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Access Masters In-Person Event | BostonBoston, Free
Sun, October 1, 2023  -  Sun, October 1, 2023   
Are you ready to find the Masters program that will help you achieve your goals? The Access Masters event in Boston will introduce you to all of that.
Seaweed Roundtable: Arts and CultureNew Bedford, $
Thu, October 5, 2023  -  Thu, October 5, 2023   
Roundtable discussion with experts in the culture and aesthetics of seaweed – including in painting, decorative arts, literature, and visual and material culture – moderated by Naomi Slipp, Chief Curator, NBWM.
Finding Trust in a Changing WorldSharon, Free
Sun, October 8, 2023  -  Sun, October 8, 2023   
A free talk on Christian Science. All are welcome! What can we confidently depend on? Recognizing a loving, divine presence can bring the reliable stability and support needed for progress.
Writer-in-Residence Welcome Reception and Reading | Associates of the Boston PubBoston
Tue, October 10, 2023  -  Tue, October 10, 2023   
The Associates of the Boston Public Library welcomes Danielle Emerson as the 2023-2024 Writer-in-Residence at this Reception and Reading. Emerson will read from her anthology of ten short stories of Diné (Navajo) culture.
Growing up in Public with Dr. Devorah HeitnerSouthborough, Free
Thu, October 12, 2023  -  Thu, October 12, 2023   
Dr. Devorah Heitner will be at Fay School in Southborough on Thursday, October 12 at 7:00 PM as part of their Ideas&Insights speaker series for parents.
Cold Truths for Heating CitiesChestnut Hill, Free
Thu, October 12, 2023  -  Thu, October 12, 2023   
How can we make our cities more climate responsive? As part of our programming for our exhibition, 'Reservoir: What the Water Knows,' join us for a multidisciplinary panel discussion moderated by curator Arlinda Shtuni
Talking Smack with Jackie MacMassachusetts, $
Fri, October 13, 2023  -  Fri, October 13, 2023   
Jackie MacMullan brings stories and humor collected from her decades as a beat writer, columnist, author and ESPN “Around the Horn” personality covering both local teams and major national sports events
Author Event: Judy Foreman & Liz Kinchen In ConversationReading, Free
Tue, October 17, 2023  -  Tue, October 17, 2023   
Judy Foreman and Liz Kinchen (authors of new books Let the More Loving One Be Me and Light in Bandaged Places) will be in conversation at Whitelam Books on Tuesday, Oct. 17 at 7 PM.
Old North Church & Historic Site Presents Their Chosen Faith: Women of ColorBoston
Thu, October 19, 2023  -  Thu, October 19, 2023   
The Old North Church & Historic Site lecture series discussion will explore how some women of color in the urban North participated in the Episcopal Church during the nineteenth century.
Sailors' Series | “One Might Fancy Oneself at Sea”: New York Yacht Club and itsNew Bedford, $
Thu, October 19, 2023  -  Thu, October 19, 2023   
Alice Dickinson, Curator of Collections at the New York Yacht Club wil lecture on the collection of models, fine and decorative arts, housed within the New York City clubhouse and Newport, RI house.
Old North Church & Historic Site Presents The Stones Cry Out with John HansonBoston
Sun, October 22, 2023  -  Sun, October 22, 2023   
The event is accessible with a donation to Old North Illuminated’s programs, which aim to inspire children and adults to consider the ways in which they can build a more just and equitable world.
Rescue and Record: Whale Stranding as Art and ActionNew Bedford, $
Wed, November 1, 2023  -  Wed, November 1, 2023   
Join us for a roundtable discussion with artist and printmaker Daniel Ranalli, Katie Moore, Manager of the Marine Mammal Rescue and Research, IFAW, and Naomi Slipp, Chief Curator, NBWM.
MATT TAVARES VISITMassachusetts, Free
Sun, November 5, 2023  -  Sun, November 5, 2023   
Save the date! Award-winning author and illustrator Matt Tavares visits the Wenham Museum with his new book, Dasher Can’t Wait for Christmas. Save the date!
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