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Concord Council on Aging

978-318-3020|Town of Concord Council on Aging

July 2020

Aerobics on ZOOM – July Dates

July 13 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
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One event on July 23, 2020 at 9:30 am

Concord, MA 01742 United States + Google Map
$5

Julie Medjanis continues with her Aerobics instruction on Mondays and Thursday on July 13, 16, 20 & 23. Classes are $5 each and payable to Julie at the end of the month. Call the COA to sign up: 978-318-3020.

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MEN’S MEETING GROUP – Meeting Weekly on Zoom

July 13 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on August 17, 2020 at 10:30 am

One event on August 31, 2020 at 10:30 am

Concord, MA 01742 United States + Google Map
Free

The Monday Men’s Meeting is now on Zoom!! This is an informal group of men that drink coffee together, chat and enjoy each other’s company. Join the Zoom Men’s Meeting on your computer or by phone if you don’t have computer access, and you will have the opportunity to participate from your own living room. Make a cup of coffee, find a comfortable chair and join the conversation! New members are welcome. Please call the COA office to sign up…

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STRENGTH & FLEX via Zoom

July 13 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on July 23, 2020 at 11:00 am

Concord, MA 01742 United States + Google Map
$5

Mondays and Thursdays at 11:00 AM on July 13, 16, 20 & 23. Led by Julie Medjanis, classes are $5 each paid by check to Julie at the end of the month. Sign up by calling the Concord COA at 978-318-3020.

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RESILIENCY TRAINING

July 13 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
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One event on July 13, 2020 at 2:00 pm

Concord, MA 01742 United States + Google Map
Free

Resilience Training is moving to Zoom! If you signed up before and would like to continue or if you are new to resiliency training, join Assistant COA Director Lauren Barretta for an interactive six-week workshop on resiliency and positive psychology. Have you ever noticed that some folks seem to bounce right back from adversity while others don’t? Well there is good news, resilience is not a trait people either have or don’t have, it’s a skill that can be learned.…

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QUILTING – Tuesdays 9:30 Am – 12 Noon

July 14 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on September 15, 2020 at 9:30 am

One event on October 13, 2020 at 9:30 am

One event on November 17, 2020 at 9:30 am

One event on December 8, 2020 at 9:30 am

Harvey Wheeler Community Center, 1276 Main St
Concord, MA United States
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Free

Quilting is much more than putting pieces of fabric together to make an attractive pattern. Quilting is community, friendship, learning, enjoyment and fulfillment. The COA Quilt Group has been going strong for many years every Tuesday from 9:30 AM – 12:00 Noon. It has participants who are highly skilled and those who are looking to become better skilled. There is always room for more! If you already have basic sewing skills please consider joining in. You may bring your own…

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Hearing Impaired Support Group – via ZOOM in July

July 14 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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One event on July 28, 2020 at 1:00 pm

Concord, MA 01742 United States + Google Map
Free

The hearing-impaired support group, facilitated by Bob Andrews, provides an opportunity for people with diminished hearing to share and discuss the impact that hearing problems have on their lives. July meetings will be on two Tuesdays, July 14 and 28. If you have not participated in this group before please contact the COA to sign up at 978-318-3020

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YODA NIDRA via ZOOM or phone w/ speaker – two sessions

July 15 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Concord, MA 01742 United States + Google Map
$8

Know as Yoga sleep, Yoga Nidra is a meditation and conscious relaxation practice that can help you decrease anxiety, reduce stress and foster feelings of calm, peace and clarity. It is not about moving your body but rather moving into a deep restfulness through guided meditation. Veteran leader Annie Gray instructs for one or both sessions. Each hour is $8 paid to the COA in advance. A minimum of eight participants is needed for this program to run. Call 978-318-3020…

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TEDTalk: “We Need to Address the Real roots of Racial Violence” – talk & discussion via Zoom

July 16 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Concord, MA 01742 United States + Google Map
Free

June 2020 brought unprecedented civil unrest and demonstrations by American to address racial injustice, It is timely for us to look at systemic racism in the U.S. and start talking about the steps to understand and address it. Watch a TED Talk by Professor Megan Ming Francis, assistant professor in the Dept. of Political Science at the University of Washington where she specializes in he study of American politics, race and the development of constitutional law. A discussion will follow…

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TEDTalk: ” We Need to Address the Real Roots of Racial Violence ” by Megan Ming Francis

July 16 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Concord, MA 01742 United States + Google Map
Free

June 2020 brought unprecedented civil unrest and demonstrations by American to address racial injustice, It is timely for us to look at systemic racism in the U.S. and start talking about the steps to understand and address it. Watch a TED Talk by Professor Megan Ming Francis, assistant professor in the Dept. of Political Science at the University of Washington where she specializes in he study of American politics, race and the development of constitutional law. A discussion will follow…

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Public Policy Discussion Group – on ZOOM

July 17 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
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Concord, MA 01742 United States + Google Map
Free

Let’s discuss! Each week a discussion is led by a group member focusing on a range of current newsworthy topics. Everything from the economy, the environment, the future of nuclear power to what should happen to healthcare! Join us as we decide how the world should run in this friendly welcoming group! We meet weekly on Fridays at 11:00 AM. If you are interested in joining this group, or have questions, please call the COA at 978-318-3020 or email Lauren…

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Intermediate French Lessons – Tailored to Your Needs & Taught Remotely

July 20 @ 8:00 am - 9:00 am
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One event on July 27, 2020 at 8:00 am

One event on August 10, 2020 at 8:00 am

One event on August 24, 2020 at 8:00 am

Concord, MA 01742 United States + Google Map
$15

Join experienced French teacher Kristen Cooley for remote French lessons tailored to your needs either via ZOOM or telephone conference. All learning materials will be provided by email. Each class is $15 paid by check directly to the instructor at the end of the month. If you are new to French classes and would like to join either a beginner or intermediate French class, please call the COA at 978-318-3020 to sign up.

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50+ Job Seekers Program – Now Statewide Virtual Platform

July 21 @ 8:00 am - 9:00 am
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One event on August 18, 2020 at 8:00 am

One event on September 8, 2020 at 8:00 am

One event on September 22, 2020 at 8:00 am

Concord, MA 01742 United States + Google Map
Free

ECONOMIC SECURITY: (PLEASE CHECK WEBSITE LISTED BELOW FOR EXACT DATES AND TIMES) 50+ Job Seekers Program: COA is pleased to announce that the 50+ Job Seekers Program is going statewide! Now that the program has been completely moved to a virtual platform, any Massachusetts resident 50+ years old can register to participate. Now, more than ever we need to direct those who are unemployed to participate in programs such as this. Each session is guided by a professional employment coach.…

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Book Discussion Group – Via Zoom

July 21 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
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One event on June 16, 2020 at 9:00 am

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One event on September 15, 2020 at 9:00 am

One event on October 20, 2020 at 9:00 am

One event on November 17, 2020 at 9:00 am

One event on December 15, 2020 at 9:00 am

Concord, MA 01742 United States + Google Map
Free

Veteran leader Phyllis DiMarzio will now meet with you via ZOOM! Novels selected back in February will be discussed: "Euphoria" by Lily King; "The Library Book" by Susan Orlean and "Olive Again" by Elizabeth Strout. If you were unable to get the selected reading BUT would still like to join the discussion to share what you have been reading, please feel free to Zoom in. The group is open to everyone and new members are eagerly welcomed. Call the COA…

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August 2020

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

August 1 @ 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

Concord, MA 01742 United States + Google Map
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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December 2020

Book Discussion Group – Via Zoom

December 15 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Concord, MA 01742 United States + Google Map
Free

Veteran leader Phyllis DiMarzio will now meet with you via ZOOM! Novels selected back in February will be discussed: "Euphoria" by Lily King; "The Library Book" by Susan Orlean and "Olive Again" by Elizabeth Strout. If you were unable to get the selected reading BUT would still like to join the discussion to share what you have been reading, please feel free to Zoom in. The group is open to everyone and new members are eagerly welcomed. Call the COA…

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