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  • Tuesday

    August 3

    • STEAM Academy: Innovators for Purpose Summer Studio

      Main Library, Community Room, 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. July 6 - August 6, weekdays from 9:15am-3:30pm at the Main Library 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 Program. The Cambridge Public Library STEAM Academy is part 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.

    • Summer StoryWalk Series

      Can you find the StoryWalks? A StoryWalk is a children's book hung page by page around a park in Cambridge where families can read, walk, and talk together. Find the 8 StoryWalks in Cambridge parks!

    • The Hip Hop Transformation

      Main Library, 449 Broadway, Cambridge, MA 02138

      The Hip Hop Transformation (THHT) is an award-winning program for youth between the ages of 14-18 offered by the Cambridge Community Center in partnership with The Bridge Sound and Stage, the Mayor’s Summer Youth Employment Program, and the Cambridge Safety Net Collaborative. THHT teaches teens the history of hip hop culture, the role hip hop culture plays in their lives and society, and equips students with the resource and support to produce, write, record, perform, and distribute their own authentic hip hop music. To learn more visit THHT online at The Hip Hop Transformation.

    • Bridge to College Information Sessions

      This information session is to learn about a free program that helps adults go to college.

    • STEAM Story Time (Collins)

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

      We invite children and their grownups to join us for 20-25 minutes of stories and hands-on activities. Today, we'll explore wind, rain, storms, sunshine and all things weather. Rain gear optional! For children of all ages and their caregivers. This program will be held outdoors at the Collins Branch Library. In the event of rain, this program will move indoors. Please call 617-349-4021 for more information.

    • Hive Safety Training and Glowforge 101

      Main Library, 449 Broadway, Cambridge, MA 02138

      Are you interested in using The Hive? In this workshop you will learn about our makerspace, how to utilize the resources we offer and how to keep safe in The Hive. You will also create your Hive badge ID using our Glowforge laser cutter and learn how to utilize this piece of equipment to cut and engrave your own creations. Find out what you need to get started as a maker in The Hive here. Completion of Hive Safety Training is the entry point to making, innovating, and collaborating in this space. Makers must also sign The Hive User Agreement and Waivers.

    • Housed In Cambridge -Subsidized Housing

      Online,

      The City Manager’s Office of the Housing Liaison, Community Development Department, Human Rights Commission and the Department of Human Service Programs’ Multi-Service Center announces the launch of "Housed In Cambridge: Information to Open Doors" - a city-wide campaign designed to educate and inform residents on housing opportunities and housing-related resources and services. These panels will be recorded as webinars and therefore will serve as ongoing information and educational resource.

    • Outdoor Story Time

      Main Library, 449 Broadway, Cambridge, MA 02138

      We invite children and their grown-ups to join us for 20-25 minutes of songs, stories, and rhymes. This program will be held in Joan Lorentz Park on the lawn outside the Main Library. In the event of rain, we will hold the program indoors. Please call 617-349-4038 for more information.

    • Studio Recording 101

      Main Library, 449 Broadway, Cambridge, MA 02138

      Interested in podcasting, audio production or video production? The Hive is home to two state-of-the-art recording studios. Become familiarized with the basics of the equipment and software in these tools. Contribute to our community-generated media project and become badged to use these spaces for your own projects. You must complete Hive Safety Training & Glowforge 101 before participating in this program. View The Hive's workshop schedule here.

    • Regular (Summer) Meeting of the School Committee

      Henrietta S. Attles Meeting Room, 459 Broadway, Cambridge, MA 02138

      Regular (Summer) Meeting of the School Committee

    • New England Poetry Club: Voices of Poetry (Virtual)

      Online,

      Please join us for an evening of poetry with esteemed writers Sam Cha, Rage Hezekiah, Indigo Moor and Donald Vincent as part of the New England Poetry Club's Voices of Poetry series. Featuring: Sam Cha—Winner of two Academy of American Poets prizes and a St. Botolph’s Club Emerging Artists Grant; Rage Hezekiah—Recipient of fellowships from Cave Canem & The MacDowell Colony, and a St. Botolph’s Emerging Artists Award; Indigo Moor—Poet Laureate Emeritus of Sacramento, CA and recipient of Cave Canem 2nd Book Prize; Donald Vincent—Teacher of English Composition at UCLA and has been teaching Literature and Research Writing courses at Emerson College, Los Angeles since 2013. New England Poetry Club was founded in 1915 by Amy Lowell, Robert Frost, and Conrad Aiken to foster the art of poetic expression. We run the oldest poetry reading series in the country. We offer an ongoing writing workshop open to all members. We sponsor awards and contests to encourage and recognize poetic achievement. And we look for new creative ways to foster understanding and love of poetry. Members of NEPC are poets, publishers, and readers and translators of poetry, who live in New England or have strong ties to the region. Voices of Poetry was formed by Pushcart Prize-nominated poet and poetry activist Neil Silberblatt. Since 2012, VOP has presented more than 400 poetry events in NY, NJ, CT and MA. Those events – which have featured Poets Laureate and Pulitzer Prize winners/nominees, as well as those who have not (yet) published a word – have been presented at numerous venues, including Provincetown Art Association & Museum; Wellfleet Public Library; Brewster Ladies Library; The Rubin Museum of Art and Jefferson Market Library in NYC; and The Mount / Edith Wharton’s home in Lenox, MA. VOP has been awarded grants by the Mass Cultural Council.

    • Planning Board Meeting

      Online,

      City of Cambridge Planning Board Meeting

    • Hybrid Executive Session School Committee Meeting

      Henrietta S. Attles Meeting Room, 459 Broadway, Cambridge, MA 02138

      Hybrid Executive Session School Committee Meeting

August 2021
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