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YMCA LogoThe North Suburban YMCA will be hosting this workshop at their location at 137 Lexington Street in Woburn on Thursday, January 22nd. It will be held from 6:45 to 7:45 PM. This workshop explores the techniques for maintaining a better attitude.  Come and experience this high-energy presentation which will teach you how to take great care of yourself using specific methods of behavior.  Learn how to set and achieve goals, focus on your character and stay positive.  Energy givers?  Energy takers?  You'll learn how to enjoy the givers and handle the takers.   You're sure to learn...you're sure to laugh!

martin luther king jr.St. John's Baptist Church, in partnership with the City of Woburn and Social Capital Inc., will be presenting it's annual award for the Martin Luther Kng Jr. scholarship on Monday, January 19th.  The ceremony will be held at the Hilton Hotel, located at 2 Forbes Road in Woburn from 12:00 PM to 3:00 PM.  There will be a keynote address delivered by the President of Wheelock College, Jackie Jenkins-Scott, and the Drum Malor Award will be presented to Robert Norton, Principal of Woburn Memorial High School who will be retiring this year.  Please come and join us in honoring the memory of Dr. King and the legacy he has left to us.

Tickets are still available for purchase at the door for $40 per person.

Mini-Grant Recipients

 This year's Woburn Youth Council Mini-Grant application period has ended.  The Youth Council would like to thank all applicants.  We look forward to reading your proposals and working with your during this process.

 

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Got spring cleaning on your mind and wondering what to do with that old television, computer monitor or appliance that is broken, unwanted or unused and just taking up space?

cute dog and catIf you are looking for a fun event to spice up this Holiday season, bring your dog or cat to have their photo taken with Santa Claus at the Woburn Mall on Sunday, December 14th from 7PM to 9PM. So trim those nails and even dress them up in their cutest Holiday finery if you like!  A portion of the proceeds will be donated to Northeast Animal Shelter in Salem, Ma. to help other lost or displaced animals find homes and the love and care they need this season.  Just remember, dogs and cats only, please, nothing more exotic.

woburn senior centerThis week, the Woburn Senior Center at 144 School Street in Woburn is proud to present a book discussion and signing by local author Marie Coady, who will be showcasing her new book, "Woburn: Hidden Tales of a Tannery Town". This event is a great opportunity to learn more about local history and share knowledge and ideas with other members of the community.  It will be preceeded by the breakfast buffet for $1 per breakfast, beginning at 9:45AM. for those attending the lecture.  The Breakfast and Lecture Series is brought to you and supported by “Friends Helping Seniors” and AARP Secure Horizons.

brick pathThe Pathway to Knowledge at Woburn Memorial High School is entering the second phase of brick sales and will be ongoing until Jan. 15.   This is an opportunity for community members to become part of the Pathway and also help the Woburn High School’s Scholarship Fund (WHSSF).  Proceeds from the sales of the bricks benefit the WHSSF and graduating seniors every year. Hundreds of residents, students, and businesses that have already purchased a brick in the Pathway.  Purchasers can have a brick engraved with the name of a loved one, a family, a business or group name, with two or three lines.  The prices are $60 for two lines and $85 for three lines engraved.