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City Calendar

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  • Wednesday

    November 16

    • City of Cambridge and De Novo Immigration Legal Screening Virtual Clinics

      This FREE monthly clinic offers participants a consultation with an immigration attorney and the chance to learn more about how immigration law affects them and their families.

    • 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

    • Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) Training Information Sessions (Cambridge Residents)

      You'll learn about participating in our CNA Training Programs.

    • Flamenco Tango

      Online,

      Seniors, join this energetic and festive virtual class.

    • Grow with Google Webinar: Digital Skills for Everyday Tasks

      Online,

      Learn how you how to manage work and life tasks more effectively using Google tools.

    • 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 Children's Room. If the weather is particularly fine, we might move to the plaza outside the Franklin Street side of the branch. 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.

    • INDOOR 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.

    • Ancestry for Genealogy Research

      Main Library, 449 Broadway, Cambridge, MA 02138

      Learn to use ancestry.com like a pro. This class will cover basic searches, tips to make your searches more precise, and all the information available at Ancestry.

    • Half Day Hangout: Button Making (O'Neill)

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

      Hang out and make some buttons! Learn how to use a button maker (on loan from The Hive makerspace at the Main Library) and turn your own designs into wearable art.

    • Half Day Hangout: Take & Make Activity Kits (Valente)

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

      Looking for a fun afternoon activity? Stop by the Valente Branch Library after school gets out to grab a STEAM-based activity kit. Make it in the Valente Children's Area OR take it home with you! Take and Make kits will be available on a first-come, first-served basis beginning at 1:00 p.m. while supplies last.

    • Half Day Hangout: Tissue Paper Flowers (Collins)

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

      Visit the Collins Branch for a fun after-school activity. In November, we'll create flowers made from tissue paper. Build a bouquet to take home for yourself or share with someone special. Recommended for children ages 5-10 and their caregivers.

    • 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.

    • Teen Half Day Hangout in The Hive

      Main Library, 449 Broadway, Cambridge, MA 02138

      Have you checked out The Hive yet? Teens are welcome to come learn about our space and try their hand at video recording in our studio, virtual reality and more. This is a drop-in event designed for patrons ages 12-18.

    • The Health and Environment Committee

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

      The Health and Environment Committee

    • Strong and Stretched - Canceled

      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.

    • Half Day Hangout: Choose Your Own Afternoon (Main)

      Main Library, Curious George Room, 449 Broadway, Cambridge, MA 02138

      Board games, puzzles and pop-up books. For children all ages and their caregivers.

    • Housed in Cambridge - Virtual Anti-Discrimination Training

      Online,

      Cambridge Human Rights Commission (CHRC) will present anti-discrimination laws that apply to the housing search process and housing providers. Learn about practices that could be considered discriminatory, and how to best handle various housing-related scenarios.

    • 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.

    • Cambridge Redevelopment Authority

      VIRTUAL

      Cambridge Redevelopment Authority

    • Linear Park Redesign Public Meeting 2 - Conceptual Design

      The 2nd public meeting for Linear Park redesign project will include an update on what we've heard during the public engagement process, the vision and goals of the project, and the early conceptual designs to gather input on them. The public will have an opportunity to ask questions and submit comments and this meeting will take place on Zoom.

    • Studio Recording 101 (Main)

      Main Library, 449 Broadway, Cambridge, MA 02138

      Are you interested in podcasting, audio production, or video production? The Hive has two state-of-the-art recording studios! Join this workshop to become familiar with studio equipment and software. Registration is required. You must complete Hive Safety Training before registering for this workshop.

    • Citywide Urban Design Guidelines: First Community Meeting

      Online,

      The first community meeting to discuss the Citywide Urban Design Guidelines project.

    • Harvard Square Advisory Committee Remote Meeting

      Online,

      The Harvard Square Advisory Committee will meet to discuss a zoning petition by Suzanne Blier et. al.

    • Parent/Child (Ages 10-13) Book Group (Virtual)

      Main Library, 449 Broadway, Cambridge, MA 02138

      Join us virtually for a lively discussion of a great book over Zoom. Both caregiver and child should read the book before the discussion to participate. For a copy of the book, stop by the Children’s Room or call 617-349-4038. Registration is required — only one registration is needed per family. For ages 10-13 and a parent or caregiver. This month, we're reading: Small Spaces by Katherine Arden (G.P. Putnam's Sons, 2018). Need a laptop or hotspot to participate? Call the Library Tech Bar at 617-349-4425. For questions about parent/child book group, please email hsaxton@cambridgema.gov.

    • Peace Commission Regular Meeting - November 2022

      Online,

      Monthly meeting of the Peace Commission for November 2022

    • Transgender Awareness Month Panel: Speak Up, Speak Out (Hybrid)

      Main Library, Lecture Hall, 449 Broadway, Cambridge, MA 02138

      This Transgender Awareness Month, the Cambridge Healthy Children's Task Force, with co-sponsors the Cambridge LGBTQ+ Commission, Cambridge Public Library, and Project 10 East (P10), are proud to present a panel discussion on the lived experience of transgender and non-binary folx featuring members of SpeakOUT Boston and local community members. Join us to connect with other transgender, nonbinary, and gender nonconforming youth; their caregivers and allies; and those who want to be better allies to the LGBTQIA+ community! This event is hybrid. You can register to come in person or attend the webinar session. Zoom links will be sent to registrants one hour before the event starts.

    • Songwriting with the Lilly Jazz Project (O'Neill)

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

      Songwriting for beginners! In this workshop, participants will explore music closely as it relates to writing songs from start to finish. Hear how original lyrics can come to life in song and spoken word. Participants have an opportunity to share their work through the workshop.

    • Videography 101 (Main)

      Main Library, 449 Broadway, Cambridge, MA 02138

      Step into the Hive's state-of-the-art recording studio and film a short video of yourself in front of our green screen. Then, spend some time becoming familiar with video editing software while working with your footage. You must complete Hive Safety Training before registering for this workshop. Registration is required.

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