Local Happenings Categorized: Educational

Reading to Dogs at the Library – Granby, MA

Date: November, 20th Time:  3:30-5:00 pm Place: Granby Public Library Come to the Granby Library on Friday, to read to a Bright Spot Therapy Dog. Call the library to reserve a 20-minute time slot. Children in Kindergarten & up will enjoy reading aloud to gentle, comforting Reading Buddies with Bright Spot Therapy Dogs as they practice their fluency and strengthen their confidence in reading.  Reading will take place in the library’s Children’s Program Room ~ where… Read more »

UCM Big Idea Business Pitch Competition – Warrensburg, MO

Date: Friday, November 15 Time:  9:30am – 2:30pm UCM BIG IDEA Business Pitch Competition is an annual event that offers an opportunity for student entrepreneurs to compete for cash prizes and potential investors. This Fall’s sponsor for this event will be the E.M. Burger Memorial Foundation. Please contact Dan Jensen, Program Coordinator, (#ob#wrafra#at#hpzb.rqh#ob#, 660-543-8039) to register or for more information.

2019 Seminar: Department of Labor: Construction & Agriculture – Cullman, AL

Alabama Department of Labor

Date: Thursday, Nov 14, 2019 Time:  8:00 AM – 9:00 AM CST Place: Walmart DC Meeting Room 301 2nd Ave SW Cullman, AL 35055 The U.S. Department of Labor will be hosting a seminar on November 14th from 8 AM – 9 AM in the Walmart DC room at the Chamber of Commerce. This seminar is designed to inform business owners and managers about the Fair Labor Standards Act, Child Labor Laws, Family & Medical… Read more »

A Sense of Where You Are: Conversations About Leverett’s Historic Industrial Landscape and Community- Leverett, MA


Place: Leverett ‘s Public Library 75 Montague Rd. Leverett, MA 01054 Date: Sat, November 9 Time: 1:00 – 4:00 PM Crossed by two larger and many smaller streams in steep terrain, Leverett’s historic landscape includes the remains of more than fifty water-powered mills (factories), dating from the 1770’s to the late 1800’s. Though historians don’t know exactly how many, the Leverett Historical Commission is working to find out. (If you have a stream-edge site in… Read more »

Rebecca Hutchinson: Exhibiting Artist’s Lecture -Sedalia, MO

Rebecca Hutchinson's armature woven of natural materials suspends from a cealing

Date: Thursday, November 7 Time:  6:00 p.m. Place: The Stauffacher Theatre 3201 W 16th St, Sedalia, MO 65301 Hutchinson’s sculptural assemblages are influenced by ecosystem dynamics and environmental concerns. Although her installations do not replicate nature, they reference the nesting and colonization of insects and birds, the search for space by plants, and massed floral motifs found on antique textiles. Hutchinson uses paperclay made from up-cycled materials (used clothing, paper, burlap) and employs a variety… Read more »