Volunteer Evening

Volunteer Evening
Event on 2016-06-07 18:00:00
Everyone is welcome to our Volunteer Evening, where we will be launching our brand-new volunteer service with the JVN. Come along for volunteer opportunities, leadership and spiritual engagement workshops, and to find out how we're making it easier for the Catholic community to share their gifts and talents through volunteering. Refreshments will be provided. Full programme TBA.

at Centre for Youth Ministry
20 Phoenix Road , Euston
London, United Kingdom

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RF Management for Live Events

RF Management for Live Events
Event on 2016-06-22 09:30:00
Who? This course is suitable for anyone working with radio microphones and wireless monitoring systems in live event environments. You might be a live sound engineer, audio systems engineer, sound designer, AV installer, theatre technician, school AV technician, church engineer or anyone else in a role responsible for the management and operation of radio mic systems for live events. What? Radio microphones and wireless in-ear monitoring systems are playing an ever increasing role in live event productions. From school assemblies to rock festivals, church services to west-end musicals, radio microphones are now a bread and butter element of live sound systems everywhere, yet the potential pitfalls are many: are your radio systems licensed and legal? How do you ensure multiple systems on a busy site are intermodulation free? What can you do to protect yourself from interference and poor RF performance? This course will present a detailed look at managing radio systems in live event environments through a mixture of theory and practical demonstrations using products and software tools from the industry leading manufacturers including Shure and Sennheiser. You'll also learn about the latest regulations, licensing and how upcoming developments in wireless spectrum allocation are going to impact on PMSE users for live events. Agenda Understanding the wireless spectrum. Frequency plotting and licensing. What is intermodulation, why is it a problem and how to design your systems so that they are intermodulation free. Common setup mistakes. Radio mics vs. wireless IEMs. Using antenna distribution systems. Prerequisites There are no prerequisites for this course. This course is suitable for students of all levels of ability and prior experience. FAQs   What are my transport/parking options getting to the event? All courses are hosted at SFL’s facilities in Reading unless otherwise stated. Our address is: SFL Group, Unit 5, Headley Park 10, Woodley, Reading, RG5 4SW Public Transport: If coming by public transport the nearest station is Winnersh Triangle, which is around five minutes away by taxi (not walkable). The nearest major transport hub is Reading Station, from here we are around 20 minutes by taxi or the number 13 bus will get you within walking distance (alight at Headley Road). Parking & Access: When you arrive please come to our visitors’ entrance, this is at the rear of the building on the far side from our trade entrance. To get here make your way all the way to back of the estate (past the trade yard) and turn right at the end, SFL is on your right after you come round the corner. Marked visitors’ parking bays are on your right. There is additional general parking opposite the visitors’ parking bays if these are all full, and further parking can be found around the estate. The visitors’ entrance is immediately adjacent to the visitors’ parking bays. Please come through the outer door and then ring the intercom for access. We politely request that visitors avoid parking directly outside of other businesses or in marked bays belonging to other businesses. Also please be aware that large goods vehicles require access around the estate at all times, please take this into consideration and in particular we ask that you avoid parking in any of the trade yards.   Where can I contact the organiser with any questions? Please contact training@sflgroup.co.uk or call our office on 0118 969 0900 (9am-5.30pm Mon-Fri) for any questions relating to this course or your booking.   Is my registration/ticket transferrable? Bookings are made for a specific course on a specific date and are not transferrable, however we are happy for you to nominate another named individual to take your place should you be unable to attend. Please contact us on training@sflgroup.co.uk or call our office on 0118 969 0900 if you wish to change any of the details of your booking.   Can I update my registration information? Yes, please contact us on training@sflgroup.co.uk or call our office on 0118 969 0900 if you wish to change any of the details of your booking.   Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event? No. Your details will be checked at registration but a copy of your ticket is not required.   What is the refund policy? Once confirmed bookings on SFL training courses are non-refundable. We cannot accept cancellations and no refund will be offered if you are unable to attend, however you may nominate another named individual to attend in your place. Cancellations due to extenuating circumstances may be considered for deferral to a future course at SFL’s discretion. SFL’s decision in such matters is final, previous decisions do not establish a precedent. In the unlikely event that SFL have to cancel or reschedule a course and you are unable to make the new dates a full refund will be provided.   The name on the registration/ticket doesn't match the attendee. Is that okay? Yes, but we request that the person who made the booking contacts us in advance to notify us if this is to be the case. Please contact us on training@sflgroup.co.uk or call our office on 0118 969 0900 if you wish to change any of the details of your booking. For group bookings this is fine so long as at least one of the group matches a named ticket and is able to confirm the details of the other attendees at registration.

at SFL Group
Unit 5 Headley Park 10
Reading, United Kingdom

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BERKELEY HIGH SCHOOL JAZZ BENEFIT CONCERT

BERKELEY HIGH SCHOOL JAZZ BENEFIT CONCERT
Event on 2016-06-03 07:00:00
Berkeley High School Jazz is proud to join the Berkeley Music Group (BMG) in its inaugural year at The UC Theatre Taube Family Music Hall. On Friday, June 3rd, the Berkeley High School Jazz Ensemble will warm up the theatre’s stage for Grammy Award Winning Pacific Mambo Orchestra – a glamorous evening of big band sounds and Latin dancing is in store for the community.

Imagine a breathtaking live act that combines the sounds of Stevie Wonder, Duke Ellington and Tito Puente. Named one of the best Latin Big Bands in the world by European Magazine Salsa Trips, PMO is the Grammy Award Winner for Best Latin Tropical Album. Infusing with an intoxicating energy that inevitably evokes for standing ovations, PMO honors the sounds of the great Latin Big Bands of the 1940’s through present times.

Berkeley High Jazz is internationally known as an incubator for local Jazz talent. The Berkeley community holds this Jazz program in high esteem with good reason. Alumni like Joshua Redman, Will Bernard, Josh Jones, Phil Lesh, and Charlie Hunter have become professional musicians who are contributing to the art of jazz.

Both Berkeley High Jazz and Berkeley Music Group are 501(c)(3) nonprofit organizations. Your support ensures that every music student has access to world-class programs.

at The UC Theatre
2036 University Avenue
Berkeley, United States

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Business Start Up Workshop – Compton Road Library

Business Start Up Workshop – Compton Road Library
Event on 2016-10-17 10:30:00
Workshop with a variety of business support organisations, to point you in the right direction. Find out about the support available in Leeds – from marketing your business to taxation & book-keeping, funding your business, protecting your name and website and much more. Outline of workshops: How to access library business services: Business & IP Centre, Central Library Business advice & guidance: West & North Yorkshire Chamber of Commerce Making tax & book keeping less painful: WGN Chartered Accountants, Haines Watts Chartered Accountants Marketing your business: Chartered Institute of Marketing Do you need a loan to get you started? Leeds City Credit Union Social media for business: S L Social Getting the most from your bank: Santander Networking Between speakers and attendees For more information contact Business & IP Centre Leeds Tel: 0113 2478266 , E-mail: bipcleeds@leeds.gov.uk Workshops taking place in 2016: 21st June: Pudsey Library 12th July: Middleton Library 13th September: Horsforth Library 17th October: Compton Road Library 25th November: Moor Allerton Library Did you know… Here at the Leeds Business and IP Centre we provide face-to-face support in all aspects of starting and growing a successful business. We help customers to protect the intellectual property of their products and services and provide access to valuable market research and company information. Our free business and intellectual property events and workshops provide attendees with support and advice, and the chance to network, in a friendly and accessible environment. Please call 0113 2478266, or email bipcleeds@leeds.gov.uk for more details.     –            –      

at Compton Centre, Leeds
322 Harehills Lane
Leeds, United Kingdom

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FREE EMIL Forum: Empower Your Identity and Personal Brand through LinkedIn on 7 June 2016 (Tue)

FREE EMIL Forum: Empower Your Identity and Personal Brand through LinkedIn on 7 June 2016 (Tue)
Event on 2016-06-07 18:30:00

at Hong Kong Polytechnic University
11 Yuk Choi Rd
Hung Leng, Hong Kong

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Getting started with coding in the classroom

Getting started with coding in the classroom
Event on 2016-07-06 09:00:00
This six hour session includes 3 of our most popular sessions on how to code. Taught by educators that have implemented making in their schools or media centers. Each participant will be provided with lunch for this session. Sessions Include Unplugged Coding   Coding is the new literacy! As part of the White House ‘Computer Science for All’ initiative, coding has become an integral part of education in the 21st century. This introduction to the basics of computer science will tackle the principles of coding and include logic and reasoning through hands-on lessons. This session will lay the foundation for a successful computer coding experience using everyday materials. No devices needed! Coding Blocks Research has proven that kinesthetic or tactile learning is essential for a good educational experience, and has proven to increase student learning outcomes. The same is true in regards to computer coding. Utilizing code blocks, as well as the resources from code.org, participants will be provided with a hands-on approach to the basics of computer coding. This session will also offer different strategies and activities to continue using the Hands-on Coding Blocks™ integrated into any existing curriculum. Session Takeaways: Hands on Coding Block™ set, “Hands-on” Coding guideline, Sample classroom activities. Introduction to Scratch Unlock your creative potential and have fun using the basics of computer coding. MIT has developed an easy and fun method to create programs using Scratch. Building off the principles of simple block coding, participants will be introduced to the basic and fundamental controls of Scratch. Afterwards they will explore various games and programs that can be created utilizing this graphical programming tool. Session Takeaways: Scratch Resources and Activities, Including Super Scratch Programming Adventures FAQs Where can I contact the organizer with any questions? Maker Depot Academy 60F Commerce Way Totowa, NJ 07512 862-245-3805 pd@makderdepotacademy.org   What is the refund policy? If you need to cancel your registration, our policy is as follows: 14+ days piro to event 100% refund less than 14 days there is no refund The name on the registration/ticket doesn't match the attendee. Is that okay? If you give your ticket to another party, just let us know that you have switched your registration. We will honor the ticket. What if I have to pay by PO? That's not a problem. If you need to register and have it approved by your school, just register as always, but select the other payment options and select PO. Please send the PO to pd@makerdepotacademy.org. We will process the paperwork and send you an invoice. 

at Red Bank
Harding Rd &amp Broad Street
Red Bank, United States

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Dick and His Pussy (Happy Hour Matinee) Two Brewers Adult Panto 2016

Dick and His Pussy (Happy Hour Matinee) Two Brewers Adult Panto 2016
Event on 2016-12-18 16:30:00
FROM THE TEAM THAT BROUGHT YOU ALEZZIN ‘That’s Good That Is’ presents Dick and His Pussy   The Two Brewers Adult Panto 2016  Please bring your ticket (paper or App) or ID to match the booking name with you to the show. Tickets are non-refundable.   'VIP Table' tickets are garenteed a reserved table for 4. 'General Addmission'  seats are un-allocated, so if you are a large group, please arrive early to sit together.  For Group of 10+ & Larger VIP bookings please contact us directly info@thatsgoodthatis.com This show is an Adults Only Panto

at Two Brewers
114 Clapham High Street
London, United Kingdom

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Summer Session: Maine Brewers’ Guild 2016 Beer Festival

Summer Session: Maine Brewers’ Guild 2016 Beer Festival
Event on 2016-07-23 13:00:00
The Maine Brewers' Guild is slated to be the biggest brewfest in Maine and your best chance to try Maine's best beers. Summer Session is the only brewfest run by and in support of the Maine craft beer industry – we know what beer fans love, and we want to share our love of beer with you while creating the perfect festival environment. So come join us in the vast expanse of Thompson's Point waterfront venue in Portland – outdoors and under the sun for our annual Maine Brewers' Guild Festival – Summer Session 2016 on Saturday July 23rd, from 1-5PM, with a VIP session starting at Noon. TICKETS: / general admission, / VIP (limited qty available), / Day of Event (general admission only).  All tickets include unlimited beer samples from all breweries, souvenir taster glass, access to beer school classes, live music. Food available for purchase from a huge variety of food trucks.   What makes our festival so awesome? We're glad you asked… BEST BEER IN MAINE – Maine's best brewers will be showcasing their wares from all across the state and we'll have more Maine breweries pouring than any festival all year. GUEST BREWERIES – After last year's success, we are sticking with the invitational format – our Maine brewers will invite their friends from out-of-state breweries so we will have beers on tap that you have never tried, from breweries who don't normally sell their beer in Maine.  LIVE MUSIC – Jam out to some of New England's best fest music but keep it far enough away from the beer so you can still interact with the brewers and ask your questions. PLENTY OF SPACE to spread out – Thompson's Point is acres and acres of waterfront land. No crowded gymnasiums here. LAWN CHAIRS WELCOME – we want you to get comfortable, so bring your lawn chairs, picnic blankets, cornhole set, and make a day of it! BEER SCHOOL CLASSES – Learn from Maine's brewers in short, 10-15 minute 'classes' within the brewfest discussing all sorts of topics related to beer and brewing and giving you the chance to ask those burning questions and learn from the pros. No registration required. (list of classes is below) The ANNUAL 'HOMEGROWN BEER' COMPETITION –  We'll be inviting brewers will be brew a beer made with Maine grown grains and malted in Maine. All attendees will have the chance to try them all and vote on your favorite to see which brewery will take home the trophy! #DrinkLocal FOOD TRUCKS – They will be there and ready to serve you, from the beginning to the end – so bring an appetite! Participating trucks will be announced soon! SUPPORTS YOUR LOCAL CRAFT BEER COMMUNITY – Proceeds from our brewfest benefit the Maine Brewers' Guild in their work to promote and protect craft beer. (We're the people who changed the laws so brewers could pour their own beer at these festivals!) This is our biggest event of the year and the primary fundraiser for our nonprofit. Drink beer in support of beer! TIME TO CATCH YOUR BREATH – Although we'll have to stop serving beer at 5PM, you'll be welcome to hang out till around 6PM, grab a bite to eat from one of the food trucks, and take in the beauty of an evening on the water in Portland surrounded by thousands of your closest friends.  PUBLIC TRANSPORT – We're working to figure out ways to get you to and from the festival safely. And if you're coming from Boston, the bus or trains heading into Portland will drop you right to the festival site. (The event is right behind the Amtrak and Concord Coach station). We'll also coordinate in-town Portland pick ups via public transport.  PARTICIPATING BREWERIES:  Allagash Brewing Company Atlantic Brewing Austin Street Brewery Banded Horn Brewing Company Barreled Souls Baxter Brewing Bigelow Brewing Company Bissell Bros Brewing Company Boothbay Craft Brewery Dirigo Brewing Company Foundation Brewing Company Funky Bow Beer Company Geaghan Bros. Brewing Geary Brewing Company Gneiss Brewing Company Hidden Cove Hidden Cove Brewing Company Kennebec River Brewery Kennebunkport Brewing/Federal Jack's Brewpub Left Hand Brewing Company Liberty Craft Brewing Liquid Riot Bottling Company Lively Brewing at Ebenezers Brewpub Maine Beer Company Marsh Island Brewing Mason's Brewing Company Mast Landing Brewing Company Monhegan Brewing Company Orono Brewing Company Penobscot Bay Brewery Rising Tide Brewing Company Sebago Brewing Company Sheepscot Valley Brewing Company SoMe Brewing Company Strong Brewing Company Sunday River Brewing Company Tributary Brewing Company Tumbledown Brewing …with many more to be announced!    VIP SESSION VIP tickets are extremely limited and include 1 hour early access to unlimited samples of specially brewed beers from over 40 breweries. In keeping with the name of our fest, we've asked breweries who are pouring at the VIP session to bring session beers. All VIP ticketholders will have early and first access to the brewfest general session. Full list of breweries pouring during the VIP session will be available soon. HOMEGROWN BEER COMPETITION  Select breweries will brew beers with Maine grown barley, malted in Maine. All will be competing for the trophy the Homegrown Beer Competition. Every festival attendee will get the chance to cast a ballot for their favorite homegrown beer.  BEER SCHOOL OF MAINE MINI-CLASSES Ever wanted to learn the secrets of beer from the pros? Join us at the festival for mini-Beer School of Maine classes taught by some of Maine's most prominent brewers. Classes will last 10-20 minutes and are open to all attendees for no additional charge. We'll announce our 2016 class soon! But in case you're wondering, our 2015 classes included: 2:15PM – Join Allagash Brewing Co.'s Brewmaster Jason Perkins as he guides you through an exploration of how residual spirits in barrels can provide a variety of different flavors into sour base beers. Brett? Lacto? You'll get the scoop.Tasting included.  3:15PM – Maine Beer Company's head brewer Mark Fulton will be dropping 'Hop Knowledge' – looking at how MBCo. chooses hops for their brews, and how different hops work together to create a flavor profile in those delicious, hop forward ales you know they brew.  4:15PM – Foundation Brewing Co.'s Joel Mahaffey will explore Yeast: The underappreciated workhorse of beer production. They'll discuss how different yeast strains contribute to flavor, mouth feel, and alcohol content in finished beer. If you thought it was all about hops and malt – this class will open your eyes and tastebuds to a whole new look at beer.   TRANSPORTATION/ PARKING: We encourage you to take public transportation wherever possible. The venue DOES charge a fee for parking – / car, so between that and the safety aspect, it’d be a win-win to hop on the bus, ride your bike, or grab a cab over! We've laid out some options below to get you started… Taxi Options:   Uber – via app 207 Taxi – (207) 774-2255 Green Cab – (207) 879-2424  Public Bus Routes:  Available from Congress St./ East End/ St. John: see o   Bus Route 1 Schedule/ Locations  Best Driving Route:  Fore St, Portland Maine to Thompson’s Point  Head northeast on Fore St toward Dana St Turn right onto Dana St Turn right at the 2nd cross street onto Commercial ST Continue onto Fore River Pkwy Turn left onto Thompsons Point Continue straight around the back of the Amtrak and bus station out to the end of the peninsula.  If you’re coming from Boston:  Take the Amtrak train! The train station is adjacent to the festival venue. You leave from North Station and arrive at the venue. Take the bus! Concord Coach Lines offers consistent and comfortable service between South Station and the Portland Transportation Ctr., which is next to the venue. There is a bus that leaves South Station at 10AM on August 1st, arrives in Portland at 11:55AM. There are buses departing Portland at 6PM and 7:30PM. OR, follow these basic driving directions  Merge onto I-93 N Take exit 37A to merge onto I-95 N toward Peabody Keep right at the fork to stay on I-95 N, follow signs for Portsmouth NH Keep right at the fork to continue on I-295 N, follow signs for S Portland/Downtown Portland Take exit 5 for ME-22 E Keep right, follow signs for Maine 22/Congress Street and merge onto Fore River Pkwy Merge onto Fore River Pkwy Turn left at lights onto Thompsons Point Stay straight and go across train tracks to the end of the peninsula.    HOTELS: Maine isn't known as Vacationland for nothing; we suggest you book your accommodations ASAP as rates will only go up and rooms will fill up quickly for this summer weekend! We have a room block at the Clarion Hotel in Portland, which is directly adjacent to the festival's venue (Thompson's Point). The rate is 9/ night and requires a two-night minimum (Friday and Saturday night – night before and night of the festival). To book this rate, call the Clarion Hotel at 207-774-5611 and ask for the '2016 Summer Beer Festival Maine Brewers' Guild' room block. Note – there is only a limited number of rooms and we cannot guarantee availability.  We are also seeking additional room blocks and will post that info here when/if it becomes available.     FAQ's: Q: Can I bring my dog/ cat/ pet rabbit?  A: No, we are not able to allow pets into the event. Can I bring my toddler/ baby in a stroller/ baby swaddled in a golden fleece diaper? A: No, this is a strictly 21+ event, and we will not allow access to anyone under 21. Q: I bought an extra ticket for my friend, but now they can't come. Can I get a refund? A: No, We do a lot to plan the amount of beer/ concessions/ port-a-johns/ budget for the event based on attendee numbers, so all ticket sales are final.  Q: I am going with a friend who has a Designated Driver ticket and I have a VIP pass. Will they be able to use their DD ticket to enter at the same time as me? A: Yes. DD ticketholders, which are not allowed to consume any beer, can enter during the VIP session. Q: Will you be serving any wine or cider or gluten-free options at the event? A: As of April, we do not plan to offer beverages other than beer as part of your ticket price. However, food trucks will be there with sodas/ drinks to purchase. We will have free water around the venue during the event. Q: Will brewers be selling their beer at this event? Can I get my growler filled? A: No, brewers will not be selling their beer at this event, and growlers may not be filled at the event.  Q: I am a homebrewer. Can I pour my beer at this event? A: No, only federally licensed breweries are able to pour their beer at this event. Q: Is there is any place to buy physical tickets? A: No, not right now. Please purchase your tickets online. We will send out an email if we begin to offer tickets for purchase outside of eventbrite online.  

at Outdoors, on the waterfront
Thompsons Point
Portland, United States

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Bashment and Chill

Bashment and Chill
Event on 2016-05-27 22:00:00
GET YOUR FREE QUEUE JUMP TICKET FROM http://bashmentandchill.eventbrite.co.uk

We've all been there before (don't lie !) It's Friday evening and you’re bored at home, you already had:

1 desperate attempt to find something good on TV

2 of your besties calling you to moan about their boyfriend/girlfriend/exs (or whatever else)

3 “Netflix & Chill” attempts thrown !

But you're not having none ! As you're getting antsy you come to think "Oh well I'd rather go out and release my inner beast on the dancefloor !"

Wait a minute, we have exactly what you need …

Get Mad Entertainment presents … Bashment & Chill !

A Monthly Dancehall night to unwind your mind & soul from London fast paced life.

For each edition we will have a different Warm up & a Special guest DJ + Dj Shakit as your resident Dj

Expect a predominance of Dancehall but not only!

Soca / Reggae / Afrobeat / Hip-Hop / R&B are also on the menu

When ?

Every last Friday of the Month from 10pm to 3.30am

Where ?

At the 1st floor of the very famous “Dogstar” located just 5mn walk from Brixton station

How much ?

Free before 10pm then £5 all night – Pay at the door

Important Notes !!

The venue operate a very strict “NO ID NO ENTRY” policy so make sure to bring yours !

The dogstar is a busy venue and the queue can get quite long however if you let the person at the door know that you’re coming for “Bashment & Chill” you should be able to jump the queue!

See you there !

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Next Editions:

26th of February

25th of March

at Dogstar Brixton
389 Coldharbour Lane, , Brixton
London, United Kingdom

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The Glamour Beauty Festival Kenya

The Glamour Beauty Festival Kenya
Event on 2016-05-28 09:00:00
The GLAMOUR Beauty Festival,is coming to Nairobi’s Alchemist Gallery for one day to bring the beauty pages of GLAMOUR to life, with all the treatments, expert advice and famous faces you can cram in! The Glamour beauty festival invites you to be a sponsor for the 2016 Beauty Festival. The Festival will provide you with the opportunity to showcase your company to hundreds of salon owners and managers who are looking to create new business relationships and partnerships that will enhance the products and services the offer to their clients. Over the weekend of May 28th, people will be able to spend the morning or afternoon browsing the stands of the world’s top beauty brands. There they can enjoy a host of amazing complimentary pampering treatments. They will also receive a FREE goodie bag worth over 10,000! Each ticket will also give you entry to a FREE talk with one of our amazing speakers.Tickets for talks are allocated on a first come, first served basis. One talk per guest per entry ticket. There will be talk session with the representative from the leading brands and a  hair show. Thanking you in advance.

at Alchemist
Alchemist Westlands Near Unga House. , 51364-00100
Nairobi, Kenya

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