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2015 Jun 23

Out Played Game Night

Repeats every week every Tuesday until Tue Dec 15 2015 .
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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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2015 Jun 09

Harvard Farmers' Market

Repeats every week every Tuesday until Tue Nov 24 2015 .
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Plaza by the Harvard Science Center

More than two dozen local farms and vendors offer fresh food and products weekly!

Learn more here.

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2015 Jul 10

Cambridge Open Market

Repeats every week every Friday until Fri Aug 21 2015 .
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Plaza by the Harvard Science Center

The Cambridge Open Market, in collaboration with the Harvard University Common Spaces, sets up on Fridays in the Plaza outside the Science Center. You’ll find a great selection of handmade art, craft, vintage, specialty foods and fair trade imports. And food trucks, too!

Learn more!

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2015 Apr 24

Boston Shines - Volunteer!

9:00am to 12:00pm

Volunteer to participate in the City of Boston’s citywide neighborhood cleanup event in Allston and to celebrate Harvard’s 13th year of participation in this annual event.  Harvard employees will team up with colleagues from across the University, students, local Allston businesses, and neighbors by volunteering to work on cleanup projects in our neighborhood’s parks, streets, and schools. 

Activities will include raking, weeding, cleaning up brush, sweeping, painting benches and buildings, planting flowers, and...

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2015 Apr 22

Harvard Sustainability Fair

11:30am to 5:00pm

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Plaza by the Harvard Science Center

Celebrate Earth Day at the Harvard Sustainability Fair, where you can explore how campus departments and community partners can help you eat, commute, travel, landscape, clean and live greener, both at Harvard and at home. There will also be a freecycle and book swap, games, music and more! 

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