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Ellementa Boston (Melrose): Cannabis and Fitness
Come join other women at our Ellementa Gathering to share wisdom and experiences and learn from experts.Learn how cannabis can improve fitness and athletic performance and recovery.Get your questions answered and learn about the products and services that can best serve your needs.Come away from this event inspired and motivated!Ellementa meets monthly to bring women together to learn about cannabis for health, wellness, self-care and caregiving. This is a non-consumption, educational event for women/female-identified only. We create welcoming spaces where women can come together to speak openly about cannabis wellness.HOSTING…The evening’s discussion will be led by Ellementa Boston Gathering’s Organizer Janice Bissex:Janice Newell Bissex, MS, RDN is a culinary nutritionist, cookbook author, and holistic cannabis practitioner at JannabisWellness.com. Her mission is to help people who suffer from chronic pain, insomnia, anxiety, IBD, and other debilitating conditions find relief using cannabis.ABOUT ELLEMENTA GATHERINGS:Ellementa Gatherings are non-consumption events. Ellementa does not condone consumption of cannabis on the premises of Gatherings. If consumption does take place at the event or any product is obtained at the event that is consumed after, attendees consume at their own risk and fully indemnify Ellementa, Inc. and its stakeholders from any responsibility. Everyone attending this event or other Ellementa events confirm they are 21 years of age or over and fully responsible for their own actions.

When: Jun 18, 2018 7pm to Jun 18, 2018 9pm in Melrose, MA
Cost: $10 Early Bird, $20 at the Door
MS Melrose Run Club
Join the Marathon Sports Melrose Run Club! Runners of all ability levels are welcome for our group run. Thursday nights, 6:30pm! ABOUT MARATHON SPORTS RUN CLUBS: MS Run Clubs are free, all-inclusive weekly events out of our store locations. We'll track your mileage for you, and as you hit significant milestones you'll become eligible for a special Marathon Sports Running Group discount, unique members-only gear, and other great kickbacks. All for just running, and FREE of charge.

When: Jun 21, 2018 6:30PM in Melrose, MA
Advanced Editing in Adobe Lightroom
Once you've learned how to do a lot of the basics in Adobe Lightroom, what is the next step? Now that you have all these tools, when should you use them and why? How can you make your good pictures into truly stunning photographs?Advanced Editing in Adobe Lightroom answers many of these questions. In this course, we will dive deeper into the develop module, reviewing common problems in editing, assessing a few easy ways to enhance all photographs, and exploring a few new ideas that allow you to expand your knowledge of Lightroom. In this course, we will specifically discuss:•Effective use of masking tools•Techniques of basic photo retouching•Color enhancement•Options for Black & White editing While Adobe Lightroom is a basic program, it is an extremely powerful program with immense capabilities. Our goal in this course is to shed light on many of those hidden capabilities! This course can be taken with or without a laptop. Power and tables will be provided.

When: Jun 23, 2018 10am in Melrose, MA
WWN and Evolve Wrestling present Evolve 107
When: Jun 24, 2018 7pm in Melrose, MA
Cost: $20.00 - $50.00
Hunt's Photo Weekend with Sigma Lenses
Join Hunt's Photo Education & Sigma for a weekend of Education! Begin with us on Friday for a walk in downtown Cambridge, photographing the architecture of the MA Institute of Technology. Continue with us on Saturday as we workshop natural light portraits (location tbd). Conclude with us on Sunday as we photograph sports & action at the Myopia Polo grounds.  On each of these workshops, Sigma lenses will be available for use, each appropriate to the style of photography. On Friday, wide angle and standard zoom lenses will apply; on Saturday, Sigma's Art-Series primes; on Sunday, their famed super telephoto lenses. This is an excellent opportunity to try your hand at three very different types of photography: Night Photography, Portrait Photography, and Sports Photography.

When: Jul 27, 2018 5pm in Melrose, MA
Summer Filmmaking in Melrose
Please join FC Academy, in partnership with MMTV, in a filmmaking class this summer! This is a great opportunity for kids to work with REAL studio camera equipment, green screens, and professional audio equipment - a fantastic supplement to any other filmmaking program they have taken. As always, the group will write, shoot and edit a film in a genre of their choosing on the professional editing software, Adobe Premiere. All final projects are eligible for submission into the Boston International Kids Film Festival in November 2018.

When: Jul 30, 2018 9am in Melrose, MA
WWN & EVOLVE Wrestling present EVOLVE Live!
When: Aug 5, 2018 4pm in Melrose, MA
Cost: $20.00 - $50.00
PROGRESS Wrestling presents PROGRESS Boston
When: Aug 5, 2018 8pm in Melrose, MA
Cost: $30.00 - $75.00
Tom Petty Tribute Band Concert - Friday, September 28, 2018
Friday night, Sept 28, 2018, The Knights of Columbus is proud to be sponsoring a special event. Members of America’s best U2 band, Joshua Tree will do a one-time only show at Melrose Memorial Hall Friday night Sept. 28, 2018 to honor one of their heroes Tom Petty. It’s called Rebels The Tom Petty Tribute Band and as anyone that was at the Joshua Tree show this past November will attest, it’s as good as seeing Tom Petty And The Heartbreakers themselves. Joshua Tree will still be appearing in November to do their annual show, but this is their way of honoring one of the most beloved rock icons, Tom Petty. The Knights of Columbus is sponsoring this event to benefit The Knights of Columbus Food For Families Fund. This will be the only chance to see Rebels The Tom Petty Tribute Band. Doors open at 6pm, show starts at 8pm. This is an all-ages show. The evening will include cash bar, raffle prizes, pizza and more. Tickets can be purchased at Melrose Knights of Columbus website at melrosekofc.org and click Upcoming Events. Tickets can also be purchased at Buckalews 504 Main St. Melrose (next to Turners Restaurant) or at The Wakefield Bowladrome 92 Water St. Wakefield or send check payable to Melrose KofC to: Melrose Kof C, PO Box 760828, Melrose Ma. 02176. Call 781-941-0995 for more info. Tickets only $25.00 per person ($30.00 day of show or at the door) or reserve a premium seating table of 10 for $250.00 by calling 781-941-0995. Tables are limited. For more information visit rebelsband.com. Don’t miss Joshua Tree honoring rock legend Tom Petty for one show only to benefit The Kof C Food For Families Fund.

When: Sep 28, 2018 6pm in Melrose, MA
Sip & Celebrate | The Fitch Home 100 Years
Sip & CelebrateThe Fitch Home 100 Year Anniversary Gala Saturday, October 13, 2018 from 5 – 9pm We cordially invite you to our Sip & Celebrate Gala to commemorate 100 years of The Fitch Home. A fun-filled evening of celebrations featuring live big band music by Dan Gabel and The Abletones, dancing, and delicious buffet style dinner!  Program 5 – 6pm: Social Hour 6 – 7:30 pm: Buffet Dinner 7pm: Presentation 7:30 pm: Music & Dancing The Fitch Home is a unique senior living community — a bed and breakfast style non-profit senior residence on the shores of Ell Pond, committed to excellent service and care. It is a depiction of the Victorian charm that so typically characterizes Melrose and that is a source of pride and respect in the community. Yet with that Victorian charm comes challenges of the 21st century.  In order to comply with strict state regulatory requirements The Fitch Home must replace its elevator which will cost nearly a half million dollars.  With your assistance we can defray the costs which will directly help our senior residents and allow us to continue our mission. We hope you will join us at this historical celebration and help kick-off our fundraising campaign by becoming one of our attendees and/or sponsors. The Fitch Home, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. Donations are tax-deductible.  If you have any questions, please call Maria Haggerty or Joyce Lamb weekdays between 9 am and 4 pm at 781.665.0521 or send an email to: info@fitchhome.org Learn more about The Fitch Home on our website  and Facebook page    FAQs Are infants or young children allowed at this event?This is an 18+ event so it would not be appropriate to bring young children.    Is there parking nearby for the event?Yes. Parking is behind Memorial Hall at 590 Main Street, but the lot does fill up quickly. On-street parking is available along Main Street and on neighboring streets, as well as large public lots behind downtown Melrose businesses on both sides on Main Street. ATM's are also available along Main Street in the downtown area. Is Memorial Hall Handicapped Accessible?Yes, Handicap access is on the side of the building that faces the firestation and we will be happy to assist anyone that would like help entering the event.  What is the process to enter the event?Guests should enter at the side entrance of Memorial Hall. (This is also Handicapped Accessible)  The Fitch Home staff will be responsible for line management and getting guests into the event in the most efficient manner.  Please have your photo id and ticket ready to help expedite this process.  If anyone in line can not stand for an extended period of time, please let our event staff know so that we can accommodate any unique needs. What can I bring into the event?Cash only is accepted for raffle baskets and cash bar will be available for those that are 21+ to purchase alcoholic beverages throughout the evening.  What is the ticket price?  Are there any additional fees?Tickets purchased online are $40, plus $4.28 in Eventbrite service processing fees. Is it possible to purchase tickets and/or make a donation by check/mail?Yes, please download and fill out this form, make checks payable to The Fitch Home, Inc., and mail to: The Fitch Home, 75 Lake Ave, Melrose MA 02176; tickets will be available at the door upon check in. What's the refund policy?This is a fundraising event, therefore no refunds will be available.  Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?Yes, please bring your hard copy ticket or have it available on your mobile phone upon entry.  If you have purchased by mail, tickets will be available at the door upon check in. What is the dress code?Dressy casual — no jeans or t-shirts. What are the seating arrangements for dinner?It is open seating for buffet style dinner. Will cash bar accept credit cards?Yes, the bartenders will use Square for credit card payments.

When: Oct 13, 2018 5pm in Melrose, MA