2013 Massachusetts Pavement Preservation Techniques Showcase
Presented by: MassDOT, the Baystate Roads Program, Federal Highway Administration, and the University of Massachusetts Transportation Center
Date: June 12, 2013, 8:00AM – 3:15PM
Location: Marriott Courtyard, 75 Felton Street, Marlborough, MA 01752
Who should attend: All personnel responsible for the efficient and effective management, rehabilitation, and maintenance of roadways should attend this workshop.
Details: Join MassDOT and the Baystate Roads Program for the 2013 Massachusetts Pavement Preservation Techniques Showcase. We are bringing together industry experts and municipal public works professionals to discuss the technical merits of pavement preservation maintenance treatments and to hear about how municipalities in Massachusetts are putting them to work. Don’t miss this opportunity to learn more about Ultrathin Overlays, Stress Absorbing Interlayers (SAMI), Micro-surfacing, Hot-in-place recycling, Cold-in-Place recycling, Polymer Additives, and more.
Questions? Contact the Baystate Roads Program for additional information at: email@example.com or call 413-577-2762.
MetroWest Moves Small Business Worksite Wellness Tax Credit Seminar
Hosted by: MetroWest Moves
Sponsored by: Assabet Valley Chamber of Commerce, Hudson Economic Development Commission, Marlborough Regional Chamber of Commerce, and MetroWest Chamber of Commerce
Date: Monday, June 10, 2013, 8:00-10:15AM
Location: Hudson Town Hall Auditorium, 78 Main Street, Hudson, MA 01749
Click here to RSVP: http://metrowestmoves.org/worksite-wellness-tax-credit-seminar/
Questions? Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
Nutrition Presentation at Zeh School – Open to Public
Details: Diana Pruzinsky will be coming to Zeh School on Tuesday, June 4th at 6:30pm to give a presentation to parents about the importance of nutrition in the home including suggestions for healthy snacks and sample weekly menus. Parents from other schools welcome! Please join us for this free and informative event!
Finnegan’s Fantastic Five Road Race (Hudson)
Sponsored by: Highland City Striders
Proceeds benefit: Proceeds of the race will benefit the Elks Scholarship Fund, which provides educational stipends for college bound seniors at local area high schools here in Hudson and Marlborough. Since 2009, Highland City Strider road races have raise over $17,000 in scholarship money.
Date: Saturday, June 1st, 2013, 9:15am (registration opens at 7:00am)
Location: Finnegan’s Pub, 25 South Street, Hudson, MA, 10749
Details: A 2 kilometer (1.2 mile) walk and a Mighty Mite Marathon (26.2 yards or so!) for children ages 2 to 6 that will take place on South Street in front of Finnegan’s Pub at 10:45am. Both the 5K run and the 2K walk start and end at Finnegan’s Pub following along the beautiful Assabet River Rail Trail. When the race is over, you can participate in Hudson Fest, which features a wide variety of sidewalk sales and family entertainment from local vendors.
Cost: $20.00 pre-register; $25.00 on race day; Mighty Mite Marathon is free.
Register here: http://www.highlandcitystriders.org/Finnegans_Five.html
Presented by: Assabet Valley Chamber of Commerce
Sponsored by: Boyd Coatings Research Co., NETCO, Law Offices of Paul Giannetti & Richard Hastings, and Levine & Piro, Attorneys at Law
Date: Saturday, June 1st, 2013, 9:00am-4:00pm
Location: South Street in downtown Hudson
Parking: Available in South Street Municipal and St. Michael School lots
Details: Sidewalk sales, free family entertainment, and dozens of vendors. The event includes children’s activities, both free and for a small fee, and the Hudson Rotary Club’s Annual Duck Race.
National Bike to School Day
Coordinated By: National Center for Safe Routes to School
Date: May 8, 2013
Details: “National Bike to School Day provides an opportunity for schools across the country to join together to celebrate and to build off of the energy of National Bike Month.” Learn more about ways to participate here: http://bit.ly/PIm77z
Massachusetts Walk and Bike to School Day
Date: Wednesday, May 1st, 2013
Details: Governor Deval Patrick has proclaimed the first Wednesday in May to be Massachusetts Walk and Bike to School Day, an annual statewide event dedicated to getting children making healthy choices and exercising more.
Northborough Gets Active! 5K Race and Walk
Presented by: Rotary Club of Northborough and Northborough Recreation
Sponsored by: GPS Financial, St. Mary’s Credit Union, Boroughs YMCA, Umass Memorial-Marlboro and Michelle Gillespie, Prudential Realty
Date: Saturday, April 27, 2013, 9:00am-11:00am
Location: Zeh Elementary School, 33 Howard Street, Northborough, MA 01532
Route: The route is the same as the Applefest Road Race.
Entry Fee:This is a fundraiser for the Rotary Club and Northborough Recreation.
-Prices before race day: $20/participant ages 16+, $10/participant ages 15 and under
-Prices on race day: $25/participant ages 16+, $15/participant ages 15 and under
Registration: Click here to register online or register in the office or upon check-in on the day of the race.
Webinar: Maximizing District-wide Impact of Safe Routes to School
Hosted by: Safe Routes to School
Date: Thursday, April 18th, 2013, 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM EDT
Location: Online webinar
Register here: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/8254374984698118144
Details: Join the Safe Routes to Schools coalition for this hour long webinar where we’ll explore strategies that district transportation departmetns currently are employing to include walking and bicycling to school in their day to day work.
2013 Massachusetts Bike/Walk Summit
Coordinated By: Mass in Motion and WalkBoston
Date: Thursday, April 11th, 10:00am-1:00pm
Register here: http://cts.vresp.com/c/?WalkBoston/cf475ff047/7e89292a58/b10ce0ba55
Details: Educate your elected officials to make walking and biking safer by attending the 2013 Massachusetts Bike/Walk Summit in Nurses Hall at the State House. Community members from around the state gather in the State House to network and educate legislators about making biking and walking safer.
WalkBoston Annual Celebration
Presented by: walkBoston
Date: March 20th, 2013, 4:00PM – 8:00PM
Location: 4pm at North Station/Subway Head House;
5:30pm at Microsoft NERD Center, 1 Memorial Drive, Kendall Square, Cambridge, MA, 02142
Details: Meet at 4pm at North Station/Subway Head House for a “New Connections to the Charles” walk. The group will walk from “North Station to Charlestown and Cambridge over the dam and locks separating the Charles River from the Harbor, to the hill where Paul Revere waited for a signal, past 21st-century sculpture and skatepark, over the North Bank Bridge, the rail tracks and Millers’ River, and into Cambridge’s sparkling North Point district.” The walk will end at the Microsoft NERD Center at 5:30pm for a reception and Golden Shoe Award Presentation. City of Gloucester, Madison Park Dev. Corp. and Barr Foundation will be recognized and the event speaker will be Beverly Scott, PhD, MBTA GM.
Reception Cost: non-members=$25; members=free
RSVP by March 18th: 617.367.9255 or www.WBcelebration.eventbrite.com/#
Children and Nature Initiative: Rx for Outdoor Activity Training Webinar
Hosted by: Health & Environment’s Children & Nature Initiative, National Environmental Education Foundation
Date: Monday, February 25, 2013, 2:30 PM to 4:00 PM EST
Location: Online webinar
Register here: conta.cc/12qM7xu
Details: The webinar “addresses two important issues—preventing serious health conditions like obesity and diabetes and connecting children to nature. The initiative educates pediatric health care providers about prescribing outdoor activities to children. The program also connects health care providers with local nature sites, so that they can refer families to safe and easily accessible outdoor areas such as parks and nature preserves.”
“The training webinar will feature presentations from Dr. James Roberts, MD, MPH, Medical University of South Carolina and Leyla Erk McCurdy, NEEF’s Senior Director of Health & Environment. Participants will learn about the link between childhood obesity and sedentary lifestyle, be able to articulate the scientific basis for the physical and mental health benefits of nature, and learn how to connect children and families to nature sites for outdoor activity.”