June 11: Play with Clay on Cambridge Common

Tuesday, June 115-7 pmCambridge CommonFree; no registration requiredAges 3+ Cambridge was once home to a thriving brickmaking industry. Join us for a family-friendly drop-in event on Cambridge Common to learn more about the history and get your hands dirty with clay. Want to learn more about Cambridge’s brick history? Check out these resources on our…

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Watershed: An Excursion in Four Parts

Small pond on a grey day surrounded by autumn trees.

by Emily HiestandFirst published by The Georgia Review and Beacon Press in 1998. Updated slightly in 2021 for publication in This Impermanent Earth, and in 2024 for History Cambridge. Part One | Street Like travelers who want to keep some favorite place from being overly discovered, the residents of our neighborhood sometimes confide to one another in a near-whisper, “There’s no…

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July 25: Play with Clay at Danehy Park

Thursday, July 251-3 pmDanehy Park (near Sherman Street)Free; no registration requiredAges 3+ North Cambridge was once home to a thriving brickmaking industry. Join us for a family-friendly drop-in event at Danehy Park to learn more about the history and get your hands dirty with clay. Want to learn more about Cambridge’s brick history? Check out…

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