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Located in Downtown Fall River, the T.A. Restaurant has been serving the finest Portuguese cuisine for 25 years. Using traditional recipes & the freshest ingredients, their menu is a reflection of Portuguese & Azorean fare with a balance of seafood & meat. Tabacaria Acoreania restaurante esta as suas ordens.
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About Fall River
The city of Fall River was founded in 1803 as a town and then incorporated in 1854 as a city. Fall River is located in Bristol County about 50 miles from Boston. The city's name originated from a Native American name "Quequchan" which means falling water.

To bring tourism to its full potential in Fall River there are many places of interest. In the city you will find the U.S.S Memorial, Fall River Heritage State Park, and the Old Colony and Fall River Rail Road Museum.

During the Halloween season Fall River also has numerous haunted attractions including the Factory of Terror or the Asylum of Horror. The Lizzie Borden Museum is also a bed and breakfast where you will learn the story of the murder mystery that was never solved. Stay if you dare!!

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Workforce Training Fund Workshop Session-Quincy


Employment & Training Resources Center. Want more information about the Workforce Training Fund Program and which training grant would best fit your business' training needs?




Companies that are ready to apply or are in the process of applying for a Workforce Training Fund General Program Grant are encouraged to attend this 2-hour application workshop.


The General Program Training Grant Application Workshop provides a comprehensive review of the general program grant application including:


  • discussing what makes for a competitive application;
  • how to develop a successful training plan;
  • measurable grant outcomes;
  • grant terminology; and
  • examples of general program grant applications.


For more information about the Workforce Training Fund Program, visit www.mass.gov/wtfp

When: May 2, 2014 9 AM to May 2, 2014 12 PMin Quincy, Massachusetts (Fri, 02 May 2014 09 )
BIG Talks: A Seat at the Table

Watch preview here

When: May 5, 2014 7 PM to May 5, 2014 8 PMin Brookline, Massachusetts (Mon, 05 May 2014 19 )
Successfully Introducing Refractive Cataract Surgery

When: Apr 27, 2014 3 PM to Apr 27, 2014 3 PMin Boston, Massachusetts (Sun, 27 Apr 2014 15 )
Bijou Presents: Kaskade "Redux" Tour

Bijou Nightclub & Lounge
Proudly Presents

KASKADE "Redux" Tour 2014
Doors 9pm - 2am
More info: 617.335.6777

Hang W/ - Life is better shared Live - Download and watch your favorite DJ’s live!

When: Apr 30, 2014 10 PM in Boston, Massachusetts (Wed, 30 Apr 2014 22 )
Successfully Introducing Refractive Cataract Surgery

When: Apr 27, 2014 1 PM to Apr 27, 2014 1 PMin Boston, Massachusetts (Sun, 27 Apr 2014 13 )
How to Hack Your Patent Application: Session Two - Provisional Application

Are you ready for a provisional patent?  Unsure of what steps to take next?  

We will discuss some tips about how to draft your own provisional application, the limits and benefits of a provisional vs. a non-provisional, and go through a demonstration of on-line filing process. Learn key Do's and Don'ts as well as how the process works behind the scenes at the USPTO. We want to help you take the first step in protecting your inventions.

When: Apr 24, 2014 4 PM to Apr 24, 2014 6 PMin Boston, Massachusetts (Thu, 24 Apr 2014 16 )
Renew Boston 2&3 Family Building Info Session

Be Comfortable. Save money. Improve your home.

Please join us for a presentation about no- and low- cost ways to cut your energy bills. Renters as well as home owners can save money, and be more comfortable in summer as well as winter! Come schedule your no-cost no-obligation Home Energy Assessment.

Insulation rebates start at 75% and go up to 90% off - up to $3,000 per unit where all eligible units in 2- and 3- family homes are weatherized.

Free and open to the public. Children Welcome. Light refreshments will be served !

Uphams Corner Library, Boston Public Library
500 Columbia Rd
Dorchester, MA 02125
6pm-7:30 pm

When: Apr 24, 2014 6 PM to Apr 24, 2014 7 PMin Boston, Massachusetts
Cost: 0.00 false General admission 0.00

(Thu, 24 Apr 2014 18 )
Women 2.0 City Meetup Boston

Join Women 2.0 this April for our monthly City Meetup in Boston on Thursday, May 1st 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. 

Speaking at this month's City Meetup Boston is: 



Don't forget to follow the event on Twitter at @w2CityMeetup and @women2. The hashtag for this event is #W2BOS.


*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: May 1, 2014 6 PM to May 1, 2014 8 PMin Boston, Massachusetts
Cost: Visit EventBrite.com for pricing. (Thu, 01 May 2014 18 )
Reactivating Lost Patients

When: Apr 28, 2014 3 PM to Apr 28, 2014 3 PMin Boston, Massachusetts (Mon, 28 Apr 2014 15 )
JuLee at Whisky Saigon

When: Apr 25, 2014 9 PM to Apr 26, 2014 2 AMin Boston, Massachusetts (Fri, 25 Apr 2014 21 )
Let's Get Hooping! Hula Hooping Workshop for All Abilities


Have fun and learn the basics in this workshop. Hula hooping is a form of expression, dance, meditation and exercise. It is a creative outlet that is always evolving, and the possibilities are endless. The hula hoop is a permanent dance partner who never steps on your toes. There is no right or wrong way to hula hoop, which makes the art so beautiful.

Open to the Public. For all ages and abilities.

With Guest Artist, Laura Orcutt, hula hoop performing artist and instructor.

When: Apr 26, 2014 10 AM to Apr 26, 2014 12 PMin Winchester, Massachusetts (Sat, 26 Apr 2014 10 )
The Economic Benefits of Gender Intelligence

The Economic Benefits of Gender Intelligence
A CFO RoundTable and Vistage International Leadership Series Event
Tuesday, April 29, 2014, 7:30 - 9:30 a.m.
The offices of Robert Half International, 125 High Street, Boston, MA 


Gender Intelligence is not something arrived at by achieving a quota, ignoring or tolerating our differences, or becoming less authentic to ourselves, just to succeed. Gender Intelligence comes from understanding and appreciating the natural talents that men and women bring to the table. As men and women come to understand each other’s ways of thinking and acting, they step up to a new and powerful level of conversation. They begin to include each other more confidently and more willingly.  

There are a number of highly successful organizations today instilling what we call a culture of difference-thinking. These companies are beacons for talented professionals. They’re recruiting and retaining the best and brightest men and women. There are a number of companies today building such organizations and realizing the value of their efforts. They’ve taken the first step with leadership commitment and involvement.

Join The CFO RoundTable and Vistage International for “The Economic Benefits of Gender Intelligence” on Tuesday, April 29 in Boston. In this session, we will discuss how gender intelligence helps companies:

  • Secure and retain the best talent
  • Make better decisions
  • Produce more relevant products and services that mirror the market
  • Achieve superior financial results

During this interactive session, our speaker will review the definition of gender intelligence, how it can benefit companies, and ask you to participate in a peer-driven session on the challenges and opportunities gender intelligence presents for your organization.

This session is the first in a 3-part Leadership Series, co-produced by Vistage International and The CFO RoundTable. Other sessions will be announced shortly.


Registration is $20, and includes breakfast. CFO and Controllers RoundTable members and friends and Vistage members are welcome to attend.

To register for this event, please complete the form above and click submit when complete. For questions or more information, contact Becky Blackler, Executive Director, The CFO RoundTable, at becky@thecforoundtable.com.

About Our Speaker

Jill Beresford is a Senior Associate of Barbara Annis & Associates Inc., and has over 25 years of Executive Management and advisory experience working with many of the Fortune 500. 

More recently, Jill has successfully worked in the Turnaround & Restructuring Industry filling the positions of CEO, CFO, CRO and/or CMO as needed.  She has worked in a wide variety of corporate environments including private, public, international, start-ups, family-held businesses, Chapter 11 bankruptcies and turn-around situations.  She brings a unique problem-solving and strategic perspective to troubled situations and turns them into profitable business-building solutions.

Her experience includes being CEO and Board member of a publicly-held corporation during the 1990’s when less than 3% of publicly-held corporations were being run by women.  Jill laments that she sure wishes she knew then what she knows now about Gender Intelligence! 

Jill’s M.B.A. is from Boston University.  She is a volunteer mentor at the YMCA Training Inc., Treasurer of the Kerry Jon Walker Fund, and an Altar Guild volunteer at St. Stephen’s Church. She lives in Boston where, in her spare time, she is also a Zumba Fitness Instructor!

When: Apr 29, 2014 7 AM to Apr 29, 2014 9 AMin Boston, Massachusetts
Cost: 20.00 false General Admission 21.49

(Tue, 29 Apr 2014 07 )
Increasing Premium IOL Conversions

When: Apr 26, 2014 12 PM to Apr 26, 2014 12 PMin Boston, Massachusetts (Sat, 26 Apr 2014 12 )
DJ Influence at Whisky Saigon

When: Apr 26, 2014 9 PM to Apr 27, 2014 2 AMin Boston, Massachusetts (Sat, 26 Apr 2014 21 )
Fossil Fuel Free Investing - Power, Money and The Planet

Fossil Fuel Free Investing: Money, Power and The Planet

StakeHolders Capital and First Congregational Church Address the pros and cons of this strategy.

April 23 Forum Promises a Heated Debate

                Date — A forum addressing Fossil Fuel Free investing will take place Wednesday, April 23 from 6:30-8:30 at the First Congregational Church, located at 165 Main Street, Amherst. Industry experts will engage in a lively discussion debating whether divestment from fossil fuel companies is a sound strategy for addressing climate change.

With the March 31 release of the United Nations report on the sweeping impacts of climate change on humans on every continent, the impact of burning fossil fuels on our planet can no longer be ignored. How best to move energy companies away from fossil fuels, whether by divestment or through shareholder advocacy, is at the heart of the debate.

Those engaged in the debate will include

  • Alice Swift, 350.org – MA
  • Terry Mollner of StakeHolders Capital and the Boards of Calvert Social Funds and Ben & Jerry's Ice Cream,
  • Tom Gainey of Pax World Funds, and
  • Anurag Sharma, Professor Business Strategy, Isenberg School of Mgmt. UMass

Andrew Bellak of StakeHolders Capital, Inc. will moderate the debate.

The evening is co-hosted by StakeHolders Capital, First Church’s Earth and Investment Ministry Teams, and Pax World Funds.

It is free and open to the public. Refreshments will be served. 

StakeHolders Capital is a full service investment management firm committed to integrating clients’ values with their investment objectives.

For more information visit www.stakeholderscapital.com or call 413/306-3244.

This is not specific investment advice nor an offer to buy or sell securities.

When: Apr 23, 2014 6 PM to Apr 23, 2014 8 PMin Amherst, Massachusetts (Wed, 23 Apr 2014 18 )
Sketch-errific with Fine Artist and Illustrator Frank Costantino

Sketch-errific with Fine Artist and Illustrator Frank Costantino 

You can learn how to draw. It's easier than you think. With the most basic eye (or not), a few pencils, paper, and your subject, you can draw a portrait!

Bring a friend, sibling, co-worker or significant other. And prepare to have lots of fun eating, drinking, and listening to music while drawing each other.

Flying solo?  No problem, you can still learn to sketch a portrait. 

Led by Fine Artist and Illustrator, Frank Costantino, this fun event will give you the skills to sketch portraits. Best of all you will leave with your own personal memento of the evening and an encouraging starting point to sketch more.

Materials are supplied. Canapés and beverages included. Alcoholic beverages are available. Guests must be 21 and over.

Limited space; reservation required.

When: Apr 25, 2014 6 PM to Apr 25, 2014 8 PMin Boston, Massachusetts (Fri, 25 Apr 2014 18 )
Worcester, MA – Medicine Cabinet Makeover Class


What do green smoothies and your medicine cabinet have in common? 

Now that you have revolutionized your diet and "made-over" your pantry by stocking it with plant-based, whole foods, we want to teach you how to "make-over" your medicine cabinet by replacing the over-the-counter medicines and other drugs in your home with pure, plant-based medicine-- also known as essential oils.  

Just as you have been taught and have enjoyed the simple, nutritious, and delicious green smoothie drink and introduction into the whole-foods lifestyle by Robyn Openshaw, we invite you to join with our Green Smoothie Girl health coaches to learn how you can take charge of your healthcare with these self-directed, medicinal oils that you can utilize everyday to improve your body's chemistry and natural defenses.  


Learn easy approaches to a variety of “life’s little emergencies,” using plant-based biochemistry. Decrease the cost of your health care and eliminate side effects of the drug approach to health, using healing essential oils.

"Make Over Your Medicine Cabinet" -- taught by a  Green Smoothie Girl Certified Health Coach Judi Sears.


Join us for this free, how-to class and learn to be a healer in your own home because there is nothing better than medicine that is safe, natural, and effective-- (except maybe a green smoothie).  :wink:    

Get a ticket for yourself and a friend.  We hope to see you there!  If you have any questions please email Coach Judi at coachjudi@greensmoothiegirl.com 


**doTERRA IPC’s: Our Medicine Cabinet Makeover classes are free for those not yet introduced to the healing power of essential oils. Our classes are private events, despite ticketing on Eventbrite. They are hosted by a GSG coach who has expended significant time and expense. This coach is well trained and will teach the audience how to take their healthcare into their own hands. IPC's from other teams are welcome to attend for $10 each and bring guests for $10 each.

When: May 2, 2014 7 PM to May 2, 2014 8 PMin Worcester, Massachusetts
Cost: Visit EventBrite.com for pricing. (Fri, 02 May 2014 19 )
Sound Tower

When: Oct 17, 2014 10 PM in New Bedford, Massachusetts (Fri, 17 Oct 2014 22 )
The Rockin' Robin

When: Oct 17, 2014 2 PM in East Longmeadow, Massachusetts (Fri, 17 Oct 2014 14 )
DLS Moderate Risk Add-On

When: Jul 24, 2014 12 PM in Leominster, Massachusetts (Thu, 24 Jul 2014 12 )
Initial EPA/RRP DLS Lead Safe Renovator

When: Jul 23, 2014 8 AM in Leominster, Massachusetts (Wed, 23 Jul 2014 08 )
Elsa Pettengill Graduating Master's Recital
Longy School of Music presents: Program TBA

When: Apr 27, 2014 8 PM in Cambridge, Massachusetts (Sun, 27 Apr 2014 20 )
Tufts Flute Ensemble Concert
Tufts Flute Ensemble presents: Program TBA

When: Apr 28, 2014 8 PM in Somerville, Massachusetts (Mon, 28 Apr 2014 20 )
Story Time for Kids with Lisa
Tuesday, April 22nd 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Kids Area, South Weymouth

Join us each Tuesday morning at 10am for a story time with Lisa, in the kids area in the front of the store. A snack and drink is provided for each child.

When: Apr 29, 2014 10 AM in Weymouth, Massachusetts (Tue, 29 Apr 2014 10 )
David Neumann: Solo Works
Interdisciplinary choreographer David Neumann will present an intimate evening of solos that span his two-decade career. Effervescent, delightfully odd, and frequently funny, the oeuvre is anchored by his obsession with the line between theater and dance, action and voice, audience and performer.

When: Apr 26, 2014 8 PM to Apr 26, 2014 10 PMin North Adams, Massachusetts
Cost: $15 general / $10 students (Sat, 26 Apr 2014 20 )
Temptations!: An Evening of One-Act Operas
Tufts University Department of Music presents: Program TBA

When: Apr 23, 2014 8 PM in Somerville, Massachusetts (Wed, 23 Apr 2014 20 )
SAWAN Fundraiser: Zero Tolerance of Violence Against Women

Zero Tolerance of Violence Against Women

Need to run? No ... Need to Donate? Yes, please!

Have you heard?  President Nadeem Bezar is running the Boston Marathon on April 21, 2014!  Wait, that’s not the best part … Nadeem will match donations up to $1000 to support Global Fund for Women - www.globalfundforwomen.org.  The South Asian Women Attorneys Network (SAWAN) and South Asian Bar Association of North America champion women’s rights and aim to help prevent violence against women.  To that end, SAWAN has selected Global Fund for Women to receive 100% of the proceeds from the fundraiser.  The funds we raise will be granted by Global Fund for Women to women-led organizations in India such as HUMSAFAR Crisis Support Center for Women, Mithra Foundation, and Shaheen Women’s Resource and Welfare Association that focus on providing resources to empower women and strive to end gender-based violence.

According to a recent report prepared by India’s National Crime Records Bureau, a crime is recorded against women in India every three minutes. Every 60 minutes, two women are raped. Every six hours, a young married woman is found beaten to death, burnt, or driven to suicide. Women are also increasingly at risk for trafficking for various reasons such as: domestic work, marriage, labor, prostitution and sex work. While registered crimes against women in India consistently rise with each passing year, the conviction rates for these crimes remain low. The conviction rate for unnatural deaths of women in India hovers at less than 7 percent.   

Join us in amplifying our message that violence against women will not be tolerated. SAWAN encourages all SABA North America members to donate at least $25 before the end of April. Remember, Nadeem will match donations up to $1000 when he finishes the marathon (even if he doesn’t finish in first place!)  Please direct questions to shaaminbabu@gmail.com.

When: Apr 30, 2014 7 AM to Apr 30, 2014 10 AMin Boston, Massachusetts
Cost: My Donation

(Wed, 30 Apr 2014 07 )
The Poetry of Agha Shahid Ali
Izhar Patkin collaborated with the late Kashmiri-American poet, Agha Shahid Ali (1949-2001), on his series of "veil"ť paintings, transforming Ali's musings on love and loss into visual form. Join us for an intimate reading of ghazal poems popularized by Ali. The reading is co-organized by Agha Iqbal Ali, the poet's brother and University of Massachusetts professor, and Nikhil Melnechuk of Bowery Arts + Science.

When: Apr 24, 2014 6 PM in North Adams, Massachusetts
Cost: FREE for members / $7 not-yet-members (Thu, 24 Apr 2014 18 )
PRAJNA SESSION III - The Subtle Body with Tias Little

The Subtle Body course is an in-depth study of the neck and the cranium along with the throat chakra and the chakras inside the skull. We review the bones of the cranium, cranial sutures, jaw and sensory organs. We detail the practice of jalandhara bandha and its effect on the throat chakra, and thyroid gland. We study pratyahara (the softening of sensory awareness), particularly in relation to the eyes, ears, mouth, and throat. We emphasize the importance of the organ of the tongue and introduce khechari mudra to release the upper palate and throat. We practice mobilization techniques to release strain in the neck and shoulder region. The asana Practices emphasize the study of inversions including headstand, shoulder stand and plough.

One of the primary themes of The Subtle Body is the emotional body. Stemming from our anatomical study of the throat, skull, and brain, we study the central nervous system with its sympathetic and parasympathetic branches and the fight or flight response. We investigate the impact that trauma has on both mind and body, and we look at how anxiety and stress become embedded in the body's soft tissues. In light of the effects that stress and trauma have on the body, we study the kleshas or afflictions from both the Patanjali Yoga Sutras and the Buddhist teaching. We compare the kleshas as enumerated in the ancient yoga texts to current theories of stress and emotional holding given Western psychology and somatic practices.

When: May 19, 2014 9 AM to May 22, 2014 5 PMin Cambridge, Massachusetts
Cost: Visit EventBrite.com for pricing. (Mon, 19 May 2014 09 )
PRAJNA SESSION II - The Fluid Body with Tias Little

Session II begins at the third chakra and the kidney/adrenal region with an in-depth study of the musculoskeletal and myofascial systems of the upper trunk. Engage in learning about the circulation of blood, lymph, cerebral-spinal fluid through the body and the importance of hydration and fluidity. Pranayama practice is introduced with ways to sensitize the diaphragm, ribs, and lung tissue. Asana sequences include poses to align and open the upper body: back bends, inversions, and arm balances. Explore the cosmic themes of water and life and more.

The Fluid Body will advance your knowledge and practice for in-depth personal study as well as for those who are pursuing a yoga teacher training program.

When: May 15, 2014 9 AM to May 18, 2014 5 PMin Cambridge, Massachusetts
Cost: Visit EventBrite.com for pricing. (Thu, 15 May 2014 09 )
International Innovation Symposium 2014

What: A Celebration in Kendall Square, Cambridge, MA

When: on Wednesday May 7th, 2014 - 4:00pm - 7:00pm EDT

Objective: to Showcase Emerging Companies

affiliated with the MIT Portugal Program

Where: Stata Center, 32-G449

The International Innovation Symposium (IIS) is a front-loaded “Demo Day” associated with the accelerator portion of MIT Portugal Venture Competition.  Participating startups present their ideas and companies to the MIT ecosystem community, investors, and other innovators, and have a chance for 1:1 face-time with stakeholders and networking during a cocktail-poster reception.
This is a unique opportunity for emerging, international early stage technology startups to participate in an MIT training program, to become visible in the greater Massachusetts area, and to make contacts with potential partners and investors.
Registration opens at 4:00 PM... Libations & Networking 5:30 PM

4:00 - 4:15

When: May 7, 2014 4 PM to May 7, 2014 7 PMin Cambridge, Massachusetts (Wed, 07 May 2014 16 )
Innovator's Business: Insights

Innovator’s Business: Insights

Sponsored by


May 8, 2014 – 8:00-11:45am

Bentley University, LaCava Center, Danielson AB, Room 375


 Insights from research at the Center for Integration of Science and Industry at Bentley University


The Center for Integration of Science and Industry at Bentley University focuses on understanding, and accelerating the translation of scientific discoveries for public value.  Researchers from the Center will describe insights from the Center’s first two years, including measures of the value provided by translational science, use of a novel TIMEtm metric to assess technological readiness for innovation, as well as strategies to improve the value created by advances in biomedicine and energy research.


Speakers will include Fred D. Ledley, M.D., Laura McNamee, PhD., Andrea Ballabeni, Ph.D., M.P.H., and Michael J. Walsh, Ph.D.   Nancy Hsiung, Ph.D. will serve as rapporteur and discuss how the Center’s work can impact industry.


Date and Time: 

May 8, 2014

8:00-11:45 am

Event Schedule

8:00-8:30           Continental Breakfast

8:30-9:45           Speakers: Michael J. Walsh, PhD, Andrea Ballabeni, PhD

9:45-10:00         Break

10:00-11:00       Speakers: Laura McNamee, PhD, Fred Ledley, MD

11:00-11:30       Rapporteur: Nancy Hsiung, PhD  



Bentley University, La Cava Center – Danielson, Rm 375

175 Forest Street, Waltham, MA 02452

For more information:


When: May 8, 2014 8 AM to May 8, 2014 11:45:00 AMin Waltham, Massachusetts (Thu, 08 May 2014 08 )
Blackstone Rangers with Guillermo Sexo, Ghost Modern, Wakes
When: May 3, 2014 7 PM in Cambridge, Massachusetts
Cost: Visit website for price range. (Sat, 03 May 2014 19 )
Comedians Who Have Been on 'The Daily Show' and Comedians Who Have Not

This evening features a mix of comedians who have appread on The Daily Show, as well as other comic performers. The lineup includes Eugene Mirman, Wyatt Cenac, Kristen Schaal, John Hodgman, and Bridget Everett.

When: May 3, 2014 9 PM in Boston, Massachusetts
Cost: Visit website for price range. (Sat, 03 May 2014 21 )
Bob Marley Tribute with Dub Station
When: May 3, 2014 10 PM in Somerville, Massachusetts
Cost: Visit website for price range. (Sat, 03 May 2014 22 )
Memphis Rockabilly Band
When: May 3, 2014 7 PM in Somerville, Massachusetts
Cost: Visit website for price range. (Sat, 03 May 2014 19 )
Ghosts Of Jupiter
When: May 3, 2014 8 PM in Allston, Massachusetts
Cost: 13.00 - 13.00 (Sat, 03 May 2014 20 )
NHL Divisional Finals - Round 2: TBD at Boston Bruins - Home Game 2 (If Necessary - Date TBD)
When: May 3, 2014 11:59:00 PM in Boston, Massachusetts (Sat, 03 May 2014 23:59:00 )
Boston Red Sox Baaseball-Game

When: May 3, 2014 1 PM to May 3, 2014 4 PMin Boston, Massachusetts
Cost: 25.50 false General 27.89

(Sat, 03 May 2014 13 )
Mike Naran
When: May 3, 2014 1 PM in Cambridge, Massachusetts
Cost: Visit website for price range. (Sat, 03 May 2014 13 )
Fire In the Field (Album Release), Conehead Buddha, Kooked Out, Finneg
When: May 3, 2014 7 PM in Cambridge, Massachusetts
Cost: Visit website for price range. (Sat, 03 May 2014 19 )
Together Boston
Music | Art | Technology

Together Boston is a week-long, city-wide convergence of music, art and technology. With daytime events celebrating emerging ideas, the latest gear and artistic innovation, the creative community then gives back at nighttime events that embrace aspects of all three fields. Featuring exhibits, Q&A with visiting artists and musicians plus a film component, Together contains a multitude of inclusive activities, putting the city and New England at the center of a new festival experience.

The festival includes:

  • Night-time events schedule that showcases local, national and international forward thinking-music talent
  • Day-time event schedule that includes discussion panels, technology demonstrations, art installations, a tradeshow/expo, and film screenings
 This year's Line Up includes: Bob Mould (DJ Set) (DC)Breton (UK)Casey Desmond (BOS)Cashmere Cat (NO)Chet Faker (AUS)CURSES (US)Daniel Avery (UK)Dave Seaman (UK)The Gaslamp Killer (US)Jackmaster (UK)Jerome LOL (US)Julio Bashmore (UK)Kolombo (BE)Martyn (NL)Miss Geo (US)Natasha Kmeto (US)NOISIA (NL)Oneman (UK)Paul Johnson (US)Pearson Sound (UK)Press Pause Restart (US)Robert Hood (DET)Scott Grooves (US)SOHN (UK)Sophie (UK)Tensnake (DE)Thrust Club (US)Untold (UK)Yasiin Bey (Mos Def) (NYC) Visit togetherboston.com for lineup and event details!

When: May 11, 2014 10 AM to May 18, 2014 11 PMin Cambridge, Massachusetts
Cost: Visit EventBrite.com for pricing. (Sun, 11 May 2014 10 )
WPI Post-WCB Biomechanics and Vulnerable Plaque Conference

Post-WCB Workshop: July 12-13, 2014

Vulnerable Plaques: Data, Modeling, Predictions and Translation to Clinical Applications

Worcester Polytechnic Institute

(Endorsed by the World Council of Biomechanics)

Specific Aims

Cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of death worldwide. Most cardiovascular events such as heart attack or stroke are caused by plaque rupture which happens without warning.   Available screening and diagnostic methods are insufficient to identify the victims before the event occurs. Medical imaging has emerged as powerful tool to quantify atherosclerotic plaque morphology, stenosis severity and plaque compositions. Patient-specific image-based modeling techniques have been developed to perform plaque mechanical analysis and have led to better understanding of mechanisms governing plaque progression and rupture. The objective of this workshop is to gather researchers from different disciplines related to image-based cardiovascular computational modeling to exchange state-of-the-art techniques in their respective fields, provide mutual professional training so that participants could broaden their skills and knowledge basis. The workshop will also identify challenges and critical needs in all related areas by listening to experts from other areas.

The workshop will have four themes, corresponding to the 4 aims listed below. We propose a two-day workshop, with a half-day committed to each theme. Participant presentations, workshops for individual group methods, panel discussions moderated by leaders in the field, and summaries for each theme will be arranged.

Aim 1. Identify critical issues encountered in medical image acquisition techniques related to vulnerable plaque research and corresponding strategies including image resolution, vulnerable plaque identification, cap thickness, intraplaque hemorrhage, and thrombosis;

Aim 2. Identify critical issues in mechanical testing and quantification of material properties and other boundary conditions such as flow velocity and blood pressure;

Aim 3. Identify critical issues in model development, plaque assessment, mechanisms, prediction of rupture and clinical events; method sharing / training. Conduct Image-Based FSI Modeling Workshop;

Aim 4. Validation of model predictions and assessment plan; Discussion on how the clinician can use the mechanics information to predict impending heart attack and guide therapy procedures; Research dissemination and commercialization, transforming research to clinical practices.

Presentations and Publications. Oral and poster presentations will be arranged. Full papers will be published as a special issue by Biomedical Engineering Online, following reviews organized by the Conference Scientific Committee. A good discount on publication charge has been obtained.

People interested in participating should contact me (dtang@wpi.edu). Limited travel support is available to off-set some travel cost. The title and the abstract of your paper should be sent to me by April 30. Full paper is due by May 31, 2014.

 Registration and Accommodations. A nominal registration fee will be to covers meals and conference materials. Students and participants staying in WPI East Hall (3 bedroom suite with shared bath/kitchen/living room) will incur room charge $60/night/person. Participants staying at Courtyard Marriot Hotel (walking distance) will incur $125/night/person. Local transportation cost between Boston and Worcester (train, car rental or taxi) varies.

When: Jul 12, 2014 8 AM to Jul 13, 2014 6 PMin Worcester, Massachusetts (Sat, 12 Jul 2014 08 )
uPaint! Events Fundraiser: Heart Walk
Join us at Joe's Cafe & Lounge in Westport, MA for a great night of fun. Ticket includes a donation of $15 to Heart Walk. Join us for a fantastic night of fun, painting, drinks, and food! Tickets include admission to uPaint Events painting class, instruction for 2 - 2.5 hours, free digital photography, and all supplies to create your painting! Food, drinks, and gratuities not included. Please arrive 15 - 20 minutes before the event start time to choose your seats, place food and drink orders, and get comfortable. Come hungry and thirsty and try out some of the best food in New England while channeling your inner artist! uPaint! Events is a new mobile paint studio based out of New Bedford, MA. We teach social painting classes in almost any location: homes, offices, local restaurants, and more! uPaint! Events is an exciting and creative experience for any skill level.

When: May 18, 2014 6 PM to May 18, 2014 9 PMin Westport, Massachusetts
Cost: 35 - 35 USD (Sun, 18 May 2014 18 )
Millennium 5K 4 Jake's Sake & Padawan Fun Run

2014 Millennium 5K 4 Jake's Sake & Padawan Fun Run:

• What: The Millennium 5K 4 Jake’s Sake & Padawan Fun Run Star Wars costumes are encouraged! Don’t be surprised if you see some Storm Troopers roaming about!! Date: May 18, 2014
• Where: Start/Finish at the Elks, 99 Park Street, Hudson, MA.
• Time: Registration begins at 8:00am, Fun Run is 9:30, 5K at 10:00 Cost: $25 if you sign up before race $30 day of race $15 for Padawan’s Fun Run (Kids under 13) $20 day of race First 200 runners will go home with a t- shirt!
• Why: Come support Parent Project Muscular Dystrophy and the Marrazzo family! Proceeds from this event will go towards medical/home modification expenses and Parent Project Muscular Dystrophy.
• Fundraising: You can also personally raise funds for research through Parent Project Muscular Dystrophy.
• See our website for more details! Contacts: John & Sheryl Marrazzo (978) 852-0506 Website: www.4jakessake.com Email: marrazzo4@comcast.

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When: May 18, 2014 8 AM in Hudson, Massachusetts (Sun, 18 May 2014 08 )
Prepared Childbirth (one day class) -Melissa Dubois, RN

When: May 18, 2014 9 AM in Cambridge, Massachusetts (Sun, 18 May 2014 09 )
Juke Joint 5
Juke Joint 5 at Dance2Swing, Leominster Elks, 134 N. Main St. Leominster, MA. Swing dance lesson at 6:30pm. JJ5 goes on at 7:30pm.

When: May 18, 2014 6 PM in Leominster, Massachusetts (Sun, 18 May 2014 18 )
Recital Showcase 2014

When: May 18, 2014 3 PM in Reading, Massachusetts (Sun, 18 May 2014 15 )
Talking Heads Tribute Start Making Sense

If David Byrne is one of the geniuses of modern times, then Start Making Sense is a tribute to genius. The musicians in this 7-piece Talking Heads Tribute take pride in faithfully recreating the music of Talking Heads entire career. Together they bring much of the Heads unique live show to the stage, with front man Jon Braun as a spot-on David Byrne, giving you a "once in a lifetime" experience. Prepare yourself for a rockin', funkin', danceable celebration of the new-wave art punk you loved from the 80's!!!

When: Jul 18, 2014 7:15:00 PM in Boston, Massachusetts
Cost: $25.00 - $30.00 (Fri, 18 Jul 2014 19:15:00 )
Managers' Forum (Braintree)
It seems like more and more Sales Managers are challenged with higher goals in a tightening economy. So, we have created a Forum in which Sales Managers, Owners and Chief Executives can come together and have their sales management challenges heard, as well as leave with solutions.   Even though we may sell in different verticals, marketplaces and territories, and even though we may all come from different business, sales management problems are pretty universal! 
The Managers' Forum will be a fast, efficient and effective way to address sales management problems - and wouldn't it be terrible if you meet a person that wants to become a client when you attend! Register today for your one-time FREE pass!

When: May 2, 2014 8 AM to May 2, 2014 10 AMin Braintree, Massachusetts
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