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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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WCPA Kids’ Concert: The Stacey Peasley Band, Veterans Day

The Wayland Children & Parents Association is once again hosting its annual Veterans Day children’s concert! Dance and sing to the rockin’ music and sing-along lyrics of popular children’s entertainer Stacey Peasley at this concert for kids young and old. Full of fun and loaded with great music, this concert is sure to get even your smallest dancers tapping their toes!

$15 per family.  Doors open at 10am.

Tickets at waylandwcpa.org or at the door.

Open to the public–all families welcome!

Harp and Violin Concert, Friday, November 15

Friday, November 15 at 8:00pm. Harpist Charles Overton and violinist Emma Powell present works by Bartok, Debussy, Piazzolla, and Saint-Saens. The concert begins at 8pm on the Main Stage of Wayland High School. It is free and open to the public. For more information, visit waylandconcerts.org or call 508-358-2667.

Annual Children’s Holiday Shoppe, Dec. 4, 3:30 – 5:30pm

Mark your calendar for Wayland’s 32nd annual Children’s Holiday Shoppe on Wed., Dec. 4 from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. in the Town Building Gym (enter through the Large Hearing Room). This favorite event allows children in Grades K – 5 to shop for low-cost gifts while their adult waits in the next room. (Some activities will be available for pre-K children while they wait.) Adults purchase $1 tickets for their children to spend in the Shoppe. Middle- and high-school “elves” — from the Girl Scouts, Girls Ice Hockey Team, and National Honor Society — are paired one-on-one to help the youngest shoppers and deliver them safely back to their adults. Volunteers — including members of Wayland Police and Fire — wrap all gifts, so children leave with a collection of wrapped surprises to give their loved ones. Brought to you for 32 years by the Wayland Council on Aging, whose volunteers work year-round to shop for, make, display, sell and wrap gift items. Don’t miss this beloved holiday tradition!

Jazz Performance at the W Gallery

This exciting series of concerts will bring professional, accomplished musicians together under the direction of Berklee College of Music professor, Neil Olmstead.

FREE admission! Donations will be greatly appreciated. Series will start on Sunday, Nov 17, from 2 to 4pm

The first event has the jazz quartet “Profiles”, featuring Neil Olmstead and Cercie Miller performing jazz standards including: Herbie Hancock, Miles Davis, George Gershwin, Irving Berlin; and possibly originals. The quartet is: on sax, Cercie Miller; on bass, Barry Smith; on drums, Casey Scheurell, and on piano, Neil Olmstead.

Wayland Desi Diwali Party 2019, November 16

November 16, 5-10pm at the Weston Community Center (20 Alphabet Lane, Weston). Live performance by singer Vaishnavi Kondapalli.  A night full of light, food, music, and dance.

Ticket prices: $30 (ages 12+), Ages 5-12: $15, under 5: free.

Make payment via Venmo: NEHAGANDHI23 or via Zelle 2012087404

Pine Brook Shabbat

All ages are welcome to join Rabbi Katy and Gabi Mezger of Ma’yan Tikvah for a walk along the esker and over the bridge in the marsh while looking for migrating birds in this outdoor Shabbat service.

Experience a new way to observe Shabbat through an appreciation and connection to the world around us through songs, prayers, and meditation. Katy and Gabi will also lead a discussion using a passage from the Torah.

The weather may be brisk and trails may be muddy. Please dress accordingly.
Date: Saturday, 11/16/19
Time: 10:30am – 12:30pm
Where: Pine Brook Conservation Area Forty Acres Road, Wayland, MA

Ma’yan Tikvah holds outdoor Shabbat services on most Saturdays. Please visit www.mayantikvah. org or our Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/pg/Mayan-Tikvah-A-Wellspring-of-Hope-117319061668767/events/?ref=page_internal) page for additional information and dates

SADD Fall Festival, November 3 at Wayland Middle School

Fall Festival at the WMS, 3-6:00PM, November 3rd. Join WHS students for a few hours of fun including a bake sale, bouncy house, pumpkin painting, music and more! Kids of all ages are welcome. FREE (donations appreciated) Hosted by WHS S.A.D.D. club members.