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2019 Apr 13

Basic Identification of Evergreens

9:30am to 11:30am

Location: 

Weld Hill Building
Evergreens can be conifers or broad-leafed deciduous plants…they aren’t all pine trees. Starting in the classroom, Laura Mele will introduce basic identifying characteristics of common evergreens and the lead a tour through the Arboretum’s Conifer Collection and Rhododendron Dell for viewing bark, leaves, buds, and cones. Dress for indoor and outdoor learning and bring a hand lens if you have one.
Fee $20 member and $30 nonmember 

Register at my.arboretum.harvard.edu or call 617-384-5277.
2019 Apr 13

Saturday Forest Bathing

Repeats every month on the 11 of May until Sat May 11 2019 . Also includes Sat Apr 27 2019, Sat May 25 2019.
9:00am to 11:00am

9:00am to 11:00am
9:00am to 11:00am
9:00am to 11:00am

Location: 

Bussey St. Gate Entrance at map tables

Forest Bathing is inspired by Shinrin-yoku, a prominent feature of preventative medicine and healing in Japan.  From increased cerebral blood flow to stronger immune defenses, there has been extensive research demonstrating what can happen when we relax, unplug and open our senses to the natural world in community.  

This slow-paced guided therapeutic experience promotes wellness through a series of gentle sensory-opening invitations that welcome us to notice more of our natural surroundings.  By deepening our connection with the natural world and each other,...

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2019 Apr 03

Shared Journeys in the Urban Wilds

7:00pm to 8:30pm

Location: 

Hunnewell Building

A wanderer and writer with a doctorate in religion, Gavin Van Horn inhabits a big city. And that city (Chicago) has offered him something to compliment and complicate the solitude of the woods or a remote mountainside: a window onto the attractiveness of cities to animals. What was once in his mind essentially a nature-free zone turns out to be a bustling environment where millions of wild things roam. He came to realize that our own paths are crisscrossed by the tracks and flyways of black-crowned night herons, Cooper’s hawks, brown bats, coyotes, opossums, white-tailed deer, and many...

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2019 Apr 29

What’s Your Financial IQ?

(All day)

Location: 

Online

During the month of April, TIAA, one of Harvard’s retirement vendors is offering Harvard employees the chance to test their understanding of savings, investment and other day-to-day financial topics by taking a series of short, 5-question online quizzes. 

Each time you complete a quiz, you will be entered for a chance to win an Apple Watch!  There will be a total of 10 quizzes, so you can enter up to 10 times. Plus, you will learn more about important money-management topics and improve your financial literacy.

Your entry is not dependent on your score –...

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2019 Apr 01

What’s Your Financial IQ?

Mon Apr 1 (All day) to Mon Apr 8 (All day)

Location: 

Online

During the month of April, TIAA, one of Harvard’s retirement vendors is offering Harvard employees the chance to test their understanding of savings, investment and other day-to-day financial topics by taking a series of short, 5-question online quizzes. 

Each time you complete a quiz, you will be entered for a chance to win an Apple Watch!  There will be a total of 10 quizzes, so you can enter up to 10 times. Plus, you will learn more about important money-management topics and improve your financial literacy.

Your entry...

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Power, Influence, and Negotiation

March 27, 2019
While referencing Beyond Reason by Roger Fisher and Daniel Shapiro as well as Roger Fisher and William Ury’s Getting to Yes, participants learn the benefits of working with emotions during negotiations and developing solutions. This 2-day class on April 5 and April 12 explores theories through readings, video clips, case studies, and practical applications. Learn more... Read more about Power, Influence, and Negotiation
2019 May 02

ARTS FIRST!

Thu May 2 (All day) to Sun May 5 (All day)

Location: 

Harvard Square/Harvard Yard

Each ARTS FIRST festival is unique but every year combines the exuberance of Harvard students, faculty and affiliates who are passionate about the many art forms presented in four rousing days of performances, exhibitions and art-making opportunities. See visual art and opera, dance styles from around the world, many music genres, stand-up and improv comedy, theater, public art, poetry, experimental performances and so much more. We look forward to...

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2019 Apr 26

HUCTW Financial Wellness Workshop Series: Preparing to Retire

12:15pm to 1:00pm

Location: 

Harvard Medical School (260 Longwood Ave), TMEC 227 Mini Amphitheater, Boston, MA

In partnership with HUCTW, HUECU will host a series of Financial Wellness classes for HUCTW members on a variety of financial topics. 

Preparing to retire:
– What happens when you retire
– Projecting/saving for expenses

Click here to learn more and register. 

2019 Apr 25

HUCTW Financial Wellness Workshop Series: Preparing to Retire

12:15pm to 1:00pm

Location: 

Smith Campus Center (1350 Massachusetts Ave), 2nd Floor, Issacson Room, Cambridge MA

In partnership with HUCTW, HUECU will host a series of Financial Wellness classes for HUCTW members on a variety of financial topics. 

Preparing to retire:
– What happens when you retire
– Projecting/saving for expenses

Click here to learn more and register. 

2019 Apr 12

HUCTW Financial Wellness Workshop Series: Basics of Retirement

12:15pm to 1:00pm

Location: 

Harvard Kennedy School (15 Eliot St), Taubman 102, Cambridge, MA

In partnership with HUCTW, HUECU will host a series of Financial Wellness classes for HUCTW members on a variety of financial topics. 

When, how and how much to save:
– Benefits of compounding interest
– Savings vehicles
– Tips to increase savings

Click here to learn more and register. 

2019 Apr 10

HUCTW Financial Wellness Workshop Series: Basics of Retirement

12:15pm to 1:00pm

Location: 

Harvard Medical School (260 Longwood Ave), Countway Library Room 403, Boston, MA

In partnership with HUCTW, HUECU will host a series of Financial Wellness classes for HUCTW members on a variety of financial topics. 

When, how and how much to save:
– Benefits of compounding interest
– Savings vehicles
– Tips to increase savings

Click here to learn more and register. 

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2019 Aug 22

Annual HMSC Member Appreciation Night

5:30pm to 8:30pm

Location: 

Harvard Museum of Natural History, 26 Oxford Street, Cambridge, MA 02138

Save the date for our second annual HMSC Member Appreciation Night. Members of all ages will enjoy activities designed for both kids and adults. Members of all ages can take part in family-friendly activities, view specimens up close, and interact with the collections in new and fun ways. Light refreshments will be served.

Not a member? For information on membership, becoming a member, or renewing your membership online, visit hmsc.harvard.edu/membership, or if you have question about membership or...

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2019 Aug 12

Summer Science Week: Amazing Animals

9:30am to 12:00pm

Location: 

Harvard Museum of Natural History, 26 Oxford Street

For children entering grades 1-3

From slow-moving sloths to fast-swimming sharks, from tiny insects to giant giraffes, the world is full of amazing animals. Travel through the museum’s exhibits to learn about animals near and far. Explore your questions though crafts, games, and live animals.

August 12-16, 9:30 am to 12:00 pm

Fee: $160 members/$180 non-members

Advance registration is required.

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2019 Aug 05

Summer Science Week: Exploring our Prehistoric Past

9:30am to 12:00pm

Location: 

Harvard Museum of Natural History, 26 Oxford Street

For Children Entering Grades 6-8

How do scientists learn about the prehistoric past?  From trilobites to saber-toothed cats to our own hominin ancestorswe will closely study specimens in the galleries and classroom, visit Harvard’s fossil research collections, and meet university scientists to see how they investigate ancient worlds using rocks, fossils and DNA.

Monday through Friday, August 5-9

9:30 am to noon

Fees: $160 members, $180 nonmembers.

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