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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.

YMCAOn Friday, Oct. 24, the North Suburban YMCA will host the Taste of North Suburban Annual Gala. At this event members of the community will have a chance to sample dishes from local restaurants, enjoy dancing, raffles, and a live auction with great prizes such as Red Sox memorabilia and two round trip plane tickets.

Social Hour will be held from 6 to 7 p.m. and will include hors d’oeuvres and wine. Then from 7 to 11 p.m., enjoy dancing and food tasting from local restaurants.

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 Senior CenterThe Woburn Senior Center and "Friends Helping Seniors, Inc." invites you to join them for their latest in the "Breakfast and Lecture" series held at the Woburn Senior Center on Wednesday, Oct. 22nd.  A breakfast buffet FOR THOSE ATTENDING THE LECTURE will be served at 9:45 AM. for $1 per breakfast, supported by “Friends Helping Seniors”.  Breakfast will be followed by a free one hour lecture at 10:30 AM.  This week's lecture will be "Fire Safety: What do you need to know to keep safe in your own home and maintain independence?" presented by William Sweeney from the Woburn Fire Department.

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.  





north surburban chamber of commerceThe North Suburban Chamber of Commerce invites you to an informative multi-chamber event Tuesday night at TradeCenter 128, located at 300 Tradecenter in Woburn.  The event will begin at 5:30 PM. and featured guest speaker, Representative Sal DiMasi, Speaker of the House, is scheduled to make a presentation entitled The Legislature and Small Business at 6:00 p.m.  The cost for this event is $10 for members of the Chamber of Commerce and $20 for future members.  For no additional charge, your company can occupy 1/3 of an exhibition table.  Brings lots of business cards and company information to promote your product or services.

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!