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Looking for a job? Stop by the city's career fair tonight at English High School. ...

Boston Career Fair

October 19, 2017, 5:30pm - October 19, 2017, 7:30pm

On Thursday, October 19, the City of Boston will host dozens of City departments and participating employers in a career fair to help connect Boston residents to employment opportunities within the City of Boston and at private companies and non-profits. The event will be held at English High School in Jamaica Plain, and residents are encouraged to attend and learn more about career opportunities within the City of Boston and its agencies. PARTICIPATING EMPLOYERS: Swissport Boston Police Department CityPsych Wellness, Inc. Big Sister Association of Greater Boston YMCA of Greater Boston United Healthcare Care -SCO Judge Rotenberg Center Boston Career Link Securitas Security Services Inc. Wynn Boston Harbor Mayor's Office of Economic Development TD Garden Northeastern University Boston Emergency Medical Services City of Boston OHR CityPsych Wellness, Inc. Taj Boston Longwood Security Services Eliot & MSPCC Mount Pleasant Home

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Abigail Norman - "Slideshow" slide talk at HUBWeek

October 14, 2017, 3:00pm - October 14, 2017, 3:45pm

Meet Abigail Norman! Join us for her slide talk, one of the ten featured presentations that make up Elisa H. Hamilton's new communal storytelling and photography project "Slideshow." Reserve a free HUB Pass at the ticket link and you will be able to gain admission to any or all of the slide talks. Produced in conjunction with HUBWeek, "Slideshow" is using the original slideshow format and tangible analog slides and invites HUBweek participants to share in the day-to-day work, family life, and social context of each woman. Abigail Norman lives and works in Jamaica Plain, where she is Director of the Eliot School of Fine & Applied Arts, inspiring lifelong learning in craftsmanship and creativity for all. She has worked for nearly 40 years in community-based arts and media, including time as Program Coordinator at Forest Hills Educational Trust and Director of Somerville Community Access Television. Her work in the field started at Women Make Movies in 1978. She serves as a member of the Boston Cultural Council and sits on the planning council for the Mini-Maker Faire at Boston Children’s Museum. She loves to draw and experiment with pop-up paper folding. She believes in communities working together for social justice and ecological well-being Learn more about Abigail at: www.nowandthere.org/abigailnorman Taking place in and around a shipping container located in the HUB at City Hall Plaza, Slideshow will create a community viewing and conversation space. The eleven slide presentations, created by the women along with one by the artist, will take place at the container between October 12 and 15. When not activated with a slide talk, the shipping container will be a place for the public to touch, hold, and examine the women's slides together on a communal light table with a magnifying loupe To learn more about the project visit nowandthere.org/slideshow.

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We've received some fun new craft sets at Boing! from Ann Williams. Great for an afternoon of crafting on a rainy day, or for the whole family to do on a family art night. Come by and pick out your favorite today! #familycraftnight #kidscrafts #boingjpstoyshop

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Lantern Making Workshop

October 13, 2017, 4:00pm - October 13, 2017, 7:00pm

Suggested donation $5 to make yourself a lantern for the upcoming parades! Folks who want to volunteer to help with various aspects of lantern production should come on by as well or contact maaak@spontaneouoscelebrations.org if another time would be better for you to help us out :)

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