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  • Wednesday

    October 20

    • City of Cambridge and De Novo Immigration Legal Screening Virtual Clinics

      This FREE monthly clinic offers participants a consultation with an immigration attorney and the chance to learn more about how immigration law affects them and their families.

    • Beginner ESOL Class (Central Square)

      Central Square Branch, 45 Pearl St., Cambridge, MA 02139

      Join us for an English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) Class. This class will be taught at an introductory level. No testing is needed, but registration is required. This will be an in-person class. For more information call Maria Balestrieri at 617-349-4013.

    • Outdoor Story Time (Central Square)

      Central Square Branch, 45 Pearl St., Cambridge, MA 02139

      Join us for a half-hour of stories in the plaza outside the Central Square Branch Library, Franklin Street side, weather permitting. For ages birth-5 with caregivers.

    • Outdoor Sing-Along (Main)

      Main Library, 449 Broadway, Cambridge, MA 02138

      Put on your dancing shoes and head over for a morning of singing and dancing! Children of all ages and their grown-ups. This program will be held in Joan Lorentz Park on the lawn outside the Main Library. In the event of inclement weather, this program will be canceled. Please call 617-349-4038 for more information.

    • The Ordinance Committee

      City Hall, 2nd Floor Sullivan Chamber, 795 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MA 02139

      The Ordinance Committee

    • Resume and Job Application Support (Central Square)

      Central Square Branch, 45 Pearl St., Cambridge, MA 02139

      Looking for assistance creating a resume or looking for jobs? Join us at the Central Square Branch Library (45 Pearl St.) for assisting with resumes, job hunting, and online applications. Support will be available between 1-3pm, no registration is required. For more information call Maria Balestrieri at 617-349-4013.

    • Board of Assessors Public Meeting

      Online,

      Board of Assessors Public Meeting

    • Cambridge Redevelopment Authority Board Meeting

      REMOTE MEETING

      Cambridge Redevelopment Authority Board Meeting

    • Election Commission

      Online,

      Regular Meeting

    • Hive Safety Training and Glowforge 101 (Main)

      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.

    • East Cambridge Neighborhood Conservation District Study Committee Meeting

      Online,

      Meeting of the East Cambridge Neighborhood Conservation District Study Committee

    • Harvard Square Advisory Committee Remote Meeting

      Online,

      The Harvard Square Advisory Committee will meet to discuss a proposal by the Charles Hotel at 5 Bennett Street to convert an enclosed swimming pool area to eight hotel rooms. This proposal requires a variance from the Board of Zoning Appeal (BZA-143864).

    • Maple Ave Reconstruction Project Community Meeting

      Online,

      The Department of Public Works and the City’s Community Development Department will be hosting a virtual community meeting on Wednesday, October 20th from 6PM-7:30PM to discuss the Maple Ave Reconstruction Project.

    • Variations on the Body: Maria Ospina in conversation with Heather Cleary (Virtual)

      Online,

      A CONSTELLATION OF SHORT STORIES ILLUSTRATE THE INTERSECTING LIVES OF WOMEN ON VARIOUS PERIPHERIES OF SOCIETY IN AND AROUND BOGOTÁ, COLOMBIA. In six subtly connected stories, Maria Ospina's Variations on the Body explores the obsessions, desires, and idiosyncrasies of women and girls from different strata of Colombian society. Combining humor, heartbreak, and unexpected violence, Ospina constructs a keen reflection on the body as a simultaneous vehicle of connection and alienation in vibrant, gleaming prose. “Short stories fans in search of a new obsession, look no further. . . "—Chicago Review of Books Maria Ospina was born in Bogotá, Colombia, and is a writer, teacher and scholar of contemporary Latin American culture and serves as Chair of Latin American Studies at Wesleyan University. She has written about memory, violence, and culture in contemporary Colombia. Her stories have appeared in anthologies in Colombia and Italy. Azares del cuerpo, her first book of fiction, has been published in Colombia, Chile, Spain, and Italy. Heather Cleary is a translator and writer based in New York and Mexico City. Her translations include María Ospina’s Variations on the Body (July 2021), Betina González’s American Delirium (Feb 2021), Mario Bellatin’s Mrs. Murakami’s Garden (Dec 2020), among many others. Her new book, The Translator’s Visibility: Scenes from Contemporary Latin American Fiction will be available soon from Bloomsbury. She holds a PhD in Latin American and Iberian Cultures from Columbia University and teaches at Sarah Lawrence College.

    • Peace Commission Regular Meeting October 2021

      Online,

      Regular monthly meeting of the Peace Commission held virtually via Zoom

    • Zing Laser Cutting 101 (Main)

      Main Library, 449 Broadway, Cambridge, MA 02138

      You have learned the basics of our Glowforge Pro laser cutter and are ready to level up! Learn how to use our Epilog Zing—an industry standard laser cutting machine—and Inkscape graphics software to customize and laser cut a cardboard virtual reality headset to explore virtual worlds. Completion of this workshop earns you a badge for the Zing laser cutter. As a badged maker, you are able to reserve the Epilog Zing for use on our equipment booking page during designated times. Note: Participation in the separate Glowforge 201 workshop is required to operate our Glowforge Pro laser cutter. You must complete Hive Safety Training & Glowforge 101 before participating in this program. View The Hive's workshop schedule here.

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