The Town of Great Barrington was founded in 1761 and is located in the southwestern corner of Massachusetts in Berkshire County.
Tourism is of major importance in the town which is encouraged by a combination of outdoor activities and cultural offerings as well as restaurants, B&B's and small inns. There are activities that help carry tourism though the four seasons like skiing for winter, fall foliage and summer culture along with the beauty of spring.
Residents note that Great Barrington is a wonderful community to raise a family or run a business and enjoy the pleasure of small town living.
Join Women 2.0 this October for our monthly City Meetup in Boston on Thursday, November 6th from 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm. It will be held the 1st Thursday of every month
City Meetup is a Women 2.0 networking event to promote new networks amongst the entire technology ecosystem in innovative cities around the world. This event is open to those who work, start, and fund tech companies. Both women and men are invited to attend.
*Please note that you must be 21 or older to attend Women 2.0 City Meetup. We will be checking IDs at the door. Tickets are non-transferable & non-refundable. Women 2.0 reserves the right to refuse admission or entry to any (or all) Women 2.0 event(s).
When: Nov 6, 2014 6 PM to Nov 6, 2014 8 PMin Boston, Massachusetts Cost: Visit EventBrite.com for pricing. (Thu, 06 Nov 2014 18 )
Join us a special for a Spooky Afternoon with Kendall Square's startup community at NGIN Workplace this Friday at 3:30! Drink, eat & be scary! Most original costume will win a prize!!! (costume suggested, but not required)
When: Oct 31, 2014 3 PM to Oct 31, 2014 6 PMin Boston, Massachusetts (Fri, 31 Oct 2014 15 )
Social entrepreneurs have harnessed the power of business to bring good sanitation, healthy food and clean energy to the world’s poorest communities. But how do they reach these customers? What can marketers teach us about creating social impact?
Join us for a spirited Sunday Brunch Salon, where we’ll reflect on our own behaviors as consumers, hear insights from Acumen entrepreneurs, and learn how to use marketing techniques to promote social good in our own communities. Come hungry for good conversation!
Boston+Acumen salons are food and conversation events on the topics of poverty, business and the relationship that exists between them. They bring together groups of thoughtful people, spur their moral imagination and challenge them to think creatively about social impact.
When: Nov 2, 2014 12 PM to Nov 2, 2014 2 PMin Boston, Massachusetts (Sun, 02 Nov 2014 12 )
In partnership with the Simmons College Office of Advancement, the Public Relations Student Society of America chapter of Simmons College is pleased to announce a networking dinner with recent alumna for those affiliated with the Communications Department. The evening will give students a chance to gain industry insight with those who are recent members of the work force. The evening includes a buffet style dinner where students can sit with alumna in their field of interest, concluding with a networking session. The attire is business casual and all students are encouraged to bring business cards and resumes. Please RSVP as seating is limited.
When: Nov 6, 2014 5 PM to Nov 6, 2014 7 PMin Boston, Massachusetts (Thu, 06 Nov 2014 17 )
Due to the high demand and interest to view our shared kitchen incubator space and to have a forum to discuss launching and growing your successful Massachusetts food business, we at Stock Pot Malden are now holding two monthly Open Houses and Discussions! See our space, meet other current and potential food truck operators, speciality foods entrepreneurs, caterers, personal chefs and more to discuss everything that is food entrepreneurship.
Please join us on the First Wednesday Evening (7-9pm) and the Third Saturday Afternoon (1-3pm) of every month at our Polka Dot location in Malden.
This Wednesday, November 5th, the open house will be hosted by Stock Pot Malden Finance Director Ben de la Cretaz, Babson MBA and former Boston Restaurateur as well as Stock Pot Malden's Operations and Licensing Guru Emily Gouillart. Please RSVP to ensure your spot!
See you there!
When: Nov 5, 2014 7 PM to Nov 5, 2014 8 PMin Malden, Massachusetts (Wed, 05 Nov 2014 19 )
John Oliver is an Emmy and Writer’s Guild Award winning writer. His HBO show, Last Week Tonight with John Oliver, presents a satirical look at the week in news, politics and current events. On his occasional breaks from television, John returns to his first love of stand-up and plays to sold out
venues across the US.
From 2006 to 2013 John was a correspondent and guest host on the multiaward
winning The Daily Show with Jon Stewart. He first came to prominence as a cutting-edge political stand up in the UK, with a string of television appearances and sold-out solo shows at the Edinburgh Festival.
Having made the move to America in 2006 to work on The Daily Show, John won the Breakout Award at the Aspen Comedy Festival in 2007 and went on to write and star in his first hour long Comedy Central stand up special John Oliver: Terrifying Times in 2008. Such was its success that John has
now hosted four seasons of his own stand up series for Comedy Central, John Oliver’s New York Stand Up Show, featuring a hand-picked selection of his favourite comedians.
When: Dec 30, 2014 7 PM to Dec 30, 2014 9 PMin Boston, Massachusetts Cost: $52 (Tue, 30 Dec 2014 19 )
Proper camera care is essential to your camera living a long and healthy life!
Join us for this valuable clinic on how to properly and safely clean your image sensor and care for your camera. During the event, Scott Levine from Hunt's Photo & Video will demonstrate techniques for proper cleaning and help you set up a manageable routine on your own.
Singer and songwriter Roseanne Cash celebrates her acclaimed new album, The River & the Thread, a collection of new original songs that connect and re-connect Roseanne to the American South, the place of her birth and the home of her ancestors.
“The soul and richness of the people and the music of the south resonates in a particular way for all of us. It’s a deep connection.” – Roseanne Cash
“…Ms. Cash has a voice both dark and sweet, with a gentle but reliable vibrato, and she knows how to convey the quiet sting of heartache.” – The New York Times
When: Nov 13, 2014 8 PM in Cambridge, Massachusetts Cost: $60.00 (Thu, 13 Nov 2014 20 )
Please note: Online sales will close a few hours before the show, but there are also still tickets available at the door!
This October, Somerville is about to get scary!
SVG Productions and the Armory are teaming up to bring the creepy, the horrific and the spooky to the Center for the Arts at The Armory. This event will turn the main Hall of the Armory into a haunted maze full of ghosts, ghouls and demons destined to make the audience scream! Get ready for scary special effects and macabre monsters.
“Halloween has always been my favorite holiday” states producer Matthew Martino. “And it’s time that Somerville puts on a Halloween show that has something for everyone.”
In addition to the big haunted maze, The Armory of Horror plans to have a family day for kids that is a little less scary and has special activities looking to celebrate Halloween in a cool and fun place. There will also be a special "lights on" backstage tour that will show folks all the secrets lurking in the shadows and shed light on how a Haunted House is produced!
Lead by veteran haunted attraction and horror movie producer Matthew Martino, The Armory of Horror brings decades of experience to the creation of this show. Matt is a local Somerville resident who has worked at Halloween shows such as Spookyworld, Castle of the Damned and Horrorville. He is excited to bring such a thrilling event to his hometown.
The Armory of Horror is open October 24th, 25th, 30th, 31th, and November 1st from 6pm to 10pm. Arts at the Armory is located at 191 Highland Ave, Somerville, MA.
Tickets are $20 for adults and $12 for kids. The "lights on" tour is from 2pm to 4pm on October 26th and is on a donation basis. Family day is from noon to 4pm on November 1st from and tickets are $5.
FYI - there's a Living Social deal out there . . . have fun on your scavenger hunt!
When: Oct 24, 2014 6 PM to Nov 1, 2014 10 PMin Somerville, Massachusetts Cost: Visit EventBrite.com for pricing. (Fri, 24 Oct 2014 18 )
We're in the home stretch of the construction process and we just can't wait to share our amazing new gym with you. Sign up for a FREE hard hat tour of our new facility and not only will you be one of the first people to view our epic 10,000sf bouldering wall, but you'll also get VIP status. We'll be offering secret membership specials available only during the tours so be sure to pick a date and bring some plastic because you won't want to pass these offers by!
There will not be any climbing at these tours, and please wear appropriate footwear for a construction site. Closed toe shoes required.
What are my transport/parking options getting to the event?
There is street parking on Old Colony Ave, we also have a free 110 car lot located off Old Colony Ave on C street. Heading North on Old Colony Ave, the lot will be on your right before you reach our entrance.
Coming by T? Take the Red Line to Broadway and head South on Old Colony Ave. We are located on the left side of the road.
Our indoor bike parking may not be ready yet, but please feel free to bring your bikes inside.
What can/can't I bring to the event?
While children may attend, small children are best left at home due to the safety concerns of a construction site.
Where can I contact the organizer with any questions?
Please email Kat at K.Waterhouse@rockspotclimbing.com or call her at 401-595-5246.
When: Nov 13, 2014 6 PM to Nov 13, 2014 7 PMin Boston, Massachusetts (Thu, 13 Nov 2014 18 )
If you like Whose Line Is It Anyway? then you’ll love ComedySportz, a fun, fast-paced comedy show that’s great for the whole family. See two teams battle for laughs — and points — as they make up scenes, games and songs on the spot, with audience participation and suggestions incorporated into the act. Full of off-the-cuff humor and unpredictable moments, it’s never the same show twice.
ComedySportz is improv comedy played as a sport. The show pits two teams of comedians against each other in a variety of games, in which they compete for audience laughter.
When: Nov 9, 2014 2 PM to Nov 9, 2014 3 PMin Somerville, Massachusetts (Sun, 09 Nov 2014 14 )
10-11am: Lighting for Portraiture: Presented by Westcott’s National Accounts Manager, David Piazza, this seminar will help you take control of your lighting environment and produce the style you envision. This will help you in understanding the properties of light and the manipulation possible with light modifiers to produce the most desirable lighting patterns for portraiture.
11am-12pm: Color Management with X-Rite: Why doesn’t my print match what I see on my screen? MAC Group Representative and all-around great guy Ray Nason will sort all of your problems in this seminar using X-Rite’s color management products, including the Colormunki and Color checker.
12-1pm: Join us for Capturing Life through your Lens with veteran street shooter and people photographer Rick Gerrity. You’ll learn how to use your camera as a conversation piece to approach and talk to people anywhere to get that once in a lifetime image. We will review the camera features that are key to capturing sharp stunning images anywhere. No boring Power Points, just a display of images and how they were made. Presented by Panasonic
1-2pm: Tame the Photo Chaos with Mylio: Get a guided tour of hot new photo organizing tool Mylio. Sports Photographer Damian Strohmeyer and Mylio Rep Theo Vaskevitch explain the ins and outs of using Mylio to, as the name implies, keep your photographic life organized.
2-3pm: Sony Mirrorless- Differences and Advantages: Sony's New England trainer Jon Helgason will explain the differences between a mirrorless camera and a traditional DSLR. Are there advantages beyond the smaller size and weight? What can a mirrorless camera do that a DSLR can't?
3-4pm: Sensor cleaning, alternative mounts, and other ways to get the most out of your camera: Delkin representative Jason Mantell will be discussing the title topics for both DSLR and Mirrorless cameras.
When: Nov 8, 2014 10 AM to Nov 8, 2014 5 PMin Melrose, Massachusetts Cost: Visit EventBrite.com for pricing. (Sat, 08 Nov 2014 10 )
Join Little Lovage Club for Nannies' Night Out!
Dinner and drinks at the Gallows for all Boston-area nannies! Celebrate the year anniversary since the first Nannies Night Out, back when Little Lovage Club saw all these nannies coming into their space for children's classes, and wanted to get them connected to create bonds, make friendships and become eachothers' true coworkers.
Grab dinner and drinks with us, catch up with other caregivers while exchanging ideas, sharing advice and making friends.
Come when you can, and stay for however long you'd like!
This Nannies' Night Out event is at the Gallows on Washington Street in the South End, a short walk from the Orange line, and on the silverline bus route! Many of us walk to the train together afterwards.
We will be meeting in the bar area before sitting. Please RSVP so we can make reservations! We'll sit down for dinner around 7pm or so.
Open to all Boston nannies- bring a friend!
When: Nov 6, 2014 6 PM to Nov 6, 2014 9 PMin Boston, Massachusetts (Thu, 06 Nov 2014 18 )
It is my pleasure to invite you and your friends to one of our exclusive Overseas Adventure Travel and Grand Circle events coming to your area this November.
Join us, and you will:
Receive $100 off any 2014 or 2015 reservation you make with us.
Learn about some of our incredible destinations, including several new Overseas Adventure Travel trips that have been added in 2014.
Be the first to hear about our new features and enhancements being added in 2015.
Talk with key Grand Circle associates about your travel goals.
As an added incentive, we have more than $1,000 in cash and prizes to give away the day of the event—plus a chance to win a FREE trip just for attending!
Come Learn how OAT has become the most popular way for mature travelers to explore the world. Discover why Condé Nast Traveler readers named Grand Circle Cruise Line the #1 “World’s Best River Cruise Line” in their 2013 Readers’ Choice Awards—two years in a row. And see how our great value keeps getting better with Grand Circle Travel.
I look forward to seeing you soon—and to helping you plan your trip of a lifetime.
Vice President, Travel Relations Grand Circle Corporation
P.S. As a special thank you for bringing guests with you, we will hold a raffle for a $250 travel credit for your guest and a $100 cash prize for you.
When: Nov 6, 2014 9 AM to Nov 6, 2014 12 PMin Randolph, Massachusetts (Thu, 06 Nov 2014 09 )
Wednesday, November 12th 2014, 8:30 to 9:30 AM FREE
located at 50 Water St., The Tannery Mill Building #1, Newburyport, MA 01950
Join us for another great Local Food networking event at Chococoa Baking Company in beautiful Newburyport, MA!
Come meet other members of the Local Foods Initiative at the local food establishment Chocoa Baking Company. Chococoa Baking Compan is one of the great success stories of the Local Food movement. Husband and wife, Alan Mons and Julie Ganong leave the world of Corporate America, with the help of an old family recipe, and decide to start a food business. Now they have a flourishing retail and wholesale business, plus their beautiful cafe in downton Newburyport!
Complimentary coffee and some delicious treats (which I assume must include some Whoopie Pies) will be available for your delectation. A special thanks to Julie Ganong and AlanMons for hosting this event and providing food and drink for our morning consumption! Click on the links for more information about Chococoa Baking Company.
When: Nov 12, 2014 8 AM to Nov 12, 2014 9 AMin Newburyport, Massachusetts (Wed, 12 Nov 2014 08 )
American Home Shield is coming out with exciting new product offerings that will go into effect on October 15th, 2014 and will replace all previous AHSproducts. These changes are the result of extensive research and suggestions from our customers, real estate professionals, homeowners, employees, and contractors. Using this feedback, AHS has created groundbreaking new products that address the needs and concerns of our valued customers.
Lunch and learn.
When: Nov 20, 2014 12 PM to Nov 20, 2014 1 PMin Concord, Massachusetts (Thu, 20 Nov 2014 12 )
Create a beautiful holiday wreath and listen to stories about the history of wreath making at this charming annual workshop. The class is held at Plimoth Plantation’s Horticulture Center, with our own Horticulturist Lori Danek. Lori will teach the process of making evergreen wreaths, while discussing this long-standing tradition. All materials are included and light refreshments will be served.
When: Nov 30, 2014 12 PM to Nov 30, 2014 2 PMin Housatonic, Massachusetts (Sun, 30 Nov 2014 12 )
Ever wonder how apps for Droid tablets and phones are made? Using MIT's App Inventor, students will learn to program an app from start to finish. Tablets will be provided or students can bring their own. No previous programming experience necessary!
Saturdays, 1/10/2015 - 3/21/2015, 10:00am - 11:00am
When: Jan 10, 2015 10 AM to Jan 10, 2015 11 AMin Lexington, Massachusetts Cost: $160 (free for Empow's After School Club members) (Sat, 10 Jan 2015 10 )
The New England B2B Networking Group will be hosting an exclusive networking event on November 20th in Andover, MA at Crossfit Andover located at 22R Dale Street. The event is from 1130am to 1pm with a $20.00 admission fee. Because space is limited to 15 people with no overlap of professions, you must register on Eventbrite if you would like to attend No walk in registration is available.
Each person will receive a few minutes to discuss their business and then we will have some open networking. Pizza will be served.
The New England B2B events focus on the B2B or Commercial market. The types of professions that attend include, but are not limited to: realtors, mortgage officers, attorneys, cpa's, financial planners, payroll companies, commercial lenders, commercial realtors, commercial insurance, coaches, health insurance companies, marketing and IT companies, business coaches, internet service providers, printers, promotional products, recruiters, HR Firms, CFO for hire, mobile phone providers.
If you don't see a ticket for your occupation please email me at Kevin@newenglandb2bnetworking.com
To learn more about the New England B2B Networking Group please and to see a lisit of upcoming events please visit our website at www.newenglandb2bnetworking.com
When: Nov 20, 2014 11 AM to Nov 20, 2014 1 PMin Andover, Massachusetts Cost: Visit EventBrite.com for pricing. (Thu, 20 Nov 2014 11 )
In the course of Chris Isaak’s career, he has released nine extraordinary albums, twelve singles, been nominated for two Grammy awards, acted in several motion pictures and starred in his own critically acclaimed TV series. His legendary shows with his longtime band Silvertone have entertained tens of thousands of people for over two decades. Even his hair has its own fan club. And yet, this highly praised herald platinum-selling artist has never released a greatest hits album—until now. Best Of Chris Isaak—the CD and accompanying DVD, takes listeners on a gratifying musical journey through the Stockton, Calif., native’s two-decade career, showcasing his stellar songwriting; smooth, dusky baritone (and tender falsetto that will alert your dog); and effortless brand of stylish retro-cool.
When: Dec 19, 2014 7 PM to Dec 19, 2014 9 PMin Boston, Massachusetts Cost: $55-$75 (Fri, 19 Dec 2014 19 )
Thursday, October 30th at Prime
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Benny was propelled into his star-spangled career by his international hit single ‘Satisfaction’ which was unleashed on the world back on 2002.
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When: Oct 30, 2014 9 PM to Oct 31, 2014 2 AMin Boston, Massachusetts Cost: $15+ (Thu, 30 Oct 2014 21 )
Thinking about buying a home but don't know where to start? Redfin Agent Peter Phinney will walk you through the home-buying process so you know what to expect.
What we'll cover:
Is buying for you?
Cambridge home prices, inventory & market conditions
Special property types (short sales, foreclosures, new construction)
Home financing & the purchase process
Free bites & beverages will be provided!
Hosted by Redfin Agent: Peter Phinney
Peter Phinney is an expert agent on the South Middlesex team. Want to meet before the class or just have a quick question? Feel free to call at 617-458-2883 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org. We're happy to answer all of your home buying and selling questions.
When: Nov 13, 2014 6 PM to Nov 13, 2014 8 PMin Cambridge, Massachusetts (Thu, 13 Nov 2014 18 )
Save some time this Holiday Season to visit the Museum for our festivities.
"The holiday season and new year are a time for resolutions. We recommend putting the Worcester Art Museum at the top of your list." -Al Southwick, Telegram & Gazette 11/24/13
The Worcester Art Museum evokes the spirit of the season during this special time of year. Join us and enjoy festive live concerts in the Renaissance Court, special seasonal children's programming, decorations in the Museum, and expanded Shop and Café hours. Extra Member discounts in the shop during Holidays at WAM!
When: Nov 29, 2014 12 AM to Jan 4, 2015 12 AMin Worcester, Massachusetts Cost: free with museum admission (Sat, 29 Nov 2014 00 )
Thursday 11/13 - An Early Show featuring... REBECCA LOEBE (as seen on The Voice) JENN GRINELS $10 advance / $12 at the door 6:30 doors /7:30 show www.REBECCALOEBE.COM www.jenngrinels.com Rebecca Loebe is a young singer-songwriter who grew up in Atlanta and has done time in DC, Boston and New York, now making her home in Austin, TX. She is known for her distinct voice, well-crafted songs and ability to bring an audience to her journeys, introducing them to the characters she meets and observations she makes as she travels. Rebecca has toured non-stop since 2009, averaging 150-200 shows per year as a headliner and as support for The Civil Wars, Ellis Paul, Mary Chapin Carpenter, Nicki Bluhm and the Gramblers, Matt the Electrician and others. Rebecca's live performances have created a passionate fan base around the world. In 2014 she performed in 35 states of the US, Canada, Europe and Japan and was tapped by Goose Creek Records to record and produce 3 Nights Live and Rebecca Loebe Live, her first official live concert releases. Rebecca has won numerous awards for her songwriting, including the prestigious Kerrville New Folk Award, and has received recognition for her unique, powerful voice. In 2011 she was a featured contestant on the first season of NBC's "The Voice," winning a spot on Team Adam and an iTunes Top 10 single worldwide with her captivating re-imagination of Nirvana's "Come As You Are." Earlier this year she was ranked #9 on Alternate Root magazine's annual listing of the 30 Best Female Singers in America. "Jenn Grinels is the real, talented epitome of today's best indie music." - The San Diego Reader Biography Reviews: "When you end the night standing and cheering with all of your friends and 200 strangers, you know something wonderful just happened. If the stars made music they would be jealous of Jenn Grinels. an unbeatable live experience. Goosebumps all around." - GuerillaCandy.com (Seattle, WA) "Her voice is just absurd. Two artists kept coming to mind Martin Sexton and Fiona Apple. Sexton because of her vocal focus & control; Fiona Apple because of her tell-off confessional and conversational lyrics, her penchant for complex rhyme schemes, and her powerful, listen-up-buster delivery." - Crazytalk.com (San Francisco, CA)
When: Nov 13, 2014 6 PM to Nov 13, 2014 9 PMin Cambridge, Massachusetts Cost: 10 - 10 USD (Thu, 13 Nov 2014 18 )
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