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Celebrating Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month with Yazhi Guo and Shin Daiko 

Wednesday evening, May 18, was a beautiful one for our special Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month concert, featuring taiko drumming ensemble Shin Daiko and suona (Chinese oboe) player Yazhi Guo. We are so grateful to our co-hosts — CAN WIN and the Chinese School of Art and Culture — as well as the Griffin … Read more

2022 MLK Day of Service

After months of planning–including weekly 7:30AM meetings with a dedicated group of WHS students–we were very excited to bring our 3rd annual MLK Day of Service to the community in person. Of course, the pandemic had other plans, and within just a few weeks, we had pivoted, re-imagined, and reframed the entire event as a … Read more

Frederick Douglass in Winchester

In 1862, a group of Winchester residents invited renowned abolitionist Frederick Douglass to speak at Lyceum Hall (across the street from present-day BookEnds). Explore the speech and its implications today with archivist Dr. Ellen Knight, author Nathan Richardson, and a member of the Mystic Valley NAACP. Hosted by the NFSJ, Winchester Historical Society, and Winchester … Read more

Unity Amongst Diversity

By Arya Ramachandran, NFSJ Intern On Dec. 16, 2021, the Network for Social Justice (NSFJ), in collaboration with the Winchester High School Social Justice Club (SoJust), hosted an event called “Unity Amongst Diversity” on the Winchester Town Common. The tagline was “Festivities of light that delightfully transform the world together.” The goal was to bring … Read more

Winchester Indigenous Peoples’ Day Family Celebration

Drop in to Wright Locke Farm on October 11 between 10-12 for this family friendly Indigenous Peoples’ Day Celebration. There will be multiple stations with fun for kids, including a farm tour, crafts, planting activity, storybook readings about Indigenous people and culture, and much more! For adults, there will be information about current legislation pertaining … Read more

MLK Day of Service

MLK Day of Service Jan 19th

On Sunday, January 19th, in collaboration with Winchester Public Schools, the Network will host a Day of Service, supported by Winchester High School students from Connect and Commit and other committed students. Between 10 am – 2 pm, the community is invited to Winchester High School to participate in a drive to support under-resourced local … Read more

Winchester Master Plan Public Forum Open House

Please join the Master Plan Steering Committee and JM Goldsun community preservation + planning for an interactive and informative open house event to determine key priorities and strategies for the Master Plan implementation over the next 10 years. Pizza and refreshments are provided. All are welcome, including activities for children and families!

The Basics of Winchester Town Government from A to Z

This informational session hosted by the League of Women Voters is designed for new residents in town, teens, or other newly-registered voters, newly-naturalized citizens, or anyone who would like to clarify their understanding of Town government and will help you get more involved. Panelists will include Mariano Goluboff (chair, Winchester Select Board); Michelle Bergstrom (chair, Winchester … Read more