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City Calendar

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  • Wednesday

    February 8

    • Chinese New Year Celebration

      Citywide Senior Center, 806 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MA 02139

      The Senior Center is celebrating Chinese New Year, The Year of the Rabbit. This is an in-person event.

    • Marking Their Place in History: Cambridge Black Trailblazers

      Main Library, 449 Broadway, Cambridge, MA 02138

      Join us for an exhibit of Cambridge Black Trailblazers, curated by the Cambridge Black History Project, on display at the Main Library from January 26 to February 28. Fifteen extraordinary Black Cantabrigians, whose lives and accomplishments have often been overlooked, will be featured in this exhibition: Roy Allen, Actor, TV Stage Manager, Director, Producer, Creator Joyce London Alexander, Chief US Magistrate Judge Barbara Ward Armstrong, Artist, Musician, Creator Olive Benson, Innovative Hair-Care Entrepreneur Calvin Burnett, Daring Artist and Gifted Teacher Dr. June Christmas, Pioneer in Public Health Dr. Cheryl Townsend Gilkes, Faith and Action Charles LeRoy Gittens, Secret Service Agent Johnny Hodges, Jazz Saxophonist Extraordinaire Kittie Towle Knox, Cycling Pioneer and Champion Racer Gertrude Wright Morgan, Teacher and a Force for Change Henry F. Owens, Entrepreneur Elizabeth Miller Rawlins, Teacher, Educational Leader, and Advocate for Educational Equity and Opportunity Gus Solomons Jr., Contemporary Dancer, Innovator, Mentor Leon West, Chef The exhibit is on display in the lobby, on the second floor, and on the gallery wall on L2. Illustrated bookmarks, created by the Cambridge Black History Project detailing the lives of these Black Trailblazers, will be available. Join us for an opening reception on January 26 at 6:30 pm.

    • Board of Assessors Public Meeting

      Online,

      Board of Assessors Public Meeting

    • Flamenco Tango

      Online,

      Seniors, join this energetic and festive virtual class.

    • Wellness for Seniors: Tai Chi Paradigm - Level 1 (Main)

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

      Sponsored by the Cambridge Public Library Foundation 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. Due to the popularity of this series we expect participants to attend all the classes. Open to participants who have attended the Fall session. This is an in-person event.

    • 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.

    • 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. If the weather is particularly fine, we might move to the plaza outside the Franklin Street side of the branch. For ages birth-5 with caregivers. ...

    • Chair Exercise

      Online,

      Seniors, this class is designed to exercise at one’s own pace, including seated and standing. This class is virtual.

    • 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.

    • Boudreau Branch Book Group (Boudreau/Virtual)

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

      February Title: Harlem Shuffle by Colson Whitehead. This book group will meet virtually and in person at the Boudreau Branch. Please register below if you would like to attend via Zoom. A Zoom link will be sent to all registered participants one hour before the event. How to get the print book: Copies of the print book and book on CD will be set aside at the Boudreau Branch (245 Concord Ave; current hours). How to get the e-book: This month’s book is available as an audiobook and e-book through Overdrive/Libby. For more information, call 617-349-4017 or email Liz Danner at edanner@cambridgema.gov.

    • Chair Yoga

      Online,

      Seniors, this is a basic yoga class. A chair is used for seated and standing support. This class is virtual.

    • The Housing Committee

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

      The Housing Committee

    • Card Making Design

      Citywide Senior Center, 806 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MA 02139

      Seniors, come and learn to design and make greeting cards. This class is in-person.

    • 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.

    • Veterans Support Group

      Citywide Senior Center, 806 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MA 02139

      Come join the Veterans Support Group for coffee and conversation.

    • Strong and Stretched

      Online,

      Strengthening exercises using hand weights or Thera bands for resistance. This class is virtual.

    • Videography 101 (Main)

      Main Library, 449 Broadway, Cambridge, MA 02138

      Step into the Hive's state-of-the-art recording studio and film a short video of yourself in front of our green screen. Then, spend some time becoming familiar with video editing software while working with your footage. You must complete Hive Safety Training before registering for this workshop. Registration is required.

    • STEAM Academy: iFp Studio

      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. 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.

    • Story Time (Collins)

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

      We invite children and their grown-ups to join us for 20-25 minutes of songs, stories and rhymes. During the winter months, this program will be indoors at Collins Branch Library. Please call 617-349-4021 for more information.

    • 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.

    • Bicycle Committee Meeting

      Online

      Regular Meeting of the Bicycle Committee.

    • Committee on Public Planting

      Department of Public Works, Main Conference Room, 147 Hampshire St., Cambridge, MA 02139

      Monthly meeting of the Committee on Public Planting

    • Regular Board Cambridge Housing Authority Meeting

      TELECONFERENCE

      Regular Board Cambridge Housing Authority Meeting

    • Videography 101 (Main)

      Main Library, 449 Broadway, Cambridge, MA 02138

      Step into the Hive's state-of-the-art recording studio and film a short video of yourself in front of our green screen. Then, spend some time becoming familiar with video editing software while working with your footage. You must complete Hive Safety Training before registering for this workshop. Registration is required.

    • Free Financial Education Course for Cambridge Businesses

      The City is partnering with Cambridge Savings Bank (CSB) to offer a four-week Financial Education Program for Cambridge entrepreneurs.

    • Native American Sovereignty with Larry Spotted Crow Mann

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

      Join us for a conversation on Native American sovereignty with Larry Spotted Crow Mann. Larry Spotted Crow Mann is a multi-talented Indigenous artist with a career that spans over three decades. Mann is a nationally acclaimed author and an award-winning writer, poet, cultural educator, traditional storyteller, and tribal musician whose work centers around the intersection of cultural and environmental awareness, spirituality, and youth sobriety in the Indigenous community. Mann is the author of three books including Drumming & Dreaming, The Mourning Road to Thanksgiving (2015 Native American WordCraft Circle of Honors winner) and internationally acclaimed Tales from the Whispering Basket. Registration is required.

    • Parent/Child (Ages 10-13) Book Group (Main/Virtual)

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

      Join us virtually for a lively discussion of a great book - either in person at the Main Library or virtually on Zoom. Pizza is provided for in-person participants. For ages 10-13 and a parent or caregiver. Both caregiver and child should read the book before the discussion to participate. For a copy of the book, stop by the Children’s Room or call 617-349-4038. Registration is required — only one registration is needed per family. This month, we're reading: Alone by Megan E. Freeman (Aladdin, 2021). Need a laptop or hotspot to participate? Call the Library Tech Bar at 617-349-4425. For questions about parent/child book group, please email hsaxton@cambridgema.gov.

    • Science Fiction and Fantasy Book Group (Main/Virtual)

      Main Library, 449 Broadway, Cambridge, MA 02138

      February's Read: Wanderers by Chuck Wendig Reading Interests: The group concentrates on science fiction and fantasy. An advanced reading schedule is published each fall. Example selections include: Neuromancer by William Gibson and The Lies of Locke Lamora by Scott Lynch. Requirements: A love of speculative fiction and a desire to talk about books. The group is friendly and informal. How to get the print book: Copies of the print book are set aside at the Main Library Question and Answer desk on the ground floor. Visit the Main Library at 449 Broadway during service hours and a staff member can help you check out a copy. This is a hybrid event. A Zoom link will be sent to all registered participants one hour before the event. Want to join in person? Come to the Rossi Room on the ground floor at the Main Library. For more information, contact Eileen Fontenot (efontenot@cambridgema.gov).

    • Cookbook Book Group (Main)

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

      Join friends and neighbors for a potluck! Try a recipe and bring your results or thoughts to share and discuss with other cooks. All experience levels welcome! No need to bring a dish to join. January selection: Korean American: Food That Tastes Like Home by Eric Kim. This event will take place in the Community Room at the Main Library. Books are available for pickup at both the Boudreau and Collins Branch Libraries. For more information contact Lucy at LFlamm@CambridgeMA.gov or at 617-349-4021.

    • 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.

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