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LEGOLAND Discovery Center Boston to Host Sensory-Friendly Event on October 27
LEGOLAND® Discovery Center Boston is hosting a sensory friendly event on Saturday, October 27, 2018 from 8:30am – 10:00am. The event will include special modifications including designated quiet areas, lower music and modified lights throughout the attraction. These special adjustments will be made from 8:30am – 10:00am, but once you are inside, you are welcome to stay for as long as you would like. The attraction will open to the public at 10:00 am. Please remember that LEGOLAND Discovery Center Boston is a children’s attraction, geared towards ages 3-10 and all adults must be accompanied by a child. For more information please visit: https://boston.legolanddiscoverycenter.com/whats-inside/events/sensory-friendly-event-2/ If you have any specific concerns or would like some more information about the event, you can email LEGOLAND Discovery Center Boston at boston@legolanddiscoverycenter.com.

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/
Grab your Costumes for a LEGO Halloween Party Adult Night at LEGOLAND Discovery Center Boston
Dressing up for Halloween doesn't have to end when you're an adult because LEGOLAND Discovery Center Boston will be hosting their annual Halloween Party Adult Night on Wednesday, October 17 from 7-9 pm. Come dressed as your favorite princess, villain, TV character or mythical creature and join in the spook-tastic fun! This month, activities will include a a spooky/haunted tour of MINILAND, Spooky Surprise Boxes, pumpkin smashing, a costume contest, trick or treating and Halloween-themed LEGO build challenge. In addition to themed activities, guests will also be able to enjoy LEGO Star Wars MINILAND Model Display, two rides, the LEGO 4D cinema and MINILAND, a mini-version of Boston landmarks all made out of LEGO bricks. Attendees can bring in a canned good or donate to Merlin's Magic Wand, LEGOLAND Discovery Center Boston's charity that benefits children in need, and receive a special raffle ticket for an exclusive LEGO prize. Adult Night is a perfect date night or group outing activity. College students can receive $5.00 off Adult Night tickets. Show your student I.D. in admissions and receive an instant discount on your walk-up ticket. Guests must be over 18 years old and food and adult beverages will be available for purchase. Somerville Brewing Company will be hosting the bar featuring select local Slumbrew beers, wine and cider. Tickets: Online and walk-up price: $22.95

When: Wed Oct 17, 2018 @ 7:00 PM
Cost: Online and Walk-up price: $22.95 (Adult 18+)
Where: LEGOLAND Discovery Center Boston
Visit: https://boston.legolanddiscoverycenter.com/whats-inside/events/2018-adult-nights/
Davis Square Somerville Food Tour
Learn why Davis Square is considered one of Boston's most diverse neighborhoods and best food scenes. Do you like off-the-beaten-path finds? On our gastronomical food adventure, sample food from 5-6 Davis Square, Somerville locations in one tour. Our friendly and knowledgeable tour guides will lead you on a quirky, fun and delicious walk through the colorful, historic Davis Square. Together you will hear stories from local entrepreneurs and understand the most interesting tidbits from the rich history of this hip New England neighborhood where Boston locals live and dine. We will sample innovative eats as well as family recipes such as gyros and nuts packed with flavor. You may even get to try your hand at New England's candlepin bowling as we indulge in the area's favorite pizza. Wrap your day up with a sweet award-winning treat. We can't wait to show you around the neighborhood! Guests must purchase tickets in advance. Tours run: Fridays: 10am, 2pm Saturdays: 10am, 2pm Sundays: 10am, 2pm Private tours, corporate tours available! Tour sold out or can't make it this time? Join us on another tour! We also offer: - Harvard Square Chocolate Tour on Saturdays at 2pm and 7pm - Harvard Square Food Tour on Sundays at 11:30am - Union Square, Somerville Food Tour on Sundays at 2pm - Jamaica Plain Food Tour on Sundays at 11am - Jamaica Plain Vegan* Food Tour on Saturdays at 2pm $60/pp

When: Apr 15, 2018 12am to Dec 30, 2018 12am in Somerville, MA
Union Square Somerville Food Tour
Union Square, Somerville Join us for a fun foodie adventure through Union Square, Somerville - a neighborhood like Brooklyn, NY that is bursting with culture, historical significance, and an exploding food scene! Home of the infamous Fluff Festival because marshmallow fluff was invented here, the quirky Union Square celebrates its diversity with many community events and festivals. Celebrating entrepreneurs of all kinds, there are lots of creative new concepts here. This historical area is home to the raising of the first American flag in 1776, allegedly by George Washington himself. We are excited to show you around! We will sample a diversity of foods from local favorites, ethnic restaurants, and hand-crafted specialty foods that are sure to wow! This tour is suitable to all ages. Guests must purchase tickets in advance. ​$60/pp Tours run: Sundays: 2pm

When: Apr 15, 2018 12am to Dec 30, 2018 12am in Somerville, MA
Entrepreneurs Breakfast | Morning Networking | Canopy City
Wake up your network! An informal breakfast of kindred souls. Fuel your inspiration and your appetite for connecting. Open to Canopy Members and Non-Members alike. The Entrepreneurs Breakfast is held every second and fourth Tuesday of the month at 9:30 a.m. Transportation: Canopy City is accessible via Red Line Porter Square (on Bus 83 Route), Red Line Davis Square (on Bus 87 Route), Bus 83, Bus 87, Bus 85, Bus 86, and Hubway Bike. Parking: Street Parking Or parking lot in front of Rite Aid, the spots along the fence facing the street, 530 Somerville Ave, Somerville, MA 02143

When: Nov 13, 2018 9:30AM in Somerville, MA
4 Day PMP Training Course in Somerville, MA
Project Management Institute’s (PMI) Management Professional (PMP) ®credential is one of the most important industry recognized certifications for Project Managers. Globally recognized and greatly in demand, having PMP® Certification demonstrates that you have experience, education and the competency to lead and direct complex projects at any level.This recognition is also seen through increased marketability to employers and higher salary levels.We are an authorized certification training provider all over the globe. Our 4 day PMP® training program which comes with the 100% Money Back Guarantee Policy will fully prepare you to gain your certification at the earliest and also give you an in-depth knowledge about the various and best Project Management best practices. 6th Edition PMP Prep Exam Course Kit 4 Classroom Training   High Quality e-Learning  2000 practice test questions  Study Guide - PMBOK® 6th Edition   100% Money Back Assurance  35 PDUs (Contact Hours)  Assistance in PMP® Exam Application Process  Exam Tips and techniques to clear your exam in 1st attempt  20+ years of industry experienced trainer. “Our all LVC (live virtual classroom training) and classroom training are confirmed to run with no cancellation.” PMP Training Benefits: 4 Days of intense classroom training by an Experienced Certified Faculty Member 35 contact hours certificate satisfying a key prerequisite for the PMP® exam Hardcopy of PMBOK 6th Edition – An Exam Prep Study Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge, Sixth Edition, Project Management Institute. Simulation Test (given on the last day) 180 days online access to our e-learning content - Approved by PMI, USA PMP Exam Application Form assistance. For further queries please write us to jefferywlkns@gmail.com

When: Nov 13, 2018 9am in Somerville, MA
LEGOLAND Discovery Center Boston to Host Farm Themed Toddler Tuesday November 13th
Whether you oink or moo or cock-a-doodle-doo, you’ll fit right in at our Farm Themed Toddler Tuesday. Tractors are optional, but don’t forget your little farmer and join us for a farm fun-filled Toddler Tuesday on November 13th at LEGOLAND® Discovery Center Boston.Toddler Tuesdays are the second and fourth Tuesday of every month from 10 am- 2 pm and meet in the DUPLO Farm area. Designed for the youngest LEGO® fans aged 2-5, little ones can experience the wonder of LEGO® bricks while you mingle with other Moms & Dads. Activities will include a farm themed story time and a special themed DUPLO build. In addition to the special themed activities, guests have access to the other parts of the attraction including MINILAND®, the mini version of Boston landmarks made entirely out of LEGO® bricks! 2018 Toddler Tuesdays Schedule:• November 13th (Farm) & November 27th (Thanksgiving)• December 11th (Holidays)Admission: Toddler Tuesday tickets are $16 and children aged 2 and under are FREE. Discounted tickets are available only via walkup on the day of the event.

When: Nov 13, 2018 10am to Nov 13, 2018 2pm in Somerville, MA
Cost: $16.00 and children aged 2 and under are FREE
Brewing Science - Counter Culture Boston
In Brewing Science, we will lay a foundation for excellent coffee preparation. This is the lens through which the entire Professional Development curriculum will be made clear. Quality is only as valuable as it is consistent.  Students will learn quality-focused brewing practices through a comprehensive exploration of how extraction and strength are affected by different variables. Students will be introduced to scientific tools specific to evaluating brewed coffee. Manual brewing and tasting exercises reinforce these concepts and are designed to encourage critical thinking and proficiency in making brewing variable adjustments with confidence. This course is part of the Professional Development program we offer exclusively to our wholesale partners. If you are a wholesale partner and are unsure how to register, please reach out to your local rep. If you are not a wholesale partner but would like to learn more about brewing coffee, please join us for our next Brewing Coffee at Home course!

When: Nov 13, 2018 10am in Somerville, MA
Figure Drawing Single Session 2018
Event Time: Sessions will run on most Tuesday nights, 6:30-9:30pm. For specific dates and times available, check the drop-down menu in the Ticket box: this ticket will be good for one class with the date of your selection, two ticket types available:  Plan Ahead: Early Bird Tickets purchased up to 24 hours in advance of class are $19 Be Spontaneous: Drop In Tickets 24 hours or less in advance of the event are $22 Monthly Passes at $60 are now available for 2018 - Ticket Sales for those passes (sold separately in events with "Month Pass" in title) will end at 7pm second session of the corresponding month so even if you miss the first class, you'll still get 3 classes with one convenient ticket!  Description: Figure Drawing is an open studio class where people of all artistic levels are invited to explore the human form through drawing and painting. Figure drawing is a great opportunity to keep your artistic skills sharp whether you are a seasoned artist or a beginner: learn the basics of drawing from the nude form! Students are free to draw however they like. The model will strike and hold various poses for varied lengths of time: you will have the opportunity to work on quick sketching skills as well as longer studies.  Prerequisites: No experience necessary -- all-levels class open to anyone interested in practicing their drawing skills. Students must be 18 years or older. Materials Provided: Artisan's Asylum will provide the model and the space. What to Bring: Drawing and painting supplies of your choice. Drawing surface. For beginners charcoal and large paper pad are recommended. Instructor Biography: Aliza Vaida has 10 years of figure drawing experience. She received her BFA in painting and sculpture from Boston University. She is a freelance artist who works in mixed media and found object art. Check out her work at http://alizavaida.com/home.html   ARTISAN'S ASYLUM STUDENT POLICIES After you buy your ticket here on Eventbrite, please register in Artisan's Asylum's system: https://artisansasylum.com/membership/registration/ Purchase of a ticket expresses acceptance of A2's Refunds and Cancellation policies found here: https://artisansasylum.com/classpolicies/ Attending class FAQ: https://artisansasylum.com/attending-classes/ Support our mission! Donate here: https://artisansasylum.com/donation/ Students: we love getting your feedback! Fill out this form to be heard! 

When: Nov 13, 2018 6:30PM in Somerville, MA
Bulleit Pitmaster Dinner Series Featuring BT's Smokehouse, Brian Treitman
Join us at The Smoke Shop BBQ Assembly Row, November 13th for a special Bulleit Whiskey Pitmaster Dinner Series featuring owner and Pitmaster of BT's Smokehouse, Brian Treitman. Each month, we will host some of the world's most honorable and well-known pitmasters where they will cook, smoke and prepare their Q for you. The dinner will include passed appetizers and cocktail reception, followed by a family-style seated dinner and Q&A with our featured Pitmaster. About the Pitmaster: Chef Brian Treitman owner of B.T.’s Smokehouse has been cooking in professional kitchens for 23 years.  A graduate of the Culinary Institute of America, he has cooked in fine dining restaurants across the country from Napa to New England. He started B.T.’s Smokehouse in 2007 out of a 18’ trailer on the side of the road in Brimfield, at the time having left his job as a chef in Boston.  Since 2007 he has moved B.T.’s into a brick and mortar in Sturbridge expanding the building twice going from the original 1200 sq feet and 16 seats to the current 2500 sq feet and 40 seats.  B.T.’s has become the #1 BBQ joint in New England and ranked #20 in the US.  Besides running the restaurant, he has been a strong contributor to the community and local charities often providing food and or monetary contributions.  He was recently named to the WBJ 40 under 40 class of 2016. He has been an annual part of and winner at Worcester’s Best Chef for the past 8 yrs, and part of other culinary events benefitting local cooking schools. What spare time he has, he tries to spend with his two kids Lilli 9 and Eli 7, or trying to make it to Red Sox games. The Menu: (subject to change) Passed Appetizers - Pig Newton, Pickled Shrimp, Fall Squash Succatash Shooter Plated First Course - Tomato Pie with Pickled Collard Chimichurri  Family-Style Main - BT's Famous Smoked Brisket - Smoked Pickle Brined Chicken Thighs - Soft Sexy Grits - Dirty Rice - Chop Salad - Potato Salad   Dessert - Bourbon Maple Banana Pudding, Buttered Graham Biscuit Bottom, House Candied Bacon Brittle

When: Nov 13, 2018 6pm in Somerville, MA
Get the most from your portfolio with Formlabs
How do you capture personal projects, internships, or your academic experience in your portfolio? As a student, that can set you apart. Three people on Formlabs’ technical teams will discuss how to build a strong portfolio and get the most from your portfolio when applying for jobs or internships. Agenda: 6:30pm: Welcome and Intros6:45pm: Capturing your internship and co-op experience with Jennifer Kim7:00pm: Summing up your thesis with Brendan Pratt7:15pm: Breaking up a large project to focus on what matters with Caitlin Reyda7:30pm: Q&A Open to students in all majors and backgrounds interested in working in a technical role. At Formlabs, our technical teams include hardware, software, engineering, materials, manufacturing, and others. Check out our internship opportunities at formlabs.com/company/careers/internships. Questions? Email internships@formlabs.com. If you are taking the T, the closest stop is Lechmere on the Green Line or Kendall Square on the Red Line and a 15-minute walk. The closest intersection is Gore Street and Lambert Street. You’ll find our entrance on the Dollar Tree side of the shopping center under the Offices sign. Head up to the second floor and our office is located to the right.

When: Nov 13, 2018 6:30PM in Somerville, MA
Somerville Climate Social
Community is everything. Come join yours on Tuesday, November 13 and help build climate resilience! The Climate Coalition of Somerville (CCS) is hosting a social to bring together all who care about our environment and relationship with it, and are curious to learn more on what's happening locally to counter and prepare for climate change. Come meet us and each other, connect with representatives who will be present, and identify ways we can take action and empower ourselves and our communities. All are welcome to join for this evening of fostering relationships and resilience, and to check out the Somerville Museum's current exhibit, Triple Decker Ecology, which looks at the impact of climate change on our urban landscape, now and into the future. Want to learn more? Head to the event's Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/events/1377338702402067/ ********************** Make sure to RSVP! An exhibit fee of $8 greatly supports the work of the Somerville Museum, and can be paid by cash or charge at the door. And, kids under 12 and members are free!  **********************

When: Nov 13, 2018 6:30PM in Somerville, MA