For coffee, a quick sandwich, soup, a salad, a pastry, and beverages, check the Observatory Cart in the main lobby at 60 Garden Street. The cart is open from 9am to 2pm.
Other convenient food locations:
Sarah's Market and Cafe
Groceries, sandwiches, soups, and Deli items. Located on the corner of Concord Avenue and Huron Avenue, a block away from the Observatory. Open all day and late into the evening.
Submarine sandwiches and pizzas. Located near Sarah's Market and Cafe on the opposite side of Huron Avenue.
Soup, sandwiches, snacks, and coffee. Parks outside Building "A" at 60 Garden Street at approximately 10:30 AM, 12:00 Noon, and 3:00 PM.
Salads, sandwiches, soups, and gourmet take-outs. Located a few blocks past Armando's on the left.
Hi-Rise Bakery and Cafe
Sandwiches, soups, salads, desserts, and fresh breads. Also bottled wines. Located on the corner of Huron and Concord.
Also, Harvard Square Restaurant Menus
This site offers various links of interest and in particular, links to SAO and Harvard Human Resources, as well as SAO and Harvard Health Insurance Benefits.
The Social and Recreational Club was established to help develop a sense of community at the CfA. The Club supports CfA people who want to organize social events or extracurricular expeditions. The Club does this by raising money from the CfA Logo Sales, recycling projects, and other ventures, and using this money to subsidize events and parties. Check their website!
The HCO Tennis Club. Any CfA employee or student may become a member and enjoy the privileges of a tennis court on campus. Check it out!
Another neighboring facility, the Quadrangle Recreational Athletic Center, better known as QRAC, is located on campus beneath the left-hand side tennis courts (as you enter from Garden Street). The QRAC is open only during the academic year. Harvard staff and affiliates may use the facility at lunch time between 12 noon and 3:00 pm. The QRAC boasts 1 basket-ball court, 4 squash courts, 2 racketball courts, 1 weight room with 50 new exercise machines, and a pool table. To get your ID coded to gain access (at reasonable cost), follow the instructions on this website.
Also check-out Harvard Recreation and Sports for detailed information on all of Harvard athletic facilities, membership information, etc.
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