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Beginning Senior Yoga
West Roxbury Branch of the Boston Public Library
1961 Centre Street
West Roxbury, MA 02132
Tuesday, October 17, 2017, 3 – 4pm

Hands to Heart Center's Senior Yoga Classes incorporate gentle touch, gradual stretching, connected breathing, deep relaxation and community building. Chairs and props are provided to keep everyone safe and supported--no need to bring a yoga mat and absolutely no yoga experience is required. Please sign up at the West Roxbury Branch or call 617-325-3147.

LibraryWest Roxbury
Neighborhood: West Roxbury
Type of Event: Health / Fitness
Cost: Free
Audience: Adults, Seniors

When: Oct 17, 2017 12am in West Roxbury, MA
Drop-in Knitting
Tuesday, October 17, 2017, 3:30 – 5:30pm

LibraryWest Roxbury
Neighborhood: West Roxbury
Audience: Adults, Seniors

When: Oct 17, 2017 12am in West Roxbury, MA
Free Drop-In Homework Help
West Roxbury Branch of the Boston Public Library
1961 Centre Street
West Roxbury, MA 02132
Monday, September 18, 2017, 3:30 – 5:30pm

Boston Public Library locations offer free after-school homework help and mentorship provided by trained, high-achieving high school students. Homework Help is available Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday afternoons between 3:30 and 5:30 p.m., September 18 through May 24. Open to students in grades K-8. No registration is required.
Program is not available on Boston Public School holidays, early-release days, or long weekends.
Homework Help mentor trainings provided by Harvard University's Public School Partnerships Team, the developers of SmartTalk, a program that uses research-based tools, strategies, and resources to support students during homework time.

LibraryWest Roxbury
Neighborhood: West Roxbury
Type of Event: Homework Help
Cost: Free

When: Oct 17, 2017 12am in West Roxbury, MA
Introduction to Tai Chi and Qigong
Relax. Restore. Rejuvenate. Join us to learn Tai Chi movements used to relieve stress and improve health and well-being. All ages and fitness levels are welcome to this complimentary intro lesson. Call us to reserve your space: 617-327-5100 Location: Theodore Parker Unitarian Church (Parish hall at back of church).

When: Oct 17, 2017 7pm in West Roxbury, MA
Book Discussion Group
West Roxbury Branch of the Boston Public Library
1961 Centre Street
West Roxbury, MA 02132
Wednesday, October 18, 2017, 10:30 – 11:30am

Join our book discussion group! We will be reading Vinegar Girl by Anne Tyler. Our meetings take place in the Lecture Hall and begin at 10:30 a.m. New members are always welcome. Join our membership list for up-to-date information via e-mail.

LibraryWest Roxbury
Neighborhood: West Roxbury
Type of Event: Book Group
Cost: Free
Audience: Adults, Seniors

When: Oct 18, 2017 12am in West Roxbury, MA
One-on-One Computer Assistance
West Roxbury Branch of the Boston Public Library
1961 Centre Street
West Roxbury, MA 02132
Wednesday, May 31, 2017, 3 – 4pm

One-On-One Computer Assistance Wednesdays from 3-4pm. Please call
617-325-3147 to reserve a 30-minute informal session with a librarian. Bring your device or use a library laptop (library card required). Beginners are welcome.

LibraryWest Roxbury
Neighborhood: West Roxbury
Type of Event: Computers/Technology
Cost: Free
Audience: Adults, Seniors

When: Oct 18, 2017 12am in West Roxbury, MA
Friends'Annual Meeting: Author Ben Mezrich
Lecture Hall
West Roxbury Branch of the Boston Public Library
1961 Centre Street
West Roxbury, MA 02132
Thursday, October 19, 2017, 5:30 – 7:30pm

Please join us for the Friends' Annual Meeting. This year, our guest speaker is Author Ben Mezrich.

Reception: 5:30PM, Author talk: 6:30 PM. Refreshments and book signings.

LibraryWest Roxbury
Neighborhood: West Roxbury
Type of Event: Talks & Lectures
Cost: Free
Audience: Young Adults (Ages 20-34), Adults, College Students, Seniors, Visitors

When: Oct 19, 2017 12am in West Roxbury, MA
Friends'Annual Meeting: Author Ben Mezrich
Lecture Hall
West Roxbury Branch of the Boston Public Library
1961 Centre Street
West Roxbury, MA 02132
Thursday, October 19, 2017, 5:30 – 7:30pm

Please join us for the Friends' Annual Meeting. This year, our guest speaker is Author Ben Mezrich.

Reception: 5:30PM, Author talk: 6:30 PM. Refreshments and book signings.

LibraryWest Roxbury
Neighborhood: West Roxbury
Type of Event: Talks & Lectures
Cost: Free
Audience: Young Adults (Ages 20-34), Adults, College Students, Seniors, Visitors

When: Oct 19, 2017 12am in West Roxbury, MA
ESL Conversation Group
West Roxbury Branch of the Boston Public Library
1961 Centre Street
West Roxbury, MA 02132
Monday, January 9, 2017, 6:15 – 7:45pm

Practice speaking English with other adult ESL learners and new English speakers in an informal and friendly group setting. Groups are led by a native English speaker. If you have questions about these groups, please call 617.859.2446 or email mtheroux@bpl.org or mmurray@bpl.org.

LibraryWest Roxbury
Neighborhood: West Roxbury
Type of Event: ESOL
Cost: Free
Audience: Adults

When: Oct 19, 2017 12am in West Roxbury, MA
WeBos Women's Networking Event & Hiring Workshop
Please join WRMS Networking Opportunity and Deirdre Parlon, Owner of Black Oak Staffing Solutions  Join us from 9:30am-10:30am for a free West Roxbury Business Women's Networking Opportunity and from 10:30-11:30 for a workshop by Deirdre Parlon (BOSS). BOSS who will be speaking about the following topics: Hiring for your Small Business/Retail Company including creative sourcing strategies How to evaluate and/or create an effective Hiring Process to remain competitive How to include recruiting into your marketing campaigns without spending more money Deirdre will be offering FREE Resume and Job Description Reviews. Deirdre Parlon lives in West Roxbury with offices on Centre Street. She offers over 20 years of staffing and recruiting knowledge.  BOSS is a traditional direct-hire firm that also offers onsite consulting (i.e. recruiting audits) and job-seeker assistance (i.e. resume writing) Deirdre just completed a two year consulting assignment working with Cambridge Innovation Center (CIC) with their Talent Acquisition team on local, national and global sourcing strategies.  

When: Oct 19, 2017 9:30AM in West Roxbury, MA