Events & Calendars

Browse the tabs below for our upcoming and past events, as well as the calendars for our Collaboration Space and other dates related to astronomy and astrophysics (Astro-Cal). Our Collaboration Space is used to host research tools training activities and events in the Wolbach Library. If you have questions or comments, please contact us.

Material resulting from training and events in the library can be found via the Library's GitHub Organization.

2018 Jun 05

Latino Initiative Intensive Python Workshop

Date: 

Repeats every day until Thu Jun 07 2018 .
Tuesday, June 5, 2018, 9:30am to 11:30am

Location: 

Wolbach Library Collaboration Space

Introduction to the Python programming language for SAO/Latino Initiative Program students.

Instruction led by Kareem Carr.

2018 Jun 06

Latino Initiative Intensive Python Workshop

Date: 

Wednesday, June 6, 2018, 9:30am to 11:30am

Location: 

Wolbach Library Collaboration Space

Introduction to the Python programming language for SAO/Latino Initiative Program students.

Instruction led by Kareem Carr.

2018 Jun 07

Latino Initiative Intensive Python Workshop

Date: 

Thursday, June 7, 2018, 9:30am to 11:30am

Location: 

Wolbach Library Collaboration Space

Introduction to the Python programming language for SAO/Latino Initiative Program students.

Instruction led by Kareem Carr.

2018 May 21

Art and Science Drawing Class

12:00pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

Wolbach Library Collaboration Space

Develop drawing skills so you can better represent your ideas through every step of the scientific process.

This class will focus on blind contour drawing which is a fundamental tool that helps beginning artists create their first drawings and can reacquaint experienced artists with the power of observation.

All are welcome. We particularly encourage scientists looking for new ways to express their work.

All needed materials will be provided.

Open to all experience levels.

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2018 May 02

Wellness Wednesdays @ Wolbach

Repeats on the first Wednesday of March, April, May until Wed May 02 2018 .
12:00pm

Location: 

Wolbach Library Collaboration Space

Each session will include gentle stretches and movement (desk-relief chair and standing yoga), as well as mindfulness instruction and guided meditation practice.

Mindfulness is a simple and directly accessible practice that can help with clarity, energy, creativity, and stress. Attendees will be more fully present; find greater productivity; increase physical/mental ease, positivity, and focus; counter the physical and mental tightness built up from desk and computer-based work; and recharge.

No special clothes or advanced sign up, just show up as...

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2018 Apr 04

Wellness Wednesdays @ Wolbach

12:00pm

Location: 

Wolbach Library Collaboration Space

Each session will include gentle stretches and movement (desk-relief chair and standing yoga), as well as mindfulness instruction and guided meditation practice.

Mindfulness is a simple and directly accessible practice that can help with clarity, energy, creativity, and stress. Attendees will be more fully present; find greater productivity; increase physical/mental ease, positivity, and focus; counter the physical and mental tightness built up from desk and computer-based work; and recharge.

No special clothes or advanced sign up, just show up as...

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2018 Mar 07

Wellness Wednesdays @ Wolbach

12:00pm

Location: 

Wolbach Library Collaboration Space

Each session will include gentle stretches and movement (desk-relief chair and standing yoga), as well as mindfulness instruction and guided meditation practice.

Mindfulness is a simple and directly accessible practice that can help with clarity, energy, creativity, and stress. Attendees will be more fully present; find greater productivity; increase physical/mental ease, positivity, and focus; counter the physical and mental tightness built up from desk and computer-based work; and recharge.

No special clothes or advanced sign up, just show up as...

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2018 Feb 20

Overleaf: An Interactive Tutorial

10:00am to 11:30am

Location: 

Phillips Auditorium

Learn the basics of the real-time collaborative writing and publishing tool Overleaf. Instruction will cover some of its most useful features like rich text mode, table generators, and how to pick your choice of TeX engine before diving deep on version control with git. You'll get your hands dirty by making a paper, git cloning it, and learning to deal...

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Wolbach Library Collaborative SpaceLocation: 
Lower level of the library, with a flexible arrangement of 4 tables and 35 stackable chairs. 

Reservations:
Members of the CfA community can request access to the space for various purposes (e.g. presentations, workshops, council meetings, user group discussions, etc.). See calendar below for availability, and contact library@cfa.harvard.edu to reserve. 

Open: 9am - 5pm, Monday through Friday.

Equipment: 
65" LCD TV and presentation accessories, movable podium, and whiteboard.