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: Parenting Journey Hosts Second Annual Social & Family Justice Institute

The Social & Family Justice Institute is a convening of cross-sector stakeholders and partners to advance an agenda that promotes community, uplifts parents, and cultivates leadership. This year’s institute will focus on Transforming Our Communities through Civic Engagement. Parenting Journey will facilitate a conversation with other inspired thought-partners to discuss what’s at stake for families […]


Something Ventured: Central Square Florist

Family-owned Central Square Florist has been a cornerstone to the square for decades, catering to the local community since 1929. But the voice of the small, colorful shop has evolved in recent years as ownership has been passed down to a member of the family’s youngest generation, Jackie Levine. Central Square Florist, which Levine’s grandfather’s […]


CultureHouse Brings Free, Public Third Space to Kendall

Kendall Square is getting a “living room for the community” as CultureHouse starts a several-month pop-up in a vacant storefront. Almost all indoor public spaces are commercial, with libraries being the notable exception. CultureHouse seeks to change that. It provides a place where people can come together to watch the Women’s World Cup (the United […]


Joyful Noise Gospel Concert

The Multicultural Arts Center will again produce and present the Joyful Noise Gospel Concert with the Harlem Gospel Concert. For over 30 years, the Multicultural Arts Center has brought people together from all around New England to celebrate the life and legacy of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. This signature community event represents and […]


Breakfast of Family Champions hosted by Parenting Journey

Somerville-based nonprofit, Parenting Journey, will host its inaugural Breakfast of Family Champions benefit dinner honoring members of the community who work to empower families. It will be an evening of fun and celebration, featuring lively activities such as a Family Feud style game show with special guests, and the always enjoyable, breakfast for dinner. All […]


People’s State of the Union Story Circle

Democracy is a conversation, not a monologue . . . Most years, the President delivers a State of the Union Address highlighting the past year and priorities for the coming year. In a year that’s seen more polarizing slogans and soundbites, more demonstrations and heated debates than ever, looking each other in the eye and […]


“Apothecary Now” History Café

6:30-8pm: Conversation with Rachel Meyers from Alnylam Pharmaceuticals and Robert Skenderian from Skenderian Apothecary. Alnylam Pharmaceuticals. Get a peek behind the scenes to learn how life-saving drugs are developed, and hear from a 3rd-generation Cambridge pharmacist.


14th annual Revels RiverSing

Join thousands of voices in song as Revels waves goodbye to summer and welcomes in the fall at this FREE family-friendly Autumnal Equinox celebration taking place in Harvard Square and along the Charles River in Cambridge.  Enjoy pre-show festivities in Winthrop Park followed by a puppet-filled parade and communal singing along the river with David […]


Postcards to Maud

Big Works in Small Spaces at the Chandler Gallery Where you’d typically see the big, bold letters of “Greetings From…” or an endearing “Wish You Were Here,” there are stunning oil still lifes, surreal portraits or a textural collage made entirely of green circles. Postcards are the chosen medium in the Chandler Gallery’s latest exhibition, […]


Catching Up with Cambridge Cabbies

Anyone can tell you that Cambridge is a rapidly changing city, but few people are so attuned to that change as its cab drivers, who have a literal front-row seat from which to watch its development as they shuttle fares from MIT to Porter Square, from Harvard to Huron Village. We hailed a ride with […]