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All Upcoming Events, Starting on January 1, 2021

Monday, January 4, 2021 - 6:00pm

Organizational 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.

Tuesday, January 5, 2021 - 5:30pm

A Support Group for Individuals who love someone involved with opioids. The group is designed to provide not only an understanding of Opioid Misuse and Abuse, but also the impact of substance abuse/addiction on families as well as prevention strategies. This program is free.

Wednesday, January 6, 2021 - 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, January 6, 2021 - 6:00pm

This is the Building Committee Kick‐Off Meeting for the New Public Safety Building Project. 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, January 6, 2021 - 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.

Thursday, January 7, 2021 - 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, January 7, 2021 - 5:30pm

The Inclusionary Housing team is hosting weekly, recurring virtual office hours for the public to join and get questions answered, assistance with applications etc. 

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Thursday, January 7, 2021 - 6:00pm

Tonight's Planning Board meeting willl be continuted to the Thursday, January 21st meeting. 

Thursday, January 7, 2021 - 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.

Friday, January 8, 2021 - 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: Holland Street Senior Center 167 Holland Street Friday January 8 th 10:30 am – 12:00 pm

Friday, January 8, 2021 - 6:00pm

Supplemental 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.

Monday, January 11, 2021 - 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, January 11, 2021 - 6:00pm

Public meeting of the Traffic and Parking 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, January 12, 2021 - 10:00am

Join us online or via phone to play BINGO. If you would like to participate please contact Debby Higgins at 617-625-6600 ext. 2321 or email [email protected] We will supply you with the bingo cards and instructions. Space is limited, RSVP a must

Tuesday, January 12, 2021 - 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, January 12, 2021 - 5:30pm

A Support Group for Individuals who love someone involved with opioids. The group is designed to provide not only an understanding of Opioid Misuse and Abuse, but also the impact of substance abuse/addiction on families as well as prevention strategies. This program is free.

Tuesday, January 12, 2021 - 6:00pm

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. 

Tuesday, January 12, 2021 - 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.

Tuesday, January 12, 2021 - 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.

Wednesday, January 13, 2021 - 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, January 13, 2021 - 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, January 13, 2021 - 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, January 13, 2021 - 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.

Thursday, January 14, 2021 - 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, January 14, 2021 - 5:30pm

The Inclusionary Housing team is hosting weekly, recurring virtual office hours for the public to join and get questions answered, assistance with applications etc. 

Thursday, January 14, 2021 - 6:30pm

Supplemental 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, January 14, 2021 - 6:30pm

Mayor Joseph A. Curtatone and the Office of Strategic Planning and Community Development invite you to a public hearing to review the City’s 2019-2020 Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report (CAPER), and to obtain public input on its performance on the current grants funded by the US Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).

Thursday, January 14, 2021 - 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, January 15, 2021 - 9:00am

Tune into “Kwen Sante” (“The Health Corner”) on UDH Radio, WNTN 1550 AM for a discussion on the COVID-19 vaccine with Alix Simeon from UDH Radio and Jhenny Saint-Surin, Somerville Office of Immigrant Affairs Haitian Creole Liaison.

Monday, January 18, 2021 - 10:00am

Please join the Human Rights Commission for the Annual Celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. This year, the event will be pre-recorded and held virtually.

Monday, January 18, 2021 - 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, January 19, 2021 - 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, January 19, 2021 - 5:30pm

A Support Group for Individuals who love someone involved with opioids. The group is designed to provide not only an understanding of Opioid Misuse and Abuse, but also the impact of substance abuse/addiction on families as well as prevention strategies. This program is free.

Tuesday, January 19, 2021 - 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.

Tuesday, January 19, 2021 - 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.

Tuesday, January 19, 2021 - 7:00pm

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, January 20, 2021 - 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. 

Wednesday, January 20, 2021 - 6:00pm

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.

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Wednesday, January 20, 2021 - 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.

Thursday, January 21, 2021 - 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, January 21, 2021 - 5:30pm

The Inclusionary Housing team is hosting weekly, recurring virtual office hours for the public to join and get questions answered, assistance with applications etc. 

Thursday, January 21, 2021 - 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.

Thursday, January 21, 2021 - 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.

Artist's illustration of a City block with a park in the center
Thursday, January 21, 2021 - 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, January 21, 2021 - 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, January 22, 2021 - 10:30am

Box Lunch Pick Up Friday, January 22, 2021 Beginning at 10:30am Ralph & Jenny Senior Center 9 New Washington Street While we aren’t able to share lunch together, we hope you can stop by for this fun treat! To enjoy a box lunch, please RSVP to Connie at 617-625-6600 ext. 2319; Masks Required

Saturday, January 23, 2021 - 9:00am

Tune into “Kwen Sante” (“The Health Corner”) on UDH Radio, WNTN 1550 AM for a discussion on the COVID-19 vaccine with Alix Simeon from UDH Radio and Jhenny Saint-Surin, Somerville Office of Immigrant Affairs Haitian Creole Liaison.

Monday, January 25, 2021 - 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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Monday, January 25, 2021 - 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.

Monday, January 25, 2021 - 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.

Tuesday, January 26, 2021 - 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, January 26, 2021 - 5:30pm

A Support Group for Individuals who love someone involved with opioids. The group is designed to provide not only an understanding of Opioid Misuse and Abuse, but also the impact of substance abuse/addiction on families as well as prevention strategies. This program is free.

Tuesday, January 26, 2021 - 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.

Tuesday, January 26, 2021 - 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.

Tuesday, January 26, 2021 - 6:30pm

The Somerville Public Schools and the City of Somerville will jointly host their next online Schools Reopening Town Hall on Tuesday, January 26, at 6:30 p.m.

Tuesday, January 26, 2021 - 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, January 27, 2021 - 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, January 27, 2021 - 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, January 28, 2021 - 9:00am

The Somerville Office of Immigrant Affairs and the Council on Aging will distribute food to Cobble Hill senior residents and information about the COVID-19 vaccine, including free copies of the Brazilian Times newspaper with Portuguese language news about the vaccine.

Thursday, January 28, 2021 - 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.

Thursday, January 28, 2021 - 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, January 28, 2021 - 4:00pm

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

Thursday, January 28, 2021 - 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, January 28, 2021 - 5:15pm

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. See description for details.

Thursday, January 28, 2021 - 5:30pm

The Inclusionary Housing team is hosting weekly, recurring virtual office hours for the public to join and get questions answered, assistance with applications etc. 

Thursday, January 28, 2021 - 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, January 29, 2021 - 5:00pm

The Somerville Community Corporation (SCC) is pleased to announce the sale of two (2) condominiums to income eligible, first-time homebuyer households at below market rate.  Both units will be offered to households earning between 81% and 110% of the Area Median Income.