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Veterans Day Observance Event Saturday, November 11 and Veterans' Appreciation Week November 13-17

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The City of Cambridge Department of Veterans Services will host a Veterans Day Observance event on Saturday, November 11, from 11 a.m.-12 p.m., at Cambridge Common, by the Civil War monument, which is bordered by Massachusetts Avenue, Garden Street, and Waterhouse Street, near Harvard Square. An informal gathering and free luncheon will follow from 12-4 p.m., at the Sheraton Commander Hotel, Liberty Revolution Ballroom, 16 Garden Street, Cambridge, adjacent to the Cambridge Common. In case of inclement weather, the 11 a.m. ceremony will move to the Sheraton Commander. 

Additionally, the Department of Veterans Services is holding an in-person Veterans Appreciation Week November 13-17, at the Veterans Life and Recreation Center (VLRC), adjacent to the Veterans Services Office at 51 Inman Street, 2nd floor, Cambridge. Each of the following events will provide an opportunity for veterans and their loved ones to gather and participate in health, wellness, and other fun and interactive activities. Free food and refreshments will also be available November 13-16, from 12-4 p.m., at the VLRC. The event on November 17 is external, by RSVP confirmation only, so food and refreshments will not be served at the VLRC that day. 

Monday, November 13
10-11 a.m. Fitness activities (low impact and core strengthening)
11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Nutrition Workshop (healthy meal prepping)
2-4 p.m. Group Auricular Acupuncture

Tuesday, November 14
11 a.m. - 1 p.m. Group Auricular Acupuncture
2-4 p.m. Photography workshop (includes a complementary headshot)

Wednesday, November 15
12-2 p.m.  Group Auricular Acupuncture
2-4 p.m.    Pop-up Painting (create your own painting with our instructor)

Thursday, November 16
2-4 p.m.
Guided Meditation (relaxation techniques; learn to quiet your mind)

Friday, November 17
1 p.m.  
Free tour of Washington's former headquarters and a National Historic Site, the Longfellow House, 105 Brattle St., Cambridge.
Limited to 12 veterans. RSVP to Veterans@cambridgema.gov. More details to follow.

Consultation on these topics is also available after the workshops.

For more information, contact Veterans Services at Veterans@CambridgeMA.gov or 617-349-4760, and leave a message.

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