Wellbeing

Commuter Coffee and SecuriTea

January 22, 2020

Information security tips and free 10-minute bike tune-ups at the 52 Oxford Street Garage on Jan. 29 from 8-10 a.m. Free coffee, tea, breakfast snacks and swag! Pre-register here.

2020 Jan 31

The 2019 Bicycle Commuter Benefit Submission

(All day)

Location: 

Online

Full time benefits eligible employees and postdocs paid directly by Harvard who commute by bicycle to work are eligible to participate.  Benefit users must be employed through January 31st, 2020 to receive the benefit.

Reimbursement is up to $30/month at a maximum of $360/year for the costs associated with bicycle purchase, improvement, repair, or storage.  For any month that you receive the transit benefit, or if you have a yearly daytime parking pass, you are ineligible for the Bicycle Benefit.

Purchases such as bicycle apparel/clothing,...

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2020 Jan 27

Plaza WinterFest 2020

12:00pm

Location: 

Science Center Plaza

Beginning Monday, January 27, 2020 the Harvard community is invited to the Science Center Plaza to find warmth through the coldest months of the year during Harvard Common Spaces' fourth annual Plaza WinterFest.

Play free ice lane games including curling, shuffleboard, and bowling, along with classic year-round games like giant chess, ping pong, foosball, and cornhole. Enjoy ample seating, fire pits to warm up and roast marshmallows, and try the many treats available for purchase through the Common Spaces food truck program. S’mores supplies and hot chocolate will also be sold...

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2020 Jun 21

Family Hike: Insect Safari

2:00pm to 3:30pm

Location: 

Hunnewell Building
Families need nature all year round! Meet inside the main gate at 125 Arborway. We’ll use nets and bug boxes to find insects in the meadow and the woods. Go on a StoryWalk, get a tattoo, and look at insects under microscopes! Free and open to all.

In case of inclement weather, contact 617.384.5209.
2020 May 17

Family Hike: Flower Power

2:00pm to 3:30pm

Location: 

Hunnewell Building
Families need nature all year round! Meet inside the main gate at 125 Arborway. We’ll look at buds and blooms and learn how bees find flowers. Go on a StoryWalk, get a bee tattoo, and look at flowers under microscopes. Free and open to all.

In case of inclement weather, contact 617.384.5209.
2020 Mar 15

Family Hike: Is It Spring Yet?

2:00pm to 3:30pm

Location: 

Hunnewell Building
Families need nature all year round! Meet inside the main gate at 125 Arborway. We’ll search for signs of spring along Meadow Road, looking for flowers, insects, birdsong, and more! Free and open to all.

In case of inclement weather, contact 617.384.5209.
2020 Feb 26

Grafting Woody Plants: Fruit Trees

5:00pm to 7:30pm

Location: 

Arnold Arboretum - 125 Arborway, Boston, MA
Grafting is the technique of joining parts of separate plants in such a manner that they unite and continue their growth as one. Learn basic principles of grafting with an overview of different types of dormant-season grafts. Arnold Arboretum propagator Sean Halloran will provide step-by-step instructions so that you can practice both cleft and side veneer grafts using apple root stock. Simple after-care will be required until planting out in springtime. Registrants will need to sign an Assumption of Risk and Release in order to participate in this class.
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2020 Feb 24

Directors Lecture Series: Food Waste Policy: Using Systems Change to Stop Squandering One of Our Greatest Resources

7:00pm to 8:30pm

Location: 

Hunnewell Building

More than enough food is produced to feed every person, yet nearly 40% of food is wasted in the United States. This waste squanders our natural resources and has negative impacts on the environment and the economy. The Harvard Law School Food Law and Policy Clinic has been at the forefront nationally in terms of educating about the relevant laws, supporting innovative models to increase food recovery, and driving policy change at the federal, state, and local levels to align incentives to reduce food waste. Emily Broad Leib will share the key knowledge developed by FLPC, providing an...

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2020 Feb 16

Family Hike: Play in the Snow!

2:00pm to 3:30pm

Location: 

Hunnewell Building
Families need nature all year round! Meet inside the main gate at the Visitor Center. We will find a place to play together, making snow angels, snow humans, and more! Afterwards, families are invited to come inside the Lecture Hall to warm up with cookies and cocoa. Free and open to all, most suitable for children ages four through ten.

In case of inclement weather, contact 617.384.5209.
2020 Feb 16

Conifers in Winter

1:30pm to 3:00pm

Location: 

Arnold Arboretum - 125 Arborway, Boston, MA

Docent Robbie Apfel leads this winter walk in an exploration of the Arboretum's conifer collection. Beginning from the Bussey Street Gate, you will be introduced to the Arboretum's grand gymnosperms, learn the botany of conifers, and hear about Hemlock Hill's evolving ecosystem. This tour will also introduce you to native and non-native conifers in the winter landscape.

In case of inclement weather, please call 617 384-5209.

Free, registration is limited and requested at my.arboretum.harvard.edu...

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