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  • 2019 Jan 18

    FreeCycle

    Repeats every month on the 15 of March until Fri Mar 15 2019 . Also includes Fri May 17 2019.
    11:00am to 2:00pm

    Location: 

    124 Mt Auburn St Lobby
    Bring your unwanted household goods, office supplies and equipment to 124 Mt Auburn lobby and take away what you need! Also bring kitchen supplies including pots & pans, silverware, plates, crockery, glassware, books, CD’s, clothing, toys, unopened cosmetics, nonperishable food, linens, tools and all other reusables!
     
    Harvard Recycling will deliver a good “seed supply” at 11 and will take away all unclaimed goods. Help reuse, save money and build community by FreeCycling! Email rob_gogan@harvard.edu if you have any questions.
  • 2019 Jan 26

    Smartphone Photography: Winter Landscapes Enhanced

    Repeats every month on the 9 of February until Sat Feb 09 2019 . Also includes Sat Feb 23 2019.
    8:30am to 10:30am

    Location: 

    Hunnewell Building

    Capture the essence of winter, when landscapes present a diluted palette of colors and contrasts are most striking. Professional photographer Nancy Katz will introduce fundamental concepts of landscape photography and then teach techniques for getting the best photographs from your smartphone camera. You will capture images in color and black and white, then learn to enhance them using a host of editing tools provided in the Snapseed App. (Note: Nancy Katz was selected by the Apple Store of Boston as a guest artist in March 2017 for her photography work with her iPhone and has taught her...

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  • 2019 Jan 30

    Tunes at Noon: Club Passim Edition

    Repeats every month on the 19 of December until Wed Dec 19 2018 . Also includes 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.
    12:00pm to 1:00pm

    Location: 

    Smith Campus Center
    Enjoy lunch or a study break in the Smith Campus Center! Stop by Harvard Commons every other Wednesday to hear live music from Club Passim, a local folk music organization based in Harvard Square.
  • 2019 Feb 06

    Garden Design Workshop for Home Gardeners

    6:30pm to 8:30pm

    Location: 

    Arnold Arboretum - Weld Hill Building, 125 Arborway, Boston, MA

    5 Sessions: Wednesdays, February 6, 13, (skip 20), 27, Mar 6, 13, 6:30–8:30pm

    We have the desire to make a garden, but then we grapple with how to start designing our home garden spaces. Design a layout plan for an area of your yard in this beginner-level class. Learn the organizational components of a coherent garden and practice the process of design with award-winning designer Christie Dustman. You will leave class with a plan in progress from which to continue your design explorations. This class is primarily about garden spaces rather than specific plant...

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  • 2019 Feb 09

    Smartphone Photography: Winter Landscapes Enhanced

    8:30am to 10:30am

    Location: 

    Hunnewell Building

    Capture the essence of winter, when landscapes present a diluted palette of colors and contrasts are most striking. Professional photographer Nancy Katz will introduce fundamental concepts of landscape photography and then teach techniques for getting the best photographs from your smartphone camera. You will capture images in color and black and white, then learn to enhance them using a host of editing tools provided in the Snapseed App. (Note: Nancy Katz was selected by the Apple Store of Boston as a guest artist in March 2017 for her photography work with her iPhone and has taught her...

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  • 2019 Feb 10

    Exploring Culture Together: Olives! Morning Session

    10:00am to 11:30am

    Location: 

    Peabody Museum of Archaeology & Ethnology, 11 Divinity Ave., Cambridge, MA 02138

    Olive fruit and oil have been used for more than 6,000 years as much more than food. In this active experience led by a museum educator, parents and kids will discover the importance of olives in ancient Israel. Families will explore the Houses of Ancient Israel exhibit, craft working olive-oil saucer lamps to take home, handle artifacts, and crown themselves winners in a gallery game with victory wreaths. End the program with an optional olive taste test of products provided by Salt & Olive (Harvard Square).

    Two sessions: 10:00–11:30...

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  • 2019 Feb 10

    Winter Wellness Walk

    Repeats on the second Sunday of January, February, March until Sun Mar 10 2019 .
    1:00pm to 1:45pm

    Location: 

    Hunnewell Building
    Take a healthy walk through the cool landscape of the Arboretum. You will enjoy the pared down beauty of our woody plant collection and hear about the Arboretum's history and highlights. After the walk, warm up in the Visitor Center with hot chocolate or tea, and talk more with your docent guide and Arboretum staff members. 

    In case of inclement weather, contact 617.384.5209.

    Free, Registration requested at www.my.arboretum.harvard.edu

  • 2019 Feb 10

    Exploring Culture Together: Olives! Afternoon Session

    1:00pm to 2:30pm

    Location: 

    Peabody Museum of Archaeology & Ethnology, 11 Divinity Ave., Cambridge, MA 02138

    Olive fruit and oil have been used for more than 6,000 years as much more than food. In this active experience led by a museum educator, parents and kids will discover the importance of olives in ancient Israel. Families will explore the Houses of Ancient Israel exhibit, craft working olive-oil saucer lamps to take home, handle artifacts, and crown themselves winners in a gallery game with victory wreaths. End the program with an optional olive taste test of products provided by Salt & Olive (Harvard Square).

    Two sessions: ...

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  • 2019 Feb 13

    Tunes at Noon: Club Passim Edition

    12:00pm to 1:00pm

    Location: 

    Smith Campus Center
    Enjoy lunch or a study break in the Smith Campus Center! Stop by Harvard Commons every other Wednesday to hear live music from Club Passim, a local folk music organization based in Harvard Square.
  • 2019 Feb 13

    Traces and Tracks: Journeys with the San

    6:00pm

    Location: 

    Geological Lecture Hall, 24 Oxford Street, Cambridge, MA 02138

    For nearly three decades, Paul Weinberg has travelled to Namibia, Botswana and South Africa to document the lives of hunter-gatherer communities, the San (Africa’s first people) and their struggles to hang on to their land, culture, and values, as they faced serious threats by outside settlers. Weinberg will discuss his book Traces and Tracks (2017), the culmination of his thirty-year journey, featuring essays and over 100 photographs that convey the modern-day San’s daily lives, their relationship to nature, game parks, and their ways of adjusting to a fast-changing...

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