Cambridge will hold its first Servicemembers and Veterans Appreciation Week from Nov. 6-11. Activities on select days of the week will include health checkups, social gatherings and a Veterans Day Observance.
The city is sponsoring a free household hazardous waste collection day Nov. 4 at the Volpe center in Kendall Square.
People are sought to serve on the Planning Board, the authority granting special permits for the city and responsible for review of special permit requests, review and development of zoning proposals and the study of land use in the city.
State Rep. Jon Hecht, a Democrat in the 29th Middlesex District made up of parts of Cambridge and Watertown, plans two open office hours in Cambridge this month.
Cambridge Police encourage residents to join officers at “Coffee with a Cop” events Wednesday and at “Coffee with the Commissioner” events being planned for several Saturday mornings in the fall.
Except for the Head of the Charles weekend Oct. 21- 22 and the Thanksgiving holiday weekend, the red line T will be replaced by buses every Saturday and Sunday through Dec. 17.
The Massachusetts Law Enforcement Memorial Foundation will honor eight heroes killed in the line of duty, including late Cambridge resident Charles E. Bradley, at a memorial ceremony held noon Friday at Ashburton Park, next to the Massachusetts State House.
People interested in serving on the Cambridge Commission for Persons with Disabilities advisory board are sought by the city. Applications must be in by Oct. 23 from residents who can serve on the 11-member volunteer board for a three-year term.
Cambridgeport and Riverside residents and businesses are invited to a community meeting from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday to further discuss city and police response to Sept. 5 and Sept. 10 shootings that took place on River Street.
The Massachusetts Alliance of Portuguese Speakers is looking for new individual and organizational members to promote involvement in the mission of improving the lives of Portuguese-speaking people in Massachusetts.