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On Tuesday, March 18 the Book Club at the Veterans’ Memorial Senior Center will host a discussion on Barbara Shapiro’s novel, The Art Forager. This discussion will take place at the Veterans’ Memorial Senior Center located at 144 School Street in Woburn beginning at 1:45 pm. Join the members of the Book Club for their discussion on the book and some light refreshments. Come share your views and comments on this literary thriller with others in the community. Is Claire Ross an artist or a forager? Did she do the wrong thing for the right reasons?

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The Woburn Senior Center will be hosting free computer training classes each Thursday during the month of January. These classes will take place at the Woburn Senior Center located at 144 School Street on Thursdays at 11 am. The topics will be presented by people who are knowledgeable in the field of computers. This upcoming Thursday, January 9th the topic will be "How to install free software cleaner"; it will be presented by Jack Ebrecht. The following Thursday January 16, the topic will be "How to keep a journal using the computer" and will be presented by Robin Brown.

Join the Woburn Senior Center (144 School St., Woburn) for their 2013 Fall Festival on Friday, September 20th starting at 9:00 a.m.! The festival takes place in recognition of National Senior Center Month.

Here is the schedule of events:
9am – Noon – Fall Festival Open House/Health Fair
12:30pm – 1pm – Lunch served in Dining Hall
1pm – Door prize drawing in the main dining hall
This event is sponsored by: The City of Woburn; Woburn Council on Aging (via the EOEA) and “Friends Helping Seniors”.

For more information, please contact Judy Tanner at 781-897-5963.

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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.