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snow houseJust an update on the Holiday House Tour.  Our next meeting will be held on Nov. 10th, at the New Horizons building on 21 Warren Ave. at 7PM.  We welcome any members of the community who would like to offer their ideas on how we can make this the best Holiday House Tour yet!  Our most recent planning meeting for the  was very productive, and  a lot of good ideas were offered by our new committee members.  We are still seeking more houses to be featured  as well as sponsors for the tour, so if you have or know of a house that may like to be a part of this year's tour, please contact sriley@sciwoburn.org or call 781-935-5820.  Also, if you are a local business that would like to sponsor a house or even provide an in-kind donation that will be featured at one of the houses in a raffle, please contact our office.

woburn host lionsIt's time once again for the Woburn Host Lions annual Halloween Parade here in Woburn!  The festivities will kick off Sunday Oct. 26th at 1 PM., beginning at the intersection (rotary) of Rt. 38 and I-95 by the Woburn Cinema/Holiday Inn Select, exit 35 off of I-95 heading south on Rt. 38, Main Street Woburn, traveling for 2.2 miles to the Woburn/Winchester Line.  Bring your family and friends to enjoy this fantastic and fun event! This is a charity event with proceeds benefiting the Massachusetts Lions Eye Research Fund and many local Woburn Host Lions Club projects.

halloween ghostThe Children’s Room of the Woburn Public Library will sponsor a spooky (and slightly crazy) Halloween Party featuring children’s author Carolyn Crimi, author of “Boris and Bella,” and the newly published “Where’s My Mummy?”   Students in elementary grades K-5 are invited to listen to her tales, try their hand at being mummies, doing some monster dancing, and enjoying creepy treats afterwards.  The program will be held on Thursday, Oct. 30,  3:30—4:30 pm, in the first floor Study Hall. Crimi will NOT promise not to try to scare you, so be warned!  No pre-registration is required; do drop by. Children are welcome to wear their costumes, too! Please call the Children’s Room at 781-937-0405 for more details.

woburn historical societyThe Woburn Historical Society is proud to present their 3rd annual cemetary tour. This spooky event will be held on Sunday, Oct. 19th.  The tours will start at 11:30 AM. and go until 4:30 PM., guiding you through Woodbrook Cemetary located on Salem Street in Woburn.  This event is open to the public and is a great way to get ready for the coming Halloween festivities!

Woburn Guild of ArtistsThis Thursday October 16th, the Woburn Guild of Artists will be presenting a demonstration by professional artist Kathy Cooper.  The meeting and demo will be held in the Terrace Lounge at New Horizons on 21 Warren Ave. at 7PM. The meetings are open to the public. Admission is free to Guild members, and there is a $3.00 fee for non-members.  

 

 

 

 

holiday house tourJust a reminder that the next planning committee meeting for the 2008 Holiday House Tour is coming up.  It will be held on Monday, Oct. 20th at 7 PM. at New Horizons on 21 Warren Ave. in Woburn. Please join us  in planning and organizing this exciting event that will help spread Holiday cheer throughout the community!  This planning session is open to everyone and we welcome all input and ideas to help make this the best Holiday House tour yet!

film projectorSave the Date! On Thursday,  November 13th at 7 PM., Social Capital Inc. and St. John's Baptist Church will be showing  "Traces of the Trade: A Story from the Deep North" at the Woburn Memorial High School auditorium. Following our screening of this provocative Sundance Film Festival entrant we will be holding a discussion of the film led by SCI Board Chair and "Traces" family member Dain Perry and his wife Constance. Please join us for this exciting and important event.