A bag full of Halloween events; MIT Annual Family Weekend Concert; “The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee”; Boston Hassle presents “Storytime at the Ape’s Nest”; and the Comicazi Cookie Clash.
A “Drive 2 Support Puerto Rico” is planned for 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday to gather critically needed items for Puerto Rico’s Hurricane Maria relief at the Cambridge Police Department, 125 Sixth St., near Kendall Square.
With Puerto Rico in ongoing crisis from natural disasters and the federal government providing slow and grudging assistance, Cambridge – considered a gateway for migrants from the island for more than six decades – is stepping up.
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.
For some, September dinner plates are a medley of vibrant reds, dark greens and sunshine yellows, each bite offering a burst of brilliant flavors. But not everyone has easy access to fresh fruits and vegetables, or the dollars often needed to enjoy a local harvest.
Members of the North Cambridge Family Opera appealed a seemingly mundane policy change on facility use Tuesday before the School Committee that, they said, could threaten the opera’s financial health. Officials supported the appeal unanimously.
The 2017 Massachusetts Independent Film Festival; free “Hamlet” in the park; Storytime Live hangout with Curious George; ComedyCaziclysm nerd improv comedy adventure; and the Central Flea.
Parents fearful of the violence that broke out at a Charlottesville, Va., white supremacy march struggled with whether to bring their children to a protest Saturday on Boston Common. One family came up with the perfect way to help the cause while avoiding danger.
Since its founding in 1994, the annual Oldtime Baseball Game has grown – now it requires street closures and traffic warnings, and it draws sports legends such as Pedro Martinez who want to take part in the fun and help its charitable causes.
Poetry Heat Wave! The 2017 Boston Poetry Marathon; Thorpe Street Block Party; Ignite! A Global Street Food & Fire Festival; “Doctor Strange” screening; and Summer Sundays at the Harvard Semitic Museum.