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Grupo Fantasia, Latin Jazz/Merengue Group to Play at Horn Pond – Sponsored by: Michael de la Maza

Thanks to sponsor, Michael de la Maza, Grupo Fantasia will be playing at Horn Pond on Friday, July 31 from 6:00pm to 8:00pm. If the weather is not cooperative, the venue will be moved inside the barn at Spence Farm, located at 41 Wyman St. in Woburn.

Angel Wagner, musical director of Grupo Fantasia and master percussionist, plays more than 30 instruments. Angel has studied at the Harbor Arts Academy in New York, The Berklee College of Music in Boston and in the 1990’s, tutored on congas under Grammy nominee, Giovanni Hidalgo. Currently, Angel is a band leader, percussion teacher, director of the Wagner Multicultural Workshop and percussionist in his band Grupo Fantasia.

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: www.englishatlarge.org call: 781.395.2374, or register for the English At Large September 14th Volunteer Open House at www.bit.ly/EALopenhouse
 

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 rideforangels@angelflightne.org .
There are still sponsorship opportunities are available also. Contact us at rideforangels@angelflightne.org 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 elena@socialconcern.org or (781)935-6495
 

Absentee Ballots for Preliminary Election Available for Wards 1 and 7

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Absentee ballots are now available for all eligible voters in Ward 1 and Ward 7 for the Municipal Preliminary Election to be held on Tuesday,August 25, 2015. The deadline for filing an application for an absentee ballot is Monday, August 24, 2015 at 12:00 noon. A written application must be filed by all voters seeking to vote by absentee ballot. Ballots may be mailed to voters upon written request or a voter may vote by absentee ballot in the office of the City Clerk.

Native American Pow Wow

13th Annual Native American Pow Wow

This year, the 13th Annual Native American Pow Wow will be taking place at Spence Farm, located at 41 Wyman Street on Saturday July 25th and 26th 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. 

Council of Social Concern Food Pantry Needs

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The Council of Social Concern's Food Pantry  is in dire need of non-perishable food items.This timeThe of the year is usually difficult to keep the Food Pantry shelves full.  

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