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Friday, June 7, 2013

Summer Events Scheduled...

Fireworks, Family Fun Day, SomerStreets, SomerMovies, ArtBeat and more included in City’s 2013 summer celebrations.

SOMERVILLE – Mayor Joseph A. Curtatone announces the 2013 summer events lineup for the City of Somerville. The summer events series includes the annual Fireworks and Family Fun Day celebrations, ArtBeat, SomerStreets, SomerMovie Fest, the Mayor’s Senior Picnic, and much more. All events are free of charge and open to the public, as follows:

• Somerville Squeezebox Slam
Saturday, June 15, 1-6 p.m.: Seven Hills Park, Davis Square (

• Joe’s Jazz and Blues Fest
Saturday, June 22, noon-6 p.m.: (Powderhouse Park kickoff; series all week long. See

• Fireworks at Trum Field
Thursday, June 27, 6-10 p.m. (rain date June 28)

• Sunsetters Performances
Concerts by the City’s youth performance troupe will be held from June 27 to late August as various locations, and can be held in your neighborhood by request. See for the schedule and request performances at

• Family Fun Day at Trum Field
Saturday, June 29, noon-5 p.m. (rain date June 30)

• SomerMovie Fest
Eight outdoor movie showings from July 11 to August 29 at parks throughout the City. See for the full schedule.

• ArtBeat in Davis Sq.
Friday and Saturday, July 19 and 20

• Seize the Summer @ SomerStreets
Sunday, July 28, noon-4 p.m. on Highland Avenue (Walnut Street to Cedar St.)

• SomerStreets “Going Green on Route 16
Sunday, August 18, noon-4 p.m.: (Dilboy Field to Broadway)

• Mayor’s Senior Picnic
Wednesday, August 7, 11 a.m. at Powderhouse Park

• SomerStreets
Sunday, September 7, noon-4pm at a location to be determined due to construction.

The full Somerville Arts Council and ArtsUnion-sponsored summer events lineup can be found at

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