Visit the Growing Center at: 

22 Vinal Ave, Somerville, MA 02143

Mailing Address: P. O. Box 76

Somervillle, MA 02143

 

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Series Programming

The Growing Center is happy to announce many new and returning on-going programming this growing season!

2019 Summer Song Series

Thursday evenings, 5:30 - 7:30pm [exceptions noted]
Contact: Liza at lpkitchell@gmail.com

Musicals! A Sing Along with Carrie Furniss on Thursday, July 11, from 5:30pm - 7:30pm
Carrie will sing songs - that everyone can sing along to - from favorite musicals. Lyric sheets provided. Garden opens at 5:30 for picnicking; music begins at 6:00.

Zing! Yiddish Sing Along for All Ages on Thursday, July 18, from 5:30pm - 7:30pm
Linda Gritz and Michael Katz lead a spirited sing along of classic and modern Yiddish songs. Lyrics sheets provided. Garden opens at 5:30 for picnicking; music begins at 6:00.

Yani Batteau on Thursday, July 25, from 5:30pm - 7:30pm
Yani will delight you with her high energy, banjo-driven Americana Soul Music. Garden opens at 5:30 for picnicking; music begins at 6:00. For further info, go to https://yanibatteauandthestyles.bandcamp.com/
 

440 Gypsy Jazz on Thursday, August 8, from 5:30pm - 7:30pm

440’s sparkling Django Reinhardt-style “gypsy jazz” will have you dancing in the aisles. Garden opens at 5:30 for picnicking; music begins at 6:00. For further info, go to http://www.jazzyviolinist.com/440.html

Receita de Samba Duo on Thursday, August 15, from 5:30pm - 7:30pm

Anna Borges on vocals and Bill Ward on guitar perform classics of Brazilian samba. Garden opens at 5:30 for picnicking; music begins at 6:00. For further info, go to https://musicabrasileira.org/receita-de-samba/

Gloucester Hornpipe and Clog Society on Saturday, August 24, from 2:00pm - 3:30pm [Note different time.]

The Gloucester Hornpipe and Clog Society has delighted audiences since 1971 with a lively mix of Celtic jigs and reels, American Colonial-era tunes, sing-along sea chanteys, and original songs of colorful people and places from New England's rich history. Fun for all ages! For further info, go to www.hornpipe.org

She Boom on Thursday, September 19, from 5:00pm - 7:00pm (Note earlier time.)

This local women’s Brazilian percussion ensemble will rock the garden! After the show, join She- Boom for a drumming circle.