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  1. Literacy Development

    February At-Home Activity Calendar

    Winter can feel long so get new ideas daily to do with your children birth to 4 years old in the February 2023 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 […]

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  2. Books

    Family Reading Challenge

    Cambridge moms, dads, and kids: join us for a virtual family reading challenge starting January 16! How to Participate: Program dates: January 16 to January 30. Submit your post any time between these dates to win a book. Participating in the Reading Challenge gives us permission to post and share responses on social media including […]

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  3. Literacy Development

    Early Literacy Series 2023

    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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  4. Playgroups

    Indoor Winter 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 10:00 am-11:30 am. Locations and Dates: *Tuesdays at Moses Youth Center (243 Harvard St)- 1/17, 1/24, 1/31, 2/7, 2/14, 2/28, 3/7, 3/14 *Wednesdays at Peabody […]

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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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