Free Digital Literacy Workshops Ongoing; February – June 2019 @Somerville Media Center Register at

SMC is offering a set of free digital literacy workshops geared toward audiences who want to improve their ability to navigate and participate in the digital media sphere and greater social economy. This SMC Digital Literacy program will address a wide spectrum of digital inclusion factors like taking full advantage of utilizing smartphones, researching the internet, learning media production, graphic design, building user friendly websites, becoming a community journalist, deepening media literacy knowledge and in general creating media savvy consumers.

Grant Seeking & Writing Workshops
February 6 and February 13, 6:00-8:30pm (not consecutive)
@ Arts at the Armory
$75/each: Register at

Somerville Media Center is offering two workshops with experienced grant writer and educator Ellen Gugel. The workshops are geared to non-profit professionals, artists and community members who are interested in learning how to research applicable grants and create successful proposals.

Valentine’s Day Movie Night & Fundraiser
Tuesday, February 5 from 6:00pm – 8:00pm
@Winter Hill Brewery

We are inviting our friends, neighbors, community media producers and our supporters to come drink local beer at Winter Hill Brewery as a way to help raise funds for SMC. That is right! For each beer sold, $1 will go to SMC and to help support Somerville’s premiere Community Media Center. Plus, enjoy the 1926 action romance silent film, “The General,” starting at 6:30pm!

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February Vacation Youth Camp
Tuesday, February 19 – February 22
@SMC & Arts at the Armory
Register at

This February Vacation, get out of the house and get active with an exciting new partnership sponsored by the City of Somerville featuring parkour, coding, dance, and creative media production!

Full day programming (8:30-5:30) begins at Arts at the Armory with Parkour Generations, and Unruly Splats coding activities followed by afternoon programs including media production here at SMC. Youth who opt-in to SMC in the afternoon will be transported here after lunch via YMCA van. The SMC program will be a “Media Mashup”, featuring a taste of all types of media production, including stop motion animation, podcasting/radio, short filmmaking, and TV Production. Sliding scale tuition is available.

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