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  • Wednesday

    August 11

    • Balance Chi Kung

      Cambridge Council on Aging 806 Massachusetts Avenue Cambridge, MA 02139

      Learn basic Tai Chi principles with gentle, slow repetitive movements of Chi Kung.

    • Board of Assessors Public Meeting

      Online,

      Board of Assessors Public Meeting

    • Flamenco Spring Workshop: Tango

      Cambridge Council on Aging 806 Massachusetts Avenue Cambridge, MA 02139

      This class is a special version of our traditional Flamenco dancing class for seniors where we focus on learning Tango!

    • Summer StoryWalk Series

      Can you find the StoryWalks? A StoryWalk is a children's book hung page by page around a park in Cambridge where families can read, walk, and talk together. Find the 8 StoryWalks in Cambridge parks!

    • The Dedication Committee

      REMOTE MEETING

      The Dedication Committee

    • Boudreau Branch Book Group (Boudreau)

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

      August book selection: My Grandmother Asked Me To Tell You She's Sorry by Fredrik Backman. Reading interests: This group enjoys recent fiction and non-fiction. Past titles have included The Night Watchman, The Overstory, and The Monk of Mokha. How to get the print book or book on CD: Copies of the print book and book on CD will be set aside at the Boudreau Branch Library. Visit the Boudreau Branch at 245 Concord Ave. during our current 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 or digital audiobook through Overdrive. For more information, contact Liz Danner (edanner@cambridgema.gov).

    • Strong & Stretched

      Cambridge Council on Aging 806 Massachusetts Avenue Cambridge, MA 02139

      A 45-minute class starting with a cardio warm up, strengthening exercises using hand weights.

    • Cambridge Book Bike Story Time

      Main Library, 449 Broadway, Cambridge, MA 02138

      The Cambridge Book Bike Team invites children and their grown-ups to join us for 20-25 minutes of songs, stories and rhymes. This program will be held in Joan Lorentz Park on the lawn outside the Main Library. In the event of rain, we will move indoors. Please call 617-349-4038 for more information. The Cambridge Book Bike is a collaboration among the Agenda for Children Literacy Initiative, the Cambridge Public Library and the Center for Families.

    • Hive Safety Training and Glowforge 101

      Main Library, 449 Broadway, Cambridge, MA 02138

      Are you interested in using The Hive? In this workshop you will learn about our makerspace, how to utilize the resources we offer and how to keep safe in The Hive. You will also create your Hive badge ID using our Glowforge laser cutter and learn how to utilize this piece of equipment to cut and engrave your own creations. Find out what you need to get started as a maker in The Hive here. Completion of Hive Safety Training is the entry point to making, innovating, and collaborating in this space. Makers must also sign The Hive User Agreement and Waivers.

    • Summer Reading: Art Share-Out (Virtual)

      Online,

      Have you created art on your own or through one of our summer library programs that you want to share? Come to our Zoom Art Show for tweens and teens to see amazing creations and share your own! Register below. Zoom link will be emailed to registrants one hour before the program begins. This 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. Funding for Summer Reading has been generously provided by the City of Cambridge, Cambridge Public Library Foundation, Friends of the Cambridge Public Library and Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners.

    • Bicycle Committee Meeting

      Meet at the Weeks Footbridge, Memorial Drive at DeWolfe Street

      Regular Meeting of the Bicycle Committee.

    • CANCELLED - Government Operations, Rules & Claims Committee

      REMOTE MEETING

      Government Operations, Rules & Claims Committee

    • Bridge to College Information Sessions

      This information session is to learn about a free program that helps adults go to college.

    • Lamp x the CPL Present: A Book Club Walks Into a Bar

      This August, we’re meeting in person in Lamplighter's back taproom to discuss The Southern Book Club’s Guide to Slaying Vampires by Grady Hendrix. This campy, supernatural thriller is set in the American South in the ’90s, and tells the story of a women’s book club that must protect its suburban community from a mysterious and handsome stranger who turns out to be a blood-sucking fiend. In other words, we’ve chosen a beach read. Register here. A limited number of copies of the book are available at the Main Library Q&A Desk. The e-book and digitial audiobook are available through Hoopla or the Hoopla app using a Minuteman Network library card. Or, you can stop by Lamplighter OR All She Wrote Books to purchase your own paperback copy.

    • Screen on the Green Family Nights

      Raymond Park

      Join us for family nights in the park with music, entertainment and a big screen movie. Tonight showing Raya and the Last Dragon.

    • English Classes Information Session (ESOL)

      Learn about free English (ESOL) classes available to you. Learn about all of the great resources that come with being a student at the Cambridge Community Learning Center!

    • Glowforge 201

      Main Library, 449 Broadway, Cambridge, MA 02138

      You have learned the basics of our Glowforge Pro and are ready to level up! Learn how to properly select materials for your project, optimize artwork and file format, utilize the camera for focusing and scanning, and generally maintain the machine. Completion of this workshop earns you a badge for the Glowforge laser cutter. As a badged maker, you are able to reserve the Glowforge Pro for use on our equipment booking page during designated times. Note: Participation in the separate Zing 101 workshop is required to operate our Epilog Zing laser cutter. You must complete Hive Safety Training & Glowforge 101 before participating in this program. View The Hive's workshop schedule here.

August 2021
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