Sunday, November 18, 2012
The Museum of Science in Boston is tackling the question of biodiversity by dedicating this Sunday, November 18, to the topic.
If you’re interested in exploring the ways that biological diversity provides us with food, medicine, materials for industry, and a cleaner and healthier environment, you'll want to check out Biodiversity Day at the Museum of Science in Boston on Sunday, Nov. 18. Scientists and naturalists will be on-hand to answer questions, and members of the public can participate in a global conversation about major threats to biological diversity and protecting our planet's resources. Come to the Museum of Science at 1 p.m. and explore the Museum’s Exhibit Halls inside and take outdoor tours too. Admission to Biodiversity Day is free with purchase to the Exhibit Halls.
Wednesday, October 3, 2012
Help showcase people who are doing great things in your community with our new feature, Count Us In.
Your neighbor who volunteers at the library, your child’s bus driver, and the Little League coach in your community may not seem to have much in common at first glance. But Patch’s new initiative, Count Us In, aspires to bring together all Good Samaritans by highlighting residents who are exemplary at making your community a more positive place. Partnering with Harvard Pilgrim Health Care (HPHC), Count Us In aims to illustrate HPHC's values. They believe that “amazing things happen when people work together” and that is why we want to share stories about just that. If you know someone who exemplifies being a good neighbor, volunteer or teacher—or someone who has simply helped the community in an inspiring way—please tell us about it in the…