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All Upcoming Events, Starting on September 1, 2021

Wednesday, September 1, 2021 - 6:00pm

This is the first Neighborhood Meeting for a proposed commercial expanded storage/U-Haul building at 151 Linwood, the current U-Haul site.

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Wednesday, September 1, 2021 - 6:00pm

Pursuant to Chapter 20 of the Acts of 2021, this meeting of the Zoning Board of Appeals will be conducted via remote participation.

Wednesday, September 1, 2021 - 6:00pm

Pursuant to Chapter 20 of the Acts of 2021, this meeting of the Land Use Committee will be conducted via remote participation.

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Thursday, September 2, 2021 - 5:00pm

Pursuant to Chapter 20 of the Acts of 2021, this meeting of the Somerville Licensing Commission will be conducted via remote participation.

 

Thursday, September 2, 2021 - 5:30pm

In this meeting, the development team will present a plan to establish a fitness use at 44 Medford Street, Somerville, MA. There will be an opportunity to discuss issues and potential impacts. The development team will use this feedback when preparing an application for a Special Permit for the Somerville Planning Board.

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Thursday, September 2, 2021 - 6:00pm

This meeting of the Planning Board is cancelled. All business will be continued to the next scheduled meeting on 9/23.

Thursday, September 2, 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, September 3, 2021 - 10:30am

The Somerville Mobile Farmers Market will begin its 2021 season on July 9. On Fridays and Saturdays until October 16, customers can buy fresh, local produce in neighborhoods around Somerville.

Friday, September 3, 2021 - 2:30pm

The Somerville Mobile Farmers Market will begin its 2021 season on July 9. On Fridays and Saturdays until October 16, customers can buy fresh, local produce in neighborhoods around Somerville.

Saturday, September 4, 2021 - 9:00am

Open-air access to fresh, local, healthy food––vital to strong immune systems―in the heart of Union Square!

Join Union Square Main Streets and 30+ local food producers for the 17th Annual Union Square Farmers Market, a catalyst for vibrancy, healthy community, and economic vitality in Union Square.

Saturday, September 4, 2021 - 10:00am

The Somerville Mobile Farmers Market will begin its 2021 season on July 9. On Fridays and Saturdays until October 16, customers can buy fresh, local produce in neighborhoods around Somerville.

Saturday, September 4, 2021 - 1:30pm

The Somerville Mobile Farmers Market will begin its 2021 season on July 9. On Fridays and Saturdays until October 16, customers can buy fresh, local produce in neighborhoods around Somerville.

Tuesday, September 7, 2021 - 8:30am

Somerville voters will have the option to vote early in the September preliminary election. This preliminary election will narrow the field for Mayor, Ward 5 City Councilor, and Ward 7 City Councilor. Four days of in-person early voting will be held prior to election day on Tuesday, September 14, 2021

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Wednesday, September 8, 2021 - 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!

Wednesday, September 8, 2021 - 8:30am

Somerville voters will have the option to vote early in the September preliminary election. This preliminary election will narrow the field for Mayor, Ward 5 City Councilor, and Ward 7 City Councilor. Four days of in-person early voting will be held prior to election day on Tuesday, September 14, 2021

Wednesday, September 8, 2021 - 12:00pm

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 8, 2021 - 7:00pm

Pursuant to Chapter 20 of the Acts of 2021, this meeting of the Commission on Energy Use and Climate Change will be conducted via remote participation. See description for details.

Thursday, September 9, 2021 - 8:30am

Somerville voters will have the option to vote early in the September preliminary election. This preliminary election will narrow the field for Mayor, Ward 5 City Councilor, and Ward 7 City Councilor.

Thursday, September 9, 2021 - 5:00pm

Pursuant to Chapter 20 of the Acts of 2021, this meeting of the Charter Review Committee will be conducted via remote participation.

Thursday, September 9, 2021 - 5:15pm

Pursuant to Chapter 20 of the Acts of 2021, this meeting of the Somerville Affordable Housing Trust Fund will be conducted via remote participation. See description for details.

Thursday, September 9, 2021 - 5:30pm

Pursuant to Chapter 20 of the Acts of 2021, this meeting of the Traffic Commission will be conducted via remote participation. See description for details.

Thursday, September 9, 2021 - 6:00pm

Pursuant to Chapter 20 of the Acts of 2021, this meeting of the Board of Health will be conducted via remote participation.

 

Friday, September 10, 2021 - 8:30am

Somerville voters will have the option to vote early in the September preliminary election. This preliminary election will narrow the field for Mayor, Ward 5 City Councilor, and Ward 7 City Councilor.

Friday, September 10, 2021 - 10:30am

The Somerville Mobile Farmers Market will begin its 2021 season on July 9. On Fridays and Saturdays until October 16, customers can buy fresh, local produce in neighborhoods around Somerville.

Friday, September 10, 2021 - 2:30pm

The Somerville Mobile Farmers Market will begin its 2021 season on July 9. On Fridays and Saturdays until October 16, customers can buy fresh, local produce in neighborhoods around Somerville.

Saturday, September 11, 2021 - 9:00am

Open-air access to fresh, local, healthy food––vital to strong immune systems―in the heart of Union Square!

Join Union Square Main Streets and 30+ local food producers for the 17th Annual Union Square Farmers Market, a catalyst for vibrancy, healthy community, and economic vitality in Union Square.

Saturday, September 11, 2021 - 9:30am

Mayor Joseph A. Curtatone and the City of Somerville’s Department of Veterans’ Services invite residents to join the annual procession and memorial ceremony to mark the 20th anniversary of 9/11.

Saturday, September 11, 2021 - 10:00am

The Somerville Mobile Farmers Market will begin its 2021 season on July 9. On Fridays and Saturdays until October 16, customers can buy fresh, local produce in neighborhoods around Somerville.

Saturday, September 11, 2021 - 1:30pm

The Somerville Mobile Farmers Market will begin its 2021 season on July 9. On Fridays and Saturdays until October 16, customers can buy fresh, local produce in neighborhoods around Somerville.

Tuesday, September 14, 2021 - 10:00am

The COA’s yoga instructor Janine Duffy will be leading a 45 minute gentle yoga class live over Zoom. Each class will include gentle poses done from a chair or standing.

Via Zoom.

Tuesday, September 14, 2021 - 6:00pm

Pursuant to Chapter 20 of the Acts of 2021, this meeting of the Urban Design Commission will be conducted via remote participation. See description for details.

Tuesday, September 14, 2021 - 6:00pm

Pursuant to Chapter 20 of the Acts of 2021, this meeting of the Job Creation & Retention Trust will be conducted via remote participation. See description for details. 

Tuesday, September 14, 2021 - 6:30pm

The next meeting of the Somerville Commission for Persons with Disabilities will be held remotely via Zoom on Tuesday September 14, 2021 at 6:30 p.m.

Wednesday, September 15, 2021 - 1:00pm

This lottery is being held by Maloney Properties and attendance is not required to be selected in lottery.

Wednesday, September 15, 2021 - 1:00pm

Walk-ins are welcome. The clinic is free, and open to all people 12 years or older, regardless of immigration status or health insurance. Identification is not required. Pre-registration is highly encouraged to ensure a faster process.

Wednesday, September 15, 2021 - 5:30pm

Pursuant to Chapter 20 of the Acts of 2021, this meeting of the Somerville Redevelopment Authority will be conducted via remote participation.

Wednesday, September 15, 2021 - 6:00pm

Pursuant to Chapter 20 of the Acts of 2021, this meeting of the Traffic Board will be conducted via remote participation. We will post an audio recording, audio-video recording, transcript, or other comprehensive record of these proceedings as soon as possible after the meeting on the City of Somerville website.

Wednesday, September 15, 2021 - 6:00pm

Pursuant to Chapter 20 of the Acts of 2021, this meeting of the Board of Library Trustees will be conducted via remote participation.

Thursday, September 16, 2021 - 2:30pm

Under the provisions of G.L. c 30A, and per the Order signed by the Governor on June 16, 2021 to extend certain provisions of the open meeting law, the Metro Boston Homeland Security Region will conduct a remote participation meeting.

Thursday, September 16, 2021 - 4:00pm

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. Being physically active is not just good for our bodies, but it is also one of Mental Health America’s 10 tools to building resiliency; or the ability to overcome obstacles and manage through tough times.

Thursday, September 16, 2021 - 4:30pm

Pursuant to Chapter 20 of the Acts of 2021, this meeting of the Urban Forestry Committee will be conducted via remote participation. See description for details.

Thursday, September 16, 2021 - 6:00pm

The Somerville Public Library will be hosting a virtual presentation with MIRA (Massachusetts Immigrant and Refugee Advocacy Coalition) called "Citizenship Opens Doors". Participants will learn about general qualifications for U.S. Citizenship, fee waivers, half fee waivers, exemptions, and MIRA's citizenship application assistance.

Thursday, September 16, 2021 - 6:30pm

Pursuant to Chapter 20 of the Acts of 2021, this meeting of the Human Rights Commission will be conducted via remote participation.

Friday, September 17, 2021 - 10:30am

The Somerville Mobile Farmers Market will begin its 2021 season on July 9. On Fridays and Saturdays until October 16, customers can buy fresh, local produce in neighborhoods around Somerville.

Friday, September 17, 2021 - 2:30pm

The Somerville Mobile Farmers Market will begin its 2021 season on July 9. On Fridays and Saturdays until October 16, customers can buy fresh, local produce in neighborhoods around Somerville.

Saturday, September 18, 2021 - 9:00am

Open-air access to fresh, local, healthy food––vital to strong immune systems―in the heart of Union Square!

Join Union Square Main Streets and 30+ local food producers for the 17th Annual Union Square Farmers Market, a catalyst for vibrancy, healthy community, and economic vitality in Union Square.

Saturday, September 18, 2021 - 10:00am

The Somerville Mobile Farmers Market will begin its 2021 season on July 9. On Fridays and Saturdays until October 16, customers can buy fresh, local produce in neighborhoods around Somerville.

Saturday, September 18, 2021 - 1:30pm

The Somerville Mobile Farmers Market will begin its 2021 season on July 9. On Fridays and Saturdays until October 16, customers can buy fresh, local produce in neighborhoods around Somerville.

Sunday, September 19, 2021 - 2:00pm
Monday, September 20, 2021 - 2:00pm

Pursuant to Chapter 20 of the Acts of 2021, this meeting of the Fair Housing Commission will be conducted via remote participation. See description for details.

Monday, September 20, 2021 - 6:00pm

In this meeting, the development team will present a conceptual master plan for 6.5 acres in Boynton Yards. There will be an opportunity to discuss issues and potential impacts. The development team will use this feedback when preparing an application for a Master Plan Special Permit to be considered by the Somerville Planning Board.

Monday, September 20, 2021 - 6:00pm

Pursuant to Chapter 20 of the Acts of 2021, this meeting of a City Council Committee will be conducted via remote participation.

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Monday, September 20, 2021 - 6:00pm

Pursuant to Chapter 20 of the Acts of 2021, this meeting of the Somerville Licensing Commission will be conducted via remote participation.

 

Tuesday, September 21, 2021 - 10:30am

We will be making decorative flower pots. Crafting materials will be provided; cost is $3 per person. Seating for crafts is limited.

Tuesday, September 21, 2021 - 6:00pm

Pursuant to Chapter 20 of the Acts of 2021, this meeting of a City Council Committee will be conducted via remote participation. We will post an audio recording, audio-video recording, transcript, or other comprehensive record of these proceedings as soon as possible after the meeting on the City of Somerville website and local cable access government channels.

Tuesday, September 21, 2021 - 6:00pm

Pursuant to Chapter 20 of the Acts of 2021, this meeting of the Wage Theft Advisory Committee will be conducted via remote participation.

Tuesday, September 21, 2021 - 6:45pm

Pursuant to Chapter 20 of the Acts of 2021, this meeting of the Historic Preservation Commission will be conducted via remote participation. See description for details.

Tuesday, September 21, 2021 - 7:00pm

Pursuant to Chapter 20 of the Acts of 2021, this meeting of the Somerville Commission for Women will be conducted via remote participation. See description for details.

Union Square Fluff Festival
Wednesday, September 22, 2021 - 8:00am

What the Fluff? A Tribute to Innovation is a multi-day madcap festival from September 22-26, honoring the invention of Marshmallow Fluff in Union Square. This festival celebrates Somerville’s proud tradition of innovation with live music, fluffalicious feasts, games, zany happenings, and much more. 

Wednesday, September 22, 2021 - 11:00am

Pursuant to Chapter 20 of the Acts of 2021, this meeting of the Somerville Housing Authority will be conducted via remote participation. See description for details.

Wednesday, September 22, 2021 - 6:00pm

Pursuant to Chapter 20 of the Acts of 2021, this meeting of a City Council Committee will be conducted via remote participation.

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Wednesday, September 22, 2021 - 6:00pm

Pursuant to Chapter 20 of the Acts of 2021, this meeting of the Zoning Board of Appeals will be conducted via remote participation.

Wednesday, September 22, 2021 - 6:30pm

Pursuant to Chapter 20 of the Acts of 2021, this meeting of the Community Preservation Committee will be conducted via remote participation. See description for details.

Union Square Fluff Festival
Thursday, September 23, 2021 - 8:00am

What the Fluff? A Tribute to Innovation is a multi-day madcap festival from September 22-26, honoring the invention of Marshmallow Fluff in Union Square. This festival celebrates Somerville’s proud tradition of innovation with live music, fluffalicious feasts, games, zany happenings, and much more. 

Thursday, September 23, 2021 - 10:00am

Pursuant to the March 12, 2020 Order of the Governor Suspending Certain Provisions of the Open Meeting Law, G.L. C. 30A, s. 18, this meeting will also be conducted remotely online via the Go To Meeting platform.

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Thursday, September 23, 2021 - 6:00pm

Pursuant to Chapter 20 of the Acts of 2021, this meeting of the Planning Board will be conducted via remote participation.

Union Square Fluff Festival
Friday, September 24, 2021 - 8:00am

What the Fluff? A Tribute to Innovation is a multi-day madcap festival from September 22-26, honoring the invention of Marshmallow Fluff in Union Square. This festival celebrates Somerville’s proud tradition of innovation with live music, fluffalicious feasts, games, zany happenings, and much more. 

Friday, September 24, 2021 - 10:30am

The Somerville Mobile Farmers Market will begin its 2021 season on July 9. On Fridays and Saturdays until October 16, customers can buy fresh, local produce in neighborhoods around Somerville.

Friday, September 24, 2021 - 2:30pm

The Somerville Mobile Farmers Market will begin its 2021 season on July 9. On Fridays and Saturdays until October 16, customers can buy fresh, local produce in neighborhoods around Somerville.

Friday, September 24, 2021 - 3:00pm

Walk-ins are welcome. The clinic is free, and open to all people 12 years or older, regardless of immigration status or health insurance. Identification is not required. Pre-registration is highly encouraged to ensure a faster process.

Union Square Fluff Festival
Saturday, September 25, 2021 - 8:00am

What the Fluff? A Tribute to Innovation is a multi-day madcap festival from September 22-26, honoring the invention of Marshmallow Fluff in Union Square. This festival celebrates Somerville’s proud tradition of innovation with live music, fluffalicious feasts, games, zany happenings, and much more. 

Saturday, September 25, 2021 - 9:00am

Open-air access to fresh, local, healthy food––vital to strong immune systems―in the heart of Union Square!

Join Union Square Main Streets and 30+ local food producers for the 17th Annual Union Square Farmers Market, a catalyst for vibrancy, healthy community, and economic vitality in Union Square.

Saturday, September 25, 2021 - 10:00am

The Somerville Mobile Farmers Market will begin its 2021 season on July 9. On Fridays and Saturdays until October 16, customers can buy fresh, local produce in neighborhoods around Somerville.

Saturday, September 25, 2021 - 1:30pm

The Somerville Mobile Farmers Market will begin its 2021 season on July 9. On Fridays and Saturdays until October 16, customers can buy fresh, local produce in neighborhoods around Somerville.

Union Square Fluff Festival
Sunday, September 26, 2021 - 8:00am

What the Fluff? A Tribute to Innovation is a multi-day madcap festival from September 22-26, honoring the invention of Marshmallow Fluff in Union Square. This festival celebrates Somerville’s proud tradition of innovation with live music, fluffalicious feasts, games, zany happenings, and much more. 

Monday, September 27, 2021 - 6:00pm

Pursuant to Chapter 20 of the Acts of 2021, this meeting of a City Council Committee will be conducted via remote participation. We will post an audio recording, audio-video recording, transcript, or other comprehensive record of these proceedings as soon as possible after the meeting on the City of Somerville website and local cable access government channels.

Tuesday, September 28, 2021 - 10:00am

The COA’s yoga instructor Janine Duffy will be leading a 45 minute gentle yoga class live over Zoom. Each class will include gentle poses done from a chair or standing.

Via Zoom.

Tuesday, September 28, 2021 - 2:00pm

Please join Mayor Joseph A. Curtatone for a ribbon cutting ceremony at the newly renovated Healey School Tot Lot (now known as the Healey Community Play Area). Masks are required―we hope to see you there!

Tuesday, September 28, 2021 - 5:00pm

The Charter Review Committee wants to hear from you! Join us for topic-specific small group discussions on how to improve Somerville. The topics are listed below next to the dates.

Tuesday, September 28, 2021 - 6:00pm

Pursuant to Chapter 20 of the Acts of 2021, this meeting of a City Council Committee will be conducted via remote participation. We will post an audio recording, audio-video recording, transcript, or other comprehensive record of these proceedings as soon as possible after the meeting on the City of Somerville website and local cable access government channels.

Tuesday, September 28, 2021 - 6:30pm

Pursuant to Chapter 20 of the Acts of 2021, this meeting of a City Council Committee will be conducted via remote participation. We will post an audio recording, audio-video recording, transcript, or other comprehensive record of these proceedings as soon as possible after the meeting on the City of Somerville website and local cable access government channels.

Tuesday, September 28, 2021 - 7:00pm

Pursuant to Chapter 20 of the Acts of 2021, this meeting of the Conservation Commission will be conducted via remote participation. See description for details.

Wednesday, September 29, 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 barbershop, a trip to Broadway. The music is taped but the experience is live. Your guide is Somerville Resident, Laura Zoll, trained as a medieval musicologist and with a life-long love of all things musical.

Wednesday, September 29, 2021 - 2:00pm

This is the deadline to submit your application for the Miscela at Assembly Row lottery to be held on October 19, 2021. No applications will be accepted after 2pm. An online application can be found here: https://form.jotform.com/210403447754048 For Lottery Information and Applications, or for reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities, go to [email protected] or call (617) 782-6900 (x1 and then x1) and leave a message.

Wednesday, September 29, 2021 - 6:00pm

Pursuant to Chapter 20 of the Acts of 2021, this meeting of a City Council Committee will be conducted via remote participation. We will post an audio recording, audio-video recording, transcript, or other comprehensive record of these proceedings as soon as possible after the meeting on the City of Somerville website and local cable access government channels.