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February 27, 2019

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Wednesday, February 27, 2019

12:00 PM - 12:45 PM Wellness - Adult Cross Training (A.C.T)
Join Babson’s own Head Strength and Conditioning Coach for a training program which will heighten mental and physical fortitude through flexibility, balance, coordination, conditioning, strength, power and agility drills, exercises and routines.


Please note that anyone participating in any of the Be Well@Babson programs must sign a waiver before beginning any program or activity.  Classes may fill up and are assigned on a first come, first serve basis.  All of the Be Well@Babson programs are limited to Babson staff and faculty only and there are no exceptions that can be made.
Babson Campus
12:00 PM - 12:45 PM Wellness - Power Yoga

Power vinyasa yoga builds physical and mental strength and flexibility. Find your mind body connection as you link breath to movement in a fast-paced, energizing class. This class is accessible to most levels of fitness. Prior experience with yoga is recommended but not required.   These classes will be taught by Michele McLaughlin and Tracy Buckley.

Please note that anyone participating in any of the Be Well@Babson programs must sign a waiver before beginning any program or activity.  Classes may fill up and are assigned on a first come, first serve basis.  All of the Be Well@Babson programs are limited to Babson staff and faculty only and there are no exceptions that can be made.

Babson Campus
3:00 PM - 6:00 PM Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program (VITA)
During tax season, students from Babson College assist families with preparations to help file their taxes three times a week.
3:30 PM - 5:30 PM Community Action Program: Barton Road After School Program

The Barton Road Afterschool Program takes place at the Wellesley Housing Authority. A housing authority is section 8 housing, a state or federally funded program aimed to assist low-income families pay for rent. The Afterschool Programs focus on providing mentorship through after school homework help, as well as providing activities that are both safe and fun for the children who live at the Housing Authorities. 

Mondays and Wednesdays, 3:30-5:30 pm. Babson students will leave campus around 3:15 pm and return around 5:45 pm. 

Manager: Kate Cottrell

3:30 PM - 5:30 PM Community Action Program: Needham After School Program

The Needham Afterschool Program takes place at the Needham Housing Authority. A housing authority is section 8 housing, a state or federally funded program aimed to assist low-income families pay for rent. The Afterschool Programs focus on providing mentorship through after school homework help, as well as providing activities that are both safe and fun for the children who live at the Housing Authorities. 

Mondays and Wednesdays, 3:30-5:30 pm. Babson students will leave campus around 3:15 pm and return around 5:45 pm. 

5:00 PM - 6:30 PM Financing the Future: Social Finance

Social Finance

with Tracy Palandjian, co-founder and CEO of Social Finance; and Kerry Healey, president of Babson College

moderated by C. Sara Minard, entrepreneur-in-residence

in collaboration with The Cutler Center and CWEL

How can we re-imagine capital to enable measurable social impact? How can innovative public-private partnerships mobilize capital to drive social progress? How are new financial solutions like Pay for Success financing and the Social Impact Bond market helping nonprofits and communities?

Register for this event


About Financing the Future

In the Financing the Future series, hosted in collaboration with The Cutler Center for Investments and Finance, we will explore the crucial role of capital in driving social progress.

How will we finance our future? What new financing mechanisms are being created? What role do large corporations, NGOs, government agencies, community foundations, family offices, philanthropists and investors play? What's working? What's needed?

Investing in social progress and managing societal dilemmas is complex and takes time. It requires a new understanding, new forms of collaborative relationships, innovative financing schemes, and the moral and financial courage to put capital where the highest ROI is recalibrated and recalculated to accelerate economic and social progress.

Babson Campus
7:30 PM - 10:00 PM Birdy

Birdy
Adapted by Naomi Wallace from the novel by William Wharton
directed by Steven Maler
February 27-March 3, 2019 and March 7-10
Carling-Sorenson Theater, Babson College

In a Philadelphia suburb before World War II, Birdy, a very smart young man, spends his time collecting pigeons and canaries for his aviary. His best friend, Al, has more earthly interests like sports and girls, but is attracted to Birdy’s eccentricity, intelligence and commitment to his birds. But after both young men return from the war, they are forced to deal with the trauma of their experiences, both physical and psychological.

Birdy examines the effects of war on young lives, a topic that is just as relevant today as it was decades ago. The story also offers hope in the possibility of powerful friendships to heal the psychological wounds of war after the physical wounds have healed.


Contains adult language and brief nudity. Sensibilities vary from person to person. Parents know their child’s sensibilities and maturity best.  If you have specific concerns about content, please contact the box office at 781-239-5880.

Tickets $50, Babson faculty/staff and non-Babson students $15; Babson students $5

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Presented by Commonwealth Shakespeare Company
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By special arrangement with Knight Hall Agency Ltd and Spring Sirkin.


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