After the Honk! festival of activist street bands went online-only during last year’s pandemic, this year’s celebration in October will look different yet again from what people have enjoyed since its launch in Somerville in 2006.
The Cambridge Historical Society is rebranding after 116 years as History Cambridge, with among its first public events under the new name coming June 8 and Aug. 10 to the Starlight Square outdoor entertainment complex: “Cambridge Love Letters.”
Earth Day is Thursday, but in Cambridge that matters less, as there are weeklong events reminding us of the need to take care of our planet, stretching from a Monday storytime to an April 25 socially distanced cleanup at Jerry’s Pond.
Juneteenth – June 19, commemorating the day in 1865 that slaves learned they’d been proclaimed free in the United States – has been named a holiday at Lesley University recognized in the academic calendar, “now and forever.” There are other recognitions set for Friday too.