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All Upcoming Events, Starting on December 1, 2018

Tue, 12/04/2018 - 10:45am

Join us for a Holiday Luncheon at the
Highlander Cafe.   Please see flyer for
additional details. 

Wed, 12/05/2018 - 6:30pm

Weston & Sampson, the licensed site professionals in charge of soil testing, and City staff will be on hand to discuss the testing results and next steps as well as to answer questions. Representatives from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) who have oversight over the testing and mitigation process will also be present to answer questions.

Thu, 12/06/2018 - 10:00am

Monthly Blood Pressure Screening.  Please see flyer for additional information.

Thu, 12/06/2018 - 2:00pm

Join us for a showing of
The Calamari Sisters.
Please see flyer for additional details.

Thu, 12/06/2018 - 5:30pm

The annual Christmas Tree lighting will start the holiday festivities, followed by a meet and greet with Santa Claus in the Somerville High School Culinary Arts Bistro (atrium entrance). Santa Claus will be escorted by the Somerville Fire and Police Departments for the ceremony and will be available for photos following the tree lighting.

Sun, 12/09/2018 - 5:30pm

A ceremonial Menorah Lighting will take place on the City Hall Concourse, with Rabbi Eliana from Temple B’nai Brith.

Tue, 12/11/2018 - 10:30am

Join us for brunch and a showing
of Miracle on 34th Street.
Please see flyer for details.

Tue, 12/11/2018 - 6:00pm

Please join Ward 6 Alderman Lance Davis, members of the Brown School staff, and the City of Somerville Parks and Open Space Department to discuss renovation ideas for the Brown School schoolyard. We want to hear your thoughts before selecting a landscape architect for the project.

Wed, 12/12/2018 - 6:00pm

Join City staff on Wednesday, December 12, at 6 p.m. at the Central Library, 79 Highland Ave. for the fourth in a series of public quarterly meetings where updates about parking changes, new data collection, and strategies for impact mitigation will be discussed. All interested persons are encouraged to come including residents and local business owners, as well as City and school staff.

Wed, 12/12/2018 - 6:00pm

The City of Somerville’s Office of Strategic Planning and Community Development (OSPCD) invites all interested community members to an information session on Wednesday, December 12, to discuss upcoming renovations to Foss Park, planned by the Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR).

Thu, 12/13/2018 - 10:00am

Monthly Blood Pressure Screening.  Please see flyer for more details.

Thu, 12/13/2018 - 1:00pm

Join in a relaxing atmosphere as we learn about
a wide range of arts & crafts.
Please see flyer for more details.

Thu, 12/13/2018 - 5:30pm

Pursuant to M.G.L. Chapter 87, the City of Somerville will hold a public hearing on Thursday, December 13, 2018 at 5:30 p.m. at the Somerville High School Library, 81 Highland Avenue, Somerville, MA. to consider the removal of the following public shade tree(s): 

Thu, 12/13/2018 - 6:00pm

The Board of Health is seeking public testimony on proposals (1) remove the menthol exemption in the flavor restriction moving all menthol products to adult-only tobacco retailers, (2) consider "tobacco" a flavor for e-cigs and (3) ban the sale of electronic cigarettes at all retailers except for qualifying retail tobacco stores/vape shops.

Artist's illustration of a City block with a park in the center
Thu, 12/13/2018 - 6:00pm

A public hearing for all interested parties will be held by the Planning Board on Thursday, December 13, 2018 at 6:00 p.m. in the Community Room of the Visiting Nurse Association (VNA), 259 Lowell Street, Somerville, MA. 

Sat, 12/15/2018 - 4:30pm

Tour guides will lead trolleys past some of the City’s most spectacular displays of holiday lights, sharing stories about the families that decorate and providing local historic trivia en route.

Mon, 12/17/2018 - 6:00pm

The City of Somerville Parks and Open Space Department in conjunction with Alderman Scott and Alderman Hirsch will be hosting a community meeting Monday December 17th from 6:00 to 7:30 PM at the Argenziano School cafeteria to provide residents with an opportunity to discuss the Lincoln Park design and to review the schedule for the remaining work to be completed next spring.

Tue, 12/18/2018 - 10:30am

Join us for brunch and a showing
of White Christmas.
Please see flyer for more details.

Tue, 12/18/2018 - 6:00pm

Our plans for the new playground for the 2-5 year old age group to be constructed at the Allen Street Community Garden next summer are almost complete and we would like to share them with you on Tuesday evening, December 18th. Please join us if you are free.  We will discuss the new design and the proposed schedule.

Wed, 12/19/2018 - 9:30am

Join us for Christmas Crafts.
Please see flyer for details.

Somerville Housing Authority logo
Wed, 12/19/2018 - 4:30pm

Notice is hereby given in accordance with Section 23B of Chapter 39 of the General Laws that a Public Meeting of the Somerville Housing Authority will be held on Wednesday, December 19, 2018, at 4:30 p.m. at Properzi Manor, 13-25 Warren Avenue, in the City of Somerville, Massachusetts for the purpose of:

  1. Approval of the 2019 Annual Plan.
Somerville Housing Authority logo
Wed, 12/19/2018 - 4:45pm

Notice is hereby given in accordance with Section 23B of Chapter 39 of the General Laws that an annual meeting of the Somerville Housing Authority Capen Court Corporation will be held on Wednesday, December 19, 2018, at4:45 p.m. atProperzi Manor, 13-25 Warren Avenue, in the City of Somerville, Massachusetts for the purpose of:

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Somerville Housing Authority logo
Wed, 12/19/2018 - 5:00pm

Notice is hereby given in accordance with Section 23B of Chapter 39 of the General Laws that a meeting of the Somerville Housing Authority will be held on Wednesday, December 19, 2018 at 5:00 p.m. at Properzi Manor, 13-25 Warren Avenue, in the City of Somerville, Massachusetts.

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Wed, 12/19/2018 - 6:00pm

The project provokes concerns over labor relations in the machine era. Drone (Unmanned Aerial Vehicle) is a word we borrowed from the honey bee community; it is often used for tasks too “dull” for humans. We develop our knowledge structure in the way a honeycomb is a place bees produce and hoard honey.

Thu, 12/20/2018 - 6:00pm

Iluminaciones is a light installation inspired by Zebbler Studios’ roots in both Somerville, Massachusetts and Valencia, Spain. It is a modern tribute to the holiday traditions of these two cities.

Fri, 12/21/2018 - 10:00am

Join us for our monthly Book Club.
This month's selection is
A Walk in The Woods by Bill Bryson.
Please see flyer for more details.