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Music and Movement with Julie Stepanek

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Where: Concord Free Public Library, 129 Main Street

CONCORD: The Concord Free Public Library will host a weekly family-friendly Music And Movement program featuring Julie Stepanek on Mondays  at the Main Library beginning January 2022! The dates will be January 3, January 17, February 7 & February 14. Featuring songs you know and some songs you might not know, we'll stretch, stomp, sing, and shake out our sillies - all to the sweet sounds of the ukulele. For more information about Library programs and services, call 978-318-3301 (Main
Branch) or 978-318-3350 (Fowler Branch), or visit www.concordlibrary.org.
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Lola Chaisson: "Straits of Magellan" Exhibit

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Where: 6 Bridges Gallery, 77 Main Street

MAYNARD: 6 Bridges Gallery presents “Straits of Magellan,” paintings by Lola Chaisson. The exhibit will also be hosted online at http://6bridges.gallery. An artist’s reception will be held on Saturday, January 8 from 1-3pm. For more information about the exhibit, please visit http://6Bridges.Gallery, Facebook and Instagram.
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Circuit Training for People with Parkinson's

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Where: Emerson Hospital Online

CONCORD: Led by licensed physical therapists, this circuit class will focus on amplitude-based exercises to address functional skills that are often impacted by Parkinson’s, including posture, flexibility, strength and balance. Partners are encouraged to join in the fun. Instructor Heather Mistry PT, DPT, is a board certified neurological clinical specialist. Liz Chausee PT, DPT, completed her Doctorate of Physical Therapy at UMass Lowell. Both Heather and Liz are certified in working with people who have Parkinson’s. All classes will be held virtually. For more information and to register, visit www.emersonhospital.org/clinical-services/parkinsons-disease/parkinsons-wellness-classes.
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Introduction to Speak Out! and Loud Crown - Speech Therapy

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Where: Emerson Hospital Online

CONCORD: In this 8-week course, participants will learn speech therapy methods following the SPEAK OUT! model developed by Parkinson Voice Project. In addition to drill work, get to know each other and practice speaking with intent in structured conversation. Fridays beginning January 7. Instructor Joy Walsh, speech therapist, has been working with patients with Parkinson's disease for over 20 years and is certified in Lee Silverman's Voice Treatment (LSVT) to support those with Parkinson’s. All classes will be held virtually. For more information and to register, visit www.emersonhospital.org/clinical-services/parkinsons-disease/parkinsons-wellness-classes.
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Music at the Blissful

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Where: Concord Free Public Library, 129 Main Street

CONCORD:The Concord Free Public Library will host a monthly family-friendly Music and Movement program featuring Music at the Blissful on Saturdays at the Main Library on January 8, February 12, March 12 & April 9. Music at the Blissful is a high-energy, interactive movement and music experience for children of all ages. Be ready to move, shake, bounce, jump, and stomp as we become dinosaurs, bunnies, alligators, and cars. These programs are fun for the whole family! For more information about Library programs and services, call 978-318-3301 (Main Branch) or 978-318-3350 (Fowler Branch), or visit www.concordlibrary.org.
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Introduction to Dance for PD

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Where: Emerson Hospital Online

CONCORD: The internationally-acclaimed, research-backed Dance for PD program, offers specialized dance classes to people with Parkinson’s and their caregivers. Students experience the joys and benefits of dance while creatively addressing symptom-specific concerns related to balance, cognition, motor skill, depression and physical confidence. Tuesdays beginning January 11. Instructor Susanne Liebich has been a dance and certified movement instructor, a choreographer and a program director for over 30 years. She was one of the first certified Dance for PD instructors in the world. All classes will be held virtually. For more information and to register, visit www.emersonhospital.org/clinical-services/parkinsons-disease/parkinsons-wellness-classes.
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Small Acts, Big Impacts: A Day of Service

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Where: Discovery Museum, 177 Main Street

ACTON: Martin Luther King Jr. Day is a designated National Day of Service, to encourage all Americans to volunteer within their communities and honor the life and legacy of the Civil Rights leader. Engage in small acts of service to benefit neighbors. Assemble no-sew beds and create simple toys for local shelter animals. Make a birthday card and help collect “Birthday-in-a-Box” supplies to support two local charities whose missions are to create special birthday moments for children who are experiencing homelessness or who are in the hospital in their birthdays. Most needed items are:
 
  • Colored/themed paper plates, paper napkins, paper cups (9 oz.), and paper straws
  • Happy Birthday banners
  • Birthday candles (18-24 count)
  • Boxed cake mix and jar frosting, chocolate, vanilla, or Funfetti (please ensure expiration dates are at least 4 months from date of donation)
  • Disposable cake pan (8”x8” or 9”x13”)
 
All birthday supply donations will benefit Birthday Wishes and The Confetti Foundation.
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Nahum Gardner Hazard: Illustrated Lecture

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Where: Shirley Historical Society Museum, 182 Center Rd

SHIRLEY: Imagine being a poor family living in Shirley in 1839. Imagine a widow had four young children to raise on her own. Imagine a man offered to apprentice her nine year old son to work in a tavern and receive an education. Imagine that weeks later the truth was found that the boy was taken south and sold as a slave. In 2019, Jeannie Bartovics researched and wrote the story of Nahum Gardner Hazard, the boy who was kidnapped from his home in Shirley. The illustrated lecture will be presented at the Museum and also live streamed via zoom. Masks are required for all Museum visitors. Email mail@shirleyhistory.org if you wish to participate via zoom.
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Assabet Valley Mastersingers: Glories of France

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Where: The Congregational Church of Westborough

WESTBOROUGH: Glories of France, Requiem in d minor by Gabriel Faure and Gloria by Francis Poulenc.  Dr. Robert P. Eaton, Founder and Artistic Director, will conduct the chorus with soprano Kristen Watson and baritone Thaddeus Bell, accompanied by organist Brett McGuire. Concert tickets may be purchased through www.AVMsingers.org or at the venue the evening of the concert. The price is $20 and $15 for seniors and students. All concert attendees are required to present proofs of vaccination.  Masks are required with social distancing by attendee unit (family, friends with them). www.AVMsingers.org.
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Green Hudson Virtual Monthly Meeting

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Where: Green Hudson Online

HUDSON: Join Green Hudson for their virtual monthly meeting. Discussing efforts to increase sustainability, promote energy conservation, and resident education, and to reduce plastic and clean up town. Your involvement is welcome, or just visit www.greenhudson.org. For a link to zoom meetings email info@greenhudson.org.
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Boxborough Company of Minutemen Meeting

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Where: Boxborough Company of Minutemen

BOXBOROUGH: The Boxborough Minutemen Company is open to anyone of least 18 years of age who is interested in service to the Town and/or perpetuating the memory of the Minutemen of 1775. Both old and new residents of the town are welcome to come and make new connections with others in town. For information please contact Captain Dave Bull at captain@boxboroughminutemen.org, 978-263-5607, or visit www.boxboroughminutemen.org.
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MLK Day Community Circle

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Where: Clear Path for Veterans New England, 84 Antietam Street

ACTON/BOXBOROUGH: Build meaningful connections with neighbors on Martin Luther King Day. Participate in a Community Circle, connecting people of all backgrounds to share and listen to each other's stories, focused around a single idea or question. Acton-Boxborough United Way and the AB Racial Justice Collaborative sponsored the training of 16 local Circle Keepers to launch this new trust-building community initiative that is grounded in restorative and healing practice as our opportunities to deeply connect with people from different backgrounds is increasingly rare. The Circles are open to residents of 16 years and older. Each Circle is designed for small groups of up to 10-12 participants. There will be opportunities to join in a virtual Community Circle on the topic of “Belonging” at 9am, 11am, or 3pm. All it takes is one hour! You can sign up as an individual or with a friend or family member. Participation is free. Just go with an open heart. Learn more and sign up at abuw.org/circles.
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MLK Day of Service 2022

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Where: Clear Path for Veterans New England, 84 Antietam Street

DEVENS: Clear Path for Veterans New England is pleased to announce a special day of celebration on Martin Luther King Day Monday, January 17th. A number of Service Projects are planned as a way to honor MLK by engaging in community activities. Please register for this event by January 16th. Noontime break for a meal and slide show to honor Martin Luther King. Projects include: Afghan Family Relief; Kitchen stocking and cleaning; Painting; Organizing art supplies & Storing materials for use in 2022. With any questions please contact Kelly Ratcliffe at kratcliffe@clearpathne.org
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Virtual Qigong Class

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Where: J.V. Fletcher Library Online

WESTFORD: Dvora Eisenstein leads this free recurring Qigong class on Zoom every Monday. Qigong is an ancient Chinese
health care system integrating slow movements, breathing techniques, and focused intention. Qigong calms your mind, improves your balance, and enhances health. This practice is suitable for all levels of ability and ages. Anyone may join this free class at any time. Hosted and sponsored by the Sunderland Public Library and made available to all residents. To join, click this Zoom link: https://zoom.us/j/117278043.
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Spice Up Your Cooking!

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Where: Acton Senior Center via Zoom

ACTON: Open to out-of-town seniors/free. Join Minuteman Senior Services Registered Dietitian, Catherine York, for a presentation and activity on spices! For questions about the presentation, please email Catherine at c.york@minutemansenior.org.
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Grandparents Raising Grandchildren Support Group

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Where: Acton Senior Center via Zoom

ACTON: Open to all/free. Participants will learn from other grandparents and experts about legal strategies and practices, ways to relieve the stress, and resources available. For additional information, contact group leader Joe O'Leary of the Commission on the Status of Grandparents Raising Grandchildren at 978-760-0360.
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Talk and Tea Tuesdays

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Where: Acton Senior Center via Zoom

ACTON: Open to out-of-town seniors/free. Join in on this social group led by your peers, Bonnie and Paula! It is an opportunity for casual conversation on a different topic each meeting, so grab a cup of your favorite beverage and join new and old friends for an hour of chat. If you are new to the group, email seniorcenter@actonma.gov for the recurring Zoom link, which is also posted in “News” at www.actoncoa.com.
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The Power and the Passion: The Turbulent Fortunes of the Medici Dynasty

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Where: Acton Senior Center via Zoom

ACTON: Open to out-of-town seniors/free. The Medici family left an indelible mark on Italy, Europe, and the West. 
To watch from home, register to receive the Zoom link by emailing the COA at seniorcenter@actonma.gov.
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“My Journey on Racism” by Sal Lopes

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Where: Concord Council on Aging, 1276 Main Street.

CONCORD: In-Person. Join COA volunteer, Sal Lopes, as he talks about his experiences with discrimination and racism throughout his life. As an immigrant child, Sal learned quickly about bias, prejudice, and ethnic discrimination. As an adolescent he worked side by side on a tobacco farm with African American college students from Morehouse College. This encounter led him to make a decision to attend a Black college, serve in the Peace Corps in Liberia, West Africa and teach at an inner-city high school in Washington DC. These experiences had a profound influence on Sal. Join him as he looks back on the experiences that shaped his life. Sal Lopes is a Concord resident, and retired teacher from Lexington High School for 32 years. Please call the COA to reserve your seat at 978-318-3020.
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Tea Time Tales on Tuesdays on
ZOOM

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Where: Chelmsford Senior Center, 75 Groton Rd.

CHELMSFORD: Who says story time is just for kids? Join this virtual interactive read-aloud for adults! Short stories, poems, and classic tales will be read aloud with a discussion to follow. So put the kettle on and lend a listening ear. This program will be held virtually through Zoom. Register at https://chelmsfordlibrary.libcal.com/event/8235490. If you'd like help registering, call the library at 978-256-5521 x1211 or Senior Center at 978-251-0533.
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Caregiver Support Group

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Where: Acton Senior Center via Zoom

ACTON: Open to all caregivers of older adults/free. Join Julie Norstrand, a social worker and college professor, for this new Caregiver Support Group that will meet weekly via Zoom.
If you are interested, please contact the Acton Council on Aging at 978-929-6652 or seniorcenter@actonma.gov.
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Caregiver Support Group via Zoom

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Where: Acton Senior Center via Zoom

ACTON: New! from the Acton Council on Aging - Open to all caregivers of an older adult/free. Meets Tuesdays.
Join Julie Norstrand, a social worker and college professor, for this new weekly Caregiver Support Group that will meet via Zoom. Being a caregiver can be a very challenging time. Julie ensures a safe, non-judgmental setting whereby members can share and learn from one another and witnesses the strong bonds that develop as members gain each other's trust and friendship.  The goal is to ensure that people feel heard and supported. If you are interested, please contact the Acton Council on Aging at 978-929-6652 or seniorcenter@actonma.gov.
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LPL Kids Book Club for 3-5th Graders

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Where: Lunenburg Public Library, 1023 Mass. Ave.

LUNENBURG: Do you  love to read, and talk about what you have read with like-minded people? Join us once a month here in the library to do just that!  On the third Tuesday afternoon of the month we hang out to chat about what we are reading, share our thoughts and opinions, have some laughs and make new friends. At the close of each meeting you can pick up your book for the next month. Each month will feature a book from a different genre. The January  read will be from the mystery genre called The Story Collector by Kristin O’Donnell Tubb. Monthly selections are provided in different formats including audiobooks when available. So stop by the Children’s Desk anytime to pick up a copy of the book for January so you can be prepared for the meeting.  Info: lunenburglibrary.org.
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Mystery Reading Group

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Where: Reuben Hoar Library Online

LITTLETON: The Deep, Deep Snow by Brian Freeman. Reviews give this emotional thriller 4 ½ stars as detective searches for a missing boy in a small town where everyone has a secret. In person attendance, please wear masks & be vaccinated. Guests welcome! Virtual guests - Send email 24 hrs prior to meeting date to jmytry@outlook.com or
jme_w@verizon.net for access to be sent at meeting start.
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Are You Entitled to the Senior Circuit Breaker Tax Credit?

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Where: Chelmsford Senior Center, 75 Groton Rd.

CHELMSFORD: If you meet income and home value requirements and pay more than 10% of your income in property taxes, you may be eligible to receive the state’s Circuit Breaker Tax Rebate. Brian Lynch from the Department of Revenue will be on hand to answer questions. Please register at 978-251-0533 or just stop by! Stay for a warm lunch of beef stew and your chance to win a raffle prize! Regular lunch procedures apply. Info: 978-251-0533; www.ChelmsfordMA.gov.
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Nashoba Associated Boards of Health Moderna COVID-19 Booster Clinics

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Where: St. Anthony's Church Hall, 33 Chapel Street

SHIRLEY: COVID-19 vaccine booster dose (Moderna). Also 1/26/2022. People 18 years and older can receive a Moderna booster shot 6+ months after completing their Pfizer or Moderna series.  People 18 years and older can receive a Moderna booster shot 2+ months after receiving their J&J/ Janssen COVID-19 vaccine.  Please see www.mass.gov/info-details/covid-19-booster-frequently-asked-questions for detailed information, including on ‘mix and match’ dosing. What to bring: photo ID, COVID-19 vaccine card, health insurance card (if you have them; if not, don’t worry, please attend anyways). Please sign up for an appointment in advance online at https://home.color.com/vaccine/register/nashoba. NOTE: No walk-ins for these clinics due to limited vaccine stock.
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Community Supper: Roast Pork

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Where: Mt. Calvary Lutheran Church, 472 Massachusetts Ave.

ACTON: Sponsored in Memory of Len Andexler.

NOTE: As of January 5, 2022, Mt Calvary Community Supper will transition to an ALL-Take-Out Supper, due to the increased concerns of Omicron. This is a fluid situation which will be closely monitored in compliance with the AB Town Board of Health and may change as conditions permit. To ensure the health and well-being of everyone at Supper, it is asked that all guests always wear masks. All volunteers must be vaccinated and will wear masks and gloves throughout the Supper.

Suppers will be closed if the Acton Boxborough School System is closed. Info: www.mtcalvaryacton.org; www.facebook.com/communitySupperofActonMA.
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Acton Republican Town Committee Meeting

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Where: W. Acton Baptist Church

ACTON: The Acton Republican Town Committee (ARTC) meetings are open to all individuals interested in furthering the principles of limited government and individual liberty. New members welcome. Preparation ramps up for delegates we will send to the Springfield convention. Agenda topics from members and visitors are encouraged for spirited discussion. Contact RTC Chair Dave Lunger at (781) 775-9922 for more information.
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Adult Craft Lab

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Where: Lunenburg Public Library, 1023 Mass. Ave.

LUNENBURG: Visit the Community Room to make Felt Succulent Terrariums.  All materials will be supplied.  Space is limited, so register early!  Open to Adults 16+. www.lunenburglibrary.org
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Foundation Gardens and Native Plants: A Winter View

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Where: Tower Hill Botanical Garden

WEST BOYLSTON: Instructor: Kathy Connolly. Foundation and entryway gardens can make or break the “welcome factor” of a home or community building, so let’s consider the problems and opportunities posed by this important space. Learn how to use winter’s lean lines to assess a foundation area and imagine new designs. Build your plant list during the dark months, a list that includes native perennials, shrubs, grasses, trees, and ferns. Create habitat for birds and pollinators while creating an inviting landscape. Extensive handout and plant lists included. $10 Member Adult; $15 Adult. Info: https://purchase.towerhillbg.org/PatronEducation.aspx?pid=3407
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“Be Our Guest? Dinner and Panel Discussion

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Where: The Wayside Inn Foundation

SUDBURY: Panelists will include interns Allison Densel and Lena Leavitt, Director of Community Engagement Sally Hild, and Archivist Lauren Prescott. Katina Fontes will moderate the discussion. Zoom links for the program cost $7 per household for members and $10 per household for nonmembers. Innkeeper’s Circle members may request a free link. Program details and registration is available at www.tinyurl.com/our-guest.
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Sustainable Stow Meeting

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Where: Sustainable Stow via Zoom

STOW: With the electric grid getting cleaner every year by using more renewable energy, adding heat pumps to your home makes financial sense and helps reduce your use of fossil fuels. To learn more about heat pumps, Zoom into the next Randall Library talk when speakers Bob Zogg and Steve Breit from the HeatSmart Alliance will present Air-Source Heat Pumps (ASHP) 101.  Register in advance for this session: https://tinyurl.com/5xabddez. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting by Zoom.
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Third Wednesday Book Club

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Where: Reuben Hoar Library Online

LITTLETON: The Vanishing Half by Brit Bennett. A limited number of books are available at the Library for check out. January’s meeting will be held virtually. For more information,
please contact Julie at jfredericksen@littletonlibrary.org.
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Book Discussion Group

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Where: Acton Senior Center, 30 Sudbury Road Rear

ACTON: In Person. Open to out-of-town seniors/free. The next Meeting of the in-person Book Discussion Group led by Trudi Bruschi is open to friends, men are invited, and the meeting is open to out of towners as well. Trudi would like to have you bring your favorite poems with you to the January meeting, and will discuss options for future books. If you have questions please email Trudi@bruschi.org.  www.actoncoa.com; www.facebook.com/actoncoa
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Rock Painting “Kindness Rocks”

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Where: Chelmsford Senior Center, 75 Groton Rd.

CHELMSFORD: Have some fun and paint rocks! Paints and rocks will be supplied. Max. 15. Rock painters 60+ only. Register at 978-251- 0533 or email ndussault@chelmsfordma.gov. www.ChelmsfordMA.gov.
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Listening to Four Centuries of Music with Sivan Etedgee

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Where: Acton Senior Center, 30 Sudbury Road Rear

ACTON: Open to out-of-town seniors for $5/lecture. Pianist and teacher Sivan Etedgee is leading a classical music series that combines lecture, live performance and sound recordings. This month’s topic Modern Music Part I, Music Inspired by Dance: Debussy, Villa-Lobos, Bartok, Ginastera, Piazzolla, and Schulhoff.   www.actoncoa.com; www.facebook.com/actoncoa
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Listening to Four Centuries of Music with Sivan Etedgee

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Where: Lincoln Sudbury Players, LSRHS, 390 Lincoln Road

ACTON: Open to out-of-town seniors for $5/lecture. Pianist and teacher Sivan Etedgee leads a monthly classical music series at the Senior Center that combines lecture, live performance and sound recordings. This month’s topic is “Composers and Forms of The Classical Era.” Additional dates of the series are: February 17th. Info: seniorcenter@actonma.gov; www.actoncoa.com.
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Thyroid Disorders & Diseases

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Where: Concord Council on Aging, 1276 Main Street.

CONCORD: In Person. Your thyroid is a butterfly-shaped gland in your neck, just above your collarbone. It is one of your endocrine glands, and it creates and produces hormones that play a role in many different systems throughout your body. When your thyroid makes either too much or too little of these important hormones, it’s called a thyroid disease. Please join Geriatric Health Nurse Valerie Boggia for a Listen & Learn on Thyroid Disorders & Diseases. Valerie will review causes, symptoms, risk factors, how to diagnose, and treatments. Valerie will offer tips on how to prepare for your doctor’s appointment if you think that you may have a thyroid issue. Please call the COA to sign up for this in-person presentation at 978-318-3020. 
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Hand Tools for Woodworking

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Where: Discovery Museum, 177 Main Street

ACTON: Also on January 27. Visit the da Vinci Workshop to experience some of the common tools used in woodworking. From hammers and nails to hand drills, there’s something for everyone to explore at our woodworking workbench. www.discoveryacton.org.
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Story/Craft with Crossroads at the Concord Free Public Library

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Where: Concord Free Public Library, 129 Main Street

CONCORD: Story and craft programs that focus on important cultural, social, and diverse topics. Children in grades K-5th grade are invited to delve into subjects including culture, identity & diversity! The program will take place in the Children’s Activity Room at the Main Library on the third Thursday of each month at 4pm. The dates: February 17, March 17, April 21, May 19, and June 16. No registration required. For more information about Library programs and services, call 978-318-3301, or visit www.concordlibrary.org.
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Virtual Beatrix Potter: The Woman Behind the Rabbit

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Where: J.V. Fletcher Library, 50 Main Street

WESTFORD: Peter Rabbit and Squirrel Nutkin fans take note! Betsy Bray, an international authority on Beatrix Potter, presents a lively look at Potter’s remarkable life. She’ll discuss Potter’s many roles, from author/ illustrator of 23 children’s books to her later life as sheep farmer, land conservationist, entrepreneur and community activist. Register at https://westfordlibrary.assabetinteractive.com/calendar/virtual-beatrix-potter-the-woman-behind-the-rabbit.
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Nature Impressions

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Where: Discovery Museum, 177 Main Street

ACTON: Nature is filled with patterns! Patterns can be found on seashells and pinecones as well as in trees and rivers. As you explore Discovery Woods, what natural patterns catch your attention? Choose a favorite nut, leaf, or other object whose pattern you like. Then, preserve some of your newly discovered patterns by making a clay impression. www.discoveryacton.org
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Tot Shabbat: Tu BiShvat—The New Year for the Trees

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Where: Kerem Shalom ONLINE

CONCORD: Online only.  Join Family Enrichment Specialist Nancy and Director of Congregational Learning Rabbi Sam Pollak for a Tot Shabbat services on Shabbat morning! In honor of Tu BiShvat, the New Year for the Trees. Learn about trees in the Jewish tradition. All are welcome! www.keremshalom.org
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Erev Shabbat

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Where: Kerem Shalom ONLINE

CONCORD: Online only.  Join Kerem Shalom online for an Erev Shabbat service. Enjoy beautiful music and prayer.  www.keremshalom.org
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Torah Study

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Where: B'Nai Torah Online

SUDBURY: Also  January 29. Join Rabbi Dr. Lisa Eiduson online to expand and evolve Jewish learning.  Sessions are dynamic and participatory. No prior Torah study experience is necessary. www.bnaitorah.com
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Tot Shabbat: Tu BiShvat—The New Year for the Trees

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Where: Kerem Shalom, 659 Elm Street

CONCORD: In-person and online. Join Family Enrichment Specialist Nancy and Director of Congregational Learning Rabbi Sam Pollak for a Tot Shabbat services on Shabbat morning! Gather at the sanctuary to warm up with music and movement. In honor of Tu BiShvat, the New Year for the Trees, the Tree will join. Learn about trees in the Jewish tradition and in our beautiful world. All are welcome! www.keremshalom.org
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Playtime Theatre: The Ugly Duckling

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Where: 53 Church Street, West Concord

WEST CONCORD: Spend Saturday mornings with Concord Youth Theatre’s PLAYTIME THEATER - a delightfully interactive theater experience! CYT actors will inspire you with new and improved versions of familiar children’s stories, complete with a sing-a-long! Outgoing audience members may even join the actors on stage to tell a joke or share a special talent. And everyone gets a prize at the end! $5/person, cash or check only - no advance sales. Suggested audience ages 2-9. www.concordyouththeatre.org
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Everyday Engineering: Air Play

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Where: Discovery Museum, 177 Main Street

ACTON: Build creations that float and fly in a tunnel of swirling air. Explore materials with different properties—heavy, light, flexible, stiff—as you craft your contraptions. www.discoveryacton.org
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Free Friendship Dinner

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Where: First United Methodist Church of Hudson, 34 Felton Street

HUDSON: Serving their ‘famous’ Spaghetti Dinner. You can pick up your meal by pulling into our main parking lot where someone will bring your meal out to you OR you can come inside to sit and eat in our hall. Dinner will be served from 4:30–5:30pm. Friendship Dinners are  generally served the fourth Saturday of every month and are free to everyone. More information is available at 978-562-2932 or at our website www.hudsonfumc.org.