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All Upcoming Events, Starting on May 1, 2018

Fri, 05/04/2018 - 10:00am

Join us as we learn how to let go of negative emotional patterns
and learn techniques to help us thrive.
Please see flyer for more details. 

Mon, 05/07/2018 - 7:00am

5 days and 4 nights in Cayuga Country in Finger Lakes wine country.
Amazing package deal.
Please see flyer for pricing and details.

Mon, 05/07/2018 - 6:30pm

Somerville Media Center is offering two workshops with experienced grant writer and educator Ellen Gugel. The workshops are geared to non-profit professionals, artists and community members who are interested in learning how to research applicable grants and create successful proposals.

Tue, 05/08/2018 - 6:00pm
Mayor Joseph A. Curtatone and the Board of Aldermen invite residents to the Spring 2018 ResiStat Community Meetings, a twice-yearly effort to share the latest City news, data, and neighborhood updates directly with residents and gather their feedback. ResiStat is more than a great way to get an overview of what’s happening specifically in your neighborhood as well as citywide.
Tue, 05/08/2018 - 6:30pm

ArtFarm is located on the site of the former waste transfer site at 10 Poplar St. Please join your neighbors to continue the conversation about this unique project.

Tue, 05/08/2018 - 7:00pm

All are welcome to this free discussion, which includes the following panelists:

Aviva Chomsy, Professor of History and Coordinator of Latin American, Latino, and Carribean Studies, Sale State University. Author of They Take Our Jobs! And 20 Other Myths About Immigration

Thu, 05/10/2018 - 10:00am

Join us for our Annual Nutrition Fair.
Cooking tips, health screenings and so much more.
Please see flyer for details.

Thu, 05/10/2018 - 6:00pm

Enjoy the first major project completed using the City’s Community Preservation Act (CPA) funds -- stabilization work on the Tower. Local historian, Larry Willwerth will tell stories about “The Lesser Known History of Prospect Hill,” along with other volunteer docents in period clothing. Only heavy rain cancels.

Sat, 05/12/2018 - 6:30pm
The conference features an all-original show with theater, spoken word, music, and speeches.  The Youth Organizers and Associates have been working to create a powerful show to address the issues that youth face in Somerville, and to bring the community together.
Two City residents play an accordion and a fiddle on a porch during PorchFest 2012
Sun, 05/13/2018 - 12:00pm

Somervillians share their love of playing and listening to music by holding porch concerts across the City.

Sun, 05/13/2018 - 2:00pm

Ed Gordon, President of the New England Chapter of the Victorian Society in America, will lead a lively walking tour of historic buildings and landscapes already undergoing many changes. Co-sponsored with East Somerville Main Street. Meet at City Hall, 93 Highland Avenue. End at Vinny’s Ristorante, a neighborhood institution at 76 Broadway, that is offering complimentary refreshments.

Mon, 05/14/2018 - 6:00pm

The Director of the Water & Sewer Department will hold a public hearing on Monday, May 14, 2018 in the Somerville High School Cafeteria, 81 Highland Avenue, at 6:00 pm.  The purpose of this hearing is to compile testimony from Somerville rate payers relevant to the setting of the Fiscal Year 2019 water and sewer rates.  Anyone interested in providing testimony is welcome to attend and will

Mon, 05/14/2018 - 6:00pm
Mayor Joseph A. Curtatone and the Board of Aldermen invite residents to the Spring 2018 ResiStat Community Meetings, a twice-yearly effort to share the latest City news, data, and neighborhood updates directly with residents and gather their feedback. ResiStat is more than a great way to get an overview of what’s happening specifically in your neighborhood as well as citywide.
Mon, 05/14/2018 - 6:00pm
Mayor Joseph A. Curtatone and the Board of Aldermen invite residents to the Spring 2018 ResiStat Community Meetings, a twice-yearly effort to share the latest City news, data, and neighborhood updates directly with residents and gather their feedback. ResiStat is more than a great way to get an overview of what’s happening specifically in your neighborhood as well as citywide.
Mon, 05/14/2018 - 6:30pm

Somerville Media Center is offering two workshops with experienced grant writer and educator Ellen Gugel. The workshops are geared to non-profit professionals, artists and community members who are interested in learning how to research applicable grants and create successful proposals.

Tue, 05/15/2018 - 6:30pm

Held by neighborly representatives and City staff to answer questions about the minibonds and the ordering process.

Thu, 05/17/2018 - 10:00am

Join us along with local agencies to learn the many ways to age in place.  Please see flyer for details.

Thu, 05/17/2018 - 6:00pm

Dressed in period clothing, Barbara Mangum, Objects Conservator and President of the Somerville Museum, will lead an informative tour about this fragile and very compact burial ground founded in 1804 by Samuel Tufts on farmland once part of Charlestown.

Sat, 05/19/2018 - 10:00am
Spring has arrived! Greet the spring season by ushering OUT the old items in your home and welcoming IN some new finds from the Bigelow Cooperative Spring Yard Sale! Bring your kids and families, tell your friends and neighbors - there will be something for everyone to enjoy!
  • Gently-used kid clothes
  • Baby gear
  • Strollers
Sat, 05/19/2018 - 11:00am

The 2018 Heroes Salute will honor eight Somerville residents who have served our country and contributed to the overall fabric of our community. The 2018 honorees are:

CTE Art Show 2018
Sat, 05/19/2018 - 12:00pm

Enjoy Light refreshments provided by the Culinary Arts Bistro while perusing the spectacular Art & Design students in CTE have created.

Sun, 05/20/2018 - 3:00pm

Update (5/19/2018): Current weather forecasts for Sunday include a significant chance of thunder and lightning in the area through the late afternoon. After reviewing all available forecasts and speaking with parade participants, the decision has been made to cancel the parade out of concern for public safety. 

Mon, 05/21/2018 - 10:00am

Join us for our annual Multicultural Day.
Learn about the many languages, music,
foods and cultures of Somerville's older
adults.  Please see flyer for detials.

Mon, 05/21/2018 - 6:00pm

Members of the public are invited to attend a joint public hearing to be held by the Board of Aldermen’s Committees on Legislative Matters and Finance on Monday, May 21, to present comments on a Home Rule Petition relative to the Somerville Housing Authority’s Clarendon Hill Public Housing Project.

Tue, 05/22/2018 - 10:00am

Join us as Dan Kimmel, Film Critic & Author gives us a
"Behind the Scenes" look of the making of a featured film.
This month's movie is Pillow Talk.  This is the first in a five
part series.  Please see flyer for more details.

Tue, 05/22/2018 - 6:00pm
Mayor Joseph A. Curtatone and the Board of Aldermen invite residents to the Spring 2018 ResiStat Community Meetings, a twice-yearly effort to share the latest City news, data, and neighborhood updates directly with residents and gather their feedback. ResiStat is more than a great way to get an overview of what’s happening specifically in your neighborhood as well as citywide.
Wed, 05/23/2018 - 6:30pm

The American Association of University Women (AAUW) and the Somerville Commission for Women are pleased to invite you to Work Smart in Boston.

Women working full time in the United States typically are paid just 80 percent of what white men are paid, a gap of 20 percent — and it’s even worse for women of color.

Wed, 05/23/2018 - 6:30pm

A Talk: “Researching the History of Your House and Your Family,” will be given by 3 key resources -- Preservation Planner Kristi Chase, Archivist Nadia Dixson, and Kevin O’Kelly, Reference Librarian for the SPL.

Wed, 05/23/2018 - 6:30pm

Held by neighborly representatives and City staff to answer questions about the minibonds and the ordering process.

Thu, 05/24/2018 - 6:30pm

A reception, with light refreshments, will be followed by the 23rd Annual ceremony to honor 11 Somerville owners for their award-winning preservation work on the exterior of their properties. Properties include both historically designated homes as well as older buildings in the City. SHS students will present their original drawings of each property to the owners.

Sun, 05/27/2018 - 11:00am
Rx Strength Training will once again be holding our Memorial Day BBQ and workout a day early, on Sunday, May 27!
 
Start mustering that pull-up strength and get out the body armor if you have it - you’ll have MURPH* and several other great Hero WODs* to choose from to earn your meat!
    Tue, 05/29/2018 - 6:00pm

    Join your Somerville neighbors, local business owners, City of Somerville staff and Mayor Curtatone to celebrate the organizations nominated for the 2017 Best Places to Work initiative as well as the release of the Talent Equity Playbook.

    Wed, 05/30/2018 - 10:00am

    Join us as we share Memories of Lost Ones.
    Please see flyer for detials.

    Wed, 05/30/2018 - 6:00pm
    Mayor Joseph A. Curtatone and the Board of Aldermen invite residents to the Spring 2018 ResiStat Community Meetings, a twice-yearly effort to share the latest City news, data, and neighborhood updates directly with residents and gather their feedback. ResiStat is more than a great way to get an overview of what’s happening specifically in your neighborhood as well as citywide.
    Thu, 05/31/2018 - 6:00pm
    Mayor Joseph A. Curtatone and the Board of Aldermen invite residents to the Spring 2018 ResiStat Community Meetings, a twice-yearly effort to share the latest City news, data, and neighborhood updates directly with residents and gather their feedback. ResiStat is more than a great way to get an overview of what’s happening specifically in your neighborhood as well as citywide.