From the Many Helping Hands MLK Day of Service to a film festival and “King & I” panel discussion, here’s are six ways to reflect privately and publicly on the legacy of the civil rights giant in the coming days.
A lot happens in the course of a year in a densely packed city of 105,162 people with high-profile industries, clashing interests and significant class disparities. From standing up for the vulnerable to deceiving people who come here to do business, here’s a rundown.
Off-Mic at Gallery 263; Sailor Moon Shoujo Spectacular; Shameless: New Year’s Eve Eve; Low-Key New Year’s Eve of Dessert + Bubbly With Ruby Rose Fox; and a New Year’s Eve Artist Lounge Party.
Trash and recycling collection, Recycling Drop-Off Center and Cambridge Cemetery hours, curbside collection of bare holiday trees, street cleaning operations and parking meter payments are all affected by holiday hours and possible bad weather.
Holiday Open House and Winter Solstice Farewell to Fall; Cirque Us! performance; Beyond Tabletop Game Jam; holiday concerts in brass and strings; and Frozen Chanukah ice skating.
Holiday caroling and shopping; 11th Annual “Everyone Loves Latkes” and second annual Gingerbread Village visit; 12th Annual Kendall Square Holiday on Ice World Dance Party; Annual “Messiah” Sing with the Cambridge Community Chorus; and Holiday Pops concert.
Local holiday shopping; “A Christmas Carol”; sixth annual Oh You Pretty Things/David Boobie Black Friday; annual tree lighting; and Zili Misik’s For All Souls variety event.
Municipal offices will be closed Thursday, Nov. 23, and Friday, Nov. 24, in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday. Other services will also be disrupted.
Sure, our calendars are filled with increasingly commodified holidays, but they’re also filling up with new days of nationwide significance.
Bach Society Orchestra’s Winter Alumni Concert; Mardi Gras and “Music from the Seven” benefits for the ACLU; story-telling from Finland’s Kalevala; the Contest4Improv4Humans Boston Regional Round; and a Coach rock mini-fest.