Tag Archive for Fundraiser

Punking Out Homelessness 2

6/19/17 Several local punk bands got together at O’Brien’s on Boston Street in Lynn for a Boston based homeless charity called Stop the Bleeding. The night’s beneficiary was the Lowell Transitional Living Center. The lineup: Charlie Don’t Surf (Clash tribute) Guns of Brighton (originals – from Lynn) The Natty D’s Powder Keg Of course the…

Josh Judkins Rides to End Alzheimer’s

To register or volunteer at the June 24th, 2017 RIDE to End Alzheimer’s event, visit alzmass.org/ride From the Alzheimer’s Association – Josh Judkins, of Lynn, will bike 100 miles in the Alzheimer’s Association, Massachusetts/New Hampshire Chapter’s RIDE to End Alzheimer’s on Saturday, June 24. Starting and finishing at Odiorne State Park in Rye, NH, the…

5 Questions: Jennifer Holliday

Jennifer Holliday is scheduled to perform for nAGLY’s 25th Anniversary Concert at the North Shore Music Theatre May 13th 5 Questions is a series by Steve Duffy – Over thirty years ago, Jennifer Holliday’s show-stopping, heart-wrenching performance of the torch ballad “And I’m Telling You, I’m Not Going” in the smash hit Broadway musical, Dreamgirls,…

Beyond Walls Kickoff Party Meets Goal, Fundraising Continues

4/7/17 [UPDATE] Link to CALL FOR ARTISTS “Beyond Walls is a group of community partners, downtown residents and business owners organized by Al Wilson and Amanda Hill, seeking funds for a placemaking project in downtown Lynn featuring public art and lighting installations. MassDevelopment has offered a Commonwealth Places grant, contributing $50,000 to the project if Beyond…

GoFundMe for Zangiband Family

3/29/17 Sina Zangiband was fatally shot Monday, a tragic story covered extensively by area news outlets. A friend of Sina’s mother set up this GoFundMe page to help the Zangiband’s cover funeral expenses. An innocent young man’s life was taken tragically too soon this week. Sina Zangiband was a hard working young man doing his…

Beyond Walls to Brighten Downtown

3/23/17 Disclosure: LynnHappens editor Seth Albaum is volunteering as a downtown resident for Beyond Walls. This is as much an appeal as it is an effort to inform. First, the video: Beyond Walls is a group of community partners, downtown residents and business owners organized by Al Wilson and Amanda Hill, seeking funds for a placemaking…

They Rocked for a Reason

3.13.17 The Knights of Pythias was full Saturday night for what Mark Boland billed as the “First Annual Rock for a Reason.” Four local bands played the fundraiser for the Melanson Charitable Corporation Open Arms Scholarship and My Brother’s Table – Treading Water, The Dirty Floorboards, Set The Nation and Monkey Knife Fight. The Open…