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All Upcoming Events, Starting on June 1, 2017

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Thu, 06/01/2017 - 2:45pm

Please join Mayor Joseph A. Curtatone and the Somerville High School Gay-Straight Alliance (GSA) on Thursday, June 1 at 2:45 p.m., to raise the Pride flag in honor of LGBTQ Pride Month and LGBTQ Youth Pride. The ceremony will take place on the City Hall concourse, 93 Highland Ave.

Thu, 06/01/2017 - 6:00pm

For the first time, the Historic Preservation Commission will have Docent-led tours of the old Powder House, located between Ball Square and Teele Square.

Thu, 06/01/2017 - 6:30pm

The Spring ResiStat schedule is here! ResiStat meetings are your chance to get updates on major projects in the City, find out what’s going on in your neighborhood, meet and chat with your neighbors and elected officials, and enjoy refreshments.

Fri, 06/02/2017 - 6:00pm

Join the Somerville Council on Aging for a dinner dance with dinner, dessert and dancing.

Sat, 06/03/2017 - 5:30pm

The Somerville Arts Council and the Department of Health and Human Services present the “Big Gay Dance Party!” This first-ever ArtsUnion Pride month event is scheduled for Saturday, June 3, from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m., on the Union Square Plaza, and features DJ Dee Diggs, who will be spinning a variety of songs throughout the evening.

Sat, 06/03/2017 - 8:30pm

The Somerville Arts Council presents Dancing in the Streets: a series of free outdoor dance performances.

Sun, 06/04/2017 - 10:00am

The Ryan Harrington Foundation’s "Just One" 5k run is on June 4th, 2017. This is a wonderful event to raise awareness around substance abuse and fight addiction. Please see the attached flyer and links below for detailed information.

Sun, 06/04/2017 - 2:00pm

SomerStreets: Carnaval returns for its 8th year of shaking up East Somerville! SomerStreets will kick off the 2017 season Sunday, June 4, from 2 to 6 p.m. (rain date Sunday, June 11).

Milk Row Cemetery
Sun, 06/04/2017 - 2:00pm

Come inside Somerville’s oldest cemetery, dating back to 1804, and usually closed to the public. Explore this rare and endangered gem, where British soldiers and Revolutionary citizens are buried.

Mon, 06/05/2017 - 6:15pm

At 6:15 p.m. there will be a public meeting of the Condominium Review Board

winds
Tue, 06/06/2017 - 10:00am

This is a music immersion class for those who have never played a woodwind instrument and would like to start, or have played in the past and are looking for an opportunity to play music again with others!

Tue, 06/06/2017 - 5:00pm

The Somerville Historic Preservation Commission (SHPC) shall hold a Public Meeting concerning buildings which have been determined ‘preferably preserved’. The purpose of the meeting is to discuss alternatives to the full demolition of the houses at 57 Broadway, 150 Hudson Street, and 27-31 Murdock Street.

Tue, 06/06/2017 - 6:30pm

This is a regular meeting of the Community Preservation Committee sub-committee tasked with planning the CPA 5th anniversary events and a conference for urban CPA municipalities.

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Wed, 06/07/2017 - 10:00am

Enjoy a meal at The Old Colony Café in Norwood, followed by a viewing of Bye Bye Birdie at Norwood Theater. View flyer for more details.

Thu, 06/08/2017 - 4:30pm

A Memory Café is a safe, comfortable environment to share your stories and socialize with others who have worries about their memory. The café is geared towards individuals with Early to Moderate Alzheimer’s and their Care Partners as well as those who worry about Memory Problems.

Thu, 06/08/2017 - 6:00pm

Do you face challenges in finding quality, affordable housing? Do you have ideas about how to make Somerville a more equitable community? The City of Somerville would like to hear your story and learn about your ideas! Come share your perspective and help the City develop a plan to make Somerville a more inclusive community at this public meeting.

Thu, 06/08/2017 - 6:00pm

This structure was built in 1903 to honor the troops who camped atop the hill during both the Revolutionary War and Civil War. It was designated as a Local Historic District in 1985 and was just recently re-stabilized through a 2015 Somerville CPA grant.

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Tue, 06/13/2017 - 10:00am

This is a music immersion class for those who have never played a woodwind instrument and would like to start, or have played in the past and are looking for an opportunity to play music again with others!

Tue, 06/13/2017 - 10:30am

Join the Somerville Council on Aging for a Low Vision Support Group. The group meets the 2nd Tuesday of each month.

Tue, 06/13/2017 - 6:00pm

Do you face challenges in finding quality, affordable housing? Do you have ideas about how to make Somerville a more equitable community? The City of Somerville would like to hear your story and learn about your ideas! Come share your perspective and help the City develop a plan to make Somerville a more inclusive community at this public meeting.

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Wed, 06/14/2017 - 5:00pm

As one of the most impressive food festivals in Greater Boston, the Taste features dozens of outstanding local restaurants, farms, food trucks, and beverage providers.

Thu, 06/15/2017 - 4:00pm

Planning your life for the future can be difficult whether you are in the beginning stages of planning or have a more concrete plan in motion. Make sure that you and your loved ones are financially knowledgeable, legally protected and aware of what funeral expenses look like. It is never too early to look at securing your future.

Milk Row Cemetery
Thu, 06/15/2017 - 6:00pm

Come inside Somerville’s oldest cemetery, dating back to 1804, and usually closed to the public. Explore this rare and endangered gem, where British soldiers and Revolutionary citizens are buried.

Fri, 06/16/2017 - 8:30pm

The Tufts Office of Government & Community Relations is pleased to invite you to a free outdoor screening of Disney's Beauty & the Beast as part of the first ever Community Summer Movie Night.

Sat, 06/17/2017 - 10:00am

Special Event in honor of Flag Day and Somerville’s 175th Anniversary, featuring Byron DeLear, from St. Louis to speak about the significance of the Grand Union flag; Refreshments and information tables.

Sat, 06/17/2017 - 12:00pm

The brain child of Mayor Joe, who played trumpet in the Somerville High School Jazz Band, Joe’s Jazz and Blues Festival is back this year. On Saturday, June 17th, get ready for a free all-day outdoor event in beautiful Powderhouse Park (a.k.a Nathan Tufts Park)!

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Sat, 06/17/2017 - 2:00pm

Come early for Lunch at 1:30 PM Program from 2-4 PM. Bring your children for Fun and Activities, Games and Prizes. Hear from well informed & dynamic speakers.

Sat, 06/17/2017 - 8:30pm

The Somerville Arts Council presents Dancing in the Streets: a series of free outdoor dance performances.

Sun, 06/18/2017 - 12:00pm

Produced with funding from The Boston Foundation's Live Art Boston (LAB) grant, the festival will showcase music (including Tef Poe, the St. Louis rapper and current Harvard University fellow who rose to national prominence as an activist at the forefront of the 2014 Ferguson, Missouri, protests), dance, visual art, talks, sign-making, letter-writing and other participatory activities.

Tue, 06/20/2017 - 9:30am

Come with us for the best opportunity to see these beautiful sailing vessels followed by a lunch at the Mt. Vernon Restaurant.

winds
Tue, 06/20/2017 - 10:00am

This is a music immersion class for those who have never played a woodwind instrument and would like to start, or have played in the past and are looking for an opportunity to play music again with others!

Golden Gals
Tue, 06/20/2017 - 10:30am

A fun, safe, social group to discuss women’s issues and growing older. Come meet new friends, reminisce, discuss any and all issues regarding woman and our role in the world today!

Wed, 06/21/2017 - 8:45am

Join the Somerville Council on Aging for a trip to Cracker Barrel and Walmart. Lunch will be on your own.

Wed, 06/21/2017 - 7:00pm

With the recent passing of Union Square Zoning, the redevelopment transition in the Union Square neighborhood is taking off. A neighborhood council is forming to influence the transformation and help shape the future of Union Square, and neighborhood residents and business owners are invited to participate.

Sat, 06/24/2017 - 10:00am

For the first time, the Historic Preservation Commission will have Docent-led tours of the old Powder House, located between Ball Square and Teele Square.

Sat, 06/24/2017 - 10:00am

With the recent passing of Union Square Zoning, the redevelopment transition in the Union Square neighborhood is taking off. A neighborhood council is forming to influence the transformation and help shape the future of Union Square, and neighborhood residents and business owners are invited to participate.

Sat, 06/24/2017 - 12:00pm

Join us for our day of free family fun celebrating Independence Day! Activities include pony rides, train rides, recreational activities, bouncy castles, free barbecues, and more!

Mon, 06/26/2017 - 2:00pm

Do you have questions about the proposed Zoning Overhaul? Drop by sometime between 2 pm and 8 pm to ask questions to our planning and zoning staff.

To learn more about the proposed Zoning Overhaul please visit www.somervillezoning.com, the "Infographics" tab includes some easy to read infographics which are a good introduction to the topic.

Mon, 06/26/2017 - 5:00pm

Join the fun with the Somerville Council on Aging's LGBTQ Ice Cream Social. All are welcome.

Mon, 06/26/2017 - 6:00pm

Somerville Climate Forward is an initiative led by the Office of Sustainability and Environment to develop a citywide plan for climate change, which will include strategies to reduce Somerville’s contribution to climate change and to prepare for the impacts of climate change. Join us at our first community meeting to learn about climate change in Somerville and share your ideas and vision to help shape Somerville Climate Forward.

Mon, 06/26/2017 - 6:30pm

Please join Ward 2 Alderman Maryann Heuston, the Mayor’s Office of Strategic Planning and Community Development, MassDOT and Beacon St. Reconstruction Project staff on Monday, June 26, for a community meeting to discuss the ongoing roadway reconstruction

winds
Tue, 06/27/2017 - 10:00am

This is a music immersion class for those who have never played a woodwind instrument and would like to start, or have played in the past and are looking for an opportunity to play music again with others!

Thu, 06/29/2017 - 6:30pm

Live entertainment at Trum Field will begin at 6:30 p.m. and will include performances by the United States Air Force Heritage of America Band, local disco-funk band Booty Vortex, and the Somerville Sunsetters, all leading up to a 30-minute fireworks display at 9:15 p.m.

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