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******WORLDFEST LOCATION CHANGED! The WorldFest location has been moved due to potential thunderstorms, it will be held at Woburn Memorial High School (88 Montvale Ave) where we still hold a fun and exciting indoor/outdoor event! We hope to see you there!

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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.

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Join fellow Woburn community members to remember loved ones lost, honor survivors of all cancers, and raise money to help the American Cancer Society make a global impact on cancer. The Relay takes place on Saturday, May 19, 2018 from 2 p.m. - 6 am at Library Park Field (63 Harrison Ave Woburn, MA). Relay For Life is the signature fundraiser for the American Cancer Society. Relay is staffed and coordinated by volunteers in thousands of communities and 27 countries. Volunteers give of their time and effort because they believe it's time to take action against cancer.

Addiction doesn't care who you are or where you come from. Chris Sullivan was a Patriot from 1996 - 2002.  By all rights, he led a successful life. He also struggled with anxiety and addiction to drugs and alcohol, a struggle led to his retirement from the NFL. Kathi Sullivan was a normal mom with a normal life. And then her 17 year old daughter, Taylor, drowned in 2 feet of swampy water--the result of underage drinking and poor choices. The evening is a chance to start a conversation with your children and family on a topic that can be really difficult to talk about.

The 5th Annual Health & Wellness Fair will be held on Saturday May 5th from 10am – 1pm at the new James L. McKeown Boys & Girls Club of Woburn. They will be holding the fair in the Gymnasium along with a Blood Drive for the American Red Cross. If you are interested in donating you can sign up HERE, and enter the Sponsor Code: WELLNESS,  or call 1-800-RED CROSS (733-2767). This will also be at the James L.

On Monday, April 30th, the Woburn Historical Society and Woburn Public Library, in conjunction with the Freedom’s Way National Heritage Area and the American Antiquarian Society, will present “Declaring Independence: Then and Now; Reconsidering the promises of the Declaration of Independence: A narrated performance and community conversation.” What did the Declaration of Independence mean to citizens of 1776? What meanings does it hold for us today?

Are you eligible to vote but unsure of how to register? Would you like to learn more about upcoming local elections? Do you like cake? Please join the Woburn Public Library and Woburn Welcomes for an casual evening of education and assistance, served with a side of cake. On Wednesday, May 2 from 7:00—8:30 PM at the front table of the Woburn Public Library (Temporary Location).