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    July 8

    • IFP Summer Program: Project Buzz

      Main Library, 449 Broadway, Cambridge, MA 02138

      Project Buzz is a completely free “learning by doing” summer program for teens offered by Innovators for Purpose in partnership with the Cambridge Public Library. Over the course of five weeks, students will build an augmented reality software product to generate excitement about the Hive, the Library’s new makerspace and STEAM creativity zone, due to open in early 2020. Students will become proficient using AR content creation tools including Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, Premiere, as well as in VR authoring tools such as Tiltbrush to create 3D assets that can then be input into Snapchat and Instagram Lens Studio. They will learn how to approach problems using a systematic yet creative process, gain skills through a practical outlet, and have the satisfaction of building a real-word, useful product for a good cause. Innovators for Purpose (iFp) is a Cambridge-based nonprofit that inspires high potential diverse youth, especially those from untapped populations, unearthing passions, cultivating skills, and building their intrinsic motivation to become creators capable of producing innovative solutions to the most complex problems in their communities and the world around them. Design lead Charity Everett is a Creative Technologist, Storyteller, Performer and Research Fellow at MIT Open Documentary Lab and Harvard University’s Derek Bok Center for Teaching and Learning. Her work has been featured at MIT, Harvard, Spaces(s) Gallery, and the Institute of Contemporary Art in Boston. She has presented at the MIT Media Lab, Harvard’s event Art Tech Psyche IV, and Afropunk event Resist(Dance). She was a 2016 Oculus Launchpad Fellow, IDEA New Rochelle Resident, AR VR Women Futurist in Residence, and 2019 recipient of the Virtual World Society Nextant Award Rising Star Prize Winner.

    • Baby Lapsit

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

      Just for you and the baby! Enjoy time together with other parents, caregivers, and babies to learn, play, and develop language and motor skills. Come prepared to sit on the floor one-on-one with your pre-walking baby in your lap. This program can accommodate 30 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 unfortunately we cannot accommodate latecomers. Unclaimed seats will be offered to someone waiting. We appreciate your patiene and understanding. For pre-walkers. Please call 617-349-4038 for more information.

    • Summer in the City: Mystic Paper Beasts – “SkyTails”

      Greene Rose Heritage Park, Harvard St. between Windsor St. & Moore St. (Rain Site: Fletcher Maynard Academy, 225 Windsor St.)

      FREE Storytelling and Puppetry Performance

    • Arts in the Park at Cooper Park

      Cooper Park - Located on Hancock St and Centre Street

      Morning arts and crafts program in Cooper Park

    • Arts in the Park at Glacken Park

      Glacken Field, 600 Huron Avenue

      Glacken Park Arts in the Park Summer Program.

    • Storytime (Boudreau)

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

      Join us for songs, stories and rhymes! All ages. No registration required.

    • Singalong (O'Neill)

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

      Head over to the library for a morning of singing and dancing for all ages. No registration is required.

    • Summer Food Program Field Day Event

      Greene-Rose Heritage Park, 155 Harvard Street

      Come join us for the Let's Move with Summer Food Field Day Event at Greene-Rose Heritage Park.

    • Morning Sing-Along

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

      Put on your dancing shoes and head over for a morning of singing and dancing! 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 unfortunately we cannot accommodate latecomers. Unclaimed seats will be offered to somone waiting. We appreciate your patience and understanding. Please call 617-349-4038 for more information.

    • Beginner ESOL (Central Square)

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

      Beginner ESOL (Central Square)

    • Government Operations Rules and Claims Committee

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

      Government Operations Rules and Claims Committee

    • Dancing For Balance

      North Cambridge Senior Center, 266B Rindge Ave., Cambridge, MA 02140

      Seniors come and learn basic steps and movements aimed at improving balance.

    • Bingo

      North Cambridge Senior Center, 266B Rindge Ave., Cambridge, MA 02140

      Seniors, join the North Cambridge Senior Center for Bingo every Monday.

    • Storytime (Collins)

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

      Storytime (Collins)

    • LEGO Time

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

      It's a weekly block party! Join friends to design and build amazing LEGO structures. Let your imagination run wild! The Children's Room has plenty of LEGO pieces, so you don't need to bring your own. LEGO pieces are choking hazards for young children. Ages 5 and up. Children under age 7 must be attended by a caregiver. This program can accommodate 30 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 unfortunately we cannont accommodate latecomers. Unclaimed seats will be offered to someone waiting. We appreciate your patience and understanding. Please call 617-349-4038 for more information.

    • Water Treatment Plant Tour

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

      Tours of the Cambridge Water Department are open and free to the public, held April through November

    • Beginner ESOL (O'Connell)

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

      Practice for beginning speakers of English in a small group setting with a teacher.

    • Half Crown-Marsh NCD Commission July 2019 Meeting

      831 Mass. Ave, Basement Conference Room, Basement, 831 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MA 02139

      Half Crown-Marsh Neighborhood Conservation District Commission Meeting An agenda can be found here: http://www.cambridgema.gov/historic/permitsApplications/Agendas

    • Intermediate ESOL (O'Neill)

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

      A conversation class for students who wish to increase vocabulary and improve spoken grammar. Will include reading texts and higher level grammar concepts. No registration required.

    • Celebrating the life of Poet, Sam Cornish: Curator Talk and Opening Reception (O’Neill)

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

      Celebrate poet Sam Cornish at the Cambridge Public Library with the following events at our O’Neill and Central Square Branches: Opening Exhibition Reception & Curator Talk (O’Neill), Monday, July 8, 6:30 PM, O'Neill Branch, 70 Rindge Ave. Reading and Reception (O’Neill), Monday, July 22, 6:30 PM, O'Neill Branch, 70 Rindge Ave. Opening Exhibition Reception & Curator Talk (Central Square), Thursday, August 8, 6:30 PM, Central Square Branch, 45 Pearl St. Reading and Reception (Central Square), Thursday, August 22, 6:30 PM, Central Square Branch, 45 Pearl St. Photographs from Cornish’s portfolio will be exhibited at the O’Neill Branch in July and in the Central Square Branch in August. Sam Cornish was the inaugural poet of the City of Boston, from 2008 – 2014. Cornish was reputed for writing “where you are poems,’ which impacted his readers physically and emotionally as well as politically and spiritually. Cornish was born in Baltimore and graduated from Goddard College and Northwestern University. Cornish authored ten collections of poetry, including Dead Beats (Ibbetson Street Press, 2011), An Apron Full of Beans: New and Selected Poems (CavanKerry, 2008), and Folks Like Me (Zoland Books, 1993). Cornish received much recognition for his work, including an NEA Award, the St. Botolph Society Foundation Award and the Somerville Arts/Ibbetson Press Lifetime Achievement Award. Cornish taught at many Massachusetts-based institutions, most notably at Emerson College, where he taught for over twenty years. Sam Cornish was also a prolific photographer of local scenes.

    • Learn to Cope Support Group

      Spaulding Hospital, 1575 Cambridge Street (Use Main Entrance)

      A group for parents, family members, spouses and caregivers with a family member who is addicted to opiates, alcohol, or other drugs.

July 2019
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