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Performances announced!

WorldFest 2017 poster

We are excited to announce our performers for this year's WorldFest event! We have some amazing performances that span the globe. Performing this year:

  • Shaila School of Dance - Indian folk dance & Bollywood
  • Move and Inspire - Japanese hip hop
  • Ku's Tae Kwon Do Academy - Martial arts demonstration
  • Os Forrozeiros Dance Group - Brazilian Forro dance
  • Daoist 6 - Tai chi and kung fu performance
  • Upasana - Indian classical dance
  • Johara and Snake Dance Theater Company - Middle Eastern belly dancing

Please look out for upcoming information on the performance schedule, as well as news about food and craft vendors.
 

Film Screening: Traces of the Trade

Flyer for Traces of the Trade film screening

SCI and the Lutheran Church of the Redeemer would like to invite you to join us for the film screening of the acclaimed documentary, Traces of the Trade: A Story from the Deep North. Following the film, Dain and Constance Perry will facilitate a conversation on race, reconciliation and healing. Dain, one of the family members in the film, took part in retracing his family's heritage.

The screening will take place on Friday, May 12 from 6-9pm at the Lutheran Church of the Redeemer. RSVP by May 10, as a light dinner will be served prior to the screening. Contact mobrien@socialcapitalinc.org.
 

WorldFest is looking for sponsors!

Outreach partner and sponsor logos

Currently, we are seeking sponsors to help support WorldFest - SCI would like to offer local businesses the opportunity to sponsor this year's event and in return receive ads and publicity dependent on the donation level. You can become a supporter OR choose to be a Bronze, Silver, Gold or Platinum sponsor! 

Attached is our Sponsorship Opportunity document. Please email Mollie O'Brien at mobrien@socialcapitalinc.org if interested! 
 

WorldFest 2017

WorldFest 2017 logo

This year's WorldFest is right around the corner! It will be held at Library Field, 63 Harrison Ave., Woburn, MA - Sunday May 21st from 1-5pm. Come join us for fun and festivities, including some great performances, awesome food and interactive activities for the kids. 

Our rain location will be the Kennedy Middle School located at 41 Middle Street in Woburn.

If you're interested in performing, serving food or helping out with the children's activities, click here to fill out our online application. Any other questions can be directed to Mollie O'Brien at mobrien@socialcapitalinc.org.
 

WorldFest is looking for sponsors!

Outreach partner and sponsor logos

WorldFest 2017 is right around the corner! The event will be held on Sunday, May 21 from 1-5pm at Library Field, 63 Harrison Ave. in Woburn. We are looking forward to sharing this fun-filled day with the community! 

Currently, we are seeking sponsors to help support WorldFest - SCI would like to offer local businesses the opportunity to sponsor this year's event and in return receive ads and publicity dependent on the donation level. You can become a supporter OR choose to be a Bronze, Silver, Gold or Platinum sponsor! 

Attached is our Sponsorship Opportunity document. Please email Mollie O'Brien at mobrien@socialcapitalinc.org if interested! 
 

Council of Social Concern's John McElhiney Memorial Auction

Council of Social Concern logo

The Council of Social Concern will be hosting its annual John McElhiney Memorial Auction on Saturday, April 29 at the Crest View Plaza in Woburn starting at 6pm. Tickets for admission are $35.00 which includes a buffet-style dinner featuring light appetizers, baked macaroni and cheese, sirloin tips, sausage and peppers & more! There will also be a cash bar available.

What can you do to help? DONATE an auction item ie. theatre tickets, restaurant gift cards or hotel stays. ATTEND the auction with family and friends - tables of 8-10 can be reserved! SPONSOR the auction, anywhere from $99-$5,000 for ads, publicity & more. Lastly, get the chance to WIN a basket of gift certificates for fine dining at local restaurants valued at over $500 - all you have to do is purchase Dine-Around raffle tickets for $15. 

Visit their website for more information OR contact Mary Laing at 781-935-6495.

Volunteer for Middlesex Canal clean-up

Photo of Middlesex Canal in Woburn

Are you looking for a volunteer opportunity? Join a group of individual volunteers who are organizing a clean-up of the historic Middlesex Canal! The clean-up will take place on Saturday, May 6 from 8am-2pm. The group is looking for about 50 volunteers for the day. If interested, please contact Mollie O'Brien at mobrien@socialcapitalinc.org for more information.
 

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