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The Town of Peru Massachusetts originally Partridgefield was founded in 1771 and is located in Berkshire County.

Peru has about 900 year round residents.

Today the town is a quiet rural community.

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The Hideout- Dead Cats Dead Rats- A Minor Revolution- Psychic Dog- Bucky Harris- The Digs- Zip- Tie Handcuffs- Burning Streets- Supersona- Patrick Simas- The Down And Outs- Horse Mode- Ocelot Records Events
Help the cause and donate $5 or more to Rawkstars by purchasing the digital download of the Rawkstars Inc. Vol. 1 compliation! https://ocelotrecords.bandcamp.com/album/rawkstars-inc-vol-1 All proceeds go to Rawkstars Inc., a nonprofit corporation which helps kids through music programs. For more information see http://www.rawkstars.org/ As with last year, we will be holding a raffle to win sweet prizes from a bunch of awesome local sponsors! Doors @ 1pm, music starts at 1:20pm Plus some random acoustic acts that may bust out throughout the day in the back! Sponsors Include: Rawkstars, Inc. Naragansett WEMF Radio Eridanos Tattoo & Art Gallery New Alliance East Mastering DEVOTION RECORDING | Jim Keaney 247drums Sam Dahlstedt Photography Dug McCormack ART Pixel Bit Pirates Ben Patriquin Design eaCreations Ocelot Records As with last year, we will take instrument donations, but not the day of the show. If you have instruments you would like to donate to Rawkstars Inc., please contact Steve at info@ocelotrecords.com

When: Aug 3, 2014 1 PM in Allston, Massachusetts (Sun, 03 Aug 2014 13 )
Suzie Hatton


When: Aug 8, 2014 8 PM in Raynham, Massachusetts (Fri, 08 Aug 2014 20 )
When Particles Collide- Petty morals- Tigerman WOAH- Miss Geo


When: Aug 29, 2014 8 PM in Boston, Massachusetts (Fri, 29 Aug 2014 20 )
Free Fun Friday at the EcoTarium
Join us for Free Fun Friday at the EcoTarium on Friday, August 29!

Admission will be FREE all day, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tickets for the Alden Digital Planetarium will be available for purchase. In addition, food service will be available throughout the day.

Free Fun Fridays is made possible by the Highland Street Foundation.

When: Aug 29, 2014 10 AM in Worcester, Massachusetts
Cost: Free (Fri, 29 Aug 2014 10 )
Trailer Park


When: Oct 17, 2014 8 PM in Springfield, Massachusetts (Fri, 17 Oct 2014 20 )
Trailer Park


When: Sep 26, 2014 8 PM in Northampton, Massachusetts (Fri, 26 Sep 2014 20 )
Trailer Park


When: Oct 25, 2014 8 PM in Northampton, Massachusetts (Sat, 25 Oct 2014 20 )
I'm a Female Filmmaker: Ask Me Anything!

Join Lauren Tracy, co-founder of X-Factor Filmmakers, to hear about her experiences attending film school, working in independent films in LA, and developing her own feature film, "Sweet Desert Palm."
Great for film buffs and anyone interested in film school.



When: Aug 13, 2014 6 PM to Aug 13, 2014 8 PMin Hudson, Massachusetts (Wed, 13 Aug 2014 18 )
Listen to Tim Gearan- Ryan Lee Crosby
RLC trio opens for Tim Gearan, starting at 10pm.

When: Aug 1, 2014 9 PM in Cambridge, Massachusetts (Fri, 01 Aug 2014 21 )
The MaryBeth Maes Band
A fun spot with John on keys, Dave on guitar, Jim on bass and Tony on the drums.. we love it here and hope you can come dance with us!!

When: Aug 29, 2014 12 PM in Tewksbury, Massachusetts (Fri, 29 Aug 2014 12 )
Back to School We Go
Back to School We Go
Storytime
Children's
Aug 29, 2014 10:30 AM

Barnes & Noble Booksellers
Walpole Mall
Walpole Mall
82 Providence Highway
Walpole
MA
02032
508-668-1303

When: Aug 29, 2014 10 AM in East Walpole, Massachusetts (Fri, 29 Aug 2014 10 )
Hobo Chili- The Damn Garrison


When: Aug 9, 2014 12 PM in Quincy, Massachusetts (Sat, 09 Aug 2014 12 )
Fred Meltzer
All Ages Show!

When: Aug 29, 2014 6 PM in Hull, Massachusetts (Fri, 29 Aug 2014 18 )
Eleanor and the Tasties- Paper Waves
Eleanor & the Tasties with Paper Waves-- come spend Saturday with us at Johnny D's!

When: Aug 30, 2014 5 PM in Somerville, Massachusetts (Sat, 30 Aug 2014 17 )
The SpiritHouse Band.....
steve and special acoustic guest on back deck outside..

When: Aug 29, 2014 8 PM in Beverly, Massachusetts (Fri, 29 Aug 2014 20 )
The Basic Knife Sheath Class

Length of Class: 3 - 6 Hours [ held on consectutive Mondays ]

(In case your project is not finished in this allotted time, Lowell makes has an Open House every Wednesday between 6p.m and 9p.m, which the class teacher will be available to help complete your class project,)

Prerequisites: Student is to bring their own blade to class ( Blade is to be no longer than 14 inches)

Class Maximum: 15

Recommendations for Students:

  • In order of student safety all, long hair must be tied back due to the tools that a student might come in contact with.

  • In the interest of safety, we ask that all sleeves be tight fitting, buttoned or rolled up, as not to be a hazard to you when working with various tools.

  • We will be working with various tools, dyes, finishes, and leather adhesives. So we recommend that you wear clothes that you will not mind getting dirty and/or ruined.

  • Notebook and pen is Highly Recommended for any leather working class.

  • Leather Classes are open to students 14 and older; students under 14 will need an adult with them during the class.

**All students over 18 will be asked to sign a waiver of indemnity. Those students under the age 18 will need to have permission slip signed by parent or legal guardian, in addition to a waiver of indemnity. **

Class Description:

Did buy a great knife or dagger, and realize that it comes with a plastic and foam sheath or none at all. Or perhaps, that your knife that was passed down to you, did not come with one, or it is no longer serviceable.

Welcome to sheath making 101, in this class the student will be learning the very basics of how to make a sheath that will provide the best protection for you and your knife edge. With the basic learning of this class the student will be able to learn the lessons to accommodate a wide variety of blades that he/she might come to possess.

Class Objective:

In this class the student will be handcrafting a knife sheath, be it single or double edge for a blade no longer then 14 inches. This will be a welted sheath for a knife with a sharpened edge, as a beginning course for sheath making. This course will cover the basic tenets of sheath making. The knife sheath will hang straight down from the belt, and will include a retention strap, that straps cross the handle.

The edge of the sheath will be hand stitched, and with possible riveting if needed at stress points. The sheath will be hand dyed and finished, and hand stiched.

Students will learn the process of hand crafting leather sheaths as.

  • Basic Construction and Design Theory

  • Basic Pattern Making

  • Hole Punching

  • Edge Dressing

  • Proper Leather Care and Leather Upkeep

  • Hand stitching

  • Riveting

  • Snaps

  • Leather dyes, adhesives, and finishes

Tools Involved:

  • Hole Punches

  • Cutting Shears

  • Leather Adhesive and Leather Finishes

  • Kick Presses

  • Assorted Die Sets

  • Edge Beveller

  • Needles and Thread

  • Sand Paper

Materials Needed for Project:

  • 8-10 oz Oak Tanned Leather

  • Edge Dye

  • Leather Adhesive

  • Rivets

  • Snaps

  • Hand Stitching Thread

  • Leather Dye



When: Aug 13, 2014 7 PM to Aug 13, 2014 10 PMin Lowell, Massachusetts (Wed, 13 Aug 2014 19 )
Yoga by Nature
Instructor: Lynsey Smith

Member $10, Non-member $17

For beginner and experienced yogis practice gentle to moderate flow yoga. Classes will take place outside in good weather.

When: Aug 29, 2014 9 AM in Boylston, Massachusetts (Fri, 29 Aug 2014 09 )
District 15 State Representative Forum
Location: Saxe Room - Main Library

When: Aug 13, 2014 6 PM to Aug 13, 2014 9 PMin Worcester, Massachusetts (Wed, 13 Aug 2014 18 )
Tour of the Month: How to Read an Abstract Painting
Discuss the evolution of abstract art and how to make sense of it. Docent Paul Steen will lead the conversation in the museum's vibrant twentieth century galleries.

When: Aug 13, 2014 2 PM in Worcester, Massachusetts
Cost: Free with Museum Admission (Wed, 13 Aug 2014 14 )
Fine Line Comedy: Heightened Liability
Come down to Fine Line Comedy Heightened Liability and see some of the best improvisers in Boston doing their thing! This month Fine Line welcomes: SUMMER BOYFRIEND Ken Breese Jackie Arko Jeff Perry Ben Scurria & Amy Click THE FURY Conor Allen Christine Cuddy Robert Woo Shannon Connolly & Ari Stern! SPECIAL GUESTS: MAXITOR Jackie Arko Shannon Connolly Hannah Foell Rachel Klein Brian Stonelake Come by, grab a beer, see some killer comedy. It's going to be a blast. FINE LINE COMEDY: HEIGHTENED LIABILITY $5, 21+ Show at 9:30, Doors at 9:15PM Milky Way Lounge/Bella Luna 284 Amory St Boston, MA



When: Aug 13, 2014 9 PM to Aug 13, 2014 11 PMin Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts
Cost: 5 - 5 USD (Wed, 13 Aug 2014 21 )
Mister Bud Wears the Cone by Carter Goodrich
Mister Bud Wears the Cone by Carter Goodrich
Storytime
Children's
Aug 13, 2014 10:30 AM

Barnes & Noble Booksellers
Hingham
The Derby Street Shoppes
96 Derby Street Suite 300
Hingham
MA
02043
781-749-3319

When: Aug 13, 2014 10 AM in Hingham, Massachusetts (Wed, 13 Aug 2014 10 )
Los Texicanos
Mid summer twang with Los Texicanos - windows will be open!

When: Aug 9, 2014 12 PM in Plymouth, Massachusetts (Sat, 09 Aug 2014 12 )
Growing Certified Organic Cut Flowers
Workshop Overview April 11: In Part 1 of this 2 part workshop we will explore the planning, seeding, transplanting, soil, support, irrigation, and pest control in certified organic cut flowers for market, wholesale, and weddings. This workshop will cover both annuals and a few perennial flower crops. Workshop Overview August 29: In part 2 of this two-part workshop we will explore harvest and post harvest of certified organic cut flowers, weed management, marketing and selling, and strategies for season extension. Pre-registration is required unless arranged by phone with organizer. For more information, contact Jamie Lombardo, Education Events Coordinator, at Jamie@nofamass.org or 860-966-6368. Refund Policy: Refunds are given up until 10 days prior to the event minus a 15% processing fee. No refunds are provided within 10 days of event.



When: Aug 29, 2014 10 AM to Aug 29, 2014 12 PMin Natick, Massachusetts
Cost: 25 - 55.8 USD (Fri, 29 Aug 2014 10 )
Explore the Shore Family Tour


When: Aug 29, 2014 10 AM in Edgartown, Massachusetts
Cost: Members: Adult $20; Child (15 and under): $12. Nonmembers: Adult $25; Child (15 and under): $12.

(Fri, 29 Aug 2014 10 )
Great Pizza on the Grill

In this fun, hands-on class, you'll learn to make piping hot gourmet pizza right on your own grill. Our instructor will walk you through the steps of preparing dough from scratch and show you secrets for shaping and grilling it. You'll work alongside classmates using seasonal ingredients to create unique flavor combinations. Finally, we'll assemble our pizzas, grill them to perfection, and then dig in! Once you see how easy and delicious grilled pizza can be, you'll never want to settle for delivery again.

*Please note:In most locations, local restrictions require we grill indoors.


What To Expect:

Great cooking isn't about recipesit's about techniques. In our classes you'll work together with other students in a fun, hands-on environment led by our professional chef instructors.

  • Learn fundamental skills for a lifetime of great cooking
  • Work side-by-side with other students to prepare each dish
  • Interact with classmates and the instructor for a rich learning experience
  • Classes are 2 to 2 1/2 hours, unless otherwise noted above, and each student enjoys a generous taste of every dish
  • Held in our professional teaching kitchens, each class is led by an experienced chef instructor
  • Hands-on classes are limited to 16 participants
  • Students receive a 10% discount coupon to use the week after the class



When: Aug 13, 2014 6 PM in Boston, Massachusetts
Cost: $69.00 (Wed, 13 Aug 2014 18 )
The Grand Central


When: Aug 29, 2014 9 PM in Foxboro, Massachusetts (Fri, 29 Aug 2014 21 )
Jason Cardinal


When: Aug 29, 2014 9 PM in Rockland, Massachusetts (Fri, 29 Aug 2014 21 )
Samba De Tres & Regina Benedetti
When: Aug 29, 2014 7 PM in Somerville, Massachusetts
Cost: Visit website for price range. (Fri, 29 Aug 2014 19 )
WHIM Dinner Series | Chef Mary Dumont of Harvest

Harvest restaurant is thrilled to be participating in Whim: Summer Dining Experience at Smolak Farms with featured Chef Mary Dumont. Guests will enjoy cocktails and a seated three-course dinner under the tent in the pine grove. Chef Dumont will set up her kitchen at the farm, with unlimited access to all of the fresh produce grown around her, providing dinner guests with the ultimate farm-to-table dining experience.



When: Aug 13, 2014 6 PM to Aug 13, 2014 9 PMin North Andover, Massachusetts (Wed, 13 Aug 2014 18 )
TODDLER TIME - STORY TIME!

Boxborough parents, caregivers and children ages 12 months to 2 1/2 years (older siblings are welcome, too)
are invited to this special story & play time. In keeping with early literacy practices,
children will enjoy stories, songs, rhymes, and musical instruments in a nurturing atmosphere!
This Story Time meets twice a month. This program is supported by the Friends of the Library!



When: Aug 13, 2014 10 AM to Aug 13, 2014 11:15:00 AMin Boxborough, Massachusetts (Wed, 13 Aug 2014 10 )
Be a Girl Scout!

Our local Girl Scouts friends will be here recruiting members and offering some fun activities.
Location: Goddard Branch



When: Aug 13, 2014 4 PM to Aug 13, 2014 5 PMin Worcester, Massachusetts (Wed, 13 Aug 2014 16 )
Storytime ages 3 - 5

Storytime for ages 3 to 5. They can listen to stories and sing some songs, with their parent or caregiver. Then they can make a craft. Part of the "Fizz Boom Read" Summer Reading Program.

BRAND NEW! : We are open Saturdays now, our first year of Summer Saturdays. So you can visit us on Saturdays 9:00 - 5:00 to get more fun things to read, watch, play or listen to. (Open except holiday weekend/Sat. Aug. 30)


The "Fizz Boom Read" Summer Reading Program runs from June 24th-August 29th, 2014 and is sponsored by Friends of Thayer Public Library, Thayer Public Library, the Massachusetts Regional Library Systems, the Boston Bruins, and the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners.
Location: Logan Auditorium, upper level



When: Aug 13, 2014 10 AM to Aug 13, 2014 10:50:00 AMin Braintree, Massachusetts (Wed, 13 Aug 2014 10 )
Stone Giant


When: Aug 8, 2014 10 PM in Boston, Massachusetts (Fri, 08 Aug 2014 22 )
DJ
DJ

Music / Singing - Performance

Friday, August 29, 2014
9:00 PM-2:00 AM

Jillian's - Worcester
315 Grove St
Worcester, MA 01609
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Suggested Audiences: College, Adult, Elders

E-mail: digitalkitchen@charter.net

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When: Aug 29, 2014 9 PM in Worcester, Massachusetts (Fri, 29 Aug 2014 21 )
CHEIR Conference
Fri Aug 29 2014 07:00 AM


When: Aug 29, 2014 7 AM in Boston, Massachusetts (Fri, 29 Aug 2014 07 )
Blueprint for a Riot
More bands TBA.

When: Sep 6, 2014 8 PM in Quincy, Massachusetts (Sat, 06 Sep 2014 20 )
Hip Swayers
Monday is always a fun day at Vincent's - start the week right with an early set - Deluxe at 8, trio at 9:30 and duo 10:30 till the cows come home!

When: Aug 11, 2014 8 PM in Worcester, Massachusetts (Mon, 11 Aug 2014 20 )
Christian Sands
Age Limit: All Ages

Christian Sands



When: Aug 13, 2014 7 PM in Rockport, Massachusetts (Wed, 13 Aug 2014 19 )
2014 Eastern Regional Conference Evening Activities
Foxwoods Resort Casino is one of the premier hotel, gaming, shopping and entertainment destinations in the Northeast. As the largest resort casino in North America, Foxwoods offers a vast array of gaming in six casinos. Join us on Wednesday evening as we venture out CT to have a great time at Foxwoods! FOXWOODS - SELECT WED AUGUST 13, 2014 from the dropdown on the left Also, experience Boston from its historic harbor aboard the Odyssey! Witness its beautiful skyline as we travel through the Boston Harbor on our midnight cruise that sets sail from Rowes Wharf and travels to Castle Island, George's Island, Historic Boston Light and finally to the Charlestown Naval Yard! This is THE OFFICIAL 2014 ERC place to be on Friday night and you do not want to miss out! MIDNIGHT CRUISE - SELECT FRI AUGUST 15, 2014 from the dropdown on the left



When: Aug 13, 2014 8 PM to Aug 14, 2014 2 AMin Boston, Massachusetts
Cost: 30 - 70 USD (Wed, 13 Aug 2014 20 )
The Mary Jane Jones


When: Aug 13, 2014 7 PM in Ayer, Massachusetts (Wed, 13 Aug 2014 19 )
Amanda McCarthy
Playing from 12:30-2:00 pm at the Greenhouse

When: Aug 29, 2014 12 PM in Boston, Massachusetts (Fri, 29 Aug 2014 12 )
Nature in Action show by Jackson Gilman!

"Nature in Action" tales for kids - comes to Braintree! For children ages 5 - 11. Jackson Gilman is an accomplished entertainer. He acts out stories dramactically, while telling them from memory. One of his funniest acts is when he plays the part of a carrot - he is so funny that the audience roars with laughter! Limited to the first 100 people.

Funded in part by Braintree Cultural Council,a local agency, which is supported by Massachusetts Cultural Council, a state agency.

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BRAND NEW! : We are open Saturdays now, our first year of Summer Saturdays. You can visit us on Saturdays 9:00 - 5:00 to get more fun things to read, watch, play or listen to. (Open except holiday weekend/Sat. Aug. 30)


The "Fizz Boom Read" Summer Reading Program runs from June 24th-August 29th, 2014 and is sponsored by Friends of Thayer Public Library, Thayer Public Library, the Massachusetts Regional Library Systems, the Boston Bruins, and the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners

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http://www.jacksongillman.com/
Location: Logan Auditorium - upper level



When: Aug 13, 2014 2 PM to Aug 13, 2014 2:50:00 PMin Braintree, Massachusetts (Wed, 13 Aug 2014 14 )
Rosetta Stone and other ESL Learning Resources

New! Back to School Series: Library Online Resources and Services for Teachers, Parents and Adult Students

Fridays, 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Main Library Third Floor Computer Lab

  • Gmail and Google Docs: August 8
  • Tutor.com and Other Learning Resources: August 15
  • Common Core and Library Resources: August 22
  • Rosetta Stone and other ESL Learning Resources: August 29

Must be comfortable with keyboard and mouse, and have a working e-mail address.
Location: Computer Lab, Third Floor, Main Library



When: Aug 29, 2014 11 AM to Aug 29, 2014 1 PMin Worcester, Massachusetts (Fri, 29 Aug 2014 11 )
American Red Cross Blood Drive
When: Aug 29, 2014 10 AM in Cambridge, Massachusetts (Fri, 29 Aug 2014 10 )
Suzie Hatton


When: Nov 7, 2014 8 PM in Framingham, Massachusetts (Fri, 07 Nov 2014 20 )
DIY Club: Cake Decorating (5th & 6th grade)

Participants will work as a team to creat some yummy designs. The ingredients may be manufactured in a facility that contains peanuts or tree nuts. Regiistration is required.
Location: Garden Room



When: Aug 13, 2014 2 PM to Aug 13, 2014 3 PMin Methuen, Massachusetts (Wed, 13 Aug 2014 14 )
Drop-in Craft: Exploring Color

Children will experiment with color and make beautiful crafts.

Program led by librarian Elise Katz.

For ages 4 and up.


Location: Raytheon Room



When: Aug 13, 2014 3 PM to Aug 13, 2014 5 PMin Wayland, Massachusetts (Wed, 13 Aug 2014 15 )
MDDC
Location: Banx Room - Main Library

When: Aug 13, 2014 5 PM to Aug 13, 2014 7 PMin Worcester, Massachusetts (Wed, 13 Aug 2014 17 )
The Five-Week Blow-Out

This concert will feature Five-Week Summer Performance Program students playing rock, jazz, R&B, funk, salsa, bluegrass, and world music in a wide variety of instrumental and vocal settings.

Can't make it to the concert? Watch it live onConcert Window.



When: Aug 13, 2014 8:15:00 PM in Boston, Massachusetts (Wed, 13 Aug 2014 20:15:00 )
Tensor


When: Aug 18, 2014 8 PM in Boston, Massachusetts (Mon, 18 Aug 2014 20 )

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