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.
It’s time to get creative! Our wood ring making class is going to be a great introduction to the basics of creating your own vector files. These one of a kind ring silhouettes will be cut out of wood and finished with different surface treatments.
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When: Feb 8, 2015 2 PM to Feb 8, 2015 5 PMin Cambridge, Massachusetts Cost: 62.00 true Save me a spot! 62.00
Try tapas a different way - brunch style! In this class go beyond the egg sandwich brunch everyone knows so well. Get together with your friends and the BCAE to prepare this Tapas brunch full of color, flavor, and of course mimosas (cava from Barcelona)! Our Brunch will include some of the fo[...]
When: Feb 8, 2015 6 PM in Boston, Massachusetts Cost: $78/$69 members (Sun, 08 Feb 2015 18 )
Location: Hunnewell Building. Great scenery and exercise, who could want more? Take a brisk walk this winter and stay healthy and connected to the Arboretum at a time when the landscape is pared down to its beautiful bones. This walk emphasizes fitness, with a healthy dose of information on seasonal highlights. Winter tours are geared to adults and led by trained Arboretum docents. Walks are free, no need to register. In case of inclement weather, contact 617.384.5209.
When: Feb 8, 2015 1 PM in Boston, Massachusetts Cost: Included in admission (Sun, 08 Feb 2015 13 )
Songbird Sings is dedicated to healing trauma through songwriting. Our programs help to transform those silenced by domestic violence, sexual exploitation, and childhood abuse, en- abling them to give voice to their experience and emotions. Through songwriting and crea- tive collaboration, participants find the key to their own healing, developing inner strength and resilience as they come to trust themselves and others, while building support systems among those with a shared history of trauma. Www.songbirdsings.org
When: Feb 8, 2015 7 PM in Northampton, Massachusetts Cost: $15.00 (Sun, 08 Feb 2015 19 )
Parents Can Find a Best-Fit Camp for their Child without leaving the house!
Lexington, MA- The American Camp Association, New England (ACA New England) is pleased to announce it will be hosting theregion’s first evervirtual camp fair for families who hope to find day or overnight camps located in CT, MA, ME, NH, RI & VT. The virtual fair will be live online Sunday, February 8th, from 1- 5 PM, and Monday, February 9th, from 4-8 PM. Parents can attend this camp fair by visiting summercamplive.com/ACANEFair, -- simple as that. Attendees can sign up now, even though the fair won’t be open until February 8th.
Expect to do everything families can do at in-person camp fairs—and more. Live chat with camp representatives, view videos and photos, browse camp websites and review camp materials—all from the comfort of home or a favorite computer. In the meantime, camp seekers don’t have to wait until February to access resources and information. Navigate from acanewengland.org to the families and public page full of camp-specific content focused on New England. The ACA New England Pinterest page www.pinterest.com/ACANewEngland/finding-your-camp/) is also full of content of interest to camp seekers.
Bette Bussel, executive director of ACA New England says, “We are excited to bring families the ability to interact with camp representatives and explore camp options fully. New England is the birthplace of summer camp. We’re proud of the large number of camps and the tremendous variety in program offerings and camp types available. There’s a camp in New England for everyone—day or overnight, specialty or general, coed or single sex, religiously-affiliated or not, small or large and nonprofit or private. It’s why families throughout the US and around the world in addition to around the region choose New England camps. We’ve chosen this virtual platform to serve families focused on finding camps in New England. Join us to watch videos, view photos and ask questions of industry professionals. This is a unique and fun opportunity to learn about camps and find the right one for your child without having to leave the house.”
It is free to attend the Virtual Camp Fair. Sign up is simple, accessible through either www.summercamplive.com/ACANEFairor www.acanewengland.org/for-campers-and-families/public-calendar/aca-new-england-virtual-camp-fair. Although live chat and interaction with camp representatives can only be accessed during the listed hours, registered users can browse virtual booths in the camp hall at any time during the two days.
When: Feb 8, 2015 1 PM to Feb 8, 2015 5 PMin Boston, Massachusetts (Sun, 08 Feb 2015 13 )
Interested in submitting a piece of poetry? The theme is Movies and Magic! We will be accepting submissions via email at email@example.com and in Montserrat College of Art's The Writing Studio, located at 248 Cabot Street. The deadline is Monday, Feb. 16th.
When: Feb 19, 2015 7 PM in Beverly, Massachusetts (Thu, 19 Feb 2015 19 )
Join Christopher Mirabile, Jean Hammond & Neil Chheda on a discussion panel to obtain tangible steps to reach your financing goals in 2015!
Steve Snyder is Entrepreneur-in-Residence at Gesmer Updegrove LLP
Christopher M. Mirabile, Managing Director, Launchpad Venture Group and Vice Chairman, Angel Capital Association
Jean Hammond, a member of Launchpad Venture Group, Hub Angels and GoldenSeeds (co-founding the Boston forum). Also a Cofounder and Partner at LearnLaunch, a trio of three entities that together support the growth of the Edtech cluster and the innovative firms in this sector Neil Chheda, Managing Partner, Romulus Capita
When: Feb 3, 2015 4 PM to Feb 3, 2015 6 PMin Boston, Massachusetts (Tue, 03 Feb 2015 16 )
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