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  • Wednesday

    September 7

    • Healthy Aging & Cycling: Power Pedal

      Danehy Park 99 Sherman Street Cambridge, MA 02138

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

    • Board of Assessors Public Meeting

      Board of Assessors Public Meeting

    • Wellness for Seniors: Tai Chi Paradigm (Main)

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

      Sponsored by the Cambridge Public Library Foundation Join us in this seven-week Tai Chi practice, which focuses on the mind and body connection. Tai Chi is a fluid sequence of movements choreographed in a low impact routine. Sifu Mynor Diaz has been learning and teaching Tai Chi classes for over 20 years. He has taught classes at five VA Boston Healthcare System locations and at Senior Centers. This is an in-person event.

    • Fresh Pond Nature Walk (Collins)

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

      Join us for a 45-minute relaxing walk of Fresh Pond with Park Ranger Tim Puopolo! No two weeks are the same in nature, and Tim will share his insights about what's growing, changing, and blooming in the neighborhood. The walk will meet in the courtyard of the Collins Branch (64 Aberdeen Ave.) and leave together towards the pond at 10:15am. For more information or with any questions, please contact Lucy at LFlamm@CambridgeMA.gov.

    • 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. 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.

    • Affordable Housing Information Session

      Virtual Affordable Housing Information Session

    • 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 before registering for this workshop.

    • Career Training in Early Childhood Education Information Session

      Online - zoom information will be provided after you sign up Online, online, MA 02140

      Want to become an early childhood educator? Learn about free training for your Child Development Associate® (CDA) credential, including classes, a paid internship and help finding employment.

    • Cambridge Redevelopment Authority

      REMOTE

      Cambridge Redevelopment Authority

    • Election Commission

      2nd Floor Conference Room, 51 Inman St., Cambridge, MA 02139

      Regular Meeting

    • The Ordinance Committee

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

      The Ordinance Committee

    • 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.

    • New location: Wole Soyinka in Conversation with Henry Louis Gates, Jr. (Fitzgerald Theater)

      Join Nobel Prize Laureate Wole Soyinka as he discusses his work with acclaimed literary critic Henry Louis Gates at the Fitzgerald Theatre at Cambridge Rindge and Latin School. Nigerian playwright and political activist Wole Soyinka received the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1986. Soyinka, who writes in English, is the author of five memoirs, several novels, and 19 plays shaped by a diverse range of influences, including avant-garde traditions, politics, and African myth. His poetry similarly draws on Yoruba myths, his life as an exile and in prison, and politics. Henry Louis Gates, Jr. is the Alphonse Fletcher University Professor and Director of the Hutchins Center for African & African American Research at Harvard University. Emmy Award-winning filmmaker, literary scholar, journalist, cultural critic, and institution builder, Professor Gates has authored or co-authored twenty-four books and created twenty-one documentary films, including Wonders of the African World and African American Lives. This event is sponsored by the Cambridge Public Library Foundation. The program will be livestreamed on 22-City View, the Cambridge municipal cable channel. Registration is required.

    • Lamp x the CPL Present: A Book Club Walks Into a Bar (Lamplighter)

      You’re invited to our July brewery book club, where Lamplighter and the Cambridge Public Library team up to highlight contemporary works from marginalized voices while having a beer. This month, we’ll read Olga Dies Dreaming by Xochitl Gonzalez. We’ll gather in the Lamplighter back taproom to discuss the book, what we learned from it, what we found ourselves touched by, and all other thoughts. Register here.

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