News + Events

  1. StoryWalks

    Summer 2019 StoryWalk Series

    A StoryWalk is a children’s book hung page by page around a park in Cambridge where families can read, walk, and talk together. StoryWalks will be up from July 13 to August 11, 2019 in the following parks: Bergin Park, Haskell St & Pemberton St If the Dinosaurs Came Back Clement Morgan Park, 60 Columbia […]

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  2. Book Bike

    Cambridge Book Bike 2019

    Let’s Move, Let’s Eat, Let’s Read! Cambridge Book Bike is ready for it’s sixth year! The Book Bike will be at 5 parks from July 8 to August 9th, 11:30 to 12:30 p.m.  Cambridge children of all ages can pick a free book, do a craft, get a free lunch and hear stories read aloud. Mondays: Greene-Rose Heritage […]

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  3. Events

    Kickoff to Summer Literacy Night 2019

    Thursday, May 23 5:00-7:00 p.m. Fletcher Maynard Academy, 225 Windsor Street Come make an ice cream sundae and then participate in hands-on activities that you can have fun repeating at home over the summer! Many everyday activities promote conversation, connect with math and science and help to develop critical thinking skills! This fun event is […]

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  4. Events

    2019 StoryWalk at Donnelly Field

    It’s a math and reading adventure at Donnelly Field!  Walk around the field to read all of the pages in “Turtle Splash”and “Over in the Forest”! Join us on Friday, May 17 from 5:30-7:00 p.m. for the first StoryWalk of the season, at Donnelly Field (between Cambridge, Willow and Berkshire Streets).  Free books, activities, pizza, & […]

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  5. Literacy Development

    Managing Screen-Time Workshops, Spring 2019

    Join us for Managing Screen-Time with Young Children: A 2-part Series for Cambridge Dads and Moms with Children Birth to 5 Years We live in a world filled with screens that is constantly changing. How do we help our children navigate it in a positive way? Learn concrete strategies and resources to help. Share your […]

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  6. Dads

    Cambridge Dads March-April Events

    Cambridge Dads is offering a variety of activities for dads, as well as for dads and their children in March and April. March-April Flyer Stay connected to Cambridge Dads: Email: cambdads@cambridgema.gov Twitter: @CambDads Facebook: CambridgeDads Text: To have weekly tips sent directly to your phone, text “father” to 95577 (standard text messaging rates apply) Cambridge Dads is a program of […]

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  7. Playgroups

    Community Playgroups Spring 2019

    Registration is now open for the spring session of Cambridge Community Playgroups.  Playgroups meet weekly for 6-8 weeks starting in April.   Children and their moms, dads or caregivers attend and get to play and learn together through songs, books, and fun activities. Playgroups are held in different locations around the city.  There are three groups […]

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  8. Health

    Children’s Dental Health Month 2019

    Here are some tips from the Cambridge Public Health Department’s Healthy Smiles program for keeping children’s teeth healthy. Click for downloadable tips in English, Spanish and Haitian Creole.  List of local dentists Oral Health Resources TIPS A tooth needs to be cleaned as soon as it is in the mouth. Brush your child’s teeth twice a […]

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  9. Books

    Dads and Kids Reading Challenge!

    How to participate: Read books with your child! Using the hashtag #CambDadsRead, post a picture on Cambridge Dads’ Facebook or Twitter of you and your child reading a book or post a short message letting us know what you read and something you enjoyed about it. Be entered to win a Cambridge Dads coffee mug […]

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  10. Playgroups

    Winter 2019 Community Playgroups

    Registration is now open for the winter session of Cambridge Community Playgroups.  Playgroups meet weekly for 7-8 weeks starting in mid January.   Children and their moms, dads or caregivers attend and get to play and learn together through songs, books, and fun activities. Playgroups are held in different locations around the city.  There are […]

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