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September 22, 2020

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The Growing Center has a new song! “Growing at the Growing Center” was written especially for us by the Salvadoran singer, Maura Mendoza.

Maura is known in our community for her beautiful voice and fun shows. Whether she is singing in English, Spanish, Portuguese, or Hi...

August 17, 2020

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The Growing Center’s Summer Music Series went virtual this year when Mayor Joe cancelled all events city-wide. I asked the Arts Council if we could record some of our scheduled performances and make a series of “virtual concerts.”

The Arts Council consented, so we ask...

October 14, 2019

The Growing Center is having a community benefit at Flatbread Pizza on Tuesday, November 19th from 5 pm - 9 pm.

Please join us! A portion of all pizza sales will benefit the Growing Center. Takeout or eat in!

Raffle tickets will be $2 each, for the following beautiful pr...

October 3, 2019

Come celebrate 25 years of ‘community greening’ with the Somerville Community Growing Center and Somerville Garden Club.

Let's get together and:

  • Celebrate 25 years of history together

  • Get to know one another

  • Learn more about the great work each organizati...

September 9, 2019

The Somerville Community Growing Center's
Harvest Festival/ Fiesta de la Cosecha/ Festival da Colheita/ Festival Rekòt/ फसल महोत्सव
September 29th, 2019, 2:30-5pm, 22 Vinal Ave, Somerville, MA
Free to all, donations welcome!


Celebrate Pollinators and Migration! In hono...

August 21, 2019

Join us on Saturday, September 28, from 2-4 pm at the Somerville Community Growing Center for our annual Gathering of Fairies!

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 fo...

August 19, 2019

This Sunday, Aug. 25, at 3pm, please join us at the Growing Center for another wonderful reading in our Children's Book Author Series!

Somerville children’s book author and illustrator, Jef Czekaj, will read his book, “Oink-a-Doodle-Moo.”

A family activity will follow th...

August 19, 2019

Please join us Saturday, Aug. 24, at 2pm for our latest Summer Song Series performance, featuring the Gloucester Hornpipe and Clog Society!

The Gloucester Hornpipe and Clog Society has delighted audiences since 1971 with a lively mix of Celtic jigs and reels, American C...

July 31, 2019

Anna Borges on vocals and Bill Ward on guitar perform classics of Brazilian samba at the Growing Center! 

Please join us on August 15 for our latest Summer Song Series performance by Receita de Samba Duo. The garden opens at 5:00 for picnicking and music begins at 6:00.

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July 30, 2019

440’s sparkling Django Reinhardt-style “gypsy jazz” will have you dancing in the aisles.

Please join us for this fantastic event in our Summer Song Series on August 8th! Garden opens at 5:00pm for picnicking; music begins at 6:00pm.

For further info, go to http://www.jaz...

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22 Vinal Ave, Somerville, MA 02143

Mailing Address: P. O. Box 76

Somervillle, MA 02143

 

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