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City Calendar

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  • Thursday

    July 25

    • 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

    • North Cambridge Senior Center Charlesgate Yacht Club Trip

      North Cambridge Senior Center 2050 Mass Ave Cambridge, MA 02140

      Join us for an exciting trip to the Charlesgate Yacht Club! We'll enjoy a scenic boat tour of the Charles River, followed by a delightful lunch.

    • Songs and Stories (Boudreau)

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

      Put on your dancing shoes and head over for a morning of singing and dancing! We'll sing and move together, and share a story or two. For children of all ages and their grown-ups. 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.

    • 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. 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.

    • Intermediate 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 an intermediate level. No testing is needed. For more information call Maria Balestrieri at 617-349-4013.

    • One-on-One Tech Help at Main Library (by appointment)

      Main Library, 449 Broadway, Cambridge, MA 02138

      Looking for some basic computer or mobile device guidance? Want to learn how to access audiobooks and eBooks? Stop by at the Main Library for our drop-in hours! Drop-in sessions will be limited to 30-minutes for each patron. We can help you with: accessing library eBooks, audiobooks, and other eResources on your devices e-mail and searching the web smartphone and mobile app questions We are not able to help you with: installing advanced software programs completing online transactions for you computer hardware and technical maintenance If you have any questions, please contact Gina Josette Rivera by email at gjosette@cambridgema.gov

    • Story Time (O'Neill)

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

      Join us for a half hour of stories for children of all ages and their caregivers.

    • Story Time (Valente)

      Valente Branch, 826 Cambridge St., Cambridge, MA 02141

      We invite children and their grown-ups to join us for 20-25 minutes of songs, stories and rhymes. Due to Early Voting, this week's Story Time will take place in the Children's Area of the Valente Branch Library. If the weather is particularly fine, the program may move outside to the Valente Reading Garden on Berkshire Street. For more information, please call the library at (617) 349-4015.

    • Summer Reading: ASL at the Library - Signing Rocks! (Central Square)

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

      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

    • Tai Chi

      Cambridge Senior Center 806 Massachusetts Avenue Cambridge, MA 02139

      This class teaches Tai Chi arm and leg movements of the yang style long form. There is a strong emphasis on Tai Chi walking, which has been known to improve balance.

    • Toddler Story Time (Main)

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

      We invite children and their caregivers for 20-25 minutes of stories and songs. Designed for children 18 months to 3 years and their caregivers. This program can accommodate 45 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. 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.

    • Cambridge Book Bike

      Greene-Rose Heritage Park 155 Harvard Street, Cambridge, MA 02139

      Book Bike visits 10 parks near you to give away free books and run activities during the summer for Cambridge children of all ages, in conjunction with DHSP's Summer Food program.

    • One-on-One Tech Help at Main Library (by appointment)

      Main Library, 449 Broadway, Cambridge, MA 02138

      Looking for some basic computer or mobile device guidance? Want to learn how to access audiobooks and eBooks? Stop by at the Main Library for our drop-in hours! Drop-in sessions will be limited to 30-minutes for each patron. We can help you with: accessing library eBooks, audiobooks, and other eResources on your devices e-mail and searching the web smartphone and mobile app questions We are not able to help you with: installing advanced software programs completing online transactions for you computer hardware and technical maintenance If you have any questions, please contact Gina Josette Rivera by email at gjosette@cambridgema.gov

    • One-on-One Tech Help at Main Library (by appointment)

      Main Library, 449 Broadway, Cambridge, MA 02138

      Looking for some basic computer or mobile device guidance? Want to learn how to access audiobooks and eBooks? Sign up for tech help! Appointment will be limited to 30-minutes for each patron. We can help you with: accessing library eBooks, audiobooks, and other eResources on your devices e-mail and searching the web smartphone and mobile app questions We are not able to help you with: installing advanced software programs completing online transactions for you computer hardware and technical maintenance If you have any questions, please contact Gina Josette Rivera by email at gjosette@cambridgema.gov

    • One-on-One Tech Help at Main Library (by appointment)

      Looking for some basic computer or mobile device guidance? Want to learn how to access audiobooks and eBooks? Stop by at the Main Library for our drop-in hours! Drop-in sessions will be limited to 30-minutes for each patron. We can help you with: accessing library eBooks, audiobooks, and other eResources on your devices e-mail and searching the web smartphone and mobile app questions We are not able to help you with: installing advanced software programs completing online transactions for you computer hardware and technical maintenance If you have any questions, please contact Gina Josette Rivera by email at gjosette@cambridgema.gov

    • High 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 an high beginner level. No testing is needed.. For more information call Maria Balestrieri at 617-349-4013.

    • Introduction to Theatre

      Cambridge Senior Center 806 Massachusetts Ave Cambridge, MA 02139

      Introduction to Theatre is an interactive class where we will read from plays, act out scenes, analyze characters and the plots. No prior theatre experience necessary.

    • Board of Assessors Public Meeting

      Online,

      Board of Assessors Public Meeting

    • Equipment and Studio Reservations (Main)

      Main Library, 449 Broadway, Cambridge, MA 02138

      During this reservation period, anyone who has completed Hive training and is badged to use equipment or studio(s) can reserve Hive equipment or studio spaces. Staff will assist participants as they are able.

    • Puzzle Party (Main)

      Main Library, 449 Broadway, Cambridge, MA 02138

      Join our librarians for tea, cookies and a jigsaw puzzle. An hour of fun and conversation on a Thursday afternoon at the Cambridge Main Library.

    • Advanced 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 an advanced level. No testing is needed.. For more information call Maria Balestrieri at 617-349-4013.

    • 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.

    • Preschool Story Time (O'Connell)

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

      We invite children and their grown-ups to join us for 20-25 minutes of songs, stories, and rhymes. No registration is required. Please call (617) 349-4019 for details.

    • Afternoon 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.

    • Twilight Stories and Songs (Central Square)

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

      Join us in the Children's Room for some fun stories and songs to help wind down your day. Recommended for ages 0-5. For more information call the Central Square Branch Children's Room at 617-349-4012. 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.

    • Board of Zoning Appeal Agenda

      Board of Zoning Appeal Meeting

    • Board of Zoning Appeal Continued Agenda

      Board of Zoning Appeal Meeting

    • CPL Presents: Susan Clare Zalkind, author of The Waltham Murders (Main)

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

      Join the Cambridge Public Library in welcoming Susan Clare Zalkind, author of The Waltham Murders, for a reading and discussion moderated by Becky Cooper, author of We Keep the Dead Close. After the loss of her friend in a 2011 triple-murder in Waltham, Zalkind—an investigative reporter and the writer and producer behind the 2022 Hulu docuseries The Murders Before the Marathon, named one of the best shows of the year by The Wall Street Journal—determined to find out more. In The Waltham Murders—part-memoir, part-journalistic inquiry—Zalkind is able to communicate to the reader not just the facts of this gruesome murder, as well as its possible links to the Boston Marathon bombings two years later, but also the feelings such a horrible crime brings to the fore. The reading will be followed by an audience Q&A and book signing.

    • Healthy Digital Habits (Main)

      Main Library, 449 Broadway, Cambridge, MA 02138

      We use technology everyday, from checking emails and scrolling social media to online shopping and remote work. This class will share tips on building healthy digital habits - to find balance in your online and offline lives. To view and register for other Basic Tech Classes at the Library, please go to tinyurl.com/basictechclass.

    • LGBTQ+ Commission Meeting

      2nd Floor Conference Room, 51 Inman St., Cambridge, MA 02139

      Monthly meeting of the LGBTQ+ Commission

    • Mapping Feminist Cambridge Harvard Square Walking Tour 1970-1990s

      Starting location will be announced to those who register. Registration is required

      Mapping Feminist Cambridge is a series of historic tours focused on the feminist movement in Cambridge from the 1970s–1990s.

    • Mass Ave Planning Study Community Meeting - South of Porter Square Round 3

      Online via Zoom

      Community meeting notice for Mass Ave Planning Study - A focus on South of Porter Square. This is the third meeting for this study area. We will be presenting recommendations for the area.

    • Pedestrian Committee Meeting: Walk

      Starting Location: Northeast Corner of Mass Ave and Vassar St

      Pedestrian Committee Meeting: Walk

    • Summer Reading: Middle School After Hours Hangout (O'Neill)

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

      After the Library closes for the rest of the public on July 25, it's open to Middle Schoolers only! Rising 6th, 7th and 8th graders can come to the Library after hours for pizza, karaoke, t-shirt decorating, slime-making and more. Please register in advance.

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

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

      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

    • Evening Yoga at the CPL (Main)

      Main Library, 449 Broadway, Cambridge, MA 02138

      All are welcome to attend the Cambridge Public Library's free outdoor yoga summer series every other Thursday starting July 11 until August 22. No registration is necessary. The Library will not be providing any materials - please bring your own mat and whatever item is in your practice. Shayla Tate of M.U.D.D. Flower Yoga leads us through this 60-minute evening flow.

    • Fiber Arts Circle (Central Square)

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

      Bring your project and come join other fiber crafters in your community! Crochet, sew, embroider, knit, cross stitch, spin, mend, and more at this informal drop-in fiber arts circle. 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.

    • Zing Laser Cutting 101 (Main)

      Main Library, 449 Broadway, Cambridge, MA 02138

      Learn how to use our Epilog Zing—an industry-standard laser cutting machine. Complete this workshop to earn a badge for the Zing laser cutter. With a badge, you can reserve the Epilog Zing to use on our equipment booking page at designated times. Note: The Epilog Zing laser cutter and Glowforge laser cutter require separate trainings. You must participate in the Glowforge workshop in order to operate our Glowforge Pro laser cutter. You must complete Hive Safety Training before registering for this workshop.

July 2024
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