Admission will be free the two days of the Exhibition, and artists will be required to attend the evening reception on May 22nd in the Heritage Room. Art will be for sale both days, and show exhibit will travel for select pieces to Main Street stores and restaurants for Shop Dine & Stroll Weeks from May 24 through June 8th Festival by the Lake. Downtown Wakefield features a walking route, lake, common, rockery fountain, veterans memorials and civil war and historic cemetery dating back to 1600s. Just a mile off 128/95 at exits 39, 40 Wakefield also features many cuttural venues such as the Beebe Library, four antique stores, an authentic Deptartment Store in alano's, an old fashioned malt shop in Cravings Ice Cream, Linden Tree Coffee House and Center for Performing Arts, clothing boutiques featured on 104.9FM during Small Business Month, and a choice of great restaurants. Call the Chamber office for more information at 781-245-0741.
Welcome to Wakefield!
Wednesday, May 22, 2013 - 6:00pm
The Americal Civic Center, located in downtown Wakefield, will be hosting a Fine Art Exhibition on May 22 and 23 to celebrate 100 years of civic depot activity in the former Armory building at 467 Main Street Wakefield, MA 01880. Once the site of master merchant Cyrus Wakefield's estate, the Americal Civic Center is also the site of the origins of the National Guard with the legacy of the RIchardson Light Guard. Today it hosts the Chamber office, the Citizens Scholarship Foundation, one of the legacy small businesses in town JC Marketing, and the Interfaith Food Pantry. The juried show honoring the Americal's Centennial features a range of media on display from a variety of artists who live work or play in the Wakefield area.
Thursday, May 23, 2013 - 5:30pm
Join us for a great traditional After Hours mixer hosted by Hallmark with Melrose Chamber of Commerce and Wakefield Chamber of Commerce and guests. $10pp for members or $20 for nonmembers. RSVP to Kendall@WakefieldsChamber.org or call 781-245-0741. Melrose Wakefield Hospital is located off the Fellsway off Main Street at 585 Lebanon Street, Melrose MA 02176. The soiree will be happening on the third floor, follow the signs! Easy parking in the hospital lot within steps of downtown Melrose.Bring your business cards!
Monday, May 27, 2013 - 10:00am
Wind Water and Waves- Come On Down & Try Boating, Available at Lake Quannapowitt: Kayak Rentals Canoe Rentals Rowboat Rentals Kayaking Lessons Kids Birthday Parties Corporate/Private Events In cooperation with the Town of Wakefield, canoes, kayaks, paddle boats are for rent on Saturdays and Sundays May 27- Sept 2 10am - 7am every Saturday and Sunday. See following link for specidfic details: http://www.boatinginboston.com/locations/wakefield.html or call ahead as we our schedule is weather dependent: 617-299-3392. All of our dates and times are weather dependant. Please call ahead to ensure we are open. We reserve the right to close at anytime, and on June 21st will be closed for hands on training for all staff. THANK YOU BoatinginBoston for Wakefield Chamber BLOSSOMS AT BEEBE Live Auction PRIZE of Free Gold Family Boating Pass Membership to a lucky winner in Wakefield to enjoy all summer long!
Tuesday, June 18, 2013 - 5:30pm
Join us for the Annual Dinner at a favorite venue in town, to be announced.We will have a special speaker, and elect officers. This year a special award will also be announced. For more information call Co-President Suzanne Bowering 781-245-5131.
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THANK YOU BLOSSOMS at BEEBE SPONSORS THIS YEAR: Tall Oak Sponsor The Savings Bank; Tall Oak Sponsor Hobbs Brook Management,;Maple Way Sponsor Wakefield Cooperative Bank; Floral Way Sponsor Eastern Bank, Floral Way Sponsor LaRovere Design/Build Corp.
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