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All Upcoming Events, Starting on April 1, 2019

Mon, 04/01/2019 - 9:00am

Join us for our monthly breakfast at Renee's Cafe.

Wed, 04/03/2019 - 6:00pm

The empty lot by the East Somerville Stop & Shop that was once Harris Park is set to be transformed into a new community green space. Join your neighbors and City staff at the Harris Park Community Meeting on April 3 to discuss the landscape plan for the renovation. The meeting will cover landscape features designed to provide both a welcoming green space and air quality improvements.

Wed, 04/03/2019 - 6:00pm

Members of the public are invited to attend and speak at a Public Hearing on traffic safety, traffic calming, and the Traffic Calming Petition submitted by the Somerville Pedestrian and Transit Advocacy Group and signed by approximately 350 people. The hearing will take place on Wednesday, April 3, at 6 p.m. in the Council Chambers at City Hall.

Thu, 04/04/2019 - 11:30am

Free monthly blood pressure screening at our Holland Street Center.

Thu, 04/04/2019 - 3:00pm

Members of the public are invited to attend and speak at two April 4 Public Hearings on a request from Mayor Joseph A. Curtatone to file a Home Rule Petition to the State Legislature requesting that 16- and 17-year-old Somerville citizens be granted legal voting rights for municipal elections.

Thu, 04/04/2019 - 6:00pm

Members of the public are invited to attend and speak at two April 4 Public Hearings on a request from Mayor Joseph A. Curtatone to file a Home Rule Petition to the State Legislature requesting that 16- and 17-year-old Somerville citizens be granted legal voting rights for municipal elections.

Fri, 04/05/2019 - 8:30am

Join SomerVision Committee members and City staff to dive into some of the key challenges and opportunities of SomerVision 2040 during the two-day SomerVision Conference. You can learn more about SomerVision 2040 at

Tue, 04/09/2019 - 12:15pm

Join us as Tim Van Egmond, Folk Singer / Storyteller brings his special performance of "Young Fogies & Old Whippersnappers" to the Coucil on Aging.

Wed, 04/10/2019 - 10:30am

Help make Somerville continue to be an exceptional place to live, work, play, raise a family and grow old!  Help set goals for the future of Somerville and share your thoughts on what you love about Somerville, and what you'd love to change.

Thu, 04/11/2019 - 10:30am

Free monthly blood pressure screening at our Cross Street Senior Center.

Mon, 04/15/2019 - 7:00pm

On behalf of the Alex Foster Foundation, we would like to formally invite you to attend this FREE upcoming screening of the documentary Runnin’ on Monday, April 15th starting at 7:00 p.m at the Somerville Theatre in Davis Square.

Tue, 04/16/2019 - 7:00pm

The public is invited to a community update on the status of negotiations between the City and Tufts University for a new Partnership Agreement between the City and the university. Hosted by Mayor Joseph A. Curtatone and the members of the Mayor’s Tufts Partnership Negotiating Committee, the update will be held on Tuesday, April 16, at 7 p.m.

Mon, 04/22/2019 - 5:30pm

HDTP is seeking individuals who are willing to serve as housing discrimination testers. A tester is someone who attempts to rent an apartment and then provides an objective and unbiased report on the treatment received during the housing search. HDTP uses the information gathered by testers to see if renters are treated differently on the basis of a protected category.

Mon, 04/22/2019 - 6:00pm

The City of Somerville in conjunction with the State's Office of Campaign and Political Finance will be hosting a one hour class on Campaign Finance Monday April 22, 2019 at 6 PM in the Community Room at the Central Library 79 Highland Avenue.

Mon, 04/22/2019 - 6:00pm

The Director of the Water & Sewer Department will hold an information session, followed by a public hearing, on Monday, April 22, 2019, in the Somerville High School Cafeteria, 81 Highland Avenue. The information session will start at 6 p.m. and the hearing will begin promptly at 6:30 p.m.

Wed, 04/24/2019 - 5:30pm

We invite all residential property owners to attend and learn about resources, programs and assistance the City of Somerville provides. Presentation topics will include:

Wed, 04/24/2019 - 6:00pm

The City of Somerville has been working to produce a strategic plan to guide its safe streets work, using the global “Vision Zero” movement as a framework to eliminate traffic crashes that result in severe injuries and fatalities.  A series of community engagement opportunities have been scheduled for residents and stakeholders to discuss the City’s public policy framework around safe streets.

Thu, 04/25/2019 - 9:30am

Join us for lunch and Dancing Dream ABBA Tribute Band.

Thu, 04/25/2019 - 11:30am

The historic West Branch of the Somerville Public Library is located at 40 College Avenue in Somerville, Massachusetts. The Library is in close proximity to the MBTA’s Davis Square T stop as well as many cafes, restaurants, theaters, clothing shops, office space, and Tufts University.  The area hosts a widely diverse and growing population with a variety of services and needs. 

Sat, 04/27/2019 - 10:00am

Mayor Joseph A. Curtatone, the Health & Human Services Department, and Somerville Animal Control are pleased to host the 19th Annual Rabies Clinic in the yard at the DPW Highway Garage on Saturday, April 27, 2019 from 10 a.m. to noon. The City's annual rabies clinic gives residents an easy and affordable opportunity to have their dogs and cats vaccinated against the rabies virus.

Sat, 04/27/2019 - 10:00am

Sponsored by the City of Somerville and stemming from the passage of Somerville's Urban Agriculture Ordinance, the first in New England, the 2019 Urban Ag Ambassador (UAA) program trains Somerville residents in urban agriculture in exchange for 30 hours of community volunteer service. The course is FREE of charge for accepted applicants.

Sun, 04/28/2019 - 11:00am

Curious how you can be a part of Somerville’s sustainable future? Come learn from generous Somerville neighbors who are opening up their homes and sharing with you how they have made their lifestyles more sustainable, from small changes to big transformations. If they can do it, so can you!

Sun, 04/28/2019 - 1:00pm

Start celebrating Bike Month (May) early by joining fellow bike advocates, bike enthusiasts, and the bike curious for live music, over 25 bike advocacy organizations and businesses, fun games, and a panel discussion focused on car-free lifestyles. You can drop off your bike with a bike valet when you arrive!

Mon, 04/29/2019 - 6:00pm

Looking to eat less meat and hoping to expand your menu options at home? Chef/Owner of Adey foods and Nibble entrepreneur, Meqdes Mesfin is excited to offer the know-how for making yummy Ethiopian meals at home. A vegetarian- and vegan- friendly cuisine, Ethiopian food is not just flavor-packed, it's also full of protein, fiber, and can be totally gluten-free.

Tue, 04/30/2019 - 5:30pm

What is climate justice? Why should Somerville residents care about climate change? How does and will it affect us, from the food we eat to the racial inequities we face? What can we do about it? The Green Team at Groundwork Somerville will host an interactive workshop for the Somerville community to learn about and discuss climate justice in our city and beyond.

Tue, 04/30/2019 - 7:00pm

In response to concerns over recent events involving anti-Semitism, Islamophobia, and anti-immigrant rhetoric, Mayor Joseph A. Curtatone, the City of Somerville’s Human Rights Commission, and Temple B’nai Brith of Somerville invite you to a community forum on White Nationalism, Community Response, and the Rule of Law.