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East Somerville’s Tucked Away Architectural Treasures: Walking Tour

Ed Gordon, President of the New England Chapter of the Victorian Society in America, will lead a lively walking tour of historic buildings and landscapes already undergoing changes in East Somerville. We will start at Mudflat Pottery School and will meander through the neighborhood on our way to The Holiday Inn for some complimentary refreshments. […]

Jane’s Walk: Somerville’s Winter Hill and Gilman Square: Past, Present, and Future

On this neighbor-led tour of Winter Hill and Gilman Square, local folks can share stories, insights, and visions for this gradually evolving area with lots of history, new businesses, a GLX station, and an expanded Somerville High School campus. We will meet outside Summit Apartments (425 Broadway) and will walk down to Gilman Square, with […]

Youth on Climate Justice: Why should we care?

?What is climate justice? How does it connect to racism? Why should Somerville residents care about climate change? How are young people experiencing, dealing with, and fighting climate change? How does and will it affect us, from the food we eat to the health inequities we face? What can we do about it? If you’ve […]

CYDP: Celebrating 15 years

Celebrating 15 years of artistic excellence, Deborah Mason’s Cambridge Youth Dance Company (CYDP) will perform their annual spring concert at Boston University Dance Theater, 915 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston for three performances, April 27 (2 pm & 7 pm – 28 (2 pm), 2019. The performances will feature choreography and restagings from renowned local and national stars […]

SomerStreets: Strike Up the Bands!

Join the City of Somerville (Official) & Somerville Arts Council for Strike up the Bands, the September installment of the City’s SomerStreets festival, on Sunday, September 16th, from 2pm to 6pm on Highland Ave. between School St. and Lowell St. This event is FREE & open to the public! Activities along Highland Ave. will include: […]

Comedian Ophira Eisenberg

Ophira Eisenberg is a comedian, writer, and host of NPR’s Ask Me Another. She has appeared on HBO’s Girls, Gotham Live, The Late Late Show, The Today Show, The Nightly Show, Comedy Central, and VH-1. Selected as one of New York Magazine’s Top 10 Comics that Funny People Find Funny, and featured in the New […]

SomerStreets: Seize the Summer

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, walking, dancing, running, and other modes of activity. Through SomerStreets, the City and its community partners aim to promote and encourage easy access to physical activity, and reconnecting with neighborhoods and […]

Brass Attack

BRASS ATTACK! Three of the Boston area’s favorite brass bands will converge on Tuesday, March 20th to welcome in the Spring with a barrage of brass band music. Each group has a special and entertaining performance style which makes this a show you’ll not want to miss. This is a heavy dance show so be […]

Parenting Journey Fall Open House, 10/18

Parenting Journey welcomes the community to a Fall Open House to learn how the organization partners with families to address the community’s most pressing challenges, including recovery from substance use and recent federal immigration decisions. This is a great chance to meet others in the parent advocacy community and share resources that can be helpful […]

POUR. PUSH. LAYER. ::: Jeannie Motherwell

Painter Jeannie Motherwell will present an exhibit of new works at Rafius Fane Gallery in SoWA, September 1st – October 21st, opening reception Friday, September 1st, 6-8PM. Motherwell is amazed by creation— oceans and skies in changing weather, Hubble-type images of the universe— and seeks to capture vast space and three-dimensional energy. The eye moves […]

Winter Hill Heats Up

Winter Hill Brewing Company is almost ready to open. The taps have been installed, the signage is up and the espresso machine—yes, they’ll also be serving coffee— has arrived. But the brewery was only midway through its buildout when, in late September, the team welcomed the Winter Hill community into its skeleton space at 328 […]

Mayor’s Summer Jobs Program Accepting 2015 Applications

I know, I know: How can we talk about summer when there’s still snow on the ground? But this isn’t an April Fools’ joke. There may be a little bit more snow in the forecast for next week, but it is officially April, meaning that it’s time for many area youths to start thinking about their summer jobs. City Hall […]