New to town, new parents or just want some new experiences?/0 Comments/in classes, courses, education, fitness, nature, speaker, team, Uncategorized, volunteer, workshop /by pollymeyer
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 Thumbs. How about joining a community garden?
Do you know about Monday Contras: Dancing at the Scout House
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-Carlisle Adult Community Education
Attend a speaker event or workshop:
Here are some organizations that offer activities & classes for kids:
Concord-Carlisle Youth Football
Concord Youth Baseball / Softball
Concord Carlisle Youth Basketball
Concord Carlisle Youth Lacrosse
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:
Community for Restorative Justice
Concord CAN (Climate Action Network)
Concord-Carlisle Community Chest
Concord Land Conservation Trust
Friends of the Bruce Freeman Rail Trail
Town of Concord Board and Committees
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