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Wakefield is a desirable suburban residential community situated in Middlesex County in eastern Massachusetts. The town is governed by a well informed public spirited citizenry interested in maintaining the natural beauty of the town as well as providing a high quality of services and facilities.

The town has diversification of industry and employment is high. The central business district along Main Street is home to banks, public buildings, specialty shops and professional offices.

Adding to the town’s attractiveness are its two lakes. They are Crystal Lake used as a water supply source and Lake Quannapowitt. This three mile lake is a popular area for skating and fishing, walking and jogging. Town residents confidently and proudly assert that Wakefield is a well managed community.

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The Yoga Brunch
Do you like your savasana served sunny side up? Do you want to chase your morning meditation with a mimosa? If you answered yes to any of the above, then I have the perfect event for you! The Yoga Brunch Your brunch pass gets you: 1 hour energizing vinyasa flow class taught to music 15 minutes guided meditation & savasana ulimited access to the brunch buffet 1 champagne mimosa Brunch includes: Irish Bread Scrambled Eggs Irish Bacon and Sausage Buttermilk Pancakes Orange Juice, Cranberry Juice, Cofee & Tea and of course Champagne Mimosas! $40pp

When: Aug 2, 2015 10 AM in Wakefield, Massachusetts (Sun, 02 Aug 2015 10 )
Berklee Summer in the City Jihye Lee Octet

A recent graduate of Berklee College of Music, Jihye Lee is a versatile player and composer who hasstudied jazz composition and arranging with many of Berklees most distinguished faculty members, such as Greg Hopkins and Ayn Inserto, as well as with renowned composers Maria Schneider, Terrence Blanchard, John Clayton, and Robin Eubanks at the 2014 Berklee Jazz Composition Symposium. She is alsoan accomplished vocalist and singer-songwriter who wonthe 2014 Voice Department Achievement Award and the 2013 Voice Department Outstanding Performer Award for her achievements at Berklee. Lee has also won multiple other awards for her work, from the second annual Jazz Composition Contest for Women Composers to the 2013 and 2014 Duke Ellington Awards to the 2013 Gil Evans Award for Jazz Composition. Her work has been performed by the Greg Hopkins Concert Jazz Orchestra, the Seattle Women's Jazz Orchestra featuring saxophonist Grace Kelly, and the Lisa Thorson Quartet, among others.In addition, Lee released an EP and an album in her hometown of Seoul, South Korea before beginning her studies in Boston.



When: Jul 30, 2015 6 PM in Wakefield, Massachusetts (Thu, 30 Jul 2015 18 )
Holiday Craft Fair
Holiday Craft Fair is happening on 14 Nov 2015 at Elks Lodge Wakefield, United States Of America. Its a premier event in Gifts & Handicrafts industry.

Book a stall at 10times.com!

When: Nov 14, 2015 12 AM to Nov 14, 2015 12 AMin Wakefield, Massachusetts (Sat, 14 Nov 2015 00 )
Berklee Summer in the CityThe Gaia Wilmer Octet

Brazilian composer, arranger, and saxophone player Gaia Petrelli Wilmer combines her influences from Brazilian harmony, rhythms, and melodies with modern jazz. Since 2014, Wilmer has been writing and playing with her group, the Gaia Wilmer Octet. With strong Brazilian influences and creative writing, she follows her own musical directions and ideas, creating unique textures and colors.

Watch Wilmer's baritone sax performance on "April Wind":



When: Jul 23, 2015 6 PM in Wakefield, Massachusetts (Thu, 23 Jul 2015 18 )
2nd Annual Cure SMA 5K


When: Aug 29, 2015 12 AM to Aug 29, 2015 12 AMin Wakefield, Massachusetts (Sat, 29 Aug 2015 00 )
Mystic Runners


When: Dec 31, 2015 9 AM in Wakefield, Massachusetts (Thu, 31 Dec 2015 09 )
Tonneson + Co 5K

The 3rd Tonneson + Co 5k will take place around beautiful Lake Quannapowitt and is great for runners of all skill levels, as well as walkers. Strollers are welcome!

Proceeds from the event will go directly to the Wakefield Interfaith Food Pantry to benefit the Kids First Program. The Kids First program provides food to families with school age children during the summer months. Many families receive free or reduced price breakfast and lunch during the school year, but this help is not available during the summer. The Kids First program provides the added food items to help replace those meals.



When: Jul 26, 2015 8 AM in Wakefield, Massachusetts
Cost: $25 14+, $15 13 7 under (Sun, 26 Jul 2015 08 )
Craig LaGrassa
Band gig

When: Jul 25, 2015 8 PM in Wakefield, Massachusetts (Sat, 25 Jul 2015 20 )
Berklee Summer in the City The Iceland Soundscape Trio

The Iceland Soundscape Trio is a group created by Drew Krasner (piano). He is joined by Rob Taylor (bass) and Tim Talavera (drums). The original music is inspired by Krasners time spent in Iceland. Paired with poetry and illustrations by Jeremy Pailler, the combined elements of the project are intended to form an interdisciplinary interpretation of the beautiful country of Iceland.



When: Jul 9, 2015 6 PM in Wakefield, Massachusetts (Thu, 09 Jul 2015 18 )
Craig LaGrassa


When: Aug 21, 2015 8 PM in Wakefield, Massachusetts (Fri, 21 Aug 2015 20 )
Craig LaGrassa


When: Sep 18, 2015 8 PM in Wakefield, Massachusetts (Fri, 18 Sep 2015 20 )
Craig LaGrassa


When: Oct 3, 2015 8 PM in Wakefield, Massachusetts (Sat, 03 Oct 2015 20 )
Rachel Sermanni
High & Lonesome presents: Rachel Sermanni
? Unity Works, Wakefield


When: Sep 25, 2015 7 PM in Wakefield, Massachusetts
Cost: 10.00 (+1.00 S/C) (Fri, 25 Sep 2015 19 )
Berklee Summer in the City Rinat Tregerman

Rinat Tregerman is a composer, arranger, and pianist. She was born in Haifa, Israel and raised in West Galilee. She began studying the piano at age six, inspired by her older sister's piano teacher. In her teens, Tregerman was classically trained at several institutes in Israel, among them Acre Conservatory of Music; majored in classical piano at Misgav Music Center; and performed in local concert halls. She was drawn to the world of composition, experimenting with improvisation and arranging contemporary pop, rock, and folk songs in her own style. Soon, she had discovered and started exploring jazz.

After two years of a demanding job in Israeli intelligence, Tregerman began studying jazz performance and graduated from Rimon School of Jazz and Contemporary Music, where she received the prestigious Stu Hacohen Scholarship. Her transition from a small village to an urban area made her active in the music scene, and she started collaborating and performing at well-known concert halls. She is currently a scholarship recipient at Berklee College of Music studying jazz composition and performance.



When: Aug 27, 2015 6 PM in Wakefield, Massachusetts (Thu, 27 Aug 2015 18 )
Berklee Summer in the City Gene Seow

Professional drummer and composer Gene Seow shows a rare talent and sensitivity for all things musical. With a wealth of experience from gigging and teaching, the former principal drummer of the Singapore Armed Forces Central Band now studies jazz composition and professional music at Berklee College of Music. Prominently featured in jazz composition concerts such as The Best of Jazz Composition, Seow hopes to go into academia in the future, which would be a good fit given his background as a music tutor as well as his disposition as an intellectual thinker. This multi-instrumentalist also plays trumpet, saxophone, piano, and bass, and his devotion to excellence is sure to bring him to the pinnacle in the field.



When: Aug 6, 2015 6 PM in Wakefield, Massachusetts (Thu, 06 Aug 2015 18 )
Berklee Summer in the City Cosimo Boni

Cosimo Boni is a trumpet player from Florence, Italy. After several years of classical training, he started studying and playing jazz. In 2012, he moved to Boston to attend Berklee College of Music, where he has had the opportunity to play and study with great contemporary jazz artists from all over the world.

After coming to Berklee, Boni started his own band and began composing original music. The sound of the band is based on the concepts of the great jazz groups from the 1960s that are his main musical inspiration. At the same time, the goal of every member is to share his own creativity and musical experience on stage to create new musical situations with no boundaries of style and form.



When: Aug 13, 2015 6 PM in Wakefield, Massachusetts (Thu, 13 Aug 2015 18 )
Berklee Summer in the CityAlea

Alea is the stage name ofMaria Alejandra Jimenez, an artist whoseunique style of music fuses jazz, Latin, African, and Colombian folk sounds. A native of Barrancas, Colombia, she grew up surrounded by local indigenous communities, folklore, and cultural events like the Barranquilla Carnival. These and other Colombian festivities have influenced her musical perspective and compositions.

In Colombia, Alea worked for El Teatro Musical de Colombia as a singer, actress, and communications officer while pursuing a bachelor's degree, specializing in organizational communication. She graduated in 2013 and is currently studyingprofessional music with a concentration in jazz composition and performance at Berklee College of Music. She has performed in events such as the Berklee International Folk Festival 2013, representing Colombia, and the Rhythm of the Universe's highly anticipated Welcome to Earth premiere debut at the Boston Out of the Box Festival 2013. Since 2014 Alea has been the newest member of the Colombian folk band Folklore Urbano under the direction of Pablo Mayor, and in2015 she was chosen to participate in the second series of the Latin America VIVE Music Festival with her composition "Navegando Bocabajo."

Watch Alea perform "Where the Heart Is" with the Sampson Brothers:



When: Aug 20, 2015 6 PM in Wakefield, Massachusetts (Thu, 20 Aug 2015 18 )
Berklee Summer in the City Felipe Tinoco Sextet

Originally from northeastern Brazil, Felipe Tinoco grew up surrounded by the sounds of traditional samba, bossa nova, and choro from his family of instrumentalists. It was only in his adolescence that he decided to pick up the guitar and pursue a career in music, carrying his family tradition while following his own peculiar musical instincts. Now a Berklee student studying jazz composition and performance, Tinoco shares his experiences and music with his group, the Felipe Tinoco Sextet.



When: Jul 16, 2015 6 PM in Wakefield, Massachusetts (Thu, 16 Jul 2015 18 )

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