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City Calendar

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  • Tuesday

    February 6

    • 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. 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.

    • Sing-Along (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 maybe 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.

    • Story Time and Craft (O'Neill)

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

      We invite children and their grown-ups to join us for stories, followed by a craft activity.

    • 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 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.

    • Yoga and Resistance Bands for Seniors

      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!

    • 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.

    • Zing Laser Cutting 101 (Main)

      Main Library, 449 Broadway, Cambridge, MA 02138

      Learn how to use our Epilog Zing—an industry-standard laser cutting machine. Complete this workshop to earn a badge for the Zing laser cutter. With a badge, you can reserve the Epilog Zing to use on our equipment booking page at designated times. Note: The Epilog Zing laser cutter and Glowforge laser cutter require separate trainings. You must participate in the Glowforge workshop in order to operate our Glowforge Pro laser cutter. You must complete Hive Safety Training before registering for this workshop.

    • Zumba Gold for Seniors

      Cambridge Senior Center 806 Massachusetts Ave Cambridge, MA 02139

      Easy to learn and fun to dance. This class will teach you the basics of line dancing as well as the newer and more established line dances being done.

    • 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.

    • 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.

    • The Economic Development and University Relations Committee

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

      The Economic Development and University Relations Committee

    • BIPOC Business Advisory Committee February 2024 Meeting

      Online,

      The Black, Indigenous, People of Color (BIPOC) Business Advisory Committee meetings are being held removed in accordance to Chapter 2 of the Acts of 2023 adopted by Massachusetts General Court and approved by the Governor, the City is authorized to use remote participation at meetings of the Cambridge BIPOC Business Advisory Committee. To register for the Zoom meeting to join by computer or mobile device, click the following link and enter your information: https://cambridgema.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_-CSQ-_oYSZakG-QTT8R28Q The City of Cambridge will provide reasonable accommodations to people with disabilities upon request. Please make requests for alternative formats as soon as possible by contacting the staff listed above. The agenda and general information about the BIPOC Business Advisory Committee can be found on the following webpage: https://www.cambridgema.gov/CDD/econdev/smallbusinessassistance/bipocbusinessadvisorycommittee

    • 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. 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 Labs (Main)

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

      Innovators for Purpose (iFp) Labs starts with students' interest in building a better world and introduces them to the underlying science and math principles to bring their solutions to life. Youth in 7th and 8th grades are invted to join iFp on a journey into the world of artificial intelligence with 'Smart Cars AI: Driving Innovation for All.' This 13-week adventure invites you to dive into the world of self-driving cars, at the intersection of technology and innovation 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. Teens in 7th and 8th grade are invited to learn more and apply on the iFp website: Innovators for Purpose.

    • Regular Meeting of the Cambridge Public Library Board of Trustees for February

      Regular Meeting of the Cambridge Public Library Board of Trustees for February

    • Cambridge Cooks: Jam Sessions teaches Apple Cider Jelly

      Main Library, 449 Broadway, Cambridge, MA 02138

      Jam out during this Cambridge Cooks installment, as Afton Cyrus of Jam Sessions teaches participants how to make apple cider jelly using local apples. Cambridge Cooks invites local chefs for a free cooking demonstration, followed by a tasting and Q&A with the chef. About the chef: Afton Cyrus is a freelance food editor and recipe developer based in Arlington, MA whose work appears in print and online for America's Test Kitchen, Serious Eats, and Ten Speed Press. After working for a decade in education, Afton pivoted to pursue her passion for food professionally in 2014. She launched her own small business, Jam Sessions, through which teaches home canning and preserving workshops, including as an instructor at the Cambridge School of Culinary Arts. Her experience with recipe development for Jam Sessions led to an 8-year career at America's Test Kitchen, where she created and edited content for multiple New York Times Bestselling and IACP Award-winning cookbooks, including Foolproof Preserving, Bread Illustrated, The Complete Cookbook for Young Chefs, and The Complete Baking Book for Young Chefs. Her areas of expertise include home canning and preserving, baking, kid- and family-friendly recipes, and seasonal New England cuisine.

    • Citizens' Committee on Civic Unity Meeting - February 2024

      Online,

      Monthly meeting of the Citizens' Committee on Civic Unity Meeting for February 2024

    • Board Game Night for Adults (Valente)

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

      Join us for an evening of board games. We have: Ticket to Ride, Settlers of Catan, Scrabble, chess, checkers, Boggle, Bananagrams, and more! Feel free to bring a board game to play with others. We will provide pizza and beverages. Registration helpful.

    • Regular Meeting of the School Committee

      Henrietta S. Attles Meeting Room, 459 Broadway, Cambridge, MA 02138

      Regular Meeting of the School Committee

    • Kids' Books for Everyone (O'Neill/Virtual)

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

      People of all ages who enjoy children's books can read and discuss together. In February we will read the graphic novel Mexikid by Pedro Martín, then meet for pizza and discussion. Copies of the book are available at the O'Neill Branch. This book group will meet virtually AND in person at the O'Neill Branch. Please register below. A Zoom link will be sent to all registered online participants one hour before the event. Need a laptop or hotspot to participate? Call the O'Neill Branch at 617-349-4023.

    • 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.

    • 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 Prusa 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.

    • Great Books Book Group (Main/Virtual)

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

      This week's selection: Edward Gibbon, The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, chapters 1-3 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)

    • Special Meeting of the School Committee

      Henrietta S. Attles Meeting Room, 459 Broadway, Cambridge, MA 02138

      Special Meeting of the School Committee

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