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City Calendar

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  • Thursday

    January 26

    • Marking Their Place in History: Cambridge Black Trailblazers

      Main Library, 449 Broadway, Cambridge, MA 02138

      Join us for an exhibit of Cambridge Black Trailblazers, curated by the Cambridge Black History Project, on display at the Main Library from January 26 to February 28. Fifteen extraordinary Black Cantabrigians, whose lives and accomplishments have often been overlooked, will be featured in this exhibition: Roy Allen, Actor, TV Stage Manager, Director, Producer, Creator Joyce London Alexander, Chief US Magistrate Judge Barbara Ward Armstrong, Artist, Musician, Creator Olive Benson, Innovative Hair-Care Entrepreneur Calvin Burnett, Daring Artist and Gifted Teacher Dr. June Christmas, Pioneer in Public Health Dr. Cheryl Townsend Gilkes, Faith and Action Charles LeRoy Gittens, Secret Service Agent Johnny Hodges, Jazz Saxophonist Extraordinaire Kittie Towle Knox, Cycling Pioneer and Champion Racer Gertrude Wright Morgan, Teacher and a Force for Change Henry F. Owens, Entrepreneur Elizabeth Miller Rawlins, Teacher, Educational Leader, and Advocate for Educational Equity and Opportunity Gus Solomons Jr., Contemporary Dancer, Innovator, Mentor Leon West, Chef The exhibit is on display in the lobby, on the second floor, and on the gallery wall on L2. Illustrated bookmarks, created by the Cambridge Black History Project detailing the lives of these Black Trailblazers, will be available. Join us for an opening reception on January 26 at 6:30 pm.

    • Meditation

      Online,

      Seniors, come and practice meditation to help reduce stress. This class is virtual.

    • Board of License Commissioners’ Public Meeting

      Online,

      Thursday, January 26, 2023

    • Chair Exercise

      Online,

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

    • Mat Yoga with Teresa

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

      Seniors, are you looking to improve balance, release tension and access serenity.

    • Songs and Stories (Boudreau)

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

      Put on your dancing shoes and head over for a morning of singing and dancing! We'll sing and move together, and share a story or two. For children of all ages and their grown-ups. In the event of inclement weather, this program will be canceled. Please call 617-349-4017 for more information.

    • 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.

    • Consumer Advice for Seniors

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

      Seniors, come and get answers to any consumer related questions that you may have. This is an in-person event.

    • Fiber Crafts Group - Drop-In (O'Connell)

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

      Bring your project and enjoy the company of other fiber crafters Drop-in with this informal group to work on your craft, get inspired, pick up skills and socialize. Knit, embroider, crochet, spin, mend, cross stitch and more. All crafts are welcome!

    • Intermediate 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 an intermediate level. No testing is needed. For more information call Maria Balestrieri at 617-349-4013.

    • Story Time (O'Neill)

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

      Join us for a half hour of stories for children of all ages and their caregivers.

    • 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.

    • Toddler Story Time (Main)

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

      We invite children and their caregivers for 20-25 minutes of stories and songs. Children ages 2-3 and their caregivers. This program can accommodate 45 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. Unclaimed seats will be offered to someone waiting. We appreciate your patience and understanding. Please call 617-349-4038 for more information.

    • Senior Lunch and Learn

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

      Seniors, join us for The House We Lived In, an 83-minute feature documentary. This event is in-person.

    • The Ordinance Committee

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

      The Ordinance Committee

    • 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.

    • High 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 an high beginner level. No testing is needed.. For more information call Maria Balestrieri at 617-349-4013.

    • Dancing For Balance

      Online,

      Seniors, learn basic steps and movements aimed at improving balance. This class is virtual.

    • Introduction to Theatre

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

      Seniors, join this 8-week in-person class, Exploring “Sonia Flew” by Melinda Lopez

    • Janet's Puzzle Party

      Main Library, 449 Broadway, Cambridge, MA 02138

      Join our staff librarian, Janet, for tea, cookies and a jigsaw puzzle. An hour of fun and conversation on a Thursday afternoon.

    • 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.

    • Advanced 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 an advanced level. No testing is needed.. For more information call Maria Balestrieri at 617-349-4013.

    • Gentle Mat Yoga

      Online,

      Seniors, in this gentle class, we practice the basic elements of yoga. This class is virtual.

    • Create a Quilt Square (O'Neill)

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

      People of all ages and sewing abilities are welcome to come to the Library and create a square for our Community Quilt. Using fabric markers, glue or a needle and thread, your unique piece of fabric art will contribute to our collective creation. The additional time for creating quilt square is Saturday February 4, 2-3p.m. We will work on constructing our quilt on Saturday February 11, 1:30-4:30 p.m. This series is part of the O'Neill Community Quilt Project. Visit our calendar for more event listings.

    • Preschool Story Time (O'Connell)

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

      We invite children and their grown-ups to join us for 20-25 minutes of songs, stories, and rhymes, with a craft to take and make at home, while supplies last. No registration is required. Please call (617) 349-4019 for location and details.

    • Zumba Gold

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

      Seniors, this is a low impact, easy to follow, safe dance class. This is an in-person event.

    • Affordable Housing Trust Meeting

      January 2023 Affordable Housing Trust Meeting

    • Afternoon 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.

    • Photo-Scanning party (Boudreau)

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

      It’s time to scan all those photos that have been collecting dust in the basement, closet, and attic. Invite friends, bring your photo albums and even something to eat and drink: it’s a photo-scanning party! As you share your wonderful memories we will help you to digitize your photographs (and documents too). This way you can preserve them or share them online or even get them reprinted. You will have the peace of mind that those memories and moments won’t disappear. You will need: Photos USB drive (4GB available or more recommended) or any hard drive. For more information, contact Ivan at ipachoncaballero@cambridgema.gov

    • Twilight Stories and Songs (Central Square)

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

      Join us in the Children's Room for some fun stories and songs to help wind down your day. Recommended for ages 0-5. For more information call the Central Square Branch Children's Room at 617-349-4012.

    • Board of Zoning Appeal Agenda

      Board of Zoning Appeal Meeting

    • January Pedestrian Committee Meeting

      Online

      Regular Meeting of the Pedestrian Committee.

    • LGBTQ+ Commission Meeting

      Online,

      Monthly meeting of the LGBTQ+ Commission

    • The Cambridge Black History Project Honors Black Trailblazers

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

      Reception: 6-7 pm Talk: 7-8 pm Join us to celebrate the official launch of CBHP’s new series of Trailblazer Bookmarks, which honors the extraordinary lives of Black Cantabrigians whose accomplishments have often been overlooked. An evening of music, mingling, and discussion will salute these individuals whose influence reaches far beyond our city limits. Eight new bookmarks will be unveiled: Barbara Ward Armstrong, Artist, Musician, Creator Olive Benson, Innovative Hair-Care Entrepreneur Calvin Burnett, Daring Artist and Gifted Teacher Dr. June Christmas, Pioneer in Public Health Dr. Cheryl Townsend Gilkes, Faith and Action Johnny Hodges, Jazz Saxophonist Extraordinaire Kittie Towle Knox, Cycling Pioneer and Champion Racer Gus Solomons Jr., Contemporary Dancer, Innovator, Mentor The opening reception will feature music by jazz and classical musician Joel LaRue Smith, followed by a program recognizing these and other remarkable individuals. Free illustrated bookmarks will be available. Registration is required.

    • Early Literacy at Home Series: Dads and Moms Make a Difference!

      A 4-part virtual series for Cambridge parents with children birth to 4 years.

January 2023
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