Author Archives for Polly Meyer

Ellen Garrison: Scenes from an Activist Life

May 14, 2024 10:07 pm Published by Comments Off on Ellen Garrison: Scenes from an Activist Life

In 1835, 12-year-old Ellen Garrison marched in the Concord bicentennial parade, the only person of color to participate, launching her into a life of civil rights activism. Ellen Garrison: Scenes from an Activist Life, the latest Half the History film from Five Sisters Productions and Tufts University, highlights key moments in Garrison’s career, from the parade to her teaching in...


Middlesex Savings Bank Donation to Concord250

May 5, 2024 12:12 pm Published by Comments Off on Middlesex Savings Bank Donation to Concord250

The Concord250 Executive Committee is pleased and grateful to announce that the Middlesex Savings Bank is generously donating $50,000 to the CON250Corp, a 501c3 corporation in 2 installments of $25,000 each. This donation recognizes the bank as a distinguished Platinum sponsor.   Members of Concord250 Committee and Middlesex Savings Bank gathered Friday, March 22, to celebrate this donation and receive...


Concord250 Trees

May 5, 2024 12:02 pm Published by Comments Off on Concord250 Trees

In celebration of the 250th anniversary of the start of the American Revolution, Concord is planting 250 trees. This living monument, coordinated by the Concord250 Permanent Memorials Subcommittee, celebrates Concord’s revolutionary past, as well as its aspirations for the future. Below are answers to some questions about the project. Where will the trees be planted? Sites have been identified all...


Call for Creative Programs

May 5, 2024 11:55 am Published by Comments Off on Call for Creative Programs

The Concord Center Cultural District Taskforce seeks proposals to activate and illuminate, Freedom’s Silhouette, a temporary art installation in Monument Square. Writers, poets, musicians, performers, new media creators, filmmakers, actors, educators, and visual artists are encouraged apply. This Call for Programming seeks creative ways to extend the conversation about freedom through a variety of artistic expressions.  Proposals are due May 20....