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City Calendar

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  • Saturday

    July 13

    • XR Lab 101 (Main)

      Main Library, 449 Broadway, Cambridge, MA 02138

      Extended reality (XR) opens the door to worlds and experiences outside the everyday through virtual reality, augmented reality, and mixed reality equipment. Test drive our Microsoft HoloLens augmented reality glasses, Structure Sensor 3D scanner, Merge headsets, and more. Registration is required. You must complete Hive Safety Training before registering for this workshop. 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.

    • Kendall Common Block Party

      Corner of Third Street and Broadway, Kendall Square, Cambridge, MA.

      Join East Cambridge Business Association and MIT on Saturday, July 13th, 2024, from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., for a FREE summer block party at Kendall Common. There will be plenty of lawn games for all ages, snacks, live music, and, of course, roller skating!

    • Studio Recording 101 (Main)

      Main Library, 449 Broadway, Cambridge, MA 02138

      Are you interested in podcasting, audio production, or video production? The Hive has two state-of-the-art recording studios! Join this workshop to become familiar with studio equipment and software. Registration is required. You must complete Hive Safety Training before registering for this workshop.

    • INTERWOVEN: A Multigenerational Showcase of Textile and Fiber Arts - Exhibit Opening (Main)

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

      Join us in celebrating the opening of "INTERWOVEN: A Multigenerational Showcase of Textile and Fiber Arts." This exhibit, featuring the work of three Indian-American women—Zahira Paul, Zebun Rangwala, and Aparna Paul—primarily in the form of quilts, bags, clothes, books, and other sewn goods, will open on July 13, 2024 with a kickoff event featuring an artist talk, fiber arts workshops, and performance poetry. At 12:30 p.m., Zahira Paul will deliver an artist talk in the Lecture Hall, in conversation with Aparna Paul, followed by a short performance of Aparna Paul's poetry. Two workshops, facilitated by Zahira Paul, will immediately follow the artist's talk. The first workshop, at 1:30 p.m., will teach participants how to make a four patch quilt block. Supplies for this workshop—including needles, thread, pins and fabric—will be provided on a first-come, first-serve basis. The second workshop, at 2:30 p.m., will cover visible mending; participants are invited to bring their own pieces in need of mending that they want to learn how to repair. Sewing kits with needles, thread, and pins will be available for attendees to take home. Note: the workshops will be capped at forty people each.


      Main Library, 449 Broadway, Cambridge, MA 02138

      Rain date: Wednesday, July 17 from 5:30 - 7 pm. ALDRA is a Somerville, MA-based performing and recording artist whose music draws influence from soul, R&B, and alternative pop. She captivates listeners with velvety tones, profound lyrics, and imagery to bring them on a journey through her life experiences. PARK SOUNDS 2024 brings free outdoor musical performances featuring local artists to the front lawn of the Cambridge Public Library Main Branch. These events are all-ages. Bring chairs, food, and loved ones to celebrate the summer! Funding is provided by the CPL Foundation. In memory of Janet Axelrod.

    • Summer Reading: Fun with Bubbles (O'Neill)

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

      Join us outdoors to explore and learn with bubbles! We will blow bubbles of all sizes, make bubble wands, and play bubble games! For children of all ages with a caregiver. In case of rain or bad weather there will be modified activities inside the Library.

    • 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.

July 2024
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