Monday, January 31, 2011

Business Book Club

More Than Words with AuthorsGlobe is hosting a Business Book Club on Thursday, 2/10 from 6:30-8:30pm!

This event is free and open to the public! The book they will be discussing is Drive by Dan Pink. Drive is a
one-of-a-kind book that will change how one thinks about motivation. Participate in the book club, and don't forget to browse MTW's great selection of books and get something tasty from the cafe! Purchase Drive directly from MTW here on their website.

Business Book Club - Featuring Drive by Dan Pink
Where: More Than Words Bookstore & Cafe
376 Moody St. Waltham, MA
When: Thursday, 2/10, 6:30-8:30pm
RSVP by 2/7:

Thursday, January 27, 2011

Microbrews for Microloans

Microbrews for Microloans

A night out to support MicroLoan Foundation USA in the oganization's work to end poverty in sub-Saharan Africa through microfinance.

When: Monday, January 31st
6:30 pm - 9:30 pm

903 Boylston Street, Boston

Tickets can be purchased at here.
$15 in advance; $20 at the door
(Includes drink ticket, appetizers and raffle)

For more information please visit us on Facebook.

D. R. Finch Music Foundation EVENT

The D. R. Finch Music Foundation, a 501(c)3 non-profit with the mission to provide jazz performances, workshops, and seminars for the general public, is hosting an interactive jazz performance workshop.

Youth are encouraged to attend, but all are welcome. The afternoon will be part performance, part conversation as the audience is invited to participate and learn about the process of creating music. It will feature the Kevin Harris Project, a Boston based trio who will explain the meaning of improvisation and its importance within the context of music and jazz. Come hear original music and jazz standards and learn more about jazz in our world.

Light refreshments will be served.

Who: D. R. Finch Music Foundation
Where: Honan-Allston Public library
When: Saturday, January 29 from 12:30 - 1:30 pm
Cause: Music Education
Partners: Kevin Harris Project
Cost: FREE and open to the public
Other Info: Any questions, contact

Monday, January 24, 2011

BETA "NOT-ME! Self Defense"

Join "The Boston Volunteer Meetup. Who else likes to help others?" and help "NOT-ME! Self Defense" perfect their workshop before its released to the public and learn the techniques and tactics of safe interactions with strangers.

This coed class will involve a lively discussion and movement. It is designed to explain and demonstrate the three basic levels of interactive communication in relation to real life city situations.

These three levels are:

-Visual Communication - i.e. Body language

-Verbal Communication - i.e. Using your voice

-Physical Communication - i.e. Physical contact and touch

Knowledge is Power. Class Length - 1 hour, Class size - 20 people!

As VOLUNTEERS you will be helping to perfect the class.

The size of the room is small so the number of spots is very limited. This self-defense training will fill up fast. You need to RSVP on MeetUp to secure your spot! Also, link to the Not-Me Blog!

Monday, January 10, 2011

Join Year Up's Mentor Appreciation Celebration!

Year Up is a one-year, intensive training program that provides urban young adults 18-24, with a unique combination of technical and professional skills, college credits, an educational stipend and corporate internship.

Their success is their graduates -- enabling them to move on to full-time employment and higher education. Year Up is about providing opportunities for urban young adults to demonstrate their true potential. They have achieved excellent results to date:

  • 100% placement of qualified students into internships
  • 95% of interns meet or exceed partner expectations
  • 84% of graduates placed in full or part-time positions
  • $15/hr average wage at placement

If you would like to learn how YOU can become a mentor - come to Market Wed, Jan. 26th.