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  • 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 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

    Bonsai and Penjing Pavilion Open House

    Repeats every week every Thursday until Thu Jun 20 2019 . Also includes Sun May 19 2019, Sun May 26 2019, Sun Jun 16 2019.
    11:00am to 1:00pm

    Location: 

    Bonsai and Penjing Pavilion
    You are invited inside our Bonsai and Penjing Pavilion to hear volunteers talk about the care, history, and unique stories of these dwarfed potted plants. The Bonsai and Penjing Pavilion is available for viewing from the outside daily from 8:00am-3:45pm.

    For cancellations due to weather, please call 617 384-5209

    Free

  • 2019 Jun 20

    Gallery Talk: Paper Monuments—Commemorating Pasts and Constructing Futures

    12:30pm to 1:00pm

    Location: 

    Harvard Art Museums, 32 Quincy Street

    Thea Goldring, a Ph.D. candidate in the history of art and architecture at Harvard University and a graduate student intern in the Division of European and American Art at the Harvard Art Museums, 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...

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  • 2019 Jun 20

    Peters Hill: Discover the Other End of the Arboretum

    5:00pm to 6:30pm

    Location: 

    Arnold Arboretum - 125 Arborway, Boston, MA

    Join our docent for a tour of the other end of the Arnold Arboretum, the southern end. Peters Hill became part of the Arboretum in 1894 and continues to charm with its special character, collections, and history. In summer, the amazing view from the summit takes in the Boston skyline and a rich and textured landscape spreading out below you. Learn the history of the land, along with information on the woody plants located here.

    In case of inclement weather, contact 617.384.5209.

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  • 2019 Jun 21

    Club Passim Summer Concert Series

    Repeats every month on the 21 of June until Fri Jun 21 2019 . Also includes Fri Jul 05 2019, Fri Jul 19 2019, Fri Aug 02 2019, Fri Aug 16 2019, Fri Aug 30 2019, Fri Sep 13 2019, Fri Sep 27 2019.
    12:00pm to 1:00pm

    Location: 

    Science Center Plaza

    Stop by the Plaza every other Friday throughout the summer from 12pm-1pm for live music from Club Passim!

    Club Passim has been a cornerstone of the arts community of New England for over half a century. Located in the heart of Harvard Square, Club Passim is one of the few "listening rooms" in the greater Boston/Cambridge area. They present music with a folk aesthetic, emphasizing the relationship between performers, patrons, teachers, and students. If you are a Harvard student, be sure to bring your Harvard ID to apply for your ...

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  • 2019 Jun 21

    Summer Solstice Celebration 2019: Night at the Harvard Museums of Science & Culture

    Repeats every day until Sat Jun 22 2019 .
    6:30pm to 8:30pm

    Location: 

    Harvard Museums of Science & Culture, 11 Divinity Avenue

    Free Special Event Open to the Public

    Celebrate the longest day of the year and mark the beginning of the summer season at the Harvard Museums of Science & Culture. Enjoy free admission to four museums and access to special performances. Make flower crowns and other sun-inspired crafts, and learn about the astronomical significance of the solstice. Save the date for this very festive event. Learn more.

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  • 2019 Jun 22

    Summer Solstice Celebration 2019: Night at the Harvard Museums of Science & Culture

    6:30pm to 8:30pm

    Location: 

    Harvard Museums of Science & Culture, 11 Divinity Avenue

    Free Special Event Open to the Public

    Celebrate the longest day of the year and mark the beginning of the summer season at the Harvard Museums of Science & Culture. Enjoy free admission to four museums and access to special performances. Make flower crowns and other sun-inspired crafts, and learn about the astronomical significance of the solstice. Save the date for this very festive event. Learn more.

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  • 2019 Jun 23

    June Birding

    Repeats every month on the 23 of June until Sun Jun 23 2019 .
    8:00am to 9:30am

    Location: 

    Arnold Arboretum - 125 Arborway, Boston, MA

    Join the Arnold Arboretum's Brendan Keegan for an easy walk looking for June birds. All skill levels, especially beginners, are encouraged to join. Bring binoculars, and a few binoculars will be available to share.See our website for directions and a checklist of birds. Parking is along the Arborway or Bussey Street, or take the T to Forest Hills and walk. Meet inside the Gates.

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  • 2019 Jun 23

    Get Your Hands Dirty! - Soil Science

    2:00pm to 4:00pm

    Location: 

    Arnold Arboretum - 125 Arborway, Boston, MA

    This is part of the new Science in Our Park Series. Come to the Arnold Arboretum and be a scientist! Get your hands onto scientific tools, use your observation skills and share your findings with others.

    Get Your Hands Dirty will allow you to stick your hands into the soil and really get to know it. You will have a chance to use digital probes, collect data and then share that data with other scientists for a day.

    One adult may bring a maximum of three children; suitable for children ages five and up. This is a drop in activity....

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