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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, 2020 @ 8:00 am - July 18, 2020 @ 5:00 pm

Help Groundwork Somerville create a mural!

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September 2020

GWS at 20 Virtual Birthday Celebration(s)!

September 10, 2020 @ 8:00 am - December 31, 2020 @ 5:00 pm

Help us celebrate 20 years in Somerville! We turn 20 on October 27 and couldn't be more honored to live, work, play, farm, teach, and serve in this community. THANK YOU for having us.   More information coming soon about four months of celebrations to honor Groundwork Somerville! For now, we have sponsorship information below. GROUNDWORK SOMERVILLE AT 20 SPONSORSHIP   Groundwork Somerville turns 20 this year! We are humbled to have reached this milestone and honored to work with…

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Family Paddling on the Mystic River

September 26, 2020 @ 9:00 am - September 27, 2020 @ 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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October 2020

Community Cleanup

October 25, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
South Street Farm

Join Groundwork Somerville staff, volunteers, and neighbors for a community cleanup in the neighborhood around South Street Farm. We'll pick up trash from public spaces, clip weeds from the farm fence, and plant bulbs to beautify the neighborhood. To ensure everyone's health and safety, please wear a mask and gloves (we will also have some disposable gloves for those who need them). To allow for physical distancing, all volunteers must sign up in advance for a one-hour shift at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/groundwork-somerville-fall-community-cleanup-tickets-122761223123.

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November 2020

Garden Alchemy with Stephanie Cordova

November 6, 2020 @ 5:30 pm - 6:00 pm
online
Free

Join Stephanie Cordova as we process roots and herbs harvested from our South Street farm right here in Somerville! Stephanie will teach us how to make a decoction, tincture, tea, and facial steam to heal our bodies and boost our immune systems this fall. Stephanie Cordova is our Green Team manager and has worked been working on farms since 2014. She has also been practicing herbalism and loves sharing her teachings with her community members to help her friends, family,…

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