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  • Thursday

    February 25

    • Pole and Conduit Commission Public Meeting

      Online,

      Thursday, February 25, 2021

    • 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.

    • Move, Grove, and Embody Rhythm Dance Class

      Online,

      Seniors, join our African roots rhythm dance class online.

    • Virtual Family Story Time

      Online,

      We invite children and their grownups to join us from home for 20-25 minutes of songs, stories, and rhymes. Caregivers are asked to participate in the program with their children--it will be as important as ever to model movement and song for your little one during this virtual session. Plan to join in, sing along, and move around! Register below. Zoom link will be emailed to registrants one hour before the program begins. Virtual Family 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.

    • Virtual Intro ESOL Class

      Online,

      Join us for a Virtual ESOL (English for Speakers of Other Languages) Class conducted by Zoom. This class will be taught at an introductory level. No testing is needed, but registration is required. Register below. Zoom link will be emailed to registrants one hour before the program begins. Virtual ESOL Class is free and open to the public. If you register but later find you cannot attend, please remember to cancel your registration to make space for others. For more information call Maria Balestrieri at 617-349-4013.

    • Wellness for Seniors: Virtual Zumba Gold

      Online,

      Put on your dancing shoes to improve flexibility and balance, strengthen muscles and have fun! Certified Zumba Gold instructor Emily B. will lead you through 45 minutes of low-impact and easy-to-follow choreography in your own home through Zoom. Join us! Separate registration is required for each session. A Zoom link will be sent to registrants one hour before the program starts.

    • Health and Wellness Presentation

      Online,

      Seniors, let's talk about the COVID-19 vaccine. .

    • Rainsford Island : A Hidden History of Neglect & Activism in Boston Harbor

      Online,

      Join us for the first in a series of conversations presented by the Cambridge Room, the home of the Cambridge Public Library's Archives and Special Collections. For centuries, Boston Harbor's Rainsford Island was an off-shore repository for Boston's unwanted: "small pox victims, impoverished immigrants, violent criminals, drunkards, unwed mothers and their infants, mentally ill, and delinquent boys." The brutal living conditions left nearly 1,800 dead in unmarked graves. Robin Hazard Ray and Bill McEvoy will share their research into the stories of those incarcerated and those who agitated to shut the island down. Registration is required. A Zoom link will be sent to registrants 1 hour before the program starts.

    • 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 Beginner ESOL Class

      Online,

      Join us for a Virtual ESOL (English for Speakers of Other Languages) Class conducted by Zoom. This class will be taught at a high beginner level. No testing is needed, but registration is required. Register below. Zoom link will be emailed to registrants one hour before the program begins. Virtual ESOL Class is free and open to the public. If you register but later find you cannot attend, please remember to cancel your registration to make space for others. For more information call Maria Balestrieri at 617-349-4013.

    • Dancing for Balance

      Online,

      Seniors, join our online dance class to help improve balance.

    • Gentle Mat Yoga

      Online,

      Seniors, join our gently mat yoga for all levels.

    • Virtual Intermediate ESOL Class

      Online,

      Join us for a Virtual ESOL (English for Speakers of Other Languages) Class conducted by Zoom. This class will be taught at an intermediate level. No testing is needed, but registration is required. Register below. Zoom link will be emailed to registrants one hour before the program begins. Intermediate Virtual ESOL Class is free and open to the public. If you register but later find you cannot attend, please remember to cancel your registration to make space for others. For more information call Maria Balestrieri at 617-349-4013.

    • STEAM Academy: Design Studio

      Online,

      STEAM Academy: Design Studio is a partnership with Innovators for Purpose. The Design Studio is a teen-powered design and innovation studio that deploys fresh youth-inspired solutions to real problems for real clients. Working collaboratively with designers, technologists, makers and other professionals, youth weave the physical and digital worlds together to create immersive experiences with enduring impact. We like to think of it as a teen-powered consultancy analogous to design firm IDEO. Past clients include Cambridge Redevelopment Authority, Cambridge Public Library and MIT. Participants will hone their “creative doing” skills while working on client-based projects. Internships are open to students 14-18 years of age who reside in Cambridge, with a limited number of paid stipend positions available. This is a three-month long program meeting twice a week. Registration: https://innovatorsforpurpose.org/ifp-studios

    • Affordable Housing Trust Virtual Meeting

      Affordable Housing Trust Meeting

    • Community Arts Forum

      Virtual meeting via Zoom Platform

      Learn about resources available for #CambridgeMA artists and cultural organizations.

    • Board of Zoning Appeal Continued Cases Agenda

      Virtual Board of Zoning Appeal Meeting

    • Commission on Immigrant Rights and Citizenship Meeting

      Online,

      The regular meeting of the Commission on Immigrant Rights and Citizenship via Zoom

    • Glacken Field and Huron Connectivity Meeting

      Please join City staff to discuss the connectivity from Huron Ave. to Glacken Field.

    • Inkscape 101: Leather Bookmark

      Online,

      There's nothing quite like a good bookmark to make opening up a book all the more exciting. Learn the fundamentals of using Inkscape to design and edit images for a bookmark. You'll also be introduced to our in-house laser cutting machines. Participants who wish may share a completed design file to be made into a bookmark from recycled leather* in The Hive. Patrons can arrange to collect their finished bookmarks at Contactless Pickup. Inkscape is a free application that can be downloaded from the internet. Basic computer skills are necessary for this course and it is recommended that you download the software in advance of the event. Computing devices are available for reservation at Contactless Pickup: Takeout Technology. Register below. Zoom link will be sent to registrants one hour before the program begins. *Alternative materials are available. Less

    • LGBTQ+ Commission Virtual Meeting

      Virtual Meeting via Zoom Platform

      The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, Plus (LGBTQ+) Commission’s mission is to advocate for a culture of respect and to monitor progress toward equality of all persons with regard to sexual orientation and gender identity. The Commission also promotes policies and practices that have a positive effect on the health, welfare and safety of persons who live, visit or work in the City of Cambridge with regard to sexual orientation, and gender identity and expression.

    • Pedestrian Committee Meeting

      Virtual

      Regular meeting of the Pedestrian Committee.

    • Black History Month Featured Event: Celebrated Author Danielle Evans in Conversation with Kim McLarin

      Online,

      On Thursday, February 25, at 6:30 p.m., celebrate Black History Month with Danielle Evans, the author of The Office of Historical Corrections: A Novella and Stories, a finalist for The Story Prize, and is longlisted for The PEN/Faulkner Award, The Joyce Carol Oates Prize, and The Aspen Words Literary Prize. Evans will be in conversation with Kim McLarin, the author of a forthcoming critique of James Baldwin's Another Country and is best known for Growing Up X: A Memoir by the Daughter of Malcolm X, co-authored with Ilyasah Shabazz, daughter of Malcolm X. This event is co-sponsored by the Mayor's Office, the City of Cambridge Employees' Committee on Diversity, the City Manager's Office, and the Cambridge Public Library. Registration is required.

    • Board of Zoning Appeal Agenda

      Virtual Board of Zoning Appeal Meeting

    • The Color of COVID-19: The Vaccine

      Virtual Community Conversation

      Join us for a virtual conversation with community leaders and public health experts on the COVID-19 vaccine.

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