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January 2021

Winter Walking Tours

January 19 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Concord, MA 01742 United States + Google Map
$15 – $20

Emerson- Thoreau Amble This Winter hike is available for groups of 4 or more by reservation only. Join one of our concord Tour Guides as we ‘amble’ along the Emerson-Thoreau Amble trail, and learn about Thoreau, Emerson and more as we enjoy the great outdoors. Waterproof hiking shoes are recommended for this approx 2 mile, 75 minute walk. Terrain is uneven and muddy. Tours will run weather dependent. Call 978-318-3061 or email visitors@concordma.gov to request your date and time. Tours…

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Tea: Its Many Varieties, How It Changed the World, and How to Brew the Perfect Cup

January 19 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Online Concord, MA 01742 United States + Google Map

“Tea's proper use is to amuse the idle, relax the studious, and dilute the full meals of those who cannot use exercise,” declared the 19th-century English writer Samuel Johnson. Join us for a slideshow on the fascinating history of this world’s most-popular beverage--from China, Tibet, and India, to England, Russia, and the U.S. Along the way, we’ll also discuss the many types of tea, tips and hints for brewing it, its health benefits—and how tea influenced human societies: cultural mores…

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Moonlit Snow: An Introduction to Haiku

January 19 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Online Concord, MA 01742 United States + Google Map

Join award-winning haiku poet Brad Bennett for a Zoom introduction to haiku, the most popular form of poetry in the world. Following an introduction to haiku, a short history, and a discussion of the major elements of the form, we’ll try our hand at writing a few using a prompt. Everybody is welcome to join us!

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Film Screening of JFK: The Last Speech

January 19 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Online Concord, MA 01742 United States + Google Map

On the eve of the 2021 presidential inaugural, the Museum is partnering with Mass Humanities on a virtual screening of a new film JFK: The Last Speech, which explores the dramatic relationship between two American icons—John F. Kennedy and Robert Frost.  The documentary chronicles how JFK’s last speech in his home state of Massachusetts at the dedication of the Robert Frost Library at Amherst College on October 26, 1963 inspired a group of Amherst College classmates to lives of service.  Immediately following the film, Concord Museum Director…

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PSAT results are back. Now what?!

January 19 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Online Concord, MA 01742 United States + Google Map

The PSAT provides students with an introduction to college admissions testing. Now that you've received the scores, it's time to formulate a plan. In this seminar-style class, families will learn how to interpret PSAT results, how to decide which test to take, and how to build a smart and effective testing calendar that maximizes student success. Families may bring their PSAT reports with them, but this is not essential.

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Zero Carbon, Zero Bills for Concord, a Live Webinar On Zoom

January 19 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Concord, MA 01742 United States + Google Map

ConcordCAN Sustainability Webinar Zero Carbon, Zero Bills for Concord, a Live Webinar On Zoom This webinar is taught by David Green, who has completed an energy transformation of his own home and has written a book about it. (Zero Carbon Home). The improvements he has made by installing insulation and air-sealing, heat pumps and solar PV have reduced his energy costs and carbon footprint to zero, resulting in an excellent return on investment, and he will tell you how.  Green describes…

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NATURE TRAVEL SERIES on Zoom – Wednesdays – Dec. 16 | Jan. 20 | Feb. 17 @ 1:00 PM

January 20 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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Concord, MA 01742 United States + Google Map
Free

NATURE TRAVEL SERIES on Zoom Wednesdays - Dec. 16 | Jan. 20 | Feb. 17 at 1:00 PM Concord Council on Aging Wish you were traveling?! Travel virtually with Joy Marzolf in this three part travel series and experience the spectacular nature of Australia, New Zealand and Belize. First up: Australia on Dec. 16th when Joy inspects the flying, hopping, crawling and swimming of the unique wildlife of Down Under. Tour the temperate rainforests of Southern Queensland and the tropical…

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Active Hope: Facing the Mess We’re in Without Going Crazy

January 20 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
CCHS Concord, MA 01742 United States + Google Map
$75

To prepare for what Joanna Macy calls "The Great Turning, we need to develop strength and cultivate new perspectives and even behaviors more in alignment with this new phase of our evolution. During these 4 weeks, through reading, exercises and conversation, we will open new perspectives as we nurture and sow seeds of hope that will help us move forward in changing times. We encourage you to read or have available the book Active Hope: Facing the Mess We're in…

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Knitting: Crest of the Wave Cowl

January 20 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
CCHS Concord, MA 01742 United States + Google Map
$75

Unlike a scarf, a neck cowl takes much less yarn & time to complete and has great potential for skill-building. It also makes a quick winter project. We will knit a cowl in-the-round on circular needles while practicing the rippled lace pattern called “Crest of the Wave.” This class will also cover reading the symbols on a stitch chart. Prior knitting experience required.

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