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2015 Aug 07

ABCD

Repeats on the first Friday of January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, October, November, December, 25 times except Fri Sep 04 2015, Fri Dec 04 2015, Fri Jan 01 2016, Fri Jul 01 2016. Also includes Fri Sep 11 2015, Fri Dec 11 2015, Fri Jul 08 2016, Fri Dec 09 2016, Fri Sep 08 2017.
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Maxwell/Dworkin (33 Oxford Street) room 119

ABCD is an informal, University-wide association promoting communication and collaboration on technology-related topics across organizational boundaries. All Harvard affiliates are eligible and welcome to join ABCD. Free buffet lunch and special presenters.

The main ABCD Group generally meets on the first Friday of every month...

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HURA website launched

July 13, 2015

Retirees seeking information on perks and services as well as activities and membership with the Harvard Retiree’s Association (HURA) should visit the new HURA website. No PIN required.

2015 Jul 23

Salsa en la Plaza!

5:00pm to 7:30pm

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Science Center Plaza

Join Harvard Common Spaces for this free special event! Harvard Graduate student Zamyla Chan perform and teach various styles of Latin dance, such as Guaguanco, Son Mon, Guajira, Mambo, Boogaloo, Guaracha, and Cha Cha Cha. Featuring DJ Doodwow. 

More information.

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2015 Jun 19

M3: Making Material Matter

5:00pm to 8:00pm

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Harvard Ceramics Studio, 224 Western Ave., Allston

M3: Making Material Matter features vessels made by nine nationally known ceramicists and metalsmiths. The exhibition is on view through June 20, 2015.  A closing reception will be held on June 19 from 5-8pm.

2015 Jun 19

Widener Library Centennial Celebration

2:00pm to 4:00pm

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Widener Library

Harvard faculty, staff and students are invited to visit and explore Widener Library in honor of the 100th anniversary of its dedication. Celebrate Widener’s first century and look ahead to its next 100 years with refreshments, music, a collections care open house, and more. Open to anyone with a Harvard ID. RSVP here.

2015 Jun 23

Out Played Game Night

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Boylston Hall G02

Out Played meets weekly to play board and card games, while creating a safe and comfortable space for LGBT staff and graduates, as well as allies. Come learn new games and bring your favorites.

2015 Jun 10

Chasing the Red Queen: The Evolutionary Race Between Agricultural Pests and Poisons

7:00pm to 8:30pm

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Arnold Arboretum Hunnewell Building

In Through the Looking Glass, the Red Queen tells Alice she must run as fast as she can just to stay in place. Modern agriculture, with its almost total dependence on chemical pesticides, is the Alice of today. Try as we might, our every attempt to control insects and weeds is met with an evolutionary response: they adapt and become resistant to the poisons. Andy Dyer believes that if we use the principles of evolutionary biology, we stand a good chance of taking control of our food supply and weaning our agricultural system from chemical dependence. Join...

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2015 Jun 28

Behind the Scenes of the Dana Greenhouses (Free tour)

10:00am to 11:30am

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Arnold Arboretum

Tour the Dana Greenhouses with Supervisor of Plant Production Tiffany Enzenbacher. Learn how specimens at the Arnold Arboretum make their way through the production system, starting with the accessioning process, through the propagation techniques used, to growth, and eventual incorporation into the collections. Explore the greenhouse facilities and nurseries, with a visit to the bonsai pavilion to view our dwarf potted plant collection. Learn...

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2015 May 18

Free Admission Day at Harvard Art Museums

10:00am to 5:00pm

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Harvard Art Museum, 32 Quincy Street, Cambridge

The Harvard Art Museums are offering free admission on Monday, May 18 in celebration of International Museum Day and Art Museum Day, organized by the International Council of Museums (ICOM) and the Association of Art Museum Directors (AAMD). The Art Museums are also extending a 10% discount on memberships purchased at the museums that day. Membership can be purchased at the admissions desk or museums’ shop....

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2015 May 16

Arnold Arboretum Family Walks

Repeats on the second Saturday of June, August, September, October until Sat Oct 10 2015 . Also includes Sat Jul 18 2015.
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Arnold Arboretum Hunnewell Building

Join an Arboretum volunteer to discover the Arboretum on guided walks for families. Each walk will highlight different plants and natural phenomena while developing observational skills in children. One adult may bring a maximum of three children; suitable for children ages 4 through 12. Meet in the Visitor Center. More information.

In case of inclement weather,...

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2015 May 07

Harvard Ceramics Open Studios

4:00pm to 8:00pm

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Ceramics Program Studio, 224 Western Avenue, Allston

The Ceramics Program, Office for the Arts at Harvard presents its annual Spring Show and Sale.  More than 70 artists will present an extraordinary selection of ceramic work for sale. From functional dinnerware to sculptural masterpieces, this popular exhibition has something for everyone and attracts several thousand visitors each year.

Opening Reception is Thursday, May 7, 4-8 p.m. Free cups made by each exhibiting artist will be given away on a first-come, first-served basis during the opening reception.

The Spring Show and Sale continues through the weekend...

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