Events

  • 2019 Feb 21

    Sky's The Limit! Stacking Sculptures

    Repeats every day until Fri Feb 22 2019 .
    9:00am to 12:00pm

    Location: 

    Harvard Ed Portal, 224 Western Ave., Allston

    Explore the world of ceramic sculpture during February vacation! Allston-Brighton students in grades 4–5 will create whimsical stacking sculptures that tell a story as they develop their clay skills, combining slab, coil and pinch pot methods. Works may be inspired by cultures throughout history, animal imagery, or imaginative creatures—the sky’s the limit! This four-day workshop will be taught by a skilled Ceramics Program instructor, Jenny Blicharz. Please note: this workshop is for Allston-Brighton residents and Gardner Pilot Academy students in grades 4–5.

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  • 2019 Feb 22

    Sky's The Limit! Stacking Sculptures

    9:00am to 12:00pm

    Location: 

    Harvard Ed Portal, 224 Western Ave., Allston

    Explore the world of ceramic sculpture during February vacation! Allston-Brighton students in grades 4–5 will create whimsical stacking sculptures that tell a story as they develop their clay skills, combining slab, coil and pinch pot methods. Works may be inspired by cultures throughout history, animal imagery, or imaginative creatures—the sky’s the limit! This four-day workshop will be taught by a skilled Ceramics Program instructor, Jenny Blicharz. Please note: this workshop is for Allston-Brighton residents and Gardner Pilot Academy students in grades 4–5.

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  • 2019 Feb 25

    Monday Job Seekers Connection

    Repeats every week every Monday until Tue Dec 03 2019 .
    11:00am

    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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  • 2019 Feb 25

    Through Fish Eyes: A Work-in-Progress Showing by Prakriti Dance

    7:00pm to 8:30pm

    Location: 

    Harvard Ed Portal, 224 Western Ave, Allston

    The Harvard Ed Portal is proud to present segments of Prakriti Dance’s upcoming production Through Fish Eyes, which utilizes the dynamic classical Indian dance form Bharata Natyam to create awareness about dwindling marine ecosystems. Following the performance, audience members are invited to participate in a reflection facilitated by Shari Tishman of the Harvard Graduate School of Education’s Project Zero research center. 

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  • 2019 Feb 26

    So, You Want to Be a Consultant

    9:30am to 12:00pm

    Location: 

    Harvard Ed Portal, 224 Western Ave., Allston

    Many experienced managers and professionals have an expertise that businesses often seek from consultants. That expertise can be the basis for a solid solo consulting practice, or the foundation for a consulting firm. But if you’re interested in consulting as a career, you need more than a field of expertise — you need clients.

    This workshop will help you understand how to differentiate yourself, how to market and sell, how to create long-term client relationships, and what to charge. We’ll also cover the nuts and bolts of a consulting business — proposals, websites, setting...

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  • 2019 Feb 27

    Harvard Careers in Construction: Information Session #1

    5:30pm to 6:30pm

    Location: 

    Harvard Ed Portal, 224 Western Ave, Allston

    Are you considering a career in the building trades but don't have any experience? The Harvard Careers in Construction Program (HCCP) provides training, resources, mentoring, work experience, and job search assistance in preparation for the Building Pathways Program and Building Trade Apprenticeships. HCCP aims to help participants secure gainful, long-term employment in the construction industry. Join us for an information session to learn more and apply!

    Note: You must be an Allston, Brighton or Cambridge resident or Ed Portal member to participate....

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  • 2019 Mar 02

    SCORE Business Startup Boot Camp

    8:30am to 3:00pm

    Location: 

    Harvard Ed Portal, 224 Western Ave, Allston

    The SCORE Boston Business Startup Bootcamp provides an overview of what you need to consider when you are planning to start a new business. It is designed to help you go from business concept to "opening the doors".

    The day consists of two sessions: 

    The Morning Session is a 3 hour interactive presentation, given by experienced SCORE counselors in each of the areas discussed. This session will give you a clear understanding of what is necessary to start and run a business.

    Key Topics include:

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  • 2019 Mar 04

    Monday Job Seekers Connection

    11:00am

    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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  • 2019 Mar 04

    Mindful Wellbeing: Cultivating Your Vision for More Vibrant Living

    Repeats every week every Monday until Mon Mar 25 2019 .
    7:00pm

    Location: 

    Harvard Ed Portal, 224 Western Ave, Allston
    This 4-session course, meeting every other week, will introduce practices and activities to encourage self-knowledge, growth, and positive change across many dimensions of wellness. Each week, a new set of skills and exercises from mindfulness and wellness coaching will be presented to encourage, energize, and transform your daily life. Participants will learn how to use...
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