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Boston Chapter Events


Boston Garden Tour & Swan Boat RIde

Boston Garden Tour & Swan Boat RIdeMonday, August 23, 2021, 10:30am‑2pm EDT
Location: Boston Garden
Restricted to members and their guests
Only 2 seats left!
Members and Guests: $14
Boston Garden Tour & Swan Boat Ride

Optional Lunch - Maggiano's Little Italy


Group Limit 10 participants 

Boston’s Public Garden, the first public botanical garden in America, its form, plantings, and statuary evoke its Victorian heritage. Our tour guide will help us explore the history, sculpture, and horticulture of Boston's beautiful Garden, and no visit would be complete without a voyage on one of the swan Boats.  Guests are invited!

Schedule:
    10:30 am  Tour

    11:45 am  Swan Boat Ride  

    12:30 pm Optional Lunch at Maggiano's Little Italy

Cost:
$14.00  Tour & Swan Boat Ride
 

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Martha's Vineyard Day Trip

Martha's Vineyard Day TripSaturday, August 28, 2021, 7:45am‑9pm EDT
Location: Martha's Vineyard
Restricted to members and their guests
Registration Deadline: Monday, July 19, 2021
Only 1 seats left!
Members and Guests: $160

Join us for this island adventure...maximum 22 passengers. 

Guests are welcome!

RESERVATION DEADLINE - JULY 19TH. We need a final count to arrange ferry tickets and transportation. Note- the cost for this trip is non refundable.
 
Cost includes:

  • Round trip Mini Coach Bus, Lexington - Oak Bluffs - Lexington.
  • Round trip Island Queen Ferry, Falmouth - Oak Bluffs - Falmouth.
  • 3-Hour narrated tour of Martha's Vineyard, with 45 minute stop in Edgartown and a stop at Gay Head Cliffs.


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Tucks Point Party!

Tucks Point Party!Saturday, September 11, 2021, 10am‑2:30pm EDT
Location: Tucks Point Chowder House 12 Tucks Point Road, Manchester by the Sea, MA
Restricted to members and their guests
Registration Deadline: Wednesday, August 25, 2021
Members and Guests: $10

This year promises to be super special!  Help us celebrate seeing YOU in person.  Sign up now and bring a friend!

Socialize - swim - kayak by the beautiful harbor. 

And lunch is on us!



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The Sunday Brunch Group & Social Events invite you to A Taste of Lithuania

The Sunday Brunch Group & Social Events invite you to A Taste of LithuaniaSunday, September 19, 2021, 12‑2:30pm EDT
Location: South Boston Lithuanian Club, 368 West Broadway South, South Boston, MA
Registration Deadline: Thursday, September 16, 2021
All Attendees: FREE
Enjoy lunch at the South Boston Lithuanian Club, established in 1899 and is the largest and oldest Lithuanian-American community organization in the New England area.

 

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Gallery Twist

Wednesday, September 29, 2021, 6‑7:15pm EDT
Location: 1963 Massachusetts Ave, Lexington MA 02420
Restricted to members and their guests
Members and Guests: FREE

TTN Private Showing  - Gallery Twist
          a gallery...with a twist


              6:00 pm - 7:15 pm
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 Exhibit
 Cool, Calm & Collected 
 The location of this exhibit is a beautiful    historic house, where the art is   distinctively displayed. 

 Enjoy an eclectic mix of New England artwork, various styles and media. The artists are well-established regionally, and live & work here in New England

 This is a private showing for TTN Members and their guests.
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Gillian & John Ross 
 Will be our host for the evening. They are friends of TTN having presented at our Friday night It's 5:00 Somewhere. We can now leave our little zoom boxes and meet in person to experience this unique gallery.
https://www.gallerytwist.com/



RSVP's are required - there is no charge. 

Optional dinner after.


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TTN Events from Other Chapters

Washington DC Chapter Event: Ted Talk Tuesday - " Your elusive creative genius"

Washington DC Chapter Event: Ted Talk Tuesday - Tuesday, August 3, 2021
Time:
7:00-8:00 p.m. EST
Location: Online
Restricted to members and their guests
Members and Guests: FREE

Join us for Ted Talk Tuesday, where we watch and discuss this  19 minute Ted Talk, " Your elusive creative genius" by Elizabeth Gilbert, the author of "Eat, Pray, Love.

Elizabeth Gilbert muses on the impossible things we expect from artists and geniuses -- and shares the radical idea that instead of the rare person "being" a genius, all of us "have" a genius. It's a funny, personal, and surprisingly moving talk.



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Santa Fe Event: Book Discussion: Small Great Things By Jodi Picoult

Santa Fe Event: Book Discussion: Small Great Things By Jodi PicoultMonday, August 16, 2021, 6‑7:30pm MDT
Location: Online Event Event via Zoom
All Attendees: FREE

This #1 New York Times Bestseller features richly developed characters who face a gripping moral dilemma that leads its readers to question everything they know about privilege, power and race. Small Great Things offers a thought-provoking examination of racism in America today, both overt and subtle. A novel that puts its finger on the very pulse of the nation that we live in today.” (San Francisco Book Review Read)



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Central Ohio August 2021 Event: Returning to the Arts After the Pandemic: “No Carry Out Available”

Central Ohio August 2021 Event: Returning to the Arts After the Pandemic: “No Carry Out Available”Monday, August 16, 2021, 6‑8pm EDT
Location: Online via Zoom Video Conferencing
Registration Deadline: Sunday, August 15, 2021
Members: FREE, Guest: $5

Covid 19 has brought a plethora of major and minor changes to all parts and pieces of our communities.  None have been more negatively impactful than for the performing arts.  

Erin Blue, Executive Director at the McConnell Arts Center, will be walking us through some of the pivoting and realignments for the community arts center in Worthington. She will share how she and the MAC prepared for the uncertain return of the performing arts as the pandemic wound down and will share some innovative approaches she has accomplished and observed both locally and nationally. 
  
Read More & Register Here

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New Member Orientation

New Member OrientationThursday, August 26, 2021, 1‑2pm EDT
Location: Zoom: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84662391465
All Attendees: FREE



Are you a new member?  Or are you interested in learning more about us before joining our community?

Welcome to The Transition Network!

At New Member Orientation we'll provide an overview of who we are, what we offer our members, and how to get the most out of your TTN experience.  

There will be lots of time to ask questions.  And you'll have a fun opportunity to meet other new members during our session!






 

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Long Island Chapter: Health and Wellness Committee presents SEASONS OF CARE 2

Long Island Chapter: Health and Wellness Committee presents SEASONS OF CARE 2Monday, September 20, 2021
Time:
4 to 5:00 PM
Location: ZOOM
Restricted to members only
Registration Deadline: Friday, September 17, 2021
Members: FREE

Learn about prevention and early detection  of skin cancer.
This presentation is by Community Health Educator Maura Calio, MA, RN, St Francis Hospital.

 



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Virtual Women in Transition Workshop

Virtual Women in Transition WorkshopTuesday, September 21, 2021, 4‑6:15pm EDT
Location: A Zoom link will follow.
Registration Deadline: Friday, September 10, 2021
Members: $30, Guest: $40





Has your personal or professional life been disrupted by changes that have left you feeling adrift?  Changes after 50 may mean significant shifts in how we think about our identity, what's most important to us, and what motivates us. Is it time to explore new possibilities for what's next, rethink your life and/or work priorities, or make changes in your lifestyle?  

TTN's Virtual Women in Transition Workshop is just what you've been looking for!

This TTN signature workshop is scheduled across two sessions:  September 21 and September 23 from 4:00pm to 6:15pm  eastern time on both days.  

 

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Philadelphia Chapter Event: Commitment to Literacy

Philadelphia Chapter Event: Commitment to LiteracyWednesday, September 22, 2021, 4:30‑6pm EDT
Location: Virtual Event via Zoom
All Attendees: $5




TTN’s Philadelphia Chapter  and the TTN Philadelphia Giving Circle will be presenting a program on the literacy initiatives that three organizations, including two Giving Circle grantees, are undertaking to address the link between literacy and poverty.

  • Over 20% of adults in Philadelphia lack basic literacy skills compared to the national average of 14%

  • Philadelphia is the poorest big city in the nation, and 40% of those living in poverty do not have a high school degree.

  • 2 in 5 Philadelphia third graders are poor readers.

  • Studies have shown a direct correlation between literacy and job attainment and ability to move out of poverty. 


In light of this issue facing our city, TTN’s Philadelphia Chapter will be presenting a program on the literacy initiatives that three organizations, including two Giving Circle grantees, are undertaking to address the link between literacy and poverty.



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Long Island Chapter:Women as Men in Films

Long Island Chapter:Women as Men in FilmsThursday, September 23, 2021
Time:
1 to 2:30 PM
Location: Zoom
Restricted to members and their guests
Registration Deadline: Sunday, September 19, 2021
Members: $8, Guests: $12
We are pleased to have Greg Blank, filmmaker and film historian, discuss and present clips of women playing men in films.

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San Francisco Bay Area Wellness Wednesday

Wednesday, September 29, 2021, 3‑4:30pm PDT
Location: Virtual Event on Zoom
All Attendees: FREE
Hearing and Brain Health
Learn why hearing well is vital to a healthy brain.

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Virtual Women in Transition Workshop

Virtual Women in Transition WorkshopTuesday, November 16, 2021, 4‑6:15pm EST
Location: Zoom link to come.
Registration Deadline: Friday, November 5, 2021
Members: $30, Guest: $40





Has your personal or professional life been disrupted by changes that have left you feeling adrift?  Changes after 50 may mean significant shifts in how we think about our identity, what's most important to us, and what motivates us. Is it time to explore new possibilities for what's next, rethink your life and/or work priorities, or make changes in your lifestyle?  

TTN's Virtual Women in Transition Workshop is just what you've been looking for!

This TTN signature workshop is scheduled across two sessions:  September 21 and September 23 from 4:00pm to 6:15pm  eastern time on both days.  

 

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