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One Point of View Looking forward to Spring and the Crocuses

After months of anger, self-reflection and the realization that I have to calm down in order to survive the next four years, I have come to a conclusion. Yes, I have discovered a philosophy that … [Read More...]

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NBPT Literary Festival

NBPT Literary Festival is on April 28/29, 2017 We are proud to announce our 2017 honoree, Jeff Kinney FULL SCHEDULE TBA Born on February 19, 1971, Jeff Kinney is an American writer whose … [Read More...]

Firehouse Theater Events for March/April

Love/Sick - March 23-April 2 by John Cariani A Firehouse Production. From the writer of “Almost, Maine” comes a collection of nine slighty twisted and completely hilarious vignettes about the … [Read More...]

Parker River National Wildlife Reserve Tours in March

**Behind the Scenes Refuge Tour of Parker River NWR, March 2017 Held on the following days: Sunday, March 5th @ 1:00 pm; Friday, March 10th @ 9:30 am; Saturday, March 11th @ 9:30 am; Sunday, March … [Read More...]

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Boston Museum of Science Presents NASA Film

Who did not enjoy the Martian with Matt D? Take your budding little astronauts to the Museum of Science's showing of the film that sparked a million dreams. Through April, star gazers can see what … [Read More...]

Road trip: Newburyport to the Berkshires Mass MOCA Embodies Cool

The spectacularly located and formerly overlooked city of North Adams has been revitalized through ART—cutting edge, large scale, contemporary art.  It speaks to some of us in a BIG way. MASS MoCA … [Read More...]

Mystery and Magnificence at the Isabella Gardner in Boston

Boston's Fenway still has its own, unsolved, Thomas Crown affair. New England icon Isabella Stewart grew up in New York and Paris.  Her initial connection with Boston came through a school … [Read More...]

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Visiting Our New World Trade Center

If you visit Manhattan this year be sure to stop at One World Trade Center (also 1 WTC) and the Freedom Memorial. It is important to both remember and educate future generations on the horrors of war … [Read More...]

Breaking the Last Glass Ceiling

"Just pray to God. She will help you." Alva Vanderbilt Belmont, 1916, President of the National Women's Party and the founder of the Political Equality League. After working as a key player in the … [Read More...]

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