Events

  • 2018 Oct 22

    Monday Job Seekers Connection

    Repeats every week every Monday until Mon Dec 03 2018 except Mon May 28 2018, Mon Jul 02 2018, Mon Jul 09 2018, Mon Jul 16 2018, Mon Jul 23 2018, Mon Jul 30 2018, Mon Sep 03 2018, Mon Oct 08 2018, Mon Nov 12 2018, Mon Nov 19 2018.
    11:00am to 12:30pm

    Location: 

    Harvard Ed Portal, 224 Western Ave., Allston

    Connecting with other job seekers can make all the difference between exhaustion and enthusiasm. Join other job seekers each week for mutual support, encouragement, inspiration, and empowerment in your job search. Job Seekers Connection energizes and motivates participants by teaching valuable career search strategies and techniques. You are invited to exchange job leads, business cards, resumes, networking techniques, and interviewing tips. The topics addressed each week are based on input from the group—so come prepared to articulate the kind of job you are seeking.

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  • 2018 Oct 24

    Building Career Connections: Networking Tips for Job Search

    10:00am to 12:00pm

    Location: 

    Harvard Ed Portal, 224 Western Ave., Allston

    Building Career Connections Series

    An estimated 70% of people use their network to find a job. Join the Harvard Ed Portal for three events to grow your network and expand your career opportunities! Participants are encouraged to attend all three.

    Networking Tips for Job Search

    A dynamic and interactive session with guest speaker Sabrina Woods, an experienced career development specialist who has a passion for both networking and teaching lively workshops.

    In this workshop you will receive practical tips on...

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  • 2018 Oct 24

    Digital Marketing for Arts Entrepreneurs

    6:30pm to 8:30pm

    Location: 

    Harvard Ed Portal, 224 Western Ave., Allston

    Join the Harvard Ed Portal for a free workshop on digital platforms and strategies to support art-focused businesses. Learn tips and best practices on branding your identity, building a website, activating social media, creating digital content, tracking buyers, and sending newsletters—from artist and entrepreneur Maria Finkelmeier. Dinner will be provided at the start of the workshop.

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  • 2018 Oct 24

    Fall 2018 Yoga

    Repeats every week every Wednesday until Wed Nov 28 2018 except Wed Nov 21 2018.
    6:30pm to 7:30pm

    Location: 

    Harvard Ed Portal, 224 Western Ave., Allston

    Come relax, improve flexibility, and beat stress with introductory yoga classes at the Harvard Ed Portal! Modifications for all experience levels of yoga are offered. Classes are free, but RSVPs are required.

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  • 2018 Oct 25

    Local Resources for Your Business

    9:30am to 12:00pm

    Location: 

    Harvard Ed Portal, 224 Western Ave., Allston

    Allston and Brighton small business owners and entrepreneurs are invited to the Harvard Ed Portal for a Small Business Resources Open House. Discover the many resources available to you in Boston, learn how to apply for small business grants and financing, and connect with other local business owners. You will meet with representatives from organizations including SCORE Boston, the Small Business Administration, Allston Village main Streets and Brighton Main Streets.

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  • 2018 Oct 25

    Exhibition Reception: In Over My Head

    5:00pm to 7:00pm

    Location: 

    Harvard Ed Portal, 224 Western Ave., Allston

    Join the Harvard Ed Portal for a reception celebrating the latest Crossings Gallery exhibition, In Over My Head. Using photography, audio, and archival material, In Over My Head forms a complex narrative that is rooted in the labor of a specific person and place, but is also inherently fictional. Even as it captures artist Thalassa Raasch’s experience of digging graves, grieving the recent deaths of her uncle and grandmother, and living with gravedigger Everard and his family, the material aspires to transform the barrens of northern Maine into an imagined River...

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  • 2018 Oct 29

    Monday Job Seekers Connection

    11:00am to 12:30pm

    Location: 

    Harvard Ed Portal, 224 Western Ave., Allston

    Connecting with other job seekers can make all the difference between exhaustion and enthusiasm. Join other job seekers each week for mutual support, encouragement, inspiration, and empowerment in your job search. Job Seekers Connection energizes and motivates participants by teaching valuable career search strategies and techniques. You are invited to exchange job leads, business cards, resumes, networking techniques, and interviewing tips. The topics addressed each week are based on input from the group—so come prepared to articulate the kind of job you are seeking.

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  • 2018 Oct 29

    Introduction to Mindfulness & Meditation

    7:00pm to 8:30pm

    Location: 

    Harvard Ed Portal, 224 Western Ave., Allston

    Develop the ability to be fully attentive to all of the moments of your life and reduce the amount of time you spend worrying about the future or fretting about the past at the Introduction to Mindfulness & Meditation. In this free workshop, you'll learn meditation, breathing exercises, guided imagery, the body scan, and more. Each of these skills is designed to help you manage stress and enrich your life. This event is free and open to the public, but RSVPs are requested in advance.

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  • 2018 Oct 30

    Lean Business Planning

    9:30am to 12:00pm

    Location: 

    Harvard Ed Portal, 224 Western Ave., Allston

    Is the prospect of developing a business plan daunting? Have you procrastinated, even though everyone tells you that you need one? Join the Harvard Ed Portal and SCORE Boston for a workshop where you will learn the Business Model Canvas, a lean approach to business plans.

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  • 2018 Oct 30

    Making the Most of a Market

    6:30pm to 8:30pm

    Location: 

    Harvard Ed Portal, 224 Western Ave., Allston

    Participating in an arts market is not just an opportunity to show and sell, it’s also a way of expanding visibility for your work and making authentic connections with audiences. Make the most of your market experience by learning best practices for before, during, and after your event. This free workshop will help you:

    • strengthen your outreach strategy through social media, e-marketing, and print materials;
    • sharpen your planning process and develop a thoughtful...
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