New to town, new parents or just want some new experiences?

The good news is you’re in the right place…

Concord has numerous clubs and organizations that offers a wide variety of experiences and opportunities to meet people, get involved, learn new things, be active and intellectually stimulated!

 

New (or new in last few years) to Concord-Carlisle area? Consider signing up for Concord Carlisle Neighbors Club. Concord-Carlisle Neighbors is a social organization whose membership welcomes new families moving into these towns.  CCN provides social support and planned activities to help individuals and families adjust and feel part of life in their new environment. CCN also connects long term residents with each other to strengthen the community network. They host all sorts of events – something geared for every age.

 

Are you new to Concord with young kids or a new parent living in Concord? Concord Family Network is a non-profit, volunteer-run group of local parents, based in Concord, Massachusetts working to unite, inform, and engage local families with young children (birth-6 years).  CFN organizes many opportunities for member families to connect and have fun in a safe environment throughout the year from hosting casual parent and child events, meetups, and parties, to partnering with other location organizations and doing community outreach. 

 

Maybe you’re not new to town but interested in meeting new people or trying new things? Pursue your interests or learn something new!

Joining a local riding club is a great way to enjoy the best cycling the region has to offer.  Check out this riding club that is based here in Concord!

Concord Runners is an informal group of (men and women) runners and walkers, who meet every Saturday morning at 8:00am at Monument Square in downtown Concord, MA.  (map) The runs are typically 5-6 miles; the walks are generally 2-4 miles.

Pickleball – learn to play with other adults!

Love gardening or want to learn more? Look into Concord Garden Club and West Concord Green ThumbsHow about joining a community garden?

Concord Rotary Club

Concord Lions Club

Concord Council on Aging 

Do you know about Monday Contras: Dancing at the Scout House

The Thoreau Society

How about signing up to usher a show at The Umbrella?

Learn about book groups and discussions at Concord Library!

Take a class… so many to choose from in town – something for every interest and age:

Concord Art

Concord-Carlisle Adult Community Education

Concord Conservatory of Music

Concord Recreation

Umbrella Arts

Attend a speaker event or workshop:

 

Concord Museum

Concord Public Library

Walden Woods Project

Here are some organizations that offer activities & classes for kids:

 

Concord-Carlisle Youth Football

Concord-Carlisle Youth Soccer

Concord Youth Baseball / Softball

Concord Carlisle Youth Basketball

Concord Carlisle Youth Lacrosse

Concord Carlisle Youth Hockey

Concord Winter Futsal

Girl Scouts

Concord Public Library

Concord Recreation

Concord Youth Theater

Umbrella Arts

National Charity League

 

Volunteering is a great way to connect to the community and meet some people. Here is a list of local organizations to get you started:

Art for All

Community for Restorative Justice

Concord CAN (Climate Action Network)

Concord-Carlisle Community Chest

Concord Education Fund

Concord Family Network

Concord Land Conservation Trust

Concord Museum

Concord Players

Concord Prison Outreach

Concord Public Library

Cooperative Elder Services

Council on Aging

Dignity in Asylum

Emerson Hospital Auxiliary

Friends of the Bruce Freeman Rail Trail

Gaining Ground

Household Goods

Minute Man ARC

National Charity League 

OARS

Open Table 

Rotary Club of Concord

The Umbrella Arts

Town of Concord Board and Committees

Village Art Room

The Walden Woods Project

West Concord Green Thumbs

Youth Sports

Want to get the lay of the land? Or take houseguests on a tour?

Check out the terrific tours offered by The Concord Visitor Center and Concord Tour Company

 

Exciting things happening at CCACE!

Providing Opportunities for Lifelong Learning

Concord Carlisle Adult & Community Education (CCACE) is a self-sustaining branch of Concord-Carlisle Public Schools, dedicated to lifelong learning for all ages. CCACE connects local citizens through collaborative community outreach, classes and educational events.  Our aim is to provide unique programming that will inspire joy and nurture passions.

Expand your horizon, pursue your hobbies, and learn new skills by enrolling in one of our many courses.

Five more reasons to check out CCACE website:

  1. The CCACE ELL program is continuing! (see here)
  2. CCACE has a fantastic DEI program with the League of Women Voters that starts at the end of next month (see here)
  3. CCACE has a program with the International Institute of New England that’s a part of our Can We Talk series (see here)
  4. CCACE has 3 great parent education programs already planned for this fall! (see here)
  5. Driver’s Education!!

 

Register for Classes, Courses, Teams & Workshops!

Concord Art

Concord-Carlisle Adult Community Education

Concord-Carlisle Youth Football

Concord-Carlisle Youth Soccer

CCYSoccer

Concord Conservatory of Music

Concord Public Library

Concord Recreation

Concord Youth Theater

Umbrella Arts