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Start: 06/23/2019 9:00 am
End: 06/23/2019 10:30 am

Fishing Class for Kids!
Sunday, June 23 from 9 - 10:30 am.

Would your kids like to learn how to fish? OARS along with Concord Outfitters and Trout Unlimited will run a fishing class for children ages 6-13 years old on the banks of Nashoba Brook in West Concord.
Space is limited. Preregistration is required. Call 978-369-3956 or email OARS by noon on June 19.
Meet at the Nashoba Brook Dam in West Concord.

Start: 06/23/2019 11:00 am
End: 06/23/2019 12:00 pm

Scientists study the fish on our rivers to better understand how we can protect them. Come watch a fish electro-shocking demonstration by MassWildlife and hear about what they learn from it.

Date: Sunday, June 23
Time: 11am - noon
Location: Meet at the footbridge across Nashoba Brook behind Nashoba Brook Bakery in West Concord (location is flow and weather dependent).
NOTE: this event cannot take place in foggy or rainy conditions because of the equipment.

Start: 06/23/2019 11:00 am
End: 06/23/2019 6:00 pm

Come to the riverbank by foot, or paddle, bring a picnic, and enjoy an afternoon of entertainment at the historic Old Manse (269 Monument Street).
Interested in renting a boat? Contact the South Bridge Boat House.

Start: 06/23/2019 1:00 pm

Paddle on our Wild & Scenic Rivers. Launch from the Old Calf Pasture on Lowell Road. Bring boat (or rent from South Bridge Boat House), snacks and drinks and life jacket (must be worn if 12 under). Bring a picnic if you wish to stay on and enjoy the Solstice Celebration and paddle in the illuminated flotilla back to the launch.

Registration not required, the more the merrier.
For more information, contact Bill Fadden: call 978-369-3956 or email.

Start: 06/23/2019 3:00 pm
End: 06/23/2019 6:00 pm

Celebrate Riverfest and test your STEAM skills! Can you make a boat out of cardboard and paddle it 25 yards? Before it sinks? Can you design your boat not only for maximum flotation and speed but also to blend in with the river habitat? In an hour and a half?

The winner categories: First to cross the finish line in boat; Most creative Concord River habitat design; Most spectacular sinking.

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Start: 06/26/2019 7:00 pm
We are releasing our first River Report Card!

Join us to explore what we value about the Sudbury, Assabet and Concord Rivers and what their grades tell us about their health.

Can you help us raise the grade?

Wednesday, June 26
7:00 - 9:00 pm
Pompositticut Community Center
(509 Great Road (Rt. 117), Stow)

The evening will begin with a short business meeting. Members will be asked to vote on this slate of nominees for OARS Board of Directors (term June 2019 - June 2022):

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