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  • Thursday

    March 18

    • 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.

    • Alice North Towne Lincoln: Boston's Selfless Advocate for the Poor

      Online,

      Join us for Women's History Month as we uncover the story of Alice North Towne Lincoln - one of Boston's great 19th Century philanthropists who has been forgotten by history. Lincoln's life work was to help the urban poor, reforming tenement housing, closing down Rainsford Island - the little-known Boston Harbor Island that served as an off-shore repository for the city's unwanted - and a number of other causes. Registration is required. A Zoom link will be sent to registrants 1 hour before the program starts.

    • Turn Your Drawing into 3D Charms

      Online,

      Interested in making your own charm or token? Learn some of the fundamentals of using Google Drawing and Tinkercad to draw or design a charm or token and transform it into a three-dimensional object. You'll also be introduced to our in-house 3D printers. Participants who wish may share a completed design file to be made into a 3D printed charm or token in The Hive. Patrons can arrange to collect their finished projects at Contactless Pickup. Google Drawing and Tinkercad are free web-based applications. Basic computer skills are necessary for this course. 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.

    • 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.

    • 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

    • Virtual Story Time with the Mayor

      Online,

      We invite children and their grownups to join us from home for a special monthly story time with Mayor Sumbul Siddiqui. Caregivers are asked to participate in this program with their children. Plan to join in! Story Time with the Mayor occurs the third Thursday of the month from January through April. Registering will sign you up for all remaining sessions in the series. Zoom link will be emailed to registrants one hour before the program begins. Virtual Story Time with the Mayor 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.

    • Mindfulness Virtual Book Group

      Online,

      March book selection: The Sound of a Wild Snail Eating, by Elisabeth Tova Bailey Reading interests: The group reads books about mindfulness and meditation. Some previous titles include: When Things Fall Apart: Heart Advice for Difficult Times by Pema Chödrön, 10% Happier by Dan Harris, and Advice Not Given by Mark Epstein. 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: This month's book is available as an e-book through Hoopla (or the Hoopla app). How to register: Registration is required. Click the registration link below to register. 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 Elizabeth Gallant Green (eggreen@cambridgema.gov).

March 2021
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