Our Mission: Engage…Inspire…Educate
Welcome to the New Concord Area Arts and Recreation District (NCAARD) page! Through the support of the Village of New Concord, Muskingum University, and the East Muskingum School District, NCAARD proudly offers activities, programs, and events to serve the Village and surrounding communities. We strive to bring rich and diverse programming in arts and recreation to engage, inspire, and educate people of all ages.
*To register for programs, please complete the NCAARD registration form.
*DONATE to NCAARD using our DONATE button. 100% of your donation will go towards NCAARD programming! Thank you!
Volunteering and Leading with NCAARD
Register to volunteer! We have after-school programs that always need helpers! And/or … bring your ideas to lead a program! Click here!
After School with NCAARD
Registration for all winter & spring programs will open in January! Stay tuned for our upcoming programs!
Flyers listing all After School with NCAARD programming in addition to winter & spring community programming will go out by the 2nd week in January! When registering for a program, please make sure to list the program name you are interested in and school. You do not have to register for each day individually (ie., Complete the Activity Club registration 1X for the 3 dates; you do not need to complete a new registration for each of the 3 dates)!
Sunday Night Stories!
NCAARD’s “Sunday Night Stories” series is back! Enjoy short stories you can watch and listen to whenever it is a good time for YOU! Stories will be posted here and on our Facebook page (and YouTube channel) Dec. 11 and Dec. 18!
Dec. 11: The 12 Cats of Christmas read by NCAARD Director, Mary Beth Caudill
AND Cocoa’s Cranky Christmas read by New Concord Village Council member, Levi Shegog!
Dec. 18: Jolly Santa’s Guessing Game read by NCAARD Director, Mary Beth Caudill
AND How to Catch an Elf read by East Muskingum School Board member, Renee Coll.
Enjoy an evening of camaraderie and crafting the last Tuesday of each month this winter & spring!