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580 Mt Auburn St
Cambridge, MA 02138 United States

April 2012

Poetry Out Loud: A Salon

April 1, 2012 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Mt Auburn Cemetery, 580 Mt Auburn St
Cambridge, MA 02138 United States
Free

In Longfellow's day, reciting poetry, like playing music, was a social pastime.  What poems would you like to hear or share?  Join us for an evening of poetry and refreshments.  Local writer Jessie Brown will lead a participatory poetry performance and workshop in reading poems out loud, including work by several Mount Auburn authors. Please bring your own favorite poems or anthologies!  This event is free of charge. Please pre-register if you plan on attending.    Funding for programs has been provided in…

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June 2012

Mount Auburn Book Club: The Collected Poems of John Ciardi

June 14, 2012 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Mt Auburn Cemetery, 580 Mt Auburn St
Cambridge, MA 02138 United States
Free

Each month, the Mount Auburn Book Club meets to discuss a selected work related to one of Mount Auburn's many facets. Selections range from books on history, natural history, horticulture, art, architecture, preservation, and wildlife to books written by or about those now buried and commemorated here. The Book Club meets in Story Chapel on the second Thursday of each month. Coffee and tea are provided. Thursday, June 14: John Ciardi was known for his gift of language a translator,…

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July 2012

Mount Auburn Book Club: The Pluto Files

July 12, 2012 @ 5:00 am - 6:00 am
Mt Auburn Cemetery, 580 Mt Auburn St
Cambridge, MA 02138 United States
Free

PLEASE NOTE: Story Chapel is currently under construction. Book Club participants should meet in Asa Gray Garden. Each month, the Mount Auburn Book Club meets to discuss a selected work related to one of Mount Auburn's many facets. Selections range from books on history, natural history, horticulture, art, architecture, preservation, and wildlife to books written by or about those now buried and commemorated here. The Book Club meets in Story Chapel on the second Thursday of each month. Coffee and…

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Mount Auburn: A Photographer’s Paradise

July 15, 2012 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Mt Auburn Cemetery, 580 Mt Auburn St
Cambridge, MA 02138 United States
$7.00 - $12.00

If you are interested in nature and landscape photography, join Helen Abrams on a walk to discover some of the beautiful locations for taking photographs at the Cemetery. Whether you  use a "point and shoot" or a digital SLR, bring your camera and enjoy the beauty of this amazing landscape. Along the way we'll share some of the significant photographs taken at Mount Auburn over the years, including 19th-century daguerreotypes and 20th-century aerial shots.     Funding for programs has…

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