RSVP for Upcoming BHWF Events

    • Monday, March 25, 2019
    • 3:30 PM
    • 380 Commonwealth Ave #5 -next to Harvard Club
    Register


    Hosted by Justine Laugharn - 

    380 Commonwealth Ave #5 

    Great day to start reading.




    Any questions  or issues, please call: 

    Pat 781~771~8781

    Martha 404~886~1561



    Questions: chestnuts@beaconhillwomensforum.org 

    • Tuesday, March 26, 2019
    • 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    • Bristol Lounge at the Four Seasons-200 Boylston St, Boston, MA 02116
    Register

    The Bristol Lounge

    at the Four Seasons

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    • Tuesday, March 26, 2019
    • 7:00 PM
    • King and I,145 Charles St, Boston, MA 02114
    Register

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    The Chestnuts Evening Book Group 

    to discuss Asymmetry by Lisa Halliday


    Any questions  or issues, please call: 

    Pat 781~771~8781

    Martha 404~886~1561



    Questions: chestnuts@beaconhillwomensforum.org 

    • Wednesday, March 27, 2019
    • 11:00 AM - 4:30 PM
    • TBD
    Register

                                           Register for Bridge Course!

    Chestnuts Learn Bridge in a Day Course!

    There has been great response to beginners bridge! 

    Elizabeth Gompels will teach another beginner bridge classes!

     Wednesday, March 27th, 11am to 4:30 pm

    This course will give us the fundamentals and following

    it we can start to play!  Following the class Elizabeth will

    be available to supervise our play. 

    Cost of the course is $75.

    Information taught in this  second course is the same 

    as the other classes.

    Cost of the fu "Supervised Play" sessions are $15 pp per session


    We will need a venue for the course and are hoping that one of our participants will volunteer their home!  







    Questions: chestnuts@beaconhillwomensforum.org

    • Thursday, March 28, 2019
    • 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
    • 10 Bosworth St, Boston, MA 02108
    Register

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    Menu:  Marliave Menu

    Questions: feast@beaconhillwomensforum.org

    Henry Marliave, a French immigrant from Paris, arrived in Boston with a collection of recipes and the dream of finding success in the United States. Henry Marliave achieved his American dream by opening his namesake: Restaurant Marliave at 10 Bosworth Street in 1885. The Boston dining landmark was reopened by Grotto chef/owner, Scott Herritt, and has recently added an espresso bar to the lower level which serves coffee, tea, snacks and pastries

    • Thursday, March 28, 2019
    • 7:00 PM
    • Earls Prudential Center, 800 Boylston St, Boston, MA 02199
    • 5
    Register


    Date Change!! Due to an unforeseen issue we have had to reschedule to Thursday, March 28. Let's meet up to dinner and drinks at Earl's in the Prudential Center! 

    • Sunday, March 31, 2019
    • 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    • Infinity Portrait Design, 59 Beacon St, Boston, MA 02108
    Register

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    Leaders: Pat Arroyo and Jessica Speece

    The goal is for novice and experienced photographers to learn and share together.

    New members are welcome to participate in last two sessions.

    Meet at Infinity Portrait Design Studio at 3pm for a photo walk followed by a session on editing. Richelle Gewertz will demo using photo shop on her phone!

    Time: 3pm-5pm to take advantage of the afternoon and Golden hour.

    Session 1: Review iPhone settings, apps, & followed by a photo walk. Group will decide photo-walk location such as Esplanade, Beacon Hill, Back Bay, or Public Gardens.

    Session 2: Meet at chosen location for a photo walk, followed by session to review basics of editing apps in preparation for sharing our work in Session 3.

    Session 3: Share and celebrate! Over wine and cheese, each group member can bring their favorite edited photos to share and explain their editing and composition. Will review printing options and making photo albums.

    Once we have sign-ups for the first session, we will send an email to confirm details of location and meeting up.

    For Questions:pat.arroyo@me.com & speecejessica@gmail.com


    • Tuesday, April 09, 2019
    • 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    • The Hampshire House, 84 Beacon Street, Boston MA 02108
    Register

    Pursuit of Empathy to Enrich Connections

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    Dr. Riess is a psychiatrist and an Associate Professor of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School and Director of the Empathy and Relational Science Program in the Department of Psychiatry at Massachusetts General Hospital.   Dr. Riess has devoted her career to teaching and research in the neuroscience and art of the patient-doctor relationship.  Her research team at MGH conducts translational empathy research utilizing the neuroscience of emotions. 

    Dr. Riess has served on the Scientific Advisory Panel of the National Academy of Medicine, a core member of the Consortium for Research on Emotional Intelligence in Organizations  (convened by Dan Goleman), and has served on the Scientific Advisory Council of the Harvard Institute of Coaching.  

    Dr. Riess’s groundbreaking empathy research, based on the neuroscience of emotions, received the 2013 Partners Healthcare Medical Education Research Award, the 2012 Harvard Coaching Institute Research Poster Award, and the 2013 SUNY Medical University Endowed Gilbert Humanism in Medicine Lecture Award.  Dr. Riess is an internationally recognized speaker on empathy, with a recent TEDx talk on “The Power of Empathy,” which has been viewed by over 375,000 viewers.  Her empathy training curricula are implemented nationally and internationally in healthcare, business and education. She is Co-Founder and Chief Scientific Officer of Empathetics Inc., a company that provides web-based empathy training and blended relational skills solutions.

    Helen lives in Boston with her husband, son and daughter who are the light of her life, and their faithful dog named Bandit. The family loves to travel and they enjoy hiking, skiing and yoga. She is a member of a women’s kayak group. Helen loves classical music, art, literature, poetry, spiritual practice and time with her friends.


    • Wednesday, April 10, 2019
    • 6:30 PM
    • Sally5 Harr's Home, 90 Marlborough, Unit
    Register



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    Questions: chestnuts@beaconhillwomensforum.org 




    • Thursday, April 11, 2019
    • 12:30 PM
    • Stephanies on Newburry - 190 Newbury St
    Register


    Looking forward to April Lunch Bunch at

    Stephanie's on Newbury Street

    190 Newbury Street 

    Hope to see you there. 

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    If you RSVP to attend - please make every effort to come, as we'lll  miss you if you don't show.  

    Any problems with registration, or need to cancel - please contact:

    Pat ~ 781 771 8781

    Martha~ 404 886 1561


    Questions: chestnuts@beaconhillwomensforum.org 

    • Thursday, April 18, 2019
    • 7:00 PM
    • TBD
    Register

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    The Chestnuts Evening Book Group 

    to discuss The Girl with Seven Names by Hyeonseo Lee


    Any questions  or issues, please call: 

    Pat 781~771~8781

    Martha 404~886~1561



    Questions: chestnuts@beaconhillwomensforum.org 

    • Thursday, April 18, 2019
    • 8:00 PM
    • Improv Asylum, 216 Hanover St, Boston, Ma 02113
    • 5
    Register


    Enjoy a hilarious night of improv and sketch comedy at Improv Asylum in the heart of the North End! 

    Ticket cost is $24 and needs to be purchased in advance. We will buy tickets so that we can all sit together. Please bring cash with you to event or Venmo to pay for your ticket. 

    • Thursday, April 25, 2019
    • 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
    • 144 Charles St., Boston, MA 02114

    Panificio Bistro and Bakery logo

    Menu:  Panificio

    Questions: feast@beaconhillwomensforum.org

    • Monday, April 29, 2019
    • 3:30 PM
    • TBD
    Register



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    Questions: chestnuts@beaconhillwomensforum.org 

    • Tuesday, April 30, 2019
    • 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    • Avery Bar, 10 Avery St, Boston, MA 02111
    Register


    Join us for cocktails and great conversation 6-8PM!

    • Wednesday, May 01, 2019
    • 6:00 PM
    • TDB
    Register



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    Questions: chestnuts@beaconhillwomensforum.org 




    • Thursday, May 02, 2019
    • 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
    • Infinity Portrait Design, 59 Beacon St, Boston, MA 02108
    Register

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    Leaders: Pat Arroyo and Jessica Speece

    The goal is for novice and experienced photographers to learn and share together.

    New members are welcome to participate in the last session.

    5/2 is Session III from 6:30-8:30pm. This evening session will be a festive time to celebrate our work, explore printing options, and enjoy wine and appetizers. 

    Session 1: Review iPhone settings, apps, & followed by a photo walk. Group will decide photo-walk location such as Esplanade, Beacon Hill, Back Bay, or Public Gardens.

    Session 2: Meet at chosen location for a photo walk, followed by session to review basics of editing apps in preparation for sharing our work in Session 3.

    Session 3: Share and celebrate! Over wine and cheese, each group member can bring their favorite edited photos to share and explain their editing and composition. Will review printing options and making photo albums.

    Once we have sign-ups for the first session, we will send an email to confirm details of location and meeting up.

    For Questions:pat.arroyo@me.com & speecejessica@gmail.com


    • Tuesday, May 14, 2019
    • 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    • The Hampshire House, 84 Beacon Street, Boston MA 02108
    Register



    • Thursday, May 16, 2019
    • 6:30 PM
    • TBD
    Register

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    Questions: chestnuts@beaconhillwomensforum.org 

    • Sunday, May 19, 2019
    • 5:00 PM
    • Lookout Rooftop, Envoy Hotel, 70 Sleeper St, Boston, MA 02210
    Register


    Celebrate the end of the BHWF season by grabbing drinks with your new friends and welcoming summer back to Boston. Join us for rooftop drinks at Envoy! 

    • Monday, May 20, 2019
    • 3:30 PM
    • TBD
    Register



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    Questions: chestnuts@beaconhillwomensforum.org 

Past events

Thursday, March 21, 2019 Chestnuts - House Party
Tuesday, March 19, 2019 Backyard Adventures: Inspired to create something beautiful! Paint Night
Thursday, March 14, 2019 Chestnuts Lunch Bunch - March 14
Tuesday, March 12, 2019 Forum: Indulging our eclectic tastes: Members Art Show with Diane Jensen
Wednesday, March 06, 2019 Chestnuts - Seasoned Cooks
Thursday, February 28, 2019 Feast with Friends - Yvonne's
Tuesday, February 26, 2019 Acorns - Mom's Night Out
Monday, February 25, 2019 Chestnuts - Day Time Book Group
Thursday, February 21, 2019 Chestnuts - Evening Book Group
Tuesday, February 19, 2019 Backyard Adventures: Ever Wanted To Know How To Pose For A Photo If It Is Not A Selfie?
Sunday, February 17, 2019 Willows - Galentine's Day Brunch
Tuesday, February 12, 2019 Forum:Justine Laugharn Principal of Covaris Inc
Saturday, February 09, 2019 NEW! Chestnuts Learn Bridge in a Day Course!
Thursday, February 07, 2019 Willows - Pizza & Pottery
Wednesday, February 06, 2019 Chestnuts - Seasoned Cooks
Thursday, January 31, 2019 Feast with Friends - Myers + Chang
Tuesday, January 29, 2019 Acorns, Willows, & Chestnuts- Cocktails!
Monday, January 28, 2019 Chestnuts - Book Group - The Pendulum
Thursday, January 24, 2019 Chestnuts - Evening Book Group - Educated by Tara Westover
Wednesday, January 23, 2019 Willows - All You Can Eat Sushi
Thursday, January 17, 2019 Chestnuts - House Party
Tuesday, January 15, 2019 New!! Chestnuts Winter Ski Trips!
Sunday, January 13, 2019 Backyard Adventures: Farm-to-KITCHEN Cooking Class
Thursday, January 10, 2019 Chestnuts - Lunch Bunch
Wednesday, January 09, 2019 Chestnuts - Seasoned Cooks
Tuesday, January 08, 2019 Forum: Bake the world a better place with Joanne Chang
Monday, December 24, 2018 Christmas Eve Bell Ringers
Tuesday, December 18, 2018 Forum: BHWF Classy Holiday Cocktails (3rd Tuesday of the month)
Monday, December 17, 2018 Chestnuts - Day Book Group
Thursday, December 13, 2018 Chestnuts - Lunch Bunch
Saturday, December 01, 2018 Willows - Holiday Decorating & Brunch
Saturday, December 01, 2018 IMPORANT CHETNUT INFO - PLEASE READ
Friday, November 30, 2018 PLEASE RESPOND ASAP
Thursday, November 29, 2018 Feast with Friends - Casa Romero
Wednesday, November 28, 2018 Chestnuts - House Party
Tuesday, November 27, 2018 Acorns - Mom's Night Out
Monday, November 26, 2018 Chestnuts - Book Group
Tuesday, November 13, 2018 Forum: Grubstreet: National Literary Powerhouse and Connected Writing Community with Eve Bridburg
Friday, November 09, 2018 Backyard Adventures: GrubStreet Happy Hour Writing Session
Thursday, November 08, 2018 Chestnuts November Lunch Bunch (note time change)
Wednesday, November 07, 2018 Chestnuts - Seasoned Cooks
Thursday, November 01, 2018 Willows, Acorns & Chestnuts - Bowling
Tuesday, October 30, 2018 Acorns - Mom's Night Out
Monday, October 29, 2018 Chestnuts - Book Group-Location Info
Thursday, October 25, 2018 Feast with Friends - Buttermilk & Bourbon
Sunday, October 21, 2018 Willows - Drag Brunch
Wednesday, October 17, 2018 Willows - Yappier Hour at Liberty Hotel
Tuesday, October 16, 2018 Backyard Adventures: Ever Wanted To Know How To Pose For A Photo If It Is Not A Selfie?
Thursday, October 11, 2018 Chestnuts - Lunch Bunch
Tuesday, October 09, 2018 Forum: Image & Perception: Life, Love & Photography with Susan Symonds
Wednesday, October 03, 2018 Chestnuts - Seasoned Cooks
Thursday, September 27, 2018 Feast with Friends - Bin 26 Enoteca
Wednesday, September 26, 2018 Chestnuts - House Party
Tuesday, September 25, 2018 Acorns - Mom's Night Out
Monday, September 24, 2018 Willows - Tacos & Tequila at Lolita
Monday, September 24, 2018 Backyard Adventures: Etiquette training, Working the Room. How to socialize/network with talk, role playing etc.
Monday, September 24, 2018 Chestnuts - Book Group
Sunday, September 23, 2018 BHCA Fall HillFest!
Thursday, September 20, 2018 Book Signing: The Survival Guide to Modern Business Etiquette: Excuse Me
Sunday, September 16, 2018 Willows - Welcome Patio Drinks
Wednesday, September 12, 2018 Chestnuts - Seasoned Cooks - LOCATION CHANGE
Tuesday, September 11, 2018 Forum: You’re Stronger Than You Think: Tapping into Strengths to Push Past Shyness with Rosanne Thomas
Monday, August 13, 2018 Chestnuts Cape Cod Get Together
Wednesday, June 13, 2018 Lunch Bunch Does Happy Hour at The Met Back Bay on Wednesday, June 13, 4pm
Wednesday, June 13, 2018 Lunch Bunch - Moved to late afternoon
Tuesday, June 12, 2018 BHWF Five Year Celebration
Wednesday, June 06, 2018 Seasoned Cooks Finale...Barbecue! (note the start time is 6pm)
Monday, May 21, 2018 Chestnuts - Book Group in Rockport - Note Time Change
Thursday, May 17, 2018 Chestnuts Home Party - Lisa Cleary's Roof Deck
Wednesday, May 16, 2018 Willows - Save the Date Spring Fling Farewell Willows for the Season Cocktails
Sunday, May 06, 2018 Willows - "Interactive" All-You-Can-Eat Brunch and Cocktails at Fire+Ice
Friday, May 04, 2018 Chestnuts - Lunch Bunch at Lolita
Wednesday, May 02, 2018 Chestnuts - Seasoned Cooks
Monday, April 30, 2018 CHANGE OF VENUE - Book Group
Sunday, April 29, 2018 Willows - Sunday FUNday Brunch and Rooftop cocktails at Legal Harbourside
Saturday, April 28, 2018 Acorns - End of season brunch with families
Thursday, April 26, 2018 Feast with Friends - Panificio's
Wednesday, April 18, 2018 Willows - Movie Night at MBK’s
Tuesday, April 10, 2018 Beacon Hill Womens Forum - Apr 10 - Tackling the Antibiotic Resistance Crisis with Laurence Rahme and Amy Tsurumi
Friday, April 06, 2018 Chestnuts - Lunch Bunch
Wednesday, April 04, 2018 Chestnuts - Seasoned Cooks
Thursday, March 29, 2018 Feast with Friends - Toscano's
Tuesday, March 27, 2018 Acorns - Mom's Night Out
Monday, March 26, 2018 Chestnuts - Book Group
Sunday, March 25, 2018 Willows - Volunteer at a local soup kitchen & “Drag Me to Brunch” to see a Drag show at Carrie Nation
Wednesday, March 21, 2018 Chestnuts - Seasoned Cooks
Thursday, March 15, 2018 Chestnuts - Home Party - The home of Michele Moore
Wednesday, March 14, 2018 Willows - Celtics Game (vs. the Washington Wizards)
Friday, March 02, 2018 Chestnuts - Lunch Bunch
Tuesday, February 27, 2018 Acorns - Mom's Night Out
Monday, February 26, 2018 Chestnuts - Book Group
Thursday, February 22, 2018 Feast with Friends - Ma Maison
Tuesday, February 13, 2018 Afterglow
Tuesday, February 13, 2018 Beacon Hill Womens Forum - Feb 13 - Global Dental Crusade with Brittany Seymour
Sunday, February 11, 2018 Willows - Cocktails and Dim Sum in Chinatown
Wednesday, February 07, 2018 Chestnuts - Seasoned Cooks
Friday, February 02, 2018 Chestnuts - Lunch Bunch
Tuesday, January 30, 2018 Acorns - Mom's Night Out...In!
Tuesday, January 30, 2018 TURTLE RESCUE TALK & BOOK SIGNING
Monday, January 29, 2018 Willows - Tequila and Tacos night at Lolita’s
Monday, January 29, 2018 Chestnuts - Book Group
Thursday, January 25, 2018 Feast with Friends - Yvonne's
Saturday, January 20, 2018 LIBERTY HOTEL BARRE CLASS & COCKTAILS/BRUNCH
Thursday, January 18, 2018 Chestnuts - Home Party - The home of Kathy Judge
Tuesday, January 09, 2018 Afterglow
Tuesday, January 09, 2018 Beacon Hill Womens Forum - Jan. 9 - Social Entrepreneurship with Namrita Kapur-Dewinter
Friday, January 05, 2018 Chestnuts - Lunch Bunch
Wednesday, January 03, 2018 Chestnuts - Seasoned Cooks
Tuesday, December 19, 2017 Beacon Hill Womens Forum - December 19 - A Gatsby Holiday Soiree
Saturday, December 02, 2017 Willows - Decorate Beacon Hill & Post Decoration Brunch
Thursday, November 30, 2017 Feast with Friends - Earl's Prudential Center
Tuesday, November 28, 2017 Acorns - Mom's Night Out
Monday, November 27, 2017 Chestnuts - Book Group
Tuesday, November 14, 2017 Beacon Hill Womens Forum - Nov. 14 - Restoring History with Ann Beha