About the Event

Event
Saturday, April 21, 2018 - 10:00am

Location

Blessing of the Bay Boat House
32 Shore Drive
Somerville, MA 02145
Join the City of Somerville, Groundwork Somerville, and Comcast Cares for the annual Spring Cleanup and Community Barbecue. A rain date has been set for Saturday, April 29. All participants are invited to meet at the Blessing of the Bay Boat House on Shore Drive, at 9 a.m. for breakfast and coffee before setting out to your ward (note that coffee and breakfast will not be served at each ward).
 
Residents are invited to join Ward Captains and City officials in each of the City’s seven wards to help prepare the city for the spring and summer by planting flowers, weeding open spaces, and otherwise cleaning our community following the long winter months. T-shirts will be provided to all participants from 10 a.m. to noon at all cleanup locations. All participants are invited to a community barbecue immediately following the cleanup from 12 p.m. to 2 p.m. at the Blessing of the Bay Boathouse on Shore Drive. The community barbeque will feature interactive activities for children and adults including tide pool animal petting zoo with the New England Aquarium, electric car viewing with Mass Energy, mobile library with Somerville Public Library and other local environmental organizations with information sustainability.
 
The event is part of SustainaVille Week, to learn more about the weeks programming go to: https://www.somervillema.gov/sustainaville
 
Volunteers should meet Ward Captains at 10 a.m. at the following locations (breakfast will be served at the Boat House on Shore Drive at 9 a.m.):
 
WARD 1: 
East Branch Library, 115 Broadway
Zero New Washington St., corner of New Washington St. and Inner Belt Rd.
WARD 2: 
South St. Farm, 138 South St.
Quincy Street Open Space, 14 Quincy St.
ArtFarm, 10 Poplar St.
WARD 3: 
Somerville High concourse & trails, meet at City Hall steps, 93 Highland Ave.
Morse Kelley playground - Corner of Summer St & Craigie St
WARD 4: 
Blessing of the Bay Boat House, 32 Shore Dr.
Steps at the Mystic Housing Development/Healey School
WARD 5: 
CHA parking lot, 114 Central St. between Albion & Vernon St.
WARD 6: 
Davis Sq., Statue Park (near JP Licks), 4 College Ave.
WARD 7: 
Dilboy Stadium, meet at tennis courts, 110 Alewife Brook Parkway             
 
If you’d like to register ahead of time go to: https://goo.gl/forms/YlCmSGxFNzHceh7y2
Pre-registration is NOT required. 
 
Thank you to Whole Foods Market, Red Bones, and Star Market for their generous support of this event. 
 

Cost: FREE

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Add to Calendar 04/21/2018 08:00 AM 04/21/2018 12:00 PM America/New_York Annual Spring Cleanup and Community Barbecue
Join the City of Somerville, Groundwork Somerville, and Comcast Cares for the annual Spring Cleanup and Community Barbecue. A rain date has been set for Saturday, April 29. All participants are invited to meet at the Blessing of the Bay Boat House on Shore Drive, at 9 a.m. for breakfast and coffee before setting out to your ward (note that coffee and breakfast will not be served at each ward).
 
Residents are invited to join Ward Captains and City officials in each of the City’s seven wards to help prepare the city for the spring and summer by planting flowers, weeding open spaces, and otherwise cleaning our community following the long winter months. T-shirts will be provided to all participants from 10 a.m. to noon at all cleanup locations. All participants are invited to a community barbecue immediately following the cleanup from 12 p.m. to 2 p.m. at the Blessing of the Bay Boathouse on Shore Drive. The community barbeque will feature interactive activities for children and adults including tide pool animal petting zoo with the New England Aquarium, electric car viewing with Mass Energy, mobile library with Somerville Public Library and other local environmental organizations with information sustainability.
 
The event is part of SustainaVille Week, to learn more about the weeks programming go to: https://www.somervillema.gov/sustainaville
 
Volunteers should meet Ward Captains at 10 a.m. at the following locations (breakfast will be served at the Boat House on Shore Drive at 9 a.m.):
 
WARD 1: 
East Branch Library, 115 Broadway
Zero New Washington St., corner of New Washington St. and Inner Belt Rd.
WARD 2: 
South St. Farm, 138 South St.
Quincy Street Open Space, 14 Quincy St.
ArtFarm, 10 Poplar St.
WARD 3: 
Somerville High concourse & trails, meet at City Hall steps, 93 Highland Ave.
Morse Kelley playground - Corner of Summer St & Craigie St
WARD 4: 
Blessing of the Bay Boat House, 32 Shore Dr.
Steps at the Mystic Housing Development/Healey School
WARD 5: 
CHA parking lot, 114 Central St. between Albion & Vernon St.
WARD 6: 
Davis Sq., Statue Park (near JP Licks), 4 College Ave.
WARD 7: 
Dilboy Stadium, meet at tennis courts, 110 Alewife Brook Parkway             
 
If you’d like to register ahead of time go to: https://goo.gl/forms/YlCmSGxFNzHceh7y2
Pre-registration is NOT required. 
 
Thank you to Whole Foods Market, Red Bones, and Star Market for their generous support of this event. 
 
Blessing of the Bay Boat House
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