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2015 Jul 02

Boston Harborfest Events:Paul Revere's North End Walking Tour

2:30pm to 3:30pm

Location: 

The Paul Revere House, 19 North Square, Boston, MA 02113

Explore the 21st century North End from an 18th century perspective, discovering the locations associated with Paul Revere's life and work along the way. Fee: Adults $5, Seniors and college students $4.50, children ages 5-17, $1.50, includes admission to the Revere House.

2015 Jul 01

Boston Harborfest Events: What Does Liberty Mean to Me?

1:00pm to 3:00pm

Location: 

The Paul Revere House, 19 North Square, Boston, MA 02113

The Paul Revere House will proudly participate in the 34th annual Boston Harborfest, a fantastic citywide celebration of our nation's independence and Boston's unique and vibrant waterfront. Please visit www.bostonharborfest.com for a complete list of programs, tours, and events occurring from July 1-5, 2015.

What does Liberty Mean to Me?
Wed. July 1st & Friday July 3rd
1:00pm - 3:00pm

Discuss the concept of Liberty in the 18th century and help Boston mark the 250th...

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2015 Jun 27

Old Colony Historical Society: MAKING HISTORY: Sculpture

1:00pm to 3:00pm

Location: 

Old Colony Historical Society 66 Church Green Taunton, MA 02780

We are launching a new initiative with free, family-friendly programming at its center: MAKING HISTORY partners with organizations and local artists throughout Southeastern Mass. These workshops focus on learning about artistic techniques and always include an opportunity for kids to explore their creativity hands-on in a supervised environment. Guardians can join in the fun or receive a free, guided tour of the museum during the workshop. For details or to reserve a space in a workshop, please call...

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2015 Jun 25

Historic Newton: History Book Club

7:30pm

Location: 

Jackson Homestead and Museum, 527 Washington Street, Newton 02458.

Join the book club in reading and discussing Erik Larson's new book Dead Wake: The Last Crossing of the Lusitania. The author considers the sinking of the opulent Lusitania in the context of the global conflict of World War I. He tells the fascinating story of the forces, large and small, natural and man-made, coincidental and intentional, that propelled the Lusitania to its fatal rendezvous. The book club is...

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2015 Jun 25

‘Movies at the Meeting House’: Banned Books on the Big Screen:Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone

6:30pm

Location: 

Old South Meeting House, 310 Washington Street at the intersection of Milk Street Boston, MA 02108

Join us for the first annual ‘Movies at the Meeting House’ series. During 2015, Old South Meeting House will show three films based on books that were banned in various locations throughout the US, including Boston. Promoting free speech is a key part of Old...

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2015 Jun 12

Dams, Bridges, and Locks

11:30am

Location: 

Charlstown & Cambridge MA

Take a journey of discovery exploring the new open spaces along the lower Charles River. A hub of transportation and recreation, this area has experienced several cycles of dramatic change resulting from the construction of bridges and dams, the expansion of Boston, and the Big Dig project.
From the tidal estuary of the Charles through the mudflats of Millers River, this unique tour traces the evolution of the lost half-mile and the reshaping of Boston. Dams, railroads, bridges, and highways have closed off this area until the recent creation of incredible public parks and recreation...

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2015 Jun 19

Widener Library Centennial Celebration

2:00pm to 4:00pm

Location: 

Widener Library

Harvard students, faculty, and staff are invited to visit and explore Widener Library in honor of the 100th anniversary of its dedication. We’re celebrating Widener’s first century and looking ahead to its next 100 years. Please join us for refreshments, music, a collections care open house, and more. Be sure to visit the online presence celebrating Widener’s first 100 years.

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2015 Jun 13

HMSC: Photography workshop with Ossian Lindholm, Photographer and Documentary Filmmaker

4:00pm

Acclaimed photographer Ossian Lindholm has shot photographs in some of the most remote and beautiful places on the planet. For one day only, he will share his expertise in a photography workshop that takes place in and around Harvard Square. Join Lindholm as he shares ways to improve focus, composition, and lighting, using one of the most picturesque campuses in the world as his canvas. Bring any camera you feel comfortable using!

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2015 Jun 21

Peabody Museum: Summer Solstice Celebration: Night at the Harvard Museums of Science and Culture

5:00pm to 9:00pm

Location: 

26 Oxford Street, Cambridge MA

For more information see the Peabody Museum website.

Information:

Kick off summer with the Harvard Museums of Science & Culture’s annual Summer Solstice celebration! Enjoy a fun evening with circus performers, music, dance, food trucks, street chalking, and hands-on activities for all ages, with free evening admission to the Harvard Semitic Museum, Collection of Historical Scientific Instruments, Peabody Museum of Archaeology &...

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2015 May 28

Hutchins Center Conference: Black Portraiture[s] II: Imaging the Black Body and Re-Staging Histories

Thu May 28 (All day) to Sun May 31 (All day)

Location: 

Live-streamed from Odeon Firenze & Villa La Pietra, Florence, Italy

For more information about the conference please visit: www.blackportraitures.info

 The conference will be live-streamed. Watch the Hutchins Center homepage and Facebook and Twitter feeds for the link...

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