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October 2020

Concord Festival of Authors: Breakfast with the Authors

October 24 @ 9:00 am
Online Concord, MA 01742 United States + Google Map
Free

The Friends of the Concord Free Public Library present Breakfast with the Authors, moderated by Dr. Suzanne Koven. The CFA 2020 Breakfast with the Authors online features celebrated literary authors Adrienne Brodeur (Wild Game: My Mother, Her Lover and Me), Caroline Leavitt (With or Without You), and Marjan Kamali (The Stationery Shop). Grab your favorite breakfast treats and join the conversation! Suzanne Koven, received her B.A. in English literature from Yale and her M.D. from Johns Hopkins. She also holds…

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The Virtual Writing Studio

October 24 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
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One event on October 10, 2020 at 10:00 am

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One event on November 14, 2020 at 10:00 am

One event on November 28, 2020 at 10:00 am

One event on December 12, 2020 at 10:00 am

Online Concord, MA 01742 United States + Google Map

That's right, The Virtual Writing Studio is BACK! And this time, we're open to individuals grades 3-8. Bring your brothers, your sisters, your little cousins or older siblings. No writing experience required. Led by resident poet and Children's Assistant Cary Stough.   Join us the 2nd and 4th Saturdays of every month for brain-storming, story-telling, genre-busting, and totally kid-oriented WRITING. Register now to receive zoom link.

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Candy Corn Craft Fair in West Concord

October 24 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Concord, MA 01742 United States + Google Map

New Leaf Shop, 74 Commonwealth Avenue in West Concord Fun-filled, open-air fair featuring local crafters and artists. Halloween hats Holiday Crafts Fall Decor Jewelry Maine-made preserves Free admission Candy Corn contest Raffle

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” Buried In Treasures ” – 15 week course starting in August via Zoom

October 24 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
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One event on August 22, 2020 at 4:00 pm

One event on September 5, 2020 at 4:00 pm

One event on September 19, 2020 at 4:00 pm

One event on October 10, 2020 at 4:00 pm

One event on October 24, 2020 at 4:00 pm

Free

It seems the pandemic and the stay at home advisory has encouraged many people to start clearing out their homes. Tempting things are left on the curb or the lawn. For those with homes filled to the brim and who are having difficulty parting with treasured possessions, or have an uptick of acquiring during this stressful time, the COA is offering a 15-week skills training workshop and peer support group. Research has show that working through the book "Buried in…

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Concord Festival of Authors: Young Adult Writers

October 24 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Online Concord, MA 01742 United States + Google Map
Free

The Friends of the Concord Free Public Library present Young Adult Writers Susan Kaplan Carlton, Jennifer De Leon, and Marcella Pixley! Susan Kaplan Carlton teaches writing at Boston University. Her latest novel, In the Neighborhood of True, has been named a Best Book of the Year by Amazon, received a starred review in Publishers Weekly, and scored 10/10 in YOYA. Carlton’s writing has appeared in Self, Elle, Mademoiselle, Seventeen, Parents, The Boston Globe, and elsewhere. She is also the author…

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Three Cemeteries Walking Tour

October 24 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm on Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until October 31, 2020

Concord Visitor Center, 58 Main St
Concord, MA 01742 United States
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$18 – $20

Hear the voices of the silent stones in Concord's cemeteries on this 90-minute tour. Scenic, wooded Sleepy Hollow is the most famous, with highlights including the magnificent Melvin Memorial and the graves of Concord's literary giants: Alcott, Thoreau, Hawthorne, and Emerson. The Hill Burying Ground and the South Burying Ground are the resting places of Revolutionary War heroes and their ancestors back to the 1600s. This tour is approximately 2 miles and involves some inclines. Reservations are required. Come in,…

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Concord Festival of Authors: Children’s Authors Rajani LaRocca and Susan Tan

October 24 @ 7:00 pm
Online Concord, MA 01742 United States + Google Map
Free

The Friends of the Concord Free Public Library present Children’s Authors Rajani LaRocca and Susan Tan. Rajani LaRocca was born in Bangalore, India and immigrated to the U.S. as a baby. She spent most of her childhood in Louisville, Kentucky. She is the author of middle grade novels and picture books that reflect her experiences as an immigrant, book nerd, and foodie; some explain medical topics to kids. Rajani attended Harvard College and Harvard Medical School, and trained in Internal…

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CCHS Theatre “Under the Stars”

October 24 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 7:00 pm, repeating until October 24, 2020

CCHS Concord, MA 01742 United States + Google Map

CC Theatre proudly presents CC Theatre Under the Stars, an outdoor evening of five one-act plays about identity and relationships, who we are and how we relate to one another.  Performances will take place Thursday 10/22, Friday 10/23, and Saturday 10/24 (rain date Sunday 10/25) at 7:00pm outside in the CCHS amphitheater. Tickets will be available on the CC Theatre website cc-theatre.com.  All audience members should wear masks and maintain social distance throughout the entire performance. Content warning: Some plays…

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Kicks for Cancer

October 25
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An event every 2 days that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until October 26, 2020

Concord, MA 01742 United States + Google Map

Kicks for Cancer 2020 is going Virtual!  Cancer Research doesn't take a break during a pandemic and neither does Kicks for Cancer! Show your support!  Paint the Town Pink and Teal with a Kicks for Cancer lawn sign!   To purchase lawn signs and other merchandise or to donate, visit us at:  www.kicksforcancer1.org  

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Name this Sculpture!

October 25
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An event every 3 days that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until October 31, 2020

Concord, MA 01742 United States + Google Map

Local artist and environmentalist William Turville has created a new sculpture out of recycled materials, located at Millbrook Tarry, 75 Lowell Rd., Concord, MA. However, the sculpture doesn't have a name yet, so William Turville and we at The Umbrella are inviting people of all ages to submit a name for this sculpture. I have attached a photo and the press release to this email so that this event can be listed on the Living Concord newsletter and blog. You…

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