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City Calendar

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  • Wednesday

    June 26

    • Board of Assessors Public Meeting


      Board of Assessors Public Meeting

    • Flamenco Tango Dance Class

      Cambridge Senior Center 806 Massachusetts Ave Cambridge, MA 02139

      Flamenco Dance class teaches the various rhythms of different Palos (genre) of flamenco. You will learn coordination of footwork, body, arms, and fingers movements.

    • Mindfulness and Aging with Wisdom (Virtual)

      Zeenat Potia, instructor at the Cambridge Insight Meditation Center, will lead this workshop on mindfulness and the skills needed to establish an attitude of ease and stability within the context of aging. This session is appropriate for first-time meditators, as well as those with meditation experience, and will allow time for questions. This is a virtual event. Registration is required. A Zoom link will be sent out 1 hour prior to the event start time.

    • 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.

    • 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!

    • 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.

    • 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.

    • Sewing 101 (Main)

      Main Library, 449 Broadway, Cambridge, MA 02138

      In this 90-minute workshop, you’ll learn the basics of sewing machine operation and safety. This session will cover machine setup, basic functions, threading the machine, reloading the bobbin, sewing straight stitches, and recognizing when stitch tension has gone awry. We’ll also cover some safety best practices when operating a sewing machine. As we learn together, we’ll work on a simple sewing project—a drawstring bag—which most students will be able to complete by the end of the class. You must complete Hive Safety Training before registering for this workshop.

    • 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

    • Strong and Stretched

      Cambridge Senior Center 806 Massachusetts Ave Cambridge, MA 02139

      This is a low impact, easy to follow, 60-min seated class. This class is appropriate for adults of all fitness levels and participants can go at their own pace.

    • Wednesdays of Wonder - W.O.W.! (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. This week we will be building robots!

    • Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) Training Information Sessions (English language learners)

      Community Learning Center (Central Square) 5 Western Ave, Cambridge, MA 02139

      Learn about our CNA Training Programs for English language learners. Classes start in September!

    • Email Tips and Tricks (Main)

      Main Library, 449 Broadway, Cambridge, MA 02138

      Learn tips and tricks on how to use Gmail (Google email). A Gmail account is required for this class. Please remember your password! To view and register for other Basic Tech Classes at the Library, please go to tinyurl.com/basictechclass.

    • Vinyl Cutting 101 (Main)

      Main Library, 449 Broadway, Cambridge, MA 02138

      Would you like to make your own vinyl signs, stickers, or images to transfer to T-shirts and other textiles? In this workshop, you can learn how to use our Roland Camm-1 GS-24 vinyl cutter. You can then design a sticker and cut it with our vinyl cutter! Registration is required. You must complete Hive Safety Training before registering for this workshop.

    • 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 a week in advance. Sign up by phone or in person at the O'Connell Branch (617-349-4019).

    • Summer Reading: Crocodile River Music

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

      African rhythms, history, and culture merge into an afternoon of movement, cultural exploration, and joy. Crocodile River Music’s mission is to connect audiences with African artists and cultures through performance and education. With artists from Mali, Senegal, Burkina Faso, Guinea, and the US, they are committed to presenting African art, music, and culture to audiences of all ages, backgrounds, and capabilities. This program is recommended for children of all ages and their families. No registration required. Funding for Summer Reading has been generously provided by the City of Cambridge, Cambridge Public Library Foundation, Friends of the Cambridge Public Library and Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners

    • Freedom, Liberty, and Independence: Celebrating Independence Day with Autistic Artists

      Main Library, 449 Broadway, Cambridge, MA 02138

      The Fourth of July embodies the culmination of hope and perseverance in American history, while Korea's Liberation Day serves as a remembrance of past struggles and an affirmation to strive for a better future. Both days are not merely annual remembrances but a rekindling of the hard-earned joy of freedom that emerged from the ashes of adversity. This exhibition showcases the works of extraordinary artists—Korean and American savants with autism whose visions are undeterred by their challenges. Their art is a bold pursuit of freedom and individuality, a canvas where the trials of history and the personal battles for independence coalesce.

    • Election Commission


      Regular Meeting

    • Sewing Circle

      Main Library, 449 Broadway, Cambridge, MA 02138

      Continue building your machine-sewing skills AND receive support as you work on your own sewing projects with our Library sewing community. Participants must register but may drop-in any time during the program. This program is designed for patrons who know the basics of how to use our Janome sewing machines.

    • Summer Reading: Evening Family Story Time (O'Connell)

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

      We invite children and their grown-ups to join us for a special evening story time event. This program will run for 20-25 minutes, with songs, stories and rhymes. This program will be held indoors at the O'Connell Branch Library. No registration is required. Please call 617-349-4019 for more information.

    • [GROUP FULL] Books Not Binaries Reading Group (Main)

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

      Join us for a book discussion and hangout each month as we read books that celebrate the LGBTQIA+ experience. All readers age 10-13 welcome! Registration is required. For questions, email hsaxton@cambridgema.gov. This month we're reading Cross My Heart and Never Lie by Nora Dasnes; translated by Matt Bagguley (Hippo Park, 2023). Copies of the book are available at the Main Library Children's Desk. Pizza will be provided!

    • 35 Cherry Street AHO Community Meeting

      55 Norfolk Street, Cambridge, MA 02139

      Join Just A Start (JAS) for their second Affordable Housing Overlay (AHO) community meeting to discuss plans for the proposed homeownership development at 35 Cherry Street as 100% affordable housing. The meeting may be attended in person at 55 Norfolk Street, Cambridge or via Zoom. To register to attend the meeting, please click here. For more information about the project, please contact Madeline Lee at MadelineLee@justastart.org or visit JAS’s website at https://justastart.org/housing/upcoming-projects/.

    • Caribbean American Heritage Month at the CPL: A Poetry Reading (Main)

      Main Library, Lecture Hall, 449 Broadway, Cambridge, MA 02138

      Join the Cambridge Public Library in celebrating Caribbean American Heritage Month with a poetry reading and conversation featuring two award-winning local poets with roots in the Caribbean, Diannely Antigua and Patrick Sylvain. Each poet will read poems for about twenty minutes, to be followed by a wide-ranging conversation and audience Q&A. This reading and talk will be hybrid (via Zoom). It is co-sponsored by the Cambridge Public Library Foundation.

    • Meeting of the Police Review & Advisory Board - June 2024


      Monthly meeting of the Police Review & Advisory Board held virtually via Zoom

    • Science Fiction & Fantasy Book Group (Main)

      Main Library, 449 Broadway, Cambridge, MA 02138

      This Month's Read: Foundation, by Isaac Asimov 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.

    • Trivia Night! (O'Neill)

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

      Come join us for Trivia Night! Players of all ages are welcome to test their knowledge of science, history, literature, and culture. Snacks will be provided. Individuals and groups are welcome. Registration is helpful, but not required.

    • Women and Words with the Cambridge Womens Commission

      City Hall Annex, 2nd Floor Conference Room, 344 Broadway, Cambridge, MA 02139

      Women and Words! is a community discussion group that meets once a quarter to address a different feminist topic or idea. Local speakers are invited to present and facilitate the discussion.

June 2024
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