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City Calendar

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  • Wednesday

    November 9

    • Morning Market: The Work of Women an Exhibition by Lori Lander

      "Morning Market: The Work of Women," by Cambridge atist Lori Lander, is a celebration of women at work in daily markets across several continents. This exhibition of 12 oil paintings will be on display at the Main Library, from October 15 through November 15. The opening reception will take place on Thursday, October 20, from 4-6 p.m. in the Community Room. Lander will give a lecture on Monday, November 7, from 5-6 p.m., in the Lecture Hall. Community members can engage with Landers' work at the Library during the dates and times listed here: Morning Market Viewing Times Cambridge Public Library 2022 - Google Docs.

    • [CLASS FULL] 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 six-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. Due to the popularity of this series we expect partipants to all the classes. This is an in-person event.

    • Board of Assessors Public Meeting

      Online,

      Board of Assessors Public Meeting

    • Flamenco Tango

      Online,

      Seniors, join this energetic and festive virtual class.

    • 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.

    • Coffee and Chat (O'Connell)

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

      Stop by the O’Connell Branch for coffee and chat with library staff & your neighbors. Find out about awesome library services and meet folks in your community over light refreshments. O'Connell Branch Library 48 Sixth St 617-349-4019

    • 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.

    • Chair Exercise

      Online,

      Seniors, this class is designed to exercise at one’s own pace, including seated and standing. This class is virtual.

    • Outdoor Songs & 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 either move indoors or 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.

    • Boudreau Branch Book Group (Boudreau/Virtual)

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

      November Title: When The Emperor Was Divine by Julie Otsuka. 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 and book on CD 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.

    • Chair Yoga

      Online,

      Seniors, this is a basic yoga class. A chair is used for seated and standing support. This class is virtual.

    • Equipment and Studio Reservations (Main)

      Main Library, 449 Broadway, Cambridge, MA 02138

      During this reservation period, anyone who has completed Hive training and is badged to use equipment or studio(s) can reserve Hive equipment or studio spaces. Staff will assist participants as they are able.

    • 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.

    • Strong and Stretched

      Online,

      Strengthening exercises using hand weights or Thera bands for resistance. This class is virtual.

    • STEAM Academy: iFp Studio

      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.

    • After School Stories and Crafts (Central Square)

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

      Join us in the Children's Room for a fun craft and related stories. For more information, call 617-349-4010. Recommended for ages 5-10.

    • Bicycle Committee Meeting

      Online

      Regular Meeting of the Bicycle Committee.

    • Cambridge Housing Authority

      REMOTE

      Cambridge Housing Authority

    • Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) Training Information Sessions (English language learners)

      Community Learning Center (Central Square) 5 Western Ave, Cambridge, MA 02139

      Learn about participating in our CNA Training Programs.

    • Committee on Public Planting Meeting

      Online,

      Monthly meeting of the Committee on Public Planting

    • Alewife Zoning Working Group - Meeting 6

      Online,

      The sixth meeting of the Alewife Zoning Working Group.

    • Cambridge Women's Commission Regular Meeting

      Virtual Meeting

      Monthly Meeting

    • POSTPONED: Brazilian Author Monique Malcher Presents Flor de Gume (A Bilingual Event)

      Join us for this bilingual reading and Q&A with 2021 Jabuti Award winner Monique Malcher! This event will include readings in both English and Portuguese, and questions can be asked in both languages. Monique Malcher is a writer and visual artist born in Santarém, Pará, located in the Amazon. Her debut short story collection Flor de Gume won the 2021 Jabuti Award, the most prestigious literary prize in Brazil. Flor de Gume was born out of her research on gender and gender-based violence. It consists of 37 stories that draw inspiration from women she encounters frequently, including those in her family, in academic texts, and in fiction. Monique holds an MA in Anthropology and is currently an interdisciplinary doctoral student in São Paulo, where she researches women-authored literature and comics. Writer and filmmaker Ana Laura Malmaceda will moderate this event. They hold an MA in Brazilian Studies (University of Lisbon), and are currently working on a Ph.D. in Romance Languages (French and Portuguese) at Harvard University. This event is sponsored by the Cambridge Public Library Foundation and the Manuel Rogers, Sr. Fund. Registration is Required.

    • Science Fiction and Fantasy Book Group (Main/Virtual)

      Main Library, 449 Broadway, Cambridge, MA 02138

      November's Read: She Who Became the Sun by Shelley Parker-Chan Reading Interests: The group concentrates on science fiction and fantasy. An advanced reading schedule is published each fall and can be found linked below as a PDF. Example selections include: Neuromancer by William Gibson and The Lies of Locke Lamora by Scott Lynch. Requirements: A love of speculative fiction and a desire to talk about books. The group is friendly and informal. How to get the print book: Copies of the print book are set aside at the Main Library Question and Answer desk on the ground floor. Visit the Main Library at 449 Broadway during service hours and a staff member can help you check out a copy. This is a hybrid event. A Zoom link will be sent to all registered participants one hour before the event. Want to join in person? Come to the Rossi Room on the ground floor at the Main Library. For more information, contact Eileen Fontenot (efontenot@cambridgema.gov).

    • 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.

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