Bow Market Behind-the-Scenes Hard Hat Tour
Apr
21
11:00 AM11:00

Bow Market Behind-the-Scenes Hard Hat Tour

Counting down to Opening Day, but before Bow Market is made official, they are offering a sneak peek of what they have been working on. Their team will give you the grand tour, share the Bow Market backstory, and explain what’s in store for their amazing vendors, courtyard, public arts program, and more.

All proceeds (suggested donation of $20) will go to our Patronicity campaign. Drinks and snacks will be provided, so bring a friend, a camera, and maybe an umbrella.

Rain date: Sunday, April 22nd 1-4pm.

RSVP here, Facebook page here, and Patronicity campaign here.

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Off The Beaten Path Food Tour - Union Square Edition!
Apr
22
2:00 PM14:00

Off The Beaten Path Food Tour - Union Square Edition!

  • Union Square Somerville, MA, 02143 United States (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Learn more about Union Square and all the foods it has to offer through this exciting foodie adventure. You will have the opportunity to sample a diversity of foods from local favorites, ethnic restaurants, and hand-crafted specialty foods that are sure to wow! Tours are offered weekly and in addition to Union Square, other areas include Davis Square, Harvard Square, and Jamaica Plain. Book your ticket today!

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Off The Beaten Path Food Tour - Union Square Edition!
Apr
28
2:00 PM14:00

Off The Beaten Path Food Tour - Union Square Edition!

  • Union Square Somerville, MA, 02143 United States (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Learn more about Union Square and all the foods it has to offer through this exciting foodie adventure. You will have the opportunity to sample a diversity of foods from local favorites, ethnic restaurants, and hand-crafted specialty foods that are sure to wow! Tours are offered weekly and in addition to Union Square, other areas include Davis Square, Harvard Square, and Jamaica Plain. Book your ticket today!

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Union Square Neighborhood Council Party!
Apr
28
7:00 PM19:00

Union Square Neighborhood Council Party!

  • Greek American Social Construction Club (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Join the Union Square Neighborhood Council (USNC) on Saturday, April 28th to spend some time getting to know your neighbors and the members of the USNC! There will be two local bands, prizes, and a full bar.

This will be a potluck event! Please bring a dish.

There is a suggested donation of $10, but no one will be turned away. Donors will have the chance to win prizes, which will come from local businesses.

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Off The Beaten Path Food Tour - Union Square Edition!
Apr
29
2:00 PM14:00

Off The Beaten Path Food Tour - Union Square Edition!

  • Union Square Somerville, MA, 02143 United States (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Learn more about Union Square and all the foods it has to offer through this exciting foodie adventure. You will have the opportunity to sample a diversity of foods from local favorites, ethnic restaurants, and hand-crafted specialty foods that are sure to wow! Tours are offered weekly and in addition to Union Square, other areas include Davis Square, Harvard Square, and Jamaica Plain. Book your ticket today!

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Off The Beaten Path Food Tour - Union Square Edition!
May
5
2:00 PM14:00

Off The Beaten Path Food Tour - Union Square Edition!

  • Union Square Somerville, MA, 02143 United States (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Learn more about Union Square and all the foods it has to offer through this exciting foodie adventure. You will have the opportunity to sample a diversity of foods from local favorites, ethnic restaurants, and hand-crafted specialty foods that are sure to wow! Tours are offered weekly and in addition to Union Square, other areas include Davis Square, Harvard Square, and Jamaica Plain. Book your ticket today!

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Off The Beaten Path Food Tour - Union Square Edition!
May
6
2:00 PM14:00

Off The Beaten Path Food Tour - Union Square Edition!

  • Union Square Somerville, MA, 02143 United States (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Learn more about Union Square and all the foods it has to offer through this exciting foodie adventure. You will have the opportunity to sample a diversity of foods from local favorites, ethnic restaurants, and hand-crafted specialty foods that are sure to wow! Tours are offered weekly and in addition to Union Square, other areas include Davis Square, Harvard Square, and Jamaica Plain. Book your ticket today!

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Opening Day of 2018 Union Square Farmers Market
May
12
9:00 AM09:00

Opening Day of 2018 Union Square Farmers Market

You know Spring is here if we are talking about Opening Day of the Union Square Farmers Market!

Join us for the one of the largest farmers market in the state, rain or shine! The market will run every Saturday, from May 12 through November 17, 9-1PM at the Union Square Plaza.

The Union Square Farmers Market will offer a wide range of locally produced vegetables, fruits, meat, eggs, seafood, bread, cheese, baked goods, wine/hard cider, syrups, and other specialty foods in addition to weekly live music and activities. We are excited to invite over forty (40+) vendors throughout the New England area to come and join us at the Square. 

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Off The Beaten Path Food Tour - Union Square Edition!
May
12
2:00 PM14:00

Off The Beaten Path Food Tour - Union Square Edition!

  • Union Square Somerville, MA, 02143 United States (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Learn more about Union Square and all the foods it has to offer through this exciting foodie adventure. You will have the opportunity to sample a diversity of foods from local favorites, ethnic restaurants, and hand-crafted specialty foods that are sure to wow! Tours are offered weekly and in addition to Union Square, other areas include Davis Square, Harvard Square, and Jamaica Plain. Book your ticket today!

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Off The Beaten Path Food Tour - Union Square Edition!
May
13
2:00 PM14:00

Off The Beaten Path Food Tour - Union Square Edition!

  • Union Square Somerville, MA, 02143 United States (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Learn more about Union Square and all the foods it has to offer through this exciting foodie adventure. You will have the opportunity to sample a diversity of foods from local favorites, ethnic restaurants, and hand-crafted specialty foods that are sure to wow! Tours are offered weekly and in addition to Union Square, other areas include Davis Square, Harvard Square, and Jamaica Plain. Book your ticket today!

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Off The Beaten Path Food Tour - Union Square Edition!
May
19
2:00 PM14:00

Off The Beaten Path Food Tour - Union Square Edition!

  • Union Square Somerville, MA, 02143 United States (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Learn more about Union Square and all the foods it has to offer through this exciting foodie adventure. You will have the opportunity to sample a diversity of foods from local favorites, ethnic restaurants, and hand-crafted specialty foods that are sure to wow! Tours are offered weekly and in addition to Union Square, other areas include Davis Square, Harvard Square, and Jamaica Plain. Book your ticket today!

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Off The Beaten Path Food Tour - Union Square Edition!
May
20
2:00 PM14:00

Off The Beaten Path Food Tour - Union Square Edition!

  • Union Square Somerville, MA, 02143 United States (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Learn more about Union Square and all the foods it has to offer through this exciting foodie adventure. You will have the opportunity to sample a diversity of foods from local favorites, ethnic restaurants, and hand-crafted specialty foods that are sure to wow! Tours are offered weekly and in addition to Union Square, other areas include Davis Square, Harvard Square, and Jamaica Plain. Book your ticket today!

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Off The Beaten Path Food Tour - Union Square Edition!
May
26
2:00 PM14:00

Off The Beaten Path Food Tour - Union Square Edition!

  • Union Square Somerville, MA, 02143 United States (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Learn more about Union Square and all the foods it has to offer through this exciting foodie adventure. You will have the opportunity to sample a diversity of foods from local favorites, ethnic restaurants, and hand-crafted specialty foods that are sure to wow! Tours are offered weekly and in addition to Union Square, other areas include Davis Square, Harvard Square, and Jamaica Plain. Book your ticket today!

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Off The Beaten Path Food Tour - Union Square Edition!
May
27
2:00 PM14:00

Off The Beaten Path Food Tour - Union Square Edition!

  • Union Square Somerville, MA, 02143 United States (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Learn more about Union Square and all the foods it has to offer through this exciting foodie adventure. You will have the opportunity to sample a diversity of foods from local favorites, ethnic restaurants, and hand-crafted specialty foods that are sure to wow! Tours are offered weekly and in addition to Union Square, other areas include Davis Square, Harvard Square, and Jamaica Plain. Book your ticket today!

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The Jungle Club LLC Neighborhood Meeting
Apr
18
7:30 PM19:30

The Jungle Club LLC Neighborhood Meeting

THE JUNGLE CLUB LLC Invites you to a follow-up NEIGHBORHOOD MEETING.

Many of you received a flyer for our last meeting with a description of this exciting concept. However, in order to get additional input and reach more of the neighbors, we are having a second meeting to continue discussions regarding an application for this New Restaurant with an All Forms Liquor License to be located at: 66 Union Square Plaza/6 Sanborn Court

The meeting will be held on Wednesday, April 18, 2018 at the Public Safety Building (Academy Room), 220 Washington Street (Union Square), Somerville
from 7:30 p.m. until 9:00 p.m.

Please call Megan Kemp // Adam Dash & Associates at (617) 625-7344 for additional information

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Union Square, Somerville Food Tour
Apr
14
2:00 PM14:00

Union Square, Somerville Food Tour

  • Union Square Somerville, MA, 02143 United States (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Join us for a fun foodie adventure through Union Square, Somerville - a neighborhood like Brooklyn, NY that is bursting with culture, historical significance, and an exploding food scene! Home of the infamous Fluff Festival because marshmallow fluff was invented here, the quirky Union Square celebrates its diversity with many community events and festivals. Celebrating entrepreneurs of all kinds, there are lots of creative new concepts here. 

This historical area is home to the raising of the first American flag in 1776, allegedly by George Washington himself. We are excited to show you around! We will sample a diversity of foods from local favorites, ethnic restaurants, and hand-crafted specialty foods that are sure to wow!


This tour is suitable to all ages. Guests must purchase tickets in advance. 
$60/pp

Tours run:
Sundays: 2pm

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Youth Sketch Comedy Camp for February Vacation
Feb
20
to Feb 23

Youth Sketch Comedy Camp for February Vacation

  • Somerville Media Center (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Sign up now and learn the basics of sketch comedy production, from conceptualization all the way to performance, filming, and editing. Participants will collectively create an original episode of their very own youth-driven sketch comedy show, which will be screened at a family and community showcase. Cost: $200. Full and partial scholarships available. For more info, email hmack@somervillemedia.org.

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Oom Yung Doe: February Day Camp
Feb
19
to Feb 23

Oom Yung Doe: February Day Camp

Oom Yung Doe, Boston’s Best Martial Arts School, is running a HALF DAY camp during February School Vacation week! Campers will work on different skills, forms, and games, focusing on team-building and friendship-building exercises. It will give your child a great boost to finish the school year on a high note! Perfect for ages 5 and up. To sign up, click here.

When: Monday, Feb. 19-Friday, Feb. 23; 8:30AM-12:30PM (Drop-Off: 8:15AM; Pick-Up: 12:30PM)

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Union Square Neighborhood Council Board CBA Summits
Feb
10
10:00 AM10:00

Union Square Neighborhood Council Board CBA Summits

The Union Square Neighborhood Council has scheduled two summits to discuss the Community Benefit Agreement (CBA). This agreement will address specific benefits that the community will receive from the master developer and will have an impact on how development proceeds. Each summit will feature an informational presentation about the CBA and an open discussion. The same information will be shared at both summits. Feel free to attend one or both. For more info about upcoming meeting, minutes, and group discussions, visit http://unionsquareneighborhoodcouncil.org/.

  • Summit #1: Wednesday, Feb. 7, 7:00-9:00PM at Argenziano School Cafeteria, 290 Washington St

  • Summit #2: Saturday, Feb. 10, 10:00AM-12:00PM at Public Safety Building, 220 Washington St

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Union Square Neighborhood Council Board CBA Summits
Feb
7
7:00 PM19:00

Union Square Neighborhood Council Board CBA Summits

The Union Square Neighborhood Council has scheduled two summits to discuss the Community Benefit Agreement (CBA). This agreement will address specific benefits that the community will receive from the master developer and will have an impact on how development proceeds. Each summit will feature an informational presentation about the CBA and an open discussion. The same information will be shared at both summits. Feel free to attend one or both. For more info about upcoming meeting, minutes, and group discussions, visit http://unionsquareneighborhoodcouncil.org/.

  • Summit #1: Wednesday, Feb. 7, 7:00-9:00PM at Argenziano School Cafeteria, 290 Washington St

  • Summit #2: Saturday, Feb. 10, 10:00AM-12:00PM at Public Safety Building, 220 Washington St

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242nd Flag Raising
Jan
1
11:30 AM11:30

242nd Flag Raising

Gather at City Hall and march to Prospect Hill, where the first American flag was flown! Once at Prospect Hill, learn about the important role our city played in the American Revolution, join in Patriotic songs, and enjoy light refreshments! Tri-corner hats and colonial garb are encouraged.

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Union Square Sip & Stroll
Dec
21
5:00 PM17:00

Union Square Sip & Stroll

There are some amazing things happening in Union SQ this season. Join your favorite local independent retailers for our first annual Sip and Stroll and get your holiday shopping done in Union SQ - with a drink in your hand. Every Thursday night starting November 30th until December 21st. Queen Of Swords, Loyal, Forestbound and Janji will host a multi-location holiday party. Each location will be hosting special offers, holiday drinks and festive activities. 

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Second Ethiopian Class with Meqdes Mesfin
Dec
19
6:30 PM18:30

Second Ethiopian Class with Meqdes Mesfin

TICKETS --> Buy now!

Due to popular demand Meqdes Mesfin, chef/owner of Adey Foods, is teaching a second Ethiopian Cooking Class in this season's Nibble Cooking Class Series!

No Ethiopian meal is complete without injera, a sourdough, risen, spongy flatbread made with teff flour. Injera serves as the vehicle for the variety of spicy stews and salads found on any Ethiopian plate. Known generally for having an affinity for all things spicy, in this class we’ll enjoy Qey wot, a spicy red stew whose deep red color and flavor come from berbere spice. Alicha wot, a mild but flavorful split pea stew. Learn about the Ethiopian culinary norms surrounding the table, eating family style, and using utensils...or not. Taste gomen, braised collard greens typically cooked with Niter kibbeh, a clarified butter infused with ginger, garlic, and spices that goes well on just about anything. Lentils play a prominent role in Ethiopian cuisine and we’ll round out this traditional meal by making Azeefa, a simple green lentil salad with lemon and herbs. This class can be offered gluten-free! Just make sure to indicate your preference when purchasing your ticket and join us for this culinary crash course of Ethiopian cuisine.

If you have long hair, please bring a hair tie or hat. Everyone is encouraged to bring their appetite!

For questions or concerns regar

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Annual Menorah Lighting
Dec
19
5:30 PM17:30

Annual Menorah Lighting

A ceremonial Menorah Lighting will take place on Tuesday, Dec. 19, at 5:30 p.m., with Rabbi Eliana from Temple B’nai Brith. All members of the community are invited to join Mayor Curtatone and City staff for a brief ceremony and photo on the City Hall Concourse. The Menorah will be lit each night of Hanukkah, though the ceremony will officially take place on the final night of Hannukah. Light refreshments will be served.

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Winter Market & Open House
Dec
17
12:00 PM12:00

Winter Market & Open House

Join us at Artisan's Asylum for the 6th Annual Winter Market & Open House
Saturday December 16th & Sunday December 17th 12-6pm

Lots of makers & artists selling jewelry, fiber arts, holiday gifts, furniture and more, plus demos in our fabrication shops! We're also hosting the Somerville Robot Open House & Meetup as part of this event. Tours available at 2PM & 4PM

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ILLUMINATION OF LIGHTS TOUR
Dec
16
4:00 PM16:00

ILLUMINATION OF LIGHTS TOUR

  • Somerville High School Concourse (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Join the Somerville Council on Aging & the Somerville Arts Council on the Illumination of Lights Tour.

  • Adults: $15
  • Youth under 12 & Seniors: $8

Hop on the trolley and be amazed at the holiday lights in Somerville! Limited seating. Check in at 4:15 PM at the High School Concourse. For more info, contact: Connie (617)625-6600, ext. 2300

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Winter Market & Open House
Dec
16
12:00 PM12:00

Winter Market & Open House

Join us at Artisan's Asylum for the 6th Annual Winter Market & Open House
Saturday December 16th & Sunday December 17th 12-6pm

Lots of makers & artists selling jewelry, fiber arts, holiday gifts, furniture and more, plus demos in our fabrication shops! We're also hosting the Somerville Robot Open House & Meetup as part of this event. Tours available at 2PM & 4PM

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Traditional Puerto Rican Christmas Dinner
Dec
14
5:30 PM17:30

Traditional Puerto Rican Christmas Dinner

  • Casa B Tapas and Cocktail & Rum Bar (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Please join us on the 14th for our annual Christmas offering. All the traditional holiday treats will be served by Chef Alberto and his crew and this year will be super special!! We will be joining forces with Don Q, the Puerto Rican Rum, to offer amazing cocktails to pair with your meal and a portion of the proceeds will benefit hurricane relief fund, PRXPR, established to help rebuild Puerto Rico. Great food, awesome drinks and a great cause!!

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Union Square Sip & Stroll
Dec
14
5:00 PM17:00

Union Square Sip & Stroll

There are some amazing things happening in Union SQ this season. Join your favorite local independent retailers for our first annual Sip and Stroll and get your holiday shopping done in Union SQ - with a drink in your hand. Every Thursday night starting November 30th until December 21st. Queen Of Swords, Loyal, Forestbound and Janji will host a multi-location holiday party. Each location will be hosting special offers, holiday drinks and festive activities. 

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Hustle Hive End of the Season Party!
Dec
12
6:30 PM18:30

Hustle Hive End of the Season Party!

Come celebrate the end of Hustle Hive's first cyclocross season, and support our 2018 season!

The party will be buzzing at ONCE Ballroom with a Bold Sprints Tournament presented by Somervelo. $5 buys you into a bracket tournament, where winners advance until at the end of the night two people are crowned Queen Bee of Bold Sprints (Men and FTW - femme/trans/women - brackets!)

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Ethiopian Cooking with Meqdes Mesfin
Dec
12
6:30 PM18:30

Ethiopian Cooking with Meqdes Mesfin

TICKETS --> Buy now!

Chef/Owner of Adey Foods, Meqdes Mesfin is back in the Nibble classroom to offer the know how for the Ethiopian food amatuer or enthusiast.

No Ethiopian meal is complete without injera, a sourdough, risen, spongy flatbread made with teff flour. Injera serves as the vehicle for the variety of spicy stews and salads found on any Ethiopian plate. Known generally for having an affinity for all things spicy, in this class we’ll enjoy Qey wot, a spicy red stew whose deep red color and flavor come from berbere spice. Alicha wot, a mild but flavorful split pea stew. Learn about the Ethiopian culinary norms surrounding the table, eating family style, and using utensils...or not. Taste gomen, braised collard greens typically cooked with Niter kibbeh, a clarified butter infused with ginger, garlic, and spices that goes well on just about anything. Lentils play a prominent role in Ethiopian cuisine and we’ll round out this traditional meal by making Azeefa, a simple green lentil salad with lemon and herbs. This class can be offered gluten-free! Just make sure to indicate your preference when purchasing your ticket and join us for this culinary crash course of Ethiopian cuisine.

If you have long hair, please bring a hair tie or hat. Everyone is encouraged to bring their appetite!

For questions or concerns regarding foodborne allergies or any other inquiries, please e-mail nibblesomerville@gmail.com

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