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1. Selectman Snippets: After a short executive session, the Board of Selectmen will convene in open session at 7 p.m. today, Aug. 19, at the Town House and its agenda includes considering a new common victuallers license for Haute Coffee, an evaluation of the Town Manager, the WR Grace land acquisition and more.
2. Rotary Club Golf Tournament: The Rotary Club of Concord's 25 annual golf tournament -- the Thomas Huckins Memorial -- to benefit the Concord-Carlisle Scholarship Fund is today, Aug. 19, at Concord Country Club. The tourney tees off at 1 p.m., preceded by registration and lunch from 11 a.m. Get the details here.
3. Yale Alley Cats Performing in Concord: Carlisle resident Sam Petrie and other members of the renowned a cappella group, The Yale Alley Cats, will be performing at 7:30 p.m. this Tuesday, August 20, at the Trinitarian Congregational Church. Suggested donation of $10 at the door. Not familiar with the Alley Cats? You can check 'em out here.
4. Make a MESS: Return to Dirtopia! Drop by the Discovery Museums in Acton from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 21 to scoop, sculpt, squish, dig, climb, burrow, make mud pies, mud paintings, mud this, and mud that to discover the infinite potential of dirt. Get the details here.