Events

Share A Laugh Comedians 2014

Share A Laugh Comedians 2014

savethedate_2013

Friday, March 22

WATCH Energy Efficiency Extravaganza takes place from 7:00-9:00 pm at the First Parish Church, 50 Church St., Waltham.  Learn how to make your home as energy efficient as possible with hands-on demonstrations and easy DIY projects for homeowners and renters.  For information: 781.891.6689; http://www.watchcdc.org/healthy-homes.

______________________________________________________________________________

 Saturday, March 23

WILD in the Winter: Organizing to Build a State Economy that Works for All will look at how to advocate and organize to increase the investment Massachusetts makes in public services and job creation and retention.  WILD in the Winter-West will be held from 8:30 am-1:30 pm at Springfield Technical Community College, 1 Amory Sq., Springfield. Click link for further information: http://origin.library.constantcontact.com/download/get/file/1102081769068-135/Western+Mass+flyer+bilingual+DM+_2_am.pdf

______________________________________________________________________________

 Wednesday, March 27:

ACE’s 20th Anniversary Kick-Off Event will bring together ACE members and supporters to reflect on the work for environmental justice through a story share, creative activities, and of course, food and drink from 6:00-8:00 pm at ACE, 2181 Washington St., Suite 301, Roxbury!  RSVP to Aaron at 617.442-3343 ext. 231 or aaron@ace-ej.org.

______________________________________________________________________________

 Thursday, April 4

The WATCH Annual Meeting & Community Dinner, 5:30-8:30 pm at the First Parish Church, 50 Church St., Waltham, features awards, highlights of the past year, board elections and more. For information: 781.891.6689;http://www.watchcdc.org.

______________________________________________________________________________

 Wednesday, April 10

Health Care for All presents Award for the People: A Celebration of Health Care Leaders from 5:30-8:30 pm at the Sheraton Boston Hotel, 30 Dalton St, Boston. For information, contact: freitas@hcfama.org.

______________________________________________________________________________

 Tuesday, April 16-Thursday, April 18:

MassCOSH’s 6th Annual LEAPS Youth Conference – Help spread the word, and encourage youth groups to attend LEAPS, a free 3-day, 2-night conference held during April school vacation week for teens focused on workplace health and safety. Teens attend the conference in teams of 4-6 youth along with an adult advisor who will attend the Academy with them. Accommodations and meals are provided for the adult advisor and teen participants.  At LEAPS, the youth engage in workshops led by teen peer leaders on worker safety and health, workplace violence prevention, sexual harassment, the role of unions.  They then return to their communities and lead a community project of their choice.  The conference will be held at 1199SEIU, 150 Mount Vernon St. Dorchester. All participants will be staying at the Boston Comfort Inn located at 900 Morrissey Blvd. in Dorchester.  For information:  617.825.7233, http://www.masscosh.org.

______________________________________________________________________________

 Thursday, April 25

The Welcome Project is celebrating the community’s immigrant flavors with the 2013 YUM: A Taste of Immigrant City at 7:00 pm the Center for Arts at the Amory in Somerville.  Celebration features eleven immigrant-run Somerville restaurants with proceeds going to strengthen the voices of immigrant families across the city. For information:  617.623.6633;http://www.welcomeproject.org/.

______________________________________________________________________________

 Saturday, May 4

Drop off returnable cans, glass and plastic bottles at 9 Fulda St., Roxbury and then head over to the Wake up the Earth Festival at the Stony Brook MBTA station for delicious baked goods at Hawthorne Youth and Community Center’s refreshment table.  For information:  617.427.0613

hyccroxbury@hotmail.com.

______________________________________________________________________________

Wednesday, May 15th

ACE 20th Anniversary! We invite you to a special reception and dialogue with ACE’s founders, staff, early activists and supporters to reflect on 20 years of ACE and the environmental justice movement. Join us on May 15 at SEIU Local 615 from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. The event will include a panel discussion that features our founding directors as well as current and former ACE staff and an alumnus from our youth program. We will be sharing stories from ACE’s beginning and considering the future of the environmental justice movement. Topics include the challenges and opportunities facing our movement and changes in the landscape of this field.

______________________________________________________________________________

 Thursday, May 16

It’s Your Business Breakfast to benefit Jane Doe, Inc. takes place at the Algonquin Club in Boston at 8:00 am.  The Inaugural Kelly Timility Advocate for Justice Award will be presented to Attorneys Sue Finegan and Peter Biagetti and the law firm of Mintz Levin.  http://www.janedoe.org.

______________________________________________________________________________

 Thursday, May 16

Community Works presents Share A Laugh with Wendy Liebman & Friends -Somerville Theater, Davis Square, Somerville.  For information:  617.423-9555; http://www.communityworks.com.

______________________________________________________________________________

 Thursday, May 16

Jammin’ for Justice is part of ACE’s year-long 20th Anniversary celebration.  For information:  617.442.3343; http://www.ace-ej.org.

______________________________________________________________________________

 Saturday, May 18 (rain date: May 19)

5:00-8:00 pm: Celebrate Hawthorne Youth and CommunityCenter’s 40th Anniversary at a Garden Party hosted by Garden Girl Patti Moreno and Film Director/Producer Robert Patton Spruill at the historic Henry Hampton House, 86 Lambert Ave., Roxbury. Event features a silent auction, hors d’oeuvres and other treats. $20 ticket sustains positive youth activities. For reservations and information: 617.427.0613; hyccroxbury@hotmail.com.

______________________________________________________________________________

 Monday, May 20

ACLU’s Bill of Rights Dinner will take place at the Westin Copley Place Hotel, 10 Huntington Ave., Boston with a 5:30 pm Reception and 6:30 pm Dinner.  Featuring actress & activist Kathleen Turner and honoring Lilly Ledbetter with the 2013 Roger Baldwin Award. For information:http://www.aclum.org/dinner.

 _____________________________________________________________________________

Saturday, June 1

Hawthorne Youth and Community Center accepts returnable cans and bottles from 9:00-11:00 am at 9 Fulda St., Roxbury. For information:  617.427.0613; hyccroxbury@hotmail.com.

 _____________________________________________________________________________

Sunday, June 9

Hawthorne Youth and Community Center’s Annual Board meeting takes place from 3:00-5:00 pm at 9 Fulda St., Roxbury.  Short business meeting is followed by a community pot-luck.  All welcome!  For information:  617.427.0613; hyccroxbury@hotmail.com.

_____________________________________________________________________________

 June 21-23, 2013:  Women’s Institute for Leadership Development‘s 2013 Summer Institute at UMass Amherst.  http://www.wildlabor.org

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: