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2018 Jun 07

Gardening for Us and Them: How Native Plants Can Feed both Pollinators and Humans

7:00pm to 8:30pm

Location: 

Hunnewell Building

People typically begin to create gardens for aesthetic reasons. However, many soon find that they want more than simple beauty and look to incorporate plants that contribute on multiple levels. Dan Jaffe will address a current trend (one that we hope is lasting) for gardening with pollinator-friendly and edible plants. He’ll explain which flower shapes and colors attract insects, which edibles are more resistant to diseases and pests, and how to provide for pollinators across the growing season. Armed with a bit of knowledge and a selection of low-maintenance native plants, you can...

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2018 Jun 21

Home Buying Workshop

12:00pm to 1:00pm

Location: 

104 Mount Auburn Street, Floor 4, Cambridge, MA 02138
Home Buyers! The Harvard University Employees Credit Union is hosting a series of free home buying workshops in Harvard Square and the Longwood Medical Area. Gain the confidence necessary to make the best home buying decisions for you and your family. These one-hour workshops are ideal for anyone exploring the home buying process. Feel free to bring along a co-worker.

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2018 Jun 12

Home Buying Workshop

12:00pm to 1:00pm

Location: 

Tosteson Medical Education Center (TMEC), 260 Longwood Avenue, Conference Room 333, Boston, MA 02115
Home Buyers! The Harvard University Employees Credit Union is hosting a series of free home buying workshops in Harvard Square and the Longwood Medical Area. Gain the confidence necessary to make the best home buying decisions for you and your family. These one-hour workshops are ideal for anyone exploring the home buying process. Feel free to bring along a co-worker.

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2018 Jun 19

Crimson Toastmasters Club

Repeats on the third Tuesday of August, September, October, November, December until Tue Dec 18 2018 .
12:30pm to 1:30pm

12:30pm to 1:30pm
12:30pm to 1:30pm
12:30pm to 1:30pm
12:30pm to 1:30pm
12:30pm to 1:30pm

Location: 

Room 610, 6th Floor, 124 Mt Auburn Street, Cambridge, MA
Crimson Toastmasters Club is the way to become a better speaker, while meeting others at Harvard with the same goals. Meets the 1st and 3rd Tuesday of every month from 12:30pm-1:30pm. Please see the Crimson Toastmasters Club website for meeting location information.
2018 Jun 05

Crimson Toastmasters Club

12:30pm to 1:30pm

Location: 

Room S354, CGIS South,1730 Cambridge Street, Cambridge, MA
Crimson Toastmasters Club is the way to become a better speaker, while meeting others at Harvard with the same goals. Meets the 1st and 3rd Tuesday of every month from 12:30pm-1:30pm. Please see the Crimson Toastmasters Club website for meeting location information.
2018 Jun 21

Summer Solstice Celebration 2018: Night at the Harvard Museums of Science & Culture

5:00pm to 9:00pm

Location: 

Harvard Museums of Science & Culture, 11 Divinity Avenue

Celebrate the longest day of the year and mark the beginning of the summer season at the Harvard Museums of Science & Culture. Enjoy free admission to four museums and access to special performances, make flower crowns and other sun-inspired crafts, and learn about the astronomical significance of the solstice. Save the date and stay tuned for details.

Special Event.

Free and open to the public. For all ages.

Presented by Harvard Museums of Science & CultureVisit website for event details: ...

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2018 Jun 16

Unnatural Selection

2:00pm

Location: 

Harvard Museum of Natural History, 26 Oxford Street

When Charles Darwin considered how best to introduce his controversial new theory of evolution to the general public, he chose to liken it to the selective breeding of domesticated animals, changed by the hand of man. In her new book, Unnatural Selection, marking the 150th anniversary of Darwin’s great work on domesticated animals, The Variation of Animals and Plants under Domestication, Katrina van Grouw explains why this analogy was uncannily appropriate. Artificial selection is, in fact, more than just an analogy for natural selection–it...

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2018 Nov 15

Home Selling Webinar

Repeats every month on the 28 of February until Thu Feb 28 2019 .
12:00pm to 1:30pm

12:00pm to 1:30pm

Location: 

Online

Selling a home - Topics include:

  • How do I price my home to be competitive?
  • What happens if the buyer’s loan is not approved by the lender?
  • What technologies are available to expose my property to potential buyers?

Click here to register. 

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2019 Mar 14

Home Buying Seminar

5:30pm to 7:00pm

Location: 

Longwood Medical Area, Countway Library, Minot Room

Harvard and affiliated hospital faculty, staff, and retirees are invited to attend a free desktop webinar:

Buying a primary residence - Topics include:

  • How much can I really afford to pay and what type of mortgage makes the most sense?
  • What is a Purchase and Sale Agreement?
  • How does the process, from offer to acceptance to closing, work?

Click here to register. 

2018 Nov 27

Home Buying Seminar

4:00pm to 5:30pm

Location: 

Longwood Medical Area, Countway Library, Minot Room

Harvard and affiliated hospital faculty, staff, and retirees are invited to attend a free seminar:

Buying a primary residence - Topics include:

  • How much can I really afford to pay and what type of mortgage makes the most sense?
  • What is a Purchase and Sale Agreement?
  • How does the process, from offer to acceptance to closing, work?

Click here to register. 

2018 Jul 11

Child Care Scholarship Application Period

(All day)

Location: 

Online via PeopleSoft

The next scholarship cycle applies to the period July 1, 2018, through June 30, 2019. People who receive an award will be able to claim eligible child care payments made during this period. 

Please note the following:

  • This application will be hosted online on PeopleSoft. It will be open on July 11 through August 8. Please login to PeopleSoft with your HUID and PIN, navigate to Self-Service and select “Childcare Scholarship App”. It should take less than 20 minutes to complete.
  • The application must be submitted...
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2018 Jul 08

Morning Yoga at the Arboretum

Repeats every week every Sunday until Sun Jul 29 2018 .
10:00am to 11:15am

10:00am to 11:15am
10:00am to 11:15am
10:00am to 11:15am

Location: 

Hunnewell Building

Improve your health and well-being with yoga. We will practice poses, breathing and meditation in the tranquil setting of the Arnold Arboretum.

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2018 Jun 13

Harvard Extension School Information Session

6:00pm to 8:45pm

Location: 

Memorial Hall, Harvard Yard

Join us on Harvard’s historic campus to discover the many ways Harvard Extension School can help you achieve your academic and professional goals. Learn about our part-time undergraduate and graduate degrees, graduate certificates, online and on-campus courses, and premedical program.

Dean's Welcome and Alum Story, 6-6:45: Sanders Theatre at Memorial Hall—Discover why so many students choose to start or continue their education at Harvard Extension School. Learn more about us from Dean Huntington Lambert and listen to an inspiring story from an Extension...

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2018 Aug 06

Summer Science Week - Ocean Week

Mon - Fri, Aug 6 to Aug 10, 9:30am - 12:00pm

Location: 

Harvard Museums of Science & Culture, 11 Divinity Avenue Cambridge, MA 02138

Students entering grades 6–8

Ocean week brings the magic of the sea to the HMNH. Students will immerse themselves in marine science as they work with graduate students on inquiry-based lessons examining museum specimens, observing live animals and even dissecting a squid!

Advance registration required. $160 members / $180 nonmembers

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