Don't let the darkness of winter dull your mind, take an adult education class this season! Woburn Recreation Department is offering loads of classes that will enlighten the mind, invigorate the body, and enliven the spirit! 

Whether it's getting active with some serious Zumba, relaxing with yoga, or making/enjoying risotto, isn't there something that you're ready to learn how to do? With gardening and drawing, investments and weather, cake decorating and inventions, the offerings are eclectic and delightful. 

Take a look at the attached brochure, and sign up for a class here today. Many classes (not all) are starting the week of Jan 5th, so secure your spot today! 

The Woburn Community Educational Foundation is pleased to announce the opening of its 2014-2015 Grant Program.  Educational Professionals from the Woburn Public Schools are invited to apply for funds to support their creative ideas for educational programs or projects that are not funded by the regular school budget.  Grants of up to $1,000 will be made to support new initiatives at any grade level and in any subject, to include the arts, sciences, literacy, math, social studies, physical education and 21st Century skills.

Festival on the Common 2014

From date: 
Sat, 11/29/2014 - 3:00pm

On November 29, 2014 3pm to 7pm in Woburn Center is the 20th Festival on the Common! 

The annual Festival on the Common is a traditional, low cost family fun night. The evening is filled with live musical performances of holiday music. Hayrides with live entertainment are offered from 3pm to 7pm. Charmingdale Farms is always present with many animals for the kids and kids at heart to feed and pet.

The lighting of the Common will also take place following the reading of 'Twas the Night Before Christmas by Mayor Galvin.

It's finally here! On Tuesday, November 4, from 7am to 8pm, you can vote in this year's election

If you know which ward you're in, you can see where to vote by checking here.

If you don't know your ward/precinct, you can check using your address here

Special Questions for Woburn

Woburn has two questions that aren't on the state ballot. You can check out the sample ballot here.

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. 

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.