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Concord Currents: What's happening in town this week

Posted by Leslie Anderson  January 9, 2012 10:26 AM

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By Betsy Levinson, Globe Correspondent

The town caucus is on Monday night at 7:30 p.m. at the Town House. That is where candidates will be chosen for seats on the Board of Selectmen, School Committee, Housing Authority and Moderator. Be a part of the process. Or run yourself. Contested races are the only time issues get discussed.

Before the caucus, the selectmen are meeting to finalize the 2012 Town Meeting warrant.

The Council on Aging has a music appreciation course on Tuesday at 1 p.m. with Keith Kirchoff. On Thursday, the COA hosts Susan Rask for a “Lunch and Learn” program. Rask will discuss skin care. And on Friday, Dr. Christine Beck will talk about dementia at 10 a.m.

In high school sports, on Tuesday at 5:30 p.m. the girls varsity basketball team plays Westford Academy; on Wednesday at 7 p.m. the boys varsity basketball team takes on Malden High School and the boys varsity hockey team plays at Dracut High School. At 8 p.m. on Wednesday, the girls varsity hockey team plays at Wilmington High School. On Thursday, at 3:30 p.m. the girls and boys varsity ski teams have a giant slalom Omega race, and at 4 p.m. the girls and boys swim/dive teams face Westford Academy at Westford, and at 7 p.m. the girls varsity hockey team plays at Westford Academy.

At the Concord Art Association on Lexington Road, the Members Gallery hosts Marian Dioguardi: The Colors of Lightness and Being through Jan. 31.

The Albright Gallery on Main Street shows George Herman “Mans and Other” opening Jan. 10 with an artist’s reception on Jan. 12 at 6 p.m. The show will hang until March 11.

On Saturday, Jan. 14, join your friends and neighbors at 8 p.m. for Waltz Night, a Friends of the Performing Arts of Concord “special event.” It promises to be an elegant evening of dancing to the 51 Walden Waltz Orchestra, including gourmet desserts and coffee. There is a cash bar. Tickets are $45 per person. Call 978 369-7911.


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