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Networking Events – 08/11/14 through 08/15/14

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It's a great time to go green! This week, we're supporting product launches around Boston, learning more about funding and aerospace and enjoying heaping portions of art, health and networking. Find all that and more in the latest edition of The Week Ahead!

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Monday, August 11th, 2014

Magic of Mathematical Modeling: Numerical Tools for Aerospace
Who: Science in the News
What: Discussion with Dr. Karen Willcox
When: 8/11/14, 7:00pm
Where: 247 Elm Street, Somerville, MA 02144 (The Burren)
Why: Hear from Dr. Karen Willcox, co-director of MIT's Center for Computational Engineering, as she discusses her latest research. Learn about the challenges of designing next generation aerospace systems over food and drink with Dr. Willcox and her lab members.


Tuesday, August 12th, 2014

Port to Port: 4th Annual Community Party
Who: Harbor Health Services
What: Community celebration
When: 8/12/14, 11:00am – 5:00pm
Where: 250 Mount Vernon Street, Dorchester, MA 02125 (Geiger Gibson Community Health Center)
Why: Harbor Health Services is hosting a celebration in honor of National Health Center Week. Enjoy games, raffles, health screenings and more while kicking off an adventure that will span health centers across Massachusetts.

Boston Equity Crowdfunding Event
Who: Boston Crowdfunding Meetup
What: Panel discussion on crowdfunding
When: 8/12/14, 6:00pm – 8:00pm
Where: 350 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02239 (Asgard)
Why: Listen in as investors and inventors share insight into best practices for crowdfunding. Moderated by Brian Thopsey, founder of Fund Wisdom, don't miss the opportunity to get your questions answered.

Artlifting Kickstarter Launch Party
Who: Artlifting
What: Art show and ArtLifting Launch
When: 8/12/14, 6:00pm – 8:00pm
Where: 210 Broadway #201, Cambridge, MA 02139 (NGIN Workplace)
Why: Meet the ArtLifting team and find out more about how the company helps disadvantaged individuals through the celebration (and sale) of art. View a pop up art exhibit, meet the artists, and enjoy networking over light food and filling conversation.


Wednesday, August 13th, 2014

Talent Expo – Summer 2014
Who: Startup Institute
What: Student showcase
When: 8/13/14, 10:00am – 1:30pm
Where: 125 Western Avenue, Boston, MA 02134 (Harvard Innovation Lab)
Why: Build your team, network with Boston's startup scene, or just show your support for Startup Institute and their graduating class. Students share their backgrounds and skill sets, followed by an open networking floor and light lunch.

MIN Foodie #7
Who: Mass Innovation Nights
What: Food related product launch
When: 8/13/14, 6:00pm – 8:30pm
Where: 75 Northern Avenue, Boston, MA 02210 (District Hall)
Why: MINFoodie events are a fan favorite, combining an exciting product launch event with appetizing food-related companies. Find out which of the 10 showcase companies will get extended presentation time and network the night away at Distrct Hall.

Startups, Beer, Pizza & Wings Get Together
Who: Founders Share Exchange
What: Startup demos
When: 8/13/14, 6:00pm – 9:00pm
Where: 745 Atlantic Avenue, Boston, MA 02111
Why: Check out live demos of new startups and products over pizza, beer and wings. Connect with startups and network with entrepreneurs from the Greater Boston area.


Thursday, August 14th, 2014

Hack Night at thoughtbot
Who: Metis
What: Hacking and networking
When: 8/14/14, 6:00pm – 9:00pm
Where: 41 Winter Street, 8th Floor, Boston, MA 02122 (thoughtbot)
Why: Meet developers, designers and everyone else interested in tech. Check out thoughtbot's space and hang out with the Metis team. Enjoy snacks, hacks and chats throughout the evening.

New Balance 880V4 Launch Party
Who: Marathon Sports
What: Nationwide product launch
When: 8/14/14, 6:00pm – 9:00pm
Where: 671 Boylston Street, Boston, MA 02116 (Marathon Sports)
Why: Marathon Sports and New Balance are throwing a launch party for brand new New Balance product, the 880V4. Speak directly with New Balance employees and watch an exclusive webcast coming live from the product team at New Balance Headquarters.


Friday, August 15th, 2014

Boston GreenFest 2014
Who: Foundation for a Green Future
What: Multicultural Environmental Music Festival
When: 8/15/14, 12:00pm – 8/17/14, 5:00pm
Where: One City Hall Square, Boston, MA 02201 (Boston City Hall Plaza)
Why: Participate in a three day festival filled with fun and educational opportunities. Learn what steps you can take to contribute to a greener future while enjoying music, dance, art, activities, food and more. See event website for a full schedule of events, including the Gubernatorial EcoForum.

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