A Black Lives Matter rally planned for Thursday will focus not just on violence to people of color nationwide, but on the gentrification of Cambridge and stubborn achievement gap in city schools.
There are two days left in the iCan Bike Program, which teaches people with disabilities how to ride bikes – a particularly good skill to have in bike-crazy Cambridge and Somerville.
The student dress code for Cambridge Public Schools ran into new conflict as the School Committee held its summer meeting Tuesday, thinking the second reading of revisions on the code would be the final.
Rangoli sand art exhibit; OpenAir Circus and “Little Shop of Horrors”; Fresh Pond Monarch Butterfly Release Parade; “What Is Punk?” story time and singalong; and Harvard Summer Chamber Orchestra’s performances of Mozart, Copland and Sibelius.
Taps where testing found worrisome levels of lead have been shut off and are being replaced this summer, but the quality of the water going into the buildings has been called “in very good shape.”
Clean Comedy Showcase; “Space Pirates” children’s play; Salsa Sampling and Latin Beats Dance Party; Kids Fun & Great Jazz; and the Haiti & Brazil hit the ’Ville Festival.
Yard sales proliferate in warm weather, but Sunday’s stands out: It is essentially a download from the mind of the art director of Okay Mag and her friends, teen girls with a group aesthetic that’s vintage, kitschy, artsy and riotously colorful.
There will be free activities for children ages 4 to 12 at 9:30 a.m. Monday at Donnelly Field in East Cambridge, Glacken Field in the Strawberry Hill neighborhood south of Fresh Pond and Hoyt Field in the Riverside neighborhood.
Scholarships and awards totaling $33,100 was presented to 24 members of the Cambridge Rindge and Latin School Class of 2016 at the high school on the May 19 Scholarship and Award Night by Friends of Cambridge Rindge and Latin School.
The invention-themed EurekaFest; Esh Circus Arts Staff Show; ninth annual Make Music Harvard Square/Fête de la Musique; Out of the Blue’s “Into The Black” fundraising event and concert; Stravinsky’s “The Firebird” ballet staged by the Cambridge Symphony Orchestra.