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NOVEMBER

2011 Based in Turners Falls, MA, The Thrive Project is a not-for-profit community-based arts, culture, education, and career center for adults of all ages.

TUES – THURS

3 – 7 PM

AND BY APPOINTMENT

37 Third Street, Turners Falls, MA 01376 | 413-863-6340 | thethriveproject.org DROP IN DURING OPEN HOURS: • • •

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Use our laptops & free internet. Pick up materials from a range of Franklin County service providers. Get a referral. Discover cultural & career opportunities on our bulletin board & web site. Borrow a book from our Resource Library. get career and life coaching get resume and job-search help

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make some art! write some words! schedule or get on-the-spot GED tutoring & College paper/homework help get FAFSA and other college financial aid advice get help setting up an email account, facebook page, etc. get help with writing and other creative/ entrepreneurial/etc. projects of all kinds Play our keyboard, bass, guitar . . .

Thrive just celebrated its first anniversary! Please help us continue what we’ve started.


NOV. 2011 (

open hours tues

SUN

Actomatic sculpture workshop 1-3pm

Actomatic sculpture workshop 1-3pm

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- thurs 3-7PM and BY APPOINTMENT! REALLY!)

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BB’sMMN (movie) Ghost World 7pm

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7pm Ping Pong

7pm Ping Pong

Closed for Thanksgiving!

4pm SHOW Actomatic sculpture workshop 1-3pm

Hootenanny! 7pm

Zane Reid Presentation 7pm

Check our FaceBook Page, Website, or the Bulletin Board at Thrive for updates, changes and additions. www.TheThriveProject.org

Tuesday specialists: Judith Loreil interview and career development skills; Janel Nockleby, writing and news reporting Wednesday specialist: Russ Brown: practical writing, general listening Thursday specialists: Jamie Berger & Tupper Brown: academic and creative writing, public speaking, the list goes on!


This month’s answer to the question, WHAT IS THRIVE?

EVENTS & PROGRAMS SPECIAL EVENT: HOW TO SURVIVE A FIVE-MONTH EXPEDITION AND NOT GO INSANE Wednesday, November 30th, 7pm GCC student Zane Reid shares stories and slides from his five-month, 600-mile ski/canoe expedition. Followed by Q&A. Refreshments served.

ONGOING EVENTS AND PROGRAMS: ACTOMATIC SCULPTURE WORKSHOP Sundays, starting November 13th, 1-3pm. An ongoing, collaborative 3-D workshop. For more info, contact: ginevra@thethriveproject.org BRITTANY BRUCE’S MAGICAL MONTHLY MOVIE NIGHT Tuesday, November 15th, 7pm. Our movie night hostess offers “Ghost World,” the indie hit based on the Dan Clowes comic book, directed by Terry Zwigoff, and starring Thora Birch, Scarlett Johansson and Steve Buscemi. PING-PONG THURSDAYS 7pm til we’re done, every week. Table tennis - it’s not just for kids! SHOW Sunday, November 20th, 4pm. Our monthly performance matinee, returns in November, this month celebrating the release of Bryan Gillig and Vanessa Brewster’s “Avalanche and Flood,” Issue #1. THE HOOTENANNY Tuesday, November 29th, 7pm With Ginevra and whomever else, and that means YOU. Bring an instrument or play one of ours. From Led Zep to Patsy Cline, you name it. It’s like a campfire jam-singalong on the beach, but without all that nasty sand.


** THE THRIVE ANNUAL RAFFLE 2011 Tickets available at Thrive or from your favorite Thrive staffer or volunteer: $5 each, three for $10. Drawing December 8th at the Sweetback Sisters’ Thrive benefit show at the Rendezvous – You do not need to be present to win.

• $200 CASH GRAND PRIZE!

• Nobody’s Fat (piano funk/jazz band) (one-hour gig at YOUR party/event, ($100 value)

• TWO (2!) weekend passes to Green River Festival 2012 ($150 value) • Dr.Hauschka gift package of skin care products ($130 value)

• Day-in-Turners Package Holy Smokes, Second Street Baking Company, Rendezvous, Jake’s, Loot ($100 value) • Day-at-the-Montague-Bookmill Package Lady Killigrew Cafe, Bookmill and Night Kitchen gift certificates ($80+ value) • All-in-the-(Zaccara)-Family Package Gift Certificates to Magpie, Hope and Olive, and The Wagon Wheel ($75 Value) • Crafty Package: Cookie jar from Imperfect Pottery by Gamozak Bowl from Victoria Crowell Pottery Bowl from Peterman Bowls ($100+ value)

• Two Signature Sounds CD packages (four discs each, $50 value each package) • Gift Certificate for dinner at the Warfield House in Charlemont ($40 value) • Oil Change from Leon’s Auto in Greenfield ($35 value)

• Green River Ambrosia Mead ($25 value)

• Six-month subscription to The Montague Reporter ($15 value)


Thrive Project November Events