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2018 Mar 06

HUPD: Self-Defense for Women

4:00pm to 8:00pm

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Harvard Yard - Lehman Hall/Dudley House, Common Room

The HUPD offers various safety and self-defense classes. The classes are taught by HUPD officers and are open to all members of the Harvard University community. The purpose of the classes are to empower students, faculty, and staff to combat various types of assaults by providing them with realistic self-defense tactics and techniques. The classes cover safety awareness, risk reduction, and risk avoidance and provide attendees with the knowledge to make educated decisions about safety and resistance.

This course is open to all  Harvard...

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2018 Apr 22

Ancient Engineering

10:00am to 2:00pm

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Harvard Museums of Science & Culture, 11 Divinity Avenue Cambridge, MA 02138

Led by Zoe Eddy (Wendat-Huron, Mohawk), Graduate Student in Archaeology, Department of Anthropology, Harvard University

Native Americans built different types of homes to address the challenges of widely varied environments. In this program, families will explore ancient engineering while constructing simple models of a sod house, a wetu, a plank house, and a tipi, and they will have the opportunity to compare Native American homes in the museum exhibit dioramas.

Designed for adults and children to share; at least one adult requested for every four children....

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2018 Apr 07

Capturing Mammals with Pencil and Paper

2:00pm to 3:30pm

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Harvard Museums of Science & Culture, 11 Divinity Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02138

Instructor: Erica Beade
Saturday, April 7, 2018
2:00–3:30pm
Ages 9–13

Wolves and weasels, leopards and lemurs! Explore the furry world of mammals. We will use close observation and various realistic drawing techniques to capture these animals and bring them to life on the page.

Fees: $25 members/$35 non members

Advance registration required.

Prices range from $25.00 to $35.00

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2018 Mar 24

Capturing Imaginary Animals with Pencil and Paper

2:00pm to 3:30pm

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Harvard Museums of Science & Culture, 11 Divinity Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02138

Instructor: Erica Beade
Saturday, March 24, 2018
2:00–3:30pm
Ages 9–13

Bring your creature drawings to life! Participants will invent imaginary animals using real world animals for inspiration. Looking closely at lions, tigers, and bears (as well as fish, birds, beetles, and reptiles), participants will explore imaginative drawing techniques they can use to create a whole world of creatures inspired by nature. 

Fees: $25 members/$35 nonmembers. 
Advance registration required.

Prices range from $25.00 to $35.00

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2018 Apr 21

Hidden Diversity: Amphibian Adaptations

1:30pm to 3:30pm

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Museum of Comparative Zoology, Harvard University

Explore the wonderful and wacky world of amphibians! Learn about amphibians that dig, crawl, swim, and glide; amphibians as big as dogs or smaller than a dime; and amphibians that go through metamorphosis once, twice, or not at all. See live amphibians, learn from museum specimens, and design your own experiment to understand how researchers are still discovering new amphibian knowledge. All activities are designed to be fun and interactive experiences for families with children aged 8-13 to learn together.

Fees:  $10 members/$20 nonmembers, per person, includes admission...

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2018 Mar 24

Returning the Gift: How do we reciprocate the gifts of the plants?

9:30am to 12:30pm

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Hunnewell Building
Robin Wall Kimmerer , PhD, Distinguished Teaching Professor and Director, Center for Native Peoples and the Environment

This workshop with Robin Wall Kimmerer, indigenous plant scientist and distinguished teacher, engages participants in exploring the material and cultural gifts of the plants, from ecosystem services, to food, medicine and lessons on how we might live. Through guided observations, readings, and writing, together we will explore how we might reciprocate those gifts, with gifts of our own....

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2018 Feb 24

Feb Fest MIT Museum: Citizen Science Fair

1:00pm to 4:00pm

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MIT Museum

Join the MIT Museum for Feb Fest, an annual celebration during February school vacation, with daily hands-on activities, workshops, and more. Inspired by their exhibition Big Bang Data, this year’s theme is big data. See all Feb Fest events, February 19–24, 2018.

On February 24, 1:00 - 4:00 pm, visit the Citizen Science Fair
Learn about “citizen science,” research projects that enlist the public’s participation in data...

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2018 Mar 20

Employee Assistance Program (EAP) Overview for Managers

2:00pm to 3:00pm

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Online

Harvard's Employee Assistance Program (EAP) offers immediate, free, confidential help for all Harvard employees and their household members. You can reach the EAP any day, at any time for personal or work-related concerns about yourself, family, friends or coworkers at 877-EAP-HARV (877-327-4278). Explore this section for specific ways in which the EAP can help. You can also visit the EAP ...

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2018 Feb 21

Harvard on the Move! - Run

Repeats every week every Wednesday until Wed May 23 2018 .
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Longwood Medical Area

Weekly group walks and runs offer fitness and the opportunity to meet others in the community. For all Longwood events, we will meet outside on the pathway in the Harvard Medical School quad, near Longwood Avenue, in between the two white marble benches. 

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2018 Feb 21

Harvard on the Move! - Run

Repeats every week every Wednesday until Wed May 23 2018 .
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Malkin Athletic Center, 39 Holyoke Street

Weekly group walks and runs offer fitness and the opportunity to meet others in the community.

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2018 Feb 26

Harvard on the Move! - Walk

Repeats every week every Tuesday until Tue May 22 2018 .
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Harvard Yard - John Harvard Statue
Looking to get out and be active with Spring coming? Meet at the John Harvard statue at 12:30 p.m. every Tuesday to participate in Harvard on the Move! This weekly group walks and runs offer fitness, support and the opportunity to meet others in the community.

Mindfulness and Compassion

February 21, 2018
Workshop on March 1 explores compassion as it is regarded in the mindfulness tradition: as a “quivering of the heart in the face of suffering,” and covers how this prepares us to support ourselves and those around us. Open to benefits-eligible faculty and staff, these programs are designed to bring the benefits of mindfulness to all corners of the University. Learn more here. Read more about Mindfulness and Compassion
2018 Apr 01

Just Food? Forum on Labor Across the Food System

8:00am to 5:00pm

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Austin Hall, Harvard Law School, Cambridge, Massachusetts

This year’s Just Food? Conference will focus on labor in the food system, exploring the issues most relevant to those who grow, harvest, prepare, and serve our food. Participants will learn from a diverse group of food system workers, advocates, scholars, practitioners and other authorities, who will speak about their work on topics including agricultural worker rights, worker compensation in the restaurant industry, regulatory responses, and alternative ownership and operating models.

Through the conference, we hope to shift attention toward a critical, but often overlooked,...

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The White Card at Emerson Theatre

February 14, 2018
In this stunning world premiere, The White Card unfolds a meticulously crafted story, raising uncomfortable questions about what — and who — are on display. Performances run from Feb 24th through April 1st. Click here for more information and to purchase tickets. 

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