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Be Counted – Happy Census Day!

The first-ever Federal census took place in 1790. With 10 states and 3 commonwealths to survey, but without the modern transportation and technological methods of today, it was a very different operation. Though the form and application of the Census has definitely changed over time, every 10 years since that long-ago first August, census-counters (or…
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UML Writers On Campus Series – featuring Maureen Stanton & Diannely Antigua – Nov. 12th @ O’Leary Library

Readings by Professor Maureen Stanton and UML Alum Diannely Antigua. Tuesday, November 12th at 5:30PM  UML O'Leary Library - 61 Wilder St. Free and Open to the Public. This event is sponsored by the UML English Department. For more information, please contact Maggie Dietz, maggie_dietz@uml.edu. Maureen Stanton is the author of Body Leaping Backward: Memoir…
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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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