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2017 Nov 15

Email Management

10:00am to 11:00am

Location: 

Lamont Library, room B-30

This workshop will introduce a variety of methods and tips for gaining control of your e-mail. Learn how to identify different types of email by applying the University’s General Records Schedule so you know what to keep and what to delete. Master your inbox!

To register visit the Records Management website, or call us at 617-495-5961.

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2017 Nov 01

Out of Sight: Off-site Records Storage

10:00am to 11:00am

Location: 

Lamont Library, room B-30

Reduce clutter! This workshop will show you how to send 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. Learn how to how to set up an account, identify records eligible for storage, pack and label boxes correctly, complete the paperwork and expedite your records deposits, and recall records back to your office. We also cover approved records destruction.

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2017 Oct 25

Trash or Treasure: Guidance on Retaining Your Office Records

10:00am to 11:30am

Location: 

Lamont Library, room B-30

Good records management protects your office by mitigating risk. Harvard University Archives’ Records Management Service has done the heavy-lifting by developing policy and procedures to support your efforts. This free 1.5 hour-long workshop provides tools and advice on how long to keep your records, how to store them most efficiently, and what to do when you no longer need them. Whether you’ve inherited a records backlog, are worried about managing sensitive information, or are concerned about keeping your records too long - or not long...

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2017 Oct 24

Harvard Benefits Fair - HBS Publishing

2:00pm to 4:00pm

Location: 

HBS Publishing, 20 Guest Street, Brighton

From medical plans to flexible spending accounts to retirement plans, learn more about your benefit options when you attend one of our Benefits Fairs.  Don’t miss out on your  once-a-year opportunity to review and change your annual benefit elections. Stop by for special giveaways, raffle prizes, flu shots, and more!

Get your questions answered by  meeting with representatives from:

•    Harvard University Benefits Office
•    Harvard University Group Health Plan
•    Harvard Pilgrim Health...

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2017 Oct 23

Harvard Benefits Fair - Cambridge

11:00am to 2:00pm

Location: 

Gutman Conference Center HGSE 6 Appian Way

From medical plans to flexible spending accounts to retirement plans, learn more about your benefit options when you attend one of our Benefits Fairs. Don’t miss out on your  once-a-year opportunity to review and change your annual benefit elections. Stop by for special giveaways, raffle prizes, flu shots, and more!

Get your questions answered by  meeting with representatives from:

•    Harvard University Benefits Office
•    Harvard University Group Health Plan
•    Harvard Pilgrim Health Care...

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2017 Oct 18

Harvard Benefits Fair - Allston

10:30am to 1:30pm

Location: 

Spangler Hall, Williams Room, Harvard Business School

From medical plans to flexible spending accounts to retirement plans, learn more about your benefit options when you attend one of our Benefits Fairs. Don’t miss out on your  once-a-year opportunity to review and change your annual benefit elections. Stop by for special giveaways, raffle prizes, flu shots, and more!

Get your questions answered by  meeting with representatives from:

•    Harvard University Benefits Office
•    Harvard University Group Health Plan
•    Harvard Pilgrim Health Care...

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2017 Oct 17

Harvard Benefits Fair - Longwood

1:00pm to 4:00pm

Location: 

HSDM Research & Education Bldg., 190 Longwood Ave., Boston (NEW LOCATION)

From medical plans to flexible spending accounts to retirement plans, learn more about your benefit options when you attend one of our Benefits Fairs.  Don’t miss out on your  once-a-year opportunity to review and change your annual benefit elections. Stop by for special giveaways, raffle prizes, flu shots, and more!

Get your questions answered by  meeting with representatives from:

•    Harvard University Benefits Office
•    Harvard University Group Health Plan
•    Harvard Pilgrim Health...

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Is Your Career on Track?

August 16, 2017
Almost everyone at some point wonders “What is next?” in terms of their career. Start to answer that question with a simple check up on the current state of your career at this workshop on Sept. 12! Learn more
2017 Oct 22

Fall Into Health

Repeats every month on the 19 of November, 1 times .
10:30am to 12:00pm

Location: 

Hunnewell Building
Join in for a refreshing autumn ramble through the Arboretum's fabulous collections! With your guide, you will explore the less-traveled paths of the Arboretum on a brisk walk.You will get a chance to catch your breath and pause to hear about interesting plants along the way. Sign up for one or both! Please dress appropriately and bring water. 

In case of inclement weather, contact 617.384.5209.

Free, Registration requested at www.my.arboretum.harvard.edu
2017 Oct 15

Fall on Peters Hill

11:00am to 12:30pm

Location: 

Arnold Arboretum - 125 Arborway, Boston, MA
Join our docent for a tour of the other end of the Arnold Arboretum, the southern end. Peters Hill became part of the Arboretum in 1894 and continues to charm with its special character, collections, and history. In autumn, the amazing view from the summit takes on a new tapestry of color spreading out in the landscape of plants below you. Learn about the history of the land along with information on the woody plants located here, like the collection of crabapples fruiting in many colors on the northern slope.

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2017 Oct 14

Turning Wood: The Art of the Woodturner III Exhibit

(All day)

Location: 

Hunnewell Building

Woodturning Demonstrations: Saturday and Sunday, 11am, 1pm, 3pm; and all day on the Hunnewell lawn

LocationHunnewell Building

Woodturning has a long history, going back to 1300 BC Egypt. Unique in relation to most woodworking, due to its use of a lathe, woodturners turn out practical, functional pieces or “turn” to the purely aesthetic. Each craftsman brings their own personal artistic vision to the objects they create, and the pieces in maple, cherry, and other wood from far...

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2017 Oct 13

Turning Wood: The Art of the Woodturner III Opening Reception

5:00pm to 7:00pm

Location: 

Hunnewell Building

Woodturning has a long history, going back to 1300 BC Egypt. Unique in relation to most woodworking, due to its use of a lathe, woodturners turn out practical, functional pieces or “turn” to the purely aesthetic. Each craftsman brings their own personal artistic vision to the objects they create, and the pieces in maple, cherry, and other wood from far and near (look for work turned from Arnold Arboretum deaccessioned trees), offer a unique look at the “personality” within the wood itself. The three woodturning associations that have come together for this very special Arnold...

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2017 Sep 30

Fall Birding!

Repeats every month on the 14 of October, 1 times .
8:00am to 9:30am

Location: 

Arnold Arboretum - 125 Arborway, Boston, MA
This fall, join a great birder on two great walks. Catch a glimpse of migrating birds as they fly to their winter habitats. This 90 minute walk is good for beginners as well as more experienced birders. Bring binoculars if you have them; some binoculars will be available to share. Choose one or sign up for more!

See map for Meeting Locations: 
Sat. Sept. 30: Arborway Gate
Sat. Oct. 14: Peters Hill Gate

In case of inclement weather, contact 617.384.5209.
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2017 Sep 27

Plant Combinations for Beneficial Home Landscapes

4:00pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

Hunnewell Building

Is your garden and yard as beautiful and beneficial as possible? Are you interested in adding some pizazz for pollinators as well as for yourself? If so, then join this creative walk through the Leventritt Shrub and Vine garden with horticulturist Jen Kettell to consider different combinations of plants that will provide forage for bees, snacks for wildlife and humans, nesting habitat, and seasonal allure. Jen will show how to extend the appeal and bounty of your garden across the seasons by carefully selecting and combining trees, shrubs, and vines.

Fee $25 member; $...

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