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April 2019

Sap on Tap at Aeronaut Brewing Co.

April 14, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Aeronaut Brewery
$7 – $20

Join us for Sap on Tap at Aeronaut Brewing Co. where we will enjoy a specialty brew and brunch! Taste local syrup, delicious waffles, brews and learn about the maple sugaring we do right here in Somerville. Aeronaut's limited edition is brewed with real maple sap collected right here in Somerville. Groundwork Somerville and our volunteers have been collecting sap and making maple syrup in Somerville for over a decade. We are continuing the tradition of partnering with Aeronaut Brewing…

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Youth on Climate Justice: Why should we care? Presented by the Green Team & Youth Workers Network

April 16, 2019 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Cross St Senior Center (downstairs from Teen Empowerment), 165 Broadway
Somerville, MA
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Free

Facebook event at: bit.ly/gtclimate19 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 ever wondered about one or more of these questions, this workshop is for YOU. The youth leaders of Groundwork Somerville's Green…

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Youth on Climate Justice: Why should we care? Presented by the Green Team & SustainaVille Week

April 30, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Mystic Activity Center, 530 Mystic Ave
Somerville, MA
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Free

Facebook event at: bit.ly/gtclimate19 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 ever wondered about one or more of these questions, this workshop is for YOU. The youth leaders of Groundwork Somerville's Green…

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May 2019

Somerville Spring Clean Up / Comcast Cares Day 2019!

May 4, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
11 sites across Somerville

May 4th, 10-12pm: Somerville Mayor’s Spring Clean Up & Comcast Cares Day 2019 Every year, we gather together to celebrate spring and get together with neighbors to take care of our community spaces. Our annual Mayor’s Spring Clean Up/Comcast Cares Day is a city-wide cleanup and gardening day from 10 am to 12 pm at 11 different sites across Somerville. Comcast generously provides sponsorship for this day.  We are looking for as many volunteers and groups as possible to get…

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June 2019

Gardening Workshop for the Whole Family!

June 22, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Main Branch Somerville Public Library
Free

Learn how to make gardening fun and inclusive for your little ones! A farmer from Groundwork Somerville will lead this hands-on, all ages gardening workshop. Wear comfortable clothes and get ready to get your hands dirty! Date: Saturday, June 22, 2019 Time: 10:00 am - 12:00 pm Location: Somerville Public Library, 79 Highland Ave, Somerville MA 02143 For more information contact Meg at mragland@minlib.net or (617)523-5000 x2956. This event is part of Food for Thought, a community gardening and cooking…

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July 2019

Bar Stars Fundraiser at Assembly Row

July 11, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Assembly Row

Restaurants on The Row are battling to be named bartender supreme at the 6th annual Assembly Row Bar Stars! Who has the best cocktail on The Row? Come taste them all and cast your vote to help name this year's champion. Competing Restaurants include: - American Fresh Brewhouse - Fuji at Assembly - Lucky Strike Social - Outback Steakhouse - Papagayo Mexican Kitchen - River Bar - The Row Hotel at Assembly Row - The Smoke Shop BBQ - Southern…

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Groundwork Somerville @ ArtBeat 2019

July 13, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Davis Square

ArtBeat 2019: Consumed  ArtBeat is one of the area's largest and most innovative arts festivals, with over a dozen bands, dance troupes, 75 craft vendors, food, and all-age activities.  A free event with suggested donation of $3--get a theme based dogtag from one of our tables or from the volunteers roaming the festival.  Truly, it's a collector's item!!  This small gesture is a direct way to support the festival. On Saturday, July 13th we shut down Davis Square for craft vendors, two stages…

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September 2019

Under the Stars at South Street Farm

September 27, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
South Street Farm,

Get your tickets today to party with us at our annual gala! Come explore our 1/4 acre urban farm in the heart of Somerville and support our youth advocacy, farming, and gardening programs. We'll have drinks, great food, dancing, and a special guest...Keytar Bear!  Ticket link here: bit.ly/gwsgala

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June 2020

June 30 @ 8:00 am - July 18 @ 5:00 pm

Help Groundwork Somerville create a mural!

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September 2020

Family Paddling on the Mystic River

September 26 @ 9:00 am - September 27 @ 4:00 pm
Blessing of the Bay Boathouse — Mystic River Somerville, United States + Google Map

We are excited to offer a safe family paddling program on the Mystic this fall! Learn with Green Team members about what makes a healthy river, share your ideas about river access, and spend some time paddling in a canoe on the Mystic with members of your household.   To allow for safe physical distancing, all participants must register in advance, and one family will be scheduled to arrive every 20 minutes. Each family will participate in about 30 minutes of…

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