Worldfest & Summer Concert Series

This group exists for members of the Summer Concert Series and WorldFest planning committees to discuss planning outside of our bi-weekly meetings. If you would like to become a member of this group please contact Andrew here: http://sciwoburn.org/user/139/contact or click the subscribe link.

WorldFest 2015 May 17: Tour the World in Your Backyard

Tour the world in your own backyard! WorldFest is returning to Downtown Woburn on Sunday, May 17, 2015 from 1-5 pm. Admission is free. International artwork and crafts will be available for purchase, as well as food from around the world. Sample Brazilian sugarcane juice, Persian sweets, and Indian delicacies. Performers entertaining the crowd this year include Gund Kwok Troupe Lion Dance, Cuban musician Coco Torres, Ku’s Taekwondo Academy, Hakuna Matata Dancers, Winchester Chinese School, Indian Bollywood Dancers, and the Korean School of New England.
 

Free children’s activities and performances will delight the little ones. Kids of all ages can fold origami, create Día de los Muertos masks from Mexico, enjoy face painting, make African toys, and explore the world with a whole host of activities. Children earn passport stamps that will get them a free treat from Orange Leaf of Woburn. Bring your family and enjoy an afternoon of culture! WorldFest will take place on the Woburn Public Library Lawn at 45 Pleasant Street.

This year’s WorldFest is being planned by members of the YMCA International Learning Center’s Leadership Team, in partnership with Social Capital Inc. For more information, please call 781-935-2244 or email bkibler@socialcapitalinc.org.

Woburn's 4th Annual Oktoberfest

From date: 
Sat, 10/04/2014 - 12:00pm

The City of Woburn’s Agricultural Commission and farm volunteers are proud to announce that Woburn’s Fourth Annual Oktoberfest & Family Faire will take place on Saturday, October 4th from 12 noon to 4:30 PM.  The event will once again be held at Woburn’s Spence Farm property, located at 41 Wyman Street in Woburn.
 

Old-Time Traditional Square Dance Series!

From date: 
Fri, 06/22/2012 - 8:00pm
Squarte Dance Series

Old-Time Traditional Square Dance!

The Real School of Music together with the Woburn Agricultural Commission is pleased to invite you to a traditional Appalachian old-time square dance. Used to be that square dancing could be found in almost any American city or town, danced by young and old, black and white, urban and rural folks alike. Today, it's making a comeback as folks re-discover the sheer joy of a foot-stomping, rollicking, barn-shaking dance party. You'll want to check this out. . . ...and we bet you'll be back for more.

Old-Time Traditional Square Dance Series!

From date: 
Fri, 05/18/2012 - 8:00pm
Square Dance

Old-Time Traditional Square Dance!

The Real School of Music together with the Woburn Agricultural Commission is pleased to invite you to a traditional Appalachian old-time square dance. Used to be that square dancing could be found in almost any American city or town, danced by young and old, black and white, urban and rural folks alike. Today, it's making a comeback as folks re-discover the sheer joy of a foot-stomping, rollicking, barn-shaking dance party. You'll want to check this out. . . ...and we bet you'll be back for more.

Old-Time Traditional Square Dance Series!

From date: 
Fri, 03/23/2012 - 8:00pm
Come on down to the farm!
Old-Time Traditional Square Dance!
The Real School of Music together with the Woburn Agricultural Commission is pleased to invite you to a traditional Appalachian old-time square dance. Used to be that square dancing could be found in almost any American city or town, danced by young and old, black and white, urban and rural folks alike. Today, it's making a comeback as folks re-discover the sheer joy of a foot-stomping, rollicking, barn-shaking dance party. You'll want to check this out. . . ...and we bet you'll be back for more.

SCI Serving Up Some “Beat Soup” * Rescheduled for this Friday at Horn Pond

Beat Soup

 

The Horn Pond Summer Concert, featuring Beat Soup and sponsored by Bill Sullivan of Edward Jones, was postponed due to inclement weather. The concert is now scheduled for this Friday, July 15, 7 p.m.
  

The McTeggarts, Traditionally a Success!

The McTeggartsThursday, June 30 - It was beautiful night for a concert at Horn Pond, it was breezy and Ice House Park filled right up with people excited to see a concert.  The McTeggarts, a crowd favorite, played traditional Irish music for two solid hours, without stopping to take a break for the second year in a row.  Attendees ranged in age from 2 weeks old to 90-something!  Many attendees enjoyed picnic dinners and snacks, while those that forgot to pack their own, stood in line at the ice cream truck for pizza slices or ice cream.  This concert was coordinated by Social Capital Inc. along with the North Suburban YMCA and WREN (Woburn Residents’ Environmental Network) and sponsored by by Sean Coakley and Atlantic Power Cleaning Corporation.

We hope to see you at the next Summer Concert, this Friday, July 8!  Click here for the full concert schedule.

Woburn Community Blood Drive

From date: 
Sat, 12/18/2010 - 8:00am

The Woburn Agricultural Committee is sponsoring the first of hopefully many Woburn Community Red Cross Blood Drives at Spence Farm on Saturday, December 18, 2010 from 8 AM until 1 PM. The Woburn Host Lion's Leo club will be checking in donors and serving refreshments. All donors will recieve a Yankee Candle free with a blood donation. Come on down to the farm!

Spence Farm- An old tradition... A new beginning!

Bagboys Concert was a Success

Bagboys

The second concert in the 2010 Horn Pond Summer Concert Series took place on Friday, July 9th and was a huge success.  The concert featured the Bagboys, a bluegrass band, and drew a crowd of 250.  The concert was coordinated by Social Capital Inc. along with the North Suburban YMCA, WREN (Woburn Residents’ Environmental Network), Woburn Arts & Culture and sponsored by Sean P. Coakley of Atlantic Power Cleaning Corp.

Free Bagboys Concert this Friday

Bagboys

The Woburn Summer Concert Series continues with a free concert this Friday, July 9th, featuring The Bagboys. The concert runs from 7-9 p.m. at Horn Pond, along the flat grassy area of Sturgis St., otherwise known as Ice House Park.  This concert is sponsored by Sean P. Coakley of Atlantic Power Cleaning Corp.  
 
The Bagboys call themselves a country band for people who don’t like country music.  They play a mixture of bluegrass, western swing, jazz standards, folk, and old-timey music.  Please visit www.bagboys.com for more information.

Beat Soup Concert - 2010 Free Summer Concert Series

From date: 
Fri, 06/25/2010 - 7:00pm

Beat Soup at a previous year's<br />
concertJune 25 - Beat Soup sponsored by McCue Garden Center
Beat Soup’s ska-influenced stylings include both instrumental dance pieces and vocal numbers.  Playing originals and covers, the 8-piece dance band from Boston feature a classic sax/trombone/trumpet horn section as well as guitar, keyboard and drums.

Mood Elevators Concert - 2010 SCI Horn Pond Summer Concert Series

From date: 
Fri, 08/20/2010 - 7:00pm

August 20 - The Mood Elevators sponsoredMood Elevators by Stoneham Bank

McTeggarts Concert - 2010 SCI Horn Pond Summer Concert Series

From date: 
Fri, 08/06/2010 - 7:00pm
The McTeggartsAugust 6 - The McTeggarts sponsored by Dunkin Donuts of Woburn Center

The McTeggarts create traditional Irish folk music that makes you want to stand up and join in.

Daniel Byrne's Band Concert - 2010 SCI Horn Pond Summer Concert Series

From date: 
Fri, 07/23/2010 - 7:00pm

July 23 - The Daniel Byrne's Band Daniel Byrnes<br />
Album Coversponsored by Michael de la Maza

Bagboys Concert - 2010 SCI Horn Pond Summer Concert Series

From date: 
Fri, 07/09/2010 - 7:00pm

The BagboysJuly 9 - The Bagboys sponsored by Sean P. Coakley of Atlantic Power Cleaning Corp.

2010 Summer Concert Series Schedule Announced

Summer Concert Series Committee

The Concert Series Committee (pictured to the left) is proud to announce the 2010 SCI Summer Concert Series!  The Summer Concert Series is a collection of free concerts designed to promote community spirit organized by SCI and sponsored by local businesses.

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