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City Calendar

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  • Wednesday

    December 14

    • Recycling Advisory Committee Meeting

      Online,

      Monthly meeting of the Recycling Advisory Committee (RAC)

    • [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.

    • 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. ...

    • Board of License Commissioners’ Public Meeting

      Online,

      Wednesday, December 14, 2022

    • Chair Exercise

      Online,

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

    • Morning Sing-Along (Main)

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

      It's a Library dance party! All ages. This program can accommodate 130 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 any unclaimed seats will be offered to someone waiting. We appreciate your patience and understanding. Please call 617-349-4038 for more information.

    • 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 Community Room of the Valente Branch, where space is limited. Free tickets will be available on a first-come, first-served basis on the day of the program.. Please call 617-349-4015 for more information.

    • Boudreau Branch Book Group (Boudreau/Virtual)

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

      December title: Bewilderment by Richard Powers. 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.

    • The Ordinance Committee

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

      The Ordinance Committe

    • Holiday Ceramic Painting Event

      Cambridge Council on Aging 806 Massachusetts Avenue Cambridge, MA 02139

      Seniors, join us for a winter ceramics class hosted by Neville Place.

    • 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.

    • Veterans Support Group

      Citywide Senior Center, 806 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MA 02139

      Come join the Veterans Support Group for coffee and conversation. This is an in-person evennt.

    • Hive Safety Training (Virtual)

      Online,

      In this workshop, you will learn about our makerspace, how to use our resources, and how to keep safe in The Hive. Registration is required. The Zoom link will be sent out an hour before the workshop starts. Before taking in-person workshops in The Hive, all makers must bring signed copies of The Hive User Agreement and Waivers.

    • Strong and Stretched

      Online,

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

    • The Ordinance Committee

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

      The Ordinance Committee

    • 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.

    • Glowforge 101: Creative Laser Cutting, Pt.2 (Main)

      Main Library, 449 Broadway, Cambridge, MA 02138

      Learn how to cut, engrave, and shape designs from a variety of materials using the Glowforge Pro laser cutter in this 2-day workshop. This series of workshops replaces the previous Glowforge 101 and Glowforge 201 offerings. In part 1 of this course, you will utilize the camera for focusing and scanning your own custom images, properly select materials for your project, and fabricate your first design. In part 2, you will create digital artwork for the Glowforge, and learn file formatting for production. Note: This is a badging course for laser cutting. Signing up for part 1 of this series registers you to participate in part 2 the next day. You will be badged at the end of the part 2 workshop, and are able to reserve the Glowforge Pro for use during designated times. You must complete Hive Safety Training before participating in this program. View The Hive's workshop schedule here.

    • The Public Safety Committee

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

      The Public Safety Committee

    • Celebrate Winter Solstice (Boudreau)

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

      Join us as we prepare for the shortest day of the year that's only a weeks away! Listen to a solstice story and make a beautiful luminary! Please sign up in advance beginning on Monday, December 5 by calling 617-349-4017 or coming by the Boudreau Branch.

    • Teen Engineers: Operation Gingerbread

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

      Plan and design your own structure using library-provided materials. Eat your creation when you're done! For grades 6-8.

    • 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 and Pedestrian Committee Meeting

      Online

      A joint meeting of the Bicycle and Pedestrian Committees.

    • Cambridge Housing Authority Regular Meeting

      Cambridge Housing Authority Regular Meeting

    • Cambridge Redevelopment Authority

      VIRTUAL

      Cambridge Redevelopment Authority

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

      Community Learning Center, 5 Western Ave., Cambridge, MA 02139

      Learn about our CNA Training Program for Cambridge residents at this information session!

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

      Community Learning Center, 5 Western Ave., Cambridge, MA 02139

      Learn about participating in our CNA Training Programs for English language learners at this information session!

    • Committee on Public Planting

      Zoom

      Monthly Meeting of the Committee on Public Planting.

    • Presentation of Housing Study Findings

      Online,

      The City partnered with the National Initiative on Mixed-Income Communities (NIMC) at Case Western Reserve University to undertake a study to learn about Cambridge residents’ experience in their buildings and communities, focusing on their experience of social inclusion and bias,

    • Alewife Zoning Working Group - Meeting 7

      Online,

      The seventh meeting of the Alewife Zoning Working Group.

    • Cambridge Women's Commission Regular Meeting

      Virtual Meeting

      Monthly Meeting

    • 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: The Wolf Wilder by Katherine Rundell (Simon & Schuster, 2015). 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.

    • Podcast Hop: Intro to Podcasting at the Hive and Cambridge Community Television

      Main Library, 449 Broadway, Cambridge, MA 02138

      Ready to start your own podcast? The Hive at Cambridge Public Library and Cambridge Community Television are teaming up for this two-session workshop where you'll get a crash course on the basics of Podcasting! In the first session, held at the Hive, you'll get a technical overview of their podcasting equipment, exposure to editing tools, and time to brainstorm your podcasting idea. In the second session, held at Cambridge Community Television, you'll dive into the content of your podcast. You'll learn about CCTV's podcasting tools and how to distribute your podcast across multiple platforms. Instructors: Kassia Roberts, Yanka Petri, & Alfonso Mateo 2 Sessions Session 1 at the Hive: Wednesday, December 7th from 6-8pm Session 2 at CCTV: Wednesday, December 14th from 6-8pm

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

      Main Library, 449 Broadway, Cambridge, MA 02138

      December's Read: The Space Between Worlds by Micaiah Johnson 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).

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