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  • Tuesday

    May 3

    • Tuesday Open House (O'Neill)

      O'Neill Branch, 70 Rindge Ave., Cambridge, MA 02140

      Join us to celebrate the new Tuesday hours at the O'Neill Branch! Drop in any time to meet new and returning staff, enjoy refreshments, and participate in activities for all-ages. Special scheduled activities include: Outdoor story time at 11a.m. Outdoor fun and games at 3p.m. STEAM Kit Exploration at 5:30p.m. Outdoor activities will be moved indoors in case of inclement weather. The expansion of service hours at the O'Neill Branch is part of the City and Library’s commitment to expanding hours of service at Branch locations.

    • Cambridge Retirement Board Meeting

      Sheila Tobin Conference Room, 125 CambridgePark Drive, Suite 104, Cambridge, MA 02140

      Regular meeting of the Cambridge Retirement Board

    • Intermediate 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 intermediate level. No testing is needed. For more information call Maria Balestrieri at 617-349-4013.

    • Lunch Break - Accessible Movement

      Kendall/MIT Open Space, 292 Main St.

      Join Ellice Patterson for a workshop integrating ballet teachings and storytelling through movement

    • Outdoor Sing-Along (Valente)

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

      Put on your dancing shoes and head over for a morning of singing and dancing! For children of all ages and their caregivers. This program will be held in the reading garden on the Berkshire Street side of the Valente Branch. In the event of inclement weather, this program will move indoors, where seating is limited. Please call 617-349-4015 for more information.

    • Outdoor Songs and Stories (Main)

      Main Library, 449 Broadway, Cambridge, MA 02138

      Music. Movement. Story. Join your librarians outside for 20 minutes of fun! 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.

    • Healthy Aging & Cycling: Power Pedal

      This free 12-week class series is intended to help older adults of all abilities get into bicycling shape!

    • High 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 high beginner level. No testing is needed.. For more information call Maria Balestrieri at 617-349-4013.

    • Equipment and Studio Reservations (Main)

      Main Library, 449 Broadway, Cambridge, MA 02138

      During this reservation period, anyone who has completed Hive training and is badged to use equipment or studio(s) can reserve Hive equipment or studio spaces. Staff will assist participants as they are able.

    • Advanced 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 advanced level. No testing is needed. For more information call Maria Balestrieri at 617-349-4013.

    • STEAM Academy: Innovators for Purpose (Main)

      Main Library, 449 Broadway, Cambridge, MA 02138

      Innovators for Purpose (iFp) Studio is a teen-powered design and innovation program where teens channel their energy and creative vision to imagine and build a better world. Blending art, design, science, technology, and storytelling within a social justice framework, teens engage in real-world client-sponsored projects. Innovators for Purpose (iFp) is a Cambridge-based nonprofit that inspires high-potential, diverse young people to discover their passions, develop innovative mindsets and cultivate marketable skills to solve problems they care most about. Summer Studio teens are funded in part through the Mayor's Summer Youth Employment Program. The Cambridge Public Library STEAM Academy is part of Cambridge STEAM Initiative's efforts to enhance and expand students’ access to quality STEAM learning experiences. Made possible by generous support from the Eric and Jane Nord Family Fund and Verizon.

    • Our Parks, Our Plan Pop Up Event

      Hoyt Field, 12 Gilmore St, Cambridge, MA, 02139

      One in a series of outdoor pop-up events to discuss your visions for the future of our parks and open spaces, as part of Our Parks, Our Plan, a citywide open space plan update.

    • Outdoor Preschool Story Time (Valente)

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

      Join us for twenty to twenty-five minutes of stories and songs for children ages 3 to 5 and their caregivers. This program will be held in the reading garden on the Berkshire Street side of the Valente Branch. In the event of inclement weather, this program will move indoors, where seating is limited. Please call 617-349-4015 for more information.

    • POSTPONED: Gentle Movement (Collins)

      Collins Branch, 64 Aberdeen Ave., Cambridge, MA 02138

      This event has been postponed due to inclement weather. A new date will be announced soon. Join us in the Collins Branch courtyard for an afternoon of gentle yoga with Cambridge-based Carol Faulkner. Carol will guide us through a 45-minute period of movement, stretching, and reflection. We will move our bodies slowly through introductory yoga poses. All abilities are welcome. Please bring your own mat, towel, blanket, or piece of clothing to practice on. Don't have something to use? No problem! Contact Lucy below. This is an outdoor event. Participation is limited to those who register. For more information, please contact Lucy at LFlamm@cambridgema.gov.

    • Bicycle Maintenance Clinic (Valente)

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

      Would you like to tune your bike up for spring riding? This hands-on workshop, held in collaboration with Cambridge’s Community Development Department, will cover the ABCs (Air, Brakes, Chain) of bicycle maintenance, with time at the end for any specific questions you may have about basic repairs. Bring your own bike or work on one provided by the instructor. This program will take place at the Valente Branch (826 Cambridge Street). Registration is required. To watch videos of previous workshops or to find out about more bicycle workshops through the City of Cambridge visit: www.cambridgema.gov/bikeworkshops.

    • Career Skills: Tips for a Successful Virtual Interview

      Online,

      The online Career Skills workshop series, presented by employment specialist Gary Gekow, will cover the fundamentals of job search strategies, from writing a strong résumé to preparing for a virtual job interview. Attend any or all of the workshops. Separate registration (see below) is required for each workshop. A Zoom link will be sent to you one hour before the workshop begins. Tuesday, March 8: Resume Writing Tuesday, March 22: Online Job Searches and & Resume Submittal Tuesday, April 5: The Importance of LinkedIn Tuesday, April 19: Interview Workshop Tuesday, May 3: Tips for a Successful Virtual Interview Tuesday, May 17: Changing Careers Tuesday, May 31: The Art of Networking Gary Gekow has over 30 years of employment consulting and recruiting experience in the Boston marketplace. He works with individuals throughout New England, assisting them with job search strategies. This includes resume writing, cover/thank you letter writing, interviewing skills, transitioning into new careers, salary and benefits negotiation, and online job searches.

    • Community Meeting - Brattle Street Safety Improvement Project

      A meeting to discuss safety improvements for people biking and walking on Brattle Street between Mason Street and Mount Auburn Street

    • GED/HiSET Prep & Adult Basic Education Information Session

      Learn more about the Adult Basic Education program and GED/HiSET prep at the Community Learning Center! Attend an Orientation in Central Square to sign up and take a placement test.

    • Virtual Special Meeting of the School Committee

      VIRTUAL MEETING

      Virtual Special Meeting of the School Committee

    • Knitting Group (Boudreau)

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

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    • Planning Board Meeting

      Online,

      City of Cambridge Planning Board Meeting

    • Great Books Book Group (Virtual)

      Online,

      May 3 selection: Alexander Pushkin, selected stories 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. How to get a copy of the selection: Copies are set aside at the Main Library. Visit the Main Library at 449 Broadway during current service hours and a staff member can help you get a copy. How to register: Registration is required. Click the registration link below to register. This is a virtual event. A Zoom link will be sent to all registered participants one hour before the event. For more information, contact Drew Griffin at dgriffin@cambridgema.gov.

    • Glowforge 101: Creative Laser Cutting, Pt.1 (Main)

      Main Library, 449 Broadway, Cambridge, MA 02138

      Learn how to cut, engrave, and shape designs from a variety of materials using the Glowforge Pro laser cutter in this 2-day workshop. This series of workshops replaces the previous Glowforge 101 and Glowforge 201 offerings. In part 1 of this course, you will utilize the camera for focusing and scanning your own custom images, properly select materials for your project, and fabricate your first design. In part 2, you will create digital artwork for the Glowforge, and learn file formatting for production. Note: This is a badging course for laser cutting. Signing up for part 1 of this series registers you to participate in part 2 the next day. You will be badged at the end of the part 2 workshop, and are able to reserve the Glowforge Pro for use during designated times. You must complete Hive Safety Training before participating in this program. View The Hive's workshop schedule here.

May 2022
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