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THE MARRIAGE OF FIGARO opera tickets now on sale!

March 22, 2017

Tickets are now on sale for The Marriage of Figaro with the Boston Lyric Opera: Sunday April 30, 3 PM. Tickets are $25 and may be purchased from the Dudley House Office with cash or check (made out to Harvard University). Dudley House members may bring one guest.

See also: outings, arts, music

Spring Swing Tickets on Sale from 3/20!

March 12, 2017

 

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Join us for Dudley's second formal event of the year: Spring Swing, on Saturday April 1st!

Free swing lesson from 8:30-9:30 PM, dance party with a soundtrack courtesy of the Dudley Jazz band from 9:30 onwards.

Tickets available from the Dudley House office on March 20th. $10 advance, $15 at the door.

 

See also: social

Dudley Events

2017 Apr 01

Spring Swing!

Date: 

Saturday, April 1, 2017, 8:00pm to Sunday, April 2, 2017, 12:30am

See also: social

Location: 

Dudley House Main Hall

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Enjoy a classy evening of live jazz music, socializing and dancing at Dudley House's second formal of the year, the Spring Swing!

Join us for the free swing lesson at 8:30pm, and then at 9:30pm, cut up the dance floor or simply mingle with friends to the backdrop of the sounds of the Dudley House Jazz Band.

Tickets will go on sale at the Dudley House Office 3/20 onwards. Ticket price includes hors d'oeuvres, desserts and drinks. $10 in advance, $15 at the door (if any remain). Open to Dudley House members and their guests. Proper ID required for alcohol.

Doors open at 8pm. Lesson begins promptly at 8:30pm.

 

2017 Apr 04

Blood Drive

Date: 

Tuesday, April 4, 2017, 9:30am to 3:00pm

See also: public service

Location: 

Graduate Student Lounge, Dudley House

 

Donate Love by Giving Blood!

Sign up for a blood donation before March 31st and save lives at Mount Auburn Hospital! We will provide plenty of juice and snacks to reward your generosity!

Email dudleypublicservice@gmail.com to sign up and receive more information.

 

2017 Apr 04

Koru Mindfulness Course

Date: 

Tuesday, April 4, 2017, 2:15pm to 3:30pm

See also: public service

Location: 

Graduate Student Lounge, Dudley House

 

Mindfulness is about developing the ability to be fully attentive to all moments in life. Offered in collaboration with HUHS, this introductory course is designed to reduce the amount of time you spend worrying about the future and fretting about the past. 

You will be introduced to several mindfulness exercises: meditation, correct breathing, guided imagery, the body scan and more. 

Sign up before March 16 by emailing dudleypublicservice@gmail.com

 

2017 Apr 04

Creative Writing Circle

Date: 

Tuesday, April 4, 2017, 6:00pm to 8:00pm

See also: literary

Location: 

Graduate Student Lounge

Come join the Creative Writing Circle! Writing can get lonely, come join our little support group! We meet to discuss each other's writing, give each other feedback and help each other brainstorm. All student creative writers are welcome, no matter how experienced of a writer you may be and what genre of creative writing you may do. Come, bring a text you would like us to discuss or just come to help others with your constructive feedback!

2017 Apr 07

Volunteer Trip to the Greater Boston Food Bank

Date: 

Friday, April 7, 2017, 12:15pm to 4:00pm

Location: 

the Greater Boston Food Bank

Time: Friday afternoon, April 7th.

Action: End Hunger!

Want to be part of the food distribution system of the city we love? Want to know where donated food go after leaving the original location and how they are processed before reaching the hands of people in need? Join the Dudley Food Literacy program for a Friday afternoon volunteer shift at the headquarter of the Greater Boston Food Bank!

We will be trained in food safety at first and then will work together as a team on an assembly line to inspect, sort and pack donated grocery products that are later distributed to hunger relief agencies.

We will meet at 12:15PM, April 7th at the hallway of the Dudley House cafe and head for 70 South Bay Ave, Boston as a group with T red line. The shift will be 1-3:30PM. We plan to arrive back at Harvard at 4PM.

Please sign up here: http://tinyurl.com/dudleyfoodbank

 

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2017 Apr 11

Koru Mindfulness Course

Date: 

Tuesday, April 11, 2017, 2:15pm to 3:30pm

See also: public service

Location: 

Graduate Student Lounge, Dudley House

 

Mindfulness is about developing the ability to be fully attentive to all moments in life. Offered in collaboration with HUHS, this introductory course is designed to reduce the amount of time you spend worrying about the future and fretting about the past. 

You will be introduced to several mindfulness exercises: meditation, correct breathing, guided imagery, the body scan and more. 

Sign up before March 16 by emailing dudleypublicservice@gmail.com

 

2017 Apr 11

Book Club

See also: literary

Date: 

Tuesday, April 11, 2017, 7:00pm to 9:00pm

Location: 

Graduate Student Lounge
2017 Apr 13

Faculty-Student Dinner

Date: 

Thursday, April 13, 2017, 5:30pm to 8:30pm

Location: 

Graduate Student Lounge & Common Room

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Invite your favorite faculty member to join you for a lovely spring catered dinner. One or two students may accompany each faculty member.

Free tickets available starting March 20. After confirming with your professor, pick up tickets before they run out!

5:30 PM: Informal Reception in Graduate Student Lounge

6:00 PM: Catered Dinner in Dudley Common Room

Pick up your free tickets from the Dudley House Office, 3rd Floor

Longwood students may reserve by phone at 5-2255

 

2017 Apr 22

Serve and Grow: Volunteer at an Urban Farm

Date: 

Saturday, April 22, 2017, 8:30am to 2:00pm

See also: public service

Location: 

Boston

Are you dedicated to creating a sustainable food system? Do you want to help your community? Do you like spending time outside and learning about food? 

Visit the Food Project urban farm in Boston with the Dudley Public Service Team! We will learn about the organization and its mission, and help with tasks such as planting, weeding, harvesting, washing vegetables and preparing beds. This is a great opportunity to escape schoolwork and enjoy a day of farming together! 

Spots are limited, so register before April 18th by emailing dudleypublicservice@gmail.com!

 

 

2017 Apr 22

Indian Dance Extravaganza

Date: 

Saturday, April 22, 2017, 7:30pm to Sunday, April 23, 2017, 12:00am

Location: 

Dudley House Dining Room

More details coming soon!

2017 Apr 28

Dudley World Music Ensemble Spring Concert

Date: 

Friday, April 28, 2017, 7:30pm to 9:00pm

Location: 

Yenching Auditorium, 2 Divinity Avenue

The Dudley World Music Ensemble is Harvard's only student-run world music ensemble, consisting primarily of Harvard graduate student musicians, both local and international. In this Spring concert, the Ensemble will perform a diverse selection of musical instruments, songs and pieces from all over the world.

2017 Apr 29

Annual Earth Day Charles River Clean-Up

Date: 

Saturday, April 29, 2017, 9:00am to 1:00pm

See also: public service

 

Join the Dudley House Team and Charles River Watershed Association (CRWA) for the Annual Earth Day Charles River Cleanup. On this day, thousands of volunteers and community groups come together to clean up the banks of Charles River!

We need your help! 

Spots are limited, so sign up before April 25th by e-mailing dudleypublicservice@gmail.com.

 

2017 Apr 30

Dudley Short Film Festival

Date: 

Sunday, April 30, 2017, 2:00pm to 6:00pm

See also: literary, movies, social

Location: 

Dudley House Common Room

Grad Student Film Festival

Come watch a series of short films made by your fellow graduate students — and vote for your favorite entry! We'll have popcorn and drinks at the ready, and prizes for the three best movies.

Submit your film (maximum 15 minutes in length) to dudleyhouse.literary@gmail.com by March 24, 2017.