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Summer programs at the Harvard Museum of Natural History

Summer programs for kids and families
Summer programs for kids and families
Harvard Museum of Natural History

Things are really hopping this summer at the Harvard Museum of Natural History. Along with viewing the world famous Ware Collection of Blaschka designed glass flowers there are tons of other things to see and do that are included in your admission price.

Daily, June 16th – September 3rd - Spider Sense! Scavenger Hunt is where visitors can learn about spiders from around the world on a self-guided tour around the museum.

Saturday, August 4th – 12 noon – participate in an author talk and book signing with Kim Todd whose book Sparrow delves into the history of birds.

Sunday, August 12 – 12 noon – there is a family program with Emma Romeu, environmental journalist and geographer. Romeu is known for her articles in National Geographic and her books Gregory of the Sea and her Animals of the Americas series.

Free and open to the public

Thursday, August 16th, 6:00 pm – author talk with Emily Monosson to learn about Evolution in a Toxic World: How Life Responds to Chemical Threats.

On Tuesdays, June 19th – October 30th – 12 noon to 6:00pm the Farmer’s Market at Harvard will be held in front of the Harvard Museum of Natural History. This takes place every Tuesday, rain or shine, offering city dwellers an opportunity to purchase fresh produce and other food stuffs from local farmers, participate in children’s activities, cooking demonstrations and films on human health, sustainability and the environment.

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