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City Calendar

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  • Tuesday

    November 28

    • LGBTQ+ Film series at the Council on Aging

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

      The LGBTQ+ Film series is a collaboration of the Cambridge LGBTQ+ Commission and the Cambridge Council on Aging.

    • Story Time (Collins)

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

      We invite young children and their grown-ups to join us for half an hour of stories, songs and rhymes. This program takes place indoors at Collins Branch Library. Please call 617-349-4021 for more information.

    • 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 & 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. If the weather is particularly fine, the program may move outside to the Valente Reading Garden on Berkshire Street. 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.

    • Boudreau Branch Mystery Book Group (Boudreau/Virtual)

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

      November title: The Mapping of Love and Death by Jacqueline Winspear. This book group will meet virtually and in person at the Boudreau Branch. We will discuss current and classic mystery titles. 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 will be set aside at the Boudreau Branch (245 Concord Ave; current hours). How to get the digital version: Copies of the ebook and audiobook are available through Libby and Hoopla. For more information, call 617-349-4017 or email Liz Danner at edanner@cambridgema.gov. 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 Ordinance Committee

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

      The Ordinance Committee

    • Yoga and Resistance Bands

      North Cambridge Senior Center 2050 Mass Ave Cambridge, MA 02140

      This one hour, in-person class teaches you how to use resistance bands in variations of yoga poses and non-traditional movements! Build strength in an interesting, innovative way!

    • 3D Printing 101: Game Piece Design (Main)

      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. 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.

    • Film & Discussion Group at the Council on Aging

      Cambridge residents age 60 and older are welcome to join this monthly Film and Discussion group.

    • 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.

    • Tech-Help for Seniors: Smartphone Q&A: Basics

      Senior Center 806 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge, MA 02139

      Council on Aging staff will be available to answer common questions about your wireless devices, laptops, and web applications such as Zoom and Facebook. Open to residents age 60 and older. Please call to register for an appointment.

    • Dancing for Balance at the Council on Aging

      North Cambridge Senior Center 2050 Mass Ave Cambridge, MA 02140

      This fun, friendly dance class is suited for people age 60 and older of all fitness levels. You will learn basic steps geared towards improving one’s balance. Seated warm up and cool down exercises are performed.

    • Zumba Gold for Seniors

      Senior Center 806 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge, MA 02139

      This Coucil on Aging class is a low impact, easy to follow, 45-min Latin inspired dance class. This class is appropriate for adults age 60 and older of all fitness levels and participants can go at their own pace.

    • Sit 'n' Knit (Main)

      Main Library, 449 Broadway, Cambridge, MA 02138

      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,... Refreshments will be provided. 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.

    • 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.

    • Sticker Painting for Teens (Valente)

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

      Join us in the Community Room to paint by sticker, creating fun sticker art together! The library will provide sticker art for each participant, while supplies last. Register online to guarantee a sticker page. Materials will be available for drop-in participants as supplies last. This event is for preteens and teens ages 12 and up. Contact the 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.

    • 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. 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.

    • Cycling Safety Ordinance Advisory Group Meeting

      Hybrid: City Hall Annex and Zoom

      The Cycling Safety Ordinance Advisory Group will meet on Tuesday, November 28, from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.

    • 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 programs for 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.

    • 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.

    • One-on-One Tech Help (Central Square)

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

      Looking for some basic computer or mobile device guidance? Want to learn how to access audiobooks and eBooks? Stop by at Central Square for our drop-in hours! Drop-in sessions will be limited to 30-minutes for each patron. We can help you with: accessing library eBooks, audiobooks, and other eResources on your devices e-mail and searching the web smartphone and mobile app questions We are not able to help you with: installing advanced software programs completing online transactions for you computer hardware and technical maintenance If you have any questions, please contact syasuda@cambridgema.gov

    • Cambridge Housing Authority Special Board Meeting

      TELECONFERENCE

      Cambridge Housing Authority Special Board Meeting

    • Open Data Review Board Meeting November 2023

      Regular meeting of the Open Data Review Board.

    • Collins Branch Book Group (Collins)

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

      November selection: All The Beauty in the World by Patrick Bringley. Reading interests: This group enjoys fiction and nonfiction titles from a variety of authors, genres, and decades. Previous selections include: Every Day is for the Thief by Teju Cole, The Stationery Shop by Marjan Kamali, and Botany of Desire by Michael Pollan. How to get a copy: Print copies (including large print) are available at the Collins Branch during library hours. This event will meet indoors at the Collins Branch. For more information, contact Lucy at lflamm@cambridgema.gov.

    • Commission on Immigrant Rights and Citizenship Meeting

      Online,

      The regular meeting of the Commission on Immigrant Rights and Citizenship via Zoom

    • Community Learning Center English Class (ESOL) Information Session

      Community Learning Center (Central Square) 5 Western Ave, Cambridge, MA 02139

      Sign up for free English (ESOL) classes and take a placement test. Learn about our programs and the resources that come with being a student at the Cambridge Community Learning Center!

    • Film in Translation (Valente)

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

      Join the Valente Branch for a screening of an international film. This movie will be shown with English subtitles. Please call the Valente Branch at 617-349-4015 for the name of the film. Popcorn and soft drinks will be provided. 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.

    • Virtual Roundtable Meeting of the School Committee

      Virtual

      Virtual Roundtable Meeting of the School Committee

    • Fabric Mending: Repairing Garment Closures (Main)

      Main Library, 449 Broadway, Cambridge, MA 02138

      Repairing Garment Closures will focus on reattaching and adding simple closures like buttons, snaps, and hooks & eyes to clothing. Using just a needle and thread, participants will learn how to replace different types of buttons, including shirt and coat buttons, or add invisible snaps to help their garments lie on the body better. Please note that this workshop will not cover zipper repairs. Suitable for beginners with little or no sewing experience.

    • 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. 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.

    • Great Books Book Group (Main/Virtual)

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

      This week's selection: William Blake, The Marriage of Heaven and Hell Reading Interests: We concentrate on Great Books in the following areas: a long novel over the summer, two sections of poetry and short stories, a book of the Bible, a Shakespeare play, an ancient and modern drama, a work of science, a smaller work of fiction, an even smaller work of fiction, and a rotating mix of politics, philosophy, and religion. Authors read in the past five years include Dickens, Keats and Yeats, O'Connor and Munro, Ecclesiastes, Sophocles and August Wilson, Darwin, Austen, Duras, The Federalist Papers, and Arendt. How to get the print book: Copies of the reading are set aside at the Main Library. Visit the Main Library at 449 Broadway during current service hours and a staff member can help you get a copy. How to register: Registration is required. Click the registration link below to register. This is a hybrid event. A Zoom link will be sent to all registered participants 1 hour before the event. For more information, contact Drew Griffin (dgriffin@cambridgema.gov)

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