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.

Are you wondering what to do with that old television, computer monitor or appliance that is broken, unwanted or unused and just taking up space?

Come and help celebrate Red Cross Month by dontaing blood! There will be a community blood drive,from 9:00 am to 2:00 pm, at Moose Hall, located at 4 Federal street here in Woburn.  If you want to make an appointment please call 1800-give life or go to their website(www.givelife.org)

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High School GREEN FEST will be held at Woburn Memorial High School, located at 88 Montval Ave. on Saturday, March 21st from 9:00-3:00.  Students in grades 9-12, teachers, advisors, and individuals looking to learn about Green/Environmental issues do not want to miss this hands-on, unique opportunity.

Want a great way to swing into spring? Then come out to the Woburn Memorial High School Flaherty Auditorium located at, 88 Montvale Avenue, and enjoy some cool jazz music.  The WMHS fine arts department will be presenting Swing into Spring which will feature the WMHS Jazz Band and the profesional jazz group The Special Edition Big Band. For more information contact Jack Tolli or Mr. Hodgson at the High School. This event is free and open to people of all ages.

During National Volunteer (4/19-4/25), SCI and the City of Woburn will be honoring Woburn community volunteers for all the hard work they do to make Woburn a great place to live and work.  A reception for volunteers at City Hall is a highlight of the week's activities.  If you are an active volunteer or a involved with a community group that would like to have your volunteers invited to the event, please contact Rick Miles, 781-935-2244, or at rmiles@

united way logoUnited Way of Massachusetts Bay and Merrimack Valley announced that Woburn’s Council of Social Concern and Woburn area organization Tri-Cap will receive funds from a $2 million investment to provide individuals and families with emergency assistance for food, heat and other basic needs this winter. Specifically, The Council of Social Concern will use the funds to support its food assistance programs. Tri-Cap will be leveraging the funds to fuel its fuel assistance program which serves residents of Everett, Malden, Medford, Melrose, Stoneham, Winchester and Woburn. Tri-CAP assists metro North communities with fuel assistance, weatherization services, homeless services, legal assistance, childcare and Head Start programs and free income tax preparation services through the Cyber Café at Malden Square.

justice scalesState Rep. Jay Kaufman’s award winning public policy forum, “Open House,” resumes this month with the always-challenging topic of public education. The forum, “Public Education: Overcoming Resistance to Change,” will be held Thursday, March 19th, 7:30 p.m., at the Historic Depot in Lexington Center.  The conversation will begin by looking at and attempting to answers the following questions: Why are schools so hard to change? What kinds of changes are necessary? What happens when you try a new path? What are the obstacles and what are the opportunities?