SOMERVILLE SPRING CLEANUP SCHEDULED FOR SATURDAY, APRIL 26 – release

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Community BBQ to be Held at Blessing of the Bay Boat House Following Cleanup, at Noon with partners Groundwork Somerville, Comcast Ca
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SOMERVILLE – Looking for an opportunity to break out of the winter blues and get back into the community? Join the City of Somerville, Groundwork Somerville, and Comcast Cares for the annual Spring Cleanup and Community Barbecue on Saturday, April 26 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. A rain date has been set for Sunday, April 27.
Residents are invited to join Ward Captains and City officials in each of the City’s seven wards to help prepare the city for the spring and summer by planting flowers, weeding open spaces, and otherwise cleaning our community following the long winter months. Refreshments and t-shirts will be provided to all participants from 10 a.m. to noon at all cleanup locations, and all participants are invited to a community barbecue and SomerGreen Festival, immediately following the cleanup from noon to 2 p.m. at the Blessing of the Bay Boathouse on Shore Drive.
Volunteers should meet a Ward Captain at 10 a.m. at the following locations:
WARD 1: Cross Street Center, 165 Broadway
Zero New Washington Street (OLRA)

WARD 2: Union Square Parking Lot @ SCAT Building
Albert F. Argenziano School @ Lincoln Park, 290 Washington Street
​ South Street Farm, 100 South Street

​ WARD 3: Somerville High School Concourse, 81 Highland Avenue
Nunziato Field, Vinal Avenue (OLRA)

WARD 4: Blessing of the Bay Boat House, Shore Drive
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WARD 5: Community Path @ Cedar St
Albion Street Playground

WARD 6: Davis Square, Statue Park

WARD 7: Dilboy Field, pool parking lot

Special thanks to our event co-sponsors: Comcast Cares, Groundwork Somerville, Market Basket, McKinnon’s Meat Market, Redbones BBQ, Shaw’s Supermarket, Stop & Shop, and Target.

For more information, please contact Carlene Campbell-Hegarty at 617-625-6600 ext. 2615 or CCampbell@somervillema.gov.

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