Yule Open Ritual; Festivus (for the Rest of Us) party; “Christmas in Medieval England” concert; John Davis & the Cicadas, Rob Noyes and Evil English; and Moon Wok Jewish Christmas Event.
Commercial real estate broker McCall & Almy said Wednesday that it is giving tours of the Episcopal Divinity School campus near Harvard Square and providing information to qualified buyers in anticipation of setting a deadline for initial bids.
The film, premiering Friday at a semi-formal event at the Putnam Avenue Upper School, weaves together the stories of generations touched by the church since it opened its doors a century ago as a spiritual refuge for immigrants.
Annual Italian Feast of Saints Cosmas and Damian, Somerville Greek and Trinity Family festivals; Boston Comedy Arts Fest; Starlabfest VIII Music & Arts Festival; “TV Guidance Counselor” 250th Episode Saturday Sleepover Spectacular; and Cambridge Carnival.
The prospect of putting affordable housing near Harvard Square on former divinity school land looks even more expensive, complicated and outright unlikely after an analysis by the current owners, despite an all-in vote by six city councillors.
Most people commenting on an affordable housing proposal Monday seemed unaware there was a lot more to the idea than just negotiating a price with a divinity school leaving for New York City.
The Episcopal Divinity School, near Harvard Square since 1867, announced Friday that it has signed an agreement that will allow it to continue as an Episcopal seminary – but not in Cambridge; starting in the fall of 2018, it will be on a campus in New York.
Protest songs and avowals of Cambridge’s continuing role as a safe haven for undocumented immigrants and others drew a few hundred residents and officials to City Hall, as Mayor E. Denise Simmons and vice mayor Marc McGovern held a Monday afternoon rally.
The mayor, vice mayor and clergy plan an hourlong “Rally For Unity” for 4:30 p.m. Monday on the steps of City Hall “to show the world that we stand for social justice and that we, as a community, intend to continue to fight for equality for all.”
Last week, those of us worried about Trump’s election were told “Don’t worry; Trump didn’t mean all those racist things he said while campaigning!” Now it’s “Don’t worry; Trump won’t listen to the white nationalist whom he named White House chief strategist!”