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New England Zine Fest; National Honey Bee Day; Paddy’s Lunch 80th Anniversary Neighborhood Block Party; Mercury Orchestra performs; and the Hong Kong 60th Birthday Street Festival.
Tax Holiday Sale 2014 at Harvard Book Store; Lilypad Yard Sale; Boston Poetry Marathon World Cup 2014; “The Incredibles”; and a Summer Fling festival of one-minute films.
Questions remain on how to identify “advanced learners” and fit their work into school structures, and fears of “tracking” students persist as well.
Innovations of Cambridge Tour; the OpenAir Circus; Boston Roller Derby; Michael Frayn’s “Copenhagen”; and a low-fi rock band bill.
The ribbons tied Friday to the fence around the former Edward J. Sullivan Courthouse in East Cambridge seemed to have nearly as many meanings as colors.
“Rhinocéros” by Eugene Ionesco; “The Secret Life of Walter Mitty”; “Red-Breasted Swallows in Blueberry Land”; Electro Queer Trans Resisdance; and Cambridge Jazz Festival.
The city is holding a competition to help craft five acres of new or redesigned open space planned for Kendall Square and East Cambridge.
Artbeat 2014 art and music festival; Bent Knee and Strange Changes; Storytelling, Jazz and Poems; Jay Gatsby’s Summer Ball; and Mercury Orchestra performing Mahler’s “Resurrection.”
Magic Lantern show at The Brattle; “The Winter Soldier” free at MIT; Desi dance party with belly dancer and hookah; a Handmade Marketplace; and a Beat Hôtel Bastille Day celebration.
Thanks to astute weather forecasters, people didn’t need to watch the whole show in rain – but they did get hit hard on their way home.