Poetry Series and Open Mic (virtual)


Join us for virtual readings by Harris Gardner, Christopher Reilley and Michael Keith. An open mike follows with a limit of one poem per person, limited slots are available. Sign ups for the open mic will happen during the actual session. Info contact: Doug at dougholder@post.harvard.edu. Registration for this program will end two hours before […]

Why Gap Years Matter More Than Ever!

Teen Area

Are you wondering about the benefits of a Gap Year, and realistic options amidst COVID? Join Katherine Stievater, Founder of Gap Year Solutions for a presentation and Q&A about the many available domestic programs, local activities, and new options offering social connection and mentoring to students. For teens and their adults.

A Father’s Kaddish Film Discussion (virtual)


Please register here. A Father’s Kaddish tells the story of how Steven Branfman used the art of pottery to help him work through his grief after the death of his 23-year-old son. The film is a potent and moving journey through the universal experience of loss, mourning and rebuilding a life. Join us for a […]

Home Harmony: Oasisize, Optimize & Organize Your Home (virtual)


This is a three-week course. When you sign up, you are signing up for all three sessions. Has spending more time in your home for the last year brought to light that it could be better organized for more peace and productivity? Join Certified Professional Organizer (CPO®) Erika Salloux of Living Harmony in this three-part […]

Save the Planet and Your Health with a Plant-based Diet (virtual)


Learn about the environmental impacts of the meat, dairy, egg and fishing industries at a special Earth Day Green Newton series program with Sara Sezun, Chair of the Sierra Club Massachusetts Chapter Plant-based Planet Team. Find out how eating a plant-based diet can improve your health and help remedy environmental issues such as: Climate change […]

College Financial Aid 101

Are you worried about how to pay for college? Are you confused about what words like "EFC" and "CSS/Profile" mean? Think you or your child will never qualify for financial aid? If you answered "Yes!" to any of the above questions, this is the presentation for you! Come hear Dr. Maruta Z. Vitols of A […]

Exploring the Universe Part 1: Pluto Strikes Back (Virtual)


Join Astrophysicist, Scott Kenyon, for a visit to Pluto - the outcast - and only binary planet in the Solar System. Dr. Kenyon will guide a tour of the moons of Pluto and show how this system formed early in the history of the Solar System. This is part one of a two-part series which […]

Prohibition Wine: A True Story of One Woman’s Daring in Twentieth-Century America (virtual)


Join us for an author talk with TAB columnist and community activist, Marian Leah Knapp. Her new book, Prohibition Wine: A True Story of One Woman’s Daring in Twentieth-Century America, tells the story of how Marian's grandmother, Rebecca Goldberg—a Jewish immigrant from the Russian Empire living in rural Massachusetts―lost her husband to a railroad accident. […]

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion in STEM

Virtual Newton

The Southeastern Massachusetts STEM Network will host two mornings (9AM-12:30PM) of online panel discussions and workshops exploring diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) in STEM education on the next two Wednesdays  Register at the links below for either or both events in the series — Addressing DEI While Advancing STEM Education in Education, Workplaces, in Communities: Session 1 on August 4: National […]

Trees Telling STEM Stories: Free Online Workshop for Teachers

Virtual Newton

The Harvard Forest will hold a free online workshop, Trees Telling STEM Stories, for Grade 6-12 STEM teachers and informal educators to introduce the Harvard Forest’s Witness Tree research and social media initiative. It will be held on August 26, 10AM-4PM. Register by August 13. Register Photo by ThisisEngineering RAEng on Unsplash