Upcoming Events

  • 2019 Sep 24

    Farmer's Market at Harvard

    Repeats every week every Tuesday until Tue Nov 26 2019 except Tue Aug 27 2019.
    12:00pm to 6:00pm

    Location: 

    Science Center Plaza

    As summer returns, so too does the Farmers’ Market at Harvard, which runs on Tuesday from mid-June through November (Noon-6pm). For the 2019 season, the Market will run June 11 through November 26. Vendor applications for the 2019 Market will be online February 1st. 

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    The Market was founded in 2005, and operates on The Plaza outside Harvard’s Science Center (near the corner of Oxford and Kirkland Streets). The Farmers’ Market at Harvard...

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  • 2019 Sep 24

    Gallery Talk: What’s in That Box?

    12:30pm to 1:00pm

    Location: 

    Harvard Art Museums, 32 Quincy Street

    Jen Thum, the Inga Maren Otto Curatorial Fellow in the Division of Academic and Public Programs, will give this gallery talk. 

    Our galleries are full of stories—this series of drop-in talks gives visitors a chance to hear the best ones! The talks highlight new works on view, take a fresh look at old favorites, investigate artists’ materials and techniques, and reveal the latest discoveries by curators, conservators, fellows, visiting artists, technologists, and other contributors.

    Free with museums admission. Gallery talks are limited to 15 people and tickets...

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  • 2019 Sep 24

    Tai Chi in Harvard Yard

    Repeats every week every Tuesday until Mon Sep 30 2019 except Tue May 21 2019, Tue May 28 2019.
    5:00pm to 6:00pm

    Location: 

    Memorial Church Lawn, Harvard Yard

    In partnership with the Center for Wellness and Health Promotion, Harvard Common Spaces offers free Tai Chi by Harvard's Master Yon Lee every Tuesday, 5pm-6pm from May through September.

    Meet in Harvard Yard on the Memorial Church Lawn on Tuesdays weekly from 5-6pm, steady rain cancels. There will be no classes on May 21 or 28 due to Commencement. 

    All Common Spaces wellness programs and fitness activities are free; no sign-ups are required. For a complete list of wellness programs, please visit...

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  • 2019 Sep 24

    Steps to Home Ownership: Home Buying Chat

    5:30pm to 6:15pm

    Location: 

    104 Mt Auburn Street, Cambridge, MA 02138

    Gain the confidence necessary to make the best home buying decisions for you and your family. This casual home buying chat is ideal for anyone exploring the home buying process.

    You'll learn:

    • the pros and cons of homeownership
    • tips to prepare your finances
    • strategies to determine what type of home is right for you
    • industry insights to your questions

    Space is limited to allow you one-on-one time with our home financing experts. Open to Harvard community, including affiliated teaching...

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  • 2019 Sep 24

    Fall 2019 Negotiation and Dispute Resolution

    6:00pm to 9:00pm

    Location: 

    Harvard Law School Campus

    The course brings together professionals, executives, graduate students, fellows, and community members in learning how to  skillfully mediate to create value and resolve disputes. Participants will emerge from the course with a toolkit of skills, approaches, and tactics to negotiate and manage disputes in any setting. Participants will also receive a signed certificate of completion from the Program on Negotiation at Harvard Law School.

    The seminar will be held each Tuesday evening, 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m., September 24 – December 10, 2019 on the Harvard Law School Campus...

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  • 2019 Sep 24

    A Global Ecology Journey: Prioritizing Earth-Centered Ethics

    6:30pm to 8:00pm

    Location: 

    Hunnewell Building

    Discovering profound connections of life, rocks, and ecosystems over great distances helps us all to achieve helpful if not essential biosphere (environment) literacy. This discipline of Global Ecology, first hinted by polymath and explorer Alexander von Humboldt 220 years ago, leads us to realize that a sustainable, viable Home for us and all other species can only be restored by living a new ethic that keeps biosphere health foremost in our minds, hearts, and actions. Professor Zook will introduce us to some of the courageous and science-based grassroots peoples in nations around the...

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  • 2019 Sep 24

    Introduction to Botany (multiple sessions)

    Repeats every week every Tuesday until Tue Nov 12 2019 except Tue Oct 08 2019.
    6:30pm to 8:30pm

    Location: 

    Harvard University Herbarium
    Learn botany from dedicated instructor and plant nomenclature specialist Kanchi Gandhi. Among the topics to be explored: plant cells and tissues, anatomy and morphology, reproduction, nutrition, growth and development, plant diversity, evolution, classification, and nomenclature. This course, offering both lecture and laboratory activities, introduces botany to new students or serves as a refresher course. Required text: Botany for Gardeners by Brian Capon. (Note: Class will not meet on October 8.)
    Fee $240 member, $290 nonmember

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