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Harvey Wheeler Community Center

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1276 Main St
Concord, MA United States

November 2019

Walking Through History, Part II – England and Scotland

November 19 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
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One event on October 22, 2019 at 2:00 pm

One event on October 29, 2019 at 2:00 pm

One event on November 5, 2019 at 2:00 pm

One event on November 12, 2019 at 2:00 pm

One event on November 19, 2019 at 2:00 pm

One event on November 26, 2019 at 2:00 pm

Harvey Wheeler Community Center, 1276 Main St
Concord, MA United States
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Slip on your hiking boots and grab your walking sticks. Janice and Doug Muir lead you through a DVD lecture series to discover the history, art and beauty of England and Scotland. Each presentation is on Tuesdays October 15 through November 26. Please call the COA to reserve your seat: 978-318-3020.

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TEDTalk – What makes Life Worth Living in the Face of Death?

November 25 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Harvey Wheeler Community Center, 1276 Main St
Concord, MA United States
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Come join a viewing of Lucy Kalanithi"s deeply moving talk. Lucy reflects on the life and purpose of her late husband, Paul, a young neurosurgeon who turned to writing after his terminal cancer diagnosis. Kalanithi says " ...engaging in the full range of experience - living and dying - love and loss - is what we get to do " and " being human doesn't happen despite suffering - it happens within it." Following the video a discussion will be…

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Opera Appreciation – New Evening Classes

November 26 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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Occures the second and forth Tuesdays of September, October, November concluding on December 10th.
Harvey Wheeler Community Center, 1276 Main St
Concord, MA United States
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Focused on the relationship between the many different philosophies of music making, this opera appreciation class will span the earliest examples of western opera in Germany and Italy to contemporary folk and rock opera. Each class is devoted to becoming familiar with the most beautiful music in every era and style - classes will focus on a specific time period , genre or musician and explore the common themes that link the most different sounding works to answer the question…

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POWERFUL TOOLS FOR CAREGIVERS – returning by popular demand!

November 26 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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One event on September 24, 2019 at 6:30 pm

One event on October 8, 2019 at 6:30 pm

One event on October 22, 2019 at 6:30 pm

One event on November 12, 2019 at 6:30 pm

One event on November 26, 2019 at 6:30 pm

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

Caring for a relative or a friend with a chronic illness can be stressful physically, emotionally and financially. This six-week series of evening classes is designed to provide caregivers with tools, strategies and resources to better handle the unique challenges they face. POWERFUL TOOLS will help a caregiver: reduce stress, improve self-confidence, balance life, better communicate feelings and increase ability to tackle tough decisions. The series will take place on Tuesdays, 6:30 - 8:00 PM, on Sept.10 & 24; Oct.…

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Opera Appreciation – An Evening Series

November 26 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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The series is on the second and fourth Tuesdays of the month.
Harvey Wheeler Community Center, 1276 Main St
Concord, MA United States
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Join Concord Academy junior Henry Patton on the second and fourth Tuesdays of the month for the remaining classes of a seven-part series. Each class focuses on the relationships between the many different philosophies of music making, spanning the earliest examples of western opera in Germany and Italy all the way to contemporary folk and rock opera, becoming familiar with the most beautiful music in every era and style. You will also explore the common themes that link even the…

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December 2019

Concord Memory Cafe – Returning in December

December 9 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Harvey Wheeler Community Center, 1276 Main St
Concord, MA United States
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Free

The Concord Memory Café meets on the second Monday of the month and due to Monday holidays, the Café was closed in October and November. The Concord COA will resume the Café on Monday, December 9, and will continue to offer conversation, lunch and creative arts. For a full listing of Massachusetts Memory Cafes please refer to: www.jfcsboston.org/memoryCafeDirectory

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” Women of Note” in a Live Holiday Concert

December 14 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Harvey Wheeler Community Center, 1276 Main St
Concord, MA United States
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Free

This enthusiastic group of women who love to sing a cappella harmony will delight you in a live concert. The chorus, based in Hudson, MA and returning to the COA, has been around for a quarter century and holds ten international medals in harmony competition. The group will sing a wide repetoire of holiday songs plus some selections from the 1930s and the rock-n-roll era. Light holiday refreshments will be served. Please call the COA to let us know you…

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