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Upcoming Events

2020 Aug 11

Farmers' Market at Harvard

Repeats every week every Tuesday until Tue Oct 27 2020 except Tue Aug 25 2020.
12:00pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

Harvard Science Center Plaza, 1 Oxford St, Cambridge

We are excited to announce that the Farmers' Market at Harvard will open this summer, beginning on TUESDAY, JUNE 16th, from 12-6 pm!  

Join us at the market every Tuesday, and help support the vital local farmers and food artisans who ensure we have fresh, healthy, safe food!

The market will be modified to create a safe shopping environment for everyone: we will feature a limited number of vendors, and will have protocols in place in keeping with state requirements (including face coverings, gloves, handwashing stations, and layouts that allow for social...

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2020 Aug 11

Book Talk: A’Lelia Bundles

4:00pm

Location: 

Online Event

Author and journalist A’Lelia Bundles will read from her book "Self Made: Inspired by the Life of Madam C.J. Walker" (originally titled "On Her Own Ground: The Life and Times of Madam C.J. Walker" [Scribner, 2001]) and join Radcliffe Institute Dean Tomiko Brown-Nagin for a discussion followed by an audience Q&A.

This event is free and open to the public, but registration is required. 

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2020 Aug 12

Wonder Spots at the Arnold Arboretum

Repeats every day until Thu Aug 27 2020 .
(All day)

Location: 

The Arnold Arboretum of Harvard University

Discover, Wonder, Have Fun!

Wonder Spots give Arboretum families an opportunity to explore the landscape through weekly investigations about the natural world. Learn about plants and animals in locations throughout the Arboretum, getting to know our grounds while discovering and observing living things in new ways. Each week, the featured Wonder Spot will be identified by a sign in the landscape. You can also find a Wonder Spot by using the map provided ...

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2020 Aug 12

Virtual Summer Science Week: Space! (Session 2)

Repeats every day until Fri Aug 14 2020 .
9:30am

Location: 

Online via Zoom

Look up! How do we explore beyond planet Earth? With live Zoom sessions, we’ll compare moon rocks to ones on Earth, explore how light helps us understand what stars are made of, discuss what signs of life we might see on Mars or Europa, and meet a scientist from Harvard who is studying space. At home, you’ll search out “secret” light, create your best Mars lander, safely observe the sun, map out astronomical distances, and chart constellations. A small packet of special materials will be sent to your home to help with your explorations.

Additional supplies needed: Scissors,...

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2020 Aug 13

Wonder Spots at the Arnold Arboretum

(All day)

Location: 

The Arnold Arboretum of Harvard University

Discover, Wonder, Have Fun!

Wonder Spots give Arboretum families an opportunity to explore the landscape through weekly investigations about the natural world. Learn about plants and animals in locations throughout the Arboretum, getting to know our grounds while discovering and observing living things in new ways. Each week, the featured Wonder Spot will be identified by a sign in the landscape. You can also find a Wonder Spot by using the map provided ...

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2020 Aug 13

Virtual Summer Science Week: Space! (Session 2)

9:30am

Location: 

Online via Zoom

Look up! How do we explore beyond planet Earth? With live Zoom sessions, we’ll compare moon rocks to ones on Earth, explore how light helps us understand what stars are made of, discuss what signs of life we might see on Mars or Europa, and meet a scientist from Harvard who is studying space. At home, you’ll search out “secret” light, create your best Mars lander, safely observe the sun, map out astronomical distances, and chart constellations. A small packet of special materials will be sent to your home to help with your explorations.

Additional supplies needed: Scissors,...

Read more about Virtual Summer Science Week: Space! (Session 2)
2020 Aug 14

Wonder Spots at the Arnold Arboretum

(All day)

Location: 

The Arnold Arboretum of Harvard University

Discover, Wonder, Have Fun!

Wonder Spots give Arboretum families an opportunity to explore the landscape through weekly investigations about the natural world. Learn about plants and animals in locations throughout the Arboretum, getting to know our grounds while discovering and observing living things in new ways. Each week, the featured Wonder Spot will be identified by a sign in the landscape. You can also find a Wonder Spot by using the map provided ...

Read more about Wonder Spots at the Arnold Arboretum
2020 Aug 14

Virtual Summer Science Week: Space! (Session 2)

9:30am

Location: 

Online via Zoom

Look up! How do we explore beyond planet Earth? With live Zoom sessions, we’ll compare moon rocks to ones on Earth, explore how light helps us understand what stars are made of, discuss what signs of life we might see on Mars or Europa, and meet a scientist from Harvard who is studying space. At home, you’ll search out “secret” light, create your best Mars lander, safely observe the sun, map out astronomical distances, and chart constellations. A small packet of special materials will be sent to your home to help with your explorations.

Additional supplies needed: Scissors,...

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2020 Aug 14

Visit an Artist - Salvador Jiménez-Flores

2:00pm to 3:00pm

Location: 

Online Event

Join us for a virtual field trip to an artist's studio! We will visit contemporary ceramic artists for a guided tour of their space, a discussion about their process, and discussion about their work and how it has progressed throughout their career. Participants will have the opportunity to ask questions and participate in the discussion.

This week we travel to Chicago to visit former Harvard Ceramics Program Artist-in-Residence (2015-2017) Salvador Jiménez-Flores. We are looking forward to catching up with...

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2020 Aug 15

Wonder Spots at the Arnold Arboretum

(All day)

Location: 

The Arnold Arboretum of Harvard University

Discover, Wonder, Have Fun!

Wonder Spots give Arboretum families an opportunity to explore the landscape through weekly investigations about the natural world. Learn about plants and animals in locations throughout the Arboretum, getting to know our grounds while discovering and observing living things in new ways. Each week, the featured Wonder Spot will be identified by a sign in the landscape. You can also find a Wonder Spot by using the map provided ...

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