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  • Saturday

    May 14

    • Half Crown-Marsh NCD Walking Tour

      Meet on Mt. Auburn Street at the corner of Brewer Street (in front of Darwin’s)

      Public walking tour of Half Crown-Marsh Neighborhood Conservation District

    • Yoga in the Park

      Corcoran Field, corner of Raymond and Walden Streets.

      Enjoy free yoga in Corcoran Field.

    • Glowforge 101: Creative Laser Cutting, Pt.2 (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.

    • Haitian Flag Day Celebration

      Main Library, 449 Broadway, Cambridge, MA 02138

      Join us for a celebration of Haitian Flag Day with presentations by Dr. Régine Michelle Jean-Charles, Dr. Jean Eddy Saint Paul, and former Cambridge Poet Populist Jean Dany Joachim. Dr. Régine Michelle Jean-Charles is the Dean’s Professor of Culture and Social Justice as well as Director of Africana Studies at Northeastern University. A Black feminist scholar who works at the intersections of race, gender and justice from a global perspective, her scholarship and teaching include work on Black France, African diasporic literatures, Caribbean Studies, Haiti and the Haitian diaspora. She has authored over 30 publications that have appeared in books, edited volumes, and peer-reviewed journals. Dr. Jean-Charles's presentation is titled "The Daughters of Catherine Flon: Haitian Women's Art and Activism." Dr. Jean Eddy Saint Paul is a Haitian American sociologist, professor, scholar, and public intellectual who serves as a professor of sociology at Brooklyn College of the City University of New York (CUNY), where he also served as the founding director of the CUNY Haitian Studies Institute. He is a thorough figure in the interdisciplinary field of Haitian studies, and has greatly contributed to the historical sociology of politics, culture and society in Haiti, as well as the U.S. Foreign Relations towards the Caribbean nation. He will give a presentation titled "Sociological Considerations on the Haitian Flag: Meanings and Lessons!" Jean Dany Joachim has three published collections of poetry, Crossroads / Chimenkwaze, Avec des Mots, and Quartier. He created the Many Voices Project, a series of readings and follow-up poetry workshops, inspiring conversations about race and equality. He is the director of City Night Readings, a series featuring diverse poetic talents, writers, and artists. This event is cosponsored by the Cambridge Public Schools District, the Mayor’s Office, and the City Manager’s Office.

    • Haitian Flag Day 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 stories to celebrate Haitian Flag Day. Stories will be read in English and Haitian Creole. All language speakers are welcomed!

    • XR Lab 101 (Main)

      Main Library, 449 Broadway, Cambridge, MA 02138

      Extended reality (XR) opens the door to worlds and experiences outside the everyday through virtual reality, augmented reality, and mixed reality equipment. Test drive our Microsoft HoloLens augmented reality glasses, Structure Sensor 3D scanner, Merge headsets, and more. Registration is required. You must complete Hive Safety Training before registering for this workshop.

    • Cambridge Plays - Central Square

      Jill Brown-Rhone Park, 371 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge

      Grab some takeout and enjoy live music in Lafayette Square

May 2022
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