Three Cantabrigians plan to run April 18 in the 120th Boston Marathon to help support the Samaritans suicide-prevention program.
Cambridge’s Magazine Beach Park is featured in an exhibit opening Monday at the State House, as well as in a panel discussion there on “Effective Partnerships between Government and Community Groups.”
Gender equality advocate Anne-Marie Slaughter, author of “Unfinished Business: Women Men Work Family,” implored a sold-out Brattle Theatre audience this week to stop upholding breadwinning over caregiving.
The independent film “The Year We Thought About Love,” which has been seen at film festivals around the world, comes to Cambridge for a free screening Thursday, followed by a Q&A with director Ellen Brodsky and cast members.
The three-day Davos-like Solve conference at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology gets some built-in competition Thursday with the free Dissolve Unconference, which comes with its own ice cream flavor.
Renewal of Cambridge parks by the Charles River is under way “in pockets,” but advocates wonder how to get broader revitalization and maintain the improvements given the current economic climate – especially if the Olympics don’t come in 2024.
The sharing economy, which shakes up the concept of ownership and employment through the application of new technologies, gets a look this weekend at a free “Making the Sharing Economy Work for Everyone” panel.
The school-to-prison pipeline discussion begun last month continues Wednesday with Daniel J. Losen’s free talk on “Closing the School Discipline Gap.”
A virtual United Nations of social justice groups are offering a glimpse of the Palestinian struggle Wednesday from Iyad Burnat, whom some might know from the Oscar-nominated film “Five Broken Cameras.”
Legendary choreographer Twyla Tharp, NASA astronaut Mae C. Jemison and others are coming to Cambridge starting Monday for a free, public weeklong Creativity Forum at Lesley University.