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2019 Aug 26

School's Out Vacation Camp - August 2019

Mon Aug 26 (All day) to Fri Aug 30 (All day)

Location: 

Harvard Longwood Campus, Countway Library, Ballard Room

Harvard offers a School's Out Vacation Camp program to give parents options during the February and April public-school vacation weeks and one hard-to-cover week at the end of the summer. The program generally runs on three campuses: Cambridge, the Longwood Medical Area, and the Harvard Business School.

The program is open to the children, ages 5 to 12, grades K to 6, of benefits-eligible faculty and staff on a regular Harvard payroll.

Please note that due to space constraints, there are a limited number of spots. Once you have submitted a request for a reservation...

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2019 Aug 22

The Caterpillar Lab visits the Arnold Arboretum!

Repeats every day until Mon Aug 26 2019 .
10:00am to 5:00pm

10:00am to 5:00pm
10:00am to 5:00pm
10:00am to 5:00pm
10:00am to 5:00pm

Location: 

Hunnewell Building
The Caterpillar Lab, from Keene, NH, comes to the Arnold Arboretum for 5 days of astonishing exhibits. Explore the amazing world of caterpillars on a whole new level.There will be live caterpillars, cocoons, hatched eggs, shed skins and much more. Visitors of all ages will be amazed. 

For more information and to contact us email arbweb@arnarb.harvard.edu or call 617.384.5209.

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2019 Jul 17

Information session for potential Field Study volunteers

Repeats every month on the 7 of August until Wed Aug 07 2019 .
10:00am to 11:00am

10:00am to 11:00am

Location: 

Hunnewell Building

Two Sessions (pick one):
Wednesday July 17, 2019, 10-11am
Wednesday August 7, 2019, 10-11am

Come to an Information Session and learn about volunteering as a field study guide leading science programs for Boston Public School students.

Please call 617.384.5239 for additional information

Free, no registration required

2019 Jul 28

Art Workshop: Cyanotype Printing for Families

10:00am to 12:00pm

Location: 

Hunnewell Building
Sarah Cross, the Arnold Arboretum's exhibiting artist of Between the Leaves, will hold a cyanotype printing workshop for families. Join Sarah to make beautiful blue prints of leaves and blooms found at the Arboretum, while you learn about this alternative printing technique. After making your own unique cyanotype photogram, you will be able to take it home. All materials will be provided. This free drop in is appropriate for ages 7 and up.

For more information, call 617-384-5251.
2019 Jul 20

Angiosperms and Gymnosperms: The Basics

2:30pm to 4:00pm

Location: 

Arnold Arboretum - 125 Arborway, Boston, MA

What better place to look for the differences between angiosperms (plants that flower and have enclosed seeds), and gymnosperms (plants with "naked seeds," including conifers, ginkgos and others), than in the Arnold Arboretum landscape, where over 15,000 plants reside in a living museum. Join our docent as she points out trees in both groups and describes the characteristics of each.

This tour meets at the Centre Street Gate.

In case of inclement weather, contact 617.384.5209.

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2019 Jul 13

Art Workshop: Making Art in the Landscape

1:00pm to 3:00pm

Location: 

Hunnewell Building
Join Paul Olson, the Arnold Arboretum's exhibiting artist of Drawn to Paint, for a sketching workshop "en plein air" (outside, in the landscape). Olson, an instructor at Mass College of Art and RISD, will focus on teaching you to sketch trees from direct observation outdoors. He will encourage you to think about simplifying your design with just the essential shapes to make a good composition in light pencil. Then, you can use ink and water for an expressive tonal image. Bring pencils and sketchbooks. some supplies will be available.

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2019 Aug 14

Vanguard Webinar - Principles of Investing

8:00pm to 9:00pm

Location: 

Online

This webinar is intended for participants who want to take their basic knowledge of investing to the next level and gain a strong understanding of Vanguard's investment philosophy. Highlights include diversification, how to build portfolio and how to keep cost low. 

This free webinar is presented by Vanguard, one of Harvard retirement investment companies. 

Please register ...

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2019 Aug 14

Vanguard Webinar - Principles of Investing

5:00pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

Online

This webinar is intended for participants who want to take their basic knowledge of investing to the next level and gain a strong understanding of Vanguard's investment philosophy. Highlights include diversification, how to build portfolio and how to keep cost low. 

This free webinar is presented by Vanguard, one of Harvard retirement investment companies. 

Please register ...

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2019 Aug 14

Vanguard Webinar - Principles of Investing

2:00pm to 3:00pm

Location: 

Online

This webinar is intended for participants who want to take their basic knowledge of investing to the next level and gain a strong understanding of Vanguard's investment philosophy. Highlights include diversification, how to build portfolio and how to keep cost low. 

This free webinar is presented by Vanguard, one of Harvard retirement investment companies. 

Please register ...

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2019 Aug 13

Vanguard Webinar - Principles of Investing

3:00pm to 4:00pm

Location: 

Online

This webinar is intended for participants who want to take their basic knowledge of investing to the next level and gain a strong understanding of Vanguard's investment philosophy. Highlights include diversification, how to build portfolio and how to keep cost low. 

This free webinar is presented by Vanguard, one of Harvard retirement investment companies. 

Please register ...

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2019 Aug 13

Vanguard Webinar - Principles of Investing

12:00pm to 1:00pm

Location: 

Online

This webinar is intended for participants who want to take their basic knowledge of investing to the next level and gain a strong understanding of Vanguard's investment philosophy. Highlights include diversification, how to build portfolio and how to keep cost low. 

This free webinar is presented by Vanguard, one of Harvard retirement investment companies. 

Please register ...

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2019 Aug 13

Vanguard Webinar - Principles of Investing

9:00am to 10:00am

Location: 

Online

This webinar is intended for participants who want to take their basic knowledge of investing to the next level and gain a strong understanding of Vanguard's investment philosophy. Highlights include diversification, how to build portfolio and how to keep cost low. 

This free webinar is presented by Vanguard, one of Harvard retirement investment companies. 

Please register...

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