News + Events

  1. Events

    Celebrate Family Literacy Month 2022!

    November is Family Literacy Month! Talk, read, play, sing, and tell stories together! Cambridge Families: Here are some ways to celebrate!  Book Events on Saturday November 5 at 2 locations: Free books for Cambridge children birth to 17 years old! Free books in over 20 different languages for Cambridge children birth – 5 years old. […]

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  2. Literacy Development

    Family Literacy Bingo 2022

    Cambridge families with children birth to 8 years – celebrate National Family Literacy Month this November by playing Family Literacy Bingo with your child. Talk, read, play, sing, tell stories and have fun together! Win a children’s book for getting 5 in a row! Print out an age-appropriate bingo board (one for birth to 3 […]

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  3. Playgroups

    Late Fall Playgroups in the Parks

    For Cambridge families with children 15 months-4 years old. Join us to meet other families, learn songs and activities to support your child’s development, and have fun! All playgroups run 10:30 am-11:30 am. Locations and Dates: *Mondays at Danehy Park: 10/24, 10/31, 11/7, 11/14, 11/28, 12/5 *Wednesdays at Greene-Rose Heritage Park: 10/26, 11/2, 11/9, 11/16, […]

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  4. Playgroups

    Fall Playgroups in the Park

    For Cambridge families with children 15 months-4 years old. Join us to meet other families, learn songs and activities to support your child’s development, and have fun! All playgroups run 10:30 am-11:30 am. Locations and Dates: *Tuesdays at Danehy Park: 9/20, 9/27, 10/4, 10/11, 10/18 *Wednesdays at Greene-Rose Heritage Park: 9/21, 9/28, 10/12, 10/19 *Thursdays […]

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  5. Dads

    Dads and Kids BBQ

    Our Dads & Kids BBQ is back! Join us at Danehy Park for our annual cookout!Together we will eat delicious food, connect with each other, play with our children andenjoy the summer weather! When: Thursday, August 11 Where: Danehy Park (99 Sherman Street) Time: 5:30-7:00pm To RSVP or with questions reach out at cambdads@cambridgema.gov Join […]

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  6. StoryWalks

    Summer StoryWalk Series 2022

    A StoryWalk is a children’s book hung page by page around a park in Cambridge where families can read, walk, and talk together. Find the 8 StoryWalks in parks around the city from July 16-August 21, 2022. Did you find one? Check it out and then take a photo and share it on Instagram, Facebook […]

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  7. Book Bike

    Cambridge Book Bike 2022

    Let’s Move, Let’s Eat, Let’s Read! Cambridge Book Bike is back this year! The Book Bike will be at a different park on Tuesdays from 12-1 for 5 weeks. Cambridge children of all ages can pick a free book, do a craft, get a free lunch and hear stories read aloud. July 12: Fresh Pond Apartments Playground […]

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  8. Playgroups

    Summer 2022 Playgroups

    For Cambridge families with children 15 months-4 years old. Join us to meet other families, learn songs and activities to support your child’s development, and have fun! All playgroups run 10:30 am-11:30 am. Locations and Dates: *Mondays at Russell Field: 7/11, 7/18, 7/25, 8/1, 8/8 *Wednesdays at Hoyt Field: 7/13, 7/20, 7/27, 8/3, 8/10 *Thursdays […]

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  9. Dads

    Fatherhood Buzz

    Hey dads! Stop by our Fatherhood Buzz with your child to get a free haircut, books, and engage in arts and crafts. This event is for all Cambridge dads, uncles, male-caregivers, grandfathers, stepdads, godfathers, and their children! WHEN: Monday, June 6th, 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.WHERE: Moses Youth Center (In the Studio), 243 Harvard Street, […]

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