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Lexington Massachusetts was settled in 1642 and was incorporated in 1713. Lexington is an affluent community that prides itself on the beauty of its town owned land, as well as the excellence of its public school system and the safety of its residents. The town is home to conservation lands and many parks and also museums and libraries that all provide exceptional opportunities for cultural and recreational activities. The town’s physical location provides easy access to Boston and all of New England.

Lexington’s citizens give particular attention to preserving the town’s rich historical importance as the birthplace of the American Revolution. The annual Patriot’s Day celebration in April is complete with a re-enactment of Paul Revere’s ride and the battle with the British.

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Winter Snowshoe Walk at Katahdin Woods
Sunday January 11, 2015
1:00 PM until 3:30 PM

Citizens for Lexington Conservation will be offering a first ever series of snowshoe walks this winter. The purpose of these walks will be to get outside and make use of those show shoes that you may have long neglected while enjoying the winter scenery of New England winter. The use of ski poles is recommended, and dont forget to bring your water bottle to avoid becoming dehydrated.

Falling rain or heavy snow will cancel the walk. If snow cover is thin we will walk anyway but perhaps leave the snowshoes behind.

Meet in the parking lot at 110 Hartwell Avenue.

Additional snowshoe walks will be on January 25 and February 15. Look for further information in the Community Calendar.



When: Jan 11, 2015 1 PM to Jan 11, 2015 3 PMin Lexington, Massachusetts (Sun, 11 Jan 2015 13 )
Munroe Saturday Nights Presents Nighthawks by Merrill Meadow
Saturday December 13, 2014
7:30 PM until 9:30 PM

Munroe Saturday Nights presents the latest play to join its acclaimed play reading series. Lexington playwright Merrill Meadow's new work Nighthawks will be read on Saturday night, December 13 at 7:30 PM at First Parish in Lexington, 7 Harrington Road. The performance, which will be directed and read by a talented group of professional and semi-professional performers, is free (admissions gratefully accepted). Reservations are strongly encouraged: http://www.munroecenter.org/reserve-your-seat.html . First Parish in Lexington offers free parking and is handicapped accessible.


http://www.munroecenter.org/about-msn.html
Location: First Parish In Lexington

When: Dec 13, 2014 7 PM to Dec 13, 2014 9 PMin Lexington, Massachusetts (Sat, 13 Dec 2014 19 )
Winter Snowshoe Walk at Burlington's Landlocked Forest
Sunday January 25, 2015
1:00 PM until 3:30 PM

Citizens for Lexington Conservation will be offering a first ever series of snowshoe walks this winter. The purpose of these walks will be to get outside and make use of those show shoes that you may have long neglected while enjoying the winter scenery of New England winter. The use of ski poles is recommended, and dont forget to bring your water bottle to avoid becoming dehydrated.

Falling rain or heavy snow will cancel the walk. If snow cover is thin we will walk anyway but perhaps leave the snowshoes behind.

Meet at the parking area under the high-tension power lines on Turning Mill Road.



When: Jan 25, 2015 1 PM to Jan 25, 2015 3 PMin Lexington, Massachusetts (Sun, 25 Jan 2015 13 )
Class - LEGO Robotics (NXT)

Do you like to build? Drive remote control vehicles? Program robots? Then this is the class for you.

Students will use LEGO Mindstorms NXT components to build and program models of machines and devices that operate automatically or by remote control. Projects may include a drawbridge, robotic arm, pinball machine, crane, car, and others. Working with expert instructors and detailed building plans, students will complete a different project in each class. Photos of all their creations will be available after the final class. Note:LEGO projects will not be taken home.

Sundays, 1/11/2015 - 3/22/2015, 11:15am - 12:30pm.

$170 (free for Empow's After School Club members).

For kids in grades 3 - 8.



When: Dec 7, 2014 11:15:00 AM to Dec 7, 2014 12 PMin Lexington, Massachusetts
Cost: Visit EventBrite.com for pricing. (Sun, 07 Dec 2014 11:15:00 )
Prized Relics: Historic Souvenirs from the Collection
Wednesday December 31, 2014
10:00 AM until 4:30 PM

Prized Relics: Historic Souvenirs from the Collection, captures the souvenir bug that fascinated many Americans in the 1800s. The show features more than 80 relics and souvenirs from the Museum and Library collection, as well as examples from the collection of the Grand Lodge of Masons in Massachusetts. The exhibition explores different kinds of relics and souvenirs connected to domestic life, travels, Masonic institutions and historic events dating from the 1700s through the 1900s.


http://nationalheritagemuseum.org/
Location: Scottish Rite Masonic Museum and Library (National Heritage Museum) 33 Marrett Road, Lexington, MA

When: Dec 31, 2014 10 AM to Dec 31, 2014 4 PMin Lexington, Massachusetts (Wed, 31 Dec 2014 10 )
Boston - Senior


When: Nov 22, 2014 7 PM in Lexington, Massachusetts (Sat, 22 Nov 2014 19 )
Certified Pharmaceutical GMP Professional (CPGP) Preparation Course
COURSE LOGISTICS

Instructors:David A. Manalan, Theresa McCarthy, Steven Carty

This course takes place on10 Tuesday eveningsfrom 6 pm to8:30 pm
(23Sep14 through 01Dec14) at the Element Hotel in Lexington, MA

The course will also be broadcast as WEBEX meetings, both live and available as recordings.
NUMBER OF PARTICIPANTS

ASQ Boston reserves the right to cancel the course if there are fewer than six registrants. The maximum physical on-site class size is fifteen.

This course will be broadcast as a WEBEX meeting to all registered students, regardless of location. Recordings of the classes will be available until after the exam on Dec 6.
COURSE DESCRIPTION

The Certified Pharmaceutical GMP Professional understands the GMP principles as regulated and guided by national and international agencies for the pharmaceutical industry. This covers finished human and veterinary drugs and biologics, ectoparasitacides, and dietary supplements (alternatively called nutraceuticals where regulated as drug products, as well as their component raw materials (includes active pharmaceutical ingredients (APIs) and excipients), and packaging, and labeling operations.Certification Requirements

Education and/or Experience Work experience must be in a full time, paid role. Paid intern, co-op or any other course work cannot be applied towards the work experience requirement. You must have five years of on-the-job experience in one or more of the areas of the Certified Pharmaceutical GMP Professional Body of Knowledge. A minimum of three years of this experience must be in a decision-making position. Decision-making is defined as the authority to define, execute, or control projects/processes and to be responsible for the outcome. This may or may not include management or supervisory positions. There are no education waivers to reduce experience requirements for this exam.CLASS TEXT INCLUDED WITH REGISTRATION

The Certified Pharmaceutical GMP Professional Handbook, Quality Press, H1386COURSE GOALS

Will have a fundamental understanding of regulatory agency governance including, global regulatory framework, relevant regulations and guidelines, and mutual recognition agreements.

Will be able to develop and apply elements and requirements of a quality system, evaluate various types of audits and self-inspections, and analyze documents and record management systems.

Will be able to distinguish between and verify suitability of factors relating to laboratory systems, including relevant compendia for US, Europe and Japan, investigations of aberrant laboratory results, and instrument control and record-keeping.

Will be able to determine requirements and specifications for construction of facilities, utilities and equipment, evaluate automated or computerized systems, and apply business continuity plans and disaster recovery techniques.

Will be able to use sampling plans and apply procedures for shipping and receiving materials, analyze in-house storage, identification, and rotation of materials, and meet requirements for materials traceability and sourcing, including returned goods.

Will have a thorough understanding of sterile and nonsterile manufacturing systems and be able to analyze master and completed batch records, material control procedures, and contamination controls.

Will have a thorough understanding of product design factors and phase-appropriate GMP requirements.

Will be able to develop and evaluate filling and packaging operations and controls, and analyze technology transfer activities.INSTRUCTORS PROFILES Click here or Go TO http://www.asqboston.org/education/instructors/IMPORTANT NOTICE

If you are depending on an ASQ Boston certification preparation course to prepare you for the ASQ Certification Examination, DO NOT register for the certification examination until after you receive an email from ASQ Boston Education Committee which confirms the course will start as scheduled. Reason: ASQ Boston may not have the minimum number of registrants required to start the course. If the minimum is not attained, we will notify you in time to prevent your unnecessary examination registration.



When: Sep 23, 2014 6 PM to Dec 2, 2014 8 PMin Lexington, Massachusetts
Cost: 670.00 true Member 670.00

755.00 true Non-member ASQ 755.00

Text provided along with WEBEX. 620.00 true Member- WEBEX only 620.00

Text provided along with WEBEX. 705.00 true Non member, WEBEX only 705.00

(Tue, 23 Sep 2014 18 )
Class - Digital Music Production
Create your own tracks while learning the fundamentals of music production. Experiment with professional software used for recording, editing, and mixing music. Whether you want to produce the next hit single or create a spooky soundtrack, our tools and knowledgeable staff will help you achieve your vision. No previous musical training required! Tuesdays, 1/6/2015 - 3/10/2015, 4:30-5:30

When: Jan 6, 2015 4 PM to Jan 6, 2015 5 PMin Lexington, Massachusetts
Cost: $160 (free for Empow's After School Club members) (Tue, 06 Jan 2015 16 )
Boston - Senior


When: Jan 5, 2015 7 PM in Lexington, Massachusetts (Mon, 05 Jan 2015 19 )
Community Thanksgiving Service
Tuesday November 25, 2014
7:30 PM until 9:00 PM

All are invited to a community Thanksgiving Service sponsored by the Lexington Interfaith Clergy Association. The many faith communities of our town welcome you to this annual event at Hancock United Church of Christ on the Lexington Green. Refreshments and fellowship to follow a celebration of Thanksgiving.


Location: Hancock Church,1912 Mass Ave

When: Nov 25, 2014 7 PM to Nov 25, 2014 9 PMin Lexington, Massachusetts (Tue, 25 Nov 2014 19 )
8th Annual Soup Bowls for Hunger

Nov 15, 2014: 10 am - 2 pm (Sat)



When: Nov 22, 2014 10 AM in Lexington, Massachusetts (Sat, 22 Nov 2014 10 )
Class - Video Game Design with Gamemaker
Playing video games is fun, but playing games you make yourself is a thrill! Kids learn to create character sprites, design levels, and program game mechanics while they learn the fundamentals of object oriented programming. All students work at their own pace, making this a great workshop for both new and more experienced game makers. Dont tell the kids, but while creating the games and learning programming, they will also be learning math, geometry, design and logic. Games can be played at home (MS Windows-only), and software used in class is available for free download (MAC and PC) for those who want to continue their game-making skills at home. Non-violence policy is enforced. Sundays, 1/11/2015 - 3/22/2015, 10:00am - 11:00am

When: Jan 11, 2015 10 AM to Jan 11, 2015 11 AMin Lexington, Massachusetts
Cost: $160 (free for Empow's After School Club members) (Sun, 11 Jan 2015 10 )
Class - 3D Video Game Design with Unity
Make console quality video games like the pros! Using the free game engine, Unity, students will create their own 3D video games. Completed games can be played on both PC and Mac computers, and can even be played online. Beginners and experienced game makers welcome! Saturdays, 1/10/2015 - 3/21/2015, 11:15am - 12:30pm

When: Jan 10, 2015 11:15:00 AM to Jan 10, 2015 12 PMin Lexington, Massachusetts
Cost: $170 (free for Empow's After School Club members) (Sat, 10 Jan 2015 11:15:00 )
Class - Stop Motion Animation
Bring your story to life! Students develop their appreciation for great story-telling by developing and filming their own stop-motion movies. Children work in pairs to create their own stories using elements of plot, setting, rising action, conflict, and resolution. Once characters and backgrounds are made, students use computers, webcams and special software to bring their stories to life! Movies are available to take home. A strict non-violence policy is enforced. Wednesdays, 1/07/2015 - 3/11/2015, 4:30-5:30

When: Jan 7, 2015 4 PM to Jan 7, 2015 5 PMin Lexington, Massachusetts
Cost: $160 (free for Empow's After School Club members) (Wed, 07 Jan 2015 16 )
Class - 3D Modeling and Printing
Would you like to design a product that will revolutionize the world? Maybe you'd like to model a figurine of your cat? Learn to create 3D models like the pros! Using freely available software from the industry leader Autodesk, students learn to sketch, model, sculpt, and colorize their own 3D designs. Completed designs can then be shared on the internet, or PRINTED in a variety of different materials. No previous experience necessary. Make something awesome. Class includes one FREE 3D print. Fridays, 1/09/2015 - 3/13/2015, 4:30-5:30

When: Jan 9, 2015 4 PM to Jan 9, 2015 5 PMin Lexington, Massachusetts
Cost: $160 (free for Empow's After School Club members) (Fri, 09 Jan 2015 16 )
Class - App Design for Droid Devices
Ever wonder how apps for Droid tablets and phones are made? Using MIT's App Inventor, students will learn to program an app from start to finish. Tablets will be provided or students can bring their own. No previous programming experience necessary! Saturdays, 1/10/2015 - 3/21/2015, 10:00am - 11:00am

When: Jan 10, 2015 10 AM to Jan 10, 2015 11 AMin Lexington, Massachusetts
Cost: $160 (free for Empow's After School Club members) (Sat, 10 Jan 2015 10 )
Winter Break NanoCamp (Friday 9/26), Gr 2-8, Lexington Studio

Weve taken the Empow Summer Camp experience so loved by kids and parents alike, and weve. SHRUNK IT into a single DAY! Empow NanoCamp offers our most popular project types:

  • Video Game Design
  • Animation
  • LEGO Robotics

Each day of NanoCamp, kids create a project from start to finish. Our talented staff work with NanoCampers to develop their video game levels, script short animation films, or build and program interactive robots! Of course, breaks, snacks, and physical activities are part of each day too. (Kids bring their own lunch and snacks.)

For kids in 2nd 8th grades.



When: Dec 26, 2014 9 AM to Dec 26, 2014 4 PMin Lexington, Massachusetts (Fri, 26 Dec 2014 09 )
Winter Break NanoCamp (Friday 12/26)
Weve taken the Empow Summer Camp experience so loved by kids and parents alike, and weve. SHRUNK IT into a single DAY! Empow NanoCamp offers our most popular project types: Video Game Design Animation LEGO Robotics Each day of NanoCamp, kids create a project from start to finish. Our talented staff work with NanoCampers to develop their video game levels, script short animation films, or build and program interactive robots! Of course, breaks, snacks, and physical activities are part of each day too. (Kids bring their own lunch and snacks.) During the December break, were offering three days of NanoCamp kids can sign up for one, two or all three days. All project types and technologies are available each day. (The three dates are: 12/26, 12/29 and 12/30). For kids in 2nd 8th grades.

When: Dec 26, 2014 9 AM to Dec 26, 2014 4 PMin Lexington, Massachusetts
Cost: $95 (Fri, 26 Dec 2014 09 )
American Red Cross Blood Drive
When: Nov 26, 2014 9 AM in Lexington, Massachusetts (Wed, 26 Nov 2014 09 )
Trompe L'Oeil Show

Nov 1, 2014: 10 am - 5 pm (Sat)



When: Jan 1, 2015 10 AM in Lexington, Massachusetts (Thu, 01 Jan 2015 10 )
Music from the Movies
Saturday February 14, 2015
8:00 PM until 10:00 PM

Music and film aficionados of all ages can celebrate Valentines Day at this unique concert featuring some of the greatest music ever written for the movies. This fun-filled evening will offer some surprises along the way (how does one write a piece of music for the movies, anyway?) as we explore the epic love themes, adventures, and boundless imagination at the heart of the cinematic experience.


Music from the Movies
Location: Lexington High School

When: Feb 14, 2015 8 PM to Feb 14, 2015 10 PMin Lexington, Massachusetts (Sat, 14 Feb 2015 20 )
European Delights
Saturday April 11, 2015
8:00 PM until 10:00 PM

The appetizer for this delectable program is English composer Sir Edward Elgars poignant and romantic Serenade for Strings. Our own wonderful pianist, Paul Carlson, offers up one of the most beloved Russian piano concertos of all time for the next course: Tchaikovskys Piano Concerto No. 1 features high drama and soaring melodies, ingredients Tchaikovsky uses well. Mendelssohns boisterous Italian Symphony No. 4 imparts the final flavor of the evening, balancing out this very European presentation for the senses.

David Hoose, Guest Conductor
Elgar | Serenade for Strings in E Minor
Tchaikovsky | Piano Concerto No. 1; Paul Carlson, piano
Mendelssohn | Symphony No. 4, Italian


European Delights
Location: Lexington High School

When: Apr 11, 2015 8 PM to Apr 11, 2015 10 PMin Lexington, Massachusetts (Sat, 11 Apr 2015 20 )
Model Train Show
Sunday December 14, 2014
12:00 PM until 4:00 PM

Discover the magic of trains at the annual Model Train Weekend at the Scottish Rite Masonic Museum & Library (National Heritage Museum), Sunday, December 14 from 12 - 4 pm. This family-friendly event is a perfect holiday-season outing for adults and children of all ages. The HUB Division of the National Model Railroad Association presents miles of track with trains running on multiple main lines as they chug up mountain climbs, past coal mines, through small villages and into tunnels. Some engines pull 50 cars past hundreds of charming venues including icy lakes with skaters, snow-covered farms, and urban skyscrapers. Admission is $7 per family; $5 for member families.


Model Train Show
Location: Scottish Rite Masonic Museum and Library (National Heritage Museum) 33 Marrett Road, Lexington, MA

When: Dec 14, 2014 12 PM to Dec 14, 2014 4 PMin Lexington, Massachusetts (Sun, 14 Dec 2014 12 )
Model Train Show
Saturday December 13, 2014
10:00 AM until 4:30 PM

Discover the magic of trains at the annual Model Train Weekend at the Scottish Rite Masonic Museum & Library (National Heritage Museum), Saturday, December 13 and Sunday, December 14, 2014. This family-friendly event is a perfect holiday-season outing for adults and children of all ages. The HUB Division of the National Model Railroad Association presents miles of track with trains running on multiple main lines as they chug up mountain climbs, past coal mines, through small villages and into tunnels. Some engines pull 50 cars past hundreds of charming venues including icy lakes with skaters, snow-covered farms, and urban skyscrapers. Model Train Weekend hours are 10 am to 4:30 pm on Saturday, December 13, and 12 pm to 4 pm on Sunday, December 14. Admission is $7 per family; $5 for member families.


Model Train Show
Location: Scottish Rite Masonic Museum and Library (National Heritage Museum) 33 Marrett Road, Lexington, MA

When: Dec 13, 2014 10 AM to Dec 13, 2014 4 PMin Lexington, Massachusetts (Sat, 13 Dec 2014 10 )
Class - LEGO Robotics (NXT)
Do you like to build? Drive remote control vehicles? Program robots? Then this is the class for you. Students will use LEGO Mindstorms NXT components to build and program models of machines and devices that operate automatically or by remote control. Projects may include a drawbridge, robotic arm, pinball machine, crane, car, and others. Working with expert instructors and detailed building plans, students will complete a different project in each class. Photos of all their creations will be available after the final class. Note:LEGO projects will not be taken home. Sundays, 1/11/2015 - 3/22/2015, 11:15am - 12:30pm

When: Jan 11, 2015 11:15:00 AM to Jan 11, 2015 12 PMin Lexington, Massachusetts
Cost: $170 (free for Empow's After School Club members) (Sun, 11 Jan 2015 11:15:00 )
Voyages en Francophonie
Saturday March 14, 2015
10:00 AM until 9:00 PM

Join us for our 4th annual Voyages en Francophonie, an educational, family oriented event organized by the EFGB, the Dlgation du Quebec, the French consulate, the Haitian Consulate General in Boston and the Lexington-Antony Sister Cities of the Lexington Tourism Committee
Around 10 French-speaking countries will be represented with workshops showcasing local cultural highlights and traditions. There will be a variety of micro-events throughout the day such as a talent show, cultural workshops, concerts, and food sale, all aiming at entertaining children and adults alike and showing how rich and diverse the francophone world is.

Admission: suggested donation: $15 per family for the whole day!


http://efgboston.org/vef2015
Location: Jonas Clarke Middle School, 17 Stedman Road, Lexington, MA

When: Mar 14, 2015 10 AM to Mar 14, 2015 9 PMin Lexington, Massachusetts (Sat, 14 Mar 2015 10 )
LEGO Robotics (NXT)
Sunday January 11, 2015
11:15 AM until 12:30 PM

Do you like to build? Drive remote control vehicles? Program robots? Then this is the class for you.

Students will use LEGO Mindstorms NXT components to build and program models of machines and devices that operate automatically or by remote control. Projects may include a drawbridge, robotic arm, pinball machine, crane, car, and others. Working with expert instructors and detailed building plans, students will complete a different project in each class. Photos of all their creations will be available after the final class. Note:LEGO projects will not be taken home.

For kids in grades 3 - 8. Class runs Sundays, 1/11/2015 - 3/22/2015, 11:15 AM - 12:30 PM. $170 (free for Empow's After School Club members).


Register via the link
Location: Empow Studios 1776 Massachusetts Avenue, Floor 2, Lexington, MA 02420

When: Jan 11, 2015 11:15:00 AM to Jan 11, 2015 12 PMin Lexington, Massachusetts (Sun, 11 Jan 2015 11:15:00 )
CNS Preschool Enrollment Open House
Saturday November 22, 2014
10:00 AM until 12:00 PM

Community Nursery School (CNS) to hold Enrollment Open House on Saturday, November 22, from 10:00 am 12:00 pm at 2325 Massachusetts Avenue, Lexington, for families interested in enrolling their preschooler(s) for 2015-16. Parents and children are invited to meet Director, Liz ONeil, tour classrooms and the studio, and explore the two-acre playground and property. CNS is a co-operative preschool celebrating its 70th year nurturing children in a play-based environment. CNS engages children to be creative, independent, resilient, and ready for elementary school; and fosters a community that enriches the whole family. Plan to attend the open house, and submit your application by January 15, 2015. To learn more, visit cnslex.org or call (781) 862-0741.


CNS website
Location: Community Nursery School, 2325 Massachusetts Avenue, Lexington, MA 02421

When: Nov 22, 2014 10 AM to Nov 22, 2014 12 PMin Lexington, Massachusetts (Sat, 22 Nov 2014 10 )
An American Christmas- Lexington
To celebrate the 60th Anniversary of The Boston Camerata, our Christmas program features music from our very own tradition. From the early years of the American republic, and from a wide range of early tune books and manuscripts, a generous selection of carols, New England anthems, Southern folk hymns and religious ballads for the season.

When: Dec 19, 2014 8 PM in Lexington, Massachusetts (Fri, 19 Dec 2014 20 )
Winter Break NanoCamp (Tuesday 9/30), Gr 2-8, Lexington Studio

Weve taken the Empow Summer Camp experience so loved by kids and parents alike, and weve. SHRUNK IT into a single DAY! Empow NanoCamp offers our most popular project types:

  • Video Game Design
  • Animation
  • LEGO Robotics

Each day of NanoCamp, kids create a project from start to finish. Our talented staff work with NanoCampers to develop their video game levels, script short animation films, or build and program interactive robots! Of course, breaks, snacks, and physical activities are part of each day too. (Kids bring their own lunch and snacks.)

For kids in 2nd 8th grades.



When: Dec 30, 2014 9 AM to Dec 30, 2014 4 PMin Lexington, Massachusetts
Cost: Visit EventBrite.com for pricing. (Tue, 30 Dec 2014 09 )
Winter Break NanoCamp (Monday 9/29), Gr 2-8, Lexington Studio

Weve taken the Empow Summer Camp experience so loved by kids and parents alike, and weve. SHRUNK IT into a single DAY! Empow NanoCamp offers our most popular project types:

  • Video Game Design
  • Animation
  • LEGO Robotics

Each day of NanoCamp, kids create a project from start to finish. Our talented staff work with NanoCampers to develop their video game levels, script short animation films, or build and program interactive robots! Of course, breaks, snacks, and physical activities are part of each day too. (Kids bring their own lunch and snacks.)

For kids in 2nd 8th grades.



When: Dec 29, 2014 9 AM to Dec 29, 2014 4 PMin Lexington, Massachusetts
Cost: Visit EventBrite.com for pricing. (Mon, 29 Dec 2014 09 )
MLK Jr Day NanoCamp
Weve taken the Empow Summer Camp experience so loved by kids and parents alike, and weve. SHRUNK IT into a single DAY! Empow NanoCamp offers our most popular project types: -Video Game Design -Animation -LEGO Robotics Each day of NanoCamp, kids create a project from start to finish. Our talented staff work with NanoCampers to develop their video game levels, script short animation films, or build and program interactive robots! Of course, breaks, snacks, and physical activities are part of each day too. (Kids bring their own lunch and snacks.) NanoCamps run on most school holidays. (Check the Empow Calendar for details.) All project types and technologies are available each day. For kids in 2nd 8th grades.

When: Jan 19, 2015 9 AM to Jan 19, 2015 4 PMin Lexington, Massachusetts
Cost: $95 (Mon, 19 Jan 2015 09 )
American Red Cross Blood Drive
When: Dec 10, 2014 2 PM in Lexington, Massachusetts (Wed, 10 Dec 2014 14 )
Holiday Marketplace
Sunday November 23, 2014
10:00 AM until 3:00 PM

Temple Isaiah Sisterhood hosts Holiday Marketplace November 23

Looking for gifts for the holiday season? Come to Temple Isaiah, 55 Lincoln Street, Lexington, on Sunday, November 23, from 10 am 3 pm. Select an item for yourself, your child, grandchild, friend, or home. We have a wide variety of vendors ready to offer you a great selection of gift items.

New and returning artisans will present their products for sale. Consider the ceramics, crafted wood items, fused glass, metal sculptures, and silk flowers. Purchase a doll and hair accessories for the younger folks in your life. Add a new scarf to your collection. View the dazzling display of jewelry, both vintage and contemporary. Consider a pocketbook or purchase note cards. New this year, purchase and donate a toy for a child in need at our Teddy Bear Buddy Booth.

Enjoy a stunning display of contemporary and traditional Judaica from our expanded Sisterhood Judaica Shop. Purchase all your Chanukah needs including gelt, dreidals, menorahs, candles, gift wrapping paper, books, jewelry, toys, and so much more.

Take a break with a homemade lunch or snack at our Marketplace Cafe. Choose from the homemade soup, kugel, bagels, a variety of salads and deli sandwiches. Savor the homemade baked goods.

Proceeds from Holiday Marketplace benefit many charitable organizations. Admission and parking are free. The temple is handicap accessible.


Location: Lexington, MA

When: Nov 23, 2014 10 AM to Nov 23, 2014 3 PMin Lexington, Massachusetts (Sun, 23 Nov 2014 10 )
Do History with Online Mapping Tools: A Workshop With MetroBoston DataCommon
Saturday November 22, 2014
10:00 AM until 4:30 PM

Digital mapping is increasingly used by historians to create visual representations of historical data. Here in the Boston area, the MetroBoston DataCommon provides free applications that allow everyone and anyone to map publically available data. The workshop, How to Do History with Online Mapping Tools is designed to teach participants how to make the most of the DataCommon tool, and how to use it to explore historical questions. It will be held at the Scottish Rite Masonic Museum & Library, 33 Marrett Road in Lexington, MA on Saturday, November 22, 2014, 10am to 12:30 pm. Space is limited; registration is required by November 5. It free thanks to the generous sponsorship of the Ruby W. and LaVon P. Linn Foundation. For more information visit our website at www.monh.org. To register, email programs@monh.org.

In this workshop, participants will learn how to use an online tool to create maps that chart Metro Boston area history. Staff from the MetroBoston DataCommon, a provider of free applications that make it possible to map data, will collaborate with Joanne Riley, University Archivist at UMass Boston, to show lay historians, data fans, and map enthusiasts how visualizations of data related to our region can help us understand our history. Whether you are interested in exploring demographics, economy, the physical environment, politics or more, bring your curiosity and your questions. Our presenters will share examples and point the way to potential uses of digital mapping for your local history research.

The MetroBoston DataCommon is an interactive data portal and online mapping tool that provides a wealth of information about the regions people, communities and neighborhoods through a wide variety of topics ranging from arts and education to the environment and transportation. A resource for all those seeking to understand how the region is changing, it helps residents, stakeholders, planners, city and town officials, educators and journalists explore options and make informed decisions. MetroBoston DataCommon is co-sponsored by the Metropolitan Area Planning Council and the Boston Indicators Project at the Boston Foundation.


http://nationalheritagemuseum.org/
Location: Scottish Rite Masonic Museum and Library (National Heritage Museum) 33 Marrett Road, Lexington, MA

When: Nov 22, 2014 10 AM to Nov 22, 2014 4 PMin Lexington, Massachusetts (Sat, 22 Nov 2014 10 )
Intergenerational Program with LexFUN!
Wednesday October 15, 2014
10:00 AM until 11:00 AM

Take part in the intergenerational program that connects Youville Place residents and families with young children from LexFUN! Includes craft activity and socializing.


Visit the Youville web site
Location: Youville Place Assisted Living, 10 Pelham Rd

When: Dec 10, 2014 10 AM to Dec 10, 2014 11 AMin Lexington, Massachusetts (Wed, 10 Dec 2014 10 )
Lex. Farmers Market Thanksgiving FEASTival
Tuesday November 25, 2014
12:00 PM until 4:00 PM

Lex. Farmers Market Annual Thanksgiving FESTIVAL , a community tradition.

Please join us at SEASONS FOUR , on Tuesday November 25th 12-4 pm, at 1265 Mass. Ave in Lexington.

There is ample parking available. Locally-grown and produced items from your favorite farmers and vendors are avaialbe for your Thanskgiving table.

Also, use this time to stock your freezer and pantry for the winter months.

For more information on particiapting farmers and vendors and preorders, please visit our website

www.lexingtonfarmersmarket.org or visit our facebook page



When: Nov 25, 2014 12 PM to Nov 25, 2014 4 PMin Lexington, Massachusetts (Tue, 25 Nov 2014 12 )
A Will for the Woods documentary screening
Tuesday November 25, 2014
7:00 PM until 9:00 PM

~~The Funeral Consumers Alliance of Eastern Massachusetts will offer a screening of the movie A Will for the Woods. The film will be shown on Tuesday, November 25 at 7pm at Cary Memorial Librarys large meeting room at 1874 Massachusetts Avenue in Lexington. Attendance is free and open to the public.

A Will for the Woods
1h 42m - Documentary/Drama
A man's passionate wish for a legacy of green burials inspires a profoundly affecting and optimistic portrait of people finding meaning in death. Musician, folk dancer, and psychiatrist Clark Wang battles lymphoma while facing a potentially imminent need for funeral plans. Determined that his last act will not harm the environment and may even help protect it, Clark has discovered the movement to further sustainable funerals that conserve natural areas.
The film follows Clarks dream of leaving a loving, permanent legacy by using green burial to save a nearby woods.

The FCAEM supports the Green Cemetery Initiative, a collaboration between Mount Grace and Green Burial Massachusetts to establish Massachusetts first green cemetery open to all.
The FCA of Eastern Massachusetts is dedicated to educating consumers about their rights and options, and publicizing up-to-date information about the state of after-death care options in Massachusetts. FCAEM is an all-volunteer organization, with 501 (c)(3) non-profit status. All donations are tax-deductible.


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Location: Cary Library, Lower Level Meeting Room

When: Nov 25, 2014 7 PM to Nov 25, 2014 9 PMin Lexington, Massachusetts (Tue, 25 Nov 2014 19 )
MLK Jr. Day NanoCamp
Monday January 19, 2015
9:00 AM until 4:00 PM

Weve taken the Empow Summer Camp experience so loved by kids and parents alike, and weve. SHRUNK IT into a single DAY! Empow NanoCamp offers our most popular project types:

-Video Game Design
-Animation
-LEGO Robotics

Each day of NanoCamp, kids create a project from start to finish. Our talented staff work with NanoCampers to develop their video game levels, script short animation films, or build and program interactive robots! Of course, breaks, snacks, and physical activities are part of each day too. (Kids bring their own lunch and snacks.) NanoCamps run on most school holidays. (Check the Empow Calendar for details.) All project types and technologies are available each day.

For kids in 2nd 8th grades.


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Location: Empow Studios 1776 Massachusetts Avenue Lexington, MA 02420

When: Jan 19, 2015 9 AM to Jan 19, 2015 4 PMin Lexington, Massachusetts (Mon, 19 Jan 2015 09 )
Digital Music Production
Tuesday January 6, 2015
4:30 PM until 5:30 PM

Create your own tracks while learning the fundamentals of music production. Experiment with professional software used for recording, editing, and mixing music. Whether you want to produce the next hit single or create a spooky soundtrack, our tools and knowledgeable staff will help you achieve your vision. No previous musical training required!

For kids in grades 3 - 8. Tuesdays, 1/6/2015-3/10/2015, 4:30-5:30. $160 (free for Empow's After School Club members).


Register via link
Location: Empow Studios 1776 Massachusetts Avenue, 2nd Floor, Lexington, MA 02420

When: Jan 6, 2015 4 PM to Jan 6, 2015 5 PMin Lexington, Massachusetts (Tue, 06 Jan 2015 16 )
Empow Studios' April Vacation Camp
Monday April 20, 2015
9:00 AM until 4:00 PM

If youre between 7 and 13 years old, Empow April Vacation Camp is a place to explore video production, video game design, animation, LEGO robotics, architecture, and digital music. Focus on one technology of particular interest, complete mini-projects with each new technology, or combine several disciplines into one epic presentation! Experienced staff instructors guide students in making their own, creative projects.

This is a nut free program. Students should bring their own packed snack, lunch and water.

For kids in grades 1-8. Half day $350; Full day $625. 4/20/2015 - 4/24/2015, 9:00am - 4:00pm


Register via the link
Location: Empow Studios 1776 Massachusetts Avenue, 2nd Floor, Lexington, MA 02420

When: Apr 20, 2015 9 AM to Apr 20, 2015 4 PMin Lexington, Massachusetts (Mon, 20 Apr 2015 09 )
Winter Break NanoCamp
Friday December 26, 2014
9:00 AM until 4:00 PM

Weve taken the Empow Summer Camp experience so loved by kids and parents alike, and weve. SHRUNK IT into a single DAY! Empow NanoCamp offers our most popular project types:

-Video Game Design
-Animation
-LEGO Robotics

Each day of NanoCamp, kids create a project from start to finish. Our talented staff work with NanoCampers to develop their video game levels, script short animation films, or build and program interactive robots! Of course, breaks, snacks, and physical activities are part of each day too. (Kids bring their own lunch and snacks.) During the December break, were offering three days of NanoCamp kids can sign up for one, two or all three days. All project types and technologies are available each day. (The three dates are: 12/26, 12/29 and 12/30).

For kids in 2nd 8th grades.


Register via the link:
Location: Empow Studios 1776 Massachusetts Avenue Lexington, MA 02420

When: Dec 26, 2014 9 AM to Dec 26, 2014 4 PMin Lexington, Massachusetts (Fri, 26 Dec 2014 09 )
Winter Break NanoCamp
Monday December 29, 2014
9:00 AM until 4:00 PM

Weve taken the Empow Summer Camp experience so loved by kids and parents alike, and weve. SHRUNK IT into a single DAY! Empow NanoCamp offers our most popular project types:

-Video Game Design
-Animation
-LEGO Robotics

Each day of NanoCamp, kids create a project from start to finish. Our talented staff work with NanoCampers to develop their video game levels, script short animation films, or build and program interactive robots! Of course, breaks, snacks, and physical activities are part of each day too. (Kids bring their own lunch and snacks.) During the December break, were offering three days of NanoCamp kids can sign up for one, two or all three days. All project types and technologies are available each day. (The three dates are: 12/26, 12/29 and 12/30).

For kids in 2nd 8th grades.


Register via the link:
Location: Empow Studios 1776 Massachusetts Avenue Lexington, MA 02420

When: Dec 29, 2014 9 AM to Dec 29, 2014 4 PMin Lexington, Massachusetts (Mon, 29 Dec 2014 09 )
Empow February Vacation Camp
Monday February 16, 2015
9:00 AM until 4:00 PM

If youre between 7 and 13 years old, Empow February Vacation Camp is a place to explore video production, video game design, animation, LEGO robotics, architecture, and digital music. Focus on one technology of particular interest, complete mini-projects with each new technology, or combine several disciplines into one epic presentation! Experienced staff instructors guide students in making their own, creative projects.

This is a nut free program. Students should bring their own packed snack, lunch and water.

For kids in grades 1-8. Half-day $350; full-day $625. 2/16/2015 - 2/20/2015, 9:00am - 4:00pm


Register via the link:
Location: Empow Studios 1776 Massachusetts Avenue, Floor 2, Lexington, MA 02420

When: Feb 16, 2015 9 AM to Feb 16, 2015 4 PMin Lexington, Massachusetts (Mon, 16 Feb 2015 09 )
App Design for Droid Devices
Saturday January 10, 2015
10:00 AM until 11:00 AM

Ever wonder how apps for Droid tablets and phones are made? Using MIT's App Inventor, students will learn to program an app from start to finish. Tablets will be provided or students can bring their own. No previous programming experience necessary!

For kids in grades 4 - 8. Class runs Saturdays, 1/10/2015 - 3/21/2015, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM. $160 (free for Empow's After School Club members)


Register via the link
Location: Empow Studios 1776 Massachusetts Avenue, 2nd Floor, Lexington, MA 02420

When: Jan 10, 2015 10 AM to Jan 10, 2015 11 AMin Lexington, Massachusetts (Sat, 10 Jan 2015 10 )
Video Game Design with Gamemaker
Sunday January 11, 2015
10:00 AM until 11:00 AM

Playing video games is fun, but playing games you make yourself is a thrill!

Kids learn to create character sprites, design levels, and program game mechanics while they learn the fundamentals of object oriented programming. All students work at their own pace, making this a great workshop for both new and more experienced game makers. Dont tell the kids, but while creating the games and learning programming, they will also be learning math, geometry, design and logic.

Games can be played at home (MS Windows-only), and software used in class is available for free download (MAC and PC) for those who want to continue their game-making skills at home. Non-violence policy is enforced.

For kids in grades 3 - 8. Class runs Sundays, 1/11/2015 - 3/22/2015, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM. $160 (free for Empow's After School Club members).


Register via the link
Location: Empow Studios 1776 Massachusetts Avenue, Floor 2, Lexington, MA 02420

When: Jan 11, 2015 10 AM to Jan 11, 2015 11 AMin Lexington, Massachusetts (Sun, 11 Jan 2015 10 )
3D Video Game Design with Unity
Saturday January 10, 2015
11:15 AM until 12:30 PM

Make console quality video games like the pros! Using the free game engine, Unity, students will create their own 3D video games. Completed games can be played on both PC and Mac computers, and can even be played online.

Beginners and experienced game makers welcome!

For kids in grades 4 - 8. Class runs Saturdays, 1/10/2015 - 3/21/2015, 11:15 AM - 12:30 PM. $170 (free for Empow's After School Club members).


Register via the link
Location: Empow Studios 1776 Massachusetts Avenue, Floor 2, Lexington, MA 02420

When: Jan 10, 2015 11:15:00 AM to Jan 10, 2015 12 PMin Lexington, Massachusetts (Sat, 10 Jan 2015 11:15:00 )
3D Modeling and Printing
Friday January 9, 2015
4:30 PM until 5:30 PM

Would you like to design a product that will revolutionize the world? Maybe you'd like to model a figurine of your cat? Learn to create 3D models like the pros!

Using freely available software from the industry leader Autodesk, students learn to sketch, model, sculpt, and colorize their own 3D designs. Completed designs can then be shared on the internet, or PRINTED in a variety of different materials. No previous experience necessary. Make something awesome. Class includes one FREE 3D print.

For kids in grades 4 - 8. Class runs Fridays, 1/09/2015 - 3/13/2015, 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM. $160 (free for Empow's After School Club members).


Register via the link
Location: Empow Studios 1776 Massachusetts Avenue, 2nd Floor, Lexington, MA 02420

When: Jan 9, 2015 4 PM to Jan 9, 2015 5 PMin Lexington, Massachusetts (Fri, 09 Jan 2015 16 )
Stop Motion Animation
Wednesday January 7, 2015
4:30 PM until 5:30 PM

Bring your story to life! Students develop their appreciation for great story-telling by developing and filming their own stop-motion movies. Children work in pairs to create their own stories using elements of plot, setting, rising action, conflict, and resolution. Once characters and backgrounds are made, students use computers, webcams and special software to bring their stories to life! Movies are available to take home. A strict non-violence policy is enforced.

For kids in grades 1 - 8. Class runs on Wednesdays, 1/07/2015 - 3/11/2015, 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM. $160 (free for Empow's After School Club members).


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Location: Empow Studios 1776 Massachusetts Avenue, Floor 2, Lexington, MA 02420

When: Jan 7, 2015 4 PM to Jan 7, 2015 5 PMin Lexington, Massachusetts (Wed, 07 Jan 2015 16 )
Winter Break NanoCamp
Tuesday December 30, 2014
9:00 AM until 4:00 PM

Weve taken the Empow Summer Camp experience so loved by kids and parents alike, and weve. SHRUNK IT into a single DAY! Empow NanoCamp offers our most popular project types:

-Video Game Design
-Animation
-LEGO Robotics

Each day of NanoCamp, kids create a project from start to finish. Our talented staff work with NanoCampers to develop their video game levels, script short animation films, or build and program interactive robots! Of course, breaks, snacks, and physical activities are part of each day too. (Kids bring their own lunch and snacks.) During the December break, were offering three days of NanoCamp kids can sign up for one, two or all three days. All project types and technologies are available each day. (The three dates are: 12/26, 12/29 and 12/30).

For kids in 2nd 8th grades.


Register via the link:
Location: Empow Studios 1776 Massachusetts Avenue Lexington, MA 02420

When: Dec 30, 2014 9 AM to Dec 30, 2014 4 PMin Lexington, Massachusetts (Tue, 30 Dec 2014 09 )

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