Community Events

  • Art Demos

    • Saturdays - October through November 2016
    • 1:00 - 3:00 pm
    Albright Art
    32 Main Street, downstairs
    Concord, MA 01742

    October 1, 2016 - Using Gouache with Nancy Gruskin from Concord Art Association

    October 22, 2016 -  "Lessons in Realistic Watercolor" with Mario Andres Robinson -- copies of his new book with the same title will be available for sale

    November 19, 2016  - Michael Harding will talk about his Old Masters Oil Colours and the process of making his paints
  • Business Recycling Event

    • September 30, 2016
    • 9:00 am - 12 noon
    For Concord Businesses, see attached flyer.

    Pre-registration is required by Thursday, September 29, 2016.
    9:00 am - 12 noon
    See the attached flyer for details.
  • Concord-Carlisle Out of the Darkness Walk

    • Sunday October 2, 2016
    • 3:00 - 5:00 pm
    Location: Hunt Recreation Center 90 Stow Street Concord, MA
    Registration Time: 2:00 pm
    Registration/Additional Information link:
    Contact Name: Jennifer Clarke
    Contact Phone: (978) 318-3043

    Contact Email:
    Event Information: When you walk in the Out of the Darkness Walks, you join the effort with hundreds of thousands of people to raise awareness and funds that allow the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP) to invest in new research, create educational programs, advocate for public policy, and support survivors of suicide loss.
  • Fall Family Festival at The Playscape at Ripley

    • Sunday October 2, 2016
    • 3:00 - 5:00 pm
    Celebrate fall with an afternoon of fun family activities at the new Playscape at Ripley in Concord (120 Meriam Road at the Ripley School Administration Building)!

    Our Fall Family Festival will take place from 3-5 p.m. on Sunday, October 2, and feature the annual Concord Family Network Fire Truck Wash, animals from Drumlin Farm, a StoryWalk from First Connections, an art activity with Musketaquid Arts & Environment, pumpkin golf and a pumpkin shot put with the Friends of the Playscape at Ripley, games with Concord SEPAC, and face painting with the Concord Integrated Preschool.

    Reasons to be Cheerful will also be selling their delicious homemade ice cream. Event is FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC and will happen rain or shine (Festival moved to Ripley Gymnasium in the event of rain). To help with planning, please RSVP via EventBrite.
  • Look at Me Selfie Art School

    • October 2016
    Email images by October 4, 2016 to
    Selected artists will be notified by email on October 6.
    Drop off dates are on October 14 & 15.
    Opening reception is October 22.
    Questions? email or call 617-959-6108

    Artists: Create a selfie(s) using your cellphone, or digital camera. The digital selfie is your "jumping off"' point as you create your "selfie art" using a medium of your choice. Please email up to three "selfie works" in jpeg or png format. Keep file size reasonable and include them in a single email. Please include description of work, medium used, size, and price if for sale.
    For additional information click on the link: selfie-show-flyer-rev-2-0
  • Newpoli – Dance and Music Event

    • Friday October 7, 2016
    • 7:00 pm
    The Concord Conservatory of Music begins its Faculty Concerts on Friday, October 7th at 7 pm when it presents the group Newpoli. We appreciate your assistance in helping the community become aware of this exciting musical and dance performance.

    Newpoli, with CCM Guitar Faculty member, Björn Wennås present originals mixed with exciting arrangements of traditional music, energetic tempo, and the drama and passion that can be heard in every note! To hear their music and read about their unique and vivacious style, visit:

    Tickets are available at the door for $20 for adults, students under 18 years old for $5. To buy tickets online go to and for more information, call 978-369-0010, or email

    The Concord Conservatory of Music is located in the West Concord Union Church at 1317 Main Street in Concord.
  • Discover West Concord Day

    • Saturday October 22, 2016
    • 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
    Discover the unique character of West Concord - taste food, explore the shops and the Cultural District, and enjoy special demonstrations, exhibits, sales and promotions being offered by local businesses.