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Play in the Field of Meditation (4 Workshops)
Come & play with meditative tools to help you: Reduce stress Improve health and well-being Enrich relationships Nurture self love, self worth, self confidence Increase creativity and clarity of mind Deepen inner peace and contentment This ticket is the option of selecting 4 of the 8 workshops in a series. The 8 workshops are designed in sequence to give you the maximum experience. However, you will still benefit much by attending any single one. Registration is required to reserve a seat. Please email jing@splendidlivinglifecoaching.com with your full name and dates you plan to attend to receive registration instructions.

When: Nov 14, 2018 8am in Marlborough, MA
Play in the Field of Meditation (8 Workshops)
Come & play with meditative tools to help you: Reduce stress Improve health and well-being Enrich relationships Nurture self love, self worth, self confidence Increase creativity and clarity of mind Deepen inner peace and contentment The 8 workshops are designed in sequence to give you the maximum experience. However, you will still benefit much by attending any single one. Registration is required to reserve a seat. Please email jing@splendidlivinglifecoaching.com with your full name and dates you plan to attend to receive registration instructions.

When: Nov 14, 2018 8am in Marlborough, MA
Support of Supporters(S.O.S.)
This is a 90 minute support group for those who are supporting someone in recovery and for people in recovery from addiction. The group will start with a mindfulness practice. Then the group will split up and the supporters will have a 60 minute support group and those in recovery will have a 60 minute Big Book Workshop meeting. This is a free event but it is necessary to get a ticket to reserve your spot.

When: Nov 14, 2018 6:30PM in Marlborough, MA
NAMI MetroWest Annual Meeting
The NAMI MetroWest Annual Meeting will be held on November 15, 2018, from 6PM to 8PM at Employment Options 82 Brigham Street,  Marlborough MA 01752.    The guest speaker will be Judy Giovangelo, Founder and President of Ben Speaks. Judy started Ben Speaks in 2010 after the death of her son, Ben to suicide. She was determined to start a foundation to support struggling teens and their families in the community. Judy continues to facilitate all Ben Speaks programs. She has been a teacher and healer for many years through her company, Grow You Healing & Art Center. She is a certified yoga instructor, Yoga Kids & workshop facilitator, Reiki master, sound, intuitive healer and hypnotherapist. Judy is also a recognized speaker for her Power of Choice presentation. Standing ovations from middle/high school students, along with community groups is a clear indicator that her message is reaching the hearts and minds of our youth. Judy was honored in 2013 with the Be The Change award at the 9th Annual MA Women’s Conference and A Hero Among Us award from the Boston Celtics for her work. Her exemplary community efforts have helped families, schools and local businesses thrive and survive.                                                                            Judy Giovangelo A donation of $15.00 is suggested.

When: Nov 15, 2018 6pm in Marlborough, MA
Paradise City Arts Festival
Paradise City Marlborough brings together 175 outstanding American artists and master craft makers from 27 states to exhibit at Metro Boston's most exciting and wide-ranging juried fair, held the weekend before Thanksgiving. Not the usual holiday season art and craft show, serious sculpture and paintings are displayed alongside one-of-a-kind home furnishings, dazzling jewelry and fashion fit for a holiday gala. The Marlborough show has become a destination for decorators, architects and discerning homeowners as well as a favorite source for holiday gifts, in every price range, that transcend expectations. With free parking, live music in the Sculpture Café, ongoing demonstrations and the special exhibit "Pattern Play" it's a great day's outing with friends.

When: Nov 16, 2018 12am to Nov 18, 2018 12am in Marlborough, MA
Vendor Registration: MCEC Innovations in Special Education
PLEASE READ CAREFULLY BEFORE SUBMITTING!  Please list your organization name when completing the form, and an email for the contact person at your organization should we need to follow up with you.  At the end of the form, there is a place to indicate the name of the staff attending from your organization if different.   Innovations in Special Education, our 2018 Conference, will be a one-day event that provides professional development and dissemination of research to practice innovations. We are very pleased to offer vendor opportunities to our partners!  The conference will attract an audience which includes a wide range of special education professionals - special educators, speech pathologists, occupational and physical therapists, school psychologists/school social workers, administrators, team chairs, consultants, self-advocates, students, general educators, clinicians, and parents!  MCEC is a Section 501(c)3 nonprofit.  We have a setup which naturally brings registrants to the vendor area. Some events in the vendor area include registration, breakfast, and certificates of attendance. We are in two major areas of the conference center, with the vendor area between, so traffic will naturally flow directly by the vendor setup.  Highlights of the conference schedule include: Our keynote address, "Adaptive Design: Nurturing Individual Achievement and Social Evolution," will be delivered by Alex Truesdell, recipient of the MacArthur Genius Award, and founder of Adaptive Design, Inc.  The conference will include a Presidential session featuring professional artist and autistic self-advocate John M. Williams who will deliver a talk entitled,  "Exploring & Understanding the World: The Role of Art in My Life," along with an art exhibition featuring his works.   The LesleySTEAM Learning Lab team and colleagues for a MakerSpace Lab  An awards ceremony for inaugural MCEC awards 6' Vendor Table: $399 (fee includes 1 staff for each table purchased and 1 lunch. Add $65 for each additional table representative.) Questions? Email massachusettscec@gmail.com.

When: Nov 16, 2018 8am in Marlborough, MA
MCEC Conference: Innovations in Special Education
REGISTERING WITH A PURCHASE ORDER? EMAIL US! massachusettscec@gmail.com Innovations in Special Education, our 2018 Conference, will be a one-day event that provides professional development and dissemination of research to practice innovations. Professionals in special education and related fields are all invited to learn and connect with each other through discussion of key topics in our work.  NEW! Volunteer & save $50 off the member or non-member rate. Volunteer commitments are for 3 hours!  Your conference registration includes continental breakfast, a seated lunch, and afternoon refreshments.  Check out some highlights of the schedule:  Our keynote address, "Adaptive Design: Nurturing Individual Achievement and Social Evolution," will be delivered by Alex Truesdell, recipient of the MacArthur Genius Award, and founder of Adaptive Design, Inc.  The conference will include a Presidential session featuring professional artist and autistic self-advocate John M. Williams who will deliver a talk entitled,  "Exploring & Understanding the World: The Role of Art in My Life," along with an art exhibition featuring his works.   We're thrilled to welcome the LesleySTEAM Learning Lab team and colleagues for a MakerSpace Lab! Drop by between 12-3 and experience a playground of inclusive maker activities. Multiple stations will provide hands-on opportunities to explore a constellation of maker activities designed to support the diverse learning needs of all students, across multiple content areas and grade levels.  We will also hold an awards ceremony for inaugural MCEC awards! The schedule is available on our website: http://www.masscec.org/mcec-conference   See you on November 16! 

When: Nov 16, 2018 8am in Marlborough, MA
Grief and Traumatic Loss: Unique Challenges and Interventions when Working with Substance Use Disorders
With the rise in number of fatal overdoses, clients with substance-use disorders (SUDs) experience pre-mature loss at much higher rates than the general population. While loss is a part of every human experience, it is one of the most difficult and isolating experiences to manage under the best of circumstances. Many people struggling with a SUD lack the skills and supports needed to cope with such situations. Supportive skill-building is especially important to help clients with substance use disorders deal with traumatic loss and maintain their recovery. This course will be taught by Heidi DiRoberto, LMHC and Yeonjoo Son, LMHC from Spectrum Health Systems. Participants will:• Learn how to help clients identify emotions related to loss• Discuss skills to manage emotions and loss• Gain understanding on how to help clients acquire the skills needed and how to process emotions effectivelyThe schedule is as follows: • 8:30am – Registration & Continental Breakfast• 9am to 12pm – Training • 12pm to 1pm – Lunch (on your own)• 1pm to 4pm – TrainingContinuing Education Hours approved for:• MA Licensed Social Workers• MA Licensed Mental Health Counselors and NBCC Certified Counselors• MA Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselors and NAADAC Certified Counselors• MA Social Workers and National Association of Social WorkersMeet the Teachers: Heidi DiRoberto, LMHCMs. DiRoberto is the Program Director for Spectrum’s largest outpatient treatment center, located in the heart of Worcester. She holds a master’s degree in Counseling Psychology and has extensive expertise in addiction treatment and mental health care. She is incredibly committed to her clients and is always looking for new ideas to help them achieve and maintain sobriety. Yeonjoo Son, LMHCMs. Son is currently the Clinical Program Director at Spectrum’s outpatient treatment center on Lincoln Street in Worcester which provides medication-assisted treatment to more than 1,500 individuals each day. Ms. Son has a master’s degree in Education in addition to a certificate of advanced graduate study (CAGS) in Counseling Psychology. She has extensive expertise in PTSD, cognitive behavioral therapy, substance use disorders, and co-occurring mental health disorders.To see the full list of class offerings from Spectrum Education, Training and Consulting, visit www.SpectrumHealthSystems.org/training/fall-training-series.

When: Nov 16, 2018 8:30AM to Nov 16, 2018 4pm in Marlborough, MA
Cost: $169
Paradise City Arts Festival
Meet 175 juried artists and makers from 27 states at what Boston Globe called “The Jewel of Craft Shows”. Sculpture and paintings are displayed alongside one-of-a-kind home furnishings, jewelry, fashion and one-of-a-kind gifts that transcend expectations.With live music, two delightful cafes, demonstrations, the exhibit "Pattern Play!" and a bar serving craft cocktails in the Sculpture Cafe. For information, discount admission coupons and advance tickets: http://bit.ly/ParadiseCityFallMarlboro

When: Nov 16, 2018 10am to Nov 16, 2018 5pm in Marlborough, MA
Cost: Adults: $14. Seniors 65+: $12. Students: $8.Children 12 and under free
Paradise City Marlborough November 2018
Paradise City Marlborough is the Boston area’s leading fair of fine craft, painting and sculpture. From artists with established reputations to emerging talents fresh on the scene, 175 outstanding exhibitors display the best in American artistry and craftsmanship. This show is a destination for decorators and discerning homeowners as well as a favorite source for fashion, jewelry and fine art. Preview the show at festivals.paradisecityarts.com! Adults: $14 Seniors (65+): $12 Students (with ID): $8 Children 12 and under free (no dogs) Group Discounts are available for groups of 10+ Tickets are transferable. Tickets are non-refundable except for festival cancellation.

When: Nov 16, 2018 10am in Marlborough, MA