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  1. 2024 StoryWalk at Donnelly Field

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    It’s a reading adventure at Donnelly Field!  Walk around the field to read all of the pages in “Ada Twist, Scientist” and “Over in the Meadow!

    Join us on Thursday, May 16 from 5:30-7:00 p.m. for the first StoryWalk of the season, at Donnelly Field (York and Berkshire Streets).  Free English and bilingual books, activities, pizza, & entertainment by Knucklebones! For families with children 2 to 8 years old.

    Rain date is Friday, May 17. For more information, call 617-475-0616.

    Sponsored by Agenda for Children Literacy Initiative, Center for Families, and Cambridge Public Library.

  2. Talking About Race: a virtual series for white parents raising white children (2024)

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    Thursdays, March 7, 14, 21, April 4, 11, 2024, 8:00-9:30 pm on Zoom

    For families who live or work in Cambridge with children birth to 8 years old

    Want to talk to your kids about race?  Have questions?

    • Join other parents in a 5-part virtual series, with a presentation and time for discussion each week.
    • Each session will include an activity to practice between sessions.
    • Facilitated by Melody Brazo. Sponsored by Center for Families and Let’s Talk/Agenda for Children.

    To sign up: bit.ly/TalkaboutRace2024

    • Limited spaces available. We will send a confirmation that you have a spot in the group. 
    • Have questions or need help registering? Contact Cynthia Woodward, 617-349-6385, cwoodward@cambrigema.gov

    The Center for Families is funded by the City of Cambridge, the Coordinated Family and Community Engagement (CFCE) grant from the Massachusetts Department of Early Education and Care (DEEC), Children’s Trust, Cambridge Public Schools, and the Cambridge Health Alliance. Let’s Talk/Agenda for Children Literacy Initiative is funded by Cambridge Public Health Department and City of Cambridge.

  3. February 2024 At-Home Activity Calendar

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    Winter can feel long so get new ideas daily to do with your children in the February 2024 At-Home Activity Calendar! Designed for children birth to 4 years old but all are welcome to try the activities.

    The goal is to have fun! Parents – you can change the ideas to match your child’s age and interest.

    Questions? Call or text 617-475-0616 or email ilewis@challiance.org.

    Brought to you by Let’s Talk Cambridge and Center for Families.

  4. Family Reading Challenge 2024

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    It’s cold and gray in Cambridge, but reading can take your family anywhere! Celebrate books this month with Let’s Talk and the Center for Families.

    Where is your favorite place to read with your child? When does your family read together? What is your favorite book to read aloud? Share your reading with us!

    Cambridge dads, moms, and kids: how are you reading together this January? Let us know and receive a free book, plus an entry to a gift card raffle!

    How to participate: Read books with your child! Submit a photo and/or a sentence telling us the title of the book and something you liked about it—or you can answer the reading questions above. Get a free book and receive 1 raffle entry!

    Submit your entry on Facebook or Instagram @LetsTalkCambMA, or text 617-475-0616! Your photos must be submitted between Jan. 15 and Jan. 29, 2024.

    Participating in the Reading Challenge gives us permission to post and share responses on social media, including responses sent via text message. One entry is accepted per week.

    Contact 617-475-0616 with questions!

    Sponsored by Let’s Talk and the Center for Families.

    The Center for Families is funded by the City of Cambridge, the Coordinated Family and Community Engagement grant from the Massachusetts Department of Early Education and Care, Children’s Trust, Cambridge Public Schools, and the Cambridge Health Alliance. Let’s Talk! is funded by the Cambridge Public Health Department and the City of Cambridge.