Feeney 5K

Feeney 5K

The Feeney 5K road race is presented by the Shamrock Running Club in memory and celebration of the club founder, Bill Feeney. Bill was a mentor, coach and friend to the Shamrocks and lives on in the friendships forged through his club and throughout the future miles and hearts of the many runners he has encouraged. Please join in this special and fitting tribute to Bill. 

The 5K is sponsored by the Tanner Tavern Greater Boston Running Club.  There will be a free Kids Fun Run at 10am. 

For more information, visit the running club’s website: http://www.shamrockrunningclub.com/

First Concert in the 2012 Horn Pond Summer Concert Series!

Revels' Glen

The Horn Pond Summer Concert Series kicks off this Friday, June 29, with the popular Irish band, Revels’ Glen. The concert is from 7 to 9 p.m. at Horn Pond, along the flat grassy area of Sturgis Street, otherwise known as Ice House Park. This concert is sponsored by McCue Garden Center, who will be providing free steamed corn for the whole crowd.
Revels’ Glen creates traditional Irish folk music that makes you want to stand up and join in. 

Nature Walk

From date: 
Sat, 06/30/2012 - 8:00am

On Saturday, June 30th, Gerry Kehoe will be leading another 'Nature Walk".  This one will be up on Horn Pond Mountain.  People will meet at the Pumphouse Parking Lot off Lake Avenue at the south end of the Pond.  The walk will go from 8 am to 10 am; wear good walking shoes, bring sun block, bug repellant, and your camera.

The X-Factor is coming to town!

The X-Factor

On Thursday, June 28, the hit TV show The X-Factor is coming to the Dunkin’ Donuts Center in Providence, and the North Suburban YMCA has free tickets! 

What’s more, once 40 people sign up, there also will be free transportation! So sign up quickly, and tell all your friends!

This is open to everybody ages 12 and older; whether YMCA member or not.  All teens under 18 must be accompanied by an adult.  Taping runs from 12:30pm to 5:30pm; we will depart from the Y at 10am.

For more information, and to sign up, contact Rebekah at rscaduto@ymcaboston.org or 781.935.2927.  Anybody interested in participating in this trip must sign up by 5pm on Tuesday, June 26. 

Volunteer Opportunity of the Week!

Spence Farm

The Woburn Summer Farmers Market is starting and is always looking for volunteers to help the vendors set up and break down, sell cold drinks, give information about the property and events, set up the petting zoo, help bands load and unload equipment, load and unload the hayrides, and maintain the property. If you are available for a few hours on any Sunday and want to lend a hand, they would love to have you.

Old Time Traditional Square Dance!

The Real School of Music together with the Woburn Agricultural Commission is pleased to invite you to a traditional Appalachian old-time square dance.  This dance will take place at Spence Farm on Friday, June 22, starting at 8pm. 

Parent/ Child Nature Walk

From date: 
Sat, 06/16/2012 - 9:00am

Gerry Kehoe will once again be leading her yearly "Parent/Child Nature Walk" this Saturday, June 16, around the Horn Pond Conservation Area.  This walk is always very educational, informational and most of all fun!

Gather your children, grand-children, nieces, nephews, or some of the neighbor's kids and come on down to Ice House Park on Saturday at 9 am and join in.  Ice House Park is the grassy area along Sturgis Street at the north end of Horn Pond. 

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