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Free Thanksgiving Dinner at The Restaurant

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Thu, 11/24/2016 - 12:00pm

Join The Restaurant Bar & Grille for a complimentary Thanksgiving feast with all the trimmings! Thursday November 24, Thanksgiving Day, The Restaurant will host a free dinner from 12pm-4pm for all of those in need, or who may have nowhere else to go.
 

Veteran's Day Parade

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Fri, 11/11/2016 - 10:15am

This year's annual Veteran's Day parade will be hosted by the The United Veterans Council of Woburn and the Department of Veterans Services for the City of Woburn. It will begin at 10:15 am, marching from the Woburn-Winchester line at Cross and Main streets to the Woburn Common. Proceeding the parade will be the ceremony, set to begin at 11 am at the Woburn Common.

Community Forum on Race Relations A Success

Audience members discussing issues at forum

St. John's Baptist Church, in collaboration with SCI, held the first Community Forum on Race Relations this past Friday, October 28. There was great turnout from the Woburn community, who engaged in an honest and candid conversation with the discussion panel, consisting of five community leaders and one Woburn Memorial High School (WMHS) student. Among the panel were Mayor Scott Galvin, St. John's Rev. Dr. Neal Pearson, Woburn United Methodist Church's Rev. Dr. Yoo-Yun Cho-Chang, Police Chief Tom Ferullo, Superintendent of School's Mark Donovan, and WMHS sophomore student, Francis Kitiibwa. The forum was moderated by SCI's David Crowley, alongside Ron Walker.

As the first in what we hope to be a series of related forums, it was a great success for not only SCI and St. John's Baptist Church, but for the community of Woburn as a whole. At the end of the forum, Rev. Dr. Neal Pearson thanked the audience members and panelists, "Let's not make this one night only. Let's come up with a plan to make this two nights, three nights, however long it takes." 

Woburn Middlesex Lion's Fashion Show

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Wed, 10/26/2016 - 6:00pm

Woburn Middlesex Lion's Club will be hosting its annual fashion show this Wednesday, October 26 at the Sons of Italy on Lexington St. in Woburn. Light refreshments will be served started at 6 pm and the show will commence at 7 pm. All designs will be supplied by CHICOs and proceeds will go to various Lions' charities.

Tickets are $20/person. Purchase tickets here: https://signedevents.com/united-states/woburn/woburn-middlesex-lions-fashion-show/ OR call781-935-3204.
 

St. John's Baptist Church to Host Race Relations Forum

Logo of St. John's Baptist Church

St. John's Baptist Church, in collaboration with Social Capital Inc. (SCI), will be hosting a Community Forum on Race Relations on Friday, October 28 from 7-9 pm. The purpose of the forum is to discuss the state of race relations in the community and to identify steps to improve upon issues raised during the discussion. The event will feature a panel with a number of community leaders, including Mayor Galvin, Superintendent Mark Donovan, and Rev. Dr. Neal Pearson. It will be moderated by Ron Walker from St. John's, along with SCI's David Crowley. Citizens of all ages are invited to attend! 

The forum will take place at St. John's Baptist Church, located at 40 Everett St. in Woburn. If you have any questions, please contact Toni Walker at twalker@sjbc.info OR call 781-935-4314. 
 

New Keynote Speaker for WCEF's 3rd Annual Women's Forum & Purse Raffle

Photo of keynote speaker Emily Riemer

WCEF's 3rd Annual Women's Forum & Purse Raffle will be taking place this Sunday, October 16th, at 11 am at the Crest View Plaza in Woburn. Recently announced is the change in keynote speakers for the event - unfortunately, Kelley Tuthill will not be able to attend. WCEF is excited to announce that award-winning journalist Emily Riemer will now be the keynote speaker!

Event tickets are $50 each - these include one free entry in WCEF's fabulous purse raffle. Additional raffle tickets will be sold at the event for $5 each, or 6 tickets for $20. Click here for more information on the event, and to purchase a ticket.
 

NuPath's Third Annual Celebration

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Thu, 10/13/2016 - 5:30pm

NuPath Inc. will be holding their third annual celebration this Thursday, October 13, to come together in honor of their mission - to make life's journey happier, healther and more fulfilling for people living with disabilities. 

The event will be held at the Hilton Woburn from 5:30 pm to 8:30 pm. Unfortunately, tickets are sold out but if you're interested in being added to the waitlist, you can do so here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/nupaths-3rd-annual-celebration-hilton-bostonwoburn-2-forbes-road-woburn-tickets-27353756823.

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