The Quay Brothers animation in 35mm (and Švankmajer’s “Alice”); the fourth annual Boston Teen Author Festival; East Meets West Block Party fundraiser; VivaLatino Cambridge festival; and the What the Fluff? Marshmallow Festival.
The “Science Is Fun Day” coming Tuesday to Benjamin Banneker Charter Public School, hosted by DuPont and NASA and featuring a surprise guest, didn’t just happen – it’s part of the grand prize won by kindergarten students as part of the annual Dupont Challenge.
The Cambridge Public Library has announced its citywide book club’s selection for the year: “Brown Girl Dreaming,” a memoir in verse by Jacqueline Woodson. The author will read Nov. 18.
The Trouble with Jellyfish science and art exhibit; Strip Zeppelin with Niki Luparelli; Danehy Park Family Day; The Ig Improbable Lectures at MIT; and the 12th annual Revels RiverSing.
Josh Wairi was sentenced to 12 years in prison with eight years of supervised release on Monday afternoon by Judge William G. Young in Massachusetts federal district court. Wairi was convicted in May of possessing and transporting child pornography.
An attack on a teenager after leaving an underage drinking party has led not only to charges of rape for another partygoer, but an arraignment on a charge of furnishing alcohol to minors for the woman who hosted, officials say.
Work on what’s being called the nation’s first student-run homeless shelter begins Thursday in Harvard Square. The 22-bed shelter is expected to open in November.
I am in touch with Cambridge youth. I have seen kids who were smart and qualified to go to college unable to go because they could not get the necessary funding. A mind is a terrible thing to waste, yet in Cambridge, with all its resources, it happens too often.
The variety shows “Thought Bomb” and Ginny Nightshade and Will Smalley’s “The Getaway”; second annual Salsa Squared celebration; sixth Run & Ride at CambridgeSide; and second Cambridge Jazz Festival.
A “Kissing Moonlight” poetry reading with music; sixth annual World Naked Bike Ride Boston; final Xmortis and Heroes dance nights at T.T.’s; free “Paddington” screening; and three-band bill is Proud at Passim.