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  • Tuesday

    March 30

    • 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.

    • 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.

    • Canceled: 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

    • Virtual Preschool Story Time

      Online,

      We invite children ages 3-5 and their grown ups to join us from home for 25 minutes of engaging stories. Caregivers are asked to participate in the program with their children, so plan to be part of the fun! Register below. Zoom link will be emailed to registrants one hour before the program begins. Virtual Preschool 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.

    • Great Books

      Online,

      March 23rd Selection: Euripides The Medea. Reading Interests: We concentrate on Great Books in the following areas: a long novel over the summer, two sections of poetry and short stories, a book of the Bible, a Shakespeare play, an ancient and modern drama, a work of science, a smaller work of fiction, an even smaller work of fiction, and a rotating mix of politics, philosophy, and religion. Authors read in the past five years include Dickens, Keats and Yeats, O'Connor and Munro, Ecclesiastes, Sophocles and August Wilson, Darwin, Austen, Duras, The Federalist Papers, and Arendt. Requirements: Just two: read the scheduled work and participate in the discussion. Copies of the upcoming book are available at the Main Library Question and Answer desk. Registration is required. A Zoom link will be sent to all registered participants 1 hour before the event. For more information, contact Drew Griffin (dgriffin@cambridgema.gov)

    • Hip Hop HERstory: A Discussion of Influential Women in Hip Hop

      Online,

      Celebrate Women’s History Month with us as we honor female MCs with Hip Hop HERstory: A Discussion of Influential Women in Hip Hop! Join panelists Candice Benbow, Candace McDuffie, and Brande Victorian as they take us on a musical journey of some of the best moments in Hip Hop. Host and sounds provided by the cofounders of WWOC Radio, Courtney Boston, and New England’s hottest female DJ, DJ T. Lawson. ** A zoom link will be emailed to you 24hrs before the event. Candice Benbow is a writer and public theologian who centers her work at the intersections of faith, feminism, and culture. She has written for Essence, Glamour, and Madam Noire. Her first book, Red Lip Theology, will be released in February 2022 by Convergent Books. Candace McDuffie is a respected cultural critic and music journalist who focuses on the intersection of race, gender, and entertainment. Her critically acclaimed book 50 Rappers Who Changed the World, was published last year. Her work has been featured at Entertainment Weekly, Glamour, and Vibe Magazine. Brande Victorian is the Senior Entertainment Editor at ESSENCE magazine where she covers all things film, TV, radio, books, and podcasts across print and digital. When not penning stories or interviewing celebrities, she lends her expertise on Black women and pop culture to national outlets such as Access Hollywood, The Associated Press, and ESPNW. WWOC Radio WWOC Radio is Boston’s new #1 source for Hip Hop, R&B, Neo to Eclectic Soul, and gospel music. WWOC is where Boston’s urban listening audience goes for everything Black Music, infotainment and culture. We strive to be a hands-on community collaborator, consistently providing a platform to elevate the voices of Boston’s communities of color.

March 2021
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