The mission of SCI Woburn is to strengthen the community by connecting diverse individuals and organizations through civic engagement initiatives. The SCI Woburn website serves as a community resource connecting residents to volunteer opportunities, community events and resources.

Yesterday's CoffeeHouse featured Pete Crowley and the Mirror Neurons.

Pete Crowley and the Mirror Neurons played a 45 minute set of acoustic music. In between songs, CoffeeHouse staple Amy Jayne sang two of her original pieces. When it came time for open mic, local storyteller Mike Cohen treated attendees to a story, and frequent CoffeeHouse attendee Donna played three songs for the audience. As a special treat Pete Crowley closed the show with one final song.

CoffeeHouse refreshments were donated by two local businesses. Cookies were donated by Sweet Santangelo's and coffee was donated by the Starbuck's at 200 West Cummings Park. All in all the CoffeeHouse was a rousing success, and SCI looks forward to seeing everyone at the next CoffeeHouse on March 12th.

If you would like to stay informed about upcoming Woburn Arts & Culture Today events click here, enter your email address, and from the list choose "Woburn Arts & Culture Today"!

The Woburn Coffee House is made possible by the Woburn Arts/Culture Initiative with Northwest Suburban Health Alliance/CHNA 15 DoN funds from Lahey Clinic.

SCI is conducting a survey to learn more about community life, how our weekly email and other SCI activities have helped and how we can improve. Please visit our survey webpage, and answer the questions therein. Keep in mind that your responses are completely confidential. The survey ends the first week in March, and taking the survey gives you the chance to win a 10 dollar gift card to Panera Bread*. Thank you in advance for your participation!

*Did you take the survey but not get a chance to enter the raffle? If so, please contact us.

Grocery shop to help Social Capital Inc! A few days a year, Whole Foods supports a local non-profit by donating a percentage of their sales to help fundraising efforts. On Tuesday, March 4, 2008, SCI Woburn will receive 5% of Whole Foods Woburn's sales. Stock up the cupboards and shop 'til you drop to help SCI continue to support the community! Proceeds support SCI Woburn and the 2008 WorldFest Woburn. Store hours are 8:00 am to 10:00 pm. If you haven't checked out Whole Foods yet, this is a great time to do so! Whole Foods Market Woburn is located at 400 Cambridge Road.

At our next CoffeeHouse we will have as our featured perfomer, Pete Crowley and the Mirror Neurons.

Pete CrowleyA year ago, Pete Crowley was at an open mic and was urged to play. After not having played before an audience in at least five years, since his days as Serendipity frontman, he was finally convinced. Soon after he began playing at venues throughout the region. Recently the "Mirror Neurons" have been added to his sound, creating an organic fullness. Influenced by everything from bebop to Pantera to Howlin Wolf to Leonard Cohen, Pete Crowley and the Mirror Neurons' sound is innovative digestion and amalgamation of their panoply of influences.






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Visit Pete’s MySpace page for more information.

This Woburn CoffeeHouse will take place on February 27th from 7-9pm at the North Suburban YMCA. For more info, please click here.

The Woburn CoffeeHouse is made possible by the Woburn Arts/Culture Initiative with Northwest Suburban Health Alliance/CHNA 15 DoN funds from Lahey Clinic.

Boston Cares

Boston Cares has numerous corporate partners looking for group volunteer projects in the greater Woburn area. Volunteer projects are generally 4-6 hours, for groups of 25-50 volunteers, and can include anything from painting and repairs to sorting donations or activities with clients. Boston Cares organizes and leads team oriented volunteer opportunities and services in Greater Boston.

Event Cancellation Notice

From date: 
Wed, 02/13/2008 - 2:00pm

Tonight’s CoffeeHouse at the YMCA is being rescheduled due to the inclement weather. The next Woburn Arts & Culture Today CoffeeHouse is scheduled for the 27th of February. We look forward to seeing you there!

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us by clicking here, or calling 781-935-2244.

If you would like to stay informed about upcoming Woburn Arts & Culture Today events click here, enter your email address, and from the list choose “Woburn Arts & Culture Today”!

The Woburn CoffeeHouse is made possible by the Woburn Arts/Culture Initiative with Northwest Suburban Health Alliance/CHNA 15 DoN funds from Lahey Clinic.

On Tuesday January 29, 2008 the Woburn Youth Council conducted the annual Youth and Adult Connections Forum at New Horizons.

The primary objective of the forum was for youth to engage in a dialogue centered on civic concerns. Youth contributed creative ways to improve their community and adults brought a sense of reason and practicality to executing the new ideas. Bridging the generational gap always enlightens youth and enhances their ability to find solutions.