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    April 29

    • 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.

    • Tech-Help: Smartphone Q&A: Basics

      Cambridge Senior Center 806 Massachusetts Ave Cambridge, MA 02139

      Staff will be available to answer common questions about your wireless devices, laptops, and applications such as Zoom and Facebook. Please call to register for an appointment.

    • Acrylic Painting Workshop

      North Cambridge Senior Center 2050 Mass Ave Cambridge, MA 02140

      Join the Acrylic Painting Workshop and unleash your artistic talents.

    • Beginner Spanish Class for Seniors

      Cambridge Senior Center 806 Massachusetts Ave Cambridge, MA 02139

      Spanish Basic is a beginning-level class that will develop the confidence talking, reading, and writing in Spanish.

    • Baby Lapsit (Main)

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

      Just for you and the baby! Enjoy time together with other parents, caregivers and babies to learn, play, and develop language and motor skills. Designed for babies 0 to 18 months. Come prepared to sit on the floor one-on-one with your baby in your lap. This program can accommodate 15 babies and their caregivers. 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.

    • Sing-Along (O'Neill)

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

      Sing and dance to your favorite songs! For children of all ages and their caregivers. No registration required.

    • 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.

    • Wellness for Seniors: Zumba Gold (Virtual)

      Put on your dancing shoes to improve flexibility and balance, strengthen muscles and have fun! Certified Zumba Gold instructor Emily B. will lead you through 45 minutes of low-impact and easy-to-follow choreography in your own home through Zoom. Join us! Registration for each session is required. This is a virtual event. A Zoom link will be sent to all registered participants 1 hour before the event.

    • 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.

    • Dancing for Balance

      North Cambridge Senior Center 2050 Mass Ave Cambridge, MA 02140

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

    • 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.

    • 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.

    • Portrait Drawing Class

      Cambridge Senior Center 806 Massachusetts Ave Cambridge, MA 02139

      Students will learn how to approach a human portrait drawing from start to finish.

    • Tween Book Club (Valente)

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

      Join us for a book discussion and hang out with friends each month as we read books from all genres that appeal to middle schoolers. This group is for kids ages 11 to 14. Registration is required. For questions, contact mfrench@cambridgema.gov. This month we're reading Like A Charm by Elle McNicoll (Random House, 2022). Copies of the book are available at the Valente Branch Library. Refreshments will be provided.

    • Bingo and Dinner

      Cambridge Senior Center 806 Massachusetts Ave Cambridge, MA 02139

      Join the Council on Aging for a fun evening!

    • LEGO Time (Main)

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

      It's a weekly block party! Join friends to design and build amazing LEGO structures. Let your imagination run wild! The Children's Room has plenty of LEGO pieces, so you don't need to bring your own. LEGO pieces are choking hazards for young children. For children ages 5 and up and their caregivers. This program can accommodate 30 builders. Children under age 7 must be attended by a caregiver. Tickets are available on a first come, first served basis on the day of the program. 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.

    • Free Drop-In Tutoring for Teens (Main)

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

      Need help with a class? Have a question before an exam? Tutors are available to help you! Cambridge School Volunteers and the Cambridge Public Library are pleased to offer tutoring services in the Teen Room of the Main Library on Mondays and Wednesdays from 5-6pm. What: Tutoring in all academic subjects Where: Teen Room, Main Library When: Mondays & Wednesdays, 5-6pm How: Just drop by! Please contact 617-349-4027 with any questions.

    • CANCELLED - Avon Hill NCD Commission Meeting

      Online,

      Avon Hill NCD Commission Meeting

    • Regular City Council Meeting

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

      Regular City Council Meeting

    • ESOL Conversation Class (Valente)

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

      Location: Valente Branch 826 Cambridge St. Cambridge Join us for an English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL)! This class will be taught at a beginner level. No testing is needed. Everyone is welcome. For more information, call Maria Balestrieri at 617-349-4013.

    • Line Dancing

      Cambridge Senior Center 806 Massachusetts Avenue Cambridge, MA 02139

      Easy to learn and fun to dance. Learn the basics of line dancing as well as the newer and more established line dances being done. Have fun, learn new dances, and enjoy the company of others.

    • Submit-a-Thon with Meagan (Main)

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

      Join writer and editor Meagan Masterman for an evening submitting poems, stories, and other writing to small presses, literary journals and magazines. Get those new drafts you've been working on all Poetry Month out of your notebook and into the world!

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