Join us for a beautiful spring walk at Mt Auburn Cemetery to celebrate Shakespeare's birthday!
Many monuments at Mount Auburn are adorned with quotations from the great English poet and playwright, William Shakespeare, and several theatre actors are among our distinguished residents. Join Volunteer Docent Susan Zawalich to honor the 453st birthday of The Bard of Avon (actual birthday is April 23) as we visit the gravesites of Edwin Booth, Charlotte Cushman and others, searching out some of the incised quotations, and reciting some of the memorable words of
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.
We have organized a tour of our (sewage) wastewater treatment plant Deer Island. It is in the Boston Harbor and looks like a carton of eggs :) Deer Island is considered one of the best treatment plants in the U.S.
The Deer Island Wasterwater Treatment Plant which treats 365 million gallons of wastewater from the greater Boston area every day. Deer Island is one of the largest electricity users in the Northeast but generates more than half of its energy demands on-site via renewable energy.
The tour is Monday, May 1st from 10am to noon. We will leave Harvard
We will go tour the Wheelabrator incinerator - it burns trash to generate electricity! So cool. In addition to the 45min tour of the facility, we will go on a 45 minute tour of their monofill (a landfill but only for ash) and the Bear Creek Wildlife Sanctuary which they maintain. http://www.wtienergy.com/plant-locations/energy-from-waste/wheelabrator-saugus
Bus ride is ~30min so we will leave harvard at 8:15am, tours start at 9, and we should be back by 11:30. Tickets are $10 (cost is for transportation), and can be purchased from the 3rd floor of Dudley. Guests are welcomed.
We will travel to the Complete Recycling Solutions facilities in Fall River MA (~1 hour drive). Departing from the Harvard School of Public Health at 7:45. We will be back before lunch. Contact email@example.com for more details
During the 19th and 20th centuries, Boston’s free African American community led the nation in the movement to end slavery and to achieve equal rights. These remarkable patriots established businesses, founded organizations and created schools. Their houses of worship, homes, schools, and Underground Railroad sites make up Boston’s Black Heritage Trail®.