KICK OFF SUMMERTIME IN SOMERVILLE AT FAMILY FUN DAY, FIREWORKS

Fourth of July Fireworks, Family Fun Day set for June 25 & 30, at Trum Field.

 

SOMERVILLE – Summer officially kicks off next weekend with the annual Family Fun Day in Somerville on Saturday, June 25, from noon to 4 p.m. at Trum Field. Summertime in Somerville from June to September will include annual favorite events and series as well as some new programs for residents of all ages. Following Family Fun Day, the City will host its annual Fourth of July Fireworks Celebration at Trum Field on Thursday, June 30.

 

The 12th annual Family Fun Day at Trum Field will feature free, family-friendly programming including a community BBQ, pony rides, train rides, children’s activities, face painting, music, and more.

 

On Thurs., June 30, live entertainment at Trum Field will begin at 6 p.m. and will include performances by the 215th Army Band, local Disco-Funk band Booty Vortex, the USO Metropolitan New York Performers, and the Somerville Sunsetters, leading up to a 30-minute fireworks display at approximately 9:15 p.m.

 

To ensure public safety and pedestrian access to events, traffic and parking restrictions will be in place as follows:

 

FAMILY FUN DAY

 

· Franey Rd. and portions Charles E. Ryan Rd. will be closed to vehicular traffic from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

· No parking on Franey Rd. and portions of Charles E. Ryan Rd. from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.

 

 

FIREWORKS

 

· Broadway

o No Parking at Trum Field 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.

o Ball Square to Magoun Sq.: No Parking 4 p.m. to midnight; street closed 5 p.m. to midnight.

· Cedar St.

o Morrison Ave. to the Bridge: No Parking 8 a.m. to midnight; traffic restricted to residents only 4 to 6 p.m.; street closed after 6 p.m.

o Bridge to Broadway: No Parking 8 a.m. to midnight; traffic restricted to residents only 4 to 6 p.m. (from Morrison Ave. only); street closed 6 p.m. to midnight.

· Franey Rd.: No Parking 4 p.m. to midnight; street closed 4 p.m. to midnight. 

· Charles E. Ryan Rd.: No parking 8 a.m. to midnight; access restricted to residents 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.; street closed 6 p.m. to midnight.

· MBTA Buses 80 & 89 rerouted 5 p.m. to midnight. See http://www.mbta.com for full detour information.

 

Due to the large crowds and loud noise associated with the Fireworks Celebration, the City recommends that attendees leave pets at home and not bring unnecessary bags or backpacks. All bags and backpacks are subject to inspection. For more information, please call 311 (or 617-666-3311), or visit http://www.somervillema.gov.

 

Special thanks to the Sloane family, Dean’s Concessions, Cataldo Ambulance, and our other sponsors for making these events possible.

 

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 BAllen@somervillema.gov.

 

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