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About Brookline
Brookline Massachusetts is a wonderful and unique mixture of busy streets - upscale shops - village pubs - large estates - gracious apartment buildings and rolling countryside. It is home for legions of scientific and academic professionals who work at nearby medical centers in Boston.

Brookline, MA became incorporated as a town in 1705 when this "Muddy River" farmland of Boston was named for the brooks that formed its boundaries. It has kept its town meeting form of government to this present day.

Brookline offers its own working farm-complete with farm stand, the oldest country club in the nation, a town golf course, a magnificent park on a hillside overlooking Boston which includes an open air skating rink, a highly interesting transportation museum, and the home in which John F. Kennedy was born.

Brookline is home to major retail centers that are alive with pedestrian- oriented shopping areas that are populated with a variety of shops. Here you will find antique stores, book stores, fresh fruit and vegetable markets, delis, restaurants, and coffee shops. offers information about a town that has both a city atmosphere and a feeling of being in the country, thus making it a jewel of a suburb!

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Happy Meeting Reception

In this group exhibition, curator Beth Kantrowitz of bkprojects and Drive-By Projects brings together the work of Gateway artists and other artists from the greater art community. 

Artist Reception Thursday, April 2, 6 - 8 pm
Join us in celebration with live music and dessert bites. 


Gallery Hours: M- F 9 am - 4:30 pm; Sat Noon - 5 pm

Craft Store Hours: M - F 11 am - 6 pm; Sat Noon - 5 pm

When: Apr 2, 2015 6 PM to Apr 2, 2015 8 PMin Brookline, Massachusetts (Thu, 02 Apr 2015 18 )
IEEE PES Boston Chapter Annual Banquet

Come and join us for an evening of fun and networking!!! 

            • Buffet style dinner
            • Live music
            • Cash Bar

~~ Featured presentation ~~

FERC Order 1000 and the Impact on the Utility Business  

Speaker:    Don Morrow, Senior Vice President, Corporate Strategy- Quanta Technology 

 Date:         Tuesday May 12, 2015

 Time:         Networking at 6:00 pm, program commences at 6.30 pm

When: May 12, 2015 6 PM to May 12, 2015 9 PMin Brookline, Massachusetts (Tue, 12 May 2015 18 )
Greater Boston Story Slam Finals • aka BigMouthOff • April 30


The Big Mouth Off - Story Slam Grand Finale, showcases winners of our September 2014- April 2015 season of slams Don't miss this unforgettable night of live storytelling !

Coolidge Corner Theater

7:00 PM, Thursday, April 30th, 2015 

Tickets: $20 on-line and $25 at the door

Limited: Reserved VIP seats with complimentary drink $40 

massmouth Story Slams have exploded in popularity and our 2014-15 season took place in Boston, Cambridge, Jamaica Plain and several venues on the South Shore.  Many times people were turned away at the door because of overflow.  It's clear, we are here to stay and growing!

massmouth slams attracted seasoned professionals and fledgling storytellers alike sharing their experiences and revealing their insights on themes like: 

Seating starts promptly at 6:45PM and guests should come early for best seats. Show runs from 7pm - 9pm

-finalists will be listed after the semifinals and NOT in order of appearance-

 The Big Mouth Off is the final contest in massmouth’s sixth Greater Boston story slam season. We’re talking the best of the BEST our 6th Big Mouth Off on Thursday, April 30th, 2015.


Teachers, artists, computer specialists, librarians, IT folk, a lawyer and a few local MOTH story slam winners all walk into a bar. No. Into a theater… to take the stage in our season VI finale.


They will be telling true stories on massmouth’s Greater Boston Story Slams themes for 2014-2015 which featured short stories on: nuts, mistaken identity, family tree, perfect storm, shelter, lust, leap of faith, games people play, near death, culture shock, beginner’s luck, power trip, like family, naked, date night, and game over

At each slam contestants who are storytellers and lawyers, medical students, homeschooling moms, journalists, grad students, artists and professional storytellers shared real life stories and competed for a place in the semifinals. The winners of those contests will perform here as they compete for the grand prize- a week in a medieval Tuscan townhouse, yes that's Tuscany, Italy!

Tickets are $20 on line and $25 at the door. Reserved tickets are $40 and you will receive reserved premiere seats and the beverage of your choice.


All proceeds benefit the StoriesLive® High School Scholarship Story Slam. In the last three years storytellers from massmouth, inc. taught over 7,000 high school students to tell their personal stories and distribute over $5000 in prizes each year. Our high school scholarship slam - StoriesLive®-5 Regionals held on May 2nd at SuffolkU, C. Walsh Theater

There are more prizes for the winners chosen by the distinguiished judges.  In addition there will be one Audience Choice winner voted in by the crowd at end of the evening, so you get to vote!

When: Apr 30, 2015 6:45:00 PM to Apr 30, 2015 9 PMin Brookline, Massachusetts (Thu, 30 Apr 2015 18:45:00 )
Opera at the Cinema: TOSCA (rescheduled date)
When: May 3, 2015 10 AM in Brookline, Massachusetts (Sun, 03 May 2015 10 )
When: Apr 16, 2015 7 PM in Brookline, Massachusetts (Thu, 16 Apr 2015 19 )
When: May 14, 2015 7 PM in Brookline, Massachusetts (Thu, 14 May 2015 19 )
Kids' Shows: Ethan Rossiter & the Jamberries
When: Apr 18, 2015 10 AM in Brookline, Massachusetts (Sat, 18 Apr 2015 10 )
Presidential Scholarship Dinner

Join us at the Boston Marriott Newton as we honor the 15 years of distinguished service of Reverend Nicholas C. Triantafilou as President of Hellenic College Holy Cross. 100% of these proceeds will support scholarships for students, a cause which Father Nicholas has championed throughout his tenure.

To order tickets by phone or to request your seating preferences, please call Stephanie Skedros at 617-850-1268. 


For your convenience, a block of rooms has been reserved at the following hotels:

Sheraton Needham Hotel
100 Cabot Street, Needham, MA 02494
Phone: 781.292.3865
Block Name: Hellenic College Holy Cross 
Reserve by: April 1, 2015 
Rate: $199

Hilton Boston/Dedham
25 Allied Drive, Dedham, MA 02026
Phone: 781.329.7900
Block Name: Hellenic College Holy Cross
Reserve by: April 30, 2015 
Rate: $159

Holiday Inn Boston–Dedham Hotel and Conference Center
55 Ariadne Road, Dedham, MA 02026
Phone: 781.329.1000
Block Name: Hellenic College Holy Cross
Reserve by: April 15, 2015 
Rate: $139-$189

The Boxer Hotel
107 Merrimac Street, Boston, MA 02114
Phone: 617.624.0202
Block Name: Hellenic College Holy Cross
Reserve by: April 13, 2015 
Rate: $399

Courtyard by Marriott Boston–South Boston
63R Boston Street, South Boston, MA 02125
Phone: 617.436.6854 
Block Name: Hellenic College Holy Cross
Reserve by: April 13, 2015 
Rate: $319

Hotel rooms are available on a first come, first served basis.

When: May 15, 2015 6 PM to May 15, 2015 10 PMin Brookline, Massachusetts
Cost: Visit for pricing. (Fri, 15 May 2015 18 )
Sunday Morning Yoga with Yogi Karen DeTemple
SheGives Founding Member Karen DeTemple will lead us through a 75 minute Slow Flow yoga class. This class is appropriate for all yoga levels and will include traditional breathing practices, a full warm up and cool-down cycle of poses focused on alignment with the sequence of poses designed to enhance strength and flexibility. Class will end with a 15 minute guided yoga nidra meditation which will leave you feeling relaxed, restored and refreshed for a new week. This is a free event and all friends welcome (female only!) Please bring your own yoga mat, water and any props you may need for your practice. Sunday Morning Yoga with Yogi Karen DeTemple - $0.00

When: Apr 12, 2015 9 AM in Brookline, Massachusetts
Cost: $0 (Sun, 12 Apr 2015 09 )
BEEP Family Concert
BEEP PTO is proud to bring back the talented duo: Philip Alexander and Vanessa Trien to play at our 8th Annual Family Concert. The event is open to the public. Everyone in the greater Boston area is welcome to bring their families and enjoy the show.

When: Apr 12, 2015 10 PM to Apr 12, 2015 11 PMin Brookline, Massachusetts
Cost: Tickets: $10 for kids (children 1 year or older) and adults. Cash/Check/Charge (Sun, 12 Apr 2015 22 )
Feet of Clay

Feet of Clay offers classes and membership to pottery enthusiasts.

When: Jan 5, 2015 12 AM to Dec 11, 2015 12 AMin Brookline, Massachusetts (Mon, 05 Jan 2015 00 )
4/25/15 Public Taiko Workshop for Beginners

Introduction to Japanese Taiko Drumming

Want to try out this engaging, dynamic art form in a no-pressure environment?

Bring a friend or bring a group of friends! Designed as an engaging social activity, this one time worskhop will focus on learning some of the basics of taiko drumming and having fun! We'll give some background on the art form, tell you a little about the instruments, get you warmed up with some stretches, give an overview on how to stand and hold your bachi (drum sticks), then teach you some basic patterns to a song!

You won't be lost if it's your first time because there is no pre-requisite, and the emphasis will be on recreation and play. Bring a water bottle, comfy clothes to move around in, and a curious, eager mindset. Shoes are not allowed in studio.

If this date sells out, most likely we will offer this workshop monthly. Check our website for registration links. If you have questions feel free to contact Karen at or 617-308-4900.

Space is limited. No refunds for no shows. If a cancellation is made within 10 days of the workshop, a class credit may be applied toward a future workshop. If a cancellation happens with less than 10 days notice, a class credit will be offered only if the spot is filled.

When: Apr 25, 2015 6 PM to Apr 25, 2015 8 PMin Brookline, Massachusetts (Sat, 25 Apr 2015 18 )
"African Adventure Tales" by Crabgrass Puppet Theatre!
When: Apr 16, 2015 10 AM in Brookline, Massachusetts (Thu, 16 Apr 2015 10 )
German Car Day
German Car Day is the first Museum-sponsored show of the season. Its on Fathers Day, so bring your dads. Any automobile is invited and encouraged to attend regardless of make, model or year, as long as its German.

When: Jun 21, 2015 10 AM in Brookline, Massachusetts
Cost: $20 per car and includes the driver and one passenger. If you pre-register in advance, the fee is re (Sun, 21 Jun 2015 10 )
MEDIAGIRLS Part 2 is only for girls who have completed MEDIAGIRLS Part 1, and includes programming that helps participants critique gender messages in pop culure and create new content for our blog and social media. We wll continue to watch and discuss short videos in class, play games, and write in journals and using computers. Looking forward to reuniting! :) There will be no refunds issued once registration has been processed.
Classes are Tuesday nights from 6 PM to 8 PM, from July 28th to September 1st, and participants should eat dinner before class.
Lessons will include: 
  • Designing our own female superheros and also super-villains, possibly with a head-to-head scene written or drawn between the two
  • Exploring best/worst in newest ad campaigns, and crafting letters of support/disapproval to company that we will actually send and use social-media to promote
  • Using social media for good - both discussion on latest findings and how social media makes girls feel, and designing as a group our own MEDIAGIRLS social-media campaign

When: Jul 28, 2015 6 PM to Sep 1, 2015 8 PMin Brookline, Massachusetts (Tue, 28 Jul 2015 18 )

When: Nov 14, 2015 12 AM in Brookline, Massachusetts (Sat, 14 Nov 2015 00 )
Winsor Music: Chamber Series IV — Apple Hill Quartet

The Apple Hill Quartet joins Peggy for the final concert of the 2014-15 season. James Primosch presents the world premiere of his new quartet for oboe and strings, and we will conclude our season-long exploration of Haydn's chamber works with the Symphony Quintetto, an exquisite chamber arrangement of his Symphony No. 97.

Haydn: Symphony Quintetto (after Symphony No. 97)
Primosch: Quartet for Oboe and Strings (World Premiere)
Brahms: Quartet in C minor, Op. 51 No. 1

When: Apr 26, 2015 7 PM to Apr 26, 2015 9 PMin Brookline, Massachusetts (Sun, 26 Apr 2015 19 )
Community Passover Seder
Ages: All Ages

A Seder that has the family in mind! Enjoy as the story of Exodus comes alive through mystical meanings and Kabbalistic insights, all explained through humor and melody. Drink the 4 cups of wine - or grape juice, ask the 4 questions - or answer them, eat some hand made Shmura Matzah all the way from Israel, and a bit of horseradish to spice things up.

Reserve your spot in advance.

When: Apr 4, 2015 8 PM in Brookline, Massachusetts
Cost: $55/Adult, $35/Child (Sat, 04 Apr 2015 20 )
Budding Bonds (0-3 months): Brookline

                                     Budding Bonds: New Moms Group (0 - 3months)

- Meet a group of other moms in your area
- Talk, listen, laugh, bond

Mommybites Boston is proud to offer Boston-area moms support groups launched in NYC in 2008!

In our new moms groups, each week you’ll share experiences, engage in parenting discussions, gather valuable resources, and ask your parenting questions on order to make this time of major transition smoother, saner, easier and more enjoyable!

After these warm, informative, and friendly sessions, you’ll be fully connected to a great group of other trusted moms and feel empowered with essential skills such as dealing with sleep deprivation and overcoming the challenges of feeding & fussiness.

Mommybites' support groups are led by facilitators who will guide you to embrace your new role & identity as a mom with more confidence, compassion and humor.

-When: Six Mondays 4/20-5/25 

-Time: 11:15am-12:45pm 
-Where: Puppet Showplace Theater, Brookline
-Fee: $170

Led by Katherin Hudkins, former Isis Instructor Founder of Seedlings: Katherin has been studying childbirth since her first year at Smith College, where she received her BA in Anthropology with a focus in the Anthropology of Reproduction. Katherin has over a decade of extensive childcare experience, worked as a birth doula in Ecuador and Massachusetts, and spent a summer as a traditional midwife’s apprentice in Guatemala. Her passion for emotional support of expecting and new parents brought her to Isis Parenting in June of 2010, where she worked as an assistant center manager and a staff trainer. Her natural gift with moms and babies drew her into the field of postpartum support as a doula and Isis facilitator of new moms groups. Her teaching style is warm, upbeat, and positive, and informed by her cross-cultural and evolutionary studies of childbirth and parenting. 

What if I have to miss a session?
Life happens (especially as a new mom!) Do what you can to make it each week, but know that the program is valuable even if you have to miss some sessions. We don't prorate our support groups for missed sessions as it's really about getting 6 weeks of support & resources (vs 6 sessions). One of the best parts? Developing friendships with so many supportive moms.

What Mommybites Moms are Saying:

Becoming a new mom was the most exhilarating, exhausting, and intense journey I'd ever experienced. What I found I needed most was a sense of community, which is what this group offers. Meeting up, learning from, and laughing with other new mothers helps turn an uncertain and potentially scary time into a shared adventure...

The New Mom's Support Group for babies is a fun and easy way to bond with other moms. The focus is really on the mom, which is so unique in the vast universe of mommy and me classes in NYC...

I enjoyed taking part in the support group. It is great to be with moms and their little ones born around the same time as my daughter. We shared and learned a lot from each other, but the best thing is that we made friends!

When: Apr 20, 2015 11:15:00 AM to May 25, 2015 12:45:00 AMin Brookline, Massachusetts
Cost: Visit for pricing. (Mon, 20 Apr 2015 11:15:00 )
Kids' Shows: Film - Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
Ages: 4+

Gene Wilder stars as the weird and wonderful candy man Willy Wonka, who starts a frenzy the world-over with the announcement that five golden tickets stashed away inside the wrappers of his candy bars will allow the winners a peek inside his top-secret confectionery. It's all fun, games, sweets and songs, but some of the children discover there are consequences for their bad behavior inside the factory, while poor little Charlie finds he may have won the grandest prize of them all.

When: Apr 4, 2015 10 AM in Brookline, Massachusetts
Cost: $8/Adult, $6/Child (Sat, 04 Apr 2015 10 )
2nd Night Seder: A Different Night--Our Community Seder & the Fifth Cup--The Conversation Continues with Live Klezmer Music
This 2nd night seder is open to all!

Couples, singles, families, relatives & friends, whether you’re Jewish or not, you don’t have to be a TOS member–everyone is warmly invited to join in this interactive, creative & fun evening!Saturday evening, April 4th at 6 pm• Traditional Passover foods*! • Traditional questions with non-traditional answers! • Connect through discussion & song! • Led by Rabbi Saltzman & Cantor Schloss.

$40 for each adult; $18 per child

Family maximum is $120 (please note that for the purpose of the Family Maximum Ticket 1 or 2 adult parents plus children constitutes a family)

 * Vegetarian options are available.

For more information go to our website.

To volunteer click here.

Our registration deadline is Monday March 30th at 4 pm. Unfortunately due to catering demands we will not be able to accomodate late registration.

When: Apr 4, 2015 6 PM to Apr 4, 2015 9 PMin Brookline, Massachusetts (Sat, 04 Apr 2015 18 )
When: Jul 16, 2015 7 PM in Brookline, Massachusetts (Thu, 16 Jul 2015 19 )
Out of the Past
When: Apr 20, 2015 7 PM in Brookline, Massachusetts (Mon, 20 Apr 2015 19 )
Creating a Climate of Patient Safety


“Creating a Climate of Patient Safety”


Across the globe, leaders of health systems and healthcare organizations have been working tirelessly to reduce adverse outcomes for patients.  Policies and reimbursement models have evolved, hospital protocols have been implemented, and technologies have been leveraged.  Despite these advances, many cultural barriers to patient safety remain in our healthcare system.  In our own country, there have been national news stories about caregivers who raise concerns surrounding patient safety being marginalized or even fired.

All of this leads to some compelling questions: what do leaders of healthcare organizations need to do to create a culture of patient safety in their organizations?  Are new technologies part of the solution?  Is public reporting or “pay for performance” related to patient safety part of the solution or does it just create more cultural problems?

To tackle these questions, BYHP is excited to partner with the International Society for Quality in Health Care (ISQUA) in presenting “Creating a Climate of Patient Safety.”  Come join our international panel of healthcare quality and patient safety experts, hailing both from across town and around the globe, to discuss the critical issue of patient safety and what it means for evolving healthcare systems across the globe today.

Click here for information about ISQua and panelist bios

When: Mar 31, 2015 6 PM to Mar 31, 2015 8 PMin Brookline, Massachusetts
Cost: 15.00 true Creating a Climate of Patient Safety 15.00

(Tue, 31 Mar 2015 18 )
Dreamfar Mentor
Sponsored by: Dreamfar High School Marathon
Minimum age: 20
Dreamfar High School Marathon (DHSM) challenges high school students to reach their full potential--physically, socially, emotionally, and academically--through a mentor supported marathon training program. DHSM is currently seeking volunteer mentors for their upcoming 2014-2015 season. Mentors run . . .

When: Mar 31, 2015 7 PM in Brookline, Massachusetts (Tue, 31 Mar 2015 19 )
Hacking BHS2020

Calling all Student-Innovators, Hackers, and Creators. Design the Future of BHS.

Admission is now open for the first-ever Brookline High School Hackathon.   Participate alongside mentors from MIT to learn or leverage skills in design thinking and entrepreneurship.

A hackathon is a fast-paced event that requires collaborative problem-solving and creating.   We'll provide the food, supplies, and coaching.  You bring fresh ideas about the challenges facing our school and a willingness to use your skills to find a solution.  We want you to have a hand in designing the future of Brookline High School.   We'll focus on "hacking" BHS to determine how to make our school a hub of innovation in the years to come. 

Do you have an idea about a BHS2020 problem that needs our attention?  Share it with us when you RSVP to attend.  

Brookline High students of all ages and skills sets are encouraged to attend.   Historically the phrase "hackathon" has been reserved for events focused on software solutions.  Software solutions and the programming skills that come with them are welcome but not required.  

Contest concludes with a presentation ceremony at 2:00pm.  All are welcome. Cash prizes will be awarded to teams in several categories.

When: Apr 11, 2015 9 AM to Apr 11, 2015 2 PMin Brookline, Massachusetts
Cost: Visit for pricing. (Sat, 11 Apr 2015 09 )
ARS Reunion & Dinner

Calling all Ansin Religious School alumni and future alumni! Join us as we celebrate 20 years of fun and learning at ARS. We're planning an all-school reunion, Shabbat dinner, Friday night services, and plenty of time for schmoozing and catching up with old friends.

We will be presenting Distinguished Alumni Awards and honoring Education Director Shari Churwin for her 20 years of service.

Don't miss it!

Schedule of events:

5:15pm Wine & Cheese
6:00pm Community Dinner & Presentation of Distinguished Alumni Awards
7:30pm Erev Shabbat Service
8:30pm Dessert Oneg 

When: May 29, 2015 5:15:00 PM to May 29, 2015 9 PMin Brookline, Massachusetts
Cost: Visit for pricing. (Fri, 29 May 2015 17:15:00 )
2015 Family Concert by BEEP PTO
When: Apr 12, 2015 10 AM in Brookline, Massachusetts (Sun, 12 Apr 2015 10 )
Kids' Shows: Alex the Jester
When: Apr 11, 2015 10 AM in Brookline, Massachusetts (Sat, 11 Apr 2015 10 )
Dreamfar Breakfast of Champions 2015

Join us for the 2nd annual Dreamfar Breakfast of Champions! Each year the Dreamfar High School Marathon program honors a local hero for their commitment to community, generosity of self, and enrichment of the lives of others.


This year's honoree, Steve Burton, is a sports anchor and reporter for WBZ-TV News and myTV38 in Boston. Raised locally, Steve has demonstrated a deep commitment to his home community, and to helping local youth reach their full potential. Steve, along with his family, runs the Ron Burton Training Village which strives to "enrich the lives of challenged youth in the areas of dynamic character and leadership development, physical fitness, social and educational advancement, and spiritual growth". To date, more than 4,000 young men and women have graduated from this life-changing program. Please join us in celebrating the 2015 Dreamfar Champion, Steve Burton.

When: May 13, 2015 7 AM to May 13, 2015 9 AMin Brookline, Massachusetts (Wed, 13 May 2015 07 )
RenMen Branches
Renaissance Men is Boston's acclaimed male vocal chamber ensemble; delivering impassioned interpretation of men's modal music spanning the centuries. In our third concert series of the 2014-2015 season, April 10th at St. Paul's Brookline and April 11th at Old South Church's Gordon Chapel in the Back Bay, we will take you on a journey from the church to the tavern - and everywhere in between. After a deeper understanding of where we came from locally, these concerts will survey some of the men's music heritages from across the globe. With a particular focus on the German Männerchor tradition, you may want to pay attention to our program booklet for translations, or bring a German friend! We will perform haunting and impactful works of Grieg, Rachmaninoff, Carillo, Reinberger, Strauss, Schubert, and Reger. To incorporate the British singing society tradition, we will also be presenting the Six Choral Folk Songs by Gustav Holst, of which the transcendent "I Love My Love" is included. Our program will conclude with a set of drinking songs from times past and present. Join us for a concert or two you will not soon forget!

When: Apr 10, 2015 7 PM to Apr 10, 2015 9 PMin Brookline, Massachusetts
Cost: 12.5 - 17.5 USD (Fri, 10 Apr 2015 19 )
Step Up Step In BU for SAO Student Groups

Step Up Step In BU (SUSIBU) bystander training is a requirement by Student Activities Office for recognized student organizations accepting funding from the Allocations Board.  Each organization must send at lease one person with allocation responsibilities to a training session.

SUSIBU is an interactive bystander training session to raise awareness about sexual assault and what we as members of the BU community can do to help prevent it.  Sessions run approximately two hours in length.  Please be aware that because Step Up Step In BU training is interactive, there is a minimum number of participants necessary for the training to proceed as scheduled.  If the minimum number of participants required for the training session has not been met, you will be notified by e-mail in advance that the session has been canceled.  We apologize for this inconvenience, and ask that you please sign up for another session.  When you are attending a training session, please be sure to arrive on time – late arrivals may have to reschedule to attend another session.

Please contact the Sexual Assault Response & Prevention Center (SARP) at 617.353.7227 or, if you have any questions or concerns about the SUSIBU training content.  Thank you and we look forward to seeing you at our training!


SUSIBU FAQs for SAO Student Group Leaders


 Do I need to register to attend a SUSIBU training?

  • Yes, please register for a SUSIBU session. Due to the interactive nature of SUSIBU, students have given us feedback that sessions with few participants are less engaging and worthwhile. Therefore, we will cancel sessions that do not have enough students registered. If you would like to request a SUSIBU session for your student group, athletic team, department, or group,  please visit


What do I need to know about SUSIBU if I am in a Student Group Leader?

  • The University has required that all student groups seeking access to funding must participate in the SUSIBU program.  At minimum, one member of your executive board must attend training in order to access Allocations Board funding.  Please note that according to SAO you will not have access to funds until at least one member of your Executive Board completes the SUSIBU training during the fall semester. Please plan well in advance to complete this requirement by registering as soon as session dates are available.


If I am a member of a group but not on the Executive Board, will my attendance fulfill the requirement for the group?

  • In general, SAO requires an E-Board member to attend, however they understand not everyone is able to or feels comfortable attending this training.  The requirement can be flexible, when needed, as to who attends the training. Please contact the Student Activities Office with specific questions at 617.353.3635 or


If I am a member of multiple Student Groups, can my attendance fulfill the requirement for several groups?

  • No, your attendance can only count for one group. Each group should have a unique representative present.


If I have created a new Student Group for Spring semester will the group be able to complete the SUSIBU training and receive funding from the Allocations Board?

  • Yes, SARP holds SUSIBU sessions for newly formed SAO Student Groups at the beginning of Spring semester so that your group will have access to AB funds.


If I am not a part of a student group but still want to go through the SUSIBU training, how do I sign up?

  • We would love for you to attend a SUSIBU training! Please contact


I still have more questions, who can I talk to?

  • For questions or concerns about the SUSIBU training content, please contact SARP at 617.353.7227 or  For further questions concerning the details of the Student Group requirement, please contact the Student Activities Office at 617.353.3635 or

When: Feb 3, 2015 7 PM to Apr 10, 2015 5 PMin Brookline, Massachusetts (Tue, 03 Feb 2015 19 )
A View From the Bridge
When: Apr 9, 2015 7 PM in Brookline, Massachusetts (Thu, 09 Apr 2015 19 )
Jazz in the Air, "Together"
When: May 12, 2015 7 PM in Brookline, Massachusetts
Cost: Free (Tue, 12 May 2015 19 )
Massachusetts Independent Film Festival

As fellow filmmakers we at the MassIFF understand the importance of reaching the right audience. Our goal since starting the festival has been to give filmmakers the exposure they need to help their films find a wide and appreciative audience. We want to present a diverse group of films and…

When: Aug 26, 2015 12 AM to Aug 29, 2015 12 AMin Brookline, Massachusetts (Wed, 26 Aug 2015 00 )
Tiny Hanger - Hosting Silhouette Artist, Erik Johnson $25 silhouettes

Tiny Hanger will be hosting silhouette artist, Erik Johnson!! Erik is a highly skilled, 3rd generation silhouette artist, who learned the craft from his father. Within minutes, Erik hand cuts each silhouette by just looking at the subject's profile. When he's done you'll have an amazing keepsake silhouette of you, your child, significant other, etc. Silhouettes make great gifts! 

Sign-ups are FREE!

Silhouettes are $25 each, a duplicate of the same person is $15.

Framing is available. Cash and credit cards accepted.

When: May 5, 2015 10 AM to May 5, 2015 1 PMin Brookline, Massachusetts
Cost: Visit for pricing. (Tue, 05 May 2015 10 )
Book Signing & Q&A with Her Campus Co-Founders at Brookline Booksmith

The Her Campus Guide to College Life hits stores April 4th! Get your copy signed by the Her Campus co-founders at Brookline Booksmith.

Her Campus co-founders Stephanie, Windsor, and Annie will answer your burning questions about navigating college classes, relationships, and extracurriculars–including parties and Greek Life–at Brookline Booksmith in Brookline, MA. All attendees will have receive goody bags and will be entered to win raffle prizes from Scentbrid, My Beauty Tea, Tervis, Knock Knock, Plumb Notebooks, and more!

For more info about our book, The Her Campus Guide to College Life, visit

When: May 1, 2015 7 PM to May 1, 2015 8 PMin Brookline, Massachusetts (Fri, 01 May 2015 19 )
Brookline Early Education Program presents the 8th Annual Family Concert
Cost: Tickets: $10 each for kids (children 1 year or older) and adults (services fee may apply).

When: Apr 12, 2015 10 AM in Brookline, Massachusetts
Cost: 10.0 (Sun, 12 Apr 2015 10 )
Reiki Conference
Reiki Conference is happening on 26 Apr 2015 at Holiday Inn Brookline, United States Of America. Its a premier event in Business Services industry.

Book a stall at!

When: Apr 26, 2015 12 AM to Apr 26, 2015 12 AMin Brookline, Massachusetts (Sun, 26 Apr 2015 00 )
Ashkenazi Identity and White Jews Working Against Racism: A Conversation and Potluck

A Workshop for Young Adults Led by Ri J. Turner

Sunday April 19th, 2015

**Registration deadline April 12th**White supremacy in the US and in the world at large, and Ashkenazi dominance within Jewish communities and institutions -- these are two matters of grave concern for many of us who consider ourselves to be Jewish anti-racist activists.  But how do these two dynamics intersect?  How are they analogous and how are they different?  Where does anti-Semitism fit into the picture?  What does this all have to do with Israel / Palestine?  What is the history of Ashkenazi identity and what has been its fate in the rapidly globalizing American racial system?  Is it possible to reclaim Ashkenazi identity without reinforcing Ashkenazi dominance?  And for those of us who identify as Ashkenazi and white, how do these identities act as obstacles or resources in our work to end racism? In this workshop, we will discuss the relationship between white privilege and Ashkenazi ethnic identity, particularly in terms of how it affects our relationship to confronting racism both inside and outside of the Jewish community.  We'll work together to define terms, examine our beliefs and assumptions, and develop an analysis of the relationship between whiteness and Ashkenazi identity and how that plays out for us as activists with a variety of racial and ethnic identities. 
We will also discuss the history of Ashkenazi identity over the past couple of centuries, particularly in terms of  the development of European Jewish nationalist movements including but not limited to Zionism, emigration from Europe, and assimilation into the American racial system. 
Finally, we'll consider the ways in which American and global white supremacy, and Ashkenazi dominance within the Jewish community, are both similar and different, and how an analysis of these power dynamics can help us develop awareness and clarity about ways in which white Ashkenazi Jews can participate effectively in the movement to end racism.

Eligibility: • This workshop will be geared towards Young Adults (primarily 20s and 30s). 

• This workshop is open to participants of all racial and ethnic identifications.  

• Participants are expected to have some background in thinking and talking about race and anti-racism (this workshop will not provide anti-racism 101; the conversation will operate from the presumptions that racism and racial privilege are real and systemic and that Jews of European descent participate in and benefit from white privilege).

• If you have any questions or concerns about any the above, please contact Ri at
Preparation: In advance of the workshop, please read Chapter 1 of How Jews Became White Folks and What That Says About Race in America by Karen Brodkin and excerpts from The Colors of Jews: Racial Politics and Radical Diasporism by Melanie Kaye Kantrowitz (PDFs will be provided once you register). Please bring a potluck dish to share!

$15 members, $25 non-members.

*If price is a barrier, please talk to us.

When: Apr 19, 2015 4 PM to Apr 19, 2015 7 PMin Brookline, Massachusetts
Cost: 15.00 true Boston Workmen’s Circle members 15.00

25.00 true Non-members 25.00

(Sun, 19 Apr 2015 16 )
2015 TOS Talks: Big Ideas. Great Thinkers.

TOS Talks Under the Dome is an exciting new series of lectures by some of the greatest minds on the national scene today. Great Thinkers cover a range of burning topics to challenge our minds and nurture our souls from the fields of art and culture, ethics, health, religion, science, and politics. On second Tuesdays this April, May and June, three dynamic speakers share their BIG Ideas followed by a provocative Q & A period led by our very own BIG Thinker, Rabbi Sonia Saltzman followed by a light reception with refreshments (included in ticket price). For more information, including dates and times for our TOS Talks Book Club go to our website.

TOS Talks is supported by a generous 3-year grant from the E.H.A. Foundation, a philanthropic institution located in New York City devoted to serving education, health and the arts.

Tuesday, April 7th 7:30 pm Ellen Goodman
The Most Important Conversation America Isn't Having: How to live well to the end of life

Founded by Pulitzer Prize winning columnist Ellen Goodman, The Conversation Project is a public engagement campaign with a goal that is both simple and transformative: to have every person’s end-of-life wishes expressed and respected. Ellen Goodman offers us tools for having a conversation about values with our loved ones—parents, children, other family members and friends, in order to achileve happier endings. The Conversation Project counts among its advisors, Dr. Atul Gawande, author of the current bestseller—Being Mortal.

Ellen Goodman has spent most of her life chronicling social change and its impact on American life. As a Pulitzer Prize winning columnist she was one of the first women to open up the op-ed pages to women’s voices and became, according to Media Watch, the most widely syndicated progressive columnist in the country.

Tuesday, May 19th 7:30 pm James Carroll
The Jerusalem Paradox:
Religion, Violence And The Path to Peace

How is it that the cradle of so many religions has been home to so much violence? And what might the future hold? James Carroll, Distinguished Scholar-in-Residence at Suffolk University, a columnist for the Boston Globe, and the author of eleven novels and eight works of non-fiction, among them Constantine's Sword; Jerusalem, Jerusalem; and Christ Actually, offers a unique and insightful perspective on the past and the future of this troubled spiritual center. Whether in his column or in his books, Carroll is clear about his central concerns: "My defining committments are to peace and reformed religion—critical religion—and democratic values."

Carroll was ordained to the priesthood in 1969 and served as a Catholic Chaplain at Boston University until 1974, when he left the priesthood to become a writer. James Carroll has been called “one of the most adept and versatile writers on the American scene today” (Denver Post) and he has won multiple awards for his work.

Tuesday, June 9th 7:30 pm Bryan Stevenson
Confronting Injustice: Race, Poverty and A Path To Progress

Issues of poverty and racial injustice have come to the foreground this past year. Mr. Stevenson, one of our nation's leading voices fighting poverty and challenging racial discrimination in the criminal justice system will share his sovering but hopeful understanding of injustice in our country today. 
Bryan Stevenson is a public-interest lawyer who has dedicated his career to helping the poor, incarcerated and condemned. He is the founder and executive director of the Equal Justice Initiative, an Alabama-based group that has won major legal advances. A graduate of the Harvard Law School and the Harvard School of Government, he currently teaches at the NYU School of Law. Mr. Stevenson was recentyly named to the President's Commission on 21st Century Policing. His recent book, Just Mercy, has been widely praised. Mr. Stevenson has been a guest on many national television programs, including The Daily Show, and over 2 million people have viewed his popular presentation on TED Talks. Please note: The photo of Bryan Stevenson is © Nina Subin. 
Rabbi Sonia Saltzman

Join the Conversation: The TOS Talks Book Club with Rabbi Saltzman

Rabbi Saltzman grew up in Chile, in a home imbued with Jewish values, but at a time when opportunities for Jewish learning were especially limited for women. When asked why she entered the rabbinate, Rabbi Saltzman responds,

"I believe in the wisdom and beauty of Judaism and hope to inspire others to deepen their relationship to Judaism by offering opportunities to engage with our sacred texts, to experience the richness of prayer and to build a caring and committed community."— Rabbi Sonia Saltzman


When: Apr 7, 2015 7 PM to Jun 9, 2015 9 PMin Brookline, Massachusetts
Cost: Visit for pricing. (Tue, 07 Apr 2015 19 )
"The Magic Soup and Other Stories" by Resident Artist Brad Shur!
When: Apr 9, 2015 10 AM in Brookline, Massachusetts (Thu, 09 Apr 2015 10 )
Brookline, MA - Redfin Free Home Buying Class
Home Buying Class

Thinking about buying a home but don't know where to start? Redfin Agent Hannah Driscoll will walk you through the home-buying process so you know what to expect.

What we'll cover:

  • Is buying for you?
  • Brookline home prices, inventory & market conditions
  • Special property types (short sales, foreclosures, new construction)
  • Home financing & the purchase process


Free bites & beverages will be provided!


Hosted by Redfin Agent:
Hannah Driscoll

Hannah Driscoll is an expert agent on the Metro Boston team. Want to meet before the class or just have a quick question? Feel free to call at 617-686-8104 or email at We're happy to answer all of your home buying and selling questions.

Can't make it? Click here for a full list of free Redfin classes and events!

Free and Never any Obligation
Our mission is to reinvent real estate. A big part of this means we want you to be as informed as possible about buying or selling a home. Attending this class doesn't obligate you to work with a Redfin Agent but it does mean you agree to Redfin Terms of Use, Privacy Policy, and End User License Agreement. We will also create a Redfin account for you.

When: Apr 8, 2015 6 PM to Apr 8, 2015 8 PMin Brookline, Massachusetts (Wed, 08 Apr 2015 18 )
Brookline Sneaker Exchange II

Join us for the second ever Brookline Sneaker Exchange! With 250+ people and more than 25 vendors at our first event, our next show is sure to be a hit. Join us on May 30th at our new and bigger venue, the United Parish of Brookline on 210 Harvard Street( C Line Coolidge corner stop and walk down Harvard St, or get off the 66 at Coolidge Corner stop) from 1PM to 6PM for a heat raffle, food, vendors, the amazing DJ Jordan Hersh, and more!

When: May 9, 2015 1 PM to May 9, 2015 6 PMin Brookline, Massachusetts
Cost: Visit for pricing. (Sat, 09 May 2015 13 )
5 (Dirty, Little) Secrets from the Science of Women's Sexuality
Join Emily Nagoski, PhD, sex educator, researcher, activist, author and self-proclaimed nerd for her signature class on female sexuality. Emily begins with the science of sexual response like you've never heard it before, and then blows away five myths about women's sexuality. When does a woman's desire for sex start? (Way sooner than you think.) What happens to her body when she's turned on? (Nothing in particular.) What kind of sensations are erotic? (In the right context, ALL OF THEM.) What's the single best predictor of a woman's sexual satisfaction? And how can you have great orgasms reliably? As a bonus, you'll learn Emily's Top 5 Sex Tips for Having Better Sex Than Anyone You Know. While you are at it, pick up Emily's latest book, Come As You AreAn essential exploration of why and how women's sexuality worksbased on groundbreaking research and brain sciencethat will radically transform your sex life into one filled with confidence and joy.

When: Apr 23, 2015 8 PM to Apr 23, 2015 10 PMin Brookline, Massachusetts
Cost: 20 - 20 USD (Thu, 23 Apr 2015 20 )
Unbound Visual Arts Presents: DIY Framing Workshop at Framer's Workshop!


Have a piece of work finished, but don’t know how to frame it?

Learn how to at the Framer's Workshop! 

 Unbound Visual Arts and Framer's Workshop is hosting a workshop on DIY framing at The Framer’s Workshop on April 16 at 5pm!

The dedicated staff at Framer's workshop will show you  the ropes of preservation framing, their equipment and a demomenstration on how to properly frame your unique piece! Its a great way to not only learn about framing but to see this amazing staff teach what they love to do, frame!

Interested? The event is free of charge on April 16, from 5pm til 7pm

Get to know the intricates of framing and collabrate with fellow artists at this Unbound event!

When: Apr 16, 2015 5 PM to Apr 16, 2015 7 PMin Brookline, Massachusetts (Thu, 16 Apr 2015 17 )
TOS Talks: Big Ideas. Great Thinkers
When: Apr 7, 2015 7 PM in Brookline, Massachusetts (Tue, 07 Apr 2015 19 )
The Woodenboat Show
The Woodenboat Show is happening on 26 Jun 2015 at Mystic Seaport in Mystic Brookline, United States Of America. Its a premier event in Marine & Boat industry.

Book a stall at!

When: Jun 26, 2015 12 AM to Jun 28, 2015 12 AMin Brookline, Massachusetts (Fri, 26 Jun 2015 00 )
Usher for The Boston Cecilia
Sponsored by: Boston Cecilia
Minimum age: 18
The Boston Cecilia begins its 139th season this fall. The Czech-American Connection performance will begin the season in October. Volunteers will help with concert set-up, hand out programs and show patrons to their seats. Business dress is recommended for this event.T-accessible: Green line: C line . . .

When: Apr 11, 2015 8 PM in Brookline, Massachusetts (Sat, 11 Apr 2015 20 )
Test HubSpot Event


When: May 3, 2015 7 PM to May 3, 2015 10 PMin Brookline, Massachusetts (Sun, 03 May 2015 19 )

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