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The final concert in the 2017 Horn Pond Summer Concert Series will be held this Friday, August 11, from 6 to 8 p.m.The series finale will feature the Mike Moore and Steve Kelly, joined by members of the Mike Moore Band. This concert is sponsored by Lamacchia Realty, Inc. The concert will take place in the flat grassy area known as Ice House Park, by the Sturgis St. end of the pond.
 
Mike Moore and Steve Kelly have been performing together for many years, singing chart-topping, toe-tapping hits from the 70s, 80s, 90s and beyond. Their music includes cover songs from rock, alternative and pop genres. Bring a lawn chair and come to enjoy this summer tradition with family and friends.
 
Rumford Birthplace Museum, 90 Elm St, Woburn

“To Render Dwelling-houses more Comfortable” - Sunday, May 22, at the Rumford Musuem in Woburn

Sun, 05/22/2016 - 1:00pm

 At the end of Elm St in North Woburn, in the Baldwin Historic District, stands a red farmhouse built in 1714. On March 26, 1753, this modest home became the birthplace of one of Woburn’s most famous citizens, Benjamin Thompson, later Count Rumford: soldier, statesman, inventor, and scientist.

One of Sir Benjamin Thompson’s most popular inventions was the Rumford Fireplace. The poorly designed fireplaces of the time wasted heat and produced dense clouds of smoke.

Red Bridge at back of Horn Pond Lagoon

WREN presents "Horn Pond Out Back" on Sunday, May 15 & Thursday, May 19

Sat, 05/14/2016 - 12:13pm

Have you walked Horn Pond and wondered what was out in back of the Lagoon but were afraid to take that dirt road for fear of getting lost? Then come along on this free and open to the public walk on Sunday, May 15th at 9:00 am and on Thursday, May 19th at 4:00 pm. The Thursday program has a rain date of Friday, May 20th at 4:00 pm. Both walks will begin at Ice House Park on Sturgis Street.

Woburn Militiaman greets visitors at entrance to Woburn's Battle Road

"Woburn"s Road to Revolution" - a walk into Woburn's Revolutionary War history

Sat, 05/21/2016 - 12:00pm

As part of Freedom’s Way “Hidden Treasures 2016”, the Woburn Historical Commission will host a walk into Woburn's Revolutionary War history with "Woburn's Road to Revolution", on Saturday, May 21st, from 12 noon to 3pm. The program will include narrated walking tours along a portion of Battle Road, beginning at 12 noon at Tarky Park (site of the old Tarky School), 256 Russell St., Woburn MA, 01801. In addition to the tours, reenactors in period dress will be portraying historical characters in scenes from Woburn’s Revolutionary past.

The Friends of Woburn Veterans will be hosting a Corn Hole Tournment on Sunday, July 27 from 1-6 pm at The Sons of Italy, located at 168 Lexington Street in Woburn. 100% of all funds raised will go to Veterans projects in Woburn, including the next scheduled restoration project of the USS Maine Cowl, located at Woburn Common.

This year, the 12th Annual Native American Pow Wow will be taking place at Spence Farm, located at 41 Wyman Street on Saturday Juy 26th and 27th from 10 a.m. to 5 pm. The Grand entry will be at noon each day. This is a free event, so come down and enjoy Native American drumming, singing, and dancing, story-telling, arts and crafts, and Native American food. No alcohol permitted. For any questions please call 781-775-7899 or email GGhawk@comcast.net

Update: There are currently 4 WREN volunteers and volunteers from the Friends of Mary Cummings Park that have agreed to represent Woburn at this meeting. If you are interested in joining this group, please contact Rod Flynn at FVirgos01801@aol.com.

The North Suburban Planning Council will be meeting on March 27th from 6:30-9:30PM at the Winchester Town Hall Auditorium (71 Mount Vernon St.) to discuss land use priorities such as the Middlesex Greenway through the Westside to connect places like Shannon Farm, Shaker Glen, the Battle Road, Whispering Hill and Mary Cummings Park. 

This meeting titled "Preservation, Development, and Infrastructure Investment Priorities in the Region" brings together community members from Burlington, North Reading, Reading, Stoneham, Wakefield, Wilmington, Winchester and Woburn. 

For more information about this meeting, please see the attached flyer below.