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City Calendar

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  • Wednesday

    August 10

    • Arts in the Park at Bergin Park

      Bergin Park, Pemberton Street at Yerxa Street, Cambridge

      Join us at local parks for free, family-friendly activities, performers, and entertainment this summer!

    • Arts in the Park at Cooper Park

      Cooper Park, Hancock Street, Cambridge

      Join us at Cooper 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 Riverside Park for crafts, chalk drawing, face painting, bubbles, and more.

    • Board of Assessors Public Meeting


      Board of Assessors Public Meeting

    • 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. 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.

    • [Postponed to August 17th] Boudreau Branch Book Group (Boudreau/Virtual)

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

      August Title: Owls of the Eastern Ice by Jonathan C. Slaght. This book group will meet virtually and in person at the Boudreau Branch. Please register below if you would like to attend via Zoom. A Zoom link will be sent to all registered participants one hour before the event. How to get the print book: Copies of the print book will be set aside at the Boudreau Branch (245 Concord Ave; current hours). How to get the e-book: This month’s book is available as an audiobook and e-book through Overdrive/Libby. For more information, call 617-349-4017 or email Liz Danner at edanner@cambridgema.gov.

    • Summer Reading: Card Making (Boudreau)

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

      Drop in Wednesdays from 3-7PM to create cards for our neighbors at Cadbury Commons. We'll provide materials.

    • Summer Reading: Crafternoon (Valente)

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

      Visit the Valente Branch to make and take a hands-on project. Recommended for children ages 5-10 and their caregivers. There will be two Valente Crafternoon programs this summer: Wednesday, July 6 from 3:00 to 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, August 10 from 3:00 to 4:30 p.m. No registration is required for this drop-in event. Call the Valente Branch Library at 617-349-4015 for more information.

    • Summer Reading: Friendly Fuzzballs! (O'Connell)

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

      Craft a big, fluffy yarn pompom to take home. Recommended for children ages 5 and up and their grownups.

    • Bicycle Committee Meeting


      Regular Meeting of the Bicycle Committee.

    • Cambridge Housing Authority


      Cambridge Housing Authority

    • Election Commission


      Regular Meeting

    • 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 before registering for this workshop.

    • Alewife Zoning Working Group - Meeting 2


      The second meeting of the Alewife Zoning Working Group. The group will review recommendations from the Alewife District Plan.

    • CPL PARK SOUNDS: Grace Givertz and Naomi Westwater

      Main Library, 449 Broadway, Cambridge, MA 02138

      Bring a blanket or a chair and join us outside of the Main Library in Joan Lorentz Park for Park Sounds! Grace Givertz is a multi-instrumentalist singer-songwriter who performs using guitar, banjo, mandolin, and harmonica. Naomi Westwater (she/they) is a queer, Black-multiracial singer-songwriter. Naomi’s music weaves in and out of Americana music, flirting with jazz, soul, folk, and electropop. This program is supported by the Cambridge Public Library Foundation and is hosted in memory of Janet Axelrod.

    • Summer Reading: Mindfulness for Teens and Tweens (O'Neill)

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

      We invite teens and tweens for a relaxing evening filled with ambient music and aromatherapy as we discuss helpful mindfulness tips. Participants will create and take home their very own mini glitter jar. No registration required.

    • Screen on the Green 2022

      Donnelly Field, 61 Willow Street, Cambridge

      Come watch family friendly movies Wednesday evenings this summer at various parks around Cambridge.

August 2022
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