Grab your sneakers and join the Harvard Community for a University-wide fun run. This free, untimed 5K will do three loops around historic Harvard Yard and the northern Law School campus. Harvard students, faculty, and staff, along with their friends and families are welcome to participate. Registration, refreshments, and activities will be held on the Plaza.
7:25am – Check-in opens on the Plaza, adjacent to the Science Center. Participants...
Robin Wall Kimmerer , PhD, Distinguished Teaching Professor and Director, Center for Native Peoples and the Environment
This workshop with Robin Wall Kimmerer, indigenous plant scientist and distinguished teacher, engages participants in exploring the material and cultural gifts of the plants, from ecosystem services, to food, medicine and lessons on how we might live. Through guided observations, readings, and writing, together we will explore how we might reciprocate those gifts, with gifts of our own....
Peabody Museum, 11 Divinity Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02138
Harvard archaeologists and students will bring history alive for families by presenting hands-on activities, sharing their research, and providing demonstrations of ancient and up-to- the-minute technologies. Join in colonial-era excavations using smartphones. Use a Google Cardboard viewer and “travel” via virtual reality with a tour guide to Egypt or Israel. Throw a handmade spear with a spear thrower (weather permitting). Talk to archaeologists about their work and their discoveries. Activities spread across both the Peabody and the Harvard Semitic Museums. Live music provided by THUD...
Harvard Museums of Science & Culture, 11 Divinity Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02138
Instructor: Erica Beade Saturday, March 24, 2018 2:00–3:30pm Ages 9–13
Bring your creature drawings to life! Participants will invent imaginary animals using real world animals for inspiration. Looking closely at lions, tigers, and bears (as well as fish, birds, beetles, and reptiles), participants will explore imaginative drawing techniques they can use to create a whole world of creatures inspired by nature.
Repeats every week every Tuesday until Tue May 22 2018 .
Harvard Yard - John Harvard Statue
Looking to get out and be active with Spring coming? Meet at the John Harvard statue at 12:30 p.m. every Tuesday to participate in Harvard on the Move! This weekly group walks and runs offer fitness, support and the opportunity to meet others in the community.
Repeats every week every Wednesday until Wed May 23 2018 .
Longwood Medical Area
Weekly group walks and runs offer fitness and the opportunity to meet others in the community. For all Longwood events, we will meet outside on the pathway in the Harvard Medical School quad, near Longwood Avenue, in between the two white marble benches.