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Exhibit: The Vibrant Art and Storied History of Ethiopian Icons (through 4/18)

January 23rd 2015
Museum of Russian Icons

This visually stunning exhibition explores the Christian traditions of the East African nation, Ethiopia. It features 60 small-scale icons (approx. 3 by 6 inches) triptychs, larger icons and illuminat...

Bedtime Stories in the Morning: Jan 31-May 2

January 31st 2015
Concord Museum

Saturdays: January 31, February 14, March 21, April 11, May 2. Join us for bedtime stories in the morning! Wear your pajamas, have a seat in the special exhibition Good Night, Sleep Tight: Art from C...

Tea & Sweets: Feb. 6-March 28

February 6th 2015
Concord Museum

Join us on Fridays and Saturdays, with seatings at 1:30pm and 3pm, for Tea & Sweets in elegant Brooke Hall. Tea served with the jewel-like silken tea infusers crafted by Tea Forté of Concord mak...

Natick Winter Indoor Farmers Market (through April 11)

February 7th 2015
Common Street Community Church

Fresh vegetables, breads, fish, meats and treats, every Saturday (9am-1pm) through April 11...

Exhibition: Edged in Black - SMS (through June 7)

February 10th 2015
Davis Museum at Wellesley College

February 10, 2015 to June 7, 2015 Location: Dorothy Johnston Towne Gallery Tues - Sun, 11 AM - 5 PM Compiled between 1967 and 1968, the SMS series was one of several important experimental ventures...

The Davis Museum at Wellesley College, New Exhibitions

February 10th 2015
Davis Museum at Wellesley College

THE DAVIS MUSEUM AT WELLESLEY COLLEGE -- SEVEN EXHIBITIONS OPENING IN FEBRUARY Opening Celebration: Tuesday, February 10, 2015, 5-8 PM The first U.S. museum retrospective of Iranian master Parviz T...

Rembrandt and the Landscape Tradition (through June 7)

February 10th 2015
Davis Museum

Throughout the 17th century, Rembrandt van Rijn and his contemporaries explored the genre of landscape as both the setting for and the subject of their work. Dramatic, inviting, wild, and inhabited, t...

Exhibition: Michael Craig-Martin: Reconstructing Seurat (through June 7)

February 10th 2015
Davis Museum

Conceptual artist Michael Craig-Martin trains his eye on George Seurat’s monumental painting Une Baignade, Asnieres (“Bathers at Asnieres”), 1884, one of the most famous pictures in the collecti...

Discover Your Authentic Voice; Theme-based Poetry Workshops

February 22nd 2015
Roots and Wings
Price: 25.00

The music and imagery of poetry surrounds us: the wind’s whisper as we wake at dawn, the Cardinal on a bare branch on a winter’s day, or the traffic’s grumble as we head to work. Capturing these...

Exhibition: Francesc Torres What Does History Know of Nail Biting?

February 24th 2015
Davis Museum at Wellesley College

The Davis is pleased to present What Does History Know of Nail Biting?, the latest multi-channel video work from acclaimed Spanish artist Francesc Torres. What Does History Know examines the extraordi...

Exhibit: PARVIZ TANAVOLI (through June 7)

February 24th 2015
Davis Museum

The Davis presents Parviz Tanavoli, the first retrospective exhibition of the influential Iranian artist’s work to be mounted by a U.S. museum. The exhibition will survey the breadth and richness of...

Warhol @ Wellesley (through June 7)

February 24th 2015
Davis Museum

This exhibition explores the rich holdings of artwork—some iconic and others lesser known—by Andy Warhol (1928–1987) in the collections of the Davis, which were recently greatly enhanced by gene...

MICHAEL CRAIG-MARTIN: RECONSTRUCTING SEURAT (through June 7)

February 24th 2015
Davis Museum

Conceptual artist Michael Craig-Martin trains his eye on French Post-Impressionist George Seurat’s monumental painting Une Baignade, Asnières (“Bathers at Asnières”), 1884, one of the most fam...

Irish Whiskey Night: Dinner, Tastings, Entertainment

March 6th 2015
Longfellow's Wayside Inn

Celebrate St. Patty's Day early with a tasting of Irish whiskeys, a complete dinner, and live entertainment. All inclusive price of $50 includes 6pm reception with Jameson cocktail, and 7pm dinner hig...

The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee Musical Performance

March 6th 2015
Amazing Things Arts Center

The Performing Arts Center of MetroWest (PAC) is pleased to present The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee featuring a cast of students in grades 7-12 from the MetroWest area on Friday, March 6 at...

Tartuffe

March 6th 2015
Umbrella Community Arts Center
Price: 20.00

A classic French satire, this side-splittingly funny story takes place in the home of the wealthy Orgon, where Tartuffe – a fraud and a pious impostor – has insinuated himself. Hilarity ensues as...

Maker Workshop Series

March 7th 2015
deCordova Sculpture Park & Museum

Join one or all Makers workshops as part of the Walden, revisited exhibition. Designed to support us in living deliberately like Thoreau, these workshops support the hand-made and foster community bui...

A Taste of Ireland

March 7th 2015
Riverview Portuguese Club
Price: 25.00

Not Irish? No worries! Everyone is invited to “A Taste of Ireland” presented by the River’s Edge Arts Alliance and the Hudson Rotary Club. A night or Irish Food, Drink and Entertainment in celeb...

The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee Musical Performance

March 7th 2015
Amazing Things Arts Center
Price: 16.00

The Performing Arts Center of MetroWest (PAC) is pleased to present The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee featuring a cast of students in grades 7-12 from the MetroWest area on Friday, March 6 at...

Full Moon Owl Prowl for Families

March 7th 2015
Mass Audubon's Broadmoor Wildlife Sanctuary
Price: 6.00

Ever wondered if an owl really is as smart as they say? Why don't we hear them when they fly? Just how far can an owl see? Come with the whole family under the moon to learn about owl calls, behavior ...

Fifty Fabulous Edibles

March 8th 2015
Tower Hill Botanic Garden

vegetables, herbs and edible flowers at Tower Hill's Vegetable Garden with Dawn Davies, staff horticulturist. $10 for members, $20 for non-members...

Fun with Animal Footprints and Signs

March 8th 2015
Mass Audubon's Broadmoor Wildlife Sanctuary
Price: 6.00

Wondered what animal made those tracks? Do otters like sledding? Who is traveling on the trails or through your yard? Come find out how to solve these mysteries as we explore Broadmoor looking for tr...

The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee Musical Performance

March 8th 2015
Amazing Things Arts Center
Price: 16.00

The Performing Arts Center of MetroWest (PAC) is pleased to present The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee featuring a cast of students in grades 7-12 from the MetroWest area on Friday, March 6 at...

Neo-Thoreauvian Speaker Series: Experiments in Living

March 8th 2015
deCordova Sculpture Park & Museum

Inspired by Thoreau’s impact and in conjunction with Walden, revisited, deCordova presents a discussion series in which authors and practitioners speak about their own temporary experiments in livin...

Animal Tracking at Broadmoor

March 8th 2015
Mass Audubon's Broadmoor Wildlife Sanctuary
Price: 12.00

Winter is a great time to look for signs of animals as they forage for food and shelter at Broadmoor during the cold winter months. Learn to identify the tracks, chews, scat, burrows and other clues l...

Cinephile Sundays : Xala (The Curse)

March 8th 2015
Collins Cinema

This savagely funny satire portrays El Hadji, a prosperous, self-satisfied, politically crooked modern businessman who is struck down by the xala (pronounced "ha-la") - a curse rendering its victim im...

Watercolors in Nature

March 10th 2015
Mass Audubon's Broadmoor Wildlife Sanctuary
Price: 36.00

Let the beauty of nature inspire your painting! Watercolors are a great way to experience nature and brighten up a day. Explore the use of textures, lines, colors and more. Bring your own painting wis...

Gallery Talk: A Visit with Historic New England

March 10th 2015
Concord Museum

Take a unique look at Historic New England's loans to the current special exhibition, "Behind Closed Doors," by Nancy Carlisle, Senior Curator of Collections, Historic New England. 2:00 p.m.; included...

Distinguished Writers Series: Laux and Young

March 11th 2015
Newhouse Center for the Humanities, Wellesley College, Green Hall 237

Dorianne Laux's fifth collection, The Book of Men was the winner of The Paterson Prize. Her fourth book of poems, Facts about the Moon won The Oregon Book Award and was short-listed for the Lenore Mar...

Women in Modern Iranian Film: The Day I Became a Woman

March 11th 2015
Davis Museum at Wellesley College

The Day I Became a Woman (2000, Dir. Marziyeh Meshkini) Meshkini's filmtells the interconnected stories of three Iranian women struggling with their female identity at different stages in their lives...

Getting Started with Home Landscaping

March 11th 2015
Garden in the Woods
Price: 32.00

Learn the basics of landscaping your property. This two-part class teaches you how to determine the right plants for the various conditions in different parts of your yard. You will also get tips on p...

Native Edibles and Herbals

March 12th 2015
Garden in the Woods
Price: 32.00

Whether you are interested in healthy, novel, or unusual foods, or are simply interested in applying botany to your everyday life, this class will enhance your knowledge of native edibles and herbals....

Travel & Taste Brazil: The Pantanal, a Wetland Wonderland

March 12th 2015
Mass Audubon's Broadmoor Wildlife Sanctuary
Price: 12.00

The Pantanal, one of the world's largest wetlands, is about 10 times the size of the Everglades and one of the most pristine and biologically rich environments on the planet. During the rainy season a...

Tee off for the Hopkinton Library

March 13th 2015
Hopkinton Public Library
Price: 5.00

Take a break from the cold and all this snow! Come to the Library to play a round of indoor mini-golf, with new and exciting greens: March 13, 2015 from 2pm - 8pm March 14, 2015 from 10am - 4pm...

Whooo are your Neighbors? Discovering Owls with Blue Hills Trailside Museum

March 13th 2015
The Discovery museums
Price: 11.50

Science Discovery Museum Enjoy a unique opportunity to see these birds of prey up close with a trained naturalist from the Blue Hills Trailside Museum. Handle natural history artifacts as you learn ...

Crime and punishment: A mobster murder mystery

March 13th 2015
Longfellow's Wayside Inn

Join us for a Prime Rib dinner while gathering clues and helping us solve a murder. Call the Wayside Inn for tickets today! 978-443-1776...

Family Film Night: The Lorax

March 13th 2015
deCordova Sculpture Park & Museum

Join us after hours for the movie adaptation of Dr. Seuss’ beloved story, "The Lorax," the tale of a passionate creature who speaks for the trees. Bring your sleeping bag! We’ll provide the popcor...

Tee off for the Hopkinton Library

March 14th 2015
Hopkinton Public Library
Price: 5.00

Take a break from the cold and all this snow! Come to the Library to play around of indoor mini-golf, with new and exciting greens: March 13, 2015 from 2pm - 8pm March 14, 2015 from 10am - 4pm...

Photo Review with a Pro

March 14th 2015
Mass Audubon's Broadmoor Wildlife Sanctuary
Price: 30.00

Wondering if you cropped your image too close? Is your image is too over-processed? Which angle is the best of several? Thinking about entering your image in a photo contest or just printing your best...

Fun with Animal Footprints and Signs

March 14th 2015
Mass Audubon's Broadmoor Wildlife Sanctuary
Price: 6.00

Wondered what animal made those tracks? Do otters like sledding? Who is traveling on the trails or through your yard? Come find out how to solve these mysteries as we explore Broadmoor looking for tr...

Animal Tracking at Broadmoor

March 14th 2015
Mass Audubon's Broadmoor Wildlife Sanctuary
Price: 12.00

Winter is a great time to look for signs of animals as they forage for food and shelter at Broadmoor during the cold winter months. Learn to identify the tracks, chews, scat, burrows and other clues l...

Public Tour: Hanging with the Old Masters

March 14th 2015
Davis Museum at Wellesley College

Special exhibition tours are led by a Student Guide and are free and open to the public on a first-come, first-served basis. All tours start at 2:00pm and meet in the Davis lobby. Showcasing Old Mast...

Benny Golson - Jazz Legend

March 14th 2015
Davis Museum at Wellesley College

NOTE: This concert is currently FULL, however we are taking names for the wait list. CLICK HERE. Wait list reservations will be seated when all seats are released at 7:50pm, and will be seated in orde...

St. John’s Preparatory School Robotics Team

March 15th 2015
The Discovery museums
Price: 11.50

Science Discovery Museum Join The Discovery Museums as we welcome the St John's Preparatory School robotics team, the Mecha Eagles. Learn all about the Mecha Eagles involvement in the First Tech Cha...

ArtFULL Explorations

March 15th 2015
deCordova Sculpture Park & Museum

Fill your weekend with art and family! Engage with materials and processes inspired by the featured artist of the day. For families with children of all ages....

Guided Snowshoe Adventure at Broadmoor

March 15th 2015
Mass Audubon's Broadmoor Wildlife Sanctuary
Price: 12.00

Come with us on a guided snowshoeing tour. Explore animal tracks and paths and have a fun adventure on a winters day. A great way to see the nature of Broadmoor! Instructions and Directions: Snowsho...

Watercolors in Nature

March 17th 2015
Mass Audubon's Broadmoor Wildlife Sanctuary
Price: 36.00

Let the beauty of nature inspire your painting! Watercolors are a great way to experience nature and brighten up a day. Explore the use of textures, lines, colors and more. Bring your own painting wis...

Gallery Talk: SMS and Experimental Poetry

March 17th 2015
Davis Museum at Wellesley College

Dr. Nick Monfort is a specialist in the history of electronic literature and a practicing digital poet. In conversation with Michael Maizels, Mellon Curator of New Media Art, Dr. Montfort will discuss...

Celebrate Brain Awareness Week

March 18th 2015
The Discovery museums
Price: 11.50

Science Discovery Museum It’s National Brain Awareness Week! Join us as we learn about the different parts of your brain and what they do. Try tricking your brain and discovering the remarkable wa...

Getting Started with Home Landscaping

March 18th 2015
Garden in the Woods
Price: 32.00

Learn the basics of landscaping your property. This two-part class teaches you how to determine the right plants for the various conditions in different parts of your yard. You will also get tips on p...

Call to Artists: Themed Exhibit- “Abstraction” 2015

March 19th 2015
Post Road Art Center
Price: 15.00

The Post Road Art Center is calling all artists! We will be hosting the “Abstraction” Themed Exhibit 2015 in April. Submissions will be accepted March 19th through Thursday March 26th at 7:00pm....

"Behind Closed Doors" Lecture with Jane Nylander

March 19th 2015
Concord Museum

Join Behind Closed Doors Consulting Curator Jane Nylander for a fascinating in-depth exploration of where people slept and what they slept on. Nylander's lecture expands on many of the themes in the e...

Paradise City Arts Festival

March 20th 2015
Royal Plaza Trade Center

The first weekend of spring, March 20-22, Paradise City Arts Festival brings its signature curated selection of 175 of the nation’s most exciting makers of one-of-kind furniture and home furnishings...

Ashland Half-Marathon

March 21st 2015
Marathon Park

Starts at Marathon Park on Pleasant Street. Caters to serious runners, especially those training for the Boston Marathon. Registration is $50 before March 1, $60 after March 1....

The Dennisons – A Family Ahead of their Time

March 21st 2015
Historic Village Hall
Price: 10.00

Libby Franck will portray Kate Ware Smith – a Framingham wife, mother and social worker who became a part of the Dennison family when her son Edmund married Henry S. Dennison’s daughter Helen. Kat...

Pakachoag Music School Faculty Special Event

March 21st 2015
All Saints Church

Saturday, March 21, 2015 3:30 p.m. All Saints Church, 10 Irving Street, Worcester, MA Free to public. " Love, Death & Heroism: Music of the Late Great Romantics" Leah Zelnick, Violin an...

Salamander Celebration

March 22nd 2015
Garden in the Woods
Price: 14.00

Join our annual celebration of this shy and beautiful woodland creature and learn about the several special kinds of salamander that live at Garden in the Woods—and perhaps in your own backyard. You...

Carmine Orsini, Tenor

March 22nd 2015
Amazing Things Art Center
Price: 22.00

Carmine Orsini Tenor, The Gift of Voice ,will be returning to Amazing Things on Sunday March 22 Carmine made his USA debut here at Amazing Things in 2013. This will be the only Massachusetts stop...

Block Party

March 24th 2015
The Discovery museums
Price: 11.50

Science Discovery Classroom Legos and Kaplas and Duplos – oh my! What will you construct with our collection of different blocks and other repurposed and recycled building materials? Mix giant woo...

Make a MESS: Wait, Wait, That Ain’t Paint!

March 25th 2015
The Discovery museums
Price: 11.50

Children’s Discovery Classroom Our art cupboard is filled with tempera, acrylic, and watercolor paint. But there are so many other types of paint that we can make ourselves to add to our palette. ...

Organic Pest Management

March 25th 2015
Garden in the Woods
Price: 48.00

Too often, a gardener’s response to insect pests or diseases is eradication, when all that’s really necessary is a little patience. Native plant gardens contribute to local ecosystems in myriad wa...

Climate Change and the Future of Plant Life symposium

March 26th 2015
Microsoft R&D Center, Horace Mann Room
Price: 100.00

How will plants respond to the predicted changes in temperature and precipitation from a warming climate? Five noted botanists and ecologists will present the state of New England's plants; the histor...

Travel & Taste Newfoundland: Fins, Feathers and Fossils

March 26th 2015
Mass Audubon's Broadmoor Wildlife Sanctuary
Price: 12.00

Over a 5 week adventure in Newfoundland, from cute Atlantic puffins and Leach’s storm petrels to the cliff nesting Northern gannets and only breeding colony of manx shearwaters in all of North Ameri...

Neo-Thoreauvian Speaker Series: Experiments in Living

March 26th 2015
deCordova Sculpture Park & Museum

Inspired by Thoreau’s impact and in conjunction with Walden, revisited, deCordova presents a discussion series in which authors and practitioners speak about their own temporary experiments in livin...

The Discovery Museums Speaker Series Event

March 26th 2015
The Discovery museums
Price: 11.50

March 26, 6:30pm Registration is NOW OPEN for the next event in The Discovery Museums Speaker Series. Scott Barry Kaufman, Scientific Director of The Imagination Institute in the Positive Psycholog...

Owl Prowl Adventures for Adults

March 27th 2015
Mass Audubon's Broadmoor Wildlife Sanctuary
Price: 13.00

Do all owls really hoot? Why can't we hear them fly? Join us as we learn about our local owls and walk through fields and forests under moon and starlight listening for our resident screech and great ...

Massachusetts History Camp (the Un-conference)

March 28th 2015
Massachusetts International Academy

History Camp is a day-long event for adults and young adults from all walks of life who have a passion for history. History Camp follows the standard "unconference" or "barcamp” approach: It is org...

Adobe Lightroom Workshop

March 28th 2015
Mass Audubon's Broadmoor Wildlife Sanctuary
Price: 60.00

Do you have hundreds maybe even thousands of digital photos and are having trouble organizing them? Are you shooting in RAW? Do you need help on how to process multiple digital photos for output to e-...

Owl Prowl Adventures under the Moon for Families

March 28th 2015
Mass Audubon's Broadmoor Wildlife Sanctuary
Price: 6.00

Ever wondered if an owl really is as smart as they say? Why don't we hear them when they fly? Just how far can an owl see? Come with the whole family to learn about owl calls, behavior and habitat as ...

Jean and Henry Stone Memorial Lecture: What is with the Weather?

March 29th 2015
The Center for Arts in Natick

We are living in a time of weather weirding: huge daily temperature swings, record high winds, extreme drought, 24-hour record rainfalls, tornadoes, massive typhoons and hurricanes and all time record...

Watercolors in Nature

March 31st 2015
Mass Audubon's Broadmoor Wildlife Sanctuary
Price: 36.00

Let the beauty of nature inspire your painting! Watercolors are a great way to experience nature and brighten up a day. Explore the use of textures, lines, colors and more. Bring your own painting wis...

Wacky Woodcocks

March 31st 2015
Mass Audubon's Broadmoor Wildlife Sanctuary
Price: 12.00

Looks like a shorebird, but where's the ocean? These bizarre birds are woodcocks! They look like shorebirds, but are native to the woods at Broadmoor. Every spring, woodcocks court, filling the last h...

Free First Wednesday

April 1st 2015
deCordova Sculpture Park & Museum

Explore deCordova for free on the first Wednesday of every month! Free admission is for individual visitors only; groups of 10+ must reserve space on a different day due to space and staffing limitati...

Cornille Colloquium with Hilton Als | "Diane Arbus in Manhattan"

April 1st 2015
Newhouse Center for the Humanities, Wellesley College, Green Hall 237

Hilton Als became a staff writer at The New Yorker in October 1994, and a theatre and art critic in 2002. In this lecture, Als will discuss photographer and writer Diane Arbus and explore “her relat...

Women in Modern Iranian Film: "A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night"

April 1st 2015
Collins Cinema

In partnership with the Cinema and Media Studies program, the Davis presents this series of film screenings dedicated to exploring the groundbreaking achievements of women directors in modern Iranian ...

Green Roofs and Living Walls presented by New England Wild Flower Society

April 1st 2015
Garden in the Woods
Price: 25.00

Living roofs and walls are popping up everywhere, in social media, magazines, and in our cities. What are they? How do they work? Can you have one? Trevor Smith will explain it all: the pros and cons ...

2015 Calderwood Lecture Lecture in Economics: Anne Case

April 2nd 2015
Pendleton Atrium, Wellesley College

Anne Case is the Alexander Stewart 1886 Professor of Economics and Public Affairs and a professor of economics and public affairs at the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs and t...

2015 Calderwood Lecture Lecture in Economics: Anne Case

April 2nd 2015
Pendleton Atrium, Wellesley College

Anne Case is the Alexander Stewart 1886 Professor of Economics and Public Affairs and a professor of economics and public affairs at the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs and t...

Public Tour: Edged in Black

April 4th 2015
Davis Museum at Wellesley College

Saturday, April 4, 2015 - 2:00pm Location: Dorothy Johnston Towne Gallery Special exhibition tours are led by a Student Guide and are free and open to the public on a first-come, first-served basi...

Gallery Talk What Does History Know of Nail Biting?

April 7th 2015
Davis Museum

Carlos Ramos, Professor of Spanish, will lead a conversation with visiting artist Francesc Torres about What Does History Know of Nail Biting?, addressing questions of war and social memory. The Davi...

United Way of Tri County 2015 Recognition Breakfast

April 9th 2015
Sheraton Framingham Hotel & Conference Center
Price: 50.00

Breakfast and presentations featuring a keynote speaker, the best-selling author of "Breaking Night," Liz Murray. Tickets benefit United Way of Tri County....

WST Presents: The Home Front Women's Voices from The Great War

April 9th 2015
Wellesley College

World premiere. In song, story, and music, the experiences of women in World War I come to vivid life. The performance space is reimagined, and audiences are transported to the sights and sounds of th...

Opera - Scenes of Disguise and Deception

April 11th 2015
Perrin Theater, Keiter Center for the Performing Arts
Price: 15.00

April 11 at 7:00PM and April 12 at 2:00PM The Voice Department presents a program of scenes from beloved works of opera including Hansel and Gretel, The Happy Prince, The Marriage of Figaro, Don Giov...

Small Motor and Garden Tool Maintenance presented by New England Wild Flower Society

April 12th 2015
Garden in the Woods
Price: 72.00

Have you ever walked into your shed or garage and felt overwhelmed by the many tools in need of maintenance? Don’t be left in the dark this spring—join us for a workshop on the basic techniques ev...

Pruning: How, When, Where presented by New England Wild Flower Society

April 12th 2015
Garden in the Woods
Price: 48.00

Early spring is an excellent time to prune many woody plants. In this hands-on workshop, participants will work in small groups and receive instruction on how to prune woody plants. Discover ways to e...

Cinephile Sundays : Bamako

April 12th 2015
Collins Cinema

An extraordinary trial is taking place in a residential courtyard in Bamako, the capital city of Mali. African citizens have taken proceedings against such international financial institutions as the ...

Sybarite5 Free Concert

April 13th 2015
Walnut Hill School for the Performing Arts

Enjoy a free concert by string quintet Sybarite5. From Mozart to Radiohead, Sybarite5’s eclectic repertoire and dynamic performance style is turning heads throughout the music world. Generously spon...

Vernal Pools for Conservation Professionals presented by New England Wild Flower Society

April 14th 2015
Garden in the Woods

This professional development workshop is designed for conservation commissioners, agency personnel, and consultants who are looking to develop an in-depth understanding of vernal pool ecology and the...

Distinguished Writers Series: Abdoh and Nahai

April 14th 2015
Newhouse Center for the Humanities, Wellesley College, Green Hall 237

Tuesday, April 14, 2015 - 4:30pm Location: GRH-237 Newhouse Lounge, GRH-235 Newhouse Conference Rm, GRH-240 Newhouse Conference Rm Salar Abdoh was born in Iran, and splits his time between Tehran ...

Women in Modern Iranian Film: "Fifi Howls from Happiness"

April 15th 2015
Collins Cinema

Wednesday, April 15, 2015 - 6:00pm Location: Collins Cafe In partnership with the Cinema and Media Studies program, the Davis presents this series of film screenings dedicated to exploring the g...

Native Plant Studies Certificate Orientation presented by New England Wild Flower Society

April 16th 2015
Garden in the Woods

Join Jessica Pederson, Director of Public Programs for New England Wild Flower Society, and certificate program graduates to learn about the curriculum and structure of the Society’s Certificate in ...

Super MegaFest Comic Con 2015!

April 17th 2015
Royal Plaza Trade Center

Super Megafest is New England’s Super-Fun Multimedia Fanfest Comic Con celebrating Comics, TV, Movie, Sci-Fi, Wrestling and Rock & Roll! We feature incredible celebrity autograph signings and ph...

Film Screening: Poetry in Bronze

April 17th 2015
Collins Cinema

Friday, April 17, 2015 - 5:00pm Location: Collins Cinema, Collins Cafe This special screening of Terrance Turner’s new documentary film, Parviz Tanavoli: Poetry in Bronze will enhance viewers' e...

La Cage Aux Folles

April 17th 2015
Umbrella Community Arts Center
Price: 20.00

Much revived, most recently in a 2010 production transferred to Broadway from London’s Menier Chocolate Factory, La Cage Aux Folles remains one of the all time biggest hits, adding new dimension to ...

Fun in Nature: April Vacation Week at Broadmoor: Grades K-5

April 21st 2015
Mass Audubon's Broadmoor Wildlife Sanctuary
Price: 80.00

Discover the wonders of spring at Broadmoor! Learn about flowers, frogs, salamanders, and lots of baby animals! We'll also enjoy the return of the birds to our fields, forests and wetlands as they hun...

Spring Dance Repertory

April 23rd 2015
Walnut Hill School for the Performing Arts
Price: 20.00

April 23 & 24 at 7:00PM and April 26 at 2:00 PM Perrin Theater, Keiter Center for the Performing Arts Walnut Hill School for the Arts, 12 Highland Street, Natick, MA 01760 Walnut Hill School fo...

Artists in the Garden presented by New England Wild Flower Society

April 24th 2015
Garden in the Woods
Price: 16.00

Exclusively for artists. This unique opportunity gives artists access to the Garden on select Fridays between 7 a.m. and 9 a.m., before it opens to the public and when the light is especially beautifu...

Ayaman: BlueJazz Strings and Combos

April 24th 2015
Jewett Auditorium

Friday, April 24, 2015 - 7:30pm Location: Jewett Art Center Auditorium Ayaman signifies a call to gather. We gather for a week-long series of events to celebrate 30 years of vibrant Jazz-World Mus...

Ayaman: BlueJazz Strings and Combos Spring Concert

April 24th 2015
Jewett Auditorium

Friday, April 24, 2015 - 7:30pm Location: Jewett Art Center Auditorium Ayaman signifies a call to gather. We gather for a week-long series of events to celebrate 30 years of vibrant Jazz-World Mus...

Low-Impact Living: Tips for a Greener Yard presented by New England Wild Flower Society

April 25th 2015
Garden in the Woods
Price: 48.00

Interested in learning how your garden or yard can better support your low-impact lifestyle? Join Dan Jaffe for a look at how easily you can incorporate sustainable practices into lawn and garden main...

25th Annual Saxonville Open Studios

April 25th 2015
Saxonville Studios

Open Studios, variety of media, fine art, gift items & more. Featuring 3 new artists. FREE, FREE PARKING. 11AM-5PM EACH DAY...

Brewing Compost Tea presented by New England Wild Flower Society

April 26th 2015
Garden in the Woods
Price: 122.00

This class will introduce the novice home gardener to compost tea, an organic alternative for improving soil health and root growth, rectifying nutrient deficiencies, and even reducing pest and diseas...

Vernal Pools are Cool presented by New England Wild Flower Society

April 26th 2015
Garden in the Woods
Price: 14.00

Join us as we explore vernal pools. These mysterious springtime pools often come and go without much notice, but they are an important habitat for many creatures. Come learn why vernal pools are so sp...

Wildflowers of New England presented by New England Wild Flower Society (morning)

April 28th 2015
Garden in the Woods
Price: 170.00

New to the world of native plants? There’s no better way to study native New England flora than in the field. In this class, we will learn to identify New England’s native flora by studying their ...

Wildflowers of New England presented by New England Wild Flower Society (evening)

April 28th 2015
Garden in the Woods
Price: 170.00

New to the world of native plants? There’s no better way to study native New England flora than in the field. In this class, we will learn to identify New England’s native flora by studying their ...

House and Home Conference: Theories, Texts, Metaphors

May 1st 2015
Newhouse Center for the Humanities, Wellesley College, Green Hall 237

The conference will bring an interdisciplinary group of scholars together to explore the many ways that the related notions of house and home are constructed both literally and figuratively in art, li...

Meet nationally recognized artist Daniel Del Orfano

May 1st 2015
DZian Gallery

Share a glass of wine with Del Orfano as he discusses his latest artwork in a rare personal appearance. Attendees will have the opportunity to meet Daniel and view his masterpieces, including some of ...

Wilson Lecture with Michael Ondaatje In conversation with Pico Iyer

May 1st 2015
Houghton Chapel

Michael Ondaatje is the best-selling and award-winning Canadian author of The English Patient, his classic novel, Running in the Family, a childhood memoir, and There’s a Trick With a Knife I’m Le...

Opening: Natick Farmers Market

May 2nd 2015
Natick Common

Fresh vegetables, breads, fish, meats, crafts, and treats, every Saturday until fall....

Ayaman: Yanvalou Spring Concert

May 2nd 2015
Jewett Auditorium

Yanvalou's Drum and Dance Ensemble is joined by special guests, including Wellesley Blue Jazz, Wellesley Bluejazz Strings and Combos, Haitian master artists, Yanvalou founders, and alumnae. This even...

Cinephile Sundays: A Touch of Sin

May 3rd 2015
Collins Cinema

A brilliant exploration of violence and corruption in contemporary China, A Touch of Sin was inspired by the shocking (and true) events that forced the world’s fastest growing economy into a period ...

Wellesley Summer Theatre Company Presents: Three Sisters

May 21st 2015
Ruth Nagel Jones Theatre at Wellesley College
Price: 20.00

Three Sisters is Anton Chekhov’s classic 1901 portrait of Russia’s disappearing aristocratic class and their quest for meaning and fulfillment in the ever-changing modern world. Written in 1900 an...

29th Annual Hudson Community Fest

June 6th 2015
Downtown Hudson

This free fest includes two sound stages and over 100 vendors. Weather permitting, this event draws up to 5000 people....

Balloons and Blues Festival

August 15th 2015
Hudson Elks Pavilion

One of the only balloon events in the area, the festival also features four blues bands, food, and craft vendors. Contact the Hudson-Concord Elks at 508-490-7463...

MetroFest: Arts, Music and Food Truck Festival

September 26th 2015
Bowditch Field Athletic and Cultural Complex

Live music, more than 100 exhibitors, food trucks, and kids activities! The MetroWest Visitors Bureau’s signature event showcases the richness and diversity of the region’s music, arts and culinar...

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