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Wakefield is a desirable suburban residential community situated in Middlesex County in eastern Massachusetts. The town is governed by a well informed public spirited citizenry interested in maintaining the natural beauty of the town as well as providing a high quality of services and facilities.

The town has diversification of industry and employment is high. The central business district along Main Street is home to banks, public buildings, specialty shops and professional offices.

Adding to the town’s attractiveness are its two lakes. They are Crystal Lake used as a water supply source and Lake Quannapowitt. This three mile lake is a popular area for skating and fishing, walking and jogging. Town residents confidently and proudly assert that Wakefield is a well managed community.

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"Here Comes the Sun" at Laurie's 9:09 Wakefield, MA

Come join us for an entertaining paint and sip party hosted by Painting Under the Influence and Laurie's 9:09 restaurant. Ticket purchase includes simple step by step professional artist instruction and all the materials you need in creating your masterpiece! Paint party starts at 7pm and ends at 9pm, but we encourage you to come early for dinner or grab a pre-paint cocktail/beverage for a little liquid encouragement!No artistic experience necessary...we love our newbies!

Food and drink is not included in ticket purchase

Must be 21 or older to attend



When: Nov 11, 2014 7 PM to Nov 11, 2014 9 PMin Wakefield, Massachusetts
Cost: 30.00 true General Admission 30.00

(Tue, 11 Nov 2014 19 )
American Red Cross Blood Drive
When: Nov 6, 2014 9 AM in Wakefield, Massachusetts (Thu, 06 Nov 2014 09 )
Claudia Russell and Bruce Kaplan
Age Limit: All Ages

Claudia Russell and Bruce Kaplan



When: Apr 11, 2015 8 PM in Wakefield, Massachusetts (Sat, 11 Apr 2015 20 )
Katie O'Brien


When: Nov 14, 2014 9 PM in Wakefield, Massachusetts (Fri, 14 Nov 2014 21 )
Irish Set Dancing
Irish Set Dancing

Traditional Irish Set Dance sessions

Wednesdays 7:30 9:30

upstairs at Harringtons


Dance to lively reels, hornpipes, jigs, and slides (recorded music) by popular Irish ceili bands. Set dance figures are called or reviewed before dancing.


Light refreshments served.
$7 donation requested.

Traditional Irish Set Dance sessions are held throughout the year (with exceptions) upstairs in the function hall.


Harringtons Irish Pub

Upstairs in the Function Room

17 Water Street, Wakefield, MA
www.harringtonspub.com



When: Oct 29, 2014 7 PM to Nov 26, 2014 9 PMin Wakefield, Massachusetts (Wed, 29 Oct 2014 19 )
ADFP Greater Boston November 2014 Meeting

Alimony and Child Support

Since they were enacted the new Massachusetts alimony law and the child support guidelines have created many complexities and ambiguities for divorcing couples.

Attorney Anita Robboy will be taking us through the intricacies of the alimony law and Child Support guidelines in Massachusetts. She will also discuss recent court developments and how they affect divorcing people. With this presentation, the participants will learn the major pitfalls of the alimony law and the child support guidelines.

Anita Robboy is a partner at the firm of Prince Lobel Tye LLP. She holds a Masters in Education from Tufts University and a Juris Doctor from Boston University. Attorney Robboy was also a visiting scholar at Cambridge University in England. A well-respected attorney and author, Ms. Robboy has been recognized as a Massachusetts Super Lawyer and has written and lectured about various issues related to family law including social security, Alimony Reform Act and the interplay of the Alimony Reform Act and the recently revised Child Support Guidelines.


Notes for CE credit:

This presentation is rated as advanced for CFP Board credit and is submitted for 1 hour of credit. Prior experience with the alimony law and child support guidelines in Massachusetts and their interactions is required.

This program is submitted for 1 hour of CPA CE credit as Specialized Knowledge and Applications. ADFP is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website:www.learningmarket.org.



When: Nov 6, 2014 12 PM to Nov 6, 2014 2 PMin Wakefield, Massachusetts (Thu, 06 Nov 2014 12 )
The Enchanted Toy Shoppe


When: Dec 13, 2014 4 PM in Wakefield, Massachusetts (Sat, 13 Dec 2014 16 )
Mystic Runners


When: Dec 31, 2015 9 AM in Wakefield, Massachusetts (Thu, 31 Dec 2015 09 )
Advances in Pediatric Healthcare 2014

Pediatric care is changing and improving all the time, and it can be difficult for doctors, nurses and others to stay on top of newest practices, treatments and approaches. Professionals are challenged to stay current on the innovations and advances that can lead to better outcomes and improve the quality of care for children. Whats more, it can be hard to find time to truly explore important issues such as medical ethics, office practice, medical homes and well care.

Schedule:

7:308:20 a.m. Sign-in and Reception

8:208:30 a.m. Welcome and Overview

Alan D. Woolf, MD, MPH

Plenary Session I
Critical Issues in Gastrointestinal Diseases
Moderator: Laurie Fishman, MD

8:309:05 a.m. GERD vs. Eosinophilic Esophagitis: Diagnostic & Management Options
Eitan Rubinstein, MD

9:059:10 a.m. Q&A

9:109:45 a.m. Is it GI Disease or an Eating Disorder?
Elana Bern, MD

9:459:50 a.m. Q&A

9:5010:25 a.m. Bariatric Surgery: Is it the Right Option for my Patient?
Nirav Desai, MD

10:2510:30 a.m. Q&A

10:3010:45 a.m. Break

Plenary Session 2

Nutritional Issues in GI Medicine
Moderator: Laurie Fishman, MD

10:4511:20 a.m. Infant and Pediatric Formula Selection: Whats Best?
Sharon Weston, RD

11:2011:25 a.m. Q&A

11:2511:55 p.m. New Approaches to Celiac Disease
Dascha Weir, MD

11:55 a.m.noon Q&A
noon12:45 p.m. Keynote Luncheon Address

12:451:30 p.m. Communication & Teamwork
Kevin Churchwell, MD

1:301:45 p.m. Break, Walk to Workshops
Afternoon Workshops (please choose one)

1:453:30 p.m.

A. Cases from Primary Care
Co-Facilitators: Joanne Cox, MD; Kathleen Conroy, MD

B. Community-Based Care: Children with Complex Medical Needs
Co-Facilitators: Romi Webster, MD; Laurie Glader, MD

C. Treating Childhood Asthma in the Community
Facilitator: Kenan Haver, MD

D. Otitis Media & Serous Otitis in Children: An Update Facilitator: Kenneth Whittemore, MD

E. Transitioning Patients from Pediatric to Adult Care Providers

Facilitator: Laurie Fishman, MD

3:303:45 p.m. Complete and Return Evaluations

Advances in Pediatric Healthcare:

This course addresses these challenges. Presenting a wide range of information on advances in pediatric health care, this course will:

  • Help participants gain a deeper understanding
    of such pediatric GI conditions as celiac disease,
    eosinophilic esophagitis, and GERD

  • Help participants counsel families more effectively
    regarding such pediatric GI issues as selection of
    the right infant formulas or the role of bariatric
    surgery in pediatric medicine

  • Host workshops on such pediatric topics as
    primary care, asthma management, treatment of
    otitis, managing the child with complex medical
    needs, and transitioning children with chronic
    illnesses from pediatric to adult care

Target audiences:

  • Physicians
  • Nurses
  • Nurse practitioners
  • Physician assistants

These clinicians may be in private practice, in group practices or within an academic medical setting in the New England region.

Accreditation:

The Harvard Medical School is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to providing continuing medical education for physicians.

The Harvard Medical School designates this live activity for the maximum of 6.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. Physicians should claim only the credits commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

ACGME competencies:

This course is designed to meet one or more of the following Accreditation Council of Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) competencies: patient care, professionalism, interpersonal and communication skills, systems-based practice, and medical knowledge.



When: Nov 5, 2014 7 AM to Nov 5, 2014 3 PMin Wakefield, Massachusetts
Cost: 100.00 true Individual Ticket 100.00

90.00 true Earlybird Ticket 90.00

(Wed, 05 Nov 2014 07 )
Cosy Sheridan
Age Limit: All Ages

Cosy Sheridan



When: Apr 11, 2015 8 PM in Wakefield, Massachusetts (Sat, 11 Apr 2015 20 )
American Red Cross Blood Drive
When: Nov 28, 2014 2 PM in Wakefield, Massachusetts (Fri, 28 Nov 2014 14 )
Holiday Craft Fair
"Holiday Craft Fair is a 1 day event being held on 8th November 2014 at the Elks Lodge in Wakefield, USA. This event showcases products like art and craft products, antique piece of items, collectibles, jewelry, home decor items to name a few etc. in the Gifts & Handicrafts industry."

Book a stall at 10times.com!

When: Nov 8, 2014 12 AM to Nov 8, 2014 12 AMin Wakefield, Massachusetts (Sat, 08 Nov 2014 00 )
25th Annual Burbank YMCA 5k Classic


When: Nov 22, 2014 12 AM to Nov 22, 2014 12 AMin Wakefield, Massachusetts (Sat, 22 Nov 2014 00 )
A Festive Song!
A concert of seasonal music through the ages. Works will range from festive music of the early renaissance to modern day and will finish with our annual carol sing.



When: Dec 7, 2014 3 PM to Dec 7, 2014 5 PMin Wakefield, Massachusetts
Cost: 16 - 25 USD (Sun, 07 Dec 2014 15 )
IIMagine 2014

IIM AMERICAS invites you to Greater Boston Area Annual Conference "IIMagine 2014". The theme of this year's conference is "Thinking and Doing". IIMagine 2014 features scintillating speeches, thought-provoking interactive discussions and powerful networking. Dinner will be provided. IIMagine 2014 is a great opportunity to expand your network, create business contacts and catch up with the community!


Agenda

06:45 pm - 07:45 pm Registration, Dinner & Networking

07:45 pm - 08:00 pm Welcome & Vision

Ashima Jain, Founding President, IIM Americas, Managing Director - PwC

08:00 pm - 08:30 pm Who's in the Room? (audience interactive session)

08:30 pm - 08:45 pmBreak

08:45 pm - 09:15 pm Keynote

Vinit Nijhawan- Energetic Thinker & Doer

09:15 pm -10:00 pm Dessert & Networking

10:00 pm Close

Local alumni will be delighted to host out of town alumni. Spouse/significant other and guests are welcome (tickets need to be bought for them).


Contact

Ashima Jainashima.jain@gmail.com(408) 621 0569

Tarun Mehratarunmehra@gmail.com


Tickets are non-refundable and non-transferable

All attendees of this event acknowledge that none of the organizers and IIM Americas are responsible for any mishap/accident/negligence, whatsoever howsoever.

All attendees of this event acknowledge that IIM Americas may take pictures/video at the event which IIM Americas will use at its sole discretion.



When: Nov 15, 2014 6:45:00 PM to Nov 15, 2014 10 PMin Wakefield, Massachusetts
Cost: Visit EventBrite.com for pricing. (Sat, 15 Nov 2014 18:45:00 )
9th Annual Craft Beer Festival
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Join us for our 9th Annual Craft Beer Festival on Saturday, November 8th from 2 pm to 5 pm. Breweries attending this year include Jacks Abby, Dogfish Head, Berkshire, Harpoon, Newburyport, Downeast Cider, Samuel Smith and Wachusett. Door prizes ~ appetizers ~ promos ~ FUN. This event is complimentary but you must be over 21 to attend.

More: http://www.greenwoodwineandspirits.com

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When: Nov 8, 2014 2 PM in Wakefield, Massachusetts (Sat, 08 Nov 2014 14 )
American Red Cross Blood Drive
When: Nov 7, 2014 1 PM in Wakefield, Massachusetts (Fri, 07 Nov 2014 13 )
"The Marital Home and Divorce" - A North Shore Event

"The Marital Home and Divorce - The Issues, Pitfalls and Tax Implications"


8:30 9:00 AM Networking and light continental breakfast

9:00 10:30 AM Lecture and Discussion

What to do with the marital home - sell, keep or attempt a buyout? Each option has inherent risks and hidden dangers that could negatively impact your clients, their family and the desired outcome of the separation agreement. In today's challenging lending environment, it is prudent to address the housing issues up front so that all options can be explored and analyzed to find one that works best for the family.

This seminar will focus on ways to resolve the housing dilemma by looking at a wide range of issues that may ultimately impact your clients: Impact of Financial Reform and Dodd-Frank Act; Lending guidelines, Child Support and Alimony; Housing Options and Solutions through Financial Analysis; Mortgage, Financial Issues and the Separation Agreement

Speakers

Barbie J. Jetteris a Senior Mortgage Loan Officer at Washington Trust Mortgage Company, a Certified Mortgage and Divorce Planning Professional (CDPP), Certified Professional Life Coach (CPC), and holds an MS degree in Counseling from Boston University. She has worked either as a Mortgage Broker or a Mortgage Banker resolving clients housing issues for over 11 years. In addition, Barbie has been an Allied Member of the Massachusetts Collaborative Law Council and Treasurer of the Southeastern Collaborative Practice Group.

Diane C Pappas, CDFAis a Principal at Solutions for Divorce, an independent, fee-only divorce financial planning firm serving the North Shore, Merrimack Valley and Metrowest areas. Diane is a Financial Planner, Certified Divorce Financial Analyst, a collaborative Financial Neutral and trained Mediator.

Working with her clients, inconjunction with attorneys and mediators, Diane addresses all the tax and finance issues associated with the divorce process ultimately helping the team arrive at a morefair and equitable settlement. Additional focus areas include Special Needs divorceplanning and post-divorce financial planning.

Diane is a member of The Divorce Center Board of Directors, the Boston Chapter of ADFP, MCLC, MCFM and Essex County Estate Planning Council.






When: Nov 6, 2014 8 AM to Nov 6, 2014 10 AMin Wakefield, Massachusetts
Cost: 30.00 true Members through 11/5 30.00

40.00 true Non-Members through 11/5 40.00

35.00 true Members after 11/5 35.00

45.00 true Non-Members after 11/5 45.00

(Thu, 06 Nov 2014 08 )
Irish Set Dancing
Irish Set Dancing

Traditional Irish Set Dance sessions

Wednesdays 7:30 9:30

upstairs at Harringtons


Dance to lively reels, hornpipes, jigs, and slides (recorded music) by popular Irish ceili bands. Set dance figures are called or reviewed before dancing.


Light refreshments served.
$7 donation requested.

Traditional Irish Set Dance sessions are held throughout the year (with exceptions) upstairs in the function hall.


Harringtons Irish Pub

Upstairs in the Function Room

17 Water Street, Wakefield, MA
www.harringtonspub.com



When: Oct 29, 2014 7 PM to Nov 26, 2014 9 PMin Wakefield, Massachusetts (Wed, 29 Oct 2014 19 )

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