Henry Shaughnessy Memorial Food Drive

From date: 
Sat, 11/01/2014 - 10:00am

Henry Shaughnessy Memorial Holiday Food Drive

Woburn Letter Carriers

Saturday, November 1

On Saturday, November 1, the Letter Carriers of the Woburn Post Office will conduct their annual holiday food drive to benefit Council of Social Concern’s Food Pantry. They do this in memory of Henry Shaughnessy, who wore the uniform of the Woburn Letter Carriers and spread compassion, generosity and good will along his route for 50 years.

Y Volunteer Social

From date: 
Wed, 10/29/2014 - 6:30pm

The North Suburban YMCA is hosting a Volunteer Social for local volunteers! This event is free, and welcomes any volunteer in the area. This is a chance for you to meet others who are actively engaged in their community. The event is on Wednesday, October 29 at 6:30pm at the North Suburban YMCA (137 Lexington Street, Woburn.) Feel free to bring a friend!

Please RSVP by October 24th by calling 781 305 2908. 

Be an Everyday Superhero

Are you an everyday superhero? Looking for ways to help? Or an opportunity to volunteer? While you may not be able to fly or have super strength, there are ways you can be a hero this season.

The Council of Social Concern is starting their 29th Annual Holiday Food Project and needs help to ensure the comfort and food security of those in Woburn and Winchester who seek its services. As the weather grow colder and the days shorter, the need is greater, and many are looking to help. 

Be the hero of your neighborhood.

Community Meeting, Wyman-Hurld Construction Project

From date: 
Mon, 09/08/2014 - 6:00pm

There will be a community meeting on Monday, September 8, 2014 at 6 pm at the Woburn Memorial High School Auditorium to discuss the Wyman-Hurld Elementary School construction project.

Friends of Veterans Corn Hole Tournment

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.

Native American Pow Wow

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

Woburn Representative Needed for North Suburban Planning Council Meeting

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.

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