So you have a great idea, and you want to share it, but where will you find people to share with? If you can get to the Boston area for the April 18 and 19th 2009 weekend (perhaps you haven’t yet scheduled your April Vacation?) then you should definitely check out Boston Skill Share, a community effort to help people get and share great ideas.
The Bostoâ€‹n Skillâ€‹shareâ€‹ is an annuaâ€‹l volunâ€‹teer-â€‹run,â€‹ donatâ€‹ion-â€‹basedâ€‹ weekeâ€‹nd eventâ€‹ that brings peoplâ€‹e togetâ€‹her to shareâ€‹ practâ€‹ical skillâ€‹s.â€‹ It’s happeâ€‹ning this year
on Saturâ€‹day and Sundaâ€‹y,â€‹ Aprilâ€‹ 18 & 19 at M.â€‹I.â€‹T.â€‹ in Cambrâ€‹idge.â€‹ Everyâ€‹one is invitâ€‹ed.â€‹
Looking for an overview of the weekend? Take a look at the Info page, pretty good place to start. Their Points of Unity, lets you in on their great mindset.
If you would like to lead a workshop, then check out the Workshop Submission Form. Maybe you just want to go and learn loads of cool stuff, so explore the workshop page, which will fill up as the event approaches.
Rightâ€‹ now, we are lookiâ€‹ng for peoplâ€‹e to lead worksâ€‹hops.â€‹ That meansâ€‹ we need YOU to thinkâ€‹ of your favorâ€‹ite thingâ€‹ to teachâ€‹ and sign up now to partiâ€‹cipatâ€‹e.â€‹ Anyonâ€‹e can lead a worksâ€‹hop aboutâ€‹ anything!â€‹ Past skillâ€‹shareâ€‹s incluâ€‹ded everyâ€‹thingâ€‹ from makinâ€‹g your own underâ€‹wear to bike mechaâ€‹nics to yoga.â€‹ Help make the worldâ€‹ a more interâ€‹estinâ€‹g and skillful placeâ€‹.
The Bostoâ€‹n Skillâ€‹shareâ€‹ aims to creatâ€‹e a tempoâ€‹rary spaceâ€‹ for peoplâ€‹e to shareâ€‹ practâ€‹ical skills,â€‹ whichâ€‹ help us to live happiâ€‹ly,â€‹ creatâ€‹ivelyâ€‹ and sustaâ€‹inablâ€‹y.â€‹ The emphaâ€‹sis is on actioâ€‹n over theorâ€‹y,â€‹ participatâ€‹ion over talk.â€‹ We want to live with enthuâ€‹siasmâ€‹,â€‹ so let us learnâ€‹ with vigorâ€‹!â€‹
So check it out and let us know what you think in the comments. Have you attended one of the previous
Boston Skill Share events? If you have pictures, please add them to the MAKE Flickr pool.