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February 2021

SOLD OUT: Bark: Get to Know Your Trees | Free Zoom Webinar

February 28 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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This event is sold out. For more info on arboretum events click here: https://arboretum.harvard.edu/events/ February 28, 2021 @ 1:00PM EST Learn to identify trees by their bark in this online class with Michael Wojtech, naturalist, educator, and author of Bark: A Field Guide to Trees of the Northeast. This free webinar is co-hosted by Bartlett Arboretum & Gardens and The Arnold Arboretum of Harvard University. Please use link to register: http://bit.ly/3a9HtLE

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March 2021

Arnold Arboretum Director’s Lecture Series: The Pecan — A History of America’s Native Nut

March 1 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Monday, repeating until March 8, 2021

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Join the Arnold Arboretum in exploring the meaning, history, and cultural entwines of a quintessential American tree, Pecan. In our 2021 Director’s Lecture Series, these three gifted writers highlight an often neglected connection – our relationship with trees. Here’s the series line-up: February 22: James McWilliams: The Pecan: A History of America’s Native Nut   MORE INFO | REGISTER March 1: Robin Wall Kimmerer: The Council of Pecans  MORE INFO | REGISTER March 8: Tiya Miles: "Every Pecan Tree": Trees, Meaning,…

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Arnold Arboretum Director’s Lecture Series: The Pecan — A History of America’s Native Nut

March 8 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Monday, repeating until March 8, 2021

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Join the Arnold Arboretum in exploring the meaning, history, and cultural entwines of a quintessential American tree, Pecan. In our 2021 Director’s Lecture Series, these three gifted writers highlight an often neglected connection – our relationship with trees. Here’s the series line-up: February 22: James McWilliams: The Pecan: A History of America’s Native Nut   MORE INFO | REGISTER March 1: Robin Wall Kimmerer: The Council of Pecans  MORE INFO | REGISTER March 8: Tiya Miles: "Every Pecan Tree": Trees, Meaning,…

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Egleston Square Library Branch Study Meeting #3

March 9 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Free Concert on SW Corridor Park with Trumpeter Forbes Graham

March 20 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Trumpeter Forbes Graham will give a free live outdoor concert at SW Corridor Park between Hall and Rosemary streets, off of Centre and South streets near the MBTA Forest Hills Station on Saturday, March 20 at 2 pm. Forbes Graham, recognized nationally and particularly in metro Boston as a force in Jazz (beyond Jazz) and more, is a creative composer, musician, sound artist, and visual artist whose work explores themes of simultaneity, perceptibility, transformation and collage. His work "Encounters I"…

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Author Q & A with Heather Clark

March 25 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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This is a Jamaica Plain Historical Society event. Heather Clark is the author of Red Comet: The Short Life and Blazing Path of Sylvia Plath. This acclaimed new biography of Sylvia Plath focuses on her remarkable literary and intellectual achievements, while restoring the woman behind the long-held myths about her life and art. With a wealth of never-before-accessed materials--including unpublished letters and manuscripts; court, police, and psychiatric records; and new interviews--Heather Clark brings to life the brilliant daughter of Massachusetts…

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April 2021

Book Talk: Jamaica Plain Through Time

April 7 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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This is a Jamaica Plain Historical Society event. Boston historian Anthony M. Sammarco will speak about his new photographic history of Jamaica Plain: Jamaica Plain Through Time. This fascinating book chronicles the neighborhood from the late nineteenth century through to the twenty-first century using contemporary photographs by Peter B. Kingman. Known in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries as the Jamaica End of Roxbury, the neighborhood of Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts, evolved from agrarian farmland into one of the more dynamic and…

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