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Harvard Community Gifts - Annual Enrollment is Open

October 25, 2017
Hundreds of faculty and staff give generously each year to people in need through Harvard Community Gifts. Sign up now through November 8 for charitable giving by Harvard payroll deduction in 2018. Learn more here.
2017 Dec 08

Ceramics Program Holiday Show and Sale 2017

Repeats every day until Sun Dec 10 2017 .
10:00am to 7:00pm

10:00am to 7:00pm
10:00am to 7:00pm

Location: 

Office for the Arts at Harvard, 224 Western Ave, Allston, Massachusetts, 02134

More than fifty artists will present an extraordinary selection of ceramic work. From functional dinnerware to sculptural masterpieces, this popular exhibition has something for everyone and attracts several thousand visitors each year. It’s the perfect place to find Mother’s Day gifts! Free cups made by the exhibitors will be given away on a first-come, first-served basis during the Opening Reception on Thursday, and work is restocked throughout the weekend.

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2017 Dec 07

Ceramics Program Holiday Show and Sale 2017 Reception

4:00pm to 8:00pm

Location: 

Office for the Arts at Harvard, 224 Western Ave, Allston, Massachusetts, 02134

More than fifty artists will present an extraordinary selection of ceramic work. From functional dinnerware to sculptural masterpieces, this popular exhibition has something for everyone and attracts several thousand visitors each year. It’s the perfect place to find Mother’s Day gifts! Free cups made by the exhibitors will be given away on a first-come, first-served basis during the Opening Reception on Thursday, and work is restocked throughout the weekend. 

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Mindfulness & Compassion, Oct. 23

October 16, 2017

Compassion is sometimes described as the state of “suffering together”; but what does it mean to suffer productively, without becoming overwhelmed? In this workshop we will explore compassion as it is regarded in the mindfulness tradition and how compassion prepares us to lend support to ourselves and those around us. Learn more.

2017 Nov 03

OE Drop-in Consultation - en español, an kreyol

2:00pm to 3:30pm

Location: 

124 Mt Auburn Street, Cambridge MA

For those needing assistance in Spanish or Haitian Creole, Harvard Benefits representatives will be on-site during Open Enrollments at 124 Mt. Auburn Street, Cambridge for drop-in consultation: Friday, October 27, 12:30-2 p.m., Tuesday, October 31, 1:30-3 p.m. and Friday, November 3, 2-3:30 p.m.

Si necesita ayuda en Español, los representantes de beneficios de Harvard estarán disponible las siguientes fechas
• Octubre 27, 2017 de 12:30 a 2:p.m.
• Octubre 31, 2017 de 1:30 a 3p.m.
• Noviembre 3, 2017 de 2p.m. hasta 3:30p.m.

Donde, 124 MT....

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2017 Oct 31

OE Drop-in Consultation - en español, an kreyol

1:30pm to 3:00pm

Location: 

124 Mt Auburn Street, Cambridge MA

For those needing assistance in Spanish or Haitian Creole, Harvard Benefits representatives will be on-site during Open Enrollments at 124 Mt. Auburn Street, Cambridge for drop-in consultation: Friday, October 27, 12:30-2 p.m., Tuesday, October 31, 1:30-3 p.m. and Friday, November 3, 2-3:30 p.m.

Si necesita ayuda en Español, los representantes de beneficios de Harvard estarán disponible las siguientes fechas
• Octubre 27, 2017 de 12:30 a 2:p.m.
• Octubre 31, 2017 de 1:30 a 3p.m.
• Noviembre 3, 2017 de 2p.m. hasta 3:30p.m.

Donde, 124 MT....

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2017 Oct 27

OE Drop-in Consultation - en español, an kreyol

12:30pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

124 Mt Auburn Street, Cambridge MA

For those needing assistance in Spanish or Haitian Creole, Harvard Benefits representatives will be on-site during Open Enrollments at 124 Mt. Auburn Street, Cambridge for drop-in consultation: Friday, October 27, 12:30-2 p.m., Tuesday, October 31, 1:30-3 p.m. and Friday, November 3, 2-3:30 p.m.

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2017 Nov 07

Exploring the Practice of Mindfulness (Six Week Course)

12:00pm to 1:30pm

Location: 

114 Mt. Auburn St. Conference Room 406, Cambridge, MA

This six-week course offers close study in a variety of mindfulness-based topics, including basic practices like the body scan and sitting meditation, as well as walking meditation, gentle stretching, and mindful communication. The physiology of the stress response is examined, especially in relation to the ways mindfulness practice enables individuals to become aware of and mediate their reactions to stressful situations. By the time the course ends, participants will feel prepared to practically integrate a variety of mindfulness practices into their...

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2017 Nov 21

Better Listening for Better Conversations - Mindful Communication: Speaking and Listening with Awareness

1:30pm to 2:30pm

Location: 

Center for Workplace Development, 124 Mt. Auburn Street, Cambridge

The conversations we engage in daily can become automatic, pressured, and careless. With the right mindset, however, even ordinary interactions can become rich territory for effectively expressing our deepest values. This program demonstrates how conversation provides an opportunity to practice a special kind of attentiveness, transforming our encounters with colleagues, friends and family members into meaningful moments of genuine exchange.

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2017 Oct 23

Mindfulness and Compassion

12:00pm to 1:00pm

Location: 

114 Mt. Auburn St. Conference Room 406, Cambridge, MA

Compassion is sometime described as the state of “suffering together”; but what does it mean to suffer productively, without becoming overwhelmed or burnt out in the face of the needs of others…and ourselves? Mindfulness practice is focused on observing internal and external experience with a heightened sense of clarity, and is an essential element in preparing the heart and intellect to navigate the demands of compassion in sincere and effective ways. In this workshop we will explore compassion as it is regarded in the mindfulness tradition, as a “...

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2017 Nov 07

Introduction to Mindfulness: How the Science and Practice of Awareness Supports Well-Being and Performance

2:00pm to 3:00pm

Location: 

114 Mt. Auburn St. Conference Room 406, Cambridge, MA

This program introduces the basic principles and practices of mindfulness, a concentrated state of awareness that helps people see and respond to situations with clarity. Individuals who employ the techniques of mindfulness in their work are able to monitor moment-to-moment effectiveness, respond promptly and appropriately to difficulties as they arise, and remain open to new ideas and perspectives. Participants will be introduced to meditation practices that will teach them how to be more focused, creative and resilient in all aspects of their lives.

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2017 Oct 17

Introduction to Mindfulness: How the Science and Practice of Awareness Supports Well-Being and Performance

12:00pm to 1:00pm

Location: 

114 Mt. Auburn St. Conference Room 406, Cambridge, MA

This program introduces the basic principles and practices of mindfulness, a concentrated state of awareness that helps people see and respond to situations with clarity. Individuals who employ the techniques of mindfulness in their work are able to monitor moment-to-moment effectiveness, respond promptly and appropriately to difficulties as they arise, and remain open to new ideas and perspectives. Participants will be introduced to meditation practices that will teach them how to be more focused, creative and resilient in all aspects of their lives....

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