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  • Wednesday

    November 18

    • Recycling Advisory Committee Meeting

      Online,

      Recycling Advisory Committee (RAC) Meeting Agenda

    • City of Cambridge and De Novo Immigration Virtual Legal Screening Clinics

      This FREE monthly clinic offers participants a consultation with an immigration attorney and the chance to learn more about how immigration law affects them and their families.

    • Board of Assessors Public Meeting (Canceled)

      Online,

      Board of Assessors Public Meeting (Canceled)

    • Community Benefits Advisory Committee Virtual Meeting

      Online

      The Community Benefits Advisory Committee will meet to advance its purpose to act on the Guiding Principles for Community Benefits Funding set forth in the Community Needs Assessment.

    • Materials Return (Boudreau)

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

      We are now accepting returns of any Minuteman Library Network materials at the Boudreau Branch, generally on Mondays and Wednesdays, 10 a.m.–4 p.m. Leave your items in the large basket outside the door. For your health and safety, please do not touch any other items in the returns basket. It may take up to one week for items to be removed from your card. During the COVID-19 crisis, no overdue fines are being charged on any materials checked out of Cambridge Public Library locations. You may also return any Minuteman Library Network materials via the Main Library outside book drop (available 24/7). We are also offering limited return hours at other branch locations, subject to scheduling changes. Please check the library calendar or call the Main Library at 617-349-4040 for up-to-date information on return hours at all locations.

    • Materials Return (Central)

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

      We are now accepting returns of any Minuteman Library Network materials during our contactless pickup hours. Leave your items in the large basket outside the Franklin St entrance. For your health and safety, please do not touch any other items in the returns basket. It may take up to one week for items to be removed from your card. During the COVID-19 crisis, no overdue fines are being charged on any materials checked out of Cambridge Public Library locations. You may also return any Minuteman Library Network materials via the Main Library outside book drop (available 24/7). We are also offering limited return hours at other branch locations, subject to scheduling changes. Please check the library calendar or call the Main Library at 617-349-4040 for up-to-date information on return hours at all locations.

    • Virtual STEAM Story Time

      Online,

      We invite children and their grownups to join us from home for 20-25 minutes of stories and hands-on activities. Caregivers are asked to participate in the program as they will be exploring STEAM with a variety of materials! Gather activity materials before Story Time if you plan to participate in the hands-on activities. Register below. Zoom link will be emailed to registrants one hour before the program begins. Virtual STEAM Story Time is free and open to the public and is not recorded. If you register but later find you cannot attend, please remember to cancel your registration to make space for others.

    • Boudreau Branch Virtual Book Group

      Online,

      This month's selection is The Monk of Mokha by Dave Eggers. Copies of the book are available during contactless holds pick-up hours at the O'Neill Branch Library. Registration is required. A Zoom link will be sent to all registered participants 1 day before the event, and again 1 hour before the event. For more information, email Liz Danner at edanner@cambridgema.gov

    • Materials Return (O'Neill)

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

      We are now accepting returns of any Minuteman Library Network materials during our contactless pickup hours. Leave your items in the large basket outside the door. For your health and safety, please do not touch any other items in the returns basket. It may take up to one week for items to be removed from your card. During the COVID-19 crisis, no overdue fines are being charged on any materials checked out of Cambridge Public Library locations. You may also return any Minuteman Library Network materials via the Main Library outside book drop (available 24/7). We are also offering limited return hours at other branch locations, subject to scheduling changes. Please check the library calendar or call the Main Library at 617-349-4040 for up-to-date information on return hours at all locations.

    • The Neighborhood and Long Term Planning, Public Facilities, Arts and Celebrations Committee

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

      The Neighborhood & Long Term Planning, Public Facilities, Arts and Celebrations Committee

    • Cambridge Redevelopment Authority Regular Board Meeting

      Virtual Meeting via Zoom Platform

      The Cambridge Redevelopment Authority is committed to implementing imaginative, creative initiatives to achieve social equity and a balanced economic ecosystem. We work in the public trust to bring a human dimension to development improving the quality of life for residents, businesses, employees, and visitors. Our goal is to balance economic vibrancy, housing, and open space to create sustainable communities through new and revitalized development. We are an independent, agile public authority bringing a unique set of redevelopment tools to work in close partnership with the City of Cambridge and other organizations.

    • Joint Bicycle, Pedestrian, and Transit Advisory Committee Meeting

      Virtual

      Joint Bicycle, Pedestrian, and Transit Advisory Committee Meeting.

    • AR For Art

      Online,

      Augmented Stories: Augmented Stories is a collaborative, community arts, and storytelling program that provides opportunities to create and share creative work with audiences. It utilizes augmented reality (AR) technologies to bring digital content into everyday physical spaces. Facilitated by the developers of Hoverlay AR publishing platform and browser technology, each four-week workshop offers introductory opportunities to learn about AR by creating experiences to address real-world problems. The ways in which we share and consume art, music, and stories have changed in light of the pandemic, and Augmented Stories provides opportunities for patrons to create and share their creative work with audiences. The technology enables viewers to walk around an "art gallery" in the park, experience a concert performance from a living room "stage", or “sit with” and learn from historical figures at a kitchen table. AR for Art, Fall 2020 Creating life-like "digital twins" of artwork using augmented reality AR Walks, Winter 2021 Telling stories around cities using augmented reality AR Performances, Spring 2021 Creating virtual music performances using augmented reality/virtual reality AR for Art Workshop AR for Art is designed for those interested in art and design. Participants will create life-like “digital twins” of artwork using augmented reality. They will develop content that aligns with their interest and a final experience, open to the wider community, that showcases their work. This virtual workshop will be offered on Wednesdays from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM over Zoom. AR for Art will be held Oct. 21st, Oct. 28th, Nov. 4th, and Nov. 11th. Participants should expect to attend all four of these sessions. They are also invited to participate in a virtual community presentation on Nov. 18th.

    • CANCELLED: Peace Commission Regular Monthly Meeting

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

      Regular meeting of the Peace Commission

    • Fairmont Rockwell Laurel Kelly Community Meeting

      https://cambridgema.zoom.us/j/81441563837

      Community Meeting to discuss reconstruction of sidewalks and streets.

    • Science Fiction & Fantasy Virtual Book Group

      Online,

      November book selection: The Starless Sea by Erin Morgenstern Reading interests: The group concentrates on science fiction and fantasy. An advanced reading schedule is published each fall. Previous selections include: Neuromancer by William Gibson and The Lies of Locke Lamora by Scott Lynch. How to get the print book: Copies of the print book are set aside at the Main Library. Visit the Main Library at 449 Broadway during current contactless pickup hours and a staff member can help you check out a copy. How to get the e-book or digital audiobook: This month’s book is available as an e-book through OverDrive or the Libby app, and as a digital audiobook through OverDrive or the Libby app. How to register: Registration is required. A Zoom link will be sent to all registered participants 1 day before the event, and again 1 hour before the event. Register here. For more information, contact Craig Smith (crsmith@cambridgema.gov) and Rebecca Taylor (rtaylor@cambridgema.gov).

    • CPL CRAFTS: Floats // Tulle Embroidery with Lisa Purdy

      Online,

      Learn to create delicate messages on tulle alongside local artist and curator Lisa Purdy! Bring a phrase or a drawing to life with tulle embroidery, which can float on its own or over other works, for layers of meaning. Leave with your favorite quote or sketch on a beautiful piece of fabric or start a project and come away with the skills to complete it. The workshop will provide a primer on materials, transferring designs onto tulle, and basic embroidery stitches and how they are different on tulle. MATERIALS LIST: - Tulle fabric: Enough for 2 12"x12" squares - 8" embroidery hoop - Embroidery needle - 3 skeins of embroidery floss in different colors - Pair of scissors (small snips work great)

    • O'Connell Branch Virtual Book Group

      Online,

      November Book Selection: Such a Fun Age by Kiley Reid Reading Interests: We read mostly contemporary Fiction and Non-Fiction, with forays into older works and classics. Past selections include: Circe by Madeline Miller, Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens, Parable of the Sower by Octavia Butler, Moment of Lift by Melinda Gates, and The Autobiography of Malcom X, as told to Alex Haley. Requirements: An enjoyment of reading and talking about books. The group is casual and informal. Copies of the book are available at the Valente branch, during contactless pick-up hours, or you may request a copy for pick at your preferred location. E-books or audio books are available through Hoopla Registration is required. A Zoom link will be sent to all registered participants 1 day before the event, and again 1 hour before the event. For more information, contact Ingrid Nowak - inowak@cambridgema.gov

    • Virtual Pajama Story Time

      Online,

      We invite children and their grownups to join us from home for 20-25 minutes of songs, stories and rhymes to wind down the day. Feel free to wear your favorite cozy pajamas! Caregivers are asked to participate in the program with their children. Plan to join in and sing along! Register below and a Zoom link will be emailed to registrants one hour before the program begins. Virtual Pajama Story Time is presented by the Cambridge Public Library and the Center for Families. It is free and open to the public and is not recorded. If you register but later find you cannot attend, please remember to cancel your registration to make space for others.

    • Virtual Pajama Story Time Series

      Online,

      Join us from home to listen to songs, stories, and rhymes with your children before bed.

November 2020
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