Published: 1/8/2020 6:39:17 PM

Modified: 1/8/2020 6:38:42 PM

Hopkinton Yard sale collection

Hopkinton High School’s Interact Club is seeking donations for its annual post-holiday indoor yard sale. It’s a great time to declutter and organize your home for the new year. The club is accepting items in good condition, but please no clothing or shoes. Items may be dropped off at the school office from Friday through Jan. 17. All proceeds from the yard sale will go towards Interact service projects in Puerto Rico and the community. Mark your calendar for the Interact Yard Sale Jan. 18 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the High School.

Concord Shaping family history into stories

Dust off your boxes of family memorabilia and start mining them for golden stories. Local author Christine Halvorson will teach us how to spin family stories into gold. Halvorson will share her research process, the mistakes she’s made, and a bit about the story-writing process. We encourage you to bring one memorabilia item or a significant photograph from your family to help in the evening’s discussion. Join the event Jan. 16 at 6 p.m. at the Concord Public Library, 45 Green St. For more information, call 225-8670.

Epsom Fitness at the lodge

Concord-Epsom Elks Lodge 1210 on Old Mill Road is offering three formats of Zumba fitness to the community. Half of all proceeds go to the Elks for their community programs. An hour of Zumba and half hour of Zumba step will be Tuesdays at 6 p.m. An hour of Zumba and half hour of Zumba toning will be Wednesdays at 6 p.m. An hourlong combination Zumba fitness, toning and step combo class will be Thursdays at 6:45 p.m. First-timers are free, multi-class discount cards available. Classes are drop in $10 for hours classes and $5 for half hour classes or 10-class card for $70. For more information, contact Margot Keyes at 413-858-7532.

Tilton Watercolor workshop

Paint with watercolors on Jan. 15 from 1 to 3 p.m. at Lakes Region Art Association Gallery, Tanger Outlets Suite No. 132, 120 Laconia Road. Whether you have painted before or never picked up a brush, Pat Edsall will lead you through the process with easy instructions. All supplies are included. Subject is sketched and ready for you to paint or you can sketch your own. You must register to reserve your seat. Call Edsall at 472-3733.

Concord STEAM challenge

On Jan. 15 from 3:30 to 5 p.m. school age children can work to design a zipline that can go the faster or carry the heaviest weight at the Concord Public Library. Register at 225-8670 or concordpubliclibrary.net/registration.

Concord Preschool sign up

Step Ahead Learning Center is currently registering for September 2020. Step Ahead provides a child-centered and developmentally appropriate curriculum designed to give children ages 18 months to 5 years the social skills and foundations of education that they need to be successful learners. Two, three, and five day programs run from 8:45 to 11:45 a.m. throughout the school year with extended programming available. Please visit tepaheadlearning.org or email stepaheadkids@comcast.net for more information.