Winchester’s 8th Annual Art in Bloom!

Winchester’s 8th annual Art in Bloom, coordinated by Dot Butler and Brian Milauskas, returns to town April 4-5-6! Volunteer designers from our community will once again display their creative floral interpretations of fine art and local craft from a variety of local artists in the Barbara Gagel Gallery space of the NextDoor Theater. A Grand Gala Reception will take place on Thursday April 4th at 7:00pm followed by public exhibition hours on Friday April 5 from 10:00am-4:00pm and Saturday April 6 from 10:00am-2:00pm.  Tickets for the Gala Reception are $25 and will be available at the door or in advance from Bookends. Public exhibition hours have a suggested donation of $10. This year’s gala will fund summer scholarships for local youth attending Kidstock! Creative Theater. All Art in Bloom 2019 events will be held at the NextDoor Theater, 40 Cross Street, Winchester, MA 01890.


Clark Care Looking for top caregivers (CNA,HHA, PCA)


Top Caregivers CNA, HHA, PCA- Top Pay-Immediate Openings, Weekdays and Weekends

Job Description:

Clark Care, Inc. is a private senior homecare employer, with a well -earned reputation with 30 years assisting elders in their homes. We have openings for reliable caregivers who bring positive energy and enthusiasm to work.  We have openings for DAY and NIGHT shifts during the week AND weekends for our clients in Arlington, Bedford, Belmont, Burlington, Lexington, Malden, Melrose, Reading, Wilmington, Winchester, and Woburn. We have 4-hour shifts or longer 12-hour shifts working one-on-one with an assigned client, and we offer very competitive pay.  Please visit our website:  We look forward to hearing from you!

Job Requirements:

  • At least two years CNA/HHA/PCA experience in private home care is required.
  • Valid Driver’s license and RELIABLE CAR
  • Experience assisting elders w/daily hygiene, bathing, skin care, oral care & dressing
  • Incontinence care
  • Attention to physical needs, such as transfers from bed to chair, and supervised ambulation
  • Medication administration and assistance
  • Meal preparation, laundry, tidying living spaces
  • Compassion, Kindness, and Enthusiasm providing companionship to our clients



Boston Back Rehab Center – Pilates Classes for Healthy Bones



Our classes are focused on increasing your strength, flexibility, coordination, balance, and body awareness by implementing the exercises that are safe and useful to stimulate bone density. These classes are especially useful if you have osteoporosis/osteopenia. We will modify traditional Pilates exercises to avoid motions contraindicated for osteoporosis (including loaded forward flexion, extreme lateral flexion and end-range spinal rotation). We will emphasize on exercises that support spinal extension, decompression, and bone health.

Please click on the link below for more information about the class and how to register;


Mission of Deeds – Oz Pearlman Event

Mission of Deeds Oz Pearlman Benefit Performance We are excited about our event with Oz Pearlman, Saturday, March 9, 2019 at 8PM at the Hilton Boston/Woburn Oz Pearlman is a world-class entertainer who captivated the nation on America’s Got Talent with his unique brand of mentalism and mind reading. The performance is limited to 300 guests— so different from his corporate appearances attended by more than 2,000. Get ready for a firsthand, electrifying experience with the amazing Oz! For tickets, please check out our website:

Winchester Multicultural Network – Community Workshops

EnVISIONing a Socially Just World: A Workshop for Youth Saturday, March 16 and Saturday, March 30 10AM-2PM Winchester High School As part of the Winchester Multicultural Network’s ongoing commitment to Winchester’s next generation of social justice leaders, the Network will be sponsoring a two-part workshop geared toward youth. The workshop will be facilitated by VISIONS, INC, an organization celebrated for its change-oriented approach to diversity and inclusion work. VISIONS principles emphasize multiple methods for insightful interaction between people of significantly different viewpoints, races, cultures, and economic backgrounds. Those interested in attending should RSVP to Shawn at _____________________________________________________________________________________ EnVISIONing Positive Interactions: A Community Workshop Saturday, March 23 10AM-4PM Winchester Unitarian Society 478 Main Street, Winchester, MA The Winchester Multicultural Network is proud to announce its annual Community Workshop, facilitated by VISIONS, Inc. VISIONS, INC is a non-profit training and consulting organization celebrated for its change-oriented approach to diversity and inclusion work. VISIONS principles emphasize multiple methods for insightful interaction between people of significantly different viewpoints, races, cultures, and economic backgrounds. This Workshop is free and open to all, but spaces are limited and pre-registration is required. Register here. For more information, reach us at or (781) 729-7100. Facillitators: Mayra Rodriguez-Howard is a trained Social Worker whose career spanned the fields of substance abuse, youth development and multicultural issues. In 2017 she retired as director of a youth development program in South Boston. She has been a consultant with VISIONS, Inc. since 2001 and currently serves on the Board of Directors of the Winchester Multicultural Network. Her family has lived in Winchester for more than 30 years. Jamila Capitman is a VISIONS consultant and founder of the VISIONS Legacy Project, which integrates her interests in social change and the arts with her commitment to training the next generation in VISIONS theory and process. Jamila earned her BA in African American Studies from Temple University in Philadelphia, PA. She is the former director of Multicultural Student Programming at Milton Academy and has worked in Boston Public Schools as an educator and consultant. She runs her own art company, “Raw Fruit Theatre,” while consulting to youth and youth-serving organizations using the VISIONS model.

Citizen of the Year – Accepting Nominations Now!

In the first quarter of each year, the Chamber of Commerce requests nominations for the Citizen of the Year Award. In 2019, the Chamber will be celebrating 40 years of honoring extraordinary citizens in our community. This prestigious award honors individuals of local prominence whom the Chamber and the community recognize as contributors to the betterment of life in Winchester. There are no specific criteria for the award itself. The stature of the individuals who have been honored in the past serves as the true benchmark for selection. We thank you for submitting your nomination and reminding others to submit their nominations as well.  Nominations will be accepted until March 31st, 2019.

Please submit your nomination for the Citizen of the Year.