Are you in need of help of any sort? Speak with Mass Support! They’re here to help, and they’re doing a lot of stuff virtually this year. You can also just get in touch via MASSSUPPORT@RIVERSIDECC.ORG or 888-215-4920. Miss the movies? Watch Images Cinema online! Or watch Amherst Cinema online! We’ve heard amazing things about Minari, so maybe take a look at that! […]Read More March 8th – 14th
We got great news this week, our mom is going to get a Covid vaccine this month! Jeez is this just… a hell of a time to be in the US. We hope you’re all doing alright out there. We’re really looking forward to seeing our dear mom, she’s very nice! Are you in need […]Read More March 1st – 7th
First up, the big thing this week is NERD Summit 2021!
Read More February 15th – 21st
In 2021 we will be virtual again, but are changing the format.
Friday (3/19) will be a normal day of sessions – presentations given by speakers.
Saturday (3/20) will be open discussion sessions, which are commonly called “BOFs” ( Birds of a Feather), people coming together to discuss a topic of interest. These meetings will have a leader who will structure the discussion with 3 or so discussion questions around the topic to be discussed.
Sunday (3/21) will be a Training Day – an opportunity for people to come together and learn from each other. More info coming soon.
Keep up the momentum into the Georgia Runoff! You can find out how to help via a Google Doc created by Fair Fight, an election integrity organization. You can also just donate at gasenate.com. It’s incredibly important that control of the Senate goes to the party that does actually want to give people the resources they need to stay alive after this awful year.Read More December 14th – 20th
Make a plan to vote! You can request a ballot and register easily in MA. Everyone in MA can get a mail-in/absentee/whatever you want to call it ballot AND if you’re nervous about how the USPS is getting fucked around with, you can drop it off early! You can find more information here: https://www.wgbh.org/news/politics/2020/07/30/13-questions-about-voting-by-mail-in-massachusetts-answered!Read More August 17th – 23rd
Please remain the exact same amount of cautious, because there’s still a pandemic raging. Don’t do things that aren’t necessary. Don’t go out to a crowded bar or restaurant. Keep your excursions to the necessary stuff like picking up food. If you can work from home, keep working from home. Wear a mask whenever you’re going out. We understand that a lot of people don’t have a choice about how exposed they are. People need to work to survive. It’s because of that if you DO have the option, you need to do your part to reduce risks as much as possible.Read More May 25th – 31st
Hello! It is us again, your friendly neighborhood a newsletter! On Monday May 18th at 7PM – 8PM Forbes Library is going to have a Virtual Great Books Discussion about Sense and Sensibility! Which is a Jane Austen book that has had like 40 movies adapted from it and is Great. The Great Books discussion […]Read More May 18th – May 24th
A new week! A new Nerd Watch! A new you? No, this is the same you as before you only get one you unless you preordered.Read More May 4th – 10th
The Valley Nerd Watch! So hey here’s a thing we just found out about recently despite ostensibly being a news source: due to a variety of circumstances both unforeseen and ultraforeseen the lovably local game shop co-op Worlds Apart Games is going to cease to exist soon. Like, by the end of March. So that’s […]Read More March 6th – March 12th
The Valley Nerd Watch! First of all! Next month is NERDSummit! They asked us to tell you this, and they also gave us some money which is a very good way to get us to remember to do a thing! Check it out March 18th 9am – 6pm and 19th 10am – 5pm at the […]Read More February 13th – February 19th