CAP C.A.R.E. Wednesdays

CAP C.A.R.E., a state-licensed childcare run through the Cambridge Community Activities Program, is offering childcare for elementary and 4K students on Wednesdays this fall, when CES has late-start mornings and isn’t offering 4K. Families can sign up for drop-in childcare spots, by contacting the organization at The cost is $15 for elementary students on late-start Wednesday mornings, and $40 for 4K students on Wednesday from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. Breakfast is available for $2.50 and lunch for $3.40 if pre-registered.

CAP Youth Center

The Youth Center in Nikolay Middle School, run by the Cambridge Community Activities Program, is having families of fifth through eighth-graders fill out a survey regarding their Youth Center use. The center is adjusting practices due to COVID-19. Masks will be required, each grade level will be separated into different rooms and kept within cohorts, and each grade will have a maximum of 15 children per day. More information:

Project Tomato

Cambridge Farm to School is collecting organically grown tomatoes for Project Tomato, a school program that uses locally-grown tomatoes to make Blue Jay signature pizza sauce for school lunches. Any gardeners with tomatoes to donate should contact the organization at


Fitness center reopens

The Fitness center at Deerfield Middle-High School is reopening after it closed mid-March due to COVID-19. It will be open Monday-Friday 5-7 p.m. and Monday-Thursday 6-8 p.m., and will be limited to ten users at a time, for 45-minute time slots. No drop-ins allowed. Users should sign up for workout times in advance online. Users will be asked to sign a waiver and will have to maintain social distancing. More information:

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