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SomerStreets Seize the Summer

August 6, 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm


SomerStreets is the City of Somerville’s take on the internationally-renowned Open Streets concept, closing busy city streets to vehicles, and opening them up for cycling, dancing, running, and other activities. Through SomerStreets, the City and its community partners aim to promote easy access to physical activity and reconnecting with neighborhoods and local businesses and their unique cultural elements.

This event will feature two stages of music, interactive activities, 90 ft bouncy house/water slide, Beer garden from Aeronaut Brewing Company, Somerville Flea, and more!

Activities and programming include:


Live music on two stages including:

Teele Square stage:

2:30 – 3:30 Parks

3:45-4:45 Dana from CIVIC

5-6pm School of HONK


Davis Square Stage:

2-3:30pm Melvern Taylor and His Fabulous Meltones 2-3:30

4:15-6pm Ship of the Sun


Beer garden sponsored Aeronaut


Games with Buzzroar interactive – for people of all ages!

3pm – Balloon toss

4pm – water balloon dodge ball

5pm – Old school games including: Red light green light and Simon says


-A 90 ft obstacle course water slide – open to people of all ages! Bring your bathing suit!

-Aerial Arts by Esh Circus Arts

-Hockey, football, preschool games and more with the Somerville Recreation Department

-Storytelling project with Somerville Media Center and the City of Somerville – tell your story about Somerville to celebrate the 175th anniversary of Somerville

-Martial arts performance and demonstration class with Villari martial arts

-Face painting & henna painting

-Explore a fire truck and ambulance

-Community vendors and local businesses


August 6, 2017
2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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Holland St. between Davis and Teele Square
Somerville, MA United States