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  • 2018 Jun 21

    Bonsai and Penjing Pavilion Open House

    Repeats every week every Thursday until Thu Jul 05 2018 . Also includes Sun Jun 17 2018, Sun Jun 24 2018.
    11:00am to 1:00pm

    Location: 

    Bonsai and Penjing Collection (Larz Anderson Bonsai Collection)
    Come and experience a very unique opportunity in the Arnold Arboretum's Bonsai and Penjing Collection of dwarfed potted plants. With an Arboretum volunteer, you will be able to go inside the pavilion, hear about the history, culture, and care of these amazing and very special plants. 

    In case of inclement weather, contact 617.384.5209.

    Free, no registration needed

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  • 2018 Jun 21

    Yoga in the Yard

    Repeats every week every Thursday until Thu Sep 27 2018 .
    5:00pm to 6:00pm

    Location: 

    Harvard Yard - Memorial Church

    In partnership with the Center for Wellness and Health Promotion, Harvard Common Spaces offers free Yoga with instructor Paulina Haduong every Thursday, 5pm-6pm from May 31 through September 27. Meet in Harvard Yard on the Memorial Church Lawn, please bring a mat and water bottle. Class held weekly, weather permitting--steady rain cancels class. 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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  • 2018 Jun 21

    Summer Solstice Celebration 2018: Night at the Harvard Museums of Science & Culture

    5:00pm to 9:00pm

    Location: 

    Harvard Museums of Science & Culture, 11 Divinity Avenue

    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 and stay tuned for details.

    Special Event.

    Free and open to the public. For all ages.

    Presented by Harvard Museums of Science & CultureVisit website for event details: ...

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  • 2018 Jun 22

    In the Groves: A Summer Solstice Journey

    Repeats every day until Sat Jun 23 2018 .
    6:30pm to 8:30pm

    Location: 

    Hunnewell Building

    Join us for an enchanting evening of Tree Myths, Songs and Summer Solstice Legends. Diane and Margot spin tales of the human connection with trees and the deep meaning we have assigned to them through the ages. This unique performance, designed specifically for the Arnold Arboretum, travels through the Arboretum with story and music. Each story is told under a different tree or among a unique collection of Arboretum plants. The program begins under a grand Cedar of Lebanon, moves into the rosaceous collection, to the oaks of Bussey Hill, then onward to Hemlock Hill, culminating with the...

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  • 2018 Jun 23

    In the Groves: A Summer Solstice Journey

    6:30pm to 8:30pm

    Location: 

    Hunnewell Building

    Join us for an enchanting evening of Tree Myths, Songs and Summer Solstice Legends. Diane and Margot spin tales of the human connection with trees and the deep meaning we have assigned to them through the ages. This unique performance, designed specifically for the Arnold Arboretum, travels through the Arboretum with story and music. Each story is told under a different tree or among a unique collection of Arboretum plants. The program begins under a grand Cedar of Lebanon, moves into the rosaceous collection, to the oaks of Bussey Hill, then onward to Hemlock Hill, culminating with the...

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  • 2018 Jun 24

    Bonsai and Penjing Pavilion Open House

    11:00am to 1:00pm

    Location: 

    Bonsai and Penjing Collection (Larz Anderson Bonsai Collection)
    Come and experience a very unique opportunity in the Arnold Arboretum's Bonsai and Penjing Collection of dwarfed potted plants. With an Arboretum volunteer, you will be able to go inside the pavilion, hear about the history, culture, and care of these amazing and very special plants. 

    In case of inclement weather, contact 617.384.5209.

    Free, no registration needed

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  • 2018 Jun 26

    Gallery Talk: Van Gogh’s Late Landscapes

    12:30pm to 1:00pm

    Location: 

    Harvard Art Museums, 32 Quincy Street

    A. Cassandra Albinson, the Margaret S. Winthrop Curator of European Art, will give today’s gallery talk.

    Free with museums admission. This talk is limited to 15 people and tickets are required. Ten minutes before the talk, tickets will become available at the admissions desk.

    Please meet in the Calderwood Courtyard, in front of the digital screens between the shop and the admissions desk. Museums staff will be on hand to collect tickets.

    Gallery talks are offered by curators, conservators, fellows, and other museums staff; they focus on...

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  • 2018 Jun 26

    Tai Chi in Harvard Yard

    Repeats every week every Tuesday until Tue Sep 25 2018 except Tue Aug 21 2018.
    5:00pm to 6:00pm

    Location: 

    Harvard Yard - Memorial Church

    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 April through September. Meet in Harvard Yard on the Memorial Church Lawn, weather permitting. All Common Spaces wellness programs and fitness activities are free; no sign-ups are required.

    For a complete list of wellness programs, please visit commonspaces.harvard.edu/calendar.

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  • 2018 Jun 27

    Zumba on the Plaza

    Repeats every week every Wednesday until Wed Sep 26 2018 except Wed Jun 06 2018.
    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. 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.

    For a complete list of wellness programs, please visit ...

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  • 2018 Jun 27

    Transgressions: David Wojnarowicz, Post-Punk Cinema, and Queer Video Activism

    6:00pm to 8:00pm

    Location: 

    Harvard Art Museums, 32 Quincy Street

    David Wojnarowicz (1954–1992) was an American AIDS activist and artist who worked in photography, painting, writing, music, and film. A selection of his works are included in the exhibition Analog Culture: Printer’s Proofs from the Schneider/Erdman Photography Lab, 1981–2001, on view from May 19 to August 12, 2018. In conjunction with the exhibition, we are offering a chance to see the artist’s rarely screened...

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