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.

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 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.

3rd Annual Mayor's Forum on Alzheimer's Disease

From date: 
Fri, 05/02/2008 - 6:00am

The Honorable Thomas McLaughlin, Mayor of Woburn
The Woburn Council on Aging and
The Hearthstone Alzheimer's Foundation


The Third Annual Mayor's Forum
on Alzheimer's Disease

Friday, May 2nd at The Woburn Senior Center
114 School Street, Woburn, MA

The forum is geared toward anyone in the community who is affected by Alzheimer's, whether it be a person recently diagnosed, family members and loved ones or health care professionals.

Mishawum Choral Society presents Spring Sing

From date: 
Sun, 05/04/2008 - 11:00am

The Mishawum Choral Society will perform a Spring Sing on Sunday, May 4, 2008 at 3:00 PM at the Joyce Middle School, 55 Locust St., Woburn. Donn Hill, Director; Sarah Lafontaine, Pianist. Tickets available at the door. $15 for adults; $10 for seniors and students.

For more information, go to website at or call 781-932-8240 or 781-438-4379.

8 Martial Arts for HealthSponsored by:

8 Martial Arts for Health





On Thursday, May 15, 2008 at 7:00 PM you can learn potentially life saving self-defense techniques in a relaxed stress free environment, and help a worthy cause all at the same time.

Space is limited, so reserve your spot today!

The seminar will be held at:
442 Main Street, Woburn 781-933-8868

Please make your $25 check out to Social Capital Inc.

At our next CoffeeHouse we will have as our featured perfomers, Kiki Breevlife, and Catch Wreck.

Kiki Breevlife
"God speaks through you, do not ignore Him" has been Kiki Breevlife's motto since the start of her Hip Hop journey. There is evidence of His Creative Force speaking especially through Kiki's music. Her aptly named alias describes exactly what she intends to do with her work: Breathe Life. Born in Brooklyn, NY at the threshold of her most influential genre of music, KiKi reminds her audience that she was born with "Hip Hop". Due to extreme poverty and an unsafe living environment as a teenager, Kiki Breevlife's mother relocated to Boston, MA in search of a better life. It was there that Kiki made use of her natural gift of lyricism and holds the title as Boston's most driven and influential female MC to date. KiKi Breevlife took the reigns on her own to begin performing at local open mics, entering and winning numerous freestyle battles along the city as well as in her hometown of New York City. She proves to be none short of an expressive artist with the ability to delve into the listener's soul and stir emotion. She presents diverse views of life, social issues, and personal experiences utilizing her incomparable voice. To hear some of Kiki's music, please visit her myspace page here.

Hailing from Boston Massachusetts and coming into being on the 24th of January in the year 1989, Catch Wreck grew up on the streets of Roxbury’s Egleston Square. In developing his music, Catch drew from his experiences, both good and bad, and aligned himself with the struggle faced by people of color. His music comes from the reality faced by its listeners and sheds light on what it means to not simply be a youth of color in the world today but also to be a voice of dissent in an industry of artists willing to place marketability before self-respect and integrity. To hear some of Catch Wreck's music, please visit his myspace page here.

This Woburn CoffeeHouse will take place on April 23rd from 7-9pm 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.

Community Social CapitalistsBOSTON--Today Mayor Tom McLaughlin joined Woburn-based Social Capital Inc. (SCI) to recognize five outstanding “Community Social Capitalists” at the SCI Social Capitalist Luncheon which drew over 200 business and community leaders. SCI also presented the 2008 SCI Idealist Award to Dain and Constance Perry of Charlestown.

A strong contingent of Woburn business and community leaders traveled to Boston for this new SCI luncheon event. Other Woburn elected officials joining Mayor McLaughlin were State Representative Jay Kaufman, City Council President Charlie Doherty and School Committee member Chris Kisiel. And Boys & Girls Club Executive Director was the lucky winner of a basketball signed by all of the members of this year’s Boston Celtics!

Danversbank, which has a branch in Woburn, was a major event sponsor and had a full table at the luncheon. Woburn Branch Manager Anne Denaro served on the Social Capitalist Luncheon Host Committee, and Danversbank Community Reinvestment Officer Kevin Noyes was recognized as a Community Social Capitalist.

“We were pleased to have so many join us from Woburn,” commented SCI President David Crowley. “As SCI expands across the state, the continued support here where we have our roots is much appreciated.”

Mayor McLaughlin was joined in presenting the Community Social Capitalist Awards by Nancy Stolberg, who was recently appointed by Governor Patrick to lead the Commonwealth Corps.