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City Calendar

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  • Tuesday

    January 31

    • 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.

    • Strength Building

      Online,

      Seniors, this muscle conditioning class focuses on high repetitions with light or no weight. This class is virtual.

    • English Conversation (Main)

      Main Library, 449 Broadway, Cambridge, MA 02138

      English Conversation (Main)

    • 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. This class is in-person.

    • Story Time (Collins)

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

      We invite children and their grown-ups to join us for 20-25 minutes of songs, stories and rhymes. During the winter months, this program will be indoors at Collins Branch Library. Please call 617-349-4021 for more information.

    • Balance Chi Kung

      Online,

      Seniors, come learn basic Tai Chi principles with gentle movements of Chi Kung. This class is virtual.

    • 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.

    • Songs and Stories (Valente)

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

      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. This program will take place in the Community Room at the Valente Branch Library, where space is limited. Free tickets will be available on a first-come, first-served basis on the day of the program. For more information, please call the library at (617) 349-4015.

    • 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.

    • The Finance Committee-CANCELLED

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

      The Finance Committee-CANCELED

    • 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.

    • Zumba Gold

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

      Seniors, come join this safe Zumba Gold dance class. This is an in-person event.

    • 3D Printing 101: Game Piece Design

      Main Library, 449 Broadway, Cambridge, MA 02138

      Learn how to create your favorite game piece in digital space and print it out using our Sindoh 3D printers. Before taking this workshop: Complete Hive Safety Training Create a free Tinkercad account at www.tinkercad.com You will get hands-on experience running the 3D printer, gain fundamental 3D modeling skills using Tinkercad, and earn your 3D Printing badge for future reservations in The Hive. Create a Tinkercad account at www.tinkercad.com prior to arriving. Parents may need to assist users under the age of 18 to create an account prior to arriving. You must complete Hive Safety Training before registering for this workshop. View The Hive's workshop schedule here.

    • 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.

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

      Online,

      You'll learn about our CNA Training Programs for Cambridge residents in this information session!

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

      Online - zoom information will be provided after you sign up Online.

      Learn about our CNA Training Program for Cambridge residents.

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

      Online,

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

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

      Online - zoom information will be provided after you sign up Online.

      Learn about our CNA Training Programs for English language learners.

    • Chair Yoga

      Online,

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

    • Preschool 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. Recommended for children ages 3-5. 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.

    • Teen Advisory Board Meeting (Main)

      Main Library, 449 Broadway, Cambridge, MA 02138

      Teens! Help us plan teen programming at the Library! Earn community service hours! Enjoy free snacks! We meet monthly during the school year. No registration required. Stop by the Teen Room or call 617-349-4027 to learn more.

    • The Charter Review Committee

      REMOTE

      The Charter Review Committee

    • 3D Printing 101: Game Piece Design

      Main Library, 449 Broadway, Cambridge, MA 02138

      Learn how to create your favorite game piece in digital space and print it out using our Sindoh 3D printers. Before taking this workshop: Complete Hive Safety Training Create a free Tinkercad account at www.tinkercad.com You will get hands-on experience running the 3D printer, gain fundamental 3D modeling skills using Tinkercad, and earn your 3D Printing badge for future reservations in The Hive. Create a Tinkercad account at www.tinkercad.com prior to arriving. Parents may need to assist users under the age of 18 to create an account prior to arriving. You must complete Hive Safety Training before registering for this workshop. View The Hive's workshop schedule here.

    • Brattle Street Fourth Community Meeting

      Zoom

      Community update regarding the installation of separated bike lanes and other safety improvements for Phase 2 of the Brattle St project.

    • Virtual Roundtable Meeting of the School Committee-CANCELLED

      VIRTUAL

      Virtual Roundtable Meeting of the School Committee-CANCELLED

    • Election Commission

      Online,

      The Election Commission will be participating in a public meeting of the Charter Review Committee

    • Knitting Group (Boudreau)

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

      Bring your project, yarn and needles to enjoy an hour in the company of other crafters.

    • Planning Board Meeting

      Online,

      City of Cambridge Planning Board Meeting

    • Sewing 101 (O'Neill)

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

      Learn to use a sewing machine at the O'Neill Branch! This is a 4-week series of 60-minute classes, designed for ages 7-18. Ages 7-11 must participate with an adult. Ages 12-18 may participate alone or with an adult. Please only register if you will be able to attend all four sessions. In this series, you’ll learn the basics of sewing machine operation and safety. We will cover machine setup, basic functions, threading the machine, reloading the bobbin, sewing straight stitches, and recognizing when problems arise. As we learn together, we’ll work on one or two simple sewing projects. Participants may use this series to become badged for the sewing machines at the Hive. If you wish to do this, please complete the Hive Safety Training before the end of the workshop series. This series is part of the O'Neill Community Quilt Project. Visit our calendar for more event listings.

    • Pajama Story Time (O'Neill)

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

      Come to the library in your pajamas to listen to stories, read with your children, and enjoy a snack before bed! Pajama Story Time is presented by the Cambridge Public Library and the Center for Families.

January 2023
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