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All Upcoming Events, Starting on October 1, 2021

Friday, October 1, 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, October 1, 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, October 2, 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, October 2, 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, October 2, 2021 - 12:00pm

Two popular Somerville Arts Council events - PorchFest and the Ignite! Global Food and Fire Festival - are happening Saturday, October 2 (rain date Sunday, October 3). 

Saturday, October 2, 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, October 5, 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.

Wednesday, October 6, 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, October 6, 2021 - 4:30pm

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

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Wednesday, October 6, 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, October 6, 2021 - 7:00pm

Open Armory is your chance to tap into beauty. Bring your talent, be it music, comedy, storytelling, or hula hooping. All are welcome at the Armory Cafe on the first Wednesday of the month for our open mic style event. All ages encouraged.

Thursday, October 7, 2021 - 1:45pm

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!

Thursday, October 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, October 7, 2021 - 6:00pm

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

Thursday, October 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, October 8, 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, October 8, 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, October 9, 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, October 9, 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, October 9, 2021 - 10:30am

The 16th annual HONK! Festival returns to the streets for one day only this Saturday, October 9, with its signature spirit of joy and justice in a new, hyperlocal format. 

Saturday, October 9, 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.

Monday, October 11, 2021 - 4:00pm

Join the SomerViva Office of Immigrant Affairs, Padres Latinos, and The Welcome Project for a Latin American Heritage Celebration on Monday, October 11, from 4 to 6 p.m., in Chuckie Harris Park. The celebration will include music, food, a talent show, a traditional dress presentation, a piñata, raffles, and stories of everyday heroes in the community. 

 

Tuesday, October 12, 2021 - 6:00pm

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

Tuesday, October 12, 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, October 12, 2021 - 6:30pm

The next meeting of the Somerville Commission for Persons with Disabilities will be held remotely via Zoom on Tuesday October 12, 2021 at 6:30 p.m.

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Wednesday, October 13, 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, October 13, 2021 - 8:00am

Interested in building a career in construction? Somerville Community Corporation, in partnership with the City of Somerville, is hosting a job fair to connect residents with local construction employment opportunities.

Wednesday, October 13, 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.

Wednesday, October 13, 2021 - 3:00pm

The City of Somerville Health & Human Services Department is partnering with Color and the Commonwealth of Massachusetts to offer free and easy access to flu vaccines.

Wednesday, October 13, 2021 - 6:00pm

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.

Wednesday, October 13, 2021 - 6:00pm

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

Wednesday, October 13, 2021 - 6:00pm

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

Wednesday, October 13, 2021 - 6:30pm

Neighborhood Meeting regarding the proposed replacement of the existing porch/deck attached to and behind the house at 141 Central Street.

Wednesday, October 13, 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, October 14, 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, October 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, October 14, 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, October 14, 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.

Thursday, October 14, 2021 - 7:00pm

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

Friday, October 15, 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, October 15, 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, October 16, 2021 - 9:00am

The Somerville Police Department and Middlesex Sheriff's Office are holding a gun buyback day. Residents could receive up to $200 in gift cards for each firearm turned in.

Saturday, October 16, 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, October 16, 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, October 16, 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.

Saturday, October 16, 2021 - 3:00pm

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.

Monday, October 18, 2021 - 11:00am

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.

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Monday, October 18, 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, October 19, 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.

Tuesday, October 19, 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, October 19, 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, October 19, 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, October 19, 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.

Wednesday, October 20, 2021 - 5:30pm

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

Wednesday, October 20, 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, October 20, 2021 - 6:00pm

This meeting is regarding the proposed mixed-use development consisting of 21 residential units with ground-floor commercial space at 100 Broadway, sponsored by Ward 1 City Councilor Matthew McLaughlin.

Wednesday, October 20, 2021 - 6:00pm

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

Wednesday, October 20, 2021 - 6:00pm

Public meeting of the Traffic and Parking Committee. 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, October 20, 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.

Thursday, October 21, 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, October 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, October 21, 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.

Thursday, October 21, 2021 - 6:00pm

Public meeting of the Legislative Matters Committee. 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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Thursday, October 21, 2021 - 6:00pm

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

Friday, October 22, 2021 - 10:00am

Join us for pumpkin decorating during our in-person craft session. Crafting materials will be provided; cost is $3 per person.

Friday, October 22, 2021 - 5:30pm

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

Saturday, October 23, 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, October 23, 2021 - 9:30am

The City of Somerville Health & Human Services Department is partnering with Color and the Commonwealth of Massachusetts to offer free and easy access to flu vaccines.

Saturday, October 23, 2021 - 10:00am

The upcoming November 2 general election includes races for Mayor of Somerville; four City Councilor-at-Large seats; Ward City Councilor in Wards 2, 5, and 7; and School Committee Members in Wards 3 and 7.

Sunday, October 24, 2021 - 10:00am

The upcoming November 2 general election includes races for Mayor of Somerville; four City Councilor-at-Large seats; Ward City Councilor in Wards 2, 5, and 7; and School Committee Members in Wards 3 and 7.

Monday, October 25, 2021 - 8:30am

The upcoming November 2 general election includes races for Mayor of Somerville; four City Councilor-at-Large seats; Ward City Councilor in Wards 2, 5, and 7; and School Committee Members in Wards 3 and 7.

Monday, October 25, 2021 - 6:00pm

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

Monday, October 25, 2021 - 6:00pm

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

Monday, October 25, 2021 - 6:30pm

Regarding a proposed mixed-use development with 27 one- and two-bedroom units and a ground-floor retail space at 2-4 Alpine Street (between Cedar Street and the Community Path). Sponsored by Ward 5 City Councilor Mark Niedergang.

Tuesday, October 26, 2021 - 8:30am

The upcoming November 2 general election includes races for Mayor of Somerville; four City Councilor-at-Large seats; Ward City Councilor in Wards 2, 5, and 7; and School Committee Members in Wards 3 and 7.

Tuesday, October 26, 2021 - 6:00pm

Mayor Joseph A. Curtatone, the Somerville Commission for Women, and RESPOND Inc. invite residents to join them for the annual Domestic Violence Vigil on Tuesday, October 26, to remember and honor those who lost their lives to domestic violence in 2021.

Tuesday, October 26, 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, October 26, 2021 - 6:00pm

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

Tuesday, October 26, 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.

Tuesday, October 26, 2021 - 7:00pm

The City of Somerville is preparing an updated Hazard Mitigation Plan to help the City reduce its vulnerability to natural hazards such as flooding, hurricanes, and winter storms.

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Wednesday, October 27, 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, October 27, 2021 - 8:30am

The upcoming November 2 general election includes races for Mayor of Somerville; four City Councilor-at-Large seats; Ward City Councilor in Wards 2, 5, and 7; and School Committee Members in Wards 3 and 7.

Wednesday, October 27, 2021 - 10:00am

The City of Somerville Health & Human Services Department is partnering with Color and the Commonwealth of Massachusetts to offer free and easy access to flu vaccines.

Wednesday, October 27, 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, October 27, 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, October 27, 2021 - 6:00pm

Please note that this meeting has been cancelled and a new date and time will be announced..

Wednesday, October 27, 2021 - 6:00pm

Join the City of Somerville Planning team and fellow community members for a second workshop on imagining the future of the Brickbottom neighborhood. During this interactive workshop, participants can share their ideas and provide feedback on draft materials that came out of the first workshop held in April. 

Wednesday, October 27, 2021 - 6:00pm

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

Wednesday, October 27, 2021 - 6:30pm

Somerville residents are invited to review the proposals, which will be available online by October 20, 2021, at somervillema.gov/cpa and to provide feedback either at a virtual public hearing, via written comment, or to participate in a survey available on our web page.

Wednesday, October 27, 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.

Wednesday, October 27, 2021 - 7:00pm

Ensuring an equitable and prosperous recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic is the City’s top priority. To do that - we need your help. Get involved today to help set the City’s priorities for American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funding. To get the conversation started, please join us for a Virtual Forum on ARPA Funding on Wednesday, October 27, at 7 p.m.

Thursday, October 28, 2021 - 10:00am

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

Thursday, October 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, October 28, 2021 - 6:00pm

As Mayor Joseph A. Curtatone prepares to leave office in January after serving 18 years as Mayor, the City of Somerville will host an in-person community conversation with him. 

Thursday, October 28, 2021 - 7:00pm

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

Friday, October 29, 2021 - 8:30am

The upcoming November 2 general election includes races for Mayor of Somerville; four City Councilor-at-Large seats; Ward City Councilor in Wards 2, 5, and 7; and School Committee Members in Wards 3 and 7.

Saturday, October 30, 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.

Sunday, October 31, 2021 - 2:00pm

Join us for our final SomerStreets of 2021 on Sunday, October 31st (rain date 11/07) from 2:00-6:00pm outside of Union Square on Somerville Ave. between Hawkins St to Park St.

Sunday, October 31, 2021 - 2:00pm

Join us at the last SomerStreets festival of the year, the spooky and fun “Monster Mashed-Up,” on Sunday, October 31, from 2 to 6 p.m. (rain date November 7) on Somerville Avenue between Hawkins Street and Laurel Street.