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Dorchester Massachusetts is Boston's largest neighborhood and also its oldest, founded just a few months before the City itself.

The Neponset River provided the power for many manufacturing mills located in the lower mills section of Dorchester which is rich in history of the industrial age.

Today Dorchester retains its diversity and with the multi-family homes retains its suburban like feel.

Dorchester is home to the University of Massachusetts and the John F. Kennedy Library located at the tip of Columbia Point and visible from interstate 93.

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Improv Jones Boston
Improv Jones Boston: On-the-Spot Sketches & Games

Full of off-the-cuff humor and unpredictable moments, Improv Jones Boston's outrageously fun comedy show turns audience suggestions into fast-paced and hilarious scenes and sketches. The Boston-based comedy troupe specializes in long-form improv comedy along with the popular short-form games made famous on TV's Whose Line Is It Anyway? And since the jokes and sketches are always made up on the spot, it's never the same show twice.

When: Sep 5, 2015 10 PM in Boston, Massachusetts
Cost: COMP - $5.00 (Sat, 05 Sep 2015 22 )
Comedian Greg Fitzsimmons
Comedian Greg Fitzsimmons (Howard Stern, Letterman)

Comedian Greg Fitzsimmons has collected quite a few awards on his shelf, including four Daytime Emmys as a writer and producer on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, the Jury Award for Best Comedian from The HBO Comedy Arts Festival and a Cable Ace Award for hosting the MTV game show Idiot Savants. Fitzsimmons has appeared frequently on the late-night TV circuit -- Late Night with Conan O'Brien, The Late Show with David Letterman and The Late Late Show with Craig Kilborn -- and is a regular guest on Chelsea Lately and Howard Stern, with more than 50 appearances on Stern's radio show. He wrote for HBO's Lucky Louie, ABC's Politically Incorrect and Comedy Central's The Man Show and hosts his own show on Stern's Sirius/XM radio station, as well as the popular FitzDog Radio podcast. Catch the comic and best-selling author live at Laugh Boston.

When: Sep 24, 2015 8 PM in Boston, Massachusetts
Cost: COMP - $12.50 (Thu, 24 Sep 2015 20 )
Vault Linux Storage and Filesystems Conference 2016
When: Apr 20, 2016 12 AM to Apr 21, 2016 12 AMin Boston, Massachusetts (Wed, 20 Apr 2016 00 )
Day of the Dead Virtual 5K / 10K / Half Marathon - 140
When: Nov 7, 2015 12 AM to Nov 8, 2015 12 AMin Boston, Massachusetts (Sat, 07 Nov 2015 00 )
2015 New England Cytometry
When: Oct 6, 2015 12 AM to Oct 6, 2015 12 AMin Cambridge, Massachusetts (Tue, 06 Oct 2015 00 )
Million Dollar Words: Salary & Equal Pay Negotiations
Million Dollar Words: Salary & Equal Pay Negotiations Wednesday, September 16th, 11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. The offices of William Gallagher Associates, 470 Atlantic Avenue, Boston, MA   Let’s hear from a salary and career negotiation consultant for strategies, tactics and tools to negotiate salaries. As professionals we all have different career goals. Salary negotiation is however a common challenge – Equal pay is also a hot topic!! Come and learn the expectations, preparation, and the language of pay and benefits negotiation from Katie Donovan (Equal Pay Negotiations LLC).   Registration: BWF members $15. Non-members $35. Lunch is included. Cancellation Notice:   Refunds are offered for those attendees who notify us at least 48 hours prior to the event. If you do not attend the event and do not notify us of your non-attendance, we will not refund your payment. To cancel your attendance, please contact   About Our Speaker:  Katie Donovan is a salary and career negotiation consultant, equal pay consultant, and keynote speaker.  Her company, Equal Pay Negotiations LLC, is dedicated to achieving equal pay by consulting for all the stakeholders: female employees, employers, and policy makers. Katie’s 360-degree background in employment, which includes working for a staffing firm, an applicant-tracking developer, and a trade association, brings a unique and pragmatic perspective to the work.   Ms. Donovan’s helps her employee clients typically negotiate increases of $5,000 to $50,000.  Katie expands the equal pay toolbox of employers and policy makers to include an end of using previous pay in the hiring process and other no-cost or low-cost to implement actions.   Katie was part of the team that wrote legislation in MA and advised CA on similar legislation filed by both states in 2015.  Ms. Donovan speaks and conducts workshops on equal pay, salary negotiations, and career management at such venues as Harvard Business School, NASDAQ, Women in Construction, Association of American University Women, University of North Carolina, and Mom Corps.   She is frequently quoted by and contributes to media including Mashable, SELF Magazine, Forbes, NPR, and more. Ms. Donovan earned her MBA from McCallum School of Business, Bentley University in Waltham, MA and a BA in Economics from College of the Holy Cross in Worcester, MA.  She is a member of the Legislative Taskforce of National Organization for Women (NOW) Mass Chapter, the Steering Committee of 2020 Women on Boards Boston Chapter, the Board of Visitors of Miss Hall’s School, Society of Human Resource Managers (SHRM), American Association of University Women (AAUW), Ellevate, and Boston GLOW. Katie grew up in Chelsea, MA and has stayed close to her roots, as has her extended family.  She loves Boston and its two best sports, Red Sox baseball and politics.  When not working, she can be found enjoying Boston and Cape Cod with friends and family, practicing yoga, kayaking, and baking.

When: Sep 16, 2015 11 AM in Boston, Massachusetts (Wed, 16 Sep 2015 11 )
Bob Schneider
When: Oct 7, 2015 7 PM in Allston, Massachusetts
Cost: 20.00 - 20.00 (Wed, 07 Oct 2015 19 )
Two Pairings: Wine and Beer
Two Pairings: Wine and Beer Open Wed Sept 2, 2015, 5-7pm The Odd Couple The two wines on sale today, and open this evening, are an Odd combination in the sense that one is Old World, made from little known grapes (at least around here), and the other is New World, made from one of the classic and we[...]

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When: Sep 2, 2015 5 PM in Winchester, Massachusetts
Cost: Free (Wed, 02 Sep 2015 17 )
Whitey Morgan, Tony Martinez
When: Oct 21, 2015 8 PM in Cambridge, Massachusetts
Cost: Visit website for price range. (Wed, 21 Oct 2015 20 )
When: Sep 23, 2015 7 PM in Allston, Massachusetts
Cost: 20.00 - 20.00 (Wed, 23 Sep 2015 19 )
Bach Organ Concert at Trinity Church, Copley Square
Renowned Master Organist Richard Webster, Director of Music at Trinity Church, will perform a series of compositions by Johann Sebastian Bach in a special concert to celebrate the 75th anniversary of The Albert Schweitzer Fellowship. Webster will also offer reflections about Dr. Schweitzer and his status as an acclaimed organist and established authority on Bach. He will be joined by organist Collin Lynch, who is the associate director of music at Trinity Church. The concert is free and open to the public, but donations to The Albert Schweitzer Fellowship will be appreciated.

When: Sep 29, 2015 5 PM to Sep 29, 2015 7 PMin Boston, Massachusetts (Tue, 29 Sep 2015 17 )
Using Technology to Make Formative Assessment Easier
Formative Assessment is an important part of any teacher's classroom. In this workshop, we will explore many online tools that can be used in any discipline to make this task easier. Many of these tools can also be creatively applied to authentic assessment and summative assessment. The specific tools looked at will include,,,, and Google Forms. Using Technology to Make Formative Assessment Easi - $0.00

When: Mar 22, 2016 12 PM in Lowell, Massachusetts
Cost: $0 (Tue, 22 Mar 2016 12 )
All the Punks Come Out Tonight! Punk Rock Raffle Tix Sale Online!
Oi! Streetpunk! Thrash Metal Fundraiser Show for Lowell Transitional Living Center homeless shelter. 9/10 $5, at the door, Show is 21+, PU TIX at the Door Punk Rock Raffle: Records, Posters, Band Merchandise & more! The Bands! The Damn Garrison: Working Class OI! from Dover, N.H. taking to the streets like a hurricane. Iron Chin: From Berlin, N.H., “where street punk meets arena rock". American Burn: From Manchester, N.H., mixing it up with some thrashing hardcore metal. The Saints of Sorrow: From Portland, Maine, punk rock and roll the way it was meant to be.

When: Sep 10, 2015 9 PM in Lowell, Massachusetts (Thu, 10 Sep 2015 21 )
Digital Citizenship/Digital Fingerprint/Creative Commons
With today's easy access to technology and online tools, educators have to face new challenges in the classroom. Everyone needs to learn how to act when online. With the growth of Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) there is a need to talk about responsible use of technology. In this 50 minute workshop we will cover the nine themes of digital citizenship and the concept of REPs (Respect, Educate, and Protect). We take a look at how you and your students can build a positive digital fingerprint and how easy it is to copyright your work with a creative commons. Digital Citizenship/Digital Fingerprint/Creative C - $0.00

When: Mar 8, 2016 12 PM in Lowell, Massachusetts
Cost: $0 (Tue, 08 Mar 2016 12 )
Tommy Emmanuel
Give a listen to “Old Photographs,” the closing track on Tommy Emmanuel’s It’s Never Too Late, and you’ll hear the distinctive squeak of finger noise as he runs his hands across the frets of his Maton Signature TE guitar. It’s an imperfection in the performance that players typically try to eliminate in practice, and in the hands of a less-secure musician, that sound could easily be edited from the recording with Pro Tools recording technology. But in their own way, those imperfections are perfect. For all of the masterful technique and flashy ability that’s brought Emmanuel recognition among the world’s greatest guitarists, that finger noise lets the audience know he is one of them. That click conveys warmth and humanity. And it demonstrates an honesty in the sound. It’s that integrity that makes It’s Never Too Late a guitar album that’s believable to both studied guitarists and everyday music fans. “It’s all about the feeling of the music,” Emmanuel says. “And it has to make me feel something. I’m still playing for myself, you know, because I figure if I please me, then I’m pretty sure I’m gonna please you. And that’s not an arrogant statement, it’s just quality control.” Quality is laced throughout It’s Never Too Late, the first regular studio album featuring Emmanuel completely solo without guests since 2000. A friend and follower of the late Chet Atkins – who christened Emmanuel a Certified Guitar Player, making him one of only five musicians to receive the C.G.P. distinction from the master – Emmanuel easily skates between musical styles, playing with blues in “One Mint Julep,” infusing Spanish tradition in “El Vaquero” and exploring folk in “The Duke.”

When: Feb 4, 2016 7 PM to Feb 4, 2016 9 PMin Boston, Massachusetts
Cost: $35-45 (Thu, 04 Feb 2016 19 )
Booze & Books Meets Kegs & Eggs
Take a break from moving in to your new apartment or getting settled back in to the swing of college life and join us for our September Booze & Books party. At this party we're bringing a few of our favorite things together for one rockin' night. Come enjoy some drinks and complimentary breakfast bites, play a round of water pong, and settle in to watch one of our favorite college themed movies! To make it more fun we'll put out some board games and things to color. About Booze & Books: At our monthly parties we’ll announce our upcoming events, highlight our favorite reads and show off our newest gift items. There will be complimentary appetizers available, as well as drink and food specials.

When: Sep 2, 2015 6 PM in Boston, Massachusetts (Wed, 02 Sep 2015 18 )
Artist Talk: Irish Artist, Róisín O' Farrell
About the Artist Irish artist, Róisín O’Farrell was born to a family of talented artists. Her exposure to art from an early age offered her a visual apprenticeship to both classical and contemporary art. Róisín paints bright, vibrantly colorful paintings in textured, buttery oils with a contemporary finish. Her work is influenced by a sense of home, and feature warm, light filled period interiors, tumbled families of rain boots, vintage cutlery and quirky china teacups. First discovered in early 2009, Róisín work is in high demand in established galleries across Ireland, the UK and Europe. “how I paint is as important to me as what I paint. Certainly light, colour and texture are critical elements. Alternating between pallet knife and brush allows me to create rich textures, use lots of juicy paint and suggest rather than describe. I'm affected by bold jewel colours and treat myself to them as I work, like sweeties from a box.”

When: Sep 23, 2015 1 PM in Cambridge, Massachusetts (Wed, 23 Sep 2015 13 )
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts: Delivering Excellence to Their Associates
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Massachusetts is a community-focused, tax-paying, not-for-profit health plan recognized as one of the nation’s best for member satisfaction and quality. With their upcoming lease renewal at the Landmark Center pending, BCBSMA was ready to consider moving to a new headquarters that would acknowledge changes in the workplace, and their work force, that have occurred in the last few decades. For the project, the organization developed a set of Guiding Principles that promoted Collaboration, Innovation, Health & Wellness and Sustainability. BCBSMA evaluated a number of sites, both within Boston and the suburbs. The decision to relocate to 101 Huntington Avenue in the Prudential Center complex was due to its proximity to public transportation, and the opportunity to design a modern, light filled efficient work space. Join us to hear how the members of the BCBSMA Real Estate incorporated these Guiding Principles into their new Headquarters and delivered a best-in-class workplace to their associates.  Panel Members: Don DiPanfilo, Vice President, Corporate Real Estate and Administrative Services at BCBSMA Larry Healey, Director, Real Estate Strategy and Planning Jay Rivera, Director, Real Estate & Design Cancellation Policy: If you won't be able to make the event, please cancel your registration no less than 48 hours prior to the event to receive a refund and/or avoid a no show fee.            

When: Sep 17, 2015 5 PM in Boston, Massachusetts (Thu, 17 Sep 2015 17 )
Meet Author Brian Gilbin-The Real Deal Inside the Car Business
Join us as we welcome author and automotive consultant Brian Gilbin, as he signs his new book The Real Deal Inside the Car Business. A great read for anyone considering a new or used car purchase.

When: Sep 19, 2015 2 PM to Sep 19, 2015 3 PMin Peabody, Massachusetts (Sat, 19 Sep 2015 14 )
Grand Opening Open House with Free Hot/Cold Packs
To celebrate the grand opening of Partners Urgent Care in Brookline, we're having an open house. You can come view the facilities, get a tour of the clinic, and grab a free hot/cold pack!

When: Aug 31, 2015 12 AM to Sep 13, 2015 12 AMin Brookline, Massachusetts (Mon, 31 Aug 2015 00 )
Endicott’s Archive and Museum Presents Playbill
Beverly, MA – PLAYBILL, an Archives and Museum exhibit, will be on display through December 17, 2015 in the Halle Library Archive & Museum Gallery at Endicott College, 376 Hale Street, Beverly, MA. Opening reception is September 16, 2015 from 4-6 pm. Exhibit and reception are free and open to the public. Exhibit is open Tuesday through Thursday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. For more information contact Barbara Broudo at 978-232-2257. Endicott celebrates the Performing Arts and Creative Writing which have been important components of the curriculum and college activities from the founding of Endicott College. This exhibit highlights dance, music, poetry, writing, and theater. Throughout the years, performances have drawn audiences from campus and the greater Beverly community to outstanding programs. Take a look at how these programs have evolved through the years. Today, The Walter J. Manninen Center for the Arts supports a variety of performing arts venues. Facilities include a professional quality performance hall, a state-of-the-art recording studio and a black box theater for drama, dance, technical theater workshops, and performances. There are also rehearsal and practice rooms for music, dance, and theater. PLAYBILL exhibit will be on display through December 17, 2015 in the Halle Library Archive & Museum Gallery at Endicott College, Hale Street Beverly, MA. Opening reception is September 16, 2015 from 4-6 pm. Exhibit and reception are free and open to the public. Exhibit is open Tuesday through Thursday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. For more information contact Barbara Broudo at 978-232-2257.

When: Sep 1, 2015 10 AM to Sep 1, 2015 4 PMin Beverly, Massachusetts (Tue, 01 Sep 2015 10 )
Lego Club
Children's Library
Central Library in Copley Square
700 Boylston Street
Boston MA 02116
Tuesday, September 8, 2015, 3:30 – 4:30pm

Children of all ages build and play together with LEGO and DUPLO bricks.

LibraryCentral Library
Neighborhood: Back Bay
Type of Event: Games / Gaming
Cost: Free
Audience: All Ages

When: Sep 8, 2015 12 AM in Boston, Massachusetts (Tue, 08 Sep 2015 00 )
Open Doors of Ipswich House Tour
Discover the charming lifestyle and traditions of one of the oldest towns in the United States by going inside some of the most beautiful homes on the North Shore. The 2015 tour will showcase many of the wonderful features of Ipswich, including its scenic countryside, salt marshes and historical places. The homes featured will represent an astonishing range of architectural styles, from First and Second Period up to latest in contemporary design. Please visit at for more details.

When: Oct 3, 2015 12 AM to Oct 3, 2015 12 AMin Ipswich, Massachusetts (Sat, 03 Oct 2015 00 )
Commonwealth Chorale 2015-2016 Season Ticket Subscription
Newton Choral Society is now the Commonwealth Chorale! DEADLINE FOR PURCHASING SUBSCRIPTIONS IS November 1, 2015! TICKETS WILL BE MAILED TO YOU. SEE all three CONCERT DESCRIPTIONS BELOW. Location for all concerts: Church of the Holy Name 1689 Centre Street West Roxbury, MA 02132 EXILE & MIRACLES Israel in Egypt - George Fredric Handel Saturday, Nov 21 2015 - 8:00pm We launch our debut season as Commonwealth Chorale with Handel's monumental "Israel in Egypt". Beloved by audiences worldwide for the dazzling breadth and variety of its choral movements, this powerful work contains some of Handel's most vivid writing. Through text painting and the masterful interplay of orchestra and chorus, Israel in Egypt brings us frogs and flies, hailstones and fire, not to mention a memorable horse and rider. Few choral works can match the sweep of this 18th century masterpiece. With drama and stillness, despair and triumph, Israel in Egypt has it all. Soloists: Dana Lynne Varga | soprano Vera Savage | mezzo-soprano Matthew Anderson | tenor Bret Aarden | baritone HISTORY & NATURE The Revelations of Divine Love - Carson Cooman Sunday, Mar. 13, 2016 - 3:00pm Performed only twice in Boston, "The Revelations of Divine Love (Metaphors from Sea and Sky)" has delighted audiences across the country and beyond since its premiere in 2009. Based largely on the texts of Julian of Norwich, a 14th c. English female mystic, it evokes a landscape of sea and sky. Filled with atmosphere and color, this remarkable oratorio creates a strong sense of mood and place specifically Nantucket, which provided the composer's inspiration for this large-scale work with orchestra. LOVE & DEVOTION Dharma Chant - Richard St. Clair Saturday, May 21, 2016 8:00pm We conclude our season with a world premiere by Boston-area composer Richard St. Clair. Written and revised over a 20-year period, "Dharma Chant: A Buddhist Oratorio in Three Parts" tells the story of a deeply personal search for enlightenment. Based on spiritual texts, including the Buddha's celebrated teachings on lovingkindness, this moving work is both inspiring and uplifting. Weaving vocal lines of counterpoint and canon in a rich tapestry of four-part a cappella, this is an exciting new addition to the choral repertoire and a concert not to be missed.

When: Nov 21, 2015 12 AM to May 21, 2016 12 AMin West Roxbury, Massachusetts
Cost: 75 - 75 USD (Sat, 21 Nov 2015 00 )
Young Game Makers (Boston)
Coding with Minecraft! In this class, we will learn how to build our very own buildings with code!  We can quickly make a tower, or a house, or whatever you can imagine quickly through code.  This class will teach the basics of Python, a popular scripting language, using it to make new things happen in Minecraft. Age Recommendation : 8-13 All proceeds from this event will be donated by Playcrafting split between two non-profits:Girls Who Code and Mouse.  Requirements  Please bring your own laptop. We will send out instructions a few weeks prior to the class with instructions on what needs to be installed ( will include your own Minecraft server, Python etc). Support for problematic installations will be available before the class. Students will need to have a Minecraft Login. Registration You are required to have the following at registration: Eventbrite Ticket ID for child (or parent).  - Preference: Photo ID for children, Photo ID for parent, Other ID for children (library card, student ID, etc.)  Tickets Ticket price is to ensure attendance for the event. All proceeds will be donated by Playcrafting split between two non-profits:  Girls Who Code and Mouse. One ticket is for you and your child. Please bring ID for both you and your child to gain access to the building. For children participating unattended, please ensure they have ID. Note that we have a limited number of seating available. If your child requires supervision, please stay. If you elect to stay, note that seat priority will be given to kids. The facility will have plenty of places for parents to lounge, including wifi and coffee. Come and get some work done! For parents dropping off, we will require emergency contacts and that they be present for the end of the day Demo/Closing Ceremony. Important Reminders Bring a laptop installed with the software needed if required Bring ID Young children will require supervision. Please stay and participate if possible.   Please contact Stacey Mulcahy – if you have any questions regarding the event. Hope to see you there!      

When: Nov 11, 2015 6 PM in Cambridge, Massachusetts (Wed, 11 Nov 2015 18 )
Launch Your Encore Revolution
Feeling a Tug to Be The Change You Want to See? Have a burning desire to do something more meaningful? Want to make a difference in the lives of others? A greater contribution to the community or the world? You are in good company! There is a tidal wave of humanity asking the question "If not now, When?" You are ready to Launch Your Encore Revolution! Laura Willis, founder of Encore Revolution, guides us with personal growth and awareness exercises in this interactive workshop to discover:,   how to identify your true purpose and mission or what’s at your “CORE” how to align your business or work with it the art and science of creating an authentic powerful message or your “rally cry” how to create your manifesto to connect your passion with the people only you can reach

When: Sep 17, 2015 6 PM in Westwood, Massachusetts (Thu, 17 Sep 2015 18 )
Judaica and Fine Arts Road Show
-Giving new life to beautiful Judaica and Fine Art for your home Donated treasures repurposed for new families to enjoy at exceptional prices -Sell Unwanted Gold -Bring value antiques & memorabilia for Verbal appraisal by Eldred’s Appraisal [1 for $18, 3 for $36, 5 for $54] Limit 5 items per person. Appraisal times need to be scheduled.Email Percentage of all sales donated back to the congregation for the benefit of the community.

When: Oct 18, 2015 9 AM to Oct 18, 2015 2 PMin Hingham, Massachusetts (Sun, 18 Oct 2015 09 )
Mystery Lounge Magic

Mystery Lounge! Professional magicians Mike Bent, Skip Daniels, George Saterial with guest comedian Anthony Scibelli. Boston's best-est and only-est regular magic show!

The Comedy Studio is located at the top of the Hong Kong Restaurant in Harvard Square and is open Tuesday through Sunday.

Doors open at 7:30pm, all shows begin at 8pm. Food and drink menu are available. And, yes, we have scorpion bowls!

Seating is assigned. If you have a preference for seating location or to be seated with specific persons, please call 617-661-6507 or email to make arrangements.

For more info, call us at 617-661-6507 or email us anytime!

When: Sep 1, 2015 8 PM to Sep 1, 2015 10 PMin Cambridge, Massachusetts
Cost: Visit for pricing. (Tue, 01 Sep 2015 20 )
Introduction to Chainmaille: OCTOBER
Description: Making chain by hand is an age-old craft adaptable to endless modern variations. The interlocking ring patterns of chainmaille can be used for everything from delicate jewelry to sculpture to armor, yet the basic tools and materials are simple and portable. In this class, you'll learn the techniques and tricks for creating and finishing high-quality chains while starting two bracelets in the classic Byzantine and European 4-1 weaves, plus learning about some of the countless variations possible. Instruction on selecting the right ring sizes and materials will provide a foundation for planning your own projects. Additional weaves, such as Persian, spiral, or Japanese-style chainmaille, may be covered as time allows. Expected Outcomes: Students will leave with two started bracelets in basic chainmaille weaves (Byzantine and European 4-1), as well as additional starters in other weaves as time allows. They will also gain an understanding of aspect ratio and cutting processes to select ring sizes, pros/cons of various metals, and finishing and tumbling of chainmaille. Prerequisites: No experience required! Students must be at least 18 years old. Materials Provided: For a $25 materials fee payable to the instructor during class, students will be provided with a basic kit including two pairs of chainmaille-ready pliers and plenty of rings for two bracelets. Extra kits in other colors and metals will be available for $8-15 each. What to Bring: Students should bring their $25 materials fee in cash, card, or check payable to the instructor. Students may also bring their own jewelry pliers, plus any clasps, beads or findings they would like to use, and a notebook to take notes (there will also be handouts). Instructor Biography: Karen Burke sold her first pieces of jewelry at age seven, took a two-decade detour for higher education and the corporate world, and then rediscovered metal. Self-taught for years, and recently a graduate of the Revere Academy of Jewelry Arts, she now works and teaches out of the jewelry studio at Artisan's Asylum, with a particular focus on chains, repairs, unusual metals, and casting. Event Time: This one-day workshop will run Saturday, October 3, 1-4pm. REFUNDS: We offer full refunds for any class cancellations more than one week in advance of the class start date. After that point refunds are contingent upon the Asylum being able to fill the seat. No refunds whatsoever are offered for same-day cancellations. To request a refund for a class, please fill out this form. CANCELLATIONS: Your class may be cancelled if too few people register. A decision will be made a few days before the class is scheduled to run, and you will be notified of the cancellation and your registration refunded in full.  

When: Oct 3, 2015 1 PM in Somerville, Massachusetts (Sat, 03 Oct 2015 13 )
Hot Peas 'N Butter
When: Nov 22, 2015 1 PM in Lexington, Massachusetts (Sun, 22 Nov 2015 13 )
Hot Peas N Butter
When: Nov 22, 2015 4 PM in Lexington, Massachusetts (Sun, 22 Nov 2015 16 )
Hibria, Unleash the Archers, Led To the Grave, Abstruktor, Armory
When: Sep 23, 2015 8 PM in Cambridge, Massachusetts
Cost: Visit website for price range. (Wed, 23 Sep 2015 20 )
The Big Quiz Thing at Oberon

The ultimate live trivia spectacular, now every month!

Step up, geeks: The Big Quiz Thing, the Boston area’s favorite live trivia event, is at Oberon the first Monday of every month. Quizmaster Wes Hazard presents five big rounds of multimedia quiz excitement, including video puzzles, audio clues, the Lightning Round, the Text Message Challenge, the Buzzertastic Three-Way Finale, and the best, smartest live quiz questions anywhere! Plus, there’s hope for dummies: Smart-Ass Points for wrong but funny answers. Best of all, the $200 cash jackpot split among four team, along with show tickets books, DVDs, CDs, baked goods, and more excellent prizes. FREE ADMISSION! Learn more at

Check out The Big Quiz Thing team invading Harvard Square here!

Free and open to the public! Doors at 7PM-grab a drink and get ready for to test your knowledge!
All seating is General Admission and first come, first serve.

2 Arrow Street Cambridge, MA 02138

When: Sep 7, 2015 8 PM in Cambridge, Massachusetts (Mon, 07 Sep 2015 20 )
The Decemberists
When: Sep 23, 2015 7 PM in Boston, Massachusetts
Cost: 29.50 - 49.50 (Wed, 23 Sep 2015 19 )
Story Club Boston
Story Club Boston is a storytelling/reading event featuring guest performers and an open mic. Storytellers are asked to tell a story based on the theme of the night (info available on the Story Club Boston website). Open mic readers have eight minutes to tell their story. The best story (as voted by the audience) may be featured on the national Story Club website. Our show is also taped for a podcast available on Suggested donation: $5

When: Sep 28, 2015 6 PM to Sep 28, 2015 7 PMin Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts
Cost: Suggested donation: $5 (Mon, 28 Sep 2015 18 )
Big Screen Classics: JAWS
When: Sep 7, 2015 7 PM in Brookline, Massachusetts (Mon, 07 Sep 2015 19 )
Ciderfest 2015
It's back! Join us for our 3rd Annual Ciderfest! We'll be featuring ciders, meads and all things not quite beer. Some of the most knowledgeable cider personalities in the business will be in the shop showcasing their natural, clean, still, sparkling, crisp, dry, and off-dry ciders; all for your educ[...]


When: Sep 7, 2015 5 PM in Somerville, Massachusetts
Cost: Free Tasting + Discounts (Mon, 07 Sep 2015 17 )
Boston Red Sox vs. Toronto Blue Jays
MLB Baseball

When: Sep 7, 2015 1:35:00 PM in Boston, Massachusetts (Mon, 07 Sep 2015 13:35:00 )
Home Free - Don't It Feel Good
When country vocal band Home Free was crowned champion of NBC’s The Sing-Off, their victory was by no means the beginnings of a career for the five country stars from Minnesota… rather it was a satisfying culmination of nearly a decade of hard work and commitment to a vocal craft growing in popularity. They have become known for their high-energy performances, peppered with quick-witted humor that meshes Nashville standards with pop hits dipped in country flavor. Since their Sing-Off win, Home Free has released two albums (Crazy Life and Full Of Cheer), selling more than 150,000 copies; they’ve embarked on two major national tours, selling more than 100,000 tickets in North America; they’ve released more than 20 music videos, amassing more than 35-million YouTube views. They continue to build a national audience as they bring their Don’t It Feel Good Tour to town on the in support of their third major release on Columbia Records out in Fall 2015.

When: Sep 23, 2015 8 PM to Sep 23, 2015 10 PMin Boston, Massachusetts
Cost: $35-50 (Wed, 23 Sep 2015 20 )
Armin Van Buuren
When: Sep 23, 2015 7 PM in Boston, Massachusetts
Cost: 49.50 - 75.00 (Wed, 23 Sep 2015 19 )
TechHub Boston Members Breakfast
Eat! Chat! Meet! Get to know other TechHub Members and what they're working on. You might find a great collaboration partner, find out about a useful tool or make a new friend - plus munch on bagels. It helps if you register - then we can be sure there's enough for everyone, but if you want to drop by and take pot luck you are very welcome. Please note: this is for TechHub Members only.

When: Sep 7, 2015 9 AM in Somerville, Massachusetts (Mon, 07 Sep 2015 09 )
Lysten Boston: Marta Pacek, Abbie Morin, Dave Farah
18 years and over

When: Sep 23, 2015 9 PM in Cambridge, Massachusetts
Cost: $5.00 (Wed, 23 Sep 2015 21 )
Willie Watson
When: Sep 23, 2015 6 PM in Somerville, Massachusetts
Cost: 15.00 - 15.00 (Wed, 23 Sep 2015 18 )
Lee Corey Oswald, Sodabomb, Sneeze, Kitner
When: Sep 23, 2015 7 PM in Allston, Massachusetts
Cost: Visit website for price range. (Wed, 23 Sep 2015 19 )
Meet the Authors: Casey Sherman and Dave Wedge
The Weymouth Public Libraries is kicking off its Fall Author Series with local authors Casey Sherman and Dave Wedge with Boston Strong: A City's Triumph over Tragedy. This is the story of the Boston Marathon bombing through the eyes of those most intimately affected. Refreshments will be served and copies of the book will be available for purchase. This program is co-sponsored by the North Weymouth Civic Association.

When: Sep 22, 2015 7 PM in Weymouth, Massachusetts (Tue, 22 Sep 2015 19 )
Greg Carter's European Hockey Camp
When: Aug 24, 2015 12 AM to Mar 6, 2016 12 AMin Concord, Massachusetts (Mon, 24 Aug 2015 00 )
Pie Making with Sarah Powers of Flour Bakery and Cafe
Thanksgiving is all about giving... And pie! Join us in welcoming Sarah Powers, Pastry Chef at Flour Bakery and Cafe, for a little of both! This class will be an informative and practical lesson focused on seasonal and holiday pies. First, Sarah will demonstrate her skills as she teaches you how to craft the perfect crust. Then, she will put that skill to the test as she demonstrates three classic recipes for apple pie, pumpkin pie and a rustic crostata. Last, she will share a special recipe that cannot be beat - a lovely chocolate cream pie that is perfect for the holidays! You will leave this class full of knowledge and full of delicious pie! 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 available here.  Please be aware of our cancellation policy.

When: Nov 6, 2015 6 PM in Cambridge, Massachusetts (Fri, 06 Nov 2015 18 )
Cheese 101 - December 2015
Our most popular class! Our cheesemongers will help you broaden your knowledge of one of our favorite subjects. We will talk about the history and process of cheesemaking, and how our favorite modern-day cheesemakers (many of whom we have visited) are embracing artisan traditions. Learn the basics of tasting and building your own cheese plate, and sample a few wines and beers for good measure. The evening concludes with a rare treat - a peek into our cheese caves. NOTE: This class is held at our retail location and is standing room only.  Please be aware of our cancellation policy.

When: Dec 13, 2015 5 PM in Cambridge, Massachusetts (Sun, 13 Dec 2015 17 )
Cheese 101 - November 2015
Our most popular class! Our cheesemongers will help you broaden your knowledge of one of our favorite subjects. We will talk about the history and process of cheesemaking, and how our favorite modern-day cheesemakers (many of whom we have visited) are embracing artisan traditions. Learn the basics of tasting and building your own cheese plate, and sample a few wines and beers for good measure. The evening concludes with a rare treat - a peek into our cheese caves. NOTE: This class is held at our retail location and is standing room only.  Please be aware of our cancellation policy.

When: Nov 15, 2015 5 PM in Cambridge, Massachusetts (Sun, 15 Nov 2015 17 )
Brave the Caves: An Underground Cheese Lesson - December 2015
The chilly stone caves beneath our Cambridge store hold hundreds of pounds of cheese, from 80-pound wheels of Comté to delicate-rinded blues to small logs of Belgian goat’s milk cheese destined for our in-house aging program. Go spelunking with our expert cheesemongers and explore the science and secrets that are hidden in our caves. You’ll head underground with each to view and discuss the crucial role these temperature- and humidity-controlled rooms play in cheese aging, storage, and maintenance, and complete the lesson by tasting a few examples of what you’ve learned. Please be prepared for cave-like conditions by wearing a sweater or light jacket and shoes that may become damp. NOTE: This class is held at our retail location and is standing room only.  Please be aware of our cancellation policy.

When: Dec 6, 2015 5 PM in Cambridge, Massachusetts (Sun, 06 Dec 2015 17 )

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