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Town Coronavirus Hotline: 508-358-6805


Disclosure: Waylandenews Executive Director Kim Reichelt is a member of the Wayland School Committee. Her work on this site, however, is as an individual, not as a member of the School Committee.

Non-Profit Spotlight:
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
Re: Town Services for Residents’ Needs

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Our COVID-19 Request: Stay Home

Stay at home   #flattenthecurve

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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CANCELLED: Scrabble @ Council on Aging
Apr 9 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
CANCELLED: Scrabble @ Council on Aging

During the coronovirus outbreak, we are cancelling Scrabble. Stay healthy, and check back for updates.  Do you enjoy Scrabble, or want to learn? Would you enjoy playing with new or old friends? Word games are a great source of fun and mental stimulation. No reservations needed, just stop by for a game or two!

Storyvine @ Wayland Library
Apr 9 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
Storyvine @ Wayland Library

StoryVine introduces preschoolers to books and reading with engaging stories, songs and activities. Our interactive storytimes encourage language development, socialization and fun. Ages 2.5 to 5 years. Registration is not required. We ask that parents and caregivers participate in the storytime activities with their child or children.

Kids Yoga @ Wayland Library
Apr 9 @ 1:30 pm – 2:15 pm
Kids Yoga @ Wayland Library

Sonia Gomez from Serfi Yoga will give a yoga class for children,

toddlers to age 5.

CANCELLED: Cookbook Club @ Wayland Library
Apr 9 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Cookbook Club — Join us as we all cook from the same book and enjoy it potluck style! This month:
Book: Mario Batali Big American Cookbook: 250 Favorite Recipes from Across the USA by Mario Batali

Participants will make a recipe from a selected cookbook to share. While enjoying our homemade delights, we’ll discuss the book, its author, and what each has to offer. For more information, contact Sarah Hogan at

CANCELLED: Open Studio Arts & Crafts Workshop @ Council on Aging
Apr 10 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am
CANCELLED: Open Studio Arts & Crafts Workshop @ Council on Aging

Bring your art or craft to the COA on Friday mornings for a time of creativity and camaraderie. Are you a knitter, painter, jewelry maker, quilter, scrapbooker, or simply a creative soul? Join together for inspiration and conversation with others who love to create. We’ll supply the coffee, you bring the inspiration.


CANCELLED: Beginners English Conversation Group @ Cochituate Village Apartments Community Room
Apr 10 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
CANCELLED: Beginners English Conversation Group @ Cochituate Village Apartments Community Room

Do you know someone who is learning basic English?  This beginners English conversation group meets about twice a month. It is especially good for people who do not speak English at home. This class will take place at the Cochituate Village Apartments Community Room at 106 Main Street in Wayland.

Live Model Sessions at the W Gallery @ The W Gallery
Apr 11 @ 9:30 am – 12:30 pm
Live Model Sessions at the W Gallery @ The W Gallery

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

Shop-Around Shuttle @ Home Pickups
Apr 13 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Shop-Around Shuttle @ Home Pickups

Run your Wayland errands with us on the 2nd Monday of each month. Home pick-ups begin at 10:00 a.m. Stops include Stop & Shop, Wayland Public Library, Panera and CVS. No charge. Call the COA at 508-358-2990 to make a reservation.

Improve Your Watercolor Skills with Nan Rumpf @ The W Gallery
Apr 13 @ 1:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Improve Your Watercolor Skills with Nan Rumpf @ The W Gallery

These classes are designed to further develop your watercolor painting skills and techniques. These new lessons include activities designed to explore different art elements, principles, and painting techniques. Explore the many possibilities of watercolor as you enhance your personal painting style and discover your artistic voice. Handouts, demos, painting examples,
critiques will be supplied by the instructor.

CANCELLED: COA Connections @ Council on Aging
Apr 13 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm
CANCELLED: COA Connections @ Council on Aging

Connect with old and new friends and enjoy good company and conversation. This informal conversation group, led by Wayland resident Irma Bloom, is for everyone. The group meets in the Council on Aging. Come when you can, you will always be warmly welcomed!