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  • Tuesday

    April 20

    • Strength Building

      Online,

      Seniors, join our muscle conditioning class.

    • Board of Assessors Public Meeting

      Online,

      Board of Assessors Public Meeting

    • Gentle Morning Jive

      Online,

      Seniors, join our gentle morning stretching and dancing online.

    • Materials Returns (O'Connell)

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

      We are now accepting returns of any Minuteman Library Network materials at the O'Connell Branch, generally Tuesdays and Fridays, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., and Thursdays from 10 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Leave your items in the Book Drop, located near the entrance to the parking lot on Thorndike Street. 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.

    • Materials Return (Valente Branch)

      Valente Branch, 826 Cambridge St., Cambridge, MA 02141

      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 entrance on Cambridge St. 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 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.

    • Healthy Aging and Cycling: Power Pedal

      Online,

      A virtual fitness workshop series to help older adults get into bicycling shape.

    • Senior Center Teck Help

      Online,

      Seniors, do you have basic technical questions about your devices.

    • 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.

    • Mid Cambridge NCDC Architects Committee meeting

      Online,

      Mid Cambridge Neighborhood Conservation District Commission Architects Committee Meeting

    • Vacation Week Program: Earth Day Celebration

      Online,

      We invite children of all ages and their grownups to join us from home for songs and stories to celebrate Earth Day, along with an introduction to kitchen scrap gardening! Register below. Zoom link will be emailed to registrants one hour before the program begins. If you would like to participate in the hands-on activity, please have on hand the following. However, this is not required for participation in the program. Kitchen scraps (any of the following): End of a head of lettuce, carrot stick, celery in a bunch, tomato slice, bell pepper, squash Bowl Water Small/medium pot for planting, or outdoor garden space Potting soil This vacation week program 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. This program is co-sponsored by Many Helping Hands 365 as part of the Earth Day 2021 series. https://manyhelpinghands365.org/

    • Affordable Housing - Understanding Options, Opportunities and Pathways

      Online,

      In honor of Fair Housing Month in April, The City Manager’s Office of the Housing Liaison, Community Development Department, Human Rights Commission and the Department of Human Service Programs’ Multi-Service Center announces the launch of "Housed In Cambridge: Information to Open Doors" - a city-wide campaign designed to educate and inform residents on housing opportunities and housing-related resources and services. Workshops will begin with weekly panel discussions that have traditionally been offered as part of the City’s annual Fair and Affordable Open House and continue with at least monthly trainings. These panels will be recorded as webinars and therefore will serve as ongoing information and educational resource.

    • Affordable Housing - Understanding Options, Opportunities and Pathways

      Online,

      In honor of Fair Housing Month in April, The City Manager’s Office of the Housing Liaison, Community Development Department, Human Rights Commission and the Department of Human Service Programs’ Multi-Service Center announces the launch of "Housed In Cambridge: Information to Open Doors" - a city-wide campaign designed to educate and inform residents on housing opportunities and housing-related resources and services. Workshops will begin with weekly panel discussions that have traditionally been offered as part of the City’s annual Fair and Affordable Open House and continue with at least monthly trainings. These panels will be recorded as webinars and therefore will serve as ongoing information and educational resource.

    • 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.

    • 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.

    • Contemporary Virtual Book Group

      Online,

      April book selection: Weather, by Jenny Offill Reading Interests: The group concentrates on fiction, memoirs, and popular nonfiction. Some past selections include: Lost Children Archive by Valeria Luiselli, On Immunity by Eula Biss, and Disoriental by Négar Djavadi. 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 and digital audiobook through OverDrive (or the Libby app). Request the e-book or digital audiobook by March 30 for guaranteed access. How to register: Registration is required. Click the registration link below to register. A Zoom link will be sent to all registered participants 1 hour before the event. For more information, contact Susannah Borysthen-Tkacz (sbtkacz@cambridgema.gov)

    • Public Art Commission Monthly Meeting

      Online,

      Cambridge Arts Public Art Commission holds its Monthly Meeting.

    • O'Neill Branch Virtual Book Group

      Online,

      April book selection: Eugene Onegin by Alexander Pushkin. A book discussion group for adults at the O'Neill Branch Library, reading a mixture of fiction and nonfiction. Past titles include Gathering Moss by Robin Wall Kimmerer and Cherokee America by Margaret Verble. Print copies and books on cd are available for pickup at O'Neill Branch Library during current contactless pickup hours. This month's book selection is also available as an e-book and as a digital audiobook through Hoopla. Registration is required. A Zoom link will be sent to all registered participants 1 hour before the event. For any further information, please contact Kerri McQuown at kmcquown@cambridgema.gov

    • Dina Gilio-Whitaker presents As Long as Grass Grows in conversation with Daniel Faber

      Online,

      Join us as we celebrate Earth Day with a thought provoking discussion featuring Dina Gilio-Whitaker, author of As Long as Grass Grows: The Indigenous Fight for Environmental Justice from Colonization to Standing Rock, in conversation with Professor Daniel Faber. Through the unique lens of “Indigenized environmental justice,” Indigenous researcher and activist Dina Gilio-Whitaker explores the fraught history of treaty violations, struggles for food and water security, and protection of sacred sites, while highlighting the important leadership of Indigenous women in this centuries-long struggle. As Long As Grass Grows gives readers an accessible history of Indigenous resistance to government and corporate incursions on their lands and offers new approaches to environmental justice activism and policy. Dina Gilio-Whitaker (Colville Confederated Tribes) is also a lecturer of American Indian Studies at California State University San Marcos, and an independent consultant and educator in environmental justice policy planning. Daniel Faber is a Professor of Sociology at Northeastern University, and an Affiliated Faculty Member in the School of Public Policy and Urban Affairs, as well as Environmental Studies. He is Director of the Northeastern Environmental Justice Research Collaborative (NEJRC). Registration is required. Zoom link will be sent out prior to the event.

    • Great Books

      Online,

      April 20th Selection: Shakespeare, Antony and Cleopatra 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)

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