill College where he earned a degree in History. Since graduating, Jon has worked as the Assistant Archivist at Stonehill, helping preserve and manage a variety of digital and physical collections. In 2014, he took on the position of Curator for the Milton Historical Society, as well as the duties of caretaker for the Suffolk Resolves House, located in Milton, MA. Jon is currently working on finishing his master’s thesis, which examines the role of aquatic environments in preexisting Wampanoag and English religions and economies, in order to determine how rivers, swamps, and the sea factored into the coalescence of and conflict between these two cultures in southeastern Massachusetts during the seventeenth and early-eighteenth centuries.

When: Jul 7, 2016 12 PM in Housatonic, Massachusetts (Thu, 07 Jul 2016 12 )
Backyard Swagger

When: Sep 24, 2016 9 PM in Bridgewater, Massachusetts (Sat, 24 Sep 2016 21 )
Backyard Swagger

When: Sep 2, 2016 9 PM in Hopedale, Massachusetts (Fri, 02 Sep 2016 21 )
Colette O'Connor- Kathleen Healy- Kim Moberg
World Music Day to benefit Musicians Without Borders at Live From Center Stage Save the date! This all day event will feature the best in south shore SingerSongwriters !

When: Jun 21, 2016 2 PM in Dennis Port, Massachusetts (Tue, 21 Jun 2016 14 )
JackRabbit Slims Band
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When: Sep 17, 2016 9 PM in Beverly, Massachusetts (Sat, 17 Sep 2016 21 )
Backyard Swagger

When: Aug 11, 2016 9 PM in Brockton, Massachusetts (Thu, 11 Aug 2016 21 )
Backyard Swagger

When: Jul 28, 2016 9 PM in Brockton, Massachusetts (Thu, 28 Jul 2016 21 )

When: Jun 4, 2016 7 PM in Billerica, Massachusetts (Sat, 04 Jun 2016 19 )
Dave B and the Hot Shots
We've been playing this jam for the last few years. It's always a fun time, so come and visit.

When: Sep 8, 2016 9:15:00 PM in Quincy, Massachusetts (Thu, 08 Sep 2016 21:15:00 )
Age Limit: 21+


When: Jul 1, 2016 7 PM in Salem, Massachusetts
Cost: $5 (Fri, 01 Jul 2016 19 )
Backyard Swagger
All ages show, outside on the stage, weather dependent. Come out and bring the kids!

When: Jul 24, 2016 6 PM in West Boylston, Massachusetts (Sun, 24 Jul 2016 18 )
JackRabbit Slims Band
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When: Jul 9, 2016 9 PM in Plymouth, Massachusetts (Sat, 09 Jul 2016 21 )
Fred Meltzer- The Vanilla Burritos

When: Aug 5, 2016 8 PM in Hull, Massachusetts (Fri, 05 Aug 2016 20 )
Digney Fignus
Show Details SATURDAY, JUNE 11th DIGNEY FIGNUS BAND O'SHEA'S OLDE INNE 348 Main St. (Rt 28), West Dennis, MA Show starts at 8:30pm NO COVER Enjoy a fun night of music while you kick back with your favorite beverage at THE place to be in West Dennis. Jump start your SUMMER FUN with singer/songwriter Digney Fignus and his band including guitarist/mandolin player Chris Leadbetter, and local favorites Dave Myers (Ocean 104.7) on bass, and Dave Dillon on drums. Dance the night away to hot tunes from Digney's classic Columbia recordings and last 3 TOP 40 Americana and Roots CDs.

When: Jun 11, 2016 8 PM in West Dennis, Massachusetts (Sat, 11 Jun 2016 20 )
Fred Meltzer
2 day festival, times tba

When: Jul 16, 2016 2 PM in Halifax, Massachusetts (Sat, 16 Jul 2016 14 )
Lori Z
Weekly Blues Jam!! 8-11 pm House band starts it off backline provided all jammers welcomed!

When: May 4, 2016 8 PM in Acton, Massachusetts (Wed, 04 May 2016 20 )
Mary Poppins

When: Jul 12, 2016 7 PM in Beverly, Massachusetts (Tue, 12 Jul 2016 19 )
Flight of Fire

When: Jul 16, 2016 8 PM in Lowell, Massachusetts (Sat, 16 Jul 2016 20 )
Tweed Funk
Doors Open at 6:00PM Filming Begins at 7:00PM Open By Invitation Only! Not Open to the Public.

When: Jun 21, 2016 8 PM in Norwood, Massachusetts (Tue, 21 Jun 2016 20 )
Matt B. Mahoney- The Eli Cash Band

When: May 7, 2016 9 PM in Boston, Massachusetts (Sat, 07 May 2016 21 )
Emily Barnes

When: Jun 10, 2016 8 PM in Dedham, Massachusetts (Fri, 10 Jun 2016 20 )
The EEC Group and School Age Licensing Unit In Springfield would like first to Thank You for your attendance on Thursday, March 31st--  our second meeting session of NEW DIRECTORS.   We have scheduled our third meeting session of "NEW DIRECTORS" and would again like you all to  join us for discussion, to help connect with other programs, understand licensing regulations/expectations, and answer questions you may have.   PLEASE REGISTER THRU EVENTBRITE   Thursday, June 09, 2016 9:30 - 12:00 EEC Western Office 1441 Main Street, Suite 230 Springfield, MA  01103     Directions to our Office:  (We are located in the TD North Bank Tower across from Tower Square) The Department of Early Education and Care 1441 Main Street, Suite 230 Springfield, MA 01103 Main Phone: (413) 788-8401 From the NORTH: Take I-91 South to downtown Springfield (Exit #7, Hall of Fame Avenue). At the end of exit ramp, take a left at the traffic lights, going under I-91. Go straight through the next traffic lights onto Boland Way (driving between the Marriott Hotel on your left and the Sheraton on your right). At next set of lights you will see the TD Bank building in front of you. Go STRAIGHT through the lights, crossing Main St. and passing by Banknorth on your left and turn into parking lot behind the building. From the SOUTH: Take I-91 North to downtown Springfield, (Exit #6, Columbus Avenue). Go to 4th traffic light and turn right onto Boland Way (First 3 lights are at State St., Court St., and Pynchon). You will be driving between the Marriott Hotel on your left and the Sheraton on your right. At next set of lights you will see the TD Bank building in front of you. Go STRAIGHT through the lights, crossing Main St. and passing by TD Bank on your left and turn into parking lot behind the building.  From the EAST: Take the MA Turnpike (I-90) West to Springfield (Exit #6). After tolls, turn left onto I-291 West. Follow Rt. 291 to Dwight Street (Exit #2B). Turn left at traffic light at end of exit ramp onto Dwight Street. Drive through 7 traffic lights (one is only a flashing yellow light). Just before the 8th light, you will see a paved parking lot (corner of Dwight and Harrison Avenue). This is the lot BEHIND the TD Bank building. Enter lot from Dwight Street if open. If not, turn right at light and enter lot on Harrison Street. From the WEST: Take the MA Turnpike (I-90) East to West Springfield/Holyoke (Exit #4). After tolls, follow signs to Rt. I-91 South. Follow I-91 to downtown Springfield and take Exit #7 (Hall of Fame Avenue). At the end of exit ramp, take a left at the traffic lights, going under I-91. Go straight through the next traffic lights onto Boland Way (driving between the Marriott Hotel on your left and the Sheraton on your right). At next set of lights you will see the TD Bank building in front of you. Go STRAIGHT through the lights, crossing Main St. and passing by TD Bank on your left and turn into parking lot behind the building.   PARKING: There is a parking lot behind the TD North Bank Tower with entrances on Harrison Ave. and Dwight St. There is a fee for that parking lot and have been told it is cash only (I am not familiar with the parking fees for that lot). You can also use on-street parking. The closest parking meters are on Main St., Dwight St., Harrison Ave. and Bridge St. Most on-street meters have a 2- hour limit and they are free on the Saturday, Sunday and Holidays. THE COMMONWEALTH (EEC) DOES NOT VALIDATE PARKING   ENTERING THE BUILDING: Once you are in the building, proceed to the security desk (located at the front entrance to the building), inform them you are here to visit EEC and they will assist you to the elevators - 2nd floor (Suite 230) When the elevator door opens...If the Key Card sensor near the second floor door is RED, the door is unlocked and you can enter the floor and follow signs to our Office; otherwise locate EEC on the directory near PHONE. (dial 8401 and then "0" for Main Desk EEC Assistant) let us know you are at the elevator, and we will come to let you in.                      

When: Jun 9, 2016 9 AM in Springfield, Massachusetts (Thu, 09 Jun 2016 09 )
Fighting Friday

When: Aug 19, 2016 10 PM in Boston, Massachusetts (Fri, 19 Aug 2016 22 )
Fighting Friday

When: Jun 18, 2016 10 PM in Boston, Massachusetts (Sat, 18 Jun 2016 22 )
Fred Meltzer

When: Sep 17, 2016 2 PM in Norwell, Massachusetts (Sat, 17 Sep 2016 14 )

When: Oct 7, 2016 9 PM in North Chelmsford, Massachusetts (Fri, 07 Oct 2016 21 )

When: Sep 9, 2016 9 PM in North Chelmsford, Massachusetts (Fri, 09 Sep 2016 21 )

When: May 13, 2016 9 PM in North Chelmsford, Massachusetts (Fri, 13 May 2016 21 )
Perfect Picnics
The ultimate picnic game plan! Summer is the perfect time to picnic, learn creative outdoor moveable-feast ideas and start planning your own outdoor party.  Meg Tallon has a penchant for picnics and will share recipes like -  - Peach Lavender Lemonade - Wild Rice Salad with Thai-cocun[...]

(617) 267-4430

When: May 25, 2016 6 PM in Boston, Massachusetts
Cost: $68/$61 members (Wed, 25 May 2016 18 )
Scandinavian Cuisine
Stretching from the midnight sun of northern Norway to the flat, fertile fields of Denmark, Scandinavian food culture is a lot more varied than you might think. That said, several dishes and ingredients link all the regions together, bringing a uniquely Nordic food experience to life. Scandinavian f[...]

(617) 267-4430

When: Jun 16, 2016 6 PM in Boston, Massachusetts
Cost: $72/$65 members (Thu, 16 Jun 2016 18 )
AAII Boston at Brandeis: Muhlenkamp & Conrad
Two presentations not to miss... How Retirement Has Changed - Why Saving More and Working Longer Will Be Necessary by Ronald H. Muhlenkamp, CFA, Founder and Portfolio Manager of Muhlenkamp & Company, Inc. Bad Behavior - Why Investors Make Poor Decisions and What Behavioral Finance Can Tell Us About Our Investment Decision Making by Louis E. Conrad, II, CFA, President and Founder of COMPASS Wealth Management, LLC Learn more at...  ... "Next Chapter Meeting" tab Ron Muhlenkamp is an award-winning investment manager, frequent guest of the media, author, newsletter publisher, and featured speaker at investment shows nationwide, Mr. Muhlenkamp’s entire business career has been devoted to the professional management of investment portfolios. Ron’s seminar will tackle the new and emerging landscape for Americans’ retirement that is changing from the tacit agreement that has been in place for generations.  And how an extended period of ultra-low interest rates has severely compromised future income streams critical to retiring, changing the rules of the game for annuities, CDs, and bonds. Lou Conrad has over 25 years experience and award-winning work in wealth management including managing funds for Sentinel, Shawmut National Bank, and Fidelity.  He is also past president of AAII Boston Chapter and currently consults and advises on mutual funds and asset allocation strategies.  Lou’s presentation will show how investors are notoriously bad at managing their portfolios to generate a return that at least keeps pace with broader market indices.  He reveals the behavioral biases investors suffer from that can lead to suboptimal investment decisions… and what you can do to address those biases and become a more successful investor.

When: Jun 11, 2016 9 AM in Waltham, Massachusetts (Sat, 11 Jun 2016 09 )
ZUAVE : A jouvert event to benefit The Roxbury Youth Soccer League
Get ready for the Ultimate Jouvert Experience! Red House Entertainment & Scoop's Way Presents ZUAVE This event will benefit The Roxbury Youth Soccer League a recreational and travel league that teaches the fundamentals of soccer, teamwork and sportsmanship to youths in the Roxbury community and other surrounding Boston areas for boys and girls from ages 3-14.  Be prepared to experience a Jouvert party like no other with every element engaged : Powder, Paint, Mud, Oil and Water!!!  Highlighted with a Live Performance by Skinny Fabulous..                   WHERE YOU COME TO EXPERIENCE THE EXPERIENCE                                    RED HOUSE ENTERTAINMENT                                                            FETE SEASON 2016 Continues....                                                                          COMING SOON!!!!!!

When: Jun 4, 2016 12 PM in Boston, Massachusetts (Sat, 04 Jun 2016 12 )
Advanced Prospecting and Closing Clinic (Woburn)
Unhappy with the numbers of appointments you book or your closing ratio? Click here to watch video This program is tactical in nature focusing on your most challenging prospecting and closing problems. At the beginning of the class we set up an agenda based on what you want to work on. We work on the agenda in a highly interactive training session involving a lot of role-play and demonstrations of best practices to help you to go to a higher level when you prospect and close deals. Learn how to: • Get through to the decision maker • Book more appointments • Get rid of ‘think it overs’ and close more sales • Make more money • Have more fun in sales! Register today to receive your one-time FREE guest pass!

When: Jun 17, 2016 11 AM in Woburn, Massachusetts (Fri, 17 Jun 2016 11 )
An evening with Kris "Tanto" Paronto
Be a part of something special and eye opening experience Kris Paronto is coming to Middle Tennessee to tell the truth about what really happened in Benghazi, Libya on September 11, 2012. This is a rare opportunity to help us bring someone of Kris' experience and honesty to speak about the true events which took place during that 13 Hours in Benghazi. You can find out more information about Kris here Here Please enjoy dinner and entertainment with us. Entertainment will be provided by Thomas Fountain.  Thomas Fountain, born and raised in the mountains of North Georgia, has been entertaining audiences for several years but decided in 2013 to take a different direction with his music.  It paid off as he won 2014 Georgia Country Male Artist of the Year and 2014 Georgia Overall Artist of the Year, you can find more out about Thomas Here Dinner will be provided by Stones River Country Club *Proceeds from this event will benefit Veterans in Middle Tennessee through Operation Stand Down TN.* An Evening with Kris "Tanto" Paronto includes: dinner, entertainment and a cash bar. Sponsor level tickets include Private VIP reception, tickets ranging from 2-10, name in program, name on banner, logo on banner, signed copy of "13 Hours" & signed framed movie flat depending on level of ticket purchased. Sponsors make this possible!  To become a sponsor please contact Tinsley Preston (615) 410-8106 or Ken Ward (615) 631-9622 Visit our Facebook page Here for more information.

When: Jun 21, 2016 6 PM in Boston, Massachusetts (Tue, 21 Jun 2016 18 )
Creative Fuel for Your Career Journey
This workshop is designed to give a fresh and energized experience to women who are thinking about their careers and the future of work in their lives.  Spend the afternoon with Creative Core Coach Rochelle Seltzer, Career Coach Deb Elbaum, and a small group of women who are all considering their career questions. You will experience a powerful creative process that will inspire you to approach your career direction in a new and exciting way. You will be guided to bring joyous creative energy to the way you think about your career questions. No prior “experience” or “skill” is required to enjoy the process and create a personal expression of the thinking that emerges for you at the workshop. Whether you are looking for a job, want to take your career to the next level, or are looking ahead to what may be next for you, you will leave with renewed energy and clarity — and a beautiful piece of art.   The workshop is designed to be intimate and impactful. Space is limited to 15 participants. 

When: Jun 4, 2016 2 PM in Brookline, Massachusetts (Sat, 04 Jun 2016 14 )
Care to Skate: A Benefit for North Shore Cares
This is going to be a historic event on a couple of levels.  First, you get to help North Shore Cares: A group that supports many efforts on the North Shore to help individuals and families get back on their feet. Second, you get to take one last skate at the Roller Palace.  If you grew up in this area I bet you have been to the Roller Palace for someone's birthday party over the years. This is a family friendly event.  Bring the kids to share that last skate! We will have food from area restaurants, liquor, beer and wine tastings and raffles and more!! Ticket price includes skating (bring your own or borrow them there) and food! More details to follow!

When: May 21, 2016 7 PM in Beverly, Massachusetts (Sat, 21 May 2016 19 )
James Taylor
When: Jul 4, 2016 8 PM in Lenox, Massachusetts
Cost: Visit website for price range. (Mon, 04 Jul 2016 20 )
Footprints in the Concrete Screening
Footprints in the Concrete is a musical depiction of how a family, church, college and community came together to save a fatherless youth, trapped in a cycle of hopelessness. Currently the President of HOPE Multimedia Company, Domingo Guyton often reverts back to his childhood as a struggle; attempting to survive in the mixed pot of drugs, misogyny and violence that Boston, MA had delved out in the late 1980’s. Born to a single mother on welfare, Guyton went through a series of events that spun his life out of control by the age of 15. Continuously searching for his father for over 30 years, he finally found him on Facebook. Guyton adds that many of his past issues were due to not having a father in his home, but after connecting to his heavenly Father, the latter years of his life were rewarding and he has achieved great success overall. Interviews are with Grammy award winning Feliciano “Butch” Tavares, Dr. Ulric Johnson from Teens Against Gang Violence and host of friends and family members who recall the turbulent times and recall the influential part that music, hope and faith in God had on turning Guyton’s life around. View Footprints trailer here:

When: May 30, 2016 6 PM in West Roxbury, Massachusetts (Mon, 30 May 2016 18 )
First Time Homebuyer Workshop
This course is a one-day workshop, to be held on Saturday, May 21st, from 9:00am to 5:00pm, here at HAPHousing (322 Main St., Springfield, MA, 01105). Sign up now for one of HAPHousing's First-Time Homebuyer Education Courses. Each course covers all aspects of buying a home. Specifically designed for first-time homebuyers, the course is certified by the Massachusetts Homeownership Collaborative, CHAPA, HUD and MassHousing. Completion of the course is required to qualify for certain affordable financing products.  ** There is a $40.00 non-refundable registration fee for this workshop.**

When: May 21, 2016 9 AM in Springfield, Massachusetts (Sat, 21 May 2016 09 )
J-ART Youth Presents Into The Woods Jr.
Come Into The Woods with the J-ART Youth production of Into The Woods Jr. directed by Tony Jones.  PERFORMANCE DATES: Performances: Thursday, May 19th @ 6:00pm Sunday, May 22nd @ 11:30am and 3:00pm Monday, May23rd at 6:00pm For tickets call 413-739-4715 $5, Children under 12;  $10, Adults;  $20, Reserved Patron Seating Music & Lyrics By: Stephen Sondheim Book By: James Lapine Originally  Directed on  Broaway by  James Lapine Original Broadway production produced by Heidi Landesman, M. Anthony Firsher, Rocco Landesman, Frederick H. Mayerson, Rick Steiner, Jujamcyn Theaters Originally Produced by the Old Globe Theater, San Diego, CA Into The Woods Jr.Is presented through special arrangement with Music Theater International (MTI) All authorized performance materials are also supplied by MTI. 421 West 54th Street, New York, NY 10019 Phone: 212-541-4684 Fax: 212-397-4684

When: May 19, 2016 6 PM in Springfield, Massachusetts (Thu, 19 May 2016 18 )
Turkish Language Classes
Turkish Cultural Center offers a wide range of classes along with Turkish language training programs.  All are easily accessible and professionally introduced.   Our well designed curriculum is composed of 4 levels, each of which lasts for 10 weeks. Our Turkish Classes Offer: Interactive learning Up-to-date books that are designed for adult learners Cultural information Unlimited communication with your instructor  Conversation partners with native Turkish speakers Plenty of tea and snacks  The opportunity to make up missed classes for free! Turkish Cultural Center also provides opportunities for our students to participate in community eventsorganized in our central office.  These Events are:  Family visits  Picnic programs  Cafe classes Conversation partners  Abroad trips Cooking classes Ebru classes Turkish music programs For more information: Email:

When: May 4, 2016 6 PM in Boston, Massachusetts (Wed, 04 May 2016 18 )
Fine Woodworking: Introduction to Precision Woodworking and Joinery SPRING 2016 EVES
Description: In the process of building a table-top wine rack, learn everything you need to know to create beautiful fine furniture from selecting rough sawn boards from a mill to applying a final clear coat. We will learn how to read the grain on a board, mill a rough board to perfect dimensions, chop a mortise by hand and cut a perfect tenon on the table saw. We will learn the differences in different wood glues, as well as how to select an appropriate finish.     The class is intended for all skill levels. For beginner students, you will learn how to safely operate basic shop machinery and how to care for tools and equipment. You will also learn the basics of woodworking with hand tools by hand chopping a mortise and fitting a finger joint. Intermediate and advanced students will create the same table top wine rack, but with advanced joinery techniques. Advanced students will have the opportunity to use an advanced joinery technique, such as wedged tenon, half lapped finger joint, or drawbore tenon. Ticket price provides: Your choice of fine hardwood including black walnut, black cherry, and hard maple 1/2 inch professional woodworking chisel wooden mallet You will take these tools, and the knoweldge to use them, home with you. Returning Fine Woodworking students can retake this class as a guided practicum. These students can participate in any class instructional time and will apply their advanced skills to building a Parsons Table style coffee table. This table will be built from hand-cut mortise and tenon joinery. Students will be expected to apply their knowlegde from the first class session to determine their preferred wood species and purchase rough-milled lumber from a local mill. Class Goals: Students will go through the the process of building their counter-top wine rack, in doing so learning how to safely operate a jointer, planer and table saw; how to use a tenoning jig; how to hand cut a mortise, how to assemble your project, how to sand a project, and how to apply a wood finish.  Prerequisites: No previous experience required. Students must be at least 18 years old. What to Bring: Students should wear shop appropriate clothes - closed-toe shoes, no dangly jewelry or straps, and long hair should be tied back. Event Time:  Session 1: Tuesday, April 26, 7:30-9:30pm  Session 2: Tuesday, May 3, 7:30-9:30pm  Session 3: Tuesday, May 10, 7:30-9:30pm  Session 4: Tuesday, May 17, 7:30-9:30pm  Session 5: Tuesday, May 24, 7:30-9:30pm  Session 6: Tuesday, May 31, 7:30-9:30pm  Session 7: Tuesday, June 7, 7:30-9:30pm  Session 8: Tuesday, June 14, 7:30-9:30pm   Instructor Biography: Matthew P. Thomas grew up on a farm in central Indiana where he was constantly creating with his hands, whether it was art, music or framing a barn window broken by a fallen tree. Matthew began woodworking over 10 years ago when he discovered a stack of fine hardwoods in the haymow of the barn. Since then, he has  grown into an artist focusing on fine furniture that blurs the line of sculpture. Matthew has spent time working as a bartender, web designer and a lawyer, but his passion has always been music and art which he now pursues as a full-time career at the Artisan's Asylum. Check out his work at   ARTISAN'S ASYLUM STUDENT POLICIES   After you buy your ticket here on Eventbrite, please register in Artisan's Asylum's system:    Purchase of a ticket expresses acceptance of AA's Refunds and Cancellation policies found here:   Attending class FAQ: 

When: May 4, 2016 7 PM in Somerville, Massachusetts (Wed, 04 May 2016 19 )
Homebuying 101 - April/May 2016 in Salem
The Homebuying Mentors is partnering with Beverly Bank and Eastern Bank to host our Homebuying 101 course at the Salem Academy Charter School in Salem. The class will be held on the following dates: April 26  @ 6:00pm - 8:45 pm April 28 @ 6:00pm - 8:45 pm May 3 @ 6:00pm - 8:45 pm May 5 @ 6:00pm - 8:45 pm   Each class will be held at: Salem Academy Charter School 45 Congress Street Salem, MA 01970 By registering for the class you are registering for all 4 sessions. You must attend all 4 sessions in order to receive your certificate of completion. By taking this class you also have access to unlimited one-on-one coaching sessions from The Homebuying Mentors to assist you through your personal homebuying experience.  There will be visitor parking available on site.            What is Homebuying 101? Homebuying 101 takes you through the entire homebuying process from beginning to end.  You will receive expert advice on everything you need to know from trusted real estate professionals as we take you through each step of the process.  This class is for anyone who is interested in buying their first home, whether you are already in the midst of the process or just starting to think about homeownership. By taking Homebuying 101 with The Homebuying Mentors, you can receive access to first-time homebuyer loans with low interest rates and low down payment requirements.  The certificate you receive from completing the course is also required for down payment or closing cost assistance programs that may be offered in the city or town in which you are buying.

When: May 4, 2016 6 PM in Salem, Massachusetts (Wed, 04 May 2016 18 )
NERF Adventure Night: Disco Dart Fever
It's a true dance BATTLE! We blast music and you blast darts. Battle your friends, and earn your team the title of Dancing Queen or King. Bring your NERF blaster (or use ours) and find out. Ages 8 and up. For more information visit $25/person pre-registration (24 hours before event) required at or call (781) 270-4800. Late registration on the day of the event will incur an additional $5 fee.

When: May 20, 2016 7 PM to May 20, 2016 9 PMin Burlington, Massachusetts (Fri, 20 May 2016 19 )
CIT Camper Training: Calling All Monsters!
Heroes ages 7-15 (and ages 16-19 for CIT Monster Campers) are invited to save the world at the Wizards & Warriors and Zombie Invasion STEM Summer Camps this June, July and August. Camp locations are in Burlington, Waltham, and Concord, MA. Join our group of adventurers who will be learning about science and other subjects as they solve mysteries. It’s a summer of monsters, puzzles, and legends at the crossroads of Sidleterra. Are you courageous enough to battle villainous foes, smart enough to solve ancient riddles, and honorable enough to help those in need? If so, join your allies and fellow heroes… You will have the most fun and exciting summer ever! Visit Wizards & Warriors Camp at or Zombie Invasion Camp at for more information or call (781) 270-4800 to register today

When: Jun 1, 2016 8 AM to Jun 1, 2016 4 PMin Burlington, Massachusetts (Wed, 01 Jun 2016 08 )
D&D Night: The Adventure Continues!
Every roll of the dice and choice you make changes the world. Will your actions make the world a brighter place or bring more chaos? Bring your dice, your characters, and your friends to find out in this 5th Edition Dungeons & Dragons gaming session. For ages 8 and up. For more information visit $25/person pre-registration (24 hours before event) required at or call (781) 270-4800. Late registration on the day of the event will incur an additional $5 fee.

When: May 20, 2016 7 PM to May 20, 2016 9 PMin Burlington, Massachusetts (Fri, 20 May 2016 19 )
Blackwatch Adventure: Consequences
All actions have a consequence...for good or for ill. The choices we make affect all those around us. In the Nightlands, the consequences can be quite dire. What choices shall you make? Pre-registration and costuming required for this interactive adventure. For ages 13-19. For more information visit $30/person pre-registration (24 hours before event) required at or call (781) 270-4800. Late registration on the day of the event will incur an additional $5 fee.

When: May 27, 2016 7 PM to May 27, 2016 9 PMin Burlington, Massachusetts (Fri, 27 May 2016 19 )

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