This week is going to be a busy one here in Boston. From a night of bowling with members of the Patriots to a Farm to Change Dinner, here is a look at some of this week’s hautest happenings.
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Tonight, New England Patriot Jerod Mayo, Super Bowl Champion, linebacker and co-captain, is hosting his sixth annual Mayo Bowl to raise money for the Boston Medical Center. The event, which is being held at Kings Dedham, will feature a red carpet intro of 30+ past and current Patriots players along with silent and live auctions. Each year, more than 400 people come here to sip on cocktails and indulge in hors d’oeuvres while watching the Patriots players bowl for charity.
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Bostonians are going to be excited to learn that Zeel is launching its massage on demand service in the city today. Whether you are at home, in a hotel or need a much needed break at work, they will come to you for a 60, 75 or 90-minute in-home massage. You can book your appointment for a Swedish, deep tissue, prenatal or sports massage through your iPhone or Android through the Zeel app and schedule a visit from 8 a.m. to 10:30 p.m. in as little as an hour ahead of time or up to a month in advance. The licensed therapists will bring everything with them, including the massage table.
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On Tuesday night, the Kaleidoscope VR Film Festival is kicking off a multi-city tour to showcase the best in virtual reality filmmaking. Reserve a VIP ticket to the event being held at Artists for Humanity, which gets started at 7 p.m. and listen to a panel of VR filmmakers discuss their work. Participants will also have the opportunity to view a full line-up of films on Gear VR equipment supplied by Samsung, as well as Oculus VR headsets. VIP ticketholders receive special upfront seating for the artist panels and preferred access to demo the films.
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Also being held on Tuesday evening is the Greater Boston Food Bank’s “Fall into Fall” event being held at Coppersmith in South Boston. From 6 to 9 p.m., the Greater Boston Food Bank’s young professionals group, the Kitchen Cabinet, will be hosting the fun evening, which includes food, drinks and raffles. Proceeds benefit the Greater Boston Food Bank with every $1 providing three healthy meals to local families in need.
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M. Flynn is hosting fashion jewelry designer Alan Anderson for an evening of sips and conversation on Tuesday night. Anderson’s “vintage infused” work was part of Elizabeth Taylor’s personal collection auctioned by Christie’s four years ago. His pieces will also be on display at M. Flynn and on sale here as well.
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After this week’s Patriots win, fans will continue to celebrate Wednesday night with Coach Bill Belichick at a panel discussion at the Seaport World Trade Center. The event will raise money for the Bill Belichick Foundation Scholarship Program. Fans will have the opportunity to discuss last year’s Super Bowl win and have a behind-the-scenes look into the NFL draft process. Other attendees include Troy Brown, Mike Mayock and Scott Zolak.
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If you would rather wine and dine the night away, Meritage Restaurant at the Boston Harbor Hotel is hosting a vineyard-to-table dinner at 7 p.m. on Wednesday night. Executive Chef Daniel Bruce has created a four-course menu that features pairings from Bodega Catena Zapata of Mendoza, Argentina. The dinner includes dishes like pan roasted Block Island swordfish with pumpkin puree and mocha rubbed veal tenderloin with wild mushroom and cranberry Sautee.
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On Thursday night, Himmel Hospitality Group is hosting a Farm to Change Dinner to benefit the Boys & Girls Club of Boston. The event is a partnership with the restaurant group that operates Grill 23 & Bar, Post 390 and Harvest along with the Boys & Girls Club of Boston, Harvard Pilgrim Healthcare and Green City Growers. The program, which teaches children the value of eating and cooking farm-to-table while utilizing urban agriculture, started off with just one club last year and now serves four clubs and more than 40 kids. The multi-course dinner paired with wine being held at Post 390 kicks off at 7:30 p.m. and features dishes like a soft egg ravioli with ricotta and prosciutto as well as BBQ Brandt beef short rib.
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If you are looking to escape the city for a few hours, head to the Roche Bobois Gala opening on Thursday night from 6:30 to 9 p.m. at their new Natick location. Here, you will have the opportunity to meet designer Sacha Lakic, who has created some iconic Roche Bobois pieces, including the Bubble Sofa and the Pollen bookcase as well as his 2015 Aircell seating collection. To attend, RSVP by September 30th to [email protected].