Woburn's 375th Anniversary Celebration Begins
Woburn's 375th Anniversary Celebration is set to kick off this January, with an exciting line-up of events throughout the year. The Woburn City Hall released a tentative list of the goings-on that you can expect for 2017.
The first event in celebrating the New Year will be an interfaith celebration to take place at the First Congregational Church. The keynote speaker of the event will be Massachusetts state Senator Ed Markey! Also featured will be a local children's choir led by Lynn Burns, the High School Choir, the Mishawum Choral Society, and a special 375th community choir, led by Brian Gilbertie. There will also be a re-enactment of the ordination of Woburn's first minister, Rev. Thomas Carter, in 1642.
February 11 & 12 @ Leland Park - Winter Family Festival and Hockey Classic, featuring sleigh rides, ice skating, and fireworks. Registration is now open for the pond hockey event. Click here to register.
April 15 - Rededication of Historic Battle Road, the pathway of Woburn Patriots in the American Revolution.
May 29 - Memorial Day re-dedication of the First Burial Ground on Park St. in Woburn Center
June 10 - Fishing Derby and Family Day at Horn Pond
June 18 - Historic Downtown Banner Celebration on Woburn Common featuring the artwork of Woburn students.
July 22 - Old Time Baseball Tournament at Library Field, as it was played in 1864.
September 30 - 375th Anniversary Celebration Gala, with Presentation of Official 375th Anniversary Souvenir Book at the Woburn Hilton Hotel.
November - Veteran's Day Ceremonies on Woburn Common, honoring Woburn's Doughboys on the Centennial of World War I.