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Flyer for Third Community Forum on Race Relations

Mayor Scott Galvin and Woburn Public Schools, in collaboration with SCI, will be hosting the Third Community Forum on Race Relations at Woburn Memorial High School on Thursday, April 6, from 7-9pm. Residents of all ages are encouraged to attend! 

This event will focus on identifying action steps that can be taken to address the challenges identified at previous forums, related to the topics of race relations and diversity in Woburn. It is part of the #WoburnUnites series. #WoburnUnites is a homegrown effort dedicated to making Woburn a welcoming place for ALL by creating programming that fosters community and understanding.

Flyer for Family Fun Day

NuPath Inc. of Woburn has some exciting spring events that are coming up in the next few weeks! First, NuPath will be hosting its second annual Family Fun Day on Sunday, April 9th from 12-6pm at 354 West Cummings Park in Woburn. The day will feature a variety of activities, including raffles, games with prizes, face painting, an ice cream sundae bar, a bake table, vendors, card readings, refreshments & more! Admission is $2 at the door. All proceeds will go towards NuPath's annual fundraiser event to help support the work that they do for adults with autism and other developmental disabilities.

The second event that NuPath will be hosting is their 7th Annual "Walk the Walk" Fundraiser. This will take place on Saturday, April 15 from 11am-2pm at their office location (147 New Boston St., Woburn). Come to raise awareness and support NuPath's efforts in aiding adults with autism and other developmental disabilities! You can walk as long or as short as you want, and enjoy the family-friendly activities, live music and BBQ.
 

Revolutionary man on Battle Road

Join the city of Woburn on Saturday, April 15 at Battle Road to honor the men from Woburn that went off to fight on April 19th. The event will feature both a clean-up and re-dedication, as well as the unveiling of a new stone monument during a ceremony and collation at the Cambridge Road end. A brochure will also be available highlighting Battle Road's history and the list of Woburn men who served. 

This event is part of Woburn's 375th anniversary celebration. It represents an extraordinary opportunity to recognize the rich heritage of the great city of Woburn and the significant contributions of the men and women who have gone before us. Click here to learn more about Woburn's 375th anniversary.
 

WorldFest logo

WorldFest 2017 is now accepting performance and food/craft vendor applications! The event will take place on Sunday, May 21 from 1-5pm at Library Field, 63 Harrison Ave. Woburn MA. Taking place in WorldFest allows your organization or business to showcase its unique culture and diversity, as well as providing a platform to advertise a performance or food dish that represents your business.

We are looking for multicultural performers, vendors serving ethnic foods, people and/or businesses to display their cultural arts & crafts or participants interested in providing children's activities. If you would like to apply to be one of our vendors or performers, click here to fill out our application

Terrarium to be created at Plant Night

Friends of the Woburn Public Library will be having a plant night fundraiser, hosted by Scoreboard Sports Bar & Grill on Wednesday, April 12 at 7pm. The fundraiser will be in support of Friends of the Library, who in turn support museum passes and Woburn Public Library programs.

Tickets are $50 per person - this includes a meal provided by Scoreboard as well as the creation of a rectangular succulent terrarium! Plant night is for adults ages 21+ and all drinks must be purchased at Scoreboard.

Click here to purchase tickets for the plant night fundraiser.

 

A limited number of tickets are still available to honor David Shapiro at the 2017 Social Capitalist Luncheon on a first come, first served basis - please join us for this great event!

The luncheon will take place on Wednesday, March 29 at the Sheraton Boston Hotel Registration will begin at 11:30am and lunch will be held between noon and 1:30pm. We will be honoring David Shapiro, the CEO of MENTOR: The National Mentoring Partnership with the 2017 SCI Idealist Award.

If you are interested in buying a ticket for the event, please click here to visit our website. Any questions can be directed towards jcaress@socialcapitalinc.org.
 

Do you know a Woburn middle school student that would welcome a chance to talk to their peers about important issues like relationships, bullying, body image, self esteem and peer pressure? The new Equality & Acceptance group provides a safe space for students to talk about issues they are interested in, led by a group of trained high school leaders!

Meet high school students and share your experiences - Tuesdays at the Kennedy Middle School and Thursdays at the Joyce Middle School 2:15-3:15pm. If you have any questions, or are interested in getting your child involved, please contact mobrien@socialcapitalinc.org.

Parents are encouraged to share this message with their children!