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2017 Apr 27

25th Annual Arts First Festival - John Lithgow Medal Ceremony

4:00pm

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Loeb Drama Center, 64 Brattle St., Cambridge

Award-winning actor John Lithgow ’67 ArD ’05 is the recipient of the 2017 Harvard Arts Medal, which will be awarded by Harvard University President Drew Gilpin Faust at a ceremony on Thursday, April 27, 2017 at 4 pm at the Loeb Drama Center, 64 Brattle St., Cambridge. The ceremony, presented by the Office for the Arts at Harvard and the Harvard University Board of Overseers in association with the American Repertory Theater, will include a discussion with Lithgow moderated by President Faust. This is the official opening event for ARTS...

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2017 Apr 08

Spring Home Buying Forum

9:00am to 12:00pm

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Radcliffe Yard, Harvard Square

Are you thinking about buying your first home but are not sure where to start?  Are you concerned about making the right choices? HUECU is hosting a Spring Home Buying Forum and bringing in financial and real estate experts to walk you through the process. Join us on Saturday, April 8th from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm in Radcliffe Yard in Harvard Square and gain the confidence necessary to make the best home buying decisions for you and your family.

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2017 Apr 12

E-mail Management

10:00am to 11:30am

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Lamont Library Forum Room

Objective: This workshop will introduce methods for gaining control of e-mail and managing it according to Harvard records policies as well as provide tips on how to organize your e-mail.

Length: 1 1/2 hours

Who should attend: All employees who want to effectively manage their e-mail.

What you will learn

  • Methods of controlling e-mail
  • The application of the General Records Schedule to e-mail
  • Examples of types of e-mails with their appropriate retentions
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2017 Mar 29

Out of Sight: Off-Site Records Storage

10:00am to 11:00am

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Lamont Library, Room B-30

Objective: This workshop will present the step-by-step process of sending records to off-site storage at the Records Center. We cover everything from how to assemble and pack a box to how to complete the deposit paperwork.

Length: 1 hour

Who should attend: Employees who have not yet sent records to storage as well as anyone in charge of packing and depositing boxes who would like a refresher course.

What you will learn

  • How to identify records eligible for storage
  • How to...
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2017 Mar 15

Trash or Treasure: Guidance on Retaining Office Records

Repeats every month on the 24 of May until Wed May 24 2017 .
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Lamont Library, Room B-30

Objective: Have you ever wondered, "How long do I need to keep my office records? Can I throw them away when I am done with them?" This workshop provides tools and advice to help you determine how long to keep your records and what to do when you no longer need to hold onto them. Whether you feel like you’re drowning in information or you're concerned that you're keeping records too long or not long enough, this workshop is for you.

Length: 1 1/2 hours

Who should attend: All employees who want to effectively...

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2017 Feb 21

Arnold Arboretum - Volunteer Open House

5:00pm to 6:30pm

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Hunnewell Building

Do you love the Arboretum? Are you looking for a way to get involved? Come to an informal meet-and-greet and learn about our volunteer opportunities. Representatives from our volunteer groups will be available to share their experiences and answer your questions. No registration required.

2017 Feb 11

Branching Out: The Art of Quilting by Pamela Goody - Artist's Reception

1:00pm to 3:00pm

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Hunnewell Building

Fabric art for Pamela Goody became a freeing experience when she discovered she could create her own designs. Like singing, for which Goody is classically trained, her art evolved as a way to express her individuality. Goody quilts with a painterly eye, preparing a canvas of fabric, using materials with a variety of scale, texture, color, and design. Often, she paints, sponges, or stamps her own fabric, translating nature through the medium of fabric. She gravitates toward trees, plants, and flowers, as they, like music, have a lyrical, sometimes whimsical quality. Hand quilting allows her...

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2017 Feb 25

Pruning Shrubs

10:00am to 12:00pm

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Hunnewell Building

Knowing what and when to prune, and how to do so, are important as you manage your home landscape. Learn the basic techniques for pruning ornamental shrubs for optimum health and beauty. Jen Kettell, an ISA-certified arborist will address topics including pruning cuts and tools; thinning and reducing overgrown plants; shaping and encouraging new growth.
Fee $20 member, $30 nonmember

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2017 Feb 01

Harvard on the Move! - Run, Longwood Medical Campus

Repeats every week every Wednesday until Wed May 24 2017 .
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Harvard Longwood Campus - C2 Building

Weekly group walks and runs offer fitness, support and the opportunity to meet others in the community.

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2017 Feb 01

Harvard on the Move! - Run

Repeats every week every Wednesday until Wed May 24 2017 .
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Malkin Athletic Center, 39 Holyoke St, Cambridge, MA 02138

Weekly group walks and runs offer fitness, support and the opportunity to meet others in the community.

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2017 Feb 05

Harvard on the Move! - Run

Repeats every week every Sunday until Sun May 21 2017 .
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Malkin Athletic Center, 39 Holyoke St, Cambridge, MA 02138

Weekly group walks and runs offer fitness, support and the opportunity to meet others in the community.

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2017 Feb 07

Harvard on the Move! - Walk

Repeats every week every Tuesday until Tue May 23 2017 .
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Harvard Yard - John Harvard Statue

Looking to get out and be active with Spring coming? Meet at the John Harvard statue at 12:30 p.m. every Tuesday to participate in Harvard on the Move! This weekly group walks and runs offer fitness, support and the opportunity to meet others in the community.

2017 May 16

Caregiving and Sibling Warfare

12:00pm to 1:00pm

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Cumnock Hall 102, 33 Harvard Way, Boston, MA 02163

Siblings can be our best friends, toughest critics or partners in crime growing up. But once we’re adults, siblings can make caring for an aging parent challenging. One of the greatest sources of stress around caregiving is sibling discord. You think Mom needs in-home care, your brother’s focused on assisted living and Mom doesn’t want any help at all! Sound familiar? How can you and your siblings get on the same page, help Mom find the right care and not get entangled in simmering resentments from the past? Learn how to focus on the present, address sibling conflict, achieve consensus as...

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2017 Feb 16

Dad Wants to Do it Alone: When a Parent Won’t Accept Help

12:00pm to 1:00pm

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Cumnock Hall 220, 33 Harvard Way, Boston, MA 02163

You’ve noticed concerns with Dad living at home and you’ve come up with the perfect plan to support him. There’s only one problem. Your Dad is refusing to acknowledge anything is wrong and he won’t accept help from anyone. Often loved ones are reluctant to accept help because it can feel like a loss of independence. This seminar will focus on supporting your loved one’s autonomy and offering beneficial care options in a non-threatening manner. Presented by Care.com Senior Care specialist Jennifer Gibbons. 

Audience: All HBS Staff
 Pre-Requisites: None
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