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City Calendar

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  • Wednesday

    July 24

    • Community-led Commuter Bike Rides during Red Line Closure

      Starting Location: Alewife Station - East Pedal and Park

      Community-led Commuter Bike Rides during Red Line Closure

    • STEAM Academy: Innovators for Purpose Summer Studio (Main)

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

      Innovators for Purpose (iFp) Studio is a youth-powered design and innovation program where young creatives 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, iFp creatives engage in real-world client-sponsored projects. July 8 - August 9, weekdays from 9:15am-3:30pm at the Main Library

    • 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. 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.

    • Chair Exercise

      Cambridge Senior Center 806 Massachusetts Avenue Cambridge, MA 02139

      Combining stretching, strengthening, cardio, balance, mobility, and flexibility (and some fun music!), this class is great for the whole body and brain.

    • 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!

    • 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.

    • 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.

    • Strong and Stretched

      Cambridge Senior Center 806 Massachusetts Ave Cambridge, MA 02139

      This is a low impact, easy to follow, 60-min seated class. This class is appropriate for adults of all fitness levels and participants can go at their own pace.

    • Wednesdays of Wonder - W.O.W.! (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 playing with 3D Doodle Pens.

    • INTERWOVEN: A Multigenerational Showcase of Textile and Fiber Arts - Exhibit

      Main Library, 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. Exhibit will be on display until July 27th.

    • Serger Training (Main)

      Main Library, 449 Broadway, Cambridge, MA 02138

      Are you an intermediate or advanced sewer? This workshop will cover serger machine setup, threading a serger, and identifying correct tension settings with different types of fabric. You will learn about ways to use our Elna Extend 864 Air serger to take your sewing skills to the next level by producing special finishing styles, hemming, trimming and assembling your garments. This workshop is designed for patrons who have prior experience using a sewing machine. If you are new to machine sewing, we recommend you take our Sewing 101 workshop before using our serger.

    • 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

    • Summer Reading: Bilingual Storytelling (Main)

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

      Esther Gomez and Karina Liendo present "The Song of Chirimia," a Guatemalan folktale of young man who tries to win the hand of a Mayan princess by making his song as sweet as that of the birds. This bilingual storytime will be presented in Spanish and English and include arts and crafts as well. This program is recommended for children above 5 years old and their caregivers. It can accommodate 45 children, and tickets are available on a first come, first served basis on the day of the program. Funding for Summer Reading has been generously provided by the City of Cambridge, Cambridge Public Library Foundation, Friends of the Cambridge Public Library and Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners

    • Summer Reading: Read to a Dog (O'Connell)

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

      Read with Bowie the Therapy Dog from Pets & People! Therapy dogs provide warm and non-judgmental reading companions for new or experienced readers of all ages. Registration for each 10-minute time slot is required and begins a week in advance. Sign up by phone or in person at the O'Connell Branch (617-349-4019).

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    • 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.

    • Summer Art Tour: Central Square Edition

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

      Join Cambridge Arts and the Central Square Library for a tour of the public art in Central Square. Explore public artwork in Central Square and learn about how Cambridge Arts commissions and maintains art for public enjoyment. Meet outside the Central Square Branch in the Martin Luther King Jr. Plaza. This is part of the Library's Summer Art Walks series. We will be strolling on sidewalks within 3/4 miles of Central Square T station.

    • Summer Art Walk

      Explore public artworks in Central Square and learn about how Cambridge Arts commissions and maintains art for public enjoyment.

    • Summer Reading: ASL at the Library - Signing Rocks! (O'Neill)

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

      Join us for a party and an American Sign Language class rolled into one! SIGNING Basics hosts this excellent event for beginners or people looking to brush up their skills. Get ready to have some fun! Signing Rocks! events are conducted in ASL. Sign language interpreting is not provided; you will learn the vocabulary as you go throughout the class. This program is great for families with kids ages 5+! Registration is recommended. Funding for Summer Reading has been generously provided by the City of Cambridge, Cambridge Public Library Foundation, Friends of the Cambridge Public Library and Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners

    • Cookbook Book Group (Boudreau)

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

      Summer selection: On The Curry Trail by Raghavan Iyer. 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. Books will be available for pick up at the Boudreau Branch. This event will take place indoors at the Boudreau Branch (245 Concord Ave). For more information contact Liz at edanner@cambridgema.gov or call 617-349-4017.

    • The Cambridge Moth Ball

      Walter J. Sullivan Water Treatment Facility, 250 Fresh Pond Pkwy., Cambridge, MA 02138

      The Cambridge Moth Ball is part of National Moth Week and a unique way to celebrate our nocturnal pollinators at this evening mini-festival

    • Screen on the Green Family Movie Night

      RIndge Field, 70 Rindge Ave.

      Have some fun, eat some snacks, and enjoy family friendly movies on Wednesday evenings at local parks this summer around Cambridge.

July 2024
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