Somerville

Escape from Hill House Escape Room: Somerville Reads 2019

I should have turned back at the gate Eleanor thought…she was afraid, listening to the sick voice inside her which whispered, Get away from here, get away. All ages are welcome to try their luck in this Hill House themed escape room. Can your team solve the mysteries of Hill House before time runs out?  […]


Somerville 2069

Somerville 2069: Imagine Somerville an INTERACTIVE TOUR of the FUTURE… Join SCC and local students, artists, kids, leaders, thinkers, and makers as we journey to Future Somerville through art, video, performance, interactive displays, installations, games, and more!! This is a free, family-friendly, immersive experience…All are welcome!


2019 Candidate Survey: Councilor-At-Large

Welcome to Scout Somerville’s candidate survey for the 2019 municipal elections, which will take place on Tuesday, November 5. We sent surveys to all candidates running in opposed races for Somerville mayor, council at large, and school committee, and present their answers to you here. Today we are featuring the councilor-at-large race. All candidates were […]


Turning Pages Into Programs at Somerville Library’s Book Sale

Standing in the back stairwell of the Somerville Public Library—a space known colloquially as “the pink room”—you can’t help but notice how stacks of book-filled boxes tower over Friends of the Somerville Public Library president Kim Shane. Every box contains dozens of books, and there are dozens of boxes that have been stockpiled here by […]


Harvest Festival

Harvest activities and games, pumpkin decorating and a celebration of nature’s bounty.




Something Ventured: Union Press

In an otherwise ordinary building on Somerville Avenue, a spiral staircase brings you to a small room filled with letters. There are cases of them—wide, flat drawers of them stacked in what could almost be dressers. Others are assembled and at the ready, negative spaces carefully tucked around them. Eli Epstein was told it was […]


E-Som Market at Night – July

E-Som Market at Night is back on Tuesday, July 16! Leishla Maldonado from Courtland Club will be on the bar serving up all the reasons you should make the trip to Providence to visit her. Summer E-Som DJ L’duke will be back to help you live your best life. Come eat, drink, shop, and hang […]


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 […]


RESCHEDULED! Free Film Showing of “Citizen Jane: Battle for the City”

THIS EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED DUE TO RAIN. NEW DATE: Wednesday, June 26th, from 7:30-9:30 pm. To close Preservation Month, the Somerville Historic Preservation Commission is teaming up with Union Square Main Streets and Remnant Brewing to show the film “Citizen Jane: Battle for the City” for FREE in the Remnant Brewing courtyard (RSVP requested […]


Rob Laurens, Esther Friedman, Sam Bayer at Somerville Armory Cafe Saturday May 4

Somerville Songwriter Sessions at the Armory Cafe presents a concert on Saturday May 4 with singer/songwriters Rob Laurens, Esther Friedman, and Sam Bayer. The concert will feature a solo set by each artist, followed by a round robin song swap. The show begins at 7:30 pm with an open mic, and admission is $10. The Armory Cafe is at 191 Highland Avenue, Somerville. For more information call 617-718-2191 or visit artsatthearmory.org/cafe or www.facebook.com/SomervilleSongwriterSessions. Email SomervilleSongwriter@gmail.com to reserve an open mic slot. Performer details […]