Yankee on the Boardwalk
Thursday, January 31, 2013
5:00-7:30pm ›› BCEC Ballroom
Boardwalks are the pinnacle of live attractions. The YDC Boardwalk will bring you sights, sounds, and experiences that remind you of days gone by. Rekindle the magical spark of enchantment found only on the Boardwalk and enjoy an evening of fun and wonder.
Kick back with your favorite beverage, light fare and upbeat music on the Yankee Boardwalk!
Lunch with Author Jennifer Weiner
11:30 am - 1:30 pm ›› Seaport Hotel, Plaza Ballroom
Hailed by critics as "one of her generation's best literary voices," Jennifer Weiner has nine successful novels to her credit and has engaged millions of readers with her funny and sympathetic characters.
Join us as Jennifer Weiner brings her humor and insights to the lecture podium, discussing her books, personal experiences, and a woman's search for a sense of self. It's an afternoon not to be missed!
Floral Design Workshop
9:00 am - 11:00 am ›› Off-Site, Transportation NOT Provided
Bring your love for flowers, appreciation for beauty, and willingness to let your creative side loose to this hands-on workshop. This event will take place at the Stapleton Floral Studio located in the World Trade Center, just a short walk from the Seaport Hotel.
›› Learn which flower varieties last longer and useful tips that can add days to any arrangement's life
›› Discover new strategies for creating unique, stunning, and seasonal designs
›› Walk away with your own spectacular creation; all materials will be provided
Fundamentals of Investing
9:30 am - 11:00 am ›› Seaport Hotel, Constitution Room
Don't let the fear of the unknown prevent you from investing in your financial future! Gain a broad understanding of financial basics with Rod Laurenz, who has served as an investment advisor since 2002. This course addresses the needs of both new and more experienced investors who want to delve deeper.
›› Discuss key features of stocks, bonds, and mutual funds
›› Learn the importance of asset allocation and the impact of inflation on investments and buying power
›› Identify simple approaches to investing that will help you reach long-term financial goals
Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum
2:15pm - 3:30pm ›› Off-Site, Transportation Provided
The Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum is considered one of Boston's most beautiful and famous galleries. A stunning 15th century Venetian-style palace with three stories of galleries surrounding a sun- and flower-filled courtyard, the museum provides an unusual backdrop for viewing art.
›› Take a guided architectural tour focusing on the conception and design of Renzo Piano's new wing
›› During this one-hour tour, engage through conversation and close looking, while also exploring the museum's storied past and present.
The museum closes at 5:00pm, so feel free to stay as long as you'd like! Return transportation will be your responsibility if you choose to stay.
2:30pm - 4:00pm ›› Seaport Hotel, Liberty AB
Join Iris Weaver as she teaches how to make luscious skincare products in your own kitchen, leaving out the nasty chemicals and including the scents that you want. Weaver, an herbalist and educator for over 30 years, is also an avid gardener and grows many of the herbs used in her classes.
›› Learn the healing properties of herbs while you whip up your own lip balm and body lotion scented with your choice of essential oils
›› Pamper your skin and your senses in this 100% natural workshop