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Every holiday season, shoppers brave the lines at the mall to purchase gifts for friends and family. This year, have some fun shopping for gifts by bidding on an auction from the comfort of your own home. The Friends Helping Seniors are opening up the bidding for their annual holiday auction on November 1 at 8:00am through November 16.

There are a number of fun and unique items that will make the perfect holiday gifts! The highest bidder will get the chance to win items such as gift certificates, Red Sox tickets, gift baskets, hotel stays and much more!

Proceeds from the auction will help support services for the seniors of Woburn such as transportation services, Senior Center programs, domestic services and educational opportunities. The "Friends" are a private, non profit organization that works cooperatively with the Woburn Council on Aging. This auction will allow the Friends to expand upon the programs already offered to seniors.

Senior Center sign

Friends Helping Seniors 2012 Holiday Auction

Thu, 11/01/2012 - 8:00am

On November 1 at 8:00am, the Friends Helping Seniors 2012 Holiday Auction will open up for bidding. This year, the Friends hope to raise funds to support services for the seniors of Woburn. 

To learn more about Friends Helping Seniors Inc., click here.

Tickets are on sale at $1 each for an ice cream social scheduled for Thursday, August 6th at the Woburn Senior Center, 144 School Street.  Entertainment begins at 1pm featuring singer Greg Curtis, sponsored by the Cultural Council.  Ice cream sundaes will follow at 2pm and the event will conclude with a door prize drawing.  The Woburn Senior Center is fully air conditioned and handicap accessible.  For transportation information contact 781-897-5964.  Tickets to the event may be obtained at the reception desk at the Woburn Senior Center or phone 781-897-5960 for further information.

The Woburn Senior Center, located at 144 School Street, offers a movie every Monday shown at both 10:00 am and then again at 1:30 pm.  Thanks is extended to “Friends Helping Seniors” for providing the movies each week for the Woburn Seniors and the Woburn Community.  Upcoming movies include:

woburn senior centerThe Woburn Senior Center, located on 144 School Street, will offer the annual “Friends Helping Seniors Holiday Fair and Lunch” on Saturday, November 1st from 9am to 2pm.  The fair will include a unique “White Elephant” room featuring all sorts of treasures.  Toys and games for the children will be offered as well as handmade crafts.  Holiday Items will be available as well as plants, jewelry, books, clothing and a bake sale.  Raffles will include gift baskets, handmade afghans and a thanksgiving basket.  The onsite “Golden Gift Shop” will be open for special Saturday hours.  All proceeds will benefit “Friends Helping Seniors”.  The Woburn Senior Center is handicapped accessible.