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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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Wayland High School Theater Ensemble Presents Reckless

Wayland High School Auditorium
Friday, March 2nd & 9th, 7:00 PM

The Wayland High School Theater Ensemble presents their Winter One-Act, Reckless, written by Craig Lucas. The play will be performed twice at the Wayland High School Auditorium, and also at the preliminary round of the Massachusetts High School Drama Festival. Performances: Friday, March 2 and 9, at 7pm. Tickets are $10 for adults, and $5 for students, and available at the door. Saturday, March 3 at 12:15pm at Norwood High School (Mass. Drama Fest.) The show is rated PG-13 for mature subject matter and language.

WCPA and Wayland Dads present Curling Night 2018

Curling Night 2018, Saturday, February 10, 6pm – 9pm

With the 2018 Winter Olympics nearly here, we invite you to embrace your inner champion.  Join us for some fun, and experience a unique night of CURLING!

Wayland Parent Children’s Association and Wayland Dads have teamed up to offer an event for the parent community with food, an hour of instruction and a friendly round-robin bonspiel, right here in Wayland at Broomstones Curling Club.

Slots are limited, so sign up ASAP – $60/player (this is a special, subsidized price offered by the WCPA and Wayland Dads).  Click here to buy your tickets ASAP. Space is limited and this will sell out.

Players encouraged to bring spectators to cheer them on! The amazing venue boasts a warm gathering room, and full cash bar for players and spectators alike. Deliver your Stone to the House!

Parmenter Foundation announces 2018 Lecture Series

The Parmenter Foundation Lecture Series:

WHERE: Weston Community Center at 20 Alphabet Lane, Weston
TIME: 6-7:30 PM
COST: All are welcome. There is no charge.
RESERVATION: Seating is limited, please e-mail to reserve your place.
DATES: February 8May 10September 13

Thursday, February 8, 2018: “An Update on the Diagnosis and Treatment of Alzheimer’s Dementia: Is Prevention a Reality?”
Our speaker, Brent Forester, MD, MSc, is the Chief of the Center of Excellence in Geriatric Psychiatry at McLean Hospital and the foremost expert on geriatric psychiatry in our area.

Thursday, May 10, 2018: “Infectious Diseases: Prevention, Diagnosis and Treatment of Lyme Disease”
Our speaker, Mark S. Klempner, MD, is the Executive Vice Chancellor for MassBiologics and Professor of Medicine at the University of Massachusetts Medical School. Dr. Klempner is internationally renowned for infectious disease research and the development of therapeutics and vaccines to combat infections.

Thursday, September 13, 2018: “Using Patient-Reported Data to Drive Health Outcomes”
Our Speaker, Neil B. Minkoff, MD, is the Chief Medical Officer and Co-founder of EmpiraMed, a technology company that has developed a patient engagement software platform called the PRO Portal to Capture Real World Patient Experience with a goal of executing outcome-based contracts and quality improvement intervention programs.

Wayland to celebrate Lunar New Year Jan. 20

Wayland Town Crier 1/6/18: Wayland to celebrate Lunar New Year Jan. 20. Chinese culture will be on display this month in Wayland as dancers, singers and others come together to celebrate Lunar New Year.

Traditionally a multi-day celebration, Lunar New Year will be celebrated locally on Jan. 20 at Wayland High School.

Curious Creatures, January 15 at the Claypit School Gym

WCPA presents Curious Creatures, a live hands-on animal show.  Monday, January 15 at 10:30 at Claypit Hill School.  Flyer online here.

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