Longfellow Holiday Open House; Street Theory pop-up art gallery; 11th Annual Kendall Square Holiday on Ice; Holiday Pops with the CSO (and more music); Black Market holiday market (and more shopping); and Linking Hands Peace Sign Cambridge.
Since reports of three swastikas and “hateful language” found at Cambridge Rindge and Latin School, two more examples of hate speech have turned up Thursday – this time both found in girls’ bathrooms.
Swastikas and “hateful language” have been found in three boys bathrooms at the high school over the past two days, district officials say. A similar incident took place last month at the Vassal Lane Upper School.
The city could get a small break on the $160 million cost of building the King Open/Cambridge Street Upper School & Community Complex: a little less than half the money expected to be spent on its Valente branch library could be reimbursed by the state.
Fundraising for fire victims passed $421,740 – more than 84 percent of the half-million-dollar goal – Monday evening, as the City Council voted to suspend action and wait a week on its agenda so councillors could focus on recovery work with constituents.
Firefighters from 17 communities joined with Cambridge to battle a 10-alarm fire that broke out at around 3 p.m. Saturday at 30 Berkshire St., in the Wellington-Harrington neighborhood near Kendall Square, displacing some 60 people.
The speed limit on city-owned streets will be reduced to 25 mph unless otherwise posted, the City Manager’s Office announced Friday, calling it “an important step toward improving the safety of everyone who lives, works and visits Cambridge.”
The Vermin Supreme Winter Showcase; Poetry Book & Broadside Fair and book sale; Wrap Around Cupcake Reception and more art; “The Sound of Cracking Bones” staged reading; Video Game Orchestra concert, jazz and classical; and Vintage Holiday Film Program.
The local YWCA is suspending all programming at its Marshfield branch in favor of expanding the summer day camp that benefits some 800 Cambridge kids a year.
Local faith leaders and representatives from advocacy organizations and nonprofits will gather Saturday with Rep. Katherine Clark for a community meeting on “Moving Forward: Promoting Safety & Tolerance in Our Communities.”