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Summer Science Week: Time Travelers - Viajeros en el Tiempo 2019

June 26, 2019
In this five-day Summer Science Week program starting July 8, students will explore the daily life of the ancient Maya and Aztec people through hands-on activities and art. Learn about hieroglyphs, food, music, ancient games, and traditions like Day of the Dead, and learn a little Spanish. (For children entering grades 3 and 4.) Learn more. Read more about Summer Science Week: Time Travelers - Viajeros en el Tiempo 2019

Summer Solstice 2019

June 12, 2019
Celebrate the longest day of the year and mark the beginning of the summer season at the Harvard Museums of Science & Culture on June 21 and 22. 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. Learn more. Read more about Summer Solstice 2019
2019 Jul 17

Child Care Scholarship Application Period: July 17 – August 14

(All day)

Location: 

Online

The next scholarship cycle applies to the period July 1, 2019, through June 30, 2020. 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 17 through August 14. 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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2019 Sep 18

Zumba on the Plaza

Repeats every week every Wednesday until Wed Sep 25 2019 except Wed Aug 28 2019.
5:30pm to 6:30pm

Location: 

Science Center Plaza

In partnership with the Center for Wellness and Health Promotion, Harvard Common Spaces offers free Zumba classes on the Plaza on Wednesdays from 5:30pm-6:30pm, weather permitting. Zumba is an aerobic dance fitness program using movements inspired by various styles of Latin American dance and performed primarily to Latin American dance music.  All Common Spaces wellness programs and fitness activities are free; no sign-ups are required.

2019 Sep 27

Club Passim Summer Concert Series

Repeats every month on the 21 of June until Fri Jun 21 2019 . Also includes Fri Jul 05 2019, Fri Jul 19 2019, Fri Aug 02 2019, Fri Aug 16 2019, Fri Aug 30 2019, Fri Sep 13 2019, Fri Sep 27 2019.
12:00pm to 1:00pm

Location: 

Science Center Plaza

Stop by the Plaza every other Friday throughout the summer from 12pm-1pm for live music from Club Passim!

Club Passim has been a cornerstone of the arts community of New England for over half a century. Located in the heart of Harvard Square, Club Passim is one of the few "listening rooms" in the greater Boston/Cambridge area. They present music with a folk aesthetic, emphasizing the relationship between performers, patrons, teachers, and students. If you are a Harvard student, be sure to bring your Harvard ID to apply for your ...

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2019 Jul 24

Gardening for Butterflies and Moths

5:30pm to 7:30pm

Location: 

Arnold Arboretum - 125 Arborway, Boston, MA

Learn how to attract butterflies and moths to your garden and cater to their unique lifecycle requirements in this program focused exclusively on lepidopteran-friendly gardening techniques. Lepidopteran conservation in New England is more important than ever, as many formerly common species are now threatened with extirpation. Colin McCallum-Cook will also show you how to use citizen science applications to monitor species in your garden and contribute valuable data to the cause of lepidopteran conservation.
Fee $25 member, $32 nonmember 

Register...

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2019 Jul 14

Morning Yoga at the Arboretum

Repeats every week every Sunday until Sun Aug 04 2019 .
10:00am to 11:30am

10:00am to 11:30am
10:00am to 11:30am
10:00am to 11:30am

Location: 

Arnold Arboretum - 125 Arborway, Boston, MA

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

This event is cosponsored by the Arnold Arboretum of Harvard UniversityEmerald Necklace Conservancy, and the National Park Service Frederick Law Olmsted National Historic Site.

In the case of inclement weather, the session will move indoors (Hunnewell Building...

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2019 Jul 16

Darkness in Distress

7:00pm

Location: 

Arnold Arboretum - 125 Arborway, Boston, MA
Light pollution, simply put, is any unnecessary or excessive outdoor illumination. Sadly, it’s become a pervasive and ugly consequence of modern 24/7 society. Light pollution robs us of the night sky’s beauty, negatively affects the ecosystem, and creates an in-your-face waste of energy. But a new mindset and new technology are poised to slow — and perhaps reverse — this bane of modern life.

Kelly Beatty has been explaining the science and wonder of astronomy to the public since 1974. An award-winning writer and communicator, he specializes in planetary science and space exploration as... Read more about Darkness in Distress
2019 Jul 14

Lily Show at the Arnold Arboretum

9:00am to 3:00pm

Location: 

Arnold Arboretum - 125 Arborway, Boston, MA

Enjoy hundreds of fragrant lily flowers at the 72nd Annual International Lily Show. You will be amazed by the vibrant colors and diversity of scents on display. Discover the genus Lilium!

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

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2019 Jul 13

Lily Show at the Arnold Arboretum

(All day)

Location: 

Arnold Arboretum - 125 Arborway, Boston, MA

Enjoy hundreds of fragrant lily flowers at the 72nd Annual International Lily Show. You will be amazed by the vibrant colors and diversity of scents on display. Discover the genus Lilium!

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

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2019 Jun 26

Bonsai Behind the Curtain: Uncovering Their Care and Cultivation

5:30pm to 6:30pm

Location: 

Arnold Arboretum - 125 Arborway, Boston, MA
Join Manager of Plant Production, Tiffany Enzenbacher, for an evening exploration into the oldest dwarfed plant collection in the United States. As one of the caretakers of the Arboretum's bonsai collection, Tiffany will highlight many of the procedures used by staff to maintain the health of these captivating specimens.

For cancellations due to weather, call 617 384-5209

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

2019 Jun 16

Family Hike: Pollinators

Repeats every month on the 21 of July until Sun Jul 21 2019 .
2:00pm to 3:30pm

2:00pm to 3:30pm

Location: 

Hunnewell Building

Families need nature at all times of the year! Meet inside the main gate at the Visitor Center. 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, most suitable for children ages four through ten.

In case of inclement weather, contact 617.384.5209.

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