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All Upcoming Events, Starting on November 1, 2020

Mon, 11/02/2020 - 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.

Mon, 11/02/2020 - 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. See description for details.

Tue, 11/03/2020 - 7:00am

If you are returning your vote by mail ballot via a drop box, it must be in by 8 p.m. on Tuesday, November 3. If you are returning your ballot by mail, it will be counted if it is received by Thursday, November 6, and has a postmark no later than November 3.

If you are voting in person, you can find your polling place at www.somervillema.gov/MySomerville

Tue, 11/03/2020 - 7:00am

Pre-registration is required for all City flu clinics. If you need assistance to sign up, call the Health & Human Services Department. For all clinics, up to four people per household can be registered for an appointment and face coverings must be worn. Those who have health coverage should bring their insurance cards (including MassHealth and Medicare) with them, but the vaccines are free to all Somerville residents regardless of whether they have insurance.

Tue, 11/03/2020 - 10:30am

The COA has masks available for Somerville residents who are 60 and over.

If you are still in need of a mask or may know of a friend or neighbor who may still need a mask, you can pick it up at our

Drive -Thru location: Ralph & Jenny Senior Center 9 New Washington Street Tuesday November 3rd 10:30 am – 12:00 pm

Tue, 11/03/2020 - 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.

Tue, 11/03/2020 - 3:00pm

Pre-registration is required for all City flu clinics. If you need assistance to sign up, call the Health & Human Services Department. For all clinics, up to four people per household can be registered for an appointment and face coverings must be worn. Those who have health coverage should bring their insurance cards (including MassHealth and Medicare) with them, but the vaccines are free to all Somerville residents regardless of whether they have insurance.

Wed, 11/04/2020 - 6:00pm

Public meeting of the Equity, Gender, Families and Vulnerable Populations. 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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Wed, 11/04/2020 - 6:00pm

This is a 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.

Wed, 11/04/2020 - 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.

Thu, 11/05/2020 - 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.

Thu, 11/05/2020 - 5:30pm

Mayor Joseph A. Curtatone and Ward 3 Councilor Ben Ewen-Campen invite you discuss the necessary removal of the majestic Prospect Hill Elm Tree, and the replacement tree that will be planted. The meeting will be held virtually. See description for details.

Thu, 11/05/2020 - 6:00pm

The MBTA is hosting a virtual public meeting on Thursday, November 5, at 6 p.m. to discuss the Porter Square Retaining Wall Repairs project. The meeting will include a project overview, anticipated construction schedule, and Q&A.

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Thu, 11/05/2020 - 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.

Thu, 11/05/2020 - 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.

Fri, 11/06/2020 - 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.

Sat, 11/07/2020 - 10:00am

Pre-registration is required for all City flu clinics. If you need assistance to sign up, call the Health & Human Services Department. For all clinics, up to four people per household can be registered for an appointment and face coverings must be worn. Those who have health coverage should bring their insurance cards (including MassHealth and Medicare) with them, but the vaccines are free to all Somerville residents regardless of whether they have insurance.

Sat, 11/07/2020 - 6:00pm

The Ignite Festival will not be extinguished! Instead of a festival per se, this year Ignite will be more like a festive and delicious night out. On November 7, this en plein air gastronomic gala will take place at restaurants throughout Union Square, from the Plaza to Bow Market and beyond! Each eatery will feature special fiery dishes and libations to warm you up.

Mon, 11/09/2020 - 12:00pm

After every State Election in which the office of President appears on the ballot, state law requires that a post-election audit be held of a random selection of 3% of all precincts in Massachusetts.

Mon, 11/09/2020 - 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.

Mon, 11/09/2020 - 6:00pm

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

Mon, 11/09/2020 - 6:00pm

Because the Mayor, President McLaughlin, and Director Kress are needed at the School Committee meeting regarding the reopening plan, and that is a more pressing issue than what is on the Agenda for PHPS, Chairman Davis has cancelled the committee meeting for this evening.

Tue, 11/10/2020 - 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.

Tue, 11/10/2020 - 5:30pm

A new quick-build bus priority lane is scheduled to be added in late November to the eastbound section of Mystic Avenue (Route 38) between Main Street in Medford and Wheatland Street in Somerville.

Tue, 11/10/2020 - 6:00pm

Public meeting of the Confirmation of the Job Creation and Retention Trust. The meeting will be held virtually in compliance with Governor Baker’s emergency orders regarding the Open Meeting Law. See description for details.

Tue, 11/10/2020 - 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.

Tue, 11/10/2020 - 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.

Wed, 11/11/2020 - 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.

Thu, 11/12/2020 - 2:00pm

The Mayor’s Office of Strategic Planning & Community Development is pleased to announce the RE-SALE of a one (1) bedroom condominium to an income-eligible household at an affordable price.

Thu, 11/12/2020 - 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.

Thu, 11/12/2020 - 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.

Thu, 11/12/2020 - 5:30pm

This is a special 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.

Thu, 11/12/2020 - 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.

Thu, 11/12/2020 - 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.

Fri, 11/13/2020 - 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.

Mon, 11/16/2020 - 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.

Mon, 11/16/2020 - 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.

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Mon, 11/16/2020 - 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.

Mon, 11/16/2020 - 6:00pm

Public meeting 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.

Mon, 11/16/2020 - 6:00pm

Public meeting of the Condominium Review Board. 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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Tue, 11/17/2020 - 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!

Tue, 11/17/2020 - 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.

Tue, 11/17/2020 - 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.

Tue, 11/17/2020 - 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.

Tue, 11/17/2020 - 6:00pm

Join your neighbors in the discussion of the design for the Conway multi-use field and playground. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

Tue, 11/17/2020 - 6:00pm

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

Tue, 11/17/2020 - 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.

Tue, 11/17/2020 - 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.

Tue, 11/17/2020 - 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.

Wed, 11/18/2020 - 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.

Wed, 11/18/2020 - 5:00pm

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. 

Wed, 11/18/2020 - 6:00pm

Public meeting 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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Wed, 11/18/2020 - 6:00pm

This is a 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.

Wed, 11/18/2020 - 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.

Thu, 11/19/2020 - 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.

Thu, 11/19/2020 - 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.

Thu, 11/19/2020 - 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.

Thu, 11/19/2020 - 4:00pm

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

Thu, 11/19/2020 - 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.

Thu, 11/19/2020 - 6:00pm

This is a 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. See description for details.

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Thu, 11/19/2020 - 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.

Thu, 11/19/2020 - 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.

Fri, 11/20/2020 - 10:00am

Are you interested in discussing books and making new friends? Book Club is now meeting online via Zoom. The next meeting is on Friday, November 20th from 10:00am-11:00am. The book that will be discussed is White Houses by Amy Bloom. Please contact Natasha at 617-625-6600 ext.

Fri, 11/20/2020 - 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.

Fri, 11/20/2020 - 10:30pm

Join Steve as he plays guitar, sings and leads gentle movements. Just tapping your toe or singing along can help move your body in new ways.

Mon, 11/23/2020 - 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.

Mon, 11/23/2020 - 6:00pm

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

Mon, 11/23/2020 - 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.

Tue, 11/24/2020 - 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.

Tue, 11/24/2020 - 6:30pm

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.

Tue, 11/24/2020 - 7:00pm

There will be a public hearing at a regular meeting of the Somerville City Council to determine the percentage of local tax levy to be borne by each class of real and personal property for Fiscal Year 2021, as required by MGL c40 s56.

Tue, 11/24/2020 - 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.

Wed, 11/25/2020 - 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.

Wed, 11/25/2020 - 11:00am

The Mayor’s Office of Strategic Planning & Community Development is pleased to announce the RE-SALE of a one (1) bedroom condominium to an income-eligible household at an affordable price. 

Mon, 11/30/2020 - 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.

Mon, 11/30/2020 - 6:30pm

Join us for an informative presentation on city planning and community design. Following the presentation, work with your neighbors to virtually draw your vision for the future of the Assembly Square Neighborhood. During this presentation, you will have the chance to answer our live polling questions and ask your own – all without leaving the comfort of your home!

Mon, 11/30/2020 - 6:30pm

Join us for an informative presentation on city planning and community design. Following the presentation, work with your neighbors to virtually draw your vision for the future of the Assembly Square Neighborhood. During this presentation, you will have the chance to answer our live polling questions and ask your own – all without leaving the comfort of your home!