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  • Thursday

    August 8

    • Guided Meditation for Seniors

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

      Meditation reduces stress and there are many other health benefits to meditation.

    • 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.

    • Arts in the Park at Bergin Park

      Bergin Park - Haskell Street

      Morning arts and crafts program in Bergin Park

    • Arts in the Park at Maple Park

      Maple Park - Located at Maple Avenue and Marie Avenue

      Morning arts and crafts program in Maple Park

    • Senior Chair Exercise

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

      Looking for a class that gives you a more vigorous work out. Then come check this class out.

    • Arts in the Park at Riverside Press Park

      Riverside Press Park, Memorial Drive at River Street

      Riverside Press Park Arts and Science in the Park Summer Program.

    • Sing-Along and Storytime (Central Square)

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

      Join us for a lively half hour of songs followed by stories. All ages are welcomed. For more information, please contact the Central Square Branch at 617-349-4012.

    • Knitting Group (O'Connell)

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

      This group can get you started, keep you motivated, and offer advice. No experience needed. Just bring your desire to knit!

    • Storytime (O'Neill)

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

      Join us for a half hour of stories for all ages.

    • Toddler Storytime

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

      Children ages 2-3 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, and unfortunately we cannot accommodate latecomers. Unclaimed seats will be offered to someone waiting. We appreciate your patience and understanding. Please call 617-349-4038 for more information.

    • Health & Wellness Lecture

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

      Seniors come and learn about Diabetes Awareness.

    • Dancing For Balance

      North Cambridge Senior Center, 2050 Mass. Ave,, Cambridge, MA 02140

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

    • Ordinance Committee

      Henrietta S. Attles Meeting Room, 459 Broadway, Cambridge, MA 02138

      Ordinance Committee

    • After School Crafts (O'Connell)

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

      Listen to stories and make fun crafts you can take home!

    • Afternoon Sing-Along

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

      Put on your dancing shoes and head over for an afternoon of singing and dancing! All ages. This program can accommodate 130 peole. 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 patience and understanding. Please call 617-349-4038 for more information.

    • Book Group (Collins)

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

      Garlic and Sapphires by Ruth Reichl

    • Cambridge Historical Commission Meeting

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

      Cambridge Historical Commission Meeting

    • Celebrating the Life of Poet Sam Cornish: Opening Exhibition Reception & Curator Talk (Central Square)

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

      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.

    • Arts in the Park at Hancock Park

      Hancock Park - located on Hancock Street

      Community evening with family friendly entertainment!

    • Summer in the City: Inman Square Movie Night featuring Boston Lightsaber Stage Combat Club

      East Cambridge Savings Bank Parking Lot, 1310 Cambridge St., Cambridge

      FREE Lightsaber Performance & Movie Screening

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