Category Archives: Events

Offer your input at Somerville by Design Open House on June 24

The second Union Square Somerville by Design Open House will be held on Wednesday, June 24 at 6:30PM at the former Post Office in Union Square.

Catching up on Somerville development plans? Read an account of the latest developments in the Somerville Journal article, “Big plans and price tags for Union Square.”

From #SomerBlizz to #SomerBliss

SomerBlissFrom June 1st to June 30th, help kick off the summer by supporting local Somerville businesses that had a rough winter!

Shop and eat locally during the month of June and tweet how excited you are for summer using #SomerBliss.

The business with the most June mentions scores a SomerBliss banner and free memberships from Somerville’s business support organizations.

Now Open: Union Square Farmers Market

Mid May through Thanksgiving, Saturdays, 9 AM – 1 PM.

In the heart of Union Square, Somerville MA. Served by MBTA buses 86,87 and 91

This weekly market offers the best locally grown and regionally produced agricultural items including vegetables, fruits, cheese, eggs, meats, fish, breads, pastries, chocolate, and wine. We feature rotating guest vendors each week, as well as live entertainment.

We accept cash (of course!), SNAP/EBT, CREDIT and DEBIT cards.  SNAP users receive a $1-to-$1 match up to $10 each week on purchases.

See you at the market!

Save the Date: 2015 Fluff Fest on September 26

Save the Date for this year’s Fluff Festival.  It will take place on Saturday, September 26.  We need your help to make the tenth anniversary of the Fluff Festival great.  We are looking for the right theme so we are soliciting ideas.  As this is a big undertaking, we also need lots of help so if you are interested in working to put the Festival together or in volunteering on the day of Festival, let us know.  Just Fluffsend your theme ideas and/or your name, contact info and area of interest in volunteering to

Weekend Events in and around Union Square

Somerville is the place to be this coming weekend, May 2-3.  Here are two great events:


2015 Jane’s Walk: Explore Hidden Assets of Union Square
Janes Walk Flyer 2015

Come help clean up Union Square with old and new friends…

A great opportunity to work with your neighbors in cleaning up our Square while having some fun conversations…

Saturday, April 25th (Rain Date April 26th)
10 a.m.-noon is the Clean UP
Noon-2  p.m.  BBQ at the Blessing of the Bay Boat House

WARD 2:  Union Square Parking Lot @ SCAT Building
Albert F. Argenziano School @ Lincoln Park, 290 Washington Street
South Street Farm, 100 South Street

Tools and bags will be provided; just come and help clean up for two hours then join us for a community barbecue and SomerGreen Festival with music and family friendly activities immediately following the cleanup from noon to 2 p.m. at the Blessing of the Bay Boathouse on Shore Drive.