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  1. StoryWalks

    2022 StoryWalk at Donnelly Field

    It’s a reading adventure at Donnelly Field!  Walk around the field to read all of the pages in “Sometimes We Do”and “From Head To Toe”! Join us on Thursday, May 19 from 5:30-7:00 p.m. for the first StoryWalk of the season, at Donnelly Field (York and Berkshire Streets).  Free books, activities, pizza, & entertainment by Knucklebones! […]

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  2. Playgroups

    Spring 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! Our theme this spring is music and movement! All playgroups run 10:30 am-11:30 am. Locations and Dates: *Mondays at Danehy Park – 4/25, 5/2, 5/9, 5/16, 5/23, 6/6, […]

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  3. Playgroups

    March 2022 Playgroups

    For Cambridge families with children 15 months-4 years old.You can meet other families, learn songs and activities tosupport your child’s development, and have fun! Playgroups Series Information: Mondays, 2/28, 3/7, 3/14, 3/21, 3/28 Virtual Story Time and Sing-Along Series from 10:30am-11:00am Wednesdays, 3/2, 3/9, 3/16, 3/23, 3/30 Playgroup at Fresh Pond Apartments (362 Rindge Ave.) […]

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  4. Training

    Talking about Race with Young Children

    A virtual series for white parents raising white children Thursdays, March 3, 10, 17, 24, 31, 2022, 8:00-9:30 p.m. For Cambridge families with children birth to 8 years old Want to talk to your kids about race?  Have questions? Come join other parents in a 5-part virtual series, with a presentation and time for discussion […]

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  5. Events

    February Family Fun!

    Looking for something fun to do as a family over February vacation week? Join us for a week of fun and free virtual activities! All events will run on Zoom. To register for each activity, please contact Maeve at 617-349-6385 or mlinnane@cambridgema.gov. Sponsored by Center for Families and Let’s Talk/Agenda for Children Literacy Initiative.

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  6. Resources

    At-Home Activity Calendar

    February 2022 Winter can feel long so get new ideas daily to do with your children birth to 4 years old in the February 2022 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 […]

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  7. Literacy Development

    Early Literacy Series 2022

    Have a child birth to 4 years? Need new ideas to do at home? Join other Cambridge dads and moms to get fun ideas for talking, reading, playing and telling stories during your everyday activities to support your child’s literacy development!  Early Literacy at Home Series:  Dads and Moms Make a Difference! A 4-part virtual […]

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  8. Events

    Reading Challenge 2022

    Cambridge moms, dads and kids – Join us for a virtual reading challenge starting January 10, 2022! It’s easy & fun! How to participate: 1. Read books with your child(ren)! 2. Submit a post Let us know the title of the book and something you and your child enjoyed about it. Photos welcome! Choose how […]

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  9. Playgroups

    Winter 2022 Playgroups

    This winter there are 2 options for participation: Indoor Winter Playgroup Series For Cambridge families with children 15 months-4 years old.Meet other families with young children, learn songs and activities tosupport your child’s development, and have fun! Playgroup Series Dates and Locations: All playgroups run 10:30am-11:30am. Tuesdays at Moses Youth Center (243 Harvard St.) 1/11, […]

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