Events

    2018 Jun 26

    Doing Business with Government and Higher Ed Partners

    9:30am to 12:00pm

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    Harvard Ed Portal, 224 Western Ave., Allston

    This information session is designed for vendors, especially small businesses and entrepreneurs, interested in learning how to do business with Harvard University, federal, state, and local government agencies. The workshop includes a summary of their goods and services procurement processes and an overview of some of their purchasing programs and services.

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    • Gladymar Parziale, Senior Advisor, Supplier Development and Diversity, Harvard University
    • Dan Hart, Sourcing Manager, Harvard University
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    2018 Jun 01

    Tef Poe Presents

    7:00pm to 9:30pm

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    Harvard Ed Portal, 224 Western Ave., Allston

    Join Tef Poe—hiphop artist, activist, and Hutchins Center Nasir Jones Hiphop Fellow—for an evening celebrating his time at Harvard. The night will feature performances by rising stars of hiphop including Cheech Forreign, The Knuckles, Giday, and Dzidzor with DJs Morshabazz and Kay Kay 47. Tef Poe will play a headlining set, and attendees are invited to an afterparty at Mass Apparel directly following the concert.

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    2018 May 29

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    Gallery 224 at Harvard Ceramics Program, 224 Western Ave., Allston

    Adam Chau brings craft and technology together by using handmade tools in conjunction with digital technology. Porcelain tiles in the shape of... Read more about Screenshot: Adam Chau

    2018 May 19

    DIY Galaxy T-Shirts

    10:00am to 12:00pm

    Location: 

    Harvard Ed Portal, 224 Western Ave., Allston

    Students in 6th-8th grade, join us for a fun DIY (Do It Yourself) workshop on making galaxy t-shirts! You'll learn how to make your own galaxy t-shirt, which you can take home at the end of the workshop. We'll also talk about our “guiding stars” (ie. role models) and explore what makes us shine as leaders and friends.

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    2018 May 19

    Hacker Creations

    10:00am to 12:00pm

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    Harvard Ed Portal, 224 Western Ave., Allston

    In this workshop, students in 3rd-5th grade will make a 3D mosaic using recycled paper and computer parts! All the parts have been chosen with children in mind and are made from plastic, rubber and metal. Through observation, imagination, and experimentation, we will learn about patterns, contrasting shapes and colors, and layering in order to make an eye-popping creation!

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    2018 May 10

    Exhibition Reception: Space for the Unknown

    5:00pm to 7:00pm

    Location: 

    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 .
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    Location: 

    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 Apr 26

    Tech Talk for Small Businesses: Delivery Apps for Restaurants

    9:00am to 11:00am

    Location: 

    Harvard Ed Portal, 224 Western Ave., Allston

    Learn how to cook up business with online ordering!

    Discover online ordering and delivery platforms and determine if they are a fit for your small business at the Harvard Ed Portal’s Tech Talk for Small Businesses: Delivery Apps for Restaurants. During this free workshop, you will learn more about popular platforms and the economics behind them while networking with other Allston-Brighton restaurateurs.

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    2018 Apr 25

    Creating a 21st Century City: Challenges and Opportunities for Boston's Future

    6:30pm to 8:00pm

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    Harvard Ed Portal, 224 Western Ave., Allston

    As cities grow and move forward through the 21st century, citizens and policy makers are faced with unique challenges yet seemingly endless possibility.

    Join the Harvard Ed Portal for an engaging conversation on how Boston confronts challenges and embraces opportunity with Ed Glaeser, the Fred and Eleanor Glimp Professor of Economics in the Faculty of Arts and Sciences at Harvard University, and Brian Golden, Director of the Boston Planning and Development Agency. From transportation to housing and development, the conversation will focus on themes explored in ...

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    2018 Apr 25

    Harvard Allston Partnership Fund Grants Ceremony

    4:00pm to 6:00pm

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    Ray V. Mellone Park, 300 North Harvard St., Allston

    Join Harvard University President Drew Gilpin Faust and City of Boston Mayor Martin J. Walsh to celebrate the 10th annual Harvard Allston Partnership Fund grant recipients and their contributions to the community.

    Please note: Doors will open at 4:00pm. Program will begin promptly at 4:30pm.

    After the ceremony, please join us for a reception celebrating 10 years of the Harvard Allston Partnership Fund.

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    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

    Location: 

    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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    2018 Mar 02

    AMOC in Allston

    7:00pm to 8:30pm

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    Harvard Ed Portal, 224 Western Ave., Allston
    The American Modern Opera Company (AMOC)—an ensemble of singers, dancers, and instrumentalists—invites the Ed Portal community to share... Read more about AMOC in Allston
    2018 Feb 23

    Hand Code: Makers in Proximity

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    Gallery 224 at Harvard Ceramics Program, 224 Western Ave., Allston

    Two makers, one room, one material. One is spinning pots on an electric potter’s wheel. Another is creating digital designs, sending...

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