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.

O'hAnleighThe Citizens Park Summer Concert Series continues with its fourth concert this Friday, August 22, featuring óhAnléigh. The concert runs from 7-9 p.m. in Citizens Park, located on Main Street (Route 38) across from the Common.  This concert is sponsored by Sean P. Coakley.

Performing the music of Ireland, the Irish, and Irish America, Vermont trio óhAnléigh draws on their ancestral roots and diverse musical talent to entertain audiences with the lively and haunting rhythms of Irish and Irish American culture.

South End Block Party SCI Woburn is organizing Neighborhood Day 2008 on September 20th-21st. Click here to submit an application for your own project. Below is a link to some resources for organizers, from the National Neighborhood Day website.

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Body Mind SystemsThe Body Mind Systems Training Center in Woburn is hosting an open-house starting Monday, August 11 and continuing until Friday, August 15. Come join us for a vigorous workout that will engage your mind, help you deal with the stress from you daily life, and teach you practical self-defense skills. All ages and abilities are welcome. Adult classes (ages 16 and up) start at 7pm and last an hour. Call the school at 781-933-8868 for more information and for child class schedules.

The Bedford Big Band

The Citizens Park Summer Concert Series had its third concert last Friday, featuring the Bedford Big Band. This fantastic concert was sponsored by Artisan Music Studios. The week's stormy weather let up just in time for the Friday event, and a large number of residents from Woburn and surrounding communities used this as a great opportunity to have a relaxing evening outdoors.

Audience members were delighted by the band's classic repetoire spanning from the 30's straight up to today. Playing standards from classic big band composers, the 24-piece band from Bedford New Hampshire featured both instrumental renditions of classic vocal pieces as well as the fantastic vocal arrangements. The concert was a real hit!

Woburn Police DepartmentCITY OF WOBURN
POLICE DEPARTMENT

HOW TO BECOME A
WOBURN POLICE OFFICER

 

HOW TO APPLY

The City of Woburn Police Department is a Civil Service Police Department . Therefore, all persons interested in a position with the Department must apply through the Commonwealth of Massachusetts Human Resources Division (HRD). Entry level municipal police officer examinations are held every two years.

Those interested in taking the Civil Service Entrance Examination can apply on line at http://www.mass.gov/hrd/csintro.htm. Applications and information about eligibility requirements, application fees, and the examination process are also available at the Human Resources Division, One Ashburton Place, Boston, MA 02108-1515 or by calling the Examination Hot-Line at (617) 878-9895 or toll-free at 1-800-392-6178.

Donna NagleTurn off the TV! Bring your kids to The Woburn CoffeeHouse Pajama Jam, Wednesday May 14th at 7:00 p.m.

Parents and kids are welcome to come sing and play along as Woburn resident Donna Nagle leads us in an evening of folk songs, popular songs, and other fun stuff. Better than a bedtime story, it is sure to be great fun for all!

This Woburn CoffeeHouse will take place on May 14th from 7:00 – 9:00 p.m at the North Suburban YMCA. For more information, please click here.

Coffee for the Woburn CoffeeHouse is donated by the Starbuck's Coffee at 200 West Cummings Park.

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.

Governor Deval Patrick
The Governor's Statewide Youth Council is one part of Governor Patrick's commitment to engaging all citizens of the Commonwealth in their communities and their government. The Youth Council initiative will encourage and motivate young people to be involved in their communities and to participate in problem solving through assuming leadership and planning roles. Once established, the Youth Council will focus on the Governor's priorities of education, economic development, civic engagement, and community outreach, advising the Governor as representatives of all Massachusetts young people.

Selection of the council will be by application, which is available at www.mass.gov/governor/youthcouncil. The deadline is May 30, 2008. A selection committee will review the applications and select the 28 members, who will then be notified via mail.