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Lowell Waterways Lowell Walks & Visioning! Saturday 11/10

a message from the Lowell Heritage Partnership and the Lowell Waterways Vitality Initiative: You are invited to assist us in advancing the dialogue to create the next priorities for the Lowell Waterways Vitality Initiative, the partnership coalition created by Lowell Heritage Partnership cooperatively with the City of Lowell, Greater Lowell Community Foundation, Lowell National Historical Park…
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Kerouac Park Needs Your Help

Today, the City launched a crowdfunding campaign to renew Kerouac Park. Can we count on your support? Kerouac Park is in the heart of Downtown by Bridge Street and the Eastern Canal. Thirty years ago the City dedicated the Jack Kerouac Commemorative. Today, the park is a little rough around the edges. Fortunately, MassDevelopment has…
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DIY Lowell to Host a Commuinty Chill Night – March 3

A Message from DIY Lowell: We are happy to announce the DIY Lowell Community Chill Night, a Chili Contest fundraiser on Friday, March 3, 6:30 - 9:00 pm at the Onyx Room in Western Avenue Studios. The night will include community connections, music, giant jenga and other games, a cash bar, and other fun surprises…
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UML Writers on Campus – Wednesday, November 2 – 5PM – O’Leary Library

Writers on Campus A reading by Maggie Dietz and Maureen Stanton Wednesday, November 2 5:00 p.m. O’Leary Library Auditorium, Room 222 UMass Lowell South Campus Admission: Free Book signing to follow [caption id="attachment_3387" align="alignnone" width="300"] Maggie Dietz[/caption] [caption id="attachment_3388" align="alignnone" width="300"] Maureen Stanton[/caption]   The English Department’s Writers on Campus series presents a special reading,…
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First Thursdays – September 1st – Light Up The Locks!!

From Waterways Vitality Project Facebook Invite: Join us during Downtown Lowell First Thursdays in September for a lighting up of The Swamp Locks next to Point Park in Lowell. The Waterways Vitality Project is excited to collaborate with First Thursday's for an event like no other! The City of Lowell is providing complimentary parking over…
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Lowell NHPS Party continues Saturday Starting with Lowell Walks

You may have heard the National Park Service is celebrating their Centennial. We've got lots of reasons (and opportunities) to celebrate right here in Lowell. This Saturday join Lowell National Historic Park Superintendent Celeste Bernardo and Dick Howe on the final Lowell Walks tour of the summer, about the history of the park in Lowell.…
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Downtown Lowell First Thursdays Returns April 7, 2016

Downtown Lowell First Thursdays (DLFT) returns on Thursday, April 7, from 5-8:30 pm for 2016. A consortium of galleries, businesses and restaurants will throw open their doors again this year on the first Thursday of the month from April through September. Lowell First Thursdays provide great opportunities to get out and explore lively downtown Lowell, taking…
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Show Your Support For MA Library Funding with ENGAGE website

The proposed state budget has been released, and the Massachusetts Library Association has mounted a campaign to engage with our legislators about state funding for libraries.  Our library users borrow TONS of materials through our network resource sharing program, state funding cuts would affect all of us.  If you care about libraries please consider taking five minutes to contact your…
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Quilt Show at the Boott December 6 through February 17, 2016

On  December 6th, 2015, "Piecing Together a Changing Planet" will open in the Boott Cotton Mills Museum Reflections Room.  Artists are frequently catalysts of change, especially when national parks are involved. Thoughts, fears and concerns were expressed in a variety of textile techniques. The interpretations are as diverse as the challenges themselves, but all of them…
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Library Closed Wednesday, November 11th Veterans Day

The library and non-emergency city offices will be closed on Wednsday, November 11th in honor of Veterans Day. We thank all our veterans for their service. Here are some local veterans related news and resources: Hiring Veterans: A Step-by-Step Toolkit for Employers The U.S. Department of Labor has designed America's Heroes at Work — Veterans…
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