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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.

Touch-a-Truck

From date: 
Sun, 05/19/2013 - 10:00am
FREE Family event, Join us May 19 10 AM-1 PM, Visit our Facebook page for info

Revving up for a wonderful FREE Community Event:
The 8th Touch-a-Truck!  

Cummings Properties is hosting its eighth Touch-a-Truck on Sunday, May 19, from 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM.  In previous years, an estimated 3,000 children and adults came to West Cummings Park, Woburn to marvel at the enormous trucks, and fascinating public safety equipment and displays. 

Woburn Public Library

Join the Friends of the Library at the Woburn Public Library (45 Pleasant St.) on Thursday, February 28 at 7:00PM in the study hall for a showing of historical videos presenting some of Woburn's most interesting historic sites! 

This showing will feature Tom Smith's video series "Explorer's Guide to Woburn." Smith is a noted Woburn historian who has appeared on the "History Channel" and Boston television's "Chronicle."

The showing will include two of the videos from his series, "Charles Goodyear and East Woburn" and "The Baldwin Legacy."

Admission is FREE, but donations are still accepted. Light refreshments will also be served. If handicapped access is required, please call the library in advance at (781) 933-0148.

people voting

Election time is fast approaching and if you're wondering where in Woburn you can go to vote, we have what you are looking for! The polls will be open city-wide on November 6 from 7:00am to 8:00pm. 

Polling Locations:
Ward 1, Precinct 1 - Joyce Middle School Library, 55 Locust Street
Ward 1, Precinct 2 - Clapp Elementary School Cafeteria, 40 Hudson Street and Arlington Road
Ward 2, Precinct 1 & 2 - Shamrock Elementary School Gymnasium, 60 Green Street
Ward 3, Precinct 1 & 2 - Hurld Elementary School Gymnasium, 75 Bedford Road
Ward 4, Precinct 1 - Wyman Elementary School Cafeteria, 679 Main Street at Eaton Avenue
Ward 4, Precinct 2 - White Elementary School Gymnasium, 36 Bow Street
Ward 5, Precinct 1 & 2 - Goodyear Elementary School Gymnasium, 41 Central Street
Ward 6, Precinct 1 & 2 - Altavesta Elementary School Gymnasium, 990 Main Street
Ward 7, Precinct 1 & 2 – Reeves Elementary School Gymnasium, 240 Lexington Street