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2020 Jan 23

Garden Design Workshop for Home Gardeners

Repeats every week every Thursday until Thu Mar 05 2020 except Thu Feb 20 2020.
6:30pm to 8:30pm

6:30pm to 8:30pm
6:30pm to 8:30pm
6:30pm to 8:30pm
6:30pm to 8:30pm
6:30pm to 8:30pm

Location: 

Arnold Arboretum - 125 Arborway, Boston, MA
You may have the desire to make a garden, but then grapple with how to start designing your home garden spaces. Why not get some help in designing a layout for an area of your yard in this beginner-level class? Learn the organizational components of a coherent garden and practice the process of design with award-winning designer Christie Dustman. You will leave class with a plan in progress from which to continue your design explorations. This class is primarily about garden spaces rather than specific plant selection. In the final class, Christie will present various ways to work with... Read more about Garden Design Workshop for Home Gardeners
2020 Jan 23

Landscape for Life

Repeats every week every Thursday until Thu Feb 13 2020 .
12:00pm to 3:00pm

12:00pm to 3:00pm
12:00pm to 3:00pm
12:00pm to 3:00pm

Location: 

Hunnewell Building

This intensive introductory course will provide you with the knowledge, skills, and understanding to create a great-looking garden that is healthier for people and the environment. This class is based on the principles of the Sustainable Sites Initiative (sustainablesites.org), the nation’s first rating system for sustainable landscapes. The comprehensive curriculum covers a range of topics, including soils, water, plants, and landscape materials. (Note: This is not a garden design class, but a practical class on how to garden and care for sites that is most beneficial for the...

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2020 Jan 19

Family Hike: Evergreens! What is beautiful to you?

2:00pm to 3:30pm

Location: 

Hunnewell Building

Families can enjoy nature any time of year! Take a walk and use a handlens to see the intricacies of evergreen needles and cones. You will be surprised at something you’ve never noticed before! Using microscopes indoors we will use the same tools that scientists use to learn about our world.

Free, no registration required.
In case of inclement weather, contact 617.384.5209.

2020 Jan 15

Jumpstart Spring: Forcing Bulbs

5:00pm to 7:00pm

Location: 

Arnold Arboretum - 125 Arborway, Boston, MA
Cure the winter doldrums! Students will learn the basics of bulb forcing and will plant a layered bulb container containing daffodils, hyacinths, grape hyacinths, and tulips. Bulb arrangements will be taken home to nurture and enjoy. Fee for all materials, including bulbs, soil, and container, is included in the cost of the class. Limited to 10; register early. Register no later than Monday morning, January 13 as we must prepare materials for this class.
Fee $40 member, $48 nonmember

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2020 Jan 16

TIAA-CREF Webinar: 10 Predictions for the Year

12:00pm to 1:00pm

Location: 

Online

Nuveen’s Chief Equity Strategist will discuss his annual predictions for 2020, taking a comprehensive look at the trends and issues he believes are positioned to shape the economy and markets for the coming year.

Visit www.tiaa-cref.org/VE to reserve your place for this webinar on January 16 from 12-1 p.m.

2020 Jan 15

TIAA-CREF Webinar: Strategies for Staying On Track

3:00pm to 4:00pm

Location: 

Online

No matter how much or how little money you can save for retirement, it’s important that you start now and stay invested for your future. You can learn how taking smart financial steps today may help lead you to a more solid financial future after you’ve stopped working.

Visit www.tiaa-cref.org/VE to reserve your place for this webinar on January 15 from 3-4 p.m.

2020 Jan 14

TIAA-CREF Webinar: Inside Money - Introduction to Estate Planning

12:00pm to 1:00pm

Location: 

Online

Estate planning done correctly serves as an essential part of an individual’s overall financial plan. This webinar will discuss common estate planning documents and strategies to discuss with your tax and legal advisors for greater financial confidence both now and down the road.

Visit www.tiaa-cref.org/VE to reserve your place for this webinar on January 14 from 12-1 p.m.

2020 May 14

Flexwork Overview for Managers

1:30pm to 2:30pm

Location: 

Online

Come learn about Harvard's University-wide flexwork guidelines and what the essential ingredients are of a flexwork proposal. Managers will learn about proposing, discussing, evaluating and managing flexwork; the business advantages of flexwork; the wisdom of trial periods; how to renew, tweak and end existing arrangements; how to ensure an "equitable process of fair consideration for all proposals"; flex and the HUCTW agreement; and special considerations for managing telework.

Audience: Benefit eligible managers grade 56 and above
Pre-Requisites...
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2020 Apr 29

Flexwork Overview for Managers

1:30pm to 2:30pm

Location: 

114 Mt. Auburn Street, 4th Floor, Cambridge

Come learn about Harvard's University-wide flexwork guidelines and what the essential ingredients are of a flexwork proposal. Managers will learn about proposing, discussing, evaluating and managing flexwork; the business advantages of flexwork; the wisdom of trial periods; how to renew, tweak and end existing arrangements; how to ensure an "equitable process of fair consideration for all proposals"; flex and the HUCTW agreement; and special considerations for managing telework.

Audience: Benefit eligible managers grade 56 and above
Pre-Requisites...
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2020 Mar 17

Flexwork Overview for Managers

1:30pm to 2:30pm

Location: 

114 Mt. Auburn Street, 4th Floor, Cambridge

Come learn about Harvard's University-wide flexwork guidelines and what the essential ingredients are of a flexwork proposal. Managers will learn about proposing, discussing, evaluating and managing flexwork; the business advantages of flexwork; the wisdom of trial periods; how to renew, tweak and end existing arrangements; how to ensure an "equitable process of fair consideration for all proposals"; flex and the HUCTW agreement; and special considerations for managing telework.

Audience: Benefit eligible managers grade 56 and above
Pre-Requisites...
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2020 Feb 06

Flexwork Overview for Managers

1:00pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

114 Mt. Auburn Street, 4th Floor, Cambridge

Come learn about Harvard's University-wide flexwork guidelines and what the essential ingredients are of a flexwork proposal. Managers will learn about proposing, discussing, evaluating and managing flexwork; the business advantages of flexwork; the wisdom of trial periods; how to renew, tweak and end existing arrangements; how to ensure an "equitable process of fair consideration for all proposals"; flex and the HUCTW agreement; and special considerations for managing telework.

Audience: Benefit eligible managers grade 56 and above
Pre-Requisites...
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2020 May 14

Flexwork Overview for Employees

12:00pm to 1:00pm

Location: 

Online

Come learn about Harvard's University-wide flexwork guidelines and what the essential ingredients are of a flexwork proposal. Other aspects including, how to assess your manager’s attitude about workplace flexibility; the timing of conversations with your manager; when and how to avoid getting into the personal considerations behind the proposal; and how to identify ways to evaluate the success of an arrangement after a trial period will also be reviewed.  Issues of trust, brave conversations, transparency, and fairness will be discussed. Bring your lunch if you’d like, to these...

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