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Woburn Adult Evening Classes with Rec Department- Winter 2015

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! 
 

WCEF Grant Program is Open!

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.
 

Immigration Presentation at Woburn Public Library

All about Obama's Executive Actions on Immigration
 
On Tuesday, December 30 at 7pm in Woburn Public Library's Study Hall, please join Attorney Melissa McNamee Venceslau from VenLaw Immigration Solutions for an informational presentation entitled "All about Obama's Executive Actions on Immigration." Whether you have questions about the impact these executive actions will have on your life or their effect on the country, this program will help answer them. While the presentation will be in English, Ms. McNamee Venceslau is fluent in both Portuguese and Spanish and will be able to answer questions in those languages. Light refreshments will be served, and handicapped access can be arranged by calling (781) 933-0148.
 

Tri-Community Greenway MassDOT Public Meeting

Notice of a Public Hearing

A Public Informational Meeting will be held by MassDOT to discuss the proposed Tri-Community Bikeway project in Winchester, Woburn and Stoneham, MA.

The Tri-Community Greenway is nearly a reality! After almost 10 years of engineering work, MassDOT is sponsoring an informational hearing to review the detailed plans.  The meeting will cover all three communities involved in the project.  The meeting will be held in the auditorium of the Stoneham Town Hall, 35 Central Street on Wednesday, December 17, 2014 at 7:00 p.m. Go join to meet other interested in seeing the Greenway become a reality!

Make sure you represent Woburn as this important Tri-Community meeting!

Woburn Rec's Holiday Drop Off

Trying to finish that last minute shopping? Looking for something your children ages 4-12 can do while you scope out the best bargains and greatest treasures?

Have no fear! The Woburn Recreation Department is having a Holiday Drop Off! On December 20th, from 12:30pm to 4:30pm, you can drop off your kid with a snack as they play the day away in a gymnasium.

Knit-Wits Handmade Craft Lobby Sale

Looking for that have-to-have handmade craft this holiday season? Don't have a gift for all your closest friends and families, but want to give them something special?

Have no fear! The Knit-Wits group of the Woburn Senior Center is having a craft sale on Monday, December 15, Tuesday the 16th, and Wednesday the 17th from 10 am- 2pm in the Woburn Senior Center lobby (144 School Street)!

Proceeds of this will go to Friends Helping Seniors, Inc., a non-profit organization that funds programming and services for Woburn seniors.

Enjoy an Evening of Swing

Featuring the Beantown Swing Orchestra and American Idol Finalist John Stevens.

The Woburn Historical Society invites you to “An Evening of Swing” featuring the Beantown Swing Orchestra, Monday, December 15th, 7:00-9:00 p.m. at the Woburn  Memorial High School Auditorium.  Swing into the holiday season as you listen to the Beantown Swing Orchestra perform vintage swing era classics as well as popular and original custom songs. 
 

Tickets for this holiday concert are $10 per person and are on sale now at theWoburn Historical Society, 7 Mishawum Road, Woburn, during normal business hours, Monday, Wednesday and Saturdays 10:00-12:00 noon. They are also  available on-line atwww.WoburnHistoricalSociety.com.

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