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  • 2018 Jan 18

    Harvard University Housing Seminar - Home Buying

    12:00pm to 1:30pm

    Location: 

    Longwood Medical Area, Countway Library, Minot Room

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

    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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  • 2018 Jan 18

    Landscape for Life

    Repeats every week every Thursday until Thu Feb 01 2018 .
    1:00pm to 4:00pm

    Location: 

    Hunnewell Building
    This intensive introductory course will provide you with the knowledge, skills, and understanding to create a great-looking garden that is healthier for you, your family, and the environment. This class is based on the principles of the Sustainable Sites Initiative (sustainablesites.org), the nation’s first rating system for sustainable landscapes. The comprehensive curriculum covers a range of topics, including soils, water, plants, and landscape materials.
    Fee $185 member, $218 nonmember

    Register at my.arboretum.harvard.edu or call 617-384-5277.
  • 2018 Jan 19

    Freecycle

    11:00am to 2:00pm

    Location: 

    124 Mt Auburn Street, Lobby
    Bring any and all surplus furniture, supplies, and equipment to the Lobby of 124 Mt. Auburn Street. Clothing, books, office supplies, kitchen goods, toys, baby supplies, tools, hardware and any thing else reusable is welcome here. Whether or not you donate, you are welcome to take anything you want for free. These Freecycles save money, reduce Harvard’s waste, and conserve the embodied natural resources and energy in manufactured goods.
  • 2018 Jan 22

    Plaza WinterFest 2018

    12:00pm to 8:00pm

    Location: 

    Science Center Plaza

    Date of Event: Monday, January 22, 2018 to Friday, March 9, 2018

    Event Time: Daily Activities - 12pm-8pm

    Fire Pits: Thurs, Fri, & Sat 3pm-9pm

    Location of Event: The Plaza

    Enjoy a range of outdoor activities, special events, and food on the Plaza during Plaza WinterFest 2018!

    Free daily activities include:

    From 12pm-8pm daily during Plaza WinterFest, try your hand at bowling, shuffleboard, and curling in our handcrafted ice lanes. Bring your friends on any...

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  • 2018 Jan 24

    Harvard University Housing Seminar - Home Buying

    Repeats every month on the 28 of March until Wed Mar 28 2018 . Also includes Wed Apr 11 2018, Wed Jun 13 2018.
    12:00pm to 1:30pm

    Location: 

    Richard A. and Susan F. Smith Campus Center (formerly Holyoke Center) 1350 Mass. Ave., Room 869

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

    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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  • 2018 Jan 25

    Landscape for Life

    1:00pm to 4:00pm

    Location: 

    Hunnewell Building
    This intensive introductory course will provide you with the knowledge, skills, and understanding to create a great-looking garden that is healthier for you, your family, and the environment. This class is based on the principles of the Sustainable Sites Initiative (sustainablesites.org), the nation’s first rating system for sustainable landscapes. The comprehensive curriculum covers a range of topics, including soils, water, plants, and landscape materials.
    Fee $185 member, $218 nonmember

    Register at my.arboretum.harvard.edu or call 617-384-5277.
  • 2018 Jan 27

    Pruning in Winter

    9:00am to 12:00pm

    Location: 

    Hunnewell Building
    Jen Kettell, an ISA-certified arborist, will explain the reasons for pruning and what to consider when pruning dormant trees, shrubs, and vines. She will demonstrate techniques, give guidelines for determining which plants benefit from winter pruning, and explain how plants heal from pruning wounds. Note: this workshop teaches ornamental pruning techniques; it does not provide information on pruning for fruit production.
    Fee $35 member, $48 nonmember

    Massachusetts Certified Arborist and International Society of Arboriculture credits available.
  • 2018 Jan 27

    Drawing Butterflies and Moths in Colored Pencil

    9:30am to 12:30pm

    Location: 

    Harvard Museum of Natural History, 26 Oxford Street
    Explore the beauty of butterflies and moths! This three-hour workshop will introduce observational drawing techniques with pencil and then dive into colored pencil techniques used to create a rich, vibrant image. All skill levels are welcome.

    Instructor: Erica Beade

    Fees: $45 members/$55 nonmembers

    Advanced registration is required.

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