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City Calendar

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  • Wednesday

    November 15

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

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

    • [NO CLASS] 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 12-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. Note: We will be running two separate Tai Chi Paradigm series this year, a Wednesday series and a Friday series. Please register for only one of the series. This is an in-person event.

    • Assessors Public Meeting

      Online,

      Assessors Public Meeting

    • 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. For ages birth-5 with caregivers. The City of Cambridge does not discriminate, including on the basis of disability. We may provide auxiliary aids and services, written materials in alternative formats, and reasonable modifications in policies and procedures to people with disabilities. For more information contact us at library@cambridgema.gov, 617-349-4032 (voice), or via relay at 711.

    • 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! The City of Cambridge does not discriminate, including on the basis of disability. We may provide auxiliary aids and services, written materials in alternative formats, and reasonable modifications in policies and procedures to people with disabilities. For more information contact us at library@cambridgema.gov, 617-349-4032 (voice), or via relay at 711.

    • METRO BOSTON HOMELAND SECURITY REGION MEDSURGE SUBCOMMITTEE MEETING

      REMOTE

      METRO BOSTON HOMELAND SECURITY REGION MEDSURGE SUBCOMMITTEE MEETING

    • 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.

    • Small Business Enhancement Program Information Session

      Zoom

      Come to our info sessions to learn more about the program, eligibility, use of proceeds, and show you how to apply.

    • Veterans Appreciation Week Health and Wellness Activities and Free Lunch

      Veterans Life and Recreation Center, adjacent to the Veterans Services Office, 51 Inman Street, 2nd floor, Cambridge.

      The City's Department of Veterans Services is holding an in-person Veterans Appreciation Week November 13-17. Events will provide an opportunity for veterans and their loved ones to gather and participate in health, wellness, and other fun and interactive activities. Free food and refreshments will also be available each day from 12-4 p.m.

    • Half-Day Hangout: Board Games (Valente)

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

      Join us after the half-day for board games! Play with your friends and family, or meet someone new! The library will provide board games for a range of ages. No registration is required for this drop-in event. Contact the Valente Branch Library at 617-349-4015 for more information. The City of Cambridge does not discriminate, including on the basis of disability. We may provide auxiliary aids and services, written materials in alternative formats, and reasonable modifications in policies and procedures to people with disabilities. For more information contact us at library@cambridgema.gov, 617-349-4032 (voice), or via relay at 711.

    • Half-Day Hangout: Perler Beads (Collins)

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

      Visit the Collins Branch for a fun after-school activity. In November, work with Perler Beads to follow a pattern or create your own unique design. We'll fuse the finished product into place for you to take home. 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.

    • Safety Awareness Presentation for Seniors

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

      This will be an opportunity for seniors to meet with the newest members of the Cambridge Police Community Outreach Team and to learn about more about the Cambridge Police Department.

    • Wednesdays of Wonder - WOW! (O'Neill)

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

      Come to the Library for games and a different activity each week! Kids of all ages can hang out and do crafts or STEAM activities. No registration required. This week we will be creating paper centerpieces and room decorations!

    • ACP Help Sign Up Appointments

      We can help you apply for the Affordable Connectivity Program (ACP)! Laptops will be available to apply online. Appointment is required. The Affordable Connectivity Program provides eligible households with a monthly discount on home internet. For more information, go to this link: https://www.fcc.gov/acp To book an appointment, please click the following link: https://tinyurl.com/acpsignuphelp or call us at 617-349-4041. Spots are limited. Please review the appointment registration to see what documents you need to bring. Each appointment is 30 minutes.

    • CPL Nature Club: Fallen Leaf Story Time (Main)

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

      When life hands you fallen leaves, make art! Come for a story time that will get us all in a creative autumnal mood, followed by time for a craft using natural materials. Recommended for children ages 4-7 and their caregivers.

    • Create Resumes with Google Docs (Central Square)

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

      Learn how to create resumes with Google Docs! Learn how to create a resume using Google Docs in a friendly and welcoming learning environment. A Gmail account is required for this class. Please remember your password! To view and register for other Basic Tech Classes at the Library, please go to tinyurl.com/basictechclass.

    • Read to a Dog (O'Connell)

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

      Read with Bowie the Therapy Dog from Pets & People! Therapy dogs provide warm and non-judgmental reading companions for new or experienced readers of all ages. Registration for each 10-minute time slot is required and begins on Wednesday November 8th. Sign up by phone or in person at the O'Connell Branch (617-349-4019). The City of Cambridge does not discriminate, including on the basis of disability. We may provide auxiliary aids and services, written materials in alternative formats, and reasonable modifications in policies and procedures to people with disabilities. For more information contact us at library@cambridgema.gov, 617-349-4032 (voice), or via relay at 711.

    • The Public Safety Committee

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

      The Public Safety Committee

    • Hive Teen Hangout

      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 sticker making, video recording in our studio and more. This is a drop-in event designed for patrons ages 12-18. The City of Cambridge does not discriminate, including on the basis of disability. We may provide auxiliary aids and services, written materials in alternative formats, and reasonable modifications in policies and procedures to people with disabilities. For more information contact us at library@cambridgema.gov, 617-349-4032 (voice), or via relay at 711.

    • 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. Teens are invited to learn more and apply on the iFp website: Innovators for Purpose. 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. The City of Cambridge does not discriminate, including on the basis of disability. We may provide auxiliary aids and services, written materials in alternative formats, and reasonable modifications in policies and procedures to people with disabilities. For more information contact us at library@cambridgema.gov, 617-349-4032 (voice), or via relay at 711.

    • 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. The City of Cambridge does not discriminate, including on the basis of disability. We may provide auxiliary aids and services, written materials in alternative formats, and reasonable modifications in policies and procedures to people with disabilities. For more information contact us at library@cambridgema.gov, 617-349-4032 (voice), or via relay at 711.

    • Free Drop-In Tutoring for Teens (Main)

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

      Need help with a class? Have a question before an exam? Tutors are available to help you! Cambridge School Volunteers and the Cambridge Public Library are pleased to offer tutoring services in the Teen Room of the Main Library on Mondays and Wednesdays from 5-6pm. What: Tutoring in all academic subjects Where: Teen Room, Main Library When: Mondays & Wednesdays, 5-6pm How: Just drop by! Please contact 617-349-4027 with any questions.

    • November Water Board

      November Water Board

    • Cambridge Redevelopment Authority Regular Board Meeting

      REMOTE

      Cambridge Redevelopment Authority Regular Board Meeting

    • Evening Family Story Time (Collins)

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

      We invite young children, older siblings and their grown-ups to join us for half an hour of stories, songs and rhymes. Please call 617-349-4021 for more information.

    • Joint Transportation Committee Meeting

      Online,

      Joint Meeting of the Bicycle Committee, the Pedestrian Committee, and the Transit Advisory Committee.

    • Small Business Leasing 101 Workshop

      The Foundry Building, 101 Rogers Street, Cambridge, MA

      Are you interested in leasing a physical space for your small business but do not know where to start? This workshop is for you!

    • Combined Sewer Overflow (CSO) Control Planning Update

      Online,

      The Cities of Cambridge and Somerville and the Massachusetts Water Resources Authority are working together to create plans for future sewer improvements that will reduce pollution in our rivers.

    • Science Fiction & Fantasy Book Group (Main)

      Main Library, 449 Broadway, Cambridge, MA 02138

      This Month's Read: Rosewater, by Tade Thompson Reading Interests: The group concentrates on science fiction and fantasy. An advanced reading schedule is published each fall. 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. E-books and digital audiobooks are available on Libby or Hoopla. We'll meet in the Rossi Room on the ground floor of the Main Library. For more information, contact Carrie at csauder@cambridgema.gov.

    • Watercolor Painting Workshop (Boudreau)

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

      Create beautiful paintings with watercolor at the Boudreau Branch! Learn to paint with watercolor at your own pace in a fun and relaxing environment. We will cover techniques in color mixing, observational painting, composition, wet on wet and wet on dry techniques, masking, pressing, shading, light techniques, ink washes, and pattern making. No experience necessary. Registration is required. Brooke Lambert is a professional printmaker and painter with a passionate interest and dedication to the arts, teaching, arts organizing and public art initiatives. She grew up and lived in Maine before moving to Boston to pursue her BFA from Massachusetts College of Art and Design. Since graduating in 2017, Brooke has shown her work widely in New England, New York, and beyond. You can see Brooke’s work in Studio 447 at Western Avenue Studios & Lofts in her current city of Lowell, MA. She is currently represented by galleries Brooklyn Waterfront Artists Coalition in New York. Brooke is represented by Akua Inks and Speedball Art Products as part of their Professional Artists’ Network. The City of Cambridge does not discriminate, including on the basis of disability. We may provide auxiliary aids and services, written materials in alternative formats, and reasonable modifications in policies and procedures to people with disabilities. For more information contact us at library@cambridgema.gov, 617-349-4032 (voice), or via relay at 711.

    • Glowforge 101: Creative Laser Cutting (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 workshop. This two-hour workshop replaces the previous two-part Glowforge 101 offering; the content and length of this workshop and the two-part series are the same. You will start by utilizing the camera on the Glowforge to focus and scan your own custom images, properly select materials for your project, and fabricate your first design. You will create digital artwork for the Glowforge, and learn file formatting for production. Note: This is a badging course for laser cutting. You must complete Hive Safety Training before registering for this program. View The Hive's workshop schedule here. The City of Cambridge does not discriminate, including on the basis of disability. We may provide auxiliary aids and services, written materials in alternative formats, and reasonable modifications in policies and procedures to people with disabilities. For more information contact us at library@cambridgema.gov, 617-349-4032 (voice), or via relay at 711.

    • Valente Branch Book Group (Valente)

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

      Join the Valente Branch for their new book group! This group will meet monthly to discuss a mix of fiction and nonfiction books. The November selection is Gathering Moss by Robin Wall Kimmerer. How to get the print book: Copies of the book are available at the Valente Branch Library. How to get the e-book or digital audiobook: This month’s book is available as a digital audio and e-book through https://minuteman.overdrive.com/. No registration is required. The City of Cambridge does not discriminate, including on the basis of disability. We may provide auxiliary aids and services, written materials in alternative formats, and reasonable modifications in policies and procedures to people with disabilities. For more information contact us at library@cambridgema.gov, 617-349-4032 (voice), or via relay at 711.

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