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City Calendar

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  • Wednesday

    February 28

    • Music Instrument Lessons & Chorus

      Cambridge Senior Center 806 Massachusetts Ave Cambridge, MA 02139

      Cambridge seniors: It's time to rock and roll with a new hobby! Don't worry if you've never touched an instrument. We've got you covered with lessons that'll get you jamming in no time!

    • Board of Assessors Public Meeting

      Online,

      Board of Assessors Public Meeting

    • Wellness for Seniors: Tai Chi Paradigm

      Main Library, Community Room, 449 Broadway, Cambridge, MA 02138

      Join us in this 12-week Tai Chi practice, which focuses on the mind and body connection. Tai Chi is a fluid sequence of movements choreographed in a low impact routine. Sifu Mynor Diaz has been learning and teaching Tai Chi classes for over 20 years. He has taught classes at five VA Boston Healthcare System locations and at Senior Centers. Note: We will be running two separate Tai Chi Paradigm series this year, a Wednesday series and a Friday series. Due to the popularity of this series, we expect participats to attend all the classes. Please register for only one of the series. Sponsored by the Cambridge Public Library Foundation

    • Beginner ESOL Class (Central Square)

      Central Square Branch, 45 Pearl St., Cambridge, MA 02139

      Join us for an English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) Class. This class will be taught at a beginner level. No testing is needed. For more information call Maria Balestrieri at 617-349-4013.

    • Black History Walking Tour Reception (Collins)

      Collins Branch, 64 Aberdeen Ave., Cambridge, MA 02138

      Join us at the Collins Branch to celebrate Black History Month and learn more about the Black men and women buried at Mount Auburn Cemetery. We will be distributing copies of our Black History Walking Tour of Mount Auburn Cemetery guide developed by librarians and cemetery staff. Pick up your copy of our walking tour and a warm beverage and take a self-guided stroll of the cemetery! This self-guided walk covers freedom seekers and reformers, lawyers and legislators, athletes and business owners, musicians and authors. Born in the 1800s, these individuals achieved success in politics, business, literature, and the arts. If you have any questions, contact Lucy at LFlamm@CambridgeMA.gov or by phone at 617-349-4021. Registration is not needed for this reception. Registration is only needed to receive a digital copy if you cannot attend the event.

    • Story Time (Central Square)

      Central Square Branch, 45 Pearl St., Cambridge, MA 02139

      Join us for a half-hour of stories in the Children's Room. For ages birth-5 with caregivers. The City of Cambridge does not discriminate, including on the basis of disability. We may provide auxiliary aids and services, written materials in alternative formats, and reasonable modifications in policies and procedures to people with disabilities. For more information contact us at library@cambridgema.gov, 617-349-4032 (voice), or via relay at 711.

    • Fiber Crafts Group - Drop-In (O'Connell)

      O'Connell Branch, 48 Sixth St., Cambridge, MA 02141

      Bring your project and enjoy the company of other fiber crafters Drop-in with this informal group to work on your craft, get inspired, pick up skills and socialize. Knit, embroider, crochet, spin, mend, cross stitch and more. All crafts are welcome! The City of Cambridge does not discriminate, including on the basis of disability. We may provide auxiliary aids and services, written materials in alternative formats, and reasonable modifications in policies and procedures to people with disabilities. For more information contact us at library@cambridgema.gov, 617-349-4032 (voice), or via relay at 711.

    • Morning Sing-Along (Main)

      Main Library, Curious George Room, 449 Broadway, Cambridge, MA 02138

      It's a Library dance party! All ages. This program can accommodate 130 people. Tickets are available on a first come, first served basis on the day of the program. The entire party must be present to receive a ticket. This program starts promptly, and any unclaimed seats will be offered to someone waiting. We appreciate your patience and understanding. Please call 617-349-4038 for more information. The City of Cambridge does not discriminate, including on the basis of disability. We may provide auxiliary aids and services, written materials in alternative formats, and reasonable modifications in policies and procedures to people with disabilities. For more information contact us at library@cambridgema.gov, 617-349-4032 (voice), or via relay at 711.

    • North Cambridge Senior Center Black History Event

      North Cambridge Senior Center 2050 Mass Ave Cambridge, MA 02140

      Join the North Cambridge Senior Center and the new branch manager from the Cambridge Public Library's O'Neill branch to celebrate Black History Month.

    • English Conversation Practice, Intermediate (O'Neill)

      O'Neill Branch, 70 Rindge Ave., Cambridge, MA 02140

      Join us for an English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) Conversation Practice. This conversation group is for those with an intermediate or high level of English language skill. No testing is required. For more information on other ESOL classes, please call Maria Balestrieri at 617-349-4013.

    • Résumé and Job Application Support (Central Square)

      Central Square Branch, 45 Pearl St., Cambridge, MA 02139

      Looking for assistance creating a résumé or looking for jobs? Join us at the Central Square Branch Library (45 Pearl St.) for assistance with résumés, job hunting, and online applications. Support will be available from 1-3 p.m. No registration is required. For more information call Maria Balestrieri at 617-349-4013.

    • Sewing 101 (Main)

      Main Library, 449 Broadway, Cambridge, MA 02138

      In this 90-minute workshop, you’ll learn the basics of sewing machine operation and safety. This session will cover machine setup, basic functions, threading the machine, reloading the bobbin, sewing straight stitches, and recognizing when stitch tension has gone awry. We’ll also cover some safety best practices when operating a sewing machine. As we learn together, we’ll work on a simple sewing project—a drawstring bag—which most students will be able to complete by the end of the class. You must complete Hive Safety Training before registering for this workshop.

    • Election Commission

      Online,

      Regular Meeting

    • Intro to Library e-Resources (Main)

      Main Library, 449 Broadway, Cambridge, MA 02138

      Explore all the online resources that the Library has to offer! Please bring your library card. We will have laptops and mice prepared for the class. To view and register for other Basic Tech Classes at the Library, please go to tinyurl.com/basictechclass.

    • The Finance Committee

      City Hall, 2nd Floor Sullivan Chamber, 795 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MA 02139

      The Finance Committee

    • Wednesdays of Wonder - WOW! (O'Neill)

      O'Neill Branch, 70 Rindge Ave., Cambridge, MA 02140

      Come to the Library for games and a different activity each week! Kids of all ages can hang out and do crafts or STEAM activities. No registration required. This week we will be doing Sink or Float experiments.

    • Hive Teen Hangout (Main)

      Main Library, 449 Broadway, Cambridge, MA 02138

      Have you checked out The Hive yet? Teens are welcome to come learn about our space and try their hand at sticker making, video recording in our studio and more. This is a drop-in event designed for patrons ages 12-18. The City of Cambridge does not discriminate, including on the basis of disability. We may provide auxiliary aids and services, written materials in alternative formats, and reasonable modifications in policies and procedures to people with disabilities. For more information contact us at library@cambridgema.gov, 617-349-4032 (voice), or via relay at 711.

    • STEAM Academy: iFp Studio (Main)

      Main Library, 449 Broadway, Cambridge, MA 02138

      Innovators for Purpose (iFp) Studio is a teen-powered design and innovation program where teens channel their energy and creative vision to imagine and build a better world. Blending art, design, science, technology, and storytelling within a social justice framework, teens engage in real-world client-sponsored projects. Teens are invited to learn more and apply on the iFp website: Innovators for Purpose. Innovators for Purpose (iFp) is a Cambridge-based nonprofit that inspires high-potential, diverse young people to discover their passions, develop innovative mindsets and cultivate marketable skills to solve problems they care most about. Summer Studio teens are funded in part through the Mayor's Summer Youth Employment Program. The Cambridge Public Library STEAM Academy is part of Cambridge STEAM Initiative's efforts to enhance and expand students’ access to quality STEAM learning experiences. Made possible by generous support from the Eric and Jane Nord Family Fund and Verizon.

    • After School Stories and Crafts (Central Square)

      Central Square Branch, 45 Pearl St., Cambridge, MA 02139

      Join us in the Children's Room for a fun craft and related stories. For more information, call 617-349-4010. Recommended for ages 5-10. The City of Cambridge does not discriminate, including on the basis of disability. We may provide auxiliary aids and services, written materials in alternative formats, and reasonable modifications in policies and procedures to people with disabilities. For more information contact us at library@cambridgema.gov, 617-349-4032 (voice), or via relay at 711.

    • One-on-One Tech Help by Appointment (Boudreau)

      Boudreau Branch, 245 Concord Ave., Cambridge, MA 02138

      Would you like help navigating the library's e-resources like Libby or Hoopla? Or maybe you need some basic computer or mobile device guidance? Book a free one-on-one tech help session at the Boudreau branch: Some topics we cover include: ● Downloading library eBooks, audiobooks, and magazines to your tablet, smartphone, or laptop ● Navigating databases and other library resources such as Linkedin Learning ● Using the Internet and e-mail ● Setting up devices like smartphones or streaming devices Guidelines for basic Tech help: ● Scheduled sessions run between 30-45 minutes. ● Please bring your device, cords and any necessary account information. ● Library staff cannot be held responsible for damage to patron-owned equipment. If you have questions, please send them to: ipachoncaballero@cambridgema.gov

    • Free Drop-In Tutoring for Teens (Main)

      Main Library, Teen Room, 449 Broadway, Cambridge, MA 02138

      Need help with a class? Have a question before an exam? Tutors are available to help you! Cambridge School Volunteers and the Cambridge Public Library are pleased to offer tutoring services in the Teen Room of the Main Library on Mondays and Wednesdays from 5-6pm. What: Tutoring in all academic subjects Where: Teen Room, Main Library When: Mondays & Wednesdays, 5-6pm How: Just drop by! Please contact 617-349-4027 with any questions.

    • Evening Family Story Time (Collins)

      Collins Branch, 64 Aberdeen Ave., Cambridge, MA 02138

      We invite young children, older siblings and their grown-ups to join us for half an hour of stories, songs and rhymes. Please call 617-349-4021 for more information.

    • Evening Family Story Time (O'Connell)

      O'Connell Branch, 48 Sixth St., Cambridge, MA 02141

      We invite children and their grown-ups to join us for a special Black History Month evening story time event. This program will run for 20-25 minutes, with songs, stories and rhymes. No registration is required. Please call 617-349-4019 for more information. The City of Cambridge does not discriminate, including on the basis of disability. We may provide auxiliary aids and services, written materials in alternative formats, and reasonable modifications in policies and procedures to people with disabilities. For more information contact us at library@cambridgema.gov, 617-349-4032 (voice), or via relay at 711.

    • Joint Transportation Committee Meeting

      Hybrid (Zoom and 344 Broadway 4th floor conference room)

      Joint Meeting of the Bicycle Committee, the Pedestrian Committee, and the Transit Advisory Committee.

    • Regular Meeting of the Cambridge Housing Authority

      TELECONFERENCE

      Regular Meeting of the Cambridge Housing Authority

    • Sewing Circle

      Main Library, 449 Broadway, Cambridge, MA 02138

      Continue building your machine-sewing skills AND receive support as you work on your own sewing projects with our Library sewing community. Participants must register but may drop-in any time during the program. This program is designed for patrons who know the basics of how to use our Janome sewing machines.

    • [GROUP FULL] Books Not Binaries Reading Group (Main)

      Main Library, Curious George Room, 449 Broadway, Cambridge, MA 02138

      Join us for a book discussion and hangout each month as we read books that celebrate the LGBTQIA+ experience. All readers age 10-13 welcome! Registration is required. For questions, email hsaxton@cambridgema.gov. This month we're reading The Girl From the Sea by Molly Ostertag (Graphix, 2021). Copies of the book are available at the Main Library Children's Desk. Pizza will be provided!

    • Meeting of the Police Review & Advisory Board - February 2024

      Online,

      Monthly meeting of the Police Review & Advisory Board held virtually via Zoom

    • Special Meeting of the School Committee

      Henrietta S. Attles Meeting Room, 459 Broadway, Cambridge, MA 02138

      Special Meeting of the School Committee

    • Tali Sharot and Cass R. Sunstein Present, Look Again: The Power of Noticing What Was Always There

      Main Library, Lecture Hall, 449 Broadway, Cambridge, MA 02138

      Harvard Book Store welcomes TALI SHAROT—award-winning author and professor of cognitive neuroscience at University College London and MIT—and CASS R. SUNSTEIN—the nation's most-cited legal scholar and co-author of the national bestseller Nudge—for a discussion of their new book Look Again: The Power of Noticing What Was Always There. Registration is required. This event is cosponsored by Cambridge Public Library.

    • Trivia Night! (O'Neill)

      O'Neill Branch, 70 Rindge Ave., Cambridge, MA 02140

      Come join us for Trivia Night! Players of all ages are welcome to test their knowledge of science, history, literature, and culture. Snacks will be provided. Individuals and groups are welcome. Registration is helpful, but not required.

    • Wednesday Word Puzzles (O'Connell)

      O'Connell Branch, 48 Sixth St., Cambridge, MA 02141

      Drop in to try some fun puzzles every week: word searches, riddles, and variety crosswords! You can come alone or bring a grownup. Recommended for ages 11 and up. No registration required. Email cmeisler@cambridgema.gov for more details. The City of Cambridge does not discriminate, including on the basis of disability. We may provide auxiliary aids and services, written materials in alternative formats, and reasonable modifications in policies and procedures to people with disabilities. For more information contact us at library@cambridgema.gov, 617-349-4032 (voice), or via relay at 711.

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