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The SIGnboard

January-February 2012

The Harvard Alumni Association has approved more than 30 Shared Interest Groups; a complete list appears at http://post.harvard.edu/ harvard/clubs/html/ SIGdir.shtml. Harvard Magazine invites SIGs to share news of their activities in this space. (Send items to [email protected], using SIG in the “class year” line.)

 

Harvard Gay and Lesbian Caucus

Join LGBT alumni from Yale, Princeton, and other colleges and universities for Mixed Cocktails at the Rubin Museum of Art in New York City on February 10, from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Mingle with us in the lounge, and visit the galleries, which are free to all. Our events at the Rubin Museum bring out a great mix of men and women, with more than 200 people at our event last August, so come out and join us!

 

Harvard Veterans Alumni Organization

HVAO invites members and friends to “Books and Brew,” featuring Captain Philip Keith ’68, USN (Ret.), who will discuss and sign his newest book, Crimson Valor, and preview his next, to be released in early February. Join us at Tommy Doyle’s in Harvard Square on January 25, from 5 to 7 p.m. More information is available at www.harvardveterans.org . Please send questions or comment to [email protected]

 

Harvardwood

Start the New Year on a jolly note at Harvardwood Presents Standup Comedy: Laughter Times Three! with three of New York’s smartest, funniest comics on January 11. Then in February, turn out for the annual Harvard ROCKS concert, featuring great musical talent from the Harvard community. Visit www.harvardwood.org for details. 

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