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Of Course! 2019

Join us for our biennial fundraiser gala on Sunday, April 28!

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Upcoming March Classes

Of Course! 2019

Our biennial fundraiser gala, Of Course! features irresistible mini-classes at CCAE on topics that have caught the fancy of our most passionate instructors. Then a brass band parade will escort us to The Charles Hotel ballroom, where the best restaurants, vintners, and brewers in Cambridge will provide us with intoxicating small bites and delicious beverages. Best of all, we will engage in spirited conversation about the sense of community that CCAE is famous for, all while toasting CCAE’s 80th birthday!

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Conversations on the Edge:

Growing Divides in Cambridge: A Tale of 2.0 Cities

Thursday, March 21, 6-7:30pm
Cambridge Public Library
Central Square Branch, Lewis Room
45 Pearl Street, Cambridge, MA

Cambridge has long been thought of as a diverse and inclusive center of knowledge and culture. Now, with a booming innovation economy, Cambridge has seen a growth in wealth, as well as a growth in poverty alongside a disappearing middle class. What can Cambridge and its leaders do to make sure that life in the city—and income, housing, and education—is equitably accessible and sustainable for all?

Free to attend - reserve your seat today!


"I've taken this course several times and there is always a lot of information and new information. Tim [McCool] is great and abstract painting is great. It's why I keep coming back."

Kristen G., Painting Abstract Art Using Creative Acrylic Techniques

"Chae Soojung [has a] great personality she makes learning so much fun! She makes everyone feel confident and welcome."

Genesis R., Korean: Beginner Level 1

"I developed the knowledge and confidence to dive in and start cooking at home. Yay!"

Craig S., Basic Cooking Skills & Techniques

"Very fun and informative class! Jim is a great teacher, very encouraging and explains the dances well!!"

Dagny D., Ballroom Dancing

Celebrity Chef MasterClass Series

Join CCAE's MasterClass series with celebrity chefs for an unforgettable cooking and learning experience. Roll up your sleeves and learn cooking techniques side-by-side with our celebrated local chefs.

4/24 - Celebrity Chef MasterClass with Chef Carl Dooley of The Table at Season to Taste, "Funky, Spicy, and Global Food Bounty"
5/1 - Celebrity Chef MasterClass with Tracy Chang of Pagu, "Japanese-Spanish Tapas"
6/12 - Celebrity Chef MasterClass with Chef Tyler Kinnett of Harvest, "Cooking with Foraged Foods"

Upcoming MasterClasses

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