Activities Gallery

Jun 11, 2018 Stop by Albertine Press on Father's Day for a special free afternoon full of cast iron, cacti, and calligraphy. We're excited to welcome The Happy Cactus for a pop up shop of succulents and cacti in architecturally-inspired containers, because Dads like plants, too! Pier Gustafson will be in house with his collection of pens doing calligraphy demos, scribing special messages (not too late to pick... more
Apr 6, 2018 You can't judge a book by its cover. Check out a book from the Cambridge Human Library! CCTV and the Cambridge Public Library have gathered human “books” to be checked out by “readers” for 30-minute conversations from 1pm-4pm on May 5. Readers will have the opportunity to talk to people in our community who have experienced discrimination or stigma based on who they are, where they come from, or... more
Mar 12, 2018 In this two hour workshop we'll create a diverse eco-system of paper plants and flowers that will bring a little spring to your step while we wait for the weather to catch on. Using a variety of techniques, from origami to paper sculpting, you'll take home a handful of paper creations that will thrive (indoors) despite frost, snow, or rain. Abigail McMurray of yeiou is a local designer and paper... more
Mar 9, 2018 "...we can't be complacent. Now, more than ever, there's a strong call-to-action to press forward and progress gender parity. A strong call to #PressforProgress. A strong call to motivate and unite friends, colleagues and whole communities to think, act and be gender inclusive." - International Women's Day organization As a woman-owned and operated local business built on the power of the press... more
Feb 5, 2018 Looking for something free and fun for the kids this February vacation? Salvation Army Cambridge is offering a Vacation Bible school from Feb 20th-23rd from 9-12. This year’s theme is Mount Everest! Conquering challenges with God’s mighty power! This will include a healthy lunch, snow and mountain themed games, activities such as making snow out of snow seeds,crafts and applicable age... more
Nov 30, 2017 SCAMS – don’t be a victim! A presentation by Officer Dan Burroso of the Cambridge Police Department Did you know that older adults are especially targeted by scammers? The unscrupulous are out to cheat you of your money and sense of security. Ingenious and ever-evolving methods are used to commit fraud using email, phone, mail, and in person. Learn about the latest SCAMS, how to recognize them,... more
Nov 20, 2017 Our annual Kids Only! Holiday Sale provides an opportunity for school-age children to purchase gifts for family and friends in this safe, supportive, and fun environment. Our sale features a wide variety of affordable items from peppermills to stuffed animals to holiday cards to eco-friendly wares to handmade crafts created by Agassiz Baldwin Afterschool students. Proceeds support students... more
Oct 26, 2017 Join us for our 46th Annual Thanksgiving Potluck Feast! Our biggest community event of the year, the Annual Thanksgiving Potluck Feast is where old friends and new neighbors meet and enjoy a traditional Thanksgiving dinner with all the fixings. Agassiz Baldwin Community supplies the turkey (cooked by volunteers), cranberry sauce, and drinks, while our guests bring salads, sides, and desserts... more
Oct 10, 2017 mmerse yourself in the songs, colors, textures, and stories of Indigenous artists and their cultures from around the world at this free admission, family friendly festival. Since 1975, Cultural Survival's Bazaars have brought Indigenous artists from the US, Mexico, Guatemala, Venezuela, Colombia, Tanzania, Zimbabwe, Ukraine, Uzbekistan, Tibet, India, Nepal, China, and more! Buy finely... more
Oct 10, 2017 Immerse yourself in the songs, colors, textures, and stories of Indigenous artists and their cultures from around the world at this free admission, family friendly festival. Since 1975, Cultural Survival's Bazaars have brought Indigenous artists from the US, Mexico, Guatemala, Venezuela, Colombia, Tanzania, Zimbabwe, Ukraine, Uzbekistan, Tibet, India, Nepal, China, and more! Buy finely... more
Sep 22, 2017 Join us to make a silly hat or mask with our art instructors, eat some pizza, and then join the HONK! Parade as it passes down Mass Ave and marches into Harvard Square! No registration needed, so come on a whim and bring family and friends! For all ages $5 per person includes materials and lunch more
Aug 31, 2017 TAG SALE on Saturday, Sept 16, 2017 at MABC, 146 Hampshire St Cambridge. We are selling clothes, books, shoes, furniture and small appliances and more!. Soul Food dinners wil be sold and can be delivered. more
Aug 15, 2017 The rules are easy: Take part in and log as many activities as possible in the Mystic River Watershed! (see a list of Mystic communities) Individuals and teams from 2 to 10 people (such as schools, families, clubs, etc.) can participate. Please document your activities by marking off the date you completed the activity, including comments and/or photos. Share your experience via social media by... more
Aug 14, 2017 Say goodbye to summer with art, lawn games, and good beer. Make your own postcard, or start your art collection. Try your hand at bocce and lawn games, or just relax in our shady back yard. This is an 18+ event. Beer $5 more
Jul 12, 2017 Jamaica 55 Reggae Night in the Park is hosted by Elma Lewis Playhouse in the Playhouse in the Park summer music series by Franklin Park Coalition and to be held on Tuesday, August 8, 2017. Two top local reggae bands will be featured at this picnic style community celebration of Jamaican music and culture. Reggae Night in the Park will take place at the Playstead Parkstand in Franklin Park. Bring... more
Jul 7, 2017 The Massachusetts Diaspora celebration of Jamaica's 55th Anniversary, will host the Jamaica 55 Independence Gala and Awards Ceremony on Saturday, August 5, 2017 at William E. Reed Auditorium, Prince Hall Grand Lodge, 24 Washington Street, Dorchester, MA 02121. This event is to heighten public awareness of the outstanding achievements of the Jamaican Diaspora to the - US community and the... more
Jun 17, 2017 Upcoming guest: on Wed June 21, 2017 :Author of "CHUBBY", Liz Andre, A Boston Elementary School teacher and vocational dancer. The book "Chubby" is a partial memoir/autobiography. It is a first person narrative of a glimpse of the author's early life starting around pre-school in Baltimore, that chronicles the struggles of growing in a one- parent low income family,and her life's adventure... more
May 26, 2017 The annual Boys to Men Leadership Brunch will be held on Saturday, June 3 from 12 p.m. to 3 p.m. at the Putnam Avenue Upper School, 100 Putnam Ave. All Cambridge men and boys are invited to come learn about leadership, the health of boys and men of color, community building, and more. RSVP online here. You can also call 617-665-3830 for more information. Space is limited. Doors open at 11:30 a.m... more
May 9, 2017 Celebrate spring in our backyard with free fun for children and adults. Special events include a Maud Morgan Arts family workshop and the unveiling of the model for the new Fort Agassiz Annex. You can also enjoy live music, giant bubbles, a Tai Chi demonstration, balloon animals, popcorn and watermelon, and temporary tattoos. more
Apr 18, 2017 Celebrate South African Freedom Day with Lesley University at the Boston premiere of the award-winning documentary “When Voices Meet,” followed by a discussion with film subject Sharon Katz. In 1993, musician and music therapist Sharon Katz and singer and educator Nonhlanhla Wanda formed a 500-voice multicultural children’s choir. Despite the barriers of Apartheid, the group traveled the country... more
Feb 27, 2017 The CRLS Alumni Association hosts the 3rd community academic challenge. Come as an individual participant, a team member or a spectator. The event has been fun for all. Student and Adult teams compete with a final match between the winning adult team and winning student team. Winning student teams receive cash prizes. Renowned Cambridge comedian Jimmy Tingle is the Guest MC. March 22, 2017... more