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.
The four-day tournament – an Olympic style competition held annually since 1982 – starts Today and concludes with a medal round Sunday.
Singer-songwriter Reina del Cid stops in at Toad; “Fare Thee Well” Grateful Dead simulcast; free Fourth of July kids events; free all-day comedy; and a summer Boston Celtic Music Fest.
The final School Committee meeting before summer looked at topics including the replacement of a resigning principal and drug policies. But members were especially stirred by an initiative of third-graders seeking broader narratives on the Revolutionary War.
The city is looking for a resident interested in serving on the Kids’ Council to develop policy and program recommendations aimed at making sure Cambridge is a place where children and youth are healthy, safe, educated and civically engaged.
The Cambridge Youth Dance Program company is looking for “serious dancers” to become part of a pre-professional youth performance ensemble for the 2015-16 season. Auditions are Tuesday.