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City Calendar

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  • Thursday

    April 25

    • Calling All Young Writers: Submit to the 25th Annual Youth Poetry Contest

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

      The Central Square Branch of the Cambridge Public Library is excited to announce that we are now accepting submissions for the 25th Annual Cambridge Public Library Youth Poetry Contest for K-8 students who live or go to school in Cambrige. Submit your original poems by Tuesday, April 30. Poems will be judged for interesting content and creativity as well as consistent and imaginative style. Winners will be notified in mid-May, and prizes will be awarded at a ceremony and reading on Wednesday, May 29 at 6 p.m. Poems in languages other than English are welcomed but must also include English translations (which do not need to be poetic). Winning poems may be published online. For more information: call 617-349-4012 or email jpittel@cambridgema.gov. To submit please either, Mail entries to: Poetry Contest Cambridge Public Library Central Square Branch 45 Pearl Street Cambridge, MA 02139 or send via email to: jpittel@cambridgema.gov Please include your name, grade, school, phone number, and email address with each entry. If you are a teacher submitting entries from your class, also include your name and email address on each entry - we will contact you if you class has a winner.

    • Pole and Conduit Commission Public Meeting

      Online,

      Thursday, April 25, 2024

    • Zumba Gold

      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.

    • Arbor Week Celebration at the Main Library

      Main Library, 449 Broadway, Cambridge, MA 02138

      Join the Department of Public Works Urban Forestry Division outside the Main Library from 10 a.m.-2 p.m., weather permitting. Members of the community are invited to come learn about Cambridge’s Urban Forest. Staff will be giving away free seedlings, coloring books, crayons and more!

    • Grandet An Aksion (Haitian Seniors in Action)

      Cambridge Senior Center 806 Massachusetts Avenue Cambridge, MA 02139

      The Haitian Elder Group meets weekly and offers a space for conversation and to gather with friends.

    • Songs and Stories (Boudreau)

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

      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. 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.

    • 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. If the weather is particularly fine, we might move to the plaza outside the Franklin Street side of the branch. 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.

    • Chair Exercise

      Cambridge Senior Center 806 Massachusetts Avenue Cambridge, MA 02139

      Combining stretching, strengthening, cardio, balance, mobility, and flexibility (and some fun music!), this class is great for the whole body and brain.

    • Consumer Advice for Seniors

      Cambridge Senior Center 806 Massachusetts Ave Cambridge, MA 02139

      Laura Nichols, Executive Director of The Cambridge Consumers’ Council will be at the Cambridge Council on Aging. She will be available to answer any consumer related questions that you may have. 

    • 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.

    • Story Time (O'Neill)

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

      Join us for a half hour of stories for children of all ages and their caregivers.

    • Story Time (Valente)

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

      We invite children and their grown-ups to join us for 20-25 minutes of songs, stories and rhymes. Due to Early Voting, this week's Story Time will take place in the Children's Area of 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. Designed for children 18 months to 3 years 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.

    • 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.

    • Affordable Connectivity Program

      Cambridge Senior Center 806 Massachusetts Avenue Cambridge, MA 02139

      Join representatives from the Massachusetts Department of Telecommunications and Cable’s (“DTC”) Consumer Division to discuss the wind-down of the federal Affordable Connectivity Program and options that may be available to help reduce the cost of service.

    • Introduction to Theatre

      Cambridge Senior Center 806 Massachusetts Ave Cambridge, MA 02139

      Introduction to Theatre is an interactive class where we will read from plays, act out scenes, analyze characters and the plots. No prior theatre experience necessary.

    • 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.

    • Puzzle Party (Main)

      Main Library, 449 Broadway, Cambridge, MA 02138

      Join our librarians for tea, cookies and a jigsaw puzzle. An hour of fun and conversation on a Thursday afternoon at the Cambridge Main Library.

    • STEAM Academy: iFp Studio (Main)

      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.

    • 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.

    • Mass Ave Partial Construction Working Group Meeting #4

      Online,

      The fourth working group meeting for the Mass Ave Partial Construction project.

    • Preschool Story Time (O'Connell)

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

      We invite children and their grown-ups to join us for 20-25 minutes of songs, stories, and rhymes. No registration is required. Please call (617) 349-4019 for location and details.

    • Afternoon 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.

    • Cambridge Affordable Housing Trust

      City Hall, 2nd Floor Ackermann Room, 795 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MA 02139

      The Affordable Housing Trust will hold its monthly meeting in-person and via Zoom webinar. April's meeting will be held at City Hall, 795 Massachusetts Ave, in the Ackerman Room. Register to join the April 2024 Affordable Housing Trust meeting. The meeting agenda and meeting materials will be posted on the Affordable Housing Trust webpage.

    • Twilight Stories and Songs (Central Square)

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

      Join us in the Children's Room for some fun stories and songs to help wind down your day. Recommended for ages 0-5. For more information call the Central Square Branch Children's Room at 617-349-4012. 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.

    • Cambridge Cooks with Cambridge School of Culinary Arts: Cake Decorating (Main)

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

      Join us for Cambridge Cooks in partnership with the Cambridge School of Culinary Arts! Chef Meg will be demonstrating the art of cake decorating.

    • LGBTQ+ Commission Meeting

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

      Monthly meeting of the LGBTQ+ Commission

    • Pedestrian Committee Meeting

      Inman Square (Meet at Vellucci Plaza deer sculpture)

      Regular meeting of the Pedestrian Committee. This meeting will be a site walk of Cambridge Street from Inman Square to First Street in East Cambridge.

    • Board of Zoning Appeal Agenda

      Board of Zoning Appeal Meeting

    • Family Crochet Hour (O'Connell)

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

      Join us for an hour of relaxing crochet with friends and family at the O'Connell Branch! Each month will feature a recommended project with hands on instruction and limited supplies, but you are also welcome to bring your own project. Recommended for ages 5 and up.

    • 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.

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