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  • Monday

    July 8

    • 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.

  • Tuesday

    July 9

    • Senior Walking Club & Picnic

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

      Seniors join us on our outing to Castle Island in South Boston for a fun morning of walking.

    • 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.

    • Singalong (Collins)

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

      Singalong (Collins)

    • Toddler Sing-a-long (O'Connell)

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

      Sing and dance to your favorite songs! For more information, please contact the O'Connell Branch at 617-349-4019.

    • Housing Information Sessions

      City Hall Annex, 2nd Floor Conference Room, 344 Broadway, Cambridge, MA 02139

      Sessions about the City's Affordable Rental and Homeownership Programs

July 2019
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