Mindfulness is being thrown around a lot in today's culture. It almost sounds like a new trend. Truth be told, mindfulness has been around for a very long time and plenty of people have benefited from the practice. Maybe you are wondering if it would be beneficial for you, too?Join me at the Kingston Public Library to learn about living mindfully. We will discuss the physical and emotional benefits, how to create a habit of living more in the present, and practice a seated meditation together.Suitable for ages 15+.Light refreshments will be offered.
When: Oct 23, 2017 7pm in Kingston, MA
First Time Homebuyer Workshop 2 Day Class
Event Details: This is a Certified 2 day class. Workshop dates are Saturday October 28th & Wednesday, November 1st, 2017. Please join us for a very exciting and interactive Homebuyer Workshop. The following topics are covered. (1. Overview of the Home Buying Process ( 2. Household Budgeting (3. Building Good Credit (4.Finding the Right Mortgage for your Pockets 5) The Mortgage Application Process (6.Discussion on Special Programs ONE and MassHousing (7. Buying the Right Home for You (8.Down Payment Assistance Programs (9.The Legal Aspects of Purchasing and Closing (10. Why you need Home Inspections (11. Obtaining Insurance (12. Multi-Unit Purchase Options (13.Responsible Home Ownership (14. 40B HomeOwnership. You will hear from some of the best professionals in this HomeOwnership field. Our instructors are also lenders, realtors, attorneys, home inspectors, insurance agents, builders and more. You will receive a certificate upon completion of this class. Any questions, please e-me firstname.lastname@example.org
When: Oct 28, 2017 8am in Kingston, MA
Chris Smither in Concert
Saturday, Nov 4, 2017 $28 Members, $30 Non-Members(General tickets) A profound songwriter, Chris Smither draws deeply from the blues, American folk music, modern poets, and philosophers. Reviewers continue to praise his dazzling guitar work, gravelly voice and songwriting. Smither is an American original a product of the musical melting pot and one of the absolute best singer-songwriters in the world. Associated Press. In his early twenties, Smither turned his back on his anthropology studies and headed to Boston at the urging of legendary folk singer Eric von Schmidt. It was the mid-60s and acoustic music thrived in the streets and coffeehouses there. Smither forged lifelong friendships with many musicians, including Bonnie Raitt who went on to record his songs, Love You Like A Man and I Feel the Same. In early 1997 Smither released Small Revelations. It climbed the Americana and Triple A radio charts and led to concert dates with B.B. King, Bonnie Raitt, Nanci Griffith, and the hugely successful, original Monsters of Folk tour with Ramblin Jack Elliott, Dave Alvin and Tom Russell. Small Revelations also generated several film projects for Smither. His CD, Drive You Home Again (1999), garnered four-stars from Rolling Stone. And with it, Smither continued to tour world-wide. Shortly after, in 2000, Smither released his one-man-tour-de-force, Live As Ill Ever Be. Train Home (2003) was Smithers last record for HighTone and his first with producer David Goodrich. Over a six-week period, basic tracks for Train Home were recorded in the relaxed environment of Smithers home near Boston. Working with new session musicians, the record is simultaneously sparse and assured. Lifelong friend and special guest, Bonnie Raitt, provided backing vocals and slide guitar on Smithers cover of Bob Dylans Desolation Row. With the release of his 12th recording Leave The Light On (2006) on his own imprint, Mighty Albert, Smither began a new label relationship with the renowned acoustic and modern folk label, Signature Sounds. The most recent recording project is Still On the Levee (2014) a double-CD retrospective. Recorded in New Orleans at the Music Shed, this career-spanning project features fresh new takes on 24 iconic songs from his vast career. Honing a synthesis of folk and blues for 50 years, Chris Smither is truly an American original. As Acoustic Guitar magazine wrote, Smither sings about the big things life, love, loss in a penetrating and poetic yet unpretentious way.
When: Nov 4, 2017 8pm to Nov 4, 2017 10:30PMin Kingston, MA
Cost: 28 - 30 USD