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Annual Half Way to St. Patrick's Day 4.2 mile Road Race
When: Sep 25, 2016 12am to Sep 26, 2016 12am in Somerville, MA

Magpie Kids Hootenanny Classes with Matt Heaton

The Magpie Kids' Hootenanny is a six week one hour class that gives parents and kids the opportunity (birth to age 4) to engage in music. Facilitator Matt Heaton leads this fun, community-minded program with such ease that you might not know how 'good for your kids' it is!   Research shows that children learn music best in an active setting, with teachers, parents and siblings as role models. Above all, our Matt's considerable experience as a music teacher, professional performer and parent shows that kids love music (and learn it the best) when it is fun!    The Monday Morning Hootenannies (9:45am - 10:30am) feature a mix of familiar and new music. Kids and parents sing, dance and play simple instruments, empowering everything to join in and helping to pave the way to make at home as well. Everyone--even the youngest music-makers--have the ability to learn melodies and rhythms. The Hootenanny is a perfect stress-free place to learn and play!   Classes begin on Monday September 12 the last class is on Monday October 24 (no class on October 8)  

When: Sep 26, 2016 9:45AM in Somerville, MA

Fall 2016 Let's Pretend: Tiny Tots Theatre

Activities will include: singing, dancing, puppeteering, painting, story time, and games!You are welcome to bring siblings under 2 or over 5 for free, but they will not be able to participate in the arts and crafts unless they pay a small craft fee of $3.Hope to see you there!

When: Sep 26, 2016 9am in Somerville, MA

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About Somerville, MA
Somerville Massachusetts is located just northwest of Boston along the divide between the lower Charles and Mystic River watersheds. The easy access to Boston and Cambridge by public transportation and it's great parks and neighborhoods, makes Somerville a perfect choice to settle down and call home. Search local Somerville homes for sale and join the local community.

Closely built two families and triple-deckers fill the city to house its dense and diversified people. Today, Somerville is a mix of blue-collar families, young professionals, college students and recent immigrants. It is known for its large number of city squares which help mark neighborhood boundaries. Among those most active today are Davis Square, Union Square, Ball Square, Teele Square and Magoun Square.

In its earliest history Somerville served as the grazing lands for the residents and farmers of Charlestown and had only a few scattered permanent settlements. This is a sharp contrast to the Somerville of today which is comprised of 4.1 square miles of residential homes and commercial properties.

Somerville was established as a town in 1842 and its population grew in leaps and bounds from that time forward. Many of the new settlers worked in the brick yards producing as many as 1.3 million bricks a year by hand or 5.5 million with a new press. At its highest point in production the town was turning out 24 million bricks being made in 12 brick yards in the city.

By the end of 1851, heavy industry was prominent here and was soon followed by rolling and slitting mills, iron works and manufacturers of steam engines and boilers. With the establishment of the street car lines, Somerville's population again exploded growing to six times its number between 1870 and 1915. The scale of the meat packing industry earned Somerville the reputation as the Chicago of New England. The city's population reached its peak during the Second World War when almost 106,000 people were said to create a density greater than that of Calcutta!