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Sudbury-Wayland-Lincoln Domestic Violence Roundtable

Sudbury-Wayland-Lincoln Domestic Violence Roundtable is an all-volunteer nonprofit organization of men and women incorporated in 1999. The goal of the Roundtable is to raise awareness about the issue of domestic violence through community education and networking and to improve the coordination between public and private services for victims and families touched by domestic violence.

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Vokes Players Announce Their Fall Production of the Classic Musical Chicago

The Vokes Players of Wayland present Chicago, directed by Maryann Zschau, with musical direction by Howard Boles and choreography by Daniel Forest Sullivan. The music for Chicago was written by John Kander, lyrics by Fred Ebb, and book by Fred Ebb and Bob Fosse. Performances will be held at Beatrice Herford’s Vokes Theatre, Route 20 in Wayland from November 2 through November 18, Thursday-Saturday evenings at 8pm with a 2pm matinee on Saturdays, November 11 & 18. For tickets and information call 508-358-4034, or order online via www.vokesplayers.org. Ticket prices are $23 for Thursday evenings and Saturday matinees; $28 for Friday & Saturday evenings.

Kander and Ebb’s classic musical tells the twisted tale of killers Roxy Hart and Velma Kelly, who became famous for the salacious murders they were accused of committing. Chicago’s storied success over the decades stems from its unique vaudeville-style story-telling and continual flow of wonderful songs (beginning with All That Jazz). The show is set in 1920s Chicago, but its heart is in the America of the late 60s and early 70s. Much of the show’s character flows from the creative insight of the legendary Bob Fosse, whose Razzle Dazzle showbiz sensibility infuses every aspect of Chicago. It’s a show about people who crave the spotlight, and will do anything for fame – what’s more American than that?

The cast for the show includes: Jessica DePalo, Alecia Thomas, Barbara Pierre, Stephen Murray, Shawn Gelzleichter, Stephanie Mann, Pier Lamia Porter, Noa Baker-Durante, Allison Russell, Jenny Gratz Owens, Cynthia Krebs, Jill Braverman, Tracey O’Farrell, Rebecca Mayersohn, Billy Del Sesto, Francis Sheehan, Andrew Swansburg, Kai Chao, Doug Hodge, and John Crampton.

The historic Beatrice Herford’s Vokes Theatre in Wayland is one of the truly unique cultural and historical resources in Metrowest. The Vokes Players is a non-profit theatrical organization. Chicago is the first production of our 2017-18 season. The theatre is wheelchair accessible. For more information about the Vokes Players, visit their website, www.vokesplayers.org.

 

 

7th Annual Trunk or Treat and Monster Mash Halloween Party

October 28 at Claypit Hill

Trunk or Treat, 4-5pm in the Claypit Hill Elementary Parking Lot
Join other WCPA member families for our 7th Annual Trunk-or-Treat!
Dress up the kids, decorate your car and bring treats (candy or non-candy) to
share! Prizes will be awarded to the top decorated trunks. For safety’s sake,
please arrive by 4:00pm. WCPA members & non-members alike!

Big Kids’ Monster Mash Halloween Party, 5-7pm in the Claypit Hill Elementary Cafeteria
Ghouls & Goblins, Witches on brooms. You are invited to a party under the
moon! Activities will include Halloween fun and games, costume contests,
dinner and dancing. Pizza, snacks, and water will be served. Little kids are
welcome, too! Join us after Trunk-or- Treat. Admission is $5 per child ($10 max
per family). Parent or caregiver must stay with their child (no drop-offs). WCPA
members & non-members alike!

RSVP to tinyurl.com/WCPAMonsterMash

WHSTE presents LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS

Tickets are on sale for WHSTE’s Little Shop of Horrors

Wayland High School Theater Ensemble proudly presents Little Shop of Horrors. Over 50 students are involved, both onstage and off! Performances are November 16, 17, and 18; at 7:30 pm. Tickets are $15 for Adults, and $10 for Students and Seniors. Available online at www.showtix4u.com. (Tickets will be $18 at the door.)

Get your tickets today!! Contact Mr. O’Hara with any questions — aidan_ohara@wayland.k12.ma.us

Join Us for the WHS Athletic Hall of Fame Induction Banquet

The WHS Athletic Hall of Fame is having an induction banquet at Sandy Burr Country Club on Saturday, October 14. This year’s inductees include long-time HS athletic trainer Chris Brown and recent graduates Travis Downs and Nico Pascual-Leone, as well WHS star athletes Mike Testa, Joe Manley, Ryan Stewart, Yvon Edoumou, Susan Churchill, Ben Garfield, Julie Lewis Podany, Amy Steuber Jablonski, Debbie Brice, and Mark Harmon. All WHS sports fans past and present are invited to attend this wonderful event. To purchase tickets, please contact Stuart Davies (508-358-6070, daviesestuart@gmail.com). For more information about the event, please visit our website: www.waylandhof.org

We hope to see you there!

Next Wailin’ Wednesday Concert Series: Wednesday, July 19 with Low Priority

Please join us for the 2017 Wailin’ Wednesdays Concert Series at the Wayland Town Center, Wednesday, July 19, 5:30pm.

The businesses of the Wayland Town Center are proud to once again present Wailin’ Wednesdays, a family-friendly summer concert series at the Wayland Town Center East Green, featuring live music, a variety of activities, giveaways, and tasty food samplings.

Wednesday, July 19 – Low Priority: Boston-based rock cover band playing all of the rock songs you know and songs that make you want to dance.

The events are all free and open to the public. The East Green is located in the Wayland Town Center on the grass outside of Sperry’s.  Bring a lawn chair or blanket, relax and enjoy a nice night outside with your friends and family. Last year’s events drew a large gathering within our community. Let’s keep the momentum going—join us again this year. The Town Center business owners would like to thank National Development for their financial support of Wailin’ Wednesdays. For more information visit www.facebook.com/waylandtowncenter

Jazz and Comedy Club, September 23

♫ What are you doing New Year’s, New Year’s Eve?  No, no, that isn’t right.  What are you doing on Saturday evening, September 23?  You don’t know?  Well, do we have something special for you!

Nationally known social and political comedian Jimmy Tingle and the Shane Wood Jazz Trio will be playing at Sandy Burr Country Club on September 23rd at 7:30pm, sponsored by the Friends of the Wayland Council on Aging.  No, there won’t be lobster but there will be fun and laughter, good times with friends, smooth music to get you moving, a live auction, and hors d’oeuvres and dessert.

Tickets for this festive fundraiser are $75 per person and will be available at the Village Bank, the Council on Aging, and soon online.  So put the date into your calendar and then have a nice summer

Dudley Pond Ice Cream Social, June 11

Dudley Pond Association presents Cool Times for the Summer, Sunday, June 11, 2-4pm at Mansion Beach. Come to Mansion Beach and make yourself an ice cream sundae and see a fire-juggling demonstration. A fun afternoon at the beach, and it’s on the Dudley Pond Association. There’s no charge for anything at this event. However, they will grateful for any donations, as well as new or renewed DPA memberships.

Contact the Dudley Pond Association website for full details.