Please note: Information below refers to Yankee Dental Congress 2014. Check back in September for information regarding YDC 2015.

Saturday Special Events

Formaggio Kitchen
3:00pm - 4:30pm >> Seaport HotelFormaggio 2014 2

Join experts from Formaggio Kitchen for a session that'll have you tossing out sensory vocabulary for cheese and wine with the best of them. Instructors will introduce common terms for flavors, textures, and finishes you find in cheese and wine, with edible and drinkable examples.

›› Enjoy different combinations of wine and cheese with different accompaniments like preserves, honey, fruit, and nuts
›› Experience Formaggio Kitchen's best products and recipes from all over the globe
›› Come along and eat cheese, drink wine and be merry!

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 **Attendee must be 21 years of age to sample wine. Proper ID required. 


8:00 am - 9:00 pm ›› Seaport Hotel
No Charge

yoga 2014Practice developing balance, flexibility, and strength with students of all levels at the Seaport Wave Fitness Center. Move through a slow, deliberate flow practice that will leave you feeling centered, grounded, and ready to take on the rest of the day.

›› Reduce stress and increase flexibility and strength through various postures and breathing techniques.
›› Be sure to wear comfortable clothing and bring a yoga mat. 

Come Early - Space is Limited!

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Neiman Marcus
9:00 am - 12:00 pm >> Off-site, Transportation Provided

Neiman Marcus 2014

The renowned Neiman Marcus in Boston will open its doors to Yankee attendees for a private, fun-filled, beauty school extravaganza prior to the store's opening.

›› Learn the basic techniques for skin care and foundation selection with a "Back to Basics" presentation 
›› Watch beauty experts highlight simple but important tips and tricks to update your look using only mascara and bronzer
› Enjoy brunch bites and light refreshments that will be served

›› Enter for the opportunity to win a $100 Neiman Marcus gift card
›› Be the first to view the latest looks from your favorite designers
›› Continue the morning with shopping throughout the store

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Chocolate Trolley Tour
11:00 am - 2:00 pm ›› Off-Site, Transportation Provided

Trolley TourWhat do Tollhouse cookies, hot fudge sundaes, and the first chocolate factory in the U.S. have in common? The answer: they all started in or near Boston. Join Old Town Trolley Tours for a flavorful afternoon as you sample chocolate creations from some of the finest culinary landmarks in Boston.
›› You'll think you've won Willy Wonka's Golden Ticket as you step aboard this flavorful journey
›› Savor mouth-watering chocolate-related trivia along the way from your tour guide

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Oops! Your Body Language is Showing!
1:00 - 2:30 pm ›› Seaport Hotel

Body Language 2014

Although we rely heavily on the spoken word, knowing how to read body language helps us learn more information. Nonverbal communication carries 60-75% of the weight of a message and sometimes contradicts the spoken word. Join Carolyn Finch, internationally recognized Body Language Expert and author of Oops! Your Body Language is Showing! for this fun yet informative session. Carolyn is host of radio’s Nutrition Monday and Change Your Body Change Your Life Blog Talk and has been featured on the Ellen Show, MSNBC, VH1, and in Redbook and Cosmopolitan Magazines.

›› Recognize another’s thoughts and feelings by reading his or her body language
›› Determine whether or not someone is telling the truth
›› Establish authority and respect using body gestures
›› Learn how to develop the ability to listen with your eyes and subconsciously impact others without saying a word

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Museum of Fine Arts Tour
2:30 pm - 4:30 pm ›› Off-Site, Transportation Provided
mfa tour 2014The Museum of Fine Arts is one of the most comprehensive art museums in the world with over 450,000 works of art. On display is an incredible collection of European Impressionist paintings, including one of the largest collections of Monets outside of Paris. The MFA also holds one of the richest Degas collections in the world, not to mention Asian and Old Kingdom Egyptian collections, classical art, Buddhist temple, and medieval sculpture and tapestries.

›› Take a guided one-hour tour with an MFA docent, then explore the museum on your own
›› Visit highlights of the museum’s rich and extensive collection
›› Experience art from ancient Egyptian to contemporary times, and view a selection of special exhibitions

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Bring Your Kids Along! - Children’s Conference Care
Full day (8:30 am - 5:30 pm) - $60
Four consecutive hours - $40
Additional hour - $10

Are you wondering how to entertain your children during Yankee? Whether you are attending classes or perusing the Exhibit Hall, Parents in a Pinch, Inc. is there for you—offering on-Childcare 2014site childcare. Children can choose from a wide variety of organized activities, arts and crafts, toys, books, and games. The childcare providers are background checked, trained in childhood health and safety, and are enthusiastic, creative, and energetic. Their experience, expertise, and program planning skills always make the day both fun and safe. Walk-ins allowed if space permits; pre-registration is encouraged. Subject to cancellation if sufficient enrollment is not achieved.

**Registration is required for each child.



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Massachusetts Dental Society Connecticut State Dental Association - CSDA Maine NH Dental Association RI Dental Association VT Dental Association