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All Upcoming Events, Starting on September 1, 2020

Thursday, August 20, 2020 - 9:45am

Eligible participants received a free box of fresh fruits and vegetables valued at $25. Please see flyer for details and eligibility. 

Tuesday, September 1, 2020 - 6:00pm

Public meeting of the Land Use Committee. The meeting will be held virtually in compliance with Governor Baker’s emergency orders regarding the Open Meeting Law. See description for details.
 

Wednesday, September 2, 2020 - 10:30am

Public meeting of a regional group with participants and topics of discussion that relate to the metro Boston region. The meeting will be held virtually. See description for details.

Wednesday, September 2, 2020 - 2:00pm

The mobile testing unit will accept patients by appointment at roaming locations. You must call one of the phone numbers below to make an appointment during regular City Hall business hours (Monday-Wednesday, 8:30 a.m. -  4:30 p.m.; Thursday, 8:30 a.m. - 7:30 p.m.; Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.). Please leave a message if no one answers.

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Wednesday, September 2, 2020 - 6:00pm

Public meeting of the Zoning Board of Appeals. The meeting will be held virtually in compliance with Governor Baker’s emergency orders regarding the Open Meeting Law. See description for details. 

Thursday, September 3, 2020 - 2:00pm

The mobile testing unit will accept patients by appointment at roaming locations. You must call one of the phone numbers below to make an appointment during regular City Hall business hours (Monday-Wednesday, 8:30 a.m. -  4:30 p.m.; Thursday, 8:30 a.m. - 7:30 p.m.; Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.). Please leave a message if no one answers.

Thursday, September 3, 2020 - 6:00pm

Public meeting of the Legislative Matters Committee. The meeting will be held virtually in compliance with Governor Baker’s emergency orders regarding the Open Meeting Law. See description for details. 

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Thursday, September 3, 2020 - 6:00pm

Public meeting of the Planning Board. The meeting will be held virtually in compliance with Governor Baker’s emergency orders regarding the Open Meeting Law. See description for details.

Thursday, September 3, 2020 - 6:30pm

This is a public meeting of the Somerville Bicycle Advisory Committee. The meeting will be held virtually in compliance with Governor Baker’s emergency orders regarding the Open Meeting Law. See description for details.

Tuesday, September 8, 2020 - 6:00pm

Public meeting of the Finance Committee. The meeting will be held virtually in compliance with Governor Baker’s emergency orders regarding the Open Meeting Law. See description for details.

Wednesday, September 9, 2020 - 12:00pm

Why not pair your lunch with a celebration of music? This 45-minute session via Zoom will treat you to a playlist of diverse musical offerings: a little jazz, some "oldies but goodies," a smidgen of classical, a dip into barbershop, a trip to Broadway. The music is taped but the experience is live.

Wednesday, September 9, 2020 - 1:00pm

Public meeting of the Somerville Housing Authority. The meeting will be held virtually in compliance with Governor Baker’s emergency orders regarding the Open Meeting Law. See description for details.

Wednesday, September 9, 2020 - 6:00pm

Public meeting of the Licenses and Permits Committee. The meeting will be held virtually in compliance with Governor Baker’s emergency orders regarding the Open Meeting Law. See description for details.

Wednesday, September 9, 2020 - 6:00pm

This is a public meeting of the Board of Library Trustees. The meeting will be held virtually in compliance with Governor Baker’s emergency orders regarding the Open Meeting Law. See description for details.

Wednesday, September 9, 2020 - 7:00pm

This is a public meeting of the Somerville Commission on Energy Use and Climate Change. The meeting will be held virtually in compliance with Governor Baker’s emergency orders regarding the Open Meeting Law. See description for details.

Wednesday, September 9, 2020 - 7:00pm

Please join Ward 7 City Councilor Katjana Ballantyne and City Staff as we review the plans for the replacement of the Dilboy Stadium Synthetic Turf Field and the improvements to the natural grass Dilboy Auxiliary Fields, both of which are adjacent to Alewife Brook Parkway.

Thursday, September 10, 2020 - 5:15pm

This is a public meeting of the Somerville Affordable Housing Trust Fund. The meeting will be held virtually in compliance with Governor Baker’s emergency orders regarding the Open Meeting Law.

Thursday, September 10, 2020 - 5:30pm

This is a public meeting of the Traffic Commission. The meeting will be held virtually in compliance with Governor Baker’s emergency orders regarding the Open Meeting Law. See description for details.

Thursday, September 10, 2020 - 6:30pm

Public meeting of the Human Rights Commission. The meeting will be held virtually in compliance with Governor Baker’s emergency orders regarding the Open Meeting Law. See description for details.

Thursday, September 10, 2020 - 7:00pm

Public meeting of the City Council. The meeting will be held virtually in compliance with Governor Baker’s emergency orders regarding the Open Meeting Law. 

Monday, September 14, 2020 - 10:00am

Please join in a group workshop on ZOOM. Planning meals can be tiresome and gets to be boring. Let’s share ideas on how to balance out your day with tasty and nutritious meals and snacks.

Monday, September 14, 2020 - 4:30pm

This is a public meeting of the Somerville HS Building Committee The meeting will be held virtually in compliance with Governor Baker’s emergency orders regarding the Open Meeting Law. See description for details.

Monday, September 14, 2020 - 6:00pm

Public meeting of the Public Health and Public Safety Committee. The meeting will be held virtually in compliance with Governor Baker’s emergency orders regarding the Open Meeting Law. See description for details.

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Tuesday, September 15, 2020 - 7:00am

Due to COVID-19, the City of Somerville, in collaboration with ACV Enviro, will be hosting an alternative program for residential pick up of Household Hazardous Waste. Instead of coming to a drop-off site, we are coming to you!

Tuesday, September 15, 2020 - 10:30am

The COA has masks available for Somerville residents 60 years or older.

Tuesday, September 15, 2020 - 11:00am

Inclusionary Housing Program staff will be launching an income-restricted rental opportunity tomorrow with Maloney Properties, the lottery agency,  hired by Marka, developers of CALA (formerly known as the Powderhouse School). We will have a total of eight (8) apartments for rent there including artist and elderly affordable units. 

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Tuesday, September 15, 2020 - 5:30pm

The Somerville Board of Assessors Meeting will be held at City Hall in the Assessor's Office at 5:30pm.

Tuesday, September 15, 2020 - 6:00pm

This is a public meeting of the Job Creation and Retention Trust Board of Trustees. The meeting will be held virtually in compliance with Governor Baker’s emergency orders regarding the Open Meeting Law. See description for details.

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Tuesday, September 15, 2020 - 6:00pm

This is a joint public meeting of the Planning Board Meeting and Land Use Committee. The meeting will be held virtually in compliance with Governor Baker’s emergency orders regarding the Open Meeting Law. See description for details.

Tuesday, September 15, 2020 - 6:30pm

Mayor Joe Curtatone, the City Council, the Somerville Arts Council, and the City’s ResiStat program invite Somerville’s artists and the cultural community, as well as all interested persons, to join a virtual town hall to discuss challenges faced by the arts community that have been amplified by the COVID-19 pandemic as well as possible solutions.

Tuesday, September 15, 2020 - 6:45pm

Public meeting of the Somerville Historic Preservation Commission. The meeting will be held virtually in compliance with Governor Baker’s emergency orders regarding the Open Meeting Law.  See agenda for details.

Tuesday, September 15, 2020 - 7:30pm

Public meeting of the Commission for Women. The meeting will be held virtually in compliance with Governor Baker’s emergency orders regarding the Open Meeting Law. See description for details.

Wednesday, September 16, 2020 - 5:30pm

Public meeting of the Somerville Redevelopment Authority. The meeting will be held virtually in compliance with Governor Baker’s emergency orders regarding the Open Meeting Law. See description for details.

Wednesday, September 16, 2020 - 6:00pm

Public meeting of the Confirmation of  the Housing and Community Development Committee. The meeting will be held virtually in compliance with Governor Baker’s emergency orders regarding the Open Meeting Law. See description for details.

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Wednesday, September 16, 2020 - 6:00pm

Public meeting of the Zoning Board of Appeals. The meeting will be held virtually in compliance with Governor Baker’s emergency orders regarding the Open Meeting Law. See description for details.

Thursday, September 17, 2020 - 3:00pm

The mobile testing unit will accept patients by appointment at roaming locations. You must call one of the phone numbers below to make an appointment during regular City Hall business hours (Monday-Wednesday, 8:30 a.m. -  4:30 p.m.; Thursday, 8:30 a.m. - 7:30 p.m.; Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.). Please leave a message if no one answers.

Thursday, September 17, 2020 - 4:30pm

Public meeting of the Urban Forestry Committee. The meeting will be held virtually in compliance with Governor Baker’s emergency orders regarding the Open Meeting Law. See description for details.

Thursday, September 17, 2020 - 6:00pm

Public meeting of the Legislative Matters Committee. The meeting will be held virtually in compliance with Governor Baker’s emergency orders regarding the Open Meeting Law. See description for details.

Thursday, September 17, 2020 - 6:00pm

Public meeting of the Board of Health. The meeting will be held virtually in compliance with Governor Baker’s emergency orders regarding the Open Meeting Law. 

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Thursday, September 17, 2020 - 6:00pm

Public meeting of the Planning Board. The meeting will be held virtually in compliance with Governor Baker’s emergency orders regarding the Open Meeting Law. See description for details.

Thursday, September 17, 2020 - 6:15pm

Public meeting of the Confirmation of Appointments and Personnel Matters Committee. The meeting will be held virtually in compliance with Governor Baker’s emergency orders regarding the Open Meeting Law. See description for details.

Thursday, September 17, 2020 - 6:30pm

Public meeting of the new Pedestrian and Transit Advisory Committee. The meeting will be held virtually in compliance with Governor Baker’s emergency orders regarding the Open Meeting Law.  See agenda for details.

Friday, September 18, 2020 - 10:30am

The mobile testing unit will accept patients by appointment at roaming locations. You must call one of the phone numbers below to make an appointment during regular City Hall business hours (Monday-Wednesday, 8:30 a.m. -  4:30 p.m.; Thursday, 8:30 a.m. - 7:30 p.m.; Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.). Please leave a message if no one answers.

Monday, September 21, 2020 - 2:00pm

The mobile testing unit will accept patients by appointment at roaming locations. You must call one of the phone numbers below to make an appointment during regular City Hall business hours (Monday-Wednesday, 8:30 a.m. -  4:30 p.m.; Thursday, 8:30 a.m. - 7:30 p.m.; Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.). Please leave a message if no one answers.

Monday, September 21, 2020 - 5:30pm

The Somerville Public Schools and the City of Somerville will be jointly hosting an online Schools Reopening Town Hall on local efforts to prepare for the 2020/2021 school year amid the coronavirus pandemic.

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Monday, September 21, 2020 - 6:00pm

This is a public meeting of the Somerville Licensing Commission. The meeting will be held virtually in compliance with Governor Baker’s emergency orders regarding the Open Meeting Law. See description for details.

Tuesday, September 22, 2020 - 2:00pm

The mobile testing unit will accept patients by appointment at roaming locations. You must call one of the phone numbers below to make an appointment during regular City Hall business hours (Monday-Wednesday, 8:30 a.m. -  4:30 p.m.; Thursday, 8:30 a.m. - 7:30 p.m.; Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.). Please leave a message if no one answers.

Tuesday, September 22, 2020 - 6:30pm

This is a public meeting of the Somerville Commission for Persons with Disabilities. The meeting will be held virtually in compliance with Governor Baker’s emergency orders regarding the Open Meeting Law. See description for details.

Tuesday, September 22, 2020 - 7:00pm

Public meeting of the Conservation Commission. The meeting will be held virtually in compliance with Governor Baker’s emergency orders regarding the Open Meeting Law. See description for details.

Wednesday, September 23, 2020 - 12:00pm

Why not pair your lunch with a celebration of music? This 45-minute session via Zoom will treat you to a playlist of diverse musical offerings: a little jazz, some "oldies but goodies," a smidgen of classical, a dip into barbershop, a trip to Broadway. The music is taped but the experience is live.

Wednesday, September 23, 2020 - 6:00pm

Public meeting of the Licenses and Permits Committee. The meeting will be held virtually in compliance with Governor Baker’s emergency orders regarding the Open Meeting Law. See description for details.

Wednesday, September 23, 2020 - 6:00pm

Public meeting of the Rodent Issues Special Committee. The meeting will be held virtually in compliance with Governor Baker’s emergency orders regarding the Open Meeting Law. See description for details.

Wednesday, September 23, 2020 - 6:30pm

Public meeting of the Community Preservation Committee. The meeting will be held virtually in compliance with Governor Baker’s emergency orders regarding the Open Meeting Law. See description for details.

Thursday, September 24, 2020 - 4:00pm

This public meeting will be held virtually in compliance with Governor Baker’s emergency orders regarding the Open Meeting Law.

Thursday, September 24, 2020 - 7:00pm

This is a public meeting of the Somerville Bicycle Advisory Committee. The meeting will be held virtually in compliance with Governor Baker’s emergency orders regarding the Open Meeting Law. See description for details.

Thursday, September 24, 2020 - 7:00pm

Public meeting of the City Council. The meeting will be held virtually in compliance with Governor Baker’s emergency orders regarding the Open Meeting Law. See description for details.

Friday, September 25, 2020 - 10:00am

Public meeting of the Somerville Retirement Board. The meeting will be held virtually in compliance with Governor Baker’s emergency orders regarding the Open Meeting Law. See description for details.

Friday, September 25, 2020 - 10:30am

The mobile testing unit will accept patients by appointment at roaming locations. You must call one of the phone numbers below to make an appointment during regular City Hall business hours (Monday-Wednesday, 8:30 a.m. -  4:30 p.m.; Thursday, 8:30 a.m. - 7:30 p.m.; Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.). Please leave a message if no one answers.

Monday, September 28, 2020 - 2:00pm

The mobile testing unit will accept patients by appointment at roaming locations. You must call one of the phone numbers below to make an appointment during regular City Hall business hours (Monday-Wednesday, 8:30 a.m. -  4:30 p.m.; Thursday, 8:30 a.m. - 7:30 p.m.; Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.). Please leave a message if no one answers.

Tuesday, September 29, 2020 - 11:00am

Public meeting of a regional group with participants and topics of discussion that relate to the metro Boston region. See description for Google Meet details. 

Tuesday, September 29, 2020 - 2:00pm

The mobile testing unit will accept patients by appointment at roaming locations. You must call one of the phone numbers below to make an appointment during regular City Hall business hours (Monday-Wednesday, 8:30 a.m. -  4:30 p.m.; Thursday, 8:30 a.m. - 7:30 p.m.; Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.). Please leave a message if no one answers.

Tuesday, September 29, 2020 - 6:00pm

Public meeting of the Land Use Committee. The meeting will be held virtually in compliance with Governor Baker’s emergency orders regarding the Open Meeting Law. See description for details.

Wednesday, September 30, 2020 - 6:00pm

Public meeting of the Public Utilities and Public Works Committee. The meeting will be held virtually in compliance with Governor Baker’s emergency orders regarding the Open Meeting Law. See description for details.

Wednesday, September 30, 2020 - 6:00pm

Members of the public are invited to attend and speak at two Public Hearings on Wednesday, September 30, at 6 p.m. both regarding the processes for enforcing zoning requirements. 

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Wednesday, September 30, 2020 - 6:00pm

Public meeting of the Zoning Board of Appeals. The meeting will be held virtually in compliance with Governor Baker’s emergency orders regarding the Open Meeting Law. See description for details.