Current Local Events & Programs
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Thursday, March 29 at 7 pm. Hunger Relief from the Ground Up. The Fenn School—Ward Hall. 516 Monument Street, Concord, MA 01742. Join Gaining Ground and visionaries in the field as we explore connections between hunger relief, soil vitality, and healthy food.
Danielle Nierenberg, Co-founder and President, Food Tank, Dr. Kathryn Nierenberg, Sr. Director of Health and Research, Greater Boston Food Bank, Doug Wolcik, Farm Manager, Gaining Ground. Please register here or go to www.gainingground.org. Contact: Fan Watkinson, email@example.com. Hosted by Gaining Ground. 978 610 6086.
2nd Annual Concord Recreation Egg Hunt. Concord Recreation (concordrecreation.com) will hold their Second Annual Egg Hunt on March 30th beginning at 5PM. The event will take place at the Beede Swim and Fitness Center and the Memorial Field at Concord Carlisle High School. This is a free community event for children age 2 to grade two. Participants will collect candy and prized filled eggs, play games, make crafts, take a photo with the Easter Bunny and more! Egg Hunt times are as follows: Age 2 – 5:15 PM, Age 3 – 5:30 PM, Age 4 – 5:45 PM, Grades K&1 – 6:00 PM, and Grades 2 – 6:15 PM . Bring your baskets!
Digital Socialization and Our Children: A Community Conversation. April 2 at 6:30pm. Nashoba Brooks School, 200 Strawberry Hill Rd, Concord . Open to the Public. As children spend more and more time with technology, they are becoming “digitally socialized” - building their identities online, texting instead of talking, building relationships on social media instead of through face-to-face human interaction. This is a major shift in the way we communicate. At this event, we will explore how research findings and experience are changing the way we think about and use technology. Parents will have an opportunity to ask questions and learn more about how we can embrace technology while also promoting the mental health of our children. Please join us! Panelists include: Elizabeth Englander, PhD, Director, Massachusetts Aggression Reduction Center, Professor of Psychology, will discuss new research findings on the association of cell phone use in young children. Danielle Heard, Head of School, Nashoba Brooks Schools, will share how educators are navigating the rapidly-changing tech world and how schools can create innovative policy and practices. Irene Todd, Concord parent of four, will share her personal parenting perspective of raising children with smartphones. Sponsored By: Concord Promise - www.concordpromise.org - and Nashoba Brooks School
Concord Carlisle Youth Hockey: Registration is open for player evaluations for the 2018-19 season. Please go to www.CCYH.org and select "Register Online". If you have questions, contact Andi Rice: firstname.lastname@example.org
Registration for SPRING classes at The Umbrella is open! Learn something new or continue enhancing your artistic skills! We offer Adult and Youth Classes and Workshops in Ceramics, Filmmaking, Painting, Movement & Mindfulness, Drawing, STEAM-Enrichment, Arts & Environment, Theatre, and more! Ceramic class are held at 40 Stow Street in Concord while all other classes are held at The Umbrella Annex at 57 Old Road to Nine Acre Corner, Concord, MA. To see a listing of classes and to register visit: http://theumbrellaarts.org/arts-education/current-classes
REGISTER NOW FOR CCYB/S GIRLS SPRING SOFTBALL (For K thru 8th Graders): Spring is right around the corner! Softball registration is OPEN. CCYB/S is open to girls in grades K-8 in Concord and Carlisle. The season officially kicks off April 23th and runs for approximately 6 weeks. For more information or to register go to http://ccyb.org/
Concord Recreation Summer Inclusion Camp - With summer quickly approaching, we want to remind you of the great experience your child could have this summer at the Camp Three Rivers Inclusion Program. This classic day camp program will run for 8 weeks, June 25-August 17th Monday-Friday 9:00AM-4:00PM. Our camp will be staffed with “friendship facilitators” to support campers grades K-6 who currently have an IEP or 504 Plan. Please see the attached trifold brochure for more information on the supports that are available in this program. REGISTRATION FOR SUMMER CAMP WILL OPEN ON 2/12/18 AT 7:30AM, first come, first serve. Residents and Non-Residents welcome.
With summer quickly approaching, we want to remind you of the great experience your child could have this summer at the Camp Three Rivers Inclusion Program. This classic day camp program will run for 8 weeks, June 25-August 17th Monday-Friday 9:00AM-4:00PM. Our camp will be staffed with “friendship facilitators” to support campers grades K-6 who currently have an IEP or 504 Plan. Please see the attached trifold brochure for more information on the supports that are available in this program. REGISTRATION FOR SUMMER CAMP WILL OPEN ON 2/12/18 AT 7:30AM, first come, first serve. Residents and Non-Residents welcome. CAMP DAYS/HOURS: Monday-Friday 9:00A-4:00P; AGES: Campers entering grades K-6; WHO: Campers with an IEP or 504 plan. Residents and non-residents welcome. COST
Assabett River Camp (Gr K-2) $305/wk; Sudbury River Camp (Gr 3-6) $325/wk; LOCATION: Concord Recreation Department, 90 Stow Street, Concord, MA 01742
2018 CAMP DATES
Week 1 June 25-June 29
Week 2 July 2-July 6
Week 3 July 9-July 13
Week 4 July 16-July 20
Week 5 July 23-July 27
Week 6 July 30-August 3
Week 7 August 6-August10
Week 8 August 13-August 17
When you register, you will see that you are not required to pay. Please note that payment is not taken until the Inclusion Director meets with the parents/child to discuss support needs. To see a link to the registration page, click here.
Callen Tennis Middle and High School Summer Camp - Registration is Open! Callen Tennis will be offering a summer camp for Middle and High School students at the Concord-Carlisle High School tennis courts. The camp will focus on the technique and strategy of tennis through drills and point play. There will also be a strength and conditioning component in addition to a unit on sports psychology. Jen Callen Beveridge, former WTA touring pro and NCAA D1 Women's Head Coach, and Alex Spence, CCHS Boys' Varsity Tennis Head Coach, will run the camp with the assistance of other highly qualified tennis instructors and players. Program dates: July 16th-20th and July 23rd-27th, 9AM-12PM. $365 per week. Please register online at: http://www.facebook.com/callentennis. Please contact us at: email@example.com with any questions.
The Concord Promise - An exciting initiative has started in Concord called the Concord Promise (www.concordpromise.org.). It is modeled after the national Wait Until 8th campaign which encourages parents to delay giving smartphones to children until at least 8th grade. Due to recent information that is being published on the negative impact that smartphones have on developing brains we are hoping, as a town and as a school, we can begin to make a change. The Promise’s objective is to reduce, if not eliminate, the social pressure to have a smartphone. Our goal is to make smartphone use by our kids the exception, not the rule. The Concord Promise is also a community-base support platform that provides resources to educate parents and kids on the risks and responsibilities of smartphone use. Down the road, we hope to use the Concord Promise for more community conversations and forums to discuss the challenges of raising kids during the digital age. To learn more about the Concord Promise, and to join, please visit www.concordpromise.org.
Did you know that Concord Recreation offers a variety of adult group exercise classes during the school day? For more than 25 years, Concord Recreation has been host to over 30 group exercise programs a season serving more than 800 participants a year! Classes run early in the morning, during “parent hours” and in the evening assuring that you can always get your exercise in. Most classes run for 10-12 weeks meeting one time per week for one hour. Facilities are located at the Hunt Recreation Center and at our new facility in West Concord, 55 Church Street and at times, at the Beede Swim and Fitness Center. Drop ins welcome for $15 per class, otherwise, prices vary based on Beede Center membership and number of weeks/class. Click to see the upcoming SPRING 2018 SCHEDULE. Interested in registering, have questions or want to try a class? Please call 978-287-1050.
Music Lessons with IMSCC - the Winter/Spring session is enrolling now! Questions? Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.