Nearly 1,000 senior citizens enjoyed an afternoon of food, music, and dancing on the steps of Memorial Church last week as part of the annual summer event hosted by Harvard University and the Mayor of Cambridge. Clad in bright green T-shirts, members of the Mayor’s Summer Youth Employment Program helped to serve lunch and hand out gift bags that included fans and umbrellas.
Christine Heenan, vice president of Harvard Public Affairs & Communications, welcomed the crowd to campus. “We once again have another beautiful day to celebrate Cambridge, to celebrate our senior citizens, and to celebrate the strong partnership between Harvard and the city of Cambridge,” said Heenan, who urged the audience to sign up for Harvard’s email and print newsletters to take advantage of the University’s educational and arts offerings.
“We love having you on campus and being part of the Harvard community.”
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