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2019 Oct 10

Molinillos and Chocolate in Contemporary Mexico

3:00pm to 4:30pm

Location: 

Harvard Campus

In this special event, Juan Alonso Rodriguez will explain how to make a molinillo, the whisk-like wooden tool that is traditionally used in Mexico to make froth in chocolate beverages. Together with Ana Rita García-Lascuráin, he will discuss the history of chocolate production in Mexico and its current renaissance. Using molinillos, members of the Cambridge-based Fine Cacao and Chocolate Institute will make three different chocolate beverages that participants can taste during the program.

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2019 Sep 25

Wildhood: Coming of Age on Planet Earth

6:00pm

Location: 

Geological Lecture Hall, 24 Oxford Street, Cambridge, MA 02138

Adolescence is dangerous, difficult, and destiny-shaping for humans and other animals. In Wildhood (Simon & Schuster, 2019), Barbara Natterson-Horowitz and Kathryn Bowers look across species and evolutionary time to find answers to a single, consequential question: Why do some adolescents safely, successfully, and independently enter the adult world, while so many others do not? The authors apply the results of their five-year study of wild animal adolescence to our species, presenting a new understanding of the dangers, stresses, and challenges we face on our...

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2019 Oct 10

Work Without Limits Raise the Bar HIRE! 2019 Annual Conference

8:00am to 5:00pm

Location: 

Four Points by Sheraton, Norwood, MA

Work Without Limits, The Massachusetts Rehabilitation Commission, and Disability:IN Massachusetts are excited to partner on the 7th Annual Raise the Bar HIRE! Conference. This annual conference features prominent national keynote speakers, education sessions, exhibitors, networking opportunities, and sharing of best practices on disability employment. Additional information.

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2019 Sep 11

Work Without Limits Raise the Bar HIRE! 2019 Career Fair

3:00pm to 4:30pm

Location: 

Partners Healthcare, Assembly Row, Somerville, MA

Work Without Limits regularly offers education and networking events for employers, service providers, and individuals with disabilities. Their events include, but are not limited to, career fairs, our annual Raise the Bar HIRE! Conference, as well as our annual Disability Mentoring Day. The annual career fair, specifically, connects job seekers with disabilities with leading employers to hire....

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2019 Sep 14

Animated Tales for All

2:00pm to 4:00pm

Location: 

Harvard Campus

Read the program description in Spanish/Lea la descripción del programa en español.

Family Program 

Watch a vibrant collection of animated shorts narrated in some of the 68 Indigenous languages of Mexico. Created by visiting Mexican designer Gabriela Badillo and selected from her project 68 Voices, 68 Hearts, these films foster pride, respect, and the use of Indigenous Mexican languages among speakers and non-speakers. The family-friendly stories are subtitled in...

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2019 Sep 12

Maintaining Heritage Languages in Our Communities

4:30pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

Harvard Campus

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Open to all.

K–12 educators: Registration for K–12 educators is highly recommended. Participants will receive a certificate of attendance. Educators enter free-of-charge with a Massachusetts teacher ID. Arrive early and visit the Peabody Museum. Admission to the Peabody Museum and the connected...

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2019 Sep 12

TIAA Webinar: Market-proof your retirement

3:00pm to 4:00pm

Location: 

Online

Am I overexposed to market losses? Will I outlive my money? Am I confident I can retire on my terms? In retirement and the years leading up to it, protecting your savings becomes as important as growing it. Learn more at this webinar.

Register online at http://www.TIAA.org/webinars

(First time users will need to create a guest account)

2019 Oct 09

Managing Stress as a Working Caregiver

10:00am to 11:00am

Location: 

114 Mt. Auburn St. Conference Room 406, Cambridge, MA

 Stress is a normal part of our day-to-day life. When you add jobs, kids, ailing parents and our own lives together, it can be a daily and dizzying balancing act. Research shows that family caregivers are more vulnerable to stress-related illnesses and less likely to care for themselves. Understanding the difference between...

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