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Anti-Morris and Pumpkin Carols - 10/31

Pumpkin Carols followed by the AntiMorris at Sunset, danced by Recently Traditional Fictional Morris. The dancers shall fade silently into the night upon conclusion of the dance. Rain or shine (check website). Contact: Jeremy 617-718-9623 or October 31, 2017 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm @ The Growing Center

Bow Making Workshop - Volunteers Wanted!

The Growing Center is hosting a Bow Making Workshop on Sunday, November 12th from 3:00 to 5:00 at the home of Liza Kitchell, 50 Oxford Street, Somerville. All are invited, including families with children. For info call 617 628-6685 or email The bows go on our holidays wreathes, which we sell in December. This is one of our most important yearly fundraisers. That is why we are asking for volunteers to help us make the bows! At the workshop, we will teach you how to make a holiday bow. When you leave, we will give you supplies and instructions to make 7bows at home. We ask that you drop them off at Liza’s house no later than Saturday November, 27th. It will probably take

Native Plant & Seed Sale

Welcome to the Somerville Growing Center’s First Annual Native Plant and Seed Sale! It's not too late to plant! We can plant into November says New England Wetland Plants, our supplier for the sale. The event will be held Sunday October 22, 11am-5pm at the Somerville Growing Center on 22 Vinal Ave in Somerville. If you want plants you must pre-order. Ordering must be completed by Thursday October 19 at 10 am. Donations are also accepted since we hope to have a robust a sale as possible. Here's how the ordering processes work: ● Select your plants and seeds by visiting the catalog online here ● Tally the total ● Click on the donation button here! ● Enter the total amount ● Click Pay ●

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22 Vinal Ave, Somerville, MA 02143

Mailing Address: P. O. Box 76

Somervillle, MA 02143


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