A free workshop on “The Impact of Violent Media and Child Development” is scheduled for Wednesday, offered by vice mayor Marc McGovern and the Cambridge Public Schools Title 1 office. Participants are asked to RSVP on Monday.
The 10th annual Great Burlesque Exposition or Satanic Birthday Bacchanalia; free superhero storytelling for kids; 8th annual “Some Like it Hot” Chili Cook-off; JuggleMIT Circus Show; and National Choreography Month Boston final performances.
The Sketchbook art show opening reception and exhibit; National Choreography Month Boston “Shorts”; Super Hunger Brunch for charity; Loose Canon poetry fundraiser; and Heroes’ “Ashes to Ashes” David Bowie tribute night.
Cambridge can do a better job of meeting children’s needs for unstructured, outdoor play and exercise. If more money is needed to make this possible, we ask that money be allotted for this purpose in the budget.
A new, emailed bomb threat was made Thursday against Cambridge Public Schools, warning of violence Friday, city officials said, but the risk doesn’t appear to be legitimate.
The Central Square restaurant Moksa and its nightclub, Naga, are rebranding as Monroe, with a soft opening at 7 p.m. Thursday and a grand opening the next day – at 5 p.m. for the restaurant and 7 p.m. for the nightclub.
The School Committee voted 4-3 on Tuesday to switch to the PARCC test within three months, surprising many after a unanimous vote in May to halt its implementation and proceed “with a community-wide forum” on standardized testing that never took place.
More than 200 people packed a Sunday community meeting about recent security threats to Cambridge schools, as city, school and federal officials tried to calm anxieties with an update that they have growing confidence the bomb and gun threats are a hoax.
Upper school family liaisons, more recess and more support for high school clubs were among the concerns heard from parents and high school students at the first budget hearing of the school year with new co-chair Kathleen Kelly.
The district’s approach to the ultimately false bomb threat Monday was questioned during School Committee public comment Tuesday by Cambridge Rindge and Latin School student.