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    August 2

    • STEAM Academy: Innovators for Purpose Summer Studio

      Main Library, Community Room, 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. July 5 - August 5, weekdays from 9:15am-3:30pm at the Main Library 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 Program. The Cambridge Public Library STEAM Academy is part 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.

    • Arts in the Park at Ahern Field

      Ahern Field, 259 Charles St, Cambridge

      Join us at the park for crafts, chalk, drawing, face painting, bubbles, music and more.

    • Arts in the Park at Greene-Rose Heritage Park

      Greene-Rose Heritage Park, Harvard St. at Windsor St. Cambridge

      Join us at at Greene-Rose Park for crafts, chalk drawing, face painting, bubbles, and more.

    • Arts in the Park at Riverside Press Park

      Riverside Press Park, River Street at the corner of Memorial Drive, Cambridge

      Join us at the park for crafts, chalk, drawing, face painting, bubbles, music and more.

    • Outdoor Story Time (Collins)

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

      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 backyard of the Collins Branch Library. In the event of inclement weather, the program will move indoors. Please call 617-349-4021 for more information.

    • 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.

    • 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 grown-ups. 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.

    • Cambridge Book Bike

      Danehy Park (near Universal Playground), Cambridge

      Book Bike visits 5 parks in the summer to distribute free books to Cambridge children of all ages, in conjunction with DHSP's Summer Food program.

    • Summer Reading: Exploring China Through Music and Story with Shaw Pong Liu (Valente)

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

      From the grasslands of Mongolia to the high mountain of Yunnan, master musician Shaw Pong Liu takes audiences on a musical journey through historical and contemporary China. Her suitcase packed with languages and musical instruments, Shaw Pong weaves history, geography, the Mandarin language and Chinese folk music in a dynamic exploration of China. Shaw Pong Liu is a violinist who is fluent in both western and Chinese musical traditions. She is also a composer, a teaching artist and an activist. She engages diverse communities with creative music and social dialogue by innovating the audience experience of live music. Collaborating with artists from a wide range of disciplines, Shaw Pong creates genre-defying performances which interplay written and improvised music with narration, storytelling and movement. This program will take place in person at the Valente Branch Library. This program can accommodate 50 people. Tickets are available on a first come, first served basis on the day of the program. The entire party must be present to receive a ticket. This program starts promptly, and unfortunately we cannot accommodate latecomers. Unclaimed seats will be offered to someone waiting. We appreciate your patience and understanding. Please call 617-349-4015 for more information. Funding for Summer Reading has been generously provided by the City of Cambridge, Cambridge Public Library Foundation, Friends of the Cambridge Public Library, the East Cambridge Savings Bank and Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners.

    • 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.

    • Black Business Month Kickoff Networking Event

      A networking event to kick off Black Business Month

    • Preschool Story Time (Main)

      Main Library, Rey Room, 449 Broadway, Cambridge, MA 02138

      We invite children and their caregivers for 20-25 minutes of stories and songs. Recommended for children ages 3-5. This program can accommodate 45 people. Tickets are available on a first come, first served basis on the day of the program. The entire party must be present to receive a ticket. This program starts promptly. Unclaimed seats will be offered to someone waiting. We appreciate your patience and understanding. Please call 617-349-4038 for more information.

    • National Night Out 2022

      Riverside Press Park

      National Night Out, an annual event that helps communities learn about and rally against neighborhood crime, will once again be hosted by Wingate Properties/808-812 Memorial Drive on Tuesday, August 2 from 5-8 p.m. at Riverside Press Park.

    • Cookbook Book Group (Collins)

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

      Join friends and neighbors for a potluck! What does local cooking mean to you? This month's cookbook is themed and can be any book or recipe relating to food traditions in New England! Since this month is themed rather than a specific book, possible titles include: New England Open-House Cookbook by Sarah Chase with Ina Garten The New Boston Globe Cookbook edited by Sheryl Julian New England Cookbook: 350 Recipes from Town and Country, Land and Sea, Hearth and Home by Brooke Dojny The New New England Cookbook: 125 Traditional Dishes by Stacy Cogswell Try a recipe and bring your results or thoughts to share and discuss with other cooks. All experience levels welcome! A form for sharing what recipe you might be cooking is available by clicking here. This event will take place outdoors. In the event of inclement weather, it will be announced the morning of that the event will pivot to meeting virtually on Zoom. Registration ensures that you will receive the Zoom link. Books are available for pickup at both the Boudreau and Collins Branch Libraries. For more information contact Lucy at LFlamm@CambridgeMA.gov.

    • Danehy Park Concert Series

      Danehy Park

      Enjoy free live music at this family-friendly outdoor music event.

    • Summer Reading: Teen Book Discussion (O'Neill)

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

      Attention teen readers! Join together with other students to talk about Long Way Down, by Jason Reynolds, the CRLS "One School One Story" read. There are some heavy themes here! Let's talk. *Refreshments provided* Please come to either (or all!) of these discussion opportunities: Thursday, July 21 5-6 p.m. (Teen Room - Main Library 449 Broadway) Tuesday, August 2 6-7 p.m. (O'Neill Branch - 70 Rindge Ave) Wednesday, August 17 12-1 p.m. (Teen Room - Main Library 449 Broadway) Tuesday, August 23 5-6p.m. (Central Square Branch - 45 Pearl St) For more information please contact Clara at chendricks@cambridgema.gov

    • Third Community Meeting - Brattle St Safety Improvement Project

      A third community meeting on the Brattle Street Safety Improvement Project, which will install separated bike lanes on Brattle Street between Mason Street and Mount Auburn Street.

    • Knitting Group (Boudreau)

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

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August 2022
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