Events

    2018 May 17

    Public Observatory Night at the Center for Astrophysics | Harvard & Smithsonian "Extreme Spacecrafting: NASA's Parker Solar Probe"

    7:30pm

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    Phillips Auditorium, 60 Garden St., Cambridge

    In July 2018, NASA will launch a satellite 60 years in the making. The hottest mission under the Sun will visit - the Sun! It is an extreme mission - the fastest human-made object that will travel closest to the Sun at the hottest operating temperatures in history. Learn what went into building this satellite with Dr. Kelly Korreck, who will describe the strange Sun behavior that this mission aims to explain, and Dr. Tony Case, who will discuss the bravest instrument on board that peeks around the spacecraft's protective sun shade: the Solar Probe Cup. Rooftop observing will follow...

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    2018 May 16

    Zumba on the Plaza

    Repeats every week every Wednesday until Wed Oct 03 2018 .
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    Science Center Plaza, 1 Oxford St., Cambridge
    In partnership with the Center for Wellness and Health Promotion, Harvard Common Spaces offers free Zumba classes on the Plaza on Wednesdays... Read more about Zumba on the Plaza
    2018 May 10

    Exhibition Reception: Space for the Unknown

    5:00pm to 7:00pm

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    Harvard Ed Portal, 224 Western Ave., Allston

    Join us for a reception to celebrate the latest Crossings Gallery exhibition, Space for the Unknown. Local artist Crislin Waldman’s dreamy, layered paintings explore ideas as expansive as loss and regeneration and as specific as how to represent the light and color of ice through painting. Waldman is one of the founding members of the Musa Collective, housed at 119 Braintree St. in Allston.

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    2018 May 10

    Ceramics Program Spring Show and Sale 2018

    Repeats every day, 4 times .
    4:00pm to 8:00pm

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    Office for the Arts at Harvard, 224 Western Ave., Allston

    More than fifty artists will present an extraordinary selection of ceramic work. From functional dinnerware to sculptural masterpieces, this popular exhibition has something for everyone and attracts several thousand visitors each year. It’s the perfect place to find Mother’s Day gifts!

    Free and open to the public.

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    2018 May 01

    Tai Chi in Harvard Yard

    Repeats every week every Tuesday until Tue Sep 25 2018 .
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    Harvard Yard Memorial Church Lawn

    In partnership with the Center for Wellness and Health Promotion, Harvard Common Spaces offers free Tai Chi by Harvard's Master Yon Lee every Tuesday, 5pm-6pm from April through September. Meet in Harvard Yard on the Memorial Church Lawn, weather permitting. All Common Spaces wellness programs and fitness activities are free; no sign-ups are required.

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    2018 Apr 19

    Harvard Celebrates Earth Day

    12:00pm to 2:00pm

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    Science Center Plaza, 1 Oxford St., Cambridge

    Celebrate Earth Day at Harvard’s Sustainability Fair on the Science Center Plaza!

    Explore how the University and our community partners can help green your scene while enjoying activities such as a Freecycle, compost tea demonstration, games,... Read more about Harvard Celebrates Earth Day

    2018 Apr 17

    Palace Walls

    Repeats every day until Fri Apr 20 2018 .
    9:30am to 12:00pm

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    Peabody Museum of Archaeology & Ethnology, 11 Divinity Ave, Cambridge
    Four Day Program For Students in Grades 3-4
     
    Explore art using old and new technologies to learn more about life in ancient kingdoms.... Read more about Palace Walls
    2018 Apr 15

    Vacation Week Activities

    Repeats every day until Sun Apr 22 2018 except Sat Apr 21 2018.
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    Harvard Semitic Museum, 6 Divinity Ave, Cambridge

    Free, fun, family activities allow visitors to explore arts from the ancient Near East. Activities change daily: make Egyptian accessories, inscribe clay... Read more about Vacation Week Activities

    2018 Apr 07

    Treasures and Tales

    10:00am to 12:00pm

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    Harvard Ed Portal, 224 Western Ave., Allston

    Explore fantastic paintings and stories from folk tales and fairy tales, then imagine new ideas and endings for them!

    In partnership with Courtney Lee Weida and Dr. Carlee Bradley, join the Ed Portal for Treasures and Tales! In this interactive art workshop, 4th-5th grade students will explore themes in folk tales and fairy tales, then write and illustrate accordion books with their own magical stories. They will also learn to create symbol stone paintings and decorate gems with interesting words.

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    2018 Apr 07

    Mini Matinees

    10:00am to 12:00pm

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    Harvard Ed Portal, 224 Western Ave., Allston

    Get front row seats to the best show in town: yours!

    Join the Harvard Ed Portal for an afternoon of collaboration and theater as you create your own Mini Matinee! 6th-8th grade students are invited to join us for games and ensemble-building before performing your newly created work. Students of any experience level are welcome to participate in this free workshop!

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