Public meetings this week look at a big price jump for the Tobin and Vassal Lane schools campus; a purchase of the Cambridgeport Savings Bank Building in Central Square; a Pit-A-Palooza for Pit Rat Day; bike lane issues; the best ways to teach reading; use of federal Covid funds; after-school and summer programs; and much more.
In a look ahead at a week of Cambridge and Somerville events, there’s the Boston Dragon Boat Festival and wrestling, celebrity readings and podcast recordings, poetry and music, opera and song cycles, but especially Juneteenth celebrations with events ranging from yoga to jazz and a Black Business Fair.
In a look ahead at a week of Cambridge and Somerville events, there’s a new Harvard Square Open Market, readings by Bill McKibben and Sloane Crosley, crafting and carnivals, poetry, music and dance, art openings and group sings, a look at Cambridge firsts and a reading of our gravestones, drag and dragon boats, a lit crawl and a smut slam. And more.
In a look ahead at a week of Cambridge and Somerville events, the Campfire. Festival continues, there’s a Memorial Day observance and Mozart concert to benefit Ukraine, authors and experts explore Asians in American Pop Culture and LGBT tales, you can meet a mini-horse, do some shopping, catch a CRLS “Chorus Line” for free – and much more.
Friends of Cambridge Rindge and Latin School is preparing to present scholarships totaling $75,250 in 2022. Hundreds of donors and sponsors – individuals, families, organizations and businesses – have contributed to the 52 scholarships the organization is distributing to the school’s seniors and alumni in support of their higher education.
In a look ahead at a week of Cambridge and Somerville events, there are holiday shopping markets with art, food, ice skating and workshops; music of the jazz and “chocolate rock” varieties; American Repertory Theater Day of Giving events; and a menorah lighting in Harvard Yard.
Richard Buckminster Fuller was an architect, systems theorist, author, designer, inventor and futurist – and a notoriously flop as a Harvard College student. But he had more positive experiences in Cambridge, including a stint as a visiting Harvard professor in the early 1960s.