Names Needed for Honor Roll Monument

American Flag

The Friends of Woburn Veterans is looking for names of those who have fought for our country to include on the new monument being erected in the Common.  If you or a family member served in the armed forces during a time period of war, please consider adding to this new memorial.  It is estimated that there will be 13,000- 15,000 names on this new monument, which will include veterans from the Revolutionary War all the way to Operation Enduring Freedom. 

Applications for adding a name to the new monument can be picked up at the Woburn Public Library, the Veterans Office, or online at the City of Woburn’s website, cityofwoburn.com.

Volunteer Opportunity of the Week!

Babysitting

The North Suburban YMCA is a family center, and that means there are a lot of kids in the building every day. The babysitting room, Child Watch, offers parents a safe and fun place to leave their children while they exercise or take other children to Y classes. If you like to play with kids and help with crafts and activities, this opportunity is right for you! Help is particularly needed during the morning hours (8:30 am to 1 pm or any time in between).

Contact Rebekah at the North Suburban YMCA at (781) 935-3270 to talk about the different opportunities and to receive a volunteer application.

Don Manzelli Memorial Telethon

Council of Social Concern

The Don Manzelli Memorial Telethon is on Sunday, February 12,  from 12 p.m. to 3 p.m. It will be hosted by Kathy Lucero, Jim Major, and Vinny “The Shoe” Ferlisi.

You can watch live on your local cable channels including, Woburn -- RCN-15, Comcast-22, Verizon-45 and Winchester -- Comcast-8, and Verizon-36.

Tune in to see lots a wonderful local talent and local personalities. Call in your pledges from 12 p.m. to 3 p.m. at 781-995-4178.

Save the Date for WorldFest Woburn!

WorldFest Woburn!

Save the Date!  WorldFest Woburn is coming soon!  This year WorldFest Woburn will be on Sunday, May 20.  Stay tuned for more information on how to become involved!  Be sure to check the website sciwoburn.org/wfw for up-to-date information on WorldFest.  

Woburn Historical Society Burbeen Lecture Series

Welcome to Woburn Sign

On February 13, the Woburn Historical Society will be hosting a program in association with The Burbeen Free Lecture Series.  This program “Middlesex Canal – Woburn’s First Interstate: Then and Now” will be held in the Flaherty Auditorium, at Woburn Memorial High School.  Doors will open at 6:30pm with the program beginning at 7:00pm.  Refreshments will be served following the program.  Come learn about the history of Woburn!

Senior Class Pancake Breakfast Fundraiser

The Woburn High School Class of 2012 will host a Valentine Pancake Breakfast at the Moose Club Hall on Saturday, February 11, from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. It is a $5.00 donation, and the proceeds from this fundraiser will be used to defray the costs of upcoming events for the class such as the prom and other senior events. All students and faculty, as well as members of the Woburn community, are cordially invited to come.  Please bring your favorite valentine with you!

The Second Tweetup Woburn is Here!

By now you must have heard the buzz—Woburn’s second Tweetup is here!  Anyone interested in social media should plan on attending this free event Wednesday, February 1, from 5:30-7:30 pm at Century Suites, 100 Trade Center.  In addition to three speakers, this event will allow time for face-to-face networking, and light refreshments will be served. 
 
For more information, please click here to be redirected to the event site.  

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