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City Calendar

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  • Wednesday

    February 21

    • 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.

    • Music Instrument Lessons & Chorus

      Cambridge Senior Center 806 Massachusetts Ave Cambridge, MA 02139

      Cambridge seniors: it's time to rock and roll with a new hobby! Don't worry if you've never touched an instrument. We've got you covered with lessons that'll get you jamming in no time!

    • Acrylic Painting Workshop for Seniors

      North Cambridge Senior Center 2050 Mass Ave Cambridge, MA 02140

      Join the Acrylic Painting Workshop and unleash your artistic talents. Open to Cambridge residents age 60 and older.

    • Board of Assessors Public Meeting

      Online,

      Board of Assessors Public Meeting

    • METRO BOSTON HOMELAND SECURITY REGION SAFETY AND SECURITY SUBCOMMITTEE MEETING

      REMOTE

      METRO BOSTON HOMELAND SECURITY REGION SAFETY AND SECURITY SUBCOMMITTEE MEETING

    • Wellness for Seniors: Tai Chi Paradigm

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

      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. Due to the popularity of this series, we expect participats to attend all the classes. Please register for only one of the series. Sponsored by the Cambridge Public Library Foundation

    • CPL Nature Club: Morning Bird Watching Walk at Mount Auburn Cemetery (Collins)

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

      Join us at the Collins Branch library for a morning walk at the renowned birdwatching spot in our own backyard, Mount Auburn Cemetery! We will help you identify birds, learn birdwatching tips and tricks, and familiarize yourself with Winter migratory birds as well as those that can be spotted all year round. A limited supply of binoculars will be available. Registration is required. The walk will meet at the courtyard of the Collins Branch (64 Aberdeen Ave.) at 10:15 AM and head over to Mount Auburn Cemetery together. For more information, contact Michael Roberson at mroberson@cambridgema.gov or call the Collins Branch at 617-349-4021.

    • 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.

    • Google Docs: Tips and Tricks (Main)

      Main Library, 449 Broadway, Cambridge, MA 02138

      Get more practice with Google Docs! Learn some tips and tricks when you create online documents. You will need a Gmail (Google email) account. Please remember your email and password prior to the class. To view and register for other Basic Tech Classes at the Library, please go to tinyurl.com/basictechclass.

    • 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. 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.

    • Vacation Week Program: Jenny the Juggler! (Boudreau)

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

      Jenny the Juggler connects with people through juggling, magic, music and more to create fabulous experiences with unforgettable memories for any occasion! For children of all ages and their caregivers.

    • Boudreau Branch Book Group (Boudreau/Virtual)

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

      February Title: All The Beauty in the World: The Metropolitan Museum of Art and Me by Patrick Bringley. This book group will meet virtually and in person at the Boudreau Branch. 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 e-book: This month’s book is available as an audiobook and e-book through Overdrive/Libby. 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.

    • English Conversation Practice, Intermediate (O'Neill)

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

      Join us for an English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) Conversation Practice. This conversation group is for those with an intermediate or high level of English language skill. No testing is required. For more information on other ESOL classes, please call Maria Balestrieri at 617-349-4013.

    • 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

      Cambridge Senior Center 806 Massachusetts Ave Cambridge, MA 02139

      This is an opportunity for seniors to meet with the newest members of the Cambridge Police Community Outreach Team and to learn about all the ways that the Cambridge Police work.

    • Serger Training (Main)

      Main Library, 449 Broadway, Cambridge, MA 02138

      Are you an intermediate or advanced sewer? This workshop will cover serger machine setup, threading a serger, and identifying correct tension settings with different types of fabric. You will learn about ways to use our Elna Extend 864 Air serger to take your sewing skills to the next level by producing special finishing styles, hemming, trimming and assembling your garments. This workshop is designed for patrons who have prior experience using a sewing machine. If you are new to machine sewing, we recommend you take our Sewing 101 workshop before using our serger. 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.

    • Vacation Week Program: Jenny the Juggler! (O'Connell)

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

      Jenny the Juggler connects with people through juggling, magic, music, and more to create fabulous experiences with unforgettable memories for any occasion! No registration required. For children of all ages and their 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.

    • Vacation Week Program: Professor Bugman (Main)

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

      Amazing creatures have amazing adaptations! And what better way to discover these concepts than through hands-on experiences with a whole zoo of exotic invertebrates? Can you create and draw your own arthropod with its own special adaptations? Come hang out with Professor Bugman! Recommended for children ages 5-11 and their caregivers. This program can accommodate 50 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.

    • 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. For vacation week we will be exploring Beautiful Symmetry, through painting and print-making.

    • 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.

    • 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 February 14. 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.

    • Election Commission

      Online,

      Regular 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.

    • Story Time with Author Hannah Moushabeck - Homeland: My Father Dreams of Palestine (Valente)

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

      Join us in the Community Room of the Valente Branch Library for a special vacation week story time and activity with Hannah Moushabeck, author of "Homeland: My Father Dreams of Palestine." There will be free copies of the book for participants to take home only while supplies last. This program is recommended for children and their caregivers. Registration is helpful, but not required.

    • The Cambridge Redevelopment Authority

      The Foundry Building – Workshop Six 101 Rogers Street Cambridge, MA 02142

      The Cambridge Redevelopment Authority

    • [CANCELLED] Hooked on Basics: A Warm Welcome to Crochet (O'Neill)

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

      Discover the art of crochet at this beginner's workshop! Dive into the basics of the foundation chain and single crochet stitches. With hands-on practice, you'll soon be crafting your own coaster. All materials are provided – just bring your enthusiasm!

    • Creative Patching (Main)

      Main Library, 449 Broadway, Cambridge, MA 02138

      Creative Patching will focus on how to repair holes, tears, and stains in clothing using fabric patches and hand embroidery techniques. Participants will learn about tools and materials for patching, and how to combine fabric patches with simple hand embroidery stitches to create eye-catching visible mends. Leave class with a sampler of techniques that you can refer back to when tackling your own mends at home. Suitable for beginners with little or no sewing experience. About the Presenter: Jessamy is a Somerville-based textile artist and sustainable fashion designer specializing in creative mending and upcycling. She earned a BFA in Fibers and Certificate in Fashion Design from the Massachusetts College of Art & Design, and has taught mending at the Cambridge Public Library, Make & Mend in Somerville, and the Eliot School of Fine & Applied Arts in Jamaica Plain. See her work at www.jessamyshay.com.

    • 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.

    • Peace Commission Monthly Meeting - February 2024

      2nd Floor Conference Room, 51 Inman St., Cambridge, MA 02139

      Monthly meeting of the Peace Commission for February 2024

    • Science Fiction & Fantasy Book Group (Main)

      Main Library, 449 Broadway, Cambridge, MA 02138

      This Month's Read: Tell Me an Ending, by Jo Harkin 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.

    • Wednesday Word Puzzles (O'Connell)

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

      Drop in to try some fun puzzles every week: word searches, riddles, and variety crosswords! You can come alone or bring a grownup. Recommended for ages 11 and up. No registration required. Email cmeisler@cambridgema.gov for more details. 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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