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1. Attend the board of health meeting
2. Attend the Sixth Grade concert
The Grade 6 Band/Chorus concert is at 7 p.m. at the .
3. Attend a dinner and Yankee Swap
The Lakeside Cafe for LGBT Seniors, Friends and Allies will host a dinner and socialization from 4 to 6 p.m. at the . Guests are invited to bring a gift for a Yankee swap.
4. Explore Borderland State Park
Borderland State Park is open from 8 a.m. to sunset.
5. Check out a new art exhibit
Mass Audubon's Gallery's new fall exhibit "Natural Expressions and Indigenous Colors," featuring the paintings of Farnaz Mobayyen, runs Nov. 17 to Jan. 10. The gallery is open daily from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.