#WhereToBe 1.13–1.19

Each Friday, Epicenter features a special “where to be” post on their blog to make sure every day of the week has some sort of cultural event to check out. We hope that you all can come out into the community, learn, and commemorate some influential people and events around Boston! Have something coming up that you’d like to see here? Tweet us @epicentercom and follow the hashtag #WhereToBe.

Friday 1.13

The House Slam ft. Omar Holman

Hosted by: Roxbury Cultural Network and Haley House Bakery & Café

“The House Slam” at the Haley House Café is Boston’s New Poetry Slam venue located in the heart of Dudley Square. The venue offers awesome food, an open mic, a featured poet and a poetry slam every 2nd and 4th Friday of the month. The venue is free of cost and welcoming to all (18+).”

When: 6:30pm

Where: Haley House Bakery & Café | 12 Dade St, Roxbury MA

For more information, please visit: https://www.facebook.com/events/223046361453598/

Saturday 1.14

Hunter’s Space 2017 Goal Setting Workshop

Hosted by: The Hunters’ Space

“Hunters Space Goal Setting Workshop offers the opportunity for you to focus on and conduct a deep dive into your business goals for the New Year. Our emphasis will be on the importance of Structure, Strategy, and Systems for the New Year. Our hope is that through this combination of business strategy and goal setting you will leave activated with the tools and mindset to bring your business aspirations to fruition for 2017.Through this full day workshop you will be able to clearly identify your business’trajectory/ timeline for the new year as well as immediate next steps. From financial breakdown to building your dream team,this goal setting workshop will have you covered. At the end of the workshop you will receive planning tools and resources that you will be able to immediately utilize in your business.”

When: 9am

Where: 1660 Soldier’s Field Rd, Brighton MA

For more info and tickets, visit: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/hunters-space-goal-setting-workshop-tickets-29561103055

Sunday 1.15

Rhythm & Brunch Boston | S2 Ep4

Hosted by: Not Your Average Boston

“Cheers + Good Vibes for 2K17. Let’s kickoff the year with a treat! Joining RYU, is the broddie Chris Mac who will be bringing home all types of Cali heat & gems for Episode 4. Join us for the first #RnBrunchBos of 2017 as we still toasting to MORE life and MORE success. EARLY arrival strongly recommended.”

When: 11am

Where: Causeway Restaurant & Bar | 65 Causeway St, Boston MA

RSVP here: https://rnbrunchbos.splashthat.com

Monday 1.16

Standing Up For Ourselves: Self-Care

Hosted by: CityPop Egleston

“You probably know by now that Hands to Heart Center — Yoga for the People offers some of the most inspiring, healing, community-building events in Boston, all for free! We welcome you to join us for our newest 3-part workshop series, Standing Up for Ourselves: Self-Care for Activistis every other Monday in January, 1/2, 1/16 and 1/30.

In activism, we work to stand up, to hold ourselves and to hold others, to hold space, and to occupy space. These are all literal movements. How can we use embodied awareness to change how we move, and how can embodied awareness support us in our activism? Using Feldenkrais Awareness Through Movement lessons, we will explore fresh ways of holding ourselves, standing, and breathing.”

When: 7pm

Where: City Pop Egleston | 3195 Washington St, Boston MA

For more information, go to: https://www.facebook.com/events/1062756660518086/

Tuesday 1.17

A Tribute To The Dream: Presenting Renee Elise Goldsberry

Hosted by: Northeastern University Student Life

“A commemoration of the life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., featuring acclaimed actress, singer and songwriter Renee Elise Goldsberry, who originated the role of Angelica Schuyler Church in the Broadway musical Hamilton, a performance for which she won a 2016 Tony Award.”

When: 4pm

Where: Blackman Auditorium, Northeastern University | 360 Huntington Ave, Boston MA

For more info, please go to: https://www.facebook.com/events/607790562755336/

Wednesday 1.18

BREAD presents Startup Classroom

Hosted by: Make Bread

“Willie Jackson is an inclusion strategist, technologist, and entrepreneur. He’s the founder and publisher of Abernathy, and the technical lead of Seth Godin’s altMBA program. The theme of Willie’s talk is Getting Real! He will be talking about how to ignite change through challenge.”

When: 6:30pm

Where: The Bolling Building | 2300 Washington St, Boston MA

To RSVP to this free event, go to: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/bread-presents-startup-classroom-featuring-willie-jackson-founder-publisher-of-abernathy-tickets-30233067920

Thursday 1.19

Grant Writing

Hosted by: Third Sector New England

“Learn how to write a competitive, fundable grant in this lively and fun introduction to grant writing. Participants will learn how to:

Convince grant reviewers of their proposal’s vision, Organize the project design for maximum impact, Employ clear, concise, positive style, Format your proposal for easy readability, Use the Internet and other resources to determine the interest and ability of your prospects, so you’ll have a better sense of whom to ask for what

This half-day, hands-on session will focus on grant writing and research of corporations and foundations.”

When: 9am

Where: Boston’s NonProfit Center| 89 South St, Boston MA

For information and to RSVP, please visit: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/tsnes-2016-17-better-nonprofit-management-training-series-registration-26357906207

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