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People and Happenings

People and Happenings

On March 23 , New England Chapter of the International Society of Arboriculture workshop was held at Mount Auburn Cemetery .
On April 17 as part of the City of Cambridge Science Festival , Jim Gorman , Visitors Services Assistant , led an all-ages walking tour “ Around the World , and Back in Time with Trees .”
On May 3 , Author and Environmental Reporter Lynda V . Mapes led a walking tour on “ The Memory of Trees ” with President Dave Barnett .“ Trees give us peace , solace , beauty , as does Mount Auburn ,” according to Mapes , whose book talks about the effects of climate change in a single , 100-year-old oak tree at the Harvard Forest .“ Trees speak of humanity ’ s essential bond with the land , with nature , and with hope of a future beyond our own lifetime .”
On April 27 , Ruth Thomasian , founder and CEO of Project SAVE Armenian Photograph Archives , presented “ A Look at Who We Are : Project SAVE Armenian Photograph Archives ” about the importance of documenting and preserving family photos at Story Chapel . Project SAVE has archived collections of more than 45,000 photographs .
On May 24 , we held our annual Service of Commemoration . Words and music helped us to remember those who have gone before us during this Memorial Day service on Bigelow Chapel Lawn .
On June 3 , we held the world premiere of “ Mount Auburn : Spring Suite ” by Composer-in-Residence Mary Bichner . Over the past year , Mary has written music inspired by the landscape of Mount Auburn and words from resident poets . Mary and the 19-piece orchestra showcased a beautiful and unique Spring program in historic Story Chapel with compositions that delighted classical enthusiasts and pop fans alike .
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People and Happenings On March 23, New England Chapter of the International Society of Arboriculture workshop was held at Mount Auburn Cemetery. On April 17 as part of the City of Cambridge Science Festival, Jim Gorman, Visitors Services Assistant, led an all-ages walking tour “Around the World, and Back in Time with Trees.” On May 3, Author and Environmental Reporter Lynda V. Mapes led a walking tour on “The Memory of Trees” with President Dave Barnett. “Trees give us peace, solace, beauty, as does Mount Auburn,” according to Mapes, whose book talks about the effects of climate change in a single, 100-year-old oak tree at the Harvard Forest. “Trees speak of humanity’s essential bond with the land, with nature, and with hope of a future beyond our own lifetime.” 18 | Sweet Auburn On April 27, Ruth Thomasian, founder and CEO of Project SAVE Armenian Photograph Archives, presented “A Look at Who We Are: Project SAVE Armenian Photograph Archives” about the importance of documenting and preserving family photos at Story Chapel. Project SAVE has archived collections of more than 45,000 photographs. On May 24, we held our annual Service of Commemoration. Words and music helped us to remember those who have gone before us during this Memorial Day service on Bigelow Chapel Lawn. On June 3, we held the world premiere of “Mount Auburn: Spring Suite” by Composer-in-Residence Mary Bichner. Over the past year, Mary has written music inspired by the landscape of Mount Auburn and words from resident poets. Mary and the 19-piece orchestra showcased a beautiful and unique Spring program in historic Story Ch ݥѠͥѥ́ѡЁѕͥ)ѡͥ́́