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  • Wednesday

    May 25

    • *POSTPONED* Inman Square Coffee Talk

      Inman Square Public Plaza, in front of 1309 Cambridge St.

      This event has been postponed. A rescheduled date will be announced shortly. Residents, and business owners and staff are invited to stop by a Coffee Talk to meet with City staff and contractors and ask questions related to current and upcoming construction in Inman Square

    • 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 a beginner level. No testing is needed. 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. Beginning March 1, we will move indoors in inclement weather. For ages birth-5 with caregivers.

    • 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 Toddler Story Time (Valente)

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

      We invite children and their grown-ups to join us for 20-25 minutes of songs, stories and rhymes. 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.

    • Résumé and Job Application Support (Central Square)

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

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

    • Sewing 101 (Main)

      Main Library, 449 Broadway, Cambridge, MA 02138

      In this 90-minute class, you’ll learn the basics of sewing machine operation and safety. This session will cover machine setup, basic functions, threading the machine, reloading the bobbin, sewing straight stitches, and recognizing when stitch tension has gone awry. We’ll also cover some safety best practices when operating a sewing machine. As we learn together, we’ll work on a simple sewing project—a drawstring bag—which most students will be able to complete by the end of the class. You must complete Hive Safety Training or Hive Safety Training & Glowforge 101 before registering for this workshop.

    • CANCELED: Read to a Dog (O'Connell)

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

      Read with a cuddly friend! Trained therapy dogs provide warm and non-judgmental reading companions for new or experienced readers up to age 14. Registration is required for each 10-minute time slot and begins on Wednesday, May 18, by visiting or calling the O’Connell Branch at 617-349-4019.

    • 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.

    • Cambridge Plays - Meditation in the Park

      Timothy J. Toomey, Jr. Park, 71 Rogers St., Cambridge, MA

      Enjoy a free meditation session at Timothy J. Toomey, Jr. Park

    • Community Night - MISTI International Festival

      Kendall/MIT Open Space, 292 Main Street, Cambridge.

      Join MISTI for an evening of food, performance, activities, and more from cultures around the world.

    • Election Commission

      Online,

      Regular Meeting

    • The Ordinance Committee-CANCELED

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

      The Ordinance Committee-CANCELED

    • Meeting of the Police Review & Advisory Board - May 2022

      Online,

      Monthly meeting of the Police Review & Advisory Board held virtually via Zoom

    • Montgomery Street Community Meeting

      Online,

      The Department of Public Works and the City’s Community Development Department will be hosting a virtual community meeting on Wednesday, May 25th from 6PM-7:30PM to discuss the Montgomery Street Reconstruction Project.

    • Yoga in the Park

      Timothy J. Toomey, Jr. Park, corner of Third and Roger Streets.

      Join us for free yoga in Timothy J. Toomey, Jr. Park

    • Mending Matters (Hybrid)

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

      Learn how to get more life out of your clothes or put household textiles to new use in this monthly hands-on workshop! Teaching artist Jessamy Kilcollins will demonstrate different techniques each month and provide guidance on your projects. A limited number of supply kits will be available for registered participants to pick up at the Valente Branch (826 Cambridge St). This program will take place online and at the Valente Branch (826 Cambridge St). Space is limited and registration is required. A Zoom link will be sent to online registrants one hour before the program begins. About Jessamy Kilcollins: Jessamy Kilcollins is a textile artist, fashion designer and mender with a focus on sustainability and handcraft processes. She holds a BFA in Fibers and a Certificate in Fashion Design from the Massachusetts College of Art and Design. In January 2020, she was one of eight designers from the Northeast selected to participate in a sustainable fashion design competition called Project Upcycle, and she was awarded second place for her gala look sewed from repurposed secondhand clothing. She has coordinated and participated in sustainability-focused mending pop-up events in and around Somerville, MA, where she lives with her partner and two cats. Find her on Instagram at @jessamy.shay.

    • 3D Printing 101: Design and Creation, Pt.1 (Main)

      Main Library, 449 Broadway, Cambridge, MA 02138

      Learn how to create objects in digital space and fabricate those creations using our Sindoh 3D printers in this 2 part series. Before taking this workshop: Complete Hive Safety Training Create a free Tinkercad account at www.tinkercad.com In part 1 of this course, you will get hands-on experience running the 3D printer, and gain fundamental 3D modeling skills using Tinkercad. In part 2, you will create your own customized designs, and practice setting up your own 3D print construction. Note: This is a badging course for 3D printing. 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. Create a Tinkercad account at www.tinkercad.com prior to arriving. Parents may need to assist users under the age of 18 to create an account prior to arriving. View The Hive's workshop schedule here.

May 2022
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