Calendar

Jan
15
Tue
TED Talk Tuesday: Are You a Giver or a Taker? @ WORK_SPACE
Jan 15 @ 12:15 pm – 1:00 pm
TED Talk Tuesday: Are You a Giver or a Taker? @ WORK_SPACE | Manchester | Connecticut | United States
ABOUT THE SPEAKER: Adam Grant is an organizational psychologist; who after years of studying the dynamics of success and productivity in the workplace, discovered a powerful and often overlooked motivator: helping others.
This month, we will watch his TED talk titled, “Are you a Giver or a Taker?”.
TED TALK Tuesday is a networking gathering where we watch a TED TALK over lunch, discuss the talk, and then eat cake. You bring your lunch (and business cards). WORK_SPACE will provide drinks and cake to celebrate January birthdays. This is a great opportunity to network with other engaged professionals, feel free to share this event with people you’ve been meaning to reconnect with.

 

Feb
7
Thu
Beer & Business: Free Networking Happy Hour @ WORK_SPACE
Feb 7 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Beer & Business: Free Networking Happy Hour @ WORK_SPACE
Meet up @ WORK_SPACE for a free tasting from upcoming breweries and local eateries. Listen to a live, candid, and insightful panel on small business development. Meet with our sponsors; Urban Lodge Brewing Company and others.

After the event, stick around to enjoy our art exhibit or head over to one of downtown Manchester’s incredible restaurants for some dinner.
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Listen to insights from previous guests here.
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::Beer & Business::
Open to the Public 21 years and older: WORK_SPACE hosts a Happy Hour program featuring a local brewery or business owner from the food and beverage industry. Each month they highlight a business, sample their wares, and have fun networking. RSVPs are appreciated; however, walk-ins are welcome. Please bring your business cards and I.D.
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Feb
13
Wed
MAKE IT! Introduction to Alcohol Inks @ WORK_SPACE
Feb 13 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

MAKE IT! Art Workshop Series:
Intro to Alcohol Ink Painting with Charlene Misuraca

Create beautiful designs by mixing different mediums and colors with alcohol to produce this mesmerizing effect.

We are so thankful to have such a strong connection with the connecticut arts community. If you haven’t visited WORK_SPACE before, we believe that wall space is synonymous with public art gallery. To celebrate this, we are offering a series of art workshops in our main street gallery space.

Feb
19
Tue
TED Talk Tuesdays: Creating Opportunities @ WORK_SPACE
Feb 19 @ 12:15 pm – 1:00 pm
TED Talk Tuesdays: Creating Opportunities @ WORK_SPACE

TED TALK Tuesday is a networking gathering where we watch an inspirational video over lunch, discuss the talk, and then eat cake. You bring your lunch (and business cards). WORK_SPACE will provide drinks and cake to celebrate that month’s birthdays. This is a great opportunity to network with other engaged professionals, feel free to share this event with people you’ve been meaning to reconnect with.

The theme of February’s TED Talk Tuesday is creating opportunities for yourself. We will be discussing a presentation from a new organization (for us) called 99u.

About the talk:

Have you ever had an idea that you wanted to be involved in and execute, but it never quite happened for you? For Kristy Tillman, Design Director for Society of Grownups, this was not only true for her, but at times it felt like the defining sentiment of her career. While we live in a world of interconnection, it’s still so easy to feel like we’re not making the impact that we’d like, or that we’re not taking advantage of all of our opportunities. But instead of asking for permission or waiting for opportunities to magically unfold before us Kristy challenges us to make our own opportunities. How? By inviting yourself to the table.

 

Feb
20
Wed
Professional Development Resources in CT @ WORK_SPACE
Feb 20 @ 9:00 am – 9:45 am

Information Session presented by WORK_SPACE & the CT Small Business Development Center (CTSBDC) Come learn about the resources and opportunities that WORK_SPACE, CTSBDC and the Town of Manchester offer to support entrepreneurs, small businesses and non-profits. This is a free event that includes a tour of WORK_SPACE, access to a business advisor, coffee and pastries.

Mar
7
Thu
Beer & Business: Networking Happy Hour @ WORK_SPACE
Mar 7 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Beer & Business: Networking Happy Hour @ WORK_SPACE

 

Meet up @ WORK_SPACE for a free tasting from upcoming breweries and local eateries. Listen to a live, candid, and insightful panel on small business development. After the event, stick around to enjoy our art exhibit or head over to one of downtown Manchester’s incredible restaurants for some dinner.
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Listen to insights from previous guests here.
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::Beer & Business::
Open to the Public 21 years and older: WORK_SPACE hosts a Happy Hour program featuring a local brewery or business owner from the food and beverage industry. Each month they highlight a business, sample their wares, and have fun networking. RSVPs are appreciated; however, walk-ins are welcome. Please bring your business cards and I.D.
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Mar
13
Wed
MAKE IT! Introduction to Zentangle @ WORK_SPACE
Mar 13 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

MAKE-IT Art Workshops:
Intro to Zentangle with Prathima Bhargav

Zentangle® is an easy-to-learn, relaxing and fun way to create beautiful images by drawing structured patterns.

We are so thankful to have such a strong connection with the connecticut arts community. If you haven’t visited WORK_SPACE before, we believe that wall space is synonymous with public art gallery. To celebrate this, we are offering a series of art workshops in our main street gallery space.

Mar
19
Tue
TED Talk Tuesday: Meditation @ WORK_SPACE
Mar 19 @ 12:15 pm – 1:00 pm

BIG THINK presents:
How Science Sold Me on Meditation, with Dan Harris

This is a free monthly network gathering where we watch an inspiring video over lunch (BYO), discuss the talk, and then eat cake to celebrate birthdays for that month.

ABOUT THE TALK:

“Technically, sleep is already our brains’ regular scheduled maintenance, but if there were any other one thing you could do to improve your mental health, de-stress, and be more productive in all the right ways, meditation would be it, says author and correspondent Dan Harris.” – Lifehacker.comWhy Meditation Should be your Brain’s ‘Scheduled Maintenance

Apr
4
Thu
Beer & Business: Free Networking Happy Hour @ WORK_SPACE
Apr 4 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Beer & Business: Free Networking Happy Hour @ WORK_SPACE

 

Meet up @ WORK_SPACE for a free tasting from upcoming breweries and local eateries. Listen to a live, candid, and insightful panel on small business development. After the event, stick around to enjoy our art exhibit or head over to one of downtown Manchester’s incredible restaurants for some dinner.
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Listen to insights from previous guests here.
______

::Beer & Business::
Open to the Public 21 years and older: WORK_SPACE hosts a Happy Hour program featuring a local brewery or business owner from the food and beverage industry. Each month they highlight a business, sample their wares, and have fun networking. RSVPs are appreciated; however, walk-ins are welcome. Please bring your business cards and I.D.
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Apr
10
Wed
MAKE IT! Introduction to Origami @ WORK_SPACE
Apr 10 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

MAKE-IT Art Workshops:
Intro to Origami with Ben Parker

Learn about the Japanese art of folding paper into decorative shapes and figures.

We are so thankful to have such a strong connection with the Connecticut arts community. If you haven’t visited WORK_SPACE before, we believe that wall space is synonymous with public art gallery. To celebrate this, we are offering a series of art workshops in our main street gallery space.

Watch Ben Parker’s TEDx talk on the art form here