Celebrate spring by helping Somerville grow! Learn about gardening in raised beds with Green City Growers, plant trees and learn about urban tree care, and visit with local organizations working on gardening and sustainability in Somerville.
All Upcoming Events, Starting on April 23, 2019
Curious how you can be a part of Somerville’s sustainable future? Come learn from generous Somerville neighbors who are opening up their homes and sharing with you how they have made their lifestyles more sustainable, from small changes to big transformations. If they can do it, so can you!
Start celebrating Bike Month (May) early by joining fellow bike advocates, bike enthusiasts, and the bike curious for live music, over 25 bike advocacy organizations and businesses, fun games, and a panel discussion focused on car-free lifestyles. You can drop off your bike with a bike valet when you arrive!
Looking to eat less meat and hoping to expand your menu options at home? Chef/Owner of Adey foods and Nibble entrepreneur, Meqdes Mesfin is excited to offer the know-how for making yummy Ethiopian meals at home. A vegetarian- and vegan- friendly cuisine, Ethiopian food is not just flavor-packed, it's also full of protein, fiber, and can be totally gluten-free.
Public meeting of the Public Health and Public Safety Committee. View agenda, live video stream, and minutes at http://SomervilleCityMA.iqm2.com/Citizens/Detail_Meeting.aspx?ID=2907.
The SPL Supper Club is a cookbook book club that meets on the last Monday of each month. The group has a potluck dinner party at Remnant Brewery celebrating the cookbook of the month. April’s cookbook of the month will be The New Vegetarian Cooking for Everyone, by Deborah Madison.
11am at Somerville Community Baptist Church, 31 College Ave.
Make your own tie dye tote bag. All materials will be provided.
What is climate justice? Why should Somerville residents care about climate change? How does and will it affect us, from the food we eat to the racial inequities we face? What can we do about it? The Green Team at Groundwork Somerville will host an interactive workshop for the Somerville community to learn about and discuss climate justice in our city and beyond.
Older Americans Luncheon Celebration
Please see flyer for more details.
Swing by the library after school for a chance to win prizes and glory in a board game tournament featuring different versions of Monopoly that have an environmental theme: Earthopoly, Oceanopoly, and Forest Animalopoly.
Hosted by Somerville Public Library Teen Room
Did you know that the largest clean technology incubator in the U.S. is located in Somerville? To celebrate SustainaVille Week, Greentown Labs is opening its doors to the community. The tour will include an introductory presentation about Greentown Labs and its members, a guided tour through the Global Center for Cleantech Innovation 40,000 sq. ft.
This is a public meeting of the Zoning Board of Appeals.
Speakers: Ken Carlson and Tom Lamar of the Somerville Bicycle Committee
Hosted by the Somerville Bicycle Committee
Mayor Joseph A. Curtatone and the Board of Aldermen invite residents to the Spring 2019 ResiStat Community Meetings, a twice-yearly effort to share the latest City news, data, and neighborhood updates directly with residents and gather their feedback.
How can we build welcoming spaces in an era influenced by xenophobia, racism, and violence?
What role can the Somerville Community play to build a narrative of hope where everyone is welcome?
Why is it important to connect the challenges in Central America to creating welcoming spaces in Somerville?
Public meeting of the Open Space, Environment and Energy Committee. View agenda, live video stream, and minutes at http://SomervilleCityMA.iqm2.com/Citizens/Detail_Meeting.aspx?ID=2914.
Staff from the Somerville Office of Sustainability and Environment and the Massachusetts Attorney General's Office will share information about how to understand your electric bill and tips about how to avoid predatory competitive electricity suppliers. This event is hosted by the Council on Aging but is open to people of all ages. The event will be followed by lunch and bingo for seniors.