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Description of forums (For any particular topic, please post to just one forum, since most people will receive all forum e-mails):
Activities: Use this list to advertise upcoming events, classes, camps, etc.
Discussion: Use this list to ask for any kind of advice (parenting, city living, or any other) and to discuss community or municipal issues.
Marketplace: Use this list to sell, give away, buy, or borrow items.
Other Sub-Lists: If anyone would like to set up and administer a sub-list of Somerville Families, such as for a neighborhood, a Somerville Public School, or a special interest group, contact Stephanie Hirsch (at and we can set it up for you. All members of the sub-list can be automatically enrolled in the three city-wide forums (Activities, Discussion, and Marketplace). We can maintain a directory of sub-lists on this website.