City of Woburn

Fishing Derby and Family Day at Horn Pond

From date: 
Sat, 06/10/2017 - 9:00am

The Woburn Elks are hosting a fishing derby and cookout at Horn Pond (the main location on Lake Ave.) from 9am-3pm on June 10. There will also be face painting and kayaking, and the debut of Woburn Historical Commission's historical homes publication.
 

Memorial Day Ceremony and Re-dedication

From date: 
Mon, 05/29/2017 - 12:00pm

This event features a Memorial Day ceremony, as well as the re-dedication of the First Burial Ground on Park St. The re-dedication will be lead by Mayor Galvin, the Woburn Historical Society, and the Woburn Cemetary Commission. It will also feature a new memorial stone, new fencing, and plans to identify 461 unmarked burials recently identified.

Re-dedication of Historic Battle Road

From date: 
Sat, 04/15/2017 - 12:00pm

This event will consist of the clean-up and re-dedication of the historic Battle Rd., in honor of the men from Woburn who went off to fight. There will also be the unveiling of a new stone monument at the Cambridge Rd. end.
 

Interfaith and Historic Celebration to honor Woburn's 375th Anniversary

Invitation to the Interfaith and Historic Celebration

Woburn's 375th Anniversary Celebration is set to kick off this week, with an exciting line-up of events throughout the year. The Woburn City Hall released a tentative list of the goings-on that you can expect for 2017. 

On January 8th at 2pm, the first event in celebrating the New Year will be the Interfaith and Historic Celebration to take place at the First Congregational Church. The keynote speaker of the event will be Massachusetts state Senator Ed Markey! Also featured will be a local children's choir led by Lynn Burns, the High School Choir, the Mishawum Choral Society, and a special 375th community choir, led by Brian Gilbertie. There will also be a re-enactment of the ordination of Woburn's first minister, Rev. Thomas Carter, in 1642.

Click here to learn more about upcoming events.
 

Woburn's Annual Festival on the Common

Woburn Festival on the Common

The annual Festival on the Common is coming up on Saturday, November 26th and you are invited! Join your neighbors on the Common for great events and activities. The event is at downtown Woburn Square and it's completely free! There will also be a food court hosted by local groups. The festival starts at 3pm and runs until 6:30pm.

Line-up for Saturday's event:

3:00 Commencement
3:25 Cub Scouts
3:30 Woburn Host Lions
3:45 Real School of Music
4:00 Santa arrives
4:05 Woburn High School A Capella Choir
4:20 Mishawum Choral
4:35 Real School of Music
4:50 Girl Scouts
5:15 Mayor Reads: 'Twas the Night Before Christmas
5:30 Lighting on the Common
5:40 Just dancing
6:00 Shine On Dance Studio
6:15 Wind down - wrapping it up
6:30 Raffle drawing
 

Celebrate Small Business Saturday

From date: 
Sat, 11/26/2016 (All day)

Small businesses contribute to the social capital of our community, and so does supporting them! In honor of Small Business Saturday, let's celebrate our local Woburn businesses by "shopping small."

Back to Our Future: A Celebration and Fundraiser for the Woburn Public Library

Back to Our Future event invitation

The Woburn Public Library would like to invite you to their latest event, Back to Our Future: A Celebration and Fundraiser for the Woburn Public Library. The event will be a festive evening of fine dining, music, and merriment, to both celebrate and raise funds for the library's latest building project set to break ground this upcoming March. It will be held on Saturday, November 5 at Cafe Escadrille in Burlington, MA. 

Tickets are still available for $125 per person. The event will begin at 6:30pm. Buy tickets by visiting http://woburnpubliclibrary.org/back-future/, or RSVP by October 28 to Andrea Bunker at 781-933-0148 / abunker@minlib.net. If you RSVP, please bring a check made out to Woburn Public Library the night of the event. 

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