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All Upcoming Events, Starting on May 1, 2021

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Monday, May 3, 2021 - 5:30pm

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

Monday, May 3, 2021 - 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.

Monday, May 3, 2021 - 7:00pm

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, May 4, 2021 - 1:00pm

Ageless Grace is a fitness and wellness program consisting of 21 simple exercise tools designed for all ages and abilities. These exercises, based on everyday movements, focus on the healthy longevity of the body and mind.

Tuesday, May 4, 2021 - 6:00pm

This virtual event will bring together residents and community groups to learn about the heat risks impacting Somerville residents and about this funding opportunity. You will also get to share and discuss ideas with other participants, City Staff, and content experts to help you develop your idea into a summer cooling project.

Tuesday, May 4, 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.

Wednesday, May 5, 2021 - 10:00am

This class is for adults who are interested in improving their English skills in order to apply for US citizenship.  Registration is required. See description for details. 

Wednesday, May 5, 2021 - 4:30pm

Public meeting of the Public Safety Building Project 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.

Thursday, May 6, 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, May 6, 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, May 6, 2021 - 6:00pm

The PreventionACES collaborative will also be hosting a Small Alcohol Bottles Forum to review our work on underage drinking prevention and small alcohol bottle littering awareness. 

Thursday, May 6, 2021 - 6:00pm

Public meeting of the Legislative Matters Committee. 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.

Thursday, May 6, 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.

Tuesday, May 11, 2021 - 6:00pm

Public meeting of the Rules 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.

Tuesday, May 11, 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, May 11, 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, May 12, 2021 - 10:00am

This class is for adults who are interested in improving their English skills in order to apply for US citizenship.  Registration is required. See description for details. 

Wednesday, May 12, 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, May 12, 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, May 12, 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, May 13, 2021 - 1:00pm

Join Scott Towers as he takes us on a never-before-seen tour of the Wang Theatre. The Boch Center Wang Theatre is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and has been one of the premier theatrical destinations in Boston since opening in 1925. Rivaled by few other theatres in the world, it boasts a seating capacity of 3,500 and one of the five largest stages in the U.S.

Thursday, May 13, 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, May 13, 2021 - 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.

Thursday, May 13, 2021 - 6:00pm

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 2021-2022 HUD One Year Annual Action Plan for the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG), the Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG) and the HOME Program.

Thursday, May 13, 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, May 13, 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.

Monday, May 17, 2021 - 10:00am

We are excited to announce the start of outside exercise classes and walking group! Each class will meet in front of the Holland Street Center at the flag pole and will incorporate stretching, strength training and balance exercises.

Monday, May 17, 2021 - 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, May 17, 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.

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Monday, May 17, 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, May 17, 2021 - 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.

Tuesday, May 18, 2021 - 1:00pm

Ageless Grace is a fitness and wellness program consisting of 21 simple exercise tools designed for all ages and abilities. These exercises, based on everyday movements, focus on the healthy longevity of the body and mind.

Tuesday, May 18, 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, May 18, 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, May 18, 2021 - 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, May 18, 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, May 19, 2021 - 10:00am

This class is for adults who are interested in improving their English skills in order to apply for US citizenship.  Registration is required. See description for details. 

Wednesday, May 19, 2021 - 12:00pm

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 the barbershop, a trip to Broadway. 

Wednesday, May 19, 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, May 19, 2021 - 6:30pm

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.

Thursday, May 20, 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, May 20, 2021 - 5:00pm

Public meeting of the Charter Review 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, May 20, 2021 - 5:30pm

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

Thursday, May 20, 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, May 20, 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.

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Thursday, May 20, 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, May 20, 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.

Thursday, May 20, 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.

Monday, May 24, 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.

Monday, May 24, 2021 - 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.

Tuesday, May 25, 2021 - 6:00pm

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, May 25, 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, May 25, 2021 - 7:00pm

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, May 25, 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.

Tuesday, May 25, 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, May 26, 2021 - 10:00am

This class is for adults who are interested in improving their English skills in order to apply for US citizenship.  Registration is required. See description for details. 

Wednesday, May 26, 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.

Wednesday, May 26, 2021 - 7:45pm

Se invita a los miembros de la comunidad de Somerville a unirse a una sesión virtual de preguntas y respuestas en español  sobre la vacuna COVID-19 (en línea y por teléfono)el miércoles 26 de mayo a las 7:45 p.m. 

Thursday, May 27, 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, May 27, 2021 - 11:00am

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.

Thursday, May 27, 2021 - 5:00pm

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

Thursday, May 27, 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, May 27, 2021 - 6:00pm

All are welcome to join us for a virtual celebration of the third cohort of Somerville Climate Forward Ambassadors! The Ambassadors are a group of Somerville residents who have completed a 5-month climate change education program and developed their own projects connected to climate change.

Thursday, May 27, 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.

Monday, May 31, 2021 - 10:00am

This Memorial Day, the City of Somerville will host a ceremony of remembrance to honor those who have made the ultimate sacrifice while in service to our country.