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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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When: Jun 3, 2016 8 PM in Wakefield, Massachusetts (Fri, 03 Jun 2016 20 )
South County-Wakefield 12,14,16,18 L7 Futures Circuit Event
When: Jul 9, 2016 12 AM to Jul 10, 2016 12 AMin Wakefield, Massachusetts (Sat, 09 Jul 2016 00 )
"Legally Blonde: The Musical"
Legally Blonde: The Musical -- Hit Film Comes to Life Onstage

The fabulously fun song-and-dance spectacular Legally Blonde follows a sweet and seemingly not-so-bright sorority sister named Elle Woods (and her chihuahua Bruiser) on her journey to win back her high school boyfriend. Undeterred by the fact that he's currently enrolled at Harvard Law School, the ambitious Elle puts down her credit cards and picks up the books in order to conquer the Ivy League. Nominated in 2007 for seven Tony Awards (including Best Book of a Musical and Best Original Score), Legally Blonde: The Musical is based on the hilarious novel by Amanda Brown and the subsequent hit movie starring Reese Witherspoon. See it brought to life at Veterans Memorial Auditorium by the talented students in Wakefield High School's Theater Arts program.

When: May 1, 2016 2 PM in Wakefield, Massachusetts
Cost: COMP - $9.00 (Sun, 01 May 2016 14 )
WALK/ RUN LIKE MADD
When: May 14, 2016 12 AM to May 15, 2016 12 AMin Wakefield, Massachusetts (Sat, 14 May 2016 00 )
Brook Retreat Walk for Hope
The Brook Retreat is excited to pick up The Walk for Hope this year! Brook Retreat would not be around if not for Number 16 - and surely everyone a part of The Brook Retreat communities lives would look a lot differently than they do now. We owe that all to them. At this coming walk we hope to continue their message of hope and awareness that there's a real solution for the addicts/alcoholics and their families. Funds raised will go to The Brook Retreat scholarship. All donations will go to helping individuals get into 12 step based treatment who otherwise wouldn't be able to aford it. If you prefer to pay, donate, or sponsor a walker via written check, simply mail it to: South Shore Transformation Inc - Scholarship Fund 55 Brook Street Plympton, MA 02367 Double Your Donation:Please check to see if your employer will match your donation to the scholarship fund. Tax Deductability:South Shore Transformation Inc (the parent organization for The Brook Retreat) is a registered 501(c)3 charity. EIN: 47-1408681. No goods or services were provided for this donation. Your gift is tax deductible to the extent permitted by law. Logistics:The walk will be held rain or shine and will start from the bandstand on the Lower Common at the lake in Wakefield. Registration starts at 9AM, the walk itself starts at 10AM. T-shirts will be available on a first-come, first-served basis. This is a beautiful, easy walk about 3 miles long.Strollers are fine. See you there!

When: Jun 19, 2016 9 AM in Wakefield, Massachusetts (Sun, 19 Jun 2016 09 )
Holiday Craft Fair
Holiday Craft Fair is happening on 12 Nov 2016 at Elks Lodge Wakefield, United States Of America. Its a premier event in Gifts & Handicrafts industry.

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When: Nov 12, 2016 12 AM to Nov 12, 2016 12 AMin Wakefield, Massachusetts (Sat, 12 Nov 2016 00 )
South County-Wakefield 12,14,16,18 L7 Futures Circuit Event
When: Aug 6, 2016 12 AM to Aug 7, 2016 12 AMin Wakefield, Massachusetts (Sat, 06 Aug 2016 00 )
North Shore Baby Expo
The South Shore Baby Expo gives new and expecting moms the opportunity to meet with the leaders in the baby industry. Meet with over 40 local vendors and learn about the newest trands, gear and services available to you. Amazing prizes and giveaways. *Stroller parking is available at no additional charge. *No strollers on the show floor (may be easier to wear your baby) *Cash bar will be available

When: May 15, 2016 12 PM in Wakefield, Massachusetts (Sun, 15 May 2016 12 )
9th Annual Paws 4 A Cure Charity Walk
9th Annual Paws 4 A Cure Charity Walk Overview
Mark your calendars for 9th Annual Paws 4 A Cure Charity Walk! May 1, 2016
1 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Admission: $25.00
Benefiting: Paws 4 A Cure

Register today where you can create a walk team, create a fundraising page while helping a dog or cat getting the veterinary care that they need. Proceeds of the event will be distributed directly to veterinary hospitals to assist families throughout the United States who cannot afford urgently needed treatment for our Paws Recipients. For more information, please email [emailprotected]/* <![CDATA[ */!function(t,e,r,n,c,a,p){try{t=document.currentScript||function(){for(t=document.getElementsByTagName('script'),e=t.length;e--;)if(t[e].getAttribute('data-cfhash'))return t[e]}();if(t&&(c=t.previousSibling)){p=t.parentNode;if(a=c.getAttribute('data-cfemail')){for(e='',r='0x'+a.substr(0,2)|0,n=2;a.length-n;n+=2)e+='%'+('0'+('0x'+a.substr(n,2)^r).toString(16)).slice(-2);p.replaceChild(document.createTextNode(decodeURIComponent(e)),c)}p.removeChild(t)}}catch(u){}}()/* ]]> */
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When: May 1, 2016 1 PM in Wakefield, Massachusetts (Sun, 01 May 2016 13 )
Estate Planning Seminar
At the seminar, we will discuss: Nursing home cost protection and the myth of the 5 year look back. Wills, Trusts and Powers of Attorneywhy you may or may not need them. Avoiding death taxes. How to protect your estate against court involvement if you are injured or get sick (Hint: not all Powers of Attorney will help protect assets!). Why putting property in your childrens name may be reckless and dangerous How to protect one spouse when the other needs nursing home care. How to protect your childrens inheritance against ex-spouses or lawsuits. How to protect a special needs child who inherits your estate. How probate works and, more importantly, how you can avoid probate. Please register for a free seat at this link: http://www.dadlawoffices.com/seminars/1607/estate-planning-seminar/

When: May 18, 2016 6 PM to May 18, 2016 8 PMin Wakefield, Massachusetts (Wed, 18 May 2016 18 )
Band Favorites
A free concert filled with favorites the band members have chosen to perform especially for you!Songs include: Riverdance Cajon Fok Songs First Suite in Eb

When: Jun 5, 2016 3 PM in Wakefield, Massachusetts (Sun, 05 Jun 2016 15 )
New England Championship Wrestling presents DOUBLE INTENSITY
New England Championship Wrestling returns to live action on Saturday night, May 7 at the Americal Civic Center, 467 Main Street, Wakefield, MA with a 7 PM bell time. 3 championship matches are scheduled for this event. In the main event, NECW Heavyweight Champion, "The Masshole" Mike McCarthy defends the title in a rematch from last October against "Pure Talent" Chris Escobar. NECW Television Champion, Todo Loco battles former NECW Television Champion, "The Heat" Kris Pyro. New NECW Tag Team Champions, The Regulators, Jack Maverick & Brute Van Slyke managed by James Maddox square off against "The Canadian Giant" Genesis & Alex North. New World Women's Wrestling Champion, Nikki Valentine tames with her Maximum Impact partner Vanity Vixsen and Ramona Romano to face former champion Mistress Belmont, Alexxis Nevaeh and "The Black Widow" Eve in a special 6 woman tag team war. Former NECW Champion, Slyck Wagner Brown battles "Sensational" Scott Levesque with Miss Sammi Lane in his corner. Plus two more matches to be announced. Tickets for this event are $15 for adults and this month we are having a Kid's Appreciation Night - all tickets for kids under 12 are just $5 with a paying adult. Tickets can be purchased online by clicking below, or charges by phone by calling 1-800-838-3006



When: May 7, 2016 7 PM to May 7, 2016 10 PMin Wakefield, Massachusetts
Cost: 5 - 15 USD (Sat, 07 May 2016 19 )
Drug Impairment Training for Educational Professional
The DITEP training will be a day long course for school nurses and public health nurses. THe first half of the day will focus on general drug impairment and speak to school policies and the second half of the say will be nusres conducting the-hands on evaluations for impaired persons. The training is free and will offer CEU's.

When: May 7, 2016 8 AM in Wakefield, Massachusetts (Sat, 07 May 2016 08 )
Berklee Summer in the CityNacho Gonzlez

Ignacio Gonzlez Nappa, who performs as Nacho Gonzlez,is an Uruguayan musician, composer, and social entrepreneur currently studying jazz composition and performance at Berklee College of Music. Before coming to Berklee,Gonzlez studied communications at the Universidad de Montevideo. He won a Fulbright scholarship for Latin American leaders and continued his studies at Amherst College. He completed an executive leadership program at the Thunderbird School of Global Management and was named one of the top 20 under 40 byPODER Magazine. At Berklee,Gonzlezcreated theNasty Candombe Mafia, featuring Berklee students and faculty playing his original tunes.He has studied guitar, percussion, voice, and piano with a list of maestros from both Uruguay and the U.S. including Tim Miller, Julio Cobelli, Jorge Trasante, Bob Pilkington, and Greg Hopkins, among others. He is currently working on his debut album, which will be released in 2016 and features Latin jazz players such as George Garzone, Oscar Stagnaro, Nando Michelin, and Martn Ibarburu, among others. Gonzlez's music focuses on the intersection between jazz and candombe, an Afro-Uruguayan groove. In 2016, he wonthe Jazz Education Network Award for Young Composers.He also serves as music and literature critic atEl Observador.

Prior to coming to Boston,Gonzlez was cofounder and chief of international operations atSociaLab, the first spin off of Un Techo para mi Pas (TECHO) and an innovation center supporting entrepreneurs and companies in developing products and services for low-income consumers.He also cofounded and served as chief executive officer of TECHO in the U.S.He has been a speaker at events related to social innovation and entrepreneurship such as the Latin Trade Symposium and the Clinton Global Initiative, among others. He is part of a generation of young Latin American leaders committed to changing the reality of the millions of families living in extreme poverty across the continent.



When: Jun 30, 2016 6 PM in Wakefield, Massachusetts (Thu, 30 Jun 2016 18 )
Berklee Summer in the CityMIXCLA

Pulling from the three dynamic spirits of the Zahili Gonzalez Zamora Project, a new mixture of sonic masterpieces is born. MIXCLA is a play on words between mezcla and mix. It is also a merging of cultures hailing from the mountains of Chile to the traditions of Japan and driven by the fires of Cuba to achieve a truly unique Latin jazz experience. MIXCLA is led by composer, pianist, and singer Zahili Gonzalez Zamora with Gerson Esteban Lazo Quiroga on bass and backing vocals and Takafumi Nikaido on percussion. This mixture of cultural spices makes the perfect recipe for a one-of-a-kind musical experience.



When: Aug 11, 2016 6 PM in Wakefield, Massachusetts (Thu, 11 Aug 2016 18 )
Berklee Summer in the City Alex Madeline Quartet

Frenchman Alexandre Madeline started playing saxophone at the age of 14 and subsequently studied classical saxophone at the Caen Conservatory. At 20,he began practicing jazz and playing in different big bands. He later opened for Maceo Parker with his band, played with the NATO Jazz Orchestra, and recorded for jazz, funk, and pop music projects. He came to study at Berklee College of Music in January of 2013 and has been privileged to study with musicians such as Hal Crook, George Garzone, and Greg Hopkins. Thanks to his music, Madeline has traveled to Azerbaijan, playing with the Emil Afrasiyab Group for the Baku International jazz Festival in 2013. The group has also performed at the Kennedy Center; at Carnegie Hall; at the Kursaal in Bern, Switzerland; and at the Saint Germain des Prs Jazz Festival in Paris.

Madeline has created a new jazz quartet with some other talented Berklee students (Simon Moullier on vibes, Giuseppe Campisi on bass, and Juan Ale Saenz on drums ). Their cohesion allows them to play music without limits, and they are always full of surprises.



When: Aug 4, 2016 6 PM in Wakefield, Massachusetts (Thu, 04 Aug 2016 18 )
Berklee Summer in the CityHarshitha Krishnan

Harshitha Krishnanis a vocalist of Indian origin from Lagos, Nigeria. Her studies have included Western classical vocals through Trinity College at the Music Society of Nigeria (MUSON), Hindustani music at A. R. Rahman's KM Music Conservatory, and visual communication atM.O.P Vaishnav College for Women. She currently studies professional music with an emphasis on writing and performance at Berklee College of Music. Krishnan has performed as part of several events and festivals including the MUSON Youth Festival in Lagos and the Bangalore Habba Jazz Festival 2012, and she has toured the U.S. with Christiane Karam's Pletenitsa Balkan Choir. She has performed with world-renowned artists and bands such as Ilayaraaja, A. R. Rahman, Gary Burton, Vijay Prakash, and Michael McDonald, among others.



When: Jul 21, 2016 6 PM in Wakefield, Massachusetts (Thu, 21 Jul 2016 18 )
Berklee Summer in the CityJacob McCasllin

Multi-instrumentalistJacob McCaslinis an award-winning vocalist, songwriter, and producer. Influenced at a young age by the work of soul and blues artists, he has been advancing in all aspects of the music world. At 21 years old, he is recognized as a gifted guitarist by other players and has been dubbed a virtuoso singer by vocal authorities. McCaslin has been composing and producing his own music for over 11 years, and he is still growing as a musician, continuing his studies at Berklee College of Music as a scholarship student.



When: Jul 14, 2016 6 PM in Wakefield, Massachusetts (Thu, 14 Jul 2016 18 )
Berklee Summer in the Citya l e a

a l e a is the stage name of Maria Alejandra Jimenez '16, a singer-songwriter from Barrancas, La Guajira, Colombia. She grew up surrounded by local indigenous communities and cultural events like the Barranquilla Carnival and other Colombian festivities that have certainly influenced her musical perspective and compositions. a l e a has represented Colombia at events such as the Berklee International Folk Festival 2013; the Rhythm of the Universe's highly anticipated show, Welcome to Earth, at the Boston Out of the Box Festival 2013; and the second Latin America Vive Music Festival. She has been highlighted on Berklee's YouTube channel with her composition, Navegando Bocabajo.

Today, a l e a presents her new project that debuted at the Brown Bag Music Series at Worcester Mechanics Hall in Worcester, Massachusetts. She is currently producing her new album,a l e a.



When: Aug 18, 2016 6 PM in Wakefield, Massachusetts (Thu, 18 Aug 2016 18 )
Berklee Summer in the CityAnibal Cruz

Anibal Cruzstudies piano at Berklee. He graduated from the Jose White Conservatory in Camaguey, Cuba, and from Instituto Superior de Arte in Havana, Cuba. He has a strong presence in the Latin music scene around the Boston area, both as a freelance musician and as leader of the Latin jazz band Clave and Blues. Rooted in classical music and Afro-Cuban jazz, his playing style is influenced by his Cuban piano heritage and the sounds of Chucho Valdez, Gonzalo Rubalcaba, and Tony Perez as well as jazz icons like Bill Evans and Herbie Hancock.



When: Jun 9, 2016 6 PM in Wakefield, Massachusetts (Thu, 09 Jun 2016 18 )
Berklee Summer in the City Max Brandenburg

Max Brandenburg is a classically trained pianist, singer, and songwriter who combines his talents in his original music: a mix of catchy and heartfelt pop, jazz, and soul as well as stirring acoustic rock ballads. He has played in various types of ensembles, ranging from rock to chamber music, was part of a marching band, his high schools orchestra and choir, and has performed the lead roles in several high school musical productions, including West Side Story.Brandenburghas won several competitions, including Jugend Musiziert, a renowned nationwide competition for young musicians in Germany. He won first prize in the pop vocals category, convincing the judges with his original songs. After he graduated summa cum laude from his high school in Germany in 2013, he enrolled at Berklee and is pursuing a degree in songwriting. He is currently in his first semester, working on several projects and recording his original music with his fellow music students.



When: Jun 16, 2016 6 PM in Wakefield, Massachusetts (Thu, 16 Jun 2016 18 )
Berklee Summer in the CitySamuel Batista

Samuel Batistais an alto saxophone player born in Panama City, Panama, and the first musician of his family. In 2009, Batista won a full scholarship through the Panama Jazz Festival to participate in the Five-Week Summer Performance Program at Berklee College of Music. He subsequently received admission to the Conservatory of Music of Puerto Rico and left Panama for one year. Then in September 2012, Batista moved to Boston to study at Berklee on the prestigious presidential scholarship. He has since gained admission to the Berklee Global Jazz Institute. He currently works as the bandleader of the Third Land Quintet, which has been together since 2015. The quintet is in the process of recording its first EP.

Batista's mentors include pianist Danilo Prez, saxophonist Patricia Zarate, and Panamanian pianist Walter Smith. He has also had the privilege of playing with and learning from musicians like John Patitucci, Joe Lovano, Ron Savage, Lincoln Goines, and Paquito DRivera, among many others. You can listen to his original song "Purity"here.



When: Jul 7, 2016 6 PM in Wakefield, Massachusetts (Thu, 07 Jul 2016 18 )
Berklee Summer in the City Kaeli Earle Band

KaeliEarleis a bassist and vocalist from Bellingham, Washington. Her voice is smooth like chocolate, her originals are funky, and her band is from all over the West Coast. What's not to like?



When: Jun 2, 2016 6 PM in Wakefield, Massachusetts (Thu, 02 Jun 2016 18 )
Berklee Summer in the CityKathryn Hallberg

Emotional, evocative, warm, natural, and firmly rooted in Americana with light pop and country stylings: this describesKathryn Hallberg's music. She has been songwriting and performing since the age of 11. In the summer of 2008, Hallberg began recording her first EP,No Surprise, with Kyle Hutton, producer and founder of Real Life Real Music, at the helm as producer. The EP's positive reviews opened the door to many performance opportunities including opening slots for Shawn Colvin, Michael Martin Murphey, Lorrie Morgan, and Marcia Ball. In 2012, Hallberg returned to the studio with Hutton to record her second EP,Nocturnal, which features musical contributions from Lloyd Maines (Dixie Chicks, Robert Earl Keen) and mixing by Niko Bolas (Neil Young, James Taylor).Nocturnalwas selected as one of the best local albums of 2012 by both theHouston Chronicleand theHouston Press. Other accolades include aHouston Pressnomination for best pop artist in 2011, selection as a 2012 Ballad Tree regional finalist in the Kerrville New Folk Competition, winning the Texas Independent Music Expo, and being a two-time finalist at the Songwriters Serenade and a finalist in the International Songwriting Competition.



When: Jun 23, 2016 6 PM in Wakefield, Massachusetts (Thu, 23 Jun 2016 18 )
Berklee Summer in the CitySudacas

Sudacaswas founded by Marianella Rojas from Venezuela (voice and percussion) and Esther Rojas from Colombia (bass). The duet creates a fusion of traditional music from their native countries with jazz harmony and pop elements that give their songs a subtle, fresh sound. They met at Berklee College of Music in 2011 and have been playing together ever since.While at Berklee, they were signed to Heavy Rotation Records and became part of the 2015 Dorm Sessions compilation.

Sudacas has performed alongside famous artists such as three-time Grammy winner Alejandro Sanz, Nicaraguan singer-songwriter Luis Enrique, Australian artist Fantine, and Cuban American singer-songwriter Jon Secada. They have played at events such as the Latin Grammy Awards (2013), the Clinton Foundation: Future of the Americas (2014), the We Are Boston anniversary gala (2015), and a tribute to Julio Iglesias, Sony Music CEO Doug Morris, Dee Dee Bridgewater, and Harvey Mason at Agganis Arena (2015). Sudacas is currently working on their second single, Meeting Again, to be released in 2016.



When: Aug 25, 2016 6 PM in Wakefield, Massachusetts (Thu, 25 Aug 2016 18 )

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