City-wide cleanup following community breakfast with partners Groundwork Somerville and Comcast Cares
SOMERVILLE – Join the City of Somerville, Groundwork Somerville, and Comcast Cares for the annual Spring Cleanup, on Saturday, May 4, from 9 a.m. to noon. All participants are invited to meet at the Blessing of the Bay Boat House on Shore Drive from 9 to 10 a.m. for breakfast, a short speaking programs, and information from local environmental organizations before heading out to cleanup sites.
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.
The Spring Cleanup is part of SustainaVille Week, which runs from April 27 to May 4. To learn more about the week’s programming visit http://www.somervillema.gov/sustainaville.
If you’d like to register for the cleanup ahead of time visit bit.ly/SomervilleCleanUp2019. Pre-registration is NOT required, however, if you have a group larger than five people it is very helpful to let us know you so we can make sure we have enough supplies for your team.
Volunteers should meet Ward captains at 10 a.m. at the following locations:
East Branch Library, 115 Broadway
South Street Farm, 138 South St.
Quincy Street Open Space, 14 Quincy St.
ArtFarm, 10 Poplar St.
Argenziano School and playground, 290 Washington St.
Morse Kelley playground – Corner of Summer St. and Craigie St.
Blessing of the Bay Boat House, 32 Shore Dr.
Steps at the Mystic Housing Development/Healey School
Community Path, Cedar St. entrance, 154 Cedar St.
Davis Sq., Statue Park (near JP Licks), 4 College Ave.
Dilboy Stadium, meet at tennis courts, 110 Alewife Brook Parkway
For questions about the clean-up, please contact Nina Eichner at 617-625-6600 ext. 2998 or NEichner@somervillema.gov.
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, Nency Salamoun, at 617-625-6600 x2323 or NSalamoun@somervillema.gov .