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LEGOLAND Discovery Center Boston to Host Sensory-Friendly Event on October 27
When: Sat Oct 27, 2018 @ 8:30 am
Cost: $14.95 - $29.95
Where: 598 Assembly Row
Visit: https://boston.legolanddiscoverycenter.com/whats-inside/events/sensory-friendly-event-2/

Printmaking Without A Press (And At Home)

Class DescriptionThis virtual course is for students who are interested in learning how to make prints without needing access to a printmaking studio and for those wanting the freedom to create prints at home. This is the perfect course for those of us exploring ways to create at home in times of COVID. We’ll set up our at-home printing studio; create a carving station, develop your lino carving and inking techniques, perfect the use of positive and negative space to evoke your visual message, play with tricks for variations on structuring color on your block, registering your block and pulling prints, and experiment with layering!Class GoalsStudents will..1. be guided through setting up a space at home as a ‘printing studio’2. learn how to use different carving settings and an understanding of positive/negative space to carve a lino printing block design3. learn how to properly ink their ink tray and block; using multi-sensory check system to make sure ink is ready4. learn how to evaluate the block to make sure its inked properly5. register block and paper for printing6. create and pull a series7. experiment with different ways to cut and arrange the block for color techniques8. experiment with layering for effectMaterialsA supply list will be emailed out prior to the start of the class.Dates & Online AccessWednesdays from 6:45PM – 8PM.; 8/12/20 – 8/26/20. These sessions will all run virtually and participants will receive a link to their online class session 24-48hrs before the start of the class.

When: Aug 12, 2020 6:45PM to Aug 12, 2020 8:30PMin Somerville, MA
Cost: $108

Free Circuit Hacking Night at Artisan's Asylum

Event Time:
Circuit Hacking Night is just about every Wednesday night, 6PM - 8PM - please sign up for tickets so we know to expect

When: Aug 12, 2020 8pm in Somerville, MA

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About Somerville, MA
Somerville Massachusetts is located just northwest of Boston along the divide between the lower Charles and Mystic River watersheds. The easy access to Boston and Cambridge by public transportation and it's great parks and neighborhoods, makes Somerville a perfect choice to settle down and call home. Search local Somerville homes for sale and join the local community.

Closely built two families and triple-deckers fill the city to house its dense and diversified people. Today, Somerville is a mix of blue-collar families, young professionals, college students and recent immigrants. It is known for its large number of city squares which help mark neighborhood boundaries. Among those most active today are Davis Square, Union Square, Ball Square, Teele Square and Magoun Square.

In its earliest history Somerville served as the grazing lands for the residents and farmers of Charlestown and had only a few scattered permanent settlements. This is a sharp contrast to the Somerville of today which is comprised of 4.1 square miles of residential homes and commercial properties.

Somerville was established as a town in 1842 and its population grew in leaps and bounds from that time forward. Many of the new settlers worked in the brick yards producing as many as 1.3 million bricks a year by hand or 5.5 million with a new press. At its highest point in production the town was turning out 24 million bricks being made in 12 brick yards in the city.

By the end of 1851, heavy industry was prominent here and was soon followed by rolling and slitting mills, iron works and manufacturers of steam engines and boilers. With the establishment of the street car lines, Somerville's population again exploded growing to six times its number between 1870 and 1915. The scale of the meat packing industry earned Somerville the reputation as the Chicago of New England. The city's population reached its peak during the Second World War when almost 106,000 people were said to create a density greater than that of Calcutta!