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  • Thursday

    May 12

    • The Preliminary Screening Committee for the City Manager

      Richard A. and Susan F. Smith Campus Center Isaacson Room, 2nd Floor 1350 Massachusetts Avenue Cambridge, MA 02138

      The Preliminary Screening Committee for the City Manager

    • Sign Up for English Class (ESOL)

      Sign up for free English (ESOL) classes and take a placement test. Learn about our programs and the resources that come with being a student at the Cambridge Community Learning Center!

    • Consumer Advice for Seniors

      806 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02139

      Laura Nichols, Executive Director of The Cambridge Consumers’ Council will be at the Cambridge Council on Aging. She will be available to answer any consumer related questions that you may have. 

    • PHOTOGRAPHY Class

      Cambridge Council on Aging 806 Massachusetts Avenue Cambridge, MA 02139

      We will learn about photography and help you take control of your camera, finally!

    • Navigating Solo: Tools for Creating Your Plan for Aging Well (Virtual)

      Online,

      Cambridge Public Library presents: Active Older Adults Lecture and Workshop Series In partnership with Cambridge Neighbors and facilitated by Ailene Gerhardt Sponsored by the Cambridge Public Library Foundation Thursday, May 12, 2022 Evaluating Living Options Session 8: How to Evaluate What’s Best for You Ailene Gerhardt, Board Certified Patient Advocate at Beacon Patient Solutions LLC, will explore the unique considerations and planning needs of solo agers (an adult who, because of choice or circumstance, is without the family support structure of adult children or close family members). Ailene will review specific needs related to healthcare, community, and programs and resources available to support solo agers. Learn more about Ailene’s work with solo agers: https://www.beaconpatientsolutions.com/solos Cambridge Neighbors (www.cambridgeneighbors.org) is a membership-based nonprofit that provides a variety of supports, both practical and social, to older adults in Arlington, Belmont, Cambridge, Somerville, and Watertown who wish to remain safely and independently in their homes and communities as they age, for as long as possible. Every other Thursday starting February 3, 2022, through June 9, 2022, at 10:30 a.m. (Virtual). This is a virtual event. A Zoom link will be sent to all registered participants one hour before the event.

    • Outdoor Songs and Stories at Raymond Park (Boudreau)

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

      Put on your dancing shoes and head over for a morning of singing and dancing! We'll sing and move together, and share a story or two. For children of all ages and their grown-ups. This program will be held at Raymond Park at 106 Raymond St. In the event of inclement weather, this program will be canceled. Please call 617-349-4017 for more information.

    • Outdoor Story Time (Central Square)

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

      Join us for a half-hour of stories and songs in the plaza outside the Central Square Branch Library, Franklin Street side, weather permitting. Beginning March 1, we will move indoors in inclement weather. For ages birth-5 with caregivers.

    • Fiber Arts Drop-In Group (O'Connell)

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

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    • 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.

    • 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.

    • Outdoor Story Time (O'Neill)

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

      We invite children and their grown-ups to join us for 20-25 minutes of songs, stories, and rhymes. This program will be held outside the O'Neill Branch Library. In the event of inclement weather, we will hold the program indoors. Please call 617-349-4023 for more information.

    • Senior Book Group

      Cambridge Council on Aging 806 Massachusetts Avenue Cambridge, MA 02139

      Senior Book Group meets monthly.

    • The Preliminary Screening Committee for the City Manager

      Richard A. and Susan F. Smith Campus Center Isaacson Room, 2nd Floor 1350 Massachusetts Avenue Cambridge, MA 02138

      The Preliminary Screening Committee for the City Manager

    • Healthy Aging & Cycling: Power Pedal

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

    • Health and Wellness

      Cambridge Council on Aging 806 Massachusetts Avenue Cambridge, MA 02139

      Topic: The Healing Foods Diet

    • 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.

    • 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.

    • Housed In Cambridge webinar: Don't Give a Mouse a Cookie

      Online,

      Title inspired by the beloved children's book. Attend this online presentation to learn how to protect your home from rodents. The Inspectional Services Department (ISD) will provide tips to homeowners and tenants on how to keep Cambridge as free from rodents as possible.

    • Outdoor Story Time (O'Connell)

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

      We invite children and their grown-ups to join us for 20-25 minutes of songs, stories, and rhymes, with a craft to take and make at home, while supplies last. No registration is required. In the event of inclement weather, this event will move indoors. Please call 617-349-4019 for location and details.

    • 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.

    • Outdoor Story Time (Main)

      Main Library, 449 Broadway, Cambridge, MA 02138

      Join us for 20 minutes of stories, songs and rhymes. For 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.

    • Zing Laser Cutting 101 (Main)

      Main Library, 449 Broadway, Cambridge, MA 02138

      Learn how to use our Epilog Zing—an industry-standard laser cutting machine. Complete this workshop to earn a badge for the Zing laser cutter. With a badge, you can reserve the Epilog Zing to use on our equipment booking page at designated times. Note: The Epilog Zing laser cutter and Glowforge laser cutter require separate trainings. You must participate in the Glowforge workshop in order to operate our Glowforge Pro laser cutter. You must complete Hive Safety Training before registering for this workshop.

    • Commission for Persons with Disabilities

      Online,

      Regular meeting of the Cambridge Commission for Persons with Disabilities via Zoom

    • Human Services Commission Meeting Rescheduled to May 19.

      Online,

      Cambridge Human Services Commission Meeting

    • Second Thursdays in Inman Square

      Inman Square, 1310 Cambridge St.

      Enjoy live music and crafts in Inman Square

    • Collins Branch Book Group (Collins)

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

      May selection: Botany of Desire by Michael Pollan. Reading interests: This group alternates fiction and nonfiction titles from a variety of authors and topics. Previous selections include: The Yellow House by Sarah Broom, Miracle Creek by Angie Kim, and Anxious People by Fredrik Backman. How to get a copy: Print, large print, and CD copies are available at the Collins Branch during library hours. This book is available as a digital book through Libby. This event will take place outdoors in the Collins Branch courtyard. In the case of inclement weather, it will be announced the morning of the event that the group will transition to virtual and be held over Zoom. Registration is required. Click the registration link below to register. For more information, contact Lucy at lflamm@cambridgema.gov.

    • Homeira Qaderi Presents Dancing in the Mosque: An Afghan Mother's Letter to Her Son (A Bilingual Event)

      Main Library, Lecture Hall, 449 Broadway, Cambridge, MA 02138

      Join us for this bilingual reading and Q&A with Dr. Homeira Qaderi and Aria Aber! This event will include live translation from Persian to English, and questions can be asked in both languages. Qaderi’s Dancing in the Mosque is a mother’s searing letter to a son she was forced to leave behind. Qaderi describes the unimaginable choices she’s made as a mother in the face of oppression. Aria Aber is the recipient of a 2020 Whiting Award in Poetry and is currently a Wallace Stegner Fellow in Poetry at Stanford University. Her work is forthcoming or has appeared in The New Yorker, New Republic, Kenyon Review, The Yale Review, Poem-A-Day, Narrative, Muzzle Magazine, Wasafiri and elsewhere.

    • May Climate Action Protection Committee Meeting

      Online,

      May Climate Action Protection Committee Meeting

    • 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.

    • Sign Up for English Class (ESOL)

      Sign up for free English (ESOL) classes and take a placement test. Learn about our programs and the resources that come with being a student at the Cambridge Community Learning Center!

    • Lecture and Recital on Women Composers in Classical Music

      Longy School of Music of Bard College, Edward M. Pickman Concert Hall, 27 Garden Street, Cambridge

      An evening of art and music featuring women composers and performers.

May 2022
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