Flatbread Pizza Benefit to support the Somerville Community Growing Center! The Growing Center is having a community benefit at Flatbread Pizza on Tuesday October 10th from 4:30pm to 9:30 pm. Please help make this a successful event by dining on pizza and inviting your friends!
🍕 and 🎳 are one of the best ways to help raise funds for our community garden space! A portion of the proceeds from each pizza sold between 4:30pm and 9:30pm will be donated to the Growing Center.
Saturday, October 14th | 10am - 3pm: Need to clean out your closets? Donations are greatly appreciated! If you have items in *saleable* condition that you would like to donate, we will be open for drop-off: dates and times to be announced the week before the sale.
If you don't have donations but want to come by to make some purchases please consider coming by! All proceeds to support the Growing Center. There will be something for everyone! Below are items we are seeking f
Sunday, October 8th |2:30pm - 4:30pm: Come celebrate the growing Center’s 23rd season! Celebrate the harvests of the season with pumpkin decorating, games, sauerkraut demonstration, music and more. Free fun for the whole family. Donations accepted. Watch our website for details.
Make your own sauerkraut! Bring a mason jar and spices, we'll supply the knowledge and cabbage! The journey from cabbage to kraut is surprinsgly simple. A natural pr
Sunday, October 1st | 2pm - 4pm: A garden celebration for fairies and their friends: build a fairy house, create a fairy wand, listen to a fairy story, and search the garden for signs of fairies. Everyone is invited to come dressed up as a fairy or their favorite magical being. A fairy fun time is guaranteed for all!
Before the event, find time to go outside and collect natural materials such as feathers, stones, shells, twigs, bark, pods, pinecones and other plant material
Sunday, September 24th | 12noon - 1:30pm: Join Lilly and Alison from the Somerville Public Library for an all ages picnic and book discussion of "El Deafo" by CeCe Bell. Bring a blanket and your favorite snacks!This program is offered as part of the 2017 Somerville Reads campaign. Somerville Reads is a citywide reading initiative that encourages all Somerville residents to read and discuss the same book to promote literacy and community engagement. The month-long initiative b
Wednesday, September 27th | 4:00pm - 7:00pm: Second Chances reuses and recycles clothing, shoes, and accessories so that homeless and lower-income people feel confident and valued as they take their first steps toward brighter futures and, as a community, we can minimize the amount of apparel going into local landfills.Did you know that the average American generates 80 pounds of textile waste each year? That's four or five large garbage bags full!Please help people in need i
Saturday, September 23rd | 11:00am - 12:30pm: Native bees are some of our most important pollinators. Non-native honeybees receive all the press (and make all the honey), but there are 4000 species of native bees that help pollinate crops and wildflowers too. Urban environments host a surprising number of bee species, probably due to the diversity of plants grown in window boxes, parks, and community gardens.
In this 90-minute workshop, you will learn all about pollination