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The Town of Great Barrington was founded in 1761 and is located in the southwestern corner of Massachusetts in Berkshire County.

Tourism is of major importance in the town which is encouraged by a combination of outdoor activities and cultural offerings as well as restaurants, B&B's and small inns. There are activities that help carry tourism though the four seasons like skiing for winter, fall foliage and summer culture along with the beauty of spring.

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J+A's Detox Demo featuring alFreshCo

How many times have you said that you'll start "eating clean" on Monday and fallen back to your take-out options by Wednesday? 

Do you want to learn how to make clean eating a lifestyle that actually works for you?


Team J+A invite you to sample how good a detox can taste. 

Smack in the middle of the "3 pm slump", Join J+A to learn more about the upcoming November Detox Challenge at WeWork, and meet alFresh-co (one of their exclusive partners). 

You may even get to sample something yummy such as raw chocolate brownies or butternut squash fritters - both detox approved!  :) 



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When: Oct 22, 2014 3 PM to Oct 22, 2014 4 PMin Boston, Massachusetts (Wed, 22 Oct 2014 15 )
Comedian Richard Lewis
When: Nov 2, 2014 2 PM in Newton, Massachusetts (Sun, 02 Nov 2014 14 )
Rain Date! Allston-Brighton Arte: Bike Tour

Postponed, but the tour will go on!

Common Boston and Unbound Visual Arts (UVA) are pleased to debut its first tour of the arts across Allston and Brighton… by bike!

Join us on two wheels as we explore the vast array of artwork, landscape designs, and outdoor sculptures across these two adjoining neighborhoods, guided by UVA Director, local art expert and historian, John Quatrale.

Come see the latest exhibitions by UVA artists and get a first-hand account of their new collection, discover A-B's distinguishing landmarks and architecture, and meet fellow art and cycling enthusiasts while exploring the rich history and creative culture of these two unique and vibrant towns. We'll loop back and stop for a quick ice cream social at Athan’s Café to relax and reflect before heading on our own ways.

Bring a helmet, water and wear comfortable clothing; make sure your bike is in working order to avoid any maintenance issues along the way. Street parking is also available along Market Street.  

Don’t have a bike? Not to worry!  We’ll be meeting by the New Balance Hubway station.

This event is FREE and open to the public; the tour is limited to 20 partipants age 18+ only. 


Click here to view more EventBrite listings by Common Boston!

This tour is part of a festival weekend that includes architectural tours, walking tours, and other special events. Check our Calendar for more info!


CB Event Sponsors

When: Oct 25, 2014 10 AM to Oct 25, 2014 12 PMin Brighton, Massachusetts (Sat, 25 Oct 2014 10 )
Haunted Lunch & Learn: Zombie Lecture with Shawn Hesse


Lessons for Today from the Apocalypse of Tomorrow


On Halloween Day, emersion DESIGN and Workbar invite you to ask yourself "If the zombie apocalypse started tomorrow, would I know how to survive, or just end up as zombie bait?"

Join us for a special haunted Lunch and Learn, with a brief presentation to expand your tasty brains for the impending zombie horde.


About the presentation:

Shawn is a registered architect and sustainability expert with emersion DESIGN – an architecture and 
sustainability consulting firm. His work focuses on integrating sustainability into early design and 
planning decisions for civic, cultural, and institutional clients throughout the country. His expertise has been sought by Fortune 500 business leaders, as well as city, state, and federal policy makers on issues related to high performance design, green building policies, and sustainability.
Shawn is also a self-taught Zombie Expert from years of study including comics, board-games, books, 
movies, video games, and real-world simulations. Shawn’s insights about the Zombie Apocalypse 
have earned him speaking invitations at international conferences and sustainability focused events 
throughout the country.

More about Shawn: Emersion Design

Candy and Refreshments sponsored by Workbar

Costumes suggested, but not required.


We are supportive of the Undead Unified Gathered Group of Harvard (UUGGH). Zombies, vampires and mummies are welcome to attend without judgement.

When: Oct 31, 2014 12 PM to Oct 31, 2014 1 PMin Cambridge, Massachusetts (Fri, 31 Oct 2014 12 )
MassNightly Turns Pink: Nightlife for a Cause


 MassNightly Turns Pink

 Nightlife for a Cause



MassNightly will be hosting a fundraiser to raise money for the Ellie Fund, a local organization that provides critical services to breast cancer patients here in Massachusetts. 

Join us for pink beer, raffles, and much more!

Date: Friday, October 24, 2014

Location: The Point (147 Hanover Street, Boston, MA)

Time: 7:00 - 9:00 p.m.

This event is FREE and tickets are not necessary for entry.



Can't make it? You can still make a difference by making a donation! By donating $15 or more, you are eligible to receive an official pink "MassNightly Breast Cancer Awareness" t-shirt. Simply make a donation above and email us with your size:

About the Ellie Fund:

The Ellie Fund is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization that fights breast cancer by easing its effects on patients and families. The Ellie Fund does this by providing critical support services including transportation to medical appointments, childcare, housekeeping, groceries, and nutritious prepared/delivered meals free of charge to hundreds of women and family members across Massachusetts each year. Learn more about the Ellie Fund.

When: Oct 24, 2014 7 PM to Oct 24, 2014 9 PMin Boston, Massachusetts
Cost: Visit for pricing. (Fri, 24 Oct 2014 19 )
Space Matters: How to Design a Great Workspace

turnstone / Red Thread / T3 Advisors present:

Space Matters: How to Design a Great Workspace

Collaboration. Focus. Culture. Multiple generations in the workplace. Privacy. Innovation. Well being. Mobile workers. It's no secret: workplaces today are changing: How can you strategically plan a workspace to accommodate these various business goals, some that may be in opposition to each other. Join us for our latest Small Talks as local businesses discuss how they have created inspiring spaces and why they are important.



5:30 - 6:15 PM -  Doors Open / Networking

6:15 - 7:15 PM -  Program/Q+A

7:15 - 8:00 PM -  Additional networking




Graham Allison / Associate, T3 Advisors

@ghallison / @T3Advisors

A firm believer that the office is the most physical expression of a companies brand, Graham is passionate about helping technology companies with their workplaces. Engaging early, he helps leverage real estate as a way to build successful companies and attract top talent. From discussions on culture and space needs, to deal negotiation and space design, he spends his time under the hood throughout the many different stages of a companies lifecycle. With clients still working out of the local coffee shop, all the way up to some of Boston's largest tech companies, Graham has a wide ranging perspective on the importance of the workplace.

Shane Mulrooney, AIA, Leed-AP / Founder / Mulrooney Architecture + Design


As founder of Mulrooney a+d, Shane has created a unique practice to meet the growing needs of clients and develop new professional relationships. He is dedicated to producing high-quality designs and working collaboratively with internal and external team members.

Shane finds inspiration and comfort experiencing culture, architecture and nature from his bicycle. He has ridden throughout the northeastern United States, as well as several cities in France, Germany, Sweden, Finland, Spain and Canada. He enjoys interpreting these visual, emotional and cultural experiences into creative ways that people can enjoy different types of spaces.Taking these experiences and precedents, Shane is able to apply this knowledge to each design, allowing the designs to be tailored for each individual client.


Julia Reagan / Senior Manager, Workplace Solutions / EnerNOC


Julia brings 20 years of experience helping technology companies optimize the value of their real estate investments and realize organizational goals through workplace strategies.  As Senior Manager of Workplace Solutions at EnerNOC, she managed the site selection process, interior fit out and relocation of EnerNOC’s corporate headquarters to the Innovation District.  Working with Executive leadership, she develops sustainable, innovative and collaborative workplaces for EnerNOC’s global portfolio.

EnerNOC's new headquarters has enabled the company to recruit and retain top talent and helped transform their culture in ways both surprising and expected.  Prior to EnerNOC, Julia helped other technology companies grow internationally by developing centralized real estate functions for fast growing companies including Lionbridge Technologies, BrassRing, Razorfish and Eclipsys (Formally Transition Systems Inc.).



Jenifer Roberts / Manager, Customer Experience Programs / Red Thread 


Jen has held a variety of roles in her 16 years at Red Thread, including IT, AV, Sales, Customer Experience, and Marketing. In her 5 years as a Visual Communications Consultant, she focused on helping clients to evaluate and implement interactive whiteboard and room scheduling solutions.  As the Manager of Customer Experience Programs, she shares her passion for serving customers, leads our client web portal and eCommerce services, and manages our showroom experience across the region.



Thank you to our co-hosts:


Red Thread is a New England regional enterprise supporting workplace needs through a broad portfolio of products and services. Our goal is to help you create innovative work environments that inspire your people to excel wherever and however they work. Our name is Red Thread because we make connections. By weaving together people, process, product and place, we connect the dots between concept and execution. As your partner, we take the time to understand your needs and aspirations. Those insights help us develop innovative solutions that meet your business needs today, while providing flexibility to accommodate tomorrow’s challenges and opportunities. Because an integrated space inspires.

T3 Advisors is a revolutionary global real estate firm that inspires leading organizations to think more strategically about real estate and the workplace. Our singular focus is to empower our clients to select the best possible locations around the world and develop high performance workplaces that will drive maximum productivity and success. T3 Advisors’ services include real estate brokerage, project management, government advocacy, sustainability, real estate portfolio management and global location strategy. To learn more about T3 Advisors, go to


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When: Oct 28, 2014 5 PM to Oct 28, 2014 8 PMin Boston, Massachusetts (Tue, 28 Oct 2014 17 )
Meet Simon Pearce :: A Signing Event at Bloomingdale's

Join us for a very special appearance and signing by Simon Pearce. Made by hand in Vermont for over 40 years, the simple authenticity of Simon Pearce glass appeals to those who believe items of heirloom quality are to be experienced and appreciated in daily living. The signature of Simon Pearce glass is the pontil mark on the bottom of each piece. A testament to handcrafted individuality, it is fomred at the last stage of the glass blowing process when the piece is transferred by the master craftsman to a pontil iron.

Simon will be present to sign any in-stock pieces purchased at the event .Plus, Bloomingdale's Loyallists will enjoy a special Power Points offer!* To RSVP or to secure your piece to have signed, please call (617) 630-3042. Quantities of each piece are limited.

*see a sales associate for details.

When: Oct 25, 2014 1 PM to Oct 25, 2014 4 PMin Newton, Massachusetts (Sat, 25 Oct 2014 13 )
Teva Torah 2014-2015 (full school year)

Teva Torah is a year-long program for 7th-9th graders that meets once per month to build community, practice earth living skills, and learn about nature-based Jewish traditions and teachings. Teva means 'nature' in Hebrew. 10th graders may inquire about our leader-in-training program, Harim.

Learn about Jewish laws and traditions through outdoor activities like harvesting wild edibles, fire building and animal tracking!

Explore how Judaism, the environment and social justice are connected.

Create personal projects that reflect your own beliefs and values about Judaism and the Earth. 

This program is generously funded by the Harold Grinspoon Foundation Teen Initiative Grant. Contact Cara Michelle Silverberg at for more information. 

Dates for the 2014-2015 School Year:Sunday, Oct 12 (Columbus Day Weekend)Sunday, Nov 9Sunday, Dec 14Sunday-Monday, January 18-19 - Overnight Retreat (MLK Weekend)Sunday, Feb 8Sunday, March 15Sunday, April 12Sunday, May 17Sunday, June 7 - Closing celebration - families invited!
Events generally begin at 9:30am and end at 4:00pm. Monthly emails are sent out with event details and any alternate times or locations.

JCA member 7th grade: $200JCA member 8th-9th grade or 10th grade Harim: $275non-JCA member 8th-9th grade or 10th grade Harim: $375
Includes all programming, materials, experienced and nurturing staff, overnight retreat, and all 9 monthly events!
Make checks payable to Jewish Community of Amherst with "Teva Torah school year" in the memo line and submit to JCA office at 742 Main St. Amherst, MA 01002 by October 1, 2014. 
We have a limited number of scholarships available. Please contact Cara Michelle Silverberg at

When: Oct 12, 2014 9 AM to Jun 7, 2015 6 PMin Wendell, Massachusetts (Sun, 12 Oct 2014 09 )
FREE Halloween Happenings at Westgate Mall: Friday, Oct 31st, 4 - 6pm
Costumed kids of all ages will delight in the Halloween Happenings at Westgate Mall ( on Friday, October 31st, from 4 to 6pm. Deejay, goodie bags and more. Bring a canned food item for the Salvation Army. Leary PR for Westgate Mall.

When: Oct 31, 2014 4 PM to Oct 31, 2014 6 PMin Brockton, Massachusetts (Fri, 31 Oct 2014 16 )
Young Women in Digital Presents: SEO & SEM in 2015 – Powering Effective Search Strategies
If you’re a young professional woman in Boston who works or is interested in working in the digital, social, experiential and online marketing field, join us!
 All of you have expressed that SEO & SEM are the two topics you wanted to learn about most, so now's your chance! No matter what area of digital marketing you work in - PR, Social, Creative, Email - it's important to understand how your work impacts, and is impacted by, SEO and SEM. These two integral marketing strategies work together to drive major brand impact. This event will arm you with the knowledge to speak to SEO & SEM at work and understand how it integrates into the marketing mix, and impacts your role.
Join us for a panel of SEO & SEM professionals who know how to succesfully leverage these two strategies. Learn their top tips, best practices and the trends they see as key in 2015. Come with questions for our panelists during audience Q&A!
Awesome Speakers:Chris Brubaker, VP of Marketing at SwipelyStephanie Jossey, Marketing Manager at Dragon Innovation 

Sponsored By:This event is sponsored by Swipely, named to Forbes Magazine's list of America's Most Promising Companies. Swipely helps merchants grow sales by connecting product, staff & customer insights. Chris Brubaker, VP of Marketing, will share more about life at Swipely and several open marketing positionsEvent Details:6:00-6:45pm - Mix & Mingle with fellow YWDs, chat and swap stories!6:45-7:00 - Learn more about life @ Swipely and their awesome job openings7:00-7:45 - SEO/SEM Panel presentations and Q&A7:45-8:30 - Continue to enjoy yummy snacks & drinks while making great connections
Tweet & Instagram the night away using #YWDBoston. 

In the meantime, follow us on TwitterFacebookInstagram or LinkedIn to keep up with all things digital and connect with other YWDs. Event   ____________________________________________________________________________________________

YWD hosts bi-monthly marketing/networking events and was started by marketing professionals who wanted to create pressure-free events to meet marketing peers, learn the latest trends and more! Check out our website to become an official member and get the latest news, blog posts, and be the first to know about events!

Hosted by:

Melanie Cohn, Digital Marketing Supervisor - GYK Antler Agency

Jess Owen, Marketing & Communications - Boundless 

Kate Stamatakos, Senior Social Media Engagement Manager, EMC


Big Thanks to our Event Space Sponsor:

When: Oct 27, 2014 6 PM to Oct 27, 2014 8 PMin Boston, Massachusetts (Mon, 27 Oct 2014 18 )
Seasoned Entrepreneurs Sharing Their Experiences -- Legal Issues & Protecting Your Assets

Protecting founders’ assets is a challenge. Distributing founders’ stock; retaining ownership stakes through financings; dealing with legal actions; employment agreements; board disputes, and other conflicts can all threaten a founder’s key asset:  the entrepreneur’s control over his or her own company.  Panelists will discuss their own experiences keeping their assets intact or losing them to investors, “partners” or acquirers.

Panelists include:

Gil Blander, PhD - Initial Founder & President of Segterra

Steve Kane - Serial Entrepreneur & Investor

Doug Levin - Founder & CEO of Quant5

Brad Rosen - Founder & CEO, Drync 

Moderator: David H. Feinberg, Founding Partner of Feinberg Hanson LLP

Doors will open for registration and networking at 6:00 pm

Pizza & refreshments provided

When: Oct 27, 2014 6 PM to Oct 27, 2014 8 PMin Cambridge, Massachusetts (Mon, 27 Oct 2014 18 )

Love and its crushing disappointments are at the center of Hanoch Levin’s Make My Heart Flutter, a romantic comedy without the romance. Full of laughter and irony, the play touchingly portrays our desires, and our potentially missing out on life, without even knowing it.

For more information, visit

When: Nov 2, 2014 2 PM to Nov 2, 2014 4 PMin Boston, Massachusetts (Sun, 02 Nov 2014 14 )
Crafts Fair Fitchburg
"If you are looking for exclusive shopping options Crafts Fair Fitchburg brings you the best platform that houses an extensive range of design products and original handmade art and craft items along with multiple lifestyle products and services. It is a major trade event that upholds a grand market presentation that attracts more and more target audience or potential customers from all around the world. Excellent network opportunities will be introduced in this platform that highly contributed to the overall developments of the market sector."

Book a stall at!

When: Nov 2, 2014 12 AM to Nov 2, 2014 12 AMin Fitchburg, Massachusetts (Sun, 02 Nov 2014 00 )
Wu-Tang Wednesday: WU-WEEN @ Charlie's Kitchen

Come out to charlie's kitchen for wu-tang wednesday: wu-ween!

Dress up in your best costumes and let the sage continue as we pay homage to the wu!





search for us on instagram- wutangwednesday
and everytime you all come to wu-tang wednesday make sure you mention us @wutangwednesday and use the hashtag #wuloyalty


When: Oct 29, 2014 10 PM to Oct 30, 2014 1 AMin Cambridge, Massachusetts (Wed, 29 Oct 2014 22 )
LunchSpotting 2.3 at Ve Interactive

Lunchspotting 2.3 will be held at Ve Interactive!

On October 30th from 12 – 1 p.m., Ve Interactive will be our next Lunch Spot! COO, Stephen Polinsky will welcome everyone and then it’s simply time to connect, share stories and, of course, eat!

LunchSpotting was created to connect Boston’s Innovation Economy including entrepreneurs, executives, VCs, media, and prospective employees in a casual, fun, “no expectations” kind of way. LunchSpotting was created by Matter Communications and MITX.

Space is limited so be sure to sign up now.

Ve has reserved 10 spaces in the 560 Harrison lot. When you arrive, please tell the attendant that you are here for Ve Interactive. The spaces are limited and are first-come, first-serve based on the lot capacity. There is street parking available on both, Washington Street and Albany Street.  Albany street is closer to the 580 building entrance.

LunchSpotting 2.3 brought to you by: 

When: Oct 30, 2014 12 PM to Oct 30, 2014 1 PMin Boston, Massachusetts (Thu, 30 Oct 2014 12 )
Cecilia Farrell, piano. Anniversary Concert
Date and Time:   Sunday, November 2, 2014 | 3:00 p.m.   
Location: Gasson Hall, Room 100
Event URL:
Of Interest to Particular Audience:   Faculty, Graduate Students, Public, Undergraduate Students
Categorized as:   Music, Performances
Sponsored by:   Boston College Music Department
Contact:   Richard Shaughnessy
Contact's Phone:   
Contact's Email:
Admission fee:   Free
Parking & Directions :

Works of Ravel, Beethoven, Chopin, and Tchaikovsky.

When: Nov 2, 2014 3 PM in Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts
Cost: Free (Sun, 02 Nov 2014 15 )
Boston's Premier Bridal Event - Limited Vendor Spots Available

Be A Part of Boston's Premier Bridal Event presented by Boston Event Guide for just $699

Join other premier Boston wedding professionals for The Boston Bridal Bash on Nov. 2 at the Sheraton Boston Hotel.

  • Meet face-to-face with more than 750 guests
  • Participate in our Mock Wedding reception room thru demonstrations, drawings, inclusion in our wedding planning gift bag and fashion show
  • Gain hundreds of qualified leads

Book by September 19 for just $699 -- a $200 savings

Space is Limited -- Book Today

When: Nov 2, 2014 12 PM to Nov 2, 2014 4 PMin Boston, Massachusetts (Sun, 02 Nov 2014 12 )
Cecilia Farrell, Piano
When: Nov 2, 2014 3 PM in Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts (Sun, 02 Nov 2014 15 )
When: Nov 2, 2014 2 PM in Boston, Massachusetts (Sun, 02 Nov 2014 14 )
Dark, dark night
When: Nov 2, 2014 4 PM in Boston, Massachusetts (Sun, 02 Nov 2014 16 )
American Bear - CAM Film Series
When: Nov 2, 2014 6 PM in Gloucester, Massachusetts (Sun, 02 Nov 2014 18 )
Seasons Bridal Show - 2014

Unique Bridal Show displaying what your wedding could look like in Summer, Winter, Spring or Fall.   Taste seasonal foods, see seasonal table displays and attire.  Taste wedding cakes and vote for your favorite baker.  All brides receive a gift bag with gifts and discount offers.  Win Weddingcreator bucks to use like cash with our vendors.  Preregister for $10.00 and bring three guests free.  $10.00 per person at the door.

When: Nov 2, 2014 11 AM to Nov 2, 2014 2 PMin Andover, Massachusetts
Cost: 10.00 true General Admission 10.00

(Sun, 02 Nov 2014 11 )
Hopkinton Community Visioning Workshop

The Town of Hopkinton, with assistance of professional planning consultants, is conducting a workshop as part of a community visioning project.  The purpose of the project is to develop a unified vision, guiding principles, and strategic goals to imagine the best future for Hopkinton. The workshop will include digital group polling and small discussion groups.  Light refreshments will be provided.

When: Oct 28, 2014 7 PM to Oct 28, 2014 9 PMin Hopkinton, Massachusetts (Tue, 28 Oct 2014 19 )
Touching the Sound with Filmmaker Peter Rosen
When: Nov 2, 2014 2 PM in Greenfield, Massachusetts (Sun, 02 Nov 2014 14 )
Worcester Entrepreneurs: Diving into Research and Customer Development


Your Big Vision:

Crafting Ideas that Stick

  • What is a good idea?
  • How do you come up with good ideas?
  • What truly matters when it comes to generating ideas?
  • How can a person tell what they are passionate about?
  • How do you take your passion and make it into a business idea?

This session will walk through basic tools entrepreneurs should start with to develop their ideas, as well as align it with their personal goals, objectives and vision.

Join us for a great night of brainstorming and workshopping with with other college students.  Come and get that "aha" moment that can change your life!

The evening will be facilitated by Clark University Entrepreneur-in-Residence, Shari Worthington.

 Appetizers, and other snacks will be served. Friends and classmates are encouraged to join us. 

Thank you to our wonderful collaborators.



When: Oct 29, 2014 6 PM to Oct 29, 2014 8 PMin Worcester, Massachusetts (Wed, 29 Oct 2014 18 )
Hammond Residential in Hingham to Host Local Artists’ Show
When: Nov 2, 2014 2 PM in Hingham, Massachusetts (Sun, 02 Nov 2014 14 )
Walden Chamber Players Young Artist Concert
When: Nov 2, 2014 4 PM in Newton Center, Massachusetts (Sun, 02 Nov 2014 16 )
Wine and Painting Thursdays - College Edition: 'The Scream' by Edvard Munch

This week's featured artwork: 'The Scream' by Edvard Munch

Welcome to The College Edition of our popular Wine and Painting series! This is a BYOB event, so please bring a driver's license and a valid college ID. We provide the instructor and art supplies so swing on by and take home your very own painting that night!

Date: Thursday, October 23rd
Time: 6:30 pm-9:00 pm
Cost: $25

When: Oct 23, 2014 6 PM to Oct 23, 2014 9 PMin Amherst, Massachusetts (Thu, 23 Oct 2014 18 )
Sizer School Ribbon Cutting and Open House

Join us in celebrating the beautiful new Sizer School building, located at 500 Rindge Road. This amazing resource, made possible by an anonymous gift, provides wonderful new spaces for our students to learn and grow. We'll have a ribbon-cutting ceremony at 10:30 A.M., followed by an open house until 2 P.M. where you can enjoy some fall-themed snacks, view student work, and explore the building. 

Parking will be available up the street at the Messiah Lutheran Church with busing back to the school, and handicapped parking on-site.

We hope to see you there! 


Event contact information: 

Emma Russell

978-345-2701 ext 429

When: Oct 25, 2014 10 AM to Oct 25, 2014 2 PMin Fitchburg, Massachusetts (Sat, 25 Oct 2014 10 )
A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum
Date and Time:   Wednesday, October 22, 2014 | 7:30 p.m.   
Ongoing Event:  This series will repeat every day 5 more times through October 26, 2014
Location: Robsham Theater Arts Center, Mainstage
Event URL:
Of Interest to Particular Audience:   Alumni, Faculty, Graduate Students, Undergraduate Students
Categorized as:   Performances, Theater
Sponsored by:   Theatre Department
Contact:   Theatre Department
Contact's Phone:    Theatre Department: 617-552-4012; Box Office: 617-552-4002
Contact's Email:
Admission fee:   Adults: $15, Students: $10 (w/valid ID), Seniors: $10, BC Faculty/Staff: $10 (one ticket per ID)
Parking & Directions :

Broadway's greatest farce is light, fast-paced, witty, irreverent and one of the funniest musicals ever written. A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum takes comedy back to its roots, combining situations from time-tested, 2000 year old comedies of Roman playwright Plautus with the infectious energy of classic vaudeville.

A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum is a non-stop laugh-fest in which Pseudolus, a crafty slave, struggles to win the hand of a beautiful but slow-witted courtesan named Philia, for his young master, Hero, in exchange for freedom. The plot twists and turns with cases of mistaken identity, slamming doors, and a showgirl or two.

This unforgettable, hysterical musical allows a terrific ensemble of comedic actors to shine--"something for everyone, a comedy tonight!"

Production Team
Director: Dr. Stuart J. Hecht
Music Director: David McGrory
Chreographer: Taleen Shrikian '15
Stage Manager: Nick Robinson '16
Set Designer: Crystal Tiala
Costume Designer: Jackie Dalley
Lighting Designer: Kenneth Helvig
Sound Designer: George Cooke

When: Oct 22, 2014 7 PM in Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts
Cost: Adults: $15, Students: $10 (w/valid ID), Seniors: $10, BC Faculty/Staff: $10 (one ticket per ID) (Wed, 22 Oct 2014 19 )
Calling Boston's Best and Most Creative Wedding Cake Artists

Calling Boston's Best and Most Creative Wedding Cake Artists
Be A Part of Boston's Premier Bridal Event for just $399

Join other premier Boston wedding professionals for The Boston Bridal Bash on Nov. 2 at the Sheraton Boston Hotel.Our more than 750 guests want to see and taste your creations!

  • Introduce your business and sensational creations to our brides by joining us for the Boston Bridal Bash.
  • Space is extremely limited for Sampling Cake Artists at this special offer price of $399 (show exhibitor price $899) as we allow no more than 5 exhibitors in any one category
  • Participate in our Mock Wedding reception room thru demonstrations, drawings, inclusion in our wedding planning gift bag and fashion show
  • Gain hundreds of qualified leads from our post-show email lists
  • Network with 75 other wedding professionals from throughout the Greater Boston area

Book by September 19 for just $399 -- a $500 savings

Space is Limited -- Book Today

When: Nov 2, 2014 12 PM to Nov 2, 2014 4 PMin Boston, Massachusetts (Sun, 02 Nov 2014 12 )
The Beggar's Songbook: Revolt in the Spanish Netherlands
When: Nov 2, 2014 3 PM in Carlisle, Massachusetts (Sun, 02 Nov 2014 15 )
Bollywood Party

East meets West at our annual Bollywood event on Wednesday October 22nd at VENU. Show off your Bhangra moves and celebrate Diwali in style with DJ Roger-M spinning all our International favs. Contact your favorite promoter for VIP tables and guest list. 

When: Oct 22, 2014 11 PM in Boston, Massachusetts (Wed, 22 Oct 2014 23 )
Education Panel

When: Oct 28, 2014 5 PM to Oct 28, 2014 6 PMin Cambridge, Massachusetts (Tue, 28 Oct 2014 17 )
Boston Bridal Bash - 11/2
Boston Bridal BashCome spend the day meeting some of Bostons most distinguished wedding experts as you begin to plan your special day. The Boston Bridal Bash gives you the opportunity to get new ideas and plan with the best in the business to make your day spectacular. Spend the day browsing and planning while meeting face-to-face with our friendly and knowledgeable vendors!Mock Wedding: Boston Event Guide is teaming up with our vendors & sponsors to create a special mock wedding within the event! Imagine previewing every element to your dream wedding right in front of your eyes.All guests will be entered to win great items - below are some prizes:Wedding Bands from Shreve, Crump and Low \Honeymoon trip to Aruba& Much More!Comments from last year's attendees! It was fun, informative, and entertaining. All the vendors offered something different and a good time. - Nicole F.The casino room was great (my fiance loved it too)! It was nice to have a stationary vendor there too. - Deirdra E.I liked the size and all the ideas I got while walking down the aisle. - Leslie S.We liked trying on wedding bands and learning more about the uplighting for our reception. - Melissa M.   Sponsor/VendorAre you looking to become a sponsor or vendor to one of our events? Please click the link below and fill in the form to give us some information about your company and product. Someone in our marketing department will get back to you as soon as possible.Click Here

When: Nov 2, 2014 12 PM in Boston, Massachusetts (Sun, 02 Nov 2014 12 )
Closing Clinic (Braintree)


Register today for your one-time FREE pass!

Be sure to check out our other sales topics.  

When: Oct 23, 2014 11 AM to Oct 23, 2014 1 PMin Braintree, Massachusetts (Thu, 23 Oct 2014 11 )
Benefit Art Auction - Tilton Library
Art Auction to raise funds for library programs. Works by 30 local artists displayed in library for one month. Opening Reception, start of bidding: Friday, September 26, 6-8 PM, in library. Closing Celebration: Friday, October 24, 6-8 PM.

When: Oct 24, 2014 12 AM to Oct 24, 2014 12 AMin South Deerfield, Massachusetts (Fri, 24 Oct 2014 00 )
Practice Speaking English
South End Branch Library
685 Tremont Street
Boston, MA 02118
Monday, October 20, 2014, 4 – 5:30pm

Join our English Conversation Group. Practice speaking English in a friendly setting with native English speakers

LibrarySouth End
Neighborhood: South End
Type of Event: ESOL
Cost: Free
Audience: Young Adults (Ages 20-34), Adults, College Students, Seniors

When: Oct 20, 2014 12 AM in Boston, Massachusetts
Cost: Free (Mon, 20 Oct 2014 00 )
Fall Festival
Ages: All

You can decorate pumpkins, join a drumming workshop, make masks, and bring a homemade pie to enter into our Pie Contest!

Family & friends of all ages are welcome

When: Oct 25, 2014 12 PM in Milton, Massachusetts
Cost: Free (Sat, 25 Oct 2014 12 )
Halloween Lantern Walk
Saturday October 25, 2014
6:00 PM until 6:30 PM

Join the Friends of Minute Man National Park and colonial guests for a walk along the Battle Road Trail, starting and ending at Hartwell Tavern on Route 2A in Lincoln, MA.

Suggested donation for mini lanterns is $5 per person, $10 per family, free for members of Minute Man National Park

When: Oct 25, 2014 6 PM to Oct 25, 2014 6 PMin Lexington, Massachusetts (Sat, 25 Oct 2014 18 )
PVFA Winter Session (Competitive)
PVFA Winter Session (Competitive)
Dec 29, 2014 - Dec 31, 2014

Pioneer Valley Fencing Academy: Easthampton, MA Experience and electrical equipment required. Ages 13+ This class includes fencing as well as strenuous physical training. See
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posted 01/23/2014

When: Dec 29, 2014 12 AM to Dec 31, 2014 12 AMin Easthampton, Massachusetts (Mon, 29 Dec 2014 00 )
Witches' Epee Open

Witches' Epee Open Nov 1, 2014

Saturday, November 1st, at 3:30 PM. Halloween themed trophies and medals will be awarded, if more than 20 registered, first place receives a FIA blade, 2nd place, non FIA. $20.00 through askfred, $25.00 at the door.
Olympia Fencing Center: Cambridge, MA

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Map to 127 Smith Pl. Cambridge MA 02148

When: Nov 1, 2014 12 AM to Nov 1, 2014 12 AMin Cambridge, Massachusetts (Sat, 01 Nov 2014 00 )
Trunk or Treat
Ages: everyone

Discovery Church's first ever trunk or treat is going to be AWESOME!! It will be a safe environment for you to bring your kids to have some fun and get some treats! Come check out all our cool, decked out cars this Halloween - it's gonna be a BLAST!

This event will be held in the parking lot of South Shore Christian Academy (45 Broad Street) in Weymouth.

When: Oct 31, 2014 5 PM in Weymouth, Massachusetts
Cost: Free (Fri, 31 Oct 2014 17 )
Howl-o-ween Party
Howl-o-ween Party Overview
Mark your calendars for Howl-o-ween Party! October 31, 2014
1:00pm to 4:00pm

Show us your furry friend's Trick for a Treat! Come to the Howl-o-ween Party to show off your costumes, Pets & Owners. We will be having a costume contest for you and your pet. Winning Prizes for Cutest, Scariest, Silliest, Best Couple, Best Group & Most Creative. Halloween photos with your pet, just $10. Plus Food, drinks & Treats! We are excited to inform you about Survivor Tails Animal Rescue will be at our Howl-o-ween Party! For more information, please call 781-214-9231 or email
Coming from out of town? Get a discounted rate on pet friendly hotels in Hull, or call 877-411-FIDO to speak with one of our pet travel experts!

When: Oct 31, 2014 1 PM in Hull, Massachusetts (Fri, 31 Oct 2014 13 )
Canine Promenade
Canine Promenade Overview
Mark your calendars for Canine Promenade! October 26, 2014
12:00 pm to 2:00 pm
Admission: $15 registration (donation)
Benefiting: the Charles River Esplanade

Join us on October 26th for a festive parade, fun activities, and plenty of treats! Highlights include: Parade of Pets: Enter your pup in the Halloween parade around the Esplanade led by Channel 7 News Anchor Sarah French Costume Contest: Prizes for Best Costume & Best Duet (human/dog) Fun Activities: Canine Massage by Zen Animal Massage, On-the-Spot Dog Illustrations by Pawblo Picasso, Treats & Photo Fun from the Animal Rescue League, & much more! Treats & Give-Aways Tasty treats! Goody Bags for all registrants provided by Pawsh Boutique! Samples and Give-Aways. Learn about the Esplanade as a resource for dog owners For more information, please call 6172270365x107 or email
Coming from out of town? Get a discounted rate on pet friendly hotels in Boston, or call 877-411-FIDO to speak with one of our pet travel experts!

When: Oct 26, 2014 12 PM in Boston, Massachusetts (Sun, 26 Oct 2014 12 )
Moe Found Friday Foil Open #69

Moe Found Friday Foil Open #69 Oct 24, 2014

Mixed open foil. Non-NEUSFA, fast paced, less wait. Entry fee is tax deductible fee as proceeds go to Moe Fencing Foundation: 501(c)(3) providing underserved K-12 Greater Boston youth access to a comprehensive fencing program. Great training tournament!
Moe Wen Fencing Club: Somerville, MA

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Map to 290 R Broadway Somerville MA 02145

When: Oct 24, 2014 12 AM to Oct 24, 2014 12 AMin Somerville, Massachusetts (Fri, 24 Oct 2014 00 )
New England Mixed Epee Cadet Clash @Vivo

New England Mixed Epee Cadet Clash @Vivo Nov 16, 2014

Local Competition. No ratings will be earned. Registration opens at 10:30AM, closes at 11:00, $20.00 through askfred, $25.00 at the door
Vivo Fencing Club: WIlmington, MA

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Map to 1 Jewel Drive WIlmington MA 01887

When: Nov 16, 2014 12 AM to Nov 16, 2014 12 AMin Wilmington, Massachusetts (Sun, 16 Nov 2014 00 )
Boston Fencing Club Youth Tournament Series 1

Boston Fencing Club Youth Tournament Series 1 Nov 15, 2014 - Nov 16, 2014

$20 early registration; $30 walkin fee. First in a series of four (4) tournaments. Each placement is awarded points. At end of series; prizes will be awarded to top three on point standings.
Boston Fencing CLub: Waltham, MA

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Map to 110 Clematis Ave #2 Waltham MA 02452

When: Nov 15, 2014 12 AM to Nov 16, 2014 12 AMin Waltham, Massachusetts (Sat, 15 Nov 2014 00 )
Wizards Epee Open

Wizards Epee Open Oct 25, 2014

Saturday, October 25th - Men's only event (Witches Open has moved to November 1st). Awesome trophies and medals will be awarded, if more than 20 registered, first place receives a FIA blade, 2nd place, non FIA.
Olympia Fencing Center: Cambridge, MA

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Map to 127 Smith Pl. Cambridge MA 02148

When: Oct 25, 2014 12 AM to Oct 25, 2014 12 AMin Cambridge, Massachusetts (Sat, 25 Oct 2014 00 )
NEUSFA ONLY U20 JO Qualifiers

NEUSFA ONLY U20 JO Qualifiers Dec 13, 2014 - Dec 14, 2014

New England Division fencers only. BRING YOU CURRENT MEMBERSHIP CARD AND PERM RES CARD (if applicable). You will not be able to fence if you don't. See "More Info" page for entry fees and age eligibility restrictions.
Boston Fencing Club: Waltham, MA

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Map to 110 Clematis Ave Waltham MA 02453

When: Dec 13, 2014 12 AM to Dec 14, 2014 12 AMin Waltham, Massachusetts (Sat, 13 Dec 2014 00 )

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