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Monday Essentials: Opportunities Fairs, Playing with Clay and More

Here's a quick look at what you need to know for the week ahead in Concord.

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Welcome to Monday Essentials! Here you'll find a snapshot of a few things you'll want to keep in mind for the week ahead. If you know of something coming up that would make a great addition to Monday Essentials, email Patrick.Ball@Patch.com.

1. Summer Opportunities FairLooking for summer activities for the kids? More than 50 organizations representing day and overnight camps, as well as volunteer service trips and info on the college application process will participate in the 2014 Summer Opportunities Fair to be held from 5:30 to 8 p.m. this Monday, Jan. 13 at Concord-Carlisle High School. Get the details here. 

2. Public Meetings Preview: According to the town website, here's the week's lineup of public meetings: 
3. Family Cultural FairFamilies will bring in culturally significant household items, dress in clothing from their country of origin, share songs and stories from their culture and share fun foods at a cultural fair to be held at 4:30 p.m. this Friday, Jan. 17 at The Learning Experience in Concord. Get the details here

4. Movie at the Gleason LibraryThis one's in Carlisle, but worth a mention. At 1:30 p.m. this Wednesday, Jan. 15, Carlisle's Gleason Library will show "American Nations," a film by Colin Woodard, a classic musical comedy in which -- according to the event posting -- the Founding Fathers work out their regional differences to sign the Declaration of Independence. Get the details here. 

5. Experience Clay at Barefoot BooksAt 3 p.m. this Wednesday, Jan. 15 at Barefoot Books is inviting locals to drop by and experience clay in two distinct ways. Get the details here. 

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