SomerFun is just a few days away (and the forecast looks great this year…YAY!), and we have lined up quite the day of fun for the community. Here’s a lengthy rundown of all the fun (and mostly free) things to do at the event. Needless to say, there’s something here for just about everyone!
Games, Activities & Demonstrations
A Tiki Hut with samples from Sponsor Polar Beverages
DUNK TANK – with our Executive Director, Joe Grafton, a special guest in a Gorilla Suit, Independent Bartenders and some surprises.
Groundwork Somerville - butter churning, the food miles relay race, and the giant somerville puzzle map.
Mystic River Watershed Association - fish-based artwork – drawing
Mass Metta Massage – Free Chair Massage
Open Space Community Acupuncture – Community acupuncture demos
The Growing Center - An urban homesteading workshop
Shobu Akido - 20′ x 20′ demonstration area and a table with information about classes
OPENAIR Circus – Stilters rambling about the event
Abbie Barrett & the Last Date
Reverend Busker & Friends
Balliro Vocal Studio - I will be promoting private vocal instruction with a video of various performances and instruction examples.
Beantown Franks ‘n Spuds – Gourmet Hot Dogs & Baked Potatoes
Canis major Herbals – Information on holistic dog health; herbal products for dogs will be available for sale, such as natural tick spray, herbal Lyme preventive, remedies for separation anxiety, etc.
Esoterica/ Smileybaby Hats – Handmade jewelry and baby hats.
ideaka - I am selling t-shirts, wallets, soap & maybe some lights. I have a pop up tent with a minimal display.
JoJo - Handmade design and one of a kind pieces that are seasonally appropriate. For the summer I have sundresses, skirts/pants, halter tops and one piece jumpsuits, lightweight cape-like tops plus some housewares like table runners and napkins, totes.
Mike’s Automotive – Information and swag from your local mechanic right across the street.
Mystic River Watershed Association - Booth Set-up includes a map (on an easel if possible), reports, newsletters.
Picture Renewal – Sample books to view and 3-4 pairs of larger, framed samples and Swag:
Proxy Apparel – radical, ethical fashion and accessories. With a raffle and fashion giveaways.
Swellr – The table will have a variety of individual activities designed to interest the public in Swellr. We will be handing out flyers and talking with the Somerville community and asking them about their favorite businesses and causes.
Rebecca J. D’Antonio - Handmade high quality one of a kind and limited edition jewelry. From now to the end of September, $1 from every sale will be donated to the Greater Boston Food Bank. I also offer “Creation Station” where people can pick beads to have custom pieces made
RESPOND, Inc – Brochures, trifolds presentations, people to answer questions.
RiverDog LLC – pet supplies for dogs and cats information on sevices and samples
Taza Chocolate – We have a sign to hang up behind us, as well as a 4″ table with chocolate samples and some pictures of our chocolate.
Thalia Tringo & Assoicates Real Estate, Inc. – We will display some marketing materials and Q&A on taking care of a home, buy v. rent, etc. We’ll give away some swag.
Two Little Monkeys - 1-2 rolling racks of childrens clothing, as well as a small selection of toys and books.
Truly Good – Info about my design business, as well as a few promo items from a few of our clients.
The Welcome Project - YUM restaurant cards and talking with people about our programs and volunteer opportunities.
Originally posted on...June 7th, 2011