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Brought to you by the Woburn Public Library and the Woburn Business Association. What is the cost to you of not remembering names? Embarrassment? Missed opportunities? Missed connections? Fear of meeting new people? Lost Business?

This method has been taught for over a hundred years to hundred of thousands of students. It has led to extraordinary feats of memory. MemorizeBest has made it easier than ever to learn and use this method. You will see every person and their name more vividly--and remember their name with surprising ease.

The annual Woburn Holiday House Tour to benefit Social Capital Inc. is coming up on Sunday, December 10th, from 1:30 to 5 p.m. This enchanting holiday event allows guests the opportunity to share holiday cheer with neighbors and friends. You won’t want to miss it!

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The Woburn Festival on the Common will be held on the Saturday after Thankgiving from 3pm to 7pm in Woburn Center. This is the 21st festival, making it another amazing Woburn tradition. The evening is filled with live musical performances of Christmas and holiday music. Hayrides with live entertainment are offered from 3 to 7. Charmingdale farms is always present with many animals for the kids and kids at heart to feed and pet. Santa is on duty meeting with all children to get their Christmas Wish Lists.

National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) is a fun, seat-of-your-pants approach to creative writing. On November 1, participants begin working towards the goal of writing a 50,000-word novel by 11:59 PM on November 30. Valuing enthusiasm, determination, and a deadline, NaNoWriMo is for anyone who has ever thought about writing a novel. Come Write In at the Woburn Public Library!

Woburn Ambassadors is a new program being presented by Social Capital Inc. (SCI) in partnership with the Woburn Public Schools designed to help families who are newcomers in Woburn connect to everything the community has to offer. In our ambassadors we are looking for an interest in sharing your enthusiasm for the Woburn community with newcomers, a strong knowledge of the community, a commitment to creating an inclusive and welcoming environment in Woburn, and willingness to keep in contact with a family new to the community. 2nd language skills are also helpful but not required.

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The Woburn Youth Council (WYC) is a program designed to place young people in middle and high school in leadership roles to help address community needs. Under the guidance of AmeriCorps advisors, council members are able to participate in community service opportunities based on their interests. Members will earn volunteer hours for each meeting and service-learning event they attend and are eligible for service awards based on those hours. The WYC meets every Tuesday at the Club, from 7:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m.

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Implicit Biases are our unconscious associations that generate feelings and attitudes about other people based on race, ethnicity, age, gender and other identifying traits. We all have biases that we are unaware of, and they significantly impact how we interact with others, personally and professionally. This workshop will introduce participants to the concept of implicit bias, what it is, how it develops, its impacts, and research based debiasing strategies.