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October 2018

Dance with Parkinson’s (YH)

October 18 @ 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Youville House, 1573 Cambridge St
Cambridge, MA 02138 United States
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Taught by an instructor from Urbanity Dance, “Dance with Parkinson’s” includes live musicians and trained professionals with extensive knowledge of how Parkinson’s disease affects movement. Participants report improvements in range of motion, balance and mind-body coordination.

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Photography Presentation with Barry Pell: Galapagos (YH)

October 19 @ 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Youville House, 1573 Cambridge St
Cambridge, MA 02138 United States
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The Galápagos Islands are like no other place in the world. Located on a remote archipelago of volcanic islands 600 miles west of Ecuador’s Pacific coast, the Galápagos are home to massive tortoises, scurrying iguana lizards, playful sea lions and a menagerie of exceptional birds from blue-footed boobies to red pouched frigate birds. This isolated group of islands, with its nearly pristine showcase of biodiversity, inspired Darwin’s theory of evolution. Lecturer and photojournalist Barry Pell recently traveled to the Galápagos…

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Jazz Talks with Peter Gerler: Benny Goodman’s Musical Roots (YP)

October 22 @ 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Youville Place, 10 Pelham Rd
Lexington, MA 02421 United States
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Benny Goodman is known as the “King of Swing,” a clarinetist who pioneered jazz band integration and whose musical soul has its roots in the mean streets of Chicago. This lecture will explore Goodman’s musical development and influences as he came of age, from the Chicago symphony clarinetist who gave him lessons to the many musical migrants from New Orleans whose sound was a key ingredient in the melting pot that was Chicago’s music scene.

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Dance with Parkinson’s (YH)

October 25 @ 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Youville House, 1573 Cambridge St
Cambridge, MA 02138 United States
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Taught by an instructor from Urbanity Dance, “Dance with Parkinson’s” includes live musicians and trained professionals with extensive knowledge of how Parkinson’s disease affects movement. Participants report improvements in range of motion, balance and mind-body coordination.

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Cocoa Beantown Series: Politics of Chocolate (YH)

October 25 @ 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Youville House, 1573 Cambridge St
Cambridge, MA 02138 United States
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Behind the appetizing sight and deep, rich taste of chocolate there lies a whole world of serious and fascinating issues. This lecture will explore the chocolate industry’s entanglements with child labor, the Fair Trade movement, corporate espionage, women-owned cooperatives and more. Don’t worry: there will be samples of chocolate on hand to keep your attention focused on the issues!

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Jazz Talks with Peter Gerler: Benny Goodman’s Musical Roots (YH)

October 26 @ 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Youville House, 1573 Cambridge St
Cambridge, MA 02138 United States
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Benny Goodman is known as the “King of Swing,” a clarinetist who pioneered jazz band integration and whose musical soul has its roots in the mean streets of Chicago. This lecture will explore Goodman’s musical development and influences as he came of age, from the Chicago symphony clarinetist who gave him lessons to the many musical migrants from New Orleans whose sound was a key ingredient in the melting pot that was Chicago’s music scene.

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Photography Presentation with Barry Pell: Galapagos (YP)

October 26 @ 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Youville Place, 10 Pelham Rd
Lexington, 02421
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The Galápagos Islands are like no other place in the world. Located on a remote archipelago of volcanic islands 600 miles west of Ecuador’s Pacific coast, the Galápagos are home to massive tortoises, scurrying iguana lizards, playful sea lions and a menagerie of exceptional birds from blue-footed boobies to red pouched frigate birds. This isolated group of islands, with its nearly pristine showcase of biodiversity, inspired Darwin’s theory of evolution. Lecturer and photojournalist Barry Pell recently traveled to the Galápagos…

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November 2018

2018 Parkinson’s Conference (YH)

November 3 @ 8:15 AM - 1:00 PM
Youville House, 1573 Cambridge St
Cambridge, MA 02138 United States
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Youville House Assisted Living invites the community to a conference for care givers, family members, friends, and loved ones of individuals living with Parkinson’s disease. This conference includes expert speakers, engaging presentations and resources for further support.  

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“A Blundering Generation” Lecture Series with Gary Hylander: Deepening Divisions (YP)

November 3 @ 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Youville Place, 10 Pelham Rd
Lexington, 02421
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The election of 1856 witnessed the nomination of John C. Fremont, of the newly minted Republican Party. Though defeated by Democrat James Buchanan, the Republicans advanced a popular platform that promised a transcontinental railroad, protective tariffs and economic reforms. Four years later the party held its national convention in Chicago, where delegates nominated Abraham Lincoln and Hannibal Hamlin.

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“A Blundering Generation” Lecture Series with Gary Hylander: Deepening Divisions (YH)

November 4 @ 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Youville House, 1573 Cambridge St
Cambridge, MA 02138 United States
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The election of 1856 witnessed the nomination of John C. Fremont, of the newly minted Republican Party. Though defeated by Democrat James Buchanan, the Republicans advanced a popular platform that promised a transcontinental railroad, protective tariffs and economic reforms. Four years later the party held its national convention in Chicago, where delegates nominated Abraham Lincoln and Hannibal Hamlin.

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