Community Note: Event to Celebrate LGBTQ Families of Somerville Set for May 3


The Somerville Office of Commissions and LGBTQ Liaison Andra Oshinsky invite all community members to join the City of Somerville in celebrating International Family Equality Day on
May 3, 2015. For the first time, Somerville will join in the annual event with LGBTQ family organizations from around the world to increase the international visibility of LGBTQ families. Somerville’s event is being held in partnership with The Rainbow Initiative and Family Equality Council.

The celebration will be held on Sun., May 3 from 2 to 5 p.m. in Seven Hills Park in Davis Sq., and is free of charge. Family-friendly activities will include live music, arts & crafts, games, food trucks, a photo booth, and more. Families are encouraged to bring blankets and enjoy an afternoon of celebration and community building.

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Individuals with disabilities who need auxiliary aids and services for effective communication, written materials in alternative formats, or reasonable modifications in policies and procedures, in order to access the programs and activities of the City of Somerville or to attend meetings, should contact the City’s ADA Coordinator, Betsy Allen, at 617-625-6600 x2323 or

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