Chinese culture and language Classes | March 2

Would you like to learn more about Chinese culture or study Mandarin at the beginner level? Starting Saturday, March 2, 2013, the Confucius Institute is offering three non-credit courses. Classes will be on the UMass Boston campus and taught by native speakers.


Chinese Culture: Past & Present

As an ancient country undergoing massive social changes since the late 70's, China is drawing attention from the world. This course is an introduction to 5000 years of Chinese culture and offers perspectives on how Confucianism, Taoism, Buddhism and other philosophies of life have deeply influenced Chinese culture.

Saturdays 9 a.m. - 11 a.m.

March 2 - May 11, 2013

only $100

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John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum


1.866.JFK.1960 (1-866-535-1960) OR 617.514.1600

Hours of operation (or meeting times & dates): 

*Holiday Hours* The JFK Presidential Library and Museum will close at 1:00 p.m. on December 24, 2009 and will be closed on Christmas Day and New Year's Day. Hours The Museum is open 7 days per week, from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. with the exception of New Year’s, Thanksgiving and Christmas Day. Our last Introductory Film of the day is at 3:55 p.m. The Research Room is open 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. by appointment only and is closed on weekends and federal holidays. To speak to our research room staff, please call 617.514.1629. Museum Admission Adults $12.00, Seniors (62 and over) and Students (with valid college ID) $10.00, Ages 13-17 $9.00, Children 12 and under are free. Group visits of 12 or more are eligible for a group visit discount with advance reservations. Students in grades K-12 from New England Schools on an educational group tour are eligible for free admission. Please contact the Group Tours office for more information at 617.514.1589.


The John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum is dedicated to the memory of our nation's thirty-fifth president and to all those who through the art of politics seek a new and better world. Located on a ten-acre park, overlooking the sea that he loved and the city that launched him to greatness, the Library stands as a vibrant tribute to the life and times of John F. Kennedy. Tour the Museum which portrays the life, leadership, and legacy of President Kennedy, conveys his enthusiasm for politics and public service, and illustrates the nature of the office of the President. Students and scholars can also arrange to conduct research using the collection of historical materials chronicling mid-20th century politics and the life and administration of John F. Kennedy. The Kennedy Library is one of 13 Presidential Libraries administered by the National Archives and Records Administration.


Columbia Point
Boston, MA 02125
United States
Also (or Previously) Known As...: 

JFK Library

Transportation The Library and Museum is easily accessed by public transportation. Take the MBTA Rapid Transit, Red Line (any red line train) to JFK/UMASS Station. There is a free shuttle bus to the Library every 20 minutes beginning at 8:00 a.m. and running until Museum closing. Please take the buses marked ‘JFK.’

Greater Boston Legal Services (GBLS)


(617) 371-1234

Hours of operation (or meeting times & dates): 

Monday-Friday, 9am-5pm


Greater Boston Legal Services (GBLS) provides free civil (noncriminal) legal assistance to low-income people in Boston and thirty-one cities and towns. The help GBLS offers ranges from legal advice to full case representation, depending on client need. GBLS traces its roots back to 1900 and the founding of the Boston Legal Aid Society


GBLS Main Office
197 Friend Street
Boston, MA 02114
United States
How to get involved/application guidelines and procedures: 

By referral, or as walk-ins

Community Meeting Space Available: 


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