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2015 Feb 08

Winter Wellness Walk

1:00pm to 1:45pm

Location: 

Hunnewell Building, Arnold Arboretum

Great scenery and exercise, who could want more? Take a brisk walk this winter and stay healthy and connected to the Arboretum at a time when the landscape is pared down to its beautiful bones. This walk emphasizes fitness, with a healthy dose of information on seasonal highlights. Winter tours are geared to adults and led by trained Arboretum docents.
This activity is free. Registration is requested.

In case of inclement weather, contact 617.384.5209.
This activity is free

2015 Jan 11

Winter Wellness Walk

1:00pm to 1:45pm

Location: 

Hunnewell Building, Arnold Arboretum

Great scenery and exercise, who could want more? Take a brisk walk this winter and stay healthy and connected to the Arboretum at a time when the landscape is pared down to its beautiful bones. This walk emphasizes fitness, with a healthy dose of information on seasonal highlights. Winter tours are geared to adults and led by trained Arboretum docents.
This activity is free. Registration is requested.

In case of inclement weather, contact 617.384.5209.
This activity is free

2014 Dec 14

Winter Wellness Walk

1:00pm to 1:45pm

Location: 

Hunnewell Building, Arnold Arboretum

Great scenery and exercise, who could want more? Take a brisk walk this winter and stay healthy and connected to the Arboretum at a time when the landscape is pared down to its beautiful bones. This walk emphasizes fitness, with a healthy dose of information on seasonal highlights. Winter tours are geared to adults and led by trained Arboretum docents.
This activity is free. Registration is requested.

In case of inclement weather, contact 617.384.5209.
This activity is free

2014 Oct 23

Who’s Choosin’ Who? Race, Gender, and the New American Politics

4:15pm

Location: 

Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, Knafel Center, 10 Garden Street, Cambridge

Lecture by Melissa Harris-Perry, Presidential Endowed Professor of Political Science at Wake Forest University, MSNBC host, and author.

Back in 1985, Queen of Soul, Aretha Franklin released what became a widely popular single asking, “Who’s Zoomin’ Who?” It’s been nearly 30 years, but the question of just who is playing the fool is still a great one for American politics.

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2014 Oct 24

PBHA’s 110th Anniversary Weekend

6:30pm

Location: 

Phillips Brooks House Association

Join PBHA October 24 and 25 to celebrate 110 years of service! The weekend starts Friday at 6:30 p.m. with the 8th Annual Robert Coles "Call of Service" Lecture honoring Bob Moses, and continues Saturday with the general meeting of the PBHA Alumni Association, an open house, panel series, and a final dinner and gala. Learn more and RSVP at pbha110.eventbrite.com.

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2014 Oct 30

How Wonder Woman Got into Harvard

4:15pm

Location: 

Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, Knafel Center, 10 Garden Street, Cambridge

Wonder Woman

Lecture by Jill Lepore, the David Woods Kemper ’41 Professor of American History at Harvard and a staff writer at the New Yorker.

Wonder Woman is the most popular female comic-book superhero of all time. Aside from Superman and Batman, no other comic-book character has...

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2014 Oct 08

Public Lecture on Entrepreneurship

7:15pm

Location: 

The Harvard Allston Education Portal, 175 N. Harvard St., Allston

Harvard Business School Professor Tarun Khanna will give a free public lecture on what it means to think like an entrepreneur at the Harvard Allston Education Portal on Wednesday, Oct. 8 at 7:15 p.m.  In his presentation “Think like an Entrepreneur: Taking a multi-disciplinary approach to exploring entrepreneurial opportunities,” Professor Khanna will discuss how individuals can use entrepreneurship and innovation to tackle and address complex problems. 

The Harvard Allston Education Portal is located at 175 N. Harvard St. in Allston.  Free event parking is available...

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2014 Nov 02

Día de los Muertos/Day of the Dead Family Event

12:00pm to 4:00pm

Location: 

Peabody Museum of Archaeology & Ethnology, 11 Divinity Avenue, Cambridge

Families can enjoy traditional snacks, folk dance, crafts, and live music in festive museum galleries. Decorate a sugar skull and design a message to place upon the Día de los Muertos altar. Experience the customs that make this Mexican holiday a joyful celebration. Complimentary event parking available at the 52 Oxford St. Garage. No advance tickets required. Snacks and activities free with museum admission except skull decorating ($5 per skull).

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2014 Nov 01

Día de los Muertos/Day of the Dead Evening Celebration

6:00pm to 9:00pm

Location: 

Peabody Museum of Archaeology & Ethnology, 11 Divinity Avenue, Cambridge

Celebrate Day of the Dead with a festive evening of music, food, and community. Remember departed loved ones in front of this year’s Día de los Muertos altar, savor Mexican beverages and light refreshments, and enjoy the lively music of the Mariachi Véritas de Harvard and Trio Ollin.

Complimentary event parking available at the 52 Oxford St. Garage. Tickets are only available online and must be purchased in advance. Tickets on sale October 20:$10 members/$15 nonmembers.

Co-sponsored by the Consulate General of Mexico

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2014 Oct 06

Harvard Neighbors Open House

5:30pm to 7:30pm

Location: 

Queen’s Head Pub (in the basement of Memorial Hall)

Join Harvard Neighbors for their Fall Kick-Off Event on October 6, 2014 in the Queen’s Head Pub (in the basement of Memorial Hall). At the Kick-Off event, you can meet current and new members of the Harvard Neighbors Community and learn all about the organization and special events that will take place throughout the year.  Harvard Neighbors are active and retired Harvard faculty and staff including visiting scholars and researchers, post-doc fellows and program fellows and their spouses or partners.  We look forward to meeting you!

2014 Nov 20

Out of Sight: Off-site Records Storage

10:00am to 11:30am

Location: 

Lamont Library Forum Room

Who should attend: Employees who have not yet sent records to storage as well as anyone in charge of packing and depositing boxes who would like a refresher course

Objective: This workshop will present the ins and outs of sending records to off-site storage at the Records Center. We will cover everything from how to assemble and pack a box to completing the deposit paperwork.

What you will learn

  • how to identify records eligible for storage...
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2014 Nov 05

E-mail Management

10:00am to 11:30am

Location: 

Lamont Library Forum Room

Who should attend: All employees who want to effectively manage their e-mail

Objective: This workshop will introduce methods for gaining control of e-mail and managing it according to Harvard records policies.

What you will learn

  • methods of controlling e-mail
  • the application of the General Records Schedule to e-mail
  • examples of types of e-mails with their appropriate...
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2014 Oct 14

Trash or Treasure: Guidance on Retaining Office Records

10:00am to 11:30am

Location: 

Lamont Library Forum Room

Who should attend: All employees who want to effectively manage their office's administrative or program records

Objective: Have you ever wondered "How long do I need to keep my office records? Can I throw them away when I am done with them?" This workshop provides tools and advice to help you determine how long to keep your records and what to do when you no longer need to hold onto them. Whether you feel like you’re drowning in information or you're concerned that you're keeping records too long or not...

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2014 Sep 26

Master class with actor/vocalist Carolee Carmello

3:00pm

Location: 

Farkas Hall Studio, 10-12 Holyoke St.

Presented By Learning From Performers

Currently playing the role of Mrs. du Maurier in the new musical “Finding Neverland” at the American Repertory Theater, Tony Award nominee and Drama Desk Award winner Carolee Carmello will lead a master class for undergraduate singers. Observers are welcome; admission is free (tickets/RSVPs not required). This event is presented in collaboration with American Repertory Theater.

Free; tickets/RSVPs not required. Admission first-come, first-served, based on venue capacity.

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