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Lawrence City Band holiday concert, community singalongs coming up at library

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The Lawrence City Band invites you to get in the holiday spirit and enjoy festive music at its upcoming concert.

The free, all-ages concert will be held from noon to 1 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 16 at the Lawrence Public Library, 707 Vermont St. 

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The Lawrence City Band has been entertaining audiences for more than 150 years. Known for its eight-week concert series in South Park every summer, the band is made up of volunteer musicians. 

As the City Band performs traditional seasonal classics at this concert, people can enjoy the sense of community and holiday cheer. As an organization, the City Band aims to promote music education and foster a love for the arts, especially with its free concerts that make live music more accessible for all.

Learn more about the Lawrence City Band on the organization’s website, lawrencecityband.com, Instagram or Facebook. Stay up to date on the City Band’s Holiday Concert by visiting the event page on the Lawrence Public Library’s website or Facebook.

Community singalongs

Coming up from 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. the same afternoon (Saturday, Dec. 16) is a community carol singalong and fiddle jam session with Steve Mason and friends.

“Players and singers will sit in a big circle, or concentric circles, facing in, so that we can play to each other,” according to the library’s event page. “We’ll provide the song books, you can bring your jingle bells!”

A winter holiday singalong for kiddos is set for 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Monday, Dec. 18. Kids ages 0-11 are invited to “sing, move, and play with Silver of Meadowlark Music Together.”

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