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Chestnut Hill a neighborhood of Boston is a wealthy suburb notable for its stately old houses, scenic landscape and the historic campus of Boston College.

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Reading Readiness: Colors
Jamaica Plain Branch of the Boston Public Library
12 Sedgwick Street
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130
Tuesday, December 9, 2014, 10:3011:15am



We'll read Baby Bear sees Blue and other rainbow filled tales. We'll also make a colorful craft.Reading Readiness is an early literacy program for children ages 2 through 5 that combines participatory activities with reading aloud, with the goal of reinforcing key concepts that children need to learn in order to develop their pre-literacy skills. The Reading Readiness program typically meets for 6-8 weeks of participatory storytelling sessions. Each session incorporates stories, rhymes and songs focusing on a different concept: numbers, shapes, colors, etc.

Library:Jamaica Plain
Neighborhood:Jamaica Plain
Type of Event:Arts & Crafts, Early Literacy, Story Time
Cost:Free
Audience:Children (Ages 0-5)


When: Dec 9, 2014 12 AM in Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts
Cost: Free (Tue, 09 Dec 2014 00 )
Boston Baroques Holliday Concert: Handels "Messiah."

Under the direction of founding musical director Martin Pearlman, the Boston Baroque period-instrument orchestra and chorus celebrates the holidays with its annual performances of Handels "Messiah" on Friday and Saturday, December 12 and 13, at 7:30 p.m. in Jordan Hall. This long-lasting tradition has delighted Boston audiences for decades, and Boston Baroques 1992 recording of "Messiah" was nominated for a Grammy; this year, Boston Baroque brings the voices of Sherezade Panthaki (soprano), William Burden (tenor), Ann McMahon Quintero (mezzo-soprano), and Dashon Burton (bass-baritone) to Jordan Hall. Single tickets can be reserved by calling our box office at (617) 987-8600, or online at http://www.bostonbaroque.org; patrons under thirty are eligible for a discounted subscription series of any three Boston Baroque concerts for only $100.00, and we invite them to Improper Baroque, a free preconcert reception for young professionals an hour before the show on Friday, December 12.



When: Dec 13, 2014 12 AM in Boston, Massachusetts
Cost: $30 - $85. Students $10 day of concert. (Sat, 13 Dec 2014 00 )
Computers for Beginners, Week 4
Fields Corner Branch of the Boston Public Library
1520 Dorchester Avenue
Dorchester, MA 02122
Wednesday, November 26, 2014, 34:30pm



Learn to use the mouse, the keyboard, how to search and organize files, and how to cut and paste. This four-week course is for those with little or no computer experience. Registration is required, please call 617.436.2155.

Library:Fields Corner
Neighborhood:Dorchester
Type of Event:Computers/Technology
Cost:Free
Audience:Adults, Seniors


When: Nov 26, 2014 12 AM in Boston, Massachusetts
Cost: Free (Wed, 26 Nov 2014 00 )
Engineering Wednesdays


When: Dec 3, 2014 11 AM in Boston, Massachusetts (Wed, 03 Dec 2014 11 )
Swimming and Diving vs. Colby
Saturday, January 10, 2015, 15p.m.

The Men's and Women's Swimming and Diving team host Colby College.

Organization:Athletics


When: Jan 10, 2015 12 AM in Waltham, Massachusetts (Sat, 10 Jan 2015 00 )
Free Improv Comedy Show!
afterHOURS 346 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA

When: Nov 24, 2014 9 PM in Boston, Massachusetts (Mon, 24 Nov 2014 21 )
Volunteer Meeting: Ayala
Wednesday, January 14, 2015, 69p.m.

Be a part of the creation of the huge backdrop, the table decorations, the inspirational posters hanging on the wall, and more!We will be holding our volunteering meeting's for SEAC's annual fundraiser: Ayala!

Organization:Southeast Asia Club (SEAC)


When: Jan 14, 2015 12 AM in Waltham, Massachusetts (Wed, 14 Jan 2015 00 )
Legacy of Fire: Clay Dragon Studios

Clay Dragon Studio was an incredibly productive studio and gallery space that was the project of ten different ceramicists in the Cambridge area during the 1970s and 80s. Legacy of Fire revisits some of the amazing work that was created during this time and explores the ways in which each of the artists styles and interests have evolved since then.



When: Jan 31, 2015 12 AM to Apr 26, 2015 12 AMin Brockton, Massachusetts (Sat, 31 Jan 2015 00 )
Women's Basketball vs. Gordon
Wednesday, December 31, 2014, 13p.m.

The Women's Basketball team hosts Gordon College.

Organization:Athletics


When: Dec 31, 2014 12 AM in Waltham, Massachusetts (Wed, 31 Dec 2014 00 )
Berkshire Human Rights Speaker Series: Professor Martha Davis
"Bringing Home Human Rights. Celebrating International Human Rights Day"

Across the country, localities are adopting and implementing human rights norms, often in the face of federal ambivalence. Professor Martha Davis will speak about the challenges and opportunities when local governments in the U.S. and internationally engage with human rights. She is co-author of the forthcoming textbook, Human Rights Advocacy in the US, and co-editor of Bringing Human Rights Home, a critically acclaimed, work chronicling the US human rights movement.

Congregational Church, Stockbridge 4 Main Street, Stockbridge, MA



When: Dec 10, 2014 7 PM in Boston, Massachusetts (Wed, 10 Dec 2014 19 )
Dept. of Theater Arts: Undergraduate Singing Party
Monday, December 8, 2014, 710p.m.

Undergraduate Singing Party

"It's De-lightful, it's De-licious and De-lovely"

An invitation to the final Singing Parties for our undergraduate students. Under the watchful care and skill of singing professor and soprano Nancy Armstrong, students perform a wide range of music and songs in an informal cabaret-style party. The event is exhilarating and guaranteed to delight you!

Organization:Theater Arts Department
Tickets:Free and open to the Brandeis community and the public
Website:www.brandeis.edu



When: Dec 8, 2014 12 AM in Waltham, Massachusetts (Mon, 08 Dec 2014 00 )
APCC Hearing

Agenda:
Reviewing applications for the Downtown and South Boston Parking Freezes; and conducting other commission business



When: Dec 9, 2014 12 AM in Boston, Massachusetts (Tue, 09 Dec 2014 00 )
Food and Religion in the Reformation

Ken Albala is professor of history at the University of the Pacific, visiting professor in the MLA in Gastronomy at Boston University, and an internationally renowned food historian and scholar. He is the author or editor of 16 books on food, including Eating Right in the Renaissance; Food in Early Modern Europe; Cooking in Europe 12501650; The Banquet: Dining in the Great Courts of Late Renaissance Europe; Beans: A History (winner of the 2008 IACP Jane Grigson Award); and Pancake. He has also co-edited The Business of Food; Human Cuisine; Food and Faith in Christian Culture; and edited A Cultural History of Food: The Renaissance and The Routledge International Handbook to Food Studies.



When: Dec 12, 2014 12 AM in Boston, Massachusetts
Cost: Free (Fri, 12 Dec 2014 00 )
The Office of Outdoor Advertising Public Hearing

Detailed Agenda Attached:

www.cityofboston.gov



When: Dec 11, 2014 12 AM in Boston, Massachusetts (Thu, 11 Dec 2014 00 )
A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum

Tragedy tomorrowcomedy tonight! Riverside Theatre Works presents A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum, an uproarious musical about love, class, and mistaken identity in Ancient Rome. Its a feast of showgirls and slapstick, featuring the songs of Stephen Sondheim. November 14, 15, 21 and 22 at 8 p.m. and November 16 and 23 at 3 p.m. Tickets are available at www.rtwboston.org or by calling 1-866-811-4111.



When: Dec 14, 2014 12 AM in Hyde Park, Massachusetts
Cost: $18-$25 (Sun, 14 Dec 2014 00 )
A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum

Tragedy tomorrowcomedy tonight! Riverside Theatre Works presents A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum, an uproarious musical about love, class, and mistaken identity in Ancient Rome. Its a feast of showgirls and slapstick, featuring the songs of Stephen Sondheim. November 14, 15, 21 and 22 at 8 p.m. and November 16 and 23 at 3 p.m. Tickets are available at www.rtwboston.org or by calling 1-866-811-4111.



When: Nov 23, 2014 12 AM in Hyde Park, Massachusetts
Cost: $18-$25 (Sun, 23 Nov 2014 00 )
Carlos Mencia
When: Nov 29, 2014 7 PM in Chicopee, Massachusetts (Sat, 29 Nov 2014 19 )
Halestorm
When: Nov 29, 2014 9 PM in Worcester, Massachusetts (Sat, 29 Nov 2014 21 )
Minnesota Golden Gophers at Northeastern Huskies Hockey
When: Nov 29, 2014 7 PM in Boston, Massachusetts (Sat, 29 Nov 2014 19 )
Eilen Jewell, Heather Maloney, Winterpills, Barnstar!, Zoe Muth & The Lost High Rollers, The Sweetback Sisters



When: Nov 29, 2014 6 PM in Northampton, Massachusetts
Cost: $35.00 (Sat, 29 Nov 2014 18 )
Army Black Knights at Bentley Falcons Hockey
When: Nov 29, 2014 7:05:00 PM in Watertown, Massachusetts (Sat, 29 Nov 2014 19:05:00 )
Connecticut Huskies at Northeastern Huskies Hockey
When: Feb 13, 2015 7 PM in Boston, Massachusetts (Fri, 13 Feb 2015 19 )
Quinnipiac Bobcats at Massachusetts Minutemen Hockey
When: Nov 29, 2014 7 PM in Amherst, Massachusetts (Sat, 29 Nov 2014 19 )
UMass Minutemen at Harvard Crimson
When: Nov 29, 2014 2 PM in Cambridge, Massachusetts (Sat, 29 Nov 2014 14 )
Sacred Heart Pioneers at Bentley Falcons Hockey
When: Feb 13, 2015 7:05:00 PM in Watertown, Massachusetts (Fri, 13 Feb 2015 19:05:00 )
Rochester Tigers at Holy Cross Crusaders Hockey
When: Feb 13, 2015 7:05:00 PM in Worcester, Massachusetts (Fri, 13 Feb 2015 19:05:00 )
Eastern Conference Championship Leg 2: New York Red Bulls at New England Revolution
When: Nov 29, 2014 3 PM in Foxboro, Massachusetts (Sat, 29 Nov 2014 15 )
Columbia Lions at Harvard Crimson Basketball
When: Feb 13, 2015 7 PM in Boston, Massachusetts (Fri, 13 Feb 2015 19 )
Death with Obituary
When: Nov 29, 2014 5 PM in Allston, Massachusetts (Sat, 29 Nov 2014 17 )
Dillon Francis
When: Nov 29, 2014 6 PM in Boston, Massachusetts (Sat, 29 Nov 2014 18 )
Fire & Wine (Glassblowing demonstration and wine tasting!)
Are you 21+ and interested in unique experiences? We invite you to join us for our upcoming wine tasting on the last Saturday of every month. Come enjoy an intimate glass blowing demonstration accompanied by a selection of great wines and finger foods. Relax by our fire while being mesmerized by the ancient practice of glass blowing. This is a great way to have some out of the ordinary fun; we hope to see you there! Call 617-442-744 now to reserve your spot or visit www.diabloglassschool.com/wineandcheese.htm

When: Nov 29, 2014 6 PM to Nov 29, 2014 9 PMin Boston, Massachusetts
Cost: $35 per person (Sat, 29 Nov 2014 18 )
Darlene Love - Love For The Holidays
When: Nov 29, 2014 8 PM in New Bedford, Massachusetts (Sat, 29 Nov 2014 20 )
Half-Price Admission at the Zoos the Day After Thanksgiving!
When: Nov 28, 2014 10 AM in Boston, Massachusetts (Fri, 28 Nov 2014 10 )
Niu Raza: Waves to Your Ears

Madagascan singer-songwriter Niu Raza performs a concert of Afro-pop songs influenced by the beko style of South Madagascar.



When: Apr 7, 2015 4 PM in Boston, Massachusetts (Tue, 07 Apr 2015 16 )
Marc Malsegna Group

In his first recital at Berklee, guitarist Marc Malsegna will perform jazz standards as well as original compositions.



When: Feb 6, 2015 7 PM in Boston, Massachusetts (Fri, 06 Feb 2015 19 )
Ludovica Burtone's Senior Recital

Italian violinist/composer/arranger Ludovica Burtone came to Berklee in September 2012 to follow her passion for jazz. Coming from years of study and performing classical, world, and folk music around Europe, in her jazz composition portfolio recitalshe will presenta variety of original compositions in different ensemble settings.



When: Dec 8, 2014 1 PM in Boston, Massachusetts (Mon, 08 Dec 2014 13 )
Neguine Niktash

Vocalist Neguine Niktash presents a recital of acoustic contemporary pop/rock tunes.



When: Feb 5, 2015 4 PM in Boston, Massachusetts (Thu, 05 Feb 2015 16 )
Nicols Emden: Como Los Pjaros

Chilean singer-songwriter Nicols Emden will present music from his first album,Como Los Pjaros, which will be released in 2014.



When: Feb 17, 2015 7 PM in Boston, Massachusetts (Tue, 17 Feb 2015 19 )
Lucia Antonini

In this recital, singer-songwriter Lucia Antonini plays a selection of her own folk rock songs.



When: Feb 4, 2015 4 PM in Boston, Massachusetts (Wed, 04 Feb 2015 16 )
Juan Jos Flores Loaiza: Proyecto Alebrije

Proyecto Alebrije brings together bolero, son Jarocho, canto cardenche, huapango, and many other musical styles. This project blends folkloric Mexican items with blues, rock, jazz, and a capella arrangements to spread Mexican heritage and culture at Berklee.



When: Jan 27, 2015 10 PM in Boston, Massachusetts (Tue, 27 Jan 2015 22 )
Josh Shpak Band

In his fourth recital at Berklee, trumpeter and composer Josh Shpak showcases original music that brings together a variety of wide-ranging influences from jazz to rock, from electronica to soul, from film to world music. His sextet will be accompanied by a string quartet and a special guest artist yet to be announced.



When: Apr 14, 2015 10 PM in Boston, Massachusetts (Tue, 14 Apr 2015 22 )
Catey Esler

In her first recital, vocalist Catey Esler will present her original music, a mix of contemporary jazz with a singer-songwriter flare. She will perform with her band of piano, guitar, upright bass, and drums.



When: Nov 24, 2014 4 PM in Boston, Massachusetts (Mon, 24 Nov 2014 16 )
Gaia Wilmer Octet

Brazilian composer and saxophonist Gaia Petrelli Wilmer combines her influences from Brazilian harmony, rhythm, and melodies with modern jazz. In this concert, she will present some of her original compositions.



When: Jan 29, 2015 4 PM in Boston, Massachusetts (Thu, 29 Jan 2015 16 )
Erick Peralta: Un Toque de Sabor

Pianist Erick Peralta will lead a tribute performance to the great composers of Afro-Cuban and Puerto Rican music.



When: Mar 11, 2015 4 PM in Boston, Massachusetts (Wed, 11 Mar 2015 16 )
Elvin Rodriguez's Group

Jazz composer and guitarist Elvin Rodriguez presents a recital of arrangements and original compositions.



When: Jan 30, 2015 7 PM in Boston, Massachusetts (Fri, 30 Jan 2015 19 )
Clinic with Gregorio Uribe

Big band leader, singer, and accordionist Gregorio Uribewas born in Colombia, studied at Berklee College of Music, and is now based in New York, where he leads the Gregorio Uribe Big Band, a 16-piece orchestra that blends Colombian rhythms with big band arrangements.The band has held a monthly residency at Zinc Bar for four years and has performed at the Kennedy Center, Iridium Jazz Club, and Celebrate Brooklyn Festival, among others. Its debut albumfinanced by its followers through a successful Kickstarter campaignpresents a collection of songs that are both danceable and sophisticated. Uribe has been an artist-in-residence at Dartmouth College and a commissioned composer for Arturo O'Farrills Grammy-winning Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra.



When: Apr 1, 2015 1 PM in Boston, Massachusetts (Wed, 01 Apr 2015 13 )
Carlos Capacho: The Cuatro Project

Venezuelan cuatro player Carlos Capacho gives a performance of his original repertoire, featuring merengue, jazz, bossa nova, and other music in various unusual time signatures, with a diverse group of musicians from the Berklee Global Jazz Institute.



When: Mar 3, 2015 4 PM in Boston, Massachusetts (Tue, 03 Mar 2015 16 )
Kiri Tse: The Giving of Thanks

Featuring an eclectic mix of songs playedby an eclectic mix of friends, Kiri Tse presets a bite-sized bit ofeverything, including musical theatre, originals, and lovingly madearrangements.



When: Nov 25, 2014 4 PM in Boston, Massachusetts (Tue, 25 Nov 2014 16 )
Beth Mwangi: Subira

Singer-songwriter Beth Mwangi presents a recital of covers and originals.



When: Feb 5, 2015 7 PM in Boston, Massachusetts (Thu, 05 Feb 2015 19 )
Brighton High School, Class of 1974 - 40th Reunion (Brighton / Boston, MA)

Come join your classmates for a wonderful evening of great music, divine eats and some fun games and super surprises!

7pm - Cocktail Hour & Ice Breaker Games
8pm - Buffet Dinner Catered by Redbones BBQ (vegan dishes included)
9pm - Dancing to the sounds of DJ Dave Pettengill
9:30pm - Awards, Prizes and Surprises
10pm - More Music from DJ Dave

November will be here before we know it!
Start inviting your former classmates, friends from school, teachers, admin, etc. that you are still in touch with!

Tickets per person - All Inclusive (No Host Bar):
$40 before August 1st
$45 before October 1st
$50 after October 1st

Each Alumni will receive a Commemorative Gift!
Many will win Award Prizes for Games & Contests!!

The ticket price covers the cost of the venue, food, DJ, gifts, prizes, surprises, decorations, ticketing fees and advertising.

For current updates, visit our Facebook Event Page:
https://www.facebook.com/events/208326349211814/

Join our Facebook Class of 1974 Page:
https://www.facebook.com/groups/bhs1974/

For more info email: catalystchristy@gmail.com

Bringing your tickets will speed up sign-in, but paper tickets are not necessary, just bring an ID.
No refunds available.

CHECK OUT THIS VIDEO THAT WAS MADE AT THE 150TH ANNIVERSARY OF BHS IN 1991...
I don't know what changes have happened in the last 23 years, but everything looked about the same in 1991 as it did in 1974!!



When: Nov 29, 2014 7 PM to Nov 29, 2014 11 PMin Newton, Massachusetts
Cost: Visit EventBrite.com for pricing. (Sat, 29 Nov 2014 19 )

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