Events

  • 2017 Jun 02

    Friday Job Seekers Connection

    Repeats every week every Friday until Fri Dec 08 2017 .
    9:00am to 11:00am

    Location: 

    Charlesview Community Center, Computer Lab 123, Antwerp Street Extension, Brighton, MA

    Connect with others in a supportive and professional setting while conducting an effective online job search! Career specialists will offer technical and practical job search assistance—as well as encouragement and support—to anyone who is unemployed, underemployed, or seeking a career change. You will be able to identify jobs that align with your skills and experiences, edit your resume to highlight your strengths, and customize your cover letter to directly apply for jobs online. Come prepared to clearly articulate what kind of job you are seeking. We encourage you to bring electronic… Read more about Friday Job Seekers Connection

  • 2017 Jun 03

    Exhibition Reception—Free Space Project: The Living Wall

    4:00pm to 6:00pm

    Location: 

    Harvard Ed Portal, 224 Western Ave., Allston

    The Harvard Ed Portal is proud to present Free Space Project: The Living Wall, an outdoor, interactive billboard sculpture with multi-sensory components. Viewers are encouraged to interact with this public artwork through independent exploration or by leaving their mark at events hosted by the Ed Portal throughout the duration of the exhibition. The Living Wall is the newest iteration of artist Lindsey Kocur’s Free Space Project, a series of interactive installations designed to directly engage the community. Kocur is a Boston-based artist—and the Director of… Read more about Exhibition Reception—Free Space Project: The Living Wall

  • 2017 Jun 05

    Monday Job Seekers Connection

    Repeats every week every Monday until Mon Jun 19 2017 except Mon Jan 16 2017, Mon Feb 20 2017, Mon May 29 2017.
    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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  • 2017 Jun 05

    Tango Night in Allston

    6:00pm to 7:30pm

    Location: 

    Zone 3, 267 Western Ave., Allston

    The Harvard Ed Portal and the American Repertory Theater (A.R.T.) are proud to present a free, outdoor evening of tango featuring members of Orquesta Bajofonderos from the A.R.T. production of Arrabal. Visit the underground world of Buenos Aires’ tango clubs through this tango-infused dance theater piece. From Buenos Aires, the band will play the propulsive, modern tango music of BAJOFONDO and Academy Award winning composer Gustavo Santaolalla. Join us before the performance for a tango lesson from Brighton-based studio Artango!

    Harvard Ed Portal y American Repertory… Read more about Tango Night in Allston

  • 2017 Jun 07

    Microsoft Outlook for Beginners

    9:00am to 4:00pm

    Location: 

    Harvard Ed Portal, 224 Western Ave., Allston

    Learn how to use Microsoft Outlook to enhance your career communication skills! This workshop will teach you how to manage and organize email, calendar appointments, contact information, and more. Additionally, you’ll learn how to work with attachments, format message text, schedule meetings, and respond to meeting invitations. You must be an Ed Portal member and familiar with using personal computers.

  • 2017 Jun 07

    Exhibition Reception: Magnificent Mosaics and Spectacular Self-Portraits: Works by GPA Third Graders

    5:30pm to 7:00pm

    Location: 

    Harvard Ed Portal, 224 Western Ave., Allston

    The Harvard Ed Portal Crossings Gallery is proud to present Magnificent Mosaics and Spectacular Self-Portraits: Works by GPA Third Graders. The June exhibition features artwork created entirely by third grade students from the Gardner Pilot Academy (GPA). Over the course of the 2016-2017 school year, GPA students visited the Harvard Art Museums, took part in pre- and post-visit lessons in school, and participated in art-making activities at the Ed Portal. The works in this exhibition reflect each student’s artistic experience inside and outside of the classroom this year.

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  • 2017 Jun 07

    The Science of Cooking: Ice Cream & Aioli

    6:30pm to 8:00pm

    Location: 

    Harvard Ed Portal, 224 Western Ave., Allston

    Have you ever wondered what goes into the food you eat or what gives your favorite sauce its taste and texture? Join the Harvard Ed Portal and HarvardX for an evening exploring the physical and chemical processes that make ice cream and aioli possible! Participants will make their own food to enjoy as they learn the science behind it. Free and open to the public!

  • 2017 Jun 08

    Intellectual Property Basics: The Lay of the Land for Small Businesses

    8:30am to 11:00am

    Location: 

    Harvard Ed Portal, 224 Western Ave., Allston

    Do you own a small business? Please join us and SCORE Boston for a workshop on the basics of intellectual property, including what intellectual property you may own, how to protect it, and how it can add value to your small business. This program is a great resource for businesses at all stages and will cover patent, trademark, copyright laws, and much more!

    Please register online.

  • 2017 Jun 08

    First Impressions & Job Interview Etiquette Workshop

    11:00am to 12:30pm

    Location: 

    Harvard Ed Portal, 224 Western Ave., Allston

    Do you take control of the job interview?  Do you demonstrate strength and self-confidence in your networking?  Are you comfortable with social networking and making connections? Develop these skills and enhance your job interview etiquette and first impression at our free interview workshop.

    RSVP information coming soon!

  • 2017 Jun 09

    Friday Job Seekers Connection

    9:00am to 11:00am

    Location: 

    Charlesview Community Center, Computer Lab 123, Antwerp Street Extension, Brighton, MA

    Connect with others in a supportive and professional setting while conducting an effective online job search! Career specialists will offer technical and practical job search assistance—as well as encouragement and support—to anyone who is unemployed, underemployed, or seeking a career change. You will be able to identify jobs that align with your skills and experiences, edit your resume to highlight your strengths, and customize your cover letter to directly apply for jobs online. Come prepared to clearly articulate what kind of job you are seeking. We encourage you to bring electronic… Read more about Friday Job Seekers Connection

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