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Knitting together a divided America on Feb. 11

“Knitting together a divided America”  Knit200Together seeks to bring people together by knitting WHO: Maura Pfeifer, of Arlington, Mass., with 200 knitters from around the New England region, will join together to knit or learn to knit in order to promote community, understanding and peace through the craft and art of knitting and fiber arts. WHAT: Knit200Together: Knitting Together a Divided America, a community-building event to spur change, understanding, healing and do some good in the country, and the world by bringing 200 knitters together to teach knitting, work on their projects, and talk together while sharing a common hobby. WHERE: Cary Memorial Library, 1874 Massachusetts Ave, Lexington, … Continue reading

Nominations sought for 2017 ILC Immigrant Entrepreneur Awards on May 4

The sixth annual Immigrant Entrepreneur Awards Dinner will be held on Thursday, May 4, 2017, at the Royal Sonesta Hotel in Cambridge, Mass, presented by The Immigrant Learning Center, Inc. (ILC) with featured speaker Jeff Bussgang, general partner at Flybridge Capital. The only one if its kind in New England, these awards are a special opportunity for Massachusetts to showcase the entrepreneurial talent of immigrants who are drawn here. These entrepreneurs enhance Massachusetts’ neighborhoods, grow the economy and cement the commonwealth’s reputation as an innovation hub.  The Immigrant Learning Center invites everyone to take a stand for welcoming the best … Continue reading

Mayor Walsh, mural at this year’s MFA-MLK Open House

The Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Open House at the Museum of Fine Arts took plan Jan. 16. This event offered free general admission and special for low-income  and diverse communities. Free programs throughout the day included the Community Arts Initiative Partner Spotlight, featuring collaborative student artwork that honors Dr. King, and the construction of a one-of-a-kind mural based on themes of social justice, equality and unity by teens from Artists for Humanity (AFH).