Tagged: Metcalf Center
The Howard Gotlieb Archival Research Center will host a celebration of the life of noted writer Robert B. Parker, followed by a reception, today 5:30 PM in the Metcalf Ballroom (775 Commonwealth Ave., Second Floor). His archives, which are housed at the Gotlieb Center, will be exhibited and tributes to Parker’s life will be made by Sue Grafton, Dennis Lehane, Calvin Trillin and members of the Parker family. Parker, regarded as one of America’s greatest crime-fiction authors, is remembered as being an award-winning novelist, a sought after professor at Northeastern University and a famously devoted husband and father.
The Boston University Physics department is hosting the 2009 Pumpkin Drop today at 1 PM outside of the Metcalf Science Center (590 Commonwealth Avenue). The department will be throwing approximately 30 pumpkins, filled with everything from powder to paint, off the Metcalf Science Center roof into the plaza. The event is free and open to the public. Click smashing-pumpkins to see video of past pumpkin drops.