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August 2018

Sound Painting

August 21 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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One event on August 21, 2018 at 6:30pm

Concord Carlisle High School, 500 Walden St
Concord, MA 01742 United States
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$45

This workshop is designed to enhance creativity through Soundpainting, a performance of words and music using gestures. This art, developed by composer Walter Thompson, fosters inter-disciplinary performance and is used by many improv theatre and avant-garde musicians in New York City and Paris. In a concert setting, an audience reacts to simple gestures from a composer-conductor (the “Soundpainter”) in 2-5 minutes, allowing for highly interactive improvisatory performance. Similarly, a group of performing artists can be taught to Soundpaint in less…

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Ellen Garrison: Educator, Social Justice Advocate, Daughter of Concord – with Maria Madison and Kerri Greenidge

August 21 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Concord Museum, 200 Lexington Rd
Concord, MA 01742 United States
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Part of our People of Concord Summer Series, in partnership with the Robbins House, Dr. Maria Madison and Dr. Kerri Greenidge will explore Ellen Garrison's life of activism, and the work they and many others at the Robbins House have done to uncover Ellen’s story. Register online. Museum and Robbins House Members Free. Non-members $10.

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“Hunter is Here” Scavenger Hunt

August 22
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One event on August 8, 2018 at 12:00am

One event on August 22, 2018 at 12:00am

One event on September 5, 2018 at 12:00am

One event on September 19, 2018 at 12:00am

One event on October 3, 2018 at 12:00am

One event on October 17, 2018 at 12:00am

One event on October 31, 2018 at 12:00am

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Details for the “HUNTER is HERE” scavenger hunt are as follows:
August 1, 2018 - October 31st, 2018.

1. The picture of Hunter, will be hiding in 15 locations around Concord, MA for you to find. Pick up the scavenger hunt form at the Concord Visitors Center or participating merchants. Then LOOK for Hunter in each location. When you find his picture ask for your scavenger hunt to be stamped to show you found Hunter.
Get stamps at all 15 locations and reveal the secret message!
Return the completed hunt to the Concord Visitors Center with at least 10 stamps by August 30th, September 28th or October 30th to collect your “Hunter is Here!” button and to be entered into the drawing for your very own HUNTER at the end of each month.
WIN a HUNTER!! Drawing August 31, 2018, September 28, 2018 and October 30, 2018

2. Weekly drawing. When you find the picture of Hunter, take a screenshot and share it with @hunterfoundit on Instagram or with the hashtag #hunterishere to enter the weekly drawing Friday’s in August, beginning August 10th.

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Kindergarten Popsicle Party

August 22 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Alcott Elementary School, 93 Laurel St
Concord, MA United States
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Back-to-School Kindergarten Popsicle Party: 3:30-5 p.m. Aug. 22, Alcott School Playground, 93 Laurel St., Concord. Make reservations by Aug. 20: concordfamilynetwork.org. Featuring popsicles, face-painting, parachute games and a chance to meet other children and parents. For all incoming kindergärtners in Concord and their families.

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Reeds/Winds Masterclass/Clinic

August 22 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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One event on August 22, 2018 at 6:30pm

Concord Carlisle High School, 500 Walden St
Concord, MA 01742 United States
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$45

In this workshop, we will have fun performing for one another, and when we’re done performing for one another, we’ll perform with each other! We will sight read chamber music pieces together catered to the level of your playing. While we are playing together, we will also learn some pointers on how to play more in tune, with better musicianship, and other tools that we need to play music better together. We all have areas where we can improve skills…

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Rideout Movie Series

August 23 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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One event on August 9, 2018 at 8:00pm

One event on August 16, 2018 at 8:00pm

One event on August 23, 2018 at 8:00pm

One event on August 30, 2018 at 8:00pm

Rideout Park, 61 Laws Brook Rd
Concord, MA 01742 United States
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Free

If you’re itching for a movie and want to explore something other than the movie theater, head down to Rideout Park this summer for our Summer Movie Series. The Rideout Outdoor Summer Movie Series will be a free event held on one every Thursday evening in August. The event begins at dusk. Bring a comfy chair or blanket and enjoy a movie on a beautiful summer evening. All movies played will be G to PG13.

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Youth Flag Football Registration is Open

August 24
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An event every week that begins at 12:00am on Friday, repeating until August 31, 2018

CCHS Upper Turf, 500 Walden Street
Concord, MA 01742 United States
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Registration is open for the 2018 flag football season for boys and girls entering grades 1-8. The fee is $155 until Aug 15, $170 after. Registration closes Sep 1. The season will run on Sundays from September 9 through early November, with optional skill clinics during the week. The program is open to families from all area towns. We also welcome anyone who wants to help coach. Sessions are expected to run as follows. All sessions are at the turf…

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Free Fun Friday at The Old Manse

August 24 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
The Old Manse, Monument Street
Concord, MA 01742 United States
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We’re excited to announce that we are among the 100 institutions across Massachusetts participating in this year’s Free Fun Friday initiative, thanks to our partnership with the Highland Street Foundation! Admission will be free on August 24 at The Old Manse. This free open house will be a chance to explore the Old Manse via self-guided tours, discover the landscape and orchard, and participate in historic games and crafts. Bring your friends, bring your family, and join us for a…

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Concord Family Town Fair

August 25 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Nashoba Brooks School, 200 Strawberry Hill Rd
Concord, MA 01742 United States
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Family Town Fair: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Aug. 25, Nashoba Brooks School, 200 Strawberry Hill Road, Concord. For information: info@getlocalma.com. The fair will feature Excelsior Comics with cards, toys and games, children’s carnival games and toy store with prizes and a dunk tank, food vendors and ice cream, gelato, dessert cups, croissants and more from Dulce D Leche, music, dancing, vendors and Miss Tricia’s Dance Studio performances, face-painting, water games and giveaways.

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Orchard House Living History Tour

August 25 @ 4:45 pm - 5:45 pm
Orchard House, 399 Lexington Road
Concord, MA 01742 United States
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Free

Suitable for all ages!  Ideal for families!  Take a trip into the past as you have an interactive tour of Orchard House with an expert, authentically costumed guide portraying an Alcott family member or one of their famous friends.  Hear fascinating anecdotes and learn first-hand about their lives and times; play a 19th-century game and sing period songs in the Parlor; participate in a treasure hunt -- all while learning about this extraordinary New England family and the impact of Little Women (1868).…

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