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Women Leaders Gathering
Moving the needle of your business and life one month at a time.

When: Sep 16, 2019 7pm in Melrose, MA
"Pasta 101" 9/17 Fresh Pasta Making Class
"Pasta 101" Fresh Pasta Class focusing on technique mixed with Italian traditions & history of pasta making in Italy. Join Seven Hills Pasta Co.'s very own chief "pastaio" Giulio Caperchi in a hands on pasta making experience. Born and raised in Rome, Italy, Giulio brings a wealth of knowledge and experience making pasta with his Nonna ever since he was a child and later while studying at Rome's A Tavola Con Lo Chef, a chef school in the heart of Rome. Our approach is fun and casual - no experience necessary!  Students will make their pasta dough from scratch and learn tips and tricks along the way. After we make our own pasta, the group enjoys the fruits of their labor in a delicious pasta tasting paired with a local & seasonal homemade sauce.  You'll go home with not only your own fresh made pasta, but a new outlook on how such a simple food can really bring folks to the table. Buon Appetito! Seven Hills Pasta Co. is a family owned artisan pasta company located in Melrose, MA. Husband and wife team, Carol & Giulio Caperchi are excited to welcome you into their "pastificio" and enjoy a fun class making pasta. Ci vediamo presto! (See you soon!) *Please note: there is no alcohol served at this event*

When: Sep 17, 2019 6pm in Melrose, MA
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: Sep 19, 2019 6:30PM in Melrose, MA
Beginner Photography Class- Melrose Only
Beginner Photography (Weeknight sessions run 2 hours over 2 evenings- Ex. July 7th/14th; Weekend Sessions run 5 hours, including a 45-minute break for lunch) Photography is about controlling light. Come and learn how to improve your images and picture taking techniques. Offered monthly, the Basic Photography Class is a two-session lecture and hands-on interactive workshop, teaching how to use the basic camera controls; and adjusting aperture, shutter speed and ISO settings to get a proper exposure. Also covered is using aperture for depth-of-field (controlling what’s in focus in the background); stopping action with shutter speed settings; selecting the correct White Balance for color correction management. In the second session, we pull it all together with an individual practical exercise using all of the elements presented during the training session.  Bring your camera with a fully charged battery. This class is offered in our Melrose store classroom.

When: Sep 22, 2019 11am in Melrose, MA
Yoga for Runners Community Class
Join us for a free Yoga for Runners class led by Dani of Yoga In Me! All levels of yoga experience are welcome to join. Participants are encouraged to bring their own mats, but we will have extras if you do not have one. Never tried it before? This is the perfect, stress-free way to enter the world of yoga. See you there!

When: Sep 22, 2019 6pm in Melrose, MA
Edit to Print
How do we edit an image to make the best print possible? Which images work for print and which do not? What paper should we print on? How should we edit for each paper? In this roundtable class, we will work with your images, discuss and process them, and discuss the printing process. We ask attendees to bring in three images on a USB drive (RAW, if possible) that they may want to print. We will review the images and choose one to edit in Adobe Lightroom and then send it to print. Attendees will leave with one print, 11x17 in size (printed on 13x19 paper) and a bit more knowledge on the process of editing and printing, not to mention the knowledge of how to take the photograph better in the field for next time.This is a class that you can take as many times as you’d like. Since you’re constantly working with new images, you’re always working out new challenges!In the class, we will have a variety of paper options to choose from, including Moab Fine Art papers. (The cost of an 11x17 or 13x19 print on fine art paper is $35-$40; the cost of this class includes the cost of that print!) Come see your images, printed vibrantly in a large format!

When: Sep 25, 2019 6pm in Melrose, MA
Coffee with Olympus, Hunt's Photo, Melrose
At each Coffee with Olympus session, Eric will discuss tips and tricks on Olympus cameras, and go through the ins and outs of your camera so you know where everything is. These sessions are laid back and informal. While these sessions are geared toward Olympus users, those interested in Olympus are also welcome to attend! (Coffee will, of course, be provided.)

When: Sep 26, 2019 12pm in Melrose, MA
Silhouette Cutting with Clay Rice
Clay Rice is an internationally acclaimed, multi-award winning silhouette artist and children's author. Silhouette cutting is a Rice family tradition spanning 3 generations and 2 artists. Silhouette Package: (includes 2 copies of one child's silhouette): $48Additional Copies of Silhouette: $10 eachFrames, Mats, and AWARD Winning Clay Rice Books also available at additional costs. Click below to reserve your spot:https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10c0c45abab28a5ff2-clay298

When: Oct 1, 2019 3pm to Oct 1, 2019 6pm in Melrose, MA
Cost: $48
Women's Workshop: Ignite Your Energy and Avoid Burnout for Top Performance
Are you a professional woman, in a "season" of your personal and professional life where you feel overtaxed, overextended, overstretched and overused? Are you in a place where you're OVER IT all, and know that something needs to change? Ready to rein it in with other like-minded women professionals? This is the 1 day workshop for you! In the beautiful welcoming space of Sabeen's at Juliet & Co., allot this day to deeply dive into the elements of doing and being that will help you shift gears and turn the tide.  Level up your energy while tempering down the potential for burnout. Discover what you can leverage, explore adjustments to make, roll up your sleeves and work though a current life challenge that is pulling you toward burnout. Leave with an empowered ninety day action plan tailored for you, to enable you to lead and perform powerfully without compromising your health. Based on the book, Ignition: A Professional Woman's Guide to Energized, Burnout-Proof Living, written by your workshop leader, Chris Vasiliadis. Your fee includes light refreshments upon arrival.  For the 1 hour lunch break, choose to either bring your own lunch (small refrigerator and microwave available on site), or order takeout lunch from nearby restaurants within a block from the workshop. Options and other preparatory instructions provided after registration.

When: Oct 5, 2019 8:30AM in Melrose, MA
Posing Portraits on Location with Bobbi Lane & Lee Varis
Join photographers Bobbi Lane and Lee Varis ("The Mistress of Light" and "The Sultan of Skin") for a workshop that will emphasize how to appropriately pose any subject, from individuals to couples and families. Everyone wants to make wonderful photos of their family, friends and associates and learn how to pose them in a natural and relaxed way. People need a good portrait for social media, both fun and business! This class covers how to pose individuals and couples and also demonstrates effective communication methods to help your subjects feel at ease. The posing techniques will be for both male and female individuals for headshots, senior portraits, how to pose for ¾ and full length, couples - including engagement photos, and families. Learn how to make locations work for you and find the scene to make a great composition and set up creative situations. This class will elevate your confidence for shooting on location with creative ideas. For this workshop, we will begin with a class in our Hunt's Photo, Melrose location and continue in the afternoon at the Saugus Iron Works with models. Lunch will be included.

When: Oct 5, 2019 9am in Melrose, MA