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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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Town Services for Residents’ Needs

To: All Residents
From: Town Administrator and Health Director Date: March 27, 2020 at 3:00 pm
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Our COVID-19 Request: Stay Home

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We at WaylandeNews urge everyone to stay home to the greatest extent possible. This pandemic is unprecedented in our …

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Cancellations due to coronavirus

We will do our best to keep our calendar up to date.  General guidance would be to assume that pretty much anything you might be going to has been can…

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All Library Programs Cancelled and Library Public Meeting Room Closed

In response to the Governor’s State of Emergency declaration and recommendation that non- essential gatherings be canceled, we have canceled all libra…

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Wayland Community Online Vigil, April 4

Join your neighbors online on April 4 at 4 p.m. to affirm our connections to each other at this time of pandemic. Through word and song, we gather to be stronger together at this time of struggle. The session will be led by the Wayland Interfaith Leaders Association.

Religious leaders and communities involved in the vigil include: Dr. Faisal Kahn, Islamic Center of Boston, Wayland; Rabbi Danny Burkeman and Cantor Hollis Schachner, Temple Shir Tikva; Rabbi Louis Polisson, Congregation Or Atid; Pastor Rebecca Cho, Community United Methodist; Rabbi Katy Allen, Ma’yan Tikvah; Pastor Jeff Johnson, Peace Lutheran Church; Father David O’Leary, Good Shepherd Parish; Rev. Dr. Stephanie May, First Parish in Wayland.

Donations will go to support Family Promise Metrowest at https://familypromisemetrowest.salsalabs.org/donate/index.html. Many of our local communities and congregations already support this organization that transforms the lives of families with children who are homeless by mobilizing a diverse community to provide shelter, education and comprehensive support. For more information, visit https://www.familypromisemetrowest.org.

Questions? Email Rev. Dr. Stephanie May, smay@uuwayland.org.

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MXLR at the W on Tuesday, March 10

On Tuesday March 10th from 8-10 pm the W hosts the MXLR open mic. Comfortable seating, soft lighting, and wonderful art on display with make this a truly enjoyable evening. Teas, soft drinks, coffee and snacks will be available (no alcohol on premises). Performers may sign up at the venue starting at 7:30 pm.

Inquiries: Steve Robb, waylandopenmic@gmail.com

This open mic provides performers a venue where their music will be heard, and provides those attending the ability to hear every note and lyric without being distracted by loud conversation.

Original compositions are encouraged, and we welcome musicians from all genres, including classical, jazz, and folk.

Solo and duo performances are welcome, with a maximum of three performers per act. With each two song act the audience can expect something new and different every 10-15 minutes.

Donations appreciated. #theWGallery-Wayland

Location: the W Gallery, 57 Andrew Ave, Wayland, MA 01778

The Vassar Devils A Cappella Concert at the W Gallery, March 12

On Thursday March 12 from 8:30-9:15 pm, the Vassar Devils A Cappella Group will perform at the W Gallery in the Wayland Town Center. The Vassar Devils are known for their tight harmonies, polished sound, complex arrangements, and infectious sense of fun. Their diverse, constantly growing repertoire includes every genre of music imaginable, from pop hits, to indie ballads, to classic rock, to sexy jazz, to Beyoncé (and even some original music!). They are one of eight all-gender a cappella groups on Vassar’s campus. Learn more here: http://www.artswayland.com/shop/vassar-devils-a-cappella

First Stage Open Mic Night, March 8

Are you a talented young musician? Do you know a talented young musician? This open mic welcomes anyone grade 5 – 12 to come perform! Whether a rock band or classical musician, come share your music at the W Gallery. On March 8th from 7-9 pm the W Gallery hosts our second installment of the First Stage Open Mic Night. Cost to perform: $5.  Please contact waylandopenmic@gmail.com to reserve a performance slot or with any questions. Food and refreshments available. Chaperones appreciated.

Learn more at http://www.artswayland.com/shop/first-stage-open-mic

Bruce Gertz Quartet, March 22

The fifth Jazz event in this series features Bruce Gertz, Phil Grenadier, Walter Smith III, and Luther Gray. Sunday, March 22nd, 2pm to 4pm. Preceded by the March exhibit reception at 1pm. Arts Wayland Member Annual Meeting is from 12:30 to 1pm. Free admission! Donations will be greatly appreciated. Location: the W Gallery, 57 Andrew Avenue, Wayland, MA 01778

Bruce Gertz is known for his superb mastery of the upright bass and was named “Outstanding Bassist” by Boston Music Awards. Gertz has performed and recorded with artists such as Gary Burton, Jerry Bergonzi, Jon Hendricks, Diane Schuur, Gil Evans, and many others. he is the author of six books and contributing editor to Bass World Magazine. As a bandleader, Gertz has recorded more than twenty albums. His latest quartet release received four stars in Downbeat, December 2017.

Donate at www.artswayland.com/events

Live Model Sessions at the W Gallery, March 14 and April 11

On March 14th and April 11th from 9:30am to 12:30pm at the W Gallery presents an opportunity to draw or paint from a live model. All levels welcome, adults only. No instruction will be given. Facilitated and coordinated by artist Kaffee Kang. Participants can use whatever media they choose but must supply their own materials. Arts Wayland will supply easels for use. Please note, there are a limited number of standing easels, and will be allotted on a first come first serve basis.
Maximum of 15 participants, Minimum of 7 participants.

Cost is $15 for Arts Wayland members and $20 for non-members.

For more information and to reserve your spot visit our website at http://www.artswayland.com/shop/livemodel

Music Exchange Listening Room, Tuesday, February 25 @ the W Gallery

Tuesday Feb 25 @the W Gallery.  Comfortable seating, soft lighting, and wonderful art on display with make this a truly enjoyable evening. Teas, soft drinks, coffee and snacks will be available (no alcohol on premises). Performers may sign up at the venue starting at 7:30 pm.

Inquiries: Steve Robb, waylandopenmic@gmail.com

This open mic provides performers a venue where their music will be heard, and provides those attending the ability to hear every note and lyric without being distracted by loud conversation.

Original compositions are encouraged, and we welcome musicians from all genres, including classical, jazz, and folk. Solo and duo performances are welcome, with a maximum of three performers per act. With each two song act the audience can expect something new and different every 10-15 minutes.

Donations appreciated. #theWGallery-Wayland
Location: the W Gallery, 57 Andrew Ave, Wayland, MA 01778