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2016 Mar 12

Family Clay Flute Workshop

1:00pm to 3:00pm

Location: 

Peabody Museum of Archaeology & Ethnology, 11 Divinity Ave., Cambridge, MA 02138

Two Saturdays, March 12 and 19, 1:00–3:00 pm (both days)

Kathy Tighe, Instructor

Get your hands dirty making a playable ocarina, one of the world’s oldest musical instruments. These small, multi-note clay flutes were used in many early cultures and are still found in contemporary music. In this two-part workshop, participants will create an ocarina, sculpt it into an animal shape, experiment with tuning, and visit the related bilingual exhibition in the Peabody Museum, Ocarinas of the Americas: Music Made in Clay. Each participant will make a bisque-...

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2016 Feb 22

Harvard Heroes 2016 Nomination Period Opens

(All day)

Harvard Heroes is an annual program held every spring that recognizes and celebrates high-performing staff from across every School and the Central Administration. Do you know a staff member who deserves to be recognized as a Harvard Hero? You can make your nomination using the easy, online form on the HARVie homepage. The nomination period closes on Wednesday, March 14. The following areas are using the online form: LMA, HBS, Radcliffe,...

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2016 Apr 14

Tree Spotters

5:00pm to 7:30pm

Location: 

Hunnewell Building

Volunteer to observe the life cycles of plants

With nearly 4,000 different kinds of plants represented in the Arboretum’s living collections, every day presents rich opportunities to see something new. If you enjoy learning about plants and their unique characteristics, you can contribute to science as a participant in our Tree Spotters program. This citizen science project opens a window into the Arboretum’s phenology: the timing of natural events, such as the leafing out and flowering of trees in the spring and changing foliage colors in the fall. Your observations...

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2016 Mar 12

Tree Spotters

12:30pm to 3:00pm

Location: 

Hunnewell Building

Volunteer to observe the life cycles of plants

With nearly 4,000 different kinds of plants represented in the Arboretum’s living collections, every day presents rich opportunities to see something new. If you enjoy learning about plants and their unique characteristics, you can contribute to science as a participant in our Tree Spotters program. This citizen science project opens a window into the Arboretum’s phenology: the timing of natural events, such as the leafing out and flowering of trees in the spring and changing foliage colors in the fall. Your observations...

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2016 Feb 27

Tree Spotters

3:00pm to 5:30pm

Location: 

Hunnewell Building

Volunteer to observe the life cycles of plants

With nearly 4,000 different kinds of plants represented in the Arboretum’s living collections, every day presents rich opportunities to see something new. If you enjoy learning about plants and their unique characteristics, you can contribute to science as a participant in our Tree Spotters program. This citizen science project opens a window into the Arboretum’s phenology: the timing of natural events, such as the leafing out and flowering of trees in the spring and changing foliage colors in the fall. Your...

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2016 Feb 03

A Conversation with Conan O'Brien - Feb 12, 2016

(All day)

Location: 

Sanders Theatre

Please join President Drew Faust on Friday, February 12, at 4:00 p.m., in Sanders Theatre for a wide-ranging conversation about arts and education with renowned comedian Conan O’Brien AB ’85. Questions from the audience will be addressed following the conversation and can be sent to questions@harvard.edu.

All members of the community are welcome to attend. Please...

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2016 Feb 26

Harvard Neighbors Tea Tasting

5:30pm to 7:00pm

Location: 

Loeb House, Neighbors Room, 17 Quincy Street, Cambridge

Longtime tea lover or looking to learn more about tea? Join Harvard Neighbors for a tea tasting at the Loeb House, 17 Quincy Street, Cambridge on February 26th. Please use the side entrance labeled “Harvard Neighbors.” Guests will sample five kinds of Chinese teas which will be brewed in a traditional gaiwan. Some background will be given on the teas and tea tasting procedure. Guests will be able to brew their own tea using the gaiwan. The event is free of charge but limited to 15 people. RSVP to neighbors@harvard.edu.

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2016 Feb 23

ABCD Video Multimedia Group

2:00pm to 3:30pm

Location: 

Science Center at 1 Oxford Street, Third floor, Room 300H

VMG is a Harvard-wide media group that brings speakers, vendors and other media professionals to talk to our group about Harvard and the latest equipment, workflows and techniques.  

Our meetings are held in the Science Center at 1 Oxford Street on the third floor in room 300H every last Tuesday of the month from 2-3:30pm.  We look forward to seeing you! Click here for more information. 

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2016 Apr 09

Spring into Health

1:00pm to 2:30pm

Location: 

Hunnewell Building

Break out of winter dormancy and get that sap flowing! This spring, explore the less-traveled paths of the Arboretum on brisk walks designed for getting fit. Pause to hear about interesting plants while you catch your breath. Please dress appropriately and bring water. In case of inclement weather, contact 617.384.5209.

Click here to register. 

2016 Mar 19

Spring into Health

1:00pm to 2:30pm

Location: 

Hunnewell Building

Break out of winter dormancy and get that sap flowing! This spring, explore the less-traveled paths of the Arboretum on brisk walks designed for getting fit. Pause to hear about interesting plants while you catch your breath. Please dress appropriately and bring water. In case of inclement weather, contact 617.384.5209.

Click here to register. 

 

2016 Mar 26

Botany Blast: Clues to Climate Change

9:30am to 10:30am

Location: 

Hunnewell Building

Hosted by Richard Primack, PhD, Biology, Boston University

Richard Primack has used Henry David Thoreau’s notes among other data to confirm the effects of a changing climate on flowering and leafing times, bird migrations, and other animal behavior. Hear how he uncovered clues from a variety of historical sources to analyze and investigate the ecological impacts of climate change. Richard recently received an Alexander von Humboldt Research Award and is the author of ...

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2016 Jun 06

Harvard Heroes 2016

3:00pm to 6:30pm

Location: 

Memorial Hall

The Harvard Heroes Recognition Program celebrates the extraordinary “above and beyond” contributions of Harvard staff. Hosted by President Faust, the ceremony is held in Sanders Theatre, followed by a reception in Annenberg Hall. All staff and faculty are invited.

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