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  • 2019 Dec 07

    The Bare Essentials: Winter Trees

    2:00pm to 3:30pm

    Location: 

    Hunnewell Building, Arnold Arboretum, 125 Arborway, Boston

    Winter is the barest of times in the Arboretum; however, there is much to see and much happening in the landscape. Join a docent for a walk on the bare side—notice shapes, textures, even the personalities of plants that are often missed when the land is heavy with green. You will see buds already forming and the dried seeds that are more visible when leaves are gone.

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  • 2019 Dec 12

    Ceramics Program Holiday Show and Sale

    Thu - Sun, Dec 12 to Dec 15, 10:00am - 7:00pm

    Location: 

    Ceramics Program, Office for the Arts at Harvard 224 Western Ave, Allston

    Schedule: 

    December 12, 4pm - 8 pm 

    December 13–15, 10am - 7pm

    The Ceramics Program, Office for the Arts at Harvard will present its annual Ceramics Program Holiday Show and Sale December 12-15, 2019 in its state-of-the art facility at 224 Western Avenue, Allston, Massachusetts.

    More than 60 artists from the Ceramics Program present an extraordinary selection of ceramic work in this sale, from functional...

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  • 2019 Dec 12

    Allston-Brighton Winter Market

    4:00pm to 8:00pm

    Location: 

    Harvard Ed Portal, 224 Western Ave., Allston

    The third annual Allston-Brighton Winter Market returns to the Harvard Ed Portal from December 12–15, 2019! As a hyper-local neighborhood holiday market, the Winter Market celebrates Allston-Brighton with a four-day event featuring vendors of crafts, artisanal goods, gifts, and fine art, as well as live music, food and drinks for purchase, a beer garden, and special interactive art programs.

    Offered annually, the market is a festive...

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  • 2019 Dec 13

    Allston-Brighton Winter Market

    4:00pm to 7:00pm

    Location: 

    Harvard Ed Portal, 224 Western Ave., Allston

    The third annual Allston-Brighton Winter Market returns to the Harvard Ed Portal from December 12–15, 2019! As a hyper-local neighborhood holiday market, the Winter Market celebrates Allston-Brighton with a four-day event featuring vendors of crafts, artisanal goods, gifts, and fine art, as well as live music, food and drinks for purchase, a beer garden, and special interactive art programs.

    Offered annually, the market is a festive...

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  • 2019 Dec 14

    Allston-Brighton Winter Market

    Repeats every day until Sun Dec 15 2019 .
    10:00am to 7:00pm

    Location: 

    Harvard Ed Portal, 224 Western Ave., Allston

    The third annual Allston-Brighton Winter Market returns to the Harvard Ed Portal from December 12–15, 2019! As a hyper-local neighborhood holiday market, the Winter Market celebrates Allston-Brighton with a four-day event featuring vendors of crafts, artisanal goods, gifts, and fine art, as well as live music, food and drinks for purchase, a beer garden, and special interactive art programs.

    Offered annually, the market is a festive...

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  • 2019 Dec 15

    Allston-Brighton Winter Market

    10:00am to 7:00pm

    Location: 

    Harvard Ed Portal, 224 Western Ave., Allston

    The third annual Allston-Brighton Winter Market returns to the Harvard Ed Portal from December 12–15, 2019! As a hyper-local neighborhood holiday market, the Winter Market celebrates Allston-Brighton with a four-day event featuring vendors of crafts, artisanal goods, gifts, and fine art, as well as live music, food and drinks for purchase, a beer garden, and special interactive art programs.

    Offered annually, the market is a festive...

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  • 2019 Dec 15

    Winter Wellness Walk

    Repeats every week every Sunday until Sun Mar 29 2020 except Sun Dec 22 2019, Sun Dec 29 2019, Sun Jan 05 2020, Sun Jan 19 2020, Sun Jan 26 2020, Sun Feb 16 2020, Sun Feb 23 2020, Sun Mar 01 2020, Sun Mar 08 2020, Sun Mar 22 2020.
    1:00pm to 1:45pm

    Location: 

    Hunnewell Building, Arnold Arboretum, 125 Arborway, Boston

    Great scenery and exercise, who could want more? Take a brisk walk this winter and stay healthy and connected to the Arboretum at a time when the landscape is pared down to its beautiful bones. This walk emphasizes fitness, with a healthy dose of information on seasonal highlights. Winter tours are geared to adults and led by trained Arboretum docents.

    After your tour, stay on for a warm drink and more conversation with your guide and staff in the Visitor Center.

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  • 2019 Dec 15

    Family Hike: Short Days, Long Nights

    2:00pm to 3:30pm

    Location: 

    Hunnewell Building, Arnold Arboretum, 125 Arborway, Boston

    Families need nature at all times of the year! Meet inside the main gate at the Visitor Center. We’ll make paper chickadees and go on a StoryWalk to learn how a little bird can bring back the Sun! Free and open to all, most suitable for children ages four through ten.

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  • 2019 Dec 21

    Animal Talk: A Dr. Dolittle Scavenger Hunt

    Repeats every day until Fri Jan 31 2020 except Wed Dec 25 2019, Wed Jan 01 2020.
    Sat Dec 21, 9:00am to Fri Jan 31, 5:00pm

    Location: 

    Harvard Museum of Natural History, 26 Oxford St, Cambridge

    Have you ever wished that you could talk with other animals? Doctor Dolittle is an imaginary man who could do just that!  Almost 100 years ago, English author Hugh Lofting began to write books about the adventures of Dr. Dolittle – a man who traveled, learned animal languages, and made animal friends all over the world. Read about six of his animal friends and use clues to find a similar animal somewhere in the museum.  Learn a secret about how that animal really communicates.  Then, like Dr. Dolittle, tell us what you think that animal is saying on the sheet provided...

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  • 2019 Dec 22

    Animal Talk: A Dr. Dolittle Scavenger Hunt

    Sun Dec 22, 9:00am to Sat Feb 1, 5:00pm

    Location: 

    Harvard Museum of Natural History, 26 Oxford St, Cambridge

    Have you ever wished that you could talk with other animals? Doctor Dolittle is an imaginary man who could do just that!  Almost 100 years ago, English author Hugh Lofting began to write books about the adventures of Dr. Dolittle – a man who traveled, learned animal languages, and made animal friends all over the world. Read about six of his animal friends and use clues to find a similar animal somewhere in the museum.  Learn a secret about how that animal really communicates.  Then, like Dr. Dolittle, tell us what you think that animal is saying on the sheet provided...

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