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Mission: to bring the yoga community together to create seva (selfless service). Through the gift of yoga, Yoga Reaches Out focuses on raising funds for organizations that impact the health, education, and well-being of children.

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Wayland-Weston Rowing Association’s Ergathon, September 23

The Wayland-Weston Rowing Association is celebrating the beginning of the fall 2017 season with the annual Ergathon, a fundraising and community event at Wayland Town Beach on Saturday, September 23, 8am-12pm.

The rowing club welcomes the community to join in learn-to-row opportunities on the rowing machines and a hot pancake breakfast. There will be a raffle, with funds raised going to new equipment purchases for the student-athletes. Student-athletes will compete together on the rowing machines to collectively row 624,000 meters during the morning event.

WWRA supports a highly competitive high school team with 110 students from Wayland and Weston High Schools, a community-wide middle school program with thirty students participating this fall, and an adult recreational team. WW takes to the Textile River Regatta in Lowell on Sunday, October 1 to kick off their racing season.

For more information on the Ergathon or WWRA, please visit wwcrew.org or email program director Mike Baker, rowingmike@gmail.com

Wayland Hockey Association Golf Tournament, September 29

Don’t miss the Wayland Hockey Association (WHA) Golf Tournament on Friday, September 29th – Registration at www.waylandhockey.org

Please join the Wayland Hockey Association (WHA) for our Annual Golf Tournament at Wayland Country Club on Friday, September 29th at 12:30pm.  The cost is $150 per player and includes hamburgers and hot dogs during registration; shotgun start at 1:30pm; contests with prizes for closest to the pin, longest drive and team scores; a raffle and silent auction; and a delicious buffet dinner.  This year we are highlighting Wayland and Wayland/Weston hockey alumni with special recognition and prizes, so please spread the word among your former teammates!

If you can’t play in the tournament, please consider sponsoring a tee sign or donating an auction/raffle item for the tournament.  The WHA fully funds the Wayland boys’ and the Wayland/Weston girls’ high school varsity and middle school hockey teams. The tournament is our biggest fundraiser and helps to keep Wayland’s hockey players on the ice!

For more information and/or to register or sponsor/donate to the tournament, please go to www.waylandhockey.org or contact Jennifer Bonner at jenbonner@verizon.net. Thanks in advance for your support!

Wayland Boosters Apparel Sale and Annual Appeal

Boosters Apparel Sale at Back-to-School Night at WHS on Thursday, September 28

Don’t miss out on Wayland gear and apparel for the new school year at Back-to-School night at Wayland High School on Thursday, September 28th in the library from 6:30-9pm.

Annual Appeal is On! 

If you haven’t already, please consider making a donation to the Wayland Boosters this year.  The Boosters general fund covers costs for the high school sports teams and initiatives that are outside of the athletics department’s budget.  It is our goal to improve the access to, performance and safety of these teams through grants made possible by the donations from families and local businesses. Please go to www.waylandboosters.org to make a tax-deductible donation and thank you. The student-athletes of Wayland appreciate your support!

OARS Annual River Cleanup, September 16

31st Annual River Cleanup – Saturday, September 16, 9am-12pm

Make a difference in your community! Join us along the Assabet, Sudbury and Concord Rivers for a morning of rewarding work with friendly people, followed by pizza celebrations along the rivers! The cleanup takes place rain or shine. Cleanup meeting locations: TBD.

Help get the word out. Download a flyer to post at your work, school, favorite coffee shop, gym, etc.

Signing up in advance helps us to plan and have enough supplies for everyone. To signup, contact the OARS office at 978-369-3956 or email.

Volunteers should wear long pants and shoes that can get wet and dirty. Bring work gloves if you have them. If you can bring a canoe or can help with transporting a canoe, please let us know.

Can’t join us – you can still help! Your tax-deductible contribution will help defray the cost of our efforts to restore the health of our three rivers. Donate to our River Cleanup Fund.

Read about last year’s cleanup online here.

Wayland resident to participate in Belles of the Brawl V

Wayland Town Crier 9/8/17: Wayland resident to participate in Belles of the Brawl V>. Wayland resident Suzanne Miller will be one of 32 women from the Boston and Greater Boston areas who will participate in Haymakers for Hope’s all-female boxing charity event, Belles of the Brawl V, at 6:30pm, October 5 at House of Blues Boston, 5 Lansdowne St., Boston.

Sixteen bouts are scheduled featuring the 32 women. This year’s competitors will be competing in live USA Boxing sanctioned amateur matches throughout the night to help raise money for cancer research at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and other cancer focused research and care facilities as well as survivorship initiatives.

Knee Slapping, Toes Tapping – Comedy & Jazz Coming to Wayland

The Friends of the Wayland Council On Aging is sponsoring a fundraiser featuring nationally known Social and Political Humorist Jimmy Tingle and the Shane Wood Jazz Trio, Saturday, September 23, 2017, 7:30pm at Sandy Burr Country Club. In addition to hors d’oeuvres and a cash bar, there will be a fabulous dessert buffet. All proceeds benefit the Wayland Council on Aging. Tickets are $75 and can be purchased online here, The Village Bank or The Wayland Council on Aging. Tables of four can be reserved if 4 tickets are purchased at the same time. The Friends of the Wayland Council On Aging is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization.

Event flyer online here: online here

5th Annual John Tanner Pumpkin Shuffle 5 K Run/Walk

5th Annual John Tanner Pumpkin Shuffle 5 K Run/Walk
Russell’s Garden Center
Saturday, October 14th, 11:30 AM
We are happy to announce the 5th Annual John Tanner Pumpkin Shuffle 5 K Run/Walk to benefit children with Batten Disease. Every participant receives a free mini pumpkin. Register at www.ourpromisetonicholas.com. (Direct link here) Promo code JTRACE2017 = 10% off Before October 13th. Costumes are optional!