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2016 Jul 13

Child Care Scholarship Application Period

(All day)

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Online via PeopleSoft

University-wide Child Care Scholarship!

Open July 13 through August 10, 2016

The next scholarship cycle applies to the period July 1, 2016, through June 30, 2017. 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 13 through August 10. Please login to PeopleSoft with your HUID and PIN, navigate to Self-Service and select “Childcare Scholarship App...
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2016 Jul 02

Arboretum Guided Tour

Repeats every week every Saturday until Sat Oct 29 2016 .
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Hunnewell Building

Experience the Arboretum in a new way--take a free guided tour with a knowledgeable volunteer docent. Tour topics range from Highlights and History to Landscape for Learning and special themes on Olmsted, Arboretum collections, and more. For more information and possible cancellations due to weather, call the Visitor Center at 617 384-5209. Tours last around 90 minutes, and are geared toward adults. There is no need to register.

Tour Schedule:
The general free tour season runs from April 16 through October 30, 2016. We offer tours...

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2016 Aug 07

Arboretum Guided Tour

Repeats every week every Sunday until Sun Oct 30 2016 .
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Hunnewell Building

Experience the Arboretum in a new way--take a free guided tour with a knowledgeable volunteer docent. Tour topics range from Highlights and History to Landscape for Learning and special themes on Olmsted, Arboretum collections, and more. For more information and possible cancellations due to weather, call the Visitor Center at 617 384-5209. Tours last around 90 minutes, and are geared toward adults. There is no need to register.

Tour Schedule:
The general free tour season runs from April 16 through October 30, 2016. We offer tours...

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2016 Jun 29

Urban Boot Camp

Repeats every week every Wednesday until Wed Oct 26 2016 .
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Science Center Plaza

Get outdoors and enjoy activities designed to move your body and stimulate your mind. Harvard Common Spaces brings to the Science Center Plaza: Urban Boot Camp, Wednesdays at 6:30 a.m. Free! 

Outdoors on the Science Center Plaza - Inside Plaza tent in inclement weather (map)

For more...

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2016 Jun 29

Free Plaza Fitness - Zumba!

Repeats every week every Wednesday until Wed Oct 26 2016 .
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Science Center Plaza
Where: Outdoors on the Science Center Plaza - Inside Plaza tent in inclement weather (map)
Free and open to all! No signup necessary. Kymberlee O'Brien has been teaching dance and yoga for about 15...
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2016 Jul 05

Harvard Farmers' Market

Repeats every week every Tuesday until Tue Nov 22 2016 .
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Plaza by the Harvard Science Center

More than two dozen local farms and vendors offer fresh food and products weekly!

Learn more here.

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2016 Jul 31

Arboretum Guided Tour

1:00pm

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Hunnewell Building

Experience the Arboretum in a new way--take a free guided tour with a knowledgeable volunteer docent. Tour topics range from Highlights and History to Landscape for Learning and special themes on Olmsted, Arboretum collections, and more. For more information and possible cancellations due to weather, call the Visitor Center at 617 384-5209. Tours last around 90 minutes, and are geared toward adults. There is no need to register.

Tour Schedule:
The general free tour season runs from April 16 through October 30, 2016. We offer tours...

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2016 Jul 27

Drought-Tolerant Plants for the Dog Days of Summer

6:30pm to 8:30pm

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Hunnewell Building

When the dog days of summer hit, many of us are faced with water bans that limit our ability to water our lush gardens. We find ourselves carefully monitoring the water level in rain barrels and hoping for the next rainfall. What if we started to incorporate plants that just need less water? In this lecture, Jen Kettell will share the effects of drought on woody plants and describe plant adaptations for dealing with drought. Most importantly, she will introduce you to a new palette of plant material that will decrease your water use while increasing species diversity and beauty in your...

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2016 Jul 24

Arboretum Guided Tour

1:00pm

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Hunnewell Building

Experience the Arboretum in a new way--take a free guided tour with a knowledgeable volunteer docent. Tour topics range from Highlights and History to Landscape for Learning and special themes on Olmsted, Arboretum collections, and more. For more information and possible cancellations due to weather, call the Visitor Center at 617 384-5209. Tours last around 90 minutes, and are geared toward adults. There is no need to register.

Tour Schedule:
The general free tour season runs from April 16 through October 30, 2016. We offer tours...

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2016 Jul 17

Arboretum Guided Tour

1:00pm

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Hunnewell Building

Experience the Arboretum in a new way--take a free guided tour with a knowledgeable volunteer docent. Tour topics range from Highlights and History to Landscape for Learning and special themes on Olmsted, Arboretum collections, and more. For more information and possible cancellations due to weather, call the Visitor Center at 617 384-5209. Tours last around 90 minutes, and are geared toward adults. There is no need to register.

Tour Schedule:
The general free tour season runs from April 16 through October 30, 2016. We offer tours...

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2016 Jul 23

A Walk on the Wild SIde

1:00pm to 2:00pm

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Forest Hills Gate

The three ponds that Fredrick Law Olmsted designed into the Arboretum teem with aquatic and terrestrial life in late summer. Join Bob Mayer for a walk and a discussion of the invertebrates and other fauna in and around the ponds. Bring binoculars if you have them for closer look at nature. In case of inclement weather, contact 617.384.5209.

Free, registration requested at my.arboretum.harvard.edu.

2016 Jul 16

Arboretum Family Walks

11:00am to 12:00pm

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Hunnewell Building

Discover the Arboretum on guided walks especially for families. Each walk will highlight different plants and natural phenomena while developing observational skills in children. One adult can bring a maximum of three children; suitable for children ages four through twelve. Come to one, two or all walks!

In case of inclement weather, contact 617.384.5209.
This activity is free and no registration is required.

2016 Jul 13

With Mary: The Audubon of Botany

7:00pm to 8:15pm

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Hunnewell Building

Known as the “Audubon of Botany,” Philadelphia, Quaker Mary Morris Vaux Walcott (1860–1940) was a gifted artist whose stunning watercolors comprise a catalog of North American wildflowers. Walcott was catapulted to the highest levels of society and national politics by a late and bold marriage to the secretary of the Smithsonian. Along with an early (1887) transcontinental travelogue, never-before published correspondence with fellow Quaker and First Lady Lou Henry Hoover, and Commissioner Mary Walcott’s reports for the Bureau of Indian Affairs, Marjorie Jones’ biography reveals rich...

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2016 Jul 09

New England Society of Botanical Artists: The Art of Woody Plants

1:00pm to 3:00pm

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Hunnewell Building

Reception with the Artists: Saturday, July 9, 1:00-3:00pm
Artists’ Demonstration, Saturday, August 13, 2:00-4:00pm
With 150 members, the New England Society of Botanical Artists brings a strong, artistic presence to the Arnold Arboretum this summer. Up to thirty works will be exhibited ranging from watercolor to pastel. The Society has recently shown at the Brush Gallery in Lowell, Massachusetts, participated in the New England Flower Show, and includes many artists within the group who have received prestigious awards from the national organization— the American Society of Botanical...

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