WOMEN IN ACTION BREAKFAST. Wednesday, March 6, 8:30 to 10 a.m., Beverly Cove Community Center, 19 East Corning St., Beverly. Women in Action breakfast focuses on the topic of “Reducing Obesity and Achieving Healthy Living: Examples of Patient Care and Community Change at Massachusetts General Hospital,” and features Dr. Jeffrey Collins, chief of Urgent Care at MGH Chelsea HealthCare Center, and Melissa Dimond, manager of community initiatives/healthy living, MGH Chelsea HealthCare Center & Center for Community Health Improvement. Free. Register at email@example.com.
“TRUTH, BEAUTY, GOODNESS REFRAMED.” Wednesday, March 6, 11 a.m. to 12:15 p.m., Salem State University, Veterans Hall, Ellison Campus Center, 352 Lafayette St., Salem. Dr. Howard Gardner, professor of cognition and education at Harvard University’s Graduate School of Education, presents “Truth, Beauty, Goodness Reframed” as part of SSU’s Psychology Colloquium Series. Free. firstname.lastname@example.org or 978-542-7402.
PUBLIC ARTIST TALK: MARY KOSUT. Wednesday, March 6, 11:30 a.m., Montserrat College of Art, 23 Essex St., Beverly. A professor of Media, Society & the Arts, Kosut uses interdisciplinary research of sociology, anthropology, philosophy and art history to explore the relationships between art worlds, everyday life and popular culture. email@example.com or 978-867-9624. www.montserrat.edu/galleries.
THE SCHOOL FOR FIELD STUDIES SECOND COMMUNITY LECTURE. Wednesday, March 6, 6 p.m., 100 Cummings Center, Community Conference Room, Suite 221-E, Beverly. The School for Field Studies second community lecture features Nawang Norbu, director, and Sherub, chief of education and research at the Ugyen Wangchuck Institute for Conservation and Environment in Bhutan, presenting “Transcending Topography: Migration of High Altitude Birds in Bhutan and the Himalayas.” Speakers will discuss Bhutan’s conservation and research priorities, sharing their experiences with and research findings on high altitude bird migration and the effects of climate change, with a focus on pheasants and the Black-necked Crane. Free. Space is limited. Reserve a spot at SFS@fieldstudies.org.