Fall Online Classes Ahead!

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Upcoming Fall Classes

Spice Up Your October in Food and Wine Classes!

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Food & Wine

Blacksmith House Poetry Series is Virtual!

Fall 2020 readings will take place virtually on Zoom on Mondays at 7:15pm.

Blacksmith House Poetry Series

A Message About Fall Classes

With the ever-changing nature of COVID-19, CCAE staff and instructors have been working tirelessly to ensure that we are still able to offer high quality adult education classes. As such, we have transitioned many of our classes online. This fall, in addition to online classes, we are excited to offer a selection of in-person classes.

We are taking precautions to ensure the safety of students, instructors, staff, and models who enter our buildings through both physical distancing and hygienic measures. We have outlined the steps we have taken as well as guidelines for students attending in-person classes.

Now, more than ever, being able to come together, is essential for maintaining a healthy, connected community. We are excited for these opportunities to connect with students from our community and around the world.

Our hours of operation are weekdays from 9am - 8pm. Registrations can still be made online at any time or you can contact us at 617-547-6789 ext. 1 and info@ccae.org during this time. These times are subject to change as we begin to offer limited in-person classes this fall.

We appreciate your understanding and continued support.

Together, Of Course!

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Together, Of Course!
Thursday, October 22
5:30 pm

Together, Of Course! is designed to be the most enjoyable and appetizing Zoom call you'll ever make--all while supporting CCAE!

Guests can pick from over a dozen different intimate food and beverage break-out sessions hosted by local chefs and restaurants.

Learn more and purchase tickets

“I had such a fun time learning about all the different types and techniques for making them. It was also a great way for me to connect with my friends for a fun virtual night together when we’re not able to see each other with COVID.”

Anneli F., Argentinian and Chilean Empanadas

"I was amazed at how well Zoom worked for French. Absolutely amazed. I spent my 2 years of high school French mentally hiding under the desk and can state, absolutely, that this is not possible with Zoom! CCAE did a good job of Zoom education on its tools and Mélanie [Huguet] was good at reminding students to mute or unmute or other helpful (to all) requests."

J Dayne L., The Three Groups of French Verbs

"Elizabeth [Merrick]'s knowledge and enthusiasm were evident throughout the presentation - quite a feat with Zoom. She seemed genuinely pleased to share her knowledge."

Michelle M., Boston's History Told Through Houses of Worship

"I appreciated the openness and interactive nature of the class. Dan [Paret] was wonderful to offer an extra class and help with questions. This class was one my few regular commitments during the COVID spring months and really looked forward to it."

Rebecca B., Woodcarving: Demo and Questions

Zoom Classes Just for You!

Get all of the benefits of a CCAE online experience in a private setting to immerse yourself in virtual learning and local culture at home. Private virtual classes are perfect for special occasions, creative team building activities, or just to have fun with friends.

Whether it's a team building event for your business, a loved one's birthday, or an online hangout with friends, we will put together the perfect class for you. Contact us at rentals@ccae.org and start planning today!

Dumpling Class July 14 2020 Ploy Law Firm Class

Homemade Dumplings class with Holland & Knight LLP.

A Letter to the CCAE Community

A letter from Executive Director Linda Burton in solidarity with the Black community and communities of color. Cambridge Center for Adult Education stands in solidarity with the Black community and with all communities of color. We are in opposition to white supremacy in all forms and support calls for justice.

Read the letter

CCAE Staff Recommended Anti-Racism Resources

Our staff compiled resources that we have engaged with and found helpful in our work in becoming anti-racist and combating racism. We hope they can serve as your starting point as well.

View our resources

Scholarships Available

CCAE offers need-based financial assistance. For more than a century, CCAE has served as an integral part of the fabric of our community, bringing small groups of people together to learn something new. We are committed to inviting everyone to participate in our programming, regardless of financial means.

Learn more and apply here

Help Support CCAE

From all of us at CCAE, we wanted to say thank you for your kindness and generosity during this unprecedented time. Your continued support shows the importance of education within our community. We are confident that working together we can all get through this and we cannot wait to see you in class again!

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