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Presidential Primary Election Early Voting for Woburn voters will take place at Woburn City Hall, 10 Common Street, Woburn, Massachusetts the following dates and times:

Monday, February 24, 2020 from 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Tuesday, February 25, 2020 from 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Wednesday, February 26, 2020 from 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Thursday, February 27, 2020 from 9:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Friday, February 28, 2020 from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

SCI Woburn is seeking participants for WorldFest 2020!  This annual multicultural festival celebrates the vast cultural diversity within Woburn and the wider world.  This year WorldFest will be held on Sunday, May 17 from 1-5pm in Woburn.  SCI is accepting applications of interest for performers, food and craft vendors and activity and demonstration tables.  The aim of the festival is to broaden our community's knowledge and understanding of cultures from around the world.  To that end, SCI asks that all participants goods or activities be representative of the culture to which they identif

Public Skating opened Monday at the O'Brien Ice Rink! Please visit for the updated February Vacation times for The O'Brien Ice Rink.  The rink has limited skate rentals available so please contact them regarding sizes or arrive early!  Cost of skating is $3 per person.  Skate rentals are an additional $3.  Please note that children under 6 and beginners must have an adult with them at all times on the ice. 

This Sunday, February 9 is the 3rd annual Polar Plunge to benefit the James L. McKeown Boys & Girls Club of Woburn.  What is the Polar Plunge? you may ask.  Well, the Polar Plunge is for the brave and courageous among you who go out to Horn Pond as a group and... jump in!  Participants are asked to raise a minimum of $50 for the club in order to take part in this icy water experience.

No need to go into Boston or all the way to NYC to see a show. This weekend head over to the Woburn Memorial High School to catch the Joyce Middle School's production of Annie Jr.  WMHS student, Tara Metters, directed this production of Annie Jr which has all the songs you love from the original show, but is simplified for a younger cast.  There will be two performances of the show.  Friday, February 7 at 7 PM and a matinee on Saturday, February 8 at 2 PM.  Tickets are just $7 and children under 3 are FREE!  Tickets can be purchased at the door.  

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Coming up on the Woburn Public Library's 1 year anniversary of it's grand re-opening there are many reasons to celebrate.  The newest, though, is the new Children's  Newsletter!  Don't be fooled by the name.  In this newsletter you will find activities and events for babies to teens and even some for the whole family.  The February newsletter was just published last week and there are so many great activities to choose from.  There are preschool events like Dad's and Donuts, Story Time, Math Time and Music Time.  Code Club, Craft Time and Yoga for elementary.  Book and Movie Clubs, VR and V

Monday, January 27 at 7 PM the first meeting of the WorldFest steering committee will take place at The United Methodist Church at 523 Main Street, Woburn.  WorldFest is an annual, free community event that celebrates the rich and growing cultural diversity within Woburn and the wider world.  The steering committee will meet once every three weeks or so to plan and execute the festival.  Committee members are responsible for finding and securing performers, craft and food vendors as well as volunteers to help run the event.  Further, they work together to design and distribute promotional m