Harry Potter Scavenger Hunt at Harvard Museum of Natural History

With the release of the final Harry Potter movie, "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows" two weeks away, the Harvard Museum of Natural History is hosting a Harry Potter scavenger hunt to help all you muggles get in the wizarding spirit. Grab your HMNH “Marauder’s Map,” and explore the museum galleries while testing the depth of your knowledge about Harry’s world. Admission to the museum is included with our Go Boston Card. The scavenger hunt is free with admission and runs from now until November  28, 2010. Take the Red line to Harvard Square and the HMNH museum is a short 8 minute walk from the T stop. … [Read more...]

Harvard Farmer’s Market Ushers in Summer

Farmer's Market Poster Image ; Taken by Flickr user frankh Cambridge folks know that summer is officially on the horizon when the Farmers' Markets in Harvard Square finally open for the season.  So with the 2009 grand opening of the first market having occurred just yesterday, residents are now ready to indulge in all the local food, music, and fun that they can while it lasts! The Market is located right next to the Harvard Science Center at Oxford and Kirkland Streets, about 100 yards away from the Harvard Museum of Natural History and Peabody Museum of Archaeology. It’s open every Tuesday until the end of October from 12:30 pm – 6:00 pm and features regional farmers and vendors – in fact, none are from more than 50 miles away from Harvard Yard!  There is so much variety … [Read more...]