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All Upcoming Events, Starting on May 1, 2019

Wed, 05/01/2019 - 4:00pm

Did you know that the largest clean technology incubator in the U.S. is located in Somerville? To celebrate SustainaVille Week, Greentown Labs is opening its doors to the community. The tour will include an introductory presentation about Greentown Labs and its members, a guided tour through the Global Center for Cleantech Innovation 40,000 sq. ft.

Wed, 05/01/2019 - 6:30pm

Mayor Joseph A. Curtatone and the Board of Aldermen invite residents to the Spring 2019 ResiStat Community Meetings, a twice-yearly effort to share the latest City news, data, and neighborhood updates directly with residents and gather their feedback.

Thu, 05/02/2019 - 11:30am

Free monthly blood pressure screening at our Holland Street Center.

Sat, 05/04/2019 - 9:00am

Join the City of Somerville, Groundwork Somerville, and Comcast Cares for the annual Spring Cleanup, Sat., May 4, from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. All participants are invited to meet at the Blessing of the Bay Boat House on Shore Drive, at 9 a.m. for breakfast and coffee before setting out to your ward clean-up. 

Sat, 05/04/2019 - 12:00pm

From the Dormition of the Virgin Mary Greek Orthodox Church:

Our annual Gyro Day mini-festival is open to the public on the grounds of our Church. We sell our famous Gyro and other specialty Greek Foods. Greek music for your listening or dancing pleasure.

Mon, 05/06/2019 - 9:00am

Join us for our Monthly Breakfast at Renee's Cafe.

Mon, 05/06/2019 - 6:00pm

Mayor Joseph A. Curtatone & City Council President and Ward 7 Councilor Katjana Ballantyne, in partnership with MarKa, LLC, invite you to an Informational Meeting on Powderhouse School Park on Monday, May 6, from 6 to 8 p.m., at the West Somerville Neighborhood School Cafeteria, 177 Powder House Blvd.

Wed, 05/08/2019 - 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.

Wed, 05/08/2019 - 6:30pm

Mayor Joseph A. Curtatone and the Board of Aldermen invite residents to the Spring 2019 ResiStat Community Meetings, a twice-yearly effort to share the latest City news, data, and neighborhood updates directly with residents and gather their feedback.

Thu, 05/09/2019 - 10:00am

Join us for our Annual Nutrition Fair. Healthy Eating Tips, Nutritional Snack and so much more.

Thu, 05/09/2019 - 10:30am

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

Two City residents play an accordion and a fiddle on a porch during PorchFest 2012
Sat, 05/11/2019 - 12:00pm

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

Night Market
Sat, 05/11/2019 - 5:00pm

These markets will be filled with one-of-a-kinds wares, music, and even a beer garden. At the Union Sq. market, great musicians like Jeromy Lyons and Martha Bourne will provide your shopping soundtrack!

Sat, 05/11/2019 - 5:00pm

Join the Somerville Arts Council and the Somerville Flea for a roaming series of three night markets that will take place throughout the city between May and July. The after-hours pop-up markets will feature live music as well as artisan and vintage vendors, and more, in Union Square, Ball Square, and Winter Hill.

Mon, 05/13/2019 - 8:45am

Join us for a lovely stroll around Castle Island. Lunch on your own at Sullivan's or bring your lunch.

Mon, 05/13/2019 - 6:30pm

Mayor Joseph A. Curtatone and the Board of Aldermen invite residents to the Spring 2019 ResiStat Community Meetings, a twice-yearly effort to share the latest City news, data, and neighborhood updates directly with residents and gather their feedback.

Tue, 05/14/2019 - 7:30am

Join us for a fun day at Mohegan Sun.

Tue, 05/14/2019 - 10:30am

Join us as The Somerville Council on Aging and Somerville Cambridge Elder Services discuss malnutrition, food, health & nutrition.

Tue, 05/14/2019 - 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.

Wed, 05/15/2019 - 6:00pm

The Somerville Arts Council invites you to come nosh on great (free!) food, hobnob, and meet the staff and board. Also learn about upcoming volunteer opportunities

Wed, 05/15/2019 - 6:30pm

Mayor Joseph A. Curtatone and the Board of Aldermen invite residents to the Spring 2019 ResiStat Community Meetings, a twice-yearly effort to share the latest City news, data, and neighborhood updates directly with residents and gather their feedback.

Wed, 05/15/2019 - 6:30pm

A talk will be given by 3 key resources -- Preservation Planner Kristi Chase, and Kevin O’Kelly, Reference Librarian for the SPL. Find out how each place can help you research the history of your house and family through a mini tour of genealogy resources at the Somerville Library and beyond, as well as some tips for getting started.

Thu, 05/16/2019 - 8:00am

Join us for a trip to The Preakness Stakes in Baltimore, Maryland.

$719/ per person double or $969/ per person single

Includes motor coach transporation, deluxe accommodations,

reserved concourse seating at the Preakness and so much more.

Please see flyer for all details.

Thu, 05/16/2019 - 11:30am

Free monthly blood pressure screening.

Please see flyer for details.

Thu, 05/16/2019 - 6:30pm

Mayor Joseph A. Curtatone and the Board of Aldermen invite residents to the Spring 2019 ResiStat Community Meetings, a twice-yearly effort to share the latest City news, data, and neighborhood updates directly with residents and gather their feedback.

Sat, 05/18/2019 - 8:00am

Join over 400 runners and paddlers at the 23rd annual Mystic Herring Run and Paddle—a race for everyone!  Select from the 5K road race and/or a three-mile, nine-mile, or twelve-Mile paddling races. Compete in both the paddling race and running race and be eligible for the Iron Herring Award!

Sat, 05/18/2019 - 10:00am

A family-friendly event, especially for elementary school kids and their guardians. Explore what makes our city tick and find urban artifacts identified by local artist/drainspotter Daniel Fireside. Solve the clues and earn fun prizes!

The scavenger hunt will meet at the East Branch Library and will end at the East Somerville Community School (with complimentary refreshments)

Tue, 05/21/2019 - 6:30pm

Mayor Joseph A. Curtatone and the Board of Aldermen invite residents to the Spring 2019 ResiStat Community Meetings, a twice-yearly effort to share the latest City news, data, and neighborhood updates directly with residents and gather their feedback.

Wed, 05/22/2019 - 5:00pm

Mayor Joseph A. Curtatone and the Office of Strategic Planning and Community Development invite you to a public hearing to receive citizen input on the City’s 2019-2020 HUD One Year Annual Action Plan for the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG), the Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG) and the HOME Program.

Wed, 05/22/2019 - 6:30pm

Mayor Joseph A. Curtatone and Ward 1, 2, and 3 City Councilors McLaughlin, Scott, and Ewen-Campen, invite you to a community meeting on plans to ground McGrath Boulevard. The meeting will be held on Wednesday, May 22, at 6:30 p.m., at the East Somerville Community School Auditorium at 50 Cross St.

Thu, 05/23/2019 - 6:00pm

Barbara Mangum, Objects Conservator and President of the Somerville Museum, Dressed in period clothing will highlight the work her firm recently completed with the City’s Community Preservation Act (CPA) funds. Many markers and the Civil War Monument were repaired, cleaned and reset in this compact burial ground. Founded in 1804 by Samuel Tufts it sits on farmland once part of Charlestown.

Sat, 05/25/2019 - 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, 05/26/2019 - 4:00pm

Annual Observance of Memorial Day as we honor and remember our fallen heroes. 69 heroes from World War II, Korea, Vietnam and the 1983 Beirut Bombing are laid to rest here in the Veterans’ Memorial Cemetery. This ceremony provides an opportunity for our City to come together the honor the service and sacrifice of all who serve.

Mon, 05/27/2019 - 7:30pm

Join us for this moving musical tribute to the brave men and women who have made the ultimate sacrifice in the name of freedom. This moving concert highlights the true meaning of Memorial Day and features the music of the Metropolitan Wind Symphony, ‘N_Harmony, and the Somerville High School Chorus.

Wed, 05/29/2019 - 6:30pm

The purpose of this Meeting is to present the Draft Public Involvement Plan (PIP) for the Site in accordance with 310 CMR 40.1405 (5)(a)(2), provide an update with respect to Site activities, and to solicit feedback from the public.

Thu, 05/30/2019 - 6:30pm

Mayor Joseph A. Curtatone and the Board of Aldermen invite residents to the Spring 2019 ResiStat Community Meetings, a twice-yearly effort to share the latest City news, data, and neighborhood updates directly with residents and gather their feedback.

Thu, 05/30/2019 - 6:30pm

A reception, with light refreshments, will be followed by the 24th annual ceremony to honor 8 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. The event takes place in the historically unique space within the Somerville Armory, 191 Highland Avenue.