On Thursday, March 13th, the Elevating YW Network will be having an art sale to benefit the YWCA Boston called Art + Social Justice. The event will be held at Doffie's Studio in Cambridge from 6:30pm-8:30pm.
Dorothy “Doffie” Arnold will have her beautiful collection of thousands of paintings and drawings up for sale.
"Eighty percent of each sale will go directly to YWCA Boston to support our programs to create a better Boston for everyone. Painting and drawings start at $100."
General admission to the event is free and you can register here. For more information on the Doffie paintings, please check out www.Doffie.com.
The Kendall Square community is offering free ice skating with a food donation on Tuesday, February 25th. The event will run from 12pm until 8pm.
This is the second annual Kendall Square free ice skating event to support the Great Boston Food Bank.
Suggested donations include oatmeal, canned veggetables and peanut butter.
"The Greater Boston Food Back strives to end hunger in Massachusetts and can feed up to 90,000 people a week."
Please click here for further information on this event.
Michael Che will be performing at Laugh Boston in Cambridge on February 21st & 22nd!
"Named one of Rolling Stone’s 50 Funniest People in January 2013. In the spring of 2013, Che was brought on as a guest writer for five installments of NBC’s iconic Saturday Night Live.
Che appears weekly on Vh1’s Best Week Ever and was featured on John Oliver's New York Stand-Up Show on Comedy Central, Money from Strangers on MTV and as a recurring contestant on IFC's comedy game show Bunk."
Please click here for further general and ticket information.
Improv Boston's Annual College Comedy Festival & Beanpot College Improv Tournament is BACK! The comedy event will be held from February 20th-22nd in Cambridge.
"The College Comedy Festival and Beanpot Tournament continues to be a showcase of the highest quality college comedy in New England! Cheer on your favorite school at the Beanpot Tournament, or scout New England's freshest comedy rockstars at the Showcase Shows."
There is even an limited time offer for a $50 festival pass that allows guests to see their favorite team in four competitions and the showcase show.
The competitions include short form, long form, line game, showcase and a fire round.
Please click here for further information on this event, tickets and the competing teams!
On Sunday, February 16th, The Sinclair in Cambridge will be hosting the Cocktail Wars for bartenders in the area.
Bartenders include Crystal Kelley from Brick and Mortar, Will Tomlinson from Tavern Road, Jason Cool from Citizen Public House and Ray Tremblay from Newtowne Grille. The bartenders have the tools, ingredienance and knowledge. "Then, as in cooking competitions like 'Iron Chef,' they’re presented with a mystery spirit and ingredient. They have 20 minutes to design a recipe that tastes and looks good — and have to justify it all to a panel of judges."
Guests for this event will be able to sample the bartenders creations and vote on their favorite concoction.
For further information on this event, please call The Sinclair at 617-547-5200.
The Brattle Threatre in Cambridge will be having their 19th Annual Bugs Bunny Film Festival from February 15th-23rd.
The "first program is the All Bugs Revenue, starring everyone’s favorite wascally wabbit. The second program, Daffy Duck and Friends features Bugs’ frequently frustrated second-fiddle, Daffy Duck, alongside the rest of the Looney Tunes. We round out the second weekend with special matinees of a Looney Tunes Revenue featuring a completely different program and a few surprises!"
This event is great for adults and kids alike! Please click here for more information on this event.
"'History 101' is a time-warping collection of comedic history-themed scenes, monologues and songs. From the hilarious mind of James Ferguson, many of these hilarious scenes have been produced previously in theaters around the country. This award-winning material makes audiences wish History 101 could repeat itself.
Voted 'Best of Boston' by The Phoenix, The Improper Bostonian, and The Weekly Dig, ImprovBoston performers, teachers, and students have included comedians that have gone on to fame as internationally celebrated film stars."
'History 101' is on Saturdays at 7pm until January 25th at ImprovBoston in Cambridge. For more general and ticket information, please go to ImprovBoston.com.
The 4th Annual Cambridge MLK Day of Service will be held on Monday, January 20th from 2:00pm-5:00pm. The Day of Service is a day to commemorate MLK by volunterring and providing goods to people in need.
The Many Helping Hands project "will touch the lives of thousands of people in need in Cambridge and Somerville." Volunteers for this service will be able to make fleece scares and blankets for homeless children, teens and adults and make activity kits for kids waiting in hospital emergency rooms.
Participants can donate as much time as they like during this event. It is also noted that it is highly suggested to bring some type of donation, such as food or a children's book.
Please click here for further information on this event and registration.
The Taste of Chocolate Festival will be coming to Harvard Square in Cambridge! The weekend event will be held from Friday, January 24th- Sunday, January 26th!
"Harvard Square's finest restaurants and cafes will embark on a three chocolate extravaganza! Harvard Square's restaurants will feature chocolate appetizers, entrees, desserts, cocktails, cordials and nightcaps while Harvard Square retailers will dazzle you with scrumptious chocolate specials and deals."
There are various events at different locations including a chocolate treasure hunt and a art of chocolate tasting. Although you do not need a ticket to participate, some events may require a reservation. Pricing for the events vary.
Please click here for further information on the Taste of Chocolate Festival! This is an event you do not want to miss!
The Harvard Square Holiday Fair will be starting on Friday, December 6th and continue every Friday-Sunday until December 23rd. The fair will be held at the First Parish Church in Cambridge.
"That’s twelve whole days of peace, love and holiday shopping. This is not your average 'craft fair'-it’s a high energy underground marketplace where people see old friends and make new ones.
The fair is juried and changes a little every year. This years mix of New England craftspeople and world traveling importers features many wonderful gift items - arty clocks, stunning photographs, beautiful fleece hats and accessories, fabulous pottery, all kinds of jewelry: funky and hip; classic silver and gold, and exotic vintage from Asia, hand printed cards and calendars, handcut metal light fixtures and so much more. There is a great selection at really affordable prices."
For more information on this event, please click here.