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Council of Social Concern

The Council of Social Concern is collecting food items for people in need! Located at 2 Merrimac Street in Woburn, the Food Pantry provides food to individuals and families in Woburn and Winchester who require extra help due to lack of financial resources. The Food Pantry is open to all households through pre-arranged appointments on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9:45 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. and from 1:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.. The Food Pantry is also available to individuals who work or go to school on Wednesdays from 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m..

Join the fun at the SCI Holiday Wine Tasting! Share some good wine and cheer with your fellow community members, hosted by J Mulkerin Realty! Taste a wide range of wines poured by Jenifer Murray, DWSET, Certified Specialist of Wine, from The Urban Chef catering company. Plenty of tasty food and interesting conversations to go with the wine. Tickets are $25 in advance, and may be purchased at http://cart.socialcapitalinc.org/.

Join the festivities on the Saturday after Thanksgiving in Woburn Center for a fun day of music, dance, and Christmas themed activities! The festival will begin at 3:30 p.m. in Woburn Center and end at 6:30 p.m. with a raffle. You won't want to miss this fun Woburn tradition! For more information about the scheduled activitities, please visit the link below:

 

https://www.festivalonthecommon.com/

 

Mentor Flier

SCI and Woburn Public Schools are launching a mentoring program in which students receive guidance from adult mentors to help them build life skills and achieve their goals. Mentors will meet with students twice a month on Mondays and Fridays, during which time they will provide advice and direction to students who need extra help. To become a mentor, please contact Pip Gonatas at pgonatas@socialcapitalinc.org.

Leaf Raking Flier

On November 7th and November 10th, volunteers will rake leaves for seniors in the Woburn area! If you are interested in participating, please contact Pip Gonatas at pgonatas@socialcapitalinc.org. Volunteers will be matched with seniors based on location proximity and should bring their own leaf raking supplies!

This program is sponsored in part by the Woburn Council on Aging.

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Join SCI as we receive the Woburn Business Association Humanitarian Award at our annual celebration on Wednesday, November 7th! A cocktail reception and silent auction will begin at 5:30 p.m., followed by dinner and the awards ceremony at 6:30 p.m.. Donations of gifts and tickets to support SCI and the silent auction are welcome and can be sent to David Crowley at dcrowley@socialcapitalinc.org by this Friday.

For more information about the event and registration, visit the link below:

Monster Dash photo

Join the Woburn Host Lions at their 7th Annual Monster Dash this Sunday, October 21st! This event consists of an adult run (4.01k/2.5 miles), a walk (2.1 miles) and a children's fun run (.8 miles). Come dressed up in your craziest halloween costume and enjoy games and a cookout! 

The children's fun run will be held for children ages 5 to 14 years old and the 2.5 mile race will be held for ages 14 years and older. The top three winners in each run category will be presented with awards at the end! All proceeds will go to Lions Charities.