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    April 26

    • 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.

    • Flamenco Dance Class

      Cambridge Senior Center 806 Massachusetts Avenue Cambridge, MA 02139

      This is a class for all, with or without any kind of physical limitation and have the option of dancing sitting on the chair if needed. So that each of you will discover your flamenco with your style.

    • 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

    • 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.

    • Coffee, Cribbage and Chess! (Boudreau)

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

      Join us on the fourth Friday of the month for coffee, treats, and games (Chess, Cribbage, Dominos, etc.). Bring a friend or meet a new one at the library!

    • Toddler Story Time (O'Connell)

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

      We invite children and their grown-ups to join us for 15-20 minutes of songs, stories, and rhymes. No registration is required. Please call 617-349-4019 for location and details.

    • 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.

    • Cambridge Young Authors' Squad with Horn Book Editor in Chief, Elissa Gershowitz (O'Neill)

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

      Young people ages 10 to 14 who love to write are welcome to share their ideas and writing. There will be time for share-outs/workshopping, as well as group or solo writing. Snacks are provided! This week we will be joined by Elissa Gershowitz, Editor in Chief of The Horn Book, one of the most distinguished resources in the field of children’s and young adult literature. If you are attending for the first time, registration is helpful, but not required.

    • Series: Collage Studio (Valente)

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

      Collage is an art form that uses many different materials to create a picture! We will study books that use collage, plan and create our own projects, and host an art opening to share our creative work with family and friends! Session begins Friday, April 26 and runs on Fridays through May 17. This four-week art workshop is for kids ages 8-11. No experience necessary! Registration is required. Participants must attend all sessions and have read “Scraps” by Lois Ehlert before the first session. Stop by the Valente Branch Library to pick up a copy or call 617-349-4015. For questions about Collage Studio, please email mfrench@cambridgema.gov.

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