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2015 Nov 15

New England Rocks! Family Event

1:00pm to 4:00pm

Location: 

Harvard Museum of Natural History, 26 Oxford St.

Explore rocks and minerals found here in New England and across North America. Learn how North America was formed and has changed over the past 600 million years through hands-on activities and segments from the new NOVA-WGBH series, Making North America. Bring your own rock or mineral specimen to be identified by members of the Boston Mineral Club and learn how to create a collection of your own. 

Museum admission is free for Harvard ID holder + one guest.

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2015 Nov 12

Rarest of the Rare: Panel Discussion & Book Signing

6:00pm

Location: 

Harvard Museum of Natural History, Geological Lecture Hall, 24 Oxford St.

In the words of biologist Edward O. Wilson, the Harvard Museum of Natural History stands as both "cabinet of wonder and temple of science." Its rich and unlikely history involves literary figures, creationists, millionaires, and visionary scientists, from Asa Gray to Stephen Jay Gould. First published in 2004, Rarest of the Rare tells fascinating stories about the vast and diverse collections of animals, minerals, and plants housed at the museum. To celebrate the book’s reissue, a panel will discuss the relevance of the museum’s scientific collections...

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2015 Nov 01

Day of the Dead Family Event

12:00pm to 4:00pm

Location: 

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

Mexican folk dance and live mariachi music help make this a joyful, festive event, designed to remember and welcome back the spirits of loved ones. Decorate a sugar skull, make papel picado (cut-paper banners) and other artwork, and write a message to place upon the Día de los Muertos altar. View contemporary carved and painted folk art from Oaxaca by Ventura and Norberto Fabian. 

Family Event. No advance tickets required.

Snacks and activities free with museum admission. Museum admission is free for Harvard ID holder + one guest...

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2016 Mar 31

Deadline for 2015 FSA claims

(All day)

If you have a Health Care and/or Dependent Care Flexible Spending Account for 2015, you must submit any reimbursement claims by March 31, 2016. Any unclaimed funds will be forfeited. Learn more.

2016 Mar 15

Deadline for spending 2015 FSA funds

(All day)

If you have a Health Care and/or Dependent Care Flexible Spending Account for 2015, all funds must be spent by March 15, 2016. Any unused funds will be forfeited. The deadline to submit 2015 FSA claims to Benefits Strategies is March 31, 2016.

Learn more.

2015 Oct 06

New HMNH Gallery Guide Volunteer Training

Repeats every week every Tuesday, 4 times .
5:45pm to 7:45pm

5:45pm to 7:45pm
5:45pm to 7:45pm
5:45pm to 7:45pm

Location: 

Harvard Museum of Natural History

The Harvard Museums of Science & Culture welcome enthusiastic people with various language backgrounds, interests, and levels of education to apply as volunteers. The minimum age for acceptance into the volunteer program is 16Learn more about applying to be a volunteer.

The next HMNH Gallery Guide training course for new volunteers will take place on four consecutive Tuesdays, October 6, 13, 20, and 27, from 5:00 -...

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2015 Nov 14

Your Place in the World: A Writing Workshop

10:00am to 5:00pm

Location: 

Arnold Arboretum Hunnewell Building

Lead by Kathryn Aalto, Writer, Designer, Historian, and Lecturer

Nature writing finds its subject during a writer's scientific, personal and/or philosophical observations and engagement with the natural world. The focus includes a range of subjects and perspectives including those of a scientist, a traveler, a journalist, a philosopher or a wanderer. In this workshop, participants will walk in the Arboretum and delve into reflective writing. ...

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2015 Oct 15

The Art and Practice of Saving Seeds

7:00pm to 8:30pm

Location: 

Arnold Arboretum Hunnewell Building

The time-honored tradition of saving seeds merges botany, history, observation, and experience. Lee Buttala, Emmy-award winning TV producer and editor of The Seed Garden, by the Seed Savers Exchange, will provide an overview of plant reproduction and pollination, how to preserve varietal traits, and the many reasons for saving seeds from your favorite heirloom and open-pollinated plants.

Free for members and $5 for nonmembers.

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2015 Oct 06

Crimson Toastmasters Club

Repeats every 2 weeks every Tuesday until Tue Dec 15 2015 .
1:00pm to 2:00pm

1:00pm to 2:00pm
1:00pm to 2:00pm
1:00pm to 2:00pm
1:00pm to 2:00pm
1:00pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

124 Mt Auburn Street, Room 603B, 6th Floor,

We are a group of Harvard University staff, graduate students, and faculty members who meet to practice public speaking.  Meet every other Tuesday, 1-2 p.m.  Learn more.

We invite anyone from the Harvard community to visit our upcoming meetings. Read the FAQs and How It Works...

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2015 Oct 27

Benefits Fair

9:30am to 1:00pm

Location: 

Harvard Business School, Williams Room

Learn more about all your benefit options in time for Harvard's 2016 Benefits Open Enrollment!

Representatives from HUGHP, Harvard Pilgrim, the Harvard Benefits Office and many other benefits providers will be available to answer your questions.

Representatives from Harvard's retirement plan companies as well as on-campus services, like the Harvard Credit Union, will also be on hand.

2015 Oct 22

Benefits Fair

1:30pm to 4:30pm

Location: 

Longwood Campus, HMS TMEC Auditorium

Learn more about all your benefit options in time for Harvard's 2016 Benefits Open Enrollment!

Representatives from HUGHP, Harvard Pilgrim, the Harvard Benefits Office and many other benefits providers will be available to answer your questions.

Representatives from Harvard's retirement plan companies as well as on-campus services, like the Harvard Credit Union, will also be on hand.

2015 Oct 20

Benefits Fair

9:30am to 12:30pm

Location: 

Harvard Law School, WCC Millstein AB

Learn more about all your benefit options in time for Harvard's 2016 Benefits Open Enrollment!

Representatives from HUGHP, Harvard Pilgrim, the Harvard Benefits Office and many other benefits providers will be available to answer your questions.

Representatives from Harvard's retirement plan companies as well as on-campus services, like the Harvard Credit Union, will also be on hand.

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2016 Jun 29

Home Buying Workshop - WEBINAR

12:00pm to 1:30pm

Location: 

Webinar - Your Desktop

Demystify the home buying process in this workshop covering:

  • How much can you really afford to pay and what type of mortgage makes the most sense?
  • What is a Purchase and Sale agreement?
  • How does the process work?
  • What Harvard benefits exist for homebuyers?

Workshop is free, but you must register. Learn more.

Sponsored by Harvard University Housing

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