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September SomerStreets: Strike Up the Bands!

Join us on Sunday, September 15th from 2:00-6:00pm on Highland St. between Central St to Lowell St. for two stages of music, a beer garden, interactive activities, a vintage and artisan market, a bouncy house, and much more! Free and open to all! Music Lineup: ONCE Somerville stage: 2:30 pm – Charmed & Strange 3:45 pm – The American […]


August SomerStreets – Seize the Summer!

Join us on Sunday, August 4th from 2:00-6:00pm on Holland St. between Davis Square and Cameron Ave. for two stages of music, interactive activities, a vintage and artisan market, and much more! The music line-up will include Emma June and others to be announced! SomerStreets is the City of Somerville’s take on the internationally-renowned Open Streets […]


ArtBeat Festival!

The city’s largest cultural festival with over 15 bands, including Cliff Notez, Barrence Whitfield, El Huateque, Ruta Beggars, and Mike Gent. Plus a dance showcase, a parade, 80 craft vendors, kids activities, food , a poetry banquet—and considerably more culture and revelry! This year at the festival, we’re exploring how we all consume—especially how this […]


Fourth of July Celebration (June 27th)

On Thursday, June 27 (rain date June 28th) come and enjoy our annual fourth of July celebration with live music and a fireworks show! Live entertainment at Trum Field will begin at 6:30 p.m. and include performances by the USO Metropolitan New York Performers, and local Disco-Funk band Booty Vortex, leading up to a 30-minute […]


Family Fun Day

Kick off the Summer at Family Fun Day! Come and check out Parks & Recreation vendors and see what opportunities are available through out the summer months. There will be a FREE BBQ, face paint, music, games, crafts, bouncy houses, and more! Join us at Trum Field on Saturday, June 22nd (rain date June 23rd) from […]


Something Ventured: La Posada

Posada siblings dish up a childhood love for Latin American cooking The siblings behind La Posada discovered a love of food at a young age in their home country of El Salvador. “I grew up around food,” Joe Posada says. “Living at home was like living at a restaurant, there was so much food, so […]


O2 Yoga’s Vegan Cafe Aims to Transition Into Food Truck

VO2 Vegan Cafe, located inside O2 Yoga’s Cambridge location, has always been a family business. Mimi Loureiro was the driving force behind the Mass Ave. wellness center—made up of the cafe, O2 Yoga, and massage space—while her husband, Steven Carpenter, led its buildout. Their sons, Dylan and Deven Carpenter, worked in the cafe, and Deven, 15, […]


February School Vacation Week

This event occurs from 11:00AM to 4:00PM on Sunday, February 17–Friday, February 22, and on Sunday, February 24 (closed on Saturday, February 23). The Harvard Semitic Museum is closed on Saturdays. Free, fun, family activities allow visitors to explore arts from the ancient Near East. Activities change daily: make Egyptian accessories, hear a story, inscribe […]


The ’Ville Gets A New Wine Haven

Joe’s Liquor’s Wine Destination is a Family Effort Paul Robichaud admits it’s an unlikely combination: an encyclopedic knowledge of tools and a deep appreciation and understanding of fine wine. “Not everyone understood how you could be in the tool business and know about wine,” he says. “It was hard to explain to anyone.” But the […]


Santa Claus Conquers the Martians: A Staged Radio Play

This December, The Post-Meridian Radio Players bring back by popular demand an original adaptation of that 1964 Christmas classic film, Santa Claus Conquers the Martians. Watch Martians kidnap Santa Claus from Earth and bring him to Mars to make toys for their own children. Can Santa get back to Earth in time for Christmas? Is […]


Breakfast of Family Champions hosted by Parenting Journey

Somerville-based nonprofit, Parenting Journey, will host its inaugural Breakfast of Family Champions benefit dinner honoring members of the community who work to empower families. It will be an evening of fun and celebration, featuring lively activities such as a Family Feud style game show with special guests, and the always enjoyable, breakfast for dinner. All […]


Mascharada! Musical Surprises from 17th-century Germany

The 2017-18 season of Early Music Afternoons will conclude on Sunday, April 15, 2018, with a concert of German baroque instrumental music featuring El Dorado Ensemble (Carol Lewis, Janet Haas, Paul Johnson, Mai-Lan Broekman and Alice Mroszczyk, violas da gamba; Olav Chris Henriksen, baroque lute & theorbo).  The program includes canzonas, dances, and music with […]