Irish Whispa to Play Free Concert Friday Night

Irish Whispa will be playing a free concert on Friday, August 7 from 6:00pm to 8:00pm, courtesy of sponsor, McCue Garden Center. If the weather is good, they will be at the usual outdoor venue of Horn Pond, but if necessary this concert will be moved to the indoor venue of the barn at Spence Farm, located at 41 Wyman St. McCue Garden Center will steam freshly picked corn on the cob for the crowd!

Irish Whispa is a Boston area based band who is immersed in Irish music and culture. Striving to keep traditional Irish ballads alive, Irish Whispa is comprised of Brien Connolly, on guitar and lead vocals, Katie Foley, on fiddle and vocals, Kevin Shea, on guitar, banjo and vocals and Bob Fowkes on bouzuki, vocals and bass and Rob Anderson on bass, harmonica and pipes. Their style is influenced by the Dubliners, Wolfetones, Pogues, Irish Rovers, Clancy Brothers, Christy Moore, & many others.

For more information, please visit Irish Whispa’s website at: or “like” them on Facebook at: Irish Whispa-Massachusetts.

Red Cross Blood Drive At Choate

Help save a life. Be a blood donor! The Red Cross will be holding a blood donation at New Horizons by Choate, located at 21 Warren Ave. in Woburn from 12pm - 5pm on Wednesday, August 5, 2015. Please bring your Red Cross donor card or positive i.d.

For more information or to set an appointment to donate, please call:
1-800-RED-CROSS or visit

Save The Date - Woburn Community Educational Foundation’s 2nd Annual Women’s Forum & Purse Raffle

Save the Date for the Woburn Community Educational Foundation’s 2nd Annual Women’s Forum & Purse Raffle taking place on Sunday, October 18, 2015 from 11am - 2pm. Brunch will be served at the Crest View Plaza in Woburn and Hank Phillippi Ryan will be the featured keynote speaker. Ticket and Sponsorship Information is available online at:

Friends of Woburn Veterans Motorcycle Ride - 3rd Annual

Please join The Friends of Woburn Veterans Organization And The American Legion Riders Chapter 273 For a great ride to support our local Veterans. We are a 501 c (3) donating proceeds to local veterans causes. 

The ride takes place on August 15 and starts and ends at the Son’s of Italy Hall, located at 168 Lexington St., Woburn MA 01801. Cook-out immediately following. Registration 8:00 am - 9:45 am, KSU 10:00am

Riders $20/Passengers and Cook-Out only $10
For more information please email Amy at

English at Large Seeking Volunteers

Lend your neighbor a hand!

With your helping hand, a local adult immigrant can learn the English language skills they need to adjust to life in the US and participate in their community. English At Large, a local non-profit that matches volunteer tutors with English learners in 21 area communities, is in great need of volunteer tutors, conversation group leaders and office volunteers (age 18+). You will receive training and have a flexible schedule.

Visit: call: 781.395.2374, or register for the English At Large September 14th Volunteer Open House at

5th Annual Ride for Angels - A Noncompetitive Cycling Event

Join us for the 5th Annual Ride for Angels on Sunday, September 13, 2015. is only a little more than a month away. Sign up today and mark your calendar. Pass the word, gather your riding team and like the event on Facebook.

Last year, over 250 riders took place, who along with dedicated sponsors and volunteers helped spread the word and raise more than $60,000. Please help spread the word and exceed last's year fundraising amount. Every dollar raised makes a direct and meaningful impact on the lives of the children and adults who Angel Flight NE helps. Together, we can do it!

Not a rider - consider being a virtual rider. It's easy! All you have to do is register today and start raising awareness and funds for Angel Flight NE's mission. To learn more, feel free to contact us at (978) 794-6868 or via email at .
There are still sponsorship opportunities are available also. Contact us at to learn more.




Volunteer Opportunity at Council of Social Concern

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Woburn Council of Social Concern is in need of a volunteer for their Receptionist Position; The volunteer would be used on a fill-in basis while the regular receptionist is out sick, or on vacation.
Duties will include: answering incoming calls, directing clients to the appropriate person or department, greeting people who come in and scheduling appointments for clients for the Food Pantry.
For more information please contact Elena Amirault at or (781)935-6495
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