Wednesday, April 10, 2013
Here are five things going on in town today.
1. Weather: The National Weather Service predicts morning showers with a chance of more showers in the afternoon. Otherwise, it will be sunny with a high of 63. Rain is expected in the evening with a low of 43. 2. Wire Working: Wrapped Briolette Earrings or Necklace: Come learn how to make wire-wrapped and briolette wrapping techniques to create stunning earrings at Abeille. 3. Peter Wortsman - Ghost Dance in Berlin: A Rhapsody in Gray: In an elegantly written collection of vignettes, Peter Wortsman (the American-born son of German-speaking Jewish refugees) crafts a declaration of love for Berlin, a city constantly reinventing itself through circumstance and necessity at the Brookline Booksmith. 4. DANE Kids Hip Hop: Bring your kids to …
Saturday, April 6, 2013
Explore the world of textured metals and letter stamping. In this class, you will learn how to texture metal and use letter stamps.
Saturday, March 30, 2013
In this two-hour session, you will learn how to create two-styles of cuffs using vintage rhinestone chain.
Tuesday, August 16, 2011
Learn some introductory sewing, BATV basics, gardening ground rules, or about New York's Diamond District.
The National Weather Service report for Brookline promises showers, about an 80 percent chance of them. NWS estimates about a tenth of an inch, after yesterday's soggy day. Temperatures will be around 72ºF highs, with evening lows of around 62ºF. Clouds will also decrease as the night wears on. Goddard House hosts its Summer Supper and a talk with John Lee, Allandale Farm's manager. The meal kicks off at 6 p.m., and is open to any caregivers out there, especially those with questions about gardening, cooking or local food. Check out a Brookline Access T.V. Orientation tonight, if you want to know all there is to know about Brookline Access Television--or, at least some of it. Once you've completed this free class, you can pick up a BATV …
Friday, July 29, 2011
The Friday Patch Passport shows you where you can find trinkets in your town. Get out and explore the unique local shops and all they have to offer.
No journey is complete without scouring the local stores for unique trinkets or picking up a gift or two for friends and family back home. Today, get out and explore the unique local stores and all they have to offer. See what treasures you can discover. At Abeille, you can find some truly original creations--ones you have made yourself. Step inside, and you’re faced with a rainbow of colors, a tapestry of wires and threads, a collection of clasps, and everything else you need to turn inspiration into creation. If the project you want to make is getting a little more complex than you expected, the staff are always on hand to help out, and Abeille has a regular schedule of classes, offering a range of new project skills which will help you …
Wednesday, June 8, 2011
Feel the 'Power of the Word' at the Brookline Library, or have some ice cream.
Who doesn't scream for ice cream every now and again? Tonight at Chabad Chai Center, beginning at 5:30 p.m., you can stop by for a Shavuot Ice Cream Party. The party is free, and includes a number of cones, toppings, and a reading of the Ten Commandments on Shavuot. Interested in joining the Brookline-JP Patriots? Well the Brookline Pop Warner Registration is tonight or tomorrow night, from 6 p.m. until 7:30 p.m. at the Brookline Police Station. Join the league as either a football player or a cheerleader. People who work with the written word often are fully aware of the "The Power of the Word" and its various incarnations. Come and hear the story of Peter Resnik, a Brookline Attorney, and his serendipitous meeting with a homeless …
Thursday, May 12, 2011
If you're not interested in biking, dancing or bird-watching, how about a toy store's anniversary or jewelry-making?
When/Where: Henry Bear's Park, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday. Why: The toy shop, Henry Bear's Park, is celebrating its 35th anniversary today. So, spend the day with them for raffles, activities and a special musical guest, Stacey Peasley. Pricing: Free. When/Where: Abeille, Saturday, 3 to 5 p.m. Why: Sometimes finding the perfect accessories to go with your prom outfit is a challenge. So, why try to find something when you could just make it? Abeille is hosting their first ever do-it-yourself jewelry class to help you get ready for prom. Pricing: Free, but register ahead of time. When/Where: Brookline Academy of Dance, 8 p.m. to 11 p.m. on Saturday. Why: An alcohol and substance-free dance for gay, lesbian, bisexual, transexual folks and …
Thursday, April 28, 2011
A sewing class at Abeille Beads & Accessories
During a six week beginner sewing class held at Abeille Beads & Accessories, students work on a number of different projects from tote bags to skirts. Most of the students in the class have had little to no experience sewing before. Libby Meehan, who teaches the class, has been offering lessons here for the past two years. Meehan learned to sew from her mother when she was a child and then later on went to school for custom design in Vermont.
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The Devotion School cafeteria temporarily becomes the kitchen of Chef Jim Solomon of The Fireplace, who will cook his specialty dish, Sticky Rice Pudding. Solomon will prepare the dish around 9 a.m. for 100 2nd graders who raised $1,000 for the Japanese Disaster Relief Fund in Boston. Do you wonder what wet felting is? Or, do you want to learn how to do it? Bring $50 to Abeille at 6:30 p.m. tonight for the first session of their Introduction to Wet Felting - Beads Class. You should sign up for the class online beforehand. The concept of a ceramics lending library is a unique one, so come and check out the new program at Feet of Clay pottery for more information on what a mug library is all about. Beginning at 6 p.m., the annual spring …
Wednesday, April 20, 2011
The brain is an incredibly important organ, so keep it healthy by learning or through art.
The brain controls every part of your body, so keeping it healthy can keep you well. Today at EPOCH Boylston, Doctors Lynn Lazarus Serper and Nancy Emerson Lombardo present their research on how laughter, jobs, the body and the brain are all connected. The free event begins at 1:30 p.m., but space is limited so RSVP: call Julie Bolt at 617-879-2589. Rather than throw out or even donate an old shirt, why not embellish it? Today, 6 to 8 p.m. at Abeille, a class on how to make an old shirt look like something new and fabulous. The class costs $40, and bring an old shirt with you. If you're interested, register online. Beverly Moore, author of "Matters of the Mind and the Heart: Meeting the Challenges of Alzheimer’s Care" comes to the Goddard…