Upcoming Events

  • 2019 Jun 18

    Farmer's Market at Harvard

    Repeats every week every Tuesday until Tue Nov 26 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 Jun 18

    Mindfulness and Anxiety

    1:00pm to 2:30pm

    Location: 

    114 Mt. Auburn Street, 4th Floor, Cambridge

    To feel occasional anxiety is a natural human experience, but for many anxiety can become a source of ongoing distress, capable of interfering with everyday life. Many of our efforts to avoid anxiety may involve distracting ourselves from it, or pushing it away, but this provides only temporary relief. Mindfulness, on the other hand, offers a pathway to meet the experience of anxiety, and in doing so, restore valued activity, rather than allowing ourselves to be dominated by fear and avoidance. This free workshop will introduce the use of mindfulness as a...

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  • 2019 Jun 18

    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 Jun 19

    O&I at Longwood Medical Area

    Repeats every month on the 28 of November until Wed Nov 28 2018 . Also includes Wed Dec 05 2018, Wed Dec 12 2018, Wed Jan 16 2019, Wed Jan 30 2019, Wed Feb 13 2019, Wed Feb 27 2019, Wed Mar 13 2019, Wed Mar 27 2019, Wed Apr 10 2019, Wed Apr 24 2019, Wed May 08 2019, Wed May 22 2019, Wed Jun 05 2019, Wed Jun 19 2019.
    11:00am to 1:30pm

    Location: 

    Harvard School of Dental Medicine, 190 Longwood Avenue (REB entrance)

    M/C and Visa credit card payment onsite!  

    For large orders and orders for trolley passes and Body Mechanics vouchers, please order online in advance by 3pm on Tuesday and request LMA pick up.

    Outings & Innings is an internal Harvard University service for staff, faculty, retirees, students and some other Harvard affiliates that offers a dynamic menu of (1) date-specific event tickets for a wide variety of performing arts (music, dance, theater) and professional sports, (2)...

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  • 2019 Jun 19

    Home Buying Webinar

    Repeats every month on the 30 of October until Tue Oct 30 2018 . Also includes Wed Mar 27 2019, Tue Apr 30 2019, Wed Jun 19 2019, Tue Jul 16 2019.
    12:00pm to 1:30pm

    Location: 

    Online

    Harvard and affiliated hospital faculty, staff, and retirees are invited to attend a free onliine webinar.

    Buying a primary residence Topics include:

    • How much can I really afford to pay and what type of mortgage makes the most sense?
    • What is a Purchase and Sale Agreement?
    • How does the process, from offer to acceptance to closing, work?

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  • 2019 Jun 19

    College Workshop: Paying the Tuition Bill

    12:00pm to 12:45pm

    Location: 

    114 Mt. Auburn St. Conference Room 406, Cambridge, MA

    HUECU will host a four-part workshop series for Harvard University employees around undergraduate college planning. Join us for 45 minutes during your lunch break in Room 406, 114 Mount Auburn Street.

    Part IV: Paying the Tuition Bill. The fall tuition bill will be due soon! Learn about various payment options and strategies to help you make the best financial decision for you and your family.

    To register: Join us in-person or from your desk.
    ...

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  • 2019 Jun 19

    Zumba on the Plaza

    Repeats every week every Wednesday until Wed Sep 25 2019 except Wed Aug 28 2019.
    5:30pm to 6:30pm

    Location: 

    Science Center Plaza

    In partnership with the Center for Wellness and Health Promotion, Harvard Common Spaces offers free Zumba classes on the Plaza on Wednesdays from 5:30pm-6:30pm, weather permitting. Zumba is an aerobic dance fitness program using movements inspired by various styles of Latin American dance and performed primarily to Latin American dance music.  All Common Spaces wellness programs and fitness activities are free; no sign-ups are required.

  • 2019 Jun 20

    Communicating at Work (University-Wide)

    Repeats every month on the 20 of June until Thu Jun 20 2019 . Also includes Wed Sep 25 2019.
    9:00am to 1:00pm

    Location: 

    Center for Workplace Development, 124 Mt. Auburn Street, Cambridge

    In a workplace culture overly-dependent on voicemail and email, many of us have forgotten key elements of effective, meaningful, verbal communication. This session explores different communication styles and techniques for communicating with those different from your own.

    Cost: $50

    Learn more and register on the Harvard Training Portal. Find class information here

  • 2019 Jun 20

    Managing Stress as a Working Caregiver

    10:00am to 11:00am

    Location: 

    114 Mt. Auburn St. Conference Room 406, Cambridge, MA

    Stress is a normal part of our day-to-day life. When you add jobs, kids, ailing parents and our own lives together, it can be a daily and dizzying balancing act. Research shows that family caregivers are more vulnerable to stress-related illnesses and less likely to care for themselves. Understanding the difference between positive and negative stress and the warning signs of burnout can help.

    This on-site seminar will address:

    • Warning signs of a stress overload
    • Techniques to reduce the stress of being a working caregiver
    • Ways...
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