Events Calendar

Filter the events calendar with the categories and tags tabs below! We understand the importance of supporting community residents and leaders in gaining the skills to be well-informed and successful advocates for systemic change. To encourage diverse representation at workshops and trainings, we offer scholarships and daily stipends to our resident members. To learn more, please go to Scholarships & Grants

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Nov
15
Thu
CHWs Networking Forum – Childhood Obesity
Nov 15 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Led by Dr. Ali A.B.Y. Muhammed, Sr. The forum will discuss

  • What is childhood obesity and what causes obesity in children?
  • What are the health risks of childhood obesity?
  • What are some strategies to prevent childhood obesity?
  • What can parents do to help prevent childhood obesity?

Please call 617-534-2432 and leave a message or RSVP to ltavares@bphc.org

Loss of Spouse/Partner
Nov 15 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm

Support group for loss of Spouse/Partner.

Based on grief research and our clinical practice, we find that our support groups benefit those individuals who participate in these groups at least three (3) months after the loss of a loved one. Registration in our Newly Bereaved workshop is recommended for those who have experienced loss within the past three months

Out Of The Shadows Loss Due to Substance Use
Nov 15 @ 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm

Out Of The Shadows Loss Due to Substance Use

Based on grief research and our clinical practice, we find that our support groups benefit those individuals who participate in these groups at least three (3) months after the loss of a loved one. Registration in our Newly Bereaved workshop is recommended for those who have experienced loss within the past three months

Community Housing Clinic
Nov 15 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

The Office of Housing Stability’s Community Housing Clinic is a tremendous resource for residents — tenants and landlords — to talk one-on-one with a housing professional about landlord-tenant laws, learn how to access affordable housing opportunities and discover housing resources available to landlords and tenants. Tenants can learn about their rights if their building is sold, their rents are rising or they’re facing eviction. Landlords can get information on enforcing lease provisions, cost-effective resources to resolve disputes and programs to support home repairs and maintenance.

Coping With Holidays Workshop
Nov 15 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

Register for this event

The holiday season can be a stressful time for people who have experienced a significant loss. Care Dimensions will be offering a workshop to discuss helpful ways to cope with the holiday season. Participants will have time to share their stories and find mutual support. This workshop will be led by Ms. Deborah Colgan, MA, M.Ed., LSW, of Care Dimensions.

This workshop is free. Parking and light refreshments will be provided.

Nov
16
Fri
English for Advancement Program
Nov 16 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
English for Advancement Program @ Boston | Massachusetts | United States

Attend the free program to help people improve their English and get a job presented by JVS. This is an opportunity for people who want to improve their English language skills, can attend weekly classes, and have a social security number.

Hidden Heroes and Sheroes
Nov 16 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm

The Hidden Heroes and Sheroes Community Event recognizes individuals in the community who have demonstrated leadership, initiative and commitment to improving the quality of life in our neighborhood.

Specifically, awards are given to individuals for their contributions in Neighborhood Leadership, Civic Leadership, Youth Leadership, and the “Millennium Award” which is an award presented to a community member who helps realize a goal indicated in the Millennium Project.

Nov
17
Sat
Coping with Grief and Loss (Lincoln)
Nov 17 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am

Register for this event

This grief support group takes place on Saturdays, October 27th – December 15, 2018.  All sessions run from 10-11:30AM. You must be present at the first session to attend this group.

This is a pre-registration form.  You will be contacted by a member of the Grief Support Team to confirm your attendance.

Based on grief research and our clinical practice, we find that our support groups benefit those individuals who participate in these groups at least three (3) months after the loss of a loved one. Registration in our Newly Bereaved workshop is recommended for those who have experienced loss within the past three months

HCFA Leading Education and Open Enrollment Event In Waltham
Nov 17 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

Open Enrollment for 2019 runs from November 1st, 2018 to January 23rd, 2019. We are hosting a health care enrollment and education session where we will answer questions about immigrants’ access to health care on Saturday, November 17th from 10:00am to 2:00pm.

This session is being held at the Waltham Public Library (735 Main Street Waltham, MA 02451, Ground Floor Lecture Hall).

Health Care enrollment help as well as immigration assistance will be provided in English, Spanish, and Portuguese.

For more information, please see our website here.

Monthly Caregiver Support Group
Nov 17 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Are you feeling overwhelmed with stress at times as you try to manage your loved ones care and your own conflicting feelings of anticipatory grief?

Are you balancing the role of caregiver to a loved one in your life coping with a long term illness?

Our drop in Caregiver Support Group will be a comfortable, relaxing space to release some of the stress you are carrying. Join us for a cup of coffee or tea while finding mutual support from others and learn tools to help you along your journey of caring.

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