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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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Martin Luther King Jr. Dinner and Program, January 19

Martin Luther King Jr. Dinner and Program

The Boston Parent Council presents the annual Martin Luther King Jr. Dinner and Program. All are invited to attend and participate.

  • volunteer during the dinner
  • volunteer to bring a dessert
  • donate an item for the special SILENT AUCTION to celebrate Wayland’s 50 years as a METCO town

The program includes performances by school choruses, a jazz band and a fashion show. There will be crafts for kids, historical displays and a silent auction.

Menu: Caribbean meal with choice of jerk or fried chicken, rice and peas, mac and cheese, beverage and dessert

Location: Wayland Middle School, 201 Main Street
Date: January 19, 2018 (Friday)
Time: 6-9:30pm, Dinner at 6pm, program starts at 7:15pm

Please pay at the door: Adults $15, Kids $8, Vegetarian $12

VOLUNTEER: We are looking for Wayland and Boston parents to volunteer that night to set up, donate desserts, prepare salads on site, serve food, and clean up. For questions, contact Michelle Mathis at Please sign up here:

SILENT AUCTION DONATIONS: We are in need of silent auction donations from both communities. Suggestions for donations include gift cards, sports tickets, baskets with themes OR individual items that would go into baskets with these themes (movie night, reading, kitchen, bath and beauty, sports, gourmet food). If you are a business, we will showcase your business card and/or information. For questions, contact Jen Pearlman at

If you would like to donate something for the silent auction, please fill out this form.

Thank you for your participation and support!

All proceeds will benefit the Boston Parent Council to support the Wayland Metco Program. Sponsored by the Boston Parent Council with support from Wayland PTO.

54th Annual Santa’s Ride through Wayland, December 20-22

Santa (escorted by the Wayland Firefighter Association) will make his 53rd annual ride through Wayland Wednesday-Friday, December 20, 21, and 22.  Come celebrate this holiday tradition no matter your age. The schedule for his tour through Wayland is as follows:

Wednesday, December 20

Red Barn at Gray Birch 5:00 To 5:10
Marshall Terrace at #16 5:15 To 5:25
Campbell Road at #17 5:30 To 5:40
Oxbow Road at Sherman Bridge Road 5:45 To 6:00
Moore Road at Sedgemeadow Road 6:05 To 6:20
Bow Road at #27 6:25 To 6:35
Millbrook Road at Plain Road 6:40 To 6:55
Three Ponds Road at Sears Road 7:00 To 7:10
Sears Road at Squirrel Hill Road 7:15 To 7:25
Highland Circle at Ripley Lane 7:30 To 7:40

Thursday, December 21

Blossom Lane at Westway Road 5:00 To 5:10
Lundy Lane at Sylvan Way 5:15 To 5:30
Lee Road at Wheelock Road 5:35 To 5:45
Winthrop Road at Winthrop Place 5:50 To 6:00
Jeffrey Road at #20 6:05 To 6:15
Woodridge Road at Black Oak Road 6:25 To 6:40
Wayland Hills Road at Linn Lane 6:45 To 6:55
Old Tavern Road at Bald Rock Road 7:00 To 7:10
Brooks Road at Carpenter Road 7:15 To 7:30
Keith Road at Joyce Road 7:35 To 7:45
Dudley Road at Bayfield Road 7:50 To 8:00

Friday, December 22

Winter Street behind St. Zepherin’s Church 4:40 To 5:00
Maguire Road at Grace Road 5:05 To 5:15
Knollwood Lane at Pine Needle Road 5:20 To 5:30
Lake Road Terrace at Morrill Drive 5:35 To 5:45
Edgewood Road at Ridgefield Road 5:50 To 6:00
Russell Road at Emerson Road 6:05 To 6:20
Stonebridge Road at Overlook Road 6:30 To 6:40
Meadowview Road at Oak Hill Road 6:45 To 7:00
Anthony Road at Highgate Road 7:05 To 7:15
Pequot Road at Juniper Lane 7:20 To 7:30
Old Farm Road at Rolling Lane 7:35 To 7:45
Davelin Road at Cole Road 7:50 To 8:00

Wayland High School Theater Ensemble 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 (Tickets will be $18 at the door.)

Get your tickets today!! Contact Mr. O’Hara with any questions —

Wayland Student Press Network 10/15/17: Sneak Peek into the Fall Musical: “Little Shop of Horrors”.

Wayland Town Crier 11/10/17 : Wayland students prep Little Shop of Horrors

Fun at the Farm in the Fall

Join us for a fun day at Carriage House at Lee’s Farm. We will have vendor, yard and bake sales, live music, raffles, games, and pumpkin decorating!

When: Sunday, November 12, 2017
10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Where: Carriage House at Lee’s Farm
134 Boston Post Road | Wayland, MA
RSVP: 508.358.2800 or email

Flyer online here:

Fair Trade Night with Sudbury Valley Trustees

Fair Trade Night with Sudbury Valley Trustees
Wednesday, November 8, 7:00 – 8:00 pm
18 Wolbach Road, Sudbury

Sudbury Valley Trustees is hosting a Fair Trade Night with local startup FairTrade Caravans, on Wednesday, November 8, 7:00 pm at Wolbach Farm, 18 Wolbach Road in Sudbury. At this presentation, learn more about the history of the fair trade movement, what the term “fair trade” means, and the impacts of consumers choosing fair trade products. There will be samples and tastings on hand of the high quality, fair trade products including coffees, teas, chocolates, honey specialty items, and handmade cards. RSVPs appreciated at

Carol Fassino of Framingham founded FairTrade Caravans to raise awareness of the fair trade industry and the origins of the products many Americans consume and use every day. Fair trade is a social movement whose stated goal is to help producers in developing countries achieve better trading conditions and to promote sustainability. According to Fassino, “World trade practices that currently exist promote the unequal distribution of wealth between nations. Buying products from producers in developing countries at a fair price is a more efficient way of promoting sustainable development than traditional charity and aid.” Principles of fair trade promote fair pay and working conditions for vulnerable farmers and artisans, environmental sustainability, children’s rights, stable economies and empowered communities.

During the month of November, SVT will be offering an assortment of coffees, teas, chocolates, honey, handmade cards through FairTrade Caravans, with 25% of the proceeds benefitting SVT.  Visit to learn more about the items, and RSVP for Fair Trade Night at Wolbach Farm.

SVT is a regional land trust protecting and caring for land in 36 communities surrounding the Concord, Assabet, and Sudbury Rivers.


The Boxcar Lilies, November 4 at First Parish

The Boxcar Lilies at First Parish in Wayland, 225 Boston Post Rd.,  Saturday, November 4, 8:00 pm. Doors open at 7:30 p.m.  The Boxcar Lilies with the fabulous Jim Henry on Dobro, guitar, and mandolin! Combining spine-tingling three-part harmony and exceptional songwriting, The Boxcar Lilies have made a name for themselves with their signature mix of folk, country, blues, and bluegrass-tinged Americana music. For tickets email $20 first ticket/ $15 each additional family member. Limited number of tickets available and going fast!

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 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,