The mission of SCI Woburn is to strengthen the community by connecting diverse individuals and organizations through civic engagement initiatives. The SCI Woburn website serves as a community resource connecting residents to volunteer opportunities, community events and resources.


Did you ever want to be part of something that would help people around the world?

Do you like to recycle? Do you want to clean your cabinets and drawers out? Then donate your used eyeglasses. Dig out those old eyeglasses your family has so they can be sent to countries around the world to help less fortunate people see. The goal of the Lions is to end blindness around the world. You can help them by donating your used eyeglasses.

Thank you for supporting SCI by Shopping at Whole Foods on 5% Day. Your efforts helped SCI raise over $6,000 which allows SCI the chance to work towards our goal of continuing to connect citizens to strengthen communites.

TowelThis coming Thursday 1/29 at the North Suburban YMCA located at 137 Lexington Street in Woburn, is free towel day. Members of the North Suburban YMCA will be able to go up to the front desk and receive a towel for free instead of paying the usual amount of 0.50cents if you don't have a towel card.

dollar signBeginning Saturday mornings from Feb. 7 through April 11, free income tax assistance preparation will be available for individuals at the Woburn Public Library, located at 45 Pleasant Street in Woburn, .  Appointments are required and they will begin taking them on January 20th, but space is limited. Each one-on-one session will last approximately 45 minutes.  Appointments will be between 9:15 a.m. and 11:45 a.m.  Local tax-aide volunteers, who are trained by AARP and certified by the IRS, will provide assistance with both federal and state tax forms.  Participants should bring a copy of last year’s tax returns, as well as W-2s, 1099s and other documents necessary for tax form preparation.

Justice scaleOn Thursday, January 22nd, Rep. Jay Kaufman opens the new year with a special edition of "OPEN HOUSE" as he is joined by fellow legislators who also represent any part of the three communities that comprise the House 15th Middlesex District, Lexington, Arlington, and Woburn.  Hosted at the Historic Depot, in Depot Square in Lexington, an expanded 90-minute format has been reserved for this show, as regular Open House attendees will note the early start time of 7:00 PM, with the show concluding at the regular time of 8:30 PM.. Come early to this special show and hear directly from area lawmakers on what to expect in this next legislative session. Learn about what bills each legislator has filed as his or her priorities. Find out what steps the state is taking to help energize and grow a stagnant economy. See how close collaboration helps regional communities tackle the tough problems we all face.

YMCA LogoThe North Suburban YMCA will be hosting this workshop at their location at 137 Lexington Street in Woburn on Thursday, January 22nd. It will be held from 6:45 to 7:45 PM. This workshop explores the techniques for maintaining a better attitude.  Come and experience this high-energy presentation which will teach you how to take great care of yourself using specific methods of behavior.  Learn how to set and achieve goals, focus on your character and stay positive.  Energy givers?  Energy takers?  You'll learn how to enjoy the givers and handle the takers.   You're sure to learn...you're sure to laugh!

martin luther king jr.St. John's Baptist Church, in partnership with the City of Woburn and Social Capital Inc., will be presenting it's annual award for the Martin Luther Kng Jr. scholarship on Monday, January 19th.  The ceremony will be held at the Hilton Hotel, located at 2 Forbes Road in Woburn from 12:00 PM to 3:00 PM.  There will be a keynote address delivered by the President of Wheelock College, Jackie Jenkins-Scott, and the Drum Malor Award will be presented to Robert Norton, Principal of Woburn Memorial High School who will be retiring this year.  Please come and join us in honoring the memory of Dr. King and the legacy he has left to us.

Tickets are still available for purchase at the door for $40 per person.