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Carnaval @ SomerStreets
June 5, 2011 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Bring your friends. Bring your family. And enjoy our street.
Come check out all the culture and energy that East Broadway has to offer! This unique one day street party brings the life and culture inside of East Broadway’s businesses to the street! Groundwork Somerville will have a table inviting visitors to play with worms and learn more about our programming. Check out the list of exciting events below:
Shape Up Somerville Road Race
12:15 “Samba-Motion Parade” – led by Mayor Curtatone
Open to All — Wear your best Carnaval Costume — the more color, feathers and beads the better!
Music on 2 Stages — the Foss Fest Stage & the Main Streets Stage (@ the East Branch Library)
Villen Vibez Hip Hop Open Mic
30+ Participating Businesses and Organizations including Groundwork Somerville!
Explore the cuisine of local restaurants
Raffles, Facepainting, Balloon Animals, Dance and Fitness Demos
The City of Somerville is partnering with East Somerville Main Streets and Foss Fest to kick off the city’s SomerStreets inititiave, with Carnaval @ Somerstreets! Somerville’s new Open Streets Initiative, SomerStreets, is a monthly celebration from June – October of each year, during which the City closes sections of roads to vehicle traffic in favor of walking, running, biking, dancing, and other activities! By partnering with local businesses and organizations, one Sunday each month the city transforms different Somerville neighborhoods into celebrations of active living, community pride, and live entertainment. Find more information on the City’s Website.