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2015 May 07

Harvard Ceramics Open Studios

4:00pm to 8:00pm

Location: 

Ceramics Program Studio, 224 Western Avenue, Allston

The Ceramics Program, Office for the Arts at Harvard presents its annual Spring Show and Sale.  More than 70 artists will present an extraordinary selection of ceramic work for sale. From functional dinnerware to sculptural masterpieces, this popular exhibition has something for everyone and attracts several thousand visitors each year.

Opening Reception is Thursday, May 7, 4-8 p.m. Free cups made by each exhibiting artist will be given away on a first-come, first-served basis during the opening reception.

The Spring Show and Sale continues through the weekend...

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2015 Jun 09

Harvard Farmers' Market

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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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2015 Jul 10

Cambridge Open Market

Repeats every week every Friday until Fri Aug 21 2015 .
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Plaza by the Harvard Science Center

The Cambridge Open Market, in collaboration with the Harvard University Common Spaces, sets up on Fridays in the Plaza outside the Science Center. You’ll find a great selection of handmade art, craft, vintage, specialty foods and fair trade imports. And food trucks, too!

Learn more!

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2015 May 04

SEAS Design and Project Fair

12:00pm to 5:00pm

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Plaza by the Harvard Science Center

The SEAS Design & Project Fair is a showcase of undergraduate and graduate work through student demonstrations, presentations, and prototypes. Areas represented include engineering (biomedical, mechanical, electrical, environmental), applied mathematics, applied physics (materials science), computer science, and computation.

2015 Apr 28

Pregnant at the Office: Managing Stress for Working Moms-to-Be

12:00pm to 1:00pm

Location: 

Webinar - Your Desktop

Join experts from Care.com, Massachusetts General Hospital, The Bump and the Families and Work Institute for a dynamic online discussion about pregnancy in the workplace. This webinar will tackle such questions as:

  • What steps you can take to ensure a healthy pregnancy while working in a high-stress job
  • How organizations can effectively support working mothers-to-be, creating a best-in-class, family-friendly culture
  • How you can advocate for workplace supports and navigate telling your manager that you're pregnant and planning your maternity leave
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2015 Apr 24

Boston Shines - Volunteer!

9:00am to 12:00pm

Volunteer to participate in the City of Boston’s citywide neighborhood cleanup event in Allston and to celebrate Harvard’s 13th year of participation in this annual event.  Harvard employees will team up with colleagues from across the University, students, local Allston businesses, and neighbors by volunteering to work on cleanup projects in our neighborhood’s parks, streets, and schools. 

Activities will include raking, weeding, cleaning up brush, sweeping, painting benches and buildings, planting flowers, and...

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2015 Apr 22

Harvard Sustainability Fair

11:30am to 5:00pm

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Plaza by the Harvard Science Center

Celebrate Earth Day at the Harvard Sustainability Fair, where you can explore how campus departments and community partners can help you eat, commute, travel, landscape, clean and live greener, both at Harvard and at home. There will also be a freecycle and book swap, games, music and more! 

2015 May 17

Identifying the 25 Most Common Trees in Boston

9:00am to 1:00pm

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Arnold Arboretum Hunnewell Building

In just a few hours you can learn to identify 90 percent of the trees growing in Boston, both native and nonnative. Beginning in the classroom, you will briefly review the characteristics of the 25 most common trees and learn the botanical terminology necessary to describe them. You will then walk the grounds of the Arboretum to look at mature specimens of these trees. See the Arnold Arboretum website for details and registration.

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2015 May 05

Public Lecture: Teeth and Human Evolution

6:00pm

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Geological Lecture Hall, 24 Oxford Street, Cambridge

Tanya M. Smith, Associate Professor, Department of Human Evolutionary Biology, Harvard University.

Modern humans and our closest-living ape relatives differ in developmental and reproductive biology, as well as in lifespans, but evolutionary anthropologists do not know when these distinctive characteristics evolved. It might seem that our development is invisible in the fossil record, but much can be learned from the faithful records of birth and growth embedded in teeth. Tanya Smith will discuss how she studies fossil teeth with state-of-the-art...

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2015 May 01

Musical Hues: Dudley World Music Ensemble

3:00pm to 4:00pm

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Peabody Museum of Archaeology & Ethnology, 11 Divinity Avenue, Cambridge

Enjoy live music drawn from cultures around the world with the Dudley World Music Ensemble, while exploring the Peabody Museum’s impressive galleries. Wander freely or let the ensemble's music spark your imagination and inspire you to draw what you hear. Art supplies will be available. Museum admission is free to Harvard ID holders plus one guest.

More information at https://www.peabody.harvard.edu/node/2164 

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2015 Apr 16

Carlos Amorales: The Harvard Commission in Context

6:00pm

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Harvard Art Museum, 32 Quincy Street, Cambridge

Mexican-born installation and film artist Carlos Amorales (b. 1970) will visit the Harvard Art Museums to discuss his work over the last five years. The lecture will coincide with the installation that week of a new large-scale mobile sculpture by Amorales. This specially commissioned work will be installed in the museums’ Calderwood Courtyard. This event will be held in Menschel Hall, Lower Level. Free admission. 

More information: http://hvrd.me/L8oac

2015 Apr 13

Climate Change Panel

4:00pm

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Sanders Theatre, Memorial Hall, Cambridge

The issue of climate change and how to mitigate and combat its deleterious effects have been much debated here at Harvard and beyond. Sponsored by the Office of the President, this panel offers the chance to hear from experts who are approaching the issues from a range of perspectives.

This Gazette article includes more information about the panelists and the discussion, which will be moderated by Charlie Rose. ...

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2015 Apr 08

Financial Wellness Day

(All day)

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Cambridge and Longwood campuses

For students, faculty, and staff! This event brings a full day of workshops to help you hone your personal financial skills. From student loans, to personal taxes and investing, Financial Wellness Day has something for everyone! For more information and the full schedule and locations, please go to the Financial Wellness Day page.

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